Charming 17th century château on 24 hectares for sale in Sarthe, Pays de la Loire

Summary

  • Type 
    House / Villa / Chalet
  • For sale / For rent 
    For sale
  • Bedrooms 
    15
  • Living Area 
    600
  • Location
  • City
    LE MANS
    Country
    France

Description

Location: 2 hours from Paris by car, 15 minutes from Le Mans, 8 km from the nearest motorway access, 2 km from the local village. Bathed in natural light, this château sits atop a hill on 24 hectares of land, including an English-style garden planted with ancient trees. It overlooks a valley featuring meadows, woods, an orchard and its ancient moats. Presenting a living area of ??over 600 m², it comprises: On the ground floor: an entry hall leading to a boudoir lounge and adjoining study (both decorated in fine woodwork); a large living room with Louis XVI era carpentry, vast windows, herringbone parquet and a marble fireplace from the Louis XV period; an adjoining 19th century chapel is accessible through the living room; a wood-paneled dining room with period fireplace; a kitchen, a pantry and scullery; boiler room and WC. The central 19th century staircase leads to a long corridor serving seven bedrooms, shower rooms, bathrooms and WCs. The second floor is accessed via a service staircase and offers eight additional bedrooms, bathrooms and WCs. A large 19th century building presents horse stables, further accommodation and a large garage. Seven hectares of the meadows are rented out. All the windows in the château have been replaced with double glazed frames.