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Large group Castle 2 | Champagne | 24 Bedrooms

Sleeps 14-16, Sleeps 17-19, Sleeps 20-24, Sleeps above 25
Luxury Villas and Chateaux in France
|24 Bedrooms|

Description

Castle in French-Belgium border with facilities for Weddings, Parties and Stag/Hen

Excellent for Celebrations, A wedding venue & party friendly villa near Champagne for large groups. The Chateau can sleep 40 to 60 guests. Facilities include – 24 bedrooms, 16 bathrooms, Ideal for Parties, Stag/Hen Allowed, Wi-Fi/Internet, BBQ, Tennis Court, Cable TV,  Indoor Games, Outdoor Games, Table Tennis, DVD, Working Fireplace, Heating, Conference Facilities, Chapel on Site, Caretaker/Owner on Site, Child friendly for all Ages, Waterfront, Wine Tasting  & Golf Nearby.

PRICES: £9,219 for 2 nights to £13,556 a week | See below for Seasonal Rates.

HIGHLIGHTS: The Chateau and Abbee at Chimay, the Han caves, canoeing along the River Lesse, and hiking in the woodlands. This makes Castle a superb location from which to discover the region of Champagne.

VILLA DESCRIPTION

This Large group Chateau 2 can be reached along a 3 km private road in the renowned Champagne region of France. Beautifully secluded in the 2000 hectare Ardennes Forest, on the banks of the river, the château dates back to the 1600s, and is peacefully located in a vast valley. Château Ridou was built by Oranje-Nassau, using rocks from the mountain next to the château. 

What’s inside this £9,219 to £13,556 per week wedding venue castle in Champagne?

 

Wedding Castle outside pond

The estate comprises of the main château and 5 gites, offering accommodation for up to 60 people. Facilities available on the estate include a tennis court, badminton court, table tennis, fishing, and petanque. Please note that you should bring your own equipment. The area around the château is a paradise for hikers and mountain bikers, and mountain bikes are available for hire. Guests are welcome to bring their own horse, as the estate and forest are excellent for riding.

The Château was renovated and rebuilt in the 18th century by the King of Belgium, Leopold II, who acquired the property for his mistress

OUTSIDE GROUDS

 The King planted exotic trees from the Belgian colony of the Congo in the château gardens, including palm trees, which can still be seen on the estate. The oldest tree is now more than 300 years old. Today, the château estate benefits from a superb collection of rare plants and trees. The oldest building on the estate is the tannery, also built from stone from the mountain next to the château.

Outside Grounds – Main Château (20 Guests)

  • Terraces around the chateau
  • Covered terrace with BBQ
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Badminton and tennis court
  • Table-tennis (in the chapel)
  • Boules pitch
  • River Meuse in front of the chateau
  • Ample parking

Outside Grounds – The Gîtes (up to 40 guests)

Cottage 1 (10-14 guests) 

  • Private terrace and BBQ
  • Large garden with outdoor furniture
  • Surrounded by forest and river

Cottage 2 (5-7 guests)

  • Terrace with outdoor furniture
  • BBQ

Cottage 3 (6 guests, in annexe north of castle)

  • Terrace with outdoor furniture
  • BBQ
  • Garden
  • Surrounded by forest

Cottage 4 (4-5 guests, in annexe north of castle)

  • Terrace with outdoor furniture
  • BBQ

Cottage 5 (2 guests, also suitable for a couple with a baby)

  • Private garden overlooking Risdoux stream
  • BBQ
  • Private terrace with outdoor furniture

LOCATION

The nearest airport is Brussels (120km) and Calais is 300km away. The nearest town of Vireux is 5km from the chateau. There are so many places to explore around the region: the Chateau and Abbee at Chimay, the Han caves, canoeing along the River Lesse, and hiking in the woodlands. This makes this party-friendly Chateau a great base from which to discover the region of Champagne.

Local Amenities

  • Nearest Airport Zaventem, Brussels(91-100 km)
  • Nearest Ferry Port: Calais (Over 100 km)
  • Nearest Village: Vireux(4 km)
  • Nearest Town/City: Givet (15 km)
  • Nearest Restaurant: Chez Salvatore (5 km)
  • Nearest Bar/Pub: Tippy bar(5 km)
  • Nearest Golf: charleville mezières (41-45 km)

BEST FOR

  • Culture, History, and Art:
  • Special events and gatherings: –
  • Culinary Experiences: Towns close to the chateau include Namur, set around a 19th-century Citadel and benefiting from excellent restaurants and great bars, Dinant, Rochefort, St Hubert, Bouillon, which is renowned for fantastic canoeing along the River Lesse, and Vireux, a super choice for restaurants, street markets, and shopping.
  • Beaches: A short drive from here is a small village that has a lake & beach. This is a great place for the Teens to have some fun, as well as having a family picnic amongst the striking scenery.
  • Active outdoors:
      • The Ardennes region is beautifully diverse, and a paradise for hikers, mountain bikers, and riders, with woodlands, vast lakes, winding rivers, and a variety of terrains. The river valleys consist of canyons reaching up to impressive green mountainous peaks. 
      • The Chateau and Abbee at Chimay, the Han caves, canoeing along the River Lesse, and hiking in the woodlands.

