Castle Blandy (77)
- 900 m2
- 21 rooms
- 10 bedrooms
Ref.3368 : French castle for sale near Paris.
This property is located in Seine-et-Marne department, in the greenwood countryside of “La VallÃ©e de l'Ancoeur”. The property is less than an hour from Paris via motorway A6 or A4 and Francilienne road (motorway exit at 5km).
The gate, the chÃ¢teau and the side walls creates an honnor rectangular courtyard bothe paved and covered by grass.
From each side of the courtyad, we access throught two masoneries door to either to the outbuildings, either to the kitchen garden, the greenhouse and the orangery.
Perfectly symmetrical, the building is composed of a central front-body which rises on three levels, flanked by two ground-floor wings treated in arcades and covered with roof-terraces.
The faÃ§ade has a dressed stone based walls and a coated stone-setting rendering wall. The cornerstone as well as the bays frames and the cornices are decorated with mouldings.
The sloping rooftop, terrasson and slate brisis, is pierced by many curvilinear dormers. The bays, windows, doors, dormers and oculus are arranged symmetrically on each facade.
In the center of the main facade, a protruding central avant-corps surmounted by a triangular pediment is preceded by a stone staircase leading to the front door.
In the center of the rear facade, a slightly protruding avant-corps comprise a semicircular door crowned with a female mascaron ornament.
On the first floor, there is a wrought iron balcony with upper a alcove dormer with two stone-vase.
On the ground floor, each wing is enriched with a large niche hosting a statue.
The chateau of about 900sqm of living space comprises :
On the ground-floor : (high ceiling : about 5m) : Entrance hall, staircase, small dining room, living room, large dinning room, kitchen, small living room, study, boudoir, laundry room and hall. Boiler room.
On the first floor : (high ceiling : about 3,80m) : Landing, private apartment ( 2 bedrooms with bathrooms and dressing) accessible through an independent staircase. A 2 bedrooms suite with a bathroom and a dressing. 3 bedrooms with bathrooms including a suite with bathroom and terrace.
On the second floor : (high ceiling : about 2,80m) : a 3 bedrooms suite a bath room, a independent bedroom with its bathroom and a double bedroom with bathroom.
Basement : Large wine cellar.
Many marble style fireplace on each floor.
The ground-floor's floors are either covered with marble tiled floor with small black tiles, Versailles parquet floor or oak Hungarian point parquet.
The uppers floors are covered with terracotta tiles and floor tiles.
Stone central staircase with wrought iron banister.
The outbuildings comprises :
-”La faisanderie”, former outbuildings in square courtyard with 3 receptions room of about 240sqm.
-Apartment, horse stables, work room and technical installation room.
-Caretaker's house : 4 rooms (70sqm), with a large garage.
Out of the property :
-Independent pavilion on three levels (about 120 sqm) : kitchen, dinning room, living room, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room and 3 toilets.
-Long house (100sqm).
The property of about 173 acres is composed of a enclosed English park of about 42 acres.
This park is one of the first English park designed in France between 1760 and 1764 under the reign of Louis the 15th.
The 42 acres enclosed park has been recently fully restored respecting the rules of Monuments Historiques. It is composed of meadows, old trees including a beautiful “remarkable” plane tree, shrubs, groves, various species flowers beds, orchard, vegetable garden with greenhouse and enclosure.
Three ponds feeded with a artificial stream digged from The Source Pavilion, create a mirror effect by reflecting the property.
The park is enhance thanks to various ornamental elements such as a obelisk , a tower (remains of the former chateau), a rockery cave, former ice house and a several marble, stone and bronze statues.
reference : 3368 - Le Figaro Properties reference : 15081957