Chateau from front gardenFront of chateau from orchard
Beautiful 18th Century Chateau in the Gers
Hosted by Francesca
Francesca is the host.
10 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
4.5 baths
10 guests
4 bedrooms
6 beds
4.5 baths
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4 Bedrooms, 4 baths, 3 receptions, pool, beautiful garden, park, stunning views
The Chateau is in a small village in the historic region of Gascony. Set over 2 floors with 500m2 of living space, it has a large kitchen/ dining room, with open fireplace, three reception rooms, one with an open fireplace and four ensuite bedrooms. The largest two bedrooms have capacity for 1 extra bed each.

The space

In detail the accommodation is as follows:

GROUND FLOOR

Kitchen: table seats 8, induction hob and two ovens, open fireplace, air conditioning.

TV room: seating for 8, open fireplace, Panasonic TV, 160 cm/ 63 inch with Bluray and DVD player.

Music room: seats 3, Bluthner baby grand piano.

Dining room/5th bedroom: Round dining table, seats 8.

Also: Laundry room and downstairs toilet.

Beyond Reception 1: Utility room with washer and drier.

FIRST FLOOR

4 bedrooms:

Albi bedroom: King size double bed, air conditioning, ensuite bathroom with 'Victorian' style footed bath,(bath with hand-held shower). There are no standing showers.

Lombez: Large back ensuite bedroom with King size bed. This room is large enough for an additional single bed or even two single beds.

Simorre: Queen size bed and ensuite bathroom

Carcassone: King size double bed, separate entrance, separate toilet and ensuite bathroom. This bedroom could accommodate an extra single bed.

Alternatively, two single beds could be put into the dining room. Guests would have access to the toilet and wash basin on the ground floor but no bath or shower.

Parking in entrance courtyard for 6 cars

Private heated saltwater pool, 16 x 8, depth 1m-2.3m, is accessed by steps and can be entirely enclosed for safety. 8 sun loungers. Ponds with fish, including a collection of koi. There are also three ponds in the area beyond the pool, with lotus flowers and goldfish.

Guest access

The grounds include a 12-acre park to the back of the property,with sweeping views over the hills, an orchard planted with roses, lavender and fruit trees, with views over the Pyrenees, an entrance courtyard with space for 6 cars, an outdoor eating area with seating for 8 and a large internal courtyard with a 16m heated saltwater swimming pool. The pool is quite deep, starting with a depth of 1 meter and deepening to 2.3 meters. There are steps at both ends for people wishing to sit, rather than to swim.

Interaction with guests

There is a gardener/ handyman who works 18 hours a week.

Rental of the Chateau includes 6 hours cleaning per week. Cook, babysitter and airport transfers can be organised with prior notice. A welcome pack of food and essentials can be provided on request.

Other things to note

Activities at the Chateau include board games, walks, bicycle rides (there are 4 bicycles, but please bring your own helmets), table tennis and football (2 smaller goals and 1 large goal kept in the dependence and easily moved to the pool area or orchard.) 20 minutes away is a place to rent canoes for the day.

The Chateau is also the perfect place for reading, writing, painting and photography or simply for relaxing with a good book by the fire or by the pool.


Amenities
Kitchen
TV
Essentials
Heating

Prices
Extra people No Charge
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed
Bedroom 4
1 double bed
Common spaces
2 single beds

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in time is 2PM - 7PM
Check out by 11AM

- No wet swimming costumes on sofas.
- Take care of wet items on wooden furnishings.
- Always ensure fire grate is in front of the fire.
- Fires must not be left unattended.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Safety card

Availability
5 nights minimum stay

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I live between France and Switzerland. I enjoy travelling, wine, food, classical music and photography. My son and I love spending time in Gaujac and we hope you will too.

Languages: Deutsch, English, Español, Français, Italiano

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