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Chateau De La Noue - Vacation in Your Own Chateau

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Chateau de La Noue - View from the arrival to the apartment wing (left side)


Last updated: 04/25/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Castle
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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About the Property

Castle, 3 Bedrooms + Attached Unit, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10 with 3 bathrooms)

This exquisite Chateau dates back to the 16th century and is located in the heart of the Loire Valley. Its romantic charm invites you to an idealic sejourn. Past the 'Grand Vallee', the Oak Fir Trees lined Alley, you will find your 'Home away from Home' perfect for leisure walks, children's games, simple relaxation while visiting the Loire Valley - UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The rental unit is a fully equipped, luxurious 2000 square feet apartment in a wing of the Chateau. Our property Ballroom can also provide a great space for special occasions such as wedding receptions, family reunions, birthdays etc. If you enjoy waking up to bird songs and small wildlife, you will love this Chateau.

The Chateau is within easy reach by car from either Paris or St Pierre des Corps TGV Station. Your sightseeing will include the Grand Royal Chateaux, some of France's most beautiful villages, and of course fine wineries. A great way to experience the Valley and its treasures is by Hot Air Balloon. Golf, Horseback and bicycle riding, fishing, tennis are all close by.

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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

Property Type

  • Castle
  • 2000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    Child bed and high chair in unit. Some toys also provided....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

  • Attached Unit


  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Queen size Beds (1) The beds in each master bedroom are 160 x 200. 1 Bedroom in adjacent unit has a Queen bed. Attached unit rooms are at an additional cost, Twin or Single Beds (1) 2 single beds in the main apartment, the other twin beds in attached unit. Length of beds is 180 cm, Baby Cribs (1) Can be provided on demand at no additional charge, 2 sofa beds in the living room. One is a double bed, the other one a single bed. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    attached to Master bedroom, double sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Attached to Master bedroom...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Property located in a 120 acres wooded park with a half mile private drive. Check in is 4pm - check out is 10am...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    variety of books throughout the Logis...moreless

  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    family board games....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Some tapes and CD's are available....moreless

  • Radio


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    The Chateau sits on a 130 acres wooded park with views of the forest....moreless

  • Village:

    Villedomer is at 2km from the property via country wooded road....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    separate dining room with door to outdoor garden space, barbecue, gazebo....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer:

    in the unit; outdoor clothesline also available...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Requires patience and talent to bring it to full service as it is very big and very high....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free international calls to some countries land line phones only available on demand. Ask about your country....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Table sets, tablecloth, napkins also furnished. Linens for hideaway and rollaway beds are an additional fee...moreless

  • Living Room:

    2 sofas, TV, CD & DVD player. small library of discs. Brochures and pamphlets on the area, sightseeing, books of chateaux provided......moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    open space around the Chateau...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Chateau is in the middle of a park, with parking space....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Access to telephone available if needed....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    in the unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WiFi access available at no charge...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Firewood is available in the winter....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker:


  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pressure cooker and fryer included as well as a Robot Marie (Electric mixer with various attachments)...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All provided....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    standard size...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is fully equipped. Also has microwave and electric water kettle....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic such as sugar, salt, pepper, some spices. Oil and vinegar....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Basic with small freezer compartment....moreless

  • Stove:

    Gaz, 4 burners. Small oven...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles can be rented in Amboise and Tours....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio on grass with outdoor furniture at guest disposal....moreless

  • Golf:

    several golf courses throughout the area. the closest one is in St Antoine du rocher, about 15km away....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoes can be rented in Amboise and other points along the Loire....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lawn furniture, gazebo with dining table and chairs....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor Wood barbecue in garden...moreless

  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    available in the village. charges apply...moreless

  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Several pools within 20km from La Noue The closest one is in Chateau Renault, 6km away and is being renovated at this time. The largest complex is in Tours. Several lakes also in the greater area....moreless



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VRBO Bear stayed here:

Choose La Noue for a true cultural experience. This is not your average “vacation rental” and nothing like a hotel stay.

La Noue is a 16th century chateau with a rich history tucked away in the French countryside. Currently, it’s owned by the same family since the 1830s. While you will probably stay in the updated apartment, be sure to ask the owner for a full tour. You’ll find many rooms, hallways, staircases and even its own chapel. Tucked away in the French countryside, you can easily drive to the large chateaux in the Loire Valley, including Chambord and Chenonceau.

