Chateau | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 15
Chateau De Baloigne sits in the popular Ardeche region of south eastern France and for those seeking comfort, character and style, this medieval castle is the perfect choice for a luxury chateau holiday! This fabulous self-catering chateau is surrounded by medieval ruins providing a truly atmospheric holiday experience. There is even a river than guests can swim in just 100m from the chateau.
The Chateau De Baloigne, and indeed the whole estate, is protected by the government as a Historic Monument. However, the ancient building has been combined with 21st century touches such as a fully fitted kitchen, hot and cold running water and modern bathrooms with showers. The décor is traditionally French with a few Spanish touches.
The Chateau De Baloigne can sleep up to 15 guests in five double bedrooms and a dormitory, all of which overlook the medieval ruins. There is also table tennis, various dining terraces, a beautiful old open fire and a library.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 6 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Lyon 100 km, Nearest railway: Val Les Bains 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (5), Double beds (5)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors||
On the lower ground floor the communal reception rooms include a dining room with vaulted ceilings, a large kitchen, a dining terrace (ideal for breakfast and dinner), a living room with an open fire and a library. There is also a double bedroom with private shower.
On the ground floor there is a further living room, and a double bedroom and bathroom (ideal for the elderly).
On the first floor there are 3 doubles and a dormitory room. There are a further 3 bathrooms that are either private or en-suite. There's also an upper covered terrace, perfect for lunch, siestas and aperitifs!
|Further details outdoors||
Outside you will enjoy the dramatic listed medieval ruins! There is also a table tennis table. There is even a river than guests can swim in just 100m from the chateau.
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The Rhone/French Alps region
There are a large number of locations to visit within the area, including many churches, castles and villages in the vicinity of the Chateau. Les Gorges de L’Ardeche filled with beautiful lavender fields and many attractions great for families, which is only a 50 drive from the Chateau. There are many other local tourists spots such as the art caves (Chauvet Cave) and believe it or not a crocodile farm only an hour away!
Saint Michel de Boulogne
There are a number activities which revolve around the Ardeche River two of the most popular swimming and canoeing (try to book in advance to avoid disappointment).
For the climbers among you there is a climbing spot only a ten minute walk from the Chateau, it is also possible to hire bicycles and play tennis locally.
A favourite are the many vineyards in the area, there are a good selection of local wines and the vineries are open to those who would like to try the wine, please ask for more information upon arrival.
There are a number of restaurants close to the Château if you do not feel like cooking; there are a number of guide books at the Chateau advising you on the best restaurants.
A number of festivals and events take place during the summer months ranging from jazz festivals to small village feasts. The local Office de Tourisme will be able to provide you with full information on all of the events that are going on during your stay. If you are happy to travel further away there are also festivals in Avignon, Aix and Orange to name a few.