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Bottle of wine ready at the pool at your arrivalOutside jacuzzi with next to the pool

Beautiful restored private castle


Beautiful restored private castle

16+ guests
8 bedrooms
10 beds
7 baths
16+ guests
8 bedrooms
10 beds
7 baths
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
PoolThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Beautifully located fully restored 15-17th century castle. 1 km from a small village, but completely in nature, on the beds of a small river (boat available for guests/trout fishing), acres of private grounds, heated pool and outside jacuzzi. Complete privacy. Inside the house, among other: sauna, american pooltable, movie/games-room. Golf course at 15 min drive, 30 min to Poitiers, 40 min attraction parc Futuroscope, 1 hour to La Rochelle. Smaller groups (8-10 guests) can obtain a discount.


Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed
Bedroom 3
1 king bed
Bedroom 4
1 king bed
Bedroom 5
1 king bed
Bedroom 6
1 double bed
Bedroom 7
1 king bed, 1 single bed
Bedroom 8
1 king bed, 1 queen bed, 2 single beds

House Rules

No smoking


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Wide hallway clearance


11 Reviews

Karin User Profile
August 2017
Amazing Chateau, was an amazing setting and amazing welcome, great place to spend with friends and family. We loved it and the hosts were incredibly welcoming and informative. We had a few hiccups with the property during our stay which were unforeseen due to the age of the prop…
Tom User Profile
August 2017
This superb Chateau fitted our requirements quite perfectly. A very large house, it has been renovated brilliantly and has a refined feel whilst remaining entirely practical. Our party had three families of 6 adults and 10 children and everyone was able to enjoy themselves with…
Isabelle User Profile
August 2017
5* accommodation and we felt special all week! We (a family group of 20 including 6 children) have just spent a truly wonderful week at Geoffrey’s chateau, and certainly our best ever experience of rental accommodation. Firstly, Geoffrey was very thoughtful and made contact wit…
Emmy User Profile
July 2017
the Chateau de la Barre was the perfect setting for our family reunion. We were able to prepare fabulous meals in the well appointed kitchens and dine in elegance in the dining room. Rooms are spacious, beds comfortable and bathrooms plenitful. The pool, billiard room, TV room…
Peter User Profile
July 2017
Well you have looked at the pictures and checked out the location, but I have to tell you this chateau is fantastic and it is even better than the pictures. Lots of room and everything is relaxing, with wonderful grounds to walk through. The sound of the birds in the morning is j…
Daisy User Profile
August 2016
Honestly I don't know where to start, the photos of the Chateau speak for themselves - it is stunningly beautiful. The rooms are huge, beautifully decorated and have everything you could ever need, there is a cinema room, pool/gaming room which is the perfect way to unwind after …
Louise User Profile
July 2016
Geoffrey was really thoughtful and made us feel really welcome. The fantastic selection of regional food and wine for our arrival was a lovely touch. The local area was beautiful - the lake beyond the woods at the back of the house was a great spot for an early evening cycle (…

Hosted by Geoffrey

NetherlandsJoined in November 2014
Geoffrey User Profile
11 Reviews
A Dutch diplomat, currently on an assignment in Kabul as the Dutch Ambassador to Afghanistan, living and working in many countries, but spending as much time as possible in France, where we have restored this house to its former glory. For me it is my home, and a place to relax a…
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