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C7 - Château near Bergerac


Chateau C7

This fabulous chateau which dates from the 14th century is built on a rock overlooking the Caudeau valley, 11kms east of Bergerac. It has kept its ancient battlements and bridge over the moat as well as an inner courtyard . The chateau has been lovingly retored recently to make a magnificent home which covers some 900 sq metres sleepinga maxmum of 19-20 people, with ten bedrooms, seven bathrooms and several common areas. There is a park of 13 hectares, a large swimming pool 15x6m and an 18th century pigeonnier overlooking the ramparts, a wonderful place to spend your holidays


Internal equipment
  • Audiovisual Internet wifi, radio, TV, DVD, Hifi
  • Bathrooms Ground- 3 bathrooms
    - Bathtub, double wash basin, shower _ common bathroom
    - italian shower
    - bath, wc,wash basin - private
    - separate wc
    First floor 5 bathrooms
    - Bath, wash basin - common bathroom
    - double wash basin, bath, shower, wc - private
    - shower, wash basin , WC -private
    - WC, wash basin ( in library)
    - shower, bidet, double wash basin, WC - private
    - bath, double wash basin, WC - private
  • Bedrooms Ground floor 4 bedrooms
    - Double bed 140
    - Double bed 160 x200
    - Double bed 140
    - Double bed 140
    First floor 6 bedrooms
    - Sungle 0,90 bed
    - 2 single canopy beds 0,90 large
    - 160 x 200 canopy bed with ensuite walk in wardrobes
    - single bed 0,90 large
    - 150 x205 plus a single bed 0,95 x190
    - 2 singles 130 x 190
  • Kitchen equipment American fridge
    Wooden table with chairs
    Double sink
    Gas stove wth 4 gas hobs
    Gas oven and electric oven
    2 freezers, Fridge with freezer compartment,Second fridge
    Scullery has washing machine, dryer, ironing facilities
  • Services Three hours cleaning included per day aside from Sunday
    Extra cleaning, coooking, babysitting can be paid for
    Cleaning cost at the end of the stay to be paid €350
    Heating paid extra related to consumption

The chateau which covers about 900 sq metres of space has accommodation for 19 people. There are ten bedrooms and seven bathrooms as well as many living rooms. The chateau is centrally heated and has two open fireplaces so can be rented in winter months

On the ground floor there is
- an entrance hall with large stone stairs leading to the first floor and downstairs to the large medieval kitchens and cellar
- a billiard room with HIFI
- a dining room with a high 3,65m ceiling and a large wooden table seating 19, with a stone fireplace which can be used
- a well equipped galley kitchen
- a large 18th century furnished sitting room with a marble fireplace which can be used with access to an outside terrace
with garden furniture and a barbecue
- 4 bedrooms
- One common bathroom and a private bathroom

On the first floor there are
- 6 bedrooms
- One common bathroom and 4 private bathrooms
- A large Gothic salon with the original ceilings, walls and chimney with a settee seating eight, armchairs and a piano . The 14th century decorative stone fireplace is not for use.
- A library with four walls of books hiding a secret room with WC and wash basin.
A large 18th century wooden staircase leads down to the entrance and a scullery

Garden & Grounds

External equipment
  • Swimming pool 15 x 6m , electric cover, terrace, 0,90 min depth, 2m40 max depth,19 deckchairs

The chateau has a 13 hectare park with green spaces, woods with marked footpaths and grassland

There is a 15x6m pool with electric safety cover and terrace and 19 deckchairs. An 18th century piegonnier overlooks the pool There is a barbecue and table tennis


The chateau is situated 11kms east of Bergerac on the outskirts of a village called Lamonzie Montastruc ideally situated to see all the tourist sites of the Dordogne

  • Bergerac airport, station and town centre 10 mins
  • Bordeaux airport and town 1,25 hours by car
  • Perigueux ( capital of the Dordogne) 35 mins
  • Prehistoric caves at Les Eyzies 35 mins by car
  • Saint Emilion 1 hour by car
  • Sarlat (a well known medieval village with a famous street market) One hour

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

- 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