Chateau 25 Rooms • 1300 m² Moulins
Ref.3043 : French chateau for sale in Allier. This magnificent chateau is situated in the Bourbonnais region, 186mi South of Paris by motorway. Easy accessible by train, the station is only 2 minutes away. The village offers all shops and services. Since the Middle Age, there was a construction that was replaced on the 17th century by this elegant building, with more openings and a Louis XIII style. Restored back on the second half of the 19th century, the château was redesigned and surrounded by a large English style park, walled. Today, this impressive dwelling is beautifully bathed in natural light. It is composed by a main building flanked by large pavilions, all in harmony. The facade is exposed South West and presents bricks mixed with cut stones, benefit from a beautiful style. A large vestibule with a great oak stairway with banisters, 2 flights of steps. This vestibule leads to some beautiful reception rooms, adjoining: 2 sitting rooms, study/library, smoke room and dining room. Following: pantry, kitchen, caretaker' s office and toilet. Oak parquet floorings, herringbone style, walls are decorated with panelling, wallpapers with braid trimming, French ceilings. Elegant fireplaces on white stone, marble or oak, some are decorated with caryatids. Decoration is neat and refined. On the first floor: a landing space and hallway lead to 9 large bedrooms, 2 of them are suites, 6 bathrooms and staff dwelling. Above: several staff rooms and attic space. On the basement, vaulted cellar under the whole chateau. Boiler room, former kitchens, pantry, furnace, pumping station, etc. About 440sqm of living space per level. Height under ceiling on the ground floor is about 4.70m The outbuildings comprise 4 houses, one of them is rented out (300 euros per month). The others are unoccupied. The building on U shape shelters the garages on its central part, and some stables. Several sheds. Well. Ice house. Greenhouse. Large and beautiful walled park, crossed by a stream that feeds 2 ponds, in a cascade. Since the entrance gate and following the long avenue that leads to the chateau, the visitor discovers the beauty of the park with its great trees and its vast alleys. Nice vegetable garden with pool (15x7m) Helicopter landing pad. All in about 84 acres.