House for rent from £ 817/day in EscuresName/Address: Chateau De Bearn
It has been beautifully renovated, maintaining its “turrets and towers” and yet with all the modern facilities you could wish for on holiday.
Set at a higher elevation than the surrounding countryside, this chateau offers 360 degree views over the vines, woodland, fields and meadows.
The most dramatic view is found from the terrace over towards the Pyrenees.
The estate comprises of 10 bedrooms to sleep up to 20 (14 in the main chateau and 6 in the neighbouring cottage).
The Chateau reception rooms are out of this world.
The kitchen is extremely modern and very well equipped with a “La Cornue” range, dishwasher, microwave, 2 small fridges, coffee machine etc.
There is a small table with seating for approximately 6.
The Utility room is situated next to the Kitchen and has 2 washing machines, 2 tumble dryers and Ironing facilities.
There is also a drinks pantry off the kitchen leading out towards the dining terrace as well as a downstairs WC.
The Dining Room is close to the Kitchen and is a fantastic place for that formal meal.
It seat 10-12 but can be enlarged for bigger groups.
The Living room is divided into two areas.
The more informal area in front of the open stone fireplace has comfy seating with a large 4 seater sofa and 2 armchairs.
Here there is satellite television and a relaxed coffee table with magazines.
The second area is more formal and has a Drawing room feel with traditional French seating for 8.
There is also a BOSE music system.
The Games Room has a full size snooker table and large open fireplace.
It is fully air conditioned and leads into the Tavern/Bar.
This room again is air conditioned and has a bar area, sink and small fridge.
There is a relaxing sofa and then steps up onto the Dining Terrace.
An ideal place to escape the heat of the midday sun! The Chateau also has a Cave under the Games Room for storage of your wine and this can be stocked for you in advance by the Chateau Manager.
6 of the bedrooms are connected by the original stone spiral staircase with Bedrooms 3 and 4 on the first floor, the Master suite comprising Bedroom 1, Study/Bedroom 2 and the large ensuite on the second floor and then Bedroom 6 and 7 on the third floor.
Bedroom 5 is set over the Games Room and is air-conditioned.
Bedrooms 8, 9 and 10 are more simple in style but still extremely elegant and well equipped.
There is a separate kitchen and living room.
Ideal for those looking for more privacy.
For the summer months, the chateau is geared towards outside living.
For the winter months, there are roaring open log fires in majestic stone fireplaces and central heating.
The west facing Dining Terrace is 250m2and has a long wooden dining table, wooden recliners and a coffee area with relaxed seating.
Just around the corner, from the main terrace and with views over woodland, there is a built in BBQ area and small herb garden.
There is also a gas BBQ if you would prefer and an additional dining table.
For large groups, both tables are used together.
The heated saltwater pool is 10x5m with Grecian steps.
There are 8 wooden recliners and parasols for shade.
The pool has an automated shutter as well as a laser alarm for safety.
The pool is extremely private!
There are over 14 hectares of land with plenty of variety for everyone - large terraces to enjoy the sunsets on, open lawned areas for ball games and woodland walks for the more energetic, if they can tear themselves away from the pool area.
The chateau has its own vines and makes its own wine.
A tasting can be arranged by the chateau staff.
Terms & Conditions- Security deposit: £1500.
This is paid prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
- Linen & towels: All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price.
- Energy costs: Included in the rental price.
- End of stay cleaning: Included.
Please leave the property in the state that you found it.
- Arrival time: 4pm onwards.
- Departure time: 10am.
- Pets: Please enquire.
- Smoking: No smoking in the property.
- Changeover day: Please note that rentals run from Friday to Friday.
- It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
- Swimming Pool
- Heated Pool
- Internet Access
- Golf Course Nearby
- Wine Tasting
- Games Room