Ref.2960. French castle for sale Normandy.
This elegant property is situated in the countryside, in Normandy, 35minutes from the sea (Cabourg). Shops, train and motorway are easy accessible.
Built in the middle of the 18th century, the property hasn't suffered many modifications since its constructions. The chateau stands between a large courtyard closed by wall and some fences, protected by a sunken fence, and some French formal garden lay out around a stone basin.
This beautiful Louis XV style construction, listed Historical Monument, comprises:
On the high ground floor: a large entrance with marble floors leads to: a large sitting room opened to the garden, this room has beautiful diamond-shape marble floors, Louis XV style woodworks, decorated with rockeries and running foliage, a marble fireplace and panelling. Height under ceiling of about 4.50m. On one side, a small sitting room. On the other side, a study. Dining room, kitchen, study, bedroom with bathroom.
High quality decorations: refined fireplaces, moulded ceilings, doors with original furniture, several rooms are decorated with painted canvas representing romantic scenes, hunt scenes or the life of the legendary Greek hero Aquila. Parquet flooring.
An elegant stone stairway with iron wrought handrail, from the 18th century, leads to a landing space with a hallway and 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms or shower rooms, toilet. The bedrooms have an alcove, some sculpted fireplaces and one of them have some beautiful wallpapers representing some Turkish scenes.
Above: a large room under the roof structure, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms or shower rooms, toilet.
On the basement, under the whole chateau, several vaulted rooms with tiled floor where the former kitchen was, cellar, machinery room...
Living space per level: 295sqm, about 850sqm in total.
On a side of the courtyard, a long building covered with tiles is composed by: 2 adjoining dwellings of 3 or 4 rooms each. Some former offices. A reception room of about 150sqm (possibility of extension) + toilets and a professional kitchen.
An orangery, some workshops and sheds.
Further away, woodshed, well and greenhouse.
All in about 17 acres, some French formal garden decorated with a stone basin fed by a fountain, some topiaries and an avenue of lime trees. Further away some copses open to a nice perspective over the countryside that faces the chateau.
Tennis court behind the outbuildings.
Flower garden and vegetable garden.