- Type: Château
- Living surface: 350
- Plot size: 8065
- Bedrooms: 7
- Total rooms: 14
- Bathrooms: 3
- Closest neighbour in m.: 150
- Close By: City centre
- Languages spoken: English
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Château Du Pont - Fully Renovated Family Home with 8-10 bedrooms
Price: € 550 000 | Ref.: 3690 | Views: 936
Small but impressive Château, used as a family home since it was built over 300 years ago in the mid 17th Century. The main house has five bedrooms plus a further two or three bedrooms in the west wing plus a further scope for expansion with another three bedrooms in an outbuilding. This beautiful property sits in gardens and grounds extending to about 2.5 acres, with areas laid out to lawn, gardens and parking plus a small wood and some grazing land. Situated just off the main route between Mayenne town and Ambrières Les Vallées. This last town has all amenities and is only two minutes’ drive. Mayenne at about 6 minutes’ drive has all amenities, like 2 major supermarket chains, main DIY stores, numerous banks, postal services, garages, restaurants… in short: every convenience associated with a large town.
The main house: Double doors into hall with oak floor.Toilet and wash room. Drawing Room with paneled walls and original Louis Pompadour Napoleonic marble fire surround. Double French doors with external shutters. Huge impressive formal dining room (7.5x4.6m) with paneled walls. Windows to two aspects and twin pairs of French doors with external shutters. Sitting Room (5.2x6m) with under floor heating.Fully fitted kitchen with professional 6 ring range cooker with gas hob and electric fan oven. Windows to two aspects. Doors to pantry, storage room, boiler room, shower room and rear garden. Library with double doors to outside front garden and another door to metal balcony over the river.
Good-sized walk-in Butlers’ Pantry with original window and views over river. Fitted with shelves. Walk-in wet room with shower, basin, and toilet. Boiler room with central heating boiler, tanks and sink unit with washing machine connections power and lighting etc.
Oak stairs to old servants’ quarters with windows on three sides and original arched feature window. Measuring 9.4x6.0m, there is easily enough space here to create a further three en-suite bedrooms and a bathroom. In the West wing, we find a bedroom of 2.5x3.5m, currently used as office space. A small bedroom/music room (2.6x3.3m) with pine shelving. Plus a large bedroom (5.8x5m) with roof window on one side and a window to the front.
From main hall by the drawing room the main stairs lead to a 1st floor landing and the master bedroom (5.1x5.0m) with small closet room for clothes with hanging rail and wash basin. Windows on three sides.Toilet cabinet. Family bathroom (3.5 x 2.8m) fully fitted with quality bathroom and shower fittings with double sinks. Period antique cast iron roll top bath. Oak window seat and half wood paneling. Hall with windows overlooking the front, leading to second master bedroom (4.9x4.5m). Stairs to second floor. Here we find a Bedroom (5.4x5.0m) with shower cubicle and wash basin. Marble fire surround with further inset original oil painting and mirror fitted. Hall with 2 double glazed units to the front aspect. Bedroom (3.2x3.5m) with Velux window to rear and a final bedroom (4.4x4.9m).Toilet.
The Château is approached off the main road down a small side road that serves just 2 properties. 2 Main entrance gates and a pedestrian side gate open onto a 90 meter driveway past a range of outbuildings to the front of the property with views over the front gardens and the river Colmont. On the grounds, there are a brick and stone purpose-built Italian Pizzeria oven, 2 stables used as wine store and small gymnasium. Large double fronted workshop, art studio, garage, huge storage barn suitable for conversion to other uses. Original gate house with 2 bedrooms, kitchen, lounge, dining room. This has already been partly renovated, has a very good roof and requires internal work only. Walled and gated vegetable garden. Private pedestrian foot bridge over River Colmont with good fishing leading to adjoining grazing land. Parking for dozens of vehicles.
The château has double glazed windows all around, mostly with the original oak shutters. There is of course central heating, but also some wood burners. Note that many rooms have the original cast-iron radiators and of course wooden floors. Internet. Many original details. All the main external buildings have lighting and electrical sockets. Excellent Condition throughout.
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