Maison des quatre niches
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House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The property is a more than 100 years old small chateau, originally wine producing. An old barn has been newly renovated with a great sense of charm and demand of high quality. We offer a vacation in a quiet charming village, next to the vineyard in a beautiful region with lots of possibilities and activities. A 10 x 5 meters swimmingpool is shared by the two gites. Playground for children close to the gites and a parc is available. The gite has two bedrooms, livingroom with dining and kitchen area and a family bathroom, all in charming style and high quality. Private terrace and parking.
Free WIFI available
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lacanou-Ocean at the Atlantic cost 60 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bordeaux 60 km, Nearest railway: Libourne 50 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||2 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The gite serves well 4 persons and contains a living room with dining area and a fully equiped kitchen. All is restored tastefully and to a high standard. New matresses and down duvets in all beds. Modern family bathroom in Scandinavian style. Bed linen and bathroom towels are provided, pool and beach towels must be brought. High chair and chikdrens bed availabe on request.
On request there may be room for 1-2 additional persons (extra 20 Euro charged per person).
|Further details outdoors|
The property is approx. 10.000 m2 and can be enjoyed by guests. The pool is 10 x 5 meters and has an alarm system to ensure minors. It is covered every night to keep the water temperature stable.
Small pets may be allowed, please enquire.
The danish owner lives in the main house and is available with all the help you may need and suggestions to tours etc.
Garden is shared with the owner.
Scandinavian languages, English, French and som German is spoken.
Swimmingpool available from June to September.
Smoking outside allowed with account for other guests.
The Aquitaine region
Aquitaine and Gironde offers a number of interesting activities. Wine production is the heart of Gironde and there are lots of possibilities for tasting wines and for visiting wine properties.
The weather in Gironde is mainly warm and dry from April to mid October. In June and July the temperature can and will exceed 28 C. August is warmer and temperature will exceed 32 C. September is a bit cooler but still very nice.
Even in October and November there are very nice days with up to 16-18C and full sun.
In the gite a guide to activities and suggestions to tours can be found including a number of brochures.
Blaye (15km) is located at the riverside of the Gironde and is dominated by the Citadelle, which is a manifique fortress which is a "must see". The tide can be seenall alongt the riverside of Gironde. A small ferry takes you from Blaye over the Gironde to the Medoc peninsula, where the "route de chateau" can be followed and a number of the most famous wine growing castles can be seen. At some of them a wine tasting is offered.
Along the Gironde riverside there are several bird sanctuaries and for ornithology interested this is a "must see".
Every day there is a market in one of the nesrby villages. In Montendre (12km) there is in July and August a weekly "night market", where you can listen to music and and eat together with the locals in the streets.
Golf can be played in Montendre as well. Green fee is 10 Euro.
In Etaulier (3km) you can once a month rent a go-cart (10 euro) and try it yourself.
Magnificant underground caves can be seen a number of places within short distance. Guided tours available as well.
The Gironde area is softly hilled and is very wellsuited for bycycling. Old railways have been turned into bycycling routes and maps can be provided from the tourist offices. 4 bycycles are available for guests.
St. Emilion (60km) is a fascinating, extremely charming small village surrounded by some of the most famous castles and is a "must see".
Arcachon (120km) is the city south west of Bordeaux at the Atlantic costline, where the rich "Bordelaise" have there summer recidences. It is a fashionable shopping area with restaurants and cafe's and of course the beach. Near by is the "Dune the Pilat", the greatest dyne in Europe, and is a visit worth while.
Bordeaux (55km) is an aristocratic, beautiful metropole with shopping, boulevards, restaurants and bars and is "must see".
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17 Nov 2014
"Wonderful, Tranquil and Charming."
My partner and I couldn't have had a nicer week. The gite has very recently been rebuilt and is appointed to a very high spec, but manages not to loose its period charm. Everything we could have … More
24 Aug 2014
"Rustic charm with Danish functionality!"
We had a wonderful week in Maison des quatres niches. The house was absolutely perfect for a family four. Susanne and Lars have successfully married French rustic style with Danish functionality. It h… More
13 Jul 2014
"Tranquillité dans un cadre magnifique super séjour"
Accueil chaleureux et parfait, les propriétaires sont souriants et sympathiques. Le gite est confortable il se trouve dans un cadre agréable et reposant. La piscine est à proximité des 2 gîtes. J… More
18 Sep 2013
"A wonderful escape"
This was our first driving holiday to France and although we were nervous it turned out to wonderful and we will definately be doing it again. A large part of the success was the accomodation.The sit… More
10 Sep 2013
Le gite est très beau et confortable (superbe rénovation!) les propriétaires sont charmants: très accueillants et plein de petites attentions, le tout dans un cadre magnifique: grand jardin, vigne… More
30 Aug 2013
"A beautiful place with fabulous hosts"
The gite was comfortable and spotlessly clean, with lovely linen on the beds and a delicious welcome pack of cheeses, fruit, veg and wine to greet us on our arrival. Suzanne and Laars were wonderful … More
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