(FVCB) Chateau Vrai Canon Bouche, Luxury Bordeaux villa near St Emilion France
- Local Area
- Luxury accommodation
- Private heated/alarmed pool
- 12m x 6m swimming pool
- Salt water pool
- Underfloor heating/cooling
- Rural vineyard views
- Private off road parking
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Table tennis
- Cot and highchair
- International TV package
- Golf courses nearby
- Cycle hire
- Office desk / printer
- Bordeaux city 40km
- Saint Emilion 14km
- Private chef available
- Restaurants nearby
Chateau Vrai Canon Bouche, luxury holiday accommodation set on a Bordeaux wine estate with a private heated swimming pool and spectacular views over vineyards down to the glistening Dordogne river. Ideally located between Bordeaux, Bergerac and Saint Emilion, near the Dordogne, south west France.
This beautiful original building used for the production of wine on the prestigious Vrai Canon Bouche estate has been converted to luxurious holiday accommodation; each of the 6 en-suite bedrooms have been sumptuously decorated, all have views of the private swimming pool and the surrounding vines.
Chateau Vrai Canon Bouche, an ideal holiday location to experience this wonderful region of France. Bordeaux city centre is just 44km. Saint Emilion is just 14km; you can see the church from the terrace. The Dordogne is close by with Bergerac only 66km.
Chateau Vrai Canon Bouche holiday accommodation is set over 250m2 with 6 bedrooms, 5 ensuite shower rooms, 1 ensuite shower and bath, a total of 5 private wc plus 2 guests wc.
Luxury living spaces
There is underfloor heating / cooling throughout the property.
The grand living room has a TV area with leather sofas, 55″ TV with international satellite channels, DVD player. An arched window provides a view into the estate’s chai where the grape processing tanks are housed and along the main corridor there are glass floor views of the oak barrels in the cellar below.
There is complimentary Wi-fi throughout, a NAIM digital music wireless system Mu-So and Mu-So Qb. Office space with desk and wi-fi printer. A selection of books and games. Access through large French doors onto the terrace which overlooks the garden, private heated pool and vineyard beyond.
Kitchen and Dining area
Open plan contemporary kitchen / dining area with a dining table that can be extended to seat up 12 people.
28 bottle wine cooler. Nespresso coffee machine. Large oven/grill with 5 ring gas hob. Dishwasher, kettle, toaster, microwave. Large panoramic sliding doors open onto a covered terrace which has a stunning vista of the swimming pool and the vineyards down to the Dordogne river and the church tower at Saint Emilion in the far distance.
Iron, ironing board, washing machine and a dryer.
Bedroom 1: King size bed (160cm x 200cm). Private entrance onto the grand terrace. Half bath, walk-in shower, twin sinks and a separate wc. Hanging space for clothing. Views across the pool and vines.
Bedroom 2: Twin beds (80cm x 200cm each) or king size bed (160cm x 200cm). Walk-in shower, wash basin with wc. Hanging space for clothing. Views across the pool and vines.
Bedroom 3: King size bed (160cm x 200cm). Walk-in shower, wash basin and a separate wc. Hanging space for clothing. Views across the pool and vines.
Bedroom 4: King size bed (160cm x 200cm). Walk-in shower, wash basin with wc. Hanging space for clothing. Views across the pool and vines.
Bedroom 5: King size bed (160cm x 200cm). Walk-in shower, wash basin and a separate wc. Hanging space for clothing. Views across the pool and vines.
Bedroom 6: Twin beds (80cm x 200cm each) or king size bed (160cm x 200cm). Walk-in shower, wash basin, there is a wc next to this room. Hanging space for clothing. Views across the pool and vines. Total of 5 private wc plus 2 guests wc.
Children and babies
Facilities include, cot, highchair, baby bath, baby monitor, baby potty, baby & kids toys, books and DVD’s.
Exterior and the grounds
A grand terrace runs along the exterior of the property from one side (the kitchen terrace) to the other side (living room entrance) with a glass balustrade which over looks the landscaped garden and swimming pool. Guests are free to walk through the vineyard and take in the stunning views of this wonderful region of France, take a bottle with you and find a spot to rest, relax and recharge whilst overlooking the river.
There is a charcoal BBQ, table tennis and a boules area as well as private parking for 6 cars.
Private heated salt swimming pool
The private heated, salt water swimming pool measures 12m x 6m and is between 1m – 1.9m deep and is protected by an alarm. There are ten sun loungers with some parasols for shade.
