|Restored by a couple in love with a work of art ... is the work and passion of a life ... ..
It is in 1586 that Louis Le Mairat,the lord of the region, faithful to his king Henry III obtained permission to surround his stately house walls and ditches with a drawbridge. The input posterns, 3 corner towers, the double row of water moat and outer walls of outbuildings date from this time.
In 1714, family Guillaume de Chavaudon, owner, undertook major works; Construction of the main building and significant changes on the facades of the garden outbuildings.
During World War II, the castle served as a convalescent home for the German army. After the death of the Marquise de Chavaudon in 1974, the heritage is dispersed and the destruction of the castle is considered .... In July 1983, the current owners acquire ownership of the domain and driven by the enthusiasm of the family head, embark on a fascinating restoration that will give, to over the years, all the authenticity and nobility in this beautiful property ... . The whole family and many friends involved in this real adventure, it is the passion and the work of a lifetime ....
The property includes :
-1/ of buildings giving access to the French garden, comprising entrance postern, blowing snow, dairy, guardroom and travelers with studio flat, vast barns, workshop, stables, dovecote.
-2/ main building including 2nd postern with a drawbridge in working and towers sixteenth century, dining room, lounge, library, winter garden conservatory, many bedrooms and bathrooms, with modern comforts to day.
- 3/ outbuildings including a 2nd house with newly furnished rooms and bathrooms, courtyard between buildings. Folk Art Museum (complementary option).
All surrounded by a water moat.
7ha park surrounded by a water moat 2nd (1/3 wood - 2/3 Park) -
935m2 about habitable (34 rooms including 15 bedrooms and a studio) + (600 m2).
Restoration with period materials (awarded by VMF -Vieilles French Houses).
Electricity and heating (heat pump water / water) recent.
Tax property : 3800€ / year
The charm and authenticity in a modern comfort, "the unique pleasure of a lifetime to the French."
All registered in the Inventory of Historical Monuments by the Heritage Branch.