Barn conversion set on an award winning vineyard. Private secure swimming pool with secure retractable solar heated glass cover. Wi-Fi, table tennis, pool table, boules court. Short drive to historical towns with weekly farmers markets. Bordeaux wine region near Saint Emilion, Bergerac & the Dordogne, South West France. Making this an ideal location to explore this beautiful unspoilt area.
- Local Area
- Private 10m x 5m pool
- Secure, heated pool*
- Set on award winning vineyard
- Table tennis
- Boules Court
- Pool table
- Tranquil location
- Country views over vines
- Private off road parking
- Cots (2) and highchair
- French & English TV
- DVD player
- Golf courses nearby
- Cycle hire available
- Zip wire park nearby
- Private catering available
- Nearest town 4 miles
Featured in France magazine, Jubin has a private secure swimming pool and walks through the owners award winning vineyard. Situated between Bordeaux, Bergerac and Saint Emilion near the border of the Dordogne in the heart of the Bordeaux wine region of south west France.
Jubin is a large stone barn conversion dating back to the 19th century and has been completely renovated to a very nice standard. This authentic house is set over 220m2 with large rooms, southern exposure and a warm atmosphere.
* The pool can be secured with a retractable glass cover which acts as a safety feature as well as helping to heat the water.
Situated on a privately owned, award winning Bordeaux wine estate, the vines are open to the garden and guests are free to walk in the quiet surroundings. The charming owners are happy to offer a tour of how the wine is made and of course have a taste! The wine estate tasting rooms are just 5 minutes drive from the house.
The entire house and all facilities are for your exclusive, private use during your stay.
Bedrooms and bathrooms
Beautiful room with views over the pool and vines. Double bed (160cm x 200cm). Large wardrobe. En-suite shower. A WC is next to this room.
Pretty room with views over the pool and vines. Double bed (140cm x 190cm), wardrobe and a table.
Well proportioned room. Double bed (140cm x 190cm), large wardrobe.
Located opposite bedroom 3 there is a shared family bathroom with a bath and walk in shower, wash basin, there is also a separate wc.
Upper floor mezzanine (located above the lounge at the opposite end of the house to the ground floor bedrooms)
Pretty room decorated in natural tones with a single bed (90cm x 190cm).
Pretty room with sloping ceiling, single bed (90cm x 190cm) with further trundle pull-out bed (90cm x 190cm).
Shared shower room with shower and wash basin. A WC is located at the bottom of the stairs.
Kitchen and dining area
Large farmhouse style kitchen with dishwasher, large electric oven with grill and gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, coffee maker. Dining table and chairs comfortably seating 10 people.
Laundry area with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron/ironing board and washing line.
The large lounge is set around an original feature stone fireplace and has double height ceilings, TV with French and English channels (English channels are through the Wi-Fi) DVD player, Hi-Fi as well as a selection of books to read. The lounge looks over the front terrace though large feature doors. An elevated area is home to a pool table. Underfloor heating (payable as an extra based on usage).
Bed linen, bath towels and pool towels are provided and included in the price.
There are a couple of hairdryers.
Enjoy alfresco eating on the patio overlooking the pool and vines. BBQ, stone table and matching benches under a canopy providing shade from the sun. There is lots of outside space for games including table tennis and a boules court. Guests also have the entire wine estate to walk through the vines.
Private Secure Pool
The wonderful 10m x 5m pool is 1.5m deep with walk-in steps in one corner to allow easy access. A retractable glass cover over the pool acts as a safety feature as well as helping to heat the water.
A sun terrace and loungers provide a lovely space to relax around the pool with views over the garden and vines.
Set just 4 miles from the fortified town of Sainte Foy La Grande, Jubin has all of the amenities you require on it’s doorstep including butchers, bakers, cafe’s, restaurants and supermarkets, not to mention the fantastic weekly market on a Saturday morning which is a great place to purchase local produce. There is a large E. Leclerc and Lidl at Pineuilh 3.5 miles.
A little further a field (25 minutes) you will find the XIII century bastide towns of Monsegur (33), Duras (47) and Castillon-la-Bataille (33), all towns have a comprehensive supermarket and petrol station. The stone vaulted market square of Monsegur is host to restaurants, cafés, bars, boulangerie, pharmacie, banks with ATM’s, pizzeria with weekly live music, supermarket, weekly traditional French market and a night market during the summer. Duras also has a weekly night market. The famous towns of Bergerac and St Emilion are also just a 30 minute drive and are a must see during your stay.
