Chateau De Vigner

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Sleeps: 14 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4


Pool Ideal for Kids All Bedrooms En-Suite Ideal for Parties

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Ideally situated for exploring the delights of the Loire valley, this self-catering holiday chateau is beautifully set in lush and extensive grounds. The Chateau De Vigner can sleep up to 14 guests. On-site facilities include an impressive (12x6m) floodlit swimming pool which is set within a secure walled garden, with a large terrace.

The Chateau De Vigner is situated on the outskirts of the small wine-producing village of Concourson-sur-Layon and the owner is friendly with a few of the local wine merchants so please inquire for special offers and wine tasting opportunities!

Also on the estate there is a Coach House (sleeping 10) and the farm cottage (sleeping 5), that can also be rented with the Chateau, depending on your group size. The capacity of the entire estate is 29 if all properties are rented together.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The neighbouring village is very quiet, but it does have the all important boulangerie!
  • The swimming pool is private when booking the whole estate

Property Features

Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Shared Pool Wi-Fi/Internet All Bedrooms En-Suite Cable TV Bicycles Provided Games Room Indoor Games Outdoor Games Table Tennis Table Football Pool/Snooker DVD Working Fireplace Heating Caretaker/Owner on Site

The chateau sleeps 12/14 and cots are available for those with very young children. The ground floor retains its original charm with unique tiled floors, elaborate and ornate ceilings and delicate period woodwork. A spacious and inviting entrance hall leads to 2 large period reception rooms, one a TV room the other a dining room. There is also a large, fully fitted kitchen.

Three large bedrooms dominate the first floor of the main house. There is a double and a twin that both have en-suite shower rooms and in addition there is a large family suite comprising a double bed, a sofa bed and en-suite bathroom.

The second floor offers spacious accommodation with one double bedroom that has a quad bedroom attached, as well as a large luxury bedroom with Jacuzzi bath and dressing area. The chateau has UK Satellite TV (Freeview channels only) and WIFI as well as a large selection of books/toys/games for your enjoyment. We have plenty of high chairs and cots available to put in any of the rooms free of charge.

On-site facilities include an impressive 12x6m floodlit swimming pool, set within a secure walled garden with a large terrace and games room with pool table, table tennis, boules and badminton. Young children are more than welcome and are well catered for with many toys, games and bicycles. A washing machine is also available. The chateau aims to provide plenty of on-site activities to suit all ages! Broadband internet access is available nearby.


About the surrounding area of Chateau De Vigner
Canoeing/Kayaking Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Horse Riding Go-Karting Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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The Chateau is around 3 hours drive from Paris, or the TGV takes 1.5 hours to Angers, either from the centre of Paris (Montparnasse) or directly from Charles de Gaule airport. The Chateau is then 35 mins drive from Angers and car hire is very easy from the station.

The owner is happy to help in any way that she can and has friendly links to a few local vineyards, so if you do wish to go wine tasting locally please ask. You can see some of the world’s most magnificent Châteaux and taste the famous wines served to you by the producer in his own cellar. Enjoy the rolling countryside, the stately Loire river and its picturesque tributaries. Visit museums, local markets and theme parks, including Futuroscope and Puy de Fou. Relax on the famous beaches of the Vendée, less than 2 hours away. The river Layon itself, a short walk, is popular with fishing enthusiasts and contains a variety of fish. Golfers are well catered for, with 7 good courses within a 45 minute drive.

Concourson-sur-Layon has a small restaurant open during the day, but in Doue la Fontaine (5mins drive) there are plenty of restaurants/shops etc. It is a market town with plenty of character. There is also a large supermarket complex where you can buy all your provisions.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Paris, Tours, Poitiers
Nearest Ferry Port Calais, Caen
Nearest Village Concourson Sur Layon

(3 km)

Nearest Town/City Saumur/Angers
Nearest Restaurant Doue la Fontaine
Nearest Bar/Pub Doue la Fontaine


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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Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens Baby Proofing

At Chateau De Vigner there is no shortage of activities and entertainment for kids and teenagers. There is a range of different sized bicycles, including one with a child seat, bags of space on the lawn for outdoor games, and countless trees to climb.
Those with babies or toddlers are also well provided for with all the necessary equipment such as cots and high chairs, and an English speaking babysitter available on request.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Mattress protector
  • Bibs
  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)
  • Baby Proofing

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Horse Riding
  • Go-Karting
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Children's videos/DVDs
  • Children's books
  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Bicycles Provided
  • Games Room
  • Indoor Games
  • Outdoor Games
  • Table Tennis
  • Table Football
  • Pool/Snooker
  • DVD
  • Toys
  • Fenced Grounds

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Meal delivery service
  • English speaking babysitter available


Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • On-Site Concierge
  • Meal delivery service
  • English speaking babysitter available
  • Caretaker lives nearby and 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

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit £250. The security deposit is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
Arrival time 4 p.m. onwards.
Departure time 10 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? All bed linen is included in the rental price. Towels are available upon request.
> If not included, how much to hire? Towel sets (x3) €7.50 per set
Pets welcome? No pets allowed.
End of stay cleaning included? Included in the rental price.
Changeover day Saturday.
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.
Other Ts and Cs Taxe de sejour: €5 per person.
Other Ts and Cs Broadband internet access available: due to the rural location, we are unable to offer quicker or stronger access.
Other 3 7 nights. Short breaks of 3 nights minimum are allowed in the low season, please enquire.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 14th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 £4,295
Jan 2nd 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 £3,763
Apr 3rd 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 £4,295
Jan 8th 2022 - Jan 15th 2022 £3,763

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 14th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 €4,460
Jan 2nd 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 €3,908
Apr 3rd 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 €4,460
Jan 8th 2022 - Jan 15th 2022 €3,908

Prices based on an occupancy of 14 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jul 14th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 $5,060
Jan 2nd 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 $4,433
Apr 3rd 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 $5,060
Jan 8th 2022 - Jan 15th 2022 $4,433

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

Owner Profile

Property Owner

How long have you owned the property?
14 years.

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
The chateau was owned by the main winemaker of the village and was rebuilt in 1877 after the vendeen war. With an estimated age of 900 years it is a mystery as to how the giant sequoia, which is not native to the area, arrived in the chateau grounds!

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
We're not aware of any famous guests but with the many fabulous wines and vineyards in the area, there are plenty of distractions to ensure a peaceful, relaxing holiday!

What’s the strangest or most difficult guest request you’ve ever received?
Our original french wifi code - all 50 characters(!), has proved challenging for some! Luckily, we have since managed to choose something more simple!

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

Kayaking down the Loire is a breathtaking experience!

Really see?
Turn left out of the chateau for endless fields of sunflowers! And of course the many magnificent chateaux of the Loire.

Lastly, what insider tip would you pass on about the property or the area?
Enjoy the quiet country lanes directly from the chateau by bicycle or of course as a leisurely walk.



  • A wonderful holiday!

    Posted by Anonymous guest on 16/05/2014

    A wonderful holiday! Excellent facilities, especially pool, garden/grounds. Well equipped and wonderful for children. We really appreciated the space and different things to do. All in all a perfect holiday - would definitely like to return! Thank you!

  • A perfect place to have a perfect holiday!

    Posted by Walker Family on 16/05/2014

    We couldn't have asked for more - a perfect place to have a perfect holiday! -

  • What a fabulous setting! No Rating

    Posted by Anonymous guest on 16/05/2014

    What a fabulous setting for my 40th birthday! Had a great stay! Fell in love with Thierry! Thank you so much!

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