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Old School House, converted to welcoming family home. Loads of charm.
Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8/12 (4 1/2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Ground Floor: Master bedroom with panoramic view, double bed and single bed. Double bedroom 2 (with new bathroom/shower/toilet 2016) Twin bedroom (with new bathroom/shower/toilet 2016) Garden Level (downstairs): Double bedroom 3 Suite - double and single beds then, in separate room off, bunk (space for singles in these rooms). Patio doors open out onto the lower patio and garden - wtih jaw-dropping views out over the plain of Aquitaine towards St Emilion.
Pool / Spa
Damage and incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
No smoking - Outside patios and poolsideOutside patios and poolside
Max guests: 12
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About Laurence Young
We live on the West Coast of Scotland among the mountains and beside the loch. It's a sensational location - but sometimes we find it a little wet and cold. The climate, culture and style of the south of France is compelling! As a family of 7 (youngest is 14 and oldest is 28), our French home needed to fulfill a wide range of criteria, and The Old School House hit the spot. - it's large and spacious, and seems to always expand to take more family and friends. - there is lots to explore, to do and to see right on the doorstep. jogging and cycling is fantastic - there is night life in towns, not too far away - the property has two old classrooms, yet to be refurbished (another project in the wings)!
Laurence Young purchased this villa in 2011
Why Laurence Young chose Pujols
Having spent some time holidaying in different locations around the South of France, we decided we would like a base of our own. The Gironde was our instinctive target: we love the rolling countryside and the beauty of the vineyards and the villages. It has a remote, unspoilt charm and is "real" - the whole area is deeply agricultural and the land is worked. The wide range of majestic wines are an attraction (there are remarkable bargains to be had), plus the fabulous local ingredients and good food all around. Importantly, it's also so easy to get to. A quick drive from Bordeaux airport with so many low-cost flights, and the option of Bergerac, too. Plus, public transport to the door if we want it. Simply a wonderful location!
What makes this villa unique
This is a very special location, and the pictures show how we are endlessly mesmerised by the views, the panoramas from the windows and the wonders created by this elevated position. It's also a great pleasure being in a home with age and character; there are many features of the Ancienne Ecole that remain and this building clearly played an important part in the village during the 1900's. Whilst the sensation is that the house sits amongst the vineyards, the village is just on the doorstep and being able to walk to the bakery is a fundamental part of each day. Then there is something magical about having the old Abbey next door, and waking to the gentle chimes of ancient bells . . . .
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