Château de la Barre * * * *

- , 72120 - Conflans Sur Anille - Loire Valley - France

Set in 100 acres of meadows and woods, this elegant Château less than 2 hours South West of Paris has been in the family for six centuries. Chateau de La Barre has its own chapel, flower gardens, fountains, pond and is surrounded by 16th century dry moat fortifications,. The Comte and Comtesse, Guy and Marnie de Vanssay will immediately make you feel at home as you join them for drinks in the 18th century Grand Salon with boiseries and ornate chandeliers. Candlelit dinner is served in the Grand Salle à Manger with its massive burnished dresser and exquisite china collection.

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  • Accommodations:

    • 6 rooms & suites

  • Dining options:

    • Dining room: The family silver, Crystal, precious china and embroidered linen command the decoration of the dining room. With the wines of the Loire, carefully selected and presented by the host, guests will discover one of many jewels of Val de Loire. Dinner begins at 8 pm with a drink in the salon rose or on the terrace, then an entrée, a main course, salad and a selection of cheeses, and finally dessert, with two different wines being served. Then adjourn to the drawing room for coffee, tea or herbal tea and brandy. The dress is « casual chic ». Dinners are served on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, upon prior reservation.

  • Beautiful gardens (Italian, Japanese, American and Inca)

  • Walks in the Chateau park

  • Cooking classes (on request)

  • Shiatsu and reflexology massages (on request)

  • Nearby: Golf, Horse riding, hot air ballooning, bike rides, archery, wine tasting dinners, visits of recommended vineyards, and so on.

  • Golf (special advantages apply for chateau guests):

    • The Golf de La Bosse, 30 km away near Vendôme, 9 holes.

    • The Mansgolfier, 45 km away by Le Mans, 18 holes.

    • The Golf du Perche, 50 km away, 18 holes.

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Chambre aux Fleurs
Chambre Marin de Vanssay
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