BEDROOMS AND LIVING AREA

The interior is traditional, with plenty of living space

interior of castle

INDOOR LIVING

In addition to the château’s own beautiful dining room, which includes an open fireplace, the estate benefits from a large reception barn that is furnished as a restaurant and available for hire. Guests have exclusive use of Château and its grounds, and the gites and chateau will not be rented separately, so you can be assured that you will be the only group on-site for the duration of your stay.

Barnyard

Main Château Interior (400m2, 20 guests)

Ground Floor

– Entrance hall with WC
– Sitting room with satellite TV and DVD player
– Dining room (for up to 30 guests) with fire-place and music system
– Semi-professional kitchen, fully equipped including electric oven, microwave, gas range, coffee maker, two fridges, one freezer, and dishwasher
– Twin bedroom with a private bathroom with an Italian shower and WC (can be adapted for guests with limited mobility)

First Floor

– 2 x Twin bedroom with private bathroom with shower and WC
– Twin bedroom with private bathroom with whirlpool bath and WC
– King-size bedroom with private bathroom with shower and WC
– King-size bedroom with balcony and private bathroom with bath and WC

Second Floor

– Family room with 3 x single beds and private bathroom with shower and WC
– Family room with 5 x single beds and two private bathrooms with shower plus one WC

Facilities

– Wi-Fi (up to three devices at a time)
– Music system
– Satellite TV and DVD player
– Badminton and tennis court
– Table-tennis (in chapel)
– Boxes and grassland available for horses

Please note that you should bring your own equipment for outdoor games

The Gîtes (up to 40 guests)

Gites Château Ridou Champagne

The small farmhouses, dotted across the estate, are ideal for larger groups or those seeking more privacy. There are five separate cottages/gites in total to accommodate up to 40 guests.

Please note that whilst each cottage has complimentary Wi-Fi, only three devices at a time can be connected.

Interior of Cottage 1 (10-14 guests)

Ground Floor

– Kitchen-diner with stove, fridge-freezer, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, oven and dishwasher
– Living room with satellite TV and woodstove

First Floor

– Double bedroom (bed 1.4mx2m)
– Bunk bed bedroom
– 2 x Double bedrooms (beds 1.35mx2m)
– Twin bedroom
– Bathroom with shower two washbasins
– Bathroom with shower two washbasins and WC
– Two separate WCs

Second Floor

– 2 x quad rooms with 4 single beds each

Facilities

– Wi-Fi
– Satellite TV

Interior of Cottage 2 (5-7 guests)

Ground Floor

– Living room with satellite TV (with sofa-bed measuring 1.4mx2m, available on request for guests with reduced mobility)
– Bathroom with shower and WC
– Open-plan kitchen-diner with fridge-freezer, microwave, oven, coffee maker and toaster

First Floor

– 2 x twin rooms
– Bathroom with shower and WC

Second Floor

– Twin room

Facilities

– Wifi
– Satellite TV

Interior of Cottage 3 (6 guests, in annexe north of castle)

Ground Floor

– Kitchen, well equipped including fridge, stove, microwave, oven and coffee maker

First Floor

– 1 double bedroom
– Bathroom with shower and WC

Second Floor

– Triple room with 3 x single beds
– Twin room

Facilities

– Wi-Fi
– Satellite TV
– Woodstove

Interior of Cottage 4 (4-5 guests, in annexe north of castle)

Ground Floor

– Kitchen, well equipped with freezer, microwave, coffee maker and toaster

First Floor

– Twin room (beds 0.9mx2m)
– Bathroom with shower
– WC

Second Floor

– Triple room with 3 x single beds

Facilities

– Wi-Fi
– Satellite TV
– Woodstove

Interior of Cottage 5 (2 guests, also suitable for a couple with baby)

Ground Floor

– Kitchen, well equipped including fridge, microwave, coffee maker and toaster
– Sofa bed (1.4mx2m)

First Floor

– Double bedroom (bed 1.8mx2m)
– Bathroom with bath and washbasin
– WC

Facilities

– Wi-Fi
– TV
– Woodstove

NB – only cottage in the building so good privacy

24 bedroom Chateau can sleep up to 60 guests in the main château and 5 gites

Bedrooms of main château and five gites

See above for sleeping arrangement in each section. So you can have an idea about the capacity each gite and the main castle can take.

Gites bedrooms

Property Layout

  • Property Floorplans (Please check at the time of enquiry)

MAIN VILLA FEATURES

  • STAFF: Self-Catering  
  • DINING: Self- Catering Villa
  • See Each gite and Castel section above for their independent facilities. Unlike the Main château, gites have very limited facilities.
  • Wedding Venue
  • Castles for Parties
  • Chateaux for Stag/Hen Allowed

Perfect to use as a large Wedding venue castle in France

Large wedding Venue Castle

RATES  (£ – GBP)

PRICING & SERVICE OPTIONS – Features/Amenities shown are not always free and may have additional costs – Some service types may not be available for your selected dates. Please check at the time of booking for Amenities included on the service option you have selected.

