|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Chateau de Raguerniere is a magnificently decorated 19th century luxury Chateau which sits in a private estate of 22 acres (9 hectares) of formal gardens and woodland.
A short walk from the picturesque town of Langeais by the Loire River, Chateau de Raguerniere offers beautifully designed accommodation for up to 18 guests.The Chateau has just been updated and blends designer decoration and furnishings with the elegance and opulence of a 19th century residence.Chateau de Raguerniere is perfect for holidays, celebrations, family get-togethers, special occasions, weddings and corporate events and is perfectly located to visit the many vineyards and large chateaux, which are open to the public, as well as other places of interest.
- Ferries: UK to Caen, Cherbourg or St Malo.- Eurotunnel: Folkestone - Calais.- Car: A85 Exit 7 to Langeais 4 km- Flights: Direct flights from Stansted to Tours.- Trains: Paris 58 minutes by TGV to Tours. Tours to Langeais 20 minutes. Tours to Saumur 20 minutes.
Local Information- Langeais town centre 1 km â€“ chateau with working drawbridge and jester, restaurants, shops & cafes and a vibrant Sunday morning market plus local train station with direct trains to Tours and Saumur.- Tours 25 km - Tours chateau, flower and food markets including â€˜Les Hallesâ€™, the impressive, indoor food market, shops and restaurants. - Saumur 40 km â€“ restaurants, shops and the famous Cadre Noir military riding school.- Villandry 10 km â€“ magnificent chateau and famous gardens.- Usse 18 km - 'Sleeping Beauty' chateau and grounds.- Azay-le-Rideau 10 km - moated chateau.- Vineyards and wine tastings are all within an hourâ€™s drive, at Chinon 30 km, St Nicholas de Bourgueil 24 km and Vouvray 33 km.- Wine walks through the vineyards with tastings.- Cycling along the Loire River just 5 minutes away.- Spectacular evening light displays and shows at nearby chateaux.- Golf â€“ Four golf clubs within 30 minutes drive.- Horse riding â€“ local riding stables is a 5 minute walk.The spacious and elegant ground floor comprises an entrance hall, drawing room, formal dining room, cocktail lounge, billiard room, family room with turret, breakfast room, troglodyte (cave) dining room and cloakroom.The first floor has two splendid suites of rooms; the first comprises an expansive bedroom with turret, a sitting room, bathroom, an office and a walk-in wardrobe/dressing room. The second includes a large bedroom, sitting room and bathroom. There is are two spacious double en-suite bedroom, a childrenâ€™s playroom with TV, DVDâ€™s and air hockey table, also situated on this floor.On the upper floor there are two more delightful suites, the first has a large bedroom with sitting area and en-suite bathroom. The second includes a spacious bedroom, sitting room and an en-suite shower room. This suite also has the added benefit of a childrenâ€™s twin room should it be required.This floor also has a double en-suite bedroom with sitting room or childâ€™s room, depending on requirements.Grounds- Golf driving range- Outdoor heatable swimming pool (14x7m)- Terraces furnished for relaxing in the sun or shade, for outdoor dining and cocktails- Boules/petanque court- Croquet- Frisbee golf course- Table tennis- Gym (Personal Training can be arranged)- Large trampoline- Selection of bicycles & helmets - Nature walks- Jogging trail- Fruit picking (in season)- Cookery classes- Wine tastings.FacilitiesPrivate poolWi-Fi/Internet accessAll bedrooms en-suiteIdeal for celebrations / Party houseChild-safe PoolGym/fitness roomBicycles providedGames roomIndoor gamesOutdoor gamesCable TVDVDWorking fireplaceHeatingCaretaker/owner lives on siteRecommendedExtrasOn site conciergeChef/Cook available (at extra cost)Babysitting service available (at extra cost)