Villa Le Priotlet is a centuries old authentic stone villa set on the banks of the Dordogne River, 15 minutes east of the Unesco World Heritage site of Saint-Emilion.
This family home has been lovingly restored and furnished and is ideal for three couples or a small family group to relax and enjoy the peaceful views and gentle countryside or explore the world-famous vineyards of the region.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms and 2 en suites|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Games room, Satellite TV|
|Furniture||Double Beds (4), Single Beds (2)|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Just outside of the tidy village of Flaujagues, a little lane cuts through Bordeaux vineyards. There is parking for one or two cars inside the gate; with additional space outside.
|Further details outdoors|
The terrace that overlooks the Dordogne River is the ideal spot for a glass of wine during your stay at this magical house. This picturesque area has a wrought-iron table and chairs for six and is partially shaded by a large tree. From here one can watch the sun rise, enjoy a leisurely breakfast, linger over lunch, sip an apéritif as the sun sets, or dine under the stars. Guests also have direct access to the river via a wide, sturdy staircase with railing that is secured by a locked gate. A canoe and paddles are available for guests' use. Additional canoes can be rented from the neighboring village of Pessac.
There is ample opportunity to explore and enjoy the immediate and surrounding areas. That aside there is also much to be said for adapting to the slower European pace of life. We suggest you plan accordingly and budget enough time to both sightsee and shop all you want and slow down to savor the quiet moments and simple joys of this special home in such a splendid setting.
The villa is an ideal vacation spot for wine lovers or those in search of a relaxing holiday in the tranquil countryside of the Bordeaux region.
Whether arriving in Bordeaux by air or train, you are less than an hour away from the Villa. Guests can reduce the drive to a half hour by taking the TGV from Paris to Libourne. The quaint town of Saint-Emilion, a UNESCO World Heritage site and obligatory stop for oenophiles, is only fifteen minutes by car. The fête du vin, held every other year in June, in Saint-Emilion and Bordeaux, is reason alone to visit! The lively town of Castillon-la -Bataille, with twice-weekly markets and larger stores, is a ten-minute drive. The region is rich in wine but also history, with dozens of medieval chateaux and thousand-year old churches dotting the hillsides. Restaurants in all categories also abound in the area, with a nice mix of family-run establishments serving traditional fare and newer chefs putting a modern spin into their menus.
The quiet riverside village of Flaujagues is a few minutes on foot, with an engaging restaurant, café, bakery, small grocery store and post office. A spectacular Bastille Day celebration, annual flea market and myriad special events take place in the village, including a special Christmas market. During the summer months are three evening markets, where local goods, wine and gifts are for sale and there are long picnic tables where the community gathers to celebrate well into the night. Luckily you can just stroll home from the festivities. The French take recognizing their local culture and history seriously!