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Unforgettable holidays in a French château.

Bedrooms 14
Space 10,763 sq. ft.
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

An 18th century chateau near Paris, 20 or 32 persons

Enjoy a very special experience with family or friends!

For a week, experience the true " vie de château" and enjoy the French art of living, where beauty rhymes with elegance.

Only one hour and twenty minutes from Paris and from the castles of the Loire Valley, this beautiful grand estate offers 11 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms and several living rooms ( drawing room, library, office) which can hold up to 20 people.

For more than 20 people, we propose an additionnal cottage in the outbuildings with 3 large bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, up to 12 additional people. Cottage rate on request.

A majestic historical house in a preserved natural environment

The rooms, elegantly decorated, have kept their original furniture, panelling and wooden floors.

The castle is located in the middle of a huge park with hundred-year-old trees, a swimming pool and a vegetable garden.

Everything is meant for pleasure and rest.

20 hectares of beautiful English-style grounds listed as " monument historique".

Numerous activities on the spot and in the neighbourhood :

Whether you want to go for a bike ride, fish in the pond, play table tennis or trampoline, you have plenty of choice to occupy all the family.

Children can also enjoy pony riding with their parents in the grounds.

Healthy massage is also proposed on site to enjoy an unforgettable stay.

Moreover, the owners will be pleased to give you tourist tips and advice and to inform you about the cultural events in the area ( Chartres, Bonneval, Chateaudun's castle, the natural park of the Perche, Kanoe-kayak...)

Tailored services

If you wish to, the castle's staff will be pleased to cook some delicious and traditional meals for you, with the products of the organic garden.

Many other services are also available on request( wine tasting, sellling of local product and organic vegetable from our on site garden or also baby-sitting, house cleaning, table service...).

Don't hesitate to ask! We will be delighted to accommodate all your needs.

How to get there?

By car : 1h20 minutes from Paris (120km)

By train : Bonneval or Brou station(10km) Shuttle service

By plane: Paris Orly airport (119km)

More Details

Edouard de Verdun
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 June, 2018

About Edouard de Verdun

Hello! After spending eight years in the French West Indies, I decided to recover a family owned property and offer holidaymakers the chance to discover all the charms of castle living.

I am 39 years old, married and have three sons. This is a beautiful adventure and a new way of life that we can offer for you!

Edouard de Verdun purchased this castle in 2014

Why Edouard de Verdun chose Dangeau

This property is for more than two hundred years in the same family.

What makes this castle unique

The castle of Bouthonvilliers has an incredible charm.

Majestic but human-sized and comfortable, every detail of this house evokes refinement and authenticity.

The magnificent park and French gardens listed as historical monuments are a haven of peace and romantic place ...

Everything in this place brings you serenity, well-being and fullness..


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday castle in Dangeau in Eure-et-Loir

Property Type:
  • castle
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 10763 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 32 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Ce prix est valable pour 20 personnes, au-delà de ce nombre un devis supplémentaire sera proposé pour la location d'un gîte dans le même domaine.
  • Capacité logement chateau: 20 personnes max. Gîte sur le meme domaine: 12 personnes
Location Type:
  • lake
  • river
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Six bathrooms
  • 14 Bedrooms, Sleeps 32
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 8 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed
    - 1 Single Bed
    - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
  • For more than 20 people, we propose an additional cottage in the outbuildings of the castle for up to 12 additional people with 3 large bedrooms (1double bed and 2 single beds in each room) and 2 bathrooms. Rate on request.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 8 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming


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(13 traveller reviews)

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Unforgettable holidays in a French château.
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

A wonderful paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We spent an amazing week at this wonderful castle together with extended family and friends.

The castle is very well preserved with lots of historical remnants. The kitchen is modern with a giant gas oven, nespresso-machine, microvave oven etc. There’s lots of porcelain, glasses and equipment to make your own food. We did some nice cooking and in addition we had some served brunches and dinner which were very good indeed. Served by the loveliest ladies.

The hosts, Alexia and Edouard are really very nice and helpful with just everything. We really enjoyed the tours where Edouard guided us around the domains, teaching us relevant history.

One day we took a ride on the bikes provided, beautiful landscapes everywhere.

Another day we took a trip to Paris and we also made some trips to the charming cities of Brou, Chateaudun, Bonvalle and Dangeau.

