Chateau De Baloigne
Chateau with 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms in Saint-Michel-de-Boulogne, France
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Chateau to rent in Saint-Michel-de-Boulogne, France
Chateau De Baloigne sits in the popular Ardeche region of south eastern France. For those seeking comfort, character, style and an atmosphere unique amongst our collection.
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Chateau overview - owner's description
Chateau De Baloigne sits in the popular Ardeche region of south eastern France. For those seeking comfort, character, style and an atmosphere unique amongst our collection, then this medieval castle is the perfect choice for your luxury chateau holiday! This fabulous self-catering chateau is surrounded by medieval ruins providing a truly atmospheric holiday experience.
The Chateau De Baloigne, and indeed the whole estate, is protected by the government as a Historic Monument. However, the ancient building has been combined with 21st century touches such as a fully fitted kitchen, hot and cold running water and modern bathrooms with showers. The interior decor is traditionally French but with a few Spanish touches.
The Chateau De Baloigne can sleep up to 15 guests in six bedrooms in the main house and a basic studio apartment is also available in a separate part of the ruins if needed, (all of which overlook the medieval ruins). There is also table tennis, various dining terraces, a beautiful old open fire and a library.
On the lower ground floor the communal reception rooms include a dining room with vaulted ceilings, a large kitchen, a dining terrace (ideal for breakfast and dinner). There is also a double bedroom with en suite shower.
On the ground floor there is a further living room with an open fire and a library, and an enormous double bedroom and bathroom (ideal for the elderly). There's also an upper covered terrace, perfect for lunch, siestas and aperitifs!
On the first floor there are 3 doubles and a triple room. There are a further 3 bathrooms that are either private or en-suite.
Outside the dramatic listed medieval ruins will take your breath away every time you see them! There is also a table tennis table, boules and games for the children. There is even a river where guests can swim just 100m down from the chateau.
The walkable Ardeche river is a great spot to picnic, swim or fish. There are plenty of water sport activities locally and the crocodile park nearby is also worth a visit! The nearest swimming pool is just a 10 minute drive away and is great for the kids if they don't fancy the river below the chateau.
Essentials (such as bread and wine) can be found just 2km from the chateau. There are also a couple of good restaurants within walking distance. All the necessary shops, services and restaurants are 4km away in the charming village of Saint Michel de Boulogne. Lyon airport is 100km away.
The area is renowned for its multitude of outdoor activities including horse riding, walking and canyoning on the river to name just a few locally.
The owner stays not far from the property and is on hand to prepare continental breakfast each morning (for a small additional cost). She can also help you arrange 3 course dinners with local caterers should you wish (from €20 per person).
Daily cleaning can also be arranged for €10-15 per hour depending on the number of hours you would like.
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Updated 21 June 2018
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 22 June 2018 - 1 January 2023: the minimum stay is 4 nights.
Refundable Breakage Deposit
£879.48 per booking, paid locally
6 bedrooms, Sleeps 12
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