Waterloo, Walloon Brabant, 1410 Belgium
The Domaine Royal D’Argenteuil, at the gates of Brussels, presents a historic castle nestled in the heart of a private estate of 336 acres. It offers a unique diversity of trees and plants in a peaceful environment. With access to the main courtyard via a pleasant tree-lined driveway, the entire property covers an area of 29,600 square feet. Inside the building, its marble entrance hall distributes several reception rooms, all of which overlook the terrace and the garden. The left wing of the property, includes the kitchens, the dining room and the breakfast room, whilst the right wing is home to many private lounges including a panelled hunting room and the office of the late S.A.R. King Leopold III of Belgium. The house is comprised of 2 floors, the first one with several bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms, the second with staff living rooms. The vast area of 336 acres, surrounded by an enclosure, includes grassland areas on 1/3 of its surface and wooded areas on 2/3 of its surface, as well as three ponds. The property includes a wine cellar, stables and 23,000 square feet of garage space, as well as a vegetable garden and a greenhouse surrounding a patio and a Chapel. It’s listed with Sotheby’s International Realty.