Show up in Burgundy hungry and thirsty when staying in one of our luxury villas. This land of rolling hills, historic towns and gastronomic delights will leave you breathless and spoiled.
The Dordogne is a region of lush forests dotted with over 1500 castles and luxury villas. Small quaint villages are tucked away along the rivers and valleys of this timeless land and a wide range of kid friendly activities makes this a perfect family destination.
From Megève to Courchevel and Val d'Isère, the French Alps is brimming with picturesque ski resorts, charming wooden chalets, and snow-kissed landscapes.
If you are looking for glamor and relaxation, look no further than the famed St. Tropez in the French Riviera. From sprawling beach towns such as St. Tropez to shops overflowing with luxury items, Cote d’Azur is a dream come true.
Dissected by the beautiful Loire River, the Loire Valley region in the heart of France is a collection of soft rolling hills and meadows blanketed with vineyards and fruit orchards all accessible from our luxury villas. Medieval chateaux await exploration as do the Loire's charming towns and villages.
From the quaint village of Giverny that inspired Monet, to the site of one of the most famous battles of WWII, Normandy is steeped in culture and history. Visitors will be delighted by the charming ports, idyllic villages, and the rich flavors of France.
With so much to see and do, Paris is truly a world-class city and full of luxury. For centuries it has been the heartbeat of France and Western Europe. Tourists flock here from around the world to take in such renowned sights as The Louvre, The Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees.
Provence is a land where mountains spill into soft rolling hills covered in flowers, fine luxury villas with vineyards attached that eventually merge into the deep blue of the Mediterranean Sea. Provence is everything you've heard, and so much more.
Just minutes away from the picturesque town of St Remy de Provence, this villa is situated in the Alpilles hills and accommodates twelve guests in its four bedrooms.
Perfectly located near Mont Ventoux and in the heart of the famous wine regions of CÃ´tes du Ventoux and CÃ´tes du RhÃ´ne, Campane is the perfect starting point to explore the region.
A large, farmhouse style chalet in the heart of The 3 Vallees.
Located within a hamlet of four chalets in the heart of The 3 Vallees, the worlds largest ski resort.
A one-of-a-kind castle offering the highest standards of quality, history and service—in the heart of historical Normandy. The expansive and recently renovated Chateau de Calvados offers 18 beautifully furnished bedrooms, each with its own ensuite bathroom, scattered throughout the property’s three floors—all of which are easily accessible by lift.
Chateau de Normandie is, quite simply, the castle of your dreams. Complete with moats, parapets, towers and other medieval surprises, this exquisite property is a fully realized fairytale castle--with the history to match. Set on 800 lush acres of farmland, this chateau features 17 bedrooms and suites, each with its own private bathroom, and furnished with priceless antiques.
Located on the serene Contentin peninsula in west Normandy, the spacious Pavilion de la Paix is an impressive 5-bedroom property with historical significance and charm to spare. Set on 14 generous acres, the grounds are accented by romantic, English-style gardens, broad lawns, a tennis court and a diminutive private lake.
Steeped in antiquity, Chateau Yvetot provides a perfect setting for guests looking to get away from it all--history lesson included! The property, a stone’s throw away from the town of Valognes, served as the backdrop for the signing of the Treaty of Cherbourg in 1944. But more than that, it has survived its legacy to become a haven of tranquility.
A beguiling chateau that is a must-see for romantics! In addition to the natural tranquility and calm of the nearby seaside resort town of Deauville, the splendid Villa Belle Époque offers guests a sumptuous getaway right on the water. With 8 spacious bedrooms—ideal for up to 18 travelers—this expansive property rests serenely against a luscious backdrop.
At first sight, you may think you’ve stepped into a fairy tale. The charming architecture and classic French design of Alex Manor gives travelers a sense of other-worldly attraction and glamor before they even set foot inside. Marked by a fantastic outdoor layout, complete with dazzling spires and enchanting balconies that overlook the ample grounds, Manoir Alex is palatial and impressive.
Modern décor and subtle, sophisticated design—with the sparkling sea at your back door. Who could ask for anything better? Villa Isaure is an architectural marvel, not to mention a dream for guests looking to relax and unwind in the gorgeous commune of Deauville. There truly is something for every type of traveler.
