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Private pool
Wi-Fi/Internet access
Pets allowed
All bedrooms en-suite
Party House (Ideal for celebrations!)
Stag/hen parties allowed
Heated Pool
Child-safe Pool
Indoor games
DVD
Working fireplace
Heating
Caretaker/owner lives on site

Babies & Toddlers

High chair(s)
Cot(s)
Toys
Ideal for babies & toddlers

Kids & Teens

Ideal for kids
Ideal for teens

Things to Do

Rural Location
Walking/Hiking paths
Fishing
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
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Overview of Chateau Lignol

What Oliver loves…

  • This is a fun and colourful 14th century hunting lodge with a quirky yet cosy interior.
  • Surrounded by farmland, this is a great place to relax and escape.
  • The gorgeous garden with a trampoline, the lovely heated pool and plenty of indoor games mean the property is just perfect for unforgettable family getaways!

What you should know…

  • The shabby-chic interior would suit a party that loves something different.
  • Due to the rural location, a car is a must.

Chateau Lignol is a 14th century hunting lodge - a miniature castle in the middle of the Brittany countryside.

A slice of French charm without overwhelming acreage, Chateau Lignol is tucked away behind Breton farmland. A long track opens up onto a vista of the famous tower which can be glimpsed through the trees. A stay at Chateau Lignol is the perfect opportunity to explore and immerse yourself in the peaceful and beautiful local area. Surrounded by farmland, this is truly rural France at its best.

Built in 1251, it was used as a hunting lodge for the Princes of Rohan from 1384 when they wanted a bolthole from the hustle of nearby Guémené sur Scorff. It is five minutes by road to a compact busy village that boasts three boulangeries, a cinema and a weekly market, as well as an active cultural life.

The chateau is a reflection of the owner's eclectic and antique style. The airy spaces of the salons and the kitchen show off the candles, fabrics and salvaged stage pieces that shine in the restored rooms.

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Interior & Grounds

Villa Interior

The Chateau offers 4 bedrooms (3 double beds and 4 single beds) all with en-suites bathrooms.Some units also have a terrace and/or patio.

The spacious kitchen comes equipped with oven, microwave, dishwasher, fridge, coffee machine and kettle.

There is also a lovely dining room and two sitting rooms with a flat screen satellite TV.

Outside Grounds

The chateau sits in 4 acres of land and the garden has a trampoline, outdoor eating area with BBQ and a child-safe pool. The gorgeous 10x6m pool is heated during the summer months only (June to September). Free parking is available.

Facilities

Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms and guests will also find a Drum Kit, Football, Board Games (Monopoly,Trivial Pursuits, Cluedo, Jigsaw, Cards, Dominos, Chess Set).

Map, Location & Local Information

The town centre of Geumene sur Scorff is five minutes by road to a compact busy village that boasts three boulangeries, a cinema and a weekly market, as well as an active cultural life.

The nearest beaches are Guidel and Larmor Plage, which are 40 minutes away by car.

The nearest airports are Dinard and Brest, which are both a 2 hour drive away.

The nearest ferry ports are St Malo and Roscoff which are both approx 2 hours away.

Saint-Barthélemy and Lorient are respectively 20 and 35 km away.

A bit further afield, Pont-Aven (44 km) and Auray (46 km) make for interesting day trips out. 

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Brest

(122km)

Nearest Ferry port Roscoff

(130km)

Nearest Village Geumene Sur Scorff

(3km)

Nearest Town/City Pontivy

(25km)

Nearest Restaurant Geumene Sur Scorff

(3km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Geumene Sur Scorff

(3km)

Nearest Beach Guidel

(54km)

Nearest Supermarket Geumene Sur Scorff

(3km)

The Region

Brittany is famed chiefly for its beaches, and with so much coastline to explore it’s certainly one of the best reasons to visit the region. But there’s more to Brittany than sun, sea and sand, and while a good chunk of our villas and chateaux in Brittany are found next to the coast the ones further inland are just as tempting. Want to get the inside scoop on Brittany before you book? You’ll find our full Brittany travel guide below, full of tips, inspiration and great things to do.

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Catering & Services

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:

- Maid service/Extra cleaning
- Chef/Cook
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- 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.

Enjoy gourmet dining experiences with our new Chef Service!
We’re now offering our customers the chance to enjoy some unforgettable eats with our new Chef Service! Choose from booking a single sumptuous meal with a private chef for that special occasion, or hire a chef to cook your meals for all or part of your holiday - it’s as flexible as it is delicious.

A) Single Meal Service: A chef will travel to this villa and whip up a fantastic meal for you and your guests. The chef will arrive with all the necessary ingredients as well as the talent to turn them into something unforgettable. They’ll serve the meal and clear up afterwards - an easy and entertaining way to enjoy a top quality meal in your very own villa!

B) Full Chef Service: If you really want to kick back and relax, we can arrange for a chef to cater for the duration of your holiday (or part of it). With a range of options from simple family catering to full-on haute cuisine, we can organise a meal plan and a price to suit your needs. So why worry about self-catering when you can have everything taken care of?

Of course, before booking this service, we suggest you contact the property owner as they might already offer a similar cook or chef service in-house. To find out more simply visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs.

