7 bedroom castle for sale
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- 1250m2 of floor space
- Countryside view
- Swimming Pool
The high walls and gates ensure complete privacy within the grounds and the ornate features of this character home are both appealing to the eye as well as being in excellent condition. The period stained glass conservatory provides the formal street side entrance leading to hall with impressive staircase leading up to the 2 further floors as well as access to the basement leisure complex. The "professional" kitchen is well equipped, light and airy with a charming "bistro" style breakfast area as well as direct access to the dining room. Across the hallway is the lounge with large double doors which draw back to provide an impressive through room linking in the formal dining hall, this leads into the billiard room with it's views over the pool and park. Oak parquet flooring and high ceilings throughout this home give an indication of the quality construction and materials used at the time and today provide those character features that give homes like this one the standing they deserve.
In the basement the current owner has added a quality leisure complex offering gymnasium, spa, sauna, steam room, shower, relaxation lounge and a 10 x 4.5m heated pool (added 4 years ago and still under guarantee. There is also a workshop, pump room, further shower room, 2 WC's and various cellars as well as the boiler room (heat exchanger system with oil boiler backup for the whole property).
1st floor: landing, 4 bedrooms, family bathroom (spa bath, twin sinks and shower) and a WC. All of the rooms are of similar size (double +), 1 has an en-suite and tower room, another a walk-in wardrobe with private sun terrace, another access to the terrace over the veranda (and possibility to add an en-suite) and the 4th with double aspect and balcony.
The upper floor has attic space, WC, tower room, large family bathroom (bath and shower) and 2 double bedrooms.
The park, that surrounds the house, is well established and very relaxing, the signed stag statue over the fish pond reminds those within that it is not far from one of the regions largest oak forests with over 270km of walks and paths. The former guardian's house could easily be reconverted to proved independent accommodation if required, as well as the garage. Passing through the gate house and across the lane leads to the 2.500m2 of vegetable and fruit gardens providing a wealth of fresh produce for the owners.
The location of this property allows direct access to the local amenities and a choice of at least 2 excellent market towns a few minutes drive away. Tours and Le Mans can be reached in about 40 minutes and Paris by car in about 2h30 (or less than an hour by train from either Tours or Le Mans).
A superb quality property, beautifully presented with all the extras that could be wished for.