We really recommend this paradise!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at Chateau Bouthonvilliers! The chateau is enchanting, the park is peaceful, the pool is relaxing and Edward is charming. Edward provided breakfasts for us (extra charge) and 3 dinners (extra charge). The dinner were among the best meals we had in France. Edward wants his guests to have a true french country experience. We loved our stay!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Live like gentry

  • 5 of 5

Chateau Bouthonvilliers was a unique and elegant experience. We three couples had the entire place to ourselves, and enjoyed the beautiful sitting rooms, outdoor sitting space (for our cocktail wines) and the pool. While it has been updated with later 20th century electric and plumbing, it looks much as it must have looked in the late 19th century. If you want a Four Seasons style of modernity, then this may not be the place for you. If you appreciate architecture and history, and the style of French country living, then this is a great option.

The location was great for us - half hour from Chartes, and a longer drive (hour and a half) to the big chateaus along the Loire river (Cheverny, Chenouceau, Chambord, etc.). Only five minutes from the charming town to Brou (restaurants and groceries) and about 15 minutes from Chateaudun, which has a don't-miss late middle ages chateau.

The stay was made tremendous by Edouard, the owner, who lives about 100 yards from the main house. He looked after our every need and made our stay easy and comfortable. We had him provide us simple breakfasts each day (croissants, coffee, yogurst, etc.) and did three of our dinners there. They were, frankly, the best three meals we had during our 10 nights in France. Whether you do the buffet or a gourmet dinner, Edouard's preparation, care and quality are something you should not miss.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Bouthonvilliers. Everything was just perfect. Thank you for this unforgettable moment, and special thanks to Edouard and Alexia, always very attentive to us.

  • Review Submitted: 15-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot, we would love to have you again, see you very soon !!!
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Une semaine idyllique

  • 5 of 5

Nous venons de passer une semaine avec enfants et petits enfants dans un cadre merveilleux.

Nous avons été accueillis chaleureusement par nos hôtes.

Nous nous sommes sentis tout de suite comme dans notre maison de famille.

Nous avons fait des ballades quotidiennes dans le parc très bien entretenu et nous avons visité les villages aux alentours..

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Très agréable !

  • 5 of 5

La propriété est aussi belle à l’intérieur qu'à l’extérieur et la prestation excellente pour un groupe ou une famille.

Un très grand nombre de chambres et de grandes belles pièces pour se retrouver.

L’environnement est grand, arboré, calme et bien entretenu par le propriétaire.

Région très sympa avec plein de choses à faire.

Nous avons passé une semaine de vacances très agréable et conserverons un très bon souvenir de l’accueil chaleureux du propriétaire.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonjour, Un très grand merci pour votre commentaire. Nous espérons vous revoir prochainement parmi nous ! Edouard et Alexia de Verdun.
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Nearest Barpub
8 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Meals: breakfast, lunch, and dinner service on request

Theme: Restful, relaxing family holidays in a romantic and historical setting





Internet access


Iron and ironing board

Bed linen provided

Bath towels

Washing machine

Tumble dryer

Parking space


Coffee maker

Tableware and cutlery


Microwave oven






First floor:

- Bedroom 2 features a double bed, shower room, and W.C.

- Bedroom 2 boasts a double bed bathroom, and W.C.

- Bedroom 3 houses a single bed

- Bedroom 4 offers a double bed, shower room, and W.C.

Second floor:

- Bedroom 5 boasts a double bed bathroom, and W.C.

- Bedroom 6 features a double bed

- Bedroom 7 houses a single bed

- Bedroom 8 features a double bed

- Bedroom 9 boasts a double bed

- A shared shower room, and W.C

Leisure equipment:

DVD player

Satellite cable



Château nestled in an elegant 20-hectare park that offers a shared 12 x7 m swimming pool, a vegetable garden, and beehives.

A 100-hectare estate with trees


Dinner parties are allowed

Children are welcome


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday castle in Dangeau, Centre

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
week end juin 2
8 Jun 2018 - 9 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
Haute saison
1 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
15 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 15 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

End of stay £262.18

Le tarif indiqué est pour la location du château seul (jusqu'à 20 couchages) et n'inclut pas la location du gîte.
Tarif pour location du gîte supplémentaire dans les dépendances (+12 couchages) uniquement sur demande.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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