West of France – 19th C. chateau with park and river
In a haven of peace and tranquillity, with a gorgeous park of 17.000 m² rolling to the river Charente, this chateau date from 1899.
Offering airy and spacious rooms, it has magnificent reception rooms, and a total surface of 960 m² on 3 levels with a large basement in perfect condition and an attic.
All wooden floors are dated. The restoration, of high quality, was made with exceptional materials.
A very large entrance with columns opens on six reception rooms, all in a row, with windows opening on the facade and the back side, with fireplaces and bow window. A bedroom on ground floor with shower room, toilets and dressing. A study. A majestic staircase opens on a large landing opening on 7 bedrooms with shower room or bathroom on this storey and the upper level.
On first floor : a bedroom with ensuite bathroom (bath and shower) and wooden terrace, a bedroom with bathroom, a bedroom with shower room next to it, separate toilets.
On second floor : four bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, separate toilets.
A service staircase leads to the attic offering three other bedrooms.
The basement, opening on the park, has a laundry, a wine cellar, a workshop, a second cellar (store room) and a very large and light study.
Many comfort features add to the charm of this place : water softener, well, garden watering (connected to the well), air-conditioning in the living room, home automation for lightening, alarms, monitoring, mains drains, gas-fired central heating (boiler Viessmann) (7000 euros per annum), garage, no servitude, possibility to make a swimming pool way below.
The property is enclosed with walls with two automatic gates, two caretaker's cottages which one is used as a garage. The second house, of 70 m² as living space, has electric heating, a fireplace, a kitchenette...
The park, with its secular trees and its lawns, complete this property very well maintained. It rolls to the river and borders it with beautiful groves.