The Montchevalleraie is an elegant family house built in the 18th century for a family of notable Angevin. Since 1995, Christian Boulmant Nomballais who presides over the castle.
After a campaign of restoration of the castle and the park, he began to restore the castle delicate and refined character of the provincial family homes from the 18th century.
With a subtle mix of furniture and family heirlooms or antique, the owner has restored the art of living there the Enlightenment around its collections and memories.
Now an elegant and refined atmosphere reigns over the lounges and rooms of the castle.
The Montchevalleraie Castle is a private residence and inhabited throughout the year.
The Castle is built in Montchevalleraie shale and rubble on a regular plan in U. On its southern facade complex skylight presents the characteristics of a Palladian window pediment inscribed in a semicircular. ( General Inventory of Cultural Heritage ) The 1826 cadastre shows a home to which are attached to both sides pretty communal covered rump. They include two wings at right angles to the South. Note an interesting pinnacle established on the west wing. A large pond south face, preceded by a garden. Also included is two small pavilions now disappeared.
His English park and rose garden will seduce the nature lovers! You will discover ancient trees such as redwoods (Sequoiadendron giganteum Sequoia sempervirens), plane trees, larch remarkable arrival in the driveway, with pink flowers chestnut (Aesculus carnea), tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera), oaks (Quercus ilex), catalpa (Catalpa bignonioides), Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), Himalayan cedar (Cedrus deodara). Also in the ornamental garden: roses and fruit trees. etc.
The field of Montchevalleraie is bounded by hedges.
(General Council of Maine-et-Loire -
Study and development of parks and gardens of Anjou - inventory sheet)
The calm and romantic atmosphere of the Castle of La Montchevalleraie sure to impress as the famous operetta singer, Luis Mariano , who frequently came at the invitation of Marcel Lamy, Director of the Théâtre du Châtelet.
The Chateau de La Montchevalleraie is selected by Top Guides:
A rich continental breakfast will be served in the dining room of the castle of 8:30 to 10:00.
The gardens of the castle of La Montchevalleraie span nearly 6 hectares.
Here you can discover an avenue planted a rose garden, a conservatory-orchard, a vegetable garden, an English park and a pond of 6000 m2.
The garden maintenance is carried out in an environmentally responsible approach. Our gardeners and working to preserve biodiversity and reduce water consumption gardens. As such the castle park of La Montchevalleraie is a member of "Gardens of Noah"
In the region
While staying at The Montchevalleraie you can enjoy the charm of the Loire Valley. UNESCO World Heritage of UNESCO, Anjou offers many entertainment and cultural activities.
Touring castles and monuments
River and air Tourism:
Theatre / Cinema
Parks and gardens
Located between Anjou and Mayenne, at 4 km from Segre, Sub-prefecture of Maine-et-Loire and twenty Chateau-Gontier, Sub-prefecture of Mayenne, the Montchevalleraie now visit every Sunday afternoon (until September 30).
Nestled in a lovely planted with centenary trees avenue, La Montchevalleraie lying below heritage lovers.
Castle owners guide visitors in certain reception rooms but also more intimate way, in parts of the Montchevalleraie services. This tour will allow visitors to share the daily life of the family homes of past centuries. In line with the success of series such as Dowton Abbey or Grand Hotel, visiting the Montchevalleraie plunge visitors into the initmité Angevin residences.
One of objecitfs of this opening to the public and allow owners to share their amateur passion for the history of their home and objects that they have gathered there.
From May 1 to September 30
every Sunday afternoon from 14 pm (Departure of the last visit at 17 h)
Guided tour by the owners, duration 1 hour
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Please fill this form for individuals or for groups and you shall receive an answer written by a live person at Chateau La Montchevalleraie. This is the only way you can know exactly what room types are available for the dates you want, an the best possible rate, because you are dealing directly with the hotel. Bear in mind that websites set up to give an automatic answer, work with allocated quotas given by the hotel, therefore when it appears there are no rooms available for the date you want, this is not necessarily true. Plus they charge the hotel a commission which is normally around 20% of the room rate
Please fill this form for individuals or for groups and you shall receive an answer written by a live person at Chateau La Montchevalleraie. This is the only way you can know exactly what room types are available for the dates you want, an the best possible rate, because you are dealing directly with the hotel. Bear in mind that websites set up to give an automatic answer, work with allocated quotas given by the hotel, therefore when it appears there are no rooms available for the date you want, this is not necessarily true. Plus they charge the hotel a commission which is normally around 20% of the room rate.
Lieu-dit La Montchevalleraie 49500 Aviré − France
+33 (0) 2 41 61 32 24
The Montchevalleraie is 4 km from Segre, 25 km from Château-Gonthier, 45 km from Angers and 90 km from Nantes and 300 km from Paris
GPS coordinates :
From Paris, take the A11 to Angers. Then direction Rennes - Laval Output Segre
Pass the viaduct at the crossroads of Europe in Segré. Just after the viaduct, take the 1st exit right towards Aviré.
At about 4 km, turn left, the road show: The Monchevalleraie.
Then turn right, about 400 m, facing the pond on the left.
The property is at the end of the road
Carpooling is a space at the entrance of the city of Segré
Angers is 1h30 from Paris
A series of regional and international service are provided by the Angers Airport
Airport Angers Loire