If Normandy is the heart of western France, then Chateau d’Hébertot is surely where it beats. This stunning manor house is as spectacularly opulent inside as it is on the outside. The main property is almost completely surrounded by a medieval moat; the grounds contain a vast collection of sprawling shrubbery and outdoor lounging spaces, centered around an inviting swimming pool.
This stunning Manoir Saint Laurent—a stately manor house and its outbuilding—is a shining testimony to the regional architecture typical to Normandy. Gabled roofs, brick chimneys and, of course, the sumptuous green gardens that roll on for as far as the eye can see.
Nestled in the rolling hills of Deauville, Normandy, sits the quiet and stately Villa Constantine, a haven for architecture enthusiasts, design mavens and solitude-seekers alike. The property offers scenic views of the French countryside, privacy and quiet from neighboring towns and a spectacular homestead where travelers can unwind against an awe-inspiring backdrop.
There is no greater way to take in the sights and sounds of Paris than from the picturesque vantage point from Maison Beaupassage. A charming and quaint mansion in the sky, this 3-bedroom property offers all of the creature comforts of a luxurious, downtown hotel—with the heart of a stately country manor.
Nestled in the heart of Paris’s 9th arrondissement, Augustin Duplex offers stunning and sweeping vistas as far as the eye can see. Sit and savor the sights from the fabulous rooftop terrace, in direct line of the Eiffel Tower. Inside, recline on luxurious sofas and chaises or unwind in one of the property’s 3 spacious bedrooms and gaze out the window at the charming Parisian rooftops.
High up in the sky sits a Parisian apartment suite so elegant and stylish, travelers are likely to mistake it for an opulent movie set. Masterfully designed and decorated with modern furnishings and fashionable touches, the rooms at Saint-Germaine demonstrate an elevated level of sophisticated luxury. What better way to experience Paris than within the laid-back confines of a classically cool flat?
Just within reach of the picturesque Bois de Boulogne, this coveted address features 5 stunning bedrooms and 6 sumptuous baths, in addition to a catalog of other enviable amenities. With its convenient location and imposing space for up to 10 guests, Athénaïs House is the ideal hideaway for larger parties looking to experience the grandness and opulence of Paris, but with rest and relaxation in mind.
Tucked away on the scenic outskirts of Paris sits Villa Caesar, a stunning 6-bedroom property with style and sophistication at the forefront. Guests are sure to be dazzled by the opulent decor and impressive design of the building's modern interiors. Elsewhere, Parisian charm runs throughout the corridors and out onto the sumptuous grounds.
Secluded in the picturesque hills of the stunning southwest Provence region of Cassis sits a magnificent 5-bedroom property—one that offers ravishing views of the French countryside in a tastefully traditional setting. The outstanding architecture evokes the quintessential look and feel of romantic weekend getaways; inside, the details are modern and fresh, convenient yet classic.
The panoramic sea views on offer at this spectacular single-storey villa are as breathtaking as the Mediterranean gardens and native greenery featured throughout the property’s generous grounds. The 5-bedroom Villa Le Grand Bleu sits casually atop a gentle slope of land—perfect for watching ships from a glorious distance, not to mention star-gazing and sunbathing.
Situated in the outskirts of picturesque Arles, and not far from the Rhone river, Villa Carloto is a luxurious retreat for those craving solitude and serenity. Surrounded by open fields of green, with nary a neighbor or abutting property in sight, this villa offers privacy as well as stunning nature views and open air for miles.
Located just outside the quaint and charming commune of Venasque, Mas de Belleroche is a spectacular villa that offers stunning views and luxurious living, all with the convenience of modern accessibility. Despite the serenity and seclusion of this stately and private property, guests are never far from the town, rich with numerous attractions, dining and shopping.
Sitting on 148 acres on Cape Canaille, gives this beautiful villa a magnificent view of the Mediterranean Sea.
This beautiful Provencal country house, recently renovated, offers guests an extravagant stay in a classic, and classically sophisticated, environment. Perched high up in the hilly landscape of southern France, Villa Sigala boasts stunning vistas, sumptuous greenery and, most importantly, serenity and seclusion—without sacrificing the modern conveniences.
The 8-bedroom Mas du Moulin is a polished and utterly refined villa in which guests are certain to find clarity, serenity and elegance at every turn. Situated near Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, this palatial property offers a private steading for elite travelers, while maintaining a respectable proximity to the fine dining, shopping and nightlife of nearby cities and towns.
