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Chateau Isly

Chateau with 13 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and swimming pool in Lanouaille, France

From £12,332 per week

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Chateau to rent in Lanouaille, France

  • Chateau
  • Sleeps 29
  • 13 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Open fire
  • Tennis court

Chateau overview - owner's description

In the heart of Perigord Vert in the Dordogne, lies the magnificent 19th Century Chateau Isly. Built in 1840, it has recently been refurbished to the highest standard of luxury.

In the heart of Perigord Vert in the Dordogne, lies the magnificent 19th Century Chateau Isly. Built in 1840, it has recently been refurbished to the highest standard of luxury. Each room has been carefully decorated with traditional colours and wallpaper from Farrow and Ball, and furnished with antiques and works of art. All bathrooms are of the highest standard, using brands such as Lefroy Brooks and Sottini and bed linen and towels from Frette. Each bedroom has a TV, DVD and telephone.

Chateau Isly is set in 12 acres of beautifully kept gardens, complete with fruit orchards, a swimming pool and badminton court. Breakfast, afternoon tea and dinner can be taken on the terrace overlooking the picturesque village of Lanouaille, or alternatively a candle lit dinner can be enjoyed in the dining room.
The Chateau Isly is an historic landmark in French history. This was once the palatial home of Marashal Bugeaud, the Duke d'Isly. This chateau was actually given to him as a token of appreciation for his dedication to France. The Duke served under Napoleon and was most noted for plotting the victorious Algerian war in 1836. His influence on French history is evident in the numerous statues and landmarks named after him in France.


The Chateau comprises of 13 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms, 5 of which are en-suite, sleeping 29 guests. The chateau has a discreet traditional elegance combined with modern appliances.
The basement has a large spare kitchen and wine cellar. The ground floor has a large drawing room, 2 formal dining rooms, a snooker room, a superb modern well equipped kitchen, a library, television room, a fully equipped office, 2 WCs, and a large terrace with garden furniture for up to 40 people.
The first floor has 2 huge double suites, which come with a sitting room and en-suite bathroom. There are a further 3 double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. The second floor has 3 double bedrooms, 2 twins, a room with 2 double beds & a single, a room with 2 double beds and 3 separate shower rooms. Please note all rooms are non-smoking.
Outside guests will enjoy the 12 acres of park land, a swimming pool (12x6m) with fence and alarm and 12 luxurious sun beds with tables. There is also a table tennis table, badminton court, bicycles, tennis court and a BBQ area for 40 guests. The gardens are surrounded by a wall and fence so children and animals can run free!


Within 15 minutes of the chateau there is a lake (with beach sand) for fishing, water skiing and canoeing. There are also local tennis courts and horse riding facilities. Within walking distance of the chateau one can find 2 bakeries, a butcher, a supermarket and there's an outdoor market once a week in the village. A new golf course is only 7 minues by car.
Wine tastings can be held at the chateau. There are large supermarkets in St Yrieux. Within 15 minutes there are several excellent restaurants. Bergerac is 128km from the chateau.
The closest airports are Limoges (50 minutes), Bergerac (90 minutes) and Bordeaux (2 hours). There are good train connections from Paris to Limoges (3 hours).


The owner of the chateau has run a successful catering company for the last 10 years and has catered for over 200 weddings. A cook will be able to prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner (menus ranging from 20 to 80 euros a head). A cleaner can be provided at 12 euros an hour.
Babysitters can be hired for 20 euros an hour. Drivers can be hired for 120 euros a day. The chateau also rents out a 1950's Bentley and a driver at 200 euros + petrol a day. Contact Oliver's VIP Concierge Team to arrange any of these services.


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This chateau is:

40.47km from Périgueux Bassillac Airport
Outside this chateau in Lanouaille, France
This chateau has a pool, a tennis court and a children pool.

Prices and availability

Updated 28 June 2017

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 27 May 2017 - 4 January 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.



  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £1,000.00 per booking, paid locally



13 bedrooms, Sleeps 29


7 bathrooms

Swimming pool

Private pool


DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi


Open fire, Car hire optional


Tennis court

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