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Sleeps33
Bedrooms 12
Bathrooms7
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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CHATEAU DE MAIRIE

Troyes Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

French chateau rental in Champagne

Chateau de Mairie is a beautiful 17th Century Monument Historic set in 15 hectares of lovely gardens and wooded grounds with its own private lake and chapel.

The gardens were designed by Le Notre who was a famous garden architect in his day and well known for the gardens he created at Versailles. There is a very relaxed atmosphere here, lots of open fireplaces to relax infront of in winter and some pretty spots in the grounds to laze away sunny afternoons. For the more active we have a billiard table and boats to take out on the lake. There is a two bedroom cottage in the grounds which has been newly renovated and is available to rent with the chateau for larger parties.

The chateau can sleep 21 guests in 10 double or twin bedrooms and a single. Most of these rooms can take extra beds very easily making it possible to sleep 26. The cottage has two double or twin bedrooms making it ideal for another 4 people, and again it would be possible to add a couple of extra beds if needed.

The chateau has three en-suite and family bathrooms and a ground floor WC, a fully equipped kitchen with large modern range and lovely antique stove, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer and all the usual gadgets. There is a large table in the kitchen making it possible to eat rather cosily in there, or our guests can use the dining room which has an open fireplace and seating for 30. The huge main salon has lots of comfy seating, open fireplace and the billiard table. There is a large entrance hall and impressive sweeping staircase leading to the first floor.

The chateau is set within 30 acres of private grounds with a chapel and lake on site. The lake has a boat that can be used and can be swam in during the summer.

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:
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome

Oliver's Travels

Oliver's Travels

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2006
Speaks english, french, italian, spanish

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 SimplyChateau.com, were amazed at what terrific value these stunning chateaux rentals represented and decided to spread the word. Soon after the website www.simplychateau.com was born.

Today we deliver the widest range of holiday chateaux in every region of France with properties to suit everybody??s needs. From charming manor houses representing great value for money to fully catered & serviced luxury chateaux. If you’re looking for a luxury French chateau holiday that you, your friends & family will never forget, look no further than Simply Chateau.

Bookings are made direct with the owner of your chosen French chateau to guarantee you get the best booking price available. We also have a fantastic range of wedding chateaux rentals, ideal for that dream destination wedding in France.

Oliver's Travels purchased this chateau / country house in 2003

Simply Chateau delivers the widest range of self-catering and catered holiday chateaux rentals throughout France. With over 260 chateaux for rent, our selection covers every type of French self-catering chateau - from catered luxury chateau rentals to charming manor houses that represent great value for money.

There's a property to suit every taste, all handpicked by our expert team for their fantastic features and stunning countryside locations.

Why not have your wedding ceremony and reception in a luxury French chateau? Weddings in France are becoming increasingly popular as they offer an unusual wedding venue and a far better value alternative to hosting your wedding in the UK. The sheer number of chateau rentals in France to choose from for your chateau wedding means it is easy to find a chateau rental (including all the bedrooms you’ll need) for the same price as a reception room rental alone would cost in the UK.

Even if you’re not getting married, holding a conference in one of our French chateaux is also an affordable alternative to a conference room rental in the UK. Chateau conferences in France represent incredible value for money, a 24 hour delegate rate starts from as little as €200 per person including hotel room, breakfast, lunch, dinner, breaks and meeting room hire.

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. For full details please visit www.abta.com.

Concierge Service - As holiday chateaux specialists we have all the experience in the world helping each and every one of our customers find the perfect chateau for the perfect holiday. All you need to do is provide us with any details you have of how you are imagining your dream holiday, and we'll find you the best property for you and your group. We'll 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...

Credit Card Payments Accepted - Simply Chateau processes the bookings and credit card payments on the chateau owner’s behalf. As soon as your booking is confirmed you will be emailed the full contact details of the chateau owner which you have booked with. This allows you to contact the owner direct should you need any further info about the chateau itself or what the surrounding area has to offer.

Each and every French chateau listed on our website has been vetted by a member of Simply Chateau’s staff 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 owner direct website.

Sleeps33
Bedrooms 12
Bathrooms7
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Reviews

Property Reviews

Chateau de Mairie
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
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Chateau de Mairie
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p422117
Troyes Aube
Guest Comment Entered by Owner
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It was a perfect way to spend my birthday week

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
Hi Michele and Frans,
I just wanted to thank you both for making our stay at your chateau a memorable and delightful one. It was a perfect way to spend my birthday week and I especially appreciate your fine cooking for my birthday dinner. My friends from near and far haven't stopped talking about how much they enjoyed themselves and how much fun they all had. Your hospitality certainly made a big contribution to that. I hope the last couple of weeks have gone well and that the summer and fall will continue to be profitable and enjoyable for you, too. I went back to work this past Monday, so the busyness of the beginning of the school year sometimes tends to obscure my happy summer memories. But I keep them alive by telling my colleagues what a great time I had. Perhaps our paths will cross again. It would be a delight. Thanks again.
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Chateau de Mairie
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Troyes Aube
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Amazing!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
Just wanted to say thank you to you both for making us so welcome this weekend. We had a fabulous time and feel very lucky to have shared your amazing home!
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Chateau de Mairie
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p422117
Troyes Aube
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The most amazing time

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
I tell you what, it was tough being back in London. We all said we had "post-Chateau blues". We were miserable all week!

