The Picture Perfect Maison de Maître
5 (3)

Nouvelle-Aquitaine
80 guests
Sleeps 12
Bergerac, 25 mins
From 5,000

A beautiful French Maison de Maître in the picturesque Dordogne region of France. A stunning, stylish, and vibrant venue.

The Beautiful French Maison captures the style and elegance of the region from the moment you enter the property, with the cypress tree lined drive guiding you towards the arch of the main house. The grounds include woods, an organic herb and kitchen garden, fruit trees, olive trees, and eye-catching roses.

Description

This beautiful French Maison is an idyllic events venue in the stunning Dordogne region of France and has been set up to be a family-friendly, glamorous, stylish, and vibrant venue. This beautiful home and grounds are located in the picturesque and sunny South West region of France. The Dordogne is a popular destination in France known for its outstanding cuisine, rolling hills, vineyards, historic chateaux, bastide villages, and the Dordogne River.

At over 650 m2, this beautiful French Maison is a large property made up of a main house, grand salon, guest wing, a gite with two en-suite double bedrooms, and a tower. There are also three additional large ensuite bedrooms, and a double bedroom in the main house, accommodating 12 guests in total. Guests have access to the 12 x 6 metre swimming pool, which features a large wooden pergola, BBQ, and pool bar ideal for a brunch or pool party the day following your wedding. Sun-loungers are also provided.

Set in just over five hectares (12.5 acres) of beautiful grounds in the countryside, this Beautiful French Maison is very private and has plenty of space to host events and functions with fabulous features around the property. We welcome you to join us in our home to celebrate your special day and will be on hand to help make all your dreams come true.

The Grand Salon is an eye-catching ballroom, perfect for elegant events. With a hosting capacity of around 80 people for dinner, the Grand Salon features a chateau fireplace, and wrought iron and stone staircase. The Grand Salon is complemented by the connecting vestry and bar (corkage not charged). A professional kitchen is set up for caterers and guests hosting private events.

Perfect for wedding ceremonies, the Fountain Lawn is lined by olives trees and white flowering laurel. It also features a beautiful white pergola, fantastic for romantic wedding photos. The Fountain Lawn can be set up for intimate or large ceremonies, or as a fantastic location for pre-dinner reception cocktails and canapés. For events, traditional games can be set out on the lawns including boules, quoits, Aunt Sally, and croquet.

There is a secret garden located just past the lily pond and features relaxing seating and picnic areas. The woods sit alongside the stream that runs on the lower part of the grounds. In exploring the area you will be delighted to find a number of cute and romantic spots perfect for a little natural peace and tranquillity. If you wish to have your ceremony under the trees then all things are possible!

The French Maison is in the process of developing a boutique private gym which will be equipped with top of the range equipment, including a Peloton bike, Peloton treadmill, weights and floor work accessories.

This picturesque maison is situated in a prime location in the region, just 10 minutes drive from the vibrant and popular bastide, filled with restaurants and bars, 5 minutes from a prestigious Chateau with a 27 hole golf course and Michelin Star restaurant, superb local vineyards and eateries, 15 minutes from the Dordogne River, 30 minutes from some of the most famous wine appellations in the world including Saint Emilion, Pomerol, and Monbazillac, and just over an hour from the historic and stylish city of Bordeaux.

This is a family friendly venue that welcomes you to make their home your home for your special day and features traditional outdoor games, wooden climbing frames, bouncy castles (spring and summer), a zipline (in 2023), a games and craft marquee (spring and summer), a mini football pitch, a top of the range Jumpflex trampoline.

This is a fantastic venue to celebrate your wedding with multiple wedding package options for you to choose from or you can take advantage of the diverse features the property has to offer with a tailor-made package just for you!

Wedding stays start from 5000 euros (Sept to April) and from 7000 euros (May to August). Options include:

  • A four or seven night stay
  • Tables and chairs for the reception and ceremony
  • Wedding accessories and features
  • A welcome dinner for up to 12 guests
  • Breakfast on the morning of the wedding
  • Fully licensed food and beverage services on-site
  • A dedicated planner to support you for your event

They have built up and expansive and diverse local network including reliable, quality, and trustworthy partners who are able to provide excellent services to meet your needs. Depending on your requirements, they can help you find some of the best caterers, florists, beauticians, hairdressers, tailors, photographers, videographers, musicians, DJs, and event logistics support in the region. They can provide a wide range of wedding/event decor accessories and features, and furniture including tables and chairs for up to 80 people. Lastly, they are next to a private air field and can assist you in organising both private jet and helicopter hire adding a grand entrance to your big day! Get in touch for more information.

Location

Ah, Nouvelle-Aquitaine! Home to Aquitaine, Limousin and Poitou-Charentes. This is quite possibly the ideal wedding destination for any happy couple.

Aquitaine is home to Bordeaux and it is more than possible for you to get married near to the breath-taking Dordogne, or even near the Basque Villages. This is along the Spanish border and there is so much for you to see and do. The hot springs that are in Nouvelle-Aquitaine are not to be missed and this is great if you want to pamper yourself after the big day. Poitou-Charentes is on the Atlantic Coast and the sandy white beaches are culturally stimulating ad the most beautiful location to get married in France. Famous for its beautiful architecture as well as its incredible food and wine, This region has it all. Castles from yesteryear adorn every hilltop and the region is a must for anyone who enjoys their food. Local specilaities include truffles, foie gras, prunes and of course wine, so every wedding will be full of amazing cuisine and your guests will not be disappointed. If it is the classic French chateau that you are after for your wedding in France then you have to conside Nouvelle Aquitaine and the surrounding areas!

Of course, you also have the Marias Poitevan wetlands, and this is not to be missed either. You can get to this area via train and flights also run to this area as well. This is easily one of the most beautiful areas for wedding venues in the whole of France and the activities there include horse riding, wine-tasting and relaxing on some of the sandy shores. The region features many destinations with cultural and touristic significance locations like the Citadel of Blaye, Saint-Emilion, La Rochelle, Aquarium, Arcachon and the Dune du Pilat. All of these areas have a rich historical background that could be considered when choosing wedding venues in the region. Nothing can quite compare to the experience you will get when you visit this location, and it is one of the best places for you to say those special words, “I Do!”.

Offers

  • Book now for 15% discount in 2023!

    New venue promotion! Book now and enjoy a 15% discount for events in 2023. Please get in touch for more details.

Reviews

  • We love this place and wish could get married a second time!!!
    Jess & Andy
  • A great venue. We were very happy to celebrate with friends and family! Highly recommend.
    Virginie & Gerard, September 2021
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Contact Us

For further information please contact Abigail.

You can speak to us in: French & English

Pricing

  • Low seasonOct, Nov, Dec, Jan, Feb, From €5,000
  • Medium seasonApr, Sep, From €6,000
  • High seasonMay, Jun, Jul, AugFrom €7,000

Features

  • Gym Equipment

  • Garden games

  • Swimming pool

  • Hotel recommendation list

  • Marquee available on site

  • Celebrant

  • Recommended wedding planner

  • Recommended suppliers list available

  • Recommended caterer

  • Nearest Airport

  • Camping

  • Breakfast included

  • Baby friendly (cots, changing facilities)

  • Internet access

  • Golf course nearby

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