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Hilltop Chateau In 10 Acres prices from 18 to 26 guests Private heated Pool

Bedrooms 13
Space 6,996 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Chateau in Serignac Peboudou, Nr. Castillonnes, Lot et Garonne, France - 25 Mins From Dordogne's Bergerac Airport, (Ryanair Flights From Five UK Airports)

This beautiful chateau sits in 10 acres, has been lovingly restored and offers comfortable holiday accommodation for friends and family groups. The house has 13 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms and sleeps 18 - 26. Prices are for the exclusive private rental of the Chateau even if there are only 18 or less people. Everyone can eat together out on the terrace or in the large dining room making Chateau des Mautors ideal for large family gatherings, anniversaries, birthdays or just good friends wanting to have fun. The 13 X 6 metres swimming pool has a roman end and is fully fenced for childrens safety. It has a solar cover on a roller and 300m of solar heated black tubing. There is a games room with a pool table, table football, English satellite TV and DVD player. The ping pong table is just outside the games room on the lawn. The house has a good internet connection.

About Us

Margaret Gawthrop
Chateau Des Mautors, Serignac Peboudou
47410 Lauzun
VAT Reg No

Tom Gawthrop
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Tom Gawthrop

Tom and Maggie bought Chateau Des Mautors in 1992 and spent three years restoring it. We have just celebrated 25 years of welcoming our guests to our beautiful property. we love skiing and regularly head down to the Pyrenees in the winter.

Tom Gawthrop purchased this chateau / country house in 1992

Why Tom Gawthrop chose Sérignac-Péboudou

We fell in love with the chateau the moment we drove up the drive and saw the incomporable views over 30 kms of rolling countryside. Come and see for yourselves

What makes this chateau / country house unique

how many other properties have 650m2 of living space allowing you to enjoy the Chateau together or equally to have some time to yourself.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Sérignac-Péboudou in Lot-et-Garonne

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 6996 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 26 people
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 4 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 5 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 6 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 7 - Shower Enclosure
  • Mautors has 9 bathrooms, all fully tiled, 4 of which are en-suite. Three bathrooms have a bath, and 6 have a shower. They all have a washbasin and WC.
  • 13 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 9 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 10 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Four poster bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 11 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 12 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 13 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 18 (Maximum 26) (13 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 3 apartments for 4 people each with a double room with king size bed, and a twin room. Bathroom and sitting room. The central apartment for 6 has one double, one king-size, and one twin bedroom, all withen suite bathrooms. Large sitting room The east tower has a 4 poster room with en suite bath and shower. 1 double with en suite shower and 2 twins sharing a bathroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Outside: Mautors has large grounds with beautiful views. The private swimming pool is 13x6m, has a roman end with steps into the shallow end, and is fully fenced to ensure childrens safety. A table tennis can be found in the garden. The guests dine on the shady terrace which seats up to 26, and there is large barbeque close by for the exclusive use of the guests Utility Room: Free use of the washing machine and ironing facilities. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bathroom towels and bed linen are included, beds are made up for our guests arrival. If you wish to have someone to come in to clean for you while you are in residence, this can be arranged. Other: The dining room, which is next to the kitchen, seats 26 people comfortably, and features a beautiful old mahogany fireplace.


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Hilltop Chateau In 10 Acres prices from 18 to 26 guests Private heated Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Amazing place for a large group of friends

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a Mautors for the Whitsun week. At our peak there were 30 of us in the property yet it still felt amzingly spacious. Below are a collection of comments from the group. We are all returning for the same week next year - Thanks Tom & Maggie!!!

A stunning venue set in beautiful grounds, amazing views and facilities to cater for any range of adults and children. The relaxed warmth and generosity of the owners made our stay even more enjoyable. A gem of a find for a perfect large group holiday- we will certainly be repeat visitors!

We're all paid up on booze which is an amazing price! What was the total number of bottles consumed in the end? Did we break the record?

Review: Mautors was an idyllic chateau for such a large group of people. The separate apartments meant you could have some privacy when needed and the entertainment areas worked fantastically well for both the kids and adults.

The constant supply of wine - thank you Tom- was brilliant and tasted great.

All aspects seem to have been thought out well and it meant we were able to really relax and enjoy a fantastic holiday in Mautors. We look forward to returning next year.

