Many of the Chabot were Signeur d'Vouvant. This meant they were the Lord and if you were a Lord then you were most likely the owner of Property and a Castle. There is the remnants of a Castle in Vouvant called the Tour Melusine. There is an intriguing mystery behind that Castle that the Woman that.owned it was half woman and half serpent. The legend goes on to say the her husband was never to see her at night. One night he walk inside the bathroom and caught her in the tube taking a bath, that's when he saw the serpents tail. She keft and never came back. However the legend goes on to say that she haunted the Castle and every other Castle that she had a hand in having built.