Just outside of the Avignon commune, near the sweeping banks of the Rhone river, lies Mas Pradau, a spectacular villa offering guests peace and tranquility in a masterfully scenic surrounding. With 6 bedrooms on hand, and expansive accommodation for up to 13 guests, Mas Pradau features stunning panoramic nature views and transformative solitude from neighbors and neighboring properties.
Mas Roselyne is a stunning, 9-bedroom private villa on a massive and finely manicured parcel of land. What makes the property so alluring is the obvious curb appeal and resplendent landscape of greenery and natural vegetation, but also the charming design of the expansive residence.
Peace and tranquility aren’t the only things you’ll find in this palatial Saint Tropez hideaway. The expansive and lush Villa Sabord offers guests a distinctly French experience—one that includes 8 spectacular bedrooms, a heated outdoor pool and a sumptuous Mediterranean Sea view.
The lush and fragrant gardens of Villa Margarido hang picturesquely over the shores of beautiful Saint Tropez, offering guests panoramic mountain, nature and sea views that have come to exemplify the area. Featuring 9 bedrooms for up to 18 travelers, the villa also boasts beautiful beaches within walking distance.
A luxurious and secluded villa boasting mountain and sea views as far as the eye can see, Villa Marine is a perfect escape for guests hoping to sit back and relax in total seclusion. The grounds of this stunning property feature lush, manicured lawns and ample space for lounging—whether in or around the statement swimming pool.
The sunny shores of Saint Tropez are right on the doorstep of the elegant and expansive Villa Daïka. Minutes from the central town—restaurants, nightlife, world-class shopping—this conveniently located property is a perfect destination for guests looking to keep a thumb on the pulse of activity in southern France without sacrificing space and privacy.
Settled among the lush landscape and scenic heights overlooking the Pointe de Capon in south Saint Tropez, Villa Pia is a dream destination for romantics and adventurers alike. Boasting an extensive parcel of land, and offering immensely beautiful views of the sea and of the town below, this property features 5 bedrooms and privacy to spare.
This stunning and expansive property located in the heart of Saint Tropez—and minutes from the bustling downtown city center—comes equipped with more one-of-a-kind features than you can imagine. With 9 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms to luxuriously accommodate up to 16 guests, Villa Edouard is a haven of relaxation and tranquility.
A stone’s throw from the famous Pampelonne Beach, the Villa Diamant is modern luxury meets French Riviera cool—in one impressively wrapped package. Open, mid-century design is central to this unique bungalow layout, which offers 7 bedrooms and bathrooms—an ideal space for up to 14 guests.
Villa Aelys is as impressive inside as the natural surrounding landscape—and just as beautiful. An extensive and sweeping homestead nestled deep in the heart of south Saint Tropez, this villa offers tranquility and calm amongst breathtaking scenery and local small-town charm.
A truly one-of-a-kind experience awaits guests at Villa Zelia, a gorgeous 6-bedroom manor house tucked away among the soaring trees of Gassin in the picturesque Provençe-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region. Bask in the year-round sun from any one of the property’s private outdoor spaces or lounge poolside after a scenic stroll through the nearby villages and vineyards.
This lavishly appointed space tucked carefully away in the Saint-Jaume district of Saint Tropez is the perfect getaway spot for elite travelers looking to unwind and relax. The 7-bedroom Villa Lys and its rolling grounds of luxuriant green offers generous accommodation for up to 14 guests.
There really is no better way to experience the cool and calming waves of the Mediterranean Sea than looking out from the private deck of Villa Charles. Situated at the tip of Saint Tropez, this stunning 5-bedroom property offers incomparable panoramic sea views and private access to nearby beaches for up to 10 guests.
Nestled serenely atop the Pointe du Canadel and overlooking the brilliantly blue Mediterranean Sea, Villa Pauline in South Ramatuelle is the perfect retreat for guests looking to relax within the confines of a secluded oasis, while also remaining a short distance from panoramic cliff walks and beautiful beaches.
A beautiful blend of indoor and outdoor space awaits you in the regal Villa Arthur—a stunning and palatial property not far from the sumptuous Saint Maxime coastline, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Modern architecture features throughout this 5-bedroom villa, offering guests a truly sophisticated experience.
