1424 Ref
20 Beds
33.000 m² Built
319.702 m² Plot

Château Charbonnières, France

Charbonnières, Saône-et-Loire, France

SOLD at Auction

Step inside architectural and cultural history in the magnificent Château Charbonnières. Live like European royalty inside your own Renaissance Chateau. Restored and modernized in 2010, this luxury castle is a decadent time capsule surrounded by 79ac of spectacular gardens with its own river, waterfalls, forest and meadows. Discover your 18th century piece of art at just 75 minutes away from Paris.


This unspoiled region of rolling hills, lush meadows, and stately forests was the favored country escape of European royalty. Located in Le Perche, a national park between the Loire and Eure River Valleys, this idyllic region of France is well-connected to major urban centers, with Paris only 90 minutes away. Known for its world-renowned horses, glorious châteaus, abundant mushroom species, and the perfect baguette, Le Perche is also an ideal beginning point for cultural adventures. The magnificent stained glass of Chartres Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is less than an hour drive from your door, and the oldest endurance car race in the world is just 35 minutes away in Le Mans.


● 33,000sf (3,000m²) | 79-acre riverside property (32ha)

● 20+ rooms | 3 levels | 6 outbuildings

● Original castle built in the 16th century | Expanded in the 18th century | Renovated and restored in 2010 with attention to correct period design

● Playground to lords, noblemen, and royalty | Henry IV was a frequent 16th Century visitor | Occupied by German forces in World War II

● Exquisite marquetry floors | Decadent furnishings and fine art | Spiral staircase | Chandeliers

● Bedrooms finished in various styles from Victorian to High Renaissance | King’s bedroom with hand-carved four poster antique bed

● Private owners’ suite | Chapel | Dining room | Bedroom | Bathroom | Salon

● 18th century French Country kitchen | Seating for casual meals | Fireplace | Located in the original tower

● Music room | Gambling parlor | Grand salon | Formal banquet room | Library | Movie room | Conference/event space | Exercise room

● Expansive views | Direct river access | Waterfall | Meadows | Forests | Manicured French-style gardens | River | Private lake

● Ideal for outdoor adventure | Fishing | Golf | Trekking | Quads | Horseback riding | Archery

● Caretakers house | Horse stables | Orangerie | Greenhouse | Workshop | New electrical, plumbing and heating | Helipad

● Additional 3.7ac (1.5ha) plot

● Charbonnières Village in the Perche Natural Regional Park | Nestled between Normandy and the Loire Valley | 120km and 75 minutes from Paris, Caen, Orleans, and Le Havre | 60km and 35 minutes from Chartres | 35 minutes from Le Mans

● 110km and 1 hour to Paris Orly International Airport | 75km to Le Mans International Airport | 75 minutes to Paris center

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