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Charming hilltop Chateau with pool in idyllic countryside 50min from Toulouse

People16
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms6
Space 9,149 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Landscaped grounds, heated pool, amazing views, 7 bed/6 bath + cottage available

This beautiful & traditional 18th C. Château sits in large, private grounds surrounded by stunning landscaped gardens with incredible views from every window & every corner.

Spacious accommodation over 3 floors with grand hallway & staircase, huge, fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, grand salon, library/TV room.

WiFi internet and Ipod docs.

Plenty of original features, parquet floors, marble fireplaces, chandeliers, magnificent plaster ceilings, tapestries, antique furniture, comfortable sofas and armchairs, beautiful custom made beds and mattresses.

The Chateau also has a large, heated, salt-water pool, pool-side steam room and solarium, sun loungers, BBQ area (with 2 BBQs), Summer House, Yoga Barn, croquet lawn & set, table tennis and racquets/balls.

There's a lake with Koi carp and aquatic plants, a romantic English rose garden with flower borders, a wisteria covered colonnade, herb & Mediterranean gardens, bamboo forest, greenhouse. woodland, fountain, donkeys in the park, even a friendly house cat.

Outdoor dining area, garden furniture, sun loungers, hammocks & swings in the trees for lazy Summer days, garden furniture for al fresco dining & outdoor lighting.

The property offers complete privacy and includes a large lawned garden surrounded by stone walls & high hedges, an exquisite Gaudi-style mosaic wall and barns.

Additional 2 bedroom Garden Cottage can be hired as well for larger groups, otherwise it will not be occupied during your stay.

Full or part catering available on request.

All amenities a few minutes away with restaurants, supermarkets and weekly farmer markets (Wed, Thurs & Sat).

More Details

Owner
The Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2017

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Outstanding views, stunning architecture and original parquet floors and features, large private garden with perimeter walls, closed proximity to mountains, planes, Spanish border, ease to get to Toulouse, the "Pink City", possibility for day trips to the Biarritz and the Atlantic, great choise of flights from the UK.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I stayed at this stunning chateau for 2 blissful weeks in July; the weather was perfect and the facilities the best we've ever experienced: huge, heated, salt-water swimming pool with a stunning mosaic steam room, sun loungers, areas to sunbathe, BBQ, lots of outdoor seating, swings in the trees hammocks attached to enormous, beautiful old trees, unbelievable views of the valley below and the Pyrenees on the other side, croquet lawn, bamboo forest etc etc.

We've only ever seen a garden this beautiful when visiting a RHS garden!

The Chateau is comfortable, beautiful, airy, filled with antiques and works of art, just gorgeous, and the beds are heavenly.

The local village of Aspet has all amenities and it was great fun to watch the world go by on Market day whilst sipping coffee.

We shall return next year!

Thank you for letting us stay in your beautiful home.
Jul 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Rieucazé in Haute-Garonne

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 9149 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Blue Room Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Large bathroom annexed to Blue Room. Pool view.
    Gold Room Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Large bathroom, 2 sinks, large walk-in shower, pool view
    Clouds Room Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Comfortable, modern bathroom annexed to Clouds Room.
    Moroccan Room Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Modern bathroom annexed to Moroccan Room.
    Stencils Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Large family bathroom shared by Red/Yellow Rooms, iron bath
    Chinese Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Large mid-landing bathroom used by Green Room
  • All bathroom are large or a good size, comfortable and stocked with toiletries, towels, soap etc.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Blue Room - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Huge bed, pool & valley views, en-suite with bath and shower
    Moroccan Room - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , Moroccan chandeliers, mountain & valley views, en-suite
    Gold Room - 1 Large Double Bed , Brass bed, pool view, en-suite with walk-in shower & 2 sinks
    Clouds Room - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , Perfect for children/nanny, pool view, en-suite with shower
    Yellow Room - 1 Large Double Bed , Bright, mountain/valley views, shares large family bathroom
    Red Room - 1 Double Bed , Baldaquin, shared bathroom with Yellow Room with bath/shower
    Green Room - 1 Large Double Bed , Wall closets, valley views, with Chinese Bathroom on landing
  • All bedrooms have antique beds with custom made mattresses, antique armoirs, furniture & carpets, high ceiling with stunning friezes, chandeliers, parquet floors, marble fireplaces, original paneled windows & wooden shutters, amazing views from every window.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Charming hilltop Chateau with pool in idyllic countryside 50min from Toulouse
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
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A Suberb Chateau

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful place, spacious, stylish and well maintained. The house has everything that one could wish for including a particularly interesting library. Lots for children to do. Externally there is a huge and amazing garden with a pond with resident carp, duck and swans- yes swans.

Great swimming pool , cleaned daily by efficient and friendly care takers.

The surrounding area is fascinating with lots to see and do.

