Chateau Joncaises

Choose your dates

(choose arrival date)
Please select your arrival and departure dates on the calendar.
Please enter valid email address.
Recommended
Chateau/Castle/Manor

Property Amenities

Exclusive
Private pool
Wi-Fi/Internet access
Jacuzzi/Hot tub
Ground floor bed & bath
Heated Pool
Bicycles provided
Games room
Heating

Babies & Toddlers

High chair(s)
Cot(s)

Kids & Teens

Ideal for kids
Ideal for teens

Things to Do

Rural Location
Golf course nearby
Walking/Hiking paths
Fishing
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
"Wonderful week. Beautiful scenery, lovely house and games room - we had a great family holiday"

Anonymous
CLOSE VIDEO
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
  • Chateau Joncaises
Property Tour Video

Overview of Chateau Joncaises

What Oliver loves…

  • There is lots to do at the Chateau, from wine tastings in the wine cellar to sports and fitness in the gym and sports halls. And with stunning views all around, there's lots to see as well!
  • With full central heating, an open fire, a local chef available and the possibility of arranging fireworks, it is a great place to spend Xmas and NY!
  • Kids are sure to have lot's of fun in the great outside areas and the huge Sports Hall filled with games and activities.
  • The local manager is really nice and available to ensure your holiday is the best it can be (24 hour availability for emergencies)

What you should know…

  • The layout and decor inside are very 'authentic' - some might see it as a bit old fashion compared to the style we are used to nowadays... But outside areas are so amazing you won't want to to spend your time inside anyway!
  • For larger groups, a separate cottage is also available.

Chateau Joncaises is a 10 bedroom chateau set in 50 acres of private grounds nestling on a hillside in the Midi Pyrenees with stunning views overlooking the Lot Valley. Absolute privacy and peace and quiet can be found here.

It is only a 3 minute drive to the charming French village of Sauzet (15 minutes drive to the larger town of Luzech).

The huge solar heated pool, dome covered Jacuzzi and tranquil fountains provide the perfect daytime retreat. At night the pool is lit and provides a lovely backdrop to supper on the terrace.

The Chateau has a separate extensive indoor sports building which includes a court marked out for badminton/soft tennis/basketball, a pool table, table top football, two table tennis tables, a darts area and a full keep fit area stocked with cycles, walking and rowing machines.

Outside there is a 5-a-side football pitch and a target golf course with six flags. Distances range from 100 to 170 metres which make it ideal for the serious golfer to hone his short game but also great fun for all members of the family.

A range of mountain bicycles are also at hand to explore the surrounding countryside. These facilities ensure that the chateau is a holiday destination for adults and children alike.

The property is suitable all year-round and is a great choice during Christmas and New Years.

Wildlife is also close at hand at Chateau Joncaises with wild boars, deer and an array of different bird species in the area.

Wireless broadband internet Wi-Fi and full central heating are available.

Note: a separate cottage with three additional bedrooms can be hired at an extra cost. Please contact us.

https://41.media.tumblr.com/8c3cc69f5c8af97e5cf089d1c04b9f02/tumblr_nsx7lwMe4K1r16nv8o1_500.pnghttps://66.media.tumblr.com/4a711f006bcae45e0523c7580f2bbb7b/tumblr_o7oil4BGK71sft5pmo1_250.png

Interior & Grounds

The Chateau sleeps 20 

In order that you can pre-plan who will sleep where please find below a description of each floor and the rooms it contains. If you would like advice on sleeping arrangements please contact us. Cots and additional beds for children can be provided with sufficient notice. A good internet connection is in place throughout the property.

Ground Floor

1. Drawing room – containing leather chesterfields around an open fireplace with wood burner, satellite TV and stereo. Large dining room table. Access to rear terrace garden and pool.
2. Kitchen with dining area opening onto the rear terrace garden and pool. Kitchen has range cooker providing five burners, electric hotplate, two ovens and separate grill. Island preparation area with two fridges, separate freezer, microwave and dishwasher.
3. Double bedroom with en suite shower room.
4. Cloakroom with basin and loo.
5. Rear terrace garden has dining tables and chairs, a large gas BBQ and a children’s play area with swings, sand pit etc.
6. Pool area contains lots of toys for in the water but we recommend that for your peace of mind you fit young children with water buoyancy aids suitable for their size and bring these items with you as we cannot guarantee we will have items suitable for your children.

