Chateau Le Duc And Cottage
Chateau with 21 bedrooms, 19 bathrooms and private pool in Payzac, France
From £16,523 per week
Chateau to rent in Payzac, France
This magnificent Chateau lies in the Perigord region of the Dordogne. Originally built in 1840 and recently refurbished to the highest standards, the chateau features antique furnishings.
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Chateau overview - owner's description
This magnificent Chateau lies in the Perigord region of the Dordogne. Originally built in 1840 and recently refurbished to the highest standards, the chateau features antique furnishings, original artworks and designer decor making it the epitome of luxury.
This estate sleeps 43 guests in total: 33 in the main Chateau and adjacent Coach House and a further 10 in the cottage, which is located within the grounds of Chateau Le Duc. Twelve acres of beautifully maintained gardens, which feature mature fruit orchards, a swimming pool and a badminton court, are yours to enjoy. Meals can be taken either on the terrace, which boasts a lovely view of the Perigord and the Dordogne, or in the chateau's dining room.
The main chateau boasts 8 bedrooms and bathrooms, 5 of which are en suite. There is also a large drawing room, dining room, a snooker room, a modern well equipped kitchen, an office, a library and a separate television room. There are a further 8 bedrooms in the adjacent Coach House whilst the cottage features 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, ideal for a family.
Chateau Le Duc was once the palatial home of a really existed Duke and was given to him as a token of appreciation for his dedication to France. The Duke served under Napoleon and is famed for plotting the victorious Algerian war in 1836. A host of statues and landmarks dedicated to the Duke can be found throughout France.
Good news! For a little extra, this property is available as a Vill'otelYey! Wait… what is that?
It's the perfect combo of the privacy of your own personal villa, with all the luxury and convenience of a hotel. What's included?
Breakfast, cleaning, welcome drinks and hamper, plus more! Check the Extras tab for all the details.
Interiors of Main Chateau
- Entrance Hall
- Kitchen (and basement kitchen with wine cellar)
- Dining room
- Drawing room
- Small sitting room
- TV room
- Billiards room
- Separate WC
- Master suite (80m2) with double bedroom, sitting room and en-suite bathroom
- Master suite (50m2) with double bedroom, sitting room and en-suite bathroom
- Double bedrooms (40m2) with en-suite bath/shower room
- Double bedrooms (25m2) with en-suite bath/shower room
- Double bedroom (40m2) with Four Poster bed with en-suite bath/shower room
- Family bedroom (40m2) with double bed and large single bed
- Double bedroom (20m2)
- Twin bedroom (20m2)
- Three marble shower rooms
- 2 separate WCs
Interior of Coach House (adjacent to Chateau)
- Double bedroom (20m2) with disabled access and en-suite shower room
- 5 x double bedrooms with en-suite shower room
2 x twin bedrooms with en-suite shower room
(4 rooms are 40m2, 3 rooms are 25m2)
Interior of Cottage
Open-plan kitchen-diner and living room
- 1 x double bedroom and 1 x twin bedroom
- Shower room
- 2 x double bedrooms
- Shower room
NB the bedrooms are connected
- Double bedroom with en-suite shower room
Outside Grounds (12 acres of parkland)
- Swimming pool (12x6m) with fence and alarm
- Sun-loungers (x12)
- Large terrace with garden furnishings for up to 40 guests
- Enclosed gardens
- Badminton court
- Tennis court
- TV and DVD player (in some bedrooms)
- Telephone (Chateau)
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 (1.5km) 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 10 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 connection from Paris to Limoges (3 hours).
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Outside this chateau in Payzac, FranceThis chateau has a pool, a tennis court and a children pool.
Prices and availability
Updated 12 December 2018
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 13 December 2018 - 12 December 2021: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
Refundable Breakage Deposit
£1,000.00 per booking, paid locally
21 bedrooms, Sleeps 43
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