Between tenderness and whims, poetry and demands, the Château Chic spreads its wings over 1500 m2 and two floors served by a lift. Twenty-two rooms, ten bedrooms and suites. The Château Chic can accomodate up to 20 peoople. Staying at the Château means enjoying all the comforts of a Provençal residence.
Château Chic covers 200 hectares, 120 hectares of which are olive trees and 20 hectares of vines. The olive orchards and vines are classified as Protected Designation of Origin. From the cultivation of the fruit, olives and grapes, to the sale of our bottles, sprays and boxes, each step is carried out according to the strict specifications . Grapes and olives are cultivated and worked on the estate, respecting organic agriculture and following exclusively manual and mechanical manufacturing processes, without the use of chemicals.
Your first glimpse of the Château will come at the end of its long ancient pines alley. There it is, waiting, standing immaculately dressed in white stone from Les Baux-de-Provence.
Château Chic , more than a luxury hotel Make a wish, and we’ll do all we can to make it come true. Whether you dream of an intimate wedding, a fairy tale celebration, a sumptuous reception, an unforgettably unique honeymoon or a private family holiday cocooned a world away from the humdrum glitz of the everyday, or a special summit with colleagues and clients. ‘‘Luxury is exquisite, exclusive and unapologetically slow, created for all those who appreciate, and expect nothing less’’. Everything is possible within the walls of this privately-owned Provençal Château that is so much more than a luxury hotel. A magnificent family home since 1731, Château Chic is unique: a place where the joie de vivre of day-to-day life plays out across the château’s grand interiors (1.500 m²), set among 500 spell-binding acres of vines, olive groves, woods and parkland
At Château Chic , all guests can enjoy services and activities free of charge during their stay. Outdoors or in the Château, we are delighted to orchestrate your days according to your desires.
Château Chic reinvents the French way of life, its sumptuous interiors offering a stunning contemporary reinterpretation of luxury.
Every morning... French, English, Oriental or Russian: between the walls of a private Château, breakfast by candlelight adapts itself to the customs of all its guests
An English bar Plush red velvet and tassels, matte black bar top and English club chairs. This bar is just for you and your invited guests: family, friends, children, with perhaps a butler or a wine waiter, all overlooked by an unknown beauty from Arles on the wall, painted by a 19th C artist. Enjoy it as you please. This bar belongs to you.
The tender warmth of a Family Home Somewhere between tenderness and the indulgence of every whim, between poetic licence and the quest for perfection, Château Chic spreads its wings over 1.500 m² and two stories, connected by elevator. Twenty two rooms of which ten are bedrooms and suites, each one different from the other.
Chateau Life There is always a Grand Salon in a grand Family Home. This one has French windows opening onto a terrace overlooking a bed of multicoloured roses. Some people play Bridge here, others tell each other stories while watching the flames dance in the fireplace.
Suites and Bedroooms:
The Rose Room with lounge area and fireplace, Queen-size bed, dressing room, bathroom, separate shower (57 m²). The original Hungarian point parquet flooring harmonizes with the Braquenié drapes inspired by 18th C. embroidered silks.
The birds Room with King-size bed, boudoir-style lounge, dressing room, bathroom, shower-bathtub (87 m ²). Private terrace, two fireplaces. Decorated with still life paintings and a selection of portraits chosen from the private art collection of Ernest Schneider.
The butterflly Room with lounge area, King-size bed, dressing area. Large walk-in marble shower (38 m ²). Charmingly unpretentious, with a pastoral feel to it, this room has three beautiful windows looking out over the estate, its vineyards and hills. A writing desk in dark wood awaits only pen and paper and the inspiration of the writer who sits there.
Living like royalty & in tune with the times On the second floor, on either side of the hallway, two intimate sanctuaries juggle adroitly between life in the 18th and 21st centuries, in a more contemporary setting.
The rider Room with lounge area and fireplace, King-size bed, dressing room. Large walk-in shower and bath. (62 m ²). Serene and luminous, this room with a lounge area features embroidered Colefax and Fowler drapes. It harks back to its owner’s passion for horses.
The Clock Room with lounge area and fireplace, Queen-size bed, dressing area, bathroom with shower-bath (47 m²). The Watchmaker’s room with lounge area overlooks the park and calls to mind how Ernest Schneider, head of Breitling, fell in love at first sight with Château Chic , which he bought just before the new millennium.
