Stunning château from 1761 for sale on 17 ha beautiful parkland with meadows. Orne, Normandy

Normandy, Orne

€1,627,500 ID: 132412

A magical property overlooking the countryside with a wealth of original architectural features from ornate fireplaces, parquets, panelling, secret doors, plate lift, servant's quarters, a fantastic opportunity to have your very own 'Downton Abbey'.

A symmetrical second building across a formal courtyard huge business potential.

Managers house, dovecot and chapel all close to the beautiful town of Alencon, 2 hours to Paris, 1h 30 to the Normandy coast

Majestic building which benefits from a new roof, grand entrance with stunning staircase, selection of rooms with original windows, French doors, beautiful fireplaces and original parquet flooring. Salon bleu features ornate decorative panelling, original paintings from 1760, and triple aspect windows for stunning views of the countryside. Beautiful library with 19th century fireplace, wood floor and panelled ceiling. Six principal bedrooms on the 1st floor, servants quarters in the paviliion. Enormous cellar with laundry room, sauna room with shower, coal store, boiler room and fruit store. 

A magnificent building opposite which mirrors the main chateau, huge potential would make the perfect venue for weddings, corporate functions, party rooms the possibilities are endless. Comprises of a grand room currently used for storage, workshop, 2 large garages on the ground floor. Stunning curved oak staircase leads to a selection of rooms on the 1st floor with many original features and fabulous views. Curved staircase leading to the first pavilion with a large room and staircase to the second pavilion with a total of four rooms 

Guardians House, beautiful ornate house which benefits from a new roof, new guttering and new woodwork to balconies. This property is currently divided into two separate residential units both require renovation works.

Hangar – open fronted 6 bay cartshed 

Glasshouses – two curved glasshouses with original heating system still in situ, both require remedial works

Foundations of former manoir – walled gated garden formerly poteger, two defensive round towers remain on the site the first tower is a pigeonnier with a 1000 pigeon holes or boulins, amongst nobility and royalty, the presence of a pigeonnier at their chateau was a symbol of status and power. The second tower houses an 18th century chapel

Total of 17 hectares with meadows, parkland and even your own section of river frontage.


Ground Floor

Dining room - 51m2
The blue living room - 51m2
Library - 66m2 
The yellow living room - 30m2
Grand entrance - 26m2
Small entrance - 14m2
Vestibule - 13m2
Service kitchen - 14m2
Bathroom with wc

Bathroom, linen store
1st Floor - Apartment south 
Ladies bedroom - 36m2
Vestibule - 6m2
Bathroom - 9m2
Gentleman’s bedroom - 21m2
Yellow bedroom - 22m2
Pink bedroom - 19m2
Blue bedroom - 22m2

Apartment north
Bedroom - 31m2
Alcove - 2m2
Vestibule - 7m2
Bathroom – 5m2
Corridor - 43m2

Pavilion North West

Room 1 - 5m2
Room 2 – 10m2
Room 3 - 14m2
Room 4 - 7m2

Pavilion – south east

Room 1 - 10m2
Room 2 - 15m2
Room 3 – 23m2 

Ancient kitchen - 54m2
Basement - 54m2
Sauna & shower room

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  • Details

    Property type
    Special class
    Guesthouse-bed & breakfast-gites
    Extra info
    Grounds 10-20 HA
    Plot size
    167,040 m²
    Total living area
    605 m²
  • Room information

    All bathrooms
  • Special features

    • Greenhouse
    • Guesthouse
    • Chapel
    • Barn
    • Broadband internet
    • Caretaker cottage