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“We have had a great time at Gensac Tower!”
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The tower
Terrace with beautiful sunset views
Well equipped kitchen, fireplace
Well equipped kitchen
Well equipped kitchen
Well equipped kitchen
Breathtaking 360 degree views from roof top
Stone spiral staircase
Gensac Tower Gite
valley view from the garden
Garden view of tower/windmill
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1 Bedroom, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2
Gensac, Gironde, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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D B
Eemnes, The Netherlands
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“We have had a great time at Gensac Tower!”
Reviewed 24 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

This great residence is a former windmill and watchtower that is very romantically situated on a hill overlooking the astonishing surroundings of Gensac. On the inside it has been fully restored, keeping authentic details intact. Outside you can choose to sit either in your private garden or on top of the tower.

The living space is not very big, but very clean and comfortable. It has all facilities you need during your relaxing holiday, including a BBQ, dishwasher and Wifi. Fiona and Marc have been very helpful in advising the best places to visit and local wines to drink. We highly recommend this place and already look forward to visiting this great place again.

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Emily R
London, United Kingdom
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“It was an absolute delight to stay at Gensac Tower!”
Reviewed 27 June 2013 for a stay in June 2013

Gensac Tower, originally a windmill and then a watchtower during the war, has been painstakingly converted into a beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable home-away-from-home, incorporating every creature comfort we could think of in a stunning and unusual property. We adored the way that the round sandstone walls and stairs give way to delightful picture-windows with views of the garden and surrounding area. We also enjoyed taking in the amazing 360 degree view from the roof of the tower - a lovely spot to sit and enjoy a glass or two of rose in the sun!

Aside from being truly delightful accommodation, Gensac Tower is close to Gensac town and a great base to explore the surrounding areas, like St Emillion. Gensac town is lovely – we enjoyed walking through the pretty streets, lunch at one of the sweet little restaurants by the main square and, although somewhat less romantic, pleased to find an ATM and a supermarket, which allowed us to stock our very well appointed kitchen.

Another of Gensac Tower's draw-cards are its lovely hosts, Fiona and Mark, who struck the perfect balance between being welcoming and available on the one hand and giving us space to enjoy the delightful property that they have built themselves on the other.

Overall, we had a wonderfully peaceful and relaxing stay at Gensac Tower and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to friends, family and colleagues.

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