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.
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:
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:
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.
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.
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