An elegant chateau benefits from its location in France’s ‘Golden Slope’ wine region

Brazey-en-Plaine is a village in eastern France, in the department of Côte-d’Or, in the region of Bourgone-Franche-Comté.

The Côte-d’Or takes its name from the escarpment which is the site of the famous vineyards of Burgundy; hence, it is called the “golden slope”. As well as its reputation as a wine region, the region is known for its grain and potatoes, sheep and cattle farming and Dijon mustard – the countryside is adorned with yellow blankets of mustard blossoms each spring.

This from 18 to 19and-century castle, set in 6.5 hectares or 16 acres of enclosed grounds with a pond, tennis court and swimming pool, represents the exceptional value of real estate in France, compared to many parts of the world. The 4,360 square foot chateau is priced at 1.3 million euros, or about $1.4 million US.

There is an additional 1,938 square feet of unheated living space on the top floor, as well as an almost 1,300 square foot caretaker’s cottage, for a total of over 7,500 square feet or 700 square meters of living space. living space.

A geometric pattern on the roof is a distinctive architectural feature of the area. Steps lead from a heated veranda at the rear of the house to the swimming pool, which is surrounded by lawn and mature trees.

Interiors decorated in the Art Nouveau style retain many period features, including fireplaces, paneling, oak flooring, decorative ceilings, and mosaic floors.

Among the 18 rooms are 11 bedrooms and five bathrooms.

Ideally located about 10 minutes from the access to the highway, the property is 30 minutes south of Dijon, known for its varied architectural styles including Gothic and Renaissance, an annual international food fair, and a historic center listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to the importance of the location in the regulation of wine production.

Lyon is about 1 hour and 45 minutes away, while Paris is 3 hours and 15 minutes northwest.

Eric Louveta nearly 20-year veteran of Mercury Groupis the listing agent.


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