Chateau de la Bourlie Est. 2000

Château de la Bourlie, Urval, France

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This château blooms in the idyllic hills of France’s magical countryside. 
By the Dordogne, this large private estate offers total tranquility and an enchanting atmosphere with its well-tended gardens, rolling meadows, and sprawling woodlands.
The Lowdown
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Castle / Château / Manor
Church / Chapel / Temple
Field / Forest / Orchard
Farm View
Historical Monument
Product Launch
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Art Show
Baby Shower
Bachelor / Bachelorette Party
Birthday Party
Brand Activations
Bridal Shower
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
Family Reunion
Graduation Party
Group Getaway
Holiday Party
Networking Events
Photo/Video Shoot
Rehearsal Dinner / Welcome Reception
Retreats: Corporate, Spa, Wellness, Etc.
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

Private historic chateau on a 600 hectare domaine of meadows and forest with extensive gardens, in the same aristocratic French family for 800 years.
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

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Additional Charges

Minimum room block is one three bedroomed independant wing of the chateau.
Extra on site accomodation is available as follows;
Le Corps du Logis, 6 of our most prestigious rooms for up to 12 guests.
Le Pressoir, a 6 bedroomed villa with pool for up to 12 guests.
Les Bories, a loft style barn conversion for 2-4 guests
Le Camp D'Oro, up to 5 furnished tents each for 2 guests.
Catering is charged per guest, price varies depending on menu choice. 
Furniture and tableware is charged per guest.
Optional extras include a styling service: flowers, decor and ambient lighting.


Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event


Celebrations Hosted Here Since
No Curfew
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Client Must Select A Caterer From The List Provided By The Venue
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Licensed Server Is Required
Indoors & Outdoors
Designated Smoking Areas Only

We can accommodate up to 44 guests divided as follows:

Le Corps du Logis magnificent principal wing of the chateau surrounding the courtyard.
The fruits of an epic renovation by the de Commarque family, passionate colectors of art, antiques and contemporary pieces, these are unique spaces, designed to surprise and delight at every turn. 
Each room is blessed with its own fantastic marble or stone clad bathroom.

Bellatrix - our largest room at around 90m2, splendid and rich in colour and style.
Antarios - a rare chance to experience sleeping in a 14th century vaulted room, with 21st century comforts.
Electra - wild eclecticism with a decontrusted bathroom
Alcyone - European classicism meets contemporary cool
Polaris - loose yourself in the big blue 
Vega - pure romance

Le Fournial  an independant wing of the chateau, all rooms overlook the courtyard:
Bedroom 1: La Chambre Verte .1st floor, very spacious with a noble yet restful atmosphere, ensuite bathroom, kingsize bed, can be double or twin.
Bedroom 2: La Chambre Lilas. 1st floor, pretty in pastels and oozing with classic French country style, ensuite bathroom, kingsize bed, can be double or twin.
Bedroom 3: La Chambre Baldequin. 1st floor, ensuite bathroom, historical splendor with a stunning kingsize 4 poster bed.
Le Camp D'Oro  in the chateau gardens sleeps 10 in 5 furnished bell tents with a bijou rustic mini cottage as communal space and  2 shower rooms.
Each tent has top quality beds. and simple furnishings.
Les Bories a loft style  19th century tobacco barn barn conversion on the estate sleeps 2- 4 people, open plan space with central shower and dressing room as a divider. Full of suprises, this is an amazing space with a profound sense of peace.Views over meadow forest, and a picturesque ruined village, no neighbours.
The bedroom area contains a kingsize  bed, and there are two further single beds in the main open plan living area which function as sofas when the occupancy is 2.
Le Pressoir a villa plus annex in the valley, 800m from the chateau on foot through the forest, or 1.5kms by car along the lanes. Sleeps 12adults in 6 bedrooms. Garden and valley views, no neighbours.
Bedroom 1: Vast ground floor suite with dressing room and bathroom, patio doors lead straight out to the garden. Kingsize bed can be configured as a twin.
Bedroom 2: stunning spacious 1st floor suite , Kingsize bed can be configured as a twin.
Bedrooms 3 and 4: two rooms connected by a landing with a w.c and bathroom. One room has a kingsize or twin beds, the other is a small but sweet attic bedroom with two single beds for children, making these two rooms ideal for a family.  The childrens room can be made up as a double for adults if required as the beds are high quality full size.

