Chateau Seiguier

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Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 4
Oliver Approved


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Heritage Collection
Ideal for Kids Walk to Village


Book a 2023 villa holiday by 31st January and receive:

  • A welcome hamper on arrival
  • Up to £100 private chef voucher
  • Trees planted to offset 110% of your villa stay

Ts&Cs apply.

Built in the XVIIth century and renovated in 1997, Chateau Seiguier combines the charm of an historic rental with the comfort and amenities of a modern build and a complimentary daily maid service.

Located between Chambord and Sancerre, Chateau Seiguier is the perfect place to explore the royal castles or the world-famous vineyards of the Loire valley. The village offers tennis courts and a horseback riding school for guests who like to get active, and there are five golf courses (including two of the best in Europe!) located between 15 minutes and an hour's drive away.

Wildlife fans can enjoy the occasional glimpse of deer under their windows, and anglers can try their hand at catching fish in the river or the chateau's private pond. Children will have a whale of a time playing outside or exploring the grounds, and there is a private access to the large, 15x5m swimming pool located in the 2.5 acre private garden. Endless fun awaits you all year round - this is one chateau where guests can't fail to be delighted with both the accommodation and location.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The property is not totally detached, however there is a secluded garden with high walls (accessible only to guests at Chateau Seiguier) that means you've got a totally private rental.
  • Daily maid service is included.
  • The Wi-Fi connection doesn’t extend to the top floor of the chateau.

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ TV

Ground Floor:

The large entrance gives way to the main courtyard and the 2.5 acres of private garden that formerly acted as the castle's vegetable patch (provided you can call 2,5 acres a 'patch'!) 

The original huge castle kitchen (55sq meters) is decorated with antique furniture, and enjoys a large fireplace as its main feature. Suffused with a charming and welcoming atmosphere, it's the ideal place to enjoy a relaxed meal at the 12-seater dining table. The kitchen is furnished in the contemporary style by Bulthaup and includes an oven, dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer. The microwave oven and an extra refrigerator are located in the utility room just in front of the kitchen.

The elegant and stylish 60sqm sitting room contains a four-seater sofa, a two-seater sofa and two armchairs. There is a desk area  with internet access and 110cm TV with access to cable channels. It's the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy the beautiful park view through the large windows - there's even a card table should you fancy a round or two of poker!

The cloakroom offer guests an additional loo, and an incredibly useful utility room which houses the laundry equipment including a washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board and additional kitchen equipment including an extra refrigerator, microwave oven and additional crockery. This room also acts as the boiler room, housing the central heating system and electricity panels.

First Floor:

- Master Bedroom: (45sqm) with views over the grounds, double bed (180cm x 220cm) and en-suite bathroom with sink, bath tub and toilet.
- Second bedroom with two singles (135cm x 190cm) adjoining the master bedroom, complete with view over the park. Shares a bathroom with bedroom 3 (see below).
- Third bedroom with two single beds (120cm x 185cm). Shares a bathroom with the second bedroom, containing a shower, sink and toilet.
- Fourth bedroom with a double four-posted bed (180cm x 210cm) and en-suite bathroom with sink, bath tub and toilet. Also comes with a great view over the swimming pool and the surrounding gardens.

Second Floor:

- Master bedroom 2 (55sqm) with lovely views over the grounds, a double four-poster bed (180cm x 210cm) and a sitting area, shared bathroom with the sixth bedroom with sink, bath tub and toilet.
- Sixth bedroom, with double bed (150cm x 200cm) and view over the swimming pool.

All the bedrooms have beautiful furniture from all corners of the world, collected by the owner during his globetrotting travels.


Discover the 2.5 acres of  private garden, originally where fruit and vegetables were grown for the chateau. It includes a  15 X 5 m heated swimming pool, which has an alarm and a fence around the swimming area, and two XIX century greenhouses, and perfectly maintains guest's privacy and seclusion with a high walls. There are two tables that allow up to 14 people to enjoy a little al fresco dining, so make sure you take advantage of the garden barbecue!


Guests are free to roam around the 52 acre park with centennial trees that is shared with the owner's brother and sisters. The glorious park is ideal for children to play in, with lovely walks for adults and an exciting playground for fishermen, thanks to the huge pond and 1 km of private riverside!


About the surrounding area of Chateau Seiguier
Walk to Village Walk to Restaurant Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Fishing
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The village is located between Chambord (67km) and Sancerre (60km) and is the ideal place to sample a traditional - and wonderfully laid back - French lifestyle.

The famous Loire castles of Cheverny, Chenonceau, Chambord, Amboise, Langeais or the Clo Luce (former residence of Leonardo Da Vinci!) are located between 30 minutes and 1 hour drive away.

