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Minutes from Bordeaux: [2 and 4 pers] Self-catering Cottages (large heated pool) - Chateau Coulon Laurensac Cottage "Pomerol"

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Chateau Coulon Laurensac Cottage "Pomerol"

The charming holiday home Pomerol has all the right ingredients for a perfect holiday. In the living room with its beautiful exposed beams and honey-coloured limestone walls, you will find two sofas grouped around the former fireplace.

The vacation cottage Pomerol has a modern well-equipped and spacious kitchen/dining area (table, 4 chairs) with everything you might need for a comfortable vacation. The holiday home Pomerol is equipped with a TV with DVD player.

Upstairs you'll find the two air-conditioned bedrooms. One with a double bed and one room with two single beds. On the same floor you'll find a comfortable bathroom with a jacuzzi bath, two washbasins and a WC.

The house -situated to offer you lots of privacy- has its own garden and terrace with garden furniture.

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About the property

Chateau Coulon Laurensac

The careful restoration of the cottage combines traditional features like exposed beams and stone walls with modern comfort like airconditioning, jacuzzi bath, dishwasher and satellite TV with DVD.

Heated swimming pool (6 x 12 meter) stunningly set on the south side of the château.

The property is set in five hectares (12 acres) of private enclosed grounds, fully landscaped with mature trees, lawns, and a rose garden, on the banks of the Garonne river.


Owner
Margaret and Ronald Rens
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2017

About Margaret and Ronald Rens

Prepare yourself to experience a wonderful holiday at Chateau Coulon Laurensac. We are Ronald and Margaret Rens and we've been living at Château Coulon Laurensac since January 2002, together with our two sons Roderick and Alexander and our little Jack-Russell terrier 'Easy'.

You actually never really own a property like this. In the history of the Chateau, stretching back for almost three centuries, it is us who are allowed to take care of this unique estate for a certain amount of time.

Margaret and Ronald Rens purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Margaret and Ronald Rens chose Bordeaux area

Château Coulon Laurensac is superbly located and set in a park of 5ha (12 acres) of enclosed and landscaped grounds with centuries old trees and rows of lovely rose bushes. The special atmosphere of our Château guarantees you a peaceful and relaxing holiday at just 5 minutes from down town Bordeaux.

Whether you prefer to relax by the pool, enjoy a daily boulangerie run for a baguette, take up sports, discover wine tasting or enjoy visiting Bordeaux and the area, you'll be ensured to experience an unforgettable holiday at Château Coulon Laurensac.

What makes this cottage unique

Superbly located at just 10 minutes from the center of Bordeaux and only 20 minutes from Bordeaux Airport, we offer four comfortable independent holiday homes. Chateau Coulon Laurensac has no profit motive; all proceeds of the holiday rentals are being used to maintain and restore this unique 18th century château and its beautiful grounds.

Perfectly situated, Coulon Laurensac provides a haven of peace and tranquility, just a few minutes drive from Bordeaux, the wine capital of the world. We invite you to have a further look at our web site to discover this splendid place and all that it has to offer...

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Latresne in Gironde

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jacuzzi
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The cottage offers two spacious air-conditioned bedrooms upstairs. One has a double bed (Box-spring: 1.60x2.00 m) [5.5 feet by 6.6 feet], the other two (large) single beds [2.9 feet by 6.6 feet]. On the same floor there is a sizeable bathroom with a jacuzzi bath, two washbasins and a WC. When you arrive at the Château, the beds are already made. All beds are provided with duvets. Bed linen and towels are included. (Please bring your own beach or pool towels).
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
You can enjoy moments of leisure or take a dip in our large heated swimming pool (6 by 12m), [807 square feet]. The pool, which has two roman steps, is stunningly set at the south side of the château. The pool is heated from early May until the end of October.

Reviews

4.6/5 -
(5 traveller reviews)

4

Great place, but we were unlucky with the weather.

  • 4 of 5

The accommodation (Gite Pomerol) was very good, with plenty of outside space and good facilities inside. The surrounding area has plenty of interest, but as you might expect for a wine growing area it rains a lot. We went in mid June and it was pretty chilly at times and rained every day at one time or another. We had one go in the pool which was nice until it rained again. I should point out that I have looked at the weather before and since and we were evidently pretty unlucky. By the way, I would suggest not eating at the local restaurant the 3 Pommes as I got food poisoning there (on the last night) which made me very ill for a week; I would not recommend this as a way of losing half a stone. Having said all that the accommodation itself is great, Bordeaux is well worth seeing (take the tram park and ride) and the beaches an hour's easy drive away are excellent. The local bakery shop is brilliant, (I recommend the strawberry tarts) and unsurprisingly even the supermarket wine is really nice.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Truly Relaxing

  • 4 of 5

If you want a relaxing time away, feeling like you are in the middle of nowhere but in fact, only 10 minutes from Bordeaux, then this is the place for you. We spent a week in this lovely cottage in the fabulous grounds of the Chateau. Margaret and Ronald were on hand with useful information if required but otherwise kept away. The cottage was well appointed and "Margaux" had a lovely outside space directly in front of it. The pool area was also well kept and provided a nice place to sit and relax. The cottage is well placed for exploring the wine region and beyond but a car is essential.

We would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent property, gracious owners

  • 5 of 5

Lovely self catering cottage on the grounds of a family owned Chateau. Could do with some more pics of the exterior of the cottages as I thought we were staying in the chateau at one point ;-)

Our cottage was spotless and had everything we needed, with washing facilities cleverly concealed in an adjacent external room.

Arrived at the property to drop bags and the owner graciously dropped us back into Bordeaux as we were en route to a Euro game.

I've no hesitation in recommending this to any traveller who is looking for a serene & restful location.

I used do a jogging loop on the area around the Chateau, and the road outside had a cycling lane which ran into the city. Found a wonderful Michelin restaurant in a nearby village thanks to the reference folder in the cottage.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing !

  • 5 of 5

The stayed in both Pomerol and Sauterne, 4 adults and 2 children and we had an absolutely amazing time. The description of the property is very accurate and the property looks even better than in the pictures.

It was very clean and in a good state and the location is perfect.

The surroundings are very tranquil yet just a few minutes drive into the city and big supermarkets, bakeries etc close by. There are lots of attractions in the area, both for children and adults. In the gites you will find a folder containing lots of good information regarding property and things to do and see in the vicinity. Both Margaret and Ronald were very welcoming, helpful and willing to assist with any other information or suggestions that was needed.

I can honestly give them my very best recommendation and we will be coming back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind comments. It was a pleasure having you here and we look forward to seeing you next year in one of our self-catering cottages near Bordeaux
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5

Great space in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying on this property in July. The grounds of the Chateau are very large. The unit itself looks exactly like the pictures. The bedrooms are upstairs and the integrated sitting area, dining area and kitchen are all one room downstairs. The owners keep a book in English of different recommendations for activities and restaurants. All the recommendations were superb.

It is a nice quiet, country setting, but just a few minutes to get into downtown Bordeaux. Very centrally located and convenient without staying directly in town.

We would come back and stay and this place for sure. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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