Vacation rental château in Dordogne

Lalinde

Lalinde, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Reference24061

Sleeps10

Bedrooms5

Bathrooms5

Château Saintex

Introduction

This stunning, traditional château dates back to the 13th century and has been in the family of the current owners for 275 years.

The history is reflected throughout the accommodation with many original features, vaulted and beamed ceilings, large fireplaces and central, stone staircase. All brought up to date with tasteful renovations and modern appliances.

Comfortable and welcoming, high-quality living areas with two salons, large kitchen, dining room and 5 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms.

Internet access.

The château sits in its own private estate of 80 acres consisting of lawns, gardens, woodland and fields. Beautiful countryside views from the property.

Exceptional private pool of 12m x 6m with sun terrace and loungers.
Dining terraces and BBQ.

Superb Dordogne setting; the river and all its activities are just 10 minutes away, as is the local riverside town of Lalinde with all amenities.

Maid service and catering facilities available.

The charming French (English-speaking) owners live in a private wing of the château with their own private garden.
All facilities are for the exclusive use of rental guests.

Details

Entrance hallway with stone spiral staircase.

Small 'reception' room. Door to garden.

Living / Dining room with dining table and chairs for 10. Large fireplace with wood burning stove.

Kitchen with hob and oven, microwave, dishwasher and fridge freezer.
Breakfast table and chairs.

Utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer.

Salon / sitting room with TV, DVD.
Internet access.

Separate WC.

Separate bathroom with shower and hand basin.

Stairs to 1st floor;

Bedroom 1, double with ensuite WC, bath, separate shower and twin hand basins.

Bedroom 2, two singles with ensuite WC, shower and hand basin.

Bedroom 3, two singles with hand basin.

Bedroom 4, two singles with ensuite WC, bath / shower and hand basin.

Separate WC.

Bedroom 5, double with hand basin.

Stairs to 2nd floor;

Separate bathroom with WC, bath / shower and hand basin.

EXTERIOR.

Private estate of 80 hectares.

Lawns and dining terraces.

Private swimming pool 12m x 6m (depth 0.9m to 1.9m).
Sun terrace with loungers.

Tree lined driveway.
Parking in main courtyard.

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Prices

From To Weekly rental rates Euros Sterling * US Dollars *
27/08/2016 29/10/2016 September & October € 3,300 £ 2,822 $ 3,683
29/04/2017 01/07/2017 May & June € 3,300 £ 2,822 $ 3,683
01/07/2017 02/09/2017 July & August € 4,500 £ 3,848 $ 5,022
02/09/2017 28/10/2017 September & October € 3,300 £ 2,822 $ 3,683
Refundable Security Bond € 800
  • * Sterling & US Dollar rates are provided only as a guide. Rentals are payable in Euros.
  • Prices are for the rental of the entire property above, per week.
  • Bookings run from Saturday 4:00pm to Saturday 10:00am.
  • Neither Pure France nor the property owner are liable for any loss or interruption of internet service.
  • No smoking in the property.
  • Bookings include electricity, water, linen and towels (not beach / pool towels).
  • Change of linen each Saturday for two week bookings.
  • Maid service and catering facilities available if requested in advance (payable locally).

Location

The property is located in open countryside 10 minutes from Lalinde. Lalinde lies between Salat and Bergerac on the Dordogne river.

All amenities in Lalinde with several restaurants and café bars, shops and weekly market. Supermarket

Further amenities in Bergerac. Great shopping and huge choice of traditional café bars and restaurants. Bergerac was once a flourishing port for the wine trade. It still today has a picturesque harbour where you can take a boat trip along the river Dordogne, or a miniature train ride around the Bastide town, viewing the many half timbered houses with terracotta decoration.

There are many activities round and about including golf, canoeing, walking, horse riding, hot air ballooning, go-karting, tennis and fishing;

Château Lanquais, 30 minutes is great for the kids; it still has great canon ball holes in the side walls from an attack, and a removable wooden stair case. Open all day every day in July / August.

Sarlat-la-Canéda is really worth a visit. In the heart of the Perigord Noir, Sarlat-la-Canéda grew up around a Benedictine abbey founded in the 9th century. It has a distinct medieval feel about it, with numerous magnificent buildings around every corner you turn. The town's Saturday market is also a main feature with its truffles, foie gras and mushrooms (depending on the season).

Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil is an archaeologist's paradise with many caves containing prehistoric paintings and deposits.

Lascaux the famous cave was only discovered in 1940, by four young boys who's dog had fallen down a hole. The cave is made up of four galleries, the walls of which are covered with more than 1500 representations, either engraved or painted. Lascaux II is a replica of two of the galleries. The artist Monique Peytral used the same methods and materials as the cave artists so the atmosphere of the original cave has been made possible.

Château de Monbazillac is a relatively small château, which was built in 1550 and is surrounded by a dry moat. Its elegant silhouette is eye-catching, the architectural style halfway between a defensive castle and a Renaissance Château.

Bergerac airport 10 - 15 minutes.

Reviews

« We absolutely loved Chateau Saintex! Henri and Benedicte could not have been more charming or helpful to us, even lending us some wet weather gear, given that the younger generation had failed to bring this with them! Many thanks again; Pure France always offers such delightful properties, and makes the booking process very easy and pleasant, which we greatly appreciate. »  A Monroe, UK

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