Elegant and Imposing Chateau to Renovate – Alencon, France – $420,000

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Elegant and Imposing Chateau to Renovate – Alencon, France – $420,000

Good Thursday! Take a peek at this stunningly imposing chateau for sale in Alencon, Normandy, France, built in the 18th century. The exterior is impressive and the interior is full of gorgeous wood and original features. The herringbone floors!!! I cannot.

From the listing:

This property is located in the beautiful wooded area of Pays de Pail, on the borders of the departments of Orne and Mayenne. It benefits from the proximity of a village with shops (at 5 km) and is only 20 km from Alençon. Close to the national road 12, commercial activity is conceivable.

Built in the 18th century, and completed in the 19th century with the addition of the turret, this chateau was owned by a wealthy Parisian carpet dealer.
Privileged crossing place between Brittany and Normandy, commercial activity was conducted until 1998 with the opening of guest rooms.
The property resumes its private character on this date, in the instance of a rehabilitation.
Of approximately 350sqm, it comprises:
On the ground floor: large entrance with oak stairway, an old kitchen, a dining room, a large bright living room opened on a historically called billiard room.
On the first floor: 5 bedrooms, 3 with fireplaces. Independent bathroom.
On the second floor: 3 bedrooms equipped with a water point, and 2 large attics.
The property is built on a basement with the boiler room and 2 beautiful vaulted cellars.

Small annex house of 75sqm to renovate and its convertible attic.
Large outbuilding: with living room and its fireplace; large garage, barn, storeroom, and 2 sheltered horse boxes.
A small building containing 3 horse boxes.

The property is surrounded by an English park of about 21 acres (8,80 ha), consisting mainly of slightly sloping grasslands and wooded groves.
The lands and hunting grounds are free of tenants, without any lease.
Below the Chateau, a small wood masking a pretty little pond.
The access to the property is via a beautiful tree lane of approximately 200 meters.
The exteriors are embellished by beautiful enclosing grids, pillars and stone walls. The castle is not maintained externally and will require work.

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