In Poitou-Charentes region of France, a group of preservationists are trying to save a 13th century castle that is slowly being reclaimed by nature. The story behind the abandoned property is just as fascinating as what’s left standing today. Just watching it up close this ghost castle tell a lot of stories, Now in silence this castle have seen many cheers and lights in it’s day. Now it’s just standing there waiting for nature to claim it completely.
In the 13th Century, the Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers was the home of the notorious and powerful Barclay family. Although not royalty themselves, they enjoyed a close relationship with several generations of kings.
However, the party was short-lived. The property was sacked during the French Revolution, and passed from one investor to the next. After a fire in 1932, interest in the Château de la Mothe-Chandeniers dwindled.