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Sleeps
22
Bedrooms
10
Dining
22
  • Weekly price
    from £ 2000
  • 2 night weekend
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  • 3 night weekend
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  • Midweek per night
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Property Type: 
House
Large French château sleeping 22 with a hot tub, pool and games room, close to sandy beaches and Royan

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Chateau de la Place, Charente Maritime, France, sleeps 22 in 10 bedrooms.

Ideal accommodation for family groups or friends or for celebrating a special birthday, this beautiful 19th century château dominates the small village square of Saint-Fort-sur-Gironde.

This part of France benefits from a wonderful warm climate extending from March right through to October due to the effect of the Gulf Stream – in fact it is the second sunniest area in France after the Riviera.

Enjoy the wonderful original features, period furnishings, high ceilings, lovely south facing garden, fenced and alarmed swimming pool, hot tub and panoramic views. Simply relax in these stunning surroundings or take advantage of the full range of activities on the doorstep.

Facilities include:

- 10m x 5m heated swimming pool – alarmed and fenced from house
- Hot tub
- Barbecue on large patio, with plenty of patio furniture and sun loungers
- Large south-facing walled garden
- Boules pitch
- Table tennis indoor and out, table football, bar billiards
- Satellite TV
- Wifi
- DVD/CD player iPod speaker
- PlayStation room
- Video and videos for children
- Two hard tennis courts and football pitch 2 minutes walk (free to use)
- Local chef available for evenings in

The château is the birth place and home of one of the most important French writers of his era, Pierre-Henri Simon. This beautiful property retains its original features, including high ornate plaster ceilings, marble entrance hall, marble fireplaces and a huge stained glass window portraying four churches in the area.

There is over 650m sq of living space and one could easily get lost in the myriad of rooms. The ground floor has a library with over 4000 books, 2 living rooms, dining room and kitchen, cloakroom and PlayStation room. And there is a cellar with table tennis/football and a laundry room.

On the first floor are three doubles (2 en-suite) and two twin bedrooms plus large bathroom with jacuzzi bath and shower and separate toilet. There are two twin, two double and 1 quadruple room on the second floor, plus 2 bathrooms and separate toilet.

And, if this isn't big enough for you, we have a house nearby that sleeps 32. Please contact us for details.

Facilities

Well-fitted kitchen with large SMEG oven, fridge, microwave, dishwasher.
Large dining room with open fireplace. Tables and seating for 22.
2 large sitting rooms with original features and marble fireplaces plus comfortable library and play station room.
Satellite TV, WiFi, DVD player and DVDs, music system, iPod dock, PS2, video machine and Disney videos.
No telephone - but free WiFi.
Bar billiards, table tennis, table football, library, PlayStation and games, lots of books and board games.
Oil/electric heating plus open fire places, many of them marble.
10 bedrooms - 5 doubles, 4 twins and 1 very large quadruple for kids.
Bed linen and indoor towels provided.
Two bathrooms (with bath and shower), three shower rooms, five toilets.
Unfortunately, the house is not suitable for disabled people due to numerous steps.
3 x high chairs and cots (linen provided). Lots of board games and Lego plus over 4000 books in the library. Indoor table tennis/football, billiards.
Hot tub, boules pitch, roof terrace, walled garden - free public tennis courts within 2 minutes walk. Patio tables and chairs. BBQs. Sun loungers.
Heated 10m x 5m swimming pool, alarmed and fenced with patio surround and stone barbecue. Sun loungers. Pool is open from Easter to end of October.
Plenty of secure parking - although most guests park in the village square out front.
Not permitted in the house.
Not allowed.

Location

The beautiful blue flag sandy beaches and coves of Meschers, Saint-Georges-de-Didonne and Royan are 25 - 30 minutes drive away.
In the centre of Saint Fort-sur-Gironde, which has a bakers, small supermarket, newsagents, cash point, chemist and hairdressers.
2 minutes walk to small supermarket, boulangerie, chemist and post office.
1 minute walk to village bar, restaurants within 5 minutes drive.

Booking Information

Changeover days are usually Saturdays but we can be flexible out of the main season. Prices include bed linen, indoor towels, pool and hot tub heating, access to tennis courts and final clean - no hidden extras!

Self Catering
Yes
Outside Caterers
Yes
Breakfast
No
Other Meals
No
Full Board Only
No
Wi-fi
Yes
Games Room
Yes
Hot Tub
Yes
Swimming Pool
Yes
Tennis Court
No
Pets
No
Open Fire
Yes
Disabled Access
No

Getting here

8 Place Pierre-Henri Simon
St Fort-Sur-Gironde
France Charente Maritime 17240
France
Pons.
Local bus services.
La Rochelle (1 hour 25 minutes) and Bordeaux (1 hour). Easy to get to for a weekend away - many low cost flights from the UK into Luton and then just an hour by car/taxi.

Late Deals

Christmas 2016 Availability

Spend Christmas in a Chateau in France - up to 22 people with roaring open fires, a library, large dining room and just 25 minutes from beautiful beaches for relaxing walks. Now £2500.

Rental Rates

PeriodDatesWeekly Price3 Night Weekend
Low season
17th Sep 16 to 17th Dec 16
2000
1800
Christmas
17th Dec 16 to 28th Dec 16
3000
2000
Low Season
7th Jan 17 to 26th May 17
2000
1800
Early Summer
27th May 17 to 23rd Jun 17
2750
Summer
24th Jun 17 to 21st Jul 17
3500
Summer hols
22nd Jul 17 to 1st Sep 17
5250

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Chateau de la Place, Charente Maritime, France
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Cathy Thomas

+44 (0)1707 896 555
8 Place Pierre-Henri Simon
St Fort-Sur-Gironde
France Charente Maritime 17240
France

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