Situated in the heart of the Loire countryside, this 15th century chateau overlooks the famous river Creuse.
With over 10 hectares of private grounds this property is in the ideal location, with a restaurant and boulangerie in the nearby village.
Able to sleep up to 28 guests, this chateau is ideal for large family groups.
Children will love this property, from the heated swimming pool to the games in the gardens and the river that runs through it.
Just 200m away you will find a tennis court for your use.
Steeped in history, there is so much to explore in the Pays de la Loire region of France.
Many chateaus have been built through the years by French Kings, many of which are able for you to visit within just an hour of the property.
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The chateau was initially built in the 15th century, with some additions being made in the 19th Centuries, and sits on a hill with spectacular views over the River Creuse.
A large living/dining room with a huge fireplace and table with seating for up to 20. An additional sitting room comes with TV, Hi-Fi, home cinema system, karaoke and table-football. The fully equipped kitchen comes with oven, 5 gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher and two fridge/freezers. There is a double bedroom leading on to a terrace with an en-suite bathroom. There is also a downstairs loo and a utility room with professional dishwasher (3 min cycle) and a washing machine.
The master bedroom suite has a double bed and en-suite bathroom connecting to a small twin bedroom with a bunk-bed. There are also two further double rooms, one with en-suite with a walk in shower, wash basin and loo, two twin bedrooms (one with en suite bathroom and possibility to join the beds) and an additional bathroom with bath, wash basin and loo.
A further master bedroom has a double bed with en-suite bathroom. There are 2 further double bedrooms (one with en suite bathroom), a twin bedroom, a dormitory bedroom with three bunk-beds and an en-suite loo and bathroom and an additional bathroom with bath, sink, and loo. Two cots & two child beds are available.
There is Wi-Fi access available at the property, suitable for watching TV on the internet.
Outside there is a rear terrace, fenced gardens, and over 10 hectares of grounds with a river that runs at the bottom of them. There is also lots of garden furniture, a barbecue, and a tennis court less than 200m away.
For the children, there is a wide range of games available in the pool house including boules, volleyball, badminton and football etc. There is also a table tennis table situated a few yards from the pool.
The heated swimming pool (size: 11m x 5m, with a maximum depth of 1.8m) has a safety cover, which closes hermetically and a staircase going down in the water, with a large top step, allowing space for small children to play. It is close to the summer kitchen and terrace.
The summer kitchen has a fridge/freezer, large gas cooker and electrical oven, a dishwasher and a WC. The terrace has an awning which can be opened and closed for protection from the sun or the rain.
There is dining space for up to 30 guests next to the pool on 3 large tables and it is also possible to dine on the terrace with a beautiful view on the river Creuse...
The barbecue and the plancha are next to the summer kitchen. Several small tables and chairs are placed around the house, giving maximum options for finding sun or shadow.
The nearest airport is Poitiers (70km away). The chateau sits on the edge of the small village of Ciron with boulangerie for your bread and croissants in the morning. Le Blanc is the nearest town of a reasonable size 14km away. It is very attractive and has some excellent restaurants.
Ciron is located in the heart of a Regional Parc – La Brenne – South West of the Berry area, one of the regions of the Centre Val de Loire region. Therefore it is at the corner of three different areas: Berry, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes. There will be a number of travel books in the cupboard close to the kitchen entrance door to inform you of possible venues to visit. The Michelin travel book “Châteaux de la Loire” is an ideal guide on which to build your itinerary. However if you don’t want to travel too far then there is always the pool to lounge beside!
Poitiers is about 75km from the chateau. It is an interesting and attractive city that is worth a visit for the famous Le Futuroscope.
The main area of interest to be found nearby is the Regional Parc, La Brenne, which has over 7500 hectares of lakes and ponds and a few villages that are worth a visit. La Brenne is a marvellous place to walk and fish. Main areas of interest are the Etang de Bellebouche, le Château du Bouchet and l’Etang de la Mer Rouge.
Local activities include golf (there are 2 golf courses in the vicinity), tennis (5 minutes walk), horse riding (10km away) and cycling.