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Chateau De Lys

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Last updated: 07/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Reaup-Lisse chateau / country house description

The impressive 14th century Chateau de Lys is one of the most historical and impressive in Gascony. The Chateau can sleep up to 20 guests in comfort; there is also a superb pool, all weather tennis court, games room with billiard table and table football, table tennis, Wi-Fi access, UK TV, private lake and extensive grounds.

The Chateau de Lys enjoys an elevated position with southerly vistas over its parklands, lake and forests with a large terrace to enjoy wonderful scenery in a calm and relaxing environment. The area has become known as the Tuscany of France for its long hot summers and temperate winters with spring and autumn temperatures in the mid 20s.

The chateau is adorned with suits of armour, flags and spectacular architecture as well as its own chapel that can be dated back to the 12th century.

We also produce our own wine on the estate which can be found in many local restaurants and all guests are invited to a complimentary wine tasting. Wine can be pre-ordered and ready for your arrival.

International airports are located at Bordeaux, Bergerac, Toulouse, Pau and Biarritz all within one and half hour's drive from the Chateau. TGV services run from Paris and the Mediterranean to Agen about 45 minutes away, where it is possible to hire a car.

Interior & Grounds:
Ground Floor
Entrance Hall - oak panelled leading to a large stone staircase.
Dining Hall - a wonderful room with an ornate wooden ceiling, large stone fireplace, round dining table and an additional refectory table also furnished with a suit of armour and carved cabinets
Upper Kitchen - brand new fitted upper kitchen with granite work surfaces and stainless steel splashbacks, dishwasher, twin sink, microwave, fridge/freezer, SMEG range oven/hob
Lower Kitchen - with an arched stone ceiling, the kitchen is well equipped including dishwasher, large fridge/freezer, microwave, coffee machine, toaster, kettle, oven, hob and internal BBQ.
Laundry Room – Situated off the terrace with two washing machines and a large tumble drier
Chapel - The ancient chapel of the chateau is the oldest survival on the site (probably 12th century). At a later date, the chapel was extended with a nave in gothic style, and its northern wall formed part of the main defensive wall of the chateau. It is accessed from a hall way leading from the Upper kitchen.
Main lounge/sitting area - Spacious salon with wooden flooring and an abundance of sofas and chairs. The very impressive room features a large stone fireplace. The furniture and furnishings are all in keeping with the historic feel of the room.
Music Room – an elaborate ornate room with white wood panel walls with gilt finish a grand piano, period furnishing, large TV (UK Freeview) and oversized beanbags
Games Room – Dark wood panelled room, with billiard table and baby foot, walls adorned with hunting trophies, swords, flags and shields, leading to a downstairs bathroom with scroll top bath, sink and WC.
Cloakroom - with wash basin and separate wc.
Wi-Fi

First floor
Master Suite (Bedroom 1) - This large room features a four poster bed. The room is partially oak panelled with period furnishing, fireplace and a wonderful southerly outlook over the grounds and parklands.
Master Bathroom - Large Jack and Jill bathroom also leading to twin bedroom, with bath, sink, WC and ample storage.
Twin Bedroom (Bedroom 2) - Originally the dressing room for the Master Bedroom, this ideal to create a private family suite. Containing two single beds, wardrobe and fireplace, window overlooking the courtyard garden, can also be accessed from the main landing so can be used as a separate room.
Large four poster bedroom (Bedroom 3) – This very large room features a four poster bed, wood panelling, fireplace and an ornately painted ceiling, with period furnishings in keeping with the room. Southerly facing windows overlooking the gardens and pool.
Bridal suite, large four poster bedroom (Bedroom 4) - tastefully decorated with a fireplace and double four poster bed. Door leading to spacious en-suite bathroom, with sink, scroll top bath and WC located in its own tower, south facing window overlooking gardens.
Shower Room – Large walk in shower with sink and wc, west facing window overlooking gardens
Double bedroom (Bedroom 5) - Wooden double bed and wardrobe with access to twin bedroom to form another family suite, northerly views over surrounding countryside and the chateau’s vineyard.
Twin bedroom (Bedroom 6) - two single beds with access to the above double bedroom westerly facing views over gardens.
Shower room - shower, washbasin, WC.
Double bedroom (Bedroom 7) - featuring a double four poster bed, fireplace and wardrobe, northerly views over surrounding countryside and the chateau’s vineyard.
Double bedroom (Bedroom 8) - featuring a double four poster bed, fireplace and wardrobe, northerly views over surrounding countryside and the chateau’s vineyard.
Bunk bedroom (Bedroom 9) �� Large bunk beds, room has access to adjoining double bedroom, northerly views over surrounding countryside and the chateau’s vineyard.- Double bedroom (Bedroom 10) – Double four poster bed, wardrobes and fireplace, northerly views over surrounding countryside and the chateau’s vineyard.
Shower room – shower, washbasin, WC.

