Chateau De Jonquier

Sleeps: 16 Bedrooms: 8 Bathrooms: 4
Sleeps: 16 Bedrooms: 8 Bathrooms: 4


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At this chateau in Normandy, modern New York design meets classic French elegance. You'll instantly see why this chic 17th century chateau has been featured on the covers of Maison Normandes and Elle Decor.

The sunny interior has been expertly designed, with stylish sitting areas throughout the house where you can relax, have a chat, and gaze out towards the banks of the Seine.

Outside you’ll marvel at the beauty of the arbor - where 10 can dine together under the grape leaves. A stone’s throw away is the chateau's newly refurbished private heated swimming pool surrounded by comfortable loungers. If you want to explore beyond the grounds, borrow a bicycle and take a ride through the countryside. You can also opt for a day of golfing, or exploring the bakeries and markets of the local villages.

A 40 minute drive will take you to the capital of the Normandy region, Rouen (35 km). This medieval city holds historic and artistic treasures, like works by Monet at Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Indeed, Monet's own gardens at Giverny are just an hour's drive from the chateau. With Paris and the D-Day beaches each only 2 hours away, northern France is at your fingertips.

Oliver Approved

What Oliver loves…

  • Conveniently located near many of Normandy's most interesting attractions.
  • The Chateau's games consoles will be a welcome addition for parents with teenagers!
  • This impressive chateau features a playroom with games, DVDs, toys, and even a Play-Station for the kids (or for a cold winter night).
  • The formal dining room and large country kitchen makes entertaining a pleasure.
  • An hour's drive will take you to the sea city of Le Havre.

What you should know…

  • Don't forget to add the chateau's location on your GPS - you may be near Paris, but the area feels remote.
  • The local villages are pretty quiet so you will have to drive a little further afield to find nightlife.

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Internet Ideal for Parties Ground Floor Bed & Bath Wheelchair Access Bicycles Provided Gym/Fitness Room Games Room Indoor Games DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Chateau de Jonquier is a self catering castle covering 8000 sq. ft. The interior is luxuriously furnished.

There are two beautiful kitchens equipped with a coffee maker, toaster, hob, microwave, 4 ring stove, iron and board, blender, coffee grinder, spices, stove top burners, grill, cooking utensils, dish washer, refrigerator, freezer, oven, washing machine and clothes dryer.

The living room provides comfy seating for 14 people and a fireplace. The dining room provides further seating for 8 people and a child's highchair.

The property has 4 bathrooms/ shower rooms.

Each floor has a bathroom.

There are 8 bedrooms to sleep 16 people:

- Bedroom One: LA Chambre Chinois - 1 queen, canopy.
- Bedroom Two: Study - 2 twin/single.
- Bedroom Three: La Chambre Rose - 2 twin/single.
- Bedroom Four: La Chambre Cigale - 1 queen.
- Bedroom Five: La Chambre Blanche et Noir - 1 queen.
- Bedroom Six: La Chambre Amande - 5 twin/single.
- Bedroom Seven: La Chambre Perle - 1 Queen.
- Bedroom Eight: Library Room - 1 double.

The property has a great family layout, 2 floors of bedrooms and bathrooms. There are three family bedrooms which are ideal to accommodate separate families on each floor.

- Ground Floor: Library - 1 double bed.
- First Floor: La Chambre Chinois, La Chambre Rose and La Chambre Cigales.
- Second Floor: La Chambre Amande adjoins La Chambre Blanche et Noir. La Chambre Perle and Play Room.

All the bedrooms are extremely spacious and come with sofa's/sets of chairs and all have fabulous views of the surrounding landscape. Most bedrooms have 3-4 traditional french windows.

The swimming pool is heated to 28 degrees throughout the summer. It is approximately 6 x 13 m.


About the surrounding area of Chateau De Jonquier
Walkable Village Walking/Hiking Paths Rural Location Golf Nearby Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Conveniently located one hour from Paris via the A13. The chateau sits between historic Rouen and the luxurious beaches of Deauville.

