FR109 – Chateau le Soulac REF: FR109

Standing within 8 hectares, bordering the Dordogne region and elevated above the meandering Dordogne River with stunning sweeping views, 41 km from Bergerac airport.

A tree lined avenue leads to Chateau le Soulac’s entrance forecourt. Dating back to the 14C, this delightful property was a 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. Under floor heating adds 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.

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)
  • Double + shower room
  • 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.


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

Enclosed and walled swimming pool, 13.5m x 6m, with pool heating.  (Inclusive of pool heating in high season only) (pool heating**see important information).   Mobile barbecue.

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


House manager – housekeeper – gardener – cooking by arrangement

Cost of let per week 2024: (inclusive of pool heating in high season only) (pool heating**see important information)

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

Mid Season

(Mar 2/June 1 & Aug 31/Sept 28)

£9,500 (+ electric + heating)

High Season

(June 1/Aug 31)




We had such a lovely holiday at Chateau le Soulac. Perfect, so wonderful, the house exceeded all expectations. We agreed that it was the most relaxing holiday ever. The food was outstanding. We are recommending it to all our friends……….2019

“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at FR109. Everyone and everything was great. Very good canoeing on the Dordogne.”

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

Bedrooms 11

Bath/Shower room(s) 7

Price (min) £9,500

Price (max) £16,500

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