Basement

- Cellar Wine Bar - This wine cellar has a carved centre table, subdued lighting and music system. An extensive range of wines from local vineyards are stocked. Help yourself and sign the book for settlement prior to departure. Our Manager can arrange wine tastings and local vineyard tours by prior arrangement.
- Laundry room - enclosed with washing machine and dryer.

First Floor

- Large landing - with access to balcony over front door and to balcony and spiral staircase to the south, overlooking pool
Round tower double bedroom 2 - The Blue Room - with detailed panelling to walls,and with lovely old French carved bed. Ceiling fan. Four windows giving magnificent panoramic countryside views.
- Double bedroom 3 - The Green Room
Furnished with large triple antique wardrobe, French carved bed and side cabinets, and sumptuous drapes this is a sunny room facing south and west and overlooks rear garden and pool. Ceiling fan. Ensuite bathroom with large corner bath, shower over, toilet and washbasin.
- Double Bedroom 4 - The Terracotta Room
Off north landing with a double bed and an additional single bed. Views over landscaped gardens to the north and east.
Separate Bath/shower room  with toilet and washbasin. Shaver point and extractor.
- Double bedroom 5 - The Oriental Room - A light airy room with carved French cameo bed and matching wardrobe.  Windows overlooking gardens to north and west and door to upper balcony with view of pool and jacuzzi. Ensuite shower room with toilet and hand basin.

Second Floor

Staircase passing door to north facing balcony leads to the second floor which is decorated in art-deco style. Four double bedrooms radiate from a small central landing which also gives access to a Shower Room with toilet and washbasin.

Bedroom 6 - The Parrot Room
- This is a twin bedded room, north east facing room with two triangular windows  with fitted wardrobe and ensuite shower room.

Bedroom 7 - The Rose Room - Twin bedded room with an ensuite shower room. Fitted wardrobe, this pine-floored room overlooks the pool to the south and grounds to the east and adjoins, and gives access to, the Camelot room.

Bedroom 8 - The Pink Room - This room has an extra long, double bed, three triangular windows facing south and west, and a feature stain-glass window.

Bedroom 9 - The Yellow Room - This double bedroom is situated in the north west wing and is pine floored with three windows.

The Camelot Tower Room

Contains a circular double bed with drapes for your little princess or knight!

Separate Cottage*

Includes 3 bedrooms (2 double bedrooms and 1 bedroom with a set of bunk beds and 2 bathrooms.

Note: the advertised prices do not include the cottage rental. additional costs apply Please enquire for details

Facilities

- Absolute privacy and peace and quiet
- Amazing views over the Lot Valley
- Huge swimming pool and Jacuzzi
- Garden terrace with gas BBQ
- Children’s play area with sandpit, swings, ropes etc.
- Golf course
- Indoor sports complex with badminton court
- Fully stocked wine cellar with tasting table (wine tastings and tours of local vineyards can be arranged through Oliver's VIP Concierge Team)
- Good Wi-Fi access throughout
- Large drawing room with open fire, Chesterfield sofas, satellite TV, stereo, dining table and candelabra
- A great selection of board games
- Wi-Fi
- Full central heating

Map, Location & Local Information

The nearest airports are Bergerac (90km), Toulouse (95km) and Rodez (110km). Sauzet (3K) offers a bakers, post office and small general store with Luzech (7K) offering further shops, banking and pharmacy facilities.

Sitting on the banks of the River Lot, the nearest town is Cahors (23km), offering a variety of shops combined with historic architecture and bridges. Regular boat journeys run on the river (Les Croisieres Fenelon and Le Bateau Safaraid); in addition to private boat hire (Babou Marine).

Other towns of historical interest include St Cirq La Popie, Gourdon, Puy L'Eveque and Rocamadour. The chateau is situated in the heart of the Kings' Vineyard region, with a wide variety of local vineyards within easy reach. 

Weekly markets take place - Luzech, Wednesday; Montcuq, Sunday; and Praysac on Friday offering wonderful opportunities to soak up the culture and ambiance, and purchase exceptional local produce. Numerous excellent restaurants are within a 20 minute drive.

Within 50km of the chateau you will find horse riding, hot air ballooning, canoeing, climbing, paragliding, adventure sports and caving. A local nine hole golf course is in close proximity and within a 10 minute drive are various places to fish on the River Lot.

