Chateau du Chevalier, Magnificent South of France Chateau, 14 bedrooms, Private Pool and Parkland, Ideal for Weddings [AU033A]

A magnificently renovated Medieval Chateau in the South of France, close to Mirepoix, sitting in 10 acres of parkland with a private pool and sleeping up to 28 people in 14 bedrooms. Perfect for weddings and events. Prices shown are for 28 guests and wedding event. Please enquire for week-ends and holiday rates.

Pricing & Availability For 2019

All prices shown in Euros (EUR €)

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Property Summary

Chateau du Chevalier sits in Cathar Castle County and so offers a historical back drop to your wedding in the South of France.

Special offer for summer dates 

Prices shown are for the rental for 28 people plus an event.  Please enquire for prices for holidays and large group accommodation 

Guillaume de Plaigne was a Cathar Lord who built the Chateau in the 13th century. It then passed through the hands of the Knights of Malta when it became a military headquarters, or Commandery.

Today, imposing as it still stands, the artist-owner has created a family home with modern comforts and contemporary touches, all within the Chateau's Medieval walls.

The accommodation is shared between the Chateau itself and an independent cottage: the chateau boasting 10 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms and the cottage 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Each bedroom has been beautifully decorated. Thought has gone into furnishings and artwork to create a special environment in which guests can rest. The cottage is very private with it's own driveway and gates.

Alongside the bedrooms sit 4 reception rooms including the Knights Hall on the first floor, an 86m2 reception room with a splendid floor to ceiling fire place, chandeliers and library area. It is a magical space for an autumn or winter wedding ceremony.

Leading out of the entrance hall, two sets of stairs lead down to the front of the Chateau and onto the lawns.

The prices quoted are inclusive of the wedding fee for up to 150 guests, and for both chateau and cottage accommodation. 3 night wedding packages are also available. Should you be interested in renting this South of France Chateau for a different event or simply for a wonderful family holiday, please contact us for details.

Accommodation Details

A Magnificent Chateau to rent in the South of France

The accommodation at Chateau du Chevalier comprises the chateau itself and an independent cottage, sleeping up to 28 guests in the 2 properties.

The Chateau

Ground Floor

A large entrance hall, complete with wooden floors and panelling, takes you past an independent WC through to a hallway from which leads, the pretty summer drawing room or 34m2 with double doors leading onto the lawns. 

The Woad Dining room, 44m2,  is adorned with murals and tapestries with a table to sit 20 people.  It has a working fireplace. A door takes you into the kitchen, with a working fireplace and very well equipped with 2 ovens and 2 dishwashers. From the kitchen there are stairs leading to the garden.

Bedroom 1  - Sphynge bedroom 35m2
140cm double bed with en suite bathroom with shower, washbasin and separate WC

Bedroom 2 - Parisian bedroom 24m2
2 single beds with en suite bathroom, with bath, washbasin and WC. This leads into the tower which houses,

Bedroom 3 - Leleu bedroom 15m2
Double bed, 140cm
Bedrooms 2 & 3 are perfect for families.

Bedroom 4 - Yellow bedroom 21m2
2 single beds

Bedroom 5 - Arlequin bedroom 16m2
2 single beds or a 180cm double

Bedrooms 4 & 5 share a bathroom with bath, shower, washbasin and WC. The shower sits in the 16th century tower!

There is a second independent WC on this floor.

A grand staircase leads to the

First Floor 

The Knights' Hall - an 86m2  with a dominating floor to ceiling 16th century fire place and bookcases all around. This magnificent hall can seat up to 130 people.

The Billiard Room 45m2 leads off the Knights' hall and can accommodate 3 or 4 extra tables for events. An Upstairs Dining room lies off the Knights' Hall. Off this dining room there are back stairs, perfect for caterers to use.

A small chapel can be found in the tower.

Also on this floor are 5 bedrooms

Bedroom 6 - Commander bedroom 25m2
with a 140cm double bed, leads through to the

Bedroom 7 - Pink bedroom - the Master Suite 45m2
with a raised level with a double bed and striking wooden furnishings, an en suite bathroom with shower, washbasin and WC.

Bedroom 8 - Blue bedroom 45m2
with 2 single beds and an ensuite bathroom with shower, washbasin and WC.

Bedroom 9 - Venitian bedroom 28m2
has a double bed and an en suite barhroom with shower, washbasin and WC which leads through to

Bedroom 10 - American bedroom 15 m2
A round bedroom in the tower with a double bed.

