Domaine du breuil was originally one of the foremost brandy producing houses in Cognac. Today it is an enchanting hotel with twenty four guest rooms overlooking breathtaking views. Built in the nineteenth century in the Louis Philippe style, this château is spread over seventeen acres of green and offers gentle hospitality and gorgeous surroundings.
All the guest rooms in the Domaine du Breuil are well appointed bearing in mind the guest’s ultimate well being. The huge bow windows in the rooms under the roof open into the chateau grounds and get unending views of the River Charente. One can admire the unending patchwork of rolling greens through these personal quarters. There are rooms of various sizes starting from the standard going up to the deluxe category. All rooms are very well furnished some with large king size beds and others with comfortable twin beds. The old world charm of the rooms is perfectly complemented with modern day creature comforts. You will get your room replete with a flat screen television, WiFi internet access, direct line phones, mini bar, well appointed bathrooms complete with hair dryers, a personal safe and even a towel warmer.
The Domaine du Breuil restaurant is a gastronomic delight. Defined by its classic elegance the restaurant is ideally located. It has huge picture windows that overlook the valley and the River Charente. For enjoying the spectacular weather of this region you could also try dining on the terrace of the Domaine du Breuil. Bringing the best of the French cuisine to the table, the chefs at Domaine du Breuil keep changing the restaurant menu amalgamating the best of seasonal produce with enchanting flavors.
The Domaine du Breuil also draws inspiration from its history and presents to its visitors an excellent ‘Cognatheque’. Revel in the excellent selection of the finest cognacs and brandies. It is here that you can sip on the ‘Grand Breuil’ which is one of the finest Grand Cru brandies. To make your experience even more delightful look out for the special menu designed by the chateaus head chef, which tastefully combine a selected brandy with each course.
For those who want to soak up the quintessential French hospitality and want to delight in their gastronomic wonders, the Domaine du Breuil is the perfect place to be. But apart from spending lazy afternoons soaking in the sun and admiring the beauty surrounding the chateau there is a lot that one can do. The grounds of the Domaine du Breuil have wooded parkland which makes it the perfect spot for either a jog early in the morning or take a quite snooze. The property also has a heated infinity pool and a golf range. One can also go exploring the green way on bicycles and discover the quaint town of Cognac and its numerous brandy cellars.
The tranquil Domaine du Breuil is the perfect setting to explore and experience Cognac. There are loads to do and you will never find yourself wanting of activity. You can easily walk around to the town of Cognac and admire its beautiful mansions, take a look at the villa where the Valois king Francois I was born or find yourself in a boat along the Charente enjoying the beautiful countryside. Complete your French rendezvous by spending a few days at the Domaine du Breuil.