By far the best place (out of many) we have stayed in France and hope to return

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you James, you've been amazing, charming and appreciative guests: we are looking forward to your next stay! I recommend you and your family to any and all hosts. Thank you.
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5

Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful Chateau has it all: hilltop location, incredible views, large pool, amazing landscaped gardens, incredible parquet floors, fitting, friezes, tapestries, antiques, all mod con accommodation, beautiful antique beds, marble fireplaces, huge kitchen, croquet lawn, Koi pond and on and on. Even friendly donkeys in the park down the hill.

The local town of Aspet is lively, has great farmers markets, all amenities and tons of activities with art festivals, music, cyclists and hikers meet ups, etc. We loved sitting at the local cafe' enjoying a grande creme and watching the world go by.

Exceptional! We'll be back next year for more.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Stunning, comfortable, charming: best holiday ever

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful Chateau has it all: unbelievable views, a gorgeous, large, heated swimming pool and steam room, the largest and most beautiful bedrooms we've stayed in, filled with charm, antiques, original features and lovely art.

Our family had the most beautiful holiday and we enjoyed so much the incredible, landscaped gardens, feeding carrots to the donkeys in the park below, sunbathing, going water rafting nearby and enjoying lazy market days in the charming nearby village of Aspet, whilst sipping a cafe-au-lait and watching the world go by. Aspet is lovely and full of life, events, exhibitions, farmers' markets, cafes and it's on the route of the Tour de France as well! Thank you owners for allowing us to stay in your outstanding home. We'll be back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Toulouse International Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Aspet
Nearest Golf
23 Kilometres
Golf du Comminges, Chemin de Capele, Montréjeau
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
St-Gaudens
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
St-Gaudens
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Les Trois Valees, Aspet
Nearest Ski
30 Kilometres
Le Mourtis
Nearest Beach
230 Kilometres
Biarritz
Car: necessary

The estate is situated on a hilltop with breathtaking views of the valley below and the Pyrenees on the other side and it's set in open countryside at the edge of a tiny village mid-way (10 min) between Saint-Gaudens with its many amenities and large supermarkets and the charming and lively market town of Aspet.

Amenities such as restaurants, cafes, small grocery shops, butchers, bakers, newsagent, banks with ATM machines, even a cinema and local theatre, as well as large supermarkets and weekly farmers' markets, are just a 10 min drive away through stunning countryside.

The Pyrenees are nearby and the area boasts fantastic walks, hikes, climbs, paragliding spots, caves, rivers for water rafting and breathtaking cycling routes.

The Tour de France comes nearby every year during one of its most famous and demanding stages.

There are rivers and waterfalls, as well as gently ondulating countryside and beautiful woods all around.

The area is lovely and hot in Summer and cold and crisp in Winter with often mild Springs and Autumns. The Chateau has very thick walls and due to its hilltop position is fresh at night, even in the midst of Summer, so no AC is needed.

We have a beautiful, large, salt water, heated pool to enjoy.

Ski resorts are just 30 mins away and the famous Baqueira in Spain (elected best ski resort in Europe by the Sunday Telegraph in 2014) is only 90 mins drive away!

Saint Bertrand de Comminges is just 25 min away and St Lizier 35 mins: they are both officially listed as two of the most beautiful villages in France.

Cosmopolitan Toulouse, "The Pink City", is just 50 mins motorway drive away and boast great shopping, sightseeing (the UNESCO listed Canal du Midi runs through it), Michelin Star cuisine and many activities.

Lourdes, a world-renown pilgrimage site, is just 40 mins away and Biarritz, Bayonne and the Atlantic coast are less than 2 hrs drive West. San Sebastian, the famous food mecca and European City of Culture in 2016, is just 2 hrs away and a fabulous place to visit.

International airports: the largest is Toulouse (50 min), but there are also flights to Lourdes Airport (40 min) and Pau (75 min), as well as Carcassonne (1&1/2hrs).

The Chateau is situated only 35 mins from the Spanish border, which makes it a perfect location for an easy day trip to enjoy Spanish culture in towns such as Bossost, with its fabulous restaurants and many shops.

Easily reachable are also the UNESCO sites of Gavarnie and Carcassonne.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Rieucazé, Midi-Pyrenees

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Shoulder
14 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,890
for 7 nights
£3,890
 
 
Ski Holidays
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
£5,260
for 7 nights
£5,260
 
 
Mid Season
28 Apr 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,890
for 7 nights
£3,890
 
 
Summer
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,350
for 7 nights
£4,350
 
 
High Season
30 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£4,890
for 7 nights
£4,890
 
 
Peak Season
28 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£5,260
for 7 nights
£5,260
 
 
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 12 Oct 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£4,350
for 7 nights
£4,350
 
 
Low Season
13 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,890
for 7 nights
£3,890
 
 
Ski Holidays
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
£5,260
for 7 nights
£5,260
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,000

Outside of high/peak season, the changeover day can be more flexible.
15 hrs housekeeping x week included.
Extra cleaning and cooking available by arrangement for a fee.
Towels, pool towels, linen included (changed once a week).
Some toiletries included.
Pool heating included (May to Oct).
Central heating not included and charged separately if used.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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