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Chateau Du Taureau

Chateau with 16 bedrooms, 16 bathrooms and private pool in Carpentras, the South of France

From £28,765 per week

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Chateau to rent in Carpentras, the South of France

The Chateau du Taureau sleeps 15 guests in 9 double/twin bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms.

  • Chateau
  • Sleeps 29
  • 16 Bedrooms
  • 16 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Open fire
  • Tennis court

Chateau overview - owner's description

The Chateau du Taureau sleeps 15 guests in 9 double/twin bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms.
A gorgeous new farmhouse cottage with 7 en-suite bedrooms is also available for holiday rentals at a supplement, whereas already included in case of weddings and other events.
The chateau and the cottage can accommodate up to 29 guests.
The entire estate has been lovingly restored to its former glory and is furnished with both modern and traditionalfurnishings.

Guests at this historic 18th century chateau will be pleased to know that the cooking, heating and telecommunications facilities are all 21st century.

The wonderful, fully enclosed landscape embraces 17 hectares of mature parkland, elegant formal gardens, orchards, streams and an exciting range of sporting facilities including squash, tennis & basketball, a large swimming pool and a fully equipped gym. The Chateau du Taureau itself sits at the end of a long avenue of ancient plane trees complete with an ornamental fountain.

There's so much to offer within the extensive grounds of Chateau du Taureau, however, being perfectly located in the heart of the Rhone Valley, an area of France steeped in history & tradition, this chateau is a perfect base for exploring the myriad of ancient towns and villages, as well as the famous vineyards this area of France has to offer.

Both the chateau alone and the entire estate, including the farmhouse, are also perfect for business use. Prices start from €25,000 per week depending on the season. Please enquire for a quote tailored to your group.
Good news! For a little extra, this property is available as a Vill'otelYey! Wait… what is that?
It's the perfect combo of the privacy of your own personal villa, with all the luxury and convenience of a hotel.What's included?
Breakfast, cleaning, welcome drinks and hamper, plus more! Check the Extras tab for all the details.

Features

1) Chateau + Farmhouse (29 pax/ 16 bedrooms)
2) Chateau Only (15 pax / 9 bedrooms)

Chateau Interior
With all 850m2 of the Chateau having been restored to their former 18th Century glory the owners then furnished it with beautiful Modern and Provencal typical furniture and art. However, the Chateau's cooking, heating, cooling, telecommunication, electrical and plumbing systems are definitely 21st century!

With three large reception rooms, a library, a large 15 person dining room and a large informal dining kitchen the chateau is certainly spacious. The Chateau's rustic internal courtyard is perfect for al fresco meals and the scents and sounds of the fountains, aviaries and jasmine covered walls set a wonderful scene.

The Chateau has a fully equipped home-cinema which includes a 55" LED screen, surround sound, DVD, Bluray, Satellite TV and music system.

There are 3 large master bedroom suites (three King sized beds) – one suite on the ground floor and two on the first floor – all en-suite with a separate shower. Six further bedrooms (four king sized beds and two with twin beds) are on the second floor. Each has its own en-suite bathroom (with showers over the bath) tiled with lovely Provencal tiles.

Accommodation:

  • 9 Bedroom En-Suites (7 King size bed / 4 Single Beds )
  • 1 guest suite on ground floor (King Size Bed / Shower – Bathtub )
  • 2 guest suites on first floor (King Size Bed / Shower – Bathtub + 1 Terrace )
  • 6 en suite guest bedrooms on 2nd floor ( 4 King Size / 2 with two Single beds / Bathtub )
  • Grand Salon
  • TV Room
  • Pool table room
  • Library
  • Kitchen
  • Dinning Room
  • Formal Dining Room
  • Internal courtyard with fountains and outdoor dining
    Farmhouse Interior (14 pax / 7 bedrooms)
  • 5 bedrooms with king size beds and en-suite bathrooms
  • 2 bedrooms with twin beds and en-suite bathrooms
    Outside Grounds

The more sporty guests can use the gym, play squash, tennis, basket ball, or swim at any time of day or night. And the tennis and basketball courts are also floodlit ! The less sporting can take an enjoyable walk in the extensive grounds or settle for a genteel game of croquet, badminton or volleyball on the especially dedicated lawns.

And of course the marvellous "mirror" swimming pool (25mx10mx4.5m) and its adjoining children's pool (3mx3mx0.6m), is a wonderful place to lounge. This area also provides an outdoor shower and a spacious, open dining Pavillion and attached sitting room and kitchen/barbecue). There are separate changing rooms, with shower and WC facility next to the pool area, so you need never leave!

Facilities :

  • A/C
  • Wi-Fi (available everywhere in the chateau + Courtyard + Pool)
  • Satellite TV / LED
  • Netflix
  • Infinity Pool 25mX10 - 5 Meters Deep
  • Pool Pavilion with open dining area & kitchen & cloakroom
  • Sports Area: Tennis court ( lighten )/ Basket Ball court ( lighten ) / Volley Ball court / Gym Area / Squash court
  • Pool table Room
  • Organic kitchen garden combined with orchard for guest's benefit
  • Child-friendly (equipment : high chair / bed / cots / cook equipment )
  • Pets-friendly
  • Private XVII Chapel
Location

The nearest airport to the chateau is Avignon (30km) and the local village is within walking distance.

You will not go hungry in this region of France with its specialties of truffles, calisson, melons and wide variety of wine. Chefs (not included) make pilgrimages from near and far to select the cream of the crop from Provence.

Guests can enjoy the riches of the region by visiting the picturesque markets of the nearby towns and villages. Local farmers bring their baskets of seasonal produce to sell directly from the traditional wooden trestle tables, placed under a canopy of plane trees.

If you feel the need to leave the glorious grounds of the chateau, there are activities beyond the gates. You can canoe down the river and take in the peaceful scenery.
The Chef (not included) can prepare a picnic for you to enjoy among the vineyards and orchards on the river banks. For the more active: horse riding, hiking, cycling and skiing can be arranged. There are also several nearby golf courses.

Music lovers will already know of the world-class operas and concerts that take place in the region. In Vaison la Romaine and Orange, concerts are held in the historic Roman theatres.
The Summer Arts Festival in the old papal city of Avignon is famous for its films, theatre and street performers. And let's not forget bullfighting.
The stunning setting of two of the most intact Roman arenas in France - Nimes and Arles – is perfect for watching the toreadors and the bulls act out their ancient ritual.

The area is steeped in history. There are ruins, ancient villages, monuments, museums, medieval villages and towns and unchanged countryside to see and explore. The influence of Greek and Roman involvement over the last 2500 years is obvious everywhere.
The local village is just 2km away and has all basic amenities such us bar, cafe, pizzeria, bank and medical centre.

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Location

This chateau is:

31.58km from Avignon - Caumont Airport
Outside this chateau in Carpentras, the South of France
This chateau has a pool, a tennis court and a children pool.

Prices and availability

Updated 17 November 2018

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 18 November 2018 - 30 June 2019: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 1 July - 31 August 2019: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 1 September 2019 - 28 June 2020: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
  • 29 June - 29 August 2020: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 30 August 2020 - 17 November 2021: the minimum stay is 2 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £889.46 per booking, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

16 bedrooms, Sleeps 29

Bathrooms

16 bathrooms

Swimming pool

Private pool

Entertainment

Internet / WiFi

General

Air conditioning, Central heating, Open fire

Outside

Tennis court

Leisure

Gym

Suitable for

Pets

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