Chateau Charly is set in a stunning location on the edge of the village of Charly, adjacent to the historical village church. It is located in the Berry region of the French department of Cher. Situated in 32 acres (almost 14 hectares) of gardens, impressive mature trees and parkland, it offers serenity and tranquility surrounded by all nature has to offer. Built in 1838, the chateau has been updated to include handcrafted, double glazed oak windows, produced by a local Artisan using timber from this region.
Chateau Charly offers its guests, 5 luxury bedroom suites on a Chambres D’Hotes basis, (Bed & Breakfast) with evening meals by arrangement, additionally the Chateau can be rented on a self-catering basis and can sleep up to 14.
We offer guests the timeless elegance of a bygone age subtly blended with antiques and contemporary furnishings, encompassed by the comforts of modern living, our aim is to make you feel totally at home in our warm and friendly atmosphere.
The Chateau has a carefully selected range of hand-woven rugs and various pieces of interesting furniture from Afghanistan and India. 2 of the lamp tables are diamond cutters tables, and there is an altar table from India. The Sri Lankan influence is in the Buddha heads and there are wooden bowls hand made in Haiti in some of the rooms.
We are very close to the attractive hilltop town of Sancerre – this is famous wine producing country, and we have created a partnership with the innovative Award winning Philippe Raimbault, a boutique wine producer. Impressed with the way it is run by husband and wife team Lynne and Philippe, we are proud to serve and promote their wine at Charly. We can arrange private tours to view their Cave along with a visit to Lynne’s charming wine bar in Sancerre itself.
You will be able to purchase our ‘own’ Chateau Charly wine produced by Philippe Raimbault from the Chateau to take home as a souvenir of your stay with us. Profits from wine sales will also be donated in full to the Charities.
Our aim is to be as green, self sustaining and environmentally friendly as possible and our orchard and vegetable gardens are totally organic. The Chateau is heated and using the very latest in green renewable technology - Geothermal and Aerothermal energy.
There is a recently installed 10 metre open air swimming pool heated by Aerothermal energy. The pool is situated near to the Coachouse and enjoys views over the Orchard and through large trees to the open field towards the south.
Bastille Day fireworks at Chateau Charly