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit £500 charged to clients' credit card prior to arrival. Arrival time After 15.00
Departure time Before 12.00 Energy costs included? Included.
Linen & towels included? Yes, including pool towels. Pets welcome? Pets allowed.
Changeover day Saturday End of stay cleaning included? Please leave the Chateau in the same condition you found it.
Smoking Allowed? Outdoors only. Insurance 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.
Pool heating charge? The pool is heated from June to August only (free of charge). Minimum stay 7 nights in July, August, Xmas and New Year. 3 nights otherwise.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages

Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
High chair(s)
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Cot(s)
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
Onsite Facilities
Services Available
High chair(s)
Lots to see: Outstanding landscapes
Table football
Cot(s)
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Indoor games
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Toys

Reviews for Chateau Lignol

Chateau Lignol Reviews


  • Magical Chateau

    Posted by Jane S on 28/09/2016

    There is something quite magical about Chateau Lignol, it envelops you and each day you relax a little more as you open the shutters onto green space and fields. You really are in your own little private heaven. Its a 14th Century hunting lodge with all the quirkiness of an older building that you just don't get with new properties.

    We were a party of 8 with 4 young children and enjoyed being able to unwind in the old chateau and the grounds. The children loved the lawned area for playing games and taking off their next superhero adventure.

    We were sorry to leave the property and look back on it with fond memories.

  • Beautiful and Charming place to Stay

    Created on 15/06/2015

    Wonderful service from the owner Linda who does everything possible to make your stay enjoyable. This beautiful rural chateau is steeped in history and has a very eclectic decor in a shabby-chic style which would suit a group of friends or family that love something a bit different.

Rental Rates

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 10 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
March 22nd 2017 - May 20th 2017 - £1,545.00 £2,575.00
May 20th 2017 - June 24th 2017 - £1,854.00 £3,090.00
June 24th 2017 - July 1st 2017 - £2,163.00 £3,605.00
July 1st 2017 - August 26th 2017 - - £3,605.00
August 26th 2017 - September 2nd 2017 - - £3,090.00
September 2nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - £1,854.00 £3,090.00
September 23rd 2017 - December 25th 2017 - £1,545.00 £2,575.00
December 25th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - £2,832.50
January 6th 2018 - September 23rd 2018 - £1,545.00 £2,575.00

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 10 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
March 22nd 2017 - May 20th 2017 - €1,716.48 €2,860.81
May 20th 2017 - June 24th 2017 - €2,059.78 €3,432.96
June 24th 2017 - July 1st 2017 - €2,403.08 €4,005.13
July 1st 2017 - August 26th 2017 - - €4,005.13
August 26th 2017 - September 2nd 2017 - - €3,432.96
September 2nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - €2,059.78 €3,432.96
September 23rd 2017 - December 25th 2017 - €1,716.48 €2,860.81
December 25th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - €3,146.88
January 6th 2018 - September 23rd 2018 - €1,716.48 €2,860.81

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 10 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
March 22nd 2017 - May 20th 2017 - $1,853.74 $3,089.56
May 20th 2017 - June 24th 2017 - $2,224.49 $3,707.48
June 24th 2017 - July 1st 2017 - $2,595.23 $4,325.39
July 1st 2017 - August 26th 2017 - - $4,325.39
August 26th 2017 - September 2nd 2017 - - $3,707.48
September 2nd 2017 - September 23rd 2017 - $2,224.49 $3,707.48
September 23rd 2017 - December 25th 2017 - $1,853.74 $3,089.56
December 25th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - $3,398.52
January 6th 2018 - September 23rd 2018 - $1,853.74 $3,089.56

Owner Profile

How long have you owned the property?
Since September 2002

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
The tower that was straight out of a fairy tale, an absolute Rapunzel haunt,
it was exactly what we were looking for in a home: a beautiful, large house that we could fall in love with: then the impressive gates and the woodlands.

Are there any interesting stories in its history?

Many; it was recorded as being here since the 1250's, the Prince of Rohan stayed here – Jean 1st who passed it to his son, Charles, although we do not have a record if either of them was Charming, it is a touch of royalty to the house; Bothwere related to Duchesse Anne de Bretagne, they used it as a hunting lodge. The ancient motte to the side is called The Fairy Mound by the locals and has been romanced as a fairy portal for decades.
During the Second World War it was used as a refuge for the children from Lorient, who had been made homeless by the attack on the submarine base.
Many years later, an old man turned up at our door and was reminiscing about his marvellous adventures in the countryside, escaping from the terrors of Lorient to the safety of Cravial.

For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...
Really do?

During July and August Guemene is especially busy with the fete d'Adouille – a local sausage – and a huge open air brocante – second hand fair – and every second year three is a street carnaval with massive floats.

Really eat?
Crepes and galettes – there is a distinct difference and you need to taste both!

Really see?
The restored Castle and Royal Baths in Guemene sur Scorff, the original home of the Princes of Rohan, now opened to explore and climb the battlements and see the thermal baths used by the Queen of Rohan. Also, in Pontivy, the main chateau for the canton.

What insider tip would you pass on about the property or area?
Pack your walking boots: the countryside around here is riddled with well-marked, winding paths through valleys, beside rivers and into woodlands.
In the evening, the crows coming in to roost are best watched with a glass of wine as it marks the end of the day in Cravial.

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