A place to unwind.
Boufray is a family owned home between Tours and Samur in the Loire Valley available for self catered and catered holiday lets. The château is set in 100 acres of tranquil French county which affords guests a high degree of privacy, Boufray has large outdoor pool which is operational from May to September.
The home has been restored to an excellent condition, and while it retains traditional French feel, it provides guests with a high level of comfort. Boufray is the perfect combination of the privacy of your own home, with all the luxury and convenience of a hotel.
The house has 8 bedrooms (5 king, 2 twins and 1 single, 5.5 bathrooms and can sleep a total on 18 guests, cots are also available on request.
The large swimming pool is entirety enclosed for both privacy and safety reasons. It includes a bar area, outdoors speakers, plenty of pool side furniture for guests to relax on. The swimming pool has a shallow end and a variety of floats and pool toys, Swimming towels are also included
This property really does cater for guests of all ages. The grounds include a sprawling lawn perfect for outdoor games. The woodland area is sure to entice any adventurers, bicycles of all sizes are available to use during your stay. The lake is perfect for lunchtime picnics with the ducks, a rowing boat and fishing rods are also available free of charge. Our ponies are grazing the paddocks and are always delighted to see you.
On the ground and first floor there is a fully equipped kitchen, utility room, laundry room, dining room, library, two reception rooms and downstairs WC. All rooms are very spacious and full of French charm.
The kitchen is a large and light room that seats 8-10 at the table and island unit, The kitchen has a double electric oven large gas hob,.full size fridge and freezer, a microwave, 2 sinks, dishwasher, coffee machine, ice machine and a wide variety of saucepans, frying pans and cooking utensils. There is a separate pantry for storing food with an addition freezer and two fridges – plenty of space to keep you drink of choice! There is also a walk in wine store. Leading out from the kitchen is a beautiful patio area which included a large BBQ and Pizza oven, outdoor speakers and a 10 seater table. A Perfect place to gather for lunch or on a summers evening.
The impressive dining room can seat up to 16 quests, highchairs are also available. Here you will find our honesty bar, stocked with local wines, spirits and liquors.
The first reception room has 3 comfortable three-seater sofas, 2 armchairs chairs, and a kids corner. There a satellite television including movie package and surround sound. There is also an extensive selection of DVDs for guests to use, as well as a wide selection of toys and board games.
The second reception room has a more formal feeling and includes two three seater sofas and armchair, it has a beautiful fireplace with a Stove. Leading out from here is a large beautiful veranda with stunning undisturbed views of the 100 acres the house sits within. Out here among the flowers is a 20 seater table with retractable awning and hot tub. A simply perfect setting to dine while the sun sets or relax.
There is a grand entrance hall come Library with a beautiful open stone staircase which offers an additional area to relax indoors and enjoy the peace and quiet. An array of books fill the shelves if you are short of reading material.
What’s included? Cleaning, welcome drinks and hamper, plus more! We can cater for breakfast and evening meals and would be happy to discuss a tailor made package prior to your arrival, including airport transfers. Within your package we can also offer a fridge stocking service giving you more time to relax, who wants to spend their holiday in a supermarket! Cotton bed linen, towels and toiletries are included during your stay. Bedding is changed once a week and fresh towels are available on request.
Chateau du Boufray is also a magnificent venue for any medium sized celebration or event. The majestic interior and expansive grounds lend themselves to be a perfect backdrop for a fabulous occasion which you and all your guests will fail to forget.
The 100 acres of countryside make a picturesque setting for an outdoor event and the possibility of a marquee if desired.There is also the superb dining room which can seat up to 16 guests for a more formal and intimate affair.
Additional services (flowers, photographer, marquee hire etc.) that you may require can be recommended by the owners, and they are on hand to assist with any queries you may have.There are options for additional accommodation in the surrounding villages for guests to stay.
The nearest town is Loudon, only a 10 minute drive away. Here you will find all your local amenities. A choice of supermarkets and everything from a bakery to pharmacy. Just ask and we can point you in the right direction. The tourist office is located in the town centre. Enjoyable day trips include the famous cities of Nantes, Angers, Tours and Saumur, where you can visit their châteaux, abbeys and museums, world famous Loire Vin Yards, among many other attractions.