Castle for sale

2520000€

12 bedrooms 1400 square meters

Immoweb code : 8505524
Immoweb code : 8505524

Overview

12 bedrooms
1400 square meters livable space
67890 square meters of land

Description

In the Normandy countryside, where the borders of Eure and C

This property stands in the midst of the Auge Country, in the north-west of the French department of Eure. Paris is 200 km away via the A13 motorway and can be reached in just over two hours. The nearest train stations are in Pont-Audemer and Lisieux (some 16 km away). Deauville-Trouville is 30 km away, Honfleur is 25 km away. The nearest small town with all local shops and amenities is but 2 km away. Out of sight of onlookers and away from all nuisances, this property stands in unspoilt countryside, surrounded by green belt areas which cannot be built on. A discreet, little, tree-lined road provides access to the property's wooden gates. The latter open on to a long driveway leading to the chateau and providing interesting views of the parklands, pl anted with trees over a hundred years old. The chateauOriginally a fortified castle, it was destroyed in 1374 and reconstructed in 1385 for Jean-Le-Bigot with authorisation from King Charles VI. A bill of sale mentions: a manor house, a stronghold house and a feudal motte in the form of an old castle. The building was reconstructed for Jean-Ferey in the last quarter of the 16th century and then restored by architect Henry-Jacquelin at the beginning of the 20th century. Its Saint-Jean brick and dressed stone facade, with toothed quoins and decorative crosses, catches the light on its red and black bricks, bestowing it with a character, typical of this period. The building spans a total of approx. 1,400 m² of living space spread out ov

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