103. charming charente chateau
Region: Charente, south-west Guests: 100 Sleeps: 10
This delightful chateau, built in Charente limestone, is a study of muted French neo-classic architecture. Its pure, symmetrical lines emphasise the vertical columns, stepped shape and triangular portico, complete with clock and splendid bell tower. It has been lovingly renovated to the highest standards throughout and offers superb accommodation, including the grand drawing room with high ceilings and a wealth of detailed wood and plaster panelling. With double doors, it is light and airy, affording picturesque views down wide stone steps over the Highgrove-style parkland. The chateau also boasts a huge state-of-the-art kitchen and a fabulous bridal suite, as well as 4 other luxurious en suite bedrooms.
Set within it's own secluded parkland there is a swimming pool and a church which stands opposite the chateau, just a few steps away with direct access and welcomes wedding ceremonies of all types.
The chateau can host up to 100 guests in a lovely, newly-restored wedding barn.
The delightful owners are thrilled to offer their beloved chateau to couples seeking a stunning location where they can create their perfect wedding celebration. They have a network of recommended suppliers with whom they work closely and would be pleased to liaise with them on your behalf. Alternatively, couples have the freedom to choose all their own suppliers.
A truly unique opportunity to discover an exciting new wedding venue!
At a glance
Open: April to October
Airports: Bordeaux and La Rochelle 1hr10
Accommodation nearby: yes + on-site glamping
Swimming pool: yes
Chapel: church within walking distance
Catering: choose own suppliers - list of recommended caterers available
BYO: yes - no corkage charge
Charente Chateau in the south-west - Aquitaine incl. Dordogne & Midi-Pyrenées. An undeniably romantic region with stunning scenery, delicious food, renowned Bordeaux & Cahors vineyards, a warm welcome and reputedly 1001 chateaux in the Dordogne alone....which one will you choose? Start your search in Agen, Angouleme, Armagnac, Bergerac, Beynac, Biarritz, Brantome, Cahors, Dax, Gascony, Lourdes, Pau, Perigueux, Riberac, Rocamadour, Sarlat or Toulouse.