Price Includes

  • Self Catering

Updated Prices for 2021/22

Prices based on an occupancy of 40 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 15th 2021 – Jun 25th 2021 £9,219 £9,433 £9,648 £9,863 £10,574
Jun 25th 2021 – Aug 27th 2021 £9,219 £9,433 £9,648 £9,863 £10,574
Aug 27th 2021 – Dec 17th 2021 £9,219 £9,433 £9,648 £9,863 £10,574
Dec 17th 2021 – Dec 31st 2021 £10,574
Dec 31st 2021 – Jun 24th 2022 £9,219 £9,433 £9,648 £9,863 £10,574
Jun 24th 2022 – Jul 19th 2022 £9,219 £9,433 £9,648 £9,863 £10,574

Prices based on an occupancy of 60 people:

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jan 15th 2021 – Jun 25th 2021 £10,574 £11,047 £11,520 £11,993 £13,556
Jun 25th 2021 – Aug 27th 2021 £10,574 £11,047 £11,520 £11,993 £13,556
Aug 27th 2021 – Dec 17th 2021 £10,574 £11,047 £11,520 £11,993 £13,556
Dec 17th 2021 – Dec 31st 2021 £13,556
Dec 31st 2021 – Jun 24th 2022 £10,574 £11,047 £11,520 £11,993 £13,556
Jun 24th 2022 – Jul 19th 2022 £10,574 £11,047 £11,520 £11,993 £13,556

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Extras for this villa holiday rental in Champagne

 We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

– Maid service/extra cleaning
– Private chef/cook/catering
– Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
– Local day-trips or tours
– Airport pick-up/drop-off
– Babysitting/childcare services

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

  • Breakfast Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • On-Site Concierge
  • Bike Rental Available

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!

  • The official price for this Luxury chateau in Champagne with a pool is in British sterling pounds (£). Other currencies are listed for reference only.  Every time a payment is collected, it will be converted to the charging currency on the day’s exchange rates (XE) prior to invoicing.
  • The Villa t is sold on VILLA ONLY BASIS + SECURITY DEPOSIT MAY BE REQUIRED ON BOOKING, Please enquire about your preferences of rental at the time of enquiry.
  • Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote please contact us.
    All prices published in our marketing material and on our website are for guidance only.
  • In exceptional circumstances changes and errors occasionally occur. We reserve the right to alter or correct errors in any quoted or published prices at any time prior to the booking being confirmed, once confirmed price will not change. At times, some owners don’t update very recent price changes.
  • Services may be tailored to your exact requirements during the booking process. Exact services included with each booking will be listed on the Booking Confirmation.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Subject to our General Terms and Conditions.

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €600 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded upon departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.
Departure time 9.00 a.m. – 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pets welcome? Animals are allowed in the cottage only on request and with prior agreement with the owner. If accepted, a pet supplement will apply (paid locally).
Changeover day Friday or Monday, except July and August when it is Friday. Different changeover days must be agreed with the owner.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Tax French Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs approximately between €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Heating costs included? No, heating of the hall not included. Wood box if required: €10 each.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that prices for up to 40 guests are for the chateau and two gites only.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Insurance: It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.

Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.

How to Book this Party & Stag/Hen allowed chateau in Champagne?

The Best way to book this chateau with a pool in Champagne is to get in touch with us directly, to find out more about Special offers & Discounts which will be given at the time of confirming your Ski holiday.

Why you should book this Large chateau in Champagne with an agent?

There are many reasons why you should choose to book a Chateau, Villa, or apartment with an agent or Operator. Some key points to consider to book a villa with us.

  1. As a Villa operator, we are always updated with price changes, such as Discounts, Special offers, Long stay deals in this Property.
  2. We make sure your contract is with the Chateau OR villa owner/Local operator we work closely with.
  3. If the Chateau or Villa in Champagne is booked for the period you requested, we are able to match a similar villa matching your budget in Champagne.
  4. Since we work directly and closely with this villa in Champagne, we are able to answer all your chalet holiday queries and requirements as a Ski company.
  5. We are also able to either directly or indirectly arrange various concierge services for your Villa rental booking in Champagne.

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Price Details
Price per night: From £ 1,936 to 5,287
Minimum no of nights: 2
Booking starts only on: Friday
Booking starts/ends only on: Friday
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Area:
Country: France
Property Details
Property ID: 35893
Bedrooms: 24
Bathrooms: 16
Private Entrance: Yes
Family Friendly: Yes
Cancellation: Subject to our General Terms and Conditions.
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Amenities
Air Conditioning
Fireplace
Heating (check T&Cs)
TV
Wireless /Internet
Bed and Bath
Bed Linen and/or Pool Towels
Facilities
Family/Kid Friendly
Tennis Court
Other Services and Rules
End of stay cleaning (Check T&C's)
Pets Allowed (Check T&C's)

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