Villa FR5042

Property number 405065
7 bedroom villa listed by COSMIC VILLAS LTDcontact agent
Sleeps 19 · 7 bedrooms · 5 bathrooms

Located in the small village of Charente, this charming chateau is situated just on the Dordogne border and offers guests both Medieval splendour and Classical elegance.

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Children welcome
This villa has a highchair and a children's pool area
Private pool
This villa has its own pool
Villa overview

Everything a guest can need is provided in this villa, having remained the same for several centuries, with great care.

The linden tree in the courtyard is a spectacular view as you take in the greenery of the nearby valley and woods.
This region of south France is the perfect holiday destination.

Able to accommodate 10 adults and 11 children, a music room links together the two wings.
This gives an ideal place for groups to meet up for social evenings, with the Pleyel piano available for entertainment.

Decorated by hand with a contemporary touch, the rooms have been lovingly refurbished to back you feel at home.
Good quality beds and linen will ensure a good nights sleep, one of the many examples of the attention to detail that has gone into this property.
Most bathrooms now contain large showers, following refurbishment in 2011.
Both a blazing log fire and central heating make this a perfect destination for the winter. Located in the small village of Charente, this charming chateau is situated just on the Dordogne border and offers guests both Medieval splendour and Classical elegance.
Everything a guest can need is provided in this villa, having remained the same for several centuries, with great care.

Chateau Interior
base cap.: 8 adults + 11 children
max. cap: 10 adults + 9 children

The chateau is divided into two self-contained wings: The Medieval wing and The Classical Wing.x000D

The Classical Wing

Ground Floor

  • Entrance hall.
  • Kitchen with a range cooker, fridge freezer and microwave, dishwasher and door to garden.
  • Dining room with tables and chairs for 15.
  • Living room with flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi internet, DVD and piano.
  • Bedroom with twin or double bed, shower room, basin.
  • Dormitory/playroom with 3 beds (4 more single beds on request).   Access to the garden.
  • Shower room and hand basin.
  • Two separate W.C.s

First Floor

  • Bedroom with double bed + one single bed with en-suite shower, bath, hand basin and WC.

Ground floor corridor with garden access leading to the:

The Medieval Wing

Ground Floor

  • Bedroom with double bed + one single or 3 single beds.
  • Separate W.C.
  • Bedroom with double or twin bed, mezzanine area with one double bed, en-suite shower and access to small garden / terrace.
  • Separate W.C. and hand basin.

First Floor

  • Bedroom with four-poster double with en-suite bathroom with W.C. bath and hand basin.
  • Bedroom with two single beds (1 more single bed on request).

Outside Grounds

  • Private grounds with large lawn.
  • Dining terrace with table and chairs.
  • Private, heated swimming pool 14m x 4.5m with sun loungers.
  • Gas BBQ.
  • Trampoline, swings and table tennis.
  • Badminton.
  • Private drive and parking.x000D

Note: in the low season, advertised rates are for a maximum of 15 guests. Supplements apply for any additional guest. Please enquire at the time of booking.

This villa has an ideal location, and it's only a minute's walk to the village centre and shops. It's 10km to the Dordogne and 15km to Angoulême (with its excellent rail connection) and the chateau itself is easily reached by road, rail and air and remains open all year for daily, weekly or weekend rentals.

If you're a nature lover, it's paradise! The two hectares of parkland attached to the property provide plenty of opportunities for exercise, play and relaxation, with its 14m pool providing the perfect place to take a dip. The immediate surroundings offer many leisure hiking trails, as well as the chance to take in some great views and get closer to the French countryside.

In the local area, other activities include: the village leisure park for playing boules; a 9-hole golf course (with restaurant, bar and shop) and paintball at one of the biggest centres in France at Garat; horse riding for families at Pranzac; free tennis court and football pitch in the neighbouring village of Bouex (2km).

The villa is also  the perfect base for day-trips to explore cities like Angouleme, Perigueux, Brantome, Limoges and Poitiers. The seaside resorts of  La Rochelle, l’Ile de Ré, l’Ile d’Oleron and Royan are attractive destinations with sandy beaches and summer music festivals.x000D

The chateau is located is a small village located on the borders of the Charente and Dordogne in South West France. 5 minutes by car are free tennis courts, fishing and a park.

Within 8 km you will also find canoeing/kayaking, horse riding, karting (for children of 7 years and older) and a waterpark with man-made beaches and pedallos. Within 15km there is golf, bowling and ice skating.

Further afield: Chateau la Rochefoucauld 18km (children can dress up in medieval costumes). Water park and lakes Angouleme 14km. La Vallee des Singes 100km (monkey park). Futuroscope 110km (theme park).

There are three 18 hole courses nearby - Montbron 25km, Angouleme 14km and Cognac 45km.
Chateau Interior

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Rooms and beds
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
3 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 single bed and 1 double bed
Bedroom 4
3 single beds and 1 double bed
Bedroom 5
1 double bed
Bedroom 6
1 double bed
Bedroom 7
2 single beds
5 bathrooms
Table tennis
Snooker / pool table
Private pool
Children's pool area
Balcony / terrace
Private garden
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Recommended - Some shops, bars and restaurants are within a 15 minute walk
Nearby places
Nearest supermarket 10km
Nearest bar 1km
Nearest Restaurant 1km
Limoges 80km
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Useful information
Check in: 16:00 - 00:00
Check out: 10:00
Children welcome
No smoking
No parties or events
No pets
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