Allure du Lac
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Département: Maine et Loire (49)
|Magnificent and breathtaking are
words that come to mind when you first see Château Allure du Lac,
a luxurious château in the Pays de la Loire.
We are so pleased to include it among our prestigious members, and you
will be equally as pleased if you choose this château as the
place in France to spend a week or short break with friends and family.
Constructed in the 19th century, the château was
extensively renovated by its current owner. Luxurious fabrics and
fine antiques are part of the tasteful
and elegant décor throughout the château. A dramatic
entrance hall and graceful stairway lead to a first-floor
mezzanine. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming, and guests can
make themselves at home with they arrive by relaxing in the Drawing
room, the Grand Salon, or on the :Lakeside terrace. The Drawing
cozy and inviting with rich paneling, a huge fireplace and private
terrace for evening drinks. The Grand Salon is elegant with the
original paneled walls, large windows, French period furniture and a
mirrored mantle above a carved oak fireplace. There is the
opulent Silver Reception room available for hosting weddings, parties
and seminars. A high-speed dumbwaiter connects the Silver
Reception room's service kitchen to the main kitchen two floors below,
and there is elevator access for guests on all floors.
Delicious breakfasts, lunches dinners and/or, full
afternoon English tea can be arranged by the proprietor. Guests
also welcome to self cater if they prefer. A
kitchen with dishwasher, utensils and dishes,
microwave, oven, refrigerator, stove and toaster are available for the
use of guests.
There are also two apartments, a two-bedroom and a three-bedroom, in a separate building only a three-minute walk from the Château. An additional ten guests can be accommodated between the two apartments at € 100 per apartment per night. A total of 38 guests can sleep comfortably on the estate between the Château and the apartments.
The estate itself is spectacular with a 22-acre lake ~ perfect for fishing ~ and a beautiful island. There are over one hundred acres of gardens, lawns, woods and parkland, a sparkling swimming pool, the lake's beautiful 2.5 kilometer shoreline for leisurely walks, and so much more. Perhaps what guests will find most appealing is the serenity of the pastoral setting and the cherished memories they will take away with them.
* * * Book this lovely château by contacting au Château and mention 'Allure' in the subject line. * * *
14 en suite rooms in the Château sleep up to 28 guests.
Queens (10) four with showers, six with tubs and
showers; Doubles (4) all with showers. Prices below are for 15
guests. Each extra person is € 50 per night. An
additional ten guests can be accommodated between the two apartments at €100 per apartment per night.
Self-catering nightly rental rates (3-night minimum): € 997 per night to € 1568 per night depending upon season.
Weekly rental rates are € 6975 to € 10,975 depending upon the season.
Weekend rental rates are € 1729 to € 2351 per weekend night.
Separate Apartments: 2-bedroom for 4 guests and 3-bedroom for 6 guests, each for € 700 per week. Not rented independently of the château.
Deposit: A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking a reservation, and the balance is due two months prior to start date. The cancellation policy is that there are no refunds.
Security Deposit: €2500 refundable security deposit required two months prior to arrival date.
Meals: Delicious breakfasts, lunches, dinners, full English afternoon tea, and gourmet picnic baskets are offered by the proprietor. Meals are served at beautiful table settings in the dining rooms, courtyard or lakeside terrasse. Advance reservations are required. Optional services of housekeeping services can be arranged.
Weddings: You can have an outdoor ceremony on a magical island or an indoor ceremony in a lovely chapel. The Proprietor is happy to discuss the various wedding arrangements you would like and help ensure you have the wedding of your dreams! There is a wedding fee of €35 per attendee. This is in addition to the rental fee and only covers the extra costs (e.g.,staff time, utilities, wear & tear, etc.) the Proprietor inevitably incurs when hosting a wedding as compared to a family holiday
No Pets allowed.
No smoking in the château.
WiFi. Internet. DVD player, video library, stereo, books. No telephone, but guests can make calls via Skype or use their mobile phones.
Directions from Paris, Angers and the south
Station: Angers (TGV 90 min from Paris Gare Montparnasse), 25 kms
to the château.
tennis, hot air ballooning, golf, hunting, fishing, horseback
riding, shops, wine
tastings, restaurants, charming villages & towns.
Angers (monumental 9th-
château, Center for Contemporary Dance, Drama Center, festivals
all year). Nantes (cultural activities,
des Ducs de Bretagne). Rivers Maine and Loire,
royal châteaux such as Saumur, Villandry, Langeais and
Azay-le-Rideau to name a few. Le Mans (Formula One racing) one hour
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