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Chateau de Brives

Bordeaux, FR View map

About

Chateau de Brives is a wedding venue located in Brives-sur-Charente, France, also serving the Bordeaux area. The tranquil venue is set within its own picturesque parkland in a region of the country that’s well known for its extensive vineyards. This event space features a secluded swimming pool that’s partly enclosed by stone buildings that were previously used to store Cognac. Easy access from the Bordeaux and La Rochelle airports makes Chateau de Brives a convenient site for both couples and their guests.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples saying “I do” here can hold their ceremony at the 19th-century church directly opposite from the venue or on the expansive grounds surrounding the chateau. The venue’s newly converted stone barn opens onto the pool and provides space for dining or a secret dancing area. Chateau de Brives can host events of varying sizes, from intimate celebrations to larger gatherings, with room for up to 100 guests.

Services Offered

This venue can accommodate a range of wedding-related events, including engagement parties, showers, elopements, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions. A helpful team strives to ensure your big day is as seamless as possible. When booking your event here, you’ll also have access to the following wedding services and items:

  • Altar/arch
  • Decor
  • Event planner
  • Getting ready rooms
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Pet-friendly area
  • Setup and cleanup
  • WiFi

Cuisine

Chateau de Brives offers couples several catering options and bar services, where they can opt for a cash or open bar. You can choose from a variety of dining styles, including buffets, cocktail receptions, family style, French service, hors d’oeuvres, plated service, stations, and more. The following bar services are also available:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne toast
  • House beer and wine
  • Outside alcohol
  • Signature drink
  • Specialty beer and wine

Accommodations

The venue can host ten people in their five double ensuite bedrooms and bridal suite. Accommodations for additional guests can be found in nearby hotels and cottages.

History

This charming chateau was built in 1823 in a muted French neo-classical design. It was unoccupied after 1980 until owners George and Sarah Haslett restored it in 2010 to become the one-of-a-kind, luxurious home it is today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$4,990

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,013

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$4,957

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$2,918

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Clean Up
Linens
Parking
Set Up

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$7

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Historic Building
Park

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Decor

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

What months are included in your peak season?

July
August

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
June
September
October
November
December
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Brives sur Charente Bordeaux, FR, 17800
0033-689274957
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Chateau de Brives frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Chateau de Brives?

Chateau de Brives includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Clean Up
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up

At Chateau de Brives, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Chateau de Brives includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting

What are the most important characteristics of Chateau de Brives in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Chateau de Brives for wedding events is known for:
  • Historic Building
  • Park

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Chateau de Brives for wedding events?

Chateau de Brives offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Chateau de Brives offer?

Chateau de Brives offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Chateau de Brives offer for wedding events?

Chateau de Brives offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Cake
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Chateau de Brives have available for wedding events?

Chateau de Brives offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Decor

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