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Organic Bordeaux Vineyard B&B with Pool & Air Conditioning

Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type bed & breakfast
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Heated Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

2 bedrooms with kitchen, living, dining and bathroom, family friendly

Château La Tour de Chollet lies in the peaceful rolling countryside just 10 minutes from the ancient bastide town of Sainte Foy La Grande and 30 minutes from Bergerac and St Emilion, in the world renowned Bordeaux wine region. We are a 20 acre, family run organic vineyard producing award winning red, white and rosé wines. .

Our B&B (self catering also available) is a wine lovers paradise offering guests a unique opportunity to stay on an organic working vineyard, to relax in the calm and tranquil surroundings and to explore our adjoining vineyards and beautiful countryside.

The independent 2 bedroom residence is only let to one family or group at a time and has its own private access. It has a bathroom, living room, dining room and kitchen making it ideal for families or longer stays, under 2s are free when staying in parents room. There is free wifi throughout.

Both bedrooms are air conditioned and centrally heated so are suitable for a visit all year round.

La Tour is a double room up a spiral staircase into the tower with a double height ceiling and a double bed - it is possible to put a travel cot in this room.

The second bedroom is Le Dortoir, a family room with many sleeping options, including a double bed, bunk beds, a day bed and a cot. It is a large room full of character and old oak beams. There is a stair gate, childrens books and toys.

The living room has a large sofa, and 2 arm chairs. It has a TV, DVD player, a large collection of dvds, and a wii console with some childrens games. There is a also a box of childrens toys.

The kitchen is fully equipped and has a fridge freezer, oven, dishwasher and microwave. I'm afraid there is not a washing machine.

The dining room has a table and chairs, high chair, there are also books and games and a complimentary bottle of our wine.

The bathroom is downstairs and has a toilet, wash basin and shower.

The apartment is child friendly with cot, stair gates, high chairs and toys all available.

The residence is at the north end of of our old french farmhouse, it comprises the tower you can see in the photograph and then the other rooms are part of the farmhouse and are private from our house.

The entrance is in the tower and you go into the living room, immediately to the right is a spiral staircase to La Tour, the double room. Off of the living room is the bathroom, go through the living room to the kitchen. Through the kitchen you enter the dining room which has stairs up to the family room.

Outside there is a large fenced garden with a gazebo guest dining area with table, chairs and BBQ. There is also a trampoline, swings, football nets, seesaw and table tennis. Secure parking is available here.

On the other side of the property there are further gardens and the 11x5m solar heated fenced swimming pool. There is also a WC. The pool and gardens are shared with the family.

We have 20 acres of organic vineyards which you are welcome to explore, and a picnic area under the fruit trees. We have a wild flower meadow (best seen in May & June) with trails mown through the long grasses.

The room price includes a delicious continental breakfast, a guided tour of the vineyard and a wine tasting in the chai.

Room prices listed are based on 2 people sharing one room.

Single occupancy is 70€ per night (low season) and 80€ per nigh (high season)

We can offer accommodation on a B&B basis or self catering - please contact us directly for prices excluding breakfast or for any other questions you may have.

We can take payment direct via credit or debit card or via this site.

More Details

About Us

Kirstie Rowbotham
Chateau La Tour de Chollet
Chateau La Tour de Chollet, Chollet
33220 33220 Les Leves et Thoumeyragues
SIRET, 492503594000
VAT Reg NoFR04492503594

Property Manager
Kirstie Rowbotham
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Kirstie Rowbotham

Kirstie & Paul Rowbotham moved here in 2006 with their 9 month old son Benjamin, Jacques their second son was born in France in 2007.

We've always been wine lovers and after a years sabbatical from our jobs in 2003, when we worked on a vineyard in the Lot valley, we fell in love with France and with the vineyard life and moved out here in 2006.

We farm our vines organically and produce award winning red, white and rose wines which are of the terroir.

We love to welcome guests to our home and look forward to chatting over a nice glass of (our) wine!

Kirstie Rowbotham purchased this bed and breakfast in 2006

Why Kirstie Rowbotham chose Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues

We wanted to be within the Bordeaux Wine Appellation.

It is beautiful countryside here, quiet and tranquil.

We wanted a traditional stone house that we could accommodate us and all of our family and friends.

