You'll want to take a look inside this fairytale chateau for sale in Doubs, France. The magnificent 18th century Chateau de Montmartin is for sale priced at €684k. The castle dates back to the beginning of the 18th century. It is very spacious, surrounded by 5.44 acres of land, located in a quiet environment with a beautiful view towards the surrounding hills and with a very nice avenue of linden trees. There are large arched, medieval cellars that date from the 13th century, and are constructed on top of military bases, with a chapel with choir and confessional, a very beautiful hall of mirrors, multiple Burgundy-tiled, and parquet floors, and authentic fireplaces/mantle shelves in nearly every room which is just a few of the chateau’s treasures.
The chateau has at least 17 bedrooms, 7 salons, and 3 kitchens, which offers the perfect possibility to create a hotel or a bed and breakfast for a total of 900 square meters. Some cellars feature a lighting installation, a water supply system as well as lavatories, making this chateau an ideal venue for exhibitions, corporate events, and parties. The castle is being renovated at the moment, with the roof having been entirely restored, recently, and almost all of the windows have been renovated (single glazed). The castle is situated near 4 golf courses, 35 km from the TGV train, 80 km from ski resorts, 3km from a supermarket, 12km from Baumes-Les-Dames, 45 km from Besancon, 180 km from Geneve, 170 km from the airport of Bale/Mulhouse, and 400 km to Paris.
The Doubs department is in the Franche-Comte region of eastern France, and while it is not the best-known part of France it should be better known as it has lovely scenery, interesting historic towns, several important monuments, and picturesque villages. Although the carefully preserved natural environment of the area has forests, mountains, and rivers you'll also want to be sure to take the time to discover some of the many other places of interest, towns, and villages in Doubs.
When you visit the Doubs department you can enjoy three categories to include the natural environment, sites of interest, and towns and villages. There is also a historic castle that can be in a beautiful setting and a town can contain a fascinating historic monument so there is a great deal of overlap between the three, as you will discover when you visit. There are numerous other attractions that you will discover as you explore, especially if you like exploring the scenery of steep forested hills, lakes, and rivers. You'll want to be sure to visit the tourist office close to where you are staying for local walks and highlights.
The natural environment and outdoor activities. The first thing you will notice is how green the Doubs department is. The entire department has unspoiled countryside, with the flatter regions to the west and more forests and mountains, lakes, and rivers to the east. Most visitors to the area find this scenery the main attraction, and it is suggested that you bring your walking shoes.