Rent Château du Trichot, South of France

Heated Swimming Pool, Flood-lit Tennis Court,  Sleeps 15 (+ 6 in cottage)

4 Double Rooms (3 en-suite), 3 Bed Tower Room, 1 Single Room

plus 4 additional Single Beds,  2 Cots (for babies) 

Ancient Vaulted Dining Room and Drawing Room

Kitchen with Dishwasher and Microwave

Bechstein Grand Piano, Barbeque, Wireless Internet

Maid Service included, Chef if required

Château du Trichot is a magnificent 12th century castle with high vaulted ceilings, large stone fireplaces and majestic stone stairs. It is a perfect place for a holiday with family and friends.

The Château is approached up a long private drive and is set amongst mature cedar trees. Château du Trichot is surrounded by sweeping lawns and 18 acres of its own land. The Château's own vineyard produces a fine red wine, once favoured by Tsar Nicholas II. Château du Trichot has been tastefully restored with modern facilities such as en-suite bathrooms.

Heated Swimming Pool, Flood-lit Tennis Court

Château du Trichot has a large, heated swimming pool (6m x 12m) which is enclosed by a safety fence. The south facing sun terrace has tables and chairs for dining outside, and the courtyard has a barbecue for parties by the pool.  At the end of the garden there is a flood-lit hard tennis court.


Floorplan There are four double bedrooms, three with en-suite bath or shower room. The master en-suite double bedroom has a large four poster bed and a view across the vineyard towards the village church. One en-suite double bedroom has a mezzanine gallery with two single beds suitable for children aged 4-10 years old. Another en-suite double bedroom, the blue room, looks out to the gracious cedar trees in the garden. A further double bedroom with a four poster bed overlooks the pretty courtyard. Up the ancient stone staircase is a tower room with three single beds. On the ground floor there is an additional single bedroom.

See the Floor Plan / Bedroom Layout with links to some more photographs.

Dining Room, Drawing Room and Kitchen

The dining room has a long, baronial table and a log fire. The drawing room has a large open fire and a fine Bechstein grand piano. A television, stereo music centre and table tennis are provided for entertainment. The kitchen has an electric oven, microwave, gas hob, dishwasher and a large fridge/freezer. A chef may be organised if required.

Maid Service

Maid Service is included three mornings a week to keep the house clean. If you wish to have additional maid service this may be arranged on request to the staff at an hourly rate. If required, we can provide details of local baby-sitters to enable you to make your own arrangements.

Linen and towels are provided, but please bring your own swimming towels.

There is a laundry room with automatic washing machine.

Cottage Cottage

Within the grounds, close by to Château du Trichot, is a charming cottage with its own amenities. The cottage is let with the Château to provide additional accommodation if required, sleeping 6. There is a double bed on the ground floor and upstairs there are four single beds.


The telephone at Château du Trichot is metered at cost and a wireless internet connection is available free of charge. A fax machine is provided. Please read the meter on arrival and departure. A deposit will be requested prior to your holiday. This is fully refunded less any expenses or breakages at the end of your holiday.

Weddings and Parties

There are endless possibilities for creating a memorable and romantic celebration at Château du Trichot. As far as we can, we shall try to accommodate the individual arrangements you wish to make.

The terrace, courtyard and lawns of the Château are ideal for drinks receptions. In Spring and Summer, you may wish to have a wedding breakfast or birthday meal outside. There is a large and pretty barn which can be decorated and used for dining and dancing.  Marquees may be set up in various places. One particularly idyllic spot for a party is on the lawn under the shady branches of the beautiful cedar trees.

We can assist you with details of appropriate caterers, florists and musicians.

The marriage of the
Tsar and Tsarina

Christmas and New Year

With its roaring log fires and gorgeous views, Château du Trichot is a magical place to spend Christmas and the New Year.

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Chateau Trichot Beautiful Chateau available for rent in South West France with heated Swimming Pool and Tennis court, self catering or catered. 4.5 (24 reviews) 5

William & Joanna Stuart-Bruges    

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Sandford House, Kingsclere, Newbury, Berkshire, England. RG20 4PA.
Mobile:  +44  (0)7787 550 413  Tel: +44  (0)1635  291 942 (&fax)