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The Lodge, Chateau du Val

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6 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
17 guests
1 night minimum
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The very spacious19th century lodge, (300m2), is full of character with beams and fire places but also provides the luxury of modern living. The ground floor comprises of a large open-plan kitchen, salon around the fire place and dining room leading out to a private walled garden, play area and BBQ. There are two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms on the ground floor and a further 4 upstairs (2 with bathrooms and 2 share a bath room) . The Lodge is ideal for families holidaying together or groups of friends wanting to enjoy activities such as golfing, walking. It is an ideal location for getting away with family or friends as everyone has plenty of space and there is plenty to do on site or nearby for every taste and age. We also organise Tailor made Rough Shooting Breaks as well as Corpor...The very spacious19th century lodge, (300m2), is full of character with beams and fire places but also provides the luxury of modern living. The ground floor comprises of a large open-plan kitchen, salon around the fire place and dining room leading out to a private walled garden, play area and BBQ. There are two bedrooms with en suite bathrooms on the ground floor and a further 4 upstairs (2 with bathrooms and 2 share a bath room) . The Lodge is ideal for families holidaying together or groups of friends wanting to enjoy activities such as golfing, walking. It is an ideal location for getting away with family or friends as everyone has plenty of space and there is plenty to do on site or nearby for every taste and age. We also organise Tailor made Rough Shooting Breaks as well as Corporate events. It is an ideal place to hold a celebration.. Gourmet dinners can be arranged for you in the Chateau to celebrate a special day with family or friends. The Domain du Val, boasts a forest and lake, ideal for walks, (marked trails), bird watching etc. Within the gardens of the Chateau, guests will find a heated swimming pool with cover (15m) and tennis court. Nearby activities include horse riding, golfing, canoeing and kayak and spa facilities offering relaxation and beauty treatments. In close proximity are a number of pretty villages such as Gacilly, the home of Yves Rocher, and its botanical gardens, Loheac, famous for its classic car museum, Rochefort-en-Terre ,with its cobbled streets and half timbered houses, and the animated harbour of Roche Bernard. The family beaches of Penetin and Damgan are renowned for their sea food and propose visits to the oyster beds, whereas La Baule (70km) offers a more lively atmosphere. A number of golf courses are in proximity including the reputed course of 'La Bretesche'.More
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Jocelyn S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:74%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:May 2007
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

We had a wonderful few days at Chateau du Val in early January – our party was made up of 5 shooters and 5 non-shooters, and we all came from the UK. • The shooting was textbook French hunting style, working with energetic and well...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Brian G
GlobeTrotting297527, VR Owner at The Lodge, Chateau du Val, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2019

Thank you very much for the review. We thoroughly enjoyed your visit as well and hope to see you back again. It is also possible to extend the stay for a day or so , if you would like to all have time for a...More

Reviewed 18 September 2018

We spent the most amazing week at Chateau du Val, celebrating our wedding with 30 close friends and family. Jocelyn and Jas we simply phenomenal. They consistently went out of their way to make sure our day was as special as possible. They were flexible...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Kathalini88
GlobeTrotting297527, VR Owner at The Lodge, Chateau du Val, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2019

Apologies, I don't think I replied and thanked you for your review. We still have lovely memories of your week at the Chateau and we hope very much to see you back again with family and friends. Our very best wishes for 2019

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This holiday exceeded all our expectations. The Lodge is a spacious and comfortable old building, full of character, with four ensuite double bedrooms and two doubles sharing a shower room. Several rooms are large enough for families to share, with extra beds and cots available....More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank Tim S
Management response:Responded 24 August 2016

It was a pleasure having you to stay and hope we see you again. All the best Jocelyn

Reviewed 10 June 2015

We visited the chareau as guests of a large wedding celebration. Our daughter and family stayed in the lodge, which was basic but at least clean. Reminiscent of a Youth Hostel in the 70's, it had plenty of upcycled and worn out brown furniture. Our...More

Date of stay: May 2015
3  Thank sue s
Management response:Responded 24 August 2016

We are sorry to hear that you had issues with the cleanliness, we have now changed the cleaning service and since have had no complaints. We have also overhauled the furniture in the lodge. Jocelyn Saini

Reviewed 8 November 2014

A fantastic combination of stunning setting with the adjacent/adjoining Chateau and really good accommodation with brilliant service combining total attention to your needs but with the freedom/privacy to make it feel relaxed and like home. Reckon it would be good for up to 10 adults...More

Date of stay: November 2014
1  Thank Robert W
Management response:Responded 17 November 2014

Thank you very much for the review, we thoroughly enjoyed having your party and really hope to see you back again. Lighter lunches will be served!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Tennis Court
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Corporate Bookings
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Staffed Property
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
The Lodge is perfect for groups offering over 300m2 of living space, a completely private outside BBQ area and garden all in the grounds of the estate of Chateau du Val - offering plenty of activities for everyone. New this year is a games room with table tennis and marked out trails through the forest and grounds. Hiring of bicycles possible, also rock climbing and canoeing for adults or children can be organised with a guide. The pool can be covered extending the season from April to end October. Shopping, cooking and extra cleaning service is available on request. We can also orgainise your special celebration in the grounds of the Chateau or a Goumet diner in the Chateau. Please contact us for more information
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About the neighbourhood
Saint-Just is a listed natural site famous for its flora and fauna and boasts the second most important megalithic site in France. The 'Maison de Megaliths' offers infomation on the site and proposes walking trails. In the summer, moonlight tours, musical and story-telling events, prehistoric and nature workshops are organised. Saint-Just is also a site for rock climbing, and nearby, Canoes and Kayaks can be hired proposing excursions from 1 hour or the day. Redon the nearest town and all the nearby villages hold weekly markets and restaurants range from being gastronomic to family-friendly farm auberges and creperies.
How to get there
Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth and Poole to Saint Malo (90min away) , Caen or Cherbourg. Condor ferries also go from Weymouth and Poole to Saint Malo. Flights to Rennes (45 mins away) with Flybe (www.flybe.com) or to Nantes (70 mins away) from Shannon, East Midlands or Stanstead with Ryan air (www.ryanair.com) or by British Airways from Gatwick. The TGV from Paris goes to Rennes and Redon (15 mins away).
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