Beautiful castle for sale on 54 ha with pool and tennis. Maine et Loire

Pays de la Loire, Maine-et-Loire (49)

€2,940,000 ID: 153368

In Maine et Loire, on the Cholet / Saumur axis, in the heart of the Layon vineyards, this beautiful chateau dominates its 54 hectare domain with outbuildings, swimming pool and tennis court.
Angers (TGV) is 45min. Paris is 320km by car. From Angers you reach the capital in 1h50 by TGV.
Not far from a small charming village, the property enjoys a very quiet and nuisance-free environment.
 
An 800m long welcome driveway crosses the property and leads to the castle.
We discover a very beautiful square-shaped building, with refined architecture and whose origins date back to the 17th century.
With an living space of ​​approximately 2000m², the chateau is in perfect condition inside and out. It is built in tufa stone and has a large slate roof pierced with numerous richly carved skylights revealing the names of the successive owners.
On an “L” plan, it consists of two large perpendicular dwellings. On the courtyard side, at the corner, a large square tower houses the majestic spiral staircase.
The southern facade, the most beautiful, is flanked by two square towers at the ends and a dry moat is at its feet. A fixed bridge with stone baluster spans the moat and provides access to the terrace.
 
The castle has 4 levels distributed by a richly decorated main spiral staircase and two secondary staircases.

The ground floor: entrance hall, large living room of 100m², smoking room, dining room, large family kitchen, a billiard room, a 2nd living room and a 3rd living room. Period elements are omnipresent: fireplaces, beautiful parquet floors, woodwork, moldings, etc. And especially everywhere a ceiling height of 5m.

1st floor: large living room of 100m², master bedroom with large bathroom and dressing room, then 8 other bedrooms and 4 bathrooms.

The second floor is attic and constitutes a service floor. Some bedrooms and bathrooms are available.

Complete basement under the entire castle: boiler room, professional kitchen (probably not up to standard), technical room and various rooms.
 
The outbuildings are set apart from the castle and have an independent entrance.
They include: garages, an open building, a caretaker's accommodation, various sheds, a gardener's house to be restored and an old greenhouse.
In the park, a swimming pool with its pool house (terrace, shower, summer kitchen), and a tennis court.

The estate extends over approximately 54 hectares of woods, parkland and meadows. The park and gardens surrounding the chateau are beautiful and very neat. Very beautiful gravelled paths wind around the castle while bridle paths pierce the woods.
A large walled orchard / vegetable garden provides the château with seasonal vegetables and fruits.
The property is partly bordered by a small river

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  • Details

    Property Type
    Chateau
    Status
    Excellent
    Category/Setting
    Hotel / Restaurant / Bar
    Grounds HA or legal
    Grounds over 20 HA
    Total living m2
    2,000 m²
    Plot size m2
    540,000 m²
    Scenery
    Countryside
  • Room information

    Bedrooms
    14
    All bathrooms
    6
    Garage
    Detached
  • Special features

    • Caretaker cottage
    • Greenhouse
    • Barn
    • Pool house
    • Swimming pool
    • Guesthouse