Chateau de Lerse, Perignac, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

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  • Weekly price
    from £ 17500
  • 2 night weekend
    from £ 7500
  • 3 night weekend
    from £ 7500
  • Midweek per night
    from £ 2500

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Castles and Chateaux
Luxury chateau and gites sleeping up to 38 with a pool, for weddings, special celebrations and corporate events in the Charente

Ideal for weddings, groups of families and friends
Chateau de Lerse, Perignac, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, sleeps 18-38 in 17 bedrooms.

Sleeps up to 24 in the chateau and gites:
The chateau sleeps 14 (in 7 rooms)
The family gite sleeps 8
Le Pigeonnier sleeps 2
Feeling more adventurous? Our 7 luxury safari tents around our lake sleep 7 - 14 guests additional guests (available May to October). Our glamping site benefits from 2 toilets, a shower block with 4 shower private cubicles. Each safari tent has its own terrace and power point.
In 2021 we will offer extra accommodation. Exact numbers to be confirmed.

Lerse is more!... it's unique, it's stylish, this is France at it's best. Whether you are looking to celebrate your wedding, a milestone birthday, fancy a retreat or a family or friends' reunion, Lerse has it.

Please note: we are unable to accommodate hen or stag groups.

Château de Lerse offers you space, 300 acres of it, ambience, style and sumptuous food! Offering diverse accommodation for up to 38 guests (including our luxury safari tents), this is one of the most ideal authentic celebration venues in France; we cater for small intimate events as well as larger events like weddings or corporate getaways.

Make yourself at home, spread out, read a book inside or out, play the piano, meditate outdoors, go for long walks, wild swimming in the lake, rent a vespa for a tour around the quiet and stunning Charente countryside... then come back to base. Chill with a glass of wine or bubbly on one of terraces, let our resident gourmet chef Joss and his team prepare some delicious food and inspirational dishes to delight you and your friends or family.

Rain or shine, here in the Charente at Château de Lerse we have got it ‘covered’! Offering you a long season from May to October, an all-weather courtyard and the events barn. Choose from dining on the front terrace overlooking the countryside and lake, or under the 'preau' along robust long oak tables seating up to 30 guests. Party until the early hours in the morning!

Enjoy our facilities on site: pool, games (table tennis, petanque, croquet), cinema room, piano in the purple salon.

Our nearest airports are Bergerac and Bordeaux. TGV station in Angouleme (connecting Bordeaux and Paris) is only a 22 minutes drive away.


Mainly used by our in-house chef but as communal kitchen if self-catering. It has various fridges, professional gas cooker, large oven, dishwasher.
Breakfast room: 8 guests, dining room: 24 guests, 'sous le preau': 30+ guests, 120 guests in the canopied courtyard and 200 guests in events barn.
2 sumptuous spacious lounges / salons await you with inviting large sofas, medieval open fire places, grand piano, cinema screen, boutique bar.
TV in library room, Bose audio system inside and outside (with speaker), DVD player in cinema room.
WiFi in public areas.
Table tennis (ping-pong) under covered area outside. Petanque outside by the front lawn.
3 large medieval fire places in both sitting rooms and informal dining area. Underfloor heating in downstairs areas and in-room radiators.
7 spacious zip&link in Chateau, 1 double in pigeonnier, 4 zip&link in gite, 7 doubles in safari-tents (May to Oct).
Crisp white linen included in all accommodation.
All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms with shower or luxury rolltop baths. 1 family bedroom (sleeping 4) in the chateau has a shared bathroom.
Disabled access in family gite and events barn only.
Space and 300 acres of land, private woodland, forest to explore. There are cattle on-site; our lovely herd of belted Galloways.
Thermal heated swimming pool (4x7 m, 1.10 deep), country walks, space to relax, chill, jog or cycle, rowing on the lake, petanque area.
Outdoor saltwater pool that is heated and maintained by thermal technology. The size of the pool is 4x7 m and 1.10 metres deep)
Plenty of parking behind the chateau.
No smoking allowed indoors.
Pets are not allowed.


Coming from Montmoreau the chateau is on your right; a long tree-lined drive leading up to Lerse. Bienvenue.
Shops and main facilities in Blanzac-Porcheresse (7.1 km) or Montmoreau St Cybard (7.8 km).
Montmoreau (7.8 km, 10 minutes) has several eateries and restaurants.

Booking Information

Prices are based on a min. stay of 3 nights, exclusive hire. Hire includes 7 chateau bedrooms (sleeping max 14 guests), the self-contained gite (sleeping max 8), pigeonnier (sleeps max 2 guests). Prices are based on self-catering except basic breakfast. Our resident chef Joss will discuss menus.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

16250 Perignac
Angouleme 31.7 km (22 minutes) - SNCF and TGV station.
Chalais airport (private small) - 25.4 km (23 min), Bordeaux Merignac Airport - 125 km away (1hr 20), Bergerac Airport - 96.3 km (1hr 30), Limoges Airport - 130 km (1hr 40).

Rental Rates

PeriodDatesWeekly Price3 Night Weekend2 Night WeekendMidweek per night
High season 2020/2021 July & August
1st Jul 20 to 31st Aug 20
Mid-High season 2020/2021 September
1st Sep 20 to 30th Sep 20

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Chateau de Lerse, Perignac, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

Joss Genestet

Joined us: 2019
+33 (0)545 25 95 90
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16250 Perignac