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Splendid 14th/17th Riverside Castle for sale Nr Poitiers

€870,000

Reception Rooms: 3
Bedrooms: 11
Bathrooms: 12
Land: 11 ha

Reference: C5-3701
870,000
£ 766,731
$ 989,181

Magnificent 14th and 17th Century riverside chateau for sale, located between Poitiers and Limoges and close to the A20 motorway, justa few minutes from all amenities. The property has many original features including the oldest part of the castle, the square 15-metre high stone tower that dates from the 14th Century, as well as stone fireplaces and a lovely stone spiral staircase. The West building dates from the 17th Century whilst the East building dates from 1666. The accommodation in the Chateau comprises;

Ground floor:
Entrance hall with a beautiful stone staircase, a large reception room with oak parquet flooring, a fine16th Century stone monumental fireplace, wood panelling and fabric covered walls, a French-style wood beam ceiling and access to a terrace overlooking the river. Another reception/billiard room with parquet flooring and a large 17th C.wooden fireplace, 17th C. natural wood panelling, French-style wood beam ceiling, overlooking the main courtyard. A dining room with oak parquet flooring, a painted wooden fireplace, Louis XIII style wood panelling, French-style wood beam ceiling. A kitchen, pantry, a room with parquet flooring with a magnificent fireplace with a painting representing Diana the Huntress, French-style beam ceiling opening onto a small balcony. A small secondary kitchen, WC & sink. Several staircases leading to the upper floors (stone staircases, both straight and spiral and wooden service staircase).

First floor:
A bedroom with fireplace, bathroom & WC. Another large corner bedroom with Louis XVI style white marble fireplace, French-style ceiling, washroom and WC, river views. Two further bedrooms with fireplace and access to a bathroom and WC. Bedroom with large stone fireplace, bathroom and WC. Large so-called Bishop's bedroom with tiled floor, stone fireplace, access to bathroom and WC. Bathroom and WC.

Second floor:
7 fitted bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Further small service rooms to be renovated.

Basement with windows:
Large original kitchen with paved floor, several cellars, boiler room and a well.

Outbuildings:
Caretaker's house with a small kitchen, living room, a bedroom and shower room.
A building housing a barn, woodshed, stables and, above, an attic.
Another building housing garages, stable with 10 stalls, a saddlery.
Above is a 3-room apartment and an attic .

Grounds:
Around 11 hectares of parkland and meadows for horses. A meadow on the other side of the river of about 2.4 hectares.Splendid views of the river.

Further pictures are available on request.