The Region

A relatively new addition to France, the Midi-Pyrénées was created to surround the cultural capital of Toulouse in the late 1970s. You might think that its relative youth would mean the Midi-Pyrénées is short on character or identity, but remember, this is France we’re talking about – the whole country is steeped in history and tradition. Encompassing parts of Gascony, Languedoc, the Gers and several others, you’ll get a varied slice of the whole French experience here, not least if you stay at one of our beautiful chateaux in the Midi-Pyrénées! And if you want to discover the best of what the region has to offer, our Midi-Pyrénées travel guide is here to show you where to go, what to eat and how you can make the best of your break with some amazing activities.

Download our Midi-Pyrénées Travel Guide >>

Catering & Services

The Chateau is able to provide the services of a cook on an occasional or daily basis for £15 per hour (guide price). The Chateau is also able to provide the services of a maid on an occasional or daily basis. By prior arrangement.

Why not have the ultimate relaxing, luxury holiday? Exclusive use of the chateau and all its facilities, and all your meals provided, served and cleared away. The fully catered package includes:

- Champagne reception on arrival
- Buffet dinner on the first evening
- Continental breakfast
- Buffet lunch
- Afternoon tea (with locally produced pastries)
- Local manager is available to ensure your holiday is the best it can be (24 hour availability for emergencies)
- Catering by local French chef available on request
- Groceries can be bought for your arrival
- Optional cleaning during your stay
- A range of beauty treatments available from a local therapist

Experience a really sumptuous French or New Years dinner: our wonderful chef Cedric will be happy to prepare a tailor made menu for you and the owners could even arrange fireworks!

Contact Oliver's VIP Concierge Team for details.

Enjoy gourmet dining experiences with our new Chef Service!
We’re now offering our customers the chance to enjoy some unforgettable eats with our new Chef Service! Choose from booking a single sumptuous meal with a private chef for that special occasion, or hire a chef to cook your meals for all or part of your holiday - it’s as flexible as it is delicious.

A) Single Meal Service: A chef will travel to this villa and whip up a fantastic meal for you and your guests. The chef will arrive with all the necessary ingredients as well as the talent to turn them into something unforgettable. They’ll serve the meal and clear up afterwards - an easy and entertaining way to enjoy a top quality meal in your very own villa!

B) Full Chef Service: If you really want to kick back and relax, we can arrange for a chef to cater for the duration of your holiday (or part of it). With a range of options from simple family catering to full-on haute cuisine, we can organise a meal plan and a price to suit your needs. So why worry about self-catering when you can have everything taken care of?

Of course, before booking this service, we suggest you contact the property owner as they might already offer a similar cook or chef service in-house. To find out more simply visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs.

Terms & Conditions

Security deposit A security deposit of 1500 euros (or equivalent sterling) is to be paid in cash upon arrival and returned on departure subject to full damage inspection. Arrival time 5.00 p.m.
Departure time 10 a.m. Energy costs included? Yes (It would be appreciated if you would switch off electrical appliances and lights in rooms that are not in use. It is not difficult to overload the supply to the chateau. The pool lights are not designed to be left permanently on. Recommended maximum daily use 3 hours.
Pets welcome? Possible under certain circumstances. Please enquire. Changeover day Saturday.
Smoking Allowed? No smoking in the house. Insurance ALL members of the party must carry Personal Accident Insurance. We ourselves, carry the necessary Public Liability Insurance, however you should be satisfied that your standard holiday insurance gives you adequate personal accident cover for all activities.
Heating costs included? Central heating available all year round. Linen & towels included? Yes, including pool towels.
Pool heating charge? No. Tax Tourist Tax included.

- No candles in bedrooms.
- House to be secured (doors/windows/shutters closed) before leaving premises.
- Parental control of minors at all times.
- All sporting and keep fit equipment is subject to annual inspection and maintenance. However guests are reminded that this equipment is used at their own risk.
- Gas bottles to be turned off after use (Bar-B-Q).
- France has a strict policy of recycling. Therefore we ask you to place household waste in appropriate receptacles (which are clearly marked)
- It is essential that the cleaning and maintenance of the pool, together with the watering of floral displays, is carried out on a daily basis. However we are anxious that your privacy is not compromised and therefore these will be carried out a time agreeable to guests.

