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Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location

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Chateau Caillac
Cezanne Room (Groundfloor)
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Overview
7 bedrooms
7 bathrooms
18 guests
7 nights minimum
Chateau
The Chateau has been beautifully restored yet retains many original features. Everything you need for a superb family holiday is provided. You will have exclusive use of the Chateau and separate gite with private pool which is fenced and alarmed. Beside the pool is a covered pool house with dining table and chairs a large BBQ and a kitchen, ideal for summer outdoor eating. There is a south facing sun terrace, large gardens and direct, private access to the river and a jetty. A small fishing boat and canoe are provided for your use. For those who like to sit quietly in the shade, there are numerous ancient trees to sit beneath, whilst still enjoying the lovely view of the river. Inside the Chateau, the rooms are beautifully decorated and furnished and all the bedrooms have views of either t...The Chateau has been beautifully restored yet retains many original features. Everything you need for a superb family holiday is provided. You will have exclusive use of the Chateau and separate gite with private pool which is fenced and alarmed. Beside the pool is a covered pool house with dining table and chairs a large BBQ and a kitchen, ideal for summer outdoor eating. There is a south facing sun terrace, large gardens and direct, private access to the river and a jetty. A small fishing boat and canoe are provided for your use. For those who like to sit quietly in the shade, there are numerous ancient trees to sit beneath, whilst still enjoying the lovely view of the river. Inside the Chateau, the rooms are beautifully decorated and furnished and all the bedrooms have views of either the garden or the river. There is one bedroom on the ground floor which would be particularly suitable for wheelchair users or for family members who would rather not use the stairs. The Chateau has seven bedrooms and can sleep 14 to 18. Additionally there is a 2 bedroom gite available to the guests staying at the Chateau.The maximum number remains 18 however the extra bedrooms allow more flexibility for you and your guests. Summer 2019 now FULLY BOOKED- BOOKING BEING TAKEN FOR SUMMER 2020, WE STILL HAVE AVAILABILTY FOR OUR Tandem and Turret fully catered LUXURY TANDEM cycle weeks. 4/6/2019 to 11/6/2019 and 13/6/2019 to 20/6/2019. £2000 per couple per week. Speak to owner for further details or google tandems and turrets. Weddings by prior arrangement with our wedding planner. For cycling holidays or weddings please telephone me on the number on my listing. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Groups must be mostly over 25's Dogs may be allowed with prior consent. Smoking is allowed within the grounds but not in the Chateau. Suitable for families and groups. Full terms and conditions available on request.
Bathrooms
1 Shower, 6 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Angela H
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2009
Interaction with guests
During your stay, my housekeeper will be on hand to answer any queries you may have. I too am always contactable by phone or email.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second (and long awaited) visit to this fabulous chateau. We were a group of 12 age range from 7 to 75. Once again we were charmed and delighted with the facilities and the magic of Caillac. I will forever remember the sound...More

Date of stay: July 2022
Thank Dorothy F
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Cruiser779302, VR Owner at Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Dorothy. Thank you for your lovely review. Steve and I are delighted that you and your family enjoyed your return visit to the Chateau. Kim (my housekeeper) is my right hand man, I am lucky to have her as part of my team for...More

Reviewed December 8, 2021

In November 2020, in an effort to lift the spirits during a long and gloomy winter, my husband and I booked a week at Chateau Caillac after seeing Angela and Steve with their tandem bike tours, on “Escape to the Chateau”. It seemed like the...More

Date of stay: September 2021
4  Thank Journey11576648865
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Cruiser779302, VR Owner at Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your detailed review. It’s always a delight to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay,

Reviewed November 1, 2021

My wife and I had an amazing holiday on the Tandems and Turrets week at Château Caillac with 4 friends. Located in a quiet lane on the River Lot, it has tranquil grounds and gardens developed and landscaped by the owners Steve and Angela with...More

Date of stay: September 2021
1  Thank Ian F
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Cruiser779302, VR Owner at Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much, really great to hear that you enjoyed your holiday.

