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Chateau | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 16

Magnificent 19th Century Chateau with pool.

Chateau Des Barres is situated in a small village, near Saumur, in the heart of The Loire Valley. This beautiful chateau, was built in the romantic style of architecture of The Louis Phillippe period with ornate carvings & sculptures in the bright tuffeau stone found in this area, magnificent luminous windows & oeil de boeuf and a'fairy-tale' pointed turret - tower, making it the tallest local building after l'eglise of Vernoil. The Chateau is now available to rent as a luxury self-catering gite.

Holiday Accommodation at Chateau Des Barres. The Chateau sleeps 16+ offering a luxury self-catering holiday home with a difference.The accommodation comprises 7 luxurious bedrooms - each room has log fire (logs provided), 2 magnificent spacious salons, Kitchen with huge high beamed ceiling country pine fitted with all modern facilities, Separate laundry room , Wine cellar, 3 WC, 3 shower\bathrooms on all floors.

The rooms have original architectural features: huge windows, marble fireplaces, oak & tiled floors, decorative ceiling mouldings, carvings & ceiling roses, decorated with fruit for flowers with superb crystal chandeliers. Wooden panelled floor to ceiling doors & authentic painting, fabrics, curtains & furniture.

There is also a spectacular sweeping oak staircase with golden balustrades & a decorative crystal ball finial. All is decorated in beautiful colours with lavish antique furniture & Objet'Art.

Outside: A sweeping gravel drive way through private huge ancient wrought iron gates, passing a beautiful stone fountain with goldfish, takes you to the chateau entrance and ample private parking. There are extensive private gardens & park, with lawns, mature trees & lavender & rose banks, clipped buxus hedging & huge clipped yew trees, over 100 years old. On the other side of the chateau are lawns to sunbathe & a terrace with BBQ & wooden garden furniture, this leads on to steps taking you through private wooden gates to a shared luxury heated 12x 6m swimming pool & sunbathing terrace & gardens, with solar shower.

Size Sleeps up to 16, 7 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property