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Private hire

For your once in a lifetime experience event

Château de Saint Paterne

The art of receiving

Château de Saint Paterne, could have been designed with beautiful events in mind when it was first built, over five hundred years ago. From christiening to birthdays, intimate weddings to family or friend's gathering, Château de Saint Paterne can  host whatever event or reception you wish to commemorate.

But Saint Paterne has so much more to offer than its surroundings. As privately owned, Charles-Henry and Ségolène de Valbray have an eye for details. There are no ‘set packages’, each event  is truly bespoke. Hosting at Saint Paterne gives you the freedom to create your perfect event whilst being supported by an enthusiastic team, all dedicated to making everything utterly enjoyable, both for you and your guests.

What joy in the deepth of winter to seat around the fire place in the drawing room with your relatives. What great memories of a garden party with all your friends orcfamily on the lawn or iswimming in the pool.

For your once in a lifetime experience event, chateau de Saint Paterne is the perfect place for you.

Château de Saint Paterne

Capacities & services


  • 11 unique rooms or suites
  • sleep up to 29 people
  • 3 “salons” 35m2, 70m2, 40m2
  • Possibility of another 70m2 room with a supplement

Leisure on site

  • 15x5 pool open from May 1 to mid-October if the weather permits
  • Trampoline, badminton, balls, table tennis, tree house for toddlers.
  • 10 hectar park
  • Sauna
  • Jaccuzi
  • 2 Honesty Bars
  • Possibility of massages with a supplement 


  • Each event is unique and truly be-spoke
  • Possibility to organize dinners up to 70 people
  • Possibility to organize brunch, lunch, cocktail and / or BBQ
  • The price of meals includes, staff, tablecloths, candles (and there are many!) As well as table decorations. 

Advice and recommendations

  • We can recommend hotels nearby to accommodate other guests
  • We can recommend  you florist, DJ, photographer, hairdresser etc .. the ones  who will be most suitable for you. We will only recommend people we know and appreciate for their quality of work.


We own a charming chapel from the 15th century, 2km from Saint Paterne. we can put at your disposal. It has no electricity, but the candle light is truly romantic.


Château de Saint Paterne


Price per day for an exclusive rental of the chateau

2600.00€ TTC for 11 rooms

Breakfast 17€ per person

Extra bed : 35€ per person

Diners with cocktail, starter, main, cheese-salad- desert  : starts at 52€

Depending on the menu

Lunch starts at 25€

Minimum stay

Depending on the season, we have different rental policies: 

January to April 1 night or more

May to September minimum 3 nights ( no private hire if Bank holidays)

October minimum 2 nights

November - December 1 night or more. Closed at Christmas

New Year Eve minimum 2 nights

Château de Saint Paterne

Cooking lesson


Customize your group for a cooking trip or join a cooking trip :

 (8 persons minimum)

Art de vivre and cooking lessons

with Charles-Henry


Between Loire and Normandy


Normandy, the land of Camembert, calvados, cider, romantic villages and picture-perfect rolling hills, is among the richest and most beautiful regions in all of France. With miles of coastline bordering the English Channel, Norman cuisine abounds with treasures from this rich and diverse area. Come savor its splendors at this gorgeous 15th century chateau set on the Normandy-Loire border…where history has been given a stylish and stately twist, warmed by a family’s welcome.

For six days and 5 nights you will be enchanted by your hosts as you visit the French countryside and tiny villages. Enjoy classic cooking classes in the Chateau’s newly appointed "private" kitchen where you will learn to prepare such delicacies as Tourte de carottes, Souris d’agneau confite and Tarte Tatin with Calvados.

Your gastronomic exploration will be enhanced by visits to the landing beaches of Normandy, the local medieval village of Alençon, and a wine tasting excursion in the charming town of Saumur in the Loire Valley. Your package includes round-trip transfers from the Le Mans train station, five nights lodging at the chateau, breakfast each day, two multi-course dinners including wine, two lunches, two hands-on cooking classes and local transfers associated with your day tours.

All other meals are a la carte and priced separately.

For more details contact us!