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No architectural structure in history is more associated with romance, chivalry, excess and intrigue than the castle, or the palace, and among this august group edifices, the French château is surely preeminent. With its massive stone walls, slate roofs, fortified towers, stately gardens and typically bucolic setting, the classic French château (think of Chenonceau in the Loire Valley) sets the standard for sheer impressiveness.

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Château for sale near Paris
Château near Paris
18th-century château for sale north of Paris
Château for sale less than an hour north of Paris, near two golf courses: In impeccable condition and surrounded by a landscaped and historically certified five-hectare (12.3-acre) park of lawns, woods and fields, with 17 bedrooms with fully modern ensuite baths, restaurant kitchen and magnificent public rooms, a m2 château dating from the early 18th-century, suitable for a residence, elegant country hotel or seminar and wedding facility. The entire property is in perfect condition, with the 1,600 m2 (17,215 sq. ft.) château, its barn and pigeonnier having been entirely refurbished and fitted with a fuel central heating system, double-paned windows and all new roofs. Period architectural features, all meticulously restored, include many stone fireplaces, parquet floors, beautiful woodwork and gold-leaf sculpted doors and high ceilings. Municipal water and sewer plus well for irrigation. Commerce close by, easy access by car and rail from Paris.
Price: 10,000,000 €

Château in Western Loire
Neo-Renaissance château in Western Loire
Superbly renovated château, a former Relais & Châteaux property, for sale in the Western Loire: Approached by a long tree-lined alley and situated on an estate of almost 10 hectares (24 acres) that includes a heated swimming pool, landscaped gardens, fields for horses and two pastures zoned for a helipad, in an idyllic setting with no neighbors or other structures in sight, a handsomely appointed 19th-century neo-Renaissance château constructed in 1854 on the site of a moat dating to the 12th-century reign of Henri II. The property has 12 bedrooms and nine baths in more than 900 m2 (9,425 sq. ft.) of living space distributed between the château, Orangerie, Pavilion and caretaker’s apartment, with additional space available for renovation. Magnificent large-volume rooms with fireplaces, high ceilings and parquet floors. Sumptuous master suite with dressing room, oak-paneled library, fully equipped cook’s kitchen, two laundry rooms, cinema, equipped exercise room, wine cellar, municipal water. All mechanical systems are in top condition. The château generates substantial revenue from corporate rentals and has unrealized potential for seasonal rentals. Purchase of furnishings can be negotiated. Golf, shopping, TGV rail service to Paris nearby.
Price: 1,677,500 €

Château in Poitou
Restored Small Château in Poitou
A 700 m2 (7,500 sq. ft.) château in a calm, private setting on the outskirts of a picturesque village in the département of Indre in central France, 57 km southwest of Châteauroux. Restored by its current owners, the château has many period features, including parquet floors, wood paneling and high ceilings, and is set in a verdant park of 3.3 hectares (8 acres). Outbuildings are in good condition and are ideal for restoration.
Price: 915,000 €

Château near Saumur
Restored Small Château near Saumur
An exceptional value for the buyer who seeks a small Loire Valley château with vineyard: In the beautiful Touraine region near Saumur, on a three-hectare (7.4-acre) terrain that includes a small vineyard (AOC Bourgeuil), a 17th-century château in good condition with approximately 500 m2 (5,400 sq. ft.) of living space on three levels, plus a guest house with approximately 240 m2 (2,600 sq. ft.) of space, eight bedrooms and six baths. Outbuildings suitable for renovation include a longere (low rectangular building), chapel and barn. Plenty of room for a pool and tennis and, in the vaulted château cellar, for several thousand wine bottles. A local winemaker manages the vineyard and provides the owner with 500 bottles a year.
Price: 950,000 €

Château near Chinon
Impressive Château near Chinon partially in need of renovation
Château for sale in western Loire Valley, habitable but in need of renovation: Near Chinon, a regal 750 m2 (8,070 sq. ft.) structure (additional 600+ m2, 6,450 sq. ft., can be restored), originally constructed in 16th century and expanded in 19th century, on a totally quiet and private four-hectare terrain (10-acre) of lawn, woods and meadows. Excellent rental potential after restoration. Purchase of 16-hectare (39-acre) adjacent parcel possible.
Price: 1,270,000 €

