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Picture Perfect Wedding Chateau in The LoireThis charming nineteenth century French chateau situated in the wonderful Loire Valley with a stunning, pitched blue slate roof, an abundance of land and fantastic business opportunities is one you won’t want to miss.
Having been well maintained by the current owner, the property has been meticulously preserved and developed. This impressive stone built noble home covers three floors which include a basement; formal dining hall; main lounge; secondly lounge with kitchen facilities and a library. The reception rooms of the main house are further complimented by eight bedrooms, four bathrooms, master suite and a laundry room. All the rooms have been decorated to the highest standard.
The property has benefitted from further improvements to seven of the former outbuildings. These buildings have been converted and developed into comfortable guest accommodation which includes a range of reception rooms, bedrooms with en-suite facilities and cloakrooms to cater for up to 78 guests.
The current owner operates a very successful wedding business and provides weddings receptions and overnight accommodation for guests who wish to stay on-site. There are additional workshops, storage and boiler room (woodchip), a barn and a chapel to help provide an all-round, incredible, wedding chateau business opportunity. Due to the success of the existing wedding business, the current owner has weddings booked for years to come.
Further to the income generation opportunities of the existing wedding business, the estate covers 32 hectares with some of the land under a rental agreement to the local farmer. This includes 15 hectares of parkland, woodland, 2 ponds, orchard and meadows.
The estate entrance provides an incredible, tree-lined driveway leading to the property which is cleverly built on a small hill to provide an outstanding elevated view over the estate. Situated only a short drive from Laval and Fougères, and with easy access to both Paris and Nantes, the property is well located to take advantage of its idyllic surroundings, whilst also offering fantastic access to popular tourist areas.
Laval is a small town and the capital of the department which stands at the banks of the River Mayenne – the department is actually named after the town’s river. Although the department doesn’t have a sea coast, Mont Saint-Michel Bay is situated only thirty kilometres in the northwest.
The Loire Valley region offers a fantastic quality of life. Renowned for its wine, the surrounding vineyards and rolling countryside are complimented by the remarkable rivers. As if that all wasn’t enough to tempt you, the region also benefits from wonderful, warm summers. It isn’t hard to see why the area is often referred to as the ‘Garden of France’. If you are looking for a property that not only provides an incredible home but also the scope to generate additional income, you won’t find more perfect than this!
If this rare wedding Chateau isn’t quite your dream opportunity, why not take a look at some of the other properties we have available in the Loire valley, and sign up here to receive alerts of French chateaux and estates for sale.