Domaine de Roubignol

Luzech, Lot
+44 (0)1225 782442 / +44 (0)7711 022678
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£39 - £307
per night
£275 - £2150
per week

Groups will love this 18th-century winemaster’s house and tower. There’s a hillside infinity pool, valley views and a private boulodrome


2 places


Sleeping from 2 – 11

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

£39 - £307 per night

£275 - £2150 per week

The Experience

Find ancient stone floors, creaking floorboards, hidden alcoves and a beam to duck; three eating places inside, four terraces and, cut into the steep cliffside, an infinity pool, underwater-lit at night. There’s even an old bell to summon people to lunch from pool frolics or barn table tennis. Bedrooms range from the tiny single in the pigeonnier to the large Romeo and Juliet room with balcony, of course.

The Tower has a twin room and a sofabed in its top-floor sitting room. Furniture is a mix of French antique and modern, the L-shaped sitting room is big enough to waltz in, the antique-dealing owners have an eye for the odd quirk (the semolina cave painting in the loo is by a member of the RA…).

You are five minutes from Luzech’s shops and market (25 on foot down the valley path) and spoilt for wine-tastings and gastronomic choice. The views sweep and soar and the walking is stunning in this wooded valley above the river Lot.

Domaine de Roubignol - Gallery

We think you'll love

  • The authentic personality of the house and its homely vibe
  • Being able to walk into Luzech for supplies
  • Floating in the pool at night when it's lit from below
Domaine de Roubignol - Gallery

You should know

  • Some bedrooms share bathrooms - which are old-fashioned, as is the kitchen
  • There are steps and also a path down to the pool


  • EV charger
  • Self check-in
  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Fire guard
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming



Nightly price
from £39
Weekly price
from £275
Damage deposit
Extra bed/sofabed available at no charge.
1 Tower for 2
From £392 beds1 bedroom
1 House for 11
From £939 beds5 bedrooms


Booking information

Check in
From 4pm Saturday
Check out
By 10am Saturday
Other details
Minimum stay: 7 nights. 7 nights on weekdays. 7 nights at weekends. 7 nights in high season.
Christmas, 1 November - 28 March.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.


We spent a week here as a group of nine. We have had a great time here. A beautiful house in a great area that is unspoilt and full of so many things to do. The house is perfectly set up - kitchen is full of all the things you need, excellent indoor and outdoor spaces, fantastic pool. Jill was brilliant to deal with and has loads of practical and useful advice. The walk down to Luzech is beautiful - we did it three times visiting restaurants, vineyards and other sites. This is an ideal house for a large group - plenty of rooms to spread out. Thanks and we hope to come again. Ed and family

Ed, Malvern

We loved the house inside and out and the wooded valley was just beautiful and so peaceful. The pool is situated in such a lovely spot, with views of the valley and many options for natural shade during the day. It’s been a while since I have seen so many butterflies, and we identified redstarts nesting in the roof. I really enjoyed spending time in each of the living areas of the house - the light and airy salon on the upper floor, the darker, cooler lower floor, perfect for lunches on hot days, and the two terraces with their different aspects. A truly special place to stay.

Katherine, Bristol

We had another fabulous week at Roubignol, as a family of 5 adults. It felt really special returning after our wonderful experience there 2 years ago. The house is so spacious and comfortable, offering shade from the heat when needed and the pool is breath taking. We've never been in one that offers such an amazing panoramic view. There was so much we could do onsite(and did), aside from swimming and playing in the pool, including playing boules, table-tennis and going on walks. We also enjoyed a visit to and wine tasting at Chateau Eugenie, just 10 mins from the house, a fun, physical Aquapark experience in Catus, 22 mins away and a delicious meal in Cahors. Thank you Jill, for being so helpful and accommodating, every step of the way of our booking, journey and stay. It was lovely to receive your welcoming call on our first evening there. Roubignol will forever be in our memories and hearts. I can't recommend it highly enough.

Karen, Henley on Thames

My Party of 12 had a fantastic time in the house in August 2022. The house is full of history and old French charm, the swimming pool was fantastic for the kids, and the area is simply stunning. What's more its HUGE!

Mark, Welwyn Garden City

Roubignol provided the perfect formula for a holiday with our four adult children and their partners. One week of rest and relaxation around a beautiful pool and delicious cheese and wine on the shaded balconies. It was difficult to entice our family away to explore pretty villages but local wine tasting was a great success and despite the intense heat, we enjoyed the shaded streets of old Cahors. The more enthusiastic in our party wandered down into the local village on the woodland walks to play tennis and the ping-pong in the upper barn provided much laughter. Could have stayed forever...

Allison, Rothbury

We spent a wonderfull week in Domaine de Roubignol with friends and children. The weather was what you might expect in the south of France and the place was perfect for our two families. The house has a lot of space and a large kitchen with all the equipement you need. The two terraces with parasols make it possible to sit in or out of the sun. And the swimming pool with a nice view on the estate was delicious. Our only problem was that we spent so much time in Roubignol, making all kinds of French food en drinking the local wine, that we missed a lot of the area. W’ll have to come back soon

Wim, Hilversum (Netherlands)

We hired the premises for a 'familymoon' after our marriage. This was a first in France for some of our family and Roubignol was ideal. Great swimming pool occupied the grandchildren and the Domaine is well located for exploring the Lot valley. The house accommodated 12 of us with ease and we were grateful to Jill for organising a few supplies as we arrived on a Sunday afternoon. In the end a week was never long enough but we had a fantastic time and would happily go back to the area and property again. Thank you Jill!

Andrew, Horsham

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The neighbourhood

This is an unspoilt corner of France - the land of Bordeaux and Cahors wine, fields of sunflowers and maize, truffles, castles, fortified bastides and hidden cave systems. The Lot forms part of Perigord, one of the famous gastronomic regions of France. Cahors is a fair-sized town some 20km upriver from Luzech and has Roman origins along with a dramatic medieval bridge, the Pont Valentre.

Local points of interest from Jill & Nick Bichard

  • There is marvellous walking and cycling from the house. The Balcon de Luzech is a cliff path with a great view of the vineyards that leads down to the small town of Luzech where you can buy your croissants then walk back along the green track up the valley
  • Roubignol is in the middle of the Cahors appellation controlee wine region. Most of the chateaux in the area do wine tastings and some of them have concerts during the summer
  • Castles, caves and churches: the medieval castle of Bonaguil is very impressive and up river are the pretty village of St Cirq la Popie, the Chateau de Cenevieres with its alchemist's chamber and the stunning cave paintings of the Grotte de Pech Merle.
  • Markets locally on most days: Luzech has one on Wednesdays, Prayssac has one on the concentric roads around the church on Fridays and Montcuq has a general one every Sunday. There are local small supermarkets and larger ones in Prayssac and Cahors
  • Canoeing on the Dordogne is a one hour's drive away but worth it. You take a picnic and spend most of the day on the river with small castles above dramatic cliffs, have a swim in the clear water and are picked up and returned to your car in the evening.
  • The Perigord is one of the gastronomic regions of France and although the Michelin starred Le Gindreau is amazing there are many good smaller restaurants and cafes in the area. Foie gras, truffles and confit de canard are specialities.


Jill & Nick Bichard

We'll have to send the form - nothing from inspector - nor any neighbourhood section, had to lift that from their website