Chateau de Carmine
Chateau | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
A fairytale French chateau with a very large (14,5 X4,5) heated swimming pool in the Charente, close to the Dordogne, available to rent for up to 8 people, perfect for two families with children.
Chateau for private French holiday rental & accommodation in France.
The charming Chateau is a self catering or full catering (chef and price on request) . vacation rental in the South West of France, at the border of Dordogne. with its medieval and classical features is ideally located in a small village in the Charente region of South West France. it's the third warmest region in the country!
The chateau is attached to the 11th century church of Sers and at the heart of a busy village with café, bars, boulangerie, destination butcher and shop. Close to the lively and picturesque town of Angouleme with its excellent rail connection, the chateau is easily reached by road, rail and air and remains open all year for daily, weekly or weekend rentals.
With the Dordogne and Vienne areas neighbouring this region, it's a perfect base for discovering the beautiful countryside, heritage attractions such as Renaissance chateaux like the famous Chateau de la Rochefoucauld, Romanesque churches and a variety of arts events and activities.
The Chateau of Sers is ideal for family holidays, parties, anniversaries or small weddings. Families with children or groups will find a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, in a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere.
The castle combines a magical charm with modern comforts.
All the rooms have their particular ambience and most have been recently refurbished with a contemporary touch. Attention to details include; good quality beds (two four-posters) and linen as well as period and vintage furniture. There is central heating for winter use and occasionally, a blazing log fire!
The owners live in the little farm next to the chateau so they remain on hand to offer any assistance that may be needed. Services such as catering, additional house-keeping or baby-sitting can be organised on request.
The chateau is set within enclosed parkland with remarkable centenary trees including a spectacular linden. As well as enjoying views of the surrounding woodland, fields and tracks from the chateau, there is access for walking, cycling and picnics. On site is a large private and secured heated swimming pool.
In the local area, other activities include: the village leisure park for playing boules; a 9-hole golf course (with restaurant, bar and shop) and paintball at one of the biggest centres in France at Garat; horse riding for families at Pranzac; free tennis court and football pitch in the neighbouring village of Bouex.
The Chateau is the perfect base for day-trips to explore cities like Angouleme, Perigueux, Brantome, Limoges and Poitiers. The seaside resorts of La Rochelle, l'Ile de Ré, l'Ile d'Oleron and Royan are attractive destinations with sandy beaches and summer music festivals
Split-levels with a South East aspect benefiting from morning sun and views over woodland and fields and also onto the leafy park
Ground floor, refined dining room with 17th century panelling. Flat-screen tv, wifi connection, dvd player
Ground floor, bedroom …
Opening directly onto the park (traditional French-style garden furniture)
Flexible provision for up to 5 single beds, 3 cots in a charming dormitory setting, useful for groups of children
Small separate bathroom with shower located across a nearby corridor
Charming split-level bedroom with stunning view of the valley
Popular with children who enjoy a 'Princess Room'
Double bed 140 X190
Very attractive and newly decorated shower room with separate wc
Also on this level, a secondary shower room providing for another of the bedrooms.
Spacious and very comfortable
Romantic canopy bed queen size (160 x200) with high quality linen,
18th century furniture and 'pointe de diamant' wardrobe
Large bathroom located in the adjoining tower (bath, shower, toilets)
Overlooking the park and trees.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Limoges, Bordeaux and Poitiers 110 km, Nearest railway: angoulême TGV|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Safe, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline|
It has an ideal location: a minute walk to the village centre and shops only 10km to the Dordogne and 15km to Angoulême with its excellent rail connection, the chateau is easily reached by road, rail and air and remains open all year for daily, weekly or weekend rentals.
It is a little paradise for nature and old stones lovers: the arborated park of two hectares with its pool of 14m will provide a peaceful escape. The immediate surroundings offer many leisure hiking trails.
In the local area, other activities include: the village leisure park for playing boules; a 9-hole golf course (with restaurant, bar and shop) and paintball at one of the biggest centres in France at Garat; horse riding for families at Pranzac; free tennis court and football pitch in the neighbouring village of Bouex( 2km).
The Chateau de Seyres is also the perfect base for day-trips to explore cities like Angouleme, Perigueux, Brantome, Limoges and Poitiers. The seaside resorts of La Rochelle, l'Ile de Ré, l'Ile d'Oleron and Royan are attractive destinations with sandy beaches and summer music festivals.
The chateau is located is a small village located on the borders of the Charente and Dordogne in South West France. 5 minutes by car are free tennis courts, fishing and a park.
Within 8 km you will also find canoeing/kayaking, horse riding, karting (for children of 7 years and older) and a water park with man-made beaches and pedallos. Within 15km there is golf, bowling and ice skating.
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