Gardens and grounds
The chateau boast its own hunting forest with deer and wild boar, a large open lake and streams and an all-weather tennis court. The main gate leads to a large courtyard garden with flower beds and seating area on an elevated terrace overlooking the gardens and woodland. Stone steps lead down to the large securely fenced pool with BBQ and covered seating area. The main drive leads to the front of the chateau with its impressive gates and twin turrets, the drive continues to the chateau??s chais where the wine is made and stored.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Chateau / Country House

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Events Allowed

          Bedrooms: 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 19-20

          Bathrooms: 8 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Amenities: - Swimming pool. - Internet. - Tennis. - Golf course nearby.. - Wine tasting. - Games room. - Ground floor bed/bath. - Chapel on-site. - Hunting/stalking. - Fishing. - Wedding venue....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Books
              • Piano
              • Ping Pong Table
              • Pool Table
              • DVD Player

              Theme

              • Historic
              • Luxury
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding

              local services and businesses

                  • Babysitter

                  Location Type

                  • Rural
                  • Village

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Golf
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing

                  breakfast meal type

                      • Booking Possible

                      catering options

                          • Catering Available

                          Dining

                          • Dining Room
                          • Dining
                          • Seating for 19 people

                          dinner meal type

                              • Booking Possible

                              General

                              • Activities Guide
                              • Local Activities Guide
                              • Local Maps
                              • Local Restaurant Guide
                              • Parking Off Street
                              • Telephone
                              • Heating
                              • Linens Provided
                              • Washing Machine
                              • Clothes Dryer
                              • Internet
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Living Room

                              house cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Optional

                                  Kitchen

                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Toaster
                                  • Grill
                                  • 4 Ring Stove
                                  • 2 Ring Stove
                                  • Dishwasher
                                  • Refrigerator
                                  • Freezer
                                  • Stove
                                  • Oven
                                  • Microwave
                                  • Kitchen
                                  • Dishes & Utensils

                                  lunch meal type

                                      • Booking Possible

                                      Outside

                                      • Deck / Patio
                                      • Tennis
                                      • Golf
                                      • Patio
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Terrace
                                      • Barbecue
                                      • Tennis Court

                                      Pool / Spa

                                      • Heated Pool
                                      • Private Pool

                                      property descriptor

                                          • Detached
                                           

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                                          Rental basis: Per property
                                          Rental rates quoted in: £
                                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                          September
                                          Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £2,110 £2,110
                                          £4,992
                                          October
                                          Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £1,797 £1,797
                                          £4,992
                                          November to Christmas
                                          Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2014
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £1,797 £1,797
                                          £4,992
                                          Christmas to New Years
                                          Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2015
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £2,173 £2,173
                                          £6,033
                                          January to March
                                          Jan 6 - Mar 31, 2015
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £2,173 £2,173
                                          £6,033
                                          April
                                          Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £2,173 £2,173
                                          £6,033
                                          May
                                          May 1 - May 31, 2015
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £2,641 £2,641
                                          £7,335
                                          June
                                          Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £2,641 £2,641
                                          £7,335
                                          July to August
                                          Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £4,970 £4,970
                                          £9,939
                                          September
                                          Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £2,641 £2,641
                                          £7,335
                                          October
                                          Oct 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £2,173 £2,173
                                          £6,033
                                          November to Christmas
                                          Nov 1 - Dec 19, 2015
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £2,173 £2,173
                                          £6,033
                                          Christmas to New Years
                                          Dec 20 - Jan 5, 2016
                                          2 night min stay
                                          £2,641 £2,641
                                          £7,335

                                          Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (£) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.


