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Manoir de Famille

| Dordogne , France
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Dogs allowed 1
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Swimming pool
Catering
Corporate gatherings
Villa holidays
Family friendly
Wedding venues
Stag Parties
Party houses
Country houses
Hen parties
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At a glance

  • Concierge service on request 
  • Chef on request, vegan or vegetarian meals available
  • Beauty treatment, 16 yoga mat available on request 
  • Pets on request 
  • Free tennis court available 2 km away 

Situated on the edge of a small village just a short distance from the beautiful scenery of the Dordogne, this splendid little chateau is split into two wings – one offering medieval splendour and the other offering classical elegance.

This property has stayed in the same family for centuries and offers a gorgeous holiday home for families, blending historic features with contemporary touches. Ideally up to ten adults and nine children are welcome to stay at the manoir, which offers 2 bedrooms in the classical wing and a lovely dormitory for children with a further 4 bedrooms in the medieval wing. Five of these bedrooms also benefit from en-suite bath or shower rooms, a small shower room can be used for children sleeping in the dormitory. The dormitory/playroom can also be converted in a large dining room or dancing room for celebrations. 

On the ground floor, the two wings are connected by the lounge, offering an elegant grand piano where you can tickle the ivories. There’s also a fully-equipped kitchen, offering everything you need, including a range cooker, to cater for all of your guests, and, with a dining room with a roaring log fire that seats 15, there’s plenty of room for everyone to gather at meal times too.

If you’re looking to make the most of the sunshine, there’s also the option to dine al fresco, with the large terrace furnished with tables and chairs as well as gas barbecue. During the sunny afternoons, sit back on a sun lounger or enjoy a dip in the heated swimming pool. There’s also plenty to keep the kids’ busy outdoors – the manor house comes complete with a trampoline, swings, table tennis, pool inflatables and badminton. Bikes can be arranged at extra cost. 

With a capacity of up to 50, the manor house is also perfect for wedding receptions, and there’s even a beautiful roman church right next door suitable for ceremonies. Packages including catering, entertainment and more can all be arranged.

SLEEPS 10+9: Designed to accommodate up to 10 adults and 9 children. 6 bedrooms + 1 dormitory in total - Classical Wing: 1 bedroom with 1 double plus 1 single bed - 1 bedroom with a double/twin - 1 dormitory/playroom with 3 beds (2 extra beds possible - suitable for children). Medieval Wing: 1 duplex with 1 double plus 1 double/twin - 1 bedroom with a double/twin (1 extra bed possible) - 1 suite: 1 bedroom with 1 double/twin plus 1 single - 1 family room with 1 double (four poster wooden bed) and 2 singles (1 extra bed possible).  Bed linen included. Cots available.

ADDITIONAL BEDS: single beds can be placed in the dormitory/playroom on request, and 1 extra single in the twin bedroom, 1 extra single in the medieval suite on request.

COOK + DINE: Kitchen with range cooker, fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. Dining room with table seating 15. Gas barbecue and dining terrace with table and chairs. Chef, maid service and welcome pack can be arranged at extra charge. Highchair available.

RELAX: Dining room with log fire, English TV, DVD, stereo and piano. Books, toys, board games and DVDs provided.

BATHE: 5 en suite bathrooms or shower rooms in total, 1 small shower room for the dormitory. 3 WC, 2 separate WC. 

OUTSIDE: Private grounds with large lawn. Dining area in the courtyard with gas barbecue, table and chairs. Heated swimming pool (14m x 4.5m) with sun loungers – open May-September only. Trampoline, swings and table tennis. Badminton, pool inflatables and bikes can be rented. Private driveway with ample parking.

TECH: English TV, DVD player and stereo in living room. Wi-Fi available.

PLAY: Books, toys, board games and DVDs provided. Heated swimming pool (14m x 4.5m) with sun loungers – open May-September only. Trampoline, swings and table tennis. Badminton, pool inflatables and bikes can be rented.

PETS: Some pets welcome – please enquire for more details.

VENUE HIRE: Suitable for weddings. Indoor capacity for up to 20 people, and outdoor capacity for up to 50 – marquee can be arranged. Lovely Roman church with capacity of 200 next to the chateau. Catering, florist, entertainment, hair styling, make-up can be arranged.

OTHER NOTES: Maximum of 15 guests in the low season – supplements apply for additional guests.

LOCAL AREA: Located on the edge of a small village, 1 minute walk from the shops (baker and delicious baguettes, croissants, excellent butcher/charcutier, small grocery, chemist and bar tabac) 10km from the famous Dordogne region and 50 km from Cognac, the manoir offers the perfect escape in the heart of the French countryside. Several hiking trails surround the property so it’s easy to explore the local area. Within a short drive you can easily explore the Dordogne’s scenic and chateau-studded countryside. The capital of the Charente region, Angouleme, is just 15km away, famous for its narrow streets with cartoons painted on the walls. It’s home to several museums, including a fine art museum, paper museum and comic museum.

ACTIVITIES NEARBY: 

There are several activities nearby to enjoy  petanque green and children wooden games in the village 2mn walk – the nearest village, Bouex which is 3km away offers a free tennis court and football pitch, also a healthy training path. In the neighbouring villages you’ll also find, horse riding, go-karting, kayaking and a manmade beach with pedalos. There are also three 18-hole golf courses in the area: Angouleme (14km), Montbron (25km) and Cognac (45km). At nearby Garat there is also a 9-hole golf course as well as one of the largest paintballing centres in France and "parcours accrobranches".

GETTING THERE: Nearest airport: Angouleme (18km) Perigueux Bassillac (76km), Limoges (80km), Bergerac (80km), Bordeaux (130km). Nearest station: Angouleme (20km).

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