For sale €999.500 - Castle
Departement Allier 03
On the border of the Allier and Puy de Dome, this truly magnificent castle from the end of XVth century on about 5.5Ha.
The castle surrounded by a moat, was built in the XVth century on the remains of a fortress and renovated in the XVIIIth century.
So is the structure of the oak roof in the shape of an inverted ship hull.
The castle is classified as Monument Historique.
Access is via a stone bridge, which replaced the drawbridge, which leads to the paved courtyard surrounded by a wooden gallery.
In the courtyard, you find the former kitchens and sculleries, a well, a working bread oven, a wine cellar, a beautiful vaulted cellar and an office.
The wooden gallery offers 2 guest rooms, each with 2 bedrooms with bath and toilet.
A staircase on the other side of the courtyard leads to a large entrance into the castle.
The hall gives access to a large kitchen with large fireplace and living/dining room with original tiled floor.
The hall gives also access to a bedroom with a separate bathroom with bath and toilet.
The first floor is reached by a spiral stone staircase in the tower where there are 4 bedrooms. Some rooms have bath or shower and toilet or a central bathroom.
On the halfway-level you find a bedroom with fireplace and bathroom.
The second floor is a large attic space which is beautifully converted for holding seminars, music evenings etc. Beside a hall library, billiard room etc. with separate toilets.
On the property:
1) The former caretaker’s house which is converted into a cottage with living room/kitchen and a private garden.
On the first floor there are 2 bedrooms and a bathroom with shower and toilet.
2) A full laundry facilities, storage room, living room with shower and toilet, new professional kitchen, suitable for cooking workshops, access to terrace with garden and swimming pool of 11 x 5.5m.
3) Catering area of 110m² suitable for max. 100 people with access to the swimming pool and terrace. The lobby has restrooms.
4) A barn of about 200m² with possibilities.
5) A barn with sauna, 4 showers and 4 toilets
Central heating on gas.
Water, electricity and telephone are available.
Connection to an independent mini purification system.
At the edge of a small Bourbonnais village with shops at 4km. and 10 minutes from a town with access to the A71 to Paris and Clermont-Ferrand.
This beautiful castle, you will understand, is ideal for a cultural or tourist activity.
Be rented for weddings or any other occasions in magnificent surroundings.
Visit to convince you!
The current owners operate the castle as a museum and give guided tours. In several rooms there are dolls in medieval costumes.