Chateau de Marineu

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Sleeps: 10 - 15 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 7


Wedding Venue Pool Ideal for Parties

Chateau de Marnieu is a magnificent medieval stone castle set on a hillside overlooking the gorgeous Aquitaine countryside. The interior décor is elegant yet modest, combining traditional rustic motifs with modern design and gentle colour schemes. 

Guests have exclusive use of a luxurious 6 x 12 metre heated swimming pool surrounded by lawns and stylish sun loungers, and overlooking neighbouring fields and woodland. This is the Perigord ‘Vert’ after all, renowned for luscious, uncultivated countryside, breath-taking granite valleys, and offering the chance to discover some authentic hidden gems in the villages and Chateaux scattered throughout the region.

Get the best of the simple life, enjoying complete relaxation with a team of staff that offer a tailor made service for each group of guests, where the only limitation is your imagination!

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Guests will need to be careful with the delicate carpets in bedrooms.
  • This rental is suited to adults and older children, as there are high walls where young children will need supervising.
  • Please note that only the 10 guests prices include the Tower

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Internet BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Bicycles Provided Spa/Massage Games Room Indoor Games Outdoor Games Working Fireplace Heating Chapel on Site

1) Chateau Wing + Tower - 15 guests
2) Chateau Wing Only - 10 guests

The Chateau (10 guests)

The Castle's Wing  The ancient service quarters' second level is now occupied by five beautiful classical bedrooms. They are served by a long corridor, cushions are placed under the old mullioned windows, inviting confidence. Double or twin on request, anti-acarid bedding, cotton linen, chair or armchair, console and pedestal table, lights, bedside table ... Each room has been specially decorated, all in harmony. Bathed in evening light, they all benefit from a balcony offering a countryside view. Bathroom with double basin and a bathtub, cotton towels, hair dryer and separate toilet.

The Tower (5 guests)

Ground Floor

- Master bedroom with super king-size bed (can be made twin), sofa, two chairs, a round table, en-suite with bathroom with double basin and bathtub, small vintage sofa, hair dryer
- Separate toilet

First Floor

- Double bedroom* with king-size bed en-suite with bathroom with single basin and bathtub, hairdryer
- Separate toilet

*An extra sinlge bed is available on request

The kitchen
Spacious and well equipped, the kitchen is the central room of Chateau de Marineu. On arrival, you will find staples and for your cooking comfort , a Thermomix TM31 Vorwerk with its cookbook and manual. The kitchen also includes a fridge-freezer, a Falcon stove with its 5 burner and 3 ovens, a dishwashers, and cookware. The large pantry in the Castle's service quarters allow you to deposit your shopping back from the market . Washing machine and tumble dryer are available for the clients in the laundry room, as much as an iron and its table.

The dining room
The dining room is furnished with a beautiful corner cupboard in which most of the dishes and glassware is stored. You will be able to enjoy your meals around a large rectangular table, suited for 8 persons. Tablecloths are provided.

The living room 

The large living room invites you to relax and rest with its comfortable three seater sofa, its armchairs, and its large coffee table. With Wi-Fi access point, stay tuned to check your emails or look for must-see place in the area. Two french doors open onto the Castle's inner courtyard. A garden awaits you for moments of conviviality with family or friends.

The lounge and workroom

For those who want to isolate themselves or work in a relaxed atmosphere, a work room is available on the first floor. At your disposal, a Chinese living room with a television.

The swimming-pool
A basin with a flat bottom, of 6mx12m, secured. For your comfort, the pool is heated. Some very comfortable sun loungers are at your disposal.


About the surrounding area of Chateau de Marineu
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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Périgord is a region where the cultural, natural and gastronomic riches have made ​​the reputation. This area in the north of the region is known as the Périgord Vert, the name coming from the forests of clear oak and chestnut trees, and the wetlands, and meadows that make up the landscape.

Located forty kilometers north-west of Perigueux, in the natural park Périgord-Limousin, and just 10 minutes from Brantôme, Chateau de Marineu is at the heart of the Périgord Vert, famous for its beautiful heritage, and its 1000 castles and mansions. You'll also find countless Romanesque churches and abbeys, picturesque medieval villages, along small country roads, and a warm, welcoming character.

