Château de Farcheville

Bouville, France

The Château de Farcheville was built by the Hugues II and Hugues III, Lords of Farcheville and Bouville. The great hall was built in 1291 and the castle chapel was consecrated in 1304. Both father and son were chamberlain to Philip IV of France. The structure possesses a rare northern French example of arched machicolations on buttresses, more characteristic of military architecture in the Languedoc. The castle passed to the family of Châtillon in the 15th century.

The castle has its own moat, hunting grounds, 15 bedrooms, 1,000 acres, and a helipad.



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Farcheville, Bouville, France
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Founded: 1291
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)

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Linda Fine (11 months ago)
What a spectacular place to host 30 friends for a week of birthday festivities! Our hosts Conny and Sophie were so helpful in setting up all the details, and they made each of our guests feel welcome. The chateau’s authenticity combined with its modern conveniences made for a scenic and comfortable backdrop. The food was delicious and the staff were terrific. We can’t say enough good things about our time at Chateau de Farcheville. If you are planning a special event or a group celebration in the Paris environs, then look no further!
Alva Näsbrandt (11 months ago)
Our stay at the castle exceeded our expectations. The staff was amazing and the managers Sophie and Conny was so nice and helpful. Thank you Château de Farcheville for an unforgettable experience!
Michel Cohen (12 months ago)
Sophie and Conny were fantastic host. They help organize a lot of activities. The place is amazing. We enjoyed our time there immensely. It was a great experience.
Sultan Abdullah (13 months ago)
The worst experience, the deposit never returned to us again. Sophie the manager turned to be greedy person whom decided to keep our deposit with her with out a proper explanation and with complete ignorance to our inquiries for explanations. It’s a shame that such nice chateau is managed by her .
Alex Alex (14 months ago)
Dont go this castle The manager is a big thief She try to charge for everything she can ( even if its supposed to be included in the price) and she never returned our deposit of 15000 euros. Big big thief My lawyer is working on the case.
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