9 Bed Chateaux for sale

Mareuil, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France



Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Bathrooms: 5


  • Stables,pond,caretaker's house,possible 45 ha of extra land

Full Description

This late 16th / early 17th century Renaissance stylechateau on approx 3.5 ha of land is set in a completely preserved area of the Perigord Vert of the Dordogne area. The facade was rebuilt inthe 19th century overlooks the valley of the Lizonne in the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional Périgord Limousin. It is located just 35 km from Angouleme, 140 km from Bordeaux and 2 hours 15 minutes from Paris by TGV.
The residence, once owned by the Earlde Galard of Béarn and the Marquis de Livronwhose coat of arms and motto can still be seen in the great stone staircase, successfully combines comfort and authenticity with original features such as its oak roof structure, its turrets, it's French-style high ceilings, fireplaces, some panelling, Versailles parquet, andits large entrance hall opening onto a stone staircase adorned with a beautiful wrought iron railing. Theresidenceincludes 11 rooms in thechateau and 5 rooms in the converted wing, or 867 sq.m on two levels (excluding attic).
The chateau, with extensiveoutbuildings (over 1,000 sq.m) benefits from parkland with century old trees, a heated swimming pool of 6 x 12 m perfectly integrated into the landscape, a fountain and a pond fed by a water source. This unique area in the heart of a quiet villageis most attractive due to itselevated yet protected position, and its charm and tranquility in well kept yet natural countryside.

Thecomplexhas great potential with its outbuildings, the caretaker's house, and stables; the entire ensembleis in good condition, including the roofs and structure of the buildings.

The Castle
The ground floor :

Entrance hallof 4 x 12 m with wonderful staircase leading to the upper floors andflagstoned floor
library of 5.8 x 7.3 m with stone fireplace, wood paneling and oak bookcase, flagstone floor andFrench windows overlooking the terrace in front of thechateau
Games room of 4.5 x 6.8m withfitted carpet andFrench windows overlooking the terrace
small smokehouse of 3.8 x 3.9 m with terra cotta floor
Lounge of 7.3 x 9.9 m with Directoire style fireplace , flagstone flooring andFrench windows opening onto the terrace
dining room of 4 x 7 m with flagstone floor andFrench windows opening onto the terrace
Kitchen of 4.8 x 7.7 m with fine stone fireplace, tiled floor andFrench windows opening onto the terrace
laundry room of 4.2 x 4.8 m
storage of 3.7 x 5.5 m
wine cellar of 4 x 6.8 m
room in the tower of 3.5 x 3.5 m to renovate, withcobbled floor
small room to renovate of 2.6 x 2.7 m

The intermediate floor :

bedroom of 3.8 x 4.5m withfitted carpet
boudoir 3 x 3.4m

The first floor :

bedroom of 6 x 7.6 m with fireplace, woodwork and terra cotta floor tiles
bedroom of 4.8 x 7.2m withfitted carpet and French windows overlooking the park
bathroom with toilet in the tower
bedroom of 5.2 x 7 m with walnut parquet floor, wooden fireplace and dressingroom
boudoir 4 x 5 m
bedroom of 3.7 x 3.8 m
Bathroom with bath, shower, washbasin and WC
largeroom with exposed beams of 5.2 x 13.6 m
attic bedroom of 4 x 5.1m withfitted carpet
attic bedroom of 3.4 x 5 m with fitted carpet
attic bedroom of 3 x 5 m withfitted carpet
attic bedroom of 2.5 x 5 m withfitted carpet
bathroom with toilet
other bathroom

The second floor :

room torenovate in the square tower of 4 x 4.3 m with stone fireplace
large attic, with conversion potential, and beautiful roof structure

The Caretaker's House

lounge of 5 x 6.2 m
Kitchen / Dining area of 4.7 x 5 m with tiled floor
bedroom of 5.3 x 6.3 m with dressing room and en suite bathroom
bedroom of 3.6 x 5 m with en suite bathroom and toilet
laundry room of 4.9 x 6 m with fireplace


Barn 15.1m x 19.9m
Second barn 12.4m x 12.6m, with :
Stables holding 16 loose boxes
Tack room 6.5m x 6.5m
Bedroom 5.8m x 6.5m with shower room and WC
Upstairs a huge attic
Outbuilding 5.8m x 35.8m with :
Several rooms with loose boxes for horses,
Other storage rooms
Huge atticabove
Boiler room, 5.8m x 7.4m, with plumbing for the spring water
possibility of buying another 46.5 hectares of land

Additional information

Central heating mixed wood / oil in chateau and caretaker's house
Some installations require a little modernisation.

The area and access

35 km from Angouleme with TGV access to Paris (2 hrs)
140 km from Bordeaux
The small town of Mareuil has all life's essentials

A chateau property with plenty of charm and potential.
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