Lovely vineyards are located, roughly 35 minutes from the house. The Loire Valley is rightfully famous for its excellent wines, and a visit to the area wouldn't be complete without visiting the vineyards and having a taste! During the summer there is also an incredible and unique festival and historical pageant in Saint Fargeau (80km away) that involves hundreds of villagers. 

Paris is a 2 hours' drive from the chateau! There are also trains departing from Orleans and the journey takes only 54 minutes!

The local village offers:

- Grocery shop
- Butcher, who can prepare meals on request
- Bakery
- Four restaurants
- Five bars
- Doctor
- Pharmacy
- Hair dresser
- Newsstand and tobacco shop
- Flower Shop
- Hairdresser
- Church
- Post Office
- Public Tennis courts
- Public pond for fishing
- Each Sunday, a wonderful a local market is held in front of the church

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Paris Orly/Paris CDG/Paris Roissy


Nearest Village

(1 minute walk)

Nearest Town/City Aubigny/Lamotte-Beuvron

(18km/20 km )

Nearest Restaurant

(Under 1km)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(Under 1km )

Nearest Golf 4 golf courses in the area

(16-20 km )

Nearest Train Station Lamotte-Beuvron



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 Kids Ideal for Teens

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Village
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • Fishing

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Fenced Grounds

Services Available

  • Maid Service Included


Oliver's Extras

  • Maid Service Included
  • Meal Delivery 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.

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

Extras included at this property:

- Maid service included most days (two hours/day)
- The lovely owner will be delighted to point you towards local artisan delicacies, wines and fresh produce

Extras available at this property (payable locally): 

- Meal delivery from the local butcher

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

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit €1500 charged to clients' credit card prior to arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
Linen & towels included? Yes, including pool towels.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 pm
Departure time 10.00 am
Energy costs included? Yes.
Pets welcome? Well behaved dogs are welcome on request only and subject to the owner's prior agreement.
Pool heating charge? The pool is heated free of charge from 1st May to 1st September. In September and October heating is possible on request at an extra charge of €150 (September) or €200 (October) per week, payable locally. Heating in winter is not available. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
End of stay cleaning included? Extra €150, payable locally. 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.
Minimum stay 2 nights from November to April (excluding Christmas & NY). 7 nights during all other periods.
Heating costs included? No. Heating is payable locally, €100-€400 per week depending on the time of year.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and other celebrations not allowed.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 26th 2023 - Apr 29th 2023 £1,389 £1,666 £1,944 £2,222 £2,777
Apr 29th 2023 - Jun 3rd 2023 - - - - £3,640
Jun 3rd 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 - - - - £4,010
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 15th 2023 - - - - £4,874
Jul 15th 2023 - Jul 29th 2023 - - - - £5,106
Jul 29th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 - - - - £5,495
Sep 2nd 2023 - Sep 30th 2023 - - - - £3,640
Sep 30th 2023 - Nov 4th 2023 - - - - £2,777
Nov 4th 2023 - Dec 23rd 2023 £1,389 £1,666 £1,944 £2,222 £2,777
Dec 23rd 2023 - Jan 6th 2024 - - - - £4,257
Jan 6th 2024 - Apr 27th 2024 £1,458 £1,750 £2,041 £2,333 £2,916
Apr 27th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 - - - - £3,822
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - - - - £4,211
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 12th 2024 - - - - £5,118
Jul 12th 2024 - Jul 27th 2024 - - - - £5,361
Jul 27th 2024 - Jul 29th 2024 - - - - £5,769

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 26th 2023 - Apr 29th 2023 €1,482 €1,779 €2,075 €2,371 €2,964
Apr 29th 2023 - Jun 3rd 2023 - - - - €3,885
Jun 3rd 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 - - - - €4,280
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 15th 2023 - - - - €5,202
Jul 15th 2023 - Jul 29th 2023 - - - - €5,450
Jul 29th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 - - - - €5,864
Sep 2nd 2023 - Sep 30th 2023 - - - - €3,885
Sep 30th 2023 - Nov 4th 2023 - - - - €2,964
Nov 4th 2023 - Dec 23rd 2023 €1,482 €1,779 €2,075 €2,371 €2,964
Dec 23rd 2023 - Jan 6th 2024 - - - - €4,543
Jan 6th 2024 - Apr 27th 2024 €1,556 €1,867 €2,179 €2,490 €3,112
Apr 27th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 - - - - €4,080
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - - - - €4,494
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 12th 2024 - - - - €5,463
Jul 12th 2024 - Jul 27th 2024 - - - - €5,722
Jul 27th 2024 - Jul 29th 2024 - - - - €6,157

