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Chateau la Louge

| Haute Garonne, France
17
11
7
Internet access
Swimming pool
Country houses
Villa holidays
Family friendly

At a glance

  • Elegant chateau set in 50 acres
  • Close to Toulouse
  • Period features
  • Heated outdoor swimming pool
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Country kitchen with range cooker

Set in fifty acres of stunning park and woodland, midway between the pink city of Toulouse and the snow-topped Pyrenees mountains, Chateau La Louge offers a charming place to stay and a great place from which to explore the south of France.

This historic chateau is steeped in old world charm, decorated with antiques, tapestries and chandeliers throughout, while also offering plenty of modern touches to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Up to twenty-one people can stay in the chateau’s eleven bedrooms, where there is a variety of sleeping arrangements. Five of these bedrooms boast en-suite bathrooms, while there are two additional separate bathrooms.

Featuring a range cooker as well as numerous appliances, the kitchen is perfect for preparing meals for the whole group. Over in the dining room there’s room for everyone to gather around the main dining table (seats fourteen) and the extra table available. If you wish to dine alfresco, there’s plenty of seating on the terrace as well as a BBQ. Three reception rooms contain everything you need to entertain your guests, including a TV/DVD, stereo and even a grand piano – there’s also a stunning library and pool table too.

Outdoors, the sprawling grounds are yours to explore. The surrounding woodlands offer plenty of peaceful walks, and you may even spot grazing deer in the early mornings. There are several outbuildings to discover, including an eighteenth-century chapel and dairy, and a nineteenth-century stable and farm building.  If you fancy a swim, the 20m outdoor swimming pool is the perfect place to unwind, and is heated, making it suitable year-round.

SLEEPS 17:  11 bedrooms: There are 5 superb large bedrooms with luxurious en-suite bathrooms, two further bedrooms (1 twin and 1 double) with a shared bathroom, and a further 4 single bedrooms

COOK + DINE: Kitchen with 1 range cooker, 2 fridges, 1 freezer, 1 microwave, 1 dishwasher and a table for informal dining. Dining room with table which seats up to 14 (additional table available for more guests). Dining area on the outdoor terrace and barbecue. Catering can be arranged.

RELAX:  3 reception rooms, including music room with grand piano and family room with satellite TV and a computer. DVD and broadband available. Library with selection of books in English and French. Pool table and table tennis. Surrounded by 50 acres of park and woodlands with pond and outbuildings. Terrace, gazebo and heated 20m outdoor swimming pool.

BATHE: 7 bathrooms: 5 en-suite, 2 shared shower rooms with cubicle shower and WC.

OUTSIDE: Surrounded by 50 acres of park and woodlands with pond and outbuildings, including an 18th century chapel. Terrace, gazebo and heated 20m and 4m wide outdoor swimming pool. The pool has an electronically operated cover. 

TECH: Satellite TV/DVD and broadband available.

PLAY: Music room with grand piano. Library with selection of books in English and French. Pool table and table tennis. Heated 20m outdoor swimming pool.

PETS: No pets.

VENUE HIRE: This property does not cater for weddings or corporate events.

LOCAL AREA: Looking out towards the Pyrenees mountains, this chateau is a five-minute drive from the pretty hilltop town of Le Fousseret, home to a selection of shops, restaurants and cafes. Cazeres-sur-Garonne is a 15-minute drive, offering supermarkets as well as a superb Saturday morning market. The ‘pink city’ of Toulouse is also a 45-minute drive, home to gorgeous architecture and the Canal du Midi, France’s most scenic waterway.

ACTIVITIES NEARBY: Set in a small hamlet and surrounded by 50 acres of its own park and woodland, there’s plenty of wonderful walks to be had in and around the grounds. The snow-topped Pyrenees are around an hour away and promise world-class skiing, snowboarding and hiking. Among the other activities available in the local area are tennis, golf at Lombez, horse riding and canoeing on the River Garonne.

GETTING THERE: Nearest train station: Cazeres-sur-Garonne 15-minute drive. Nearest airport: Toulouse 45-minute drive. Close to the A64 motorway (tolls may apply).

The Big Domain Limited is registered in England and Wales. | Registered Office Travel Chapter House Gammaton Road Bideford EX39 4DF | Company No. 04707652 | VAT reg: 942636610