The Hunting Room with lounge area, Queen-size bed, dressing area. Large walk-in marble shower (45 m ²). Suitable for people with reduced mobility. The Hunting Suite dominates all the vistas of Château Chic from the grapevines to the olive groves to the woods at the edge of a lovely pond. The Pierre Frey fabric chosen for its drapes is inspired by the landscapes of the Natural Regional Park of the Alpilles
The parent’s room: Queen-size bed, shower and clawfoot bathtub, large dressing room, fireplace (43 m ²). In the parent’s room, the engravings of palmtrees are reminders of the trips taken by the owners. The bathroom is installed in one of the Château towers, with the floor tiled with traditional hexagonal Provencal tommettes of a beautiful brick-red colour.
La Suite Duo L’Olivade (17m²), L’Estouble (17m²). Two rooms with Queen-size beds form a Duo Suite. The old engravings on the walls recall daily life in old-time Provence.
Two rooms, one bathroom L’Estouble, L’Olivade: two separate rooms that share a bathroom with a shower inspired by the 1930’s. This Duo Suite decorated with Provencal fabrics is ideal for older children or for the personal staff of our guests.
The whims of a palace Private cinema, fitness studio, starred hammam, massage room, personal coaches, swimming pool… Château Chic has adopted the rules and demanding standards of the luxury hotel industry while freeing itself completely from its constraints.
In complete privacy At any time of the day or night, plunge into the steamy vapours of the hammam in between working out in our fitness studio and enjoying a private movie screening.
Useful information Château Chic is an estate in the heart of the Alpilles, a range of hills in Provence in the South of France. The estate produces olive oil and wine of international repute.
Security & Amenities: The estate is securely fenced and has indoor and outdoor security cameras. Air conditioning, smart sound technology, fire detectors and alarms throughout the Château.
Fireplaces in bedrooms and reception rooms. All suites have wifi and are equipped with a mini-bar, Nespresso machine, kettle, safe and TV. Château & Grounds: Château Chic is a 200-hectare (500 acre) estate comprising vines, olive groves and woodland, parkland, gardens, a chapel, lake, heated swimming pool (20m x 5m) and a boules court.
What is included in the rental tariff: Staff: House-manager, butler/housekeeper, head chef, housekeeping staff and gardener. All household linen. Breakfast.
What is not included in the rental tariff: Meals, drinks, alcohols, wine, cigars, personal laundry, massage sessions, yoga classes, personal trainer, horse-riding (available on request), station and airport transfers, activities away from the estate.
All services provided à la carte will be subject to a quote and invoiced separately.
By road, we are: 5 mn from Les Baux-de-Provence and Maussane-les-Alpilles 15 mn from Arles and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence 25 mn from Avignon 50 mn from Marseille, Orange, Aix-en-Provence and Châteauneuf-du-Pape 1h00 from Gordes (Luberon) 2h20 from Saint-Tropez 2h35 from Nice 2h40 from Monaco 2h45 from Paris by train (via Avignon TGV) By helicopter, we are: 3h05 from Paris 40 mn from St-Tropez 50 mn from Monaco Transport: Private heliport on the estate
- A wellness ritual using olive oil-based products
- All refreshments and snacks
- All spirits, wines and champagne
- Special access to the Carrières de Lumières
- Laundry service
- International press
IN THE CASTLE
- Library and pool table
- Movie theatre with on-demand movies
- Ftness studio
- Hammam corner
ON THE ESTATE
- Heated swimming pool
- Real Provencal petanque
- Electric bicycles
- Vintage 2CV
- Kids treasure hunt
- Electric mini quads
- Farm animals
- Running track through the vineyards
- Walking paths
- Horseback riding
- In-room massages
- Yoga classes
- Cooking lessons
- Electric scooters
Chic and glamorous or rather country and relaxed, the Château Chic is the perfect setting for a wedding in total intimacy. Lost in the middle of 200 hectares of olive groves and vineyards, the château and its top-of-the-range facilities invite you to experience magical and unforgettable moments. Our team will be at your disposal to accompany your reception and will put its know-how at your disposal to make the most beautiful day of your life come true.
Château Chic is the ideal place to live the most important moments of your life: birthday, baptism, family celebration... All occasions are good to meet in an exceptional place.
Our spaces can also offer a unique setting for your professional events. Whether they are conferences, management committees, seminars or afterwork, we adapt to the nature of your events and your needs.