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Luxurious Chateau with Private Pool, Tennis and Par 3 Golf

Bedrooms 10
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Chateau / Country House, 10 Bedrooms, 7.5 Baths, (Sleeps 20)

Chateau Jautrudon has all that is needed for a family holiday in rural France. Set in a 40 hectare estate, the chateau offers a peaceful and secluded location with several kilometers of walkways through our forest, a private fenced pool, tennis court and 3 hole par 3 golf course.

The interiors provide a high level of luxury with antique furnishings together with fully modernised and equipped kitchen and bathrooms. The chateau was fully renovated and modernised when completed in 2007 and lots of enhancements have been performed on an ongoing basis with the introduction of a 3 hole par 3 golf course in the park (clubs provided) and an exercise trail in the forest.

The chateau provides all you will need for a active or relaxing vacation. Just select a book and sit by the fire in winter or the pool in summer, play croquet on the lawn with an early evening cocktail, play tennis and golf, walk through the forest and try to spot the deer and wild boar or cycle to the village to pick up fresh croissant, pain au chocolate and fresh baked bread.

The chateau itself sits in the midst of a network of walking tracks that can lead you to the ancient Priory de Villesalem and many of the local hamlets and villages.

The region is split by 3 major rivers (the Vienne, Gartempe and Creuse) which provide many opportunities for water activities and picnic locations. Just to the north of the chateau is the Parc National de la Brenne which contains hundreds of small ponds and lakes, several of which have beaches, restaurants and water activities.

Close by are the towns of Montmorrillon and Chauvigny which are well worth visiting for their medieval architecture and also their thriving markets and shops. St Savin is a UNESCO world heritage site having a large medieval monastry which can be visited to view the interiors and frescos, as wel as to have a picnic by the river.

Further afield there are numerous morning markets in the surrounding towns and villages where you can buy local produce, clothes and even hens and rabbits. One of the largest markets in France is held at Les Herrolles once a month.

The region also boasts the Futuroscope theme park close to Poitiers which is a great experience for all the family with IMAX theatre presentations, informative and fun features and exhibits and fireworks and fountain displays to end the day.

other days out include the Vallee de Signes where you walk through a woodland with monkeys in the trees and on the ground, Iles aux Serpents and Crocodile Planet.

After a hard day relaxing around the estate, playing sport or siteseeing in the local area the chateau provides everything you will need for enjoyable evenings with family or friends. The huge modern kitchen has everything you will need to prepare a special meal to be eaten in the formal dining room or for an outdoor meal on a long summers evening on the balcony.

The chateau room configuration has been adapted with families in mind. There are 5 bedrooms on each of the upper 2 floors. Each floor has 2 wings with 2 bedrooms and a shared bathroom in each wing. There is a central bedroom on each floor with it's own en suite bathroom. All bedrooms have queen or king sized beds except for 2 twin rooms (one on each floor)

The ground floor has a TV room, hallway, dining room and fully modernised kitchen and the basement has a table tennis table and an informal kitchen that links to the outside terrace and pool.

Keywords: estate, luxury, large, family, secluded

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
May 20, 2017

About The Owner

Our family has always travelled in France and now that we all live across the globe from the USA to China and Australia we always make a point of getting together once a year and what better place than Chateau Jautrudon

The Owner purchased this chateau / country house in 2004

Why The Owner chose France

Access to Chateau Jautrudon is easy whether by car, train (TGV from Paris) or air (airports at Limoges and Poitiers). The region is quiet and rural and has some of the prettiest villages in France but also has a huge range of activities to suit everyone in the family. We have vacationed in the region for the last 11 summers as a family, the last 6 at Chateau Jautrudon.


Journet Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 7 - 1 king
    Bedroom 8 - 1 king
    Bedroom 9 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 10 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (5), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • rafting
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Luxurious Chateau with Private Pool, Tennis and Par 3 Golf
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Fantastic Holiday.

