18 bedroom French chateau for sale with 30,000m2 of land, Loches, Indre-et-Loire , Loire Valley
1,495,000 EUR 1,300,650 GBP 1,823,900 USD
This beautiful Medieval chateau which dates back to the XVth, XVIIth and XIXth centuries has been tastefully restored whilst retaining historical features of the period, and stands in parkland of approximately 3 hectares with outbuildings including four lodges.
In the heart of the Loire Valley in a village location between Loches and Chatellerault (south Touraine), this incredible property offers extensive accommodation for family and guests (paying or otherwise). Further to the various outbuildings and guest lodges, there are underground caves and passageways which add historical interest.
The chateau itself in keeping with the style from the period has entrance hall on the ground floor and stone stairs leading to the first floor with a living room of 31m2 with stone fireplace and exposed beams a laundry/boiler room is also on this floor.
The next half landing is for accessing a smaller living room and the main floor is found on the second floor: large fitted kitchen with direct access to the tower terrace, dining hall of 28m2 with oak parquet floor and fitted wood burner, bathroom/wc, large reception room of 39m2 again with parquet flooring and wood paneling, marble fireplace and access to the terrace, a second living room of 25m2 and study complete this floor.
The third floor has a corridor to access the 4 bedrooms, three of which have en-suite facilities and marble fireplaces.
A half floor has another bedroom with en-suite and the fourth floor a further living room and bedroom as well as a self-contained annex offering 2 bedrooms, gallery and shower room.
Accessed directly via a gallery from the chateau is the Chatelet with the former chapel, large room above (needs finishing) and two tower rooms with attic above.
There are also four separate lodges offering "gite" accommodation with a total of 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and 4 reception rooms.
There are several independent outbuildings including a medieval "salle" of 47m2, fireplace with bread oven, garage of 60m2, former stables of 50m2, reception room of 140m2, barn of 207m2 and hanger of 70m2.
Within the 3 hectares you'll discover a large park, 2 courtyards, terraces, formal gardens, orchard, greenhouse, underground caves and passages, pond and 6 wells.