Saint Tropez is famous for its views. Villa Lynx is famous for having THE view. This colossal 10-bedroom property sits serenely at the water’s edge—startling Mediterranean blue as far as the eye can see. The grounds are lush and rolling, dotted with tranquil palms and green shrubbery, and are complemented by the natural surrounding landscape.
This luxurious villa, nestled in the heart of Saint Tropez, is a perfect spot for guests looking to get away from it all—without sacrificing space, modernity or stunning views. Artfully decorated and fully air conditioned throughout, Villa Anja is a palatial paradise—a romantic retreat for two, or a getaway spot for up to 16 guests.
Built in the 12th century, Le Collectionneur offers guests a unique experience. Once a hotel, the villa borders the Sorgue River in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, a former fishing village called the Provencal Venice for its waterways. The villa will especially appeal to art lovers as the villa is loaded with gorgeous contemporary art paintings and collections.
A luxurious villa with 455 sqm of living space, Villa Maureen is located within a 266 hectare estate including an 18-hole golf course, hotel, Michelin restaurants, helipad, and spa. The villa itself sits on a 3,482 sqm gorgeously landscaped plot. A private infinity pool, fitness room, steam room, tennis court, and home cinema give guests plenty to do.
Step back in time at Chateau de Villeneuve, an antique castle built during the 14th century with 6 spacious bedrooms. Six acres of gardens and park surround the picturesque villa located a mere 10 minutes from the famous medieval town, Avignon. History lovers will appreciate both the villa and the numerous historical destinations in the surrounding area.
Chateau de Candolle is a gorgeous castle that was originally a fiefdom of King Henry III of France in 1576. Of course, the entire estate has been renovated to offer luxurious, modern accommodations -- although the decorating pays tribute to the villa's heritage.
Delight in your own private villa while enjoying the 5 star services of the Relais & Châteaux resort. Villa Joucas is an independent 500 sqm house surrounded by a 5,000 sqm Provencal garden with access to the amenities of the prestigious hotel. Enjoy a safely fenced, heated pool and pétanque court onsite.
Chez Jean Claude at a mere 600 meters from the famous village Eygalieres in the heart of the serene Alpilles offers a lovely view of the village and surrounding countryside. Arrive at the villa and its two accompanying stone cottages through 100 meters of private drive lined with stately olive, pine, cypress, and almond trees.
At the foot of the Grand Luberon, the mountain view from Bastide St. Martin is beyond breathtaking. The spacious 18th century bastide was fully renovated and brought up to date in 2012 and can accommodate up to 29 guests. Nestled in 7 acres of private land and surrounded by fragrant fields of lavender, this villa offers peace and tranquility for your visit.
Step back in time at Chateau d'Avignon, an antique castle built during the 14th century with 10 spacious bedrooms. Four acres of gardens and park surround the picturesque villa located a mere 10 minutes from the famous medieval town, Avignon. History lovers will appreciate both the villa and the numerous historical destinations in the surrounding area.
Soak up a lovely view of the Luberon valley from this 6-bedroom villa. Take a stroll through the meticulously landscaped garden or enjoy al fresco dining on one of the expansive covered terraces. From it's location within the Luberon national park, the 6,000 sqm property is peaceful and guests will enjoy the tranquility of the area.
A stay at Les 3 Nicole puts you a short 800 meter walk from Eygalieres, the most charming village in the Alpilles, and steps from the best bakery in the region. The newly restored stone main house and guest house 60 m away provide 7 bedrooms and plenty of space for guests.
The cozy little villa, La Nouvelle, is located a mere kilometer from the shop and cafes of Eygalières, the most charming town of the Alpilles. With a southern-facing view and 4 bedrooms, this villa can host up to 10 people and is perfect for families with children.
Tucked in the countryside a mere 1.2 kilometers from the fames village of Saint Remy, Mas Pascal is a delightful renovated 18th century farmhouse on a 6,500 sqm property, providing guests plenty of privacy. With 6 bedrooms and 600 sqm of living space, there is plenty of indoor space and is a great escape for families with children.
As the name suggests, Les 2 Maisons consists of a main house and a smaller guest house joined by a 200 sqm courtyard in the charming hamlet, Maubec. Relax in the courtyard, boasting a covered terrace with BBQ and dining area. From there, step out to enter the 400 sqm garden planted with many varieties of roses and bamboo.
