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Immaculate Loire Valley Chateau with Driving Range, Swimming Pool, Billiards & Gym - Chateau Du Fort

 The Magnificent Chateau Du Fort in the Loire Valley
  • ID: 282
  • Chateau
  • Weekly £ 7,387 - £ 9,233
  • Bedroom(s) 7
  • Sleeps 15
  • Bathroom(s) 7
Average guests rating:      0 / 5 ( 0 Reviews )
Highlights: Golf Driving Range, Swimming Pool, Gym, Billiard Table, Table Tennis, Archery, Croquet, Boules/Petanque Court, 22 Acres of Formal Gardens and Woodland, Horse Riding Nearby, Air Hockey, Trampoline, Frisbee Golf, Internet Access, Cookery Classes, Sleeps 8-15

Summary

Chateau du Fort provides the perfect blend of idyllic retreat and active family holiday. A driving range, swimming pool, trampoline, billiard table, archery and more are available on site. Sleeps 8-15

Description

Chateau du Fort is a magnificently decorated 19th century luxury chateau which sits in a private estate of 22 acres (9 hectares) of formal gardens and woodland.

A short walk from the picturesque town of Langeais by the Loire River, Chateau du Fort offers beautifully designed accommodation for up to 15 guests.

The Chateau has recently been updated, and blends designer decoration and furnishings, with the elegance and opulence of a 19th century residence.

Chateau Du Fort is perfect for holidays, celebrations, family get-togethers, special occasions, weddings and corporate events, and is ideally located to visit the many vineyards and large chateaux, which are open to the public, as well as other places of interest.

Chateau du Fort

Ground Floor
The spacious and elegant ground floor comprises an entrance hall, drawing room, formal dining room, cocktail lounge, billiard room, family room with turret, breakfast room, troglodyte (cave) dining room and cloakroom.

First Floor
The first floor has two splendid suites of rooms; the first comprises an expansive bedroom with turret, a sitting room, bathroom, an office and a walk-in wardrobe/dressing room. The second includes a large bedroom, sitting room and bathroom. Also on this floor is a spacious double en-suite bedroom, a children’s playroom with TV, DVD’s and air hockey table.

Upper Floor
On the upper floor there are two more delightful suites, the first has a large bedroom with sitting area and en-suite bathroom. The second includes a spacious bedroom, sitting room and an en-suite shower room. This suite also has the added benefit of a children’s twin room should it be required. This floor also has a double en-suite bedroom with sitting room or child’s room, depending on requirements.

Grounds

At Chateau du Fort you will find that you are never short of activities to keep you entertained. Golfers will enjoy honing their swing on our very own driving range, while hot days may be spent by the large heated swimming pool.

The terraces are perfect for relaxing in the sun or shade, for outdoor dining and cocktails, and there is ample furniture to allow you to make the most of your time outside.

Other popular pastimes at the Chateau include archery, croquet, frisbee golf, boules, table tennis, trampolining and nature walks.

Guests also have access to a gym (Personal Training can be arranged), the jogging trail, and for the cyclist we have a selection of bicycles & helmets.

During the year guests are welcome to pick the fruit from the gardens (when in season), partake in cookery classes with our very own chef, and indulge in wine tastings.

Services and Catering

Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be prepared and served for you at the chateau. There are also many excellent restaurants and cafes just a short walk away in Langeais. We are happy to make reservations for you. Alternatively, the chateau kitchen is at your disposal should you wish to prepare light meals or snacks.

Transfers, taxis and sightseeing trips can be organised.

Light housekeeping is included; reception rooms and cloakrooms are freshened daily, and sheets & towels will be changed weekly. Pool towels are also provided. Additional housekeeping can be arranged if required.

Gardens & pool area are maintained and cleaned daily.

Cookery lessons can be arranged on-site with the chef.

Please enquire if you require further details about any of our services.

