Le Chai

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Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 4
Oliver Approved

Overview

Complimentary Breakfast + Wine
Pool Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome

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Complimentary Breakfast + Wine

Oliver's Travel guests will be treated to a home delivered complimentary daily breakfast and 3 bottles of local wine for all bookings confirmed by 28th February 2019. Discount will be applied at the time of booking. Offer valid from 27th December 2018.

Enjoy the beauty of two gardens at Le Chai, a holiday rental house in the Dordogne. The large 19th century home sits within 7.5 acres of private grounds, including a picturesque landscaped garden for relaxation and another designed around a large swimming pool (15x7m), with a lawn for outdoor activities such as badminton, table tennis, cricket and a giant chessboard.

Inside, this traditional home features high ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, antique furnishings and characterful decor. With 2 charming living rooms and a dining room for 12 with a large window for fresh air, it feels like an authentic old French home where you can all gather in pretty surroundings. The 6 bedrooms, some with exposed wooden beams, sleep 12, and there are 4 modernised bathrooms. With wireless broadband internet and cable TV with English and US channels, you can keep in touch with home.

The region is known for its Perigord cuisine—like truffles—and Bergerac appellation wines. Le Chai is a short drive from Monbazillac and Pecharmant vineyards, 2 of the most famous AOCs. The countryside is also dotted with fortified hilltop towns where you can explore the past, such as the medieval castle at Hautefort.

Close to the village of Mouleydier (7km) and Lalinde (9km), Le Chai is only 10 minutes from the Bergerac airport.

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What you should know…

  • There’s a village within walking distance with a great kids playground, but no boulangerie or shops. Stock up in nearby Lalinde (9km) or Bergerac (15km).
  • The pool is 100 meters from the house on adjoining grounds, so pack up your towels, sun-cream and shades for the afternoon
  • The owner lives just next door, for check-in and check-out, but you may occasionally see her on the grounds as well

Property Features

Private Pool Internet Ground Floor Bed & Bath Bicycles Provided Games Room Indoor Games Outdoor Games DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Le Chai Interior

Ground Floor

- Kitchen (22m2), fully equipped including dishwasher
- Dining room (27m2) leading through to living area (35m2)
- Second living room (27m2)
- Master bedroom with king-size bed (35m2) and en-suite shower room and WC
- Double bedroom with king-size bed (27m2)
- Twin bedroom (20m2)
- Twin bedroom (21m2) with en-suite shower room
- Family bathroom with WC
- Separate WC

First Floor

- Double bedroom with queen-size bed (25m2)
- Twin bedroom (18m2)
- Shower room and separate WC

Outside Grounds

- Swimming pool (15mx7m) on adjoining grounds (approx 100m from the house) with safety pool alarm system
- Gardens and lawns featuring outdoor games

Facilities

- Wi-Fi
- Cable TV with English and US channels
- DVD player
- Stereo system
- Badminton
- Table tennis
- Cricket
- Giant chessboard
- Washing machine

Location

About the surrounding area of Le Chai
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Stalking/Hunting Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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There is a village you can walk to however it does not have any shops or a boulangerie. There is however a great kids playground in the village that will appeal to younger guests. The nearest bakery is in Mouleydier (7km).

Medieval Lalinde is just 9km away, a pretty market town on the Dordogne river where you will find shops, restaurants and a supermarket. The market takes place on a Thursday morning and there's a lovely atmosphere as locals come out to buy lots of fresh, good quality produce.

Vineyards and fortified towns are the highlights of the “Périgord Pourpre”. The house sits in the heart of Monbazillac and Pécharmant – the two most famous vineyards among 13 other “AOCs” - just 15 minutes from the city of Bergerac.

The old town of Bergerac (15km) has kept its architectural heritage from the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries that can be seen in the half-timbered houses. It is the starting point to discover the vineyards and castles of the region.