Services on request for an additional charge
Private chef, baby sitter, maid service
Private wine tour, private car with chauffeur
Cycle hire can be delivered to the door
Restaurants and shops
Nearest restaurant 1.5km
Nearest boulangerie: 2km
There are a selection of shops and restaurants in Libourne (5km). Please click on the Local area tab above for more information and activities in the area.
There are beautiful sandy beaches at bassin d’Arcachon 100km; world famous for its oysters. Cosmopolitan Arcachon has many shops and restaurants. Hire cycles and explore the sea front boardwalks, the beautiful sandy beaches or take a boat trip around the bay. You can also climb Europes tallest sand dune, Dune du Pilat for stunning views across the bay.
- Bergerac EGC 70km
- Bordeaux BOD 50km
- Toulouse TLS 240km
- Paris CDG 600km
- Paris to Bordeaux is only 2 hours by TGV
- Bordeaux (TGV) Gare St Jean 42km.
- Libourne (TGV) Gare de Libourne, 6km.
- 33km Floirac Dravemont, 33270 Floirac. PR Park and Ride, on the A line.
- 29km La Gardette Bassens Carbon-Blanc, 33310 Lormont. PR Park and Ride, on the A line.
- Calais 860km
- Caen 700km
- Paris 572km
Changeover day: Saturday (Flexible when short breaks are available)
1 night available at €1,400 when short breaks are available (When €0.00 is displayed a minimum price of the weekly rate applies)
No booking fee. 25% deposit secures a reservation with the balance payable 8 weeks before rental commencement. A refundable security bond of €1500 is payable with the balance which is returned within 7 days of departure subject to a satisfactory inspection.
Arrival between: 17:00 – 19:00* Departure by: 10:00 *Later arrivals are possible subject to the following charges (payable locally in cash): 19:00 – 21:00 50€ 21:00 or later 100€
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Included in the price:
Bed linen, bath towels and pool towels are provided. 3 hour maid service on a Wednesday. Bookings of 2 weeks or more receive a complimentary 4 hour clean and change of bedding every week in addition to the 3 hour maid service on a Wednesday. **Pool heating.
€25 per hour for maid service, minimum 2 hours. **Pool heating.
**Swimming pool information:
The pool open from April 25th – October 24th 2020.
Pool heating is included from May 23rd – September 26th 2020.
Pool heating if required outside of these dates is €200 per week, at least 1 weeks notice is required or order at time of booking.
Please note: specific temperatures can not be guaranteed as pool heating is influenced by weather conditions and other factors.
This holiday villa is ideally centrally located between Bordeaux city, Bergerac and Saint Emilion.
Bordeaux centre is 40km away and can be either driven or take the tram with the efficient Park and Ride system. Bergerac 70km, Saint Emilion 14km. Nearest restaurant is 1.5km away, a selection of shops and restaurants 5km in Libourne. 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! The market squares are also hosts the many festivals and events throughout the year.
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.
Tree adventure and climbing park
Climbing through the trees and zip wire, fun for all the family from years of age. Playground and snack bar. 53km Accrobranche
A fresh water lake with sandy beach 33km at Blasimon. Visit Europe’s largest sand dune 105km, 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.
The countryside around our properties is perfect 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. Cycle hire:
- Bicycle hire with free delivery and collection direct to the villa. Cycle hire
- Electric cycle, E-Bike hire Bordeaux. Cycle hire
- Trekking / regular cycles. Cycle hire
- Children’s cycles. 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 Chateau Vrai Canon Bouche. Carbon road bike hire Bordeaux.
We recommend booking in advance. Cycling in the Gironde,The Gironde, guide and information Gironde bike hire
Canoeing and kayaking
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. Canoe Kayak hire: Sainte Foy la Grande 48km: On the Dordogne river, information
Dordogne river boat trips on the are available in Bergerac.
There are many pay and play golf courses within the area, the best being the beautiful Chateau Des Vigiers Golf and Country Club 56km. 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. Golf Les Vigiers – Le Vigier – 24240 Monestier ( 25 ‘ drive) – Ph +33 5 53 61 50 00 – 18 holes superb golf.
Wild life park, animals
Ferme Exotique is 52km.
Zoo de Bordeaux Pessac is 50km.
Aqualand water park is a 95km drive located at Bassin D’Arcachon.