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Chateau Abelia Du Lac

Chateau with 19 bedrooms, 19 bathrooms and swimming pool in Erdre-en-Anjou, France

From £7,950 per week

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Chateau to rent in Erdre-en-Anjou, France

  • Chateau
  • Sleeps 38
  • 19 Bedrooms
  • 19 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Open fire

Chateau overview - owner's description

Chateau Abelia Du Lac is a luxurious 19th century chateau rental in a magnificent 105 acre estate located in the western part of the Loire Valley.

Chateau Abelia Du Lac is a luxurious 19th century chateau rental in a magnificent 105 acre estate located in the western part of the Loire Valley. It is surely one of the most spectacular chateau rentals in France, offering a 22-acre private lake, lovely island, wonderful lakeside terrace, swimming pool, palatial lawns, gorgeous gardens and woods full of wildlife.

The Chateau has been extensively renovated and sumptuously decorated with beautiful antiques and rich fabrics. Although majestic with its dramatic, double carved-stone stairway in the entrance hall, and elaborate 16.5 foot ceilings throughout the main floor, the Chateau is warm and welcoming.
With an elevator servicing all four floors, access to the reception rooms, dining rooms, chapel and the gorgeous en suite bedrooms available for Guests is easy. Open log fires, internet, Wi-Fi, are available and housekeeping and laundry services can be arranged.
Self-cater or we will prearrange delicious catering including breakfast, lunch, dinner, and full English afternoon tea, served in the dining rooms, gardens or on the lakeside terrace as you prefer.
The Chateau sleeps up to 28 Guests in 14 bedrooms. There are also 2 apartments in a separate building, just a 3 minute walk from the chateau, which can accommodate an additional 10 guests between the 5 bedrooms.
Wine tasting, golf, horseback riding, bicycling, hot air ballooning, river boat tours, museums, churches, restaurants, shopping are all nearby.

Note 1: The advertised prices are for 15 guests. Up to 13 additional guests can be accommodated in the Chateau with a €50 surcharge per person per night for stays in 2017 and with a €65 surcharge per person per night for stays in 2018 (total max. capacity: 28).
Note 2: The 2 apartments in the separate building (2 and 3 bedrooms) can together sleep up to 10 guests with a surcharge of €100 per night per apartment.

Features

Chateau Only
Accommodates up to 28 guests in 14 en-suite bedrooms.
A surcharge of €50 per person per night applies for each extra guest in excess of 15 staying in the chateau.

Chateau and Two Apartments
Accommodate up 38 guests maximum in 19 bedrooms: 14 bedrooms in the Chateau and 5 bedrooms between the 2 separate apartments.
Chateau Interior (sleeps max. 28 in 14 bedrooms)
The Chateau has been extensively renovated and sumptuously decorated with beautiful antiques and rich fabrics. Although majestic with its dramatic, double carved-stone stairway in the entrance hall, and elaborate 16.5 foot ceilings throughout the main floor, the Chateau is warm and welcoming. The Drawing Room is inviting with its oak paneling, huge log fireplace, and private lit terrace for early evening drinks and late night parties. The magnificent Grand Salon, with its parquet flooring, original oak linen paneling, tall windows, and massive mirrored fireplace mantle, offers a luxurious yet relaxed venue for gatherings both large and small. The Chapel, with its spectacular stone rib-vault ceiling, glorious stained-glass window, and gilded oak paneling is a consecrated haven for solitude and prayer.

The splendid Silver Reception Room floor was specifically designed for hosting parties or weddings, including elevator access for guests and hi-speed dumbwaiters connecting the Silver Reception Room's service kitchen to the main kitchen two floors below. Aside from the Silver Reception Room, there are numerous other places to dine in the Chateau, ranging from elegant to cozy. The Chateau's delicious French specialties served in the Chatelain's fabulous private dining room have Guests raving about the food and the superb candlelit tables fit for royalty. The courtyard and lakeside terrace both offer special outdoor dining experiences. There is even a casual, country-style dining room for when you're in the mood for something informal.

There are 14 en suite, beautifully furnished bedrooms in the Chateau available to accommodate up to 28 Guests. Each is uniquely decorated in different color schemes ranging from azure to rose, and filled with antiques, crystal chandeliers and beds you never want to get out of! There is even a two-story master suite, with its own foyer, drawing room, and antique oak staircase leading up to a huge circular en suite bedroom that has an original hand-painted domed ceiling. (Four bedrooms can be made suitable for young children, and the Chateau will gladly prepare for young children and ensure that the “breakable” items are removed and the house is child friendly.)

