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

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 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
- Pizza oven
- Two stoves
- Nespresso machine
- Various kitchen appliances
- Washing machine
- Dishwasher
- Dining area
Main dining room (mainly Renaissance style)
- Dining table (420X160cm) with 18 Regency chairs
- Fireplace (decorative only)
The hall
- WC
The blue salon (mainly Louis XIV and XVI)
- Two sofas
- Library with books, DVDs, DVD-player, flat screen TV, Hi-Fi
The red salon (mainly Louis XVI & XIV and Napoléon III)
- Two sofas
- Four Regency armchairs
- 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. 8 X 5m, max. depth 1.7m)
- Large shower
- Bar
- Sauna

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

First floor
Corridor
- Sitting area with sofa

Landing with staircase to the second floor

- Small sofa
Central bedroom
- Four poster very large double bed (200 X 220cm)
Bedroom ‘Patrick’
- Large double bed (160 X 200cm)
Bedroom ‘Junior’
- Small double bed (120 X 200cm)

Second floor
Landing
- WC
Bedroom ‘Jean Louis’
- Very large double bed (200 X 220cm)
Bedroom ‘La Chinoiserie’
- Large double bed (160 X 200cm)
Bedroom ‘La Hublot’
- Large double bed (160 X 200cm)
Bedroom ‘1925’
- Large double bed (160 X 200cm)
Bedroom ‘La Venitienne’
- Large double bed (160 X 200cm)
 Bedroom ‘La Miroir’
- Large double bed (160 X200cm)
Bedroom ‘l’Africaine’
- Large double (160 X 200cm)

The Fisherman's Cottage Interior
Mezzanine with 2 double beds and a bathroom.

Outside Grounds

- Tennis court
- Park
- River

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!

Download our Normandy Travel Guide >>

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
  • 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. If there is anything you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact the Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team (by clicking on the link in the blue Oliver’s Extras box above) who will be happy to help. We can usually put you in touch with the right people arrange any of the following:

- Maid service included (2h/day)
- Full-time park maintenance
- Extra cleaning
- Cook/catering
- 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

Event information

The owners of this romantic fairy tale castle have assisted in organising multiple celebrations, weddings and events at Chateau Saint-Clair making this the ideal location for your own special occasion. The secluded settings with majestic lawns and romantic river lend the chateau to be a perfect venue for an unforgettable event.

In the beautiful gardens, you can host up to 150 guests with the possibility of a marquee if you desire. The kitchen is well equipped and suitable for catering for large events, or a professional caterer can be arranged to provide a delicious feast for all the guests.  
The owners are very happy and confident to assist with any of your needs from hiring extra chairs and glasses to organising a photographer and menu planning.

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

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
Apr 18th 2019 - May 4th 2019 £7,547 £8,881 £10,215 £11,548 £17,609
May 4th 2019 - Jun 15th 2019 £6,022 £7,086 £8,150 £9,214 £14,050
Jun 15th 2019 - Sep 15th 2019 £7,547 £8,881 £10,215 £11,549 £17,609
Sep 15th 2019 - Dec 14th 2019 £6,022 £7,086 £8,150 £9,214 £14,050
Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 5th 2020 £7,547 £8,881 £10,215 £11,549 £17,609
Jan 5th 2020 - Apr 4th 2020 £6,624 £7,794 £8,965 £10,136 £15,454
Apr 4th 2020 - Apr 26th 2020 £8,303 £9,770 £11,237 £12,704 £19,371
Apr 26th 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 £6,624 £7,794 £8,965 £10,136 £15,454
Jun 13th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020 £8,302 £9,770 £11,237 £12,704 £19,371
Sep 13th 2020 - Oct 19th 2020 £6,624 £7,794 £8,965 £10,136 £15,454

Prices based on an occupancy of 24 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 18th 2019 - May 4th 2019 €8,338 €9,671 €11,005 €12,339 €19,453
May 4th 2019 - Jun 15th 2019 €6,652 €7,716 €8,781 €9,845 €15,521
Jun 15th 2019 - Sep 15th 2019 €8,337 €9,671 €11,005 €12,339 €19,453
Sep 15th 2019 - Dec 14th 2019 €6,652 €7,716 €8,781 €9,845 €15,521
Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 5th 2020 €8,337 €9,671 €11,005 €12,339 €19,453
Jan 5th 2020 - Apr 4th 2020 €7,317 €8,488 €9,659 €10,829 €17,073
Apr 4th 2020 - Apr 26th 2020 €9,172 €10,639 €12,106 €13,574 €21,400
Apr 26th 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 €7,317 €8,488 €9,659 €10,829 €17,073
Jun 13th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020 €9,172 €10,639 €12,106 €13,574 €21,400
Sep 13th 2020 - Oct 19th 2020 €7,317 €8,488 €9,659 €10,829 €17,073

Prices based on an occupancy of 24 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 18th 2019 - May 4th 2019 $9,420 $10,754 $12,088 $13,421 $21,979
May 4th 2019 - Jun 15th 2019 $7,516 $8,580 $9,644 $10,709 $17,536
Jun 15th 2019 - Sep 15th 2019 $9,420 $10,754 $12,088 $13,422 $21,979
Sep 15th 2019 - Dec 14th 2019 $7,516 $8,580 $9,644 $10,709 $17,536
Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 5th 2020 $9,420 $10,754 $12,088 $13,422 $21,979
Jan 5th 2020 - Apr 4th 2020 $8,267 $9,438 $10,609 $11,779 $19,290
Apr 4th 2020 - Apr 26th 2020 $10,363 $11,830 $13,298 $14,765 $24,179
Apr 26th 2020 - Jun 13th 2020 $8,267 $9,438 $10,609 $11,779 $19,290
Jun 13th 2020 - Sep 13th 2020 $10,363 $11,830 $13,297 $14,765 $24,179
Sep 13th 2020 - Oct 19th 2020 $8,267 $9,438 $10,609 $11,779 $19,290

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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