Chateau de Saint Martory - TOUL102

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Nestled in the Garonne river valley, at the footstep of the Pyrenees mountains, this French Chateau offers a unique lifestyle experience in one of the most beautiful regions of France. Built between 1515 and 1525, the property has been fully renovated and offers modern, luxurious facilities in an untouched historical environment. You will enjoy 40 hectares of tree plantations, breathtaking views, a heated swimming pool, plenty of leisure options and unforgettable gastronomy. Can be rented per night. Sleeps up to 14.

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About Chateau de Saint Martory

How about living a “Lord of the Castle” experience for a moment in time? Whether you need a relaxing private vacation, or a unique setting to celebrate a special moment with family and friends, Chateau de Saint-Martory is the perfect castle rental for holidays, family reunions, parties, seminars, weddings and wedding vow renewals.

Nestled in the Garonne river valley, at the footstep of the Pyrenees mountains, this French Chateau offers a unique lifestyle experience in one of the most beautiful regions of France.

Built between 1515 and 1525, the property has been fully renovated and offers modern, luxurious facilities in an untouched historical environment. You will enjoy 40 hectares of tree plantations, breathtaking views, a heated swimming pool, plenty of leisure options and unforgettable gastronomy.

SWIMMING POOL

The chateau’s heated swimming pool (16/6 meters) is open from May until October and is the ideal place to enjoy those precious and rare moments of “farniente”.

The pool is situated inside a fenced (walled) parcel, about 50 meters away from the chateau’s tower.

Inside that parcel lies our orchard. You will enjoy tasting our organic berries, cherries, plums, apples, pears, apricots, figs and more from June until September.

Next to the pool, an old greenhouse was converted into a very convenient pool-house, equipped with a functional kitchen and a toilet. Barbecuing by the pool is a must. It will bring joy and laughter to your group along with those traditional, « manly » comments on the best ways to light a fire …

The pool area is the vibrant heart of the property during the summer days, but also in spring and parts of the autumn. And it is a beautiful setting for a Sunday brunch, following a wedding.

FIVE ELEGANT LIVING SPACES - Wifi throughout the property. There are 2 Satellite TV's within the property.

The living areas include two dining rooms, a living room, a fully functional office/business centre and a billiard/games room.

The historical Guard’s Room (Salle des Gardes) has merely changed over the past five centuries. Initially, a room where the castle‘s personnel cooked and guards came seeking some comfort by its massive fireplace, it has become the primary dining room and remains the true heart of the Chateau.

The Formal (Yellow) Dining Room is a very elegant place for an exclusive Gala dinner. It can also be converted into a conference room with a capacity of 30 to 40 participants.

The Red Living Room is a perfect example of XIXth century Gothic Revival. The massive chimney was redone at the time, based on an existing model from Chateau de Blois in the Loire Valley. The addition of wooden panelling by the Architect Ruprich Robert gives a very warm feeling to this « salon » which is often used for drinks/aperitif before dinner.

The Office, formerly a chapel, is located on the ground floor of the main tower. It is a quiet space for work, communications and reading. It offers reliable, high-speed wi-fi access and a printer, along with a widescreen TV with hundreds of channels available.

Located on the chateau’s top floor, the Billiard Room is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of Armagnac after dinner. It is also the chateau’s screening room: its large television set has access to major international channels through satellite connection, and guests enjoy a large choice of DVDs.

SEVEN GORGEOUS SUITES AT THE CHATEAU (see FACILITIES for more info). All with heating. One with air-conditioning.

The historical rooms have been decorated over a ten-year time frame by the current owner and are unique in style, offering the cosy feeling and charm that have made the reputation of Chateau de Saint-Martory. The Cathedral suite, however, is “outrageously” modern as you will see from the photos. Created in 2008, it offers a unique view of the chateau’s roof structure (namely its original oak wood beams), 5-meter high ceilings, and has been decorated with contemporary art, a design bed (designed by the owner) and 1950’s and 1960’s Brazilian furniture.

All the bathrooms, except the Cathedral’s, have large retro bathtubs. Six of the bedrooms offer queen or king size while one of them offers two spacious single beds.