It’s perfectly relaxing for couple’s getaway but also suitable for families with children. There are plenty of toys, rooms with double beds and a great lawn for running around. The renovated ballrooms and chapel make it a good choice for special events and weddings.

There’s a nice flat screen TV with DVDs to enjoy a comfortable living room with a large fireplace. The bathrooms are updated and the shower pressure is great! The laundry machine is available to you, making it easier to pack light.

Stay here for a vacation rich in history but with the convenience, space and privacy of any home.

I want to thank Christine and her brother for hosting me in their ancestral home. I loved the yummy jam from the region and the bread and biscuits were a nice touch!

The VRBO Bear

The VRBO Bear
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$938 $3,900
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Meet & Greet Service $50
  • Housekeeping fee $90


Rates subject to currency fluctuation up to time of payment. Rates subject to change at any time.

Rates for Holidays periods on request only.

For stays shorter than 7 nights, a surcharge will apply.

Payments made directly to the property in France can be arranged.

Any special request - contact the property directly.

Meet & Greet fee applies throughout the low season - October to mid May

Non refundable 10% deposit at time of booking / Balance payment 30 days prior to arrival

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/25/2017
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250 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Ch de Gaulle, Paris / alsoTours (limited service)
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Ardree, St Antoine du Rocher
25 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
200 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
La Rochelle

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1998

About the owner: Born and raised on an island in the Basque Country in the south of France, with summers at La Noue, I have spent my adult life in the US. I have worked as a Travel Counselor, an Operations Manager for an Incentive house, and today still love planning trips (as an Independant Contractor with a Travel Agency) while managing and spending (again) my summer months at La Noue, renewing my ties with my family Home and sharing my experience with guests, family and friends.

Why the Owner Chose Villedômer, France:
It was 17 years ago that I chose to take over the ancestral family property and renovate it, with in mind to share with guests from all over the world my incredible memories of 'Hide-and-Seek' games throughout the hallways and unending closets of La Noue, walks in the woods with our grandmother hoping to catch a glimpse of a deer or a fox, pick blackberries in the Summer and walnuts fallen from the trees in the Fall. Of course we knew the major Chateaux as well, choosing which to visit and 'hide' in!

The Unique Benefits at this Castle:
La Noue quickly takes over your senses and becomes a paradise for the visiting guests, adults and children alike. The 'Grande Dame' as I lovingly refer to her, graciously offers its serene and calm setting amidst a 120 acres park. Thanks to its proximity to the major sights of the Loire Valley - world reknowned for its magnificent Royal Chateaux and Gardens, historical sites and gastronomic restaurants and wineries, La Noue is a perfect 'Home' while visiting the Valley of the Kings. The apartment is very large (2000sq.ft) and easily can accommodate 6 guests in the existing bedding. Additional rooms can be opened for larger groups. It has been carefully decorated to give the guests this unique 'Home' atmosphere and be a great retreat at the end of days of sightseeing throughout the region.

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Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/25/2017

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  • Chateau de La Noue - View from the arrival to the apartment wing (left  side)

    Chateau de La Noue - View from the arrival to the apartment wing (left side)

  • The half mile long driveway

    The half mile long driveway

  • Entryway


  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Upstairs Hallway

    Upstairs Hallway

  • One of the  bathrooms

    One of the bathrooms

  • 'Children' twin room
Chambre Boudoir

    'Children' twin room Chambre Boudoir

  • Garden gazebo set up facing the forest

    Garden gazebo set up facing the forest

  • The chapel

    The chapel

  • La Noue in its green environment

    La Noue in its green environment

  • La Noue from a historical postcard

    La Noue from a historical postcard

  • Chateau de La Noue - View from the park

    Chateau de La Noue - View from the park

  • La Noue with cyclamens

    La Noue with cyclamens

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen


  • Up to the upstairs stairway

    Up to the upstairs stairway

  • Master Bedroom 1
Chambre Bonne Maman

    Master Bedroom 1 Chambre Bonne Maman

  • master Bedroom 2
Chambre Mademoiselle

    master Bedroom 2 Chambre Mademoiselle

  • Your private garden area

    Your private garden area

  • La Noue on a Spring day

    La Noue on a Spring day

  • La Noue at Sunset

    La Noue at Sunset

  • La Noue under the snow!

    La Noue under the snow!

  • La Noue on a cloudy Spring evening

    La Noue on a cloudy Spring evening

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This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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