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 26th 2023 - Apr 29th 2023 $1,618 $1,941 $2,265 $2,588 $3,235
Apr 29th 2023 - Jun 3rd 2023 - - - - $4,241
Jun 3rd 2023 - Jul 1st 2023 - - - - $4,672
Jul 1st 2023 - Jul 15th 2023 - - - - $5,679
Jul 15th 2023 - Jul 29th 2023 - - - - $5,949
Jul 29th 2023 - Sep 2nd 2023 - - - - $6,401
Sep 2nd 2023 - Sep 30th 2023 - - - - $4,241
Sep 30th 2023 - Nov 4th 2023 - - - - $3,235
Nov 4th 2023 - Dec 23rd 2023 $1,618 $1,941 $2,265 $2,588 $3,235
Dec 23rd 2023 - Jan 6th 2024 - - - - $4,959
Jan 6th 2024 - Apr 27th 2024 $1,699 $2,038 $2,378 $2,718 $3,397
Apr 27th 2024 - Jun 1st 2024 - - - - $4,453
Jun 1st 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 - - - - $4,906
Jun 29th 2024 - Jul 12th 2024 - - - - $5,963
Jul 12th 2024 - Jul 27th 2024 - - - - $6,246
Jul 27th 2024 - Jul 29th 2024 - - - - $6,721

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.

Owner Profile

How long have you owned the property?
More than 20 years.

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
The authenticity of the building, its original proportions, the size of the rooms, the beautiful park with centenial trees, the proximity of a charming village at walking distance.

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
The first Landlord of the Chateau had to sell it, unfinished, to a chancellor during the reign of Louis the XIV, because he didn't have enough money to finish the building.

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
The second owner of the Chateau has his portrait in the Louvres painted by a painter who became in 1662 the first painter of Louis the XIV.

What’s the strangest or most difficult guest request you’ve ever received?
Provide an Indian Vegetarian Cook for two weeks on short notice was a very challenging request.

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

Visit the Chateau de Chambord to see its very distinctive French Renaissance architecture.

Really eat?
Delicious local goat cheese with Sancerre Wine.

Really see?
The village of Sancerre and the wineyards of Pouilly-sur-Loire.

Lastly, what insider tip would you pass on about the property or the area?
Travel backward through time with the feeling of an authentic XVII century chateau. Enjoy the wilderness and the calm of the park. Discover the Life of a charming little village and the magnificence of the Chateau of the Loire Valley. Enjoy the tasting and visit the cellars of the famous Loire Valley wines.



  • Lots of space for a large group

    Posted by Sue L on 16/12/2021

    The property is probably not the most chic in Oliver's Travels portfolio, but had plenty of space and was ideal for our large group of young adults. The pool was fabulous and there was plenty of space for badminton and football! The large wild woodland adjoining the chateau was great for kids and the dog to let off steam. Guests should be aware that this property is only a wing of the chateau - the middle part is rented as a B&B and the other wing is also rented by Oliver's Travels. However each part is fully self contained and the property is sufficiently large that the other guests had no impact on our stay. Great to be able to walk into the small town in 5 mins for every day groceries and bread and there is also a tennis court on the edge of the town which we were glad to have use of for free. We visited Chambord for the day - the nearest large chateau of the Loire Valley, but it was > 1h drive.

  • Wonderful holiday!

    Posted by Sue on 28/10/2019

    The chateau was exactly as shown in the photos, but better. Beautifully decorated, well stocked and very comfortable. We were a group of 9 and there was plenty of room for us. We had a wonderful stay.

  • Loved it!

    Posted by E. on 20/09/2019

    We had a great stay in Eric's chateau which is a really neat joint as an American would say. We left behind a Bose speaker which Eric has returned to us at his own cost and all I can say is what a really neat guy as an American would say!

  • We have loved our stay!!!

    Posted by Jane on 27/07/2019

    The Chateau is very well appointed both inside and out. The decor inside is immaculate and imaginative. The gardens are extensive and and interesting. The pool whilst a few metres from the house is perfect fun and very clean.

  • Simply Amazing!

    Posted by Daniel on 25/08/2018

    Wonderful Chateau. Very friendly & helpful on site owner. Quaint little town with 3 good restaurants. Golf, horse back riding & of course wonderful Chateau close by. Great value for the price.

  • Such A Wonderful Stay!

    Posted by Sue on 21/07/2018

    Great for a large group. Large chateau with spacious communal areas,great pool and plenty of room for football, badminton..... and grounds with rice and lake great for the dog.

  • A Great Break!

    Posted by Michael on 07/07/2018

    Chateau is in a wonderful location has a great deal of character and is quite spacious. The owner is a great host and very accommodating.

  • Very Nice Holiday!

    Posted by Sheridan on 26/05/2018

    Beautiful rambling house in a perfect setting. We were very happy to stay within the area, walking, cycling and enjoying the garden.

