Chateauroux, Indre

Near Niherne, Indre

DEPT
36
REF No.
MFP41477
PRICE
€ 1 260 000

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OVERVIEW

Beautiful luxury furnished castle of 680m2 living space, 5 rental properties, park, stables and meadows of 22ha ! The castle has 3 receptions, 2 fully-equipped kitchens, 13 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Available fully-furnished and decorated with antiques and art, equipped with family china and silver work. It has a majestic park with fountain and vast forests, horse stables and pastures, in total 13ha. Situated in stunning grounds this offers the opportunity of a lifetime to acquire a fully furnished and renovated castle with income! Price including agency fees : 1.260.000 € Price excluding agency fees : 1.200.000 € Buyer commission included: 5%

KEY POINTS

Bedrooms 13  
Bathrooms 6  
Land Area 13 ha  
Surface 630 m²  
Heating MIXTE / MIXED  
Drainage PRIVE / PRIVATE  

DESCRIPTION

ENTREE ACCUEIL BUREAU/ENTRANCE HALL RECEPTION AND OFFICE
70m²
/
with large Louis XIV mirror and Louis XV wardrobe,.
Empire light fittings and Empire bureau and Flemish tapestry.
Monumental staircase in oak leading to 2 floors features a painting of Anne de France, Duchess of Berry (we are in the duchy of Berry), tapestry featuring King Henri II (the architecture of the Manor House is of Henry II style) and Queen Catherine de Medici, as well as a painting of XVIII C London- the Embankment on the Thames riverside.
The staircase features further neo Renaissance and period Louis XV furniture, including a vitrine with classical Greek vases and Wedgwood neo-classical ornaments.
CHAPELLE/CHAPEL
60m²
(60m2) is equipped with ecclesiastical antiques such as a sterling
silver French XVIII C monstrance and chalices, a gold plated Italian XIXC
monstrance, church robes XVIII and XIX for Catholic, Lutheran and Anglican
rites, antique church furniture, sanctuary lamps XIX, an oriental rug. The
chapel is very popular for weddings, including non-denominational wedding
prayers without priests, glt marriages. A Catholic priest and an Anglican vicar
live nearby. The chapel has excellent acoustics and concerts have been
organised regularly with great success. Large Christmas crib.
BIBLIOTHÈQUE/LIBRARY
70m²
(70m2) with its original wooden floors and monumental fireplace
has a fine collection of books, manuscripts and encyclopaedia, including letters
of historical significance. The families de Montalivet and d ´Astier de la
Vigerie, previous owners of the estate played an important role in French
politics since the XVIII C. General Charles de Gaulle was a close friend of the
family and stayed several times. The library is furnished in Louis XIII style
with oak wood panelling, a monumental fireplace (which works well after its
restoration), a very large Flemish chandelier, oriental rugs and several
paintings, one from the Flemish school of the XVII C.
SALON/SITTING ROOM
70m²
(70m2), with its original wooden floors, grey marble monumental
fireplace, oak panelling in 'light grey 'Marie Antoinette' and is entirely

furnished and decorated in Louis XV style, with two salon areas seating 13 and
a large dining table in the middle which can be extended to seat 14. A
collection of small paintings, a double crystal chandelier Marie Thérèse, 4
Louis V wall lights The fireplace in light marble heats the entire salon (together
with the small period radiators). Fine Chinese and Indian rugs. The salon can be
easily transformed into a dining hall for 60 guests. Access to the terrace and
down into
SALLE A MANGER/DINING ROOM
70m²
(70m2) has been transformed into a dining and breakfast
room with a mix of antique and modern furnishings, as well as 2 crystal
chandeliers and XIX tapestry. The dining table seats 12. The dining room can
be easily transformed back to its original dining space with a long table seating
40. Porcelain for up to 60 dinner guests. Fine china (Limoges, Bavaria,
Wedgwood, Royal Copenhagen), silverware Louis XVI, glassware and other
equipment to create fine traditional dining tables.
CUISINE/KITCHEN
50m²
(50m2) of the manor house was in the basement where it
can be recreated with fireplace and sink still operational. 2 kitchens have been
installed on the ground floor. Fridges and freezers, dishwashers, ovens,
cooking plates, microwaves, wine cooler, very recently purchased with 5 year
warranties. This also applies to all other electrical equipment such as TV ´s and
sound systems, as well as WIFI installation.
BUANDERIE/LAUNDRY

