Nr Lyon / Rhône-Alpes : A stunning C19th château with 15 bedrooms. Character features including stained glass windows
€1,500,000 (APPROX. £1,316,828)
Property Details - Château
In the charming town of Reyrieux, just 30 minutes from Lyon and 10 minutes from Ars sur Formans village is this stunning château.
On the ground floor, the entrance hall, which has managed to preserve its charm of yesteryear, with its superb mosaic floor, several living spaces, all of which are wonderfully decorated, having sumptuous windows that let in the rays of the sun and give a direct view on the garden. There is a vast living room of 55m² with its period fireplaces that work, under a magnificent ceiling, a billiard room, further salon / dining room about 29m². Original wooden parquet floors in excellent condition.
The marble staircase of honour takes you to the 1st floor with its wrought iron features, illuminated by several magnificent stained glass windows. These add to the elegance of this castle, and the outstanding quality of light adds to the feeling of light throughout.
There are many rooms, over several levels, set in a labyrinth of corridors, vestibules and landings, allowing you to discover the 15 bedrooms all more unique than the others. All rooms are intimate and cozy in perfect harmony with the history and character of this château. The property would benefit from the creation of additional bathrooms.
This property is perfect for families looking for a place full of history, with a particular character, and outstanding potential. It has many possible uses, as a wedding reception venue, thanks to an intimate chapel, consecrated & inscribed on the registers of the bishop's palace which retains true relics. It could also be used as a chambre d'hôtes, or simply as a large family home. The current legislation allows you to open 5 guest rooms and receive up to 15 people at the same time. This gives you great opportunities to keep the life of this castle alive!
Set within an area of 3.4 hectares of green park and woodland, you will find many "centenary" trees. Overlooking the Val de Saône, this 19th century castle was built by the Pious Baroness of Saint Trivier and by the English architect John Smith who created this unique style. You will also discover its swimming pool with a small and large pool, which will take you in an atypical environment! Its total surface is 850m ² (of which 200m ² of lofts suitable for conversion + cellar).
The rarity of this property, with a protected domain and situated in absolute calm, makes this a truly exceptional place! Your chance to own a piece of history. Many more images available.
Worldwide renowned thanks to its priest, St Jean Marie Vianney, the village of Ars attracts each year about 500 000 pilgrims & tourists. It is the most visited place in the department of Ain. With a history dating back to ancient Roman times, Lyon has earned a place on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The city boasts France's oldest ancient ruins, medieval quarters, and fine Renaissance houses. The happiest of all visitors are the ones who journey here to sample the famous cuisine. France's most renowned chef, Paul Bocuse hails from Lyon. His celebrated 3*** Michelin restaurant is a top destination for gourmands. The legendary Lyonnais gastronomy can also be enjoyed all over Lyon at "bouchons," wonderful small brasseries. Bon appétit.
Peter Elias, (Agent Commercial) - RSAC N°48183917300020.
TTC Prix affiché : 1,500,000 €*
(*Les honoraires de l’agence sont à la charge du vendeur)
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