Chalais Chateau / Mansion For Sale

Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-29

Price: € 899.999

This 19th century Chateau has undergone major, important restoration works to a very high standard and at considerable cost to its present owner. It has been tastefully decorated and will make a superb boutique hotel or large family home. Offering good value at this price as the more difficult and expensive structural works have been completed, incuding new tiled and slate roofs and zincwork, new floors and ceilings, new plasterwork. - There isn't enough space here to tell you everything you need to know about this property - and there isn't space enough for the amount of pictures that would be needed to do it justice but I can email more information and photographs if requested. Brief details: This 19th Century Chateau was built in 1874, at the beginning of the Belle Epoque, on the site of a previous house which was demolished in 1870. The Chateau is a long way into a major restoration and has been beautifully decorated by the current owner, an accomplished artist and designer. It is bright and spacious with light flooding in from all windows which affordi far-reaching views across the surrounding Charentaise countryside. The decoration has been carried out meticulously, using tasteful period colours and wonderful attention to detail. A great many of the original features have been either retained or replaced including doors, door furniture, floors, fireplaces, etc. The accommodation briefly comprises on the ground floor 250m2 A grand reception hall and stairwell 52m2 Grand Salon 41M2 to the front centre of the Chateau, Formal Dining room with fireplace double aspect windows and doors to terrace of 35M2, Drawing Room 35M2 with door out to terrace and rear balcony overlooking the large 17mx7m pool. There is what used to be a tradesmen's entrance with separate staircase leading to the kitchen and two other large rooms which have yet to be restored. On the first floor there is a huge landing leading to the Master Suite comprising triple aspect Bedroom with far reaching views and an En-suite bathroom. There are 2 further bedrooms one currently used as an office. There are 4 further bedrooms to restore on this level. The Roof has been completely renewed to an extremely high standard all the zinc-work having been replaced also the upper floors have been replaced and the electricity and the plumbing is virtually all new, as is the plasterwork in the renovated parts of the Chateau. Work has also started on renovating the second floor to provide a further 250m2 of bedrooms and bathrooms for which, plumbing has been provided. There is a cellar divided into 4 areas, one of which used to house the original kitchen. There is a large stable block which could be converted to provide more guest accommodation and there is a separate cottage requiring renovation but having a new roof. This Chateau is situated in the village, a short amble to the local shops, doctors, bank, chemist and the local bar/ restaurant. About 1 hour from Bordeaux city centre and International airports at Bordeaux and Bergerac. Less than 40 minutes drive to Angouleme, la Cite de Fetes and a busy provincial French town with TGV links to Paris and Cheap flights from its airport to Stansted UK. Viewing strongly recommended

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  • Ref. code: p-Fr-00210-29
  • Type: Villas
  • Phone: +39 0184 26.16.87
  • Price: € 899.999