Castle for sale Vendee, Pays de la Loire, France
Magnificent elegant castle dating from the 19th century with 8 bedrooms, two gîtes and swimming pool set in stunning grounds overlooking the river Boulogne in Rocheservière. Nantes 20 minutes.
Rocheservière is located on the Nantes/La Roche-sur-Yon/Vendée coast triangle with easy access to Nantes and the international airport (20 minutes), as well as the beautiful Vendée coast and tourist attractions such as the Puy du Fou.
The Château du Pavillon and gîtes are situated on the edge of the village in stunning grounds with sweeping views and beautiful trees. All amenities are within walking distance and there is direct access to the river.
This elegant and magnificent property spread over four floors (850m²) has been tastefully restored to its former glory retaining many original and unique features.
On the ground floor there is a beautiful light entrance hall with the original tiled floor. The property benefits from two sitting rooms on one side of the hall each with a fireplace. The smaller sitting room has an unusual Nantaise fireplace. There is an office, a library and a cloakroom wc. To the other side of the hall is a large dining room with a fireplace, a fully fitted kitchen, a nursery with en suite shower room. There is access to the basement from the kitchen.
A splendid staircase winds up to the first floor where there is one bedroom « David » with a fireplace and a suite « Pompadour » with two bedrooms each with fireplaces, a large bathroom with bath, shower, double sinks and wc and a large landing with space for the piano.
The stunning staircase continues up to the second floor to two suites - « Balzac »and « Mozart », each with two bedrooms, fireplaces and a bathroom. There is a second large landing and a storage room.
The basement benefits from eleven rooms: a staff bedroom, dressing room, linen room, billiards room with a fireplace, woodstore, utility, boiler room saddlery, store, wine cellar and workshop.
The former stables have been transformed into two gîtes and are set in their own garden (1 200 m² ) inside the castle grounds.
The two gîtes are identical apart from bathrooms and are divided by a garage (50m²) on the ground floor. There is also a cloakroom wc and all necessary fittings for a further kitchen if required. Previously used as a games room in the letting period.
The 2 gîtes of 63m² each have both open kitchens onto sitting/dining areas. Wooden staircases lead to 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3 wc's each.
The gîtes have a mixture of parquet, teak and tiled floors, exposed stonework and beams and they both have their own terrace and garden. Heating is provided by oil-fired central heating.
The swimming pool (14m x 7m) is located on a lower terrace at the front of the property and the technical equipment is housed in the greenhouse.
The castle and gîtes have been classified as 4 stars.
This property has been a much-loved family home and has been cared for exceptionally. It would make a wonderful hotel or Chambre d'hôtes once again.
- Property type
- Special class
- Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
- Extra info
- Grounds 5-10 HA
- Plot size
- 89,330 m²
- Total living area
- 850 m²
- Garage car spaces
- Stories / levels
- All bathrooms
- Saddle room
- Swimming pool