Beautiful Chateau for rental, rural Charente - PM007080

1km from Clerac, Charente Maritime, Poitou Charentes Reference: PM007080 Advertiser since: 25 April 2019
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Chateau Fengari Self Catering Flexible 11 30 10

About this property

Magnificent Napoleonic Chateau in Rural Village. This chateau is in a rural setting.

The atmosphere at Chateau Fengari reflects its owners, who invite you to make the chateau your sanctuary. Each of the beautifully restored en suite bedrooms hosts crisp white bed linen. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, a reinvigorating game of tennis or ground yourself with yoga in the studio.

Set in 22 acres of grounds, including woodlands, this chateau is the perfect getaway for families and groups alike, whether you're looking for a wonderful wedding venue, a secret escape or a family gathering, we can help.



Kitchen and dining

Guests have a choice of self catering in the well equipped kitchen or for those looking for a more relaxing holiday, we can also arrange for a private chef to cater for part or the entirety of your stay, leaving you free to focus on what really matters during your break.

Living rooms

There is a beautiful period style sitting room with log burning fire available to guests. This room has a secret door leading into the studio space, our events and retreats space, which has additional seating as well as yoga mats and blocks. This is the perfect space to relax and rejuvenate yourself, and do a little light yoga or pilates.


There are 11 bedrooms in Chateau Fengari, sleeping up to 30 guests. Most of the bedrooms have a choice of twin or super king beds, allowing the set up to select the families or couples booking the space.

Some rooms have additional beds to allow them to sleep up to 4 guests.

The rooms are fully equipped with crisp white bedlinen to reflect the heat of the day


All of our bedrooms have en suite bathrooms with either a bath and shower or a shower only. All of the rooms have been renovated within the past 2 years and are clean, white and bright.

Two of the bedrooms are set up as a family suite and thus share their en suite bathroom.


The chateau has heating throughout for the winter months, as well as a log burning fire in the sitting room. In the summer, the thick walls help to keep the temperatures cool and there is no need for air conditioning.


The chateau is well equipped with a tv and playstation, as well as wireless speakers throughout the terrace area outside.

Garden and outside

The 22 acres of gardens surround the chateau, creating an oasis of calm and tranquility.

For the more active guest, there is a choice of activities including tennis on our 2 professional standard courts, swimming in either the salt water swimming pool or the natural lake. The lake is also perfect for those wanting a little taste of the seaside, with its beach seating area.

There is also a trampoline and a children's swing set in the grounds, as well as a slack line.

Parking and garages

There is free parking available in the grounds of the chateau for up to 20 cars. There are also 2 charging points for electric cars.

Visitor suitability

The chateau is suitable for families young and old, as well as larger groups looking for a special venue for a break or a gathering. There are stairs in the chateau to bedrooms, so the chateau is less suitable to wheelchair users.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Meals

  • Private pool



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Clerac

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: St Emilion
Distance: 38 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Alexander Houstoun-Boswall

Owner of the Fengari group of properties, the Houstoun-Boswall family has run weddings and events spaces in London, a yacht in Greece and a Chateau in southern France for several years.

Year property purchased 2014
Why this location? Chateau Fengari is situated in the countryside, 45 minutes from Angouleme. It is within walking distance of a small village, Clerac, which has all that holiday makers need to make their stay wonderful, and is set in 22 acres of parks, woodland and gardens. There is also a lake on site which is suitable for swimming.
Unique benefits of property The property is a large chateau, with bedrooms enough to sleep 30 people in 11 rooms. There are large reception rooms that are suitable for gatherings of up to 75 people (must be booked in advance) as well as a sitting room, a dining room and beautiful hallways. The bedrooms are carpeted in thick, lush carpets and are newly renovated. Guests have the choice of twin or super king sized beds in their rooms, making the ideal accommodation for guests young and old. The property has a crystal clear lake that is perfect for swimming or paddle boarding as well as a salt water swimming pool and a wood fired hot tub.

The Owner Recommends

Visit Bordeaux

The chateau is just 45 minutes from the wonderful city of Bordeaux, with its bustling markets, the cité du vin and its restaurants and shops. Perfect for a day out visiting the city and then coming back to the calm and quiet of the chateau.