Chateau with its own jetty and direct access to the river Lot.

Sleeps: 18
Bedrooms: 7
Weekly price guide: £4752-£6521
Pool: Yes
Type: Chateau
Property Ref: CHA2470


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General Description

Located on the edge of a pretty village with its own jetty and direct access to the river Lot, the Chateau sits within 5 acres of private gardens with mature trees and lawns. With its round turreted staircase and balconied landing, the Chateau appears to have come straight out of a fairytale. The Chateau has been lovingly restored and refurbished to provide luxury accommodation for your holiday. The village has a small shop, post office and restaurant

Accommodation Facilities

Bedrooms: There are 7 bedrooms inside the chateau: 4 doubles, 2 triples and 1 suite sleeping 4. There are 6 en-suite bathrooms. The rooms are furnished with a mixture of french antique and good quality contemporary furniture, to a very high standard.
Other Rooms: The owners appreciate that sometimes older children do not want to share a room or that some guests bring their au pairs, cooks or grandparents who may prefer to sleep independently. In order to give more flexibility of sleeping arrangements the cottage is available to rent by the guests staying at the Chateau, by prior arrangement. There is a double bedroom and a bedroom with 3 single beds. There is a separate lounge area, bathroom and kitchen also. Please note that a small additional charge is made for the use of the cottage and the maximum number of guests remains at 18.
Linen/Cleaning/Towels etc: Bed linen and towels included.
Outside: - 12x6m heated swimming pool
- Fenced and alarmed close to the Chateau with views over the river. - Private Jetty.
- Direct access to the River Lot.
- Table tennis table.
- Full size pool table.
- Satellite TV.
- Large south facing terrace overlooking the River.
- Fishing Boat and Canoe.
- There are numerous good quality bikes for our guests to use.
- The Chateau sits within 5 acres of private gardens with mature trees and lawns.
Additional notes (if any): Extras:
Babysitting can be organised and paid for locally. In the village there is a small restaurant serving very good value meals (approx 12 -16 euros for 3 courses), with a menu that changes daily. The restaurant is only a short walk from the chateau. The Chateau housekeeper is an excellent cook and with prior arrangement she will be happy to cook the occasional meal for all the guests. Various menu choices and prices available on request. Please contact us for details and to arrange any services.

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit £1000.00
Energy costs included
Pets - small well behaved dogs allowed only by prior arrangement.
Changeover day Saturday
End of stay cleaning included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it.
No smoking in the property.

No Group parties under the age of 25 will be accepted at the Chateau without the supervision of sufficient over 25's.

Reviews:

Best ever French experience!
Posted by Glencoe on 16/04/2014

Had 9 wonderful days with a group of amazing people. The location and facilities allowed us to have a complete French experience from bike riding in the country side, village markets and tasting local farm produce. Several villages close by with great restaurants.
The Chateau has a beautiful outlook over the Lot River and is fitted out with a great kitchen which allowed us to cook up some amazing French food. Accommodation was great including the cottage. Would highly recommend if thinking of a complete French experience with a group of friends!

The Perfect Place for Everyone
Posted by Noels on 16/04/2014

My husband and I were very fortunate to be able to spend a week in the Chateau renewing old aquaintances and making new friends whilst there. We have travelled to France a number of times with this being our first "Chateau experience". What a delightful place to stay. It was beyond our expectations. So many activites within the property itself such as bike riding, swimming, badminton, table tennis, soccer or plenty of opportunities to explore the local surrounds by foot, bike or a short drive to many other places of interest such as Fumel where we had a beautiful late lunch of nicoise salad along with a glass of local rose at the creperie. There is also an abundance of places for some quiet time to read or just relax by the Lot River.

There are local markets close by and across the road is the farmers stall which had amazing produce that we used in our daily culinary creations cooked in the impressive gas stove or on the BBQ by the pool.

Definitely the place to spend some quality time with family and friends. Hopefully not our our last "Chateau experience". The perfect place for everyone.

Local Area / Activities

The chateau is walking distance to the village that contains restaurants, shops and bar. It is 45 minutes from Bergerac Airport and 1.5 hours from Bordeaux Airport. There is a large fishing shop close to the town of Villeneuve sur lot which is a 20 min car journey. To fish at the Chateau you must purchase a holiday license: it's only a few euros and you can buy one at the village shop. We have a small rowing boat for our guests to use, which is ideal for fishing. Or you can fish from the jetty. The Lot et Garonne is a beautiful, peaceful region of France. The land is farmed and famous for its plum trees and the production of prunes. Fresh, locally grown produce is available from the farm shop or from the local weekly markets. During July and August the village comes alive with the Thursday evening market, an enjoyable evening of dancing, music and enjoying the delicious local produce. This is an experience not to be missed. You can purchase locally grown and reared food and have it cooked for you straight away. Locals and visitors all dine together on long tables while enjoying an evening of music. The Chateau is on the banks of the lovely river Lot, which is excellent for fishing and canoeing. The area around the chateau is ideal for cycling and there are many small bastide towns to explore. The pretty village of Fongrave is just a 5 minute walk from the Chateau. With only 900 occupants the village is traditional and authentic. There is a post office, church and a small shop which stocks the daily necessities along with fresh bread and croissants each morning. Attached to the shop is The Beau-Rivage, a small bar/restaurant serving delicious traditional French food. Local Amenities Nearest Airport BERGERAC (51-60 km) Nearest Ferry port ST MALO (Over 100 km) Nearest Village FONGRAVE (1 km) Nearest Town/City VILLENEUVE SUR LOT (15 km) Nearest Restaurant AU BEAU RIVAGE (1 km) Nearest Bar/Pub AU BEAU RIVAGE (1 km) Nearest Beach ARCACHON (Over 100 km) Nearest Golf Tombebœuf (10 km)

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please enquire for prices for specific weeks.

Low Season: £4752
High Season: £6521

Contact Information




Key Features

  • Swimming pool
  • DVD player
  • Internet access
  • Cot available
  • Close to local amenities
  • Walk to village
  • Suitable for young children
  • Pets considered
  • Near river beach
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Watersports nearby

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