Chateau De Mouney

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids

Located in the Auvergne-Limousin region, Chateau de Mouney is the family residence of an international artist, dating back to the C17/18th, that sits on the edge of the Foret de Drouille.

Isolated and calm, the chateau offers 50km of uninterrupted views to the volcanic range of the Puy de Dome, surrounded by lakes, forests and country lanes.

The chateau has large rooms, high ceilings and fireplaces. Oak flooring and original cornicing can be seen throughout. The interior is designed to an exceptional standard with designer furniture throughout. The highlight is the spacious and well appointed kitchen, ideal to prepare delicious meals using fresh local ingredients, 

Outside there are landscaped, orchard, herb, vegetable and rose gardens. There is also an outdoor dining area under the pergola with a marble table and stone barbecue. The heated swimming pool comes with pool house and is fenced with an electric safety cover.

This is the perfect place for those who seek total peace and quietness, spending long-hours out hiking, biking or fishing, away from the crowds and tourist attractions. 

The closest village is a 5 -minute drive away, a truly authentic french little gem! There are restaurants within a driving distance too, where you can taste a very simple but delicious local cuisine. 

If you are into wine and historical castles, keep in mind that the Loire Valley is a few hours drive away!

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Access to two of the bedrooms are via a rather steep staircase and therefore unsuitable for the elderly and children.
  • The chateau is located in a peaceful, remote area and is a great choice to switch off from the outside world, enjoying the stunning natural surroundings.

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Internet BBQ Cable TV Indoor Games Outdoor Games DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Ground Floor
- Entrance Hall.
- Kitchen: Large oak kitchen table, volvic stone floor, Godin kitchen range, fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, American fridge, cutlery. Leads onto terrace.
- Dinning room.
- Library.
- Drawing room.
- Sitting room with piano, fireplaces, oak floors and cornices. WIFI, UK TV Channels.
- Laundry room with miele washing and drying machines.
- Downstairs bathroom.

First Floor
There are six bedrooms in total; two large double rooms with en-suite bathrooms, a family apartment with a double bedroom, twin bedroom and en-suite bathroom, finally a twin and single room, with a bathroom on the ground floor (but do note there is a steep staircase up to these rooms so not suitable for the elderly or young).

- Billiard table at guests disposal.

Grounds
- 2 hectares of garden.
- Formal terrace with fountain and parterres. Formal herb garden. Rose garden and vegetable garden and young orchard. Tree park. Lawn.
- Outdoor trampoline.
- Immense Stone barbecue next to pergola with marble table for outdoor eating located conveniently close to the kitchen.
- Swimming pool 12x4m granite edged, sand filtered, heated, electric safety cover. Wooden recliners and cushions. Pool house with chairs and towels. 
- The chateau is at the end of a private road and leads straight onto country lanes.

Location

About the surrounding area of Chateau De Mouney
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Stalking/Hunting Fishing Outstanding Landscapes
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Situated on the border of the Puy de Dome and Limousin regions, the chateau is 5 minutes to nearest village with bakery, small supermarket, bar, post office and pharmacy. 15 minutes takes you to the town where horse riding and tennis are available as well as all the necessary shops.

There are very good local markets and the chateau is surrounded by fishing lakes. Golf des Volcans is 40 minutes away. Lac des Fiades is great for kayaking, jet ski, sailing and swimming. Hot Air ballooning is possible over the volcanoes.

Other activities include Accrobranche (treetop adventure), Rock climbing, Skiing at Mont Dore (50 mins), the Spa town of Evaux les Bains & Vulcania.

International airports include Clermont Ferrand with flights from Southampton (50 mins), Limoges Airport for Ryanair and Easyjet flights (1h45 mins).

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport clermont ferrand

(51-60 km)

Nearest Village dontreix

(4 km)

Nearest Town/City aubusson

(41-45 km)

Nearest Restaurant auberge de dontreix

(4 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub auberge de montel de gelat

(3 km)

Nearest Golf golf des volcans

(41-45 km)

Region

A region doesn’t get to be called “The Garden of France” without being pretty special, and the Loire Valley is just as luscious and beautiful as its nickname would suggest. There’s countless acres of beautiful woods, vineyards and farmland that produce some of France’s revered ingredients and delicacies, and a wealth of history and beautiful architecture that demands and rewards exploration. Whether you’re heading off with the family, friends, or both, our fantastic portfolio of Loire Valley villas and chateaux means you’ll find fantastic, comfortable and quirky accommodation no matter your preferences.

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Kids

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

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Fishing

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Games
  • Outdoor Games
  • DVD
  • Toys

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available

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 tours
- 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.

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

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit €1500. This is paid prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
Arrival time From 11.00
Departure time Any time.
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price in the summer. €500 per week from October to April.
Linen & towels included? All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price.
Pets welcome? On arrangment.
Changeover day Any day of the week.
End of stay cleaning included? Included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it.
Smoking Allowed? No smoking in the property.
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.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 23rd 2019 - Oct 19th 2019 £1,754 £2,088 £2,421 £2,754 £3,508
Oct 19th 2019 - Dec 31st 2019 £1,585 £1,886 £2,187 £2,488 £3,169
Dec 31st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 £1,585 £1,886 £2,187 £2,488 £3,169
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 18th 2020 £1,585 £1,886 £2,187 £2,488 £3,169
Apr 18th 2020 - Oct 17th 2020 £1,754 £2,088 £2,421 £2,754 £3,508
Oct 17th 2020 - Oct 24th 2020 £1,585 £1,886 £2,187 £2,488 £3,169

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 23rd 2019 - Oct 19th 2019 €1,938 €2,271 €2,605 €2,938 €3,876
Oct 19th 2019 - Dec 31st 2019 €1,751 €2,052 €2,353 €2,654 €3,501
Dec 31st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 €1,751 €2,052 €2,353 €2,654 €3,501
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 18th 2020 €1,751 €2,052 €2,353 €2,654 €3,501
Apr 18th 2020 - Oct 17th 2020 €1,938 €2,271 €2,605 €2,938 €3,876
Oct 17th 2020 - Oct 24th 2020 €1,751 €2,052 €2,353 €2,654 €3,501

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 23rd 2019 - Oct 19th 2019 $2,179 $2,513 $2,846 $3,179 $4,358
Oct 19th 2019 - Dec 31st 2019 $1,969 $2,270 $2,571 $2,872 $3,937
Dec 31st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 $1,969 $2,270 $2,571 $2,872 $3,937
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 18th 2020 $1,969 $2,270 $2,571 $2,872 $3,937
Apr 18th 2020 - Oct 17th 2020 $2,179 $2,513 $2,846 $3,179 $4,358
Oct 17th 2020 - Oct 24th 2020 $1,969 $2,270 $2,571 $2,872 $3,937

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • Fantastic and unique property

    Posted by Charlie H on 27/07/2017

    Chateau de Mouney is a really beautiful house, tastefully but also very comfortably furnished and equipped with everything you could possibly need and the owners are incredibly charming and helpful. It's an old house so not without quirks, but all the more interesting for them. The kitchen is stunning, the outside eating area charming with a great barbecue. The gardens are quite wild but with badminton, boule, swings and a large trampoline to keep you occupied. The pool area is lovely with comfy chairs and daybeds with plenty of cushions and pool towels. The area is quite remote so be prepared to travel if you want to visit anything noteworthy, but the countryside is lovely, it's very peaceful and basic amenities (bread, supermarket) aren't too far. The art all around the house and garden make the property truly unique. Thoroughly recommended.

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