You'll fall in love with this stunning restored castle for sale in Ghent, Belgium. The breathtaking 19th-century castle with a moat and pond in the surroundings of Ghent offers a living area of 2,000 plus square meters. The castle and its dependencies are located in a landscaped private park of more than 15 hectares with a large diversity of trees and plants. The exceptional restoration of the castle was completed in 2013. From the moat bridge, you enter the castle through a beautiful entrance hall that gives access to several living rooms, the chapel, and a guest kitchen.
There is a very nicely decorated basement at the water level which offers a sumptuous kitchen with a sitting corner and dining area as well as wellness with a pool, sauna, and jacuzzi. This level also gives access to an intimate terrace and an outdoor pool, which was built in the moat. Furthermore, it contains a wine cellar, a laundry room, a bicycle shed, and access to the garage with space for 10 cars that can also be reached via a car lift on the forecourt.
The castle has a large wooden staircase in the entrance hall that leads to 5 big bedrooms with each a dressing and bathroom. These are also accessible by one of 2 elevators. The second floor has a large office-library, a fitness, a home cinema, two guest bedrooms, and a kitchen. There is a polyvalent attic under the roof which offers a large luminous space thanks to the large windows in the roof. On the surrounding domain of more than 15 hectares, there is a partially renovated farm as well as 2 renovated pavilions. Other features include floor heating, smart home solutions, and video surveillance technology. There is also the possibility to buy furniture, household goods, and decorations.
This is like no other property you've seen before. The castle is exquisite inside and out. It's like stepping back in time decorated with all the modern touches and conveniences of the present day. Every room in the castle is perfectly finished from the pool room to the home cinema, the gourmet kitchen to the 10 car garage, this is the ultimate place to live and play.
The castle is perfectly located in Ghent, Belgium a place that locals and tourists alike love. The city offers great art and food and is one of the countries best-kept secrets. Ghent still feels fairly small compared to other cities in Europe and despite being a great place for a break, it is not overrun by tourists and sightseers. It is a perfect blend of industry and medieval architectural design which will please every traveler's European city palette. The nightlife and food are also good with some truly great food being served at a range of restaurants that will suit every budget. Beer is king in Belgium and Ghent is home to the famous Gruut beer. One of the most breathtaking sights in Ghent is Gravensteen a 12th Century castle built for the count of Flanders. The castle has been beautifully restored to all its former glory after operating for a short time as a cotton mill.
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