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Wine Lover's Dream Villa in Heart of St Emilion, Bordeaux

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Old world charm combined with contemporary, open spaces make this villa a jewel!

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Last updated: 05/04/2011

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  • Minimum stay:3-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Bordeaux villa description

Ultra luxury wine villa designed by Napa Valley Winery owners for those passionate about wine and food. This is the only 5 star quality villa rental in Bordeaux that combines the richness of old world craftsmen-ship with modern luxuries: air-conditioning, sub-floor heating, professional kitchens with large American refrigerator, 4 ovens, 2 dishwashers, 5 gas burner stove and two sinks.

There is pool designed for relaxing that includes a swim jet for those wishing to exercise. As you relax in the pool , overlooking vineyards and Roman ruins. Four individually decorated rooms are attached to private ensuite full-baths. The bathrooms have floor to ceiling marble walls, double sinks, large walk-in showers or bath/shower combo units and toilets. The beds are heavenly pillow-top mattress covered with luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets.

Each room has its own plasma TV and Cable. The house is wired for high-sped Wi-Fi internet connection. The house sits on a half an acre of private gardens but is simple a minute walk to restaurants, wine shops, wine schools, and art galleries. There are three top wine chateaux as neighbors - the nearest wine tasting is next door!

Property Type

      • Villa

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            We asked that guests smoke outside and not inside the villa for the health of all our clients....moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Nice, well behaved dogs allowed....moreless

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            The kitchen is fully stocked with Henkle knives, All Clad pots and pans, William and Sonoma porcelan dishes and more....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Large Sub Zero - styled refrigerator with water dispenser...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Professional kitchen with all new Miele appliances...moreless

          • Catering Available:

            We can arrange for private chef services...moreless

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            Luxury quality, high thread count Egyptian cotton sheets...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Through out house and individual units in each room....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            Double-sided stone fireplace...moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Amble parking for 3 cars...moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Heart of a World-Class Wine region, surrounded by Chateaux and vineyards....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                There are plasma TVs and cable in the family room and the 4 bedrooms,...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Bring your iPod, there is an iPod stereo outlet....moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Broadband Access:

                We have free WiFi high speed internet access....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                We have free WiFi high speed internet access....moreless

              • Computer Available
              • Telephone

              Pool & Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    The pool has seating on three sides and a swim jet....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Location & View

                  • Village:

                    Villa is located in St Emilion just outside the Roman Wall. View, vineyards, Chateaux, World Heritage ruins...moreless

                  • Monument View:

                    Over look world class vineyards and the first UNESCO, world heritage village of St Emilion....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Tennis
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Walking
                  • Antiquing
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Museums
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Ruins
                  • Festivals
                  • Golf
                  • Swimming
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Base Rate
                  4 night min stay
                  €1,100
                  €5,670
                  High Season
                  Jun 1 - Sep 29
                  4 night min stay
                  €1,500
                  €7,525
                  Low Season
                  Nov 1 - Mar 30
                  4 night min stay
                  €1,100
                  €5,670
                  Shoulder Season (includes Oct)
                  Apr 1 - May 30
                  3 night min stay
                  €1,255
                  €6,510

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                  Location

                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Bordeaux
                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Libourne or (St Jean, Bordeaux: 30 miles)
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  N89
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  St Emilion (Casual Stroll)
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Several Courses
                  0.1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  St Emilion (casual stroll)

                  Exclusive wine chateaux visits, wine classes, cooking classes, art galleries, world class restaurants - all walking distance from the villa.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2005

