Franch Chateau in Villefranche-sur-saone

  • €1 680 000
Villefranche-sur-Saône, Rhône, Departemental constituency of Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Metropolitan France, 69400, France
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Villefranche-sur-Saône, Rhône, Departemental constituency of Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Metropolitan France, 69400, France
  • €1 680 000

Overview

  • Château
  • Property Type
  • 8
  • Bedrooms
  • 1150
  • sqm

Description

This stunning chateau built during the second half of the 18th century has an incredibly elegant architecture – the main building has perfect proportions and is bordered by two symmetrical wings and surrounded by a spectacular wooded park of nearly fifteen hectares that is so beautiful and mixes the French and English style for its remarkable gardens.

The gardens are accessible from the outdoor terrace by a grand staircase. In the beautiful wooded park, you can find many varieties of plants and trees such as topiary pruned yew trees arranged in a chessboard, period statues, and a charming fountain.

The ground floor consists of a suite with bright reception rooms with a large living room, a dining room, a billiard table, and a magnificent library, plus a contemporary kitchen.

On the second floor, you’ll find a few large bedrooms with bathrooms and on the third floor, there are three bedrooms and a remaining area that can be renovated however you see fit.

It’s an exceptional property, so don’t miss out on it!

About the place:

Located on the right bank of the Saone River, Villefranche-sur-saone is a commune in France. The city is located within the Rhône department and has an estimated population of 29,000. It’s known for its medieval castle that was built by Charles III in 1220. The castle remains one of the most important monuments in this region with imposing architecture to show off.

The city is situated on the right bank of the Saône opposite Lyon. The town was founded by the Romans and they named it Vile fere saltus which means Rapid Creek or Slippery Ford after an incident when Julius Caesar’s horse slipped crossing to hunt deer near Mont Pilat. In Roman times there were two important routes from Italy coming together at Villefrance: one along Découverte street through Saint Péravy le Fort leading out towards Autun; another from Rome across Bourg de Four, Beaujolais toward Marseilles via La Roche sur Foron . It became a small but rich merchant city with a record population of 1500 in 1311.

Things to do in Villefranche-sur-saone:

Villefranche-sur-saone, France is a great place to visit. It has several things to do including going shopping in the market and visiting museums. The area is also known for its vineyards which produce some of the most exquisite wines in all of France. Visitors can taste their wine at one of Villefranche’s many local cafes or restaurants before heading back home after an amazing vacation!

The city was known historically as Vinea Domini, which literally translates to Vineyard of the Lord. The area is surrounded by vineyards and lavender fields making it an ideal place for wine tasting tours, especially during summertime when temperatures are cooler than in most areas of Europe.

The beaches along Georgia Bay are a great idea if you can go swimming or take an adventure on water bikes in the summertime. There are also numerous hiking trails that will provide stunning views while getting some exercise. If you enjoy biking around then there are several bike paths available throughout the region allowing easy access to both Villefranche-sur-saone, France as well other nearby cities. Other activities include shopping at the markets or having a picnic in one of the many parks around.

You definitely shouldn’t miss the Chateau d’Uchaux that was built in the 14th century and has been added to overtime. It is believed that it may be haunted by Charles VI, who died here following his defeat at Agincourt during the Hundred Years’ War.

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  • Address Villefranche-sur-Saône, Rhône, Departemental constituency of Rhône, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Metropolitan France, 69400, France
  • City Villefranche-sur-Saône
  • State/county Rhône
  • Zip/Postal Code 69400
  • Country France

Details

Updated on September 14, 2021 at 4:00 pm
  • Price: €1 680 000
  • Property Size: 1150 sqm
  • Bedrooms: 8
  • Property Type: Château
  • Property Status: For Sale

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