Chateau Saint-Clair

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Sleeps: 24 Bedrooms: 12 Bathrooms: 11
Oliver Approved

Overview

Wedding Venue Recommended Pool Ideal for Kids Stag/Hen Allowed

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Chateau Saint-Clair offers the charm, refinement and luxury of a château with all the comforts of the 21st Century and the convenience of major transport gateways within a reasonable distance.

This magnificent estate of 8 hectares is surrounded by forest and parkland full of poplar trees and woodland with bi-centenary trees. The historical Epte River meanders its way through the grounds where the majestic château stands proudly. At the entrance of the estate a charming hamlet greets guests – the keeper’s cottage, the fisherman’s cottage on the banks of the river (which accommodates 4 guests) and an adorable hen house for fresh eggs.

Recent years have blessed the château with the care and attention of its owners; architects and interior designers with an eye for tasteful renovation and decoration, who have carefully transformed it into their much-loved home. The result is 1200sqm of refined living and sleeping space.
All 10 elegant and individual bedrooms over two floors all have ensuite bathrooms/shower rooms and beautiful views over the parkland and river. Tucked away beneath the château and expertly carved out of the rock foundations is a spectacular indoor heated pool with sauna, shower room and bar.

Tennis, walking, cycling, river-boating and amateur fishing are all possible on the estate. On its doorstep, there are plenty of magical sites to explore – châteaux, abbeys and medieval villages. This area takes visitors through some of France’s most beautiful historical events.

This stunning estate will provide tranquillity and peace in an elegant and private setting framed by lush parkland and a romantic river. Your own private paradise guaranteed to create the fondest memories.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Short break bookings are on request only and may be limited to wedding/event bookings.
  • The keeper lives discreetly in the keeper’s cottage in the hamlet at the entrance of the estate and keeps the grounds meticulously maintained.

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Indoor Pool Internet Tennis Court Cable TV Bicycles Provided Sauna/Steam DVD Heating Caretaker/Owner on Site

The Château - 20 pax (10 ensuite bedrooms)
The Fisherman's cottage - 4 pax (2 double beds)

Chateau Interior

Ground Floor

- Well-equipped kitchen with pizza oven, two stoves, Nespresso machine, dishwasher and dining area
- Main dining room (mainly Renaissance style) with decorative fireplace and dining table (420X160cm) and Regency chairs for 18 guests
- Hall with guest toilet
- The blue salon (mainly Louis XIV and XVI) with two sofas and a library with books, DVDs, DVD-player, flat screen TV, Hi-Fi
- The red salon (mainly Louis XVI & XIV and Napoléon III) with two sofas, four Regency armchairs and a Persian rug 

Lower level indoor pool and ‘spa’ area (accessed via corridor on ground floor)

- Heated indoor pool carved out of the rock foundations with Jacuzzi section (approx. 8m X 5m, max. depth: 1.7m)
- Large shower
- Bar
- Sauna

note: for safety, the pool area is locked (keys are provided)

First Floor

- Corridor with sofa

Mezzanine level with staircase to the second floor

- Small sofa
- Central bedroom with four poster, Emperor size bed (200 X 220cm) and ensuite bathroom with bath (2m x 1.2m) and walk in shower
- Bedroom ‘Patrick’ with King size bed (160 X 200cm) and ensuite bathroom with bath (2m x 1.2m)
- Bedroom ‘Junior’ with small double bed (120 X 200cm) and ensuite bathroom with shower

Second Floor

- Landing with guest toilet
- Bedroom ‘Jean Louis’ with Emperor size bed (200 X 220cm) and ensuite bathroom with bath (2mx1.2m)
- Bedroom ‘La Chinoiserie’ with King size bed (160 X 200cm) and en-suite bathroom with bath (1.8mx1m)
- Bedroom ‘La Hublot’ with King size bed (160 X 200cm) and en-suite bathroom with bath (1.8mx1m)
- Bedroom ‘1925’ with King size bed (160 X 200cm) and en-suite bathroom with bath (1.8mx1.9m)
- Bedroom ‘La Venitienne’ with King size bed (160 X 200cm) and bathroom with bath (1.8mx1.9m)
- Bedroom ‘La Miroir’ with King size bed (160 X200cm) and bathroom with shower (1.2m x 0.8m)
- Bedroom ‘l’Africaine’ with King size bed (160 X 200cm) and bathroom with bath (1.7m x 0.8m)

The Fisherman's Cottage Interior

- Mezzanine with 2 double beds and a bathroom with walk in shower

Outside Grounds

- Tennis court
- Park
- River

Facilities

- Washing machine 

Location

About the surrounding area of Chateau Saint-Clair
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Golf Nearby Horse Riding Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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Enjoy the charming and beautiful landscapes of the Vexin Normand as well as its plethora of historical sites including the Gisors (7 km) and Andelys Fortresses (32 km), the chateaux of Boury (18 km) and La Roche Guyon (38 km).

