Chateau with indoor sports facilities, just 3 minutes to village.

Sleeps: 20
Bedrooms: 10
Weekly price guide: £5643-£7363
Pool: Yes
Type: Chateau
Property Ref: CHA2471

General Description

This is a 10 bedroomed chateau set in 50 acres of private grounds nestling on a hillside in the Midi Pyrenees with stunning views overlooking the Lot Valley. Absolute privacy and peace and quiet can be found here. The huge solar heated pool, dome covered Jacuzzi and tranquil fountains provide the perfect daytime retreat. At night the pool is lit and provides a lovely backdrop to supper on the terrace. Part of the indoor sports facilities The Chateau has a separate extensive indoor sports building which includes a court marked out for badminton/soft tennis/basketball, a pool table, table top football, two table tennis tables, a darts area and a full keep fit area stocked with cycles, walking and rowing machines. Outside there is a 5-a-side football pitch and a target golf course with six flags. Distances range from 100 to 170 metres which make it ideal for the serious golfer to hone his short game but also great fun for all members of the family. A range of mountain bicycles are also at hand to explore the surrounding countryside. These facilities ensure that the chateau is a holiday destination for adults and children alike. Wildlife is close at hand at the Chateau with wild boar, deer and an array of different bird species in the area. The Chateau sleeps 21.

Accommodation Facilities

Bedrooms: In order that you can pre-plan who will sleep where please find below a description of each floor and the rooms it contains. If you would like advice on sleeping arrangements please contact us. Cots and additional beds for children can be provided with sufficient notice.

Ground floor: Double bedroom with en suite shower room.

First floor: Round tower double bedroom 2 - The Blue Room - with detailed panelling to walls,and with lovely old French carved bed. Ceiling fan. Four windows giving magnificent panoramic countryside views.

Double bedroom 3 - The Green Room Furnished with large triple antique wardrobe, French carved bed and side cabinets, and sumptuous drapes this is a sunny room facing south and west and overlooks rear garden and pool. Ceiling fan. Ensuite bathroom with large corner bath, shower over, toilet and washbasin.

Double Bedroom 4 - The Terracotta Room
Off north landing with a double bed and an additional single bed. Views over landscaped gardens to the north and east.

Double bedroom 5 - The Oriental Room - A light airy room with carved French cameo bed and matching wardrobe. Windows overlooking gardens to north and west and door to upper balcony with view of pool and jacuzzi. Ensuite shower room with toilet and hand basin.

Second Floor
Staircase passing door to north facing balcony leads to the second floor which is decorated in art deco style. Four double bedrooms radiate from a small central landing which also gives access to a Shower Room with toilet and washbasin.

Bedroom 6 - The Parrot Room - This is a twin bedded room, north east facing room with two triangular windows with fitted wardrobe and ensuite shower room.

Bedroom 7 - The Rose Room - Twin bedded room with an ensuite shower room. Fitted wardrobe, this pine-floored room overlooks the pool to the south and grounds to the east and adjoins, and gives access to, the Camelot room.

Bedroom 8 - The Pink Room - This room has an extra long, double bed, three triangular windows facing south and west, and a feature stain-glass window.

Bedroom 9 - The Yellow Room - This double bedroom is situated in the north west wing and is pine floored with three windows.

The Camelot Tower Room
Contains a circular double bed with drapes for your little princess or knight!
Kitchen: Kitchen with dining area opening onto the rear terrace garden and pool. Kitchen has range cooker providing five burners, electric hotplate, two ovens and separate grill. Island preparation area with two fridges, separate freezer, microwave and dishwasher.
Living Rooms: Drawing room – containing leather chesterfields around an open fireplace with woodburner, satellite TV and stereo. Large dining room table. Access to rear terrace garden and pool.
Other Rooms: Basement:
Cellar Wine Bar - This wine cellar has a carved centre table, subdued lighting and music system. An extensive range of wines from local vineyards are stocked. Help yourself and sign the book for settlement prior to departure. Our Manager can arrange wine tastings and local vineyard tours by prior arrangement.
Laundry room - enclosed with washing machine and dryer.
Outside: Huge swimming pool and Jacuzzi
Garden terrace with gas BBQ
Children’s play area with sandpit, swings, ropes etc.
Golf course

Rear terrace garden has dining tables and chairs, a large gas BBQ and a children’s play area with swings, sand pit etc.
Pool area contains lots of toys for in the water but we recommend that for your peace of mind you fit young children with water buoyancy aids suitable for their size and bring these items with you as we cannot guarantee we will have items suitable for your children.
Additional notes (if any): A good internet connection is in place throughout the property.


