Ref.3244 : French property for sale near Paris.
The property is located in the heart of Brie region, in surroundings of woods and fields, at about 1h15 drive South of Paris and half-hour' s of Fontainebleau.
The property can be accessed by a long tree-lined paved avenue leading to a beautiful gate flanked with pilasters topped by stone ?Medicis? vases and balls.
The history of this architectural property (2.850sqm) dates back to the 12th century. As often, over time, the domain has suffered the agonies of wars, conflicts and revolutions leading to destructions and reconstructions.
The chateau has been in the same family for more than 70 years, its current form was built in the 19th century under the ?Second Empire?, on the 15th century foundations.
This property comprises a main building (chateau) and a wing set at right-angles forming a closed courtyard with various outbuildings and farm buildings.
The chateau (main building : about 500sqm) :
This Directoire-style chateau, with Louis XVI style inspiration, comprises:
On the ground floor: a main entrance, a library, a small and large study, a small living room, a stairway, an entrance lobby, an utility room under the stairway which gives access to a cellar (unused), a boiler room.
On the first floor: a large landing leading to a large bedroom and its bathroom and toilets, two other bedrooms, one with a small dressing room and a wash room, a large bathroom with toilets.
On the second floor: a landing, two large bedrooms, two other bedrooms, one with a small dressing room and a wash room, two bathrooms with toilets.
Above: landing and three attics (160sqm, 40sqm and 15sqm).
The outside walls of the main building are of rendered stone. The toothed quoins as well as the windows frames and cornices are made of cut stones.
The building has a 6-sloped slate roof with zinc roof ornaments and is adorned with roof dormers.
Numerous fireplaces on each level.
The floors are covered of terracotta tiles floors, Burgundy stone, tiles, parquet flooring and carpet.
Oak stairways and wrought iron banisters.
Southwest wing (720sqm):
Built in the 15th century and restored in the 20th C, the wing comprises:
On the ground floor: from the courtyard, an entrance hall, an oak stairway, a small and large dining room, a large living room with stone fireplace, a kitchen, toilets.
On the first floor: a large bedroom with dressing room and bathroom, toilets, two other bedrooms, a play room, a study, a bathroom, toilets.
Large attic accessible by two trapdoors.
Two wings, nowadays composed of independent accommodations and buildings used as sheds, barns and stables, close the courtyard.
The outbuildings comprise:
A caretaker' s house (90sqm): on two levels with a kitchen/living area, two bedrooms, a bathroom, toilets.
Three independent accommodations (70sqm each): on two levels with fitted kitchen/living area, one bedroom with bathroom and toilets.
A cottage (180sqm) : on two levels with a living area with fireplace insert, a fitted kitchen, a bathroom with toilets. On the upper floor: a main landing with study, 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and toilets.
A stable (4 brood mares) and paddock (30sqm)
Several farm buildings: garages, sheds, small barn (40sqm) and a large barn (360sqm)
The land comprises meadows, woods and farm lands.
The chateau' s surrounding is laid out as terraces and laws.
All in about 163 acres (66ha).
The relative proximity of Paris and the domain make this property exceptional for whom, with passion and means, would see here the opportunity to develop an ambitious business project.
This property could also become a family home.
Ideal for a horseman or a huntsman: horse-riding and hunting activities are carried out on site.
The region is renowned for its golf courses and its finest tables.