Chateau De La Porte

Castle hosted by Olivers

  1. 16 guests
  2. 9 bedrooms
  3. 5.5 baths

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Chateau De La Porte is an C18th Chateau equipped with C21st pleasures! Designed for entertainment, the chateau is south facing with large windows giving each room a bright, warm and comfortable feel, overlooking the French gardens and pool area.

With 1000m2 of living space, a brand new kitchen, 7 reception rooms, 7 luxurious bedrooms and 3 delightful children's bedrooms, sleeping up to 14 adults and 3 children, the chateau has been redecorated and furnished with period flair and taste. Chateau De La Porte is surrounded by over 7 acres of manicured private gardens with a heated swimming pool, 7 seater Jacuzzi, sauna, magnificent French gardens with fountains and marble statues, Japanese gardens with pond, a C14th moat, kitchen garden, barbecue and outdoor dining in the conservatory.

The chateau has atmospheric lighting both indoor and outdoor with a surround sound system that augments the romantic atmosphere. Enjoy champagne in the Jacuzzi after dinner!

Chateau De La Porte is set in the heart of a Loire Valley village, making it the perfect base to explore the famous vineyards, chateaux and even the Atlantic beaches.

Features:

Chateau Interior (max. 12 adults + 3 children)


Ground Floor

- Entry Hall with double staircase and colonnades
- Dining hall with huge fireplace
- Sitting room, perfect for afternoon tea (or champagne)
- Office/study for those who need to stay in touch with the outside world (computer, Wi-Fi, copier & printer)
- Billiard room, perfect for a game and a cognac
- Music Lounge, Napoleon style sitting room with gilded and painted wall decor and a baby grand piano
- Winter TV lounge with plasma TV, comfortable seating and ceiling to wall paintings.
- Kitchen ('Chef's' kitchen, newly renovated for 2021)with 2 pantry rooms and fully equipped with new appliances including microwave, 2x fridges, freezer, hob, grill/oven, washing and drying machines, dishwasher
- Medieval library
- Cocktail bar area with fabulous whisky collection
- WC

First Floor

All the bedrooms are spacious and have brand new mattresses, bed linen and towels. Each has its own authentic decor and furniture.

- Family suite with double king poster bed, adjoining a single child's bedroom (with space for a cot on request), en suite bathroom and 2 walk-in wardrobes.
- Bedroom 2 with king-size 4-poster bed, en suite bathroom.
- Bedroom 3 with king-size 4-poster bed, en suite bathroom.
- Bedroom 4 with king-size 4-poster bed and en suite bathroom.
- Bedroom 5 with 2 single beds (and doors lead to bedroom 4's en suite bathroom)
- WC
- Laundry room

Second Floor

- Playroom (leading to bedrooms 8 and 9)
- Kitchenette
- Dining room
- Bedroom 6 with double bed
- Bedroom 7 with twin beds
- Bedroom 8 with single bed (children's bedroom)
- Bedroom 9 with single bed (children's bedroom)
- Bathroom

Outside Grounds

- 7 acres of lush gardens surrounded by an ancient moat.
- Heated salt-water swimming pool (7m x 5m) with child area surrounded by palm trees.
- Pool terrace fitted with designer sofas and deck chairs.
- 7 seater Jacuzzi overlooking the pool and the chateau.
- Terrace by the dining room for aperitifs.
- Conservatory with outside dining table and Webber barbecue.
- Antique gazebo overlooking the French gardens.
- 14th Century moat and stone bridge
- French manicured gardens with water fountains, sculpted trees, roses and lavender bushes.
- Japanese exotic plant garden with Koi fish pond, bridge and sculpted marble bench.
- English park with magnolias, hortensias, rhododendrons and rare ancient trees.
- Fruit orchard
- Kitchen garden with vegetables
- Tree house in the old hollow oak tree
- Swings
- Hammock
- Remote control large entry gate.

Facilities

- Wi-Fi
- Brand new sauna
- Cinema room/art studio (top floor)
- Large Gym & double showers in outdoor studio
- Large yoga room & dance studio all equipped
- Complimentary bicycles for adults and children
- Brand new outdoor ping pong table
- Renovated South & West facades & lighting
- Sonos sound system on all ground floor rooms
- All lounge rooms renovated & decorated in period style
- Animals which will entertain all ages (peacocks, ducks, black swans on the moat, 10 parakeets)
- Lots of fruit trees (cherries, apples, pears, figs, kiwis, apricots, plums,) and bushes giving berries, which are wonderful throughout the year from spring blossoms to picking time
- 1,500 trees and plants, including 300 flowers and new marble statues throughout the estate
- Zipline between trees for children to enjoy
- Professional cleaning room (professional washing machine, dryer and ironing board) in the outbuilding, as well as a laundry room in the chateau

Location:

The nearest airport is Nantes (60km). The nearest train is Chemille or Cholet (10km). The Loire Valley is well known for its impressive fortresses, beautiful palaces (over 5000 of them!) and vast vineyards. The closest include Brissac, Serrant, Angers, Saumur and Villandry. There are many beautiful medieval villages set in vineyards such as Breze/Anjou, Clisson/Muscadet, which are all within 30 mins to 1 hours drive away.

Just 15mins away is a quality 18-hole golf club. 1.5hours in the car will take you to the beaches and small picturesque Brittany seaside fishing villages. The chateau itself is located in a small village with restaurant, bakery, post office, tennis court and other services. The Chateau is 15 minutes from main shops and a large shopping mall.

Terms & Conditions:

Security deposit?
€1500. This is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.

Arrival time?
Flexible.

Departure time?
Flexible.

Energy costs included?
Included in the rental price, excluding heating.

Linen & towels included?
All linen, bath and pool towels are included in the rental price.

Pets welcome?
No.

Changeover day?
Saturday in peak season. Flexible during all other periods. From 2023, the peak season changeover day will be Monday.

End of stay cleaning included?
Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.

Smoking Allowed?
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.

Pool heating charge?
No. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.

Heating costs included?
Approximately €1000/week, when required.

Other Ts and Cs?
A full-time concierge/host is due to be introduced once the Covid situation normalises - please enquire for further details.

Minimum stay?
7 nights.

What this place offers

Kitchen
Wifi
Private pool - heated
TV
Washer
Backyard
Indoor fireplace: wood-burning
Children’s books and toys
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Where you’ll be

Vezins, Pays de la Loire, France

Hosted by Olivers

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House rules

Check-in: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No pets

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