This idyllic location is perfect for listening to the church bells from the nearby village.
With 32 acres of stunning gardens and parkland, the serenity of this property can be felt in the heated pool and orchard.
Built in 1835 where a monastery used to sit, renovations have taken care to retain the history and character of this property, whilst giving you the modern luxury that you need for a relaxing holiday.
The eight, gracefully designed bedrooms are spread throughout the property, the majority of which are ensuite.
Downstairs, the living room is perfect for cosy evenings, whilst upstairs the library gives wonderful places for relaxing.
Fine cuisine can be prepared in the rustic kitchen, with a private chef available to hire if needed.
The vast gardens are home to the swimming pool and terrace, where you will also find a number of trees to offer a shaded spot.
For those who want to be more active, bikes are available for exploring the estate, and boules and mini gym are available.
Just a short walk will take you to the local village, where you can pick up fresh bread and explore the local area.
Vibrant French markets can be found within just a ten minutes drive.
Château Interior (750 sq m) - 16 pax
Please note an additional four children may be accommodated in the existing rooms (using one of the doubles in the first floor twin room and two additional single beds elsewhere). This is by prior agreement with the owner and supplements may apply. Alternatively, additional adults may also be considered on a case by case basis, subject to supplements.
Note: 2 additional single beds are available to be placed in bedrooms as required
Set in 32 acres of beautiful gardens and parkland, including the former monastery's original orchard, it's just a short stroll from the small local village (1km) where you can pick up your morning bread.
Just over two hours from Paris, this is a sleepy and peaceful area and there are some wonderful towns to explore locally. You will be sure to find a vibrant French market nearly every day at one of the nearby villages or towns within a fifteen minutes drive.x000D
The area of Berry offers an extremely diverse choice of tourist attractions, including the seven secret gardens, most of which are within an hours drive of the chateau. The magical gardens of Apremont sur Allier (25km) are particularly noteworthy and offer a delightful day discovering flowers, trees and plants from all over the world.
Sport lovers are spoilt for choice with a great range of activities nearby including fishing, golf, horse-riding, windsurfing and some lovely cycle rides along the banks of the Loire or canal tow paths, following the ‘Loire a Velo’ routes. The world famous racing circuit of Magny Cours (44km) is just forty minutes by car, a definite must for Formula One fans and you will find some brilliant go-karting here as well.
The exquisite cathedral city of Bourges (34km) can be easily reached within half an hour and if you visit in the spring be sure to check out the city’s music festival in April. The city is rich in historical and architectural delights and you can spend a very pleasant day wandering around its narrow cobbled streets discovering pretty cafes in charming squares or exploring the city’s peaceful gardens. Nevers (33km) is also an interesting town to visit with stylish shops and lovely walks or boat trips along the Loire.
Whether you are a wine lover or just appreciate beautiful scenery, the wine region and village of Sancerre (55km) should also be visited. The medieval hilltop town has some delightful cafes, bistros and wine-tasting caves or head out to one of the outstanding vineyards to try one of France’s most popular wines.