Event Info

The Chateau is an idyllic setting for your wedding or special event. It has an indoor reception capacity of 20, and an outdoor reception capacity of 50.
There is a church in Langeais for the ceremony.
Catering can be arranged, please contact us to discuss your requirements and costs.
We can arrange other services such as flowers, photographer, hairdresser and a beautician, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Map

Address:
Post Code (Zip):
Latitude / Longitude: 47.33003563388286 / 0.3963625640792543
Airport Tours 25 km
Bakers Langeais 1 km
Market Langeais 1 km
Restaurant Langeais 1 km
Shops Langeais 1 km
Train Station Langeais 1 km

Directions

Travel by Ferry from the UK to Caen, Cherbourg or St Malo, or by Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais.

If you are travelling by car take the A85 Exit 7 to Langeais (4 km).

Direct flights are available from Stansted to Tours (25 km).

The TGV (train) takes just 58 minutes from Paris to Tours, then a regional service operates between Tours and Langeais and takes just 20 minutes. Alternatively you can travel from Tours to Saumur in 20 minutes.

Area description

Chateau du Fort is located just 1 km from the charming town of Langeais. Langeais is a lively town which has an enchanting château with working drawbridge and jester, restaurants, shops & cafés, and a vibrant Sunday morning market. It also has a train station with direct trains to Tours and Saumur.

The city of Tours is a short drive (25 km) from Chateau du Fort. It has an interesting chateau, with regularly changing exhibits, flower and food markets including ‘Les Halles’, the impressive indoor food market, shops and restaurants. Not to be missed is the incredible Gothic style cathedral with its magnificent stained glass windows.

The beautiful town of Saumur is 40 km away. It offers fine restaurants, shops and the famous Cadre Noir military riding school.

Many of the finest chateaux in the Loire Valley are within easy travelling, the spectacular Chateau Villandry (10 km) has one of the finest gardens in all of France, while Chateau Usse, the Sleeping Beauty chateau offers delightful gardens and is certain to enchant young and old alike. Also nearby is Chateau Azay-le-Rideau, a stunning, moated chateau dating from the early days of the French Renaissance.

The area is famed for its wine production, and there are many opportunities to visit vineyards and sample their wines within an hours drive. These include Chinon 30 km, St Nicholas de Bourgueil 24 km and Vouvray 33 km.

Cycling is popular along the Loire River which is just 5 minutes away. While golfers will be delighted to find four good golf courses within a 30 minute drive. For those who enjoy equine pursuits, the local horse riding stables is only a 5 minute walk from the Chateau.

Throughout the year, there are many special events at the local chateaux including spectacular evening light displays, concerts and shows.

Accommodation, Facilities and Services

Property type: Chateau

Bedroom(s): 7 ( 15 Sleeps )
  • King Bed: 6
  • Single Room: 1
  • Twin Room with en-suite: 1
Bathroom(s): 7

Suitability

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

Holiday type

  • Family
  • Group
  • Rural

Views

  • Garden

General facilities

  • Billiards
  • Electricity
  • Events
  • Fireplace
  • Games Room
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Swimming Pool
  • Swimming Pool - Heated
  • Table Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Water Supply
  • Weddings

Indoor facilities

  • DVD Player
  • Films
  • Games
  • Television

Outdoor facilities

  • Bikes
  • Boule / Pentanque
  • Croquet
  • Garden Furniture
  • Golf Course/Putting Green
  • Trampoline

Services

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

Access

Car is essential
  • Off-road Parking

Activities

Local activities:

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Swimming
  • Walking
  • Wine Tasting

Other activities:

  • Ancient Monuments (20 km)
  • Art Gallery (20 km)
  • Cathedrals (20 km)
  • Golf (30 minutes)
  • Historic Houses / Chateau (10 km)
  • Horse riding (5 minutes)
  • Museums (20 km)
  • Vineyards (30 minutes)

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Rate summary - £ 7,387 - £ 9,233 - 7 Nights -
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Policies

Check in: 16:00, Check out: 10:00

All linen and towels, including pool towels, are included in the rental price.

All energy costs are included inthe rental price.

End of stay cleaning is included, please leave the property in the condition you find it.

Pets are not allowed.

Smoking is permitted outdoors only.

Internet Access is available at the property.

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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