Le Grand Chemin (Merlot Room) B & B
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House | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
A large double room with a private ensuite shower. Plenty of wardrobe space and a seating area. This is a beautifully welcoming room. A single bed/cot can be added to this room if required. This room is at the front of the house.
Guests, to Le Grand Chemin de la Vie Bed and Breakfast, have a private lounge with TV, DVD and games and the reservation includes a freshly baked Continental Breakfast. The room has free WI-FI, and the guest lounge has TV, DVD, CD, kettle with tea, coffee and even hot chocolate, a fridge, a microwave and lots of games and books that you can borrow.
Guests are allowed to use our family pool, the sunloungers and the seats dotted around the Garden.
If reserved there is a BBQ and Pizza Oven which guests can us - or particpate in on Pizza making nights with owners and other guests.
The price quoted is for two people. There will be an additional charge for a third person over the age of 2 yrs old.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lac du Gurcon (Lake with Beach) 8 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 35 km, Nearest railway: Ste Foy de Grande 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Dining seats for 3, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
About this location
The Dordogne region
Le Grand Chemin de la Vie is a Bed and Breakfast in the beautiful Dordogne region of France. A diverse region with lots to see and do. We are in the Purple Region named for the huge about of vineyards producing award winning wines. Le Grand Chemin de la Vie is just 20 minutes from the UNESCO's World Heritage village of St. Emilion. St. Emilion is set into a hillside on the north side of the river Dordogne, this twelfth century town consists predominantly of old stone houses with shuttered windows and cobbled streets. Hidden beneath the town is Europe's largest underground church, a magnificent place hewn out of the soft rock by Benedictine monks in the ninth century. Louis XIV described the wines of St Emilion as the 'nectar of the gods'.
Also just a few minutes up the road from Montcaret is Castillion la Bataille. In 1453, Castillion la Bataille was where the last major battle of the Hundred Years war was fought. It is here also that every summer in late July and early August, a spectacular floodlit re-enactment of that battle takes place. Spread over 16 acres and involving some 800 participants, 500 of whom are actors with 50 cavalry, this is a magnificently organised and executed show. The highlight is an intense two hour battle incorporating amazing stunts and pyrotechnics.
Le Grand Chemin de la Vie Bed & Breakfast is easy to find on the main route (D936) between Bergerac and Bordeaux.
Le Grand Chemin de la Vie is a Bed and Breakfast in the beautiful historic Village of Montcaret. We boasts an 11th Century church and also a Roman Villa, only partly excavated and said to be one of the best in all of France, which sits in the centre of the village.
The mosaics are superb and these alone are well worth a visit. The cruciform gallery is said to have been the largest in the entire 5th century Roman Empire. The villa had a warm-air heating system, a swimming pool and private thermal baths.
A Romanesque church is situated within the confines of the villa and, buried under the floor mosaics tombstones, are 5th century barbarian Visigoth tombs. An old wash-house is currently undergoing renovation. Guided tours are available.
The commune of Montcaret is spread over 1706 hectares and includes many particular points of interest, whether it be its geographical situation (the name Montcaret comes from the Latin Mons Carretum meaning 'mount of the crossroads') or its historical wealth (the Protestant scitadel of Montravel was situated in this commune), the diversity of its heritage, the beauty of its
vine-covered hillsides or the high-quality wines which can be procured from Montcaret's many wine-producers.
Montcaret has a small handy supermarket, an extrodinary pâtisserie, a hair dressers, a tabac shop, two antique shops and a restaurant - everything on our very own doorstep.
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1 Feb 2015
"Comfortable (home away from home) and a warm welcome"
We stayed with Christine and Nicholas for one night before we got the keys to our new home in the Dordogne. On arrival Christine was extremely warm and welcoming and we felt at home immediately. The… More
13 Aug 2014
"Fantastic stay in a lovely, comfortable B&B"
My husband and I have just returned from a week long stay in the Merlot room at Le Grand Chemin and we couldn't have asked for a better holiday! From the moment we arrived, we were greeted with s… More