House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Come and stay in this beautifully renovated traditional stone house in the town of Libourne, close to the famous wine producing town of Saint Emillion. The house has all the character of the old building, but with all the amenities a modern family needs. This region is full of places to visit, and this house is perfectly situated to explore all the wonderful aspects of this beautiful region.
This spacious house with a terrace and a garden is within walking distance of the train station that has direct trains to Paris in 3 hours and 20 minutes, and BORDEAUX. The house is located 1.5 km from Pomerol and 6 km from the village of Saint Emilion. The Bassin d'Arcachon and the sea is 1 hour 15 minutes away by car, also the town of Bergerac, is 1 hour away and black Périgord town of Sarlat is 2 hours away.
You will find a bakery, a newsagents, a butcher, a pharmacy and a park with a playground for children, just opposite the house.
In the town centre, which is a ten minuite walk away, you will find a market three times a week.
Description of the house:
Downstairs there is a living room, a dining room, a kitchen (oven, microwave, espresso / coffee machine, blender, toaster, dishwasher, washing machine, iron), 2 bedrooms, each consisting of a double bed, a bathroom with bath and shower and a separate toilet. Upstairs there are 2 bedrooms with sloping ceilings, each consisting of two single beds, a sink and toilet.
There is Wifi throughout the house.
Outside there is a terrace with garden table and chairs, a barbecue, a 3m trampoline, and a grassed area.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||arcachon 99 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bordeaux Airport (Merignac) 45 km, Nearest railway: Libourne 800 m|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Bicycles available, Trampoline|
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
Classified site in 2007 under exceptional urban "Bordeaux, Port of the Moon."
Bordeaux is the first city on a distinguished space as vast and complex that extends over 1810 ha, more than 347 historical monuments, a protected area of ??150 hectares, 3 churches already classified World Heritage in the paths Saint Jacques de Compostela
Beaches and dunes
Dunes and beaches along the coast Gironde are not only a space dedicated to leisure, they are also one of the key elements of a vast ecological gathering a fragile flora and fauna and rich, rarely preserved in France. Dune gray white dune, forest protection, upper beach and ocean beaches, many unknown environments near areas of natural environment.
Is at the heart of this territory girondin a monk decided to settle in the early Middle Ages to found a hermitage which became the city of Saint-Emilion, ranked in 1999 with the 8 municipalities jurisdiction World Heritage Humanity by UNESCO as a "Cultural Landscapes", a first for a local winery.
Birthplace of the famous castles Ausone, Cheval Blanc and Petrus, the Libournais was also the scene of the Battle of Castillon won in 1453 by Charles VII and ended the Hundred Years War.
Libourne is the only fortified Gironde built on the right bank of the Dordogne. To see: the place Abel Surchamp and houses covered passages (in arcades), the door of the Grand Harbour, the only remnant still visible from the fortified fourteenth century, and its two towers of the fifteenth century tower and Richard Barred tower.
Guîtres: abbey church Notre Dame (eleventh century) which once protected the village has a beautiful portal style Saintonge. The interior framing, oak, have been shaped by shipwrights.
Another way to discover Guîtres and its surroundings: appointment to the railway museum for a ride on a steam train, patiently restored by a volunteer. The museum also has two locomotives between 1890 and 1947 as well as passenger cars in 1930.
St. Philip Needlework: Point of view on the valley of the Dordogne
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande Bastide thirteenth century, with its arcades and typical half-timbered houses. The Saturday morning market is ranked among the 100 most beautiful in France.
Classified as "old village" Gensac offers a lovely view of the Durèze. Each year, a sound and light show recounts the exploits of legendary local hero Escodeca Stone, Knight Pardaillan.
Rauzan: imposing castle of the thirteenth century. See also the Celestine Cave, carved in the limestone by an underground river, which is also the only one open to the public in the Gironde.
Saint-Jean-de-Blaignac: mills of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries to see along the river Engranne.
Saint-Sulpice de Faleyrens and instead says "Pierrefitte" ("stone stuck to the ground" in Latin or "stationary stone" in Gascon) stands a menhir high of 5.20 m at the foot of which is celebrated every year in June, the summer solstice.
Vayres medieval origin, this sumptuous castle was remodeled in the Renaissance by Louis de Foix, builder of Cordouan. Monumental double staircase and magnificent French gardens cascading down to the river Dordogne.
See also: the Romanesque churches of Saint-Aignan, Cornemps, Petit Palais, Villegouge, Galgon, Coutras, Saint-Médard-de-Guizières, Tayac, Franks, St. Cibard, Saint-Philippe d'Aiguille, Puisseguin, Mountain.