Chateau de Lerse, Perignac, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France for Business Groups

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Castles and Chateaux
Private luxury venue sleeping 38 for business events and retreats, with meeting rooms and catering, near Angouleme

Ideal for weddings, groups of families and friends
Chateau de Lerse, Perignac, Charente, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France, sleeps 10-38 in 17 bedrooms.

Chateau de Lerse is the place where you can meet in peace, get creative, or totally chill on a retreat.

Surrounded by acres (around 300) of gardens and land, this chateau feels like an oasis. You can lose yourself in the spaces around you, then come back again to base.

Main meetings can take place in the main lounge (orange room) which seats approx. 24 delegates. The orange room (main dining room) also has a built-in cinema screen which is ideal for any presentation or slide show. Various other rooms (small dining room, purple room, library) can be used as break-out areas.

Outside team-building activities can be organised like: wine/pineau/foie-gras tasting, 2CV tours, aqua boarding, karting, racing, petanque competitions, dance tuition, yoga or pilates sessions and many more. Live music can also be arranged.
Lunch can be served inside or out. Our own in-house chef will surprise you with tailored inspirational dishes on a daily basis, whether you want a lavish meal or just healthy meals with dietary requirements; Joss uses only fresh produce of high quality and cooks from scratch. Our bijou cocktail bar in one of the towers is ideal for pre-dinner drinks or a coffee start of the day.

Sleeps 2 to 22 in the chateau and gites:
The chateau sleeps 14
The gite sleeps 6
Le Pigeonnier sleeps 2
Feeling a bit more adventurous? Our luxury safari tents around our lake sleep 7 - 14 guests additional guests (May to October only). Our glamping site benefits from 2 toilets, a shower block with 4 shower private cubicles and each safari tent has it's own decked terrace & power point.

Min. numbers: 10 guests (each own bedroom area) + safari tents with 7 guests = 17 (May - October only).
Max. numbers: 22 guests (if bedrooms are shared) + safari tents with 14 guests = 34 (May - October only).
In 2021 we will have extra accommodation in our Moulin de Lerse (mill house) increasing our sleeping capacity to approx. 50 - 60 guests. In 2021 different prices apply.


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
Breakout Areas
IT Facilities
Outdoor Areas
Disabled Facilities

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

from €2500 - €3266 per day for private hire - midweek only from Monday (arrival) - Thursday (departure). This rate is for exclusive use only. Note pads, pens, flipcharts, mineral water are included. Lunch, dinner and drinks are excluded and need to be arranged with our chef.

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

Joss Genestet

Joined us: 2019
+33 (0)545 25 95 90
+33 (0)649 85 32 57
16250 Perignac