Beautiful, tranquil C17th chartreuse set in 184 acres.

Sleeps: 20
Bedrooms: 10
Weekly price guide: £10645-£15968
Pool: Yes
Type: Chateau
Property Ref: CHA1912

General Description

This is a beautiful, tranquil 17th century chateau set in a 184 acre estate in the heart of the Dordogne. It is considered locally to be the most important building of its kind in the whole of the Perigord region and sits in a wooded valley with extensive gardens, a heated swimming pool and a lake. The chateau has recently been returned to its former glory with many original features, including stone and marble fire surrounds and elegant wall panelling. It is able to accommodate up to 20 guests in both the main house and the beautifully converted barn. There are 10 bedrooms in total, 6 in the main house and 4 in the Barn. Included in the price is a 2 hourly cleaning service each weekday morning.

Accommodation Facilities

Bedrooms: The Main House
Ground floor: a twin bedroom
First floor: 4 double bedrooms (one ensuite with shower) and a twin room.

The Barn
Ground floor: 1 twin bedroom with dressing room, ensuite bathroom with bath and shower.
First floor: master bedroom with 2 ensuite showers, 1 double with ensuite shower and a twin room with ensuite shower room.

All bedrooms have air conditioning for those hot summer nights
Bathrooms: The Main House
2nd floor: 2 double bathrooms with baths and showers

The Barn
All en-suite

Bathrooms have Villeroy and Boch fittings, many with under floor heating
Kitchen: The Main House
Fully equipped kitchen

The Barn
A huge open plan kitchen/living/dining space.
Living Rooms: The Main House
Sitting room with a bar.

The Barn
Open plan living/dining space and there is also an extensive mezzanine area with a large and comfortable reading and relaxing area.
Other Rooms: Utility and laundry room.
Gym/fitness room
Linen/Cleaning/Towels etc: Linen and towels provided.
Outside: The Main House
Outside is a pretty stone kitchen terrace next to a lovely herb garden. Formal lawns and a rose garden with a gravel path lead to a wooden bridge over the river Manaurie, which runs through the centre of the gardens. A pergola draped in wisteria covers the barbecue area with table and chairs for outside dining. This area also has the fire pit surrounded by brick banquettes ideal for after dinner relaxing. A large heated swimming pool with safety cover, a terrace with loungers and a pool house is set discreetly between the Barn and the Main House.

The Barn
Outside space at the Barn is a small breakfast terrace and spacious formal gardens with fruit trees, rose garden, fruit and vegetable gardens and lawns overlooking the lake.
Additional notes (if any): Our manager lives in the grounds of the property and is on hand for any questions you may have whether it be about the chateau or the local area. This is, of course, a completely free service which will allow you to be even more relaxed and rested.

A welcome hamper is included in the price. This will contain your basic first night, first morning needs including tea, coffee, sugar, milk, cereal, butter, jam, bread, biscuits, cheese, cold meats and wine of the region. All rates include linen and a 2 hourly cleaning service each weekday morning.

Please enquire at time of booking if you require any of the following:
Supplementary services that are offered at additional cost are: Continental breakfast delivered each morning. Other meals can be catered for if requested and sufficient notice is given.

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit £2000.
Energy costs included.
Pets not allowed.
End of stay cleaning included, if the property is left in a reasonable state.
Smoking allowed outdoors only.

Other Ts and Cs Pool heating: £200 charge

A full list of terms and conditions specific to the property will be sent to you on booking.

Local Area / Activities

This is the perfect location for your holiday or rendezvous, whether you just want to get away from it all and become immersed in another part of hidden France, or you want to be busy discovering all that the Perigord region of the Dordogne can offer. It is known as the valley of 1000 chateaux with endless pretty medieval villages, fine wines, truffles, local markets and spectacular valleys and rivers. Both the Vezere and the Dorgogne rivers offer great kayaking, canoeing and unparalleled views of the countryside. From the property there is spectacular walking (there is a 1.5 hour circuit through the estate) and much much more. Within 10 minutes of the property there are tennis courts, golf, horseriding and canoeing. Further afield there are interesting villages, gardens and local markets to visit. The local restaurants and auberges come highly recommended for lunches and dinners serving regional specialties as well as high-end dining. The house with its gardens offer a special place to take time out, relax and rejuvenate. Local Amenities Nearest Airport Bergerac (44 km) Nearest Ferry port Calais (800 km) Nearest Village Rouffignac St Cernin (7 km) Nearest Town/City Rouffignac St Cernin (7 km) Nearest Restaurant Rouffignac St Cernin (7km) Nearest Bar/Pub Rouffignac St Cernin (7m)

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: £10645
High Season: £15968

Key Features

  • Exclusive Property
  • Good for Groups
  • Swimming pool
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • DVD player
  • Internet access
  • Air conditioning
  • Fire / Stove
  • Cot available
  • Close to local amenities
  • Suitable for young children
  • Near river beach
  • Near lake
  • Tennis nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Watersports nearby


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