There are many festivals and events throughout the region including the annual Jazz festival held in early July in Monsegur.
See the “Local Area” above for full details of activities in the region.
Gastronomic experiences and wine tours
Cycle hire delivered to the door with all safety equipment supplied, electric cycles also available in the area.
Bergerac 30 minutes
Bordeaux 1 hour 15 minutes
Toulouse 3 hours
TGV to Bordeaux. Bordeaux station 1 hr 30 minutes drive away where there is car hire. Bordeaux to Ste Foy La Grande by train. Ste Foy La Grande is just 10 minutes taxi away.
Ste Foy La Grande train is ideal for day trips to Bordeaux
Approximate driving distances from north French ferry ports:
Calais 540 miles
Caen 370 miles
Changeover day: Saturday from July 13 until 30 August 2019
Flexible changeover day and length of stay during all other dates. Length of stay of more than 7 nights are charged on a pro rata basis.
No booking fee.
A 25% deposit secures a reservation with the balance payable 8 weeks before rental commencement.
A refundable security bond of €500 is payable with the balance which is returned within 7 days of departure subject to a satisfactory inspection.
Please view information about credit card and debit card charges.
Arrival from 17:00
Departure by 10:00
Included in the price:
Bed linen, bath towels and pool towels
End of stay clean.
Additional charges payable on-site:
A cubic metre of fire wood can be supplied if required at €60. Payable at the property.
Under floor heating and electric radiators if required, charged based on consumption, indicative charge €80 per week.
Tourism Tax €0.77 per person per day (applies to guests aged 13 and over).
The pool has a retractable glass cover which conveniently acts as a security barrier when in place for small children and also helps to heat the water.
The local area and what to do, Monsegur / Duras, Bordeaux and the Dordogne, France
Situated in the beautiful region of Aquitaine within the Bordeaux wine area and on the border of the Dordogne, Gironde and Lot et Garonne and is considered to be one of the most picturesque areas of France. Bordeaux is approximately just over an hour drive to the west and Bergerac is 30 minutes to the east and the infamous St Emilion is just 25 minutes drive.
Bordeaux is approximately just over an hour drive to the west and Bergerac is 45 minutes to the east, Saint 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!
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 Saint 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.
Tree adventure and climbing park
Just 17km near Duras, climbing through the trees and zip wire, fun for all the family, ideal for all ages. Playground and snack bar. Des chênes toi Aventure
A fresh water lake with sandy beach at Blasimon is just 34km away and is a popular attraction to take children for a day out. The gently shelving sand provides a safe, fun environment for splashing around and cooling off in the heat of the summer sun. Blasimon lake.
Visit Europe’s largest sand dune 143km, the Dune du Pilat where both the climb and the views will take your breath away! Reward yourself by feasting on fresh seafood around the Bay of Arcachon or take the ferry to Cap Ferret and feel the sand between your toes whilst you enjoy oysters and chilled white wine.
Cycle hire, Bike hire
The countryside around our properties is popular 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.
Maybe cycle to a cafe bar or the chocolate shop!
Bring your own bike or bike hire is available, we recommend booking in advance.
The Gironde and Lot et Garonne (Monsegur and Duras areas), guide and information Gironde bike information or Dordogne bike information
Bike hire can be delivered to your door, view prices and book – click here for details.
Bike Hire Direct, cycle hire
Electric bicycles can be hired at Allemans du Dropt and Eymet cycle hire
Carbon road bike hire in Bordeaux, they will deliver to Bordeaux train station for free, they do not deliver to your door but if you are a serious cyclists just ride the bike back to your holiday villa. Carbon road bike hire Bordeaux.
Yes we believe chocolate is also an activity… we often have to visit and make sure the quality is up to standard so we can continue to recommend this.
Maison Guinguet gourmet chocolate, they have a very nice shop to visit next to their artisan factory, 16km near Duras.
Public tennis courts
Tennis 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.
The Dordogne river at Sainte Foy 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.
Dordogne river boat trips on the are available in Bergerac 29km.
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.
Zoo de Bordeaux Pessac 100km.
Aqualand water park is 133km located at Bassin D’Arcachon.