Chateau | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 15
Ground floor: the 40 ft long ground floor entrance hall runs from front to back of the house, off which there is: a cloakroom lobby with WC: the utility room where there is a washing machine, dryer, second refrigerator and freezer which guests are invited to share: sitting room with seating for eight (cool in summer, warm in winter) with a wood fireplace with huge grate, board games and jig-saws, a CD and tape player with a number of CDs and tapes - mostly classical, opera and jazz: huge (about 40ft x 15ft) open plan kitchen and dining area with beautiful old refectory table, dishwasher, dresser, sink, fridge, walk-in larder and built into the base of one of the round towers, a multifunction oven, gas hob, microwave, a further sink, food processor, juicer and a very comprehensive collection of cooking equipment, all conveniently placed for taking food and drinks out onto the terrace at the back of the house.
First floor: a wide staircase leads to the 1st floor with high ceilings and generous windows. The grand salon is a relatively formal room about 25 ft square providing seating for a sizeable party. It has an early nineteenth century grand piano – very elegant, but alas no longer properly tuneable. To compensate there is a midi Hi-Fi system. Off this room is: the library (40ft x 15ft) containing some 3000 books, almost entirely in the English language but covering a wide range, including fiction (a lot of classics but plenty of crime and thrillers as well), history, biography, travel, poetry, local guide books, games and puzzles, children's books and desk-top computer with unlimited broadband wireless access to the internet: splendid and mildly eccentric lavatory in the round tower room opening off the library: master bedroom, overlooking the park, with super-king-size bed and en-suite bathroom with bathtub, separate shower cubicle and bidet: double bedroom (king-size) plus single with en-suite bathroom.
Top floor: the wide staircase continues to the top floor with: large open plan central "play" area with seating, TV (British programmes only), DVD video with a wide selection of DVD and video recordings, children's table and chairs and some toys: double bedroom with a single bed and en-suite bathroom (over the bath shower): twin bedroom which can be zipped together to make a king-size double with en-suite shower room: very small single bedroom: large triple aspect with en-suite shower room suitable as a dormitory for up to eight children
The outbuilding which houses the games room also contains bikes (3 adults and 2 children's) garden games and pool toys. It has a WC on the ground floor.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 6 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Games room|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 5 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (14), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 15, Lounge seats for 8|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available|