A 15th century Seigneurial home and its outbuildings 10 km from a TGV train station in a hamlet in the area around Vendôme - ref 632599
ca. 400,00 m²
ca. 400,00 m²
ca. 4.482,00 m²
A 15th century Seigneurial home and its outbuildings 10 km from a TGV train station in a hamlet in the area around Vendôme. Two hours by car from the centre of Paris. In a hamlet in the French department of Loir-et-Cher, between the Perche and Beauce regions, on an undulating hillside overlooking the river Loir, 10 minutes from the centre of Vendôme and 15 minutes from its TGV train station with 40-minute links to Paris. Vendôme, a town of art and history with its wealth of cultural heritage, has shops, doctors, all schools and other essential amenities. This property, enclosed by ivy-covered walls, is reached through white gates opening on to a gravel alleyway, bordered with lime trees and St Johns Wort. The driveway goes in front of a copse before reaching the residence which stretches from east to west, from a bread oven to a summer kitchen. A grassy parterre, planted with many species of scented roses, is flanked by a crenelated hornbeam hedge. At the end of the plot, behind hydrangea bushes, cypress and other ornamental trees, stands an outbuilding used for storage purposes and a barn in use as a garage. On the other side of the residence, the garden featuring terraces, a vegetable patch, an orchard with apple, pear, cherry and walnut trees is bordered by hedges separating the property from neighbouring grasslands. This gently sloping section looks down on the Loir Valley. The residenceThe central building, constructed in the 15th century, is flanked in the middle by a square turret and has small 17th century pavilions on either side. The roofs are covered with small tiles. It features casement and half-casement windows whilst its stone and quarry stone blocks are partially covered with an ochre rendering. Virginia creeper, honeysuckle, lavender and asters provide colour and fragrance. Ground floor This residence is entered via the tower which once housed the stairway. It opens into a superb through reception room exuding a variety of atmospheres created by exposed beams, framed terracotta floor tiles, a large brick and freestone fireplace, a central stairway and casement windows with indoor shutters. A semi-glazed door opens into a kitchen which takes up the pavilion on the east side. This bright, comfortable room includes a fireplace and a bread oven. Two wonderful old doors provide access to a red and white shower room and to a back kitchen. Semi-glazed doors on the west side lead to a laundry room and to a summer dining room which opens via a large picture window on to the terrace and the summer kitchen. First floor A large gallery at the top of the stairs is used a study. Brick and half-timbering bring the Sologne style to mind. A bedroom with a shower and toilet, laid out in the tower, is next to a bigger bedroom with a fireplace, a bathroom fitted with a shower and a toilet. Second floor This level, under the rafters, opens on to a landing room with a corridor leading to three bedrooms and a shower room with a toilet. Basement Outside steps go down to a gavelled cellar which spans the full floor surface area of the central building. Wine and fruit can be stored here in optimal conditions. One room houses a boiler.
Anzahl der Schlafzimmer: 5, Anzahl der Badezimmer: 1, Bundesland: Centre-Val de Loire