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17th Century Mansion-Gite-Pool-15-Hectare Park-Wonderful View - Farguettes Estate

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Last updated: 01/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Berbiguières chateau / country house description

The mansion, gite, and pool are in the centre of a 15-hectare park-23 people (€ 4500-5950 per week)
The gite: 10 people - € 2500 per week
Bed and Breakfast € 80 or € 120 per night for two people (breakfasts included)

The Farguettes Estate is located in the heart of the Périgord Noir, the richest region of the Dordogne where all the prehistoric sites, medieval castles, the most beautiful fortified towns (e.g. Monpazier), the most famous abbeys (e.g. Cadouin), and the pilgrimage route of the Way of Saint James are located. You will easily find the estate to the south-west of Sarlat, to the south of Périgueux, and to the east of Bergerac. These three towns form the Golden Triangle of Dordogne.

The Farguettes Estate is a place with a 300-degree panorama that resembles a painting from the Renaissance era. The endless blue of the skyline evokes images of Baudelaire's 'Balcons du ciel' ('Sky Balconies').
No neighbours nearby, no visual or noise disturbance.
A dirt road first crosses a forest of chestnut trees, and then opens onto a Tuscan landscape with hilly meadows planted with cypresses, lime trees, and plane trees.

The Farguettes Estate was constructed in 1664 by builders who signed the date on their work with a simple stone star. The homes owe their charm both to the know-how of those who built them and to the quality of the materials used. Inside, the restoration and decoration show a definite taste for authenticity: it is more a single item or piece of furniture -- as opposed to many mediocre decorations -- that makes the interior stand out. The pottery made by Francoise de Torrenté will subtly be noticed each day, and the books and CDs in the living room/library will make it stand out.

The mansion sleeps 12 to 13 people
6 bedrooms
3 bedrooms with double beds
1 bedroom with double bed and single bed
1 bedroom with 2 single beds
1 bedroom with single bed and spare bed
4 bathrooms and WC
laundry room

Ground floor:
large kitchen (gas hob, microwave, refrigerator), stockroom below with freezer
Shower cubicle, WC
Dining room, large table + round tables for 23 people
Fireplace area with couches
Entrance: piano
Living room, library: fireplace
television, Hi-Fi system,
video player, etc.

The gite
(former barn house, now restored)
Sleeps 8 to 10 people

5 bedrooms:
2 bedrooms open on to the park:
- 1 bedroom with 2 single beds
- 1 bedroom with double bed
2 shower rooms - WC
2 bedrooms upstairs:
- 1 bedroom with 2 single beds
- 1 bedroom with double bed + mezzanine with 1 single bed
2 large bathrooms - double wash basin - WC
1 detached bedroom - double bed, shower, WC

Between the upstairs' bedrooms: mezzanine, relaxing living room
Outside: 13 x 6 m pool (covered entirely by an electric shutter and protected by a fence
erected every summer)

Ground floor:
Living area, fireplace
Open-plan kitchen

Farguettes Estate: Berbiguières Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 611352a

This property boasts a 17th century mansion that can accommodate 13 people. Inside the mansion, you will find 6 bedrooms, a kitchen, a living room, and a lounge. There is also a barn house that has been transformed into a gite, which can house 10 people. It contains 5 bedrooms, a mezzanine, and a living room with an open plan kitchen. You can rent either the mansion or the gite on their own, or you can rent them together for 23 people.

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 450 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 23, Beds for 14-23

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Mansion...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Mansion...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 3 twin/ single

    Mansion...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 7: 1 queen

    Gite...moreless

  • Bedroom 8: 2 twin/ single

    Gite...moreless

  • Bedroom 9: 1 queen

    Gite...moreless

  • Bedroom 10: 2 twin/ single

    Gite...moreless

  • Bedroom 11: 1 queen

    Gite...moreless

  • 7 double beds, 9 single beds, 2 cots, 3 sofa-beds. Each bedroom has several windows overlooking the park and panorama. They are all decorated in a personalized manner and take the name of the tree or plant closest to them. You will therefore discover in the Mansion: 'Les Tilleuls' ('The Linden Trees'), 'Les Althéas' ('The Altheas'), 'La Glycine' ('The Wisteria'), 'Les Acacias' ('The Acacias'), and 'La suite des chataigniers' ('The Chestnut Trees Suite') In the gite: 'Les Cerisiers' ('The Cherry Trees'), 'Les Lavandes' ('The Lavenders'), 'Les Cyprès' ('The Cypresses'), 'Le Chèvre-feuille' ('The Honeysuckle'), and 'Les Platanes' ('The Plane Trees'). Each room has its own bathroom including bath or shower, washbasins, and WC. 4 are equipped with kitchenettes for making tea and coffee, and all of the tables and chairs allow for reading and writing....moreless

