Maison forte de Chanaz
Location: Chanaz, in the Savoie departement of France (Rhone-Alpes Region).
Built: 13th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Owned by the town.
Notes: The Maison forte de Chanaz also called Grande Maison de Boigne (or "Grand'Maison") is a former stronghold of the thirteenth, rebuilt in the seventeenth century, which was the center of the Lordship of Chanaz, high marquisate, which stands in the town of Chanaz in the Savoie region in Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. The House of Boigne, facades and roofs, the terrace, the bread oven, the interior staircase straight flights, three fireplaces, are the subject of a partial registration under the Historic Monuments since August 22, 1980 . Great Boigne house is in the shape of a large square house, three stories high on the ground floor. Built in stone with a hipped roof covered with old tiles, it preserves the medieval door tierspoint thirteenth. The façade, which was rebuilt in the seventeenth century, has kept a door of the thirteenth century, and mullioned windows dating from the sixteenth century. Otherwise stand in the gardens of the house dovecote (now disused) and a little below, the bread oven, once used by every family in the village, and that still works.
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