                  About the owner: HAS TWO HEARTS - ONE IN NAPA AND ONE IN BORDEAUX Sharon’s keen interest in wine has led her to France many times, where she owns a luxury rental villa in St. Emilion, in the heart of Bordeaux. Sharon is Napa Valley Vintner and owns a boutique winery called RARECAT Wines. In 2004 the Sharon applied to the famous DUAD (Diplome Universitaire d’Aptitude a la Degustation des Vins) program, offered through the University of Bordeaux’s Oeonlogy department and were accepted. The DUAD was an intensive year long program that took 4 years of oenology and condensed it into one compacted year, a less technical program, but still at the molecular level. She graduated with honors after having nailed the question on “horse sweat” known better as Brettanomyces. ” So, with her love of Napa and Bordeaux, in 2005, Sharon decided to restore and build luxury villas where her hearts are—one in the town of Calistoga, at the northern end of the Napa Valley and in the town of St Emilion, in the heart of Bordeaux. Napa is now Sharon's permanent home. “I love talking to people about Bordeaux and Napa, helping wine lovers fall in love with these two great wine regions. Mostly, it is about making personal connections for people, creating memorable experiences for people around wine, food and friends.' Sharon helps educate female executives through a seminar series called, Don't Give Up the Wine List and other educational programs provided by A Woman's Palate. Enough about us. Email us your wine stories.

                  Why the Owner Chose Bordeaux:
                  We love wine. We love Bordeaux wines. If you come to Bordeaux, simply the most wonderful place to stay is in St Emilion, one of France's most beautiful and historic villages. We bought Chateau des Amis because it was a rare diamond in the rough. It is located in St Emilion but outside the busy center. There are almost no homes walking distance to town. When we saw the location, stood in the large garden overlooking vineyards and the village's historic monuments, we knew this was a once in a life time opportunity. You can park your cars and walk everywhere - walk to dinner at one of St Emilion's wonderful restaurants, walk to wine chateaux, wine schools, shopping...etc.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
                  Location is everything. Chateau des Amis is located in one of France's most beautiful and historic villages. The villa is outside the tourist center with a private garden with wonderful views yet you are a minute walk to everything: restaurants, wine schools, wine tasting, art galleries and shopping. You have all the amenities of a 5 star hotel with privacy, comfort and fun of being in your own place. If you love wine, you will love staying at Chateau des Amis. We can help arrange wine tours, culinary tours, wine tastings, private dinners (in villa or at a wine estate) and wine classes. Special Offer: Free Wine Class for up to 8 Chateau des Amis guests. Go back to school, this time wine school. Vignobles & Chateaux, a top St Emilion wine merchant, will host up to 8 adults at L'Ecole du Vin. You will learn about Bordeaux's wine growing region and wine making techniques at their specially designed wine school located a short walk from Chateau des Amis. The group will taste three different wines, learning how to distinguish them by color, smell and taste. Each guest will receive a notebook and personalized certificate to remind you of your day. Class needs to be booked in advance and are based on space availability. L'Ecole du Vin is conducted by Vignobles & Chateaux, a top wine merchant in St Emilion.


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                  Photos

                  • Old world charm combined with contemporary, open spaces make this villa a jewel!

                    Old world charm combined with contemporary, open spaces make this villa a jewel!

                  • Front of Stone Villa, located a one minute walk to stores

                    Front of Stone Villa, located a one minute walk to stores

                  • Large 19thc mahogeny dining table with orignal art and 18th century antiques

                    Large 19thc mahogeny dining table with orignal art and 18th century antiques

                  • Four private bedroom suites with attached baths

                    Four private bedroom suites with attached baths

                  • Gourmet Kitchen with blank granite counter tops and Miele appliances

                    Gourmet Kitchen with blank granite counter tops and Miele appliances

                  • Large garden with pool overlooks vineyard and historic monuments

                    Large garden with pool overlooks vineyard and historic monuments

                  • St Emilion is known for its world class wines

                    St Emilion is known for its world class wines

                  • Professional kitchen perfect for any gourmet.

                    Professional kitchen perfect for any gourmet.

                  • Floor to ceiling marble with view...and that's only the bathroom!

                    Floor to ceiling marble with view...and that's only the bathroom!

                  • Large open floor design combines the family room to the entrance salon

                    Large open floor design combines the family room to the entrance salon

                  • Individual decorated master suites, each with attached private bath

                    Individual decorated master suites, each with attached private bath

                  • Backyard with pool and views of St Emilion's UNESCO village and vineyards

                    Backyard with pool and views of St Emilion's UNESCO village and vineyards

                  • St Emilion is France's most charming and first UNESCO village.

                    St Emilion is France's most charming and first UNESCO village.

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                  Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                  €1,100 - €1,500 per night (EUR)
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                  4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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