Villa Les Écuries de Sophie, Rental in Loire Valley

Les Écuries de Sophie

Magnificent 18 bedrooms property from the 19th century transformed into a luxury retreat, 150 km from Paris, heated pool, hammam


The Home

In summary

The Ecuries de Sophie is located 90 minutes drive from Paris in the magnificent Parc Régional du Perche. Classified the most beautiful stables in France at the end of the 19th century, this elegant residence is an ideal place is the perfect place for a weekend getaway or a family vacation in a luxury retreat offering space, refinement, peace and serenity.

Elegant decoration mixing wood, raw stone, light and transparency with beautiful furniture and luxury linen. Some bedrooms have a corner living room, there is no TV to keep you away from your usual life. Yet the Chateau comprises a room called the Bureau from where you can work if necessary. There is WiFi available in all rooms.

Covering an area of approximately 800m², this castle can accommodate  up to 36 people.
The property can be rent per week and per weekends, with an additional charge per additional night.

Indoors and outdoors

There are three buildings which can be described as follows:

- A first building (400m²) hosting a large living room of 100m² and a dining room of 70m² with a garden view, kitchen and pantry. There are also three bedrooms sharing a same bathroom.

- A second building of 15 rooms and a planery hall (which is only accessible for business events). 

- A third building where the pool is located (6 x 6m, heating and lighting) as well as a hammam (steam room). This building is locked up for more security.

The garden is beautiful covering 2,000m². Lounge chairs and loungers are available.

Detail of facilities and rooms:

- Main house
Entrance with a living room of 90 m2, kitchen (20 m2) with washing machine, dryer, electric oven, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher, espresso machine
Dining room 75 m2
3 double bedrooms with queen-size bed, dressing room
Shared bathroom with bathtub

-Building rooms
87 m² meeting room
15 double rooms with 160 queen-size beds (exept one room with a 140 bed), 4 out of the 15 bedrooms can be set up as twin rooms, and en-suite bathroom with bath or shower

Washing machine, Internet, Dryer, Electric oven, Fridge, Freezer, Microwave oven, Dishwasher, Ice machine, Barbecue, Espresso machine, Bar, Billiards, Baby Foot, Table tennis table, Highchair, Cot , Sunshade, Sunchairs

Staff & Services

The prices includes 4 hours of cleaning on Saturday and Sunday mornings (common areas only - excluding dishes) for the weekend and 4 hours from Monday to Friday (with the exception of Wednesday 6 hours) for a week of privatisation.
Note : The property must be left in a clean and tidy condition, especially in the kitchen.


Nearest village: 4 km (Authon du Perche)
Cities nearby: 17 km (Nogent le Rotrou), 25 km (La Ferté Bernard)

Activities in the area
Golf: 11 km
Horse riding: 7 km
Touristic site: Chateaux de la Loire
Access Airport: 70 km (Le Mans)
International Airport: 140 km (Paris CDG)
TGV station: 50 km (Vendôme)

- The property can accommodate seminars (maximum 22 people).
- Requests for seminars cannot be made through Villanovo.

Entertainment, well-being & sports

  • Billiard / Pool table
  • Books
  • Cards and board games
  • Fitness room
  • Hammam
  • Heated indoor swimming pool
  • Internet access (wifi)
  • Petanque area
  • Ping-Pong table
  • Playroom-Gameroom
  • Stereo sound system
  • Table football

For your comfort and convenience

  • Beach / Pool towels
  • Central heating
  • Dining room
  • Fireplace in living room
  • Living room
  • Lounge chair(s)
  • Private parking space
  • Terrace

Kitchen & Appliances

  • Fully equipped kitchen


  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Great private park and garden
  • Outdoor dining areas


  • Cook
  • Cook / Maid
  • Fully staffed villa
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What is Included

Included in rates

  • Access to the gym
  • Electricity, water, gas
  • Hammam
  • Heating of swimming pool
  • House cleaning upon departure
  • Housekeeping
  • Housekeeping 4 hours per day
  • Internet WIFI
  • Luxury linens and towels

Not included in rates

  • Butler
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Chef / Cook
  • Cost of food
  • Domestic staff

Compulsory extra costs

  • Tourism development tax : 1.10 EUR Per Guest/night

Rental conditions

- It is not allowed to organise events in the property without prior approval by Villanovo
- No safety fence around the pool
- Pets not allowed
- Pool has no swimming guard
- Smoking is not allowed inside the house
- The guest undertakes not to use the property for any commercial purpose sush as a photoshoot, seminar, events... and not to use any photographs taken at the property for any commercial purpose or to make profit.
- The house must be returned in the same condition of check in. Otherwise fees can be charged to the customer.
- Language spoken by staff : English - French
- Check-in : 19:00 h - Check out : 17:00 h
- A tourist tax will be added to your final bill : 1.10 EUR per guest per night
- Amount of security deposit : 4 500.00 EUR
- Security deposit must be paid in the form of : Credit card pre-authorization (amount is not debited from your card)

Reservation conditions

- Guarantee deposit charged by Villanovo upon reservation : 50 %
- 2nd payment 45 Days to arrival day : 50 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo.
- The reservation price does not include optional incidentals or on-request items which will be added to your final bill.

Cancellation policy and cancellation fees

- Any booking modification or cancellation must be sent to us by email
- Cancellation policy is applied according to villa local time
- Cancellation occurs less than 60 Days to arrival day : 20 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo.
- Cancellation occurs less than 45 Days to arrival day : 50 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo.
- Cancellation occurs less than 30 Days to arrival day : 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo.
- No show 100 % of total amount of reservation is due to Villanovo
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The Area

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Distance from

Airport (140 KM)
Closest train station (20 KM)
Downtown (4 KM)
Golf (13 KM)
Paris (150 KM / 1.5 Hours by car)


July 2024
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