Perfect setting for a group of friends or multi-generation family get together with enough space for everyone to socialise by the pool or quietly snooze in the shade under a tree in the extensive grounds or escape with a book to the study or penthouse suite in the turret.
Le Bouge is a light, bright and charming early 18th-century turreted petit château with a heated pool and offers beautiful rural views. It is set in peaceful and undulating countryside just 2.5km from the closest bakeries and shops, with weekly markets and hypermarkets within a 10-minute drive. Set amid grounds and farmland, the property boasts lovely country views from its elevated position, and is approached by a private drive off a quiet rural road. The house is surrounded by its gardens and mature trees, and has a lovely south-facing pool. A north-facing terrace at the back of the house as well as the acre of grounds provide plenty of sunny and shaded outdoor space for families to enjoy each other’s company, as well as quiet areas for reading a book or to nap under a shady tree. The house sleeps up to twelve comfortably. It is lovingly furnished to a very high standard, with a mix of antique and contemporary furniture. It is full of period features but is also homely and comfortable.
The house sleeps up to 12 people comfortably and has five bedrooms, one bathroom and three shower rooms.
The substantial eat-in kitchen and living areas are on the ground floor, comprising a formal dining room, sitting room, a study and an intimate salon. The dining room and living room open out on to the garden and pool area.
There are four bedrooms on the first floor, and all come with pretty, leafy views. The master suite has its own sitting room and is set across the entire second floor of the property. Most rooms have dual aspect windows. The house is surrounded by its own grounds amid farmland and is approached by a private drive off a country road.
The house is surrounded by its gardens and mature trees. There is an The south-facing heated pool measures 11m x 5m. There is alfresco dining space under a pergola for up to 12. We have a barbecue. There is also a picnic table and a swing for little ones and plenty of trees for shade. Sun loungers available by the pool.
Cots are available upon request.
The house has two satellite TV/DVD players, as well as plenty of board games for you to enjoy during your stay. It has high speed wifi and a Sonos system so you can enjoy your own music in the house or by the pool.
The chateau is ideally located for exploring the gastronomic delights of Aquitaine, the beauty of the Dordogne and Lot-et-Garonne. The Bordeaux vineyards are within easy reach - Unesco World Heritage St. Emilion wine area is less than an hour away. The Perigord truffle region is also close by. There are many beautiful castles such as Duras and medieval bastides (fortified towns) such as Issigeac (37km) nearby. The beautiful city of Bordeaux, the ‘pearl of Aquitaine’, is an hour away and the stunning Atlantic Coast beaches around Arcachon are within easy reach.
There are plenty of dining options as you are at the doorstep of fine wine and foie gras country. Horse riding is possible nearby, while a host of hobbies including tennis, fishing, flying lessons, swimming and kayaking can all be catered to nearby. Golf and flying clubs are within 15 minutes driving distance.