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages

Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
High chair(s)
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Cot(s)
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Baby and Toddler Equipment
Kids Activities Close-by
Onsite Facilities
Services Available
High chair(s)
Lots to do: Outdoor pursuit & activities
Bicycles provided
Cot(s)
Lots to visit: Tourist towns & villages
Games room

Reviews for Chateau Joncaises

Chateau Joncaises Reviews


  • Simply Perfect

    Posted by Kelsey W on 08/08/2016

    We were a group of 18 adults who have had the most wonderful holiday at Chateau Joncaises. Our expectations were undoubtedly exceeded in every respect. The views from the large pool, the Chateau and the immaculately kept grounds are exquisite. The Chateau itself is impressive being abundant in space, exceptionally clean, carefully decorated and every room wonderfully comfortable. The kitchen was fantastically well equipped for mass catering with ample fridge and freezer space. We wanted for nothing with a well furnished sports-hall, locally and very affordably stocked wine cellar and a pool that enjoyed the sun throughout the day (which was big enough for the entire group to enjoy be that in the pool or lounging by the side). As if all that wasn't enough the real thank you for making our holiday so wonderful goes to the truly superb manager of the property, Eric. He went above and beyond to ensure our enjoyment and make everything as convenient and easy as possible. As the organiser of the holiday I can't thank him enough, he ensured our privacy was respected yet he was readily available if we needed during our stay. Eric's help was invaluable in helping me organise the trip before our arrival (activities, food and general organisation amongst other things)...he is undoubtedly a major selling point for the chateau! You cannot fail to enjoy yourselves at Chateau Joncaises and I and the group are unable to recommend the Chateau, the location and Eric highly enough!

  • The Chateau was transformed into a perfect wedding venue

    Posted by Stephan & Tracey on 19/08/2010

    We stayed at the Chateau in the week leading up to our wedding which we had organised on the weekend following our arrival. We found the chateau to be an excellent venue for our group of 15 adults on self catering basis. The chateau is accurately described on the website and the owners were always discreetly on hand to help out where required. The local town is only a 5 minute drive for small shopping and fresh bread and the town of Cahors with large supermarket and shops is only 20 minutes away. Most our guests arrived at Toulouse airport which is 1,5 hours drive away. As it was May we were a bit unlucky with the weather but due to the excellent accommodation and sportcomplex we managed to have a great week. There is more than enough to do at the Chateau, from drinks and games in the stylish wine cellar to sports and fitness at the sport complex. The patio area is a good place to sit even when the whether isn't good and we spend many nights out there. The Chateau is well positioned, both the interior and exterior have been a true labour of love which can be seen in the detail and quality of the finishings. The kitchen was well equipped and well used during our cooking competition as well as having a lovely barbeque at the weekend. Prior to choosing the chateau for our wedding / holiday venue we met up with the owners Chris and Lynne to discuss the possibilities and see the chateau which was very helpful.. Chris and Lynne were very helpful before and during our stay and have done most of the organisation for our wedding as well as ongoing presence and support on our wedding day. Which gave us the perfect day! The Chateau was transformed into a perfect wedding venue for our ceremony and for our wedding meal with a large dining table in the main dining / living room which comfortably seated our group and guests totalling 25 persons, and even accommodated a pianist playing live music. We then had fire works to finish which was spectacular!!

  • Wonderful week

    Posted by Anonymous Guest on 14/08/2010

    Wonderful week. Beautiful scenery, lovely house and games room - we had a great family holiday

  • I want to stay for longer!

    Posted by Anonymous Guest on 14/08/2010

    Can we please stay for another month - best holiday ever.

  • Such a lovely week at the chateau

    Posted by Trudi Quirk on 13/08/2010

    Just arrived safely home but wanted to say again that we all had such a lovely week last week at the chateau, everything was so lovely and we were all relaxed, just showing everyone back home our lovely photos, thanks again.

  • So much to do, Fun for everyone

    Posted by Anonymous Guest on 13/08/2010

    We all had an absolutely wonderful holiday, great part of France, and a delightful house with so much to do

  • Great holiday

    Posted by Anonymous Guest on 13/08/2010

    Really great holiday with plenty to do

  • Just incredible!

    Posted by Anonymous Guest on 13/08/2010

    Fabulous. Wow. Just incredible!!

  • Unforgettable time

    Posted by Anonymous Guest on 13/08/2010

    We had the most wonderful week which we will never forget

  • Best holiday we have had

    Posted by Anonymous Guest on 13/08/2010

    We've been to France for the last three summers and this was, by far, the best holiday we have had

  • Our time at Chateau Joncaises

    Posted by The Canadians on 13/08/2010

    We were a large party ranging from 13 to 65 and everyone was happy. The sports complex was great, with badminton, ping-pong, darts, bikes etc and the pool was a good size. The enormous shaded patio area at the front looks out over hills and was good for evening meals. The smaller patio by the pool gets sun from mid-morning. The bedrooms are spacious and the showers/baths/loos are modern. The sitting room downstairs manages to feel comfortable and cosy even though its so huge. We were self catering and appreciated the modern, practical kitchen - 3 fridges! - we had no trouble cooking for 20. Isolated and very quiet. Great cycling though very hilly.

