Classically designed Chateau with a high level of comfort.

Sleeps: 16
Bedrooms: 9
Weekly price guide: £4793-£4793
Pool: Yes
Type: Chateau
Property Ref: CHA2434


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General Description

This original 3 storey, 9 bedroom, 5 bathroom chateau lies within 25 acres of stunning enclosed parkland complete with swimming pool and exceptional views over the surrounding countryside. Accommodating up to 16 people, this charming dwelling provides a superb gateway to the local charms and escapes of the Loire Valley. The Chateau is the ideal base to explore the renowned culture, history and attractions of the Loire Valley and its many Roman ruins, abbeys, churches and chateaux. A number of restaurants and food shops are within a short walking distance of the chateau, offering guests the chance to sample the famed cuisine of the region. The classically designed Chateau was completed in the early 19th century in a style typical of Loire Valley chateaux of that period. The chateau is ideal for celebrations/parties/weddings.

Accommodation Facilities

Bedrooms: On the ground floor there is a bedroom with two single beds and a WC.
Three further spacious south facing double bedrooms (2 of which have an additional single bed) can be found on the first floor each with en suite washing facilities and offering spectacular views over the immediate grounds of the chateau and surrounding countryside. In addition there are 2 suites, each of which consists of a double bedroom, a connecting twin and an en suite bathroom. There is also a further smaller single bedroom that can be found on this floor.
Kitchen: The kitchen provides comfortable seating for up to 10 people and comes equipped with all modern conveniences, including a microwave, dishwasher and oven.
Living Rooms: The ground floor has 4 reception rooms including a library with an extensive collection of French and English language literature, a living room with TV and video recorder, a kitchen and a dining room. A table, linen and kitchenware sufficient to cater for up to 16 guests is provided for at the chateau.
Outside: The chateau sits within secure grounds far away from any major roads and is extremely child friendly.
The chateau sits in 25 acres of walled parkland containing numerous oak trees, a rose garden with over 200 rose bushes and well maintained lawns. Adjacent to the swimming pool (10mx5m) is a paved sunbathing area that comes complete with sun loungers, outdoor furniture, a table tennis table and BBQ.
Additional notes (if any): 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:

Cook/catering
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

- Capacity: The property comfortably sleeps 12 adults and 4 children or teenagers.
- Security deposit: €2000. This is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full (less energy costs) 3 weeks after departure subject to damage inspection.
- Energy costs: Electricity and heating costs are not included in the rental price. The amount will be deducted from your security deposit.
- End of stay cleaning: €250.
- Pets: No pets allowed.
- Smoking: No smoking in the property.
- Swimming pool: Open from end of May to mid-September.
- 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.

Review:

We had a wonderful time
Posted by B Johnson on 07/12/2011

We had a wonderful time. We did a little wine tasting but not as much as Chateau touring. We visited a little winery near the chateau called Le Domaine de Villemont. Wonderful! We had some of their wine at a local restaurant and the owner said we should tour the vineyards which were nearby. The young lady, who was the daughter of the owner, was just great and I learned more about the French wine labelling system from her than you could learn in 5 books. The wines were very nice and we brought several bottles home. The history in France was wonderful and one day we went to the Chateau in Chinon and as we were the only English speaking persons there we got our own private tour from Marie. She did a great job both with her English translations and with her French history! All in all a special trip. Thanks again.

Local Area / Activities

The nearest airport to the chateau is Poitiers (30km) and the nearest town is Lencloitre (3km). The Chateau is a superb gateway to the renowned culture, history and attractions of the Loire Valley and its many Roman ruins, abbeys churches and chateaux. A number of restaurants and food shops are within a short walking distance of the chateau, offering guests the chance to sample the famed cuisine of the region. The Chateau is close to the tranquil and idyllic surroundings of the Marais Poitevin, a locale offering lake swimming and canoeing facilities for the more adventurous. A themed historical adventure attraction is a short drive away at Puy du Fou, while neighbouring Poitiers has the exciting Futuroscope theme park – a great attraction for adults and children alike. In addition to these notable nearby sights, the library in the chateau has an extensive collection of local tourist information and sightseeing suggestions for the region. Chambord, Chenonceaux, Villandry, Blois and the other famous chateaux of the Loire Valley are a short distance away. Numerous other renowned fortified settlements are also a short car journey away. The nearby town of Lencloitre still has a market of traditional local fare every Wednesday and Saturday, offering guests the opportunity to sample the produce and delicacies of the region. On the first Monday of every month there is a craft fair at the same site. The town is also home to a number of excellent local restaurants and eateries, most notably ‘Bottin Gourmand’ and ‘Les Delices de Michel’. Local activities: Golfing facilities (both La Rochelle and Royan golf courses are a short drive away), tennis, biking paths, fishing and horseback riding are all available within a very short drive. There are also a number of local vineyards in the area that offer tasting sessions for wine enthusiasts. Local Amenities Nearest Airport Poitiers (26-30 km) Nearest Ferry port St Malo (Over 100 km) Nearest Village Lencloitre (3 km) Nearest Town/City Chatellerault (16-20 km) Nearest Restaurant in Lencloitre (3 km) Nearest Bar/Pub in Lencloitre (3 km) Nearest Beach La Rochelle (Over 100 km) Nearest Golf Golf de St Cyr (16-20 km)

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please enquire for prices for specific weeks.

Low Season: £4793
High Season: £4793

Contact Information




Key Features

  • Swimming pool
  • DVD player
  • Internet access
  • Fire / Stove
  • Cot available
  • Close to local amenities
  • Suitable for young children
  • Near river beach
  • Near lake
  • Tennis nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Watersports nearby

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