Sotheby's International Realty - Tönisvorst, NW

DESCRIPTION: The Gelleshof is one of the oldest estates in the area and a typical knight`s seat of the Lower Rhine from the 18th century. This historical brick estate is partly surrounded by a moat, which was water-filled in former days, and flanked by the own small forest. The first confirmed mention was the historic courtyard already 1719 with creation of the gate house (entrance) as well as the moat. Further buildings in their current arrangement were created during the 19th century. Due to its uniqueness the plant is protected as a historic monument. The property offers an impressive size of 94.801 sqm and is totally surrounded by fields and meadows. Renovated lovingly and lavishly in recent years, last refurbishment in 2005, the estate presents itself as an arrangement of optional up to seven residential units with overall approx. 1.680 sqm living space and spacious stables for eight horses. The stables could also used for cars as formerly planned. The entire floor space is 2.126 sqm. Already before reaching the courtyard entrance the visitor is welcomed by the wonderful atmosphere on the driveway lined with willow trees. The spacious courtyard with pebble stones and a lovely box tree rotunda captivates every visitor. Loving details such as wrought-iron sculptures and harmoniously arranged plantings contribute to its unique charisma. Vis-à-vis to the gatehouse the manor house - integrated in the main wing and owner-occupied - is offering 382 sqm and stylish renovated living space. Furthermore offers a huge cellar (96 sqm) a lot of space for storage. The basement offers one dining and living area and one living room, both with open fireplaces, a huge custom-fitted kitchen, fully equipped with cooking island and living area, one guest`s toilet and a housekeeping area with custom-fitted and built-in-cupboard. From the living area, belonging to the kitchen, you can reach the gallery a bedroom and a bathroom. This area has the character of a separate apartment and is not connected to the other rooms on the first floor. The other rooms on the first floor can be reached over the historical stair in the hall. This area offers four bedrooms and a huge bathroom in perfect design and quality. Last but not least offers the second floor with the master-bedroom, an ensuite bathroom with separate toilet on 68 sqm luxury atmosphere. Related materials such as hardwood floors in the entire living areas, exclusive natural stones in the entree, kitchen and bathrooms, very exclusive features by Philippe Starck in all bathrooms and two open fireplaces create in conjunction with high ceilings, partially with stucco and huge rooms the taste of luxury live on the country side. The other three wings also offer a unique living experience. The property is visually and technically in an exceptionally good condition. Based on its various usage possibilities, its quality and its excellent position the estate is an absolute rarity on the real estate market in North Rhine-Westphalia. LOCATION: Tönisvorst called the apple city on the lower Rhine, because nearly 400.000 apple trees cover the area in spring in a white or pink dress, is located close to the city of Düsseldorf and Düsseldorf Airport and excellent schools, such as two international schools. The city at the interface between metropolitan and rural areas combines the advantages of both ways of life. The city has retained the charm of the countryside. MISCELLANEOUS: The commission amounts to 3,57% incl. VAT of the purchase price and is payable by the purchaser on conclusion of the purchase contract. The details provided above are based on information provided by third parties. NRW Immobilien GmbH does not assume any liability for the completeness and accuracy of that information. In the event we have aroused your interest in this stunning property, please call Frank Braunsfeld at our Düsseldorf office or write us an e-mail.