17 Bedrooms | 10 Baths | Cottage | 12 Acres
Lanouaille, Dordogne, France
From £10,200 - £12,890 per week
Isly Lanouaille Chateau, Dordogne, France Vacation Rental
Château La Durantie is the ideal place for a wedding, a birthday party, a family get together or a relaxing and enchanting holiday. It is located in the Perigord Vert, a beautiful and tranquil part of the Dordogne, Southwest France, which is very well connected with flights to the UK and trains to Paris.
The Château was built in 1845 for the Duke of Isly, and has been recently renovated to a high standard of luxury. Offering over 100 m2 (12,000 square feet) of living space and in total 13 bedrooms, the rooms are elegantly decorated with valuable antiques.
The grounds cover 5 hectares (12 acres), and include a heated pool, a private tennis court, a park and fruit orchards. Table tennis, 5 aside football pitch, Croquet lawn, 2 Weber gas barbeques are provided, as well as bicycles to explore the area.
Spacious reception rooms are spread out on the ground floor – a formal drawing room, a magnificent dining room, a library, a billiard room, a little salon, a TV room, an office, a kitchen and two cloakrooms. In the basement there is a second kitchen/breakfast room. A large terrace invites al fresco lunches/dinners. All rooms are very light due to the very high ceilings.
Two master suites and another 3 en-suite bedrooms are located on the first floor, all with flat screen TVs and DVD player. On the second floor there are 8 further bedrooms, of which 3 have a double bed, 3 have each 2 single beds and 2 bedrooms have two double beds each. There are 2 shower rooms in marble, 1 shower room in granite with a toilet, and another toilet room. All bedrooms have luxurious Frette bed linens and towels.
The area offers many gourmet restaurants, medieval villages, local markets, magnificent castles and châteaus to visit. It is a very unspoiled area which offers extremely starry nights, and there are almost no mosquitoes. A golf course is 8 minutes away, as well as a riding stable, and a lake with sand beach and water skiing. One of the best trout rivers for fishing is only a minutes to drive, and kayaking and canoeing are 15 minutes away.
Optionally you can rent the cottage, which consists of a large living and dining room with open plan kitchen, 3 double bedrooms, one bedroom with 2 single beds and 2 shower rooms. The bedrooms are open plan. There is also a room adjacent to the living room with 2 sofa beds. The cottage will not be rented separately, only together with the Château.
Three night minimum stay required
Children are welcomed
Pets are not allowed
Smoking is prohibited inside the Château
Rates include taxes and cleaning fees
Rental Deposit of 50% due at booking
Refundable Damage Deposit of €2,000 due at booking
Travelers Insurance Recommended
|October - April|
|June & September|
|July & August|
|Christmas, New Years & Easter|
Sleeps 37 Adults
Frette bed linens and towels
Flat screen TVs
Wine bottle fridge
Books and magazines
Al Fresco lunches/dinners
Private tennis court
Park and fruit orchards
5 aside football pitch
2 Weber gas barbeques