Château near Vendôme
19th-century château in Loire
Superb 19th-century château for interior renovation: In the Loire Valley south of Paris, 60 km from Amboise and five minutes from a village with commerce, on a peaceful 20-hectare (49-acre) estate with meadows, woodlands and century-old shade trees, a noble 1,000 m2 (10,760 sq. ft.) stone-and-brick structure with magnificent period features, including marble and parquet floors, extra-high ceilings, curving stone staircase and many fireplaces.
Price: 1,800,000 €

Château near Loche
Historically certified Loire Valley château
The ultimate Loire Valley château, beautifully renovated and ready for occupancy: Near Loches in the département of Indre-et-Loire, on a 30-hectares (74-acre) terrain with meadows, woods, pond and swimming pool, a classic Loire Valley château dating to the 12th century, with handsome reception rooms and eight ensuite bedrooms in 1,000 m2 (10,760 sq. ft.) of living space Price: 4,000,000 €
Château for sale in Provence Gard
Château St.-Victor
Château St.-Victor-la-Coste: Beautifully maintained 17th-century château with pool in Provence
Beautifully restored small château for sale in Provence-Languedoc (Gard): Originally constructed in 17th century and expanded in 18th century, a baronial 800 (8,611 sq. ft.) estate in a small, peaceful Provençal village, entirely enclosed by a high stone wall, with eight bedrooms and seven baths, pool and magnificent reception room opening onto terrace with views to the horizon of western Rhône Valley Price: 3,900,000 €
Château for sale in Burgundy
Château du Fey
Château du Fey: Magnificently restored château in Louis XIII style in Burgundian countryside
A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for lifestyle and investment purposes: In a magnificent 38-hectare (94-acre) landscaped park in the Burgundian country overlooking the Yonne River, an impeccably restored 17th-century château with 13 bedrooms, 11 baths, parquet and tile floors, exquisite woodwork, pool, tennis, gardien's cottage and other outbuildings, in turnkey condition with an established history as a rental property. Price: Please inquire
La Seigneurie du Lot-et-Garonne
La Seigneurie du Lot-et-Garonne
La Seigneurie du Lot-et-Garonne: 15th-century restored château
A handsomely restored château dating from the 15th century, enlarged in the 18th century, completely refitted with all new systems (including fuel central heat) and beautifully restored over the last decade, with pool, tennis court, formal gardens and outbuildings on a 60-hectare (150-acre) terrain of woodland, fields and fruit orchards, near Montflanquin and with easy access to TGV service and international airports.
Price: 4,825,000 €

A French château can range from the petit to the massive. But they all share two characteristics in common: a noble structure and lavish interior appointments. Not surprisingly, many French châteaux for sale have been certified as historic monuments by the French government. Thus the structures cannot be demolished, and generous tax concessions are accorded to owners who undertake renovations. As the purchase of a château in France makes the new owner eligible for government benefits while at the same subjecting the owner to restrictions on how the property can be renovated, the investor interested in acquiring a château in France should carefully investigate all conditions before deciding to purchase a château. In the 21st century the restoration of an aging French château can challenge the skills of the most talented professionals. Just France Sales works directly with an experienced contracting company in France with a proven track record of taking on even the most dilapidated châteaux, restoring them to their original magnificence and bringing them up to modern building codes. The successful completion of a tasteful renovation project offers the château owner the opportunity to join comfort, elegance and history in preserving an important monument to the patrimony of France. This page was created specifically for the buyer in search of a château. The offerings above range from properties in need of major renovations to those that have been magnificently converted and are ready for immediate occupancy. Through its associates in France Just France Sales can offer consultation with architects, building engineers, contractors and design consultants on any château renovation project. During your next visit to France to review châteaux for sale, consider staying in a rental home or château while in the region. You will find a wide choice of carefully selected homes for rent in the French countryside by visiting Please do not hesitate to contact us by email at or by phone at + 1 (610)-407-9633 for further details on any property.