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Chateau de Farcheville Luxury Castle New LOW Rates

Sleeps33
Bedrooms 14
Bathrooms12
Half Baths3
Space 48,700 sq. ft.
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Chateau de Farcheville Exclusive Agent

It is as if Chateau de Farcheville is surrounded by an invisibility shield. Even the locals say they have driven by it for years without knowing it was there. And for the lucky few who have ventured past its slowly opening gates, there is an imminent feeling of “going down the rabbit hole”. And rightly so, because once inside this 25 acre hidden estate, it’s like having entered into one’s own private Wonderland. Exploring the chateau’s 48,800 sqf of living space and 10 hectare garden is a marvel. It’s halls, salons, theater, moat, roof top, chapel, pool and spa, gardens, lakes and suites. The concealed doorways, hidden passages and secret rooms. The underground wine cellar and Medieval prison cells. The castle has never been open to the public. It is surrounded by a walled garden enveloped by 420 hectares of its own land. Chateau de Farcheville is one of the most beautiful moated Medieval castles in France and it has been restored to perfection by highly creative and sophisticated owners. The experience of Chateau de Farcheville is one of cheer fantasy, exhilaration, luxury, exclusivity and privacy.

Chateau de Farcheville is only a 45 minute drive from Paris, yet it feels like a secret, private island. The heli-pad and 24-hour state-of-the-art security systems help to make it the perfect get-away for the most private and distinguished guests. The chateau is upgraded to the highest standard of modern comfort and luxury without compromising the integrity of its medieval history and architecture. The interior decoration of the castle reflects a harmonious blend of styles, from the rigorous decorum of the 12th century to the rich decoration of the second empire. A visit here is like a visit to the Versailles, except you get to sleep in the beds. For the curious and the aficionados, one can ask to be shown the many concealed doors and secret rooms hidden within this elegant chateau. Becoming privy to secret rooms so secret that they are hidden inside other, already hidden secret rooms, or descending into the 13th century hidden chamber under a pond in the garden is like being served a heaping spoonful of giddy exhilaration. And if you would like to add some chills to that, just venture down into the Medieval dungeons to have a look at “le skelet”.

Chateau de Farcheville has 22 bedrooms and 34 bathrooms. 12 of the bedrooms are “en-suite”. Each suite is beautifully unique in color, style and furnishings. The Grand Suite is the biggest of them all and takes up almost and entire wing of the chateau. It has a private elevator, a 600 sqf master bathroom, salons, libraries and entire floors of “his” and “hers” closets and dressing rooms fit for nothing less than royalty. Also mentionable is the King’s suite and the Queen’s suite in the East wing. They are both designed in tradition with being reserved for the exclusive use of the King of France should His Majesty ever visit the castle. The King’s suite occupies two floors and is decorated with incredible wood carvings reminiscent of Viking art. The bathroom is topped off by a dragon perched atop a large silver bath tub delivering bath water from its mouth.

Chateau de Farcheville can accommodate almost any event. Whether it is a private celebration or a medieval banquet, a themed party or corporate entertainment. There is the “Great Hall” of spectacular dimensions and painted walls. With its adjacent rooms and facilities, the Great Hall can easily welcome one hundred or more seated guests. Besides the chateau’s three beautiful kitchens from different centuries there is also a modern, professional kitchen adjacent to the Great hall. This is where Chateau de Farcheville’s Michelin-star-rated chef Aymeric Dreux and his team cooks for guests of the chateau.

Weddings can take place in the beautiful Medieval chapel consecrated in 1304 and located in the enclosed cobble stone inner courtyard. For outdoor weddings there is the “Nymphea” in the shape of half moon lake skirted by pergolas in the garden behind the chateau.

Other highlights the chateau offers for its guests to enjoy are:

The Spa.

There is a 19th century building on the far side of the castle moat that is totally dedicated to sports and relaxation. It features a spectacular 80 foot long indoor heated pool. A gym and a spa with a hammam (steam room) and six treatment rooms for massage and other spa services. Next to the pool is an oriental tea-room, an exotic garden and a meditation room.

The Theatre.

A beautiful round theatre clad top to bottom in royal blue velvet. The theatre is two stories and has 24 luxurious, full lounge chair seats. It’s fully equipped for concerts, small stage performances and movie screenings. There is an artist changing and make up room. The dedicated projection room houses modern equipment to facilitate top of the line movie projection in HD with THX sound.

The Pigeonnier

This large dove cot looks like a small tower and sits in the middle of a pond. A small drawbridge leads to it across the water. It has a kitchen and restrooms and a beautiful room at the top now dedicated as a “music room”

The Flower Garden

In the spring this three acre 18th century garden is in full bloom and makes for a wonderful, beautiful and fragrant walk.

Other games and sports offered are tennis courts, a billiard room, and a board-game room. There are two libraries, a conference room, and several dining rooms and reception rooms through out the chateau. The South wing of the castle has six bedrooms and bathrooms that can either be used as additional bedrooms for guests or as dedicated staff’s quarters.

The chateau is fully staffed including a butler, maids, chef, security, gardeners and handy men. The personnel staff do not live inside the chateau. Guests are welcome to bring any additional staff of their own if they so please.

There are three “guardian houses” at the North, South and East corners of the chateau property (which is 25 acres). Didier, lives in one of them. Born at the castle and having been its guardian all his life, he is always around in case help is needed for any reason. The 2nd guardian house is dedicated for the hostess that will take care of the party of guests in their own language. The third guardian house is open to be occupied by additional security personnel.

Besides Paris being only 45 minutes away, there are many nearby places to visit including 11 golf courses within a one hour drive.

