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Gorgeous Chateau with attractive mature grounds in a truly historic setting. Set in the beautiful region of the Loire Valley Chateaux with the Royal City of Loches just 20 minutes away. The house is built in, and around, the ruins of an ancient Abbey, visited by royalty and dating back to 850 AD. The house is more recent in its current form and has been lovingly and carefully restored and updated by its current owners over more than 30 years. Many old features have been carefully retained to make this a most engaging and attractive house. Read more ...
The local village is a short walk away with a little supermarket, pharmacy and other facilities but you are 5 minutes from the lovely village of Montresor – one of the most beautiful villages in France – with its own superb chateau, restaurants, superb boulangerie, tabac and other interesting and pretty surroundings.
For more eating and shopping experiences, the Royal City of Loches, some 20 minutes away, is hard to beat. 3 big supermarkets, all sorts of food outlets including a Michelin-starred restaurant, twice weekly markets and heaps more history. The region has historical connections with Joan of Arc, Richard the Lionheart, many of the French Kings, even the Romans have left a number of interesting sites worth a visit. There are good wine regions just north of you including some of our favourite winemakers in the Chenonceaux area. There are pleasant walks and bike rides on your doorstep.
The Chateau comprises:
• Ground Floor.
Generally tiled or oak flooring. Attractive ceramic tiling in the entrance hall..
Entrance hall (12m2) with doors leading to dining room on the right, salon on the left and staircase and corridor area at the rear.
Dining Room (31m2) with open fireplace, high beamed ceilings and space for seating up to 20 people. Dual aspect and access to round stone staircase. Further door direct to kitchen.
Salon (28m2), with open fireplace and feature stone chimney. Tall windows and high beamed ceiling make for a light and airy space.
Music room (20m2) through archway to rear of salon with dual aspect glazing and further access to back corridor (4.7m2).
Single bedroom (9.6m2) and bathroom (4.1m2).
Large kitchen (20m2) with table for six to eight people.
Oak staircase to first floor.
• First Floor.
Generally oak flooring covered with coir matting, with tiled bathroom floors. High beamed ceilings in main bedrooms to front of house.
Master bedroom (27m2) with generous windows, and attractive stone part arch visible within the wall.
Main bedroom (24m2) with open fireplace and stone chimney.
Main bedroom (19m2) with access to, and showing underside of, stone tower staircase.
Two further double bedrooms (15m2, 15m2).
Three part-tiled bathrooms (6.3m2, 6.8m2, 6.4m2) with showers or baths, wc.
• Second Floor.
Large gallery room (31m2) with oak flooring, currently used for additional sleeping accommodation. Lots of exposed oak beams and two rooflights. Shower room and wc.
• Floor in top of tower. Library (12m2) with dual aspect windows offering spectacular views over the village and surrounding countryside. Lined with bookshelves.
• Lower Ground Floor. Accessed from tower stone staircase. Also access to garden at rear.
Lobby area and large games room. Wine Cellar. wc.
Utility room with boiler and heating systems.
• Exterior. Delightful walled gardens with wrought iron gates and mature planting. Many attractive features with statues, water features and more. The gardens also host a ruin from the old Abbey.
Airports at Châteauroux (58km), Tours (68km), Poitiers (108km) and Limoges (176km)
TGV trains at Vierzon, Tours (St-Pierre-de-Corps) and Châtellerault (76km).
Information about risks to which this property is exposed is available on the Géorisques website : https://www.georisques.gouv.fr
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