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Château de Goas Retreat Center - 18th century castle in South West France

People16
Bedrooms 12
Bathrooms7
Space 21,527 sq. ft.
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

About the property

18th century castle surrounded by fields in the beautiful region of Gascony

Located in the heart of the magnificent region of Gascony, surrounded by fields and hills, Château de Goas is an historical French estate whose foundations date back to the Middle Age.

With its towers, windmills, ancient wine cellar, the Château is an authentic leftover of the French history and a reflection of the unique rural tradition of the region.

For the most part, the current batiment of the castle dates back to the 18th century built by the Comtesse de Beaumont, a former courtesan at the King of France court. The Comtess, who owned the Château until the early 19th century, built a splendid estate including a huge park decorated with statues as well as a small chapel.

With 12 bedrooms decorated in a warm, rural and antique style, two living rooms equipped with TV and WIFI, dining rooms, French pool room with board games, historical library, a large studio room of 160sqm, a 6-acre park featuring ancient oaks and a splendid bathing lake located a few minutes away, the Château is the ideal setting to welcome large groups and host retreats in a tranquil and serene environment.

In addition to the practice of yoga and training activities, guests can enjoy their free time at the Château by taking walks through the exquisite countryside, going for refreshing baths in the nearby swimming lake, visiting local markets and historical villages nearby, participating in local festivals and tasting local wines as well as delicious regional products.

Noelle & Mike will be on site to welcome groups and ensure guests have an enjoyable stay. They were among volunteers who visited the Château and fell in love with the house and its surrounding. They decided to join the adventure on a full-time basis and moved to France with their son Reece.

Gascony is often referred to as the Tuscany of France. One of the country’s best kept secrets, famous for its gastronomy, hours-long meals and ‘’douceur de vivre’’, the region is close to the Pyrenees mountains and stretches between Toulouse and Bordeaux.

It has one of the country’s lowest population density and offers peaceful, magnificent landscapes including rolling hills, wooded valleys, vineyards, sunflowers and a plethora of charming arcade village squares.

A truly unspoiled region, voted 2nd best place in the world for quality of life by the Telegraph:

The “Gers” (as called by the locals) will give you a real sense of authenticity with weekly farmer markets filled by charming locals keen to introduce you to their land.

Lamothe-Goas is situated between Lectoure and Florence, approx. 100km away from Toulouse.

Closest airport is Toulouse: 1h10 by car

Closest train station is Agen: 40mn by car

Additional services include:

Transports from/to Toulouse airport or Agen train station

Mind body programs (yoga, pilates, guided meditation)

Dance program (ballet, Barre classes for adults, ballroom dance with social events)

Yoga and Pilates certification courses

Cooking clases

Excursions

Variety of Massages and Healing Treatments bookable on site

We help finding a chef from the region, if wished

More info about the castle on our website chateau de goas.

More Details

Owner
Romain
Member since: 2017
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
6 May, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday castle in Lamothe-Goas in Gers

Property Type:
  • castle
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 21527 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 7 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 12 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £131.11
Damage Deposit £1,748.12

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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