Prestigious Double Family Suite aux Fleurs & Directoire

This cosy suite is located in the oldest part of the château, XVth century, and decorated with silk stripes, Toile de Jouy on the walls and Georgian antiques. The 4 windows overlook the chapel and the defensive walls.


Chambre aux Fleurs, a charming double room with a queen size 160 cm bed is situated in the XV century wing of the Château. Bright Braquenié fabric forms a striking setting for the luscious patina of the XVIII century antique furniture. En-suite Italian marble bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and toilet, built into the former watch tower.

The adjoining room, Chambre Directoire, offers a period Empire single bed and overlooks the family chapel of the château. It shares the Italian marble bathroom with the Chambre aux Fleurs.

The hearty English breakfast, served on fine porcelain, is presented with home-made jams and fresh seasonal fruit from the castle garden. You will thus savour the beginning of a peaceful day in beautiful surroundings.

The Count of Vanssay will invite you, if you wish, for a visit of the castle, during which he will tie in the history of the Vanssay family with the History of France. Afterwards, enjoy a serene stroll into the untouched nature of the flowered garden and luxuriant park beyond.

Room Details
  • Suite surface 41 sq
  • Queen size bed 160 cm
  • Single bed 120 cm
  • Fortifications view
  • Italian tiles and Fireplace
  • Bathroom with jacuzzi
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen and towels
  • Georgian antiques
  • Hermès toiletries
  • Welcome drink
  • Breakfast included
  • Tea, water and port wine
  • Wifi
  • No smoking

  One would have to go a very long way to match the Chateau de la Barre vacation experience. Proprietors Guy and Marnie are committed to sharing all that is wonderful and beautiful about the Loire Valley and have extensive knowledge of the rich history and...More

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7/24/2014

  Stayed 5 nights at the chateau and it was fantastic. From guys home made cider welcome to marnis detailed touring plans, everything was perfect! We stayed in the yellow room and it was lovely. The grand siècle dinner was a feast! Tours of castles and...More

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10/17/2014

  This place is a real gem. It is run by Guy and Marnie who offer a very personal service. The rooms are lovely, and although the house is packed with art and furnishings worthy of a museum, the place is very much alive and relaxed....More

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