house for sale in Jarnac in poitou charente

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Property Ref: CIC-2754   Price: 3 786 000€ 
   Price: 3 750 000 euro + agency fee 0.96% paid by buyer


South facade and pool

North facade

Large reception room

Small salon




View from south terrace



Location: Jarnac
Department: Charente        Region: Poitou-Charentes

Magnificent 19th century chateau set in 2.5 hectares

This beautiful Second Empire 13-bedroom chateau, set in a private 6-acre park with river frontage, comes with attractive outbuildings, a gate house and is located in the heart of the popular market town of Jarnac.

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(please note that the property is in the general highlighted area - the marker does not show the exact location)

This is a very rare opportunity to acquire a well-maintained landmark listed building within walking distance of the shops, bars, and restaurants of this attractive town. Perfect as a substantial family home, the property also presents commercial potential as a boutique hotel/B&B or conference centre.

Due to its sheer size, the following description provides just the basic details - please contact us for more information if required.


Ground floor

The front hall opens to the huge entrance hall (45m2) off which is a separate hall (27m2) housing the impressive stone staircase. Doors from the hall open to a vast reception room (58m2) with wooden parquet flooring, fireplace and the orginal gilded panelling to the walls. Glazed doors from this room open out onto a terrace with wonderful views over the garden.

To the right of the main reception room a pair of doors opens to the small reception room (36m2) with wooden parquet flooring, a fireplace, doors to the terrace and a door to the hall.

To the left of the main reception room a pair of doors opens to the impressive dining room (61m2) with wooden parquet flooring, panelled walls and ceiling, a huge fireplace and doors to the terrace.

To the back of the dining room a door opens to a suite of rooms comprising the kitchen and WC area (totalling about 30m2).

To the right of the main entrance hall a door opens to another reception room (36m2) with wooden parquet flooring and fireplace.

First floor

The monumental stone staircase rises to the first floor landings, off which are 6 very large bedrooms (52m2, 41m2, 41m2, 35m2, 32m2 and 21m2 - each of which includes ensuite facilities).

Second floor

The staircase continues to the second floor landings, off which are a further 7 bedrooms (5 of which have ensuite facilities) as well as a separate WC.

Basement level

The basement level houses a number of store rooms, a wine cellar, a cold room and a large room (formerly the main kitchen). There is also a gym, a steam room and a fitted-out conference / meeting room.


The property comes with substantial outbuildings including a garage block (with former chauufeur's accommodation), barns and two small houses (in need of work). There is also the guardian / gatekeeper cottage.


The property sits on just over 2.5 hectares (a little more than 6 acres) of parkland with lawns, mature trees, shrubs and flower borders. The grounds extend down to the river Charente and to small private island. To the south-side of the chateau is a swimming pool (designed to imitate the pool with fountain that this type of property would have originally had). To one side of the park is the tennis court.

This substantial property, within walking distance of the all the town's facilities, provides great potential for business use or could simply make a wonderful family home.

Fast facts
Habitable area (m2 - approx.):  
Beds: 8+  (13 bedrooms)
Land (m2 - approx.): 25759  
Outbuildings: Yes  (substantial and attractive outbuildings)
Swimming pool: Yes 
Situation: Town 
State of repair: Good 
Heating system: Oil-fired central heating + heat exchange unit
Sanitation system: Mains drainage
Taxe foncière €: 10000
Nearest shop: 300m
Nearest bar: 300m
Nearest town: in Jarnac
More Details
For more information on this property please call
00 33 (0)5 45 32 62 79 or fill in this form

Date added: 2016-12-11 
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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