Torro Castle - AUB101OL
Gorgeous 18th century chateau straight out of the pages of a romantic novel. Fully refurbished to a high standard with 21st century heating and facilities. Can sleep 15 guests in 9 twin/double bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms.. Additional accommodation in new farmhouse cottage with 7 en-suite bedrooms to sleep a further 14 guests. Gym, squash, tennis, basket ball. Marvellous 'mirror' swimming pool 25m x 10m + separate kids pool. Walking distance to restaurant and village. Air conditioning.
About Torro Castle
An elegant, beautifully refurbished chateau with great facilitieswhich will delight all its guests.
The chateau sleeps up to 15 in 9 twin/double bedrooms with en suite. In addition there is a newly refurbished farmhouse with a further 7 bedrooms to sleep 15 guests, allowing for a total of 29 guests in all.
The entire estate has been lovingly restored to its former glory and is furnished with both modern and traditional Provencal furnishings.
Guests at this historic 18th century chateau will be pleased to know that the cooking, heating and telecommunications facilities are all 21st century.
The wonderful, fully enclosed landscape embraces 17 hectares of mature parkland, elegant formal gardens, orchards, streams and an exciting range of sporting facilities including squash, tennis and basketball, a very large swimming pool and a fully equipped gym. The Château de Torro itself sits at the end of a long avenue of ancient plane trees complete with an ornamental fountain.
There’s so much to offer within the extensive grounds of Chateau de Torro, however, being perfectly located in the heart of the Rhone Valley, an area of France steeped in history & tradition, this chateau is a perfect base for exploring the myriad ancient towns and villages, as well as the famous vineyards this area of France has to offer.
Both the chateau alone and the entire estate, including the farmhouse, are also perfect for business use. Prices start from €25,000 per week depending on the season. Please enquire for a quote tailored to your group.
Facilities and FeaturesChateau (sleeps 15 in 9 bedrooms)
Farmhouse (sleeps 14 in 7 bedrooms)
With all 850m2 of the Château having been restored to their former 18th Century glory the owners then furnished it with beautiful Modern and Provencal typical furniture and art. However, the Château's cooking, heating, cooling, telecommunication, electrical and plumbing systems are definitely 21st century!
With three large reception rooms, a library, a large 15 person dining room and a large informal dining kitchen the chateau is certainly spacious. The Château's rustic internal courtyard is perfect for al fresco meals and the scents and sounds of the fountains, aviaries and jasmine covered walls set a wonderful scene.
The Château has a fully equipped home-cinema which includes a 55" LED screen, surround sound, DVD, Bluray, Satellite TV and music system.
There are 3 large master bedroom suites (three King sized beds) – one suite on the ground floor and two on the first floor – all en-suite with a separate shower. Six further bedrooms (four king sized beds and two with twin beds) are on the second floor. Each has its own en-suite bathroom (with showers over the bath) tiled with lovely Provençal tiles.
- 9 Bedroom En-Suites ( 7 King size bed / 4 Single Bed )
- 1 guest suite on ground floor ( King Size Bed / Shower – Bathtub )
- 2 guest suites on first floor ( King Size Bed / Shower – Bathtub + 1 Terrace )
- 6 en suite guest bedrooms on 2nd floor ( 4 King Size / 2 with two Single beds / Bathtub )
- Grand Salon
- TV Room
- Pool table room
- Dinning Room
- Formal Dining Room
- Internal courtyard with fountains and outdoor dining
- 5 bedrooms with king size beds and en-suite bathrooms
- 2 bedrooms with twin beds and en-suite bathrooms
The more sporty guests can use the gym, play squash, tennis, basket ball, or swim at any time of day or night. And the tennis and basketball courts are also floodlit ! The less sporting can take an enjoyable walk in the extensive grounds or settle for a genteel game of croquet, badminton or volleyball on the especially dedicated lawns.
And of course the marvellous "mirror" swimming pool (25mx10mx4.5m) and its adjoining children's pool (3mx3mx0.6m), is a wonderful place to lounge. This area also provides an outdoor shower and a spacious, open dining Pavillion and attached sitting room and kitchen/barbecue). There are separate changing rooms, with shower and WC facility next to the pool area, so you need never leave!
- Wi-Fi (available everywhere in the chateau + Courtyard + Pool)
- Satellite TV / LED
- Infinity Pool 25mX10 - 5 Meters Deep
- Pool Pavilion with open dining area & kitchen & cloakroom
- Sports Area: Tennis court ( lighten )/ Basket Ball court ( lighten ) / Volley Ball court / Gym Area / Squash court
- Pool table Room
- Organic kitchen garden combined with orchard for guest’s benefit
- Child-friendly (equipment : high chair / bed / cots / cook equipment )
- Private XVII Chapel
- Satellite TV
- Easy Walk to Shops
- Un-overlooked Pool
- Pet friendly
- Private Pool
- Private Parking
- Golf Nearby
- Secure Parking
- Child Friendly
- BBQ Area
- Games Room
- Private Villa
- 6+ Bedrooms
- Spacious garden
- Event Venue
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Location and MapThe nearest airport to the chateau is Avignon (30km) and the local village is within walking distance.
You will not go hungry in this region of France with its specialties of truffles, calissons, melons and wide variety of wine. Chefs (not included) make pilgrimages from near and far to select the cream of the crop from Provence.
Guests can enjoy the riches of the region by visiting the picturesque markets of the nearby towns and villages. Local farmers bring their baskets of seasonal produce to sell directly from the traditional wooden trestle tables, placed under a canopy of plane trees.
If you feel the need to leave the glorious grounds of the château, there are activities beyond the gates. You can canoe down the river and take in the peaceful scenery.
The Chef (not included) can prepare a picnic for you to enjoy among the vineyards and orchards on the river banks. For the more active: horse riding, hiking, cycling and skiing can be arranged. There are also several nearby golf courses.
Music lovers will already know of the world-class operas and concerts that take place in the region. In Vaison la Romaine and Orange, concerts are held in the historic Roman theatres.
The Summer Arts Festival in the old papal city of Avignon is famous for its films, theatre and street performers. And let’s not forget bullfighting.
The stunning setting of two of the most intact Roman arenas in France - Nimes and Arles – is perfect for watching the toreadors and the bulls act out their ancient ritual.
The area is steeped in history. There are ruins, ancient villages, monuments, museums, medieval villages and towns and unchanged countryside to see and explore. The influence of Greek and Roman involvement over the last 2500 years is obvious everywhere.
The local village is just 2km away and has all basic amenities such us bar, cafe, pizzeria, bank and medical centre.
Nearest Airport: Marseilles/Nimes/Avignon
Nearest Village (2km-walking distance)
Nearest Town/City: Avignon
Nearest Beach: Marseilles (91-100 km)
Nearest Supermarket Intermarche (3km)
Weekly rates and Extra Charges
|rental period||weekly rate|
|01 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019||£36244|
|29 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2019||£41946|
|31 Aug 2019 - 28 Sep 2019||£36738|
|28 Sep 2019 - 05 Oct 2019||£36244|
|05 Oct 2019 - 11 Apr 2020||£31066|
|29 Sep 2018 - 01 Jun 2019||£31491|
Fees and conditions
- Security Deposit: £8750.00
- Prices are for 29 people in Chateau and Farmhouse. Please enquire for renting Chateau alone for 15 guests.
- Chef/Cook Available
- Maid Service Included
- Breakfast Included
- All linen, bath and pool towels are included
- End of stay cleaning included
- Pets welcome
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