Oliver's Travels - France

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Sleeps26
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms10
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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CHATEAU DE LA CROIX

St Laurent sur Manoire Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Luxury castle rental with indoor cinema, pool room, private pool. Stylish.

The Guardian newspaper called this Chateau “One of the Top 5 houses to rent in France”. The Times said “its interior is as hip as its exterior is fairy-tale”. Grazia Magazine called it “Kick your heels off comfy”, while Bella Magazine simply said it had “Lashings of ooh la la”.

Even though it counts Hollywood Royalty on its guest list, it remains surprisingly cost-effective. An oasis of urban cool and relaxed ambiance against a background of traditional, ornate beauty, with space and facilities to keep any guest happy.

Bar, private cinema, 14.5m heated swimming pool, billiard room, music area, piano salon, voluminous dining hall and restaurant standard kitchen. Accommodation for up to 26 guests across nine huge bedrooms. Self-cater or let the Chateau staff mollycoddle you – you decide.

This Château is all about space, style and welcome – warm, inviting and relaxed ambience in a gorgeous, “Turrets and Tower” fairy-tale castle. And enough room – even in a party of 26 - to escape from the hubbub for a bit of peace and quiet when you choose.

The Chateau’s chic interiors have been featured in design and travel magazines all over the world. Nine bedrooms, all large, individually designed and furnished with style, and bathrooms that are all testaments to decadence and pampering.

A firm favourite with younger guests, one bedroom is a very chic and stylish ???dorm?? with four single beds and huge flat screen TV and DVD player – great fun for kids, and it gives them a bit of space of their own away from those noisy and disruptive adults! There are six additional beds which may be added to any of the bedrooms, providing accommodation for 26 in total.

Every bedroom has a flat screen TV and DVD player, hair dryer, bath robes and crisp white cotton bed linen, whilst every bathroom has complimentary bathing products and big fluffy towels.

There are three huge salons to relax in – each opening onto the rear terrace with its bistro tables and parasols. The Stone Salon includes a bar which can be stocked for you or supplied dry for you to stock yourself. The Piano Salon has a Baby Grand for those wishing to get musically creative, while the White Salon is a calm and relaxed space to simply sit and contemplate the formal gardens.

The private cinema has a nine foot screen and surround sound system. The extensive DVD library can also be raided for watching in the privacy of your room, there is Wi-Fi, satellite TV, and there’s a music area with amps and guitars for the more tuneful guests, while the Billiard Room contains a full size American Pool Table.

The five acres of private grounds include a 14.5m heated Swimming Pool, formal gardens perfect for a picnic or barbecue, and two terraces for al-fresco dining.

There is also a huge Dining Hall with tables to seat all your guests in one go of you wish, perfect for everyone – kids included – to eat together. And of course there is a kitchen, fully equipped and restaurant standard for those wishing to be Chef for a while. If you want a break from the cooking, the Chateau can cater for you – anything from a one-off celebration meal to full board every day. And within the hire rate is a housekeeping service provided for a couple of hours each day, which you can increase should you wish.

PLEASE NOTE THAT FULL PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS, AVAILABILITY & PRICES ARE KEPT UP TO DATE ON MY WEBSITE WHICH YOU CAN VISIT BY CLICKING ON MY PERSONAL WEBSITE LINK BELOW.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Guestbook comments from the manager
Great place for an extended family get together! We were four brothers, plus spouses and kids, 18 total. Plenty of room for everyone--people could choose to be w/ others or quietly alone--and the pool worked really well (althought watch out for lots of wasps!).

That said, Mary's cooking was the highlight of the trip. It just made the whole time so relaxing to be so well taken care off.
Aug 2012
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Oliver's Travels

Oliver's Travels - France

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Simply Chateau was set up in 2003 after two old school chums enjoyed a fantastic holiday with friends in a French chateau in the Dordogne. Oliver & Ravi, the two directors of the company, were amazed at what terrific value these stunning chateau rentals represented and decided to spread the word. Soon after the website www.simplychateau.com was born.

Today we deliver a wide range of luxury villas, private chateau and charming farmhouses throughout France, Italy, Spain, the UK and the Caribbean. We have something for everyone from charming manor houses representing great value for money to fully catered & serviced luxury chateau, all handpicked and chosen with care. Bookings are made direct with the owner of your chosen property to guarantee you get the best booking price available.

At Simply Chateau we only work with the very best rental properties on the market. All of our properties have been handpicked and we take our customer feedback extremely seriously. We operate a ‘three strikes and you’re out’ policy - that is to say if we have 3 negative reviews relating to any of our properties we cease to advertise it.

We have properties to suit every taste and budget, all chosen with care by our expert team for their unique character, fantastic features and stunning countryside locations.

Free Concierge Service:

As luxury rental specialists we have all the experience in the world helping each and every one of our customers find the most suitable property for their dream holiday. All you need to do is provide us with the details of what you imagine your dream holiday to be, and we'll find the perfect property for you. We can make sure that every arrangement is planned to perfection and each element of your holiday has been refined. Transfers, catering, maid service, tours and activities can all be prearranged to your specific requirements.

100% Financial Guarantee:

We realize that financial protection is an important consideration when choosing a holiday company so to ensure you have complete peace of mind we are bonded members of ABTA.

Lowest Price Guarantee:

Simply Chateau ��simply’ processes the bookings and credit card payments on the property owner’s behalf. The owners themselves set the rates so you know you are getting the best available rental rate when you book.

Avoid Internet Scams:

Each and every property listed on our website has been checked to make sure that it actually exists. This ensures that you do not become a victim of an internet scam as can happen through an ordinary listing website.

