Chateau with 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and private pool in Fongrave, France
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Chateau to rent in Fongrave, France
Chateau overview - owner's description
Swim, fish and kayak on the serene River Lot from Chateau Cayac, a luxury chateau in Aquitaine with its own jetty and direct river access.
Swim, fish and kayak on the serene River Lot from Chateau Cayac, a luxury chateau in Aquitaine with its own jetty and direct river access. This house on the edge of a pretty village sits within 5 acres of private gardens with mature trees. With its round turreted staircase and balconied landing, the chateau is a fairytale setting. Enjoy a large heated swimming pool, covered outdoor dining on the tiled terrace, table tennis, a full-size pool table and Satellite TV.
The chateau's interior has been lovingly restored and refurbished to provide luxury accommodation. The 7 bedrooms, most with en-suite bathrooms, are furnished with a mix of antique and contemporary furniture and decorated to a high standard. There's also a cottage available to rent if you bring staff or want more flexibility for sleeping arrangements.
You're just steps from the village of Fongrave, which has a small shop, post office and restaurant. The Lot et Garonne region is famous for plum trees, so make sure to find locally grown prunes dipped in chocolate. In the mood to sightsee? Villeneuve-sur-Lot, a 20-minute drive, has arcaded shops, a historic church and medieval architecture.
This riverside chateau is 45 minutes from the Bergerac airport.
There are 7 bedrooms inside the chateau: 4 doubles, 2 triples and 1 suite sleeping 4. There are 6 en-suite bathrooms. The rooms are furnished with a mixture of french antique and good quality contemporary furniture, finished to a very high standard.
The owners appreciate that sometimes older children do not want to share a room or that some guests bring their au pairs, cooks or grandparents who may prefer to sleep independently. In order to give more flexibility of sleeping arrangements the cottage is available to rent by the guests staying at the Chateau, by prior arrangement. There is a double bedroom and a bedroom with 3 single beds. There is a separate lounge area, bathroom and kitchen also. Please note that a small additional charge is made for the use of the cottage and the maximum number of guests remains at 18.
- 12x6m heated swimming pool
- Fenced and alarmed close to the Chateau with views over the river. - Private Jetty.
- Direct access to the River Lot.
- Table tennis table.
- Full size pool table.
- Satellite TV.
- Large south facing terrace overlooking the River.
- Bed linen and towels included.
- Fishing Boat and Canoe.
- There are numerous good quality bikes for guests to use, including two tandems!
- The Chateau sits within 5 acres of private gardens with mature trees and lawns.
The chateau is walking distance to the village that contains restaurants, shops and bar. It is 45 minutes from Bergerac Airport and 1.5 hours from Bordeaux Airport.
In the village there is a small restaurant serving very good value meals (approx 18 -20 euros for 3 courses), with a menu that changes daily. The restaurant is only a short walk from the chateau. The Chateau housekeeper is an excellent cook and with prior arrangement she will be happy to cook the occasional meal for all the guests. Various menu choices and prices available on request. Please contact Oliver's VIP Concierge to arrange.
There is a large fishing shop close to the town of Villeneuve sur lot which is a 20 min car journey. To fish at the Chateau you must purchase a holiday license: it's only a few euros and you can buy one at the village shop. We have a small rowing boat for our guests to use, which is ideal for fishing. Or you can fish from the jetty.
The lot et garonne is a beautiful, peaceful region of France. The land is farmed and famous for its plum trees and the production of prunes. Fresh, locally grown produce is available from the farm shop or from the local weekly markets. During July and August the village comes alive with the Thursday evening market, an enjoyable evening of dancing, music and enjoying the delicious local produce. This is an experience not to be missed. You can purchase locally grown and reared food and have it cooked for you straight away. Locals and visitors all dine together on long tables while enjoying an evening of music.
The Chateau is on the banks of the lovely river Lot, which is excellent for fishing and canoeing. The area around the chateau is ideal for cycling and there are many small bastide towns to explore.
The pretty village of Fongrave is just a 5 minute walk from the Chateau. With only 900 occupants the village is traditional and authentic. There is a post office, church and a small shop which stocks the daily necessities along with fresh bread and croissants each morning. Attached to the shop is The Beau-Rivage, a small bar/restaurant serving delicious traditional French food.
Babysitting can be organised and paid for locally. In the village there is a small restaurant serving very good value meals (approx 12 -16 euros for 3 courses), with a menu that changes daily. The restaurant is only a short walk from the chateau. The Chateau housekeeper is an excellent cook and with prior arrangement she will be happy to cook the occasional meal for all the guests. Various menu choices and prices available on request. Please contact Oliver's VIP Concierge for details and to arrange any services.
No Group parties under the age of 25 will be accepted at the Chateau without the supervision of sufficient over 25's.
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Outside this chateau in Fongrave, FranceThis chateau has a pool and a children pool.
Prices and availability
Updated 18 December 2017
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 18 December 2017 - 31 August 2024: the minimum stay is 2 nights.
Refundable Breakage Deposit
£1,000.00 per booking, paid locally
7 bedrooms, Sleeps 18
DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi
Central heating, Car hire optional