A truly amazing place to stay, the pictures just don't do it justice and the pictures are great, we had a large group of family and friends but never felt on top of on another, the outside and inside are brilliant, but it was the little things like constant hot water, cleaning products and more than ample kitchen cookware and utensils. Out of 5 I would give it a 6.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous family location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Mautors for a week in July 2015 with the whole family ranging from ages 18 months to 81 years of age and the chateau was perfect for all of us. In a very quiet secluded area but close to pretty villages and lots of things to do nearby. We enjoyed days go karting and canoeing both within short drive. Views from the raised terrace and from the pool are gorgeous and all the rooms were clean, spacious and comfortable. Large tv, games room which suited the little ones but we saw very little of it due to the fabulous weather which meant we spent most of our time outdoors. The owner Tom was always around when needed, very friendly and went out of his way to fix anything that we needed (above all he is an Ipswich Town supporter which went down very well with a family of Town supporters !)

We've already booked to return in 2016 ......

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
600 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
45 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
7 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
120 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Biscarosse and Arcachon are both beautiful beaches and are two and a half hours away.


Mautors is 7 - 11 hours drive from the Channel ports St. Malo/Le Havre/ Cherbourg/Calais.

Flights into Bergerac include: fly in from Bristol/Liverpool/London Stansted/East Midlands/Brussels-Charleroi.

Flybe fly in from Birmingham/Edinburgh/Exeter/Southampton/Leeds Bradford. fly in from Amsterdam-Schiphol.

Flights from Bordeaux(transfer 1hr 30 mins), Toulouse (transfer 2hrs 30 mins). Carcasonne (transfer 3hrs) and Limoges (transfer 3hrs 30 mins).


Castillonnes is 7 kms away where there is a good supermarket, several bakers and butchers, and even a cinema, alternatively there is a larger supermarket at Miramont de Guyenne, 15 minutes away.

There are a wealth of Chateaux and caves to visit, wine tasting, canoeing on the Dordogne, horse riding in the village, Tennis at Castillonnes, and bastide towns to visit which each host a market on specific days of the week.

Further Details:

All the towns in the area have a market on different days which our guests love to potter around, or just watch the world go by with a glass of wine in their hand. For those who like a bit of fun in the evening, there is a night market during July and August in the town of Eymet, where you can buy local produce which is bar-b-qued in the streets, and you can sample some of the wines which are on offer by local producers at their own stalls.

If you are lucky, you might be holiday when the towns take it in turn to have their Bodegas, a night when you can roam around and sample food and wine, and listen to dozens of bands in the streets who play all sorts of music. The highlight for us are the drums that pound round the streets in the balmy heat of the evening, and with everyone joining in dancing.

We are very lucky to have a good choice of Restaurants close by, all of which are child friendly, and good value. Bergerac and Villeneuve Sur Lot are a bit further away, but are worth the trip to see the architecture of the towns, and to visit their restaurants, as well as the shops for the girls!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house in Sérignac-Péboudou, Aquitaine

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
7 Apr 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
21 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Aug 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 18 guests; add £6 per night, per additional guest
Low Season
6 Apr 2019 - 5 Jul 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
6 Jul 2019 - 19 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
20 Jul 2019 - 23 Aug 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low Season
24 Aug 2019 - 25 Oct 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £351.93
Stay tax £0.40 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

Booking Notes:
Our prices are in Euros, but to avoid 2 sets of international bank charges, we are happy to accept the deposit in Pounds Sterling, but the balance must be paid in Euros.
20% Deposit (Either Euros or Pounds at the days rate of exchange),
80% Balance in Euros, due 8 weeks before arrival date, along with a Tourist Tax.
A Breakage/Cleaning Deposit of £350 (or €400) is due with the balance.
There is a surcharge of 20 Euros per person per night per extra bed over 26, maximum 28.

Changeover Day:
The changeover day is Saturday, the time our guests are expected to arrive is 4pm, and to vacate the house by 10am the day of their departure.

Notes on prices:
We do ask for a Breakage Deposit of £350 due with the balance.

The Chateau sleeps 26 but an extra bed can be added for a supplement of 20 euros per person per night, maximum 28. (children under the age of one are free).

A Tourist Tax has been introduced in France which will be due along with the balance, this is 40 centimes per person per night for people over 13 years of age.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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