Chateau De Simon

Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids

The charming 15th century Chateau de Simon, a holiday chateau in Aquitaine, is situated on 15 acres of private woodland with a variety of wildlife and the beautiful river Dropt running through. Go for a dip in a large swimming pool, then enjoy outdoor dining in the nearby summer house with an attached bathroom. The chateau is in perfect position, on the border between the Dordogne and the Lot et Garonne.

The family house, furnished with antiques, sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms with a high standard of comfort. The two first-floor master bedrooms have unique features like wooden beams and amazing views. You’ll find original ceilings, stone walls and marble fireplaces in some rooms, including the grand salon. Walk out to the gardens from the drawing room's French doors.

When you’re ready to explore the area, you’re near several medieval towns and castles, including the market town of Castillonnes (5 km) and Eymet (9 km), which has a large English-speaking population. Wine lovers can visit the area’s many vineyards, including St. Emilion, Monbazillac and Cahors appellations. Seek out nearby man-made lakes with sandy beaches for swimming and water sports.

This luxury chateau is 20 km from the Bergerac airport.

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What you should know…

  • Not all bedrooms are en-suite.
  • A car hire is highly recommended.

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Internet Ground Floor Bed & Bath Cable TV Wheelchair Access Bicycles Provided Indoor Games DVD Working Fireplace Heating Caretaker/Owner on Site

This beautiful family house provides a very high standard of comfort and is predominantly furnished with antiques. The grand salon has a beautiful original ceiling and a marble fireplace and the dining room has kept many of its original features, despite being the kitchen during the century that the chateau was built. 

On the ground floor is a dining room that seats 12 people with a stunning fireplace. There is also a drawing room with an open fireplace, and French doors that open onto the rear garden. There is a large kitchen and breakfast room that is fully equipped with everything you will need. There is one beautiful double bedroom with a fireplace, two twin bedrooms and one family bedroom. There is a bathroom and a laundry room with a washing machine and tumble dryer.

The first floor contains the breathtaking master bedroom with dressing room and en suite bathroom. Stunning wooden beams and windows that open onto the grounds make this a special place to stay. The second master bedroom contains a canopied double bed with built in wardrobes and original wooden beams.

The swimming pool is surrounded by gorgeous plants and flowers and there is a fully equipped summer house that is perfect for outdoor dining with with a bathroom attached. This really is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable holiday.

Location

About the surrounding area of Chateau De Simon
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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The nearest airports are Bergerac (20km), Bordeaux (1hr 45mins) and Toulouse (2hr 15mins). The nearest town is Castillones (5km).

The local area is perfect for visiting medieval castles and historic towns such as Sarlat, Monflanquin and Montpazier. You can also visit the many vineyards found in the area, such as St Emilion, Monbazillac and Cahors.

For water sports and swimming, you will find man made lakes with beaches and numerous places to enjoy golf, horse riding and tennis. There are lots of activities that can be arranged such as canoeing and bicycle hire.

Local activities to the chateau include: 2 golf courses nearby, one of which is championship level; 4 tennis courts 5 mins away; local markets (one on every day somewhere); any one of a number of local Bastide villages nearby (nicest ones listed in book); open boat trip up the Dordogne river; day trip drive to Sarlat (one of the most beautiful towns in the Dordogne); the famous Lascaux caves; lots of festivals (fetes) and night markets. There is a local tourist information centre in the nearby town of Castillones that can help you with lots of other suggestions.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Bergerac 20 mins

(14 km)

Nearest Ferry port Bordeaux 1hr 45

(91-100 km)

Nearest Village Castillones 8 mins

(3 km)

Nearest Town/City Eymet 20 mins

(9 km)

Nearest Restaurant Castillones 8 mins

(3 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Castillones 8 mins

(3 km)

Nearest Beach 2.5 hrs

(Over 100 km)

Nearest Golf 20 mins

(9 km)

Region

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 >>

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

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

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Bicycles Provided
  • Indoor Games
  • DVD
  • Toys
  • Fenced Grounds

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available

Catering is available at the chateau by local catering companies (traiteurs) - typically this will cost from 30 euros per person for a 4-course meal. Alternatively, it is possible to hire a cook from the local village/town who can do any cooking that you wish during your stay – they are also usually happy to buy the food and clear up afterwards. Costs are typically between 10 and 15 euros per hour. Maid service is provided every other day during your stay. Contact Oliver's VIP Concierge Team to arrange any of these services.

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 www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit 750 Euros. This is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
Arrival time 5pm. earlier by arrangement.
Departure time 10am.
Energy costs included? Included.
Linen & towels included? All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price.
Pets welcome? No pets allowed.
Changeover day Saturday.
End of stay cleaning included? Included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it.
Smoking Allowed? No smoking in the property.
Insurance 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.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
November 15th 2018 - April 27th 2019 £2,716.00
April 27th 2019 - June 29th 2019 £2,716.00
June 29th 2019 - July 27th 2019 £3,508.00
July 27th 2019 - August 31st 2019 £3,961.00
August 31st 2019 - April 25th 2020 £2,716.00
April 25th 2020 - May 18th 2020 £2,716.00

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
November 15th 2018 - April 27th 2019 €2,982.00
April 27th 2019 - June 29th 2019 €2,982.00
June 29th 2019 - July 27th 2019 €3,852.00
July 27th 2019 - August 31st 2019 €4,349.00
August 31st 2019 - April 25th 2020 €2,982.00
April 25th 2020 - May 18th 2020 €2,982.00

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
November 15th 2018 - April 27th 2019 $3,376.00
April 27th 2019 - June 29th 2019 $3,376.00
June 29th 2019 - July 27th 2019 $4,360.00
July 27th 2019 - August 31st 2019 $4,923.00
August 31st 2019 - April 25th 2020 $3,376.00
April 25th 2020 - May 18th 2020 $3,376.00

Reviews

  • Perfect Stay!

    Posted by Gary on 26/05/2018

    This was a very nice place, it would easily sleep 8 (we were only 2). There were nice, modern bathrooms and very comfortable beds. The person on site, was very helpful and friendly. We had a really nice stay and enjoyed our time there.

  • AWESOME!!!!!!!!

    Posted by Anonymous Guest on 30/07/2010

    Awesome, simply Awesome. I had the most delightful and relaxing time at the chateau. I can't think of any better words to describe it, but AWESOME!!!

  • 3rd stay at the chateau

    Posted by Ben D on 30/07/2010

    3rd stay at the chateau and it was as magical as ever - thank you.

  • We will be back next year.

    Posted by Mary P on 29/07/2010

    We all had a wonderful time and are already looking at dates for next year.

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