Clematite is one of 5 beautiful self-catering individual holiday cottages restored with many traditional features with a 12m x 6m x 1.5m salt water pool with Roman steps. There is also a paddling pool for the tiny tots. Set amongst vines and sunflowers making it a perfect place for your summer holiday.
On the borders of the Lot et Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde departments, ideal for visiting the vineyards of the region and visiting Bergerac, St. Emilion (where the finest wines of the world are made), take a train through the vineyards of St. Emilion and taste the wines. The beaches of Arcachon are 2 hours away and climb up the highest sand dune in France. Local facilities include wine-tasting, walking, cycling, fishing, horse riding, tennis, golf.
We are here to help you enjoy your holiday including recommendations for good quality local restaurants, hand made chocolates and prunes in armagnac.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Arcachon 105 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac/Bordeaux 25 km, Nearest railway: Ste Foy la Grande 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
Les Granges is an ideal touring base for exploring the sights and produce of the region. Being situated close to some
of the most famous wine growing areas in the world. You can sample the delights of the Grandes Crus of St. Emilion, Pomerol, Medoc, Graves, Sauternes, Barsac, Loupiac, Monbazillac as well as the more affordable and every day wines of this region Bordeaux, Bergerac, Entre Deux Mers and Duras.
Bordeaux with its international airport at Merignac is about an hours drive and beyond Bordeaux are the beaches of the Atlantic Coast, two hours drive approximately (Archachon, Cap Ferrat, Dune de Pile).
Within an hour or so from Bergerac there are some famous bastide towns and chateaux of the Dordogne and Vezere valleys e.g. Beynac, Castelnaud, Domme, Montpazier, Sarlat, Les Eyzies, Chateaux Milandes and Byron.
Ste. Foy la Grande has been voted best market in France for 2014 so well worth a visit. South about 12 minutes drive is the pretty little town of Duras perched high on an escarpment above the valley of the River Dropt. Here there are local shops, bars and restaurants, a good Monday market as well as the old Chateau of the Ducs de Duras which is now a museum and well worth a visit. During the summer months the chateau is used for concerts and other spectacles including a wine fair in late July.
There are many leisure activities to be found in the vicinity. Canoeing, boat trips and tennis at Ste. Foy, horse-riding at Les Leves, children's aqua park, crazy golf, bowling alley, quad bikes etc. are all within 20 minutes drive providing you with a variety of activities for the more energetic.
Nearby places to visit include St. Emilion with its famous 12th century monolithic church. Here you can tour the famous vineyards on a motorised train and take in the delights of the surrounding countryside. Climb the bell tower, visit the catacombs, meander through the cobbled streets visiting the many boutiques and wine tasting shops, stopping off at one of the bustling cafes for welcoming refreshments.
An hours drive away is the pretty town of Domme perched above the Dordogne River with its beautiful sandstone buildings and cobbled streets. Here you can explore the caves with wonderful displays of stalactites and stalagmites, well worth the effort!
The only problem our guests face is how to fit in all the sightseeing they wish to do and still have time to relax!