La Licorne, a small château (300m2) in Dordogne


Castle hosted by Ralf

8 guests, 4 bedrooms, 7 beds, 4 baths
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A small château with enchanted garden. Have you ever dreamed of living in the times of Richard the Lionheart and Eleanor of Aquitaine? Come live your dream with a stay at this small medieval chateau. Like its namesake Unicorn, this magical property is one-of-a-kind. Beautifully restored by local artisans with luxury and comfort in mind, La Licorne awaits your visit.

The space
Built into a hill and surrounded by beautiful landscaping, La Licorne offers romantic views of the Dordogne river valley landscape. The 15th century manoir and its 11th century tower delight in the fusion of medieval and renaissance character. The property of 2.5 hectares, much of it wooded and crisscrossed by tourist trails, includes an enchanted garden with a Koi pond, fruit and nut trees, an original roman spring, and a babbling brook. It is easy to imagine unicorns, fairies, and elves hiding around every magical corner.

The light-filled chateau derives much of its interior warmth and beauty from exposed limestone walls typical of the region. Large stone fireplaces are a centerpiece in almost every room, and are complemented by high, oak-beamed ceilings and oak and ceramic-tiled floors. Antique furnishings, tapestries, and oriental rugs give the large living areas a cozy, historic feel. There is a massive great room for relaxing and enjoying communal meals, a large library, a contemplative breakfast room, and 4 bedrooms. There are three bathrooms, two separate WCs, a well-equipped kitchen, and front and back terraces with tables for enjoying meals al fresco.

A stay at La Licorne makes for an idyllic get-away: a romantic chateau with its own history, a wonderful location that offers a wide range of attractions and activities within a few kilometers, a lovely climate, and not least the famous local cuisine.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Bedroom 3
2 single beds

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Indoor fireplace

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4.71 out of 5 stars from 7 reviews


Where you’ll be

Mouzens, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

Canoeing (2km), swimming in the Dordogne (0.5km—walk to your own secluded beach), 2 golf courses (3km), a small sports airport (10km), and climbing, hiking and cycling right outside your front door.
The Dordogne region is renowned for its excellent cuisine, which includes truffles and cèpes (which you can hunt yourself on the grounds of La Licorne), fois gras and all things duck and goose, walnuts, hazelnuts, figs, prunes, strawberries, and regional wines and distilled specialties.

Hosted by Ralf

  1. Joined in January 2018
  • 61 Reviews
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Au nom du propriétaire, j'ai le plaisir de m'occuper de votre lieu de location lors de votre séjour. Je serai là pour vous accueillir et resterai à votre disposition en cas de besoin et de question. Grâce à mon carnet d'adresses professionnel, je suis à même de répondre à la plupart de vos envies pour agrémenter votre séjour : - Livraison de courses alimentaires à la demande - Livraison de cadeaux, fleurs, …. - Conseils de restaurants, visites, …. - Livraison de repas traiteur - Service bien-être, forme, beauté : coiffeur, manucure, épilation, massage
Au nom du propriétaire, j'ai le plaisir de m'occuper de votre lieu de location lors de votre séjour. Je serai là pour vous accueillir et resterai à votre disposition en cas de beso…

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- delivery of food purchases
- delivery of flowers and gifts
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  • Languages: English, Français, Deutsch
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 10:00 AM
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $1175

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