9 Bed Country House for sale

Mareuil, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France

£660,259

 [€735,000]

Property Details

  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Bathrooms: 0

Features

  • Bedrooms: 9

Full Description

Set in a completely preserved area of the Perigord Vert, this old chateau (late sixteenth / early seventeenth century) in Renaissance style, whose facade was rebuilt in the nineteenth century , overlooks the valley of the Lizonne in the heart of the Parc Naturel Régional Périgord Limousin, just 35 km from Angouleme, 140 km from Bordeaux and 2 hours 15 minutes from Paris by TGV. The residence, once owned by the Earl de Galard of Béarn and the Marquis de Livron whose 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, and its large entrance hall opening onto a stone staircase adorned with a beautiful wrought iron railing. The residence includes 11 rooms in the chateau and 5 rooms in the converted wing, or 867 m2 on two levels (excluding attic). About 3.5 hectares of park land. There is the possibility of buying another 46.5 hectares The chateau, with extensive outbuildings (over 1000m2) benefits from parkland with century old trees, a heated 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 village is most attractive due to its elevated yet protected position, and its charm and tranquility in well kept yet natural countryside. The complex has great potential with its outbuildings, the caretaker's house, and stables; the entire ensemble is in good condition, including the roofs and structure of the buildings. The chateau comprises on the ground floor: • Entrance hall of 4 x 12 m with wonderful staircase leading to the upper floors and flagstoned floor • library of 5.8 x 7.3 m with stone fireplace, wood paneling and oak bookcase, flagstone floor and French windows overlooking the terrace in front of the chateau • Games room of 4.5 x 6.8m with fitted carpet and French 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 and French windows opening onto the terrace • dining room of 4 x 7 m with flagstone floor and French windows opening onto the terrace • Kitchen of 4.8 x 7.7 m with fine stone fireplace, tiled floor and French 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, with cobbled floor • WC • small room to renovate of 2.6 x 2.7 m Mid-floor: • bedroom of 3.8 x 4.5m with fitted carpet • boudoir 3 x 3.4m • bathroom Upstairs: • bedroom of 6 x 7.6 m with fireplace, woodwork and terra cotta floor tiles • bedroom of 4.8 x 7.2m with fitted 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 dressing room • boudoir 4 x 5 m • bedroom of 3.7 x 3.8 m • Bathroom with bath, shower, washbasin and WC • large room with exposed beams of 5.2 x 13.6 m • attic bedroom of 4 x 5.1m with fitted carpet • attic bedroom of 3.4 x 5 m with fitted carpet • attic bedroom of 3 x 5 m with fitted carpet • attic bedroom of 2.5 x 5 m with fitted carpet • bathroom with toilet • other bathroom On the 2nd floor: • room to renovate in the square tower of 4 x 4.3 m with stone fireplace • large attic, with conversion potential, and beautiful roof structure Central heating mixed wood / oil The caretaker's house includes: • 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 Central heating mixed wood / oil Barn 15.1m x 19.9m 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, and upstairs a huge attic Outbuilding 5.8m x 35.8m with garage, several rooms with loose boxes for horses, other storage rooms and a huge attic above Boiler room, 5.8m x 7.4m, with plumbing for the spring water Taxes foncieres 3 000€ per year Taxes d'habitation 1 500€ per year A property with plenty of charm and potential. Some installations require a little modernisation.
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