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HISTORICAL DEFENCE CASTLE CHANGED IN COUNTRY CASTLE NEAR MEUSE RIVER

Adrien Caprani

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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HISTORICAL DEFENCE CASTLE CHANGED IN COUNTRY CASTLE NEAR MEUSE RIVER

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Sedan Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

The castle in an ownership of Cardinal Mazarin which stayed in here 1651 during the period of civil war called 'La Fronde'. This Renaissance castle was progressively changed in a country castle (18. and 19. centuries) with 'Jardins à la française'. It is located near the Meuse River, in the peninsula of Iges, described by Emile Zola as the camp of miseries. It has been the witness of the French capitulation of Sedan in 1870. The castle offers 2 double rooms, one triple room, 3 mini-suites, a Renaissance dining room with a stone fire place, and a living room, with a capacity of 16 people in a magic and authentic place, which preserved the heart of its origins, for moments of exception. There’s the possibility of accommodation of 6 additional people in the outbuildings.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Adrien Caprani (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2005
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Speaks: english, french, italian

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Sleeps16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms5
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

4
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Historical defence castle changed in country castle near Meuse River
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Amazing enjoyable trip

  • 5 of 5
We went with a group of 12 friends and had a really enjoyable trip. The Castle was furnished to the period it was built in, which was great to see. It was close enough to head to Belgium for a day trip (only 25 minutes away) as well as a tour of the famous champagne houses (about 1.5 hours away). It does take a bit of time to drive from Calais, but was worth it. It was around a 10 minute drive from the main town which has multiple supermarkets and restaurants.
  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Chateau de Villette

  • 3 of 5
We were a party of 9 adults on a cycling holiday, the Chateau provided good facilities for a large party I.e. 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. The location of the property makes it easy to access roads and transport in the locality.
However, the property does lack 'home comforts', this not surprising for a property of its age. The kitchen is adequate, reasonably well equipped with utensils, plates and glasses. The living area is not particularly comfortable and most of the beds lacked a good mattress and bedding, towels provided were also 'wafer thin' and when we requested a change of towels after 4 days, this was not forthcoming. No washing machine is provided.
  • Submitted: May 14, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The owner and staff of the castle were present during the whole stay of the group and were available for any question. We are surprised that their comments were not given orally during their stay especially when I asked them if all was OK their response was systematically yes. Concerning the comfort, it is obvious that antique furniture is different than new comfortable furniture, especially eighteen century sofa and armchairs in the living room. Concerning the towels 24 (12 large and 12 medium + 12 washcloths) were provided at the arrival, and they are usually changed every week. A washing machine was available in the laundry upon request to the maid at a cost of 10€/machine(9kg). A proposal for the washing was made but no date nor time was given by the guests
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4

Lovely old castle

  • 4 of 5
This "Chateau" was rustic and nice, and it was a pleasure to stay at such a special vacation home. The castle is furnished with old furniture which suits the castle very well. The property was clean and well maintained, but during our stay, one of the bathrooms was closed off because of disfunction. We were 12 friends staying at the castle, and we had plenty of space. It was well equipped for cooking and even though some of the cups were a bit "beaten up". The castle had a very friendly "madame". She help us with all practical questions and was available for cleaning up and helping in the kitchen. We had a wonderful stay at Chateau Villette.
  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Luxembourg
Nearest Barpub
15 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
300 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Sedan
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Sedan
Nearest Restaurant
25 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
12 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Car: recommended

The castle is located within a preserved natural region with large forests, rivers and lakes. Visit the animal park of Belval as well as the defence castles of Sedan (the biggest of Europe) Bouillon, abbeys, churches and the fortified cities of Monmedy and Rocroi. The city of Charleville is also worth a visit. The distance to the vineyards of Champagne is 100 km, to Eurodisney 200 km, to Paris240km( TGV 1H45') to Bruxelles 160 km, to Luxembourg 100 km and to Trier 130 km.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From €550 Per night

Sedan 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
 
midseason
Sep 28 2014 - Nov 15 2014
Changeover Day: Sunday
2 night minimum stay
€400
From
€700
Fri,Sat,Sun
€2,400
 
 
lowseason
Nov 16 2014 - Dec 20 2014
3 night minimum stay
€550
€1,900
 
 
high season
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 4 2015
3 night minimum stay
€850
€3,300
 
 
lowseason
Jan 5 2015 - Mar 28 2015
3 night minimum stay
€550
€1,900
 
 
midseason
Mar 29 2015 - Jun 27 2015
2 night minimum stay
€700
€2,400
 

Additional information about rental rates

energy/day €66.67 + Tax
tourist tax/person €0.75
cleaning €150
rental sheets and towels €150
Refundable damage deposit €1,000
Pet Fee €0
Notes Additional standard Charges(cleaning,energy, tourist tax, rental of sheets and towels):high season(winter) 650€,high season (summer) 500€ ;Midseason 450€;low season 400€.
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Security deposit 1000€
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Possibility of discounts for groups less than 15 persons.
Possibility to have a maid (12€/hour)
Possibility of meals prepared and/or served at the castle(caterer)
Payment of 30% at the reservation; balance one month before the arrival
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Amenities

Amenities

Sedan Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 300 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - outdoor shower
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom - 1 queen , 4 double , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 6 doubles, 2 singles
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
Rooms with old pieces of furniture or copies, old panelling, stone and marble fireplaces, winter garden, professional kitchen, one shower with hydro massage. French gardens and wood; access to the Meuse river.

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