Chateau de la Bourlie Est. 2000

Château de la Bourlie, Urval, France

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
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Castle / Château / Manor
Church / Chapel / Temple
Field / Forest / Orchard
Garden
Views
Courtyard
Forest
Garden
Historical Monument
Meadow/Field
Valley
Style
Bohemian
Contemporary
French
Glamorous
Medieval
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Corporate Event
Family Reunion
Group Getaway
LGBT Weddings
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.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

Accommodation for 13 is included with the venue hire, extra accommodation for up to 28 guests is also available on site.
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.

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
150
Buffet
150
Standing
200
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2000
Curfew
2 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Must Select A Caterer From The List Provided By The Venue
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Licensed Server Is Required
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
CHATEAU DE LA BOURLIE VENUE  ACCOMMODATION DETAILS

We can accommodate up to 41 guests divided as follows:
 
La Bourlie chateau, one wing and  an annex sleeps 13 in 7 bedrooms as follows…
 
Le Fournial main house 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 Chapelain annexe, all rooms overlook the west gable gardens:
 
New for 2015! Bedroom 4: La Chambre Voute, ground floor beautiful 14th century room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace , adjacent shower room with spacious walk-in shower  shared with La Chambre Chapelle.
 
New for 2015! Bedroom 5: La Chambre Chapelle, ground floor light and airy double room with garden views, adjacent shower room with spacious walk-in shower  shared with La Chambre voute.
 
Bedroom 6: La Chambre Dore. 1st floor delightful double room with a lovely vintage feel, shares a bathroom with La Petite Chambre
 
Bedroom 7: La Petite Chambre, 1st floor cosy single room with a vintage cottage atmosphere.
 
*= Popular choices for the bridal suite
 
Le Camp D'Oro  in the chateau gardens sleeps 12 in 6 furnished medieval style tents with a bijou rustic mini cottage as communal space and  2 shower rooms.
Each tent has raised wooden floor, 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.
 
Villa:
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.

Annex:

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
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.

Amenities
  • 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.
Design:
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
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
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
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
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
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
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: 165
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
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: 180 for dancing
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
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