Chateau XV-XIXth for sale near La Rochelle in a beautiful park crossed by a river in the south Vendée, between La Rochelle, Les Sables and Puy du Fou
Exceptional property to acquire
We offer this historic, harmonious and family property in the grove of the Vendée, north of La Rochelle at an hour from the beaches and Atlantic ports.
Nestled in the Vendée grove, this 16th and 19th century chateau, the historic residence of the famous French writer Alphonse de Chateaubriand, is at half an hour from La Roche sur Yon, 3/4 hour from La Rochelle and a short hour away of Nantes and the Vendée coast.
Surrounded by 10 hectares of meadows and a park planted with hundred-year-old trees, of which one is more than 1000 years, the castle is sheltered from the neighborhood but also filled by the charm of a small hamlet.
In addition to the main house flanked by four towers, the property offers outbuildings, a tennis court, a swimming pool, a pond full of fish, a small stream and a beautiful dovecote located in the middle of the courtyard. Indeed, what makes the uniqueness of this property is the diversity of landscape and atmosphere to the different facades of the castle.
The entrance is through a portal overlooking a stone arch. The main courtyard rises at the foot of the castle and makes a strong impression with its magnificent magnolia adjacent to the dovecote. The main body is rectangular and flanked by four towers, two of which are located at the end of two small main buildings which finally giving an overall appearance of the U shape. Three bays with skylights form the facade of the house.
On the ground floor, the main entrance leads into a hall from where begins the wide central staircase to the two floors. A large living room with wooden floor and wood paneling on the wall flanking a fireplace is located on the left of the hall; you can also access a room in one of the towers.
To the right of the hall, a large dining room in the same style as the living room. With the same symmetric, is a small room in a second tower with a granite fireplace. By the way we access the kitchen without forgetting the cellar.
The first and second floors offer no less than 9 bedrooms, five bathrooms, a dressing room and an office. All even more spacious than the others.
The outbuildings also offer a lot of possibilities. It offers on a part of the attic two nice large work rooms under the framework. Below a dwelling with bathroom and individual kitchen. For the rest, there are several barns and sheds with a wine corner where the wine of the castle is made.
This unique and impressive property could be suitable for all kinds of projects but is naturally a family home.
Despite some painting work to complete, the whole is very well restored but still leaving the future owner the pleasure of bringing his own stone to the building.
- Property type
- Good / some decorations
- Special class
- Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
- Plot size
- Grounds 5-10 HA
- Plot size
- 100,000 m²
- Total living area
- 600 m²
- All bathrooms
- Tennis court(s)
- Swimming pool