room is equipped with washing and drying machines and 2-3 sets
of bed linen, towels of 3 sizes, bathrobes, small bathroom rugs for every suite
and bathroom. Table linen for all tables Staff bathroom with shower. Separate
staff staircase from the basement to the very top floor.
CAVE/CELLAR

-1 is comprised of 8 cellars on 680m2, of which: 2 for the
wood reserves for the open fire places (in stock ), 1 for park furniture, 1 for fuel
heating system, 1 workshop.
CAVE/CAVE

-2 is well stocked with 200 bottles of fine wines (Bordeaux,

Côtes du Rhône, Loire, Burgundy).
LES SUITES/THE SUITES

The suites on the 1st and 2nd floors: all suites have their own porcelain,
espresso and tea bar, fridge, TV, branded towels and bathrobes, there is a stock
of upmarket toiletries (e.g. Molton Brown) and slippers.
Each floor extends over 276m2
CHAMBRES 1/BEDROOM SUITE 1

Suite 1 is reminiscent of Queen Marie Antoinette,
the dominant colour is blue and it has 3 double bedrooms, a babyroom, a
boudoir and a large period style bathroom (the size of a large room) well
equipped with a bathtub in the middle, Venetian chandeliers in bedrooms and
bathroom. Two bedrooms in Louis XV and one in Louis XVI style, with
antique tapestry, period furniture, air conditioning, TV, oriental rugs. Adjacent
is a cinema room with a large screen and projector and sound system. This suite
can be split up into two suites. Air conditioning.
CHAMBRE 2/BEDROOM SUITE 2

Suite 2 is reminiscent of Napoleon and features
paintings from different stages of his life, including his crowning as emperor in
Notre Dame. Empire chandelier and Louis Napoleon imperial furniture, oriental
rugs, large screen TV, the dominant colour is imperial red and gold, the room
size bathroom with chimney is in silver and black colours and features a crystal
chandelier, a walk-in shower and a jacuzzi. This suite is very popular as a
wedding suite.
CHAMBRE 3/BEDROOM SUITE 3

Suite 3 has 3 bedrooms, a private salon and a bathroom. Air
conditioning, 4 chimneys, rugs, fireplace decorations, paintings and drawings.
Main bedroom in Louis XVI style, 2 bedrooms in Louis XV style, salon in
King Louis Philippe style. Oriental rugs and period chandeliers. This suite is
popular as a junior suite for a small family or a couple. This suite can be split
into 2 suites of each 2 bedrooms.
CHAMBRE 4/BEDROOM SUITE 4

Suite 3 is a large family suite and has 4 bedrooms
in Louis XV and belle époque styles, 2 bathrooms, one in period style. Rugs,
period furniture, baby beds. This large suite can be easily divided into 2.
However, this suite is very popular with larger families for whom the standard
hotel costs for 3 or 4 rooms are prohibitive. This suite can be split up into 3 :
two rooms and one 2 bedroom suite.
LE PARC/ENGLISH GARDENS

the English style park (as was the fashion after the revolution) with a large Italianesque fountain and several flower beds, as well as old cedar and mammoth trees, creating a 'Downton Abbey' park feeling with long stretching views into the surrounding meadows, fields and forests.

SITUATION

CAMPAGNE / RURAL Castle 680m² - renovated! 22 hectares Stunning gardens and padocks 5 rental properties producing income! Chapel Restored Chateau with estate and wedding chapel!!

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