Chateau for sale Saint-Amand-Montrond 26 rooms - 680 m²
XVI-XIXth CENTURY CHATEAU AND ITS OUTBUILDINGS, ON 44AC PARK WITH POND
In the Cher region, superb XVI-XIXth century chateau in enclosed grounds of approx. 44 ac, one hour from Bourges and 3 hours from Paris,
The chateau is set in a dominant position in 44 ac of fully enclosed park with a large 1.2 ac pond and bordering a canal.
The main 19th century building, flanked by a wing (formerly the original 16th century chateau), is surrounded by a dovecote listed as a Historic Monument, a chapel, a spacious farmyard with a caretaker's cottage and outbuildings.
The chateau, with 7319 sq ft of living space over 3 stories and a basement, consists of 26 main rooms including 15 bedrooms.
On the ground floor, a vast 226 sq ft entrance hall contains the main stairway.
The main body of the building comprises a wide corridor with a pretty mosaic. It leads to the vast lounge, the small lounge in the corner tower, the superb library and opens onto the large South-facing terrace overlooking the pond and the canal.
From the entrance hall, a corridor serves a second salon, a music room and a generous billiard room.
The 16th century wing, with its large West-facing terrace, contains the spacious dining room. There is also a study, a kitchen and a pantry in the North tower. A service staircase leads up to the first floor.
On the first floor, the main body consists of five bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 shower rooms, toilets, a linen room and several storerooms. The West wing includes 4 bedrooms, a bathroom and a toilet.
On the second floor of the main building: 7 bedrooms and storage spaces.
The basement comprises the boiler room and numerous cellars including a wine cellar and a fruit cellar.
The chateau's major work is in good condition and its roofing is regularly checked. Uninhabited for some 15 years, the interior is in need of complete renovation.
The outbuildings around the chateau's courtyard include the remarkable 12 m diameter dovecote (listed as a Historic Monument) with 3 stories.
A chapel, a dwelling house (rented) with its farmyard and its outbuildings complete this property.
At the main entrance of the park, the former caretaker's house is rented.
At another entrance of the property, a former lock keeper's house houses the current steward.
On the property, the park of the chateau is entirely enclosed, a large part of which is walled.
With a surface area of 44 ac, it is partially wooded and partially in meadows.
This property is situated in a very quiet environment, without any nuisance, 15 km (9 miles) from a town with all amenities.
The mainline railway station is 30 km (19 miles) away.
Easy access via the A71 or A77/N7 motorways.
Possibility of acquiring the castle and its park with, in addition, 94 ac of agricultural land and 84 ac of woodland, i.e. a total of approximately 222 ac.
Refer to the file 38vm
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