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Beautiful 17th Century Chateau Sainte Colombe, near St Emilion, Gironde

Weekly Rental:From GBP 1750 to GBP 4000

Property

Chateaux

Sleeps

12

Single/Double

3 / 6

Bathrooms

6

Pets

Allowed

Pool

Yes

STILL AVAILABLE WEEKS SUMMER 2024 - CONTACT FOR OUR SPECIAL OFFERS

La Mouleyre is a stunning Chateau set in 3 acres of beautiful grounds surrounded by some of the world famous vineyards and Chateaux of St Emilion. Positioned at the head of a lovely small valley it has exquisite views over the tranquil landscape of the surrounding vineyards to the hills of the Dordogne River.

This charming retreat is in the heart of wine country, just 7km from the UNESCO World Heritage medieval village of St Emilion. It is a perfect spot to relax and enjoy and from which to explore the many pretty villages and historic towns of the area and experience wine tastings at the most iconic chateaux.

Built in 1602, it was Chateau La Mouleyre ( St Emilion Grand Cru ) until the vines were sold to the neighbouring Chateau Faugeres and the house, barn, chais (wine aging cellar) and grounds were purchased in 2008.

Renovated sympathetically so it retains all the original charm into a beautiful country retreat, its 17th century origins are evident. La Mouleyre is a fine stone structure which has been furnished with an uncompromising approach to comfort.

The spacious and elegant interior allows guests to be as social or as private as they wish. This fantastic property compirses are 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 4 reception areas offering comfort for friends or multi-generational families.

Rooms are inviting and restful. Contemporary art and lighting add sleek interest.

One of the standout features is a epicurean’s gourmet kitchen featuring luxury décor and professional appliances.

Ground Floor (marble floors,underfloor heating)

Ground Floor (travertine marble floors with underfloor heating)

  • Kitchen - Very spacious, granite worktops, huge island, Miele appliances (2 wall ovens), Nespresso, etc. Table for 10 and further seating at the breakfast bar.
  • Dining - Main table seats 10. "Children's" table can be added. Substantial period fireplace. Ideal for a formal gathering or celebration. Doors to garden.
  • Salon - Peaceful living area; beautiful fireplace; doors to the rose terrace dining area and garden.
  • Salon 2/Study - High ceilings; beams; skylights, large couch; maps and guide books and info and recommendations on things to do.
  • Courtyard - Mediterranean inspired inner courtyard with roses and extensive planting. Teak dining table. Great for breakfast, lunch or aperitifs.
  • Utility room with washer, second main fridge, freezer and refreshment fridge
  • Entrance hallway with beautiful stone staircase leading to the first floor and door through to the inner courtyard.
  • Pink Room - Large bedroom with double bed and couch. Doors leading directly to the inner courtyard. En suite with walk in shower.

First Floor ( wooden floors with carpets: radiator heating )

  • Blue Suite - Huge room; Super King bed, massive beams; armoire; large en suite with walk in shower and 180 cm bath. Romeo & Juliet balcony. Dressing area in tower. Magical views across the gardens and vines.
  • Lavender room - Very large room; Emperor bed; en suite with shower. Same great views.
  • Blue room - Double bed; huge armoire; lovely upholstered chairs. Same great views. Bathroom with 180cm bath adjacent. 

Top Floor (Painted wooden floors, radiator heating )

  • Ivory Room - 30 sq m, Oak beams, king bed; 2 single beds.
  • Bedroom 6 - accessed through Ivory room. Double bed; single bed. With Ivory forms a good family suite.

Barn

  • Large barn----( ex wine prod area ) used for games ( ping-pong ), darts, etc  with equipment for pool, bikes( 5 adult  ( 1 e bike ) and 2 children's), boules, football for use outside and tennis equipment and basketball for use at the nearby courts.  Has a wood burning fire so is also used for wine-tasting; and meals/parties for very large groups. games equipment, bikes,etc. Indoor play area.

Outside :

The 10mx4m heated ( 28' C ) pool is now operational. Depth 0.95m to 1.50m with steps and "beach step" at shallow end.

The landscaping and privacy stone wall are being completed.

Mature trees, roses, pomegranates, figs, lavender beds, herb garden and lawns ideal for boules or games. 2 ponds with resident ducks; wildflower meadow and fruit trees. Several alfresco dining options-- under a huge tree; on the main south facing terrace ( umbrella ); and in the tranquil inner courtyard. Large stainless steel mains gas BBQ. Numerous seating and sunbathing options.

