La Pitchoune Est. 1965

Châteauneuf, France

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Exquisite in its maintenance, La Pitchoune still carries the charm it was built to embody.
La Pitchoune's 3 bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom property boasts glorious gardens, and of course a kitchen that is designed for cooking. Yes, it still has the pegboard known and loved by fans all over the world. The space can comfortably sleep 6 adults, and we have additional sleeping spaces (think shared sleeping mats) for children (up to 4 easily).
The Lowdown
Type
Bed & Breakfast / Inn
Estate / House / Mansion / Villa
Historic Building
Views
Farm View
Forest
Garden
Landscaped Grounds
Rolling Hills
Valley
Style
Country
French
Mid-Century Modern
Romantic
Shabby Chic
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Family Reunion
Group Getaway
LGBT Weddings
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Wedding Ceremony

Venue Setting

A gorgeous 3 bedroom cottage, with an exquisitely designed Chef's kitchen, the only other one like it is in the Smithsonian! A property that catalyzed the food movement in 1970s Provence (There's a whole book on it by Luke Barr!) Exquisite in its maintenance, it still carries the charm it was built to embody. Built on the homestead of Simone Beck, collaborator for "Mastering the Art of French Cooking".

This cottage sits on well-maintained acres of gardens nestled just outside the community of Grasse. Easy access to beaches, perfume factories, grocery stores, and more. A secluded estate of a few homes, just off the main road.

La Pitchoune's 3 bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom property boasts glorious gardens, and of course a kitchen that is designed for cooking. Yes, it still has the pegboard known and loved by fans all over the world. The space can comfortably sleep 6 adults, and we have additional sleeping spaces (think shared sleeping mats) for children (up to 4 easily).

A yoga space, a 16 ft canvas tent, is available in the garden during the summer months. It can host up to 6 students or so comfortably.

La Pitchoune was built by Julia and Paul Child in the 1960's and has hosted hundreds of famous food influencers over the years. In the 1990's Kathie Alex turned it into a cooking school, Cooking with Friends in France, and is now the home of The Courageous Cooking École de Cuisine.

We host one wedding, the 1st week of June each year. It is all-inclusive, and pricing begins at $65,000. 

Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

Yes

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
20
Buffet
N/A
Standing
60
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
1965
Curfew
10 PM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Non-smoking Venue
Accommodations
There are three bedrooms, with two twin beds in each.
Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
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