Renaissance Château in Normandy - 7 Bedrooms & 10 Hectares

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Rue Le Verrier, Caen (France)

7 Bedrooms · 3 Bathrooms · 1000Floor area




7 Bedrooms

3 Bathrooms



No pool

Not furnished


This elegant 7 bedroom house is situated in the enchanting Normandy region of France, in the charming town of Caen. Surrounded by serene and leafy grounds that stretch over 10 hectares and are crossed by a stream, this renaissance chateau was built in the 14th century and remodelled in the 17th century. It has since been listed as a Historic Monument, with part of it still needing to be renovated and fitted out.

The central living space is arranged around a large stone staircase, giving access to two ceremonial rooms. On the ground floor, you will find a grand dining room with colonnades opening onto a covered terrace, while the first floor features the former bedroom of the Marquise de Croismare, now a music room. This majestic room is adorned with a remarkable fireplace, herringbone parquet flooring and an intricately carved coffered ceiling depicting the nine muses with Apollo.

The staircase then leads to the living floor, which has been renovated and fitted with central heating. It includes a beautiful panelled living room with a lovely fireplace, a spacious dining room, a cozy kitchen, a small living room (formerly a chapel with a domed ceiling 8 metres high), five bedrooms and two bathrooms. The large entrance gives access to a very ornate Renaissance staircase, a magnificent 14th century vaulted cellar and a large Renaissance kitchen that has yet to be restored.

Right next to the main body of the castle stands a modern apartment of 90 square meters with beautiful exposed beams. It has just been fitted out on the first floor of the 19th century outbuildings, together with a summer lounge and a huge reception room with exposed stone walls of 140 m². Behind these are a duplex apartment and a large attic, both needing restoration. There are also several utility buildings behind a closed courtyard.

Finally, the North-East wing of the castle is spread over four levels, offering plenty of space to be developed. Meanwhile, the South-East wing features independent sleeping quarters spread over three levels.

This impressive property located on the edge of a village provides the perfect opportunity to purchase a piece of history and start a new chapter. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to own a truly exceptional home.


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