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10 Bedroom Restored Chateau in France, Midi-Pyrenees, Le Fousseret

Le Fousseret, Midi-Pyrenees, France, Europe
Chateau de Siregand
10 Bedroom Restored Chateau in France, Midi-Pyrenees, Le Fousseret
Grand Hall Beautiful pool Surrounding countryside Chambre Madame
Chambre Monsieur Blue Drawing Room Extensive grounds Bathroom Suite
Family TV Room Kitchen Terrace
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Price: From £514 per night Minimum stay 7 nights
One Off Places rating: 6 reviews (6 reviews)
Property Info
Accommodation Type
Castle / Chateau
Property Setting
Village / Rural
Holiday Type
  • Relaxing
  • Family
  • Sports & activity
  • Culture
Exterior Facilities
  • Garden
  • Swimming Pool
  • Terrace
Interior Facilities
  • Cot / Highchair
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD player
  • Internet Access
  • Linen provided
  • Maid Service
  • Television
  • Washing Machine
Activities
  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf within 30km
  • Horse Riding
  • Skiing
  • Tennis
  • Walking
Bedrooms
10
Conditions
  • Babysitting available
  • Child Friendly
  • Cook available
Guests
16
Catering
self-catering
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One-Off Feature

Set in 50 acres of park and woodlands with a 20m private swimming pool, this 18th Century château combines authentic old world charm with high level modern amenities and comforts. Lovingly restored, the château can sleep up to 16 people, but is equally comfortable for smaller numbers.

General Info

Set in 50 acres of private park and woodland this elegant chateau is finished to a very high standard, and successfully combines the old world charm of antiques and beautiful pictures with modern day amenities such as luxury bathrooms, central heating and a heated 20 metre swimming pool. Only five minutes drive from the charming village of Le Fousseret offering all amenities, and only fifteen minutes drive from the larger market town of Cazeres, this unique ten bedroom chateau is generously proportioned over two floors and boasts numerous reception rooms, a large hall and an attractive kitchen. A holiday in a chateau like this is ideal for groups of approximately 14 people but also surprisingly comfortable and intimate for smaller groups. The chateau is just forty five minutes drive from the renaissance city of Toulouse with its opera house, museums and famous markets.

The Area Surrounding The Property / Accommodation

This is a superb setting for a holiday in a chateau and countless sites can be visited within 1-2 hours' drive: the medieval town of Mirepoix, the holy city of Lourdes, the city of Pau, the Cathar castle at Puillaurens and other Cathar ruins, the castle in Foix. Within an hour's drive of the chateau there are a large number of leisure activities available. In nearby Muret, there is an aquarium. In Plaisance du Touche there is an African Safari Park and there is

Getting There & Local Amenities

Getting There:
The chateau is situated in rolling countryside in the border area between the department of the Gers and the valley of the Garonne. Despite its rural setting, the chateau is very close to Toulouse, which is forty five minutes drive (60 km) away, as is Toulouse airport.

Nearest Airport:
Toulouse 45 minutes

Nearest Restaurant:
5 mins drive

Nearest Shop:
5 mins drive

Car Hire:
Advised

Accommodation Details

Interior Details
The chateau's 20 rooms are spread over two floors. Ground Floor: large entrance hall, 3 reception rooms (including music room with grand piano, and family room with large flat-screen TV). Dining room (table seats 4-14, additional table possible), conveniently located next to kitchen. Very large kitchen and pantry (double oven, two fridges, freezer, 3 sinks, table seats 8), very comfortable working space. Large double bedroom, en-suite bathroom (shower only). Single bedroom. Grand staircase leading to first floor. First Floor: Library (English and French books). 2 Large bedroom suites (each with double bed, own dressing room, luxurious bathroom with shower and bath). 2 Large double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (1 shower only, 1 bath only). Twin bedroom with shared bathroom. Bedroom with small double bed and shared bathroom. 1 single bedroom with shared bathroom. 1 single bedroom (close to suite 1).

Exterior Details
The chateau's courtyard is entered through the main gate. The fifty acres of woods, fields and gardens are spread out on the south side of the chateau. The grounds are very pleasant to stroll in and view deer. Large terrace: lines the front of the chateau, ideal for summer lunches. Pool: large heated pool (20 x 4 metres, heated to 27C), completed in 2009. The pool boasts a 100 square metre terrace with table, chairs and sun loungers and a large covered area. There is also a changing room and small kitchen (sink and fridge). The pool is out of sight from the chateau, but not even a minute's walk from the garden side door. Chapel: adjacent to the chateau is a family chapel (Catholic, consecrated). Outbuildings: there is also an 18c dairy building, and a large 19c farm building with stables, as well as a staff cottage in the grounds.

Further Details
Originally built as a home for the Siregand d'Erce family, it retains the warm and inviting atmosphere of a home. Most of the original features are preserved, and the appearance of the house has remained much the same for the last 200 years. Carefully restored to a high standard with every respect for the original features, the house boasts luxurious bathrooms and excellent central heating combined with rooms that have 1850s wallpaper and original floors. The chateau has recently had full central heating installed throughout. With beautiful high ceilings and thick stone walls, it also remains wonderfully cool in the summer. Not specifically adapted for wheelchair users, but 1 double bedroom with bathroom (shower only) is on the ground floor, as is a single bedroom. The château is 5 minutes drive from a large village and about twenty minute ’s drive from the market town of Cazeres. Only half an hour’s drive from the large shopping outlets on the outskirts of Toulouse and 45 minutes drive from Toulouse City Centre itself. There is a wide range of local shopping, sports facilities, leisure activities and restaurants. Toulouse is 45 minutes drive from the chateau. The city boasts magnificent renaissance architecture, and cultural attractions such as the opera house, three stunning cathedrals and many great museums and art galleries.

Conditions of Rental
Deposit of one third on booking - non refundable. Final payment for your castle holiday is due 8 weeks before arrival (plus returnable deposit of

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