Accommodation at the nineteenth-century farmhouse
In addition to the chateau’s seven luxurious suites, we can also host additional guests at the farmhouse located just across the lawn, one hundred meters away. Three additional rooms and two bathrooms are available in this building dating back to the mid nineteenth century, bringing the total capacity to 20 adults plus as many children as you want.
The farmhouse rooms are also where we host Bed & Breakfast clients in the winter months.

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Facilities and Features

THE BEDROOMS:

The Master’s Suite:
This suite was that of the owner until recently. Facing East and South, with views of the lawns, farmhouse and tree plantations, it is extremely sunny. Its bathroom with the green couch is unique.
King size bed.

The Ancestor's Suite:
Decorated with many portraits of family members, this suite is in the main tower and offers beautiful views of the lawns and tree plantation, facing South.
Queen size bed + a single bed in a separate corner/dressing room.

The Bishop’s Suite:
An amazing and humongous suite that once hosted a bishop friend of the family. It faces North and East and overlooks the Garonne river that you can hear running calmly below in your sleep.
Two large single beds.

La Table d’Ombrie:
Just above the Master’s suite, facing East and South, with views of the lawns, farmhouse and tree plantations, its unique table dating back from 17th century Northern Italy gives its name to the suite.
King size bed.

Laura’s Suite:
Laura is the sister of the owner. This is her suite, decorated with a beautiful collection of paintings from a very famous local artist. Located inside the main tower, it offers South exposure with views of the lawn, trees plantations, pool area and the Pyrénées.
Queen size bed + a single bed in a separate corner/dressing room.

The Cathedral:
Named for its stunning 15-foot high ceilings showing the beams of the rooftop structure, it has been decorated with 1950’s and 1960’s designer furniture and contemporary works of art. Located above Suite 3 it offers amazing views of the Garonne river and the village of Saint-Martory. This is the only suite with air-conditioning.
King size bed.

The Billiard suite:
Located near the games room, on the very last floor of the chateau, this room is sunny all year round, with great views of the property as a whole and the Pyrénées in the backdrop.
King size bed + a single bed in separate corner/dressing room.

ACCOMMODATION AT THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY FARMHOUSE:

Farmhouse Room 1:
Looking onto the courtyard of the farmhouse this is our kids’ room.
Shares a bathroom with Room 2.
Two single beds.

Farmhouse Room 2:
Great views of the lawn and chateau.
Shares a bathroom with Room 1.
Queen size bed.

Farmhouse Suite:
With beautiful views of the lawns, chateau and tree plantation.
Queen size bed.
  • Internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Table Tennis
  • Easy Walk to Shops
  • Pet friendly
  • 4+ Bathrooms
  • Private Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Heating
  • Private Parking
  • Golf Nearby
  • Child Friendly
  • BBQ Area
  • Terrace
  • Games Room
  • Fireplace
  • 6+ Bedrooms
  • Spacious garden
  • Event Venue
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Location and Map

5 minutes walk to bar and restaurant.

SPORTS IN SAINT-MARTORY

Going out on nice walks, fishing and hunting are possible on the property, depending on the season.

Trails:
The chateau’s 40 hectares property is covered with tree plantations (American red oak trees, European oak trees, maple trees and many more varieties) and borders the Garonne river for a few kilometres. Several trails have been opened to enjoy nice walks on the property regardless of the season.

Fishing:
Trout fishing season is open generally from May until September. The Garonne river is a very good spot for fly fishing. The local fishermen’s association is run by Fife, the owner of Cafe de la Place in St Martory and a local figure. He will be happy to provide permits and also give recommendations regarding the best spots in and around St Martory.

Hunting:
Hunting season is open generally from September until January / February. The property is a famous spot for deer and boar, as well as hare and pheasant.

Football (soccer):
The village has a full-size field that can be used for free, 5 minutes walking from the chateau.

Tennis:
Two hard tennis courts are available at no cost in the village. They are situated next to the football stadium.

NEARBY

Countless sports options are available within a one-hour drive range, from golf to horseback riding, cycling famous Tour de France stages and the full range of summer and winter mountain sports.

