Although we are essentially a 16th Century Chateau, we have still managed to create enormous flexibility throughout our function spaces which means that clients will be just as comfortable hosting small seminars for up to 6 people as they would a fully catered wedding or launch party for 500+ people and of course, everything in-between. Inside and out; Chateau de Jalesnes can offer several unrivaled solutions to your requirements and with 5* Accommodation for your guests, your event will be unrivaled too!
Our Interconnecting salons have retractable full-height glazed and oak partitions which can be opened to reveal a stunning gallery for dining and dancing. Individually these salons form Old Sacristy; a small paneled room used as a green room for musicians. Gallery; suitable for private views and team meetings. Dining Room; Private venue seating up to 16, can also be used as a board room. Ante Room; Circulatory space between the Entrance Hall and gardens, often used for afternoon tea.
Chapel of Saint Louis
A stunning yet inspirational performance space seating up to 85 in comfort. The double-storey vaulted ceiling and stained glass window by Bordereau of Angers impress all who enter. With dimmable LED lighting and a fresh-air circulation system the chapel has possible use for concerts, wedding ceremonies, product launches and lectures. The de-mountable stage, minstrel gallery and crypt offer additional opportunities for creating a very special occasion.
Our two open-plan reception rooms; Library and Club Salon are interconnected with a shared open fireplace and afford an opportunity for quiet relaxation, surrounded by books, paintings and comfortable leather upholstered sofas and chairs set against the wooden parquet flooring. This gorgeously sumptuous space has a number of different potential uses amongst the most recent were a drinks reception, wine tasting, committee meeting and a private film screening.
The estate of Jalesnes runs to some 20 acres and includes a forest with beautiful nature walks, picnic lawns with barbeque areas, marquee lawns which are also used for landing helicopters, Formal Jardins Francaises, an orchard and permaculture jardin potager with swathes of meadowflower, a petanque rink and a 20 metre heated seasonal pool. Guests can also benefit from the sun terrace which can be used for outdoor theatre and concerts.