This castle of the 10th century is very rich in history and will allow you to travel through the ages.
Sold in the 13th century to the Bonafos’ family, the castle has undergone major improvements during 5 centuries. You can see the family’s coat of arms under the keystone of the chapel. It’s in 1712 that the Costa de Beaulieu family bought the castle. They will leave it in a state of abandonment a few years later. In 1936 Robert de Solignac, a distant descendant of the Bonafos, took in hand the destiny of the place, which he undertakes to restore. After his untimely death, the new owner endeavored to resurrect the building by giving it back its original appearance.
At this amazing place we first appreciate the view, set on its rocky spur, the Château de Presque dominates the valley and the village of Saint-Médart de Presque.
On this historic place, you can go back in time over the 7 centuries that shaped it. The 9 bedrooms have new beds and their own bathroom. Let yourself be carried away by the magic of the castle, as majestic as the old period. The castle contains the great room of the Guards of the Ground Floor (70m2) and on the banquet room of the first floor (70m2).
You can spend relaxing moments in the different lounges, enjoy the monumental ancient fireplaces, contemplate the view of the village from the park, or swim in the swimming pool in front of the old barn where the peasants came to pay the tax.
In the country of gastronomy, the kitchen is perfectly arranged so you can comfortably cook castle-size feasts with fresh products from the region.
The park of 4 hectares will allow you to walk through a beautiful French garden.
RULES AND CONDITIONS
- For rentals, guests are welcomed to the Castle from 4PM the day of arrival till noon the day of departure.
The Lot is a department of Southwest France, located in the Occitan region that takes its name from the Lot River which runs through it. It is a very sunny region that is often compared to the neighboring one, the Dordogne for the color of its stone, its architectural richness and lifestyle.
Located at the bottom of the Quercy Regional Park, the castle is only 25 km away from the mythical medieval city of Rocamadour, built on the side of a cliff. The castle is also less than an hour from a dozen villages labeled "most beautiful villages of France "such as Autoire, Turenne, Loubressac, Carenac, Colonge-the-red, Curmonte ...
You will also have the opportunity to discover the caves of Presque at the bottom of the castle but especially the famous Padirac Abyss (10 minutes), without forgetting to visit some magnificent castles like Castelneau or Montal.
If you have the chance to come between July 25th and August 15th, don’t miss the Saint-Céré Music Festival.
On the gastronomy side, you will not be left out with all the regional specialties such as Quercy lamb, Rocamadour cheese and the truffle, strawberry, plum and walnut culture that make the region live.
In addition to this wealth of heritage, sportsman can enjoy a multitude of activities, such as golf of Montal, the Water Park Willow, Lake of Tolerme or the countless hiking trails.Get the full listing »