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An Indoor Swimming Pool, Sauna and Tennis Court await at the Stunning Chateau Ardille + Cottage

 The Fifteenth Century Chateau Ardille
  • ID: 230
  • Chateau
  • Weekly £ 2,900 - £ 3,500
  • Bedroom(s) 7
  • Sleeps 17
  • Bathroom(s) 6
Average guests rating:      0 / 5 ( 0 Reviews )
Highlights: Indoor Swimming Pool, Tennis Court, Pool Table, Table Tennis, Bicycles, Sauna, Badminton, Boules, BBQ, Wi-Fi, Sleeps 11-17


Chateau Ardille has everything you need for the perfect family holiday. An excellent location, indoor pool, pool table, tennis court and much more makes an exceptional holiday experience. Sleeps 11-17


The 15th Century Chateau Ardille is situated in its own peaceful parkland, being beautifully decorated in a traditional French style with original marble fireplaces. With attractively styled reception rooms, five large en suite bedrooms, a tennis court, indoor pool, table tennis and a fully equipped American-style kitchen the Chateau can accommodate 13 guests in elegant luxury. The Chateau has Wi-Fi access available.

For larger groups there is also a two-bedroom cottage which can be rented with the chateau, providing sleeping accommodation for groups of up to 17 people.

In the late 18th century the Chateau Ardille was the Fleury-Michon family’s country retreat.

Chateau Ardille

Ground Floor
On the ground floor is a large spacious living room with TV and original marble fireplace and light fixtures. It offers plenty of comfortable seating, and is a great place to relax.

The dining room is furnished with an original marble fireplace, antique furniture and oak panelling.

The large American-style kitchen with dining table comes complete with double ovens, eight ring gas hob, dishwasher and microwave.

First Floor
On the first floor there are two double bedrooms, one with en suite bathroom and the other an en-suite shower room, a double bedroom plus an extra single bed with en-suite shower room, and a family bedroom which has a double bed plus two single beds and a spacious en-suite shower room.

Second Floor
On the second floor is another double bedroom with en-suite shower room.

The Cottage
The cottage has a large reception room/kitchen, a double bedroom, a twin bedroom and a separate bathroom.

Surrounding the chateau is an acre of parkland full of chestnut trees. There is a tennis court, pool table, table tennis table, and an indoor pool. Badminton, boules and cycles are all available for guest use. There is also abundant garden furniture and a gas-fired barbecue for al-fresco dining. There is also ample parking for cars.

There is an on site chef for in-house catering. Please let us know your requirements on arrival.

Additional Services
Cleaning is available for 15 euros per hour.

Holistic Therapy treatments are also available. Our qualified therapist provides Reflexology and Aromatherapy. Pre booking is advisable for these popular treatments.


Post Code (Zip):
Latitude / Longitude: 46.09326820660209 / -0.06517225390621206
Airport Poitiers 50 km
Bakers Chef Boutonne 2 km
Beach La Rochelle 80 km
Market Chef Boutonne 2 km
Restaurant Chef Boutonne 2 km
Shops Chef Boutonne 2 km
Town Poitiers 50 km
Village Chef Boutonne 2 km


The nearest airport is Poitiers 50km away, but Limoges and La Rochelle are also only 80km from the chateau.

The local village is Chef Boutonne, just 2km from the chateau.

Area description

The Chateau Ardille is perfectly located for your to explore a number of popular French attractions. For Cognac-lovers the houses of Remy Martin and Hennessy are nearby. Futuroscope, France's largest theme park is in Poitiers just 50km away, and Green Venice in Marais Poitovon, with its miles and miles of waterways is also within easy reach.

Also in the area you will find the valley of the monkeys (Vallee des Singes), classic car racing at Angloueme and Europe’s largest silver mine at Melle.

The keen angler will delight in finding an abundance of local fishing lakes, while those who are fascinated by historic architecture will adore La Rochelle, with its famous twin towers, quaint cobbled streets and fabulous beaches.

There is a market every Saturday at the nearby Chef Boutonne, and there are also two supermarkets, numerous patisseries, Hotel le Voyageur and a pizzeria (with takeaways!).

For those wishing to sample the freshest French produce, among the local towns and villages you will find daily local markets. A nearby stables (5km) offers horse riding and superb golf courses can be found at Poitiers and Niort.

Accommodation, Facilities and Services

Property type: Chateau

Bedroom(s): 7 ( 17 Sleeps )
  • Double Bed and 2 Single Beds: 1
  • Double Bed and Single Bed: 1
  • Double Room: 1
  • Double Room with en-suite: 3
  • Twin Room: 1
Bathroom(s): 6
  • Baths: 2
  • Showers: 4


  • Long term rentals: No
  • Pets: Yes, pets welcome
  • Smoke: No smoking
  • Children: Yes, great for kids
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Eldery or infirm: Not suitable

Holiday type

  • Family
  • Fishing
  • Group
  • Rural


  • Countryside
  • Garden
  • Village

General facilities

  • Electricity
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Water Supply
  • WiFi

Indoor facilities

  • Dishwasher
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Television

Outdoor facilities

  • Badminton
  • Barbecue
  • Bikes
  • Boule / Pentanque
  • Tennis Court


  • Catering (extra)
  • Chef (extra)
  • Cleaning extra
  • Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided


Car is essential
  • Off-road Parking


Local activities:

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Walking

Other activities:

  • Golf (50 km)
  • Horse riding (5 km)
  • Theme Parks (50 km)


December 2017
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September 2018
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December 2018
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  • Available
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-Nightly rateWeeklyMonthlyMin. StayChange-over
Rate summary - £ 2,900 - £ 3,500 - 7 Nights -
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Check in: 16:00, Check out: 10:00

The property comfortably sleeps 12 adults and 5 children or teenagers.

Smoking is not permitted in the property.

Pets are allowed by prior arrangement.

If you would like catering a private chef is available on request.

All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price. Please bring your own pool / beach towels.

Energy costs are included in the rental price. Use of the sauna is charged separately. This can be paid on departure according to use.

An end of stay clean is included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it. Cleaners are available on request during your stay.

Security deposit €150. This is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.

It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.

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