This is my foray into the world of suburban house hunting and my endless battle with normalcy and sameness.
Friday, June 27, 2014
CHATEAU SAINT BRIEUC
CHATEAU SAINT BRIEUC 6,256,000 22 Bedrooms 29052 sq ft
This outstanding chateau set in a beautiful park, is registred on the additional inventory of historic monuments (tax cuts for people paying taxes in France).For about 600 sqm of living space per level, it comprises : On full basement : utility rooms and cellars.On ground floor : stunning entrance hall paved with marble (65 sqm), 2 splendid dining rooms (41 and 65 sqm), large sitting room (73 m²), two studies (23 m²), library (31 m²), pantry, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and toilet. Pretty chapel adjoining the chateau. Junk room.A large stairway with wrought iron banister leads to the first floor : corridor, 14 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, linen room, toilet. On the second floor : former staff rooms. High quality original period features have been preserved : parquet floors, magnificent oak panelling, tapestries, trumeaux, oak indoor shutters. Outbuildings composed of :Two buildings housing horse stables, garages, workshop.Caretaker' s lodge near the entrance gate.In the park, quite close to the château, remains of a small gothic chapel. Along the little river that runs through the property, small mill with outbuildings.Several rural buildings, restored or needing restoration.Beautiful park and large estate (land, meadows, wood). All in 427 acres.Such a refined and preserved chateau. A rare offer !