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The recently renovated historic Chateau Alois sleeps up to 35 people and is the ideal place to stay with family and friends. Beautifully positioned on the banks of the River Bocq and only 3 kilometres from Ciney and a short drive from Calais and Brussels, the Chateau Alois comprises a main building and two wings surrounding a courtyard and has a number of large reception rooms, making the perfect party or conference venue, and almost all the bedrooms are en suite. The Chateau was once home to the Bisops of Luik and dates back to the 12th century. Its ten hectares of grounds incorporate an extensive park with many century old trees, you can enjoy fishing, canoeing and swimming in its private lake and its woods are perfect for walking and cycling trips. There is also an all weather tennis court on site.
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The chateau and both wings are exclusive to you so youl have sole enjoyment of the property. There are 14 bedrooms in total (4 doubles, 7 twins, 2 triples, a quad and a mezzanine area that can hold up to 4 beds). All of the bedrooms have a connecting en suite bath or shower room. On the ground floor is a large living room with parquet floor, paintings, open fireplace and satellite TV. The dining room has parquet flooring and original panelling. The modern kitchen is fully equipped with the standard appliances and also includes an AGA cooker, a vitro ceramic stove and a coffee machine. The ‘salle des chasseurs’ has a large open fireplace, games, bar area and billiards table. The cellar holds an additional freezer, a washing machine, a tumble dryer & ironing board. On the first floor are 2 double bedrooms and 2 twins, all with en suite bathrooms. The second floor has a twin bedroom, a quad and a mezzanine area that can hold up to 4 single beds. Both bedrooms have en suite shower rooms.
In the Omalius wing of the chateau is a kitchen/dining room, a living room with fireplace, satellite TV and CD player. There is also a cloakroom & laundry room. The wing has 2 bedrooms (1 double & 1 triple), both with en suite bathrooms.
The Etang wing has a brand new kitchen and utility area and an elegant dining room with open working fireplace. The sitting room comes with parquet floor, wood stove, satellite TV and CD-player. There is also an additional salon with sofa-bed. There are 4 twin bedrooms (one of which is large enough to add extra beds), a double and a triple (all of which have en suite bath or shower rooms).
Within the grounds you will find a covered barbeque area that seats 20 that can be used in all weather as it is closed in on three sides by most attractive half-timbered walls with windows. The fourth side is open and offers a splendid view of the lake. There is also a beautiful courtyard, a large dining terrace, plenty of garden furniture, an all weather tennis court, a big lake and ample parking.
November to Christmas Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2015 2 night min stay
Christmas to New Years Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2016 2 night min stay
January to March Jan 6 - Mar 31, 2016 2 night min stay
April Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2016 2 night min stay
May May 1 - May 31, 2016 2 night min stay
June Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2016 2 night min stay
July to August Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016 2 night min stay
September Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2016 2 night min stay
October Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2016 2 night min stay
November to Christmas Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2016 2 night min stay
Christmas to New Years Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2017 2 night min stay
January to March Jan 6 - Mar 31, 2017 2 night min stay
April Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017 2 night min stay
May May 1 - May 31, 2017 2 night min stay
June Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017 2 night min stay
July to August Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017 2 night min stay
September Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017 2 night min stay
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The chateau is easily accessible being only 70km from Brussels (flights or Eurostar) and 280km from Calais. The local town of Ciney is only 3km away and has a number of excellent restaurants, a supermarket and other shops for the essentials; it also has a train station.
Restaurant L’Alexandrin This Michelin, Gault Millau and Lemaire recommended restaurant is only two minutes drive from the chateau. It has a beautiful garden and terrace for al fresco dining and is renowned for its fresh seasonal cuisine. Of course, there is a whole host of other local restaurants which cater for all tastes and budgets.
Picturesque, cultural and historic, Namur is perfect for both nature and culture vultures alike. It has a colourful range of tranquil woodland, pasture, valleys, small lakes and meandering rivers as well as a strong cultural heritage. Activities include walking, horse riding, mountain biking, canoeing and kayaking on the River Lesse, golf, archery.