13 bedroom castle for sale
France - Centre, Indre-et-Loire, Bléré
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- 210000m2 of land
- Countryside view
- Gite Income Potential
In excellent condition throughout, this Renaissance period chateau offeris guest accommodation within the chateau as well as in the separate gites and has a swimming pool and stunning views over the valley.
Situated in a peaceful location within over 20 hectares of land, half of which is an established viticulture business, situated just a stone's throw from France's best known and visited Loire Valley.
The gently sloping vineyards climbs up the hill towards the forest edge whilst the views from the pool in the other direction look over the valley and beyond.
The current owners have enjoyed this family home and the associated wine business and have extended into guest accommodation both as a chambre d'hotes within the chateau as well as 3 separate quality gites of differing sizes.
The formal entrance hall of the chateau is a true front to back passing underneath the stone staircase which leads to the upper floors. To one side is the living room and library. The double aspect living room of around 50m2 has views over the front and rear parks and solid oak ornamental parquet flooring with a large stone fireplace which dates from the 16th Century and which is listed. The library also has a parquet floor with wood panelling.
On the other side of the entrance hall is the dining hall of circa 30m2, again double aspect with a smaller stone fireplace and harlequin floor tiles. This leads into the kitchen (25m2) which provides a functional and charming working environment for preparing meals and access to a utility room and the "servants staircase".
Underneath the living room, with internal access, is a large vaulted cellar of 43m2 which has been transformed into a bar/club for entertaining friends and family.
The first floor is home to the master bedroom with an impressive fireplace, bathroom, dressing room and 2 private bedrooms. The other side has 3 guest bedrooms (2 doubles and 1 small room) and 2 private bathrooms. There is a substantial attic ripe for conversion above.
Outside there are various outbuildings, which include an open barn, workshops and garaging as well as an office, 2 further guest bedrooms, a self-contained gite, 2 additional guest accommodation areas in a large longere with private courtyard and garden, a further habitable building which is ideal for restoring, workshop for the viticulture business, which includes storage and fermenting vats and all necessary associated equipment.
The swimming pool has a large sundeck and is protected and private with great views over the valley.
The 21 hectares of land is split into 10 hectares of vineyard, some woodland, park and formal gardens.
- Situated in an idyllic quiet setting
- Extremely poplar tourist area of the Loire Valley
- Excellent income potential
- Renaissance period Chateau
- Historically listed aspects (ISMH)
- 21 hectares including 10 hectares of producing vineyard
- Wine producing equipment and business included
- 3 guest gites
- 3rd building to convert
- Swimming pool
- Stunning countryside views
- Less than 10 minutes to Chenonceau and Blere
Property Reference: 219632
- Poitiers (Biard) (INTERNATIONAL), 60.5 miles
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