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Villa in Dordogne, South of France, France

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms10
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa in Dordogne, South of France, France

The Chateau des Truffles is a beautiful, tranquil 17th century chartreuse set in a 184 acre estate in the heart of the Dordogne. It is considered locally to be the most important building of its kind in the whole of the Perigord region and sits in a wooded valley with extensive gardens, a heated swimming pool and a lake.

The chateau has recently been returned to its former glory with many original features, including stone and marble fire surrounds and elegant wall paneling. It is able to accommodate up to 20 guests in both the main house and the beautifully converted barn. There are 10 bedrooms in total, 6 in the main house and 4 in the Barn. Included in the price is a 2 hourly cleaning service each weekday morning.

Chateau des Truffles is the perfect location for your holiday or rendezvous, whether you just want to get away from it all and become immersed in another part of hidden France, or you want to be busy discovering all that the Perigord region of the Dordogne can offer.  It is known as the valley of 1000 chateaux with endless pretty medieval villages, fine wines, truffles, local markets and spectacular valleys and rivers. Both the Vezere and the Dorgogne rivers offer great kayaking, canoeing and unparalleled views of the countryside.

From the property there is spectacular walking (there is a 1.5 hour circuit through the estate) and much much more. Within 10 minutes of the property there are tennis courts, golf, horseriding and canoeing. Further afield there are interesting villages, gardens and local markets to visit. The local restaurants and auberges come highly recommended for lunches and dinners serving regional specialties as well as high-end dining. The house with its gardens offer a special place to take time out, relax and rejuvenate.The Main HouseGround floor: kitchen, breakfast room, utility and laundry, a sitting room with bar, bathroom with shower and sauna and a twin bedroom.

First floor: 4 double bedrooms (one ensuite with shower) and a twin room, 1 seperate lavatory, a hall, dining room and drawing room.

2nd floor: 2 double bathrooms with baths and showers.

Outside is a pretty stone kitchen terrace next to a lovely herb garden. Formal lawns and a rose garden with a gravel path lead to a wooden bridge over the river Manaurie, which runs through the centre of the gardens. A pergola draped in wisteria covers the barbecue area with table and chairs for outside dining. This area also has the fire pit surrounded by brick banquettes ideal for after dinner relaxing. A large heated swimming pool (8mx15m) with safety cover, a terrace with loungers and a pool house is set discreetly between the Barn and the Main House.

The BarnGround floor: 1 twin bedroom with dressing room, ensuite bathroom with bath and shower. A huge open plan kitchen/living/dining space.

First floor: master bedroom with 2 ensuite showers, 1 double with ensuite shower and a twin room with ensuite shower room. There is also an extensive mezzanine area with a large and comfortable reading and relaxing area.

Outside space at the Barn is a small breakfast terrace and spacious formal gardens with fruit trees, rose garden, fruit and vegetable gardens and lawns overlooking the lake.

Linen and towels are provided for both houses and they both have cosy woodburning stoves for the cooler evenings.FacilitiesPrivate poolWi-Fi/Internet accessAir conditioningAll bedrooms en-suiteIdeal for celebrations / Party houseGround floor bed & bathHeated PoolSauna/SteamGym/fitness roomIndoor gamesOutdoor gamesDVDWorking fireplaceHeatingConference facilitiesCaretaker/owner lives on siteRecommendedExtrasOn site conciergeMaid service includedChef/Cook available (at extra cost)Babysitting service available (at extra cost)

More Details

Property Manager
Russell Or David..
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Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, german
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2017

Amenities

Le Bugue Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
Bathrooms:
  • 10 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

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Notes

  • You will be charged the rental cost for this booking only. Any extra charges such as cleaning fees, cots, high chairs or electricity consumption will be confirmed at the time of booking and may be payable at the time of booking separately or on arrival.