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Chateau de Lavail is an 10 bedroom chateau for rent on a monthly basis in the South of France. The Chateau is surrounded by lush countryside and comes with 6 hectares of land, including stables, paddock, CCTV, private swimming pool, sauna, Turkish bath, massage room and a professional fitness room. The Chateau is located in rural location in between Toulouse and Carcassonne, both of which can be reached in 40 mins.
The Chateau de Lavail was up until the 1950s a working vineyard. Prior to this, the original building was a monastery, dating back to the 13th Century. Archaeological remains have shown that the site was first settled by the Romans and an impressive villa once stood on the site. The Chateau is close to the village of Labastide d´Anjou, which was once the country residence of the Duke of Anjou, the second son of the King of France John II and younger brother of King Charles V.
The Chateau de Lavail comprises over 1,000m2 of living space and is spread out over 3 floors arranged around the central staircase.
There are 4 bedrooms and a home office on this floor
Outside: there is a beautiful swimming pool with sun terrace and garden. There is a shaded seating area underneath a 300 year old Japanese maple tree. There is an outdoor bar, a summer kitchen and an Orangerie (which can be used for training events, wedding ceremonies, etc). Next to the house there is a professionally equipped fitness centre located in a barn which housed the original wine presses and wine vats. There is a sauna, Turkish bath and massage table.
Within the 6 hectare of grounds there are 2 separate stables and a riding paddock. There is plenty of parking.
Chateau de Lavail is available for long term rentals from 1 month to 2-3 years. Prices will vary according to the length of stay, the season and whether it is to be rented as a private residence or for a commercial purpose.
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This beautiful 10 bedroom Chateau in South France can be rented either as a secure and secluded private family residence or can be offered as a base for a commercial activity (luxury retreats, fitness boot camps, management training centre, Company project location, wedding venue, etc.). Please enquire for further details.
The area is ideal for walks and cycling trips through the beautiful countryside. The surrounding countryside features vineyards, sunflower fields and the tree-lined Canal du Midi.
In the nearby village of La Bastide d´Anjou you will find a celebrated restaurant where you can enjoy a pleasant evening out for dinner. There is also a convenience store and a bar.
The nearby town of Castelnaudary offers a full range of shops and services. The town is famous for Cassoulet, a slow-cooked casserole made from white beans, duck and pork. Castelnaudary was the main port on the Canal du Midi which gave the town a period of great prosperity in the 17th century. The Grand Bassin in the town is the largest open area of water on the canal, and is today its major pleasure port.
Chateau de Lavail is located mid-way between Carcassonne and Toulouse, both of which can be accessed by a fast motorway.
To be arranged prior to arrival.
Chateau de Lavail is located just 5 mins from the A61 motorway and is a 40 mins drive to both Toulouse and Carcassonne.
Chateau de Lavail is located 45 mins drive to Carcassonne airport and 50 mins to Toulouse airport.
There is a train station in the nearby town of Castelnaudary, with train services to Carcassonne, Narbonne and Toulouse.
Chateau de Lavail can be rented either as a secure and secluded private family residence or can be offered as a base for a commercial activity (luxury retreats, fitness boot camps, management training centre, Company project team location, wedding venue, etc.). Please enquire for further details.