Chateau de Magnanne, gift from Louis XIV
Ref.3171 : Beautiful french castle for sale in Haut-Anjou.
Built in a lovely and peaceful environment, this chateau is easily accessible by the major roads. Only few minutes away from a small town with shops and services.
Two paths lead to the château and its outbuildings, through the domain of 71ha.
The water-filled moats close the courtyard on two sides. The third side has been dry out.
In the West courtyard, a French garden opens out onto an old vegetable garden, with its greenhouse, encircled by walls.
The chateau is elevated by a complete basement. The garden level accommodate the former kitchens, the actual linen room, a beautiful vault guard room, a boiler room, the cellar and other rooms. The living space per level covers approximately 500sqm, this does not include the two wings on the west facade. Each wing has about 200sqm of floor area.
From the garden level, two superb listed backstairs and an elevator go to the upper floors.
To access the noble floors from the court of honour, we take a remarkable « double revolution » staircase. An heavy oak door leads to an entrance with stone floors. The main pink marble staircase and its wrought iron banister lead to the first floor.
The entrance distributes some remarkable reception rooms, all of them ornamented of woodworks and mullions and elegant fireplaces made of stone or marble. These rooms are listed. The large living room (110sqm) and the dining room (nowadays used as an office) receive natural light from both sides. On the south west side of the ground floor, a delightful small chapel, also has woodworks.
The kitchen of the chateau enables one to go to the South wing. This wing opens on one side to the French garden and on the other side to the courtyard and its four garages. The actual owner has built a summer sitting room, a kitchen, an elegant swimming pool (made of emaux de Briare), a mezzanine and a bathroom with toilets.
The North wing is awaiting conversion but has a real potential for those who wish to renovate. It has beautiful rooms with an elegant original setting (fireplace, woodworks, old doors, superb staircase).
On the first floor: 7 bedrooms (one with 100sqm), 5 bathrooms and a dressing room.
The attic has an exceptional oak framework.
The outbuildings comprise:
A 3 floors building with about 400sqm on each lever, with on the ground floor un reception room of 240sqm, a cloakroom, toilets and a room for caterers.
The three outbuildings give the shape of a U : one of them is a caretaker's house, the two other ones are horses stables and sheds.
This property of 71ha is composed of lands, meadows, woods and two ponds. 8ha are rented.
Ref.3171: Beautiful castle for sale in Pays de la Loire. Built in a beautiful peaceful countryside, this large castle is easily served by major communication routes. A kilometer away, a small town offers all the shops and services. Two alleys lead to the castle and its outbuildings, across the 71 ha estate. Water moats close the main courtyard on two sides. The third side was dried up at one time. In the West courtyard, a French garden opens onto the old walled garden with its greenhouse. The castle is high on full basement. The ground floor houses the old kitchens, the current laundry, a beautiful vaulted guard room, boiler room, cellar and other rooms. There are about 500 m² per level, without the two wings back on the west facade. Each one occupies approximately 200 m² on the ground. From the ground floor, two beautiful service stairs (MH) and an elevator depart for the upper floors. To access the noble floors from the main courtyard, we take a remarkable double-decker staircase. A heavy, beautifully carved oak door leads into the stone-paved entrance hall. The pink marble staircase with wrought iron banisters leads to the first floor. The entrance hall has remarkable reception rooms on either side, all adorned with wood paneling and piers, elegant stone fireplaces or marble. These pieces are classified Historical Monument. The large living room (110 m²) and the dining room (now used as office) are lantern. At the south-west corner of the ground floor, a delightful little chapel, all adorned with woodwork as well. The kitchen of the castle allows communication with the South wing. This wing opens on one side of the French garden, on the other side of the courtyard with four car garages. The current owner has created a summer lounge, a kitchen, an elegant pool enamels Briare, a mezzanine, a bathroom with toilet. The north wing of the castle is not furnished but reserves a great potential for whoever would like it. It houses beautiful rooms with an elegant original decor (fireplaces, wood paneling, old doors, beautiful staircase with turned balusters). On the floor: 7 beautiful rooms of which one of 110 m ², 5 bathrooms and a dressing. Attic above under an exceptional oak framework. The outbuildings include: A very beautiful building of 3 levels of nearly 400 m² each, with on the ground floor a reception room of 240 m², cloakroom, toilet, and local catering. Three buildings forming a U-shaped courtyard: one is a caretaker's house, the other two house horse stalls and sheds. An area of âÂÂÂ€ÂÂÂ‹âÂÂÂ€ÂÂÂ‹71 ha consisting of land, meadows, woods, and two ponds, gives this architectural gem the setting it deserves. Eight hectares are rented.