Chateau Armada

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Sleeps: 16 Bedrooms: 8 Bathrooms: 7

Overview

Wedding Venue Pool Chateaux & Castles Modern
Heritage Collection
Ideal for Kids
Pets on Request
Walk to Village Laptop Friendly Workspace Parking Space

Take a break from it all and unwind at the magnificent Chateau Armada. Offering incredible facilities such as a hammam, sauna and games room as well as being near the enchanting city of Bordeaux, this property will truly sweep you off your feet. Relax in the infinity pool surrounded by greenery or in the hammam or sauna, head for a game of table tennis or table football in the games room or use the gym equipment to workout. At this villa you will never be short of things to do.

This home offers a contemporary design with a bright and airy feel allowing you to feel right at home. The dining area and living spaces are perfect for spending time together, whilst the bedrooms and bathrooms are split between two staircases, providing privacy for families or groups of friends travelling together. 

The outside area of this villa is just as remarkable. Located beside a large park, the grounds of this property are surrounded by greenery. Take a dip in the delightful infinity pool overlooking the park or soak up the sun on the terrace on one of the comfortable sun loungers provided.

What’s more, this home is ideally located. The centre of the wonderful city of Bordeaux is just 10km by car. This amazing city offers not only outstanding beauty but also plenty of historical sites to see and interesting museums to visit. Whilst here, don’t miss the Grosse Cloche, Place de la Bourse, La Cité du Vin and Les Bassins des Lumières.

On top of this, you are within easy reach of the idyllic town and UNESCO world heritage site Saint-Émilion, just 36km away by car. Home to prestigious red wines and top rated wineries, this town is also full of wonderful architecture and is surrounded by glorious countryside and vineyards. Be sure to stop by the King’s Tower and the Monolithic Church of Saint-Émilion in the centre of town as well as heading for a wine tasting at one of the terrific wineries.

Furthermore, roughly an hour away by car, you can find the fantastic Arcachon Bay offering an array of superb beaches. Some of the best beaches in this area include Plage Truc Vert and Plage Arcachon. Additionally, the picturesque town of Bergerac is less than 1 hour away from the property.

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What you should know…

  • The bedrooms at Chateau Armada are split between two staircases allowing privacy for families or groups of friends travelling together. Please see the 'Features' tab for further details. 
  • The striking Aquitaine suspension bridge can be seen from the outside grounds which are set over various levels and accessed via several steps.
  • A car is recommended in order to reach the city centre and to travel to neighbouring towns and beaches with ease.
  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
  • Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Laptop Friendly Workspace BBQ Smart TV Sauna/Steam Gym/Fitness Room Games Room Table Tennis Table Football Heating Parking Space

Chateau Interior

Ground Floor

- Living room with doors leading on to the terrace
- Library TV room with sofas, Smart TV and decorative fireplace
- Kitchen with oven, hob and breakfast bar seating 4 guests
- Dining room with large dining table seating 16 guests
- 2 x WCs

Bedrooms 1 & 2 - accessed via 1 set of stairs

First Floor

- 2 x bedrooms with super king-size beds (180cm) and en-suite bathrooms with bath, shower and WC

Bedrooms 3-8 - accessed via a separate set of stairs

First Floor

- Living room
- Kitchen
- Bedroom with king-size bed (160cm)
- Bedroom with super king-size bed (180cm)
- Bathroom with shower and WC

Second Floor

- Bedroom with king-size bed (160cm), bath and WC
- 2 x bedrooms with king-size beds (160cm) and en-suite bathrooms with shower and WC

Mezzanine Level

- Bathroom with bath and WC
- King-size bed (160cm), accessed via steps

Garden Level

- Laundry room
- Hammam
- Sauna
- Games room/gym with table tennis, table football and gym equipment including a running and rowing machine
- 2 x saunas
- WC

Outside Grounds

- Infinity pool (8x4m, depth: 1.6m) with pool alarm
- Terrace with sun loungers and deck chairs
- Wooden table and benches seating 25, parasols
- Garden
- Coal barbecue
- Parking

Facilities

- Wi-Fi
- Heating
- Air-conditioning
- Smart TV
- Sauna
- Hammam
- Table tennis
- Table football
- Gym equipment

Location

About the surrounding area of Chateau Armada
Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Situated in a delightful residential area just outside the centre of Bordeaux, this property is in a magnificent location. The chateau is located close to the riverside beside a large natural park full of greenery, which are both perfect for morning or afternoon walks. What’s more, there are several restaurants close by to Chateau Armada, with the closest being only a 5 minute walk away. You can also reach all other amenities easily on foot from the villa, the closest shop being just a 10 minute walk.

Moreover, you only have to drive 10km to reach the city centre. Once here, you are spoilt for choice with terrific things to see and do. Wander through the city’s charming old town and marvel at the exquisite architecture and the variety of adorable cafes and shops here.

Additionally, there are several touristic sites to see in and around the old town including La Grosse Cloche, Place de la Bourse and the Cathédrale-Primatiale Saint-André de Bordeaux. Slightly further out from the centre, you will find some of the most interesting and unique museums in the city. La Cité du Vin and Les Bassins des Lumières are just some of those which are worth a trip, both of which are roughly a 10 minute drive away.

