Chateau De Simon
Chateau with 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and private pool in Vieux Bergerac, France
From £2,791 per week
Chateau to rent in Vieux Bergerac, France
The charming 15th century Chateau de Simon, a holiday chateau in Aquitaine, is situated on 15 acres of private woodland with a variety of wildlife and the beautiful river Dropt running through.
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Chateau overview - owner's description
The charming 15th century Chateau de Simon, a holiday chateau in Aquitaine, is situated on 15 acres of private woodland with a variety of wildlife and the beautiful river Dropt running through. Go for a dip in a large swimming pool, then enjoy outdoor dining in the nearby summer house with an attached bathroom. The chateau is in perfect position, on the border between the Dordogne and the Lot et Garonne.
The family house, furnished with antiques, sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms with a high standard of comfort. The two first-floor master bedrooms have unique features like wooden beams and amazing views. You'll find original ceilings, stone walls and marble fireplaces in some rooms, including the grand salon. Walk out to the gardens from the drawing room's French doors.
When you're ready to explore the area, you're near several medieval towns and castles, including a market town and Eymet (9 km), which has a large English-speaking population. Wine lovers can visit the area's many vineyards, including St. Emilion, Monbazillac and Cahors appellations. Seek out nearby man-made lakes with sandy beaches for swimming and water sports.
This luxury chateau is 20 km from the Bergerac airport.
This beautiful family house provides a very high standard of comfort and is predominantly furnished with antiques. The grand salon has a beautiful original ceiling and a marble fireplace and the dining room has kept many of its original features, despite being the kitchen during the century that the chateau was built.
On the ground floor is a dining room that seats 12 people with a stunning fireplace. There is also a drawing room with an open fireplace, and French doors that open onto the rear garden. There is a large kitchen and breakfast room that is fully equipped with everything you will need. There is one beautiful double bedroom with a fireplace, two twin bedrooms and one family bedroom. There is a bathroom and a laundry room with a washing machine and tumble dryer.
The first floor contains the breathtaking master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom. Stunning wooden beams and windows that open onto the grounds make this a special place to stay. The second master bedroom contains a canopied double bed with built in wardrobes and original wooden beams.
The swimming pool is surrounded by gorgeous plants and flowers and there is a fully equipped summer house that is perfect for outdoor dining with with a bathroom attached. This really is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.
The nearest airports are Bordeaux (1hr 45mins) and Toulouse (2hr 15mins).
The local area is perfect for visiting medieval castles and historic towns such as Sarlat, Monflanquin and Montpazier. You can also visit the many vineyards found in the area, such as St Emilion, Monbazillac and Cahors.
For water sports and swimming, you will find man made lakes with beaches and numerous places to enjoy golf, horse riding and tennis. There are lots of activities that can be arranged such as canoeing and bicycle hire.
Local activities to the chateau include:2 golf courses nearby, one of which is championship level; 4 tennis courts 5 mins away; local markets (one on every day somewhere); any one of a number of local Bastide villages nearby (nicest ones listed in book); open boat trip up the Dordogne river; day trip drive to Sarlat (one of the most beautiful towns in the Dordogne); the famous Lascaux caves; lots of festivals (fetes) and night markets. There is a local tourist information centre in the nearby town that can help you with lots of other suggestions.
Catering is available at the chateau by local catering companies (traiteurs) - typically this will cost from 30 euros per person for a 4-course meal. Alternatively, it is possible to hire a cook from the local village/town who can do any cooking that you wish during your stay – they are also usually happy to buy the food and clear up afterwards. Costs are typically between 10 and 15 euros per hour. Maid service is provided every other day during your stay. Contact Oliver's VIP Concierge Team to arrange any of these services.
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Outside this chateau in Vieux Bergerac, FranceThis chateau has a pool and a children pool.
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Updated 30 January 2019
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 19 February 2019 - 30 January 2022: changeover day is Saturday and the minimum stay is 2 nights.
Refundable Breakage Deposit
£1,000.00 per booking, paid locally
6 bedrooms, Sleeps 12
DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, TV, Satellite / cable
Central heating, Open fire