Chateau Le Duc
Chateau with 13 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and swimming pool in Lanouaille, France
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From £12,332 per week
Chateau to rent in Lanouaille, France
Chateau overview - owner's description
In the heart of Perigord Vert in the Dordogne, lies the magnificent 19th Century Chateau Le Duc. 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 Le Duc. 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 Le Duc 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 Le Duc is an historic landmark in French history. This was once the palatial home of the Duke Marashal Bugeaud. 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 minutes 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 Oliver's Concierge Team is available to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference. For example:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport transfers
- Babysitting/childcare services
Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver's Concierge Team.
Extras available at this property:
- 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
- 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.
Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested in advance and that due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. Prices are on request.
We will always do our best to fulfil your requests!
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Outside this chateau in Lanouaille, FranceThis chateau has a pool, a tennis court and a children pool.
Prices and availability
Updated 23 August 2017
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 1 July 2017 - 3 January 2020: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
Refundable Breakage Deposit
£1,000.00 per booking, paid locally
13 bedrooms, Sleeps 29
DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi
Open fire, Car hire optional