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Blaye holiday house rental with shared pool, balcony/terrace and walking and rural retreat

Maison de cheminée

from £60 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5

7 reviews

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Maison de Cheminèe

House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 259908

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House / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

The property is a more than 100 years old small chateau, oroginally 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 of activities. A 10 x 5 meters swimmingpool is shared by the two houses. Playground for children close to the houses and a park 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 terrasse and parking.

Free WIFI available.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lacanau-Ocean at the Atlantic cost 60 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bordeaux 65 km, Nearest railway: Libourne 55 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
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, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), 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, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The gite serves well 4 persons and contains a living room with dining area and with a fully equiped kitchen. All is restored tastefully and to a high standard. New mattresses and down duvets in all beds. Modern family bathroom in Scandinavian style. Bathroom towels are provided, pool and beach towels must be brought.. High chair and childrens bed available 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 the guests. The pool is 10 x 5 meters and has an alarm system to ensure safety for minors. It is covered every night to keep the water temperature stable.

Small pets may be allowed, please enquire.

Further details

The danish owner lives in the main house and is available for the help you may need and with suggestions for tours.

Garden is shared with the ownwer.

Scandinavian languages, English, French and some 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 in mainly warm and dry from April to mid October. In June and July the temperature can and will exceed 28C. August is warmer and temperature will exceed 32C. September ia 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 tour suggestions can be found including a number of tourist brochures.

Blaye (15 km) 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 seen all along the riverside of Gironde. A small ferry takes you from Blaye over the Gironde to the Medoc peninsula, where the exeptional "route de chateau" can be followed and a number of the most famous wine groving castles can be seen. At some of them a wine tasting is offered.

Along the Gironde riverside there are sevaral bird sanctuaries and for the ornithology interested this is a "must seee".

Every day there is a market in one of the near by villages. In Montendre (12 km) there is in July and August a weekly "night market", where you can listen to music and eat together with the locals in the streets.

Golf can be played in Mondendre as well. Green fee is 10 euro.

In Etauliers (3 km) 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 wihin short distance. Guided tours are available as well.

The Gironde area is softly hilled and very well suited for bycycling tours. 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 (50km) is a fascinating, extremely charming, small village surrounded by some of the most famous castles and is a "must see".

Archachon (100 km) is the city at the cost line south of Bordeaux, where the "Boedelaise" have there summer recidences. It is a fashionable shopping area with restauranrs and cafe's and of course the beach. Near by is the "Dune du Pilat" - the greatest dyne in Europe, which is a visit worth while.

Bordeaux (55 km) is an aristocratic beautiful city, which is a "must see".

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Review 1-7 of 7

11 Aug 2013


"Comfortable, charming and very relaxed."

This place is an old chateau in a little town. The appartments still has the spirit and soul eventhough it is all rebuild and new. The owners has thought of every little detail, that just makes it all work out so well. The appartments are right next to each other. The walls are well sound isolated, so we didn't hear anything from our neighbors. The porches are split by a little wall, that also makes the outside private. The place was clean. The beds were comfortable, the bathroom practicle, the kitchen well equipped, with dishwasher, micro wave oven, oven, stove and nice inventory. The pool were clean and a perfect size. The pool area was nice and relaxing. The owners is a danish couple, that live in the big house on the property and are very helpful. They arranged wine and cognac tastings for us. They also adviced us on places to go, markets, restaurants, sights... They did it with the perfect balance between being there for us and respecting our privacy. I borrowed a bike and went to the supermarket 3 km away. A nice bike ride would be to Blaye 18 km away, with new bike paths. We want to try that next time, if it isn't as hot. When we got there by car, we wrote Coindrias as the street name. It took us right there. We wanted a vacation where we could slow down from the every rush and just relax. That was what we got. Highly recommendable :-)

8 Jul 2013


"Wonderful Gite with beautiful scenery and easy access by road"

We really enjoyed our stay here and would love to have stayed for longer. We would definitely like to go back and visit again. The Gite itself was really nice inside and fairly modern. It had everything you would need, including a dishwasher, which is a bonus. The view from the cottage was really beautiful, The setting was so romantic, that we actually got engaged there. There's a supermarket close by, as well as a bakery so you have everything you need within a close distance. It's also really close to the motorway, so you're never to far away to visit places such as Bordeaux, Pair Non Pair Cave and other places close by. The owners were really helpful and gave us some good advice on things to do, as well as putting us in touch with a nice cognac distillery, amongst other places. We really couldn't have asked for more.

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      Calendar last updated:17 Sep 2015

      Based in France

      Languages spoken
      • English
      • French
      • German
      • Norwegian
      • Swedish

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