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Chateau de Ruffiac

Overview

Property

Updated: 09-Dec-2016
Luxury chateau to rent with private pool in the Dordogne

In the south-west of France, in the heart of Périgord Noir, the castle of Ruffiac overlooks the Dordogne valley. It was restored in the XIXth century in the Renaissance style. This former noble castle is surrounded by a 20-hectare park and dates back to the 17th century. Today, the residence is the ideal holiday place to discover Périgord and the Medieval market town of Sarlat. The chateau is a haven for peace and beauty, offering incredible panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

Rooms at the chateau are elegant and tastefully representative of the French style. The lucky guests that rent the chateau will enjoy all its amenities including nine bedrooms (6 doubles, 2 twins, a single), two living rooms with large Renaissance fireplaces, a vast and fully equipped kitchen (Godin cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, all equipment), a dining room, an inner courtyard and two boudoirs in the towers. The castle has six bathrooms and four WCs. Other facilities include: phone, fax, internet connection, TV set with international channels, HIFI, babyfoot & table tennis. All bed linen is supplied free of charge. There is a spare bedroom that can be used as a dormitory for children.

Outside the chateau sits in a 20-hectare park with private hiking paths. It is even possible to access the chateau by helicopter! There is also a garage and a private alarmed swimming pool.

PLEASE NOTE THAT FULL PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS, AVAILABILITY & PRICES ARE KEPT UP TO DATE ON MY WEBSITE WHICH YOU CAN VISIT BY CLICKING ON MY PERSONAL WEBSITE LINK BELOW.

More Details
  • Sleeps 16
  • 9 Bedrooms
  • 6 Bathrooms, 4 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

Top Traveller Review

About the Manager

Simply Chateau was set up in 2003 after two old school chums enjoyed a fantastic holiday with friends in a French chateau in the Dordogne. Oliver & Ravi, the two directors of the company, were amazed at what terrific value these stunning chateau rentals represented and decided to spread the word. Soon after the website www.simplychateau.com was born.

Today we deliver a wide range of luxury villas, private chateau and charming farmhouses throughout France, Italy, Spain, the UK and the Caribbean. We have something for everyone from charming manor houses representing great value for money to fully catered & serviced luxury chateau, all handpicked and chosen with care. Bookings are made direct with the owner of your chosen property to guarantee you get the best booking price available.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian

Guestbook comments from the manager

By way of feedback, I can report that we had a wonderful time at the Chateau , and we were well looked after by Isabelle. The chateau was very comfortable with everything we needed to make it a memorable holiday. Thank you for all your assistance in organising such a great location!
Jul 2012
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Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

I was lucky enough to stay at the chateau towards the tail end of last year. I absolutely agree with the review below that it's a wonderful place to stay but can also confirm that the following changes have been made:

- A new improved wifi has been added and I had no problems with it during my stay.

- The chateau can be cool outside of the summer months on account of the thick stone walls (but you can just turn the heating up if you need it).

- The outdoor pool can be cold outside of the summer months (but you certainly don't need it any warmer in July & August) - it just depends if you're lucky with the weather.

- If you are a large group then the hot water can run out from time to time but it only takes an hour or so to heat up again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

At Simply Chateau we only work with the very best rental properties on the market. All of our properties have been handpicked and we take our customer feedback extremely seriously. We operate a ‘three strikes and you’re out’ policy - that is to say if we have 3 negative reviews relating to any of our properties we cease to advertise it. We have properties to suit every taste and budget, all chosen with care by our expert team for their unique character, fantastic features and stunning countryside locations.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bergerac at 45 Kilometres

The chateau is located 5 minutes from the pretty village of Carlux, half-way between Souillac and Sarlat, the medieval capital of the Perigord Noir. It sits in the heart of all the major Quercy and Perigord areas of interest.

Beynac and its splendid feudal fortress, Fayrac, Les Milandes, Puymartin, etc. The chateau is also close to numerous leisure activities, such as boat cruises on the Dordogne, hot-air ballooning, canoeing and golf.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Christmas to New Years
20 Dec 2016 - 5 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
£5,705
 
 
January to March
6 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
April
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
May
1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
June
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£4,301
 
 
July to August
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
£5,442
 
 
September
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£4,301
 
 
October
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
November to Christmas
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
Christmas to New Years
20 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
January to March
6 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
April
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
May
1 May 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
June
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
July to August
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
September
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
October
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 
 
November to Christmas
1 Nov 2018 - 19 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£4,213
 

Notes

  • Guide Price: £4,136 - £5,532 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for a week).

    Short Breaks: £4,136 - £5,532 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for 2
    nights).

    Security deposit: €500. This is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage
    inspection.

    Energy costs: Included in the rental price.

    End of stay cleaning: Please enquire.
  • Terms:

    - This Chateau is best suited to family groups. No groups of under 35 years of age due to past experience.
    - Capacity: The property comfortably sleeps 12 adults and 6 children or teenagers. Rental prices are based on groups of 16. 2 additional guests can be added for an extra €250 per person.
    - Security deposit: €1500. This is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
    - Linen & towels: All linen and bath towels are included in the rental price.
    - Energy costs: Heating charged to expenditure in winter.
    - End of stay cleaning: Included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it.
    - Tourist Tax: 0,30 euros per person per day.
    - Arrival time: 3pm onwards.
    - Departure time: 10am.
    - Pets: No.
    - Smoking: Yes - Only on the ground floor.
    - 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.
  • Services upon request at additional cost:

    Catering is available at the chateau for 20-30 euros per hour. 6 hours of maid service is included in the rental price and additional service is possible upon request. Babysitting is also possible.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Free Concierge Service: As luxury rental specialists we have all the experience in the world helping each and every one of our customers find the most suitable property for their dream holiday. All you need to do is provide us with the details of what you imagine your dream holiday to be, and we'll find the perfect property for you. We can make sure that every arrangement is planned to perfection and each element of your holiday has been refined. Transfers, catering, maid service, tours and activities can all be prearranged to your specific requirements. 100% Financial Guarantee: We realize that financial protection is an important consideration when choosing a holiday company so to ensure you have complete peace of mind we are bonded members of ABTA. Lowest Price Guarantee: Simply Chateau ‘simply?? processes the bookings and credit card payments on the property owner’s behalf. The owners themselves set the rates so you know you are getting the best available rental rate when you book. Avoid Internet Scams: Each and every property listed on our website has been checked to make sure that it actually exists. This ensures that you do not become a victim of an internet scam as can happen through an ordinary listing website.

Property Type

  • chateau / country house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury

General

  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Daily Maid Service

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural
  • town
  • village

Attractions

  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bathroom 5
  • Bathroom 6
  • Bathroom 7 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 8 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 9 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 10 - Toilet

Bedrooms

  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Bedroom 7
  • Bedroom 8
  • Bedroom 9

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace

Meals

  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Booking Possible
  • Catering available

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Outside the chateau sits in a 20-hectare park with private hiking paths. It is even possible to access the chateau by helicopter! There is also a garage and a private alarmed swimming pool.

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