A Casino and thermal springs can be found at Forges-les-eaux (41 km), whereas further afield you can visit the beaches of Deauville (150 km) or the Cliffs of Etretat ( 140 km).

The area is also a haven for sports lovers, with several golf courses, horse-riding clubs and a lot more all within a short driving distance.


Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Beauvais / Roissy / Dieppe

(38 km / 85 km / 90 km )

Nearest Golf Rebetz / Chaumant en Vexin / Les Templiers

(17 km / 17 km / 30 km)

Nearest Beach Dieppe

(90 km)

Nearest Village Serifontaine

(1 km )

Nearest Ferry port Dieppe

(90 km )

Nearest Train Station Gisors

(7 km )

Nearest Shop Serifontaine / Gisors

(1 km / 7 km )

Nearest Supermarket Gisors

(7 km )

Nearest Tennis In the park / Gisors

(0 km / 7 km)

Region

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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Kids

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

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Bicycles Provided
  • DVD

Services Available

  • Maid Service Included

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Maid Service Included

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
- Bike hire 

Extras included at this property:

- Maid service included (2 hours per day)

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!

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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

Château Saint-Clair 

If you have a yearning to host your wedding in a secluded romantic fairy tale castle, this is the place for you. Enveloped by forest, this château has its own Rapunzel tower as well as the river Epte, an inspiration for Monet and Pissarro, meandering gracefully through the grounds. Here is picture book charm and modern luxury alongside historical elegance in a château brimmed full with splendid furnishings, antiques, paintings and candelabras. There are so many magical event settings to choose from, ranging from an intimate reception in the tower to a larger group on the sweeping lawns of the glorious grounds. 

Wedding Reception

There is a preference for events of up to 60 guests. This venue has, however, the ability to host up to 200 people in which case the reception would take place outside in the grounds. Alternatively, up to 50 people could be seated for a reception in the hall, up to 18 guests in the dining room of the château or up to 12 for an intimate reception in the château’s tower. 

Dancing is able continue at any of the locations, with the same capacities as for the reception, with music continuing as late as you like with no noise restrictions. 

Wedding Ceremony

The wedding ceremony can take place at any of the reception/dancing locations. 

Where to Stay

Up to 24 guests are able to sleep in the château and there are a range of hotels and gites within 8km of the property where remaining guests could find accommodation. 

The owners can supply details of local transport firms. 

Wedding Planning

The clients may arrange their own wedding planner at this château. 

The owners are happy to supply as much help as possible to provide local contacts for the suppliers but do not carry out any of the planning or organisation themselves. 

Catering

The owners can recommend caterers or the clients may arrange their own. 

Other information

The owners request that they should approve suppliers being used at the event. 

Marquee hire is strongly recommended. 

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 €8000 to be paid via bank transfer at least one month prior to arrival and to be refunded within one month after departure.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 11 a.m.
Linen & towels included? Yes, including pool towels.
Changeover day Flexible
Minimum stay 7 nights - short breaks on request only and may be limited to wedding/event bookings.
Energy costs included? Yes
Pets welcome? No
Smoking Allowed? No
Heating costs included? Yes
Changeover day Flexible
Pool heating charge? No

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 24 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 16th 2019 - Jan 5th 2020 £7,634 £8,968 £10,302 £11,636 £17,812
Jan 5th 2020 - Apr 4th 2020 £6,700 £7,871 £9,041 £10,212 £15,633
Apr 4th 2020 - Apr 26th 2020 £8,399 £9,866 £11,333 £12,800 £19,595
Apr 26th 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 £6,700 £7,871 £9,041 £10,212 £15,633
Jun 13th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020 £8,398 £9,865 £11,333 £12,800 £19,595
Sep 13th 2020 - Dec 12th 2020 £6,700 £7,871 £9,041 £10,212 £15,633
Dec 12th 2020 - Jan 3rd 2021 £8,398 £9,865 £11,333 £12,800 £19,595
Jan 3rd 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 £6,700 £7,871 £9,041 £10,212 £15,633
Apr 3rd 2021 - Apr 25th 2021 £8,399 £9,866 £11,333 £12,800 £19,595
Apr 25th 2021 - Jun 12th 2021 £6,700 £7,871 £9,041 £10,212 £15,633
Jun 12th 2021 - Jun 18th 2021 £8,398 £9,865 £11,333 £12,800 £19,595

