Château des Gaudras

Château des Gaudras

The Château des Gaudras is a delightful residence, located on a huge property that is entirely privatised. In the heart of the green Ardèche, an hour and a quarter from Lyon, an hour from Saint Etienne, Valence and Grenoble, Les Gaudras is an ideal place to organise a wedding: the Orangery is an elegant space for a reception of 150 people, the courtyard and the park for the vin d'honneur, the spacious pool house and the covered swimming pool are perfect for relaxing the next day. The estate's rooms offer accommodation for 36 people in various buildings.

Discover the property of Château des Gaudras

What could be better than a family chateau, surrounded by a large park with a superb swimming pool to organise a wedding? You are at home in the entire property. A magnificent park with a beautiful mansion, an orangery and a pool house with an infinity pool, a paddling pool, teak beaches, a 50 m2 summer lounge with a fully equipped open kitchen and a bar.
You can receive your family and friends in the Orangery, and accommodate your special guests in the chateau, in the small guest house or in the pool house. You can organise your party as you wish, in complete freedom. And what a pleasure it is to extend the event the next day with your loved ones!

Are you looking for a wedding venue, a week-end away or holidays in France ?

Principal living and reception rooms

All the buildings have been entirely renovated with refinement and respect for the authenticity of the place. Let yourself be seduced by the romantic charm of the Château des Gaudras, whose murals recall the beautiful Italian villas of the last century. The Orangery is spacious and bright during the day. At night, when lit, it becomes magical. The pool house is an ideal place for relaxation and conviviality.

Rent our château and experience a slice of authentic french country life

Our bedrooms

The rooms in the castle are tastefully furnished and offer refined accommodation for 15 people. The small house at the entrance to the estate can comfortably accommodate an additional 6 people. A dormitory in the pool house completes the sleeping possibilities, up to a total of 36 people on the estate. More than a party, you offer your friends or family a stay or a weekend of relaxation and sharing!

Share a unique experience with your family and friends

Guest house

A few steps in front of the castle, the fully renovated guest house can accommodate up to 6 guests in complete privacy. Two bedrooms on the first floor, one with a double bed and the other with two single beds, can accommodate four people. A double sofa bed on the ground floor completes the sleeping possibilities. The guest house has its own fully equipped kitchen and a private bathroom on the first floor. Recently fitted out, it will allow you to invite your guests during your holiday stay or a long weekend. It is included in the rental of the chateau.

For more details


Calendar is loading...
Partiellement réservé
For confirmation and enquiries

Our Rates

The castle is always rented in its entirety to a single group. You have accommodations for 36 people, park, yard and pool. The rental price includes accommodation for 36 people, as well as charges for water, electricity, garden maintenance, cleaning the chateau, and linens. Bed linen and towels are provided. The beds are made ​​upon arrival.

Season Stay With reception room Without reception room
Low season
Mid season
April and October WE 3 days 2 nights    
Week 7 days 7 nights    
High season
May to September Quote upon request    
Week 7 days 7 nights    
We speak for our owners. We offer the best pricing.


Chateau Les Gaudras  was built in 1850 by Joseph Antoine Fernand, direct ancestor of the current owners. He was count of Majorie of Soursac, born April 18, 1818, engineer and mayor of Roiffieux, descendant of Geraud de la Majorie, lord of Durfort-Soursac knighted in 1352.
This castle had been  inhabited by the family of the current owners Véronique and Tanguy of Nantes until the death of their grandmother in 1984. It was bought by two successive families who loved and restored it with great taste. But Tanguy and Véronique of Nantes missed their family home. Lovers of old stones and history, they were looking for a home to accommodate their large family (4 children and many grandchildren).
In 2012, after 4 years of research, it is on the Internet that they found to their surprise  “their” house that was for sale! It is with immense joy that they bought it. They have carried out extensive work to renovate the reception area, the orangery, and create some additional bedrooms and bathrooms in the attic.

Experience the Château Lifestyle.

Château Lifestyle

Share the simple pleasures of life with those you love

Activities around

Chateau Les Gaudras chateau is in Roiffieux , in the heart of the green Ardeche, a little over an hour south of Lyon. Located close to Annonay, the city where the  Montgolfier brothers invented the Hot Air Balloon, more than two centuries ago. A balloon flight is an extraordinary timeless journey. High above the landscape you will discover Ardèche and is fiery river. In spring, it’s the starting point for multicoloured canoes to embark to discover the joys of the river. The Ardèche is suitable for all forms of navigation, tourism for beginners to extreme waterfalls for people looking for thrills, through the race course for athletes and discovery hikes.
The Ardèche is a paradise to practice many outdoor activities: 6000 km of hiking open to you : from Annonay basin through the balconies of the Rhone Valley to the Cevennes doors Major area for the practice of climbing, 1600 routes are available to you. Volcanic environment, the Via Ferrata of Thueyts will allow you to  taste the vertical mineral universe, even if you are not a veteran of climbing!
When the snow comes, you will find a pristine landscape. Follow snowshoe traces of a fox or a weasel,  ride with a dog sled team, or you go for a hike on nordic skis.
Discover the amazing Palais idéal du Facteur Cheval, built by one man (Ferdinand Cheval, rural factor between 1879 and 1912) where all styles from all countries and all eras are mixed.

More information ?

Practical information

Address : 1775 Route de la Chomotte 07100 Roiffieux

– Take the A7 motorway, exit 12 south of Lyon Chanas.
– At the roundabout towards Annonay (N82) for about 15km.
– At the roundabout Davezieux (near Mac Donald and Géant Casino) signs to Parc activity Marenton, Roiffieux. Always follow Roiffieux.
– Cross Roiffieux, Stadium Management / ESAT / Jappenard You are on the road to Chomotte. Stop at 1775

Amenities & Equipement

Kitchen: stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher and washing machine

Entertainement:  TV & WIFI, ping pong table, table hockey, board games, library and lawn bowling
Additional bed for Babies – 1 crib

Reception tables : 15 oval (175/110) and 4 rectangular tables , and 170 chairs

The château (750m2) 

Ground floor :

  • entrance hall ( 25m ²)
  • living room (45m ²)
  • a lounge (30m ²)
  • a dining room (45m ² up to 40 people) in a row communicating through large double doors
  • a majestic staircase regional stone gives access to upper floors
  • a fully equipped kitchen and laundry

First floor :

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms and a separate toilet

Second floor :

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 1 toilet accessible to all

The whole chateau can accommodate 15 people.

A small house at the entrance to the estate has 2 bedrooms and can accommodate 6 more people

The 100 m² pool house can accommodate 15 people: On the ground floor, it includes a 50 m² summer living room, a fully equipped open kitchen and a bar, a cloakroom with a cabin, a shower and 2 toilets.
On the first floor, a dormitory room equipped with mattresses allows to complete the sleeping possibilities.

Reception area :
The orangery has an area of 150 m². A catering area is located in the adjoining outbuildings.

Plans of the estate can be sent to you on request.

Our team will be at your disposal for any question you may have.

Request a reservation

    By submitting this form, I agree that my data will be used as part of the request for information and the commercial relationship that may result from it.

    Read some comments from our Guest Book

    Guest Book