Bathrooms: 9 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • WC 3: toilet

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  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Gite...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Gite...moreless

  • Bathroom 7: toilet, shower

    Gite...moreless

  • Bathroom 8: toilet, shower

    Gite...moreless

  • Bathroom 9: toilet, shower

    Gite...moreless

  • WC 1: toilet

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  • The mansion: 4 bathrooms including bath-shower, washbasin and WC Each has a hair dryer, towel racks, floor mat, electrical outlets, mirrors and several accessories. All are separate and 3 of them feature a window facing the park. The gite: Upstairs: 2 large bathrooms with bath-shower, double washbasins, WC and the same accessories as the mansion On the ground floor: 3 showers including washbasins, WC, and accessories...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Barbecue - ping-pong table - new Yamaha piano Garden furniture: tables, chairs, and sun umbrellas Sun loungers around the swimming pool...moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Piano
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Disco Club
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Water Sports

Location Type

  • River
  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 23 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mezzanine
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Cellar
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Loggia
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Sand Box
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included

Property Descriptor

  • Detached

Rental Charges

  • Cleaning Fee Included

Rental Charges Rb

  • Charges Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
BASSE SAISON
Jan 4 - Apr 24, 2015
2 night min stay
€1,000
€4,500
MOYENNE SAISON
Apr 25 - Jun 26, 2015
2 night min stay
€1,000
€5,000
HAUTE SAISON
Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

€5,950
MOYENNE SAISON
Aug 30 - Oct 30, 2015
2 night min stay
€1,000
€5,000
BASSE SAISON
Oct 31 - Dec 19, 2015
2 night min stay
€1,000
€4,500
HAUTE
Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2016
2 night min stay
€2,500
€5,950
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
€80

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • TAXE SEJOUR par pers. €1
  • Taxes Not included
  • Stay Tax *

* This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 7 years.

Notes:

LOCATION DE TOUT LE DOMAINE-23 PERS - 4500 € A 5950 € LA SEMAINE

LOCATION DU GÎTE-10 PERS - 2500 € LA SEMAINE- TOUTE L'ANNEE.

CHAMBRES D'HOTES DE 80 à 110 € LA NUIT POUR 2 PERSONNES .

PETITS DEJEUNERS A 8 € PAR PERSONNE


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Last updated: 01/23/2015
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Location

25 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Bergerac
7 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
L'Olivarie golf course in Siorac
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Le Buisson-de-Cadouin
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
Périgueux

Car: Necessary

Close to

Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: 5 km away

Siorac-en-Périgord: 7 km away

River: 2 km away

Shops: 5 km away

City centre: 5 km away

In the heart of the Périgord Noir, above the village of Paleyrac, close to the Dordogne region with all its medieval castles and to the Vézère with its prehistoric sites, from the Eyzies to the Lascaux Cave, the Farguettes Estate looks over the village of Paleyrac. It lies in the centre of a park with meadows, forests and vast lawns adorned with flower beds, and it offers a 300-degree panorama that stretches across the renaissance blue horizon.

Paleyrac is situated between Siorac-en-Périgord and Le Buisson-de-Caduin.

The castles of Beynac, Castelnaud Les Milandes is 15 minutes away by car, as are the Jardins de Marqueyssac (Marqueyssac Gardens).

Sarlat is no more than 30 minutes away by car.

Cadouin Abbey is close (4 km away) and opens the way to the fortified town of Monpazier, Monflanquin, and Beaumont.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: Author-director by the name of Claude Cyriaque: 'Les cuisines du château' ('The Kitchens of the Castle'): role of the Queen played by Maria Casares 'Problems concerning society, order, and power clash in this play. But the play deals with them in its own way, which is not dialectical nor ideological, but poetic, as a visionary of the fantastic. And again we have the presence of Bunuel and Goya in a giant mockery, even a mask of humility, one could say.' (Review by Renée Saurel in 'Les Lettres Françaises') Discussing Cid de Corneille, directed by Gérard Desarthe, and the role of the King played by Claude Cyriaque: '...A standout from the others, Claude Cyriaque, who gave a magnificent interpretation of Goethe’s Faust in a play directed by Gabriel Monnet, takes on the role of the King this time. In one night, he manages to capture the essence of several Von Stroheim films as well as Coppola's ‘Le Parrain.’ He is amazing...' (Review by Michel Cournot in 'Le Monde') Discussing his portrayal of Harcamone in Jean Genet's 'Le Miracle de la rose,' performed at the Théâtre du Rond-Point: '... Listening to Cyriaque, so true, so humble, and so strong in his portrayal, one could not help but consider the journey of the actor, who imposed himself with such strength and rigour. In his interpretation of this remarkable work, Cyriaque places the emphasis on power and utter despair, which makes for a deeply moving hour of drama. (Review by Armelle Héliot in 'Le Figaro')

