Château de la Ballue

Bazouges la Pérouse, Ille-et-Vilaine
Bed & Breakfast
+33 (0)2 99 97 47 86
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An inspirational setting and an enthusiastic welcome from your hosts and their young family - lose your heart to its baroque beauty


5 rooms


Rooms sleep 2 – 4

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

Artists say this 1620s château inspires creativity – you may fall under its spell too. The formal gardens are listed and open to the public – a French reverie of bosquets and paths sprinkled with sculptures, gazing over Mont St Michel. Find a hidden spa, zen garden and pool too. Baroque recitals may ring in the courtyard; inside, Purcell odes may float through elegant panelled rooms, over marble fireplaces, antique paintings, gilded mirrors and orchids. This is no museum, however, but a family home with spirited hosts who are passionate about the place. Drift off on dreamy canopied beds in fabulous bedrooms: perhaps bold red ‘Victor Hugo’ or blue-ferned ‘Florence’; three have tented cabinets de toilette rather than separate bathrooms. Wake to a fine continental spread in the candle-lit breakfast room.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Fire guard
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Breakfast €20. Restaurants 15km.


Nightly price
from €230
Extra bed €40.
1 Triple
From €290
3 Doubles
From €230
1 Suite for 4
From €305



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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Marie-Françoise Mathiot-Mathon

  • Mont Saint-Michel, Saint Malo and Rennes within easy reach.
  • Medieval towns of Dinan and Fougères
  • Built in 1620, the chateau of La Ballue has been a favorite venue for many important writers and artists. Balzac and Victor Hugo stayed here, in fact this is where Hugo wrote the first lines of his novel "Quatre-Vingt-Treize".
  • Amazing gardens, designed by the futurists François Hebert Stevens and Paul Maymont, in a contemporary interpretation of the baroc style, under the direction of the publisher Claude Arthaud.
  • A zen place for your relaxing time. Private spa and sauna in the garden. Novelty since 2015: A beautiful heated swimming pool (17 meters) located in a private garden.
  • Music concerts, cultural and garden events during the 2017 season at the Château and Gardens de La Ballue, a 17th century Historical Monument. Explore our exciting and diverse programme ! Download the programme in our website Château de La Ballue.