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Charming 16th Century Dordogne Chateau with Swimming Pool and Period Decor - Chateau De Sioraque

 A Picturesque Chateau in Large Gardens
  • ID: 405
  • Chateau ( 1000 sq. m. )
  • Weekly £ 2,724 - £ 4,571
  • Bedroom(s) 6
  • Sleeps 12
  • Bathroom(s) 6
Average guests rating:      0 / 5 ( 0 Reviews )
Highlights: Swimming Pool, Table Tennis, Billiard Room, Pool Table, Barbecue, Patio, Incredible Views, Great Location, Tennis and Golf Nearby, Sleeps 7-12


Magnificent 16th Century Dordogne chateau with stunning views over the River Isle valley. A swimming pool, 40 acres of gorgeous grounds and a billiard room enhance your stay. Sleeps 7-12.


The elegant and imposing mid-16th Century Chateau de Sioraque is situated in 40 acres of private grounds and boasts excellent views over the Isle River valley. Six lavishly decorated bedrooms and six bathrooms are available for exclusive hire. A swimming pool fitted with a child security alarm is also available for private use.

The Chateau de Sioraque features stunning interior decoration, including mosaics, detailed plasterwork, parquets, stone-flagged floors, and high ceilings with magnificent exposed oak beams. Many of the rooms are covered in wood paneling, while an enormous 17th century fireplace forms the centrepiece of the dining room. Beupoil family wallpaper still hangs in the living room.

The Chateau de Sioraque is located on a hilltop village between the two towns of ‘La Roche’ and ‘Gravelle’, and overlooks the River Isle and the woods of Antoniac. The architecture of other buildings in the village bear a remarkable similarity to the chateau; this is because the family who once owned the chateau also owned the village and rewarded the local farmers with housing and food in return for their labours in the fields.

Chateau de Sioraque

Six bedrooms with en suite bathrooms are laid out across three floors. With an area of over 1000sq/m, guests will have a considerable amount of space to relax in. The chateau can also provide cots for youngsters.

Ground Floor

On the ground floor is the spacious kitchen with all modern conveniences, including dishwasher, microwave, induction cooking top, oven, toaster, electric coffee maker and large fridge. There is a large kitchen table with a more than adequate supply of pots, pans, dishware, glasses and cutlery.

The large, grand dining room has a period fireplace and there are two further living rooms, one of which is equipped with TV, CD & DVD player.

The bedroom on this floor has an en suite bathroom with hydro-massage shower. There is also a laundry room with washer and dryer, a downstairs bathroom and an office with internet access.

First Floor

On the first floor there are 2 double bedrooms and 2 king size bedrooms, 3 of which have bathrooms and the other with comes with a hydro-massage shower.

Second Floor

On the second floor is the 6th bedroom with king size bed and en suite bathroom. There is a billiard room in the loft. All bedrooms come with luxury linen.


You will be delighted by a wealth of wild vegetation and formal gardens that stretch over an area of approximately 40 acres. The newly planted formal gardens contain around 2000 boxwoods, 400 rose bushes, trees and rhododendrons. The wild woodlands flourish with oaks, pines, chestnuts and acacias, and many well priced varieties of edible mushrooms are readily found during the autumn.

Within the 16 hectares of grounds is the private swimming pool (12x5m) equipped with an alarm system, which can be lit for night swimming. There is also an outdoor play room with pool table and ping-pong table. The barbeque area comes with plenty of outdoor seating. There are also two tennis courts 1km away that guests are welcome to use.

Services and Catering

The owner can provide catering for a 4 course meal at a cost of roughly 38 euros/person (wine not included).

Pool maintenance and twice weekly maid service is also included in the rental price.


Post Code (Zip):
Latitude / Longitude: 45.18321932768654 / 0.6054536638488344
Airport Bergerac 45 km
Market Perigueux 10 km
Restaurant Perigueux 10 km
Shops Perigueux 10 km
Town Perigueux 10 km
Train Station Perigueux 10 km


The nearest airport is Bergerac 45km away.

Area description

The nearest town of a reasonable size is Perigueux 10km away. Perigueux has a stunning cathedral which dominates the skyline, and plenty of high-end restaurants including Les Huit, Hercules Poireau and Les Clos Saint Front. There is also a large outdoor market on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and another in Saint Astier on Thursdays. A large supermarket and shopping mall is just 5km away.

Local activities include golf (5 minutes), tennis (2 minutes), canoeing/kayaking (10 minutes) and wine tasting in Saint Emilion, Bergerac, Pomerol and Monbazillac (all within 45 minutes).

Brantome is a delightful little town which has earned the moniker ‘The Venice of the Dordogne’ due to its location on an island. See the oldest bell tower in France at the Carolingian abbey, take a canoe or boat ride on the river, browse the windows of the many shops or sample the local cuisine.

Bergerac is a riverside town with medieval houses that line the streets of the centre. Virtually unchanged for centuries, there are over a hundred vineyards that cater to wine enthusiasts of varying tastes, for those who enjoy a sweet wine, Monbazillac makes a superb choice. Sarlat is another medieval town with well preserved streets and a good market.

The river is an essential part of the landscape of the Dordogne, and runs straight through the southern part of the region, taking in many scenic towns along the way. A boat trip is the best way to explore these villages – enjoy stunning scenery along the way and bask in the sheer charm of this region.

Accommodation, Facilities and Services

Property type: Chateau

Board: Self Catering

Bedroom(s): 6 ( 12 Sleeps )
  • Double Room with en-suite: 2
  • King Bedroom with Ensuite: 3
  • Twin Room with en-suite: 1
Bathroom(s): 6
  • Baths: 4
  • Showers: 3


  • Long term rentals: No
  • Pets: No
  • Smoke: No smoking
  • Children: Yes, great for kids
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Eldery or infirm: Not suitable

Holiday type

  • Family
  • Group
  • Rural


  • Countryside
  • Garden
  • River

General facilities

  • Billiards
  • Central Heating
  • Electricity
  • Fireplace
  • Games Room
  • Garden
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Water Supply

Indoor facilities

  • CD Player
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Television
  • Toaster
  • Tumble Drier
  • Washing Machine

Outdoor facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Garden Furniture


  • Catering (extra)
  • Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided


Car is essential
  • Off-road Parking


Local activities:

  • Canoeing
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Walking
  • Wine Tasting

Other activities:

  • Cathedrals (10 km)
  • Golf (5 minutes)
  • Tennis (2 minutes)


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Check in: 17:00, Check out: 10:00

All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price.

Heating costs are an additional 400 euros/week for evening/night heating if needed.

End of stay cleaning is included. Please leave the property in the condition you found it.

No pets allowed.

No smoking in the property.

Swimming pool open from May-September.

There is a security deposit of €1000. This is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.

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.

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