house for sale in Fouqueure in poitou charente

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Property Ref: CIC-2395   Price: 477 000€ 
   Price: 450 000 euro + agency fee 6% paid by buyer



Entrance hall

Reception room

Reception room







Location: Fouqueure
Department: Charente        Region: Poitou-Charentes

20th century chateau set in about 11 acres

*** Sterling Service : 367 500 GBP FIXED ***

This very spacious 20th century chateau set over 3 floors with cellars below comes with over 45,000m2 of land.
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Ground floor

A flight of stone steps leads up from the garden to the front door which in turn opens to a large entrance hall (10m x 3m = 30m2) with attractive parquet floor and wainscoting. To the left a pair of doors opens to a dual-aspect reception room (7.6m x 5m = 38m2) with an elegant marble fireplace and the same parquet floor and wainscoting as the entrance hall. To the back of the room two pairs of double doors open to a second dual-aspect reception room (5.8m x 5.2m = 26m2) with another marble fireplace and the same parquet floor and wainscoting.

To the right of the entrance hall a pair of doors opens to a third dual-aspect reception room (7.2m x 5m = 36m2) with a marble fireplace, parquet floor and wainscoting.

To the rear of the hall a corridor provides access to the butler's pantry (15m2), a WC and a service room which also provides access to the cellars. A door further along this corridor provides access back into the third reception room. To the far end of the corridor a door opens to a large kitchen (4.8m x 4.6m = 22m2) with tiled floor and a large fireplace. A door from the kitchen provides access to a winter garden, above which is a roof terrace.

First floor

A wide wooden staircase rises from the entrance hall to the first floor landing, off which are five large bedrooms (31m2, 25m2, 24m2, 21m2 and 16m2) each with wooden floors and four with fireplace. Also off the landing are two bathrooms and a separate WC.

Second floor

The staircase continues to the second floor landing, off which are six bedrooms (25m2, 25m2, 20m2, 18m2, 16m2, 16m2), five of which have fireplaces. Also off the landing are two shower rooms and a separate WC.


To the far end of the landing a service staircase rises to the attic. Up here are five servant bedrooms and various other spaces. The attic covers about 120m2 (not included in the habitable space).


A flight of steps leads down from the winter garden to the extensive cellars. Down here are a number of store rooms and the boiler room. The cellars cover about 100m2.


The property comes with 45482m2 of land. The grounds immediately surrounding the château are currently left to meadow with a number of trees. The rest of the land is currently farmed.

This is a very substantial property with great potential. The property has not been lived in for quite some time and the new owner will need to undertake a reasonable amount of modernisation - mostly redecoration, new bathrooms and a kitchen. Nevertheless, the château is basically habitable and has a relatively new oil-fired central heating boiler. It could make a wonderful family home and there is potential as a B&B or even as a hotel.

Fast facts
Habitable area (m2 - approx.): 470  (scope to develop attic)
Beds: 8+  (11 bedrooms - scope for more in attic)
Land (m2 - approx.): 45482  
Outbuildings: No 
Swimming pool: No 
Situation: Rural 
State of repair: Habitable 
Heating system: oil-fired central heating
Sanitation system: septic tank
Taxe foncière €: 2000 (tbc)
Nearest shop: 2km
Nearest bar: 2km
Nearest town: Aigre 8km / Mansle 10km
More Details
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00 33 (0)5 45 32 62 79 or fill in this form

Date added: 2014-05-15 
Whilst every attempt is made to provide accurate information, these property details are intended as a
guide-line only with approximate dimensions and do not represent a contractual document.


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