Chateau for sale Saint-Amand-Montrond 17 rooms - 820 m²
19TH CENTURY CHATEAU, 820m², 14,5HA GROUNDS, SWIMMING POOL, TENNIS COURT, CHER REGION
A late 19th century château, situated south of Cher. Built out of carved stone in a Renaissance style, this imposing edifice boasts elegant proportions over three floors, and slate roofs crowned with three conical towers on the south façade.
Offering approximately 800m² of living space, with 17rooms, of which 4 spacious reception rooms and 10 bedrooms, it also houses an independent apartment within its walls and has a large partially-underground basement.
The grounds of 14.5ha surround the local village and are landscaped in an English garden style with century-old trees and a pretty lake situated opposite the chateau. There are several outbuildings in the grounds.
A heated swimming pool and tennis court make the property an appealing place for a leisurely break.
The castle has been fully and carefully restored (new roofs, electricity) whilst retaining all original decorative elements.
Raised ground floor (200m²) , Ceiling height 5metres:
Access to this main floor is from the south façade via a double spiral staircase that leads up to the entrance hall.
The vast entrance hall (65m²) with oak flooring has a majestic wooden staircase at its end, exquisitely lit by natural light from the windows, and walls and ceiling that are decorated with original fresco paintings.
To the left side of the hall are two reception rooms (42 and 40m²), and a smaller ‘boudoir’ of 10m², all with oak floors, ceiling cornices and marble fireplaces.
To the right side of the hall, a small corridor leads to:
A cloak room
Dining room (40m²) with oak floor, ceiling cornice and marble fireplace with mantelpiece
Equipped kitchen (10m²) in the north-east tower
First floor (200m²) , Ceiling height 3.50m:
At the top of the staircase of honour, a grand landing (34m²) with painted ceiling lit by a south-facing window and northerly stained glass window leads to:
On the left hand side, the ‘Masters’ suite
Bedroom (46m²) with oak floor and marble fireplace
Adjoining bathroom and toilet with tiled floor set in the northern tower
Boudoir (5m²) with oak floor and fireplace
Bedroom (24m²) with oak floor
Marble shower room (9m²)
Utility room (5m²)
On the right hand side of the landing, the Guest suite:
2 bedrooms (15 and 20m²) with oak floors and marble fireplaces
Bathroom with dressing room and toilet (10m²) set in the north-west tower
Opposite the landing, a second corridor with storage cupboards leads to:
Bedroom (17m²) with oak floor, marble fireplace and shower room with toilet
Access to the service staircase
Second floor (200m²) : Ceiling height 2.5m
Only accessible via the service staircase
Hosts 5 decently-sized bedrooms, of which:
Shower room ( 8m²)
Bedroom ( 24m²)
- A bedroom (10m²) in the tower
- A bedroom (28m²)
- Shower room (5m²)
To the right of the staircase:
- A bedroom with shower room
- A shower room with a bedroom and a second bedroom in the tower
- A bedroom in the central tower, 2 bedrooms to the south, 2 bedrooms with shower room (in the north-east and north-west towers)
- A shower room
The basement :
The basement is only partially underground and is lit by natural light coming from windows on all four facades.
Access is via the service staircase or by the service entrance coming from the kitchen.
- A large equipped kitchen (33m²), tiled floor and stone fireplace
- A secondary kitchen (10m²) in the foot of the north-east tower
- An utility room
- A boiler room
- Storage rooms and workshops
- An apartment of approximately 50m², composed of an equipped kitchen, bedroom and shower room.
The château benefits from:
Central heating. A Chappée hot water boiler installed in 2005 also heats the swimming pool
Oil fuel tank 6000L
Controlled mechanical ventilation system (VMC)
Single and double-glazed window frames in good condition.
Water sanitation : Septic tank to current standards
Remote controlled automatic gate
To the south of the chateau, there is an old store room, a third of which is the property of the chateau. It is used to house a fuel tank.
A more modern building (135m²) is used as a five car garage
A swimming pool (9x4m) and a tennis court are situated in front of the chateau’s northern facade
The property overlooks the village. Access is via a discreet gate off the main road. A graveled drive, bordered on one side by mature trees, leads up to the chateau. The rolling grounds, spreading out in a vast panorama, are planted with various species of century-old trees and complimented by a 1.6ha lake. To the west of the property a small 7hectare wood adds charm to the whole site.
245 km de Paris via the A71 or the A20
50km from Bourges
18km from St Amand Montrond
16km from the nearest motorway junction (A71)
All shops available in the village.
All services and amenities 18 km away
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