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Exquisite17th century 'chartreuse' set in 184 acres of peaceful countryside

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms8
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
chateau / country house
Sleeps
20
Bedrooms
10
Bathrooms
8
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Mauzens-et-Miremont Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

10 bedrooms 12 bathrooms 2 kitchens 5 reception rooms

The Forge has two floors with 6 bedrooms of 4 doubles (5ft3ins minimum) and 2 twin rooms; 7 bathrooms; kitchen; large utility room; cellar; two dining /breakfast rooms - one very cosy seats 12 persons, one very grand on the first floor seats 20; ground floor sitting/TV room; grand sitting room on first floor.

Sauna, shower, and toilet on the ground floor.

All bedrooms have A/C and heating.

The Barn has a vast open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room, and four en-suite bedrooms with 2 doubles & 2 twins, plus a separate toilet on ground floor .

Nearest village Rouffignac 7km for supermarket, butcher, baker.

Grounds include 74 hectares parkland, large fishing lake and boat, numerous sitting out areas, new 15mx8m swimming pool and pool house, romantic wisteria clad 'arbour' with barbecue and dining tables. There is also a log bonfire with seating around. The outdoor dining area beside The Forge gets the morning sunshine. Also beside The Forge are the gymnasium, the exercise/dance studio, and two massage rooms with separate bathroom.

Large breakfast terrace adjoining main house.

Many good restaurants close by. Golf within 10 minutes, horse riding, canoeing, cycling, tennis, hot air-ballooning, exploring historic towns, picture postcard Sarlat, Domme, and the incredible place of pilgrimage. Rocamadour.

On site manager to help you.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Paul & Jen Lowther
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2016
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About Paul & Jen Lowther

We are an English couple living in UK close to London.

We bought the property because we love southwestern France.

Paul & Jen Lowther purchased this chateau / country house in 2006

Why Paul & Jen Lowther chose Perigord Noir

This is a historic building, dating from 1680, in a beautiful country setting, tranquil and safe. We have modernised and improved it to a high standard of comfort.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

The Estate is only ever booked to one group at a time, who thus have exclusive use of the Estate and all facilities. It is the perfect place for groups of family, friends, or those with a shared interest.

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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Bergerac
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Rouffignac St. Cernin
Nearest Ferry
350 Kilometres
Bilbao
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Mortemart
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Perigueux
Nearest Motorway
24 Kilometres
A89 Junction 16
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Rouffignac St Cernin
Nearest Ski
250 Kilometres
Formigal
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Bordeaux
Car: necessary

Chateau Forge du Roy and its Estate of 184 acres sits in a peaceful valley of woods and meadowland, and is a few km from the Vezere valley which has 147 UN listed sites of prehistoric interest including the famous Lascaux painted caves. It is located 1km along a quiet country lane off the Perigueux - Sarlat road (D47). The rural location is perfect for hiking and cycling, and canoeing is wonderful along the Vezere from Les Eyzies de Tayac - 14 km away. Les Eyzies also has two of the most famous French museums of prehistory, a good selection of restaurants, and a number of troglodyte caves.

The Grotte de Rouffignac - 8 km - has prehistoric animal paintings, and the small town of Rouffignac 7 km has a busy market on Sundays and is the nearest for supermarket and butcher/baker.

A greater variety of shops exists at Le Bugue, the largest local town at 10km. A challenging 18 hole golf course is at Mortemart 10mins away.

Further afield Sarlat 30mins, Domme and Roque Gigeac are a must to visit. The Dordogne and Vezere rivers meet at Limeuil which is a beautiful picnic spot.

Near Belves is a hot air ballooning centre for trips above the region (details in the house information book).

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Rates & Availability

Mauzens-et-Miremont Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
Oct 16 2016 - Apr 30 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$1,888
$7,805
 
 
Medium Season
May 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$10,071
 
 
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$11,959
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $2,518

Security Deposit £2000
Pool heating €200 per week
Low season October - April
Easter week and Xmas/New Year charged at Mid/High Rate
Mid/Shoulder Season are May, June, September
High Season is July and August

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Mauzens-et-Miremont Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 8 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 9 - toilet , shower
    Room 10 -
Bedrooms:
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 7 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 8 - 1 double
    Bedroom 9 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 10 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , bed is 180 cms (71 ins)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 1 bicycles
  • 30 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The little river Manaurie runs through the garden and there are five types of fish in the Lake.

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