Ref.3290 : French chateau for sale near Paris.
This beautiful property is located in the heart of the French Gâtinais natural regional' s park, located 25 miles at the South of Paris (45 minutes drive).
This beautiful property offer an English-style park of 42 acres immaculately kept. In the center of this park, the prestigious 0,49 square feet building consist in a chateau and his outbuilding, surrounded by dry moats and forming a large courtyard of honour.
Set back from the highway, one can access the chateau from a long straight path break through a wood ending at the main facade. A stone bridge span the moats and lead to a large wrought iron entrance gate. This one opens to the courtyard which is brighten up with laws, decorative bushes and a central stone pond.
The facade alignment is broken by two overhanging wings. On a gable end, a two level wing extend the main body.
The former horse stables and barns - pierced by semi-circular arches openings - as well as the orangery are set at right angles and are forming a courtyard. From each side of the entrance gate, face each other an old common building and a Chapel.
The main body ?s exterior walls are covered by a coating. The cornerstones features toothed quoins.
At the center of the facade, two pilasters frame the entrance door, from the ground floor to the first floor.
The multi-sloped slate roof is adorned with finials and pierced by dormer windows and zinc covered oculus.
The large bay windows, mullions and windows are symmetrically ordered over the three levels of the facade.
The chateau comprises:
On the ground-floor : A large entrance, 3 'Second Empire Style' reception rooms with fireplaces and mouldings, a medieval living room, a large kitchen, a small hunting room, toilets facilities and miscellaneous hall areas.
On the first floor : a living room, a dining room, a playroom, a fitted kitchen and a shower room. On the North wing : 7 bedrooms with bathrooms.
On the second floor : study, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and toilet facilities.
On the third floor : a living area with kitchen and a large room with exposed beams, a bedroom with a bath, 2 bedrooms, toilet facilities and a library.
On the mezzanine floor : a living room and a small terrace with access to the roof.
Numerous fireplaces at every level. The floors are either of stone tiled floor with small marble insets, terra cotta tiles, parquet flooring or carpet.
The staircase have wrought iron banister.
The outbuildings consist in :
Corner pavilion (former service quarters)
Ground-floor : double living room, former horse stable and saddle room used as a shed, workshop, machine room and garage.
1st floor : 12 rooms with bathroom and shower room.
Corner pavilion (former Chapel)
Ground-floor : study and 1 bedroom with bathroom
1st floor: 2 bedrooms with bathrooms
Orangery with a rooftop terrace
A 350sqm room with a pantry and toilet facilities
The guardhouse located at the park entrance, it needs to be fully restored
The contiguous domain of 34.6 acres is entirely enclosed by walls. A communal road, with little traffic, divide another estate of 7.4 acres from the main domain.
This last one was originally a hunting property. It is composed of French-style gardens, pastures, orchards and woods with many one hundred year old trees.
Ice cave, two wells, small pond in white water.
The proximity with Paris combined with the extent domain make this offer exceptional. It could either suit for an ambitious business, or for an outstanding private property.