Château des Artistes

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Château des Artistes

The Château des Artistes is a sumptuous black stone residence nestling on a rocky outcrop. The splendid 13th-century château offers an exceptional view of the Alps. Nestling in the Ardèche in the Rhône-Alpes region, just a few kilometres from Privas and 35 minutes from Valence, this majestic building has a timeless charm steeped in history. Overlooking the building, the swimming pool offers a breathtaking view of a formal garden that clings to the sides of the château. With its independant bedrooms, each with a private bathroom, the château can comfortably accommodate up to 16 people. The setting is perfect for a holiday with family or friends, offering a unique combination of charm, comfort and privacy to create unforgettable memories. A haven of artistic inspiration, every detail contributes to an exceptional experience.

Near Privas (10km), 35 minutes from Valence train station, and less than 1h20min from Avignon.

16 people

16 people

Swimming pool, Petanque, Volleyball, Badminton

option : housekeeper and a cook for an extra fee.

Discover the property of Château des Artistes

Set in the enchantment of the Rhône Valley, Château des Artistes near Privas is the ideal place for a memorable holiday with friends and family. Nestled in the Ardèche, this estate reveals its artistic charm and warm atmosphere, inviting you to explore a region rich in culture and picturesque landscapes. For wine lovers, the château’s location in the heart of the Rhône Valley offers privileged access to the region’s renowned vineyards. Immerse yourself in the art of wine tasting and discover the unique flavours of local wines, adding a touch of refinement to your holiday. Enjoy the ultimate in comfort with a sparkling swimming pool offering a welcome refreshment in the Ardèche sunshine. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the estate, the pool becomes the perfect place to relax, where the laughter of friends and family merges with the gentle murmur of the water.

Le Château des Artistes offers a unique experience with self-catering accommodation. Each carefully decorated room offers privacy and tranquillity. Whether in the Terrace Suite overlooking the château courtyard or in the charming hideaway of the Rosebud, each space becomes a welcoming cocoon for a personalised getaway.

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Principal living and reception rooms

Discover luxury and refinement in our exquisite living spaces, perfect for moments of relaxation and conviviality. The charming double lounge, complete with fireplace and TV, welcomes you with a warm atmosphere. The windows offer breathtaking views of the orchard and valley, creating a natural backdrop to your moments of relaxation. Just a few steps away, the spacious and elegant dining room invites you to enjoy memorable meals with family and friends. The central hall, the jewel in the castle’s crown, reveals itself with its trophy-like atmosphere. Admire a well-stocked liquor cabinet, a comfortable sofa and a table surrounded by chairs. It’s the perfect space for relaxed meetings, refined tastings or simply to immerse yourself in an atmosphere of luxury and comfort. Whether for intimate family gatherings, elegant receptions or relaxed holidays, our lounges and function rooms embody the perfect marriage of period charm and modern comfort, creating unforgettable memories at the heart of our family chateau.

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Our bedrooms

At the heart of the Château des Artistes is the Royale, an elegant room with a double bed for a night of comfort. The private bathroom offers an invigorating shower and toilet. For families looking for more space, our Family Suite offers two additional bedrooms (one double and two twin beds) and a private bathroom with shower and toilet. The château terrace offers picturesque views over the château courtyard. Two bedrooms (one double and two twin beds) share a family bathroom, providing comfortable space for all the family. In the garden is a separate retreat with two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Enjoy the large living room and kitchen, creating the perfect space for an intimate getaway in the heart of nature. Finally, in four other separate units adjoining the château, you’ll find four en-suite suites with stunning views over the valley. Each of our self-catering accommodations is designed to offer you a unique experience, blending the charm of the past with modern comforts. Come and experience the history and beauty of our family chateau with friends or family for an unforgettable holiday.

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Our Rates

The property is always rented in its entirety to a single family. You have complete privacy in the château and its garden with swimming pool. The rental price includes heating, water, electricity, garden maintenance and cleaning at the end of your stay. Bed linen and towels are provided. Beds are made up on arrival. Prices for long weekends (minimum 5 days) and holiday stays on request. Deposit required: €2,000.

Option : housekeeper and a cook for an extra fee.

The cook can make meals for your arrival, buy groceries, and can cook for you any meals during your stay.
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History

A 12th-century castle, whose last esteemed aristocratic owner, the Count of Rochessauve, is said to have committed suicide due to the ravages of the French Revolution. The property is set in an ancient volcanic crater, and vast cliffs protect the château to the north. The gardens are lush and the views to the south are spectacular, nature abounds – it’s an escape from the modern world, the perfect place to gather with friends and family to celebrate life’s milestones.

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Activities around

The property is close to the town of Privas, with its twice-weekly farmers’ market and many shops selling local produce. The nearby Côtes du Rhône wine route stretches back and forth along the Rhône and offers wonderful day trips to some of the region’s finest wineries. When you stay at the Château des Artistes, nestled in the heart of the Rhône Valley, the possibilities for exploration and entertainment are as vast as the landscapes around you. For an unforgettable equestrian adventure, head to the Fermenas horse farm, just below the château. Here, a guided horse ride through the picturesque trails offers you an authentic connection with the surrounding countryside. Adrenalin-seekers will be delighted to plunge into the tumultuous waters of Vallon Pont D’arc, a village in the west of the Ardèche. Canoeing down the Gorges de l’Ardèche is a breathtaking natural experience, steeped in the wild beauty of the region. For climbing enthusiasts, Saint-Michel-de-Chabrillanoux offers an exceptional outdoor experience. Rely on a professional organisation, competent instructors and quality equipment for a memorable day’s climbing in a picturesque setting. If you fancy an urban getaway, the city of Valence, just 35 minutes away by car, invites you to enjoy a day out in the great outdoors. Nearby Montélimar, a 25-minute drive away, welcomes you to the birthplace of nougat. Explore the narrow streets, discover charming restaurants and bistros, and immerse yourself in the sweet history of this iconic town. Whether it’s horse riding, kayaking, climbing or a city break, the Rhône Valley offers a variety of activities to enrich your stay at Château des Artistes.

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Practical information

Château des Artistes is located in the commune of Rochessauve.

The large chef’s kitchen has two ovens, an eight-burner hob, two dishwashers, a pantry with a coffee station and a large marble dining table with chairs, which can also be used as a work surface for preparing meals.
Sports: Boule court, volleyball, badminton, soccer, polo home game.

Room details:
In the château: Royal Room – double bed – private bathroom with shower and toilet.
Family Suite – two additional bedrooms (one double bed and two twin beds) + a private bathroom with shower and wc Terrace Suite – two bedrooms (one double bed and two twin beds) + a shared family bathroom.
La Maison du Jardin – two bedrooms and two bathrooms + large living room and kitchen.
Le Nid – king size bed + elegant bathroom with shower and toilet.
Le Rosebud – double bed + bathroom with shower and toilet.
Le Lierre: double bed + full bathroom with shower and toilet.
Le Coin du Feu: Suite with fireplace: double bed and bathroom with bath and toilet.

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