Enchanting Chateau in delightful Normany countryside.

Sleeps: 44
Bedrooms: 18
Weekly price guide: &poun-&poun
Pool: No
Type: Chateau
Property Ref: CHA2431

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General Description

In the delightful Normandy countryside sits the enchanting Chateau. This 18th century chateau is a lived in and loved family home that offers grand but comfortable accommodation for great value. The Chateau is 30 minutes from the dramatic Normandy sandy beaches overlooking Jersey. The chateau had an interesting part to play in the Second World War. It was commandeered by the German army and became one of their HQs for communications. The Chateau Estate can sleep 44 guests. The property is comprised of 3 main buildings - the Chateau (sleeps 27), the Carriage House (sleeps 12), and the Mews (sleeps 5). Being so close to the UK, this is a superb long weekend chateau retreat. The chateau is rented on a self catering basis but catering is possible. The entire state allows up to 44 guests! Great if you're looking at organising a large group party or a wedding!

Accommodation Facilities

Living Rooms: Chateau – The chateau can sleep up to 27 guests. The chateau has 3 sitting rooms, a large fully equipped kitchen, a reception hall and a boot room. The chateau has 11 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms and a downstairs WC.

Carriage House – The Carriage House can sleep 12 guests. Painstakingly restored the Carriage House has a kitchen and a stunning sitting/dining room with period fireplace. There are 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, a shower room and a WC.

The Mews – The Mews offers a large living room with TV and comprehensive kitchen. There is a downstairs cloakroom, WC and shower. Upstairs there is a double bedroom which houses a ‘lit clos’ double bed, bathroom and second double bedroom. On the second floor one finds a large mezzanine with twin beds. The Mews sleeps 6.

Each unit is centrally heated, and comes with wooden floors, French windows, and giant beams.
Linen/Cleaning/Towels etc: All linen and bath towels are charged at £10 per person - only possible out of school holidays. You are welcome to bring your own towels and bed sheets if you wish.
Outside: The grounds incorporate woodlands, an orchard, a large barn, playing fields and a BBQ area.
Additional notes (if any): Catering & Services

If there is anything you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact us and we will be happy to help. We can usually help you arrange any of the following:

Maid service/extra cleaning
Local day-trips or tours
Airport pick-up/drop-off
Babysitting service
Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge

This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact us to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.

Terms & Conditions
Security deposit €750 euros in cash on arrival from which breakages & bills, are deducted with the remainder reimbursed before departure.
Energy costs included depending the season.
Pets allowed.
Other Ts and Cs Regrettably, the owner cannot accept bookings for stag parties or all male groups. The owner will refuse entry to the property to these groups.
Changeover day Saturday.
End of stay cleaning included. Please leave the properties as found or a cleaner can be arranged for you at additional expense.
No smoking in the property.
Insurance: It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property


A birthday party with 28 guests
Posted by Melissa Mercer on 25/02/2011

I rented the Chateau last weekend for a birthday party with 28 guests. The chateau was absolutely perfect for what we wanted. It was just like being at home (albeit a very large version of home) and so comfortable and 'lived in' that we did not have to worry about the children or dogs and everyone was able to enjoy themselves. The rooms were large enough to get everyone together around the open fire in one room when we wanted but with 4 living rooms there was space for us to spread out between a dance area and a number of quieter rooms in the evenings. The surrounding forest was perfect for walking and we collected pockets full of... ...chestnuts to roast over the fire. Despite appearing to be really isolated, the chateau was actually within just a few minutes' drive of a major road, so it was easy to get to and from the ports and the Normandy beaches and other places of interest. Fiona and Marc were very helpful with information about things to do locally and in their recommendation of James and his team, who organised a dinner party for us on one of the nights we were at the chateau. All in all it was a great venue and I highly recommend it to anyone looking to rent a large house in France.

My sister's birthday celebrations
Posted by Jane Peters on 20/02/2011

Just a quick note to thank you for helping organize my sisters birthday celebrations. We all had a fantastic time, the chateau exceeded expectations and Mark and Fiona were so helpful. Thanks once again.

Local Area / Activities

There is a phenomenal amount to do in Normandy. Cherbourg port is 15km away, and the charming town of Brix is 3km away. Surfing is possible, of course, and it is well worth visiting the Second World War landing beaches and museums. For the nocturnal there is always the Cherbourg casino and night club. Local Amenities Nearest Airport Caen (91-100 km) Nearest Ferry port Cherbourg (10 km) Nearest Village Brix (5 km) Nearest Town/City Valognes (8 km) Nearest Restaurant 5 minute drive (5 km) Nearest Bar/Pub 5 minute drive (5 km) Nearest Beach 25 minute drive (16-20 km) Nearest Golf 10 minute drive (8 km)

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please use the calendar at the top of the page to search availability and prices for specific weeks. Then you have the option to book the property online.

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Key Features

  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Internet access
  • Fire / Stove
  • Cot available
  • Close to local amenities
  • Suitable for young children
  • Near sea beach
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Watersports nearby


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