Golf:
The closest course is located 5 minutes away in Salies du Salat (6 holes) and another course is located 20 minutes away in Montrejeau (9+6 holes).
A nice course with beautiful mountain views is 40 minutes away at La Bastide de Serou, roughly halfway between St Girons and Foix.
Another nice course in Lannemezan, 40 minutes away by A64 highway.
In Gers, a beautiful course at Château Barbet 50 minutes away.
The oldest golf course in Continental Europe is situated in Pau, roughly 1 hour 15 minutes south (using A64 highway).
Finally, numerous golf course options exist around Toulouse itself.

Horseback riding:
The closest and best riding centre nearby is located in St Medard, 10 minutes away. There is also an excellent centre in Prat Bonrepaux, 15 minutes away.

Cycling:
Saint-Martory is located nearby several legendary Tour de France Pyrenees hills, including Portet d’Aspet (which can be seen from the property), Tourmalet, Luz Saint Sauveur and Luz Ardiden etc. For bicycle fans no further comments are necessary!

Mountain water sports:
Rafting, canoeing and other water mountain sports can all be organized with Antignac Rafting, 45 minutes away from the chateau.

Trekking:
There are countless options in nearby Hautes Pyrenees and Ariege departments. Google search will provide in numerous options of clubs and suggested itineraries depending on your level.

Ski:
The closest ski resort is 45 minutes away from the chateau at Le Mourtis.
Roughly one hour away lies an excellent ski resort just above the thermal city of Bagnères de Luchon.
In the nearby Hautes Pyrenees department, several first class resorts (Luz Ardiden, Hatacam, Cauterets, Saint Lary Soulan, Peyragudes, Grand Tourmalet) are available.
Finally, on the Spanish side of the Pyrenees lies the resort where the King of Spain goes every winter: Baquera.
And, for the adventurous ones, we can organize helicopter pickup at the chateau and virgin powder skiing on the Spanish side of the Pyrénées.

Rugby:
The south-west of France and Toulouse, in particular, is the home of French Rugby. Don’t hesitate to go to town, watch a game of the Stade Toulousain. It is always worth it!

CULTURE

Mighty Cathars:
Strategically located on the road to St Jacques of Compostelle, the region is charged with history. The chateaux Cathares, Saint Bertrand de Comminges abbatial, Foix castle and the numerous landmarks of Toulouse, to quote only a few, offer visitors a fantastic opportunity to discover French history and art.

Visits we highly recommend:
- A day tour of Toulouse’s main museums (including Les Abattoirs, the contemporary art venue).
- The Toulouse-Lautrec museum in Albi.
- The nearby Aurignac village and Palais des Evêques of “Allan”.
- A full-day tour using the small roads including the Foix Citadelle, followed by one of the Chateaux Cathares (e.g. Montségur) ending in Medieval marvel “Carcassonne” and back by the highway.
- Abbaye de Bonnefont (interesting site located 3 km away from the château).
- A walk around the St Lizier village close to St Girons.
- The magnificent abbatial of St Bertrand de Comminges (45 minutes away towards the Spanish Val d’Aran border).

WE TAKE GASTRONOMY SERIOUSLY

The South-West is a unique region in terms of good food, wine and spirits and we take gastronomy very seriously at Saint-Martory.

In addition to selecting the best possible staff for lunches and dinners to be served at the property, we can help organize unforgettable culinary day trips. We can guarantee that you will be well-received by the best producers of the region, including our Armagnac cousins in Lannepax!

We also have a very interesting selection of French wines in our cellar. Some of them are available for guests and the cave list changes every year depending on latest additions and the ageing process of existing bottles. We will be glad to organize a wine tasting with the help of a local sommelier or even a special all-cheese dinner with a variety of wines and a blasting Armagnac tasting to finish it all.

