Erin and Jean-Baptiste
Set in a 16-hectare park and woodlands, the building is so large it even boasts its own moat. And the land includes four large holiday cottages that had been converted from historical out houses and stables in 2009.
George and Sarah
In 1823 the architect who designed the Château de Brives incorporated many interesting items from his travels around the world into the building. Chic and beautifully furnished with French decorative antiques, it sleeps 16 guests.
Wendy and Marcus
This 19th century château is in the heart of the Natural Regional Park the Caps et Marie d’Opale was built in 1875 by Andre Joseph Courtat to celebrate the birthplace of his wife. It hosts weddings and vow renewals too, and its gardens include a wedding chapel as well as a courtyard bar and barn.
Vanessa and Ben
Set in the beautiful Creuse countryside, the Château de Joli Bois includes three large out-buildings and 7 hectares of land. The owners describe it as a retreat from the intensity of life.
Janet and Philip
The Château de la Fare is a stunning historical building in South France. Previously it’s been home to a Knights Templar, as well as a musketeer believed to be one of Alexandre Dumas’s Three Musketeers.
Rebecca and Tim
A magical 18th century petit château split into two roughly identical wings and set in 15 acres of secluded, private parkland and woodland that includes a watermill.
Ashley and Johnny
This château is in a small village in Montpouillan, south west France even includes an art gallery as well as a café come brocante, where absolutely everything is for sale, even your plate and the chair you’re sitting on.
Amy and Marc and baby Clement
This medieval château is located in the forests and mountains of northern Ardeche has its first written records from the 12th Century. Once it served as a base for lords in this region and had garrisons of knights attached to it. But since then it’s been a working farm for over a thousand years.
Jayne and Steve
The Château de Thuries in March 2018, is a boutique Chambres d’Hotes and events venue.
Located under an hour from both Toulouse and Carcassonne it’s the perfect place to unwind.
Margreeth and Tim
The Château de Lys, or the “Castle of Lillies” is set in the Somme valley. The main house was originally built as a hunting retreat, and the château has grown over time with new each owner. It’s still being added to today.
Abbie, Karen Clive and Ross
Overlooking the medieval town of Beaulieu-Sur-Dordogne, Château du Doux, was designed by one of the world’s leading 20th Century architects, Jean-Louis Pascal, who also designed the famous Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris.
Sasha and Tim
A beautiful and tranquil boutique hotel with Spa, close to the Canal du Midi in sunny Cathar country. The Château du Puits es Pratx consists of the château itself, various outbuildings where vineyard workers used to live, and as a focal point, a stunning courtyard.
Debbie and Nigel
Built in around 1895 for members of the French and Belgian nobility, this château is one of the first buildings to use a steel frame for support, which was clad with granite. Once a hunting lodge, in the Second World War the French resistance turned it into a hideout.
Helen and Matthew
The Chateau la Briance in the Limousin region of southwest France was built in 1740 and had two large turrets added 100 years later. Both have been converted into bedrooms. On the ground floor stands an impressive, wooden 6-metre ornate fireplace that’s at least 200 years old.
Ben and Billie
Situated in the Loire Valley, La Grande Maison is an historic house with part of it dating back to 1745. It’s even included in the area’s Cadastral plan for calculating land tax in the Napoleonic era.
Karen and Paul
This spacious six-bedroom château overlooks the forest of Chinon in the heart of the Loire Valley, the garden of France. It includes separate stables and a coach house, backs onto amazing caves and comes with 10 acres of walled parkland.
Anna and Edward
Originally a castle protected by a moat, this is the biggest château in the Bordeaux area. The vast medieval building gets its name from “The Great Gorce” a type of vegetation which grew in this region of France around the beginning of the 16th century.
Simon and Debbie
The Château Les Bernards, in the village of Le Donjon in the Auvergne region of central France, sits in twelve acres of ground and boasts tennis court and swimming pool. Built in the 1860s, its many rooms include six bedrooms as well as seven reception rooms.
Belinda and Lee
This ancient property dates back to the 15th century and was originally built as a castle to protect the local area from marauding bands of brigands. You can still see the original owner’s coat of arms engraved in the dungeon.
Château Mas de Pradie was built in the mid-1700s, with a large barn that served as a royal relay station for horses. It was also home to an old mill that operated when the lake flooded seasonally into the cave system below.
Ithaca and Alex
This 18th century building in the Hauts-de-France region of France is actually named Château d’Humeroeuille after the town in which it was built. But its owners and locals recognise it by its nickname: Château Flore, or Plant Castle, because its garden is as famous as the building.
Mariam and Jono
The Château Domaine de la Salle was built in the 17th century by 1826 by ‘Jean Baptiste Joachim Clemot’, a celebrated surgeon in Napoleons navy. Buildings in the courtyards go back to the 17th century, and La Salle was inhabited since before the 12th century.
Anna and Philipp
This 8th century château is situated on the edge of Honfleur, in the Calvados region of France. It was originally on a site of a fortified medieval building that had been burnt down. The main body was an 18th century hunting lodge, then a wing was added a century later.