The Chateau has been beautifuly crafted from the ruins of a magnificent 18th century chateau and following a great deal of careful and sensitive restoration this chateau now stands as a striking landmark against a backdrop of spectacular vineyards and woodland in the south of France.
This chateau has been described as 'a little piece of forgotten paradise waiting to be discovered.' It is a charming XVIII century chateau completely renovated; the perfect marriage of historic architectural beauty and modern convenience, set gorgeously amidst 5 hectares of woodland, meadow and gardens.
Families are warmly welcomed and Chateau de Sannes provides a wide range of baby equipment to lighten your load! Travel cots, high chairs and baby monitors are all available at no extra charge.
You can unwind and sip on a refreshing cocktail whilst you lay back and gaze at the breathtaking views.
Interior and grounds
The Chateau has a total of 16 rooms for a minimum of 32 guests. All Rooms are tastefully decorated and individually styled, with lots of attention paid to those small details. The full capacity of this cheateau, including extra beds that can be added to room on request is 43, or 47 if two small children share the sofa beds. There are also 3 travel cots supplied free of charge.
Every room is equipped with satellite TV, private telephone, safe and en suite bathroom or shower room. There are 4 standard rooms, 3 character rooms, 5 character rooms with a terrace or balcony, 2 suites and 2 suites with a balcony or terrace. There are also rooms specially adapted for wheelchair access and connecting rooms ideal for large families amongst the vacationing party!
At the Chateau you can dine in comfort and style - just imagine dining on the terrace or in the air conditioned dining room overlooking panoramic views, serenaded by crickets or soft music whilst savouring a glass of fine wine and indluging in modern French Cuisine.
There is restaurant on site, and the rates included breakfast each morning. Other catering can be provided upon request.
Location and local information
Situated in the South West of France, just a stone's throw away from the world renowned vineyards of Saint Emilion and Pomerol, settled amongst the rolling valleys of the Dordogne, Chateau de Sannes is the perfect base for you to discover this culturally rich and fascinating region.
Whilst the area is primarily famed for the deep, full bodied red wines produced here, its reputation has also been built from its captivating history, its wonderful food, the diversity of its landscapes and the warm, welcoming nature of its population.
Surrounding features of interest:
- Saint Emilion a medieval village (member of Unesco's protected sites of historic importance) and world renowned for it's fine wines. (www.saint-emilion-tourisme.com)
- Castillon la Bataille hosts the biggest re-enactment of the end of the 100 year war - shows of the Battle of Castillon in July and August. (www.batailledecastillon.com)
- Château de Duras: 12th century. (www.chateau-de-duras.com)
- Gallo-roman villa in Montcaret. (www.monuments-nationaux.fr)
- Bordeaux for shopping (Rue de St Catherine is the longest shopping street in Europe), museums, theatres and stunning examples of 18th and 19th century architecture from an era of decadence. (www.bordeaux-tourisme.com)
- Bergerac for shopping or a boat ride on the river Dordogne. (www.bergerac-tourisme.com)
- Libourne for shopping and farmer's market. (www.libourne-tourisme.com)
Perigord Noir famous for its many castles, caves and medieval architecture along with gastronomic delights. (www.sites-en-perigord.com)
- Sainte Foy la Grande with its beautiful market on Saturday morning. (www.tourisme-dordogne-paysfoyen.com)
- Two steps from Château de Sannes, you can have a wine tasting and visit Château Font Vidal in Juillac.
Catering and services
- Rates are inclusive of breakfast.
- Until the 30th of April, the restaurant is also open for lunch and dinner, Thursday to Monday.