Day-trip suggestion:
Close-by Gers is a beautiful region, with a very scenic countryside, and offers visitors an opportunity to discover (or re-discover) foie gras, Armagnac and the excellent wines of Madiran. As part of a day trip (minibus can be arranged) I recommend visiting:

The great Madiran wine region. Stop by at the best local producer, the man who put South-West wines on the map about 20 years ago, Monsieur Alain Brumont. You will be welcomed with a tour of the vineyard and “chai”, as well as a wine tasting. Lunch at the vineyard is possible and highly recommended.
The cities of Mirande, Auch, Vic Fezensac and/or Eauze.
During this road trip, stop at Lannepax (close to Vic Fezensac) and say hello to the Delord, my “Gascon cousins” who have been producing Armagnac since the 19th century. They will show you around the “chai” … The phone number of the Armagnac Delord distillery is 05 62 06 36 07; ask for Jérôme.
Visitors willing to drive a little further away will be able to taste the gastronomy of the Pays Basque or Perigord, as well as the grapes of Minervois, Corbières, Mas Amiel, Cahors, etc.

Restaurants:
Here are some local restaurants that you will certainly enjoy:
- Castet in Martres Tolosane (10 km); try the “magret en croûte de Sel”; 05 61 98 80 20; ask for Gilles or Françoise.
- Hotel Eychene in St. Girons (25 km); try the “brochette gourmande” of duck hearts and foie gras; 05 61 04 04 50; ask for Mr. and Ms. Bordeau.
- Le Carré de l’Ange (20kms) in St Lizier, in a magnificent setting: 05 61 65 65 65
- Hostellerie des Cèdres in Villeneuve de Rivière (15 km); 05 61 89 36 00; ask for Emmanuel and say you are staying at the château.
- In Toulouse, a must try: Michel Sarran; 05 61 12 32 32.
- Near Toulouse a new “two-star” Michelin: L’Amphitryon in Colomiers; 05 61 15 55 55.

GAMBLING & PAMPERING

Here is some additional information regarding gambling, pampering and more. If you have any questions regarding activities that have not been mentioned on this site, please contact us and we will be glad to help.

Gambling:
The nearby village of Salies du Salat has a casino, which opens late afternoon until 2 AM.
And, the newest Casino of the luxury Barrière Group is in Toulouse.
Don’t forget to bring your IDs if you want to gamble!

Pampering:
Nearby Salies-du-Salat also has an excellent thermal/spa centre.
The same goes for Luchon, 40 minutes away, which has been famous since the 19th century.
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Weekly rates and Extra Charges

Prices

rental period weekly rate
01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019 13310
Arrival after 4pm, Departure by 10am. Times may be flexible out of high season.

Fees and conditions

  • Nightly rate: €2299
  • Our rates include 10% VAT and are for full property rental. Linens, towels and toiletries are provided, along with 5-hour daily cleaning service.
  • During the peak summer months, minimum stay is seven days. The rest of the year, bookings can be made for three or more nights.
  • Bookings for weddings require a minimum of 4 nights, from Thursday to Monday.
  • Contact us for wedding and seminar fees.
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Further Information

Not wheelchair accessible.

The Chateau is normally rented out as a whole, guaranteeing exclusivity for your group. And our offerings are always custom-tailored, making Chateau de Saint-Martory one of the most spectacular luxury chateau rentals in Europe.

The chateau is easy to access, a quick 45-minute drive from Toulouse International airport with several daily connections to all major European cities. The property can accommodate 20 adults in 10 bedrooms, seven of which are at the chateau and three at the farmhouse across the lawn. We also offer extra beds for kids in reasonable numbers.

The unique combination of elegant living spaces and gorgeous historical suites offers the backdrop of the unforgettable holidays you always dreamed of, lifestyle at its best!

500 YEARS AND COUNTING

The History of the Chateau de Saint Martory dates back to the beginning of the XVIth century when the Montpezat family, lords of Saint Martory, decided to abandon their medieval fortress, which stood on a cliff overlooking the entire Garonne valley and settle near the riverbed to control commercial traffic and … enjoy life!

The Chateau’s architecture is a perfect example of early French Renaissance and offers many similarities with the chateaux of the Loire Valley, although it preceded many of them. Construction began in 1515 and ended supposedly between 1520 and 1525.

Several years after the French revolution, around 1850, the Prince of Berghes (from Northern France) married the daughter of the then-owner and decided to renovate the chateau to transform it into a summer residence. The architect in charge of the works was Victor Ruprich Robert, a fellow of Viollet Le Duc, the first architect in France who undertook the renovation of medieval and Renaissance buildings, and whose major accomplishments include the renovation of the Carcassonne fortress, the Cathedral of Saint-Denis near Paris and the Basilica Saint Sernin in Toulouse.