What’s more, the enchanting town of Saint-Émilion is just 36km drive from the property. This town is truly magical and is even listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.  Saint-Émilion is famous for its prestigious red wines and so heading to one of the local wineries for a tasting is a must-do. In addition, this idyllic town is full of marvellous restaurants, bars and cafes to try. There are also several fascinating historical sites to see here such as the King’s Tower and the Monolithic Church of Saint-Émilion in the centre of town.

In addition, the breathtaking Arcachon Bay is only an hour from the property. Some of the most beautiful beaches here include Plage Truc Vert and Plage Arcachon. On top of this, be sure to stop by the remarkable Dune of Pilat, the tallest sand dune in Europe, also situated in the Arcachon Bay. Furthermore, the quaint town of Bergerac surrounded by rolling hills and serene countryside is just an hour’s drive from this home. Make sure to visit Bergerac’s brilliant museum, Maison des Vins, which showcases the region’s wine. 

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Bordeaux

(21km)

Nearest City Lormont

(In the old town)

Nearest Restaurant

(<1km)

Nearest Shop

(<1km)

Nearest Golf Golf Blue Green

(12km)

Nearest Beach Arcachon Bay

(79km)

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

With its sensational architecture and array of activities to do, Bordeaux is sure to enchant the entire family. From this home you have several excellent parks and gardens close by, perfect for the children to run about in. The closest park is just a stone’s throw from the property. Additionally, drive to the Jardin Public offering play areas for the children, a library, puppet show and botanic garden. The kids are sure to be kept entertained here.

Moreover, there are many fascinating child-friendly museums all across the city. Some of the best museums for children include the Museum of Science and Natural History which is a 20 minute drive from the villa and Cap Sciences which is only 10 minutes away by car.

On top of this, spend an afternoon at any of the several spectacular beaches in Arcachon Bay, only an hour away from Chateau Armada. The kids will love paddling in the clear blue sea and building sandcastles. 

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Games Room
  • Table Tennis
  • Table Football

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off

Extras included at the property:


- Daily cleaning (for stays of 5 nights or more)

Extras available at the property (payable locally):


- Chef (breakfast, lunch and/or dinner)
- Extra cleaning 

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Event information

This handsome French residence near Bordeaux is an ideal setting for your romantic wedding with glorious views of the Garonne and its impressive suspension bridge.

Dating back to the 19th century, embrace the villa’s heritage as you celebrate your special day with an intimate ceremony and party. What’s more, you can appreciate its verdant surroundings whilst knowing that this wedding venue is easily reached by you and your wedding guests, 10km from the historic city of Bordeaux (just over two hours by train from Paris!).

Be inspired by the delicious cuisine of south-western France, accompanied of course by the finest of wines – will you choose vin from the vineyards of Bordeaux, Saint-Émilion, Margaux or beyond?

Indoor Capacity - 50

Outdoor Capacity - 50

Wedding Ceremony and Reception
There is a flexible layout for the ceremony and reception.

Additional Fees for Events
Pricing is created on request, please enquire for details.

Catering
No in-house catering, clients may choose from a list of recommended suppliers or bring their own caterers.

Venue Accessibility 
The venue is easily accessible via public transportation. There is complimentary parking on-site. There is limited wheelchair accessibility, please enquire for details.  

Venue Back-Up
Indoor space available for backup.

Wedding Suppliers
The venue has a range of suppliers for clients to use, but clients are also able to bring their own suppliers.

Flexibility on Duration
Yes, please enquire for details.

Children
Children are welcome (no event childcare services are available).

Noise Restrictions 
Noise should be minimised after a certain hour to respect neighbors.

Other
There are no specific restrictions on decorations and themes - bring your creative ideas!

There are limited security measures in place (as always, guests are responsible for their belongings).

Please note that any event rental may be subject to additional charges, venue hire fees and to a higher security deposit, which will be in addition to any published rental rates and fees.

All events are on request only and subject to prior agreement from the owner, who reserves the right to refuse all events without their prior authorisation.

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €3000 paid via bank transfer to the owner one month before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 5.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Minimum stay 2 nights.
Changeover day Flexible.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Yes.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner.
Tax French Visitors Tax is included.
Pool opening dates? Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.
Other Ts and Cs A cot and highchair are available on request.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that use of the laundry room is only permitted when the cleaner is present.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 28th 2024 - Jan 1st 2025 £4,815 £6,583 £8,352 £10,120 £13,438
Jan 1st 2025 - Nov 29th 2025 £4,815 £6,583 £8,352 £10,120 £13,438

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 28th 2024 - Jan 1st 2025 €5,265 €7,198 €9,131 €11,065 €14,692
Jan 1st 2025 - Nov 29th 2025 €5,265 €7,198 €9,131 €11,065 €14,692

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
May 28th 2024 - Jan 1st 2025 $5,695 $7,786 $9,878 $11,969 $15,893
Jan 1st 2025 - Nov 29th 2025 $5,695 $7,786 $9,878 $11,969 $15,893

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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