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Chateau De Mouney

Chateau with 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and swimming pool in Dontreix, France

From £3,111 per week

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Chateau to rent in Dontreix, France

  • Chateau
  • Sleeps 10
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Open fire

Chateau overview - owner's description

Located in the Auvergne-Limousin region, Chateau de Mouney is the family residence of an international artist, dating back to the C17/18th, that sits on the edge of the Foret de Drouille.

Located in the Auvergne-Limousin region, Chateau de Mouney is the family residence of an international artist, dating back to the C17/18th, that sits on the edge of the Foret de Drouille.

Isolated and calm, the chateau offers 50km of uninterrupted views to the volcanic range of the Puy de Dome, surrounded by lakes, forests and country lanes.

The chateau has large rooms, high ceilings and fireplaces. Oak flooring and original cornicing can be seen throughout. The interior is designed to an exceptional standard with designer furniture throughout. The highlight is the spacious and well appointed kitchen, ideal to prepare delicious meals using fresh local ingredients,

Outside there are landscaped, orchard, herb, vegetable and rose gardens. There is also an outdoor dining area under the pergola with a marble table and stone barbecue. The heated swimming pool comes with pool house and is fenced with an electric safety cover.
This is the perfect place for those who seek total peace and quietness, spending long-hours out hiking, biking or fishing, away from the crowds and tourist attractions.
The closest village is a 5 -minute drive away, a truly authentic french little gem! There are restaurants within a driving distance too, where you can taste a very simple but delicious local cuisine.
If you are into wine and historical castles, keep in mind that the Loire Valley is a few hours drive away!

Features

Ground Floor
- Entrance Hall.
- Kitchen: Large oak kitchen table, volvic stone floor, Godin kitchen range, fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, American fridge, cutlery. Leads onto terrace.
- Dinning room.
- Library.
- Drawing room.
- Sitting room with piano, fireplaces, oak floors and cornices. WIFI, UK TV Channels.
- Laundry room with miele washing and drying machines.
- Downstairs bathroom.

First Floor
Six bedrooms in total all with views of the gardens; two large double rooms with ensuite bathrooms and a twin room. A family apartment with a double room, ensuite bathroom and a twin room.
- There is one more bedroom- a twin, available by agreement but access is by a very steep staircase and therefore not suitable for elderly or young.
- Billiard table at guests disposal.

Grounds
- 2 hectares of garden.
- Formal terrace with fountain and parterres. Formal herb garden. Rose garden and vegetable garden and young orchard. Tree park. Lawn.
- Outdoor trampoline.
- Immense Stone barbecue next to pergola with marble table for outdoor eating located conveniently close to the kitchen.
- Swimming pool 12x4m granite edged, sand filtered, heated, electric safety cover. Wooden recliners and cushions. Pool house with chairs and towels.
- The chateau is at the end of a private road and leads straight onto country lanes.

Location

Situated on the border of the Puy de Dome and Limousin regions, the chateau is 5 minutes to nearest village with bakery, small supermarket, bar, post office and pharmacy. 15 minutes takes you to the town where horse riding and tennis are available as well as all the necessary shops.

There are very good local markets and the chateau is surrounded by fishing lakes. Golf des Volcans is 40 minutes away. Lac des Fiades is great for kayaking, jet ski, sailing and swimming. Hot Air ballooning is possible over the volcanoes.

Other activities include Accrobranche (treetop adventure), Rock climbing, Skiing at Mont Dore (50 mins), the Spa town of Evaux les Bains & Vulcania.

International airports include Clermont Ferrand with flights from Southampton (50 mins), Limoges Airport for Ryanair and Easyjet flights (1h45 mins).

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Location

This chateau is:

51.9km from Gueret (Lepaud) Airport
Outside this chateau in Dontreix, France
This chateau has a pool and a children pool.

Prices and availability

Updated 25 June 2017

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 22 April 2017 - 2 January 2018: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 2 January 2018 - 1 January 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £1,000.00 per booking, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

7 bedrooms, Sleeps 10

Bathrooms

4 bathrooms

Swimming pool

Private pool

Entertainment

DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, TV, Satellite / cable

General

Central heating, Open fire, Car hire optional