Convenient to all Normandy attractions:

- D-Day Beaches
- Monet's gardens
- Champs de Bataille golf and chateau
- Mont St Michel
- Bayeux tapestry
- Local french villages with daily markets
- Monasteries
- Garden tours
- Museums
- Farming countryside for quiet walks and biking, cafés and friendly locals
- Near multiple Michelin recognized restaurants

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Or Poitiers

(Over 100 km)

Nearest Ferry port Le Havre

(61-70 km)

Nearest Village Epreville en Roumois

(3 km)

Nearest Town/City Bourg Achard

(5 km)

Nearest Restaurant Bourg Achard

(5 km)

Nearest Beach Deauville
Nearest Golf Champ de Baitaille


Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens Child-Safe Pool High Chair(s) Toys Fenced Grounds


Oliver's Extras

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
- Babysitting/childcare services

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.

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

Event information

Chateau de Jonquier is a perfect venue for any party or celebration. The expansive and beautifully maintained gardens are ideal for an outside al fresco affair. Up to 30 guests can enjoy an indoor reception or a marquee can be organised to host a larger number of guests for a sit down meal in the gardens.

The owner is an excellent party planner and can assist with all your needs, including recommending caterers, additional local accommodation and any other services you may require.

Please do not hesitate to contact the Oliver’s Travels Concierge team for more information about rates and availability.

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit Security deposit 1,000 euros. This is paid 2 weeks before arrival please contact the owner for details. It will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
Arrival time 5.00 p.m.
Departure time 9.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price.
Pets welcome? On request. Please enquire at the time of booking.
Changeover day ANY DAY OF THE WEEK
Smoking Allowed? No.
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 below are based on an occupancy of 16 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
February 20th 2018 - May 13th 2019 - - £9,354.00
May 13th 2019 - August 24th 2019 - - £9,354.00

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 16 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
February 20th 2018 - May 13th 2019 - - €10,143.00
May 13th 2019 - August 24th 2019 - - €10,143.00

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 16 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
February 20th 2018 - May 13th 2019 - - $12,584.00
May 13th 2019 - August 24th 2019 - - $12,584.00

Owner Profile

How long have you owned the property?
7 years.

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?

We fell in love with Chateau de Jonquier because it looked like the cover of a chocolate box, magnificent white exterior and pastel blue French shutters, it looked like it had tumbled from a romantic novel. It had been beautifully restored by a renowned New York interior designer as his own holiday home. The gardens are beautiful and its location among the fields with neighbours of Normandy cows is beautiful.

Are there any interesting stories in its history?

It was occupied by the Germans in the World Wars and we are about to renovate its original cellars located under the chateau from when it was built in 1630. The cellar was used as a kitchen in the 1600’s and the food brought up via an outdoor staircase to the chatellain (owner). It used to have a bell tower which when rung would summon the local owner from the village to his chateau as it would mean he had visitors.

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?

Cannot say, have been sworn to secrecy!

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

Must visit Rouen where Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake while the town ate BBQ at the nearby restaurant. Must visit the beautiful fishing village of Honfleur and taste calvados.

Really eat?
A must do is also to taste the divine crème fraiche and butter which Normandy is famous for (all from its dairy cows in our fields). Our local Michelin restaurant in Bourg Achard - L’Amandier for a taste of local Normandy produce. Sometimes cooking classes can be arranged in advance.

Really see?

Deauville market and the beaches of Deauville.

What insider tip would you pass on about the property or the area?

Make sure you shop in the local town at the beautiful little French Boulanger (not the supermarket) to taste authentic French style pastries and croissants. Get out and explore the local area.



History and gastronomy go hand-in-hand in Normandy, making it a great choice if culture and fine dining are what you’re looking for in a holiday! There’s still plenty on offer besides the food and tales of yesteryear, however – you can take a tour around some of the beautiful inland towns and villages or head to the coast, where you’ll find a mixture of wide sandy beaches and rugged, romantic cliffs. If you’re not already convinced to head to one of our villas in Normandy (or maybe if you’ve already booked) you’ll find a wealth of great things to do, see and eat in our ultimate Normandy travel guide!

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  • I would be very happy to return at some point in the future

    Posted by Ian D. on 08/08/2016

    Hi Oliver’s Travels! I am very happy to report that the Chateau de Jonquier was a delight to stay in. The position, the garden, the rooms were all excellent. A high point for us was the Restaurant L'Armandier (I think that was the name!). The owners were a delight to deal with. They prepared an excellent dinner for us in the Chateau. It was so good, all 14 of us are in their restaurant later in the week. The food and the warmth was a delight to experience. I would be very happy to return at some point in the future.

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