Discover gastronomic specialities of the region, their walnut oil, porcini, and foie gras. You can't leave without tasting the black truffle, the wines of Bergerac, potatoes "Sarlat", walnuts, chestnuts and strawberries from Périgord.

Other attractions to discover in and around Périgord include:

- Brantôme, the Venice of Perigord, the Abbey - Périgueux (prefecture), its cathedral, the Périgord museum, Abbey Chancelade - Angoulême (40 minutes) - Bordeaux (1:30), the city, the wine - Bourdeilles castle - Villebois-Lavalette - Sorges, the truffle market - The Castle of Puyguilhem - Prehistoric Caves of Villars - Peat Vendoire - Nontron, its church, castle - Varaignes castle - Baroque Music Festival (August)

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Bergerac

(91-100 km)

Nearest Train Station Angouleme

(36-40 km)

Nearest Village Mareuil

(5 km)

Nearest Town/City Brantome

(10 km)

Nearest Restaurant Brantome

(10 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Mareuil

(5 km)

Nearest Shop Mareuil

(5 km)

Nearest Beach Royan

(Over 100 km)

Nearest Golf Périgueux

(36-40 km)


Aquitaine’s reputation as a varied and enchanting destination is well-earned – whether you’re looking for relaxation or excitement, this beautiful part of south-western France is a feast for every one of the senses. To make sure you’re getting the very best of your holiday (and to clue you up if you’re thinking of going) check out our wonderful travel guide – it’s full of tips, info and the things you really shouldn’t miss when you visit unforgettable Aquitaine. 

Download our Aquitaine Travel Guide >>


Best Suited For: All Ages

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • Bicycles Provided
  • Games Room
  • Indoor Games
  • Outdoor Games

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • On-Site Concierge
  • Property host

Chateau de Marineu leaves its concierge service at your disposal throughout your stay.

On demand :

- Beauty treatments, hairdressing, restaurant, outdoor activities ...
- Logistic solutions to organise your reception (catering, decoration, florist, entertainment, photographer ...)
- Team Building activities, with a personalised program for your employees or clients
- Catering service (breakfast, packed lunches, dinners)
- Personalised touristic advice and hiking maps
- Naturopathy and sophrology advice and recommendations
- Cooking workshops to discover all of the Perigord's gastronomic treasures (foie gras, truffles, mushrooms, walnuts, strawberries ...)

The concierge service on offer at Chateau de Marineu is equal to that of any you'll find at a grand 5 star hotel, guaranteeing discretion, efficiency and reliability, staff will organize your leisure, and collaborate for the success of your events: parties, receptions, coordination, wedding, anniversary, seminars, private concert.

It is understood that the needs of every client will be different, so the concierge aim to provide a tailor made service that suits you perfectly: from simply booking a charming restaurant to organizing a reception with private chef.

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €1000
Arrival time After 5.00 PM
Departure time Before 10.00 AM
Energy costs included? Yes
Heating costs included? Yes
End of stay cleaning included? Yes
Linen & towels included? Yes
Pets welcome? Please enquire with owner.
Smoking Allowed? No
Changeover day Any day of the week

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 12th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 £6,143
Jan 4th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 £6,143
Jan 2nd 2021 - May 15th 2021 £6,143

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 12th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 £8,190
Jan 4th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 £8,190
Jan 2nd 2021 - May 15th 2021 £8,190

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 12th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 €6,722
Jan 4th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 €6,722
Jan 2nd 2021 - May 15th 2021 €6,722

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 12th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 €8,963
Jan 4th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 €8,963
Jan 2nd 2021 - May 15th 2021 €8,963

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 12th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 $7,417
Jan 4th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 $7,417
Jan 2nd 2021 - May 15th 2021 $7,417

Prices based on an occupancy of 15 people:

Rental period Weekly
Nov 12th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 $9,890
Jan 4th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021 $9,890
Jan 2nd 2021 - May 15th 2021 $9,890

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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