château de rodie, Courbiac de Tournon, 47370
The rooms are spacious, each with a private bathroom, and are furnished with antiques. All windows look out over the surrounding countryside and the farm which specialises in the old breeds of Aquitaine.
Description of Château de Rodié Bed & Breakfast:The Tour Carrée has a private sitting room at the top of the tower with access onto the fortifications. The Tour Ronde is a suite consisting of a principal bedroom and a secondary bedroom with the bathroom between the two, and is well suited to a family. Much farm produce is served at the table d'hôtes, and vegetarians are not forgotten. The criteria is to serve healthy, tasty food and the cuisine is regional, traditional and Mediterranean. In the winter stews are often cooked in a pot hanging from the pot crane over the fire. When the weather permits dinner is served in the courtyard, under the arches; the rest of the time it is served at the 7 m long table in the baronnial hall with its large bay windows and Renaissance fireplace. In the depths of winter the table is laid in the 'old kitchen' with its collection of old kitchen utensils and inglenook fireplace.
Description of Château de Rodié Gite :The former bakery and stables of the château form a self-contained cottage with private terrace and garden which occupy one side of the central courtyard of the château. The large swimming pool (16,64 m x 6,68 m) is shared with the other guests of the château and the 55 Ha of nature reserve is also available to all guests. The cottage comprises two large bedrooms and one smaller one, all with private bathrooms. There is a well-equipped and appointed kitchen and dining room in the old bakery. The sitting room gives access to the terrace and garden. All is furnished to a high standard in keeping with the château. There is underfloor heating throughout.
Directions to Château de RodiéThe château is marked on the 16th fold of the Michelin map 79. Arriving from whichever direction, head for Tournon d'Agenais, 15 km south of Fumel on the river Lot. At the roundabout below Tournon, take the direction of Agen/Toulouse. Take the first road on the left to Courbiac (4km). Go past the church at Courbiac and turn right at the cross in the direction of Montaigu. One kilometre further on the private drive to the château descends to the left.
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