Reviewed October 20, 2021 via mobile

Due to Covid this was our third attempt to holiday at Chateau Caillac and it was certainly worth the wait! Entering the driveway of the chateau was so surreal we couldn’t believe we had made it! The grounds of the chateau are beautiful. Steve and...More

Date of stay: October 2021
Thank Joanne R
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Cruiser779302, VR Owner at Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much. We are delighted that you enjoyed our Tandem and a turret Experience. Steve and ai enjoyed being your hosts.

Reviewed October 10, 2021

After watching Château Caillac on Channel 4’s Escape to the Château DIY we knew we had to go and experience it for ourselves. So, we booked the September Tandem and Turrets holiday at the beginning of the year, we were eagerly looking forward to going,...More

Date of stay: September 2021
3  Thank Cruiser80138
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Cruiser779302, VR Owner at Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you kindly. Steve and I are both delighted that you enjoyed your holiday, we really enjoyed hosting you both.

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Reviewed August 9, 2020

My vocabulary is not good enough to do this place justice in a review so I will just say “WOW”. You will not be disappointed!! Michael

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank michaelomobbs
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Cruiser779302, VR Owner at Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2020

So pleased you really enjoyed your stay, your very welcome to return.

Reviewed August 4, 2020

This was the best ever holiday to experience with a group of friends and coming after lockdown was a true blessing. There is so much to do within the beautiful grounds from table tennis to kayaking on the river, drifting away in a hammock or...More

Date of stay: August 2020
1  Thank Fiona K
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Cruiser779302, VR Owner at Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to write the review. We are so very happy you all enjoyed your stay and hope you will stay again.

Reviewed August 4, 2020

Stayed for a week with a group of close friends. We had a blast! The Chateau is very comfortable and extremely well equipped. Although we did not spend much time inside, we have fabulous weather so lived in the pool side kitchen. The heated pool...More

Date of stay: August 2020
2  Thank SteveWW1986
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Cruiser779302, VR Owner at Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2020

thank you foe taking the time to review your stay. Its lovely to hear that you all had a great time and we look forward to you returning again.

Reviewed August 2, 2020

We have just returned from a week at Chateau Caillac, booked as and exclusive rental to celebrate my 50th birthday with friends. I can honestly say it was the best holiday ever despite Corvid19. We were the first quests of the season due to delays...More

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank 451debbiew
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Cruiser779302, VR Owner at Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2020

Thank you so much for the lovely review. Chateau Caillac looks forward to you returning one day in the future.

Reviewed October 9, 2019

We were very excited about the idea of staying in a French Chateau and we were not disappointed. Château Caillac was amazing, standing proudly in its extensive grounds beside the tranquil river Lot...it was like stepping into our own magical fairytale! On arrival we were...More

Date of stay: September 2019
2  Thank LizNoon
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Cruiser779302, VR Owner at Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2019

Thank you both for your detailed review. It was our pleasure to meet you both and we are delighted you enjoyed your stay. We very much hope you will return again.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Boat Available
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Ping Pong Table
Pool Table
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Yard
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Stove
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighborhood
Fongrave is a small traditional village which is home to church with a beautiful carved alter.The Chateau has direct access to the River which, as well as being picturesque is ideal area for fishing ( fishing licenses can be obtained from the village shop). During the months of July and August evening markets are held by the river, and food, wine and live entertainment is available.The village is on a cycle route and there are a number of bicycles at the Chateau for guests to use including 2 Tandems.
Getting around
It's best to hire a car as the supermarket is a short drive away. We have nearby villages that are easily walked to or use one of our numerous bikes.
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Cancellation Policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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*Booking fee is excluded from refund amount

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Frequently Asked Questions about Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location

Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location is able to accommodate up to 18 guests. See all property details.

Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location has 7 bathrooms available. See all property details.

Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location has 7 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Chateau Caillac - Fairytale Riverside Location must last at least 7 nights. See all property details.