The opulent, 19th century Chateau de Talente is richly decorated and provides a glamorous and exotic residence, with refined French architecture, gilt cornices, marble fireplaces, lavish drapes and specially commissioned oriental furnishings. 16-20 people can be accommodated in eight luxurious bedrooms, most with en suite spa bathrooms or multi-shower rooms. Two chalets located next to each other in the grounds can accommodate a further 8 to 12 guests, and are just a few metres away from the Chateau de Talente. Renovated in 2004, the Chateau de Talente has an impressive range of facilities - this is the perfect venue in which to entertain. G...uests have exclusive use of a large home cinema room with 130cm satellite TV, DVD, VCR and bar. There is a large elegant dining salon, and the cellar rooms are fitted out with a disco, an additional living room, a fitness area and even a wine bar. There is also table-football, a pinball machine, Nintendo console, American Billiard table and a selection of board games. The outside lives up to these high standards, with a 9x4m heated swimming pool, a six person Jacuzzi, a three person Sauna and a 9-hole miniature golf course. There is plenty to keep children entertained with a playground, swings and slide, sand pit, tower with slide, a children’s climbing wall and ropes and children's play house. For the sporty, there is also onsite volleyball, badminton, a boules track and 15 bicycles (ATB adult + children cycles).
There are eight double bedrooms in the chateau but there are also an additional ten camp beds that can be used in any of the bedrooms for children or teenagers. The two chalets on site provide an additional four bedrooms and two bunk bed areas for children. The whole of the property is rented out in exclusivity for groups of 24-36 (depending on the number of adults and children). Chateau - This chateau provides the ultimate luxury for an unforgettable stay. Recently renovated, three storeys high and with 1000 square metres of floor space, this recently renovated chateau has been sumptuously decorated with stylish French architecture, chandeliers, teak floors, oriental furnishes, gilt ceilings, spa baths, a modern kitchen, a magnificent swimming pool and parkland with sports game facilities. The eight spacious luxury bedrooms have TV, mini-bar, and a choice of king, queen and double beds. There are five spa bathrooms, three multi-jet shower rooms & nine WC areas. The impressive foyer leads to the sweeping staircase. The living room comes with satellite TV, DVD, VCR and HIFI. The large dining room has a marble fire-place. The kitchen is modern and fully equipped for self catering with gas range, two ovens, electric hotplate, two-door refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave oven, food processors and a large round dining table. There is a large karaoke home cinema room with 130cm satellite TV, DVD player, VCR, amplifier and bar. The cellar rooms of the chateau are fitted with disco, living room, fitness room, and a wine bar. The games room comes with table-football, American billiard table, pinball machine, Nintendo console, and various board games. There is also a large air-conditioned reception/conference room equipped to host 60 people (tables and chairs, bar, sound system, light system, 70cm TV, DVD). A caterer's kitchen with two freezers, two refrigerators, two dishwashers, sink, gas range, oven, microwave oven, kitchen utensils is also available as is a laundry room including two washing machines, two driers & an ironing board. Alpine chalets - The two newly-built alpine chalets in the park are rented along with the chateau. Each sleeps up to eight people and has a fully fitted kitchen and a large open-plan day room with kitchenette (that includes refrigerator, freezer, range, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave oven, extractor fan, sink, dishes and full set of kitchen utensils). Each living area has a sofa, two leather armchairs, a mini stereo system, TV, DVD player & table and chairs. There is also a sleeping area with two bunk beds. Both chalets have two bedrooms with double beds, a chest of drawers and desks. The bathroom in each chalet comes with multi-jet shower and wash-basin & a separate WC room. The landings have small double sleeping sofas for two people. Outside each chalet is a timber patio with seating, table, and private barbeque facilities. The 5000m2 parkland has a fantastic range of facilities for both those wishing to be active, as well as those wanting to relax and enjoy the surroundings including the following: heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, Sauna, mini golf, pavilion with tables and chairs, BBQ, volleyball and badminton, boules track, table tennis, children's playhouse, swings, slides, sandpit, 15 Bicycles. There is a secure car parking area for many cars.
*Please note, locations shown on the maps are approximations only The chateau is 70 miles north of Paris, and 120 miles south of Calais channel tunnel, in northern France. It is situated at the entrance to the town of La Fére (2900 inhabitants), where there is a range of shops and services – including a bakery 200 metres away and a super market 400 metres away. A welcome pack is provided on your arrival, which includes local information on seasonal activities and tourist attractions in the region. Local activities include riding club, nautical centre, golf courses, forest, hunting, fishing, skating, football, and tennis courts.
Two local catering companies are available that will deliver 3 course lunches or dinners for you at the chateau. Prices start from 20 euros per person (including wine) or €14 per person without. Babysitting and maid service are both available for 12 euros per hour. Contact Oliver's VIP Concierge Team to arrange any of these services.
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