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VINE COTTAGE WITH POOL AN HOUR FROM BORDEAUX & BERGERAC AIRPORTS

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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
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CLEANING - minimum bookings are for a week with a large number for two weeks or more. Therefore, we do not have frequent changes or lots of clients. All cottages have dishwashers which we insist people to use. We ask for departure by 10.00 & arrival after 16.00 so we can do a “deep” clean. This includes dishwashing (again) plates, glasses & cutlery etc. Also sterilising/disinfecting all hard surfaces, such as kitchens, bathrooms & floors, etc. We also provide cleaning supplies as part of the arrival pack should you wish to do more. The cottages are left open on the arrival day & any check in can be done with social distancing. SOCIAL DISTANCING we are in a rural setting in small hamlet of 10 houses. It’s a 1.2 km walk through country lanes to the centre of the local village. This has a ...CLEANING - minimum bookings are for a week with a large number for two weeks or more. Therefore, we do not have frequent changes or lots of clients. All cottages have dishwashers which we insist people to use. We ask for departure by 10.00 & arrival after 16.00 so we can do a “deep” clean. This includes dishwashing (again) plates, glasses & cutlery etc. Also sterilising/disinfecting all hard surfaces, such as kitchens, bathrooms & floors, etc. We also provide cleaning supplies as part of the arrival pack should you wish to do more. The cottages are left open on the arrival day & any check in can be done with social distancing. SOCIAL DISTANCING we are in a rural setting in small hamlet of 10 houses. It’s a 1.2 km walk through country lanes to the centre of the local village. This has a restaurant, bar, shop, butcher & pharmacy. The small medieval town of St Emilion is 9 kms away with lots of terrace restaurants. If you do not want to go into any big towns or hypermarkets you can be simply live locally using village shops. There are also out-door markets almost every day. There are beaches on 2 local lakes, also set in the countryside, but little used except at the weekends. Each cottage has its own garden and/or terrace with your own sun loungers, tables & chairs and BBQ’s. The only common area is the pool with its large sun terrace It has more well-spaced sun-loungers, tables & chairs etc. For this period, we are increasing the pool chemicals & ask people to use the pool shower before swimming. It is easy to use the pool for a swim & then return to your own garden/terrace for sunbathing & relaxing. The maximum number of people if all the properties are in use is only 10. THE COTTAGE - FREE ARRIVAL MEAL - Set in the Bordeaux vineyards and fully renovated throughout, our beautiful Vine Cottage is perfectly situated for exploring the Dordogne Chateaux or Bordeaux & its coast. It is only 5 miles from the medieval wine city of St. Emilion. Architecturally designed within an ancient winemaking barn to provide superb facilities & yet retain the charm of their original beams & golden stonework. Vine Cottage comfortably accommodates four people (plus cots) with king sized & twin bedrooms. The modern chief’s kitchen & well-furnished large open plan living/dining area lead out onto a terrace with gazebo set in its own private garden. The large modern bathroom has a WC, walk-in shower area & bath.The private garden has sun loungers, a dining table & a gas BBQ. Catering is available either on arrival or during the holiday. Home cooked meals can be delivered so it’s like having a diner party prepared for you. As we situated in the world famous Bordeaux vineyards we offer escorted wine tours by car and walking tours of 12th Century St Emilion. Alternative, you can just borrow bikes and do it yourselves. The pool (20 ft x 15 ft) is set in a walled garden surrounded by vines & roses. It has steps and is alarmed for child security. The pool terrace overlooking the vines has plenty of sun lounges, table, chairs etc. It is the setting for our collection of Balinese & other eastern statues, which are lit at night. The cottage also has off-street parking & is surrounded by picturesque countryside, beautiful villages and churches. The cottage shares the pool with Rose Cottage (1-bed/2 person) & Lavender Cottage(2-bed 4 person) both of which have their own private terraces. Vine Cottage & Rose Cottage (Property ID is 361420) can be booked as a single large 3 bedroom/6 person property . Facilities & Equipment - all cottages have traditional rug covered tiled floors & golden exposed stone work which contrast with the modern fittings & classic furniture. These include Knole sofas, interior & exterior dining tables/chairs, gas BBQ’s, central heating & fans. Equipment includes color TV’s with DVD players & satellite receivers, safety deposit, dishwashers, washing machines, cookers, microwaves, fridge/freezers, irons, hair dryers, blue-tooth speaker, baby cots and high chairs. Also bikes can be borrowed for free, as is the wi-fi internet All linen (including towels and pool towels), baby cots, high chairs and bikes are available for free. Cleaning can be organised as often as requested; Guests are asked to leave the cottages in a clean and tidy condition. A car is essential but we do airport pickups Facilities For Special Needs - Vine Cottage had been built with a king-sized bedroom, kitchen, living area & bathroom on a single floor with easy access to a private terrace and garden. The bathroom includes both a bath and an open access shower. The twin bedded room is upstairs. However, as the entrance to the cottages is via steps up from the pool area it is not suitable for wheelchairs but is suitable for people with limited mobility. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 49147100900010More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
FREE ARRIVAL MEAL FOR WEEKLY BOOKINGS - Out of season central heating £60 per week if required
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Andrew O
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2012
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Reviewed 19 August 2020 via mobile

