Chateau de Candes
Beautiful castle in the Loire Valley, with a breath taking view on the River Loire and its confluent La Vienne. From the terrasse, from the dining room and from the bedrooms Panoramique and Loire you will enjoy the wonderful sun rises and sun sets on the Loire River. The castle is at the top of the medieval village Candes saint Martin, overlooking the church of the XV the century built for the memory of the monk Saint Martin.
Candes Saint Martin is in a region full of history, castles, vines ans vinemakers, near Chinon, Saumur and Bourgueil.This also the land of François Rabelais, this is why you will also enjoy the local products and the local gastronomy.
The castle with its 8 double bed rooms all with private bath room is ideal for family gathering and friends meetings. Its 2 kitchens, one with a monumental fireplace, its dining room opening on the Grand Terrasse on the Loire and the big lounge with its own fire place.
The Tower with its 2 round bedrooms that can be rented with the castle to enhance the accommodation capacity. The castle as well as the Tower are surrounded by a beautiful park and forest right in the village ! The outdoor heated swimming pool (15X6 meters) is located in the orchard and vegetable garden. The sauna and the indoor swimming pool have been built in an old barn that gives to the place an incredibly cosy and homy atmosphere.
In case you need more than 10 double bedrooms, the owners of the castle have renovated a few old houses next to the castle.They have turned them into into cosy high standard apartments, that they have called : Suites du Château. They have 13 independent houses or apartments all with fully equipped kitchen and lounge from 1 to 3 bedrooms. They can be rented separately with or without the castle. These houses are full of charm, furnished with recycled furnitures from the local flee markets. These houses have been selected and praised on french TV 2 and the castle have been mentioned in the New York Times for its charm for ideal weddings. While adding all these Suites, we can accommodate up to 80 persons all together with the castle and the tower.