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This historic castle “Chateau de Dourlers” is an amazing property build in the year 1703 in a majestic architecture. It is nestled in a wonderful 150.000 sqm (15 ha) park with forest, manicured gardens, private fishing pond and meadows. You will find a Helipad as well.
The main property has 2.000 square meters of habitable space and it has been continuously maintained and is in a very good condition.
Beside the main house you will find outbuildings of 2.000 sqm which consists of 2 apartments, several garages, antique horse stables and more open spaces.
There is also a cottage of 240 sqm that still needs to be refurbished but the ground work is done as electricity etc.
The main house consists on the ground floor of a formidable hall with beautiful staircase up through the floors. Several living rooms with fireplaces and impressive dining room that seats up to 20 guests. The ground floor is the perfect place for entertainment with a huge and cozy bar with billiard, snooker room, toilets, foyer, veranda, library, piano room, reading room etc.
On the first floor there are 4 full suites each with their own bedroom, living room and bathroom as well as one kid's suite.
The top floor has been converted to an amazing open plan loft area and also boasts a jacuzzi and sauna as well as a fully equipped gym etc.
The basement comprising a wine cellar, wine tasting room, kitchen, breakfast room, pantry, bathroom and laundry area.
The castle is located in Dourlers in north of Franch. It is a small, cozy village 1 hour drive from the 2 airports in Brussel, 1 hour from Lille Airport and 2 hours from Charles de Gaulles in Paris.
Doulers is located in the Avesnois Natural Park, known for its meadows, groves and the somewhat hilly landscape, which is actually the southern Ardennes, called "Little Switzerland".
Dourlers is administratively part of Avesnois, the geological Ardennes, historic Hainaut.
The village has about 600 inhabitants and is surrounded by the municipalities Bas-Lieu, Floursies, Semousies.
Dourlers is located on the well-known road RN 2 (National Road 2) connecting Paris to Brussels (via Laon, Avesnes-Helpe, Maubeuge.