The interior layout of the chateau was transformed significantly during the renovation, in particular through the addition of wooden panelling, which represented a “modern view” of “gothic style” in those days. Modern comfort was also added with, for example, the creation of separate bathrooms on each floor.

Subsequently, the chateau changed hands numerous times until it was acquired by the family of the current owner in the early 1990’s and fully renovated starting in 1998.

CARING EXCLUSIVELY ABOUT YOU

The Chateau is generally rented out as a whole and our guests always have different expectations. Since we started renting out the property, almost 10 years ago, we have always tailored services to the visitor’s needs in order to provide the best possible experience.

This attention to details enables us to be a unique destination regardless of the purpose of your stay (e.g. vacations, executive retreats, weddings, photo shoots, etc.)

If you simply want to relax in a historical and comfortable environment, the basic staff will include cleaning personnel, gardeners and onsite concierge/security. Extra staff will be hired according to your requirements. A butler for example?

If you like food and wine, we will help you experience the best of our region’s gastronomy with the help of local chefs who will cook for you at the chateau, and you will visit wine as well as Armagnac producers who have been our partners for years.

If you want to get married in Saint-Martory we will make sure the event happens as you have dreamed it, without boundaries or limitations.

If you like adventurous sports, we can help you organize everything from paragliding to hot air balloon rides … to heli-skiing in the Pyrenees, taking off from the very lawn of the chateau.

Summarizing it all, we are not a hotel, we are a unique and exclusive private property and we will make you feel at home in Saint-Martory.

AN IDYLLIC VENUE FOR YOUR WEDDING

What could be more romantic than marrying the love of your life in a French chateau? We have been hosting destination weddings since 2015 and hope to be a favoured wedding venue for the coming years as it is really an amazing moment to witness, even from behind the scenes.

Large weddings can be organized in Saint-Martory as long as a professional wedding planner is involved. The bride and groom are free to choose the professional they prefer but we will be happy to indicate one that we trust and is fluent in English.

The ceremony itself can be held anywhere inside the property but we also have a Catholic Church within walking distance for those who want to marry religiously.

In order to welcome wedding dinners and parties, we created, back in 2015, a beautiful reception room at the farmhouse of the chateau, 100 yards away from the castle itself. The room can host approximately 130 people and is equipped with sufficient tables and chairs for the event.

The courtyard of the farmhouse is also a beautiful setting for a true lifestyle destination wedding (if weather permits). The square courtyard has an open barn where the dance floor can be set up and one aisle of the buildings has been converted into facilities. Last but not least, a separate space inside the farmhouse’s courtyard has been retrofitted to allow caterers to work efficiently.

Getting married in St Martory is easy in terms of logistics as the Toulouse airport is very well connected. We will help with local accommodation and transportation as required. And we will also be pleased to help you organize activities ahead of the event, for example, a wine tasting or a white water rafting experience.

We charge a specific wedding fee on top of normal lodging rates (please refer to Rates section). The wedding fee includes the rental of the reception room, facilities, tables and chairs, and the right to welcome any number of guests on the grounds for two occasions over a weekend period: Either Friday night and Saturday (all day & night), or Saturday (all day & night) and a lunch on Sunday. We will provide the required staff to ensure safety and privacy during the two events. Additional events can be organized on demand with the payment of a limited extra fee per person.

You can see below a photo gallery with a selection of great pictures from recent weddings. Please also visit our Facebook page for images of past weddings at the Chateau de Saint-Martory.

Details regarding the Farmhouse
The farmhouse of the Chateau de Saint-Martory is located 100 meters away from the Chateau. It was built around 1850, during the previous restoration of the property. It is a typical South-West France farm, with a central courtyard surrounded by stone buildings which were used back in time for the agricultural, breeding and storage needs of the property, as well as the host the farmers and Chateau servants.

The farmhouse is the heart of the property when it comes to events. Its courtyard has already been used for concerts, seminars, antique sales and now, of course, weddings.

We can provide pictures of the farmhouse rooms on demand.