Villa Laurence is an ideal mountain getaway just 2 kilometers from the village of Les Baux-de-Provence, perched on a plateau in the Alpilles. The panoramic mountain views from both the town and the villa are breathtaking. The villa sits peacefully on 16 acres of fenced land with a beautifully landscaped garden.
Les Noces, a fully renovated 18th century bastide was once home to the French writer, Albert Camus. Located on 15 hectares of private land just 2 kilometers from the center of l'Isle sur La Sorgue and its array of antique shops, art galleries, and renowned Sunday market.
Nothing but the best at Le Manoir d'Avignon. Set on 65 acres of beautiful, secured land and surrounded by pear orchards and bordering the Rhone River, the renovated 18th century farmhouse is still only a 10-minute drive from the famed medieval city, Avignon.
Gaze out over the Mediterranean Sea from this exquisite historical mansion, built in the style of Napoléon III. Perched atop a private cape and surrounded by 7 acres of land, this luxury villa has private beach access and is peaceful and secure.
Throw a stylish corporate or family event at the luxurious Villa de Juas mansion within walking distance of Cannes. Though built in 1910 and replete with antique furniture and crystal chandeliers, the villa holds all the modern comforts you would expect.
Just 10 minutes from downtown Cannes, the delightful Terrasses de Cannes offers stunning views of the bay. Though perched on the heights of Cannes, the property offers plenty of space with about 2500 square meters surrounding the villa.
Delight in mountain views from this peaceful villa a mere 1.5 miles from the charming village Saint-Paul-de-Vence.
Delight your eyes with the views from the Glass House, atop the cape less than a kilometer from the center of St-Jean Cap Ferrat. Each level of the extensive terrace system offers a unique and stunning view of the bay.
Nestled in Les Parc de Saint-Tropez, a chic private community in France, this charming villa is within walking distance to Les Parcs private beach and only 5 km from the famous Tahiti Beach.
This huge 1,200 sqm villa perfect for 16 guests blends into the hillside having been built from stones from the Bormes-les-Mimosas quarries. The stunning architecture and unique design of this 3-level villa allows for incredible views over one of the most beautiful coasts in the Riviera.
Villa Sainte Maxime is a stunning penthouse located in an 8000 sqm park with direct beach access.
Host a garden party or family gathering at this delightful, newly built Mediterranean villa with 8,000 sqm of beautifully landscaped gardens.
Watch the ships cruise by on the sea right in front of this exquisite villa near Cannes. With space for 14 guests divided between 3 houses, large groups can enjoy plenty of privacy.
Perched on a hill in the French countryside, Villa Grimaud offers all the delights of home and then some. Nestled in the hills on 2 hectares of land, this villa exudes peace and feels far out in the country.
Suitable for large groups, the three villas of Domaine de St. Jean can comfortably accommodate 34 guests in 17 deluxe suites. The 70-acre property offers panoramic views, including the beautiful Bay of Cannes.
Enjoy the 1500 sq meter garden from within a contemporary style villa. Huge glass walls bring the outdoors in and the natural materials and warm colors blend well with the nature effect.
This Belle Epoque villa is located on the lovely billionaire's peninsula, Cap d'Antibes. The waterfront villa offers a breathtaking sea view of the Baie des Milliardaires, is just under 300 meters from the Plage (Beach) des Onde and is mere minutes drive from Juan-Les-Pins.
If it’s a palace you want, cast your eyes 18 miles from Paris to the picturesque – and palatial – Château de Montmorency. Dating back to the 19th century, this château has been completely renovated and offers the very best in comfort and services.
Located just 90 minutes from the centre of Paris, in the region of Normandy, this exceptional palace sits nestled within 8 hectares of parkland, complete with a river and outbuildings. It offers the city at your doorstep while feeling like you are million miles away from everything.
Located within the supremely chic 16th district, and featuring magnificent city views, including the Eiffel Tower, this luxurious and comfortable 2-bedroom apartment is an ideal retreat for a true Parisian getaway.
This gorgeous and modern 3-bedroom apartment is the epitome of “boho chic.” Located in a pedestrian area in the vibrant Quartier Montorgueill, this secured 310sqm loft, can accommodate up to 8 people, making it a great option for friends travelling together.
