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Enchanting Hilltop Chateau - Gers FRMD133
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  • Holiday Rental Chateau, Condom, Gers, SW France
  • Sleeps up to 13 plus cots with 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms
  • Stunning Country views
  • 12m x 6m Heated Swimming Pool
  • WIFI, Snooker Table, Daily Maid
  • 1hr 30 mins to Bordeaux and Toulouse Airports
  • From £5900 to £7900 per week rental
 
Many Ensuite Rooms
All Rooms Ensuite
Games Room
Saturday Changeover
Heated Swiming Pool
Wifi
Bicycles
Maid Service
Close to Village
Close to Airport
Golf Nearby
 

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A beautifully restored and spacious 13th century chateau, known as one of the most beautiful in the area. Set on a hilltop with panoramic views and within 17 hectares of beautiful gardens and grounds, this Chateau is bliss!

Accommodation

The Chateau is ideal for large groups and overall has 7 bedrooms. On the ground floor there is a large drawing room, fantastic snooker room, library, study, dining room and sitting room. The reception rooms have magnificent French doors which open onto the gardens. The Chateau has a large Gascony kitchen with a monumental fireplace, pantry, laundry and a covered dining terrace ideal for long lazy evenings. Out of the seven bedrooms, there are six spacious bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, with a further bedroom and sitting room in the medieval tower with family bathroom. The large master bedroom suite has its own private roofed terrace which is out of this world.

  • Bedroom 1 (Master Suite) has a double bed with its own en-suite bath and shower-room. There is also a Dressing Room and a private covered terrace with a staircase down to the garden. There is also a TV & DVD player in the bedroom.
  • Bedroom 2 has a single bed with a separate bathroom.
  • Bedroom 3 has two single beds with its own en-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 4 has a double bed with its own en-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 5 has a double bed with its own en-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 6 has a double bed with its own en-suite bathroom
  • Bedroom 7, has a double bed with its own en-suite bathroom


There is also a Tower Living Room which is ideal for teenagers with TV and beanbags.

The Chateau is approached by a long private drive through its own woodlands leading to impressive wrought iron gates and thereafter sweeps around the gardens to the chateau itself. The peace, tranquillity and calm of the countryside without the intrusions of modern day life is only enhanced by the fields of sunflowers in the summer months. The Chateau also has fantastic wildflowers planted around the front garden.

Outside Living

Commanding a hilltop position there are glorious and far reaching views in all directions including the snow- capped Pyrenees. The gardens include a heated swimming pool with terraces and pool house, an English style formal rose garden, herbaceous borders, lavender parterre gardens, sweeping lawns, specimen trees, ponds, fountains and numerous attractive terraces for dining and lounging.

The 12m x 6m heated pool is set within a walled ruin, with pool side dining and views for miles. There are numerous terraces including a covered dining terrace which is ideal for long lazy evenings and this opens out from the Kitchen into a very pretty and private courtyard area.

Facilities at a Glance


In Summary;
  • Chateau Rental, close to Agen and Condom, South West France
  • Sleeping up to 13 plus cots
  • 7 bedrooms
  • 6 bathrooms
  • Gascony Kitchen with range cooker, 2 Fridge Freezers, 2 Dishwashers
  • Dining Room which can seat up to 14
  • Study with WIFI and Library
  • Games Room with full size snooker table
  • UK Channels on flat Screen TV, DVD
  • Drawing Room and Sitting Room
  • 12m x 6m heated Swimming Pool with pool side dining terrace
  • Pool House with fridge and dishwasher
  • Utility Room with washing machine and dryer
  • Numerous dining terraces including covered Dining Terrace
  • WIFI throughout including Pool terrace
  • Computing facilities and Phone services
  • BBQ Oven and Bikes
  • Trampoline and swings
  • Table tennis and badminton
  • Gym equipment
  • Baby package including pushchairs, cots and boosters
  • Full Time resident Guardian
  • Housekeeper (3 hrs cleaning each morning excl Sunday)
  • Use of Motor Vehicle (Mercedes A180)
Additional Services can be arranged including cooking, shopping and babysitting. Please enquire for menus and daily rates.


Location

The Chateau is set in beautiful quiet rolling countryside but is also well placed for accessing the beautiful region of the Gers. The local village of La Romieu is under a 5 minute drive from the Chateau and it has 2 restaurants, a small grocery store, boulangerie and tabac. The Roman spa town of Lectoure is 15 minutes away and provides excellent, shopping and recreational facilities whilst the delightful towns of Condom and Agen are all within a thirty minute drive. Although the Gers is renowned for its quiet pace of live, throughout the summer the area comes alive with fetes and special events including the bull fighting at Vic Fezensac in May, the Country and Western Festival at Mirande in July and the Jazz at Marciac in August, to mention just a few. For the more active there are plenty of sporting activities including Golf at Fleurance which is a 15/20 minute drive from the Chateau.

Gers is one of the least populated areas of Europe, devoid of tourists and remains very French, unspoilt and friendly. There are numerous beautiful bastide villages that are well worth a visit especially on the morning of the weekly market. The larger towns of Condom, Agen, Pau, Auch are all accessible. This area of South West France is a gourmet's delight with its foie gras, duck, Armagnac and prunes. There is a wide variety of restaurants to suit all budgets and tastes. Toulouse, Bordeaux and Biarritz are close enough to be visited for the day and during the winter skiing can be enjoyed in the nearby Pyrenees.

Getting Here

The Chateau is close to both Bordeaux and Toulouse airports. The vibrant city of Bordeaux is approximately 1hr 30 minutes drive by car and Toulouse is approximately 1hr 40 minutes by car. Both are large airports which provide scheduled services throughout Europe including many destinations throughout the UK. Agen is just a 20 minute drive away and daily services to Paris and accommodates all private jets. The TGV train is available from Agen to Paris throughout the day with a journey time of approximately 4 hours.

Sunday Times Top 10 Holidays to France 2013
On Saturday, 27 Jul 2013
As featured in THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 HOLIDAYS TO FRANCE 2013 - It’s impossible not to smile in the Gers. At the heart of Gascony, this land is green and gentle, with hills, rivers, Armagnac, ducks, arcaded village squares and solid people ambling a couple of hours behind mainstream France. Given the feudal feel, a chateau fits the frame. Few are more sumptuous than this Chateau, near Condom, which sleeps 13. Surrounded by 42 acres, it’s the sort of place ordinary mortals pay to look round, not stay in.
Margaret D
On Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013
A fairytale castle set in stunning hillsides - just amazing ! Easy to get to from Toulouse, The Chateau was a perfect home base for exploring the surrounding quaint villages offering the finest in local Gascony food and wine. Sipping Armagnac at sunset and dining by candlelight on one of the many terraces made us feel like royalty !
T. M France
On Saturday, 05 Jan 2013
Life at the Chateau is very laid back, elegant but casual with a beauty and an enchantment that is hard to describe

Booking Information

Deposit 25% of total rent
Refundable security deposit £2000 is required to cover any damage or breakages to the property as per our Terms & Conditions
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