  • Amazing house

    Posted by Anonymous Guest on 12/08/2010

    Amazing house - hope to be back next year

  • Plenty to do for everyone

    Posted by The Scottish Family on 11/08/2010

    We had a family holiday for 15 of us, ranging in age from 11 to 70, with plenty to do for everyone. Lots of time was spent in the super pool and the sports barn was very popular with the young ones - they even organised a badminton tournament which everyone joined in! We enjoyed eating out in the evenings on the front patio, with it's huge table and beautiful views - a 'favourite place' every evening. The side patio was used for breakfasts and barbecues. The Chateau, built by Chris as a real labour of love, is beautifully situated, with wonderful views and an ideal base for exploring the area if you can drag yourself away. Lots of room in the Chateau for all our party to spread out - even get lost if wished!! Lynne and Chris live on site, 'hidden' behind the sports barn. You wouldn't know they are there unless you need them at which time they are very helpful and friendly. Lynne was very helpful when I was making our booking, don't know how many e-mails we exchanged but I felt I knew her before we arrived!! We thoroughly recommend the Chateau for a family get-together. No one should every be bored, whatever age!

  • What a stay - this was amazing

    Posted by Richard Birtwhistle on 02/05/2010

    I loved it here - you have to come and see it for yourself!

Rental Rates

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 20 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
March 22nd 2017 - April 29th 2017 - - £6,953.23
April 29th 2017 - September 30th 2017 - - £6,953.23
September 30th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - £6,953.23
January 6th 2018 - September 23rd 2018 - - £6,953.23

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 20 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
March 22nd 2017 - April 29th 2017 - - €7,725.00
April 29th 2017 - September 30th 2017 - - €7,725.00
September 30th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - €7,725.00
January 6th 2018 - September 23rd 2018 - - €7,725.00

Prices below are based on an occupancy of 20 people.

Rental period 2 Nights 3 Nights Weekly
March 22nd 2017 - April 29th 2017 - - $8,342.71
April 29th 2017 - September 30th 2017 - - $8,342.71
September 30th 2017 - January 6th 2018 - - $8,342.71
January 6th 2018 - September 23rd 2018 - - $8,342.71

Articles Featuring Chateau Joncaises

Similar Properties

£6,632 - £11,370 per week £50 - £85 per person per night

Chateau Castelsagrat

Region: Aquitaine /  South of France  / France Sleeps: 19

Chateau Castelsagrat, a beautiful 19th century chateau in the Southern Quercy region of the Midi-Pyrenees, is the ideal spot for your large family holiday or special event. Having recently undergone extensive refurbishment, this chateau offers spacious accommodation in extensive grounds with woodland walks through ancient cedars. Enjoy a billiards room,…

£13,501 - £36,004 per week £92 - £245 per person per night

Villa Le Ble

  • Oliver's Extras
Region: French Riviera (Cote D'Azur) /  South of France  / France Sleeps: 21

This palatial beach-side villa in the French Riviera has the amenities of a private resort, yet it’s all your own. Tourist-free beaches are a short walk from your Indian-inspired 1880s mansion, restored to the height of elegance. A chef’s services is available on request, so you’ll not have to take…

£3,411 - £7,461 per week £22 - £48 per person per night

Chateau Baroque

  • Oliver's Extras
  • Special Offer: 10% off
Region: Languedoc /  South of France  / France Sleeps: 22

Through a wonderful avenue of beautifully shaped trees, standing in full splendour, is the magnificent C19th Chateau Baroque, located in 6 hectares of parkland that is surrounded by rare trees which were planted nearly 250 years ago. The Chateau offers 11 bedrooms (9 of which have en-suite bathrooms, including some…

Confirm exact pricing for your dates or book

 

Questions about this property?

 

Get advice from the team at Oliver's Travels

Need help finding the right property?

Free Concierge Service

We can help tailor your perfect holiday

  • We'll shortlist villas we think you'll love
  • We can recommend local restaurants, attractions and things to do
  • We'll help you organise catering, childcare or any extras that you need

We'll email you our suggestions - if you decide to book, we can do that for you

Free wedding consultant

Our resident wedding expert can help you organize the wedding of your dreams

  • We can assist with everything from arranging suppliers and catering to hotel bookings for guests
  • We'll help you with the booking process from start to finish
  • This service is absolutely free!