The Chateau is able to provide the services of a cook on an occasional or daily basis for £15 per hour (guide price). The Chateau is also able to provide the services of a maid on an occasional or daily basis. By prior arrangement - guide price - £10 per hour.

Why not have the ultimate relaxing, luxury holiday? Exclusive use of the chateau and all its facilities, and all your meals provided, served and cleared away. The fully catered package includes:
- Champagne reception on arrival
- Buffet dinner on the first evening
- Continental breakfast
- Buffet lunch
- Afternoon tea (with locally produced pastries)
- Three course evening meal (internationally famous regional cuisine) including wine, served in the salon or on the covered terrace and, on your last evening, a four course, candle-lit meal with live music.
- Daily maid service
Please enquire for prices (in addition to the quoted self catering rental price).

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit - A security deposit of 1500 euros (or equivalent sterling) is to be provided 8 weeks prior to start of holiday and paid into the Chateau account. The deposit will be refunded within 5 days of your departure less: a) replacement value of damaged or broken items. b) value of wine consumed (if any) from the Cellar Wine Bar.
Energy costs - It would be appreciated if you would switch off electrical appliances and lights in rooms that are not in use. It is not difficult to overload the supply to the chateau. The pool lights are not designed to be left permanently on. Recommended maximum daily use 3 hours.
We regret that pets are not allowed.
Changeover day Saturday.
No smoking in the house.
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.

- This is essentially an activity holiday, therefore ALL members of the party must carry Personal Accident Insurance.We ourselves, carry the necessary Public Liability Insurance, however you should be satisfied that your standard holiday insurance gives you adequate personal accident cover for all activities.

- No candles in bedrooms.
- House to be secured (doors/windows/shutters closed) before leaving premises.
- Parental control of minors at all times.
- All sporting and keep fit equipment is subject to annual inspection and maintenance. However guests are reminded that this equipment is used at their own risk.
- Gas bottles to be turned off after use (Bar-B-Q).
- France has a strict policy of recycling. Therefore we ask you to place household waste in appropriate receptacles (which are clearly marked) .
- The chateau only accepts weekly bookings.


It is essential that the cleaning and maintenance of the pool, together with the watering of floral displays, is carried out on a daily basis. However we are anxious that your privacy is not compromised and therefore these will be carried out a time agreeable to guests.

The Property is not available for weddings.

Local Area / Activities

The nearest airports are Bergerac (90km), Toulouse (95km) and Rodez (110km). Sauzet (3K) offers a bakers, post office and small general store with Luzech (7K) offering further shops, banking and pharmacy facilities. Sitting on the banks of the River Lot, the nearest town is Cahors (23km), offering a variety of shops combined with historic architecture and bridges. Regular boat journeys run on the river (Les Croisieres Fenelon and Le Bateau Safaraid); in addition to private boat hire (Babou Marine). Other towns of historical interest include St Cirq La Popie, Gourdon, Puy L'Eveque and Rocamadour. The chateau is situated in the heart of the Kings' Vineyard region, with a wide variety of local vineyards within easy reach. Weekly markets take place - Luzech, Wednesday; Montcuq, Sunday; and Praysac on Friday offering wonderful opportunities to soak up the culture and ambiance, and purchase exceptional local produce. Numerous excellent restaurants are within a 20 minute drive. Within 50km of the chateau you will find horse riding, hot air ballooning, canoeing, climbing, paragliding, adventure sports and caving. A local nine hole golf course is in close proximity and within a 10 minute drive are various places to fish on the River Lot.

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: £5643
High Season: £7363

Key Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV
  • Internet access
  • Fire / Stove
  • BBQ
  • Cot available
  • Close to local amenities
  • Walk to village
  • Suitable for young children
  • Tennis nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Watersports nearby


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