Dordogne holiday homes for rental

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M22 - Manorhouse near Urval


Internal equipment
  • Audiovisual Television-Satellite French, DVD, CD Rom, Hifi,Broadband
  • Bathrooms Five bathrooms ensuite, all have proper large baths and a large shower, one bathroom has a separate WC, others are included in the bathrooms
  • Bedrooms Five double bedrooms, two of which are very large over 42 sq metres with a bathroom dressing area. All of them can be organised as doubles or twins
  • Extra facilities 2 hours maid service ( 6 days a week) included in rent . Cook can be arranged prior to arrival
  • For children High chairs and cots are available but need to be prebooked
  • Kitchen Professional stove, fridge, freezer, diswasher, microwave

The mill which has many original features throughout such as exposed stone walls, stone floors and beamed ceilings is very lovely and airy with many doors leading out on to the gardens. The accommodation which sleeps twelve comprises
6 double bedrooms some of which are very large and have dressing rooms and 5 ensuite bathrooms again generous in size with bath/shower, separate shower, twin hand basins and WC. One bedroom is on the ground floor, two upstairs and two across the courtyard in a separate building.
A living room with high ceilings
A fully equipped rustic style kitchen/dining area
Separate WC and handbasin

The furniture is modern and very tastefully chosen to mix with a traditional extremely high quality restoration of a very old building

Garden & Grounds

External equipment
  • Garden Table and chairs, parasol, sun loungers
  • Swimming Pool 17 x 4m, alarmed

The 600 hectares gardens comprise of a large park, rolling meadows and woodland. The 1,3 hectares of gardens directly surrounding the chateau are lawned with mature flowerbeds and manicured hedges. The gardens and park are listed as a historical monument and as a "jardin remarquable" by the Ministry of Culture. Guests are welcome to enjoy the park and its many walks through the estate and woodlands with it's impressive avenue of lime trees, topiaries and many different kinds of rose bushes.

There is a terrace with dining table and chairs and barbecue and poolside sun loungers surrounding an alarmed lap pool (17m x4m)


This is a very lovely mill building,originally producing walnut oil prowed by river water, the oldest part dating from the 14th century. It has lovely gardens in a peaceful valley with a river running through it , with no neighbours, yet within walking distance of Urval which has its own cafe bar.

The mill is part of a private estate of the chateau C4 which is owned by the same people which has some 600 hectares of private open countryside which are all open to the renters to use

The mill can be rented with the chateau C4 which sleeps nine for groups, they are only ten mintes walk one from the other. There are also facilities for holding wedding and parties at the chateau as there is a room seating 150 people and catering can be arranged.

  • Bergerac airport and town 40 kms
  • Bordeaux airport and town 120 kms (2 hours)
  • Le Buisson train station 7 kms
  • Sarlat 28 kms
  • Siorac ( shops, cafes, restaurants) 10 minutes drive
  • Toulouse airport and town 150 kms (2 hours)
  • Urval ( cafe and croissants) Walking distance

Local Activities

The mill is ideally located to enjoy all of the wonderful Dordogne and Vezere valley sites which are within easy reach
Golf, tennis, horse riding and canoeing are close by
Guests can walk to a village shop/cafe to buy their croissants each morning and you are also a 10 minute drive to a town for restaurants, cafes and shops

  • Balloooning Beynac - 20 mins
  • Flying Belves - 20 mins
  • Golf 18 holes in Siorac ( 4 kms) and at la Marterie near le Bugue- 25 mins, 9 holes at Chateau des Merles, near Lalinde 25 mins
  • Horse riding In Urval a ten minute walk
  • Tennis, canoeing and fishing in river Siorac 10 minute drive

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 coverc 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, kitchen and pool towels, if renting more than one week cleaning on the Saturday of three hours with change of linen and 2 hours a day on the other five days of the week, 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 and bedding for cots

- 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