“At the threshold of  Berry and Poitou regions, the manor and its outhouses sit on top of a wooden hill overlooking the left bank of the river Anglin.
Following the road from Ingrandes to Mérigny, looking into the valley, it does not take but a glimpse to notice the small castle with its slate covered turrets and an elegant belvedere amidst the surrounding woods… A carpet of greens gently rolls down from the castel to the river bank. »
 

Histoire du Blanc et de ses environs, 1868 .