MEDIEVAL CASTLE DATING FROM THE 13TH CENTURY

Île de France - Paris, Essonne

€45,000,000 ID: 112785

MEDIEVAL CASTLE DATING FROM THE 13TH CENTURY

ONLY 75 KM/ 45 MILES SOUTH OF PARIS - 500 ACRES OF LANDS

Location:

The Castle is located in a charming small village, about 45 miles south of Paris, in the Essonne department, a region known for its exceptional beauty and the richness of its history and culture.

Acces to the Property:

Most international flights arrive into Charles de Gaulle Airport, while private jets fly into Le Bourget; both Airports are located about an hour and a half away from the Château. Travel through Orly Airport is more convenient as it is much closer to the Château (only fifty minutes away). The Property is easily accessible by Helicopter.

Description:

Surrounded by a completely reconditioned moat, this castle is one of the most extraordinary examples of Medieval Castle in France. The Château is set at the centre of a walled and landscaped park, which includes a beautiful 3-acre 18th century flower garden.

The Château is situated on 500 private acres of beautifully preserved countryside, forests, streams, gardens and hunting grounds. Charming shaded courtyards, a large orchard, medieval herbs, vegetable and flower gardens compete with romantic Nymphaea and rare dovecote dressed at the centre of a pond. Bowers and pergolas are placed strategically in amongst the avenues, pools and flower beds of the grounds.

The Château with its 6000 sq m (64.583 sq. ft.) features a main dining hall, a “hall of festivities” and variety of smaller dining rooms and salons. The 12th century Kitchen is still fully functional, the 16th century painted kitchen is the ideal setting for Family gathering while the 18th century wood and copper pastry kitchen still produces it share of delicious sweets and home–made jams and preserves. A professional kitchen is also equipped to serve hundreds of guests.

The interior decoration of the Château reflects a harmonious blend of styles, from the rigorous decorum of the Medieval Ages to the rich decoration of second Empire.

The Château offers 18 suites all ensuited with individual salons and beautifully appointed bathrooms as well as 8 double guest rooms presenting harmonious combination were the needs of contemporary life are linked with the glamour of the past.

The Chateau also benefit from a charming 19th century building, entirely dedicated to sports and relaxation which houses a rare combination of wellness facilities. A spectacular 25m indoor pool, a perfectly equipped spa and Gym, an oriental tea-room, an exotic garden and a meditation room, flanked by Orangeries, arbours and pergolas contributes to the uniqueness of the this facilities. The property is also offering Tennis courts, stables, helipad, THX equipped theatre, recording studio for music, 8 car garages…

The outbuildings :

Besides the charming 19th century Building dedicated to sport and leisure, the Castle also features:
- A « hall of festivities » de 1000 m² (10.764 sq. ft.);
- A dovecote ;
- A Chapel ;
- 3 guardian houses each of 200 sq. m (2.153 sq. ft.);
- A THX equipped Theatre ;
- A recording music studio
- stables ;
- A helipad ;
- 8 car garages ;

The Lands of 500 acres (190 hectares):

The property offers around 190 hectares (500 acres) of lands consisting of private beautifully preserved countryside, forests, streams and gardens with Hunting grounds. The Château is situated on 500 private acres of beautifully preserved countryside, forests, streams and gardens where fauna and flora are omnipresent. Part of this land is dedicated to hunting grounds consisting of forest, fields and lakes, with hunting alley ways and shooting stands for private hunting. The game consists of deer, wild boar, pheasants and ducks
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It is worth noting that the Château is actually exploited as a very private and exclusive and luxury resort reserved to the enjoyment of members of a private Club. The property is managed by a staff of 13 employees employed by a French company.

Property will be sold, furnished and wholly equipped as it is with everything included, and notably:

- Furniture and antiques inside of the property appraised to 7 to 10 M€
- maintenance cars and trucks
- 6 golf carts ;

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  • Details

    Year of construction
    1205
    Property type
    Chateau
    Status
    Restored/redecorated
    Central heating
    Fuel
    Total living area
    6,500 m²
    Plot size
    2,200,000 m²
    Orientation
    All directions
    Scenery
    Countryside
    Security
    Yes
    Sewage
    Mains
    Grounds
    Garden , Meadows and Woods
    Telephone
    Office system
    Stories / levels
    3
  • Room information

    Total number of rooms
    50
    Lounge size
    500 m²
    Bedrooms
    28
    En-suite bathrooms
    25
    All bathrooms
    28
    Kitchen size
    100 m²
    Additional kitchens
    50
    Toilets
    30
    Terrace size
    800 m²
  • Special features

    • Double glazing
    • Jacuzzi
    • Workshop
    • Air conditioning
    • Open fireplace
    • Elevator
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • Gym room
    • Dog kennel
    • Caretaker cottage
    • Parking Spaces 100
    • Tennis court(s)
    • Chapel
    • Guesthouse
    • Greenhouse
    • Pool house
    • Sauna
    • Broadband internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Stables
    • Barn