Chateau | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 12

Key Info
  • Swimming Pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

This stunning 17th century Chateau de la Guerinche is situated 80km south of Limoges in picturesque undulating countryside and is the perfect base to explore the region of Dordogne. Chateau de la Guerinche is set in 15 acres of grounds, tranquil gardens and orchards that lead to a lake and private woodland paths, perfect for leisurely strolls and a nature lovers paradise. It has been family owned for over 300 years and is a charming example of gracious 17th century manor living. Lovingly restored, all the rooms in the Chateau de la Guerinche are individually furnished to an exceptionally high standard with antiques and authentic French fabrics and silks.

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Size Sleeps up to 12, 7 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Limoges 60 km, Nearest railway: Thiviers 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Games room
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 6 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Cots (1)
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The Chateau de la Guerinche sits on elevated ground overlooking the park and the 12 acre Arboretum. Inter-connecting Salons with a long couloir ensure coolness in summer and warmth in the winter.

Ground floor

A stone flagged entrance hall leads to the Grand Salon with antique furniture and plenty of comfortable sofas and chairs. The dining room has an antique table and chairs for 12. In addition there is a billiard room with inter connecting doors to the petit salon and the bureau.

The kitchen can also be used as a dining space and comes with open fire & seating for 12. It is also fully equipped with range, 2 dishwashers, 2 fridges, microwave, fitted units and a stone sink. There is also a utility room with laundry & scullery and a pool changing/shower room. There are 2 cloakrooms.

First floor: There are four grand double bedroom suites with antique furniture and polished ancient floorboards. Each has a fully equipped en-suite bathroom - two with thermostatic showers. Beautiful traditional wall paper and fabrics can be seen throughout.

Second floor: There are two further twin bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, beautiful wall paper, fabrics and antique furniture.

Further details outdoors

The beautiful gardens include an arboretum with lake so that you may enjoy scenic walks throughout the park. A large private swimming pool nestles in the wild flower meadow.

Around the house there are two dining terraces, one adjacent to the kitchen with a huge round table for big family lunches that sits in the shade of an ancient Box tree with views across the valley. The other is a more formal terrace accessed from the salons for drinks or a quiet evening meal.

Further details

PLEASE NOTE THAT FULL PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS, AVAILABILITY & PRICES ARE KEPT UP TO DATE ON MY WEBSITE WHICH YOU CAN VISIT BY CLICKING ON MY PERSONAL WEBSITE LINK BELOW.

The Aquitaine/Dordogne region

The N21 runs between Limoges and Perigeux 20 mins to the south of Thiviers. At the northern end of the Dordogne, this is at the centre of the Truffle and Fois Gras region of France.

The Ch√Ęteau is due East of the Bordeaux Vineyards (45 mins to St.Emillion), North of the Bergerac Wine area and south of the Loire. We are ideally situated for a food and wine tour.

The Castles of the Dordogne and fantastic Grottos of Villars are all close at hand.

Perigueux

Tennis, golf, canoeing, cycling, walking, bird watching and nature trails are all popular local pursuits. A beautiful horse race track is found at Pompadour 40 mins to the East with National hunt, eventing and dressage events throughout the spring and early summer months.