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Luxury Villa with private pool and gardens



Updated: 19-Jul-2016
Villa in Mouliets-et-Villemartin, Nr. Libourne, Gironde, Aquitaine / Dordogne, France - In the heart of French wine country, minutes from Castillon la Bataille

Enjoy our luxurious three bedroom villa with large outdoor pool and gardens, BBQ and poolside dining deep in the heart of the French countryside with Castillon la Bataille only minutes away for good food and wine.

Bikes are provided for those who wish to cycle around the area however, the walks are wonderful through the vineyards with just a 5 minute walk across the field to the private lake. Gym equipment is also available for those who are feeling energetic but if, like us, you just enjoy relaxing with a glass of wine, we have a lovely bar area with a fabulous view of the pool.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner


We are Mike and Barbara, hosts of the beautiful Ranaissance Villa Now retired, our hobbies include renovating properties in England and France. That is when our hands aren't full with our two gorgeous cocker spaniels!

We enjoy fine dining and travelling.

We would love to host you at our villa and ensure you have a most relaxing and enjoyable stay in France.

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Speaks English, French, Dutch

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are just starting out and would welcome all comments - good and not so good! and suggestions in order to improve your holiday experience.
Jan 2015
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2 Reviews

based on 2 holidaymaker reviews


Rural idyll close to all amenities

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 week holiday with our friends enjoying relaxing breakfasts in the conservatory and dinners/BBQ's by the floodlit pool under the stars. Picking fruit was a special treat and getting to know the locals on our walks and excursions to Castillon and St Emilion was delightful giving us plenty of opportunity to try out our conversational French. Mike and Barbara have a lovely property which will appeal to all.

Rod and Pamela Bird and Sarah and Mick Bassett

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfectly designed villa

  • 5 of 5

We have arrived yesterday and are astounded by the great design of the house with ample space for everything! The garden is enormous but private. The rooms are comfortable, the kitchen is well equipped and of course- the pool! Together with the verranda this is the ideal place to relax and enjoy your holiday. The Intermarche is easy to find with good selection of BBQ ideas. Today we visited a market in Libourne and tomorrow we will visit one of the wine merchants. The biggest problem will be to choose only one!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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From the Owner

Most people flock to the Cote d'Azur but we love the French wine country of Bordeaux. The villa is located in a peaceful and private cul-de-sac, in a beautiful acre of gated gardens with high walls ensuring absolute privacy. Surrounded by vineyards. Lively town Castillon la Bataille is minutes away by car and is fabulous for their fine dining restaurants, markets, brocantes and boutiques. Picturesque towns nearby are St. Emillion and Libourne are near by. You will find several supermarkets close by including InterMarche and LeClerc. Activities in the area include: Wine tasting at nearby Chateaux, Horse riding, Canoeing, Fishing, Shopping, Swimming. Bordeaux and Bergerac are 40 mins away by car or train direct from Castillion la Bataille.

Activity and Interests


The Gironde river is 5 minutes drive away by Castillion la Bataille where you can canoe or fish.

There are horseriding facilities nearby.


We are situated approximately halfway between Bordeaux and Bergerac with airports at both locations and about 40 minutes drive away There is a train station in Castillion la Bataille which is just 5 minutes drive away.

Two bikes are available at the villa for your use.

Further Details:

Castillion has a Monday morning market, lots of shops, restaurants, pharmacy, doctor, dentists and tow postoffices. The beautiful church ( worth a visit) sits close to the river with substantial parking. There is an excellent supermarket, L'Eclerc, on the outskirts of the town.

St. Emilion and Libourne are about 15 minutes drive away where you will find more restaurants, brocantes and shops


Rental rates

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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £400
Pet Fee £0

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner.

Changeover Day: Saturday. Leave by 10am Arrivals on or after 3pm.
Please contact owner.

30% deposit broken down as follows:-
10% due upon booking - non refundable.
20% due 8 weeks prior to commencement of holiday.
Balance due two weeks prior to commencement of holiday together with £400 refundable deposit and £80.00. cleaning fee.
No other hidden charges

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From the Owner

The property is tranquil, private yet well located and close to tourist attractions and facilities. Large pool and acre of enclosed gardens with dovecote, outdoor BBQ, orchards including walnut, pear, hazelnut, peach and apple trees.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Toilet 2 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom has twin luxury sinks and a power shower. Separate powder room. There is a further shower room with twin sinks and bidet and a further separate powder room.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: All 3 bedrooms with double beds. Two bedrooms with french doors leading onto the conservatory, third bedroom lovely views of the garden.


  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: We have a non-smoking policy for the internal areas of the villa. Well behaved dogs are welcome but must be mentioned at the time of booking. We would ask that you keep the garden area clean of dog toilet. The property is unsuitable for children. Our English/ French/ Dutch speaking manager is always available by telephone if you have any queries or problems. We are also available by email or telephone at any time. Outside: The swimming pool has an outside shower and a hydro massager on the steps leading into the pool proper. There is lighting inside and around the pool. The water is all one level, being approximately chest height. There is an outside BBQ for your use and a patio set for outdoor dining. The garden is substantial with apple, pear, peach, hazelnut and walnut trees. The driveway and parking area is large enough for several cars. There is a wall surrounding the villa ensuring complete privacy. Utility Room: Washing machine and tumble dryer, iron and ironing board are all located in the utility room on the lower level. There is also a further chest freezer located here Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and towels are changed on a weekly basis. The villa will have been professionally cleaned prior to your arrival. There is an extra cost of £80. for a full clean of the property upon your departure. Tea towels etc., are included. Other: The formal dining room seats six with an archway leading into the kitchen and the living room. The conservatory also has a dining area which seats six with a separate seating area by the bar where you can enjoy your evening glass of wine.

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