Le Bouge, a turreted petit chateau in a peaceful rural location in the South West of France, near Bordeaux vineyards & Dordogne gastronomy, is available for holiday rentals.
The chateau dates from the late 18th century, has lovely sweeping views, a heated pool and comfortably sleeps 12.
Le Bouge is a bright and charming petit chateau with beautiful countryside views. The house has grand proportions amd plenty of period features yet is homely and comfortable, with plenty of outdoor and indoor spaces to socialise and to unwind.
The house is surrounded by its own grounds amid farmland and is approached by a private drive off a country road.
The house sleeps up to 12 comfortably and has five/six bedrooms. It is lovingly furnished to a very high standard, with a tasteful mix of antique and contemporary furniture. Most rooms have dual aspect windows and all have lovely, leafy views.
The master suite is set across the entire and has its own lounge and viewing area from one of the turrets. Large double bed (150 X 200 cm), ensuite shower room & WC and Satellite TV.
Bedroom 2: Double bed (150 X 200cm) with ensuite shower room and WC. Dual aspect windows overlooking the pool and countryside.
Bedroom 3: Double bed (135 x 190cm). Dual aspect windows overlooking the grounds.
Bedroom 4: Large bed (180 x 200cm), which can be split into two singles (90 x 200cm) if required. Windows overlooking the grounds and the countryside.
Bedroom 5: Two large twin beds (135 x 200cm). Dual aspect windows overlooking the grounds and countryside.
There is an additional shared shower room and WC on this floor.
For those who struggle with stairs, the study can easily double up as a sixth bedroom with a luxury sofa double bed.
There is a full bathroom with a walk-in shower and separate WC on the ground floor.
Cots and high chairs are available upon request.
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 with plenty of options for alfresco dining.
We can arrange outside caterers to provide delicious French meals at the house and also offer wine tours and vineyard picnics, including child friendly options.
The house is surrounded by its gardens and mature trees and boasts lovely country views.
A north facing terrace at the back of the house as well as the acre of grounds around the house provide plenty of sunny and shaded outdoor space – including swings for kids.
The accommodation is designed to be flexible. There are plenty of areas for families to enjoy each other’s company, as well as quiet areas for reading a book or a snooze.
There are lots of fun things to do for kids and the whole family, all within a short drive.
Le Bouge enjoys a tranquil and relaxing location with pretty views, yet is only 2km from the nearest village and 12km from the bustling town of Marmande. Large stores and weekly markets are all within a 15 minute drive.
There are several local boulangeries in the village of Escassefort, 2 km away, while there are plenty of restaurants and bars in Escassefort, Seyches and Marmande.
The chateau is ideally located for exploring the gastronomic delights of Aquitaine, the beauty of the Dordogne and the rural idyll of 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. A host of hobbies including horse riding, tennis, fishing, flying lessons, swimming and kayaking can all be catered to nearby. Golf and flying clubs are within 15 minutes driving distance.
Bergerac – 44km
Bordeaux – 109km
Toulouse – 187km
Marmande – 13km
Agen (TGV) – 62km
Bordeaux – 106km
Prices are per week.
Changeover day is Saturday.
We can offer reduced rates for stays longer than two weeks. Please contact us for availability or for more details.