Fortified towns such as Beaumont, Eymet, Issigeac, Molières and Monpazier, among others, testify to the history of the Périgord, especially the rivalry with England that started in the 12th century.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Bergerac

(12 km)

Nearest Village Mouleydier/Lalinde

(7km/9km)

Nearest Town/City Bergerac

(15km)

Nearest Restaurant Lalinde

(9km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Lalinde

(9km)

Nearest Golf Tuiliere

(7 km)

Nearest Supermarket Lalinde

(9km)

Nearest Shop Bakery in Mouleydier

(7km)

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
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

  • Bicycles Provided
  • Games Room
  • Indoor Games
  • Outdoor Games
  • DVD
  • Toys

Services Available

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

Extras

Oliver's Extras

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

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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 1200 euros to be paid in cash upon arrival. This will be returned within 8 days of departure via bank transfer, subject to property being left as it was found.
Arrival time By arrangement.
Departure time By arrangement.
Energy costs included? Included in the rental price in the summer. €100 per week in the winter.
Linen & towels included? All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price.
Pets welcome? Pets allowed.
Changeover day Any day of the week.
End of stay cleaning included? €100.
Smoking Allowed? Outdoors.
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
Feb 15th 2019 - Jun 15th 2019 £3,653
Jun 15th 2019 - Sep 15th 2019 £4,175
Sep 15th 2019 - Dec 7th 2019 £3,653
Dec 7th 2019 - Dec 30th 2019 £3,653
Dec 30th 2019 - Jun 15th 2020 £3,653
Jun 15th 2020 - Aug 18th 2020 £4,175

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 15th 2019 - Jun 15th 2019 €3,961
Jun 15th 2019 - Sep 15th 2019 €4,527
Sep 15th 2019 - Dec 7th 2019 €3,961
Dec 7th 2019 - Dec 30th 2019 €3,961
Dec 30th 2019 - Jun 15th 2020 €3,961
Jun 15th 2020 - Aug 18th 2020 €4,527

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 15th 2019 - Jun 15th 2019 $4,473
Jun 15th 2019 - Sep 15th 2019 $5,112
Sep 15th 2019 - Dec 7th 2019 $4,473
Dec 7th 2019 - Dec 30th 2019 $4,473
Dec 30th 2019 - Jun 15th 2020 $4,473
Jun 15th 2020 - Aug 18th 2020 $5,112

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

Owner Profile

Property Owner
Christine.

How long have you owned the property?
15 years.

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
I loved that the house is an ideal place to gather with family or friends.

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
The house has historic architecture and exudes art and gastronomy.

For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...
Really do?

Visit the ancient villages and castles.

Really eat?
You must eat truffles!

Really see?
The sunset at the Chateaux de Monbazillac.

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Reviews

  • Wonderful Property!

    Posted by Nathalie on 14/09/2018

    A home away from home, Le Chai exceeded all of our expectations. The decor is rustic, the location is rural and the pool makes the perfect escape on hot days. The owner was also a pleasure to chat too, always a bonus!

  • Charming, historical villa

    Posted by Natasja on 13/09/2018

    Le Chai is a charming family-owned house with so much history, set in a tiny village near the Dordogne river. Everything in the house is very antique, and it truly is like stepping back in time. The view from the front-facing bedrooms was beautiful to wake up to each morning. The pool is huge and you could spend all day lolling here next to the giant chess board. The owners were so lovely and welcoming and have a great welcome book with plenty of great local tips. The location is also great to explore all the beautiful wineries nearby such as Chateau Monbazillac to try the famous sweet wine. We also loved Maison Vari a cute winery cafe for lunch in Monbazillac village and also I would highly recommend a visit to the quaint village of Issigeac they have a wonderful market on Sundays.

  • A Nice Escape!

    Posted by Susanna on 13/09/2018

    I really loved how staying at Le Chai was like stepping back in time. The chateau was so charming and the grounds and village were really peaceful. We were definitely able to relax and enjoy the countryside. Coming back to the swimming pool after going out and exploring the area was just a dream. I’d love to do it all again!

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