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Château de Chanzé with heated pool

Château de Chanzé, Gites and B&B in the Loire

Since the eleventh century, the Château de Chanzé has stood on the banks of the river Layon, a tributary of the Loire. A significant night in the Château's history was when King Henry IV slept here on a journey south. It is through castles such as this that the history and culture of the region live on and the Château de Chanzé offers you a unique opportunity to experience a part of French life. Having been meticulously restored, it offers all the modern comforts, while still retaining its original grandeur. The Château's impressive character is preserved in its two-metre-thick walls, high ceilings, and seventeenth and eighteenth century antique furniture. From the Château you can enjoy views over the river and surrounding countryside. The Château has ample living space, both inside and out, to be enjoyed by you and your guests. The banqueting hall is the showpiece of Chanzé boasting a five-metre-long oak dining table and the largest fireplace in the region.

The 5 bedrooms take their names from famous visitors of the past and are listed here according to their size of beds. You will sleep Nordic style with queen sized duvets measuring 220 x 220. Blankets and sheets are available for hot summer nights. Suite Henri IV A prestigious suite with its own sitting room and en-suite bathroom. Four poster double bed 150 x 200 and additional bed 100 x 200 in an alcove. Suite Cossé-Brissac Own sitting room and en-suite bathroom Double bed 140 x 200 Additional bed 90 x 200 Suite Aménard Bedroom with wardrobe, en-suite bathroom Double bed 150 x 200 Additional bed 100 x 200 Bedroom Montalais Furniture à la Bretagne, wardrobe, shared bathroom Queen sized bed 180 x 195 Bedroom Du Bellay Double bed 150 x 200, additional bed 90 x 200 shared bathroom.

5000 m2 surrounding gardens (for your own privacy, not shared with guests from the B&B) on a property of 6 ha. Wellness: Heated swimming pool 6 x 14 m shared with guests from the B&B, sauna, spa bath, massage shower On ca. 450 m2 living space there are: 5 bed rooms for max. 14 people 2 bathrooms with tubs/WC - 1 shower room/WC - 1 bathroom with tub and separate WC Central heating. All bathrooms with under floor heating. Washing machine - dryer Kitchen: Fully furnished kitchen with gas stove - electric oven - dishwasher - coffee machine - large refrigerator - microwave oven TV Lounge: TV/Video - telephone Banquet Hall: Large fire place - grand piano - large dining table seating 18 pax. - sofas and couches - sound system Library Out door: garden furniture - BBQ - Barking dogs are not welcome! (exceptions on request).


The castles of the Loire, the Rosé d'Anjou wine and the riding centre in Saumur are just some of the many features which will lure you to this region in France. The traditional, historical and natural landscape of the Department 'Maine et Loire' guarantee you a varied and stimulating holiday. The Chateau is set in an area with an abundance of activities. How you spend your time here is entirely up to you, but the choices include: Visiting other castles in the Loire Valley, trips to nearby towns (Angers and Saumur), shopping in Paris, theatre and concert performances, exhibitions, discovering the wine trail, Futurescope - European picture park, zoo.

Those visitors with a special interest in French late medieval and Renaissance art and culture will welcome the opportunity to see the nearby Chateau of Angers with its famous Tapisteries of the Apocalypse and the even more famous 'Mille Fleurs' gobelins, the romanesque Church of St. Martin, Abbey of Fontevraud and the Chateau de Saumur.


Boating, Boules, Canoeing, Cycling, Fishing, Gourmet dining, Horse riding, Riverside activities, Shopping, Spa, Swimming, Table tennis, Tennis, Walking, Wine tasting, Wine touring

Golf Information:
Anjou Golf et Country Club In the heart of Anjou, 25 minutes from Angers, Anjou Golf and Country Club greets you in a natural and preserved area. On about hundreds hectares, the domain greets you with its course, cottages and Club House. Come and discover the calm, beauty of the ponds and old oak trees, fairways drew by the english architect Frederic Hawtree and the greens quality. The pro opinion 9 first holes allow to be in confidence without major difficulty. The 9 last are more technical. The course remains accessible for every game level. Thanks to the drainage quality, you can play all the year. Anjou Golf & Country Club Route de Cheffes - 49330 Champigné Tél. 0033 (0)241 420 101 - Fax: 0033 (0)241 420 437

In Thouarcé (2km) you will find a supermarket, butcher, bank, pharmacy and a bakery.


Château de Chanzé is located 30 km south of Angers, about 180 km from St Malo ferry port, and 90 km from Nantes (International airport). It takes approximately 90 minutes by TGV train from Paris to Angers.

Flight Reservations, Car hire, Insurance.


 Seasonal rental rates - weekly  Rate in Euros
 21/03/08 to 28/06/08 price per week all included
 € 3000
 28/06/08 to 30.08 price per week all included:
 € 4000
 03/01/2008 to 20/03/2008 closed from january to march

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Additional price information
All prices shown are for one week. Saturday 4pm - Saturday 10am. Alternative days of arrival and departure are possible. Please enquire prior to reservation.

For Christmas, New Year the tariff is 4000 for one week.

If stays of 2 weeks, there is a reduction of 600.

Included in the prices are all services as well as towels as well as all additional cost, i.e. weekly and end of stay cleaning , pool, centralheating, electricity, gas.

Wellness Spa, sauna, jacuzzi not in the price included.

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Contact: Ursula
Château Chanzé,
F - 49380 Faye d'Anjou
or Tel: 0033 241 54 41 88
Fax: 0033 241 54 41 89
Mobile: +42 3663251352
Languages: English, German, French, Italian, Russian



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