Castle for sale


8 bedrooms 650 square meters

Immoweb code : 8505521
Immoweb code : 8505521


8 bedrooms
650 square meters livable space
90551 square meters of land


In the Eure Valley, near to Maintenon, a 19th century chatea

This property is set in the Royal Eure Valley, with its outstanding diversity and scenery. The historic town of Maintenon, 5 km away, is ideal for combining town and country, just 50 minutes from Paris-Montparnasse train station. Nearby, the wealth of heritage and economic dynamism of the towns of Rambouillet and Chartres contribute to the region's interest. This estate, protected from all visual and audible nuisances, extends over ten continuous hectares of parklands and woods. It also includes a lake. Once through the entrance gates, a long, tree-lined driveway provides glimpses of several outbuildings. A little further away, old moats, vestiges of an 18th century chateau, delimit a large esplanade on which stands the current residence, constructed in 1835. Rectangular in shape and built over a basement, spanning approx. 125 m², the building spans a floor surface area of approx. 650 m². It is flanked by two wings set at right angles and comprises three levels, including a converted attic floor, topped with a slate roof, featuring roof dormers. The chateauThe current chateau was constructed in 1835 following the destruction of a first chateau, belonging to the Count of Morville, minister of overseas affairs for Louis XV, itself constructed on the ruins of a 16th century chateau. After having accommodated the French Navy's secret headquarters during the Second World War, the estate became home to celebrities. Completely renovated in 1982, the internal flooring was replaced with concrete

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