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Chateau De La Noue - Vacation in Your Own Chateau

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 185 m²
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Castle, 3 Bedrooms + Attached Unit, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10 with 3 bathrooms)

This exquisite Chateau dates back to the 16th century and is located in the heart of the Loire Valley. Its romantic charm invites you to an idealic sejourn. Past the 'Grand Vallee', the Oak Fir Trees lined Alley, you will find your 'Home away from Home' perfect for leisure walks, children's games, simple relaxation while visiting the Loire Valley - UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The rental unit is a fully equipped, luxurious 2000 square feet apartment in a wing of the Chateau. Our property Ballroom can also provide a great space for special occasions such as wedding receptions, family reunions, birthdays etc. If you enjoy waking up to bird songs and small wildlife, you will love this Chateau.

The Chateau is within easy reach by car from either Paris or St Pierre des Corps TGV Station. Your sightseeing will include the Grand Royal Chateaux, some of France's most beautiful villages, and of course fine wineries. A great way to experience the Valley and its treasures is by Hot Air Balloon. Golf, Horseback and bicycle riding, fishing, tennis are all close by.

Keywords: Chateau

More Details

Owner
Marie-Christine Miller
Member since: 2007
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 November, 2017

About Marie-Christine Miller

Born and raised on an island in the Basque Country in the south of France, with summers at La Noue, I have spent my adult life in the US. I have worked as a Travel Counselor, an Operations Manager for an Incentive house, and today still love planning trips (as an Independant Contractor with a Travel Agency) while managing and spending (again) my summer months at La Noue, renewing my ties with my family Home and sharing my experience with guests, family and friends.

Marie-Christine Miller purchased this castle in 1998

Why Marie-Christine Miller chose Villedômer

It was 17 years ago that I chose to take over the ancestral family property and renovate it, with in mind to share with guests from all over the world my incredible memories of 'Hide-and-Seek' games throughout the hallways and unending closets of La Noue, walks in the woods with our grandmother hoping to catch a glimpse of a deer or a fox, pick blackberries in the Summer and walnuts fallen from the trees in the Fall. Of course we knew the major Chateaux as well, choosing which to visit and 'hide' in!

What makes this castle unique

La Noue quickly takes over your senses and becomes a paradise for the visiting guests, adults and children alike. The 'Grande Dame' as I lovingly refer to her, graciously offers its serene and calm setting amidst a 120 acres park. Thanks to its proximity to the major sights of the Loire Valley - world reknowned for its magnificent Royal Chateaux and Gardens, historical sites and gastronomic restaurants and wineries, La Noue is a perfect 'Home' while visiting the Valley of the Kings. The apartment is very large (2000sq.ft) and easily can accommodate 6 guests in the existing bedding. Additional rooms can be opened for larger groups. It has been carefully decorated to give the guests this unique 'Home' atmosphere and be a great retreat at the end of days of sightseeing throughout the region.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday castle rental in Villedômer, France

Property Type:
  • castle
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 185 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , attached to Master bedroom, double sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , Attached to Master bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
  • Queen size Beds (1) The beds in each master bedroom are 160 x 200. 1 Bedroom in adjacent unit has a Queen bed. Attached unit rooms are at an additional cost, Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 single beds in the main apartment, the other twin beds in attached unit. Length of beds is 180 cm, Baby Cribs (1) Can be provided on demand at no additional charge, 2 sofa beds in the living room. One is a double bed, the other one a single bed.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Property located in a 120 acres wooded park with a half mile private drive. Check in is 4pm - check out is 10am

Reviews

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Chateau De La Noue - Vacation in Your Own Chateau
average rating of 4.977778 based on 45 reviews
4

Historic, large and great Loire Valley location.

  • 4 of 5

Marie Christine is a great hostess and the apartment is quite large, certainly plenty of room for a family.

We wanted to tour around the Loire Valley and Chateau De La Noue is in an excellent location to do that, just 20 minutes north of Amboise.

  • Review Submitted: 04/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci for your kind review of your stay at the Chateau de La Noue. Its history is a light, fun, personal introduction to the great surrounding sites along the Loire Valley... as well as a great Place to relax at the end of marvelous days exploring the Chateaux. We look forward to welcoming you again in the future.
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5

Amazing stay at Chateau De La Noue

  • 5 of 5

The owner Christine was waiting for us and gave us a lovely tour of the property on our arrival.