Why the Owner Chose Berbiguières:
After directing and playing in a number of plays at the Théâtre Paris and throughout the province, we decided to live in Dordogne to devote ourselves to writing. At the same time, we have filled the Farguette Estate with life. Since moving here, we have welcomed artists and performers from around the world, as well as students, families, and friends. Over time, they have become loyal and kind tenants who we are happy to have back year after year.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
The Farguettes Estate has a 300-degree panorama that resembles a painting from the Renaissance era. The endless blue of the skyline evokes the irresistible images of Baudelaire's 'Balcons du ciel' ('Sky Balconies'). A path first crosses a forest with chestnut trees, and then opens up onto a Tuscan landscape. Farguettes Estate, its barn house, dovecote, and pool are situated in the centre of a 15-hectare park, high up, facing Dordogne. The Farguettes Estate was constructed in 1664 by builders who signed the date on their work with a simple stone star. The homes owe their charm to the know-how of those who built them and to the quality of the materials used.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish

 

Photos

  • The mansion

    The mansion

  • The 15-hectare park

    The 15-hectare park

  • The gite's living area

    The gite's living area

  • The gite's living area and mezzanine

    The gite's living area and mezzanine

  • Lavenders dance -
pool with panoramic view

    Lavenders dance - pool with panoramic view

  • One of the gite's bedrooms:
'Les Cyprès' ('The Cypresses')

    One of the gite's bedrooms: 'Les Cyprès' ('The Cypresses')

  • One of the gite's bedrooms: 
 'Les Figuiers' ('The Fig Trees')

    One of the gite's bedrooms: 'Les Figuiers' ('The Fig Trees')

  • Wedding tent
for 100-150 people

    Wedding tent for 100-150 people

  • Entrance of the mansion - 
Yamaha piano - Library

    Entrance of the mansion - Yamaha piano - Library

  • Dining room of the mansion
Monastery table and two round tables for 23 people

    Dining room of the mansion Monastery table and two round tables for 23 people

  • One of the mansion's bedrooms -
'Les Acacias' ('The Acacias')

    One of the mansion's bedrooms - 'Les Acacias' ('The Acacias')

  • View from the mansion
Lawn

    View from the mansion Lawn

  • The swimming pool - safe for children - lit at night - Roman stairs

    The swimming pool - safe for children - lit at night - Roman stairs

  • The gite - 5 bedrooms - 5 bathrooms + WC - Living room + Open plan kitchen

    The gite - 5 bedrooms - 5 bathrooms + WC - Living room + Open plan kitchen

  • The gite's living area
Open plan kitchen

    The gite's living area Open plan kitchen

  • The gite surrounded by lavenders

    The gite surrounded by lavenders

  • The gite's mezzanine

    The gite's mezzanine

  • Bathroom of the 'Les Cyprès' bedroom

    Bathroom of the 'Les Cyprès' bedroom

  • The mansion - The gite 
The swimming pool - The park

    The mansion - The gite The swimming pool - The park

  • The mansion on the park side

    The mansion on the park side

  • Living room 
library Hi-fi stereo 
CDs featuring classical jazz and other types

    Living room library Hi-fi stereo CDs featuring classical jazz and other types

  • Kitchen of the mansion - 
very well equipped

    Kitchen of the mansion - very well equipped

  • One of the mansion's bedrooms - 
 'La Glycine' ('The Wisteria')

    One of the mansion's bedrooms - 'La Glycine' ('The Wisteria')

  • 300° panorama
of the valley of Dordogne

    300° panorama of the valley of Dordogne

€80 - €2,500 per night (EUR)
Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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  • Sleeps
    23
  • Bedrooms
    11
  • Bathrooms
    9.75
  • Property type
    Chateau / Country House
  • Reviews
    3
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish
  • Response time: Within a few days
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 01/23/2015
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