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Chateau in Vichy

33 rooms - 1575m²

2 900 000 
23 21 153250 m²

Chateau in Vichy

33 rooms - 1575m²
2 900 000 
23 21 153250 m²


Nearby Vichy, a very impressive chateau listed as a Historic Monument, in perfect condition, fitted out for tourist activities and events.

This 19th century chateau built on 13th century foundations is in neo-gothic style.

With a 1,575 sqm surface area on three levels, it comprises 33 main rooms including 23 bedrooms and numerous reception rooms. Indoor and outdoor swimming-pool.

In a dominant position on 15ha of land, it benefits from a remarkable environment without any nuisance with French gardens, ponds and a wood.


On the site of a 13th century Templar commandery, a royal aristocrat had a hunting lodge built in 1830 to accommodate the King and his Court. In 1890 the building was converted into a chateau.

The building is U-shaped:

To the West, a central body in a rectangular tower with its large entrance porch.

On each side, two wings flanked by towers frame a courtyard with a large terrace overlooking the Allier valley to the East.

The chateau consists of :

On the ground floor

– In the central part :

o a cathedral reception hall (magnificent carpentry work)

o two reception rooms and an office.

– In the South wing :

o a lounge and its woodwork, French ceiling and herringbone parquet flooring

o a generous dining room of 89 sqm with its wood panelling, parquet flooring and fireplace, opening directly onto the terrace with a removable marquee.

– In the North wing :

o a reception room

o a professional kitchen

o a storage area

o a cold room

o a laundry room

o an office

o a parent-child suite with its private terrace

o a mezzanine with staff accommodation, a storage and cloakrooms, a parent-child suite with bathroom and toilets, a bedroom with its own bathroom, a furnished apartment with bedroom, a living room with integrated kitchenette ,a bathroom and toilets

On the first floor :

– In the central part: a gallery above the reception, 2 bedrooms.

– In the South wing: 2 parent-child suites with bathroom, 2 bedrooms and a spacious 40 sqm bedroom with superb views.

– In the North wing: 2 bedrooms, a furnished apartment with 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, a living room with an integrated kitchenette. A suite with one bedroom, a bathroom, a living room in the tower and a second bedroom on the second floor of the tower

On the second floor:

– In the central part: a room in the central tower and attics

– In the South wing: 3 bedrooms, each with its own bathroom. In the corner tower, bathroom and access to a bedroom on the third level.

– In the North wing: a bedroom in the tower and a bathroom forming part of the first floor suite.

On the third floor:

– In the central part: a bedroom and a bathroom in the big central tower

– In the South wing: a bedroom in the corner tower with 360° panoramic balcony.

In the basement :

– In the South wing: a stunning heated indoor swimming pool, a sauna, dressing room and toilets.

The wide 250 sqm terrace to the East is very well laid out. It includes an outdoor swimming pool and several relaxation areas.

This chateau has been entirely renovated according to the rules of the art. It has kept the main period decorative elements, giving it all its majesty and nobility. For a long time a charming hotel-restaurant, it is now used as a seasonal event centre. It is carefully maintained. In accordance with the latest ERP standards, it can also accommodate disabled people.

The land.

Mainly wooded, the 15ha land is in a dominant position over the Allier valley.

The chateau is reached via a long driveway leading to a parking area (80 spaces) located on the side of the chateau.

In front of the chateau, a superb French-style parterre enhances the building. Nearby we find a helipad, a golf practice, a 77 sqm pergola for small ceremonies and some technical outbuildings. Below the chateau, 3 ponds on the outskirts of the woods (6.5ha approx.).

The environment

This property is situated in an exceptional environment 15 kms from the centre of Vichy, Sub-Prefecture of the Allier. It offers all the services and amenities of a modern city. It is renowned for its dynamism thanks to its thermal baths, cultural and sporting activities. Clermont-Ferrand, capital of the Auvergne is less than 50 km away.

In a dominant position and with no close neighbours, the estate is 7 kilometres away from villages with all amenities

The region provides many major tourist advantages: the PAL amusement park and the Vulcania theme park, the regional volcano park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and numerous chateaux, churches, museums and sports activities.

The A19 motorway allows you to reach Paris in 4h30, Geneva in 3h20 and Lyon in less than 2 hours. Vichy railway station and Clermont-Ferrand international airport are 45 km away.

This chateau presents a very interesting potential for tourist activities and events for all those who would consider such a project. It could also constitute a luxurious family home.

Selling price: €2,900,000
Fees payable by the vendor

Energy class : NA (CAPITAL LETTERS)
Climate class: NA (CAPITAL LETTERS)

Information on the risks to which this property is exposed is available on the Géorisques website: www.georisques.gouv.fr


Property reference : 20650au
You Advisor : Renaud VALENTIN
1575 m² interior
21 bathroom(s)
33 room(s)
153250 m² outside
23 room(s)



Honoraires : Comfort and equipment


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