Sleeps26
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms10
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Chateau de la Croix
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Chateau de la Croix
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p404996
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St Laurent sur Manoire Perigord Blanc
5

WE KNEW IT WAS GOING TO BE A MAGICAL WEEKEND

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From the moment we first arrived we could tell that it was going to be a magical weekend. Turning into the driveway and making our way up to the front door was incredibly exciting. All of our friends and family had huge smiles on their faces for the entire time they were at the chateau because it is so perfect. It's obvious that you've been doing events for years because you are so efficient and made it look so easy! We would have no hesitation, in fact we thoroughly encourage people to have there special occasion, whatever it might be, at the Chateau. The memories will stay with us for ever and we are both so grateful for all your hard work - you thought of everything and for a second here and there I think Charlie and I actually believed that we might be the new Brangelina!
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
5 Kilometres
Marthon
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres

A charming little village, Marthon is located on the border between the Charente and Dordogne regions in South-West France. It has all the essentials - Baker, Butcher, Tabac, Grocery Store, Pharmacy, Doctor - even a Cinema showing both French and international films. There is also a large supermarket 9km away.

In the Village (5 minutes walk)

Tennis courts (Racquets available from the Chateau). Fishing. Park. Horse and Carriage rides (can be arranged from the chateau gates).

Surrounding Area

- Choice of three 18 hole Golf Courses from 9km to 40km.

- Bike Hire. An extensive cycle track network passes through the village.

- Canoeing/Kayaking at Montbron (9km) and Brantome (40km).

- Horse riding.

- Karting (Championship Circuit with Kart Hire, 10km.

- Water Park with man-made beaches and pedalloes.

- Bowling. Ice skating. Lakes with man made beaches.

- La Vallee des Singes 140km (monkey park). Futuroscope 145km (theme park). Grotte de Villars 35km (prehistoric caves).

- Chateau la Rochefoucauld (18km) (children can dress up in medieval costumes).

- Disneyland Paris (2hrs 15mins by TGV train from Angouleme).

Airports

Angouleme 25km, Limoges 85km, Bergerac 145km, Poitiers 145km, Bordeaux 151km, La Rochelle 155km.

Rail

Main line station at Angouleme (25mins). TGV train from Paris to Angouleme takes just 2 hours 13 mins.

Road

Paris 5hrs. Barcelona 7hrs. Calais 7hrs 40mins.

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Availability & Rates

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St Laurent sur Manoire Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July to August
Jul 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
September
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
October
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
January to March
Jan 6 2015 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
April
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
June
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
July to August
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£4,948
From
£4,948
£9,896
 
 
September
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
October
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2015 - Dec 19 2015
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
£1,650
From
£1,650
£9,896
 

Notes

  • Guide Price: £10,729 - £10,729 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for a week).

    Short Breaks: £3,576 - £10,729 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for 2
    nights).

    Security deposit: €1500. This is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage
    inspection.

    Energy costs: Included in the rental price.

    End of stay cleaning: Please enquire.
  • Terms:

    - Linen & towels: All linen and towels are included in the rental price.
    - Energy costs: Included in the rental price.
    - End of stay cleaning: Included in the rental price.
    - Arrival time: 5pm onwards.
    - Departure time: 10am (Bedrooms and Kitchen). 11am (Rest of Building and Grounds).
    - Pets: Please enquire.
    - Smoking: No smoking in 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.
  • Services upon request at additional cost:

    The Chateau may be hired with your custom level of catering. You can choose to go fully self-catered if you prefer, or we can provide any level of catering, from a one-off meal, to breakfast each day, to a multi-course extravaganza. Just arrange your catering requirements with us, including any special event meals, before you arrive.

    There are two barbecues at the chateau, and again you can do-it-yourself or have our caterers do it for you.

    We offer a shopping service so the larders and fridges are stocked when you arrive, and similarly we can also stock the bars for you should you wish.

Amenities

St Laurent sur Manoire Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
General:
  • Living Room
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available
  • Tiled Stove
  • Parking
  • fax
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Safe
  • Sunbed
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 25 people
Bathrooms:
  • 10 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
    Bathroom 9 -
    Bathroom 10 -
Bedrooms:
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • Bedroom 1 - Double suite
    Bedroom 2 - Double suite
    Bedroom 3 - Double suite
    Bedroom 4 - Double suite
    Bedroom 5 - Double suite
    Bedroom 6 - Luxury bedroom
    Bedroom 7 - Luxury bedroom
    Bedroom 8 - Childrens Den
    Bedroom 9 - Childrens Den
    Bedroom 10 - Childrens Den
  • The chateau has 5 suites with en-suite bathrooms to sleep 10, 4 luxury bedrooms (3 with en-suite bath or shower rooms) to sleep a further 8, and a children’s den to sleep 8. Each bedroom has LCD TV’s, DVD players, SKY TV, and a selection of DVD’s. The lavish bathrooms have large soft white towels, bathrobes, and toiletries. The chateau has countless reception rooms, a modern kitchen, a home office, and a stunning Refectoire for dining.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Child's Swing
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • 26 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Staff
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There are 5 acres of private grounds, mature trees, and manicured lawns, all magnificently framed by a stone wall. There is a courtyard terrace perect for outdoor dining, a secure swimming pool (4.5mx6m), and numerous open spaces for children’s activities and ball games, including the legendary football pitch! Parking is no problem with plenty of space for cars. The games room has a full sized table tennis table, a table football table, Playstation with games, bikes, skateboards, frisbees and footballs. There is even an American pool table, including children's sized cues. This is a unique and stylish oasis - you will have all your heart desires at the Chateau!