Château d’Ardenay sur Mérize

Exclusive rental property for trophy lovers.

Surrounded by a moat dating back to 1138 and a beautiful French garden, the current 18th century castle, listed ISMH (listed historic building), overlooks a 400 hectare open and very gamey forest estate, dotted with ponds and criss-crossed by brooks and 20 km of forest paths and bridleways.

Accommodation and rates

Our rooms in the castle

Our Guesthouse and Trophy room
The Moulin de la Caluyère, a historic watermill built on a brook in the woods, can accommodate 13 guests in 7 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms.

Exclusive rentals
Full rental of the castle : 12 bedrooms with 8 bathrooms, can accommodate 21 guests. 2 Lounges and 2 dining rooms.
Ground floor: large and small lounges, TV lounge, dining room (22 settings), large kitchen (8 settings).
On two floors: 12 bedrooms, among which are 4 master bedrooms, 1 large playroom.
The decoration and period furniture are reminiscent of an original and cosmopolitan family history and life across four continents.


On request

Our gites and furnished in outbuildings

Le Moulin de la Caluyère , old water mill on the river, in the forest, for 13 personns with 7 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms

Exclusive rentals

Full rental of the castel : 12 bedrooms with accommodation capacity for 21 people, 8 bathrooms, lounges and dinning room.
On the first floor: large and small living rooms, TV lounge, dining room (22 covers), large kitchen.
On two floors: 12 bedrooms, 4 of which are master bedrooms, 1 large playroom.
The decoration and vintage furniture mention the memory of an original and cosmopolitan family life on 4 continents.


On request


Restaurants (and Michelin starred) in Le Mans and the nearby region.
On demand, regional or gastronomic meals at the Château, candlelit dinners, French tableware service.


On request


Leisure on site

  • Swimming pool (heated)
  • Tennis, ping-pong
  • Wildlife watching
  • Cycling
  • Picnic
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Horse-riding, fishing, hunting (on request)

Leisure nearby

  • 24h Le Mans car race
  • Le Mans Classic Golf, Karting
  • Horse riding
  • European Horse-riding hub
  • Le Mans and its medieval city (25 mn)
  • Zoo of Pescheray (5 mn)
  • Amusement park, indoor and outdoor
  • Loire Valley Chateaux

To know

  • Helipad
  • Open all year
  • Pets
  • Swimming pool
  • WIFI


  • From Paris :
  • By A11, then A28 (exit "Le Mans centre") 185 km, then D357 direction Blois 15 km, Ardenay-sur-Merize, church, follow the "château" sign
  • By TGV, Montparnasse station-Le Mans, 55 min + 25 mn with car
  • By helicopter (on the spot) or aerodrome Le Mans (25 min)