Note: all rooms have wifi and apple TV

(Please inquire about additional sleeping arrangements on site)

More Details

Property Manager
Maria
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 27, 2017

About Maria

We are the sales and marketing team for this beautiful villa and we are owner certified for reservations. You’ll find the best prices when you book with us, as well as free concierge services. We hand select each of our properties for their unique location, amenities, and customer reviews.

Maria purchased this castle in 2011

Why Maria chose Bouville

There is nothing like this property in the world. It is truly one of a kind. You have hidden rooms, up to 40 plus guests sleeping, it is truly magical.

What makes this castle unique

The owners purchased the property and restored this amazing 800 year old Castle with love and gave it a unique blend of elements like the Enchanting Heated pool encased in Glass, a dungeon Bar area for entertaining, a wine room, an amazing one of a kind 2 Floor Cinema and so much more. You can sleep up to 40 guests in the Castle.

Fully Staffed, day and night you are treated like Royalty.

Amenities

Bouville Castle Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • castle
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 48700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 12 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 10 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 11 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 12 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 13 - toilet
    Bathroom 14 - toilet
    Bathroom 15 - toilet
  • Some bathrooms are shared, most suites have en-suite, Prince and Princess room share, then the guest suites are across the halls.
Bedrooms:
  • 14 Bedrooms, Sleeps 33
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 6 - 1 king
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king
    Bedroom 8 - 1 king
    Bedroom 9 - 1 king
    Bedroom 10 - 1 king
    Bedroom 11 - 1 king , 1 queen , 1 double , 1 child bed , Family Suite
    Bedroom 12 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 13 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 14 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 15 - 1 double , 1 child bed , This is a Nanny Suite/Children's Suite
    Bedroom 5 - 1 king
  • All of these amazing King rooms are Sumptuous and fantastic. They are truly a Castle Experience.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • tennis
Notes:
This is a one of a Kind, Amazing Adventure. You will be treated to the Castle Experience. A one of a Kind Experience where we have you treated to what it means to be Royalty. You will have a First hand appreciation of what Kings and Queens have been only Privy to. Bring your family of 40 or more, bring your Clients on a corporate retreat bring your Wedding to our front door. There is nothing more beautiful than this amazing Castle.

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My Happily Ever After Dreams Came True!

  • 5 of 5

I tried to find a place to stay with my family for our wedding and vacation in one. I looked a lot of sites and went around looking at so many and talking to so many people but no one was very professional and most seemed more interested in just taking my money and had little else to say. But Maria and her team at dream exotic rentals was simply amazing. I cannot even be more happy than I am. Pamela was our wedding coordinator and she spent months with us. I wanted very very specific things and she pulled off the miracle of the lifetime. I wanted specific photos that I thought were impossible but it was all possible. I had a full staff almost like a hotel staff but better, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We had imagined something on a private island or a private castle but this combines the best of two worlds and it's truly more than I can ever thank them for. We arrived to a dinner prepared and set out. We were so late getting there and they were waiting for us. I couldn't believe it. I felt like I could cry. Then the staff always so attentive. I spent hours preparing the rooms for our fusion wedding theme. As I was walking down the isle I saw doves being released and my beautiful Boho Chic theme with amazing garden chairs and accents. The entire wedding and the stay were unreal.

After we were done we went onto dancing and eating and were up all night, at midnight fireworks. We slept the entire next day and not a peep, they let us sleep in. We stayed and enjoyed the rest of our holiday without even a hint of stress. My friends enjoyed the heated pool that looks like something out of a movie. The movie theater is REAL it's super REAL and you can even have a play there it's that big. You have up and down, velvet seats, it's crazy how beautiful and big. We slept our 42 guests and a bunch of kids. We may be missing one or two LOL. Just kidding. There are no words if you ever wanted the magical castle wedding or just super amazing vacation of a lifetime this is it. There is nothing better than this.

For the people who are history buffs this place is 800 years old and there is a caretaker who will (in his broken english) show you the entire castle, including the dungeon. There were battles here, real battles. This is just the tip of the iceberg. But I'm tire and I can't write more. Don't doubt it, you will be the happiest person on earth in this amazing Castle.. Thank You Maria and Pamela and Sophie and Conny.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beyond Compare

  • 5 of 5

I took my wife, our 4 kids, and our extended family on a trip of a lifetime. The photos do not do it justice, when you arrive and you're driving towards the gates you realize, this is "the real deal." I thought when I booked that the castle would be large, but, this is not just any ordinary castle, it looks like you've just entered a city in itself. The walls tower above as you ride down the pathway, over the moat, reaching the center courtyard where waiting for you is the entire Farcheville staff and its host. Our luggage was quickly taken to our rooms, which we then received directions with a key, because you truly need directions to navigate this enormous castle. Then, after freshening up we were called to dinner, where the chef had prepared a gourmet 3 course meal, accompanied by a dessert of a towering waterfall of chocolate with a plethora of dipping cakes, which each of us happily devoured. The following days we were treated like royalty, with the best meals, tours, and transportation, with a day filled hot air balloon rides, followed by a night in Paris. didn't want to leave, the staff and service was BEYOND COMPARE. Couldn't have asked for a better home to stay at on our short trip to France. Thank you so much for all you've done for us to make this trip perfect. We'll be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Paris International
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Paris
Car: recommended

This is a large Castle, it's 800 years old, luxurious with full staff.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Food Deposit $10,000
10% of rental Service $1
Damage Deposit $10,000
Refundable damage deposit $10,000

If you are having a wedding or booking less than one week or with less than 20 guests please inquire for special rates. Rates are by group now and whether it's an event.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund