Chateau Pastel is a 6 bedroom charming period chateau in the southern Dordogne region of South West France. There are 6 bedrooms in the main chateau (4 of which have en-suite bathrooms), large reception rooms and numerous terraces for outdoor living.
Outside there is a covered dining terrace with BBQ and seating for 20. The pool has plenty of shade and is well protected and private. The full size tennis court is fenced and is a stones throw from the pool and croquet lawn. Set in the midst of its own grounds of over 7 acres, Chateau Pastel has a beautiful courtyard and plentiful gardens ideal for croquet, badminton and ball games.
The Chateau is set in the southern part of the Dordogne and is just 10-15 minutes south of Bergerac, making it very accessible from the UK. The beautiful town of Issigeac, with its colourful Sunday morning market, is just a 5-minute drive away.
The reception rooms are elegant and spacious, and spill on to the outside terraces where you have views over the private mature grounds. The kitchen is well equipped with range oven, dishwasher, coffee machine, plate warmer, crockery and utensils for 20 guests. There is a spacious sitting room, drawing room and day room. In addition, there is a formal dining room and study. There is also a full-size pool table.
There are 6 bedrooms in the main Chateau:
- Bedroom 1 is a double with an en-suite shower room
- Bedroom 2 is a double with an en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 3 is a double with a shared family bathroom
- Bedroom 4 is a double with a shared family bathroom
- Bedroom 5 is a double with an en-suite bathroom
- Bedroom 6 is a double with an en-suite bathroom.
Set in over 5 hectares of park, the Chateau is surrounded by mature trees providing complete privacy. The pool is fully fenced and very private. The pool is heated and is made up of two connecting basins that are 5m x 4m and 7m x 4m. The shallow basin is 1m in depth and the Deeper basin is 2m in depth. The tennis court is extremely modern and fully fenced. The covered terrace easily seats up to 12 and has a BBQ area. In addition there is a table tennis table, croquet, and pool table.
The chateau is near the pretty village of Issigeac where you will find your local boulangerie, small supermarket, boutique shops and restaurants. On a Sunday morning, Issigeac has one of the best morning markets in the area.
The Chateau is ideally positioned just 10 minutes drive from Bergerac International Airport, making it an easy final destination. Ryanair flies here from London Stansted, Liverpool, Nottingham and Bristol. Flybe flies into Bergerac from London Gatwick, Southampton, Exeter and Edinburgh. There are also interconnecting flights to Belfast, Glasgow, Dundee and Newcastle with Flybe.
The vibrant city of Bordeaux is 1hr 30 minutes away, with a larger International Airport servicing even more UK and Worldwide destinations. In addition, Toulouse Airport is approximately a 1hr 50 mins drive to the south - another large International Airport
For train travel, there is a high speed TGV link at Libourne which is a 1 hour drive away. Libourne to Paris is 3hrs 10 minutes and there are regular services throughout the day.