|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Joli Fleuron is a stunning 6 bedroom holiday home in the Bordeaux region of France, complete with private, securely fenced and gated heated salt water swimming pool and fantastic views over the unspoilt valley below.
The spacious property is in an ideal setting for large groups of friends or family offering luxurious accommodation and modern facilities but within a short drive of the ancient Bastide towns of XIII century Monsegur (Gironde) and Duras (Lot et Garonne), both towns have a good selection of amenities including bars, restaurants, banks, shops, supermarkets and petrol stations. Weekly farmers markets and popular summer night markets are held in both towns as well as lots of other surrounding villages. There are many festivals and events on throughout the region including the annual Jazz festival held in early July in Monsegur. An ideal central location to explore Bordeaux, St Emilion, Bergerac and the Dordogne, France.
Joli Fleuron has been renovated and furnished to an exceptionally high standard whilst retaining superb features including beamed ceilings and a large character fireplace in the lounge, giving the feeling of staying in a luxurious boutique hotel but with the benefit of all facilities being for your exclusive use.
During the winter months the entire house is centrally heated.
Lovely views over the valley, Swimming pool, with sun terrace, Large landscaped gardens surround the property, Private gated drive with off road parking for several cars.
Fully fitted modern kitchen, WiFi internet connection, Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer.
Satellite TV, DVD, Golf courses nearby
Bedrooms (all have rooms fans and hairdryers):
1. Master bedroom - Top floor. Beautiful spacious room with exposed timber beams and feature fireplace. King size bed (160cm x 200cm), walk-in wardrobe, double aspect views over the pool and gardens. En-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, separate walk-in shower, twin wash basin's and WC.
2. Double bedroom - Top floor. Another sumptuous double room with exposed timber beams and views over the garden. King size bed (160cm x 200cm). En-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, separate walk-in shower, twin wash basin's and WC.
3. Double bedroom - First floor. (not ground floor) Individually decorated double room with views over the garden. King size bed (160cm x 200cm). En-suite shower room with walk-in shower, wash basin and WC.
4. Double bedroom - First floor. (not ground floor) Individually decorated double room with views over the garden. King size bed (160cm x 200cm). En-suite shower room with walk-in shower, wash basin and WC.
5. Double bedroom - First floor. (not ground floor) Individually decorated double room with views over the garden. King size bed (160cm x 200cm). En-suite shower room with walk-in shower, wash basin and WC.
6. Twin bedroom - First floor. (not ground floor) Beautiful twin room with views over the garden.Twin beds (90cm x 190cm each). En-suite bathroom with bath with shower-over, wash basin and WC.
Kitchen/diner: Bespoke contemporary kitchen with superb facilities including; double sink, dishwasher, American style fridge-freezer with ice and water dispenser, extra fridge-freezer, steam oven, electric oven, plate warmer, halogen hob, extractor fan, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine, kettle and toaster. Large dining table and breakfast bar.
Utility area: Laundry room with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron/ironing board, WC and wash basin.
Living rooms: The main sitting room is located on the ground floor opposite the kitchen/diner and has an elegant and comfortable feel with original large stone feature fireplace, TV with Freesat English TV, DVD player and selection of DVD's and board games. Views over looking the front terrace and garden beyond.
On the top floor there is a small additional chill out lounge with TV, DVD player and games console.
Cleaning/towels/linen: Bed linen, bath towels and pool towels are included in the price.
Outside: There are several terrace and sitting areas dotted around the well maintained grounds with a large alfresco dining table on the terrace outside the kitchen door looking over the pool and gardens.
The salt water swimming pool is heated and measures 12m 6m, there are steps within the pool at one end. The pool is securely fenced and gated.
Services: Full Catering service available. Wine, catering and historical tours. Cycle hire delivered to the door with all safety equipment supplied.
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We loved our stay in this beautiful French chateau. The pool was a real hit with the kids, the kitchen and dining a real hit with the grown ups, and the local area a real hit with everyone.
We had an amazing week at Joli Fleuron in July 2016. The house was perfect as a base for an extended family get together. The house was beautifully decorated, very clean and with every attention to detail. The surrounding area was beautiful - although we would have been very happy spending the entire week at the house, in the pool and drinking local wines! The owners were very friendly and helpful. We will hopefully be back in the not too distant future.