Prices based on an occupancy of 24 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 16th 2019 - Jan 5th 2020 €8,606 €9,940 €11,274 €12,608 €20,080
Jan 5th 2020 - Apr 4th 2020 €7,553 €8,724 €9,895 €11,065 €17,624
Apr 4th 2020 - Apr 26th 2020 €9,468 €10,935 €12,402 €13,869 €22,090
Apr 26th 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 €7,553 €8,724 €9,895 €11,065 €17,624
Jun 13th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020 €9,467 €10,935 €12,402 €13,870 €22,090
Sep 13th 2020 - Dec 12th 2020 €7,553 €8,724 €9,895 €11,065 €17,624
Dec 12th 2020 - Jan 3rd 2021 €9,467 €10,935 €12,402 €13,870 €22,090
Jan 3rd 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 €7,553 €8,724 €9,895 €11,065 €17,624
Apr 3rd 2021 - Apr 25th 2021 €9,468 €10,935 €12,402 €13,869 €22,090
Apr 25th 2021 - Jun 12th 2021 €7,553 €8,724 €9,895 €11,065 €17,624
Jun 12th 2021 - Jun 18th 2021 €9,467 €10,935 €12,402 €13,870 €22,090

Prices based on an occupancy of 24 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Dec 16th 2019 - Jan 5th 2020 $9,575 $10,909 $12,243 $13,577 $22,340
Jan 5th 2020 - Apr 4th 2020 $8,403 $9,574 $10,745 $11,915 $19,607
Apr 4th 2020 - Apr 26th 2020 $10,534 $12,001 $13,468 $14,935 $24,576
Apr 26th 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 $8,403 $9,574 $10,745 $11,915 $19,607
Jun 13th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020 $10,533 $12,000 $13,468 $14,935 $24,576
Sep 13th 2020 - Dec 12th 2020 $8,403 $9,574 $10,745 $11,915 $19,607
Dec 12th 2020 - Jan 3rd 2021 $10,533 $12,000 $13,468 $14,935 $24,576
Jan 3rd 2021 - Apr 3rd 2021 $8,403 $9,574 $10,745 $11,915 $19,607
Apr 3rd 2021 - Apr 25th 2021 $10,534 $12,001 $13,468 $14,935 $24,576
Apr 25th 2021 - Jun 12th 2021 $8,403 $9,574 $10,745 $11,915 $19,607
Jun 12th 2021 - Jun 18th 2021 $10,533 $12,000 $13,468 $14,935 $24,576

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

How long have you owned the property?
We have owned this property since 1990.

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
We bought this Castle in order to have a place where my mother, my 4 brothers and our families, all living in Paris, could meet and have a good time. We were looking for a property with water (river or lake), old trees (the oldest are 300 years old), minimum ten bedrooms, no noise (neighbours, planes, trains, roads or motorways…) and maximum one hour from Paris in order to be able to come whenever we wished. It took us a year to find, back in 1989. We were looking for a place in bad shape, needing to be renovated. The challenge seemed ambitious, but I am an Engineer, Architect and Interior Designer, and two of my brothers are Civil Engineers. I’m doing projects worldwide, retail, headquarters, residential and especially hotels, from economy to Palaces in more than 100 countries. I wanted to show that the place could be refurbished with the 21th century standards, whilst keeping the original style. The layout is very close to hotel standards: large, common areas where you spend your time and create good memories with the other guests, plus have the privacy of the bedrooms with a very good bed, and an ensuite bathroom and dressing room for each bedroom.

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
There are a lot of funny stories, far too many to list!

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
Naturally many international architects and designers, famous managing directors, business men, politicians, singers and actors.

For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should really do, eat, see?
One of the reasons we had to buy this place was because Normandy is so rich with culture and activities: with many places to visit (Castles, Cathedrals, Churches, Villages), many activities (golf, horse riding, tennis), good food. 

Look at the pictures and visit the place as words are useless.

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