Chateau Des Barres

Saumur, Loire Valley, France
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Situated in the small village of Vernoil-le-Fourrier in the heart of the Loire Valley near Saumur this magnificent 19th Century Chateau was built in the romantic architectural style of the Louis-Philippe period, externally the Chateau is built in the bright tuffeau stone found in the area decorated with ornate sculptures, carvings and magnificent luminous windows, ‘oeil de boeuf’ and ‘fairy-tale’ pointed turret tower making it the tallest building in the village after l’eglise. Room features include original marble fireplaces, oak Parquet and Terre Cuite terracotta tiled floors, luminous floor to ceiling windows, ceiling moulding and decoration, paneled walls and doors and ceiling roses with crystal chandeliers. All the rooms are decorated with period antiques, furniture, objet’d’art and modern facilities combining comfort with luxurious and beautiful surroundings suitable for families with children of all ages.

Swimming Pool

heated swimming pool with seating area – perfect for cooling off after activities or reading in the warm sun with a glass of chilled rosé


Historic market town with a thriving centre, shops, water activities and within reach of some of the Loire’s most amazing chateaux

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Please do get in touch with us to enquire about renting or booking any of our Gites, or the Chateau - based near Saumur, Loire Valley, France

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