The house is perfect, stocked with anything you could need including a lovely welcome basket & lots of info about local shopping, markets & restaurants. The pool, gardens, views & rooms are wonderfully placed to be able to enjoy your stay. We could have easily stayed there another week. Thank you for the lovely holiday!
We offer wine tours, private dining, catering, buffets at the house and picnics in the vineyard available to book. Cycle hire can be arranged delivered to the door with full safety equipment.
Situated near the towns of Monsegur and Duras in the region of Aquitaine within the Bordeaux wine region and on the border of the Dordogne, Gironde and Lot et Garonne, France.
Bordeaux is approximately just over an hour drive to the west and Bergerac is 45 minutes to the east, St Emilion 30 minutes north.
This is the ideal base from which to explore South West France. Located in the region of Aquitaine on the 3 borders of Gironde / Dordogne / Lot et Garonne and is considered to be one of the most picturesque areas of France.
The gently rolling countryside is a pleasure to explore, with excellent roads winding their way through fields and vineyards. Perfect cycling country!
Monsegur and Duras are ancient Bastide towns set around a market square which are host to weekly markets and also a weekly night market during the peak summer season. There is a good selection of shops including cafes, bars and a pizzeria which host's weekly live music.
There is also a cinema in Monsegur, which does show international films in their original language version (VO).
The market squares are also hosts the many festivals and events throughout the year.
Wine and Gastronomy
The Bordeaux wine region has 21 appellations. Visit some of the many local Caves and Chateau who offer free tastings and tours while you choose a bottle or two.
Not to be missed is the world famous St Emilion, just a short drive away. A designated world heritage site and is truly stunning. Explore characteristic narrow lanes lined with wine merchants, cafes, restaurants and interesting independent shops. A guided tour of the monolithic church is highly recommended.
Follow Rick Steins French Odyssey (Bordeaux to Bazas) trail across this region and encounter some of the best culinary experiences France has to offer.
This designated world heritage site is a must for all visitors. This cosmopolitan city offers a diverse range of attractions. The golden triangle has a fabulous range of shops for those shopaholics.
A rich variety of architecture forms the backdrop for the street cafe's, restaurants, bars and not forgetting the superb Grand Theatre.
The Dordogne is just one of the many places to visit for day trips. Anything from Canoeing or boat trips on the Dordogne river to exploring ancient villages.
Most villages and towns hold weekly markets full of fresh and interesting local produce. An ideal place to pick up your holiday mementoes and gifts.
Both Monsegur and Duras also have night markets during the summer where you can eat and have a drink as well as browse the many stalls.
The countryside around our properties is perfect for cycling, whether it's just a gentle ride around to explore or, if you are a keen cyclist, a long training ride on fantastic stretches of road to get the blood pumping whilst taking in the fantastic views.
Cycle hire is available to your door - visit www.themountainbikehirecompany.co.uk for details.
Public tennis courts
Good quality courts are located in Monsegur, Duras & St Sernin de Duras and are usually booked via the local tourist information office.
Canoeing and kayaking
Canoe hire is available on the rivers. The river Dropt winds through the valley with a slow flow on it, whilst the large river Garonne (20 minutes away) has a faster pace.
The Dordogne river is an hour away which has a faster pace but has plenty of canoe hire opportunities and literally just go with the flow and be picked up further down stream. Of course the easiest way is a boat trip and let some one else do the work.
The Atlantic coast, with over 150 miles of golden sandy beaches is less than one and a half hours drive away. Great fun for all the family, simply relax and soak up the sun or try your hand at surfing. Alternatively there are also fresh water lakes with a beach and facilities. The nearest is at Blasimon (about 30 minutes drive) and is very popular with families.
There are many pay and play golf courses within the area, the best being the beautiful Chateau Des Vigiers Golf and Country Club. The chateau dates back to 1597 and is set in 450 acres of stunning countryside. Facilities also include a fine restaurant and relaxing beauty spa.
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£1,000|
Bed linen, bath towels and pool towels are provided.
Pool heating included from 27th May. 1st April - 26th May pool heating if required is £150 per week.