Thank you again for hosting us, we honestly had the most amazing time. It couldn't have been a better weekend. Really appreciate you making such a fuss for us too, dinner on Saturday night was spectacular.

Thank you! Hopefully one day we'll see you again.

Best,
Amy
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Chateau de Mairie
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Troyes Aube
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I want to go back in the winter!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
I'll bet it's a lovely place to be in winter, holed up in front of the fireplace with some baguettes and cheese and a cup of hot chocolate...I also have been meaning to send you a couple of photos - we've been terribly lazy about getting them together to show everyone but were so happy with the way they came out. It was a gorgeous place and a gorgeous time to be there. Really, we look back so fondly on the entire thing, thanks for making it such a dream. Lastly, it seems that some of the photos and details may be featured in a story about international couples and weddings in Marie Claire CHINA (thanks to our photographer Jo) - so get ready for Chinese brides! All the best, 
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Chateau de Mairie
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p422117
Troyes Aube
Guest Comment Entered by Owner
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It was a perfect way to spend my birthday week

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
Hi Michele and Frans,
I just wanted to thank you both for making our stay at your chateau a memorable and delightful one. It was a perfect way to spend my birthday week and I especially appreciate your fine cooking for my birthday dinner. My friends from near and far haven't stopped talking about how much they enjoyed themselves and how much fun they all had. Your hospitality certainly made a big contribution to that. I hope the last couple of weeks have gone well and that the summer and fall will continue to be profitable and enjoyable for you, too. I went back to work this past Monday, so the busyness of the beginning of the school year sometimes tends to obscure my happy summer memories. But I keep them alive by telling my colleagues what a great time I had. Perhaps our paths will cross again. It would be a delight. Thanks again.

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Nearest Airport
185 Kilometres
Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport

The chateau is located in a small village within walking distance of the local restaurant. The closest shops are 5 minutes drive away which include a boulangerie, pharmacy and 'corner shop'. The lovely old town of Chalons en Champagne is about 10 minutes drive where you can find large supermarkets and a covered market three times a week. Here you will also find the Grande Romaine golf course. The cathedral city of Reims is about 30 minutes away and Disneyland and Paris itself are within an hour by TGV.

We are in the heart of Champagne country and can point you in the direction of the 'route de champagne' which takes you through some pretty villages where you can taste and buy champagne and wine from small family owned producers and from the biggest champagne houses in the world. If you tire of tasting champagne you can take a boat out onto our lake or spend a peaceful afternoon fishing. In summer you can even take a dip to cool off.

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Availability & Rates

Troyes Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
May
May 1 2014 - May 31 2014
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
June
Jun 1 2014 - Jun 30 2014
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
July to August
Jul 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
September
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
October
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
January to March
Jan 6 2015 - Mar 31 2015
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
April
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
June
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
July to August
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
September
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
October
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2015 - Dec 19 2015
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 5 2016
£1,088
£1,088
£4,350
2 nights
 

Notes

  • Guide Price: £4,418 - £4,543 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for a week).

    Short Breaks: £2,209 - £2,271 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for 2
    nights).

    Security deposit: €1000. 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 bath towels are included in the rental price.
    - Energy costs: From October to March we charge 50 euros per day to cover the costs of heating and logs.
    - End of stay cleaning: No charge, however please leave the house tidy and remove all rubbish.
    - Arrival time: 4pm onwards.
    - Departure time: 10am.
    - Pets: Allowed.
    - 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:

    We are happy to prepare meals for you, with prices from 25 euros for a four course dinner and we offer a selection of wines from about 8 euros per bottle. Alternatively we can give you details of the local caterers who will make up a selection of menus with various prices from which to choose. We also offer a shopping facility - send us a list and we will do it all for you before you arrive, the charge is 20 euros.

    We offer breakfast at 10 euros per person (5 euros for under 10's), and champagne breakfasts for 18 euros per head. Breakfast is served in the dining room at a time to suit you.

    We can also offer the services of a driver if you would like to be able to go champagne tasting without worrying about the car. This can be arranged for up to 8 people.

Amenities

Troyes Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Parking
  • Living Room
Kitchen:
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • Dining
  • seating for 24 people
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
Bedrooms:
  • 12 Bedrooms, Sleeps 33
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Court
Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • hiking
Notes:
Amenities: - WiFi. - BBQ. - iPod dock. - Pool table. - Grand piano.