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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ml 06 (12 months ago)
After a long drive to visit the place, despite the internet information noted open (not updated) we found the door closed, no one answering the portal or the phone !! very disappointed.
Terri Ramirez (2 years ago)
Very nice rooms in this Bouville cinema store, the seats are comfortable, the sound is useful, the temperature is right (neither too cold nor too hot) and checkout is quick. They offer rate advantages, you can ask them.
Valentine Truchard (2 years ago)
The most perfect place to celebrate a wedding!! We had an absolutely marvelous time for our sister's wedding. The castle of Farcheville is the mostextraordinary place, and has no equivalent in France. It was like being in a fairytale movie! The decoration inside is very elaborate and still it has the warmth of a house, you don't feel like in a museum where you couldn't touch the objects. Here, you really have the ability to live for a few days among beautiful tapestries, paintings, 19th century sofas, 18th century beds and so on! Last but not least, the people of Farcheville are very very careful, smiling, nice and helpful. What a luxury!! In a word, the wedding was beautiful, the place was amazing at all points, and we had a very great weekend around the warm and peaceful swimming pool! Thanks a lot to Mrs Sophie Bouniol for her amazing and precious work during the last months, and in the context of lockdown, but also for her hospitality and kindness. We have no words to say how much Eleonore and Nicolas' wedding was beautiful and fulfilled our hopes
Daphné (2 years ago)
My sister had the wedding of her dreams. It was also an amazing, intense, incredible moment for every single one of us. There is no words to express how more than perfect everything was; The castle is mesmerisingly beautiful, magical, breathtaking ; the decorations, the soul, the space, the furnitures, the CLEANLINESS to the details. I slept in the castle and it was same level as suites in five stars hotels. The team is professional, smiling, dedicated and attentive. They will help you with anything with genuine care. The cleaning ladies and chefs helped me for maintaining the brides bouquet and I thank them again for this kind gesture. Thank you again to the owner of the castle Sophie Bouniol who was present throughout the whole wedding, checked everything to the details and asked us frequently how everything was. She is again professional, smiling, dedicated and hard-working. Thank you, thank you !
Valentine Truchard (2 years ago)
The most perfect place to celebrate a wedding!! We had an absolutely marvelous time for our sister's wedding. The castle of Farcheville is the mostextraordinary place, and has no equivalent in France. It was like being in a fairytale movie! The decoration inside is very elaborate and still it has the warmth of a house, you don't feel like in a museum where you couldn't touch the objects. Here, you really have the ability to live for a few days among beautiful tapestries, paintings, 19th century sofas, 18th century beds and so on! Last but not least, the people of Farcheville are very very careful, smiling, nice and helpful. What a luxury!! In a word, the wedding was beautiful, the place was amazing at all points, and we had a very great weekend around the warm and peaceful swimming pool! Thanks a lot to Mrs Sophie Bouniol for her amazing and precious work during the last months, and in the context of lockdown, but also for her hospitality and kindness. We have no words to say how much Eleonore and Nicolas' wedding was beautiful and fulfilled our hopes ????
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