The rooms were very spacious and beautiful. We saw quite a few wild animals and woke up one morning to see 2 beautiful deer outside our bedroom window!

We had such a relaxing stay. It was nice to wake up to the sounds of nature and the property itself is gorgeous. It is also well situated to the the towns of the Loire valley.

We would absolutely return.

  • Review Submitted: 25/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comments... La Noue does pride itself in staying very close to the surrounding nature, its animals, trees and flowers such as the wild cyclamens which cover the grounds around the Chateau at the end of the Summer and that you could experience. I shall look forward to welcoming you again ...
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5

Gastvrijheid, rust en een prachtig appartement.

  • 5 of 5

We voelden ons de koning te rijk in dit prachtige huis/appartement. Inspirerend ingericht. Alles wat je maar nodig kunt hebben is voorhanden. Heerlijk slapen in alle rust. Gastvrijheid, informatie en privacy zijn op een natuurlijke manier gewaarborgd bij deze gastvrouw. Kortom een aanrader! In het dorpje is een bakker, een restaurantje en een kleine supermarkt voor de noodzakelijke boodschappen. Ongeveer 7 km verderop in Chateau Renault, zijn een Lidl en een andere supermarkt en verschillende eetgelegenheden.

  • Review Submitted: 28/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Grand Chateau with lots of space, beautiful grounds, central Loire Valley locale, and warm ownership

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful stay at Chateau de la Noue. The house was grand and we had plenty of space for everyone. The grounds were beautiful and the owner, Christine, was so nice and accommodating. She even mended my daughter's favorite shirt for us when it snagged on one of our many Loire Valley castle tours. The location is central to all of the Loire sights but still remote enough to get the full French countryside experience. I'd definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 22/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your warm review. It is always with great pleasure to personally ensure the comfort, intimacy to all of La Noue guests. The property and surrounding grounds are so designed to maintain a great sojourn combining visits to major sights and total relaxation at the end of a day of discovery for both adults and children. Merci for your visit.
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5

Magical!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Chateau de la Noue was perfect! We are a family of 6 (4 children) and cannot speak highly enough about the property, it's rich history, and personal stories shared by Christine. She was a gracious host and wanted to make sure that first and foremost, our family had a wonderfully memorable experience. Not only will we be back, we are already planning a return trip with many more family members. If you are lucky enough to have Christine share the castle's amazing history, it will only make you feel like royalty after having stayed at La Noue. This was a true 5 star experience for our family!

David & Kimberlie

Dallas, TX USA

  • Review Submitted: 07/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your grand and personal review of your visit at Chateau de La Noue... The personal history of the Chateau in the area over the centuries has given a strong ongoing life to this warm and welcoming house. Visiting and staying at La Noue while in the Loire Valley somehow make you part of its history and lifestyle and more time spent there only increases this feeling of belonging and need to return!
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5

Highly recommend

  • 5 of 5

Our stay in this chateau was the quintessential Loire experience - staying in a castle of the region constructed in the 16th-17th centuries surrounded by nature but close to many of the major sites. We stayed in our own wing in the castle for 5 nights. We're a family of 5 and the space fit us perfectly (3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, one half bathroom). The wing was very nicely appointed in a traditional style but with all the modern conveniences. Christine was an excellent hostess, very attentive to our needs and knowledgeable of the region. We'd highly recommend staying at Chateau de la Noue, one of our best visits ever.

  • Review Submitted: 12/06/2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
250 Kilometres
Ch de Gaulle, Paris / alsoTours (limited service)
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Villedomer
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Ardree, St Antoine du Rocher
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Tours
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
A10
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Villedomer
Nearest Beach
200 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday castle in Villedômer, France

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
AU$1,342
AU$5,373
 

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping fee minimum AU$117.94
Meet & Greet Service AU$65.52

Rates subject to currency fluctuation up to time of payment. Rates subject to change at any time.
Rates for Holidays periods on request only.
For stays shorter than 7 nights available, a surcharge will apply. For stays shorter than 3nights, a 3night min rental cost will apply. minimum stay/rental cost.
Payments made directly to the property in France can be arranged.
Any special request - contact the property directly.
Meet & Greet fee applies throughout the low season - October to mid May
Non refundable 10% deposit at time of booking / Balance payment 30 days prior to arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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