Bedroom 5: Ground floor with it’s own entrance, a super stylish modern- rustic room with  retro hospital beds (can be used together or as twins.) Patio doors lead out to a terrace and the pool garden and  the room enjoys a particularly fabulous bathroom.
Bedroom 6: 1st floor with it’s own entrance, a wonderfully peaceful  ensuite room with fantastic views along the valley from the kingsized bed, can also be a twin room.
Inclusive of  concierge services, daily cleaning, fresh patisserrie delivered every morning, welcome treats. All household and pool linens are included and changed as required, the pools and grounds are maintained by on-site staff.
Extras include private chef, babysitting, laundry service
Eco/Green Events
Pet-Friendly Events
Kid Friendly Events
Inside Scoop

Le Fournial kitchen terrace is the best spot for a shady lazy lunch or get their for aperitif time when the sun hits.

Walk up into the forest for the best panoramic view, watch the chateau turn pink at sunrise.

Head to the pool for a sunset swim with swallows swooping down to the pool to cool off.

Ask the owners where to forage for the best cepe mushrooms or chestnuts to toast in the autumn.

  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Wifi
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
Venue Features
The Scene:
Chateau de la Bourlie is the castle you drew when you were a kid; the turrets, the courtyard, the roses climbing the walls, and Alice in wonderland gardens elevated within rolling meadows surrounded by forest. There are photo ops in every direction, magical light qualities and warm golden stone, as well as some cool contemporary design surprises hidden behind rustic exteriors.
Indulge in classic elegant French country style at the Chateau with it's roll top baths, antiques and a bread oven in the kitchen, or the minimalist-rustic reinterpretation of an old tobacco barn turned loft style appartment, swim as the sun sets in our perfectly placed salt pool, enjoy the luxury of space.
Standout Venue Features:
All guests have access to the chateau gardens and estate during their stay.
Our concierge brings you fresh patisserrie every morning, and is happy to recommend and organise activities during your stay, which could be pretty much anything from a cookery class, to hot air ballooning over the Dordogne valley.
Prior to your stay our planning and styling team work with you creatively to create an event which truely represents who you are, including unlimited communications, especially iportant when organising from afar. 
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Celebration Locations
The gardens and lime tree avenue:
Large lawned area with some natural shade, flanked on one side by topiary and roses, and on the other fruit trees and a kitchen garden . The lime tree avenue at the far end of the garden is a fantastic spot for outdoor wedding ceremonies.
- View: The chateau and surrounding meadows and forest
- Max Capacity: Unlimited
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The Chateau courtyard and terracce:
An enclosed courtyard setting entered through a large arched door, golden stone, climbing roses, flanked by citrus trees in large versailles planters, featuring a Neogothic chapel, 15th century stone mullion windows , and towers.The second space is a south west facing terrace backed by one wing of the chateau and facing the open countryside.
- View: Chateau views from the courtyard, and form the terracce the 18th century facede of the chateau on one side and garden dropiing away to meadow and forest the other, with a wonderful old specimen pf copper beech as a focal point.
- Max Capacity: 250
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The pool:
Large lawn area sloping down to a west facing pool in open countryside with a magnificent mature oak and a walnut tree providing wonderful dappled shade canopies to one side.
- View: Meadow and forested valley, the chateau reception rooms. and walnut avenue
- Max Capacity: 250
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Le Chai:
Formally used for stroring wine barrels, now befittingly used as a party room. 27 x 5m west facing reception room with waxed concrete floor , matt white chalk pai nted stone walls, and roof timbers apparent, a fantastic neutral space to make your own, or to be enjoyed for it's simple rustic elegance.
- View: Over the pool garden and surrounding countryside
- Max Capacity: 200
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Le Cuvier:
Complete with the original wine vats used for treading grapes, Le Cuvier is where the magic happens, waxed concrete floor, matt chalk painted stone walls, and stunning ancient roof timbers set the stage.
- View: Internal wall openings through to Le Chai.
- Max Capacity: 200 for dancing
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