Traditional markets with fresh produce close by all week. Great restaurants in the area. Fascinating Bordeaux around 45 minutes with beautiful beaches, including Arcachon-- famous oysters and Europe's largest sand dune--a further 30 minutes. All of the other great Bordeaux wine areas--Pomerol, Medoc, Graves, Sauternes, etc. within easy reach. Children's activities at several locations nearby. For golfers, the St. Emilionnais is 10 min and Chateau des Vigiers 25 min.

The area around La Mouleyre is great for cycling (5 adult bikes--one electric--and 2 children's bikes) and for hiking/walking through the vines. Horseriding nearby. A small lake with a sand beach 15 min away and fishing/canoeing/rowing on the Dordogne. Near Castillon la Bataille, great spectacle of re-enactment ( ~500 actors ) of last battle of 100 years war several evenings during the summer.

Guests at La Mouleyre are met by our Property Manager, who is available to answer your questions and make recommendations throughout your stay. As we realize that you may have traveled far, we leave a basket of essentials.

La Mouleyre is Ideal for groups of friends or families or wine and culture enthusiasts who are looking for a beautiful place to relax and enjoy the pleasures of the St Emilion/Bordeaux region from.

PHOTOS

Kitchenware Appliances

Cooker/Hob Fridge Freezer Microwave Toaster Kettle Dish Washer Washing Machine

Fixtures & Equipment

Hairdryer Iron TV Satellite DVD Player Internet Access Games Room Pool Table

External Features

Private Pool - Heated Private Garden Private Tennis Court BBQ Climbing Frame Sun Loungers : Yes Suitable for Children

Local Attractions

The Chateau is set in the heart of wine country, just 7km from the UNESCO World Heritage medieval village of St Emilion. It is a perfect spot to relax and enjoy and from which to explore the many pretty villages and historic towns of the area and experience wine tastings at the most iconic chateaux.

Traditional markets with fresh produce close by all week. Great restaurants in the area. Fascinating Bordeaux around 45 minutes with beautiful beaches, including Arcachon-- famous oysters and Europe's largest sand dune--a further 30 minutes. All of the other great Bordeaux wine areas--Pomerol, Medoc, Graves, Sauternes, etc. within easy reach. Children's activities at several locations nearby. For golfers, the St. Emilionnais is 10 min and Chateau des Vigiers 25 min.

The area around La Mouleyre is great for cycling (4 bikes) and for hiking/walking through the vines. Horseriding nearby. A small lake with a sand beach 15 min away and fishing/canoeing/rowing on the Dordogne. Near Castillon la Bataille, great spectacle of re-enactment ( ~500 actors ) of last battle of 100 years war several evenings during the summer.

Special Rental Conditions

£200 Cleaning Fee for all bookings.

During the summer period, La Mouleyre is available for a minimum of 1 week.

For bookings of 2 weeks or more, some discounting is possible.

For the Easter and Christmas periods, the minimum stay is 4 nights

During the balance of the year, the minimum rental period is 3 days. The daily pricing is 1/7 of the weekly pricing shown for that period.

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Property Exterior

Private Pool (Heated):
Yes
Private Garden:
Yes
Private Tennis Court:
Yes
Near a Beach:
Yes
BBQ:
Yes
Climbing Frame:
Yes
Sun Loungers:
Yes
Safe for Children:
Yes

Local Attractions

The Chateau is set in the heart of wine country, just 7km from the UNESCO World Heritage medieval village of St Emilion. It is a perfect spot to relax and enjoy and from which to explore the many pretty villages and historic towns of the area and experience wine tastings at the most iconic chateaux.

Traditional markets with fresh produce close by all week. Great restaurants in the area. Fascinating Bordeaux around 45 minutes with beautiful beaches, including Arcachon-- famous oysters and Europe's largest sand dune--a further 30 minutes. All of the other great Bordeaux wine areas--Pomerol, Medoc, Graves, Sauternes, etc. within easy reach. Children's activities at several locations nearby. For golfers, the St. Emilionnais is 10 min and Chateau des Vigiers 25 min.

The area around La Mouleyre is great for cycling (4 bikes) and for hiking/walking through the vines. Horseriding nearby. A small lake with a sand beach 15 min away and fishing/canoeing/rowing on the Dordogne. Near Castillon la Bataille, great spectacle of re-enactment ( ~500 actors ) of last battle of 100 years war several evenings during the summer.

In the area

This Property is situated in Gironde, Aquitaine

Nearest Airport: No

Nearest Station: No

Nearest Ferry: No

Nearest Beach: Yes

Nearest Ski Resort: No

Please note that the location on this map is an approximate guide, normally to the closest town or village.


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Whether you're planning your next holiday, or simply want to find out more about our properties, you can contact our Owners & Agents directly for more information

Contact Person: Terry Mackay

Mobile: +44 7753 928 305

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