About this listing
In the heart of the truffle country, the elegant castle of Laubertie is located in the middle of the countryside on a limestone plateau in the “Périgord Blanc”.
You will be captivated by the beauty of the castle, the refinement of the decoration and the incredible changing light of this special place. Lovers of painting, picturing, drawing or simply dreaming will be charmed.
You will surely have a lunch or a dinner under the centenary beech, you will saunter in the park's paths, you will wander in the paths of the woods and then read under the shadows of the trees, the kids will play to hide-and-seek, you will be touched by the couple of squirrels jumping from branch to branch... and it not rare that, at the sunset, deers and stags go out from the woods to wander in front of you.
The castle is located three kilometers away from the small village of Sorges, (worldwide!) capital of truffle. During the harvest period (December and January) there is each Sunday morning a truffle market which is very animated and with a really specific atmosphere. Besides the harvest period, you can visit the museum of the truffle that will let you discover this Perigord's speciality. You can also find a bakery, a grocery, a newspaper store, a pharmacy and a hotel-restaurant which is well-known, “L'auberge de la truffe”. You can also buy fresh products directly from the farms around.
Near the ultimate "Tour de France" etap in july 2014.
Interaction with Guests
I will meet them personaly.
By 20 kilometers, you will discover Périgueux, capital of the Périgord, which has been classified as “Ville d'art et d'Histoire” (Art and History City) with its narrow little streets, hôtels particuliers, its protected districts and the Saint-Front Cathedral, classified in the UNESCO's Humanity World Heritage.
By 30 kilometers, you could visit Brantôme, the “Perigord's Venice”, very charming little city with its well-known restaurants and its very nice castles of Bourdeilles and Puyguilhem. A little further, you can also discover the Auvézére valley and its prehistoric sites such as the famous Lascaux's cave. You can also discover the vineyards of Bergerac a little at the South of Périgueux. And also think to wonder next to the river Dordogne where you will discover charming villages, old castles settled on the cliffs and the lovely city of Sarlat, which is really animated during the summer
You must have a car.
Other Things to Note
A very nice place !!!! The castle is surrounded by a park of 2 hectares and near fields and woods of 25 hectares. Its location and its charm will delight you.
This castle built in the 19th century in a neo-classic style shows the taste of this time for the Renaissance period. The coat of arms on the pediment of the tower and on the mantelpiece of the fireplace belongs to the Lasecuras de Lépine family. Near the park, a few meters from the castle, the heated swimming pool (which is perfectly secured) seems covered by the fields of sunflowers or grains according to the seasons.
What a wonderful week! Laubertie is a truly special place. The chateaux is simply beautiful; stylish decor, endless grounds, lots of character and is equipped with everything you need and more. Jacques was an excellent host; meeting us there and taking time to show us around and how things worked in addition to keeping in touch/answering my messages overt the week. We'll be back!
The house is amazing. Looks better in real life than the pictures.
Jacques was available for any question or need that we had.
I highly recommend this chateau!!
The property is blissfully tucked away of regular touristic hot-spots and fashions the most charming countryside around. A real treat for "weary eyes".
The house itself is a post-card beautiful and exceptionally comfortable. The grounds are vast (!) and very peaceful. The pool is a blessing at hotter days and the century oaks besides are majestic.
Jacques is a most gracious host.
In our humble opinion the property's qualities by far exceed its rental price.
Jacques was a great host! Very responsive, friendly and accommodating, full of useful advice about the area. Laubertie is a wonderful, genteel chateau, which began to feel like home very quickly. The only slight gripe was the speed of the internet connection which is slow by modern standards, even compared with our own Livebox in another part of rural France - a small issue compared to all of the wonders of Laubertie and it's environs.
Magnificent old house in the deep countryside. Birds sing, flowers bloom. Completely equipped with every comfort and convenience. Host very helpful with assuring a pleasant stay. Found us a bicycle path and rental, reserved table at fine local restaurant for first night. Many things to see and do on day trips from location. We were six adults, many different needs and interests, but house and region accommodated us all and we all had a very enjoyable week's stay.
Superbe demeure dans le Périgord, très spacieuse, très bien équipée, un vrai petit chateau pour passer quelques jours de détente. Le jardin est grand et bine entretenu, la piscine chauffée.
Nous y retournerons avec grand plaisir.
Hote très disponible et très sympathique
Great time! Highly recommend! We had a fabulous time at Château de Laubertie.
Jacques and Monique were great hosts, welcoming, helpful and very kind to us.
And what can I say about the castle, it's just as wonderful as described,simply astonishing...
We're looking forward to go back next year!!!