• €1,000,000
    incl. of agency fees
  • MFH-GH5851
    Property Reference
  • 9 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 15 ha
This superb 15th century Chateau is set in private grounds of 37 acres in the county of Normandy half-way between Saint Malo and Paris.

At a Glance

  • Reference
  • MFH-GH5851
  • Bed
  • 9
  • Land
  • 15 ha
  • Near to
  • Hauterive
  • Bath
  • 4
  • Pool
  • Yes
  • Price
  • €1,000,000
  • Land Tax
  • €3520.00

Property Description

This superb 15th Century Chateau is set in private grounds of 37 acres (15 hectares) in the beautiful county of Normandy half-way between the ferry port of St. Malo and Paris

Approached by a private drive of 400 metres, the estate comprises a collection of characterful buildings including two gites and the pretty river Sarthe runs through forming a small island of some 22 acres with moats leading up to the Chateau.

In brief, the estate comprises the 15th Century Chateau with adjoining tower, a large building with attached Dovecote, a building joined to a lodgehouse in which you will find the Chapel, a large building with gite and large barn, a second gite, an outhouse with breadoven and piggeries, the whole set on grounds/gardens of 37 acres including parkland and heated swimming pool.

The Chateau

The ground floor :

  • Principal entrance hall of 2.5m x 3.0m with original floor tiles and closet area
  • Principal sitting room of 5.7m x 7.5m with beautiful period features including marble fireplace, wood paneling and wall tapestries. French-doors open onto the grounds
  • Second sitting room of 3.0m x 4.7m with pretty marble fireplace, wood paneling and tiled floor
  • Dining room of 4.4m x 6.7m with a small marble fireplace, tiled floor and attractive woodwork. French-doors open onto the garden bordering the river Sarthe
  • Office of 2.9m x 3.8m with tiled floor and wall tapestries
  • Kitchen of 5.1m x 7.0m with impressive granite fireplace dating to the 15th Century. Two large fitted cupboards, tiled floors and Belgian blue stone worktops complete the look
  • Beautiful granite spiral staircase in the tower leads to the upper floors
  • WC

The first floor :

  • Landing of 1.8m x 2.3m
  • Master bedroom of 5.3m x 7.0m with tiled floor and ensuite shower-room and dressing room
  • Open area of 2.2m x 3.6m with original tiled floor
  • Large second bedroom of 4.6m x 6.0m with beautiful terracotta floor tiles and a fitted wardrobe
  • Third bedroom of 4.4m x 5.6m
  • Fourth bedroom of 2.0m x 4.4m
  • Fifth bedroom of 3.4m x 5.2m with pretty wood features and period fitted cupboard
  • Family bathroom comprising bath, shower and WC

The second floor :

  • Two attics suitable for conversion, one measuring 7.8m x 9.7m, the other 6.8m x 15.4m

The third floor :

  • A room to convert in the watchtower with original terracotta tiled floor
  • Oil-fired central heating

The Lodge House with adjoining Dovecote

  • Two rooms to convert measuring 6.2m x 7.6m and 5.5m x 7.0m
  • Winecellar of 2.9m x 6.8m
  • Open barn of 6.3m x 14.3m
  • The Dovecote, which was originally the defense tower, has an interior diameter of 7.7m. Converted in the 18th Century to the present day Dovecote, you will find an impressive wooden dome topped by an equally impressive bell


The Building Opposite


  • The chapel of 5.5m x 7.4m in the lodgehouse with original terracotta floor tiles
  • Stables of 6.2m x 11.2m with large attic
  • Detached, ancient original latrines above the moats
  • These three buildings form a large courtyard and are surrounded by moats
  • The other areas form a forecourt with three buildings:


Building 1 gite with large ajoining barn - 9m x 23m :


  • Large living area of 60 sqm with fitted kitchen area, fireplace, bay window overlooking the courtyard and French windows opening onto a private terrace
  • Bedroom of 3.8m x 6.0m
  • Bathroom with bath, shower and double sink
  • WC
  • Small utility room
  • Tiled floors and double glazing throughout

The Second Gite

  • Entrance hall
  • Large open-plan living area of 6.7m x 8.3m with fitted kitchen area, large fireplace, French windows and pretty tiled floors
  • Bedroom 1 is 4.0m x 4.0m
  • Bedroom 2 is 3.4m x 4.0m
  • Bathroom with bath, shower and WC
  • WC
  • Utility room and boiler house
  • Oil fired central heating

This estate offers great charm and character in a fabulous river-side location.




Environment & Surroundings

Lake or River View?

And Before You Ask

Very good
Heating System:
Central heating (oil)
Reason for selling:
Property too big / small
Currently lived in:
Condition of Roof:
Property Tax:
Land Tax:
Nationality of Owners:

Key Information

Property type:
Hauterive, Alencon, Orne, Normandy

Additional Information

Land Area:
15 ha
How many Outbuildings:

Property Features:
  • river island,stables,dovecote,moats,private drive
Has a Wine Cellar:
Has Attic Space:
Has an Office / Study?
Has a Garden
Has a Terrace?
Swimming Pool?
Has ADSL/Broadband?
  • €1,000,000
    incl. of agency fees
  • MFH-GH5851
    Property Reference
  • 9 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 15 ha
This superb 15th century Chateau is set in private grounds of 37 acres in the county of Normandy half-way between Saint Malo and Paris.

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