Take a look inside of this impressive chateau for sale located in Hoeilaart, Belgium. The substantial chateau sits on 5 hectares, this castle was built in 1894 surrounded by nature and the countryside. The castle has 700 square meters of living space that are spread over 4 levels without forgetting the vast attics and the very beautiful wine cellar. The ground floor is raised with a large entrance hall with a superb height of the ceiling and a double staircase that leads to the 2 apartments on the first floor. There is a large dining room and living room, a small lounge or office, and a fully equipped kitchen with a breakfast area. There is a service staircase that leads to all floors. The chateau has high ceilings throughout and several windows to let in the natural light, and the surrounding views of nature. The chateau is beautifully finished inside and out and provides a wonderful home base.
The first floor is divided into 2 apartments with 2 bedrooms with their night hall, dressing room, bedroom, and bathroom or shower. There is a large terrace. On the second floor, there are 5 beautiful bedrooms with a bathroom and a shower room. The basement has windows arranged at this time for half in offices with its private entrance, a secretariat, 2 toilets, a small kitchen, a vast library, and archives. There is a laundry, toilet, shower and sink, space for sports equipment, and a saddlery. There are also premises for boiler and storage. The outbuilding is 120 square meters with separate storage and an attic. There are a garage and 10 car parking spaces.
Hoeilaart is a municipality in the province of Flemish Brabant, Belgium. The name Hoeilaart is of Gallic-Celtic origin and comes from Ho-Lar, which means a high clearing in the woods. Residents of the municipality are called Hoeilanders or Doenders. The total area is 20.43 square kilometers. It is sometimes called The Glass Village because of the greenhouse grape cultivation that once took place. The official language of Hoeilaart is Dutch. The local minorities consist of nationals from several European union-countries, including Canada, and the United States, and numerous French-speakers.
There is plenty to see and do in the area. The Sonian Forest or Sonian Wood is a 4,421-hectare forest located at the southeast edge of Brussels, Belgium. It was a favorite hunting ground of the Habsburg Imperial family, and because of this features prominently in some famous Renaissance works of art such as the Hunts of Maximilian tapestries in the Louvre. The forest lies in the Flemish municipalities of Sint-Genesius-Rode, Hoeilaart, Tervuren, and Overijse, in the Brussels-Capital Region municipalities of Uccle, Watermael-Boitsfort, Auderghem, and Woluwe-Saint-Pierre, and the Walloon towns of La Hulpe and Waterloo. It stretches out over the three Belgian Regions. As of 2017, the Sonian Forest has been inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is the only Belgian component to the multinational inscription Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe.
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