We had very specific criteria to meet in terms of the vineyard and we also had to be within 30 minutes of a good golf course (for my Dad!), not that we ever get a chance to play as we're far too busy in the vines!

What makes this bed and breakfast unique

We are a working vineyard, and we do all the work ourselves, from the pruning in the winter, ploughing in the spring, the weeding in the summer and the harvesting and wine making in the autumn.

We offer a unique opportunity to get a real insight into what a vineyard really is and how it works.

You'll also get to sample the end results!

We have two boys aged 11 & 9 so the whole property is set up for children, the apartment is child friendly, the swimming pool and gardens are fully enclosed and there are plenty of toys and games, including trampolines and football nets. Our boys love to meet and play with other children (even the girls if they must!!)

Guestbook comments from the manager

We love your wines and it has been a pleasure at last to meet you and tour the vineayard. We are both so impressed by all you have achieved, and we intend to carry on enjoying La Tour de Chollet wines for many years to come.
Sep 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bed and breakfast in Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues in Gironde

Property Type:
  • bed & breakfast
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Deposits are non-refundable.
  • Cancellations: over 30 days to arrival: outstanding balance not required Less than 30 days to arrival: 50% of outstanding balance required
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Unlimited hot water. All towels provided.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • La Tour - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Le Dortoir - 1 Double Bed , 4 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Family Room
  • La Tour: Sleeps 2 A unique room in our pigeonnier (pigeon tower), up a spiral staircase the room has a double height ceiling looking up into the turret of the pigeonnier. Double Bed and travel cot is available. Air Con / Central Heating. Le Dortoir: Sleeps 2 to 6 The family room full of old oak beams. Various sleeping options, including double bed, bunk beds, single bed & cot. Air Con / Central Heating. All bedding, towels and swimming pool towels are included.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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34 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
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Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
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Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Sainte Foy La Grande
Nearest Motorway
31 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
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Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
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Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

We are a working vineyard, and as well as offering a free vineyard tour and wine tasting, we also offer half day or full day experiences when you can actually work in the vines or in the chai (winery), so you can really understand what goes into making your wine.

We also have 3 mapped walking or cycling routes, ranging from 5 to 13kms.


We are about 1 hour 30 minutes away from the famous Bordeaux Coast, with its stunning sandy beaches, including Arcachon which has the largest sand dune in Europe, the Dune de Pyla.


Bergearc Airport is just 35 minutes away and is serviced by Ryan Air & Flybe.

Bordeaux Airport is 1 hr 30 minutes away and is serviced by BA & Easy Jet.

Car hire is essential as we are in the middle of the countryside with little public transport. Car hire is availble at both airports. If you are driving, we are 9 hours from Calais and 6 hours from St Malo.


Les Leves et Thoumeyragues is our local village, just 5 minutes walk. Sainte Foy La Grande is the local town and a 10 minute drive. Duras is a 20 minute drive. Bergearc is a 30 minute drive. St Emilion, the world famous wine town is just 30 minutes drive.

Bordeaux city centre is about an hours drive. Golf and Spa - 20 minutes

Further Details:

Les Leves is our local village, just 5 minutes walk which has a bakery, post office, garage with groceries and a restaurant.

Sainte Foy La Grande is our local town which is a 10 minute drive, it is a beautiful bastide town, dating back to the 13th Century. With some unique shops, you will also find plenty of restaurants and supermarkets. It has a great market on a Saturday morning.

Bergearc is 30 minutes away and has a lovely old town, there are also boat rides on the Dordogne.

St Emilion, the world famous wine town is just 30 minutes drive.

There are plenty of activities in the local area, including horse riding, aqua parks, markets, bowling, golf, hot air ballooning, canoeing, boat rides etc. it is also possible to hire bikes and the vineyards and countryside surrounding our property is ideal for cycling. There are also old chateau to visit at Duras and Bergearc.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bed and breakfast in Les Lèves-et-Thoumeyragues, Gironde

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season - Winter/Spring2018
20 Jan 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £70 per night, per additional guest
High Season - 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £40 per night, per additional guest
Low Season - Autumn Winter - 2
2 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £35 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £175.69

Please note that prices quoted above are for 2 people sharing one room.
Single occupancy is 70€ per night (low season) and 80€ per nigh (high season)
Deposit is non-refundable

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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