CORPORATE EVENTS

Thanks to its estate including the 16th-century castle, its 4 working rooms, the reception hall of the farm and the stable of 1000 square meters, the Chateau de Saint-Martory is a modular place that can accommodate groups ranging from 10 to more than 500 people.

We will propose you the ideal place to succeed your event. Overnight stays or simple workshop days, estimates are made on request according to the number of participants, the duration of your event and your wishes.

The rooms can be equipped according to your requests and needs, and you can get together inside but also enjoy the nature surrounding the Chateau de Saint-Martory.

Beyond its prestige, the Chateau de Saint-Martory offers absolute comfort and real services to welcome you:

- Free WIFI
- Adapted audiovisual systems: overhead projector, flipchart, speaker, microphone
- Quality furniture
- Natural brightness in each space
- Heating in the reception rooms
- Numerous activities and activities are possible on site as well as free parking for about 50 cars.
Contact us for more information.

Reviews

  • Ref: TOUL102

    It's an amazing experience to have your own private chateau for a week, especially since this one has a huge chunk of the original land around it for privacy and calm. Facing the Garonne River, the ambience is fabulous and it's just a couple of minutes walk into town. The pool and adjacent pool house with kitchen are a very nice touch. 

    The Chateau is a historic property, with renovations exceedingly well done, though as a property it retains plenty of country charm, ie not your classic big-city, big-hotel style. The owner has continued to make upgrades and invest over the last few years, as well as increasing staffing for group programs so it just continues to get better. 

    We hosted a cycling group there and I can't say enough about how well set up it is for cyclists with incredible riding in the area. There's every choice of terrain, from the mountains, to flat river roads, to rolling river valleys. And the country roads are empty of traffic -- you usually see a single car every 5-10 minutes.

  • Ref: TOUL102

    We celebrated our Wedding over four magical days at Chateau Saint-Martory in September 2016. After viewing the property a year before we were in no doubt it was the perfect setting for our wedding! The Chateau itself is the most stunning property, full of old furnishings and historic charm but also very homely. Each room is spectacular in its own way and the views overlooking the Garonne river are breathtaking. The grounds are enchanting and well kept and provided an incredible backdrop for our wedding photos. 

    Jean-Francois was a fantastic host, he provided exceptional assistance with every query we had over the year we spent planning. No question was too big or too small, he was always on hand to help. Patrick and his team were brilliant during our stay - nothing was too much trouble. 

    We stayed with the bridal party and immediate family in the Chateau and cottage. The cottage was particularly good for children as was close to the courtyard where the wedding reception was held. The courtyard provided the most enchanting setting for the reception and we danced until the early hours. We spent the day following the wedding relaxing with our guests by the pool reminiscing on a wonderful few days and not wanting to leave. 

    We would highly recommend Chateau Saint-Martory for a celebration of any kind. It will always hold a special place in our hearts and memories - we already look forward to the next time we will visit this magical place.

    SEPTEMBER 2016

  • Ref: TOUL102

    Un lieu, une histoire, une occasion...notre mariage.
    C'est dans ce cadre exceptionnel que nous avons pu célébrer le notre.
    C'est pour toute petite fille un rêve de princesse durant un weekend, un compte de fée dans un lieu magique et inoubliable.
    Les prestations sont sans failles, le personnel d'une gentillesse et d'un dévouement extraordinaire et la disponibilité du propriétaire est remarquable malgré la distance.
    Très peu connu dans la région pour l'organisation d'événement, ce domaine est très correct en terme de tarification par rapport aux prestations proposées, au nombre de couchage qu'il offre et surtout par rapport au service du personnel.
    Nous y fêterons je l'espère nos 10 ans, nos 20 ans et même nos 50 ans de mariage...
    Alors plus d'hésitation, foncez et réserver ce lieu le temps d'un weekend, d'une semaine ou tout simplement pour vous faire plaisir.
    Je finirai par un petite phrase que Patrick nous a dit en arrivant: "ici tout est possible a part vous décrocher la lune".
    Sachez que pour nous vous en avez fait bien plus et nous vous en remercions.
    Amicalement.

