Chateau De Baloigne sits in the popular Ardeche region of southeastern France. For those seeking comfort, character and style, this medieval castle is the perfect choice for a luxury chateau holiday! This fabulous self-catering chateau is surrounded by medieval ruins providing a truly atmospheric holiday experience. There is even a river than guests can swim in just 100m from the chateau.
The Chateau De Baloigne, and indeed the whole estate, is protected by the government as a Historic Monument. However, the ancient building has been combined with 21st century touches such as a fully fitted kitchen, hot and cold running water and modern bathrooms with showers. The décor is traditionally French with a few Spanish touches.
The Chateau De Baloigne can sleep up to 15 guests in five double bedrooms and a dormitory, all of which overlook the medieval ruins. There is also table tennis, various dining terraces, a beautiful old open fire and a library.
On the lower ground floor the communal reception rooms include a dining room with vaulted ceilings, a large kitchen, a dining terrace (ideal for breakfast and dinner), a living room with an open fire and a library. There is also a double bedroom with private shower.
On the ground floor there is a further living room, and a double bedroom and bathroom (ideal for the elderly).
On the first floor there are 3 doubles and a dormitory room. There are a further 3 bathrooms that are either private or en-suite. There's also an upper covered terrace, perfect for lunch, siestas and aperitifs!
Outside you will enjoy the dramatic listed medieval ruins! There is also a table tennis table. There is even a river than guests can swim in just 100m from the chateau.
*Please note, locations shown on the maps are approximations only
The nearby Ardeche river is a great spot to picnic, swim or fish! There are plenty of water sport activities locally and the crocodile park nearby is also worth a visit!
All the necessary shops, services and restaurants are 4km away at the charming Saint Michel de Boulogne. Lyon is 100km away.
At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. If there is anything you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact the Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can usually help you arrange any of the following:
- Cook/catering - Maid service/extra cleaning - Local day-trips or tour - Airport pick-up/drop-off - Babysitting service - Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.
- Capacity: The property comfortably sleeps 10 adults and 5 children or teenagers. - Security deposit: €1000. The security deposit is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection. - Linen & towels: All linen and towels are included in the rental price. - Energy costs: To expenditure. - End of stay cleaning: Included in the rental price. - Arrival time: 4pm onwards. - Departure time: 10am. - Pets: Please enquire. - Smoking: No smoking in the property. - 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.
Posted by Sarah Brearleyon 30/08/2013
Chateau de Baloigne is magical, in the most beautiful setting in the Ardeche. Surrounded by woodland, flowers, dragon and butterflies.
The setting was wonderful for a large family group as there are lots of places to lose yourself in the house and grounds and a wonderful dining place in which to all congregate.
Madame was so helpful and friendly and fascinating to have a tour of the ruins with the owner.
It was a wonderful way to celebrate my Mother's 70th birthday.
The castle, which even has a spa treatment room, is magnificent, as are the views from the King’s Suite. The windows look out over immaculate gardens, a folly, lake, vineyard and stables, which house horses you can ride every day [reviewing Chateau de Challagne in the Loire Valley]
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