Period chateau set in park land offering complete privacy.

Sleeps: 12
Bedrooms: 6
Weekly price guide: £5016-£6270
Pool: Yes
Type: Chateau
Property Ref: CHA2643

General Description

This is a 6 bedroom charming period chateau in the southern Dordogne region of South West France. There are 6 bedrooms in the main chateau (4 of which have ensuite bathrooms), large reception rooms and numerous terraces for outdoor living.

Outside there is a covered dining terrace with BBQ and seating for 20. The pool has plenty of shade and is well protected and private. The full size tennis court is fenced and is a stones throw from the pool and croquet lawn. Set in the midst of its own grounds of over 7 acres, the chateau has a beautiful courtyard and plentiful gardens ideal for croquet, badminton and ball games.

The Chateau is set in the southern part of the Dordogne and is just 10-15 minutes south of Bergerac, making it very accessible from the UK. Although only 10 minutes from the Airport, it is not under a flight route so there is no noise from aircraft. The beautiful town of Issigeac, with its colourful Sunday morning market, is just a 5 minute drive away.

Accommodation Facilities

Bedrooms: There are 6 bedrooms in the main Chateau:
- Bedroom 1 is a double with an en-suite shower room
- Bedroom 2 is a double with an en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 3 is a double with a shared family bathroom
- Bedroom 4 is a double with a shared family bathroom
- Bedroom 5 is a double with an en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 6 is a double with an en-suite bathroom.
Kitchen: The kitchen is well equipped with range oven, dishwasher, coffee machine, plate warmer, crockery and utensils for 20 guests.
Living Rooms: The reception rooms are elegant and spacious, and spill on to the outside terraces where you have views over the private mature grounds.
There is a spacious sitting room, drawing room and day room.
In addition there is a formal dining room and study. There is also a full size pool table.
Linen/Cleaning/Towels etc: All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price.
Outside: Set in over 5 hectares of park, the Chateau is surrounded by mature trees providing complete privacy. The pool is fully fenced and very private. The pool is heated and is made up of two connecting basins that are 5m x 4m and 7m x 4m. The shallow basin is 1m in depth and the Deeper basin is 2m in depth. The tennis court is extremely modern and fully fenced. The covered terrace easily seats up to 12 and has a BBQ area. In addition there is a table tennis table, croquet, and pool table.
Additional notes (if any): The guardians, Patrick and Liz, are able to offer a personalised service to enhance your stay at the Chateau and can offer the following activities:

Continental breakfast includes baguette, croissant, butter, low-fat spread, selection of jams and marmalade, selection of cereals, teas and coffee (including decaffeinated) hot and cold milk, orange and apple juice, fruit bowl. Served Monday to Friday between 8-10am. Please request 24 hours in advance.

Charcuterie and cheese platter
A selection of meats, hams, olives, cheeses, foie gras and bread sourced from local producers. Served Monday to Friday between 12-2pm or early evening 6-8pm. Please request 24 hours in advance.

Wine flights
A wine flight is a selection of three wines (125ml glasses) chosen to reflect wine regions or wine styles and makes the perfect partner to a charcuterie and cheese platter. For those who wish to extend their wine knowledge and appreciation we can offer tutored tastings.

Patrick can arrange (with 72 hours notice) a chef for a dinner party or a special occasion. A choice of six menus will be offered. If the chef is unable to be here personally the food will be prepared in advance.

- Babysitting. Liz will be happy to babysit for you, between 6pm and 11pm (subject to her availability).
- Translating and Interpreting. Liz speaks fluent French and is a qualified French-English translator and would be very pleased to help with any translating requirements, from house-purchasing, business correspondence to tourist information and much more.

Terms & Conditions
Security deposit £1000. This is paid prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection
Energy costs included in the rental price.
Pets welcome? Please enquire.
End of stay cleaning included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it.
No smoking in the property.
Insurance: It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.

Local Area / Activities

The chateau is near the pretty village of Issigeac where you will find your local boulangerie, small supermarket, boutique shops and restaurants. On a Sunday morning, Issigeac has one of the best morning markets in the area.

The Chateau is ideally positioned just 10 minutes drive from Bergerac International Airport, making it an easy final destination. Ryanair flies here from London Stansted, Liverpool, Nottingham and Bristol. Flybe flies into Bergerac from London Gatwick, Southampton, Exeter and Edinburgh. There are also interconnecting flights to Belfast, Glasgow, Dundee and Newcastle with Flybe.

The vibrant city of Bordeaux is 1hr 30 minutes away, with a larger International Airport servicing even more UK and Worldwide destinations. In addition, Toulouse Airport is approximately a 1hr 50 mins drive to the south - another large International Airport

For train travel, there is a high speed TGV link at Libourne which is a 1 hour drive away. Libourne to Paris is 3hrs 10 minutes and there are regular services throughout the day.


Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please use the calendar at the top of the page to search availability and prices for specific weeks. Then you have the option to book the property online.

Low Season: £5016
High Season: £6270

Key Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis court on site
  • Internet access
  • Near river beach
  • Tennis nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Watersports nearby


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