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17 bedroom Chateau in Thouarce, Pays de la Loire, France : ref 5049813

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13 bedrooms
14 bathrooms
40 guests
7 nights minimum
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Owner's description: Dating back to the 11th century, the chateau is a magical holiday chateau in an equally magical setting. The chateau enjoys 5000m2 of private grounds, has stunning gardens and a large swimming pool. The main chateau can sleep up to 15 guests and up to 25 extra guests can be accommodated in the surrounding gites owned by the estate, making the maximum capacity 40 guests. A significant night in the Château's history was in 1576 when the owner, Jacques du Bellay had the honour of hosting the King of Navarre, later to become Henri IV or 'le bon roi Henri', under the roof of the castle. Since the eleventh century Châteauthis property has stood on the banks of the river Layon, a tributary of the Loire River - a cultural and horticultural rich region of the North West fondl...Owner's description: Dating back to the 11th century, the chateau is a magical holiday chateau in an equally magical setting. The chateau enjoys 5000m2 of private grounds, has stunning gardens and a large swimming pool. The main chateau can sleep up to 15 guests and up to 25 extra guests can be accommodated in the surrounding gites owned by the estate, making the maximum capacity 40 guests. A significant night in the Château's history was in 1576 when the owner, Jacques du Bellay had the honour of hosting the King of Navarre, later to become Henri IV or 'le bon roi Henri', under the roof of the castle. Since the eleventh century Châteauthis property has stood on the banks of the river Layon, a tributary of the Loire River - a cultural and horticultural rich region of the North West fondly known as the ‘Garden of France’. Having been meticulously restored in the mid 1980’s it offers modern comforts while still retaining its original grandeur. The Château’s impressive character is preserved in its thick stone walls, high ceilings and seventeenth and eighteenth century antique furniture throughout. It is through castles such as this that the history and culture of the region live on and Châteauthis property offer a unique opportunity to experience a slice of French life. There is a wonderful feeling of space at the chateau, and the owners have ensured in every way that your holiday experience will be unforgettable. Please note that the chateau is exclusively yours for the rental period. Thouarce is a short walk away (1.2km) and can be reached through a tree-lined cycle/walkway just across the road from the chateau. It is a small yet busy village which services the vibrant viticulture industry with a well equipped Supermarket and petrol station, two bakeries, a butcher, hairdresser, florist, bar, church and garage. In the opposite direction, Faye d'Anjou also has a bakery, bar, small supermarket and tennis courts. Angers is 30km away and Nantes is 90km away. At the chateau you are surrounded by many of the famous Loire chateaux and vineyards. Activities in the vicinity include tennis, golf, horse riding and boating on the Loire. chateau is a magical venue and is ideal for hosting a wedding or celebration. The boutique interior and private grounds serve as a great setting for an unforgettable occasion. - Indoor reception capacity: 60 guests - Indoor Reception Hall: 100m2 with 5m long solid oak banquet table which can seat up to 18 guests. Room for additional 5 tables seating 8 guests each. There is a Grand Piano and large, decorative fireplace. - Outdoor reception capacity: 60 guests - Availability: Summer months from May to October - Catering info:  A highly reputed and professional caterer can provide a delicious feast for you and all your guests, we can also assist with hiring requirements of tables/chairs etc. - There is a beautiful old courtyard and park neighboring the chateau which can be a perfect location for a ceremony if you are requiring a more traditional service. There are two churches nearby in the Villages of Thouarce and Faye d'Anjou. - On the estate there are gites and chambre d’hotes which can be hired for up to 25 guests. There are plenty of additional accommodation opportunities in the nearby towns and villages (about 1km away). - Wedding/Party planner: Your hosts are more than happy to share their knowledge of the region and wedding specialists. - Plenty of car parking available on the property. €500 surcharge to cover additional wear and tear on the property. Please note any event rental may be subject to additional charges (that will be pre-agreed) on top of the published rental amount. This is to cover the extra costs associated with putting on a wedding. Please contact for further details. 1) Chateau + Gites + Chambres D'Hote: 40 pax / 13 bedrooms / 14 bathrooms 2) Chateau Only: 15 pax / 5 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms Chateau Interior - Great Hall Feast and dance in the 100m2 Great Hall which boasts a five-metre-long solid oak dining table seating up to 18 guests, candelabras, antique furniture and a large fireplace from the 17th Century. Appreciate the incredible acoustics of the Hall and play your favourite music through a quality amp and generous speakers or tinkle the ivories on the Young Chan grand piano while the light filters through the handmade leadlight windows. A separate lounge offers a flat screen, DVD player and DVDs with a large comfortable leather couch. (note: there is no TV reception) - Kitchen The domestic kitchen comes equipped with a dishwasher, fridge, cutlery, cooking utensils, bench-top hobs, oven, microwave and cleaning products. A large oak armoire is generously stocked with crockery, platters, glassware and cooking equipment. An additional fridge is available for use in the storeroom. - Laundry The Château is supplied with a washing machine and drying racks. - Bedrooms and Suites chateau has 3 large bedroom suites with en-suite bathrooms andMore
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Kid Friendly: Yes
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Languages spoken:English
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Listed Since:November 2017
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