Exquisite16th Century 'Chartreuse' Set in 184 Acres of Peaceful Countryside

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Last updated: 10/10/2014

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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Main house on two floors with 6 bedrooms 4 doubles and 2 twin rooms, 7 bathrooms, Kitchen, large utility, cellar, two dining /breakfast rooms, one very cosy seats 12, one very grand, first floor, seats 20. Ground floor sitting/TV room, grand sitting room on first floor.
Sauna and shower on ground floor.
All bedrooms have A/C and heating.
Second house (converted barn) vast open plan kitchen/dining/sitting. Four en-suite bedrooms 2 doubles & 2 twins 5 bathrooms.
Nearest village Rouffignac 7km for supermarket, butcher, baker.
Grounds include 4 hectares parkland, large fishing lake, numerous sitting out areas, new 15mx8m swimming pool and pool house, romantic wisteria clad 'arbour' with barbecue and fire pit for eating out.
Large breakfast terrace adjoining main house.
Many good restaurants close by. Golf within 10 minutes, horse riding, canoeing, cycling, tennis, hot air-ballooning, exploring historic towns, picture postcard Sarlat, Domme, and the incredible place of pilgrimage. Rocamadour.
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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 7000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20

Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Note we have a lot of natural water sources river/stream in the garden and a lake....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 20 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Blender
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna

Property Descriptor

  • Detached


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Low Season
Oct 3 - Apr 30, 2016
3 night min stay

Changeover Day: Saturday

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $3,007.84
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included


Security Deposit £2000

Pool heating €200 per week

Low season October - April

Easter week and Xmas/New Year charged at Mid/High Rate

Mid/Shoulder Season are May, June, September

High Season is July and August

25% to confirm and hold your dates and 8 weeks before your rental the remainder of the payment plus the security deposit.

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45 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
7 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Rouffignac St. Cernin
350 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
40 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Rouffignac St Cernin
250 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

Forge du Roy sits in a peaceful valley surrounded by 184 acres of woods and meadow.

It is located approx 1km down a quiet country lane off the Perigueux -Sarlat D47.

Close by are the caves of Grotte de Rouffignac where prehistoric animal paintings can be seen.

The small town of Rouffignac 8km has a busy market on Sundays and is the nearest for supermarket and butcher/baker.

In nearby picturesque Les Eyzies 10km are many Troglodyte caves and also several locations for canoe hire on the river Vezere, several good restaurants here.

Le Bugue is largest local town 10km also on Vezere bicycles can be hired here to explore the quiet country roads.

There is a challenging 18 hole golf course at Mortemart 10mins away.

Further afield Sarlat 30mins, Domme and Roque Gigeac are a must to visit.

Limeuil, where the Dordogne river and the Vezere rivers meet is another must.

Near Belves is a hot air ballooning centre for trips above the region (details in the house information book).


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  • pool


  • Barn bedroom

    Barn bedroom

  • Bedroom main house

    Bedroom main house

  • Formal dining room

    Formal dining room

  • Lake


  • Informal dining

    Informal dining

  • Barn living room

    Barn living room

  • Pool and poolhouse

    Pool and poolhouse

  • Bedroom main house

    Bedroom main house

  • Sitting room

    Sitting room

  • Kitchen


  • Terrace


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  • Calendar last updated 10/10/2014
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