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Luxury Villa in the Bordeaux Wine Town of St. Emilion

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Last updated: 08/03/2009

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

St.-Emilion villa description

Imagine a holiday where you set the pace of your enjoyment. Step outside the garden gates and wander down to the multitude of cafes and restaurants to enjoy a quick cup of coffee or linger over an extraordinary meal. Walk out of the town and straight to the cellar door of some of the worlds finest vineyards. Browse through the wine shops for a special bottle. St. Emilion has a treasure trove of catacombs, churches and historic monuments to explore, even offering the most comprehensive tourist office to guide you to all the local attractions. The town offers so much, you will find new places to explore, new restaurants to try, new wines to taste without ever needing to spend any time travelling. Once you are here, it is all at your doorstep.
Tastefully renovated, the Maison des Cordeliers is a 5 BR, 4 bath stone house with an an annex w/ extra bedroom, bath, fitness equip.and pool table located within the town walls of St. Emilion. The town is a 35 minute drive from Bordeaux Airport.


Wine Concierge: For those interested in wines, our friends at Vignobles and Chateaux offer a wine concierge service and in addition to having of excellent selection of wines and wine paraphernalia, they have a full time wine school with daily wine classes, customized wine tours, introductions to châteaux and for a special event you can have a guided wine dinner in the house with catered dinner for you and your guests to try some carefully selected wines and learn with the very knowledgeable Vignobles and Châteaux staff. Especially for the guests of the Maison des Cordeliers, they offer a 10% discount on wines and classes.

Tennis ,Golf and Swimming: Several tennis courts are available in the town. Please ask us for the contact details. The area also has many golf courses between 30 minutes and 1.5 hours drive from St. Emilion. There is also a recreational swimming lake 15 minutes from the house which is excellent for children of all ages.
The Basin or Arcachon is 1.5 hours away by car and offers many beaches, an enormous water park, and Europe largest sand dune.

More about the house: The original stone house has been renovated in 2008 and it consists of 5 bedrooms – 3 queen size beds, 2 with two single beds, 4 bathrooms and one powder room, spacious living room, dining room , eat in kitchen and study. Additionally the garage apt. can accommodate 4 more .The garden is open lawn overlooked by a sheltered terrace with barbecue, table, chairs and market umbrella for casual outdoor dining. The dining room has an enormous purpose built table in the 1930’s style which seats 12 very comfortably and the glass cabinet provides you with a wide selection of the appropriate glasses for sampling the local wines. The spacious living room has a fireplace and is arranged for comfortable get together as well as curling up with a good book. The study has a desk, TV, multi system DVD player, internet access ( the house has wireless internet access as well) and a comfortable couch for relaxing or watching movies. The laundry room is off the study and has a washer and dryer.

SECURITY WARNING-PLEASE NOTE: If you are interested to rent and send an enquiry via this website, please check to make sure the reply comes from Maison des Cordeliers. All rental agreements will be confirmed via contract in our name and yours and will be followed with a receipt, map, directions, a letter of welcome and details for your arrival.Any payments or payment instructions should include our names as the owners ( Amy and Bryan Massey) . If you for any reason feel uncomfortable or suspicious about the responses you receive please feel free to call us directly to confirm. In Australia: 61-421103134 or 612-9969-5584. WHen calling please note the time difference between our countries. Thank you.

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 280 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Catering Available

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

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              • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

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              • Annex: 2 double

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              • The three double rooms with queen size beds each have their own individually designed spacious en suite bathrooms with shower, sink and WC and the two bedrooms with two single beds both share a large modernized 1930’s style bathroom with bath, shower, sink and WC. All rooms are spacious and sunny with classic French countryside shuttered windows. Rooms are comfortably furnished with new mattresses, luxurious 100% cotton sheets and bedding, ample power points and access to the wireless internet access. The rooms have central heating and air conditioning with individual controls. The house itself can comfortably accommodate 5 couples or 2/3 families.. Also a detached garage has been converted in include a sleeping loft with en suite bathroom and can accommodate an additional 4 persons....moreless

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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              • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

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              • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              • Beautiful custom tile work was used with top quality fixtures and fitting to create unique and spacious bathrooms throughout the house. There is a charming powder room downstairs with a toilet and sink. The gourmet kitchen was designed with for those who enjoy cooking with granite counter and table. It is equipped with an induction stove top, extra wide oven, Miele dishwasher, microwave, Liebherr Bio Fresh fridge with dual level wine compartment for keeping both white and red wines at the optimum temperature for drinking and a wide range of kitchen appliances and equipment....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Welcome basket included Catering is available and for those interested in wines, our friends at Vignobles and Chateaux offer a wine concierge service and in addition to having of excellent selection of wines and wine paraphernalia, they have a full time wine school with daily wine classes, customized wine tours, introductions to chateaux and for a special event you can have a guided wine dinner in the house with catered dinner for you and your guests to try some carefully selected wines and learn with the very knowledgeable Vignobles and Chateaux staff. Especially for the guests of the Maison des Cordeliers, they offer a 10% discount on wines and classes. Fitness equipment includes 4 bicycles, a Concept 2 rowing machine, hand weights, skipping rope, rebounder, golf net and yoga mats. The pool table is American style but can be converted for French style billiards as well. The town has public tennis courts- 5 minutes from the house which can be arranged with the Tourist Office...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • DVD Player
                  • Game Room
                  • Games
                  • Pool Table
                  • Television
                  • Video Game Console
                  • Video Games
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Historic
                  • Luxury

                  Attractions

                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Town
                  • Village

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Arrival Day

                      • Saturday

                      Dining

                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Dining Room
                      • Seating for 12 people

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Fireplace
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Telephone
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Freezer
                      • Microwave
                      • Oven
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Toaster

                      Outside

                      • Barbecue
                      • Bicycles
                      • Child's Swing
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Patio
                      • Terrace

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional

                          Property Descriptor

                              • Detached
                               

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                              Rental includes all linens, utilities, WIFI and final cleaning. Security deposit is required.
                              Changeover day is Saturday
                              

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                              Location

                              55 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Bordeaux
                              30 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              A 89
                              100 Kilometres
                              Nearest Beach
                              Beach

                              Car: Not Necessary

                              The town of St. Emilion is a cosmopolitan and breathtakingly beautiful little town. Recognized in 1999 by UNESCO as a World Heritage site, St. Emilion is popular tourist destination and as a result has a bustling and vibrant feel during its peak months between April and October. Shopkeepers, restaurateurs and residents are friendly and usually speak English among other languages. The town has dozens of little shops and boutiques, mainly catering to wine enthusiasts but also including clothing, souvenirs, toys, jewellery, real estate agents etc. The town has a wonderful bakery, an excellent butcher, and a small but comprehensive grocer where you can find almost anything you need. On the weekends there is a small market which offers oysters from the Bay of Arcachon, fish, charcuterie, fruits and vegetables and other items typical of the local markets.

                              There are at least 40 wine shops, 25 restaurants in the town, ranging from Michelin starred to the local pizzeria.

                              Other Activities: wine tours, cultural tourism, vineyards, wine schools, restaurants, bars, UNESCO Wolrd heritage Site,shopping, kayaking

                               

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                              Speaks: english, Japanese

                               

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                              Member since: 2008
                              Speaks: english, Japanese
                              • Response time: Within a few days
                              • Response rate: 20%
                              • Calendar last updated: 08/03/2009
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