Superbly positioned neighbouring the world heritage site of St Emilion
Weekly price guide: £4584-£6442
Property Ref: CHA1842
Built from traditional girondine stone in 1818, the chateau is located in the Fronsadais wine territory. The warm, quiet, inviting surroundings of the property come complete with a tennis court and swimming pool. The hillside setting of the chateau provides you with panoramic views of the Dordogne river as well as the surrounding working vineyards. With direct access from the chateau grounds, the undulating hills of Fronsac countryside will appeal to those who enjoy hiking, cycling, fishing and horseriding. Superbly positioned, it neighbours the world heritage site of St Emilion and the adjoining world renowned vineyards of Pomerol. The bustling, lively market town of Libourne, which hosts the most wonderful markets three mornings a week, is less than 10 minutes by car. The cosmopolitan and elegant city of Bordeaux is less than half an hours drive away. The unspoiled Atlantic coastline is also within very easy reach. For wine lovers, The Haut Medoc and Sauterne regions are both within a reasonably short drive. For dining out, opposite the chateau's gates is a traditional local restaurant overlooking a lake and the surrounding woodlands. Libourne and St Emilion have a vast variety of restaurants ranging from the traditional style French Brasseries to high end gourmet Michelin restaurants.
|Bedrooms:||The guest bedrooms in the chateau comprise of a master suite and four further bedrooms, all with modern en-suite bath or shower rooms. All rooms are luxuriously appointed with a mix of Irish antiques.|
|Kitchen:||A state of the art modern granite kitchen with all appliances and an adjoining linen room.|
|Living Rooms:||The ground floor accommodation comprises the main entrance marble hallway that can be used as a dining or sitting area, two large cosy yet stylish salons with original beams and stone walls, a simple and elegantly furnished dining room,There is satelite TV with DVD in both the salon and the bedroom Suite. The chateau also has internet access and an ipod docking station.|
|Linen/Cleaning/Towels etc:||Linen and towels provided. Only the finest Italian bed linen and towelling are to be found in the bathrooms.|
|Outside:||In the chateau‘s grounds you can relax on sunloungers on the terraced area by the private swimming pool or on a hammock beneath the horse chestnut trees. There is also a hard tennis court (racquets & balls provided). You are most welcome to stroll around the grounds and help yourself to any ripened fruit from the numerous variety of fruit trees or indeed any ripe fruit or vegetables from the owners vegetable garden. A barbecue is available for al fresco dining on the outside terrace. A number of bicycles are also provided.|
|Additional notes (if any):||Catering can be arranged at the chateau, please enquire at time of booking.
For all French gastronomique food and Bordeaux wine lovers, either a top gourmet dining menu or a more simple traditional family type meal can be prepared for your enjoyment in our kitchen, whilst you sit back and relax! Meals are then served to you at table in our elegant dining room or at table on the Chateau’s south facing terrace.
All cuisine is prepared using seasonal and locally sourced produce catering for all dietary requirements and taste. In the comfort of the chateau, our professional catering team will produce great French cuisine for a memorable dining experience.
We would suggest that dining reservations are made at the time of your booking, to avoid any later disappointment!
The chateau also has a trained masseuse who comes to the property and can provide massage or other beauty treatments for both men and women.
Maid service is also available on request for an additional fee.
Private tennis coach for individual or group tuition can be arranged.
Private French language teacher can be arranged.
Terms & Conditions
Security deposit 1500 Euros to be paid in advance to the owner and refunded within 2 weeks of departure date.
Energy costs included.
No pets allowed.
Changeover day any day of the week.
End of stay cleaning included.
Insurance - It is recommended that guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during their stay at the property.