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4-person apartment with pool on the grounds at the Chateau des Sablons

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 4

Château des Sablons is a beautiful 18th century château with a white stone façade. It is ideally situated on the edge of the medieval markettown Bourgueil which is amidst some the greatest castles in the heart of the Loire Valley.

The Garden Suite is a charming two-bedroom suite located on the ground floor of the Château des Sablons' coach house.

Guests in the Garden Suite are able to enjoy the swimming pool and grounds of the château. The grounds are designed to provide an enclave of peace and quiet and guests are encouraged to use the various tables and chairs in the park seating areas for coffee, drinks and meals. The château makes a great place to relax after a day of sightseeing or even in place of a day of sightseeing.

Sightseeing By Foot: You can choose to visit the area by foot, bicycle, train, or auto.

The Château des Sablons is only a 15 minute stroll from the center of Bourgueil. The town is well endowed with shops, including three butcher shops, five bakeries, three café-bars, five restaurants, a wonderful patisserie and a good newsagent’s shop for newspapers, etc. In addition there are two supermarkets, one in town that stays open Sunday morning and one just on the outskirts, the huge HyperU Supermarket.

The town is prosperous and enjoyable, and a center of wine production. The A.O.C. of Bourgueil is present on every wine list of any size in France and visiting the neighboring wineries (you’ll pass vines on the way into town) is one of our guest’s favorite activities.

Sightseeing By Bicycle: The Loire Valley in the part of France which is the most bicycle-friendly. A separate bike path has just been constructed beween the center of Bourgueil and the Loire. This kind of construction is becoming more common in the area. (A several hundred kilometer bike path runs along the south bank levee of the Loire.)

There are plenty of guides for visiting the region by bicycle, but the immediate area has three bike circuits of about 40 km that provides visitors with a unique visit to the area. One focuses on the vineyards and wine-producing areas, another on the old ports on the Loire, and another takes you up into the hills and along the Chaungeon to see the mills, etc.

You can also combine bicycle tours with the train to extend your range. Almost all local trains from the Port Boulet station 3.5 km from the château carry bicycles. This allows you to ride to Saumur on the bike and then take the train home, for instance.

Sightseeing By Auto: The Château has a very convenient location, being only 3.5 km from an exit from the A85 motorway. This allows you immediate access to the motorway and speeds you to some of the further distance châteaus such as Amboise (less than an hour), Chenonceau (45 minutes), Langeais (15 minutes), Villandry (20 minutes), Chinon (15 minutes), Saumur (25 minutes), Montosreau (15 minutes), Angers, Azay le Rideau….

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2005
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
7 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you so much for the wonderful stay at Chateau des Sablons. Tom, the boys and I were all so happy in the Garden Suite – comfy beds, Apple TV, the pool, our outside table, and Charlemagne of course. Thank you for your recommendations of places to visit and/or eat. We loved visiting the chateaux, the villages, and absolutely loved our last day biking around the vineyards. I wish we could have stayed longer to explore further afield (and taste more wine). Specifically: I really liked having all the rules in the concierge book rather than in signage posted all over the property. For example, no dire warnings posted all over the pool area, or reserved signs on the patio, etc. Everything is so much more peaceful without signs everywhere. Thank you! I thought the Garden Suite was very thoughtfully decorated and equipped. It really had everything we needed including wine and milk for the coffee (and the coffee). The only thing I missed was a full length mirror, (maybe that was a good thing after two weeks in France). I love your paint colours. I was surprised by how much we enjoyed having the Apple TV. After a hectic week in Paris running around, the boys were just delighted to lie in the couch and watch the Simpsons a bit. As parents, we didn't mind the break. We would love to come back sometime, but of course the only downside to your chateau and the Loire Valley is the distance from Vancouver. Oh well, as Jean-Pierre suggested, we will have find a suitable anniversary or such to celebrate (in the ballroom of course). We wish you a lovely Autumn, Averill G., and Tom, Harry, and Francis S.
Sep 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Bourgueil, France

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
  • The modernized bathroom has a bath/shower, and separate toilet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
  • There is a comfortable king-sized bed to enjoy in one bedroom, and then two twin-sized beds in the other bedroom.
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Highlights: • Conveniently located in the heart of the Loire Valley in Bourgueil at the Château des Sablons • Two spacious bedrooms one with a king-sized bed, and the other with two twin beds • Delightfully-terraced swimming pool • Perfectly situated for sight-seeing and many outdoor activities Details: * Located on the ground floor of the Château des Sablons' coach house * Beautiful, authentic furnishings * Comfortable living/dining room * Large kitchen with four-burner stove top refrigerator, oven, microwave, and dishwasher * A bathroom with bath/shower and separate toilet * Large private space in front of the suite with outdoor table and chairs Services include: • WiFi Internet Access • TV with an Apple TV on demand entertainment system that includes access to an extensive library of over 500 English language movies and TV shows, and access to international news podcasts


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4-person apartment with pool on the grounds at the Chateau des Sablons
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

wunderbares Aufenthalt

  • 5 of 5

nach einer Woche in der Chateau (Garden Suite ) mit 3 Kinder , kann ich nur weiter emphelen .

das Perfektes Urlaub in der Loire .

  • Review Submitted: 16/04/2012
  • Date of Stay: April 2012
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

verdaderamente impresionante.El marco incomparable. La casa grande, cómoda . Tranquilidad absoluta. El jardín enorme inspirando paz y tranquilidad. Los propietarios ( George y Jean Pierre ) encantadores. Un lugar maravilloso para establecer el centro de vacaciones si quieres ver toda la zona del Loira.

  • Review Submitted: 29/06/2010
  • Date of Stay: June 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

This suite accommodates two to four guests, and allows for the perfect vacation no matter your pleasures. Activities abound in the area. Visit other châteaus, tour museums, and taste the area's fine wines and cuisine.

Enjoy numerous outdoor activities that include: watersports on the lakes and rivers (swimming, windsurfing, waterskiing, canoeing, and sailing), hunting, fishing, golf, and walking or cycling in the beautiful countryside and forests.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Bourgueil, France

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Mar 6 - Jun 1
6 Mar 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
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2 Jun 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
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Jun 23 - Jul 13
23 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
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Jul 14 - Aug 24
14 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
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Aug 25 - Sep 14
25 Aug 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
Sep 15 - Oct 31
15 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
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Nov 1 - Dec 18
1 Nov 2018 - 18 Dec 2018
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Dec 19 - Jan 8
19 Dec 2018 - 8 Jan 2019
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Rates are based on up to 4 guests, and, until confirmed, are subject to change without notice.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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