  • Exquisite Chateau

    Posted by Thomas on 13/09/2017

    Lovely building and impressive surroundings. All the rooms were clean and well laid out. The kitchen was very well equipped too. Eric, the Owner, was lovely and very helpful.

  • Chateau Great

    Posted by The Cheasty's on 09/09/2017

    We had a really enjoyable time. There was large rooms and very good accommodation. The swimming pool is great. The Suggested visits were great and especially excellent for horse-riding.

  • Thank You

    Posted by Nicola on 02/09/2017

    What a lovely week! We did lots of horse-riding and there is an excellent local town centre. Eric is very friendly and helpful. The countryside happens to be beautiful, as well as the Chateau and pool.

  • Fantastic Location

    Posted by Adrian on 31/08/2017

    Fantastic location with lots of space indoors and out. Some minor maintenance aspects could have been better, (e.g. Paintwork) but nothing out of the ordinary for such an old property.

  • So at Ease

    Posted by Robert's Family on 26/08/2017

    A great getaway for a combined family holiday. The outdoor space and size of the Chateau was perfect, to the point where we were spending majority of our time in and around the pool, playing garden games and having general fun. Its fair to say that we felt completely at ease in the garden and house. Eric was available to sort out any minor issues, as well as give nice advice about the area. All in all - a great week, great location, great company and unending laughs.

  • We hope to be back

    Posted by Tim on 19/08/2017

    3 Families, 6 adults, 3 5-year old boys, 2 toddlers and a million laughs! This was a spectacular stay in a welcoming Chateau. Eric has been very informative and very helpful. Some lovely local restaurants, so keep an eye out. There are also some great local boat rides. Enjoy this fabulous house.

  • Beautiful Chateau

    Posted by G-B Family on 12/08/2017

    Beautiful Chateau in the countryside of France. Great for large families, beautifully decorated rooms and master bedroom. Nature is within walking distance. It was great for the kids, especially with pool.

  • Fantastic Week

    Posted by Penrose & Baker Family on 05/08/2017

    Fantastic week spent in a beautiful house. Eric was the perfect host and very helpful. The grounds, garden and pool made for a perfect family holiday.

  • What a cool stay we had!

    Posted by Andre on 28/07/2016

    The chateau is bright and airy, lots of high ceilings. And loved the fact it was a 2 minute trot into town for a beer, a bite or quick shop. Massive garden, and loved fishing for trout in the private lake (again a 2 minute walk!). Seriously cool chateau with lots of quirk. Being from London, it’s not often you see stars in the night sky, which was the case every night in Brinon. Thanks Eric!

  • Lots to see and do

    Posted by C Sheffield on 18/08/2015

    We had a great holiday in this beautiful chateau with lovely spacious gardens perfect for the kids. Not too touristy (in a good way!) around though plenty to do within a short drive.

  • Be back soon

    Posted by Susan Ritchie on 29/08/2014

    Thank you for letting us stay at your beautiful house, we had a brilliant time and will definitely be back again.

  • We loved our stay!

    Posted by Howard Castle-Smith on 29/08/2014

    Firstly, many thanks for the use of your splendid chateau this last week. We all very much enjoyed ourselves. Great place indeed

  • Wonderful chateau stay

    Posted by Richard on 04/08/2014

    We spent a lovely week at the Chateau. It's really beautiful. We consider return to your castle next year.
    Thank you for bikes!

  • Our Summer Holiday

    Posted by Nigel S on 19/06/2014

    We chose this particular Chateau as it was dog friendly and also close to the village.
    Although the website has some good pictures, it is far better in real life. Very grand and impressive.
    This was a family holiday ages ranging from 40s right up to late 70s. We All loved the place , the pool,, the location was great for walking into the village for dinner or the local shops. We were blessed with very good weather which does make a difference, but I would recommend this Chateau.

    From a very warm welcome from Eric (the owner) to Bernadette one of his staff, everyone concerned made our stay very enjoyable.

    The dog loved it too !!!


  • Memorable French getaway!

    Posted by Jill on 25/02/2014

    Once more, we thank you for our stay at the Chateau. I am certain it will remain one of our fondest memories throughout our lives!

  • The ideal family holiday!

    Posted by Candice Reynolds on 25/02/2014

    We enjoyed Brinon and the chateau very much. We took day trips to Chambord, Chenonceau, Blois, Orleans (where I lived for 3 years) and Sancerre. My daughter and two others made a day trip to Versailles. We had lunch at Auberge du 7 and dinner at La Solognote. Both were delicious.

  • Wonderful holiday

    Posted by Ionut P. (Roumanie) on 25/02/2014

    Very nice place, very clean, with all the things you may need for a great vacation! As a bonus, spectacular garden, lake and forrest on this unbelievable domain. And very nice people, too, I hope we'll come back in the future.

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