Chateau Marouatte, Tocane St Apre, Dordogne, France

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Castles and Chateaux
Impressive medieval chateau sleeping 28 with a pool and tennis court, for special events and holidays in the Dordogne

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Chateau Marouatte, Tocane St Apre, Dordogne, France, sleeps 14-28 in 14 bedrooms.

Dating back to early 1200s, the large Marouatte 270 acre estate boasts a luxurious ambiance richly decorated to give a cozy home atmosphere while feeding the eyes with stained glass, antique furniture, paintings, intricate wood and stone work, painted ceilings, but also offering modern conveniences.

Chateau Marouatte is ideal for a large family holiday or several families joining together. Exclusive use is given to one party at a time so as to maintain a private atmosphere. The chateau is self catering but local chefs, as well as cleaners and yoga teachers, can be hired easily. There are many walking and jogging paths within the grounds.

Workshops take place at the chateau, ranging from plein-air painting, photography and cooking - please get in touch for details.

The castle guardian couple lives on site at the far end of the outer castle and are on hand to help when needed.

The nearest city is Perigueux, with excellent shopping and markets, a medieval pedestrian area, magnificent cathedral, Roman ruins and great restaurants. Brantome, 20 minutes away, has several highly rated Michelin star restaurants and is noted as one of the most beautiful towns in France, known as the Venice of the Perigord. The river Dronne is only one kilometre away and all along it are canoe rental sites and fishing opportunities. Bourdeilles castle is 8 minutes away and many other castles are within an hours drive. Grotte de Villars with its impressive stalactites and stalagmites as well as 20,000 year old cave paintings is only a 45 minute drive from the castle and well worth the trip. All in all, plenty to see and do.


Professional cooker, with all necessary utensils, cutlery, plates, glasses as required. A second larger kitchen is also available.
The inner castle gothic dining room seats 16 plus a kids table. Outside seating area seating 26. Outer bailey Troubadour ballroom seats 26.
Large sitting room or "salle d'honeur" seats comfortably 26 or more. There is also a library den sitting area next to the kitchen and dining room.
TV in the Games Room on ground floor below the salle d'honeur. Musical equipment (guitars, mics, speakers) available. Stereo system available.
Internet throughout the property. Mobile reception, but in some areas not great. Land line in office available upon request.
Beautiful games room, antique tile floors, wood paneling, painted ceiling, large pool table, table football, TV, chess board.
Troubadour ballroom and main living room have large open fireplaces. Main inner castle is centrally heated. Outer castle has electric or gas heaters.
14 bedrooms, most are king size or queen size beds including 4 posters. 6 single roll away beds available.
Linen (sheets, pillow cases, blankets, towels both hand and shower) supplied, beds are made at beginning of rental.
12 bathrooms, of which 4 are shower only and 8 shower/bathtub. 9 are en suite.
No facilities for disabled guests.
Pool toys, table tennis, balls.
Swimming pool and loungers, tennis court, large playing fields, badminton, table tennis.
Private heated swimming pool, 14 lounge chairs.
Plenty of parking available.
No smoking indoors please.
Will consider depending on pet and size.


On a hill overlooking the Euche stream valley in Dordogne, with unspoilt fields, woods on 270 acre (110 hectare) estate. Genuine medieval castle but with all modern conveniences. Super private.
Lisle 8 minute drive, for basics, pharmacy, grocery, bakery, doctor, bar, atm, general store, restaurants, hotels.
Lisle 8 minutes away or Bourdeilles also 8 minutes.
Lisle or Bourdeilles both 7-8 minutes drive, also a pizza restaurant 5 km from the castle in Spring and Summer.

Booking Information

Please note that prices are in sterling. Saturday changeover - £1,000 damage deposit. Exclusive to one renter only.

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

Getting here

Grand Brassac
24350 Tocane St Apre
Angouleme train station is 50-55 mins with TGV direct to Paris, or Bordeaux.
No buses.
Bergerac is 1:15 mins drive, Bordeaux is 2 hour drive as is Limoges.

Rental Rates

PeriodWeekly Price3 Night Weekend
Exclusive use
July and August

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Chateau Marouatte, Tocane St Apre, Dordogne, France

Anne-Marie Pierard

Joined us: 2017
+33 (0)660 942 344
Grand Brassac
24350 Tocane St Apre