|Property type||chateau / country house|
Wow! Just imagine what it would be like to actually live in a French castle where you’d be surrounded by acres and acres of landscaped grounds full of flowers, trees, and even a private swimming pool! You will no longer have to imagine because this 18th century chateau in the Lot-et-Gargonne region is waiting for you! In a quiet and peaceful position, this self-catering accommodation in France features high ceilings, light and airy interiors, and hardwood floors.
(25 hectares) Built in the 18th century, this French castle is extremely private and situated in a quiet and secluded position amongst 25 hectares. The grounds are full of landscaped lawns, flowers, trees, and plants. There is a private swimming pool (60m2) surrounded by sun loungers and umbrellas. There is a terrace that is furnished with a barbecue, tables, and chairs. Please be aware the caretakers live on the grounds but complete privacy is ensured at all times. Parking is available within the property grounds.
(1500 m2) Ground Floor: A large entrance hallway leads to the living room, which is furnished with couches and chairs. There are three additional sitting/living areas with couches and chairs, one of which also has a billiard’s table. The dining room has a table with chairs. The kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, a cook-top, oven, microwave, and dishwasher. There is a guest bathroom with a toilet. First Floor: A staircase leads up to eight bedrooms. The first and second bedrooms each have a 160 cm queen-sized bed and an ensuite bathroom with a sink, toilet, and tub with a handheld shower. The third, fourth, fifth, and sixth bedrooms each have a 160 cm queen-sized bed. The seventh bedroom has a 180 cm king-sized bed and the eighth bedroom has a 140 cm standard double bed (which is comfortable for one and cozy for two). There are two additional bathrooms on this floor, each with a sink, toilet, and tub with a handheld shower. Second Floor: There are two bedrooms on this floor. The first bedroom has a 160 cm queen-sized bed and the second bedroom has two 90 cm single beds. There is one bathroom with a sink, toilet, and tub with a handheld shower.
Extra Services: The following are listed as an aid for trip planning; the services and prices are approximate and cannot be guaranteed by Rentvillas. All extra services are payable locally in cash. Pool Heating: Upon request Internet connection: Upon request Telephone: According to use Please Note: Although common in France, a 140 cm double bed may be considered small for two people by US standards. The caretakers live on the property grounds but complete privacy is ensured at all times.
The castle is located eight kilometers from the small village of Ruffiac where you will find shops, markets, and restaurants. Just twenty kilometers away is Marmande, a bastide founded in 1195 and located on the right bank of the Garonne River (a beautiful backdrop for a photo!). Known for its tomato production, you’re sure to find pleasant outdoor markets here. Plus, be sure to see the Notre Dome, which dates back to the 13th century. Great day trip destinations away from the chateau include Agen, Bordeaux, and Merignac. Nearby Attractions: water sports, tennis, golf course, Ruffiac (shops, restaurants, markets), Marmande (outdoor markets, ancient churches, Garonne River), Agen, Bordeux, Merignac. Merignac: 74 km Bordeaux: 70 km Agen: 51 km Watersports: 10 km Ruffiac: 8 km Golf course: 7 km