Escape to the Chateau mansion goes up for sale and it’s cheaper than you think

Escape to the Chateau mansion goes up for sale and it’s cheaper than you think

A stunning mansion made famous on a spin-off of popular Channel 4 show Escape to the Chateau has gone up for sale – and you won’t believe the price. Viewers have followed Dick Strawbridge and Angel Adoree’s efforts on Escape to the Chateau DIY – and the 19th century Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson is now up for grabs.

Located in Saint-Maixent-l’Ecole, western France, it is a 15,000 square metre property with many of its original features. It has nine bedrooms and seven bathrooms and also includes a bed and breakfast suite and its own British food store. The French mansion is located 30 minutes from the town of Deux-Sevres region, Niort.

The original features include exposed stone walls and stone staircases, beams, mouldings, a tower and two large vaulted cellars. It is being marked for only £750,000 by French estate agent Leggett Immobilier International. Get stories like this straight to your inbox .

The listing for Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson reads: “Recently restored, this beautiful residence is a magnificent family home while offering a wealth of options for a special events/accommodation activity. The chateau is already well-known locally and further afield due to its starring role on Ch4’s Escape to the Chateau DIY. It has been renovated to a very high standard by the current owners, who have also worked hard to restore it to its rightful place in the hearts and life of the local community.”

It continues: “Whilst preserving the original features, renovation work has included insulation, the creation of a self-contained apartment and studio/gite, together with its much-loved stylish Vintage Tea Room (fully licensed), Bed and Breakfast Suites and v popular British Food Store! Architectural plans, and permissions to create a further six gites, a restaurant and a large reception room have already been obtained.”

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