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Chateau Romantic

| Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
24
10
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Increased accessibility
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Swimming pool
Catering
Tennis Court
Corporate gatherings
Villa holidays
Family friendly
Wedding venues
Stag Parties
Country houses
Castles
Hen parties
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At a glance

  • Charming park location
  • Cot & highchair available
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Additional accommodation onsite available
  • 15-minute walk to local village

Dating back to the 16th century, recently renovated and oozing modern-day chic, Chateau Romantic is set in the heart of a 19-hectare park near Benest in the Charente. An elegant and charming venue, perfect for family get-togethers, weddings and celebrations.

Accommodating 24 in the main chateau across seven double bedrooms, there are also plenty of inviting spaces to relax including two TV lounges, both with soft seating and televisions. There are two kitchens, one ideal for the family and a larger professional kitchen, perfect for caterers. When it comes to dining, again there are a choice of two rooms, a 12-seater dining area and one for up to 22 guests. If you are looking to hold a wedding or larger party at the chateau however, the Banquet Hall can seat up to 120 and the Terrace Hall can seat up to 60 guests.

Set within a woodland park, the grounds of Chateau Romantic boast a heated swimming pool, river access and a boot camp exercise loop for fitness fans. There are opportunities for canoeing, kayaking and fishing on the grounds too which the owners will happily arrange.

Chateau Romantic is the perfect setting for your wedding. With the main chateau, and additional dorm-style cottage, and 3 wooden cottages on site, there is enough room to sleep up to 80 guests. The reception areas are perfect for a wedding breakfast plus there is plenty of space in the grounds for outdoor celebrations.

SLEEPS 24 : 10 bedrooms; 1 quad family room with 2 singles and a double, 2 triple family rooms with a double and a single in each, 5 doubles, 1 twin and 1 room with a sofa bed which is suitable for two adults. 1 of the doubles is suitable for guests with limited mobility.

ADDITIONAL BEDS: There is an additional dormitory- style cottage that sleeps up to 44 guests across 12 bedrooms and 3 wooden cottages that sleep 4 guests each. These additional properties are perfect for wedding guests. With the chateau, cottage and wooden cottages, the whole estate can sleep up to 80 guests. A cot is available.

COOK + DINE: 2 kitchens; a large family kitchen and a professional kitchen attached to the Banquet Hall. There are two dining rooms, one seats 12 and the other seats 22. The Banquet Hall can seat up to 120 guests and the Terrace Hall can seat up to 60. External catering can be arranged. Tables and chairs are available for dining alfresco. Highchair available.

RELAX: 2 living areas including 2 TV lounges with soft seating.

ADDITIONAL INFO: In winter depending on the weather, the heating could be needed - 150€ per day for heating.

BATHE: 7 bathrooms. The dormitory cottage has 4 showers.

OUTSIDE: 19-hectare woodland park with a 1km exercise loop and river. Heated swimming pool, sun loungers and tennis court. Towels are provided.

TECH: WiFi, Bluetooth music system, and TVS. Fishing, canoeing and kayaking can be organised by the owners.

PLAY: Bikes available at no extra charge for 8 adults and 4 children. Lawn games, pétanque and tennis court within the grounds available.

PETS: No pets.

VENUE HIRE: This property specialises in weddings. Depending on the number of guests, you can use the lounges of the chateau, the Banquet Hall can seat up to 120 people or the Terrace Hall can have up to 60 people seated or 120 standing. Up to 80 guests can stay on site too. Please enquire for more information on weddings at Chateau Romantic. Corporate groups welcome. Video projector, paper board, and additional tables and chairs are available.

LOCAL AREA: The little local village of Benest is a 15- minute stroll from Chateau Romantic and is perfect for picking up small essentials such as freshly baked bread or milk.

ACTIVITIES NEARBY: Plenty of activities can be arranged in the local area such as horseback riding, local farm visits, vineyards tours and much more. The owners will happily arrange tours and activities for guests. In Poitiers, a 50-minute drive away from Chateau Romantic is the popular Futuroscope Theme Park. Perfect for all the family, there are plenty of attractions, rides and shows to enjoy.

GETTING THERE: Nearest Airport: Poitiers 50-minute drive or Cognac 1h30 drive. Nearest Station: Ruffec 20-minute drive.

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