Chateau | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 16
Set in the heart of a beautiful market town yet entirely contained within private and quiet walled gardens with a large 14 metre pool, this petit chateau offers something for all ages. The main house and neighbouring cottage are rented together for groups of up to 16.
Astier Petit Chateau is situated in the heart of a lovely market town that plays host to several events during the year including night markets and local antiques brocants. Just a short walk from the house you can pick out your own seasonal vegetables, foie gras, local cheeses, olives, breads and much more. There are several restaurants, bars and bakeries within a short walk as well as the tranquil river L'Isle which feeds into the Dordogne.
|Size||Sleeps up to 16, 8 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 44 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (7), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 16|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors||
The property consists of the main house (petit chateau) together with a period cottage to one side so that larger groups or families with different aged children can have privacy whilst also enjoy the shared gardens and living areas.
The main house comprises a large kitchen/breakfast room that opens onto the terrace and pool area; a large drawing room with classic stone fireplace ideal for winter parties, two large double rooms with en suite bathrooms, two large twin bedded rooms with a modern family bathroom, and a DVD room with flat screen TV that can be converted into another double via a sofa bed if required.
The period cottage has it's own fully equipped kitchen with stone fire place, a king sized downstairs double room that opens on to the garden and pool area; a second upstairs double, a sunny twin room and a single room (that also contains a large wooden cot).
|Further details outdoors||
The property opens onto beautiful mature walled gardens with electric gates at both ends and parking for up to four cars. Guests are welcome to help themselves to any seasonal fruits from the trees including cherries, apples, grapes, peaches, apricots, pears and figs. The pool area is fenced with a child secure gate. There are several dining and seating areas around the garden as well as swings, a trampoline, slide and Wendy house to help occupy younger age groups. All amenities and restaurants are just a walk from the garden including a tennis court.
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The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
Astier Petit Chateau is situated in the heart of a lovely market town that plays host to several events during the year including night markets and local antiques brocants. Every Thursday morning a large French market comes to the town changing the atmosphere from a tranquil haven to a vivacious colourful scene full of delights from the local region. Step out of the house and choose your own seasonal vegetables, foie gras, local cheeses, olives, breads and much more.
There are several restaurants, bars and bakeries within a short walk as well as the tranquil river L'Isle which feeds into the Dordogne. Facials and beauty treatments, canoeing, tennis and mini golf are also just a short walk away. Alternatively if you want the countryside there are many walks from the house up into the hills that offer unlimited options.