A delightful, bijoux and very beautiful ancient medieval French chateau with access to a separate bar/games room with pool table, plus recently built private 12m x 6m pool, access to private river walks, barbecue and extensive gardens.
A newly re-furbished barn offers further stylish and comfortable accommodation for 2 people + baby in a double studio apartment - The Petit Prince Studio. This can be rented separately - please see our other ad. In addition, there is a newly renovated cottage adjacent to the pool, The Petit Donjon, which sleeps up to 6, please enquire for further details. In total, we can accommodate up to 22 people here at Chateau Mareuil!
Our pretty chateau is featured on Channel 4's ever popular " Chateau - DIY" series and filming is ongoing!
Kitchen and dining
The Chateau has a large well equipped kitchen, recently re-furbished, with table and chairs and an ancient stone fireplace. It boasts an Aga cooker, large fridge-freezer and is well stocked with crockery, cutlery and utensils. There is an extensive collection of cookery books for keen cooks or just browsing through.
The Chateau has a magnificent salon with monumental fireplace, furnished with tasteful antique furniture and a significant dining table and chairs. An antique armoire (we think Jacobean), contains a large selection of crockery and glassware for your use.
A TV console is available in the salon.
The Princess Suite
A delightful "family" room with a king size antique French "Corbeille" bed and a pair of matching antique fabric covered French beds, plus another pair of single beds. This suite is situated on the first floor and has a luxury en suite designer shower room - sleeps up to 6
The Prince Suite
A superb bedroom with luxury en-suite designer bathroom with large walk-in shower and roll top bath on the first floor - very suitable for honeymooners, there is a comfortable vintage double bed and an additional Victorian brass single bed - sleeps 3
The Petite Princess
A pretty, cosy room on the ground floor with two vintage French upholstered double beds, and en suite shower room - sleeps 3/4
The two principal bedrooms in the Chateau, The Prince & Princess suites boast luxury designer en suite bathroom and shower room respectively.
The Petite Princess bedroom on the ground floor has it's own shower room, en suite.
This is only necessary between October and March, and sometimes not always then! - radiators are activated by a newly installed wood pellet boiler. There is an impressive wood burning stove in the main salon for cosy nights in front of the fire!
Water is electrically heated.
Luxury swimming pool 12m x 6m
River walks and boating
Books & games
Garden and outside
Extensive gardens are all round the property, an abundance of fruit and flowers in season. Visitors are encouraged to help themselves to garden produce. We have our own private river banks extending to 800m and a small forested area.
A luxury 12m x 6m swimming pool.
Parking and garages
There is ample parking on the main drive and in front of the Chateau for unloading.
No disabled access, however, our Petit Prince Studio can be added to the rental (see our separate ad) and is very suitable for older visitors as it is at ground floor level with private courtyard.
Young children must be supervised at all times.
Information about any additional facilities
There is access and use of a recently re-furbished ancient chapel which is now used as a bar/games room with American Pool table.