Castle for sale

860000€

11 bedrooms 630 square meters

Immoweb code : 8505541
Immoweb code : 8505541

Overview

11 bedrooms
630 square meters livable space
45536 square meters of land

Description

In the French department of Loiret, in the Centre-Val-de-Loi

Not far from Briare, with its famous canals as well as its renowned Emaux-de-Briare mosaic tiles, and just a few minutes from the shops, stands a small, 19th century chateau, surrounded by almost 5 ha of land. This estate is 1½ hours away from the French capital by road. An SNCF train station near to the property provides 1½-hour links to Paris-Bercy. This property is in a village, made pastoral by the many forests and lakes. After a succession of game-filled forest, lakes and bocage countryside, with its small irregular-shaped fields separated by hedges and ditches, a narrow, clearly-delimited lane leads to the property, suddenly revealing a captivating view of the chateau standing in the centre of its parklands. On either side of the lane are outbuild ings, once farm buildings. A vegetable garden, almost adjoining the residence, faces a pond, a wonderful biotope. A gravel courtyard is used as a carpark. A small tower on one side stands in front of a lake, bordered by a forest, the trees of which are reflected in the water. Benches set out around the lake are meant for those taking a stroll. The chateauThis chateau belonged to the Cosnac family, a large family of leading citizens who, in the second half of the 19th century, had another property built, very similar to the one that is up for sale. This chateau, constructed in the first decade of the 19th century, features extremely plain architecture. It comprises a main building, spanning two levels under an attic floor, with two wings s

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