Le Château de la Rivière offers an early seventeenth century set of buildings, elegant and only slightly modified for four centuries.
The architecture is simple and smooth, using local materials such as roussard and grison stones and bricks.
The castle was built in long, most rooms receiving light on from both sides.
The outbuildings are arranged in U, closing the front yard of the castle. The whole is surrounded by a moat in front of a network of canals flowing from the river Eure.
The property is located in the countryside near a farm and two private properties. Pontgouin village is two kilometers away with a couple of shops (bakery and grocery). The nearest large supermarkets are about ten kilometers (Courville-sur-Eure or La Loupe).
The vast majority of the castle can be rented. It offers:
- The large living room (64 m²)
- The large study (35 m²)
- Two dining rooms (37 m² each)
- 1 cinema (18 seats)
- 7 bedrooms with 6 bathrooms or shower rooms
- 1 billiard room
- 1 game room with ping-pong, darts and table football
- 1 TV room
- 750 sq meters rented
Indoor pool heated from May to September inclusive. Tennis, table tennis, trampoline, bikes, barques for strolling along the canals and the river.
The castle is surrounded by a garden, park and grassland, all on a hundred acres to walk or boat.
Passionate about history and architecture, fell in love with the place and wants to revive it in its original splendor.
Castle on a human scale, ideal to accommodate a large family and friends, in a very quiet, with beautiful perspectives, as well as all the comfort and activities that adults and children may wish to practice, either on-site (tennis , pool, tennis, boating, fishing, table football, cinema) or at a short distance (tree climbing, forest, waterskiing, golf, etc.).. All in a historical context well-preserved for four centuries, the root of a family that counted in the history of France from King François Ist to Napoléon III.
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Nov 18 2013 - Apr 27 2014