  • 5 of 5

We had a most wonderful week at Château Jautrudon as 14 of us gathered for a family celebration. The owners have created a restful and charming abode which is extremely family – oriented. They have literally thought of everything to make a holiday stay fantastic, whatever age. The house was immaculate and beautifully furnished and everything worked a treat, and both Nicolas and Céline (the housekeepers) were friendly and attentive. The attractions at the property, swimming pool, tennis court, 3 hole golf course and woods, meant that we did not travel far afield – St Savin and Montmorillon and a walk to Villesalem – but we were grateful to discover a part of France that we did not know at all. We all had a superb holiday and can’t wait to return sometime.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Burgundy, France

Confort et élégance dans une ambiance calme et paisible

  • 5 of 5

Mon séjour avec ma famille et mes amis au Château Jautrudon, une demeure extrêmement confortable et élégante, située dans un cadre exquis, fut une expérience inoubliable que j'aimerais certainement renouveler. Il y avait beaucoup d'activites de plein air: baignade dans la piscine, tennis, promenade à vélo, randonnée dans la forêt, et même la rencontre inespérée de chevreuils dans le parc. Les gardiens qui habitent sur place n'auraient pas pu être plus serviables et agréables. Je recommanderais chaleureusement le Château Jautrudon á tous ceux qui apprécient une ambiance détendue et paisible au coeur de la campagne limousine.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bury, UK

Wonderful Second Visit

  • 5 of 5

Having experienced such a wonderful holiday in 2012 we could not resist the temptation to return in 2014.

Our recent holiday proved to be every bit as fabulous.

Chateau Jautrudon is breathtakingly beautiful. The immense grounds in which the property stands are comprised of a mixture of well manicured lawns, formal beds and natural woodlands.

As a relatively large group of extended family, we found something for everyone regardless of our ages. We all had our turn simply lazing around the gorgeous pool with a book, cycling into the village, playing tennis, pitch and putt or taking in the wealth of flora and fauna the estate has to offer.

On both occasions we found the chateau to be spotlessly clean and beautifully furnished.

Everything seems to have been thought of by the owners. There are countless books, games and movies, not to mention a terrific selection of local, well priced wines in the cellar to wash down the irresistible local delicacies!

We all felt the Chateau represents excellent value for money and Nicolas and Celine (the house keepers residing nearby) could not do enough to ensure we had a wonderful stay.

An absolute gem not to be missed!

Haydn Royle & family (Manchester, UK )

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A fantastic house, highly recommend!

  • 5 of 5

The chateau was everything we hoped it would be. The caretaker was there to greet us when we arrived and exceptionally friendly. He was very helpful with detailed information about the house and the area. He lives in a separate house 500 metres away and appears only when needed, knows the answer to just about anything, and is easily reachable whenever there are questions. He and his team keep the house looking great, and if there is anything that you'd like to do but aren't sure how, all you have to do is ask.

We've stayed in a number of large houses over the years for large family gatherings and the quality of the fittings and interior in this chateau is by far the best we've ever come across. It is beautifully decorated with an extremely high finish. It is extremely well furnished and fitted out with excellent showers, good quality beds, etc. The kitchens - a main kitchen and one downstairs next to a BBQ area - were excellent and had everything you would need.

We were a group of 19, and at no time did we feel crowded or in each other's way. Although the house is big it has a really homely feel, it has been beautifully restored.

It has great facilities that meant all ages were happy and entertained.....with a pool, table tennis, tennis court, golf, woods, the garden and plenty of space in the house. Even on the odd nights when too cold to eat and sit outside there was still ample space for all 19 of us to sit around a table and to eat together.

Our visit was absolutely terrific. I would highly recommend this house to anyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Summer dreams

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky enough to enjoy a whole week at the Chateau Jautrudon in July this year.

As we drove through the corn field towards the woods that hide the chateau we were excited to see where we were staying, we weren't disappointed! What an incredible place! A beautiful lawn led up to something off a movie set, the most perfect chateau.

We played tennis, cycled to the patisserie every morning for glorious croissants, swam in the pool enjoyed BBQs in the evening and unwound for the most perfect week.

We hired a car from the airport and went to La Rochelle for the day, stunning place to enjoy a day out.

I can't recommend Chateau Jautrudon highly enough. My wife, my 12 month old son, my parents and I had a wonderful week and will definitely be returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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High Wycombe

Amazing Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of 18> * adults and 10 children. We were met at the chateau by the guardians and shown around. It was like Cliveden (national trust in Bucks) but all for us!! The chateau was fully equipped with EVERYTHING. We had an amazing time. The kids had a ball. They ran from swimming pool to Tennis to bikes to trim trail to cricket to rounders! Would recommend this chateau. Shops were about 15 mins away. Would love to come back.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nearest Train
80 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Journet Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Low Season
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mid Season
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Low Season
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 17 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Rates subject to change
School holidays (Easter and all half terms) are one rate band higher than the period in which they fall apart from summer.
Weeks and short stays containing Christmas or New Year are charged at high season weekly rates
Minimum rental amount is 1,800 Euro for short stays in low season and 2,100 Euro in mid season. Only weekly rentals are accepted in high season

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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