-Tower Suite: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon 2 Storey Suite w/ round drawing room & bedroom, and a foyer. Toilet, combination tub/shower There is also a separate half bathroom off of the Foyer
- Chambre d'Argent: 1 queen bed, toilet, combination tub/shower
- Chambre d'Or: 1 queen bed, toilet, shower
- Chambre Rouge Royale: 1 queen bed, toilet, combination tub/shower
- Chambre d'Azur: 1 double bed, toilet, shower
- Chambre Deux Tours: 1 queen bed, toilet, shower
- Chambre Violet: 1 double bed, toilet, shower
- Chambre Jaune: 1 twin/ single beds, toilet, shower
- Chambre Peche: 1 double bed toilet, shower
- Chambre Rose: 1 double bed, toilet, combination tub/shower
- Chambre Bleu: 1 queen, 1 murphy bed, toilet, shower
- Chambre Vert: 1 queen bed, toilet, shower
- Suite de Jardin: 1 queen Round bedroom and a foyer/dressing room with a single bed, toilet, shower
- Chambre Fleur: 1 queen bed, toilet, combination tub/shower
All bedrooms in the Chateau have private en suite bathrooms.
The Separate Apartments (Sleeps 10 in 5 bedrooms)
There are also two nicely decorated apartments with 5 additional bedrooms in a separate building which is a 3 minute stroll through the gardens from the Chateau. The apartments will accommodate 10 additional Guests for a supplementary rental fee of €100 per night per apartment. There are also charming bed & breakfasts and hotels for many more Guests nearby.
2-Bedroom Apartment (1) Queen bed
2-Bedroom Apartment (2) Double bed
3-Bedroom Apartment (1) Queen bed
3-Bedroom Apartment (2) Double bed
3-Bedroom Apartment (3) Double bed
Each apartment has one bathroom with a toilet and a combination tub/shower.
Outside Grounds
Large private pool and gorgeous 19th century castle pool house with kitchenette and bathroom, private 22 acre lake, 105 acres of private park and forests 22 acre carp fishing lake, private chapel, gazebo, ample car park, boat park.
Other Facilities
Elevator on every floor, sumptuously decorated, luxuriously renovated, cozy dining area, den for teens on ground floor, lakeside terrace which lights up at night for dining, many living and dining areas around the chateau, ping pong in our games room, croquet and badminton equipment, DVD, stereo, video library, books, iron and ironing board.

Location

There are lovely walks amongst the gardens, around the lake's 2.5 kilometer shoreline, and through the woods. The swimming pool and adjacent pool house offer delightful relaxation in or out of the sun. Excellent carp fishing can be enjoyed in our lake.
Wine tasting, golf, horseback riding, bicycling, river boat tours, museums, churches, restaurants and shopping are all nearby.
The Chateau is well situated just 20 minutes from Angers with its great shops and restaurants. Angers is 75 minutes from Paris via TGV, and the international airport in Nantes is about an hour away.
There are many other delightful villages to visit nearby. Enquiries from location agencies, location scouts and location managers are welcome as the Chateau is also available as a castle location rental for film, movie & television productions, TV series, commercials, and fashion shoots, etc., in the Loire Valley, France.
Local Activities:
Sports & Adventure Activities
Cycling
Equestrian Events
Fishing
Freshwater Fishing
Golf
Hiking
Hot Air Ballooning
Hunting
Pier Fishing
Roller Blading
Swimming
Tennis
Bird-wathcing

Extras

The Oliver's Concierge Team is available to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference. For example:

  • Maid service/extra cleaning
  • Private chef/cook/catering
  • Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
  • Local day-trips or tours
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting/childcare services

Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver's Concierge Team.
Extras available at this property:

  • Maid service (€25/hour)
  • Cook/catering (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Laundry service (€25/load)
  • Ironing service (€25/hour)

Chateau Abelia Du Lac is known for its excellent food and lavish table settings. Breakfast, lunch, a full English afternoon tea and dinner are all available on request at extra charge and can be served in the private Chatelain's Dining Room, the elegant Silver Reception Room, the casual Country Dining Room, Courtyard or Lakeside Terrace - whichever you prefer.
The price of dining at the Chateau varies with menu choices, which must normally be confirmed and paid for prior to arrival. The Chateau is also known for its splendidly warm and welcoming service, and the staff's genuine attitude that no guest's request is too much trouble.
The full commercial kitchen, equipped to cook for 100+ people, is only available for catered services. A well-equipped domestic kitchen is available for self-catering (microwave, oven, stove, fridge, toaster, coffee maker).
Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request.

We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

T&Cs

Please note:
- The advertised prices are for 15 guests.
- Up to 13 additional guests can be accommodated at an extra charge of €50 per person per night for stays in 2017 and of €65 per person per night for stays in 2018
-The 2 apartments in the separate building (2 and 3 bedrooms) can, in total, sleep up to 10 additional guests with a surcharge of €100 per night, per apartment.

  • Rental of only one apartment allows for a maximum of 4 guests.
  • The maximum capacity for the whole estate is 38 guests.
  • 35% of the chateau rental fee is to be paid to the proprietor as a deposit to confirm the booking. The entire rental fee must be paid no later than 2 months prior to arrival.
  • Laundry services are available at €25 per load and ironing services at €25 per hour.

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Location

This chateau is:

72.6km from Le Pontreau Airport
Outside this chateau in Erdre-en-Anjou, France
This chateau has a pool.

Prices and availability

Updated 17 August 2017

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 1 May - 20 December 2017: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 21 December 2017 - 1 January 2018: the minimum stay is 6 nights.
  • 2 January 2018 - 31 December 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £909.92 per booking, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

19 bedrooms, Sleeps 38

Bathrooms

19 bathrooms including 19 en suites

Swimming pool

Private pool

Entertainment

DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi

General

Central heating, Open fire, Car hire optional