The Castle of Janvry is a private castle dating from the 17th century, belonging to the family Reille.
It is located in the Regional Natural Park of the Upper Chevreuse Valley in the department of Essonne (91), Ile-de-France. This family property is located in the village of Janvry, a small town of 630 inhabitants belonging to the former region Hurepoix.
The field Janvry is a large property of 300 hectares sheltering woods and farmland. Indeed, the region trays are covered with a very fertile silt, making it a land conducive to cereal crops and forestry. Plains and woods provide an ideal area, near Paris, for your days of hunting.
♣ The Castle organizes hunting days:
- Small prey
In a beautiful setting, on a hilly territory, hunt with your dog in small game hunting, hunting ahead or mixed, or invite your friends to our driven hunts small game flying high.
- Big prey
If you wish to receive further information, a first view of the castle, tarifs or other, we recommend that you connect to the internet site of the castle:
A few of History...:
The castle was built between 1600 and 1650 in an architectural style Louis XIII. André Haudry acquired in the eighteenth century, it remained in the family until the Revolution, when André-Pierre Haudry de Janvry is forced to sell before leaving for London. Families today Anjoran and Reille are part of the family heirs castle.
The castle was built between 1600 and 1650 in an architectural style Louis XIII. André Haudry acquired in the eighteenth century, it remained in the family until the Revolution, when André-Pierre de Janvry Haudry is forced to sell before leaving for London. Families today Anjoran Reille and are part of the family heirs castle. Unfortunately, during the French Revolution in 1789, the castle was ransacked and all documents relating to the castle, its domain, its operation and its history have disappeared. Since the second half of the nineteenth century, the castle was often used as a secondary residence by the family. The memorial to the Sorrowful Mother at the entrance of the village was built after the death of Elizabeth layered Anjoran in 1847.
Jean Victor Baron Reille inherited the field during the Second World War. The Castle was abandoned by the family Reille went in the bush, when troops from Germany, England and French successively occupied the castle. The villagers have shown degradation in the discipline by some troops during their respective occupations. Some soldiers tore floorboards fairs to burn in the fireplace on long winter months of the war. Also, in various parts of the house, you can find entries made by the various troops, reflecting their passage between 1939 and 1945
When Baron Jean Reille arrived at the castle on his return from the war, brambles and nettles growing in some parts of the house. In the years following the end of the war, assisted by his wife Liliane (Born Ubald Bocquet), Jean Reille patiently began restoration work redoing the roof, installing running water and electricity and restore the main rooms of the castle. His son, Baron Reille Ghislain, continued this laborious work when he returned home in the 1980s. The castle is now a property update or number of renovations were made, preserving the original charm and style, signed Louis XIII.
In recent years, several film shoots, shoot photos and productions for television or film took place at the castle. The only time the castle was opened to the public in 1995 for a show of pyrotechnics.
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