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Commanding Medieval Chateau FRMD115
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Saussignac
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Sleeps 12
Commanding Chateau outside Bergerac
All Rooms Ensuite
Saturday Changeover
Heated Swiming Pool
Wifi
Maid Service
Close to Village
Close to Airport
Golf Nearby
  • Holiday Rental Chateau near Bergerac, Dordogne, France
  • Sleeps up to 12 plus cots with 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms
  • Heated 15m x 5m swimming pool
  • WIFI, play area, boules pitch
  • Summer Kitchen, BBQ area and Daily Maid Service
  • 15 mins to Bergerac Airport & 1hr 30 mins to Bordeaux Airport
  • Rental per week from £4800 to £6950
 

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Accommodation

The Commanding Chateau offers spacious accommodation, furnished to an extremely high standard with antiques and soft furnishings throughout. The original arched windows, heavy wooden beams and magnificent fireplaces all combine to give a sense of majestic history, whilst offering every modern convenience including luxurious en-suite bathrooms throughout. There is a fully equipped kitchen, a breakfast room, a large dining room with seating for 12 easily and a living room with a grand open fireplace. On the first floor there is a snug area with television, ideal for children.

The 5 bedrooms include 4 doubles and 1 twin.
  • Bedroom 1 is a double bedroom set on the first floor and has a King size bed. It has an en-suite with bath and separate shower.
  • Bedroom 2 is also a double bedroom and set on the first floor and again has a king size bed. The en-suite offers a stunning roll-top bath and separate shower again.
  • Bedroom 3 is a double bedroom set on the second floor. It has a king size 4 poster bed and 2 single beds. The en-suite has a walk in shower and bath.
  • Bedroom 4 is a double bedroom set on the second floor. It has a king size 4 poster bed and w single beds. The en-suite has a walk in shower and bath
  • Bedroom 5 is a twin bedroom set into the eaves and is ideal for children but can easily be used by adults. It has an en-suite walk in shower and bath.

Outdoor Living

The Chateau is ideal for outdoor living and is set well within its 30 acres of landscaped gardens and woodland.

The heated pool is 15m x 6m with roman steps which are ideal for children. There are wooden recliners for around the pool area. For security the pool is fenced with iron railings. The Pool house is set at the end of the pool in a beautiful gothic tower providing a summer kitchen including coal BBQ area and dishwasher, W.C. and shower-room.

For outside dining there is a front terrace with large wooden table and parasol. For the more active, there is a children’s play area and a boules pitch as well as some lovely woodland walks and trails.

Facilities in a Glance

  • Sleeps up to 12 plus cots
  • 5 bedrooms (2 King plus two twins, 2 King, and 1 Twin bedroom)
  • 5 bathrooms
  • Kitchen with oven, Fridge Freezer, microwave
  • Dining Room with seating for 12
  • Sitting Room with Satellite TV, DVD Player and Ipod Docking Station
  • Snug area with television and DVD player
  • WIFI
  • Heated Swimming Pool (15m x 5m) – Fenced for security
  • Summer Kitchen and BBQ Area, Boules pitch and Children’s Play area
  • Library of books, toys, CDs and DVDs
  • Helipad
  • Welcome Hamper on arrival
  • Linen and towels included and changed weekly
  • Daily Maid Service (2hrs per day – Mon to Fri)
  • Baby equipment such as cots, highchairs, pushchairs etc can be arranged
  • Additional Services can be arranged including local Chef for catering.

Local Area

The Chateau is set on the outskirts of the Dordogne village of Saussignac which overlooks the Bergerac valley. It offers tranquillity and privacy, and yet is short walk of 10 minutes into the village where there is a bread depot, post office, tennis courts and a restaurant serving both lunch and diners.
Bergerac as mentioned is only 12kms away and has a wealth of facilities such as shops, restaurants, boat trips, karting, canoeing, museums, an aqua park for young children and many fabulous wine Chateaux in the surrounding countryside including the famous Monbazillac Chateau known for its sweet white wine.
For serious foodies, there is a Michelin starred restaurant, Tour du Vent, at Monbazillac, so a short drive for Chateau guests. In addition, for those who may prefer to cook and eat home, all the towns and villages hold morning markets throughout the year including Bergerac on a Wednesday and Saturday and Eymet on a Thursday with a night market on Tuesday evenings throughout July and August where you will find fantastic fresh food including the specialities of foie gras and the local AOC Bergerac wine.
Chateau Vigiers, the 18 hole Championship Golf Course and Country Club is only 6kms away from the Chateau.
Further afield, yet still easily within a day trip, are the towns of Domme, Sarlat, La Bugue to the east and then to the west, St Emilion and Bordeaux.

Getting Here

The Chateau is just 15 minutes (14km) south east of Bergerac making it an easy final destination. Bergerac has its own International Airport. Ryanair flies here from London Stansted, Liverpool, Nottingham, and Bristol. Flybe flies into Bergerac from London Gatwick, Southampton, Exeter and Edinburgh. There are also interconnecting flights to Belfast, Glasgow, Dundee and Newcastle with Flybe. Jet2 flies to Leeds Bradford Airport and Transvania flies to Rotterdam. Twinjet also now flies from Bergerac to Paris.
The vibrant city of Bordeaux is 1hr 30 minutes away (96km) with a larger International Airport servicing even more UK and Worldwide destinations. In addition, Toulouse Airport is approximately 1hr 30 minutes drive to the south - again a large International Airport. The TGV station at Libourne connects with Paris.

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Deposit 25% of total rent
Refundable security deposit £1250 is required to cover any damage or breakages to the property as per our Terms & Conditions
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