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Come and discover this castle located at the crossroads of Anjou, Touraine and Poitou in a region called Haut-Poitou, more precisely in the Vienne, 12 km from Richelieu and about 30 km from the Loire.
This tuffeau castle flanked by two machicolated towers is situated between forests and valleys, only 3 km from a village with all the amenities you could wish for, nursery and primary schools, a full medical practice, bakery, mini-market, post office, hairdresser and beautician.... In May 2022, a history museum located in the village's magnificent castle will allow visitors to plunge into the heart of the birth of the kingdom of France with Eleanor of Aquitaine and Richard the Lionheart.
The castle, a 15th century Gothic building that belonged to the Tiercelin family, squires of King François I, has preserved some aspects of its origins on the outside, even though it has lost its moat and certain other features over the centuries. Read more ...
The current owners of this medieval castle have contributed to creating a house for family reunions over the last 10 years, providing undeniable comfort with its efficient central heating, double glazing on old windows and its outdoor swimming pool heated by a heat pump.
We are in a region with a mild climate as it is situated about 50 km south of the Loire. We are therefore in a large melon producing region, and there are also good asparagus and strawberry producers . The local markets of Richelieu on Fridays and Loudun on Tuesdays allow you to buy from local producers.
In winter the area is also known for the production of melanosporum truffles. And of course the vineyards of Chinon and Saumur are nearby.
A small country road with little traffic allows you to reach the automatic gate giving access to the tree lined driveway leading to the entrance of the château.
A beautiful and bright entrance hall of approx. 20m2 with encaustic tiled floor, beautiful wallpaper and beams.
On the right, a large 42m2 living room with magnificent parquet floor, beams, bright and flowery tapestry and a spectacular fireplace.
Following the lounge, in the tower, a 13 m2 study with exposed stone walls.
To the left of the entrance, the 45 m2 dining room with wooden floor, beams and flowery tapestry, has a fireplace equipped with a central wood heating system relayed if necessary by a gas heater.
Following the dining room, in the tower, is another office of approximately 13 m2 with exposed stone walls, which gives access to a WC and a service entrance and a wooden staircase which we will describe later.
From the dining room, a French window gives access to a terrace.
The 25 m2 fitted and equipped kitchen is located off the dining room. The bright, beamed kitchen also has access to the terrace and a small room used as a small lounge/games room with a tiled floor.
Small lounge/games room of 20 m2.
The boiler/laundry room of 8 m2 is reached from this room.
From the entrance and the kitchen a stone staircase gives access to a bedroom of 24 m2 with parquet floor, wallpaper, independent WC and a very modern bathroom of 9 m2 with shower and bath.
Continuing up the stone staircase, one reaches a door giving access to a 10 m2 corridor with parquet floor.
This corridor leads to a shower room of about 5 m2 with WC, bath/shower and washbasin.
A 21 m2 bedroom with parquet floor,
A 26 m2 bedroom with parquet floor and fireplace, from which one reaches another 14 m2 bedroom with tiled floor.
From the staircase, a door gives access to two other bedrooms.
A 9 m2 bedroom.
A 30 m2 bedroom with stone floor and fireplace.
A door in this room gives access to another room.
A 14 m2 bedroom with parquet floor and fireplace.
This last room is also accessible by the wooden staircase from the study near the dining room and the service entrance.
At the top of the wooden staircase is a shower room of about 4 m2 with WC, shower and washbasin.
From the small lounge/games room a door leads to a part of the outbuildings of this château which has not yet been renovated and has a bread oven and a pastry oven. This part of xxx m2 with a recently redone roof is on three floors with a wooden staircase and tiled floors.
An old tower adorns the garden.
A barn can be used to park a car if desired.
The pool house with kitchen area and terrace. Room with WC.
The 10x5 pool is heated by a heat pump and has a brand new grey liner. It is closed by an electric shutter and a barrier ensures its security.
On a little over 4 hectares, a wood, a park and a meadow of about 9000 m2 allow to meet roe deer and hares.
Gas and wood central heating, double glazing on most of the old windows, two recent septic tanks.
Thanks to the TGV, the chateau is located 2 hours from Paris, the TGV station in Châtellerault is 25 minutes away and allows you to reach Paris and Bordeaux in 1 hour and 20 minutes. By car, it will take you 3 hours.
Poitiers airport offers twice weekly flights to London and Loudun airfield allows some pilots to land 20km away.
The village of Monts sur Guesnes but also Richelieu, Loudun, Chinon are the scene of many cultural and recreational events.
The farm of the castle is still in activity, purely cereal activity, with farmers not living on the spot.
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