    TRANSLATION:
    A place, a story, an opportunity...our marriage.
    It was in this exceptional setting that we were able to celebrate ours.
    It is a dream for any little girl to be a princess during a weekend, a fairy in a magical and unforgettable place.
    The service is flawless, the staff are of an amazing kindness and dedication and the availability of the owner is remarkable, despite the distance.
    Not very well known in the region for the organisation of such events, this area is great in terms of pricing and the services offered, and the number of people that the property sleeps.
    We will celebrate 10 years, 20 years and even 50 years of marriage here...
    So no more hesitation, go and book this place for a weekend, a week or simply to enjoy yourself for a while.
    I will quote a short sentence that Patrick said when we arrived: "here, everything is possible, except to move the moon."
    Know that you have gone above and beyond for us, and we thank you.

    JUNE 2017

  • Ref: TOUL102

    On peut difficilement trouver mieux pour un break de quelques jours dans le sud ouest. Mon epouse et moi avons passé un moment hors du temps dans ce lieu exceptionnel. Les proprietaires ont tout fait pour que leurs hotes se sentent chez eux et puissent pleinement profiter du chateau, de son parc et de la region environnante. nous n'avons qu'une seule envie, c'est d'y retourner!

    It is hard to find a better location for a short trip in the South West. My fiancé and I had an incredible time in this exceptional property. The owners did everything possible so that we would feel at home, and to make the most of the Chateau, the grounds and its environment. We only have one desire, and that's to return!"

    SEPTEMBER 2015

  • Ref: TOUL102

    Le Château de Saint-Martory est un lieu réellement unique et enchanteur, offrant autant une intimité luxueuse digne des milles et une nuits que des espaces conviviaux de rencontre. La majesté du château récemment rénové saute aux yeux, autant que le vaste espace qui l’entoure. 

    Nous conservons un vif souvenir de cet espace féérique, ainsi que de l’accueil chaleureux que nous ont réservés le châtelain Jean-François et son sympathique majordome Patrick, lesquels ont démontré une réelle disponibilité et écoute, afin que puissions profiter au mieux de notre séjour, en famille et avec bébé!

    The Chateau Saint-Martory is a really unique and enchanting place, offering not only an intimate stay that rivals the "Milles et une nuit" fairytale, but also a wonderful space to relax. The recently renovated Chateau is such a beautiful sight, as well as the vast grounds that surrounds it. 

    We will always have a lovely memory of this fairytale castle, as well as a fond memory of the charming welcome that we received from Jean-Francois, as well as the very kind Patrick. They were really at your service and listened to and encouraged all requests that would make our stay even better, for our family and our baby.

    JULY 2015

  • Ref: TOUL102

    A l'occasion d'un mariage, nous avons passé une semaine inoubliable au chateau de Saint Martory sur le bord de la Garonne. Le chateau offre un lieu de résidence magnifique, restauré et meublé avec goût et offrant un espace tout confort des plus agréable; je ne pense pas avoir déjà eu l'occasion de profiter d'une chambre à coucher aussi grande!
    Le parc entourant le chateau est superbe, les fortes températures du séjour nous ont particulièrement fait apprécier la piscine. L'espace de reception nouvellement aménagé dans les dépendences (où la reception du mariage à eu lieu) est aussi très beau et fonctionnel.
    Nous avons reçu un accueil chaleureux de Jean-Francois et de son équipe.

    À noter pour les voyageurs: il est possible de se rendre à Saint Martory par train, mais avoir une voiture est un atout si vous désirez découvrir la région -- les activités accessibles à pied sont relativement restreintes.

    Merci pour cette belle semaine!

     

    We were there for a wedding and had an unforgettable week in the Chateau de Saint Martory on the edge of Garonne. The Chateau provides a magnificent living space, renovated and furnished with taste, and offering a very comfortable space to relax. I do not think I have ever had the opportunity to enjoy such a large bedroom!
    The park surrounding the Chateau is superb, the strong temperatures of the days really made us appreciate the swimming pool. The wedding reception area has also recently been renovated and is very beautiful and functional.
    We received a very warm welcome from Jean-Francois and his team.

    One thing to note for future guests: It is indeed possible to get to Saint Martory via train, but having a car is a definite requirement if you're looking to explore the region, as the activities that are accessible by foot are fairly restrained.

    Thank you for this wonderful week!

    JULY 2015

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