Castillonnes area Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description
14 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms. Sleeps up to 30
This 13th century hamlet offers accommodation in 4 properties set in its own private grounds of 9 acres of lawn, mature trees, private 12 meter heated pool and 2 meter high Laural Hedge.
There are facilities for everybody to eat together Inside or
Outside under large canvas parasols,overlooking the gardens and pool or
inside in one of the manor with there oak beams and large stone fire-places.
All properties are fully modernized and fully fitted so each party group can be independent.
Originally built by English soldiers in the 13th century, this unique and distinctive property is the perfect place to relax or to celebrate in private and unspoilt setting..
To the rear of the property is a bridle way, which meanders through meadows and woods to the village of Lauzun.
About a Mile up the road is the pretty hill top village of Lalandusse, which still has a bar-restaurant.
There is a new supper market, 10 min away. And a variety of local vine-yards about 3 min away
Eating together, the banquet and the barbecue.: In the grand Manoir with its large open stone fire and large oak beams we have table and chairs for 30, people to eat together, outside on the terrace overlooking the garden and pool we table and chairs for 40.
Pool security and heating: We have found alarm systems unreliable so we have installed the latest and best security system available.
Turn the key and the pool is completely covered ,and securely closed by a electrically operated roll on cover made of PVC slat which can support 100kgs.
Turn the key again and the pool automatically opens.
The pool is always warm no matter what the weather. For 6 months of the year.
Heated by a top of the range heat exchange unit ( works like a fridge but in reverse) which is out of sight behind the pool house.
- Events Allowed
- Low Allergen Environment
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- pets considered
- wheelchair accessible
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome
About Robert Sorrell
From sunny Huddersfield, worked at David Brown Tractors,
Moved to sunny southampton; made cardboard Boxes;
Worked in london as graphic designer 20 years.7 days a week.
Swappped pencil for trowel, and renovated 13th century Hamlet in France; The rest is history.
Robert Sorrell purchased this chateau / country house in 2000
Why Robert Sorrell chose Castillonnes area
Love of labour and a labour of love.Its a really beautiful place.
Historic beautifuly set, surrounded by mature trees and fields of sunflowers;
When I was looking to buy a property,there was a trailer parked at the gate with my surname on;( Karmic or clever estate agent?)
What makes this chateau / country house unique
15 mins from the airport. totally secluded and private;
Inbetween two famous bastide towns with shopes or restaurants;
Lots of places to visit or things to do,
Or as most people do soak up the beautiful surrounding , the sun and local wine around the pool;