10 bedroom French chateau for sale with 1.28 hectares of land, Angouleme, Charente , Poitou-Charentes
1,291,500 EUR 1,110,690 GBP 1,420,650 USD
REF: 220006 Show Map
- Bedrooms: 10
- Bathrooms: 5
- Floor Size: 730 m2
- Plot Size: 1.28 hectares / 3.16 acres
- Work Required: None
- Swimming Pool
- Gite / Annex / Additional Accommodation
- Income Potential
- Parking space(s)
- Private / Not Overlooked
Stunning, spacious, historic and totally renovated 16th Century chateau, with a vast total living area of 730m2, ideally nestled in the south Charente area in Angouleme, approached by a charming chestnut lined drive and situated within an enclosed park of 1.28 hectares with an independent 2 bedroom priory.
Situated on the edge of a perfect village, just 20 minutes from Angouleme within easy striking distance of Bordeaux, Limoges, Bergerac, Poitiers and La Rochelle airports, the nearest town is the fortified town of Villebois Lavalette with all its amenities.
The chateau is heated by an innovative wood chip boiler and has double glazing and new roofs - all helping to keep life in the chateau comfortable and running costs low.
The well stocked grounds, with stunning views, boasts both mature and young trees, a pool deck with views stretching towards the Dordogne, kitchen garden and even a chicken run.
This property would make either an amazing family home with a guest house or could be easily run as an unforgettable boutique hotel, amongst other things.
Although currently finished to a very high spec. there is potential for further development.
The main entrance to the chateau is in an inner courtyard and opens onto a magnificent stone stairwell rising to the first and second floors, whose arches delimit the hall / billiard room. The chateau has numerous outstandingly beautiful fireplaces found in most of the principal rooms and bedrooms.
On the ground floor there is a salon with fireplace, family dining room with a fireplace and a bespoke kitchen, formal dining room with fireplace (former dining room of the Knights of the Templar) over which runs the now enclosed gallery room. Ground floor bedroom and sumptuous bathroom with an Italian shower, guest cloakroom and laundry room.
First floor with a useful landing space, 4 bedrooms, 2 of which also have stunning fireplaces, bathroom, shower room and a renaissance gallery library with a tower.
Second floor: large landing/conference/sports room, 2 bedrooms, 1 of which has a fireplace and a shower room.
Large barn housing the boiler and offering further development possibilities. 24m2 garden storage area and a guest house with a kitchen, sitting room with stunning fireplace, 2 bedrooms and a large shower room.
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