The property lies in the department of Correze, an area that is surrounded by three national parks. It has been called the Canada of France. Densely forested hills are traversed by deeply incised valleys of the rivers Dordogne and Corrèze and among the hills are numerous lakes and apple orchards. It has a rich history visible in the many medieval villages and castles. Central in the region lies the Plateau of Millevaches, a cool highland with various springs from where streams and rivers originate. It has a varied climate; the summers are hot, autumns often pleasant, winters can be cold and March and April can be quite rainy. Generally, there is little wind. The population density in rural areas is about 25 inhabitants per km². Due to the absence of industry or large scale agriculture, Corrèze has the best air quality and the 4th best water quality of 95 departments in France according to Le palmarès de l’écologie, 2014.
Historic chateau with outline permission for eco village. This 17th century chateau can currently accommodate 20 people. It has been fully restored with soft furnishings and original antiques and has a large swimming pool. There are 9 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, a large elegant dining room and living room and a farmhouse kitchen equipped for 20. It is full of original antiques, cosy furnishings, sleigh beds, open fireplaces, and has 34 acres of fields and woods and its own stream.