Chateau de Saqui

Europe / France / Provence

Between Luberon and Aix en Provence, close to the perched village of Ansouis, on 70 hectares (136-acre), this Château is a magical place in the heart of Provence, far from any human concentration and far from the sanitary and urban torment, in a preserved nature.

up to 15
Bedrooms
up to 30
Guests
13
Bathrooms
3
Min. Nights

Overview

This is a character property, unique and exceptional, consisting of a XVIIth and XVIIIth Century Castle, probably a hunting lodge originally, built between 1635 and 1707. Hidden in the heart of a park and its Vineyard, in one of the most beautiful sites in the LUBERON.  The property benefits from unrestricted views over the Luberon and neighboring villages.

The Castle, as well as the whole property has been completely restored, ensuring architectural respect.  The XVIIIth century façade has a beautiful alignment of mullioned windows and dressed stone frames. In the center, the carved front door. The living space of the Castle is 1,000 sqm.

It offers spacious volumes and is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor

  • Vast entrance hall and a beautiful staircase with XVIIth century Gypserie, cloakroom with access to the two vaulted cellars in the basement
  • Large kitchen with Feudal fireplace and old Kitchen garden
  • Scullery with North access
  • Five large en-suite reception rooms with two dining rooms, two beautiful sitting rooms and a library-study
  • An entrance to the East leads to the indoor swimming pool. This one is open onto the gardens by magnificent arches

First Floor

  • Large landing leading to a beautiful sitting room of about 50 sqm
  • Five beautiful bedrooms with bathrooms. Each bedroom has cupboard or dressing room and most of them have a fireplace

Second Floor

  • A big room converted into a sitting room of 80 sqm filled with light by many windows
  • Four beautiful bedrooms, on both sides, with bathroom

The Chapel

  • Adjoining the back of the Castle is a delightful XVIIth century vaulted chapel with beautiful carved gate dating back to 1661.

The Guest Houses

  • Former stone farmhouse of the domain, on a headland behind the Castle
  • Dating from the XVIIIth century, it comprises around 600 sqm of living space, in perfect condition, and is laid out as follows:

Ground Floor

  • Vast entrance hall with open space, large vaulted sitting room and fireplace, and television
  • Superb fully-fitted kitchen with dining room
  • Game room
  • Boiler room
  • Laundry and independent garage

Upstairs

  • Six beautiful bedrooms and four bathrooms
  • Swimming pool independent from the ones of the Castle
  • Another charming guest house, converted from the former Castle’s stables
  • Approximately 100 sqm of living space in perfect condition with sitting room, kitchen, two bedrooms and two bathrooms

The Caretaker's House

  • Next to the Castle, on one level
  • Includes three living rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Bedroom with shower room
  • Technical room
  • Castle boiler room
  • 30 Sqm room for the staff

Outbuildings

  • Wine grower’s house at the Northern entrance of the property
  • Gardener’s house of approximately 100 sqm with shed for agricultural material
  • Behind the large guest house, old dovecote dominating the property
  • At the property’s entrance, old Windmill perfectly restored and in working condition
  • Next to the Castle, four garages


Amenities

15 Bedrooms, 13 Bathrooms

Sleeps 30 Guests

10764 Interior Square Ft.

All bedrooms are air conditioned
3 Cots and 3 highchairs on request
Elevator up to the upper floors of the chateau
The whole area is equipped with a very high speed optic fiber network
Two pools at the castle (one indoor and one outdoor)
One pool at the farm house
The 3 pools are open all year round and heated (two outside and one inside)
Heating included for all swimming pools except during Winter for the 2 outdoor swimming pools
Small gym room
Family kitchen
Cold room
Wine cellar
Farm House kitchen
Cloakroom
Stone fireplaces
Study
Library
2 Pool houses
Fenced grounds with caretakers on site
Television Lounge with a large HD screen with Oled technology
State-of-the-art Bose sound bar
DVD player
Netflix
TV in the Chateau
One dedicated TV room in the Farm House with DVD player
Many books in French and English
Pets are permitted

