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Private Chateau Amidst Award-Winning Gardens in the Loire Valley

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Last updated: 07/24/2012

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  • Minimum stay:6 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Angers chateau / country house description

Chateau du Pin is a lovely vacation setting for travelers visiting the Loire Valley. Le Pin's main wing can accommodate 12-16 people. Visitors will enjoy spacious, light filled rooms with high ceilings. The house is simply furnished mixing eclectic antiques with modern comforts. It is the perfect setting for truly memorable celebrations, special events and reunions with friends and family.

The ground floor has a large entry hall, two living rooms, a large dining room, a kitchen and pantry, and two tower rooms hosting old and new libraries.

The first floor has seven bedrooms that vary in personality and size. Visitors will enjoy spectacular views of the award-winning gardens and grounds. Some bedrooms include private baths with antique porcelain bathtubs, others bedrooms have shared baths. Le Pin consists of approximately 300 acres of farmland, woodland with walking trails, vineyards, formal gardens, topiary, and a chapel.


Property Type

      • Chateau / Country House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 12-16

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Refrigerator:

                (2)...moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                16...moreless

              • Child's Highchair
              • Catering Available
              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Stove
              • Toaster
              • Seating for 16 people

              Amenities

              • Hair Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room
              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Games
              • Toys

              Communications

              • Broadband Access
              • Telephone
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Lawn / Garden

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic

              Activities

              • Botanical Garden
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Hiking
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Cycling
              • Massage Therapist
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Shopping
              • Scenic Drives
              • Horseback Riding
              • Boating
              • Bird Watching
              • Antiquing
              • Winery Tours
              • Ruins
              • Restaurants
              • Playground
              • Museums
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Churches
              • Kayaking
              • Tennis
               

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Low Season
              Nov 25 - May 31
              6 night min stay
              €357
              High Season
              Jun 1 - Sep 14
              6 night min stay
              €500

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              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit €1,000
              • Taxes Not included

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              Location

              60 Kilometres
              Nearest Airport
              Nantes International Airport
              30 Kilometres
              Nearest Train
              Angers
              3 Kilometres
              Nearest Motorway
              A11
              5 Kilometres
              Nearest Restaurant
              La Table du Moulin
              100 Kilometres
              Nearest Beach
              La Baule

              Car: Recommended

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1919

              About: In 1919, Gerard and Claudine (née Huffer) Gignoux acquired the chateau and raised their family there. Gerard created the extraordinary topiary gardens and oversaw Le Pin's farms and developed the award-winning vineyards. Claudine, a skilled landscape painter, produced the fine murals for the chateau inspired by the local countryside. After Claudine's untimely death in 1931, Gerard married Betty Perry in 1935 and returned to America shortly thereafter. After WWII, Gerard and Betty returned to Le Pin where they raised their second family and rehabilitated the chateau, gardens and farms. Today, the children and grandchildren jointly own the chateau.

              Why Angers:
              Chateau du Pin was first built as a fortified chateau in the 12th century, probably on the remains of a Roman opium warehouse. The original chateau was destroyed during the Breton Wars in the 14th century. The central square tower with the wine cellar at its base dates from the original chateau. The main wing of the chateau was partially rebuilt in the 15th century; a chapel and other additions were constructed during the 18th and 19th centuries. Le Pin consists of approximately 300 acres of farmland, woodland with walking trails, vineyards, formal gardens, topiary, and a chapel.

              The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
              Le Pin is officially classified as a 'Monument Historique' by the French government and the gardens have been designated as one of the 'Des Jardins Remarquables ' by the Ministry of Culture and Communication.


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              Speaks: english, french

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              Photos

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              • Blue Room

                Blue Room

              • Upstairs hallway

                Upstairs hallway

              • Dining room

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              • Vineyards

                Vineyards

              • Rabbit Room

                Rabbit Room

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              Date last modified - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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              Angers #428901

              7 BR  5 BA  Sleeps 16

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