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Chateau De La Chance

Chateau with 13 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms and shared pool in Bellevigne-en-Layon, France

From £10,953 per week

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Chateau to rent in Bellevigne-en-Layon, France

  • Chateau
  • Sleeps 40
  • 13 Bedrooms
  • 14 Bathrooms
  • Shared pool
  • WiFi
  • Jacuzzi
  • Open fire

Chateau overview - owner's description

Dating back to the 11th century, the Chateau de la Chance is a magical holiday chateau in an equally magical setting. The chateau has stunning gardens, a large swimming pool.

Dating back to the 11th century, the Chateau de la Chance is a magical holiday chateau in an equally magical setting. The chateau has stunning gardens, a large swimming pool, and can sleep up to 15 guests. Historic France is brought to life here.
King Henry IV of France once broke his journey at the Chateau de la Chance on his way to the South of France. The chateau is notable for hosting many famous guests and each of the 5 bedrooms is individually named in honour of the eminence of previous guests or owners.
There is a wonderful feeling of space at the Chateau de la Chance, 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 week along with its private gardens, but the swimming pool is shared with the occasional guests staying at the B&B gites on the estate. The Chateau enjoys 5000m2 of private grounds.
Please note that advertised rates are based on a capacity of 15 guests. For an additional costs, up to 25 extra guests can be accommodated in the surrounding gites owned by the estate, making the maximum capacity 40 guests.


1) Chateau + Gites + Chambres D'Hote: 40 pax / 13 bedrooms / 14 bathrooms
2) Chateau Only: 15 pax / 5 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms
Chateau Interior
Chateau de la Chance has 5 large bedroom suites, 3 of which have en-suite bathrooms, to sleep up to 15 guests. Four of the bedrooms are on the first floor, and there is a top floor bedroom and bathroom suite. There are 2 additional separate WCs.
On the ground floor the kitchen is well equipped and modern. The banqueting hall (about 100m2) boasts a huge fireplace. There is also a 5m solid oak dining room table and a grand piano. In the TV room there is a TV and VHS facilities. There is also the main entrance hall and a ground floor WC.
There are 4 bedrooms on the first floor, 2 of which have en-suite bathrooms, and a further shared bathroom. Suite Henry IV is the largest and most prestigious suite. There is also a library on the first floor and a separate WC. On the second floor there is another large suite with bathroom and individual sitting room.
Gites and Chambres D'Hote
Up to 25 additional guests can be accommodated in the gites surrounding the estate making Chateau de la Chance the perfect venue for a celebration or large group of friends with a maximum sleeping capacity of 40 guests.

The farm buildings which formerly served the Chateau have been lovingly restored into Gites and Chambres d'Hotes.
Chambres D'Hotes
Room 1
- 1 Double bed (ground floor)
- 2 Single beds (mezzanine floor)
- Bathroom (shower) access via double bedroom
- Kitchenette
- Counter height dining table and four chairs
- Sofa
- Small courtyard and picnic table

Room 2
- 1 Double bed (mezzanine floor)
- Sofa/bed (ground floor)
- Bathroom (shower)

Room 3
- 1 Queen bed (mezzanine floor)
- Sofa/bed (ground floor)
- Bathroom (shower)

Room 4
- 1 Queen bed (mezzanine floor)
- Sofa/bed (ground floor)
- Bathroom (shower)

Room 5
- 2 single beds (ground floor)
- Sofa/bed (ground floor)
- Bathroom (shower)
Apartment 1 (May be joined with Apartment 2)
- 2 Double beds (mezzanine floor and separate upstairs room)
- Bathroom (shower over bath - upstairs)
- Bathroom (shower – downstairs)
- Kitchen
- Dining Table
- Sofa/bed
- Courtyard and picnic table

Apartment 2
- 1 Queen bed (upstairs)
- 2 Single beds (same room upstairs)
- Toilet (upstairs)
- Sofa/bed (downstairs)
- Bathroom (shower over bath)
- Kitchen
- Dining Table
- Courtyard and picnic table

Apartment 3
- 1 Queen bed (separate room upstairs)
- 2 Single beds (separate room upstairs)
- Separate toilet (upstairs)
- Bathroom (shower over bath – upstairs)
- Sofa/bed (downstairs)
- Separate kitchen and dining
- Toilet and storage room (downstairs)
- Courtyard and picnic table

Kitchens come equipped with a fridge, dishwasher, bench-top oven, microwave, stovetop hobs, cooking utensils, crockery, cutlery and glassware
Outside Grounds
There is a slow running river in the grounds where one can fish and a small boat available for guests. The chateau sits in 5 hectares of gardens with a heated swimming pool measuring 14x6m (the gardens are entirely private to the chateau but the pool is shared with occasional B&B guests). There is also a BBQ, an abundance of garden furniture and space to park cars. Guests can utilize the massage, spa bath, sauna and shower facilities available at the wellness area by the pool.


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 de la Chance 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.


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This chateau is:

43.87km from Le Pontreau Airport
Outside this chateau in Bellevigne-en-Layon, France
This chateau has a shared pool.

Prices and availability

Updated 22 October 2017

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 31 August 2017 - 4 January 2025: the minimum stay is 3 nights.



  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £894.29 per booking, paid locally



13 bedrooms, Sleeps 40


14 bathrooms

Swimming pool

Shared pool


Internet / WiFi


Central heating, Open fire, Car hire optional



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