Chateau St. Julien is the ideal setting for artist and professional workshops, retreats and seminars, for special events from reunions of family and friends to gala anniversaries and other celebrations, or simply as a base to explore this culturally rich but largely undiscovered region. Guests unwind and reconnect as they relax and play in this sanctuary of calm and beauty.
Food is the center of many occasions and can be provided in a number of ways to meet individual tastes and budgets. The chateau can help clients connect with one of the many excellent caterers in the region, find a “chef a domicile” to be the in-house cook or turn the fully equipped kitchen over for self-catering. Supplies are readily available from nearby supermarkets, luscious outdoor produce markets or from our own large organic garden.
Whatever the event we are available to help make it happen.
The chateau has 16 guest rooms in a variety of sizes and configurations. The beautifully remodeled rooms and suites, all feature private baths and some suites can sleep up to 7. Many have marble fireplaces, and some feature cozy sitting rooms and even turrets. The chateau is normally set with beds to accommodate a maximum of 34 guests. 11 extra full-sized single beds can be added as indicated on the Floor Plans.
The chateau’s suite of classically proportioned reception rooms and library on the second floor are ideal for individual relaxation as well as elegant parties of up to 80. Guests dine on the ground floor in the ornate “salon des miroirs” with seating for up to 50, the smaller lounge/dining room, or on the colonnaded terrace overlooking the garden.
The beautifully proportioned banquet hall seats 200 and has a dance floor, catering kitchen, and accessible restroom facilities. It can be rented separately from the chateau and has it’s own access and dedicated parking. Tables and chairs are available.
PARKS & GARDENS
The peace and serenity of the chateau can be felt the moment you pass through the chateau gate, beneath the canopy of the giant plane tree and into the castle courtyard. The extent and variety of the landscape make the park and gardens ideal not only for relaxation and reflection but also for all manner of events including wedding ceremonies, cocktail receptions, gala parties, photo shoots, concerts, rallies etc. All enjoy a special elegance when set against the backdrop of the old chateau.
The chateau’s three -bedroom detached cottage provides handicapped accessible accommodations as well as overflow space for the chateau. With it’s open beam ceiling, small kitchenette and sitting room it serves as a charming self-contained living unit which can also be rented separately.
Create the destination wedding of your dreams at Chateau St Julien. This romantic Chateau in the French countryside features a storybook setting ideal for wedding parties of up to 50 guests, or wedding receptions of up to 200 guests when used in conjunction with our banquet hall.
Chateau St. Julien is the ideal setting for reunions, gala birthdays, costume balls, anniversaries and other celebrations, or simply as a base to explore this culturally rich but largely undiscovered region. Unwind and reconnect in this sanctuary of calm and beauty.