FR109 – Chateau le Soulac REF: FR109

A truly enchanting `petit chateau’ offering peace and privacy for extended house parties.

Standing within 8 hectares, elevated above the meandering Dordogne with sweeping views,

41 km from Bergerac airport.

A tree lined avenue leads into the entrance forecourt. Dating from a 14C monastery prior to Napoleon III extending it to house one of his Favourites. The stables finally became a branch of the National Stud.

Renovated to create a family retreat, perfect for entertaining guests. Spacious reception areas include the barrel vaulted chapel now a dining room. Ground floor accommodation is en suite in both main section and guest apartments created within a stable wing. Extensive modern kitchen links with summer dining area. Open fireplaces and under floor heating add to the excellent amenities offered. A gated and walled heated swimming pool (13.5m x 6m) leads off the stable wing. Within the grounds is a hard tennis court.

Customer review
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at FR109. Everyone and everything was great. The weather was a touch changeable onones fault. Peter and Mary great. Very good canoeing on the Dordogne."

What we think: With plenty of room outside and inside this is a wonderful venue for a big house party or family gathering and the staff are used to coping with large numbers. Plenty of room for children to run about in the grounds, but do take notice of where they should and should not go. The swimming pool is enclosed and there is a good alarm system on the access doors to the pool area, solar heating is installed too. Rooms are spacious in the main house and the stable wing is just a short walk, across the gravel area outside the kitchen, with three separate guest suites.

Sleeps: maximum 16 adults + 2 young + possible 3 young

MAIN HOUSE: 5 bedrooms + 3 bathrooms + 1 shower room + 2 separate WC

8 people + possibly 1 (one room is a small double with no bathroom)

  • Master bedroom + bathroom (bath/shower, shower area, basin x 2, WC)
  • Double bedded + bathroom (bath/shower, basin, WC)
  • Double or Twin bedded + bathroom (bath/shower, basin, WC)
  • Small double / no bathroom.

THE PERCH: 2 bedrooms + shared bathroom + separate WC / 2 people + 2 children

  • Family Suite: Double bedded & through to Twin Room . Shower room (shower, basin) + separate WC

THE POOL HOUSE: 3 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms + 2 separate WC / 4 people + 2 occasional

Ground Floor: 2 sep WC+basins.

  • Small double   - to use upstairs ensuite.

First Floor:

  • Double room + single bed + ensuite bathroom (bath/shower, basin, WC)
  • Double room + ensuite bathroom (bath/shower + basin + WC)

THE GATE HOUSE: 1 bedroom + shower room + separate WC   /   2 people

First Floor: Double room. Bathroom on ground floor (shower unit, basin) + separate WC.

Facilities

Wi-Fi (TV room + kitchen end of house), Internet, TV SKY - main house.

Enclosed and walled swimming pool, 13.5m x 6m, with pool heating.  (inclusive of pool heating avialable May 1 to Oct 31 only) (pool heating**see important information)

2 mobile barbecues.

Sporting facilities: Hard tennis court, table tennis, full size billiard table, boules.

Staff

House manager – housekeeper – gardener - cooking by arrangement

Cost of let per week 2018: (inclusive of pool heating avialable May 1 to Oct 31 only) (pool heating**see important information)

 Main House + Stable Wing Apartments: (16 adults + 2 young + possible 3 young)

Low Season

(Nov1/Mar 1)

£5,000 (+ electric + heating)

Mid Season

(Mar 1/June 1 & Oct)

£7,000 (+ electric + heating)

High Season

(June 1/Oct 1)

£12,000

Main House only: ( 8 adults + 1 young) - Low & Mid season only

Low Season

(Nov 1/Mar 1)

£3,000 (+ electric + heating)

Mid Season

(Mar 1/June 1 & Oct)

£5,000 (+ electric + heating)

 

 

Activities nearby

River fishing, canoeing, riding & golf nearby.

2km Hamlet of Juillac, 3km Pessac sur Dordogne (Village shop, butcher, river canoe, cycle hire), 5km Sainte- Foy- la- Grande (Sat market, cheese producer, LeClerc super market); 15km Castillon la Bataille (Mon market); 26km Saint Emilion (Cathedral, wine centre, Host de Plaissance 3*); 33km Libourne (important Sun market) (TGV - Paris Charles de Gaulle / Libourne 4hrs) ; 35km Monsegur (walled bastide market town + tennis + July jazz festival w/e, evening market); 41km         Bergerac (international airport / Ryanair, mainline station, hospital); 69km Bordeaux (Merignac international airport)

Sleeps 21 max

Bedrooms 11

Bath/Shower room(s) 7

Price (min) £5,000

Price (max) £12,000

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