Dordogne holiday homes for rental

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C3 Château near Sarlat

Near Sarlat, sleeps max 14, 9 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, Swimming Pool, cook, pets accepted
Availability / Prices

Location

This exceptional 19th century chateau, has a unique location, perched on the edge of a rocky hill overlooking the Dordogne river, a truly magnificent site , right in the heart of the Dordogne region, very close to all the well known tourist sites.

The chateau has been in the same family for five generations. This is a truly fabulous place to spend a holiday, The location is superb, literally within walking distance from the picturesque riverside village of Laroquegageac with its local small shops , restaurants, a tennis court , canoeing, and fishing, all in walking distance. The chateau is quite heavenly with wonderful views up and down stream from most of the rooms. A truly perfect vacation venue.

Local Activities

All the sites of the Dordogne valley are within easy reach. Canoeing and swimming in the river are within a few minutes walk

Gardens

There is a brand new alarmed swimming pool (12X6m) with Roman steps overlooking the Dordogne river as well as over a charming beach right on the Dordogne river within easy walking distance, where you can swim in refreshing river water.There are two hectares of grounds to relax in including woods, a park and gardens of 1000 sqm.

Additional maid service, baby sitting and cooking can be arranged on request.

Accommodation

The accommodation which is furnished with antiques sleeps a maximum of 14 people and comprises:

- A large entrance hall which leads to the living room, the dining room, the kitchen and the main terrace
- A very large living room (100m2) with a magnificent stone fireplace offers exceptional views over the Dordogne valley.
- A small round intimate living room just off the main living room is cosier with even better views over the valley and the river.
- A large dining room with another wonderful stone fireplace and an extendable table which can accomodate up to 16 people. Worthy of particular note is the chimney and the gallery of ancestor paintings.

- A very large fully fitted recently refurbished kitchen with fridge, freezer, washing machine, dryer and microwave and breakfast table. There is a faiclity to eat in this very large kitchen
A large stone chimney gives the room a unique combination of old and modern living styles
- A separate WC

The very large terrace (100m2) which overlooks the Dordogne river, the valley and the swimming pool provides the most wonderful panoramic view of the surrounding countryside.

A large stone stairway leads to the first floor and downstairs to the swimming pool.

Upstairs on the first floor there are six bedrooms and five bathrooms:
- A magnificent large double bedroom with extensive views over the river Dordogne and the gardens of the house with access to a large ensuite bathroom with shower and WC
- Two bedrooms with a double bed and a single bed ( each with ensuite bathrooms; one of which is a half bath, the other a normal sized bath)
- A bedroom with two sets of bunk beds with an adjacent ensuite showerroom and WC
- A twin bedroom with an adjacent single bedroom ( only access through the twin room) with an ensuite bathroom and WC
- A separate WC

The corridor of the first floor opens onto a large stone staircase serving the second floor.

On the second floor there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms
- A double bedroom with ensuite showerroom and separate WC
- A single bedroom with a washbasin
- A twin bedroom with ensuite showerroom and WC

Please bring your own towels for outside use.

Heating is charged as an extra in the winter and autumn months.No pets are allowed. Occupancy is limited to fourteen people.

A concierge lives on site in a separate apartment and provides some limited daily cleaning which is included in the rent. They are good cooks and can do extra maid service

Availability / Prices

*Note to the rental rates

- All prices are per week per property from Saturday to Saturday Owners may be willing to accept mid week rentals or part week rentals in the low and mid season .Please email us your requests. We’ll be happy to answer your queries. Please book well in advance for peak season bookings as the best weeks tend to go quickly.

- Prices are quoted in Euros. If you choose to pay in £ sterling or US dollars please pay the equivalent rate quoted on the site which is approximate only. We will inform you when you pay what the exact equivalent amount is in Euros that you have paid, since it depends on the exchange rate on the day.

- Payment can be made by bank transfer, cheques in sterling or in Euros or by credit card. Prices are net of bank charges, i.e. tenants are expected to pay all bank charges. Payment by credit card through our secure Internet server incurs bank charges of 2% of the rental.

- A 33% deposit is required with the booking. The final balance is due three months before arrival ( a shorter period may be arranged for last minute bookings). A security deposit as defined for each house is required to be paid with the balance . This covers the cost of any damage or breakages and the cost of telephone and other services. This deposit will be returned after the rental, minus any charges for breakages, telephone, etc.

- Rental rates include: all linen, bathroom and kitchen towels, if renting more than one week cleaning on the Saturday of three hours with change of linen, electricity, gas, firewood and water and pool heating if available

- Rental rates exclude : additional cleaning, cooking, babysitting, heating in winter months charged at cost, phone calls when available, bedding for cots and pool towels

- Renters should arrive between 17.00 and 19.00 as cleaners need the house to be free for cleaning on changeover day until this time. Please try not to arrive at the house until that time. Departure date : for the same reason, please vacate the house (or all except one room) by 10.am

- Each house has a maximum number of people. In no circumstances may more than the maximum number of persons listed on the property particulars be exceeded without prior approval

- Cancellation charges apply. Should cancellation occur more than three months before the commencement date, then the deposit is not reimbursable, within three months cancellation charges are 100% of the holiday. You are strongly advised to take out appropriate insurance to cover you for medical and personal injury expenses but also in the event of delays in your travel arrangements and against any cancellation charges payable if you have to cancel or curtail your trip. Finally and most importantly you are expected to have third party cover insurance and insurance to cover for any breakages/losses and damage during your stay

Distances
  • Bergerac town and airport 69 kms
  • Bordaux airport 2 hours
  • La Roquegageac village (restaurants, shops, cafes) 100m
  • Limoges airport 171 kms
  • Sarlat 9 kms
Equip. Exteriors
  • Garden Barbeque, Table and Chairs, Parasol, Sunbeds
    Pool house with kitchen and dining area

  • Pool Size: 12m x 6m, Gated, Alarmed, Roman steps. Depth 1-2,1m

Equip. Interiors
  • Audio Visual Satellite TV-French, Telephone
  • Bathrooms/Shower rooms Seven
    First floor: Five : ensuite bathroom with shower, ensuite bathroom with half bath, ensuite bathroom, a bathroom, another ensuite bathroom, separate WC
    Second floor: Two: Ensuite showerroom; ensuite showerroom with WC, separate WC
  • Bedrooms First floor: Six large doublebed (1.8m) , two bedrooms each with a double bed and a single bed ( 1.6,1.4) a bedroom with two sets of bunks beds which can be transferred into two twins, a twin bedroom with an adjacent child's bedroom with a single bed
    Second floor: Three Double bedroom ( 1.5) , a single bedroom and a twin bedroom
  • Extra facilities A cook is available, who also serves at table ( Euros 150 per meal plus the cost of the food )
    Concierge maid service one hour per day 5 days per week included in rent. Can work extra hours at Euros 12 per hour paid direct, also do babysitting
  • For Children Cot x 2, Highchair x 2
  • Heating Is charged as an extra in winter and autumn months. Euros 300 prepaid per week
  • Kitchen Equipment Electric Oven, Gas Hob, Fridge, Freezer, Fridge/Freezer, Dishwasher, Washing Machine
Activities
  • Canoeing, river swimming, fishing, horse riding Within walking distance
  • Golf 9 holes - Vitrac (6,5 kms), 18 holes at Siorac en Perigord 22 kms
  • Tennis In the village within walking distance