Details

Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (Chateau - First Floor): Master bedroom (45m2) with large king size bed (180 x 200), fireplace, a 30m2 dressing area and a little lounge room. This bedroom has a nice terrace overlooking the garden, a large bathroom with 2 basins, a marble tub and large tiled shower
Bedroom 2 (Chateau - First Floor): Double bedroom with king size bed (180 x 200), bathroom with tub, triple mirror, toilet with wooden seat, towel dryer and a private terrace
Bedroom 3 (Chateau - First Floor): Double bedroom (20 m2) with King size bed (180 x 190) - can be made as twin - bathroom with tub, triple mirror, toilet with wooden seat, towel dryer
Bedroom 4 (Chateau - First Floor): Double bedroom (50 m2) with Canopy king size bed (180 x 200), fireplace, 2 dressings, bathroom with tub, triple mirror, toilet with wooden seat, towel dryer
Bedroom 5 (Chateau - Second Floor): Double bedroom (45 m2) with king size bed (180 x 200) - can be made as twin, lounge, bathroom with astonishing shower-tub, separate shower, toilet with wooden seat, towel dryer
Bedroom 6 (Chateau - Second Floor): Double bedroom (56 m2) with 2 single canopy beds (120 x 200), separate lounge room (where a 3rd bed is possible (90x200)) , bathroom with tub, triple mirror, toilet with wooden seat, towel dryer
Bedroom 7 (Chateau - Second Floor): Double bedroom with Queen size bed (160 x 200), bathroom with tub, triple mirror, toilet with wooden seat, towel dryer
All bedrooms of the Chateau are accessible by an elevator
Bedrooms 8 & 9 (Guest House): King size bed (180 x 200), a bathroom then upstairs on mezzanine, 2 large single beds (120 x 200) + one cot and a bathroom
Bedroom 10 (Farm House): Double bedroom with king size bed (180 x 200), canopy, bathroom with tub, triple mirror, toilet with wooden seat, towel dryer
Bedrooms 11 & 12 (Farm House): 2 Double bedrooms with 2 single beds (king size bed (180 x 200) can be done on request) Between them, there is a bathroom that share the 2 bedrooms with tub, triple mirror, toilet with wooden seat, towel dryer
Bedrooms 13 & 14 (Farm House): 2 Bedrooms, one with 2 single beds (120 x 200), the other with a king size bed (180 x 200). Between them, there is a shared bathroom with tub, triple mirror, toilet with wooden seat, towel dryer
Bedroom 15 (Farm House): Double bedroom with king size bed (180 x 200), canopy, bathroom with tub, triple mirror, toilet with wooden seat, towel dryer

Pool Details

Three swimming pools on the property: two at the Castle, one indoor and one outdoor, one at the farm house
The indoor swimming pool of the Chateau is nestled in a winter garden (jardin d'hiver)
The 3 pools are open all year round and heated (two outside and one inside). Heating included for all swimming pools except during winter for the 2 outdoor swimming pools

Staff and Services

Entry and departure cleaning
Full time governess (working 8 hours a day)
Daily housekeeping of common spaces and occupied rooms (one maid of The Castle and The Stables and one maid for The Farmhouse / each working 8 hours a day)
Linen and towel change in each room every three days and in case of special needed change
Maintenance of exterior spaces by full time gardener
Intervention from the property management when needed

Staff and Services (at additional cost)

Coach, Pilates, Yoga classes
Massage at home available: Hot stone massage, essential oils massage, Ayurvedic reflexology, shiatsu, etc.

Location Details

Luberon Regional Park, near one of the most beautiful listed villages in the region. Splendid protected environment in the midst of vines and wooded hills shaped countryside
25 minutes distant from Aix en Provence and its TGV railway station
50 minutes from MARSEILLE-PROVENCE international Airport
1 Hour from the Mediterranean Sea

Villa Notes

There are a lot of pounds on the property, fountains, and a small lake, which can be dangerous for the children. A responsibility discharge will be asked to the guests on arrival. Parents must supervise their children
This breathtaking property is the perfect combination of 17th-Century architecture and 21st-Century comfort nestled in beautiful Italian gardens and surrounded by its own vineyards
It is possible to rent other houses on the same estate: An 18th-Century farmhouse with six bedrooms and its own pool, a self-contained studio guest house (the “Ecuries”), two staff cottages
On site the guardian living in an independent house near the château. The gardener and the wine grower live in 2 separate houses on the limits of the estate
32 hectares of quality producing vines border the grounds of the estate, producing wine
Mobile A/C units are at disposal and can be put in each bedroom on request
Seminars and weddings on request - up to 180 people. Wedding Planner Mandatory
Pets are permitted

Rates

Travel Dates Bedrooms Min. Night Stay Nightly Rates
May 01, 2022 - June 15, 2022
15 7 $ 6985 *
June 15, 2022 - July 09, 2022
15 7 $ 8512 *
July 09, 2022 - July 16, 2022
15 3 $ 5670 *
July 16, 2022 - September 15, 2022
15 7 $ 8512 *
September 15, 2022 - October 31, 2022
15 7 $ 6985 *
October 31, 2022 - April 12, 2023
15 7 $ 5346 *
April 12, 2023 - June 15, 2023
15 7 $ 6985 *
June 15, 2023 - September 15, 2023
15 7 $ 8512 *
September 15, 2023 - October 31, 2023
15 7 $ 6985 *
USD rates above based on approximate currency conversion. Holiday dates may not be listed in rate chart. Rates are subject to change without notice. Please confirm rate, holiday dates, and currency with your Villa Specialist at time of booking.

Tax Service Charge Details *

Heating of the outdoor swimming pools are an additional cost during the winter
Local tax €2.53 per adult, per night

Security Deposit Details

€10,000

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Location

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.