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Oliver's Travels - France

Advertiser since: 2006
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Oliver's Travels

Advertiser since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Manager indicates their response time is:
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Calendar last updated:
December 19, 2014
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CHATEAU PETIT

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Marciac Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Luxury French chateau rental with private pool in the South of France

If you’re looking for a chateau that offers top notch boutique-style accommodation with second-to-none service you’re in the right place. Discover the Gers in South West France, from a base that is as peaceful as it is stunning, whilst not far from the Spanish and Atlantic coasts, Bordeaux, Toulouse and the glorious Pyrenees. Chateau Petit is a stunning and stylishly renovated chateau, with every home comfort you could ask for. The chateau demonstrates the perfect marriage of grandeur with homeliness and modernity with tradition. Daily breakfast and maid service is included in the rental price. 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.

As you travel up the tree-lined drive you gain a notion of what to expect… you’ve seen the photos, you??ve read the text, but nothing truly prepares you for the integrity of this chateau with no stone left unturned from a style or comfort perspective. As soon as you walk in, you’ll be transported to holiday-mode - its light and airy feel, its grandeur and its style - all giving you just an inkling of what lies in store.

On the ground floor is the entrance hall, the large reception room with impressive fireplace, chandelier, period furniture and French windows on to the front terrace. The TV lounge has UK and French satellite TV, a DVD player, CD player and French windows on to the front terrace. The office (or optional 5th bedroom) has an impressive fireplace, a selection of paperback books, Wi-Fi and French windows on to the front terrace. Dining room has a dining table and chairs to seat 12. The large kitchen is fully equipped with central island, range cooker, hob and oven, microwave, 2 dishwashers, large fridge freezer, breakfast fridge and utility room with washer, dryer, dish washer and fridge. There is also a downstairs WC.

On the first floor there are 4 large bedrooms (all with en-suite bathrooms) that can sleep 2 to 3 people in each room. They comprise 3 doubles & a twin. An additional single bed can be added to 3 of them if necessary.

Outside the chateau sits in 9 acres of private grounds including woodland, a large front terrace, a covered dining terrace with dining table and chairs, a BBQ area (with adjoining utility room with dishwasher and fridge. The private 10x5m pool comes with sun terrace and loungers. There is a private drive, plenty of parking space and a garage.

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:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Oliver's Travels - France (Property Manager)
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About Oliver's Travels - France

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.

Why Oliver's Travels - France chose Marciac

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.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

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.

Guestbook comments from the manager

An attractive chateau set in beautiful countryside. The chateau provides charming bedrooms with modern bathrooms, none of that faded chic that the French so often provide! The property rises above fields of sunflowers in an area of mixed farming, very rural with good walking and cycling (take your own bikes!). The owners provided a warm welcome throughout and made us feel that nothing was too much to ask, nor that we were just another family passing through. We had all meals provided for the week, the dining and service was faultless, lavish and abundant. A triumph. We will definitely be returning, sooner rather than later.



Danny and Friends from Singapore and London. June 2012
Jun 2012
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Chateau Petit
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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Chateau Petit
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p447871
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Marciac Gers
5

An unforgettable place, worth every penny

  • 5 of 5
I booked a week at Chateau Petit to celebrate my 40th birthday, the first half of the week with friends, and the second half of the week with family.

I cannot praise the place and the owners enough!!!!!

I couldn't have celebrated my landmark birthday in any better way & our weeks stay will always be a fantastic memory.

Everything about Chateau Petit is wonderful and we loved every minute, yet felt like we had spent a lifetime there by the time it came to go home.

The owners Stephen & Kate are fantastic hosts, they're friendly, full of advice, great company, and so easy to get along with. Without them Chateau Petit would still be gorgeous, beautiful and relaxing but nowhere near as perfect and memorable.

The decor at the chateau is beautiful and sumptuous but at the same time the hosts make you feel so at home that we didn't want to leave.

Stephen & Kate made us a lovely breakfast every day, two lovely lunches, and two superb evening meals where we were introduced to & fell in love with Pousse Rapier. They also made arrangements for two birthday cakes to be locally made & collected for us, and they assisted us by arranging bicycle hire, and booking two boat trips on the canal at Condom. We did two different sorts of boat trip but if you are vaguely energetic/confident I would highly recommend hiring a boat so that you can operate the locks yourself, this was great fun!

The village of Marciac is a lovely quaint French village with a wonderful square surrounded by lots of shops, restaurants and bars. We had lunch at Le Monde which was very reasonable and on Wednesday morning we visited the market in the square which we loved.

Unfortunately my dad required hospital treatment late one evening during our stay, not only did Stephen & Kate return early to the chateau from a night out but they arranged the attendance of medical professionals, and even escorted us to the hospital to assist with translations in case our rather basic French was insufficient. They really will go beyond the call of duty to look after their guests.

I cannot say enough fantastic things about Chateau Petit and I can assure you that Stephen & Kate will give you an unforgettable stay which you will love!
  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Local areas of interest include: Swimming lakes at Plaisance (15 minutes drive); Aignan (15 minutes drive) and Barbotan (1 hour). Atlantic beaches easily accessible between 1.5 and 2 hours. Marciac (2 mins drive) has a bustling little weekly market with a great atmosphere. The Pyrenees mountains (which are stunning, no matter the season); the Spanish basque country, Bordeaux, Toulouse and Pau all make great days out. No end of vineyards with friendly and welcoming owners.

Local activities include: golf, cycling walking, horse riding, fishing, water sports, rafting and canoeing, quad biking and go carting, flying lessons, antique hunting, farmers markets, wine and other local festivals all within an hours drive.

Pau 55mins (40 miles) ??? daily flights from Stanstead, also UK regional airports.

Toulouse 90 mins (75miles) – daily flights from Gatwick and Heathrow and UK regional airports.

Bordeaux - 2hours 50 minutes – with regular flights from many UK airports.

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Rates & Availability

From £2,822 Per week

Marciac Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
British Pound
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
January to March
Jan 6 2015 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
April
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
June
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
July to August
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£3,777
 
 
September
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
October
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2015 - Dec 19 2015
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
January to March
Jan 6 2016 - Mar 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
April
Apr 1 2016 - Apr 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
May
May 1 2016 - May 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
June
Jun 1 2016 - Jun 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
July to August
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
September
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
October
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
£2,822
 

Notes

  • Guide Price: £2,815 - £3,755 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for a week).

    Short Breaks: £1,689 - £3,755 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for 2
    nights).

    Security deposit: €500. 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: supplied
    - Energy costs: included
    - End of stay cleaning: included
    - Arrival time: 4pm
    - Departure time: 10am
    - Pets: No
    - Smoking: No smoking inside the house
    - Other: Insurance, we recommend that clients take out standard holiday insurance.
  • Services upon request at additional cost:

    The chateau is hired on an exclusive basis, however, the housekeeper is on hand and available for help and advice, if required. The housekeeper will buy, prepare and clear breakfast, then service the bedrooms and bathrooms – but is flexible in all respects to what is required by the client.

    A welcome pack is included, tailored to client needs with a few little extra surprises. All towels, linens, pool towels, tea towels, bathmats and face-cloths are provided and includes a weekly change.

    Continental breakfast is included in the basic rental. A typical breakfast includes fruit juice, fresh fruit, yogurt, cereal, croissants, pastries, French bread, with selection of jams and honey and hot drinks. Daily room service (maid service - bedrooms/ bathrooms) is also included and additional cleaning is offered at an hourly rate of 15 euros.
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Amenities

Marciac Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
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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