This lovely 15th century chateau is located in the pretty countryside near Montmorillon, South of Poitiers and 3h30 away from Paris.
On the ground floor you’ll find a large kitchen and two back kitchens with beautiful dining room. Next, on the first floor, you’ll see a very beautiful formal living room of approx. 50m², two big bedrooms and bathroom.
The third floor consists of three bedrooms, a bathroom and an attic.
Outside, on 10 ha of land is the caretaker’s house surrounded by a beautiful park with many trees and lovely countryside views. This lovely property would be truly great for a family home or business ventures.
About the place:
Situated in the Poitou-Charentes region of France, Montmorillon is a commune and city that has been inhabited since ancient times. The town’s name comes from its founder, an archbishop named Hugh de Morville. In the Middle Ages, Montmorillon was a major stopping point for pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela. Later, it became famous as one of the centers for salt production during this time period. Located near Bordeaux, today Montmorillon is known mostly for tourism and wine making.
The city has been an important settlement since as early as 400 BC and still holds on to its French charm today. Montmorillon’s history can be traced back through Celtic tribes who settled there for farming purposes – proof of which have been found in archaeological excavations made by archaeologists from France’s National Museum of Archaeology. The village center dates from medieval times, with its town square and churchyard surrounded by 17th century houses. A few kilometers away are located a large number of prehistoric sites known for their collection of bones dating back over 550 million years ago during which time this area was covered by warm seas rich with salt water fauna similar to that now found on tropical shores.
Things to do in Montmorillon:
A popular local attraction near Montmorillon is Chateau de la Roche Courbon, which dates back to the sixteenth century and contains one French garden that was added to UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites in 1999.
Another key destination within Montmorillon itself is La Vergne farm where guests can enjoy workshops on cheese-making or bread baking while also learning about traditional methods concerning animal health care from an experienced farmer who serves as their host at this working farm property.
Montmorillion offers many different activities for its visitors, including sightseeing tours of historical places like churches or castles, visiting museums where history comes alive through exhibits, participating in town festivals that celebrate local culture with music and dance performances or indulging in foodie delights at gourmet restaurants around town. There are also some lovely outdoor areas next to rivers where you can enjoy cycling trails which follow along courses by the river banks as well as natural parks full of pretty flowers and wildlife. You can even take advantage of hiking opportunities close by if you want to work up an appetite.
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