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Sumptuous castle of the 10th century allying authenticity and comfort.

People19
Bedrooms 9
Bathrooms8
Space 8,611 sq. ft.
Property type castle

Overview

About the property

This castle of the tenth century, rich in history will allow you to travel through the ages

Sold in the 13th century to the Bonafos family, the castle has undergone major improvements for 5 centuries. There is also the coat of arms of the family under the keystone of the chapel. It is in 1712 that the Costa de Beaulieu family bought the castle which they will leave in a state of abandonment. In 1936 Robert de Solignac, a distant descendant of the Bonafos, took charge of the destiny of the place, which he undertakes to restore. After his untimely death, the new owner endeavored to resurrect the building by giving it back its original appearance.

At the Castle of Presque we first appreciate the view. Set on its rocky outcrop, the castle dominates the valley and the village of Saint-Médart de Presque.

It is in this historic place that you can go back in time over the 7 centuries that shaped it. Sometimes rare in homes of this era, the 9 bedrooms each have their own bathroom and new bedding. Let yourself be carried away by the magic of the castle, by organizing tables worthy of the time in the great Hall of Guards on the ground floor (70m2) or the Banquet Room on the first floor (70m2).

Spend relaxing moments in the various lounges, facing the monumental ancient fireplaces, or in the park contemplating the view of the village, or in the swimming pool at the foot of the old barn where the farmers came to pay the tax (dime).

In the country of gastronomy, the kitchen is perfectly arranged so that you can comfortably cook feasts at the height of the castle and the region.

THE GARDENS

The park of 4 hectares will allow you to walk in the middle of beautiful French garden.

WEDDING :

The domain also accepts the organization of events such as weddings or birthday.

With its two large living rooms of 70m2 each, the castle can accommodate up to 70 guests.

RULES AND CONDITIONS

- For rentals, the Manor is available from 16h to 12h.

- For events, the spaces are available from 8:30 on Friday until 18:00 on Sunday for the park and the reception rooms, and from 14:00 on Friday until 14:00 on Sunday for the 9 rooms and their bathroom .

REGION

The Lot is a department of the South West of France, located in the Occitanie region which takes its name from the Lot river that crosses it. Very sunny region it is often compared to the neighboring Dordogne for the color of its stone, its architectural richness and lifestyle.

ACTIVITIES

Located at the foot of the Quercy Regional Park, the castle is only 25 km from the mythical medieval city of Rocamadour, built on the side of a cliff, but also less than an hour from a dozen villages labeled "most beautiful villages of France "such as Autoire, Turenne, Loubressac, Carenac, Colonge-the-red, Curmonte ...

You will also have the opportunity to discover the caves of Almost at the foot of the castle, but especially the famous Gouffre de Padirac (10 minutes), without forgetting to visit some magnificent castles like that of Castelneau or that of Montal.

If you have the chance to come between July 25 and August 15, do not miss the Saint-Céré Music Festival.

As for Gastronomy, you will not be left out with all the regional specialties such as Quercy lamb, Rocamadour cheese and the truffle, strawberry, plum and walnut culture that make the region live.

In addition to this wealth of heritage, athletes can enjoy a multitude of activities, such as golf Montal, the Water Park Willow, Lake Tolerme or the countless hiking trails.

More Details

Property Manager
Colas GUYONNAUD
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
10 July, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday castle in Saint-Médard-de-Presque in Lot

Property Type:
  • castle
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 8611 sq. ft.
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 19
  • King's Room - 1 Double Bed
    Room 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Room 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Room 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Room 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Room 6 - 3 Single Bed
    Room 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Room 7 - 1 Double Bed
    Room 8 - 1 Double Bed
Outside:
  • Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming

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  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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