Lovely gite set in a stunning location. We had a great week and Andy was the perfect host. We really appreciated supper on the evening we arrived. Looking forward to going back.

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank 63allyp
Reviewed 22 September 2019

Close to the old town of St Emilion but set in a peaceful hamlet with a private garden and beautiful pool.Andy was a wonderful host and very knowledgeable/helpful regarding the region. We’d certainly return without hesitation.Many thanks

Date of stay: September 2019
Thank David G
Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

Great 2 weeks with the family, accommodation had everything we needed and Andy was informative and very helpful. Girls (7 years old) loved the pool and swimming in the local lakes. Will return!

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank Robert S
Reviewed 23 May 2019

Idyllic, rural location, yet we found it with sat nav and Andys (owner) directions. He lives in the chateau next door and is easy to contact with any queries. Appreciated the food provided by Andy so could relax immediately on arrival. Surronded by vineyards but...More

Date of stay: May 2019
Thank Jacqueline S
Reviewed 29 August 2018

On arrival we were greeted by Andy ( the owner ) who was so warm, friendly and welcoming. He provided us with information on the local area ( restaurant, markets etc) and was always available to answer any queries. As stated on the web a...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Expedition440952
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Andy was a great host and the three course welcome dinner was excellent. Together with the starter pack included, meant we didn't need to shop as soon as we arrived. The cottage has everything you need and is in the perfect location for visiting the...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank JRMM1987
Reviewed 23 April 2018

My wife and I who are in our mid and late sixties like to cycle, our stay with Andy provided a great location for us to cycle around the vine yards of the St Emillion area and visit places of interest. The gite is very...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Bob M
Reviewed 23 April 2018

We have just returned from a fantastic week staying in Lavender Cottage, which is extremely comfortable and well equipped in all respects. It was a privilege to stay in accommodation, which was not only functional but thoughtfully and tastefully designed. Andrew is a wonderful host,...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank AlanLara2018
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We had a wonderful and relaxing stay in Andy and Richard's cottage, and the welcome could not have been friendlier. The cottage is fully equipped with everything required for a holiday away; it was a home from home and the garden and BBQ were used...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank BellaT42
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Just got back from 2 weeks relaxing at Vines along with our 2 dogs and it was everything we hoped for and more. Our cottage had EVERYTHING we needed and was super secure for our 2 escape artist terriers. We literally opened the gate and...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Blacksheep58
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Outdoor Dining Area
Paper Towels Provided
Parking
Patio
Private Garden
Safe
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
After relaxing on the pool side terrace borrow bikes or walk through the timeless vineyards. Relax in the restaurants of the ancient square of Saint Emilion, the medieval wine city. Explore the beautiful villages and wine chateaux of Puisseguin, Lussac & Montagne with their local churches, shops and bar/restaurants. Experience the local night markets for their cuisine & incredibly cheap wines. For the more energetic there is the nearby golf, tennis, horse riding, fishing & canoeing on the Dordogne. For the more adventurous there is ballooning, sand-flying/para-surfing, rock climbing & even potholing.
Getting around
A car is essential as its a rural location. However there are regular high speed trains from our local town of Libourne to Bordeaux (under 20 mins).
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