Bedrooms 9 & 10 can be used as a family suite.

The Cottage

Ground Floor

A well equipped kitchen, dining room, lounge and independent WC.

Bedroom 1 - Chardin bedroom 14m2
Double bed with en suite shower and washbasin

First Floor

Bedroom 2 - Soleil bedroom 16m2
Two single beds

Bedroom 3 - Shaker bedroom 14m2
Two single beds

Bedroom  - Boston bedroom 14m2
Two single beds

The three bedrooms share a bathroom with bath, washbasin and separate WC.

Equipment & Facilities At The Property

All you will need for your holiday in the South of France

In the Chateau

WIFI
Washing-machine
2 Dish-washers
Large American Fridge
A second Fridge & Freezer
Electric oven
Range cooker
Microwave
Electric kettle
Toaster
Iron & board
3 x hairdryers
2 x cots
High Chair

Laundry room in the cellar.

TV Satellite-TV
CD DVD/Radio

Children toys

In the Cottage

WIFI
Washing machine
Dish washer
Fridge and freezer
Electric oven & hob
Microwave
Electric kettle
Toaster
Iron & Board
2 x hairdriers
High Chair
Cot

There is ample garden furniture for both properties and car parking for 50 cars

Outside Details

Enjoy A Private Pool and Gardens at this South of France Castle

The Chateau and Cottage sit in 10 acres of parkland.  With it's trees and shrubs, lawns and avenues, it offers the freedom and space to choose the perfect place in which to celebrate a wedding, a gathering of friends or a family event. There is plenty of space for a marquee.

To the side of the Chateau, the swimming pool, 10m x 6m and 1.6m deep, sits on the manicured lawns which spill over into the fields beyond. There is a little stream that runs through the grounds.

There is parking for 50 cars.

Nearby Attractions & Activities

Near to this magnificent Chateau near Carcassonne you will find

Essential shops and a bakery just 6km from the Chateau

Mirepoix, a lovely town with a quintessential South of France market held on every Monday and Thursday.

The famed city of Carcassonne is approximately 50kms away linking the Cathar history to Chateau du Chevalier. As an all year round destination, it really does have so much to offer visitors, old and young! Carcassonne has annual arts and music festivals and the firework displays, especially on the 14th July, Bastille day, are incredible.

The Pyrenees Ariegeoise Natural Regional Park to walk, cycle, horse ride and take in the flora and fauna of the countryside. Approx 80kms

For more information about this region, please refer to our Languedoc Regional Guide

ACCESS

For information on reaching Languedoc, please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide

Airports:

Carcassonne airport: approx 44 km
Toulouse International Airport: approx 85km
Perpignan airport: approx 163 km
Girona airport, Spain: approx 260 km

Train links:

Carcassonne SNCF station: Approx 49 km
Car rental at Carcassonne station.

Road:

Chateau du Chevalier is approximately a 10h drive (non-stop) from Calais and under 9 h (non-stop) from the ports of Caen and Le Havre.

Local Shops & Facilities

A Wedding Chateau in the South of France

The Chateau sits in lovely countryside in the Aude department of the Languedoc.

Just 6 km away you will find the essential boulangeire, grocers, café-bar, and pharmacy.

The historical, and very pretty of Mirepoix is approximately 16km from the Chateau and has a selection of shops, bars and restaurants. The market is on a Monday and Thursday morning. Two restaurants worth noting are Le Relais de Mirepoix and L'Autre Jardin.

For the sporty:

Tennis courts: 6km
Canoe hire: 6km
Cycle hire: 14km
Golf: 40km

Lac de la Cavayere - under an hour in the direction of Carcassonne. You'll find picnic areas, acrobranch, lake activities such as pedalos, huge inflatable slides and obstacles, crazy golf and a children's play park. All within a stunning setting.

There is a Paragliding centre in Mirepoix for those who'd like to see the Occitanie from the air!

Rates

From Until Rate Type Weekly Rate Minimum Stay
1st Sep 201822nd Dec 2018Low€9,5297 nights
22nd Dec 20185th Jan 2019High€10,8007 nights
5th Jan 201929th Jun 2019Low€9,5297 nights
29th Jun 201931st Aug 2019High€10,8007 nights
31st Aug 201921st Dec 2019Low€9,5297 nights
21st Dec 201931st Dec 2019High€10,8007 nights

In A Nutshell

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