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Chateau de Ruffiac

Carlux, Aquitaine, France

17th century chateau for 16 guests in Dordogne with 2 towers, private pool+ 20 hectare garden. With it's own caretaker + maid. Chef + nanny available.

This chateau for 16 is located in the Heart of Perigord Noir just 5 minutes from the village of Carlux in the South West of France. The 17th century chateau was lovingly restored in the 19th century and is surrounded by a 20 hectare park with stunning views from the 2 towers. There is an on site concierge and maid services are included. Plus the property has its own child safe pool and games room - good for families.

Chateau de Ruffiac is located just 5 minutes from the nearest town - Carlux - where you can also find the nearest bar. The closest beach is only 1 km away and there is a golf club in the area. Near by activities include hot air ballooning, canoeing and cruising on the Dordogne.

There is a total of 9 bedrooms at the chateau; 6 doubles, 2 twins and 1 single. There is also a large fully equipped kitchen, 2 living rooms with Renaissance fireplaces, a dining room, an inner courtyard, 2 boudoirs in the towers, 6 bathrooms, 4 toilets and a games room. Also, there is a spare bedroom suitable for children. Outside is a 20 hectare park with private hiking paths, a garage and a private alarmed pool.

Facilities include telephone, fax, internet connection, TV with international channels, Hi-Fi, table tennis, DVD and heating. Baby equipment and a professional nanny are available.

Room Types

Whole property for 5 or more

Nearest Airport/s

Brive La Roche / Toulouse