                                          Additional information about rental rates:

                                          Guide Price: £4,235 - £7,012 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for a week). Short Breaks: £3,177 - £7,012 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for 2 nights). Security deposit: €1500. This is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection. Energy costs: Included in the rental price. End of stay cleaning: Please enquire.
                                          Terms: - Linen & Towels: Both bed linen and towels are provided but guests have to provide their own pool towels. - Swimming pool: The pool can be heated at an additional charge of 100 euros per day. Guests are required to give a minimum of 5 days notice prior to arrival. - Energy Costs: Central heating is available at an additional 100 euros per day. - End of Stay Cleaning: Please leave the property in the the state that you found it or please book an exit clean which is charged at 250 euros. - Arrival Time: 16:00. - Departure Time: 10:00. - Pets: Not Allowed. - Smoking: Outdoors Only. - It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
                                          Services upon request at additional cost: -Maid service is optional, charged at 15 euros an hour plus a 10 euro daily travel allowance for a minimum of 4 hours. - Private Chef available from 300 euros per day including service (excluding cost of ingredients) -Babysitters charged at 15 euros an hour plus 10 euros daily travel allowance for a minimum of 4 hours. - Wedding planning service available

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                                          Last updated: 07/11/2014
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                                          Location

                                          The chateau is situated in the Lot-et-Garonne on the borders of Gascony, famous for Armagnac, wine production, foie gras and fabulous cheese and also the homeland of the ��Three Musketeers?? and the pine forests of the Landes heading to the wild Atlantic coast.

                                          International airports are located at Bordeaux, Bergerac, Toulouse, Pau and Biarritz all within one and half-hour�����s drive. TGV services run from Paris and the Mediterranean to Agen about 45 minutes away.

                                          The chateau produces its own wine under the label of 'Baron de Lisse' which is sold in many local restaurants and shops, guests are invited for a complimentary wine tasting.

                                          We are situated approximately 10 minutes from the towns of Nérac and Mezin which both have bustling markets, fine restaurants, boat trips and plenty of other sightseeing opportunities.

                                          We are also only 20 minutes���� drive from the Cathedral town of Condom and 40 minutes from the elegant city of Agen.

                                          The Chateau is ideally located for avid golfers with numerous golf courses to choose from. We have a variety of outdoor pursuits within 5 minutes’ drive from the chateau ranging from canoeing, tree top walking, horse riding, walking, paintball and water parks.

                                          If you prefer to relax, why not book a pamper day with your own beautician at the chateau offering facials, massage, manicures or pedicures.

                                           

                                          Manager info

                                          Year Purchased: 2003

                                          About: Simply Chateau was set up in 2003 after two old school chums enjoyed a fantastic holiday with friends in a French chateau in the Dordogne. Oliver & Ravi, the two directors of the company, were amazed at what terrific value these stunning chateaux rentals represented and decided to spread the word. Soon after the website www.simplychateau.com was born. Today we deliver a wide range of luxury villas, private chateaux and charming farmhouses throughout France, Italy, Spain, the UK and the Caribbean. We have something for everyone from charming manor houses representing great value for money to fully catered & serviced luxury chateaux, all handpicked and chosen with care. Bookings are made direct with the owner of your chosen property to guarantee you get the best booking price available.

                                          Why Reaup-Lisse:
                                          At Simply Chateau we only work with the very best rental properties on the market. All of our properties have been handpicked and we take our customer feedback extremely seriously. We operate a ‘three strikes and you???re out’ policy - that is to say if we have 3 negative reviews relating to any of our properties we cease to advertise it. We have properties to suit every taste and budget, all chosen with care by our expert team for their unique character, fantastic features and stunning countryside locations.

                                          The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
                                          Free Concierge Service: As luxury rental specialists we have all the experience in the world helping each and every one of our customers find the most suitable property for their dream holiday. All you need to do is provide us with the details of what you imagine your dream holiday to be, and we'll find the perfect property for you. We can make sure that every arrangement is planned to perfection and each element of your holiday has been refined. Transfers, catering, maid service, tours and activities can all be prearranged to your specific requirements. 100% Financial Guarantee: We realize that financial protection is an important consideration when choosing a holiday company so to ensure you have complete peace of mind we are bonded members of ABTA. Lowest Price Guarantee: Simply Chateau ���simply?? processes the bookings and credit card payments on the property owner’s behalf. The owners themselves set the rates so you know you are getting the best available rental rate when you book. Avoid Internet Scams: Each and every property listed on our website has been checked to make sure that it actually exists. This ensures that you do not become a victim of an internet scam as can happen through an ordinary listing website.


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                                          Speaks: french, italian, spanish, english

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                                          £1,797 - £4,970 per night (GBP)
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                                          10 Bedroom / 8 Bathroom
                                          Sleeps 20

                                          View calendar: Updated 07/11/14
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                                          Speaks: french, italian, spanish, english
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