Take a step back into French history as you enter this 17th century Chateau, originally a hunting lodge owned by Chancellor Seguier, Minister of Finances under Louis XIII and Louis XIV.
This private family property has a 52 acre park which offers their guests 3 spacious bedrooms with private bathrooms. Located in a typical Sologne Village, next to the Loire Valley/River, this famous area is surrounded by chateaux such as Chambord and Cheverny.
Guests at the chateau have their own private, in-ground swimming pool. There is outdoor dining space for 18, together with a barbecue and sun loungers by the pool, providing everything required for the ambiance of the outdoors.
Interior and grounds
Situated on the ground floor is the living room, complete with seating for 15 people. The very fact that the chateau does not have a formal dining room reinforces its laid back philosophy. The equipped Brick kitchen, seats up to 10 people. There is also a WC on this floor. There is a TV room situated at the back complete with TV cable and video.
The first floor accessed by the original staircase hosts 4 bedrooms, two of which are en suite, plus a further shared bathroom with shower, sink and WC. The master suite on this floor, with its own TV overlooks the grounds and has a double bed and a bath in the suite. There is an adjoining twin room, making this part of the chateau perfect for a family. There is a further double bedroom suite bathroom overlooking the swimming pool. A twin room completes the sleeping accommodation on this floor.
Location and local information
Brinon Sur Sauldre is located between Chambord (67km) and Sancerre (60km).
The famous Loire castles, Cheverny, Chenonceau, Chambord, Amboise, Langeais or the Clo Luce, house of Leonardo Da Vinci are located at around 1/2 to 1 hour drive from Brinon.
The vineyards of Menetou-Salon, Pouilly are located around Sancerre at 35 minutes from the house.
The Loire Valley is also very famous for its delicious wines. It is worth visiting the caves and tasting their production. During the summer there is an incredible and unique show in Saint Fargeau (80km) involving hundreds of villagers.
International airport: Roissy, Orly, Beauvais – between 200 and 260 km. Local airport: Aubigny sur nere, Lamotte-Beuvron 20km.
Railway station: Lamotte-Beuvron 20km.
Catering and services
Although the chateau is let on a self catering basis, arrangements can be made for occasional or full catering services if required.
Included in the rental price is 2 hours daily house keeping, including kitchen, living room, TV room and corridors. Making beds and bathroom cleaning are not included.
The gardener will maintain the garden and the swimming pool area.