Bright, modern and situated in the heart of St-Germain-des-Prés, this spacious 3-bedroom apartment is located in a 19th century Haussmann building that is supervised by an on-site caretaker and easily accessible with a lift.
Ideally located in the historic heart of Beaune, the capital of Burgundy, this magnificent mansion offers an authentically French setting with all the modern comforts you could want or need.
This 18th century, 2-bedroom cottage is located in a small hamlet in the heart of the renowned Burgundy wine region. This cottage oozes rustic charm, complete with exposed stone walls and wood beams, a lovely terrace and gorgeous views.
Located in the heart of the Luberon area, this 9-bedroom chateau sits on a 225-acre estate comprised of parklands, vineyards and historic buildings. Enjoy a look back in time as you savour all the modern amenities and contemporary finishings this stunning chateau has to offer.
Located on a 17-acre estate, just outside the town of Sarrians, this gorgeous château is everything you’ve dreamed about. Beautifully restored, this 18th century escape features all of the modern amenities you crave while remaining true to its historic roots.
Located in Anjou, this exceptional château is the perfect base for those looking to experience the famous Loire Valley wine region. Sitting on 50 hectares of land, the château effortlessly blends 18th century authenticity with all the modern comforts.
Rich in history, this gorgeous and historic hidden estate in Burgundy is a fairytale come to life. Listed as a historical monument, surrounded by parks, gardens and a private canal, and sitting on the banks of the Aron River, this magnificent castle features 20 bedrooms.
With a history that dates back to the 18th century, this villa has been the home to a family of renowned French winemakers. Located in a small town in the heart of Burgundy, Montrachet is the ultimate retreat for wine lovers and connoisseurs.
This bright contemporary villa welcomes you with a chic yet relaxed decor of black and white and offers plenty of open plan space for lounging, dining and enjoying the everchanging panorama of sea and sky. This secluded gem is just minutes away from the fashionable playground of St. Tropez.
The focal point of this villa is definitely the pool! It's surrounded by terraces for soaking up the sun or relaxing in the shade and enjoying the superb views all around. The airy open plan lounge, adjacent kitchen and dining terrace make a carefree setting for your villa vacation.
This luxurious and secluded villa boasts amazing sea views from its modern interiors and gorgeous outdoor terraces. The delightful garden planted with olive trees, leads to a path running alongside the sea. Just a short drive away are the famous beaches and glamorous nightlife of trendy St. Tropez.
The gated entrance and majestic avenue of 100 year old Plane trees sets the tone for arriving at this quintessential French villa. The jewel of this property is the superb swimming pool set amidst mature trees, spacious terraces, broad lawns and lovely landscaped grounds and gardens.
Built in 1840 and meticulously restored by local craftsmen, this villa retains its original splendour, offering an elegant country interior with views of the perfectly maintained grounds. With ample common areas and huge salon, Domaine des Muriers is perfect for families or large groups.
Located on a classic avenue in the West Bank, this elegant 5th floor apartment has been furnished with superb antique pieces and provides a truly french ambience and wonderful sense of space with its generous rooms, high ceilings and expansive windows.
Located on the second floor of a grand residence block in Paris' prestigious 8th arrondissement, and just minutes from the Champs-Elysee and the Arc de Triomphe. This stylish residence with its high ceilings and parquet floors, offers carefully planned and comfortable open concept living spaces.
A serene heritage family home made bright and airy with an all-white decor and silver-grey exposed stone walls. The open interiors flow seemlessly to the heated pool, terrace and gardens. This property is perfect for exploring the many historic attractions and gourmet pleasures of the Loire.
This authentic farmhouse setting in Perigord Noir offers stylish modern decor and amenities. The secluded villa is located on a vast estate with gardens, meadows, woodlands and sweeping views. Perfect for a relaxed and tranquil Dordogne vacation.
La Metairie has kept its farmhouse feel with stone walls and timbered ceilings, yet is fitted with all the modern conveniences. A multi-level informal garden area boasts a superb pool and broad stone terrace for soaking up the sun and taking in the panorama of this stunning region.
Situated in the heart of Perigord Noir, famous for its many grand chateaux and medieval towns, Chateau Esperance stands high on a rocky promontory overlooking the Dordogne River. From its light-filled rooms and terrace around the pool, there are superb vistas of the surrounding valley.