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A delightul, private, tranquil house, overlooking vineyards.

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

House in Blaignan, Lesparre, Medoc Region, Gironde, Aquitaine, France - Tranquil Location In Medoc Wine Area, One Hour From Bordeaux. Ideal For Bird Lovers

La Petite Cachette offers tranquility and privacy, Now with WiFi internet.overlooking vineyards on a woodland fringe where you may hear nightingales and see hoopoes. It is a charming house, with an open plan kitchen, dining and living room with a woodburning stove. The kitchen is well appointed with fridge/freezer, microwave and dishwasher. The house is well furnished with a mix of modern and traditional French antique furniture. The bedroom has two single beds which can be used together as a large double bed. There is room for a travel cot if travelling with a baby or small child. We can provide a travel cot and high chair if required. Please note, bed linen and towels are not provided. Both the living room and bedroom have French windows which open onto the terrace with views across the vineyards to the windmill, from where you can enjoy the wonderful sunsets The good sized garden is private and enclosed and well provided with outdoor furniture. The Chateaux Route through the Medoc will take you past fairytale chateaux and some of the most famous vineyards in the world, such as Rotheschild, Margaux and Beychevelle. You can enjoy winetasting at local chateaux. The Atlantic beaches are a short drive away, and the lake at Hourtin has sandy beaches. Take a day to visit Bordeaux, St Emilion, or La Rochelle. Go as foot passengers on the ferries across the Gironde to spend a day in the seaside town of Royan or to visit the Citadel at Blaye. Or simply take time explore the area or relax on a sunlounger in the garden before enjoying a sundowner on the terrace while you enjoy the sunset. The small town of Lesparre, 5 kilometres away, has boulangeries, patisseries, supermarkets, banks and a market on Saturday morning and this is the nearest place to buy any provisions. There is no shop in Blaignan.


Owner
Alan Bird
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
28 September, 2017

About Alan Bird

We live next door, although the properties are completely separate and private. Alan has recently retired after working as Head Gardener at heritage houses and for the National Trust, and Barbara continues to work as a transcriber.

Why Alan Bird chose Medoc area

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Guestbook comments from the owner

'We've had an amazing time here! La Petite Cachette is perfectly situated in the vineyard, making it lovely to watch the sun set, while drinking a glass of local wine on the terrace.'

'Am amazing spot. Cottage clean, well equipped and comfortable. Peaceful, tranquil, idyllic. All in all a great introduction to the Medoc, but not enough time!!!'

'You have a wonderful property in a fantastic spot! Well equipped, clean and tidy. The sunsets whilst drinking the local wines and eating local food are unforgettable. A great relaxing break. Many thanks.'

'Thanks again for the lovely stay we had at your beautiful La Petite Cachette. We really enjoyed our stay and the weather was fantastic. The sunsets were amazing as was the wine.'
Apr 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
bordeaux
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Atlantic beaches around 20 kilometres away.

Sandy beaches of Lake Hourtin are about 15 kilometres.

Travel:

Bordeaux Merignac airport is an hour by car.

Use of a car is essential.

Distances:

Blaignan is the nearest village with no shop, and is 1 kilometre away. Lesparre is the nearest small town with supermarkets and banks and is 5 kilometres away. Bordeaux is an hours drive.

Further Details:

For any shopping the nearest town is Lesparre, with boulangeries, patisseries, supermarkets and banks and a market on Saturday morning. The Chateaux Route through the Medoc will take you past fairytale chateaux and some of the most famous vineyards in the world, such as Rotheschild, Margaux and Beychevelle. You can enjoy winetasting at local chateaux. The Atlantic beaches are a short drive away, and the lake at Hourtin has sandy beaches. Take a day to visit Bordeaux, St Emilion or La Rochelle. Go as foot passengers on the ferries across the Gironde to spend a day in the seaside town of Royan or to visit the Citadel at Blaye. Or simply take time explore the area or relax on a sunlounger in the garden before enjoying a sundowner on the terrace.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Blaignan in Gironde

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom with washbasin, WC and shower bath (small bath with shower over).
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Twin beds or joined together as a large kingsize. Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with twin beds or super king double bed and space to accommodate a baby or small child in travel cot or carry cot. There is a wardrobe with mirror, large chest of drawers, chairs, all in French country style. French windows open onto terrace.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • 1 bicycles
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: La Petite Cachette has one bedroom, with French windows opening onto a terrace. Twin beds can be joined to create a large double. The bathroom has bath with shower over. The kitchen is fully equipped and the comfortable sitting room has a woodburning stove. French windows open onto a terrace. The level garden is private and peaceful, with views across the vineyards to a windmill. Sunsets are wonderful. All our visitors have commented on the peaceful location and how much they enjoyed the tranquility, and sundowners on the terrace while enjoying the sunsets over the vineyard and windmill. Outside: The house has a level private and peaceful garden with terraces around the house. There is plenty of outside furniture, sunloungers and a barbecue. There is a wonderful variety of bird life, and you may see 'our' hoopoes and hear nightingales. This is a paradise for bird lovers and for those who are seeking peace and tranquility, overlooking vineyards with views to a windmill and the village of Blaignan. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: We are unable to provide towels and linen. The property will be clean and tidy when you arrive.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Blaignan, Gironde

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£395
for 7 nights
£395
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £50 per week is required at time of booking with the balance due 8 weeks before the holiday.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday, and departure is by 10.30 am. Arrival after 3.30 pm.

Notes on prices:
La Petite Cachette - Please note that the cost of heating is included in the rental price.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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