CHANNEL 4's Escape To The Chateau has left thousands of Brits dreaming of owning a French castle in the lush countryside.
The TV show's famous Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson is now a popular wedding hotspot – thanks to its transformation by Dick Strawbridge and Angel Adoree.
Dick and Angel transformed the £280,000 property into a £2million castle
How much does it cost to stay at the Escape To The Chateau castle?
It can cost around £5,000 and 6,000 to stay at the Chateau, but the prices and availability appear to change frequently as the venue is often used for weddings.
Dick and Angel have also built geodesic domes that you can stay in for £350 per night on the grounds of the Chateau.
The domes have glass roofs so you can stargaze as you drop off to sleep.
There are both floating and land domes, which are big enough to accommodate up to four adults and two children.
The domes include:
- Your own shower & bathroom block close to both domes
- A wood-burner in each dome
- Your own small out-side kitchen with gas-hob, fridge, coffee machine & fully stocked bar (including, wine, port, bubbles & beer)
- Your own Barbecue area and outside seating area
- A French breakfast for up to six people delivered to your kitchen
- A welcome basket with local delicacies
- Usage of fishing equipment & bikes
- Usage of the Chateau's games room
How much are weddings at the Escape To The Chateau castle?
It can cost somewhere between £19,000 and £38,000 to make the Chateau your wedding venue – and it is currently extremely popular.
The Chateau was fully booked until 2022, although all bookings are expected to be delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Art Deco orangery can seat 80 people for a wedding breakfast, while the salle à manger can host 12 people for a sit-down course-tasting menu.
Where is Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson?
The property is a 19th-century chateau in the Pays de la Loire region of France.
Chateau-de-la-Motte Husson, which is featured in TV show Escape To The Château, has 45 rooms, 78 windows, 12 acres and one moat.
It is currently owned by Dick Strawbridge and Angel Adoree, who paid £280,000 when they bought it in 2015.
At the time, the property had no electricity, heating or water – and a sanitation system that was emptied into the moat – but they have since transformed it into a flourishing business.
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