Château de La Villette
In the heart of the province of Berry, on the path to Saint-Jacques de Compostelle, two hours away from Paris near the most beautiful “châteaux de la Loire” hides Napoleon III’s former hunting lodge, “Le château de la Villette”. Overnight stays or week-ends, this guesthouse welcomes you to marvelous several century year old grounds where lakes, forests and gardens co-exist.
Shaded paths and the “pool house” patio, where you’ll discover a pleasant swimming pool, are an invitation to the senses in this sophisticated setting as softness, tranquility, nature and romanticism are combined...
Let yourself discover the relaxing atmosphere of this genuine charming home and its two finely decorated bedrooms. They are waiting for you to spend intimate holidays.
The traditional “bed & breakfast” and “à la carte” dinner, made with local organic products from our vegetable garden will wake up your taste buds. Add that to the beautifully decorated table and moments shared will absolutely be enhanced !
This flowered guesthouse is an authentic stop during your visit to this region. Live the complete local experience in this hunting lodge. Go hunting, fishing, horse riding, hiking and so on !
Dare to explore the writer George Sand’s country and the history of France. Let yourself be carried away by romance !
The province of Berry has one of France’s oldest “terroirs”. It's notoriety is made by its cheese.
Karin and Stefan are multilingual warmly welcome you to romance of this beautiful region. You’ll be charmed by its ‘art de vivre'.
This haven of peace “dolce vita” style is an encounter between nature and time. Take your time. It has been said that “Time is not something we have, it is something that we truly cherish because of its rarity”.
This location is the ideal starting point to your holidays. Enjoy walking and admiring the surrounding nature, horse riding, bike riding or even boating. You are going to fall in love with the charm of this spacious guest house which is bright, cheery and sophisticatedly decorated.
You will enjoy the vast tree-filled garden and its patio dotted with loungers, where you can rest, read or take a relaxing nap.
Parents will be able to chill while their children take a dive into the swimming pool, before having a “barbecue party”. Enjoy strolling, renting bicycles or sailing or just picking mushrooms in the lush forest. Horse-riding fans are also welcome to the “château de la Villette” : two horse stables are available for rent as well. Why don’t you revitalize yourself by wandering down a lovely botanical path, gazing at one-hundred-year old trees, observe interesting wildlife or go fishing from the dock of our pond ? Maybe you’d rather pick fruit or vegetables from our vegetable garden.
The rooms of our guesthouse (“3 épis”) assure that you experience the best comfort as well as a view of our beautiful tree-lined gardens.
Room price per night (minimum booking 2 nights)
1 person from 70 euros
2 persons from 95 euros
Room George Sand style biedermeier
Room Chopin style directoire.
Check in : from 3:00 PM
Check out : 11:00 AM
Dinner on reservation on 24 hours in advance - Price 30 euros/ person.
Important information :
In order to confirm, we will require a prepayment of 30 % of the total amount of the stay, you can do it by sending us by bank transfert the amount. Please note that we have not blocked any option for you at this stage.
Reservation policies :
A prepayment of 30 % of the total amount will be deducted upon reservation. Please note that the reservation will only be considered as confirmed after the prepayment.
The reservation can be cancelled for free until 14 days before the arrival date. In the event of a cancellation within 14 days before arrival, the deposit will be retained. At check-in time the full payment will be required. At check-in time the full payment will be required. Following article article L. 121-21-8 12° of the French «Code de la consommation", There is no cancellation right after cancellation period.
Breakfast French traditional offered .
Sumptuous estate and multi-centennial park of 30 hectares majestically mixing vegetable garden, pond, lake, forest and meadow.
Shaded alleyways, poolside terrace by the pool open from May to September.
Dinner with authentic and local flavors made from organic produce from the kitchen garden, will seduce you and awaken your taste buds ( Booking 24 hours in advance)
SEE & DO
Villages authentiques : Gargilesse, Nohant, Sarzay, Bouges le château, Ardentes, Château du Sud de Val de Loire , Valancay, Bouges le château, Château - Raoul à Châteauroux, Abbaye de Noirlac, Château de george Sand à Nohant, Sarzay Château fort, Château de Culan.
Visit of the markets and the most beautiful villages of France (Marché de St Aout (every tuesday morning ) and La châtre, Issoudun, Châteauroux
Activities & Relax
Lake of Eguzon nautical sports,
Golf des Saray , Pouligny nôtre Dame Villedieu
Racetrack de La Châtre,
ULM et Aérodrome de Villers
Chopin International Festival
On the way to Saint Jacques-de-compostel, on the way to the Romanesque churches, 1000 ponds of the Brenne Natural Park, Lake Eguzon beaches.
The international pole of the horse and donkey Lignières: Racecourse and equestrian center (ride trailer) Horse Club Ardentes
"I was really impressed by this Wonderfull stay, with High service level, excellent diner and warm hospitality . Out children enjoyed the big outside pool with BBK" Richard