Bedrooms 7, Sleeps 16
|Manoir du Chateau||Self Catering||Saturday||7||16||5||Two cots and 2 extra single beds|
• Spacious dining kitchen
• Dining/music room
• Drawing room
• Playroom or second living room
• Study and separate tv snug
• Seven bedrooms
• Five bath/shower rooms
• Utility room
• Two separate cloakrooms
• Heated swimming pool
• Off street parking
• Fully enclosed garden
• Two minute walk to all restaurants and bars
This beautiful and unique Manor House is located in the very popular Dordogne town of Eymet, and is just 25 minutes’ drive from Bergerac Airport. Summer in Eymet is a lively event and worth experiencing; Picnics in the Chateau Park, Wine and Oyster Festival, Medieval Festival, Brocantes, Night Markets, Live Music, dancing and more!
Kitchen - Fully fitted dining kitchen with extendable table and island, as well as a Stove Range with 7 gas burners and three ovens. The kitchen is extremely well equipped with a Kitchen Aid coffee-machine and food processor; a juicer, blender, spiralizer, ice-cream maker, popcorn maker, slow cooker, hand blender and a fondue set. There is also a spacious fridge-freezer with an ice dispenser.
Dining room - 50m2 dining room with seating for all the family. There is also a baby grand piano for our musical guests!
Utility room - With extra kitchen storage, a double butlers sink, microwave, washing machine, separate tumble dryer and additional fridge-freezer.
Entrance hall - A spacious central entrance hall with original tiles and double doors leading off to the left into the drawing room and to the right, into the study. The drawing room has full UK free to air satellite channels. The study is a quiet place to work or read with an extensive book library.
Television snug - With basic UK channels and an Amazon Firestick.
Separate living area/playroom - with tv and dvd options. Toy cupboard with boardgames, jigsaws and toys in the entrance room.
Bedroom 1 - spacious bedroom with a king size bed and a sitting area with doors to the garden. This bedroom and adjacent newly fitted shower room would be a perfect space, for a Nanny/Grandparents as it is separate from the rest of the house.
First floor accommodation -
The wide landing has doors off to the Left and Right wings of the house. Each wing has 3 bedrooms, one with an en suite and a family bathroom for the further two bedrooms.
Left wing -
Bedroom 2 – Bedroom with twin beds
Bedroom 3 – With French double bed and a single bed
Bedroom 4 – With a king size bed and an en suite shower room
Family bathroom – with roll top bath and a separate shower
Right wing -
Bedroom 5 – With a king size bed
Bedroom 6 – With a French double bed
Bedroom 7 – With a double bed and an en suite shower room
Family bathroom with a roll top bath and a separate shower
NB There is a further single bed which can be placed in either Bedroom 4 or 5, and a cot available for babies.
In total there are 5 bath or shower rooms, as stated above. Three of which are en suite and the further 2 bathrooms are shared by four bedrooms, so a maximum number of 2 bedrooms to a bathroom. There are a further 2 separate wc's on the ground floor.
Full oil central heating and log burning stoves.
The front of the garden is walled with cast iron railings and a laurel hedge. There are double gates and a gravelled drive, offering parking for several cars. There are various seating areas around the garden and pool and mature trees offering shade.
A large gas bbq and a plancha are provided. The rear courtyard garden is enclosed with a 2 metre high wall. The 10m long heated pool benefits from a spacious terrace of over 80m2. Sunloungers and comfortable garden furniture is provided. The courtyard offers a mixture of gravelled rose beds, terracing and grassed areas. The entire garden and pool terrace can be lit of an evening.
There are swings in the front garden for children's use only.
NB Discount offered in early July for reduced occupancy.
Private garden and driveway with large trees for shaded parking.
Suitable for groups of all ages.
We can put you in touch with private caterers and babysitters should this be required. Extra daily maid service can also be arranged at an additional fee.
My family and I have lived in France for 20 years. Both of my children were born in Bordeaux. We have bought and sold several properties in France and have happily lived in Eymet for 4 years.
|Year property purchased||2015|
|Why this location?||Centrally located for our work and our children's schools and activities.|
|Unique benefits of property||The property is unique because of its location. Walkable to Eymet yet just a 20 minute drive from Bergerac with its International Airport.|
The Thursday morning weekly market is a colourful and busy event in the town, which runs year round. It starts early and finishes just after midday.
Bergerac is found on the northern bank of the Dordogne River, in the western part of the Dordogne department. It is among the largest towns in the region and is classified as a town of Art and History. The highlight of a trip to Bergerac is the old town - the area immediately north of the river, signposted 'vieille ville'. This part of the town has some lovely streets and squares to explore, and a variety of boutique type shops. A boat trip down the river is a must and a visit to the Museum of wine essential!
An impressive 16th Century renaissance chateau less than 20 minutes drive from Eymet. The Chateau of Monbazillac dates from around 1550 and has been the property of Monbazillac Cooperative Winery since 1960. Its architecture is a mix of balance and dissymmetry shaped by the demands of medieval defensive style and the beginning of Renaissance. This protestant stronghold has been a listed Historic Monument since 1941. The Chateau is furnished and open all the year long for self-guided or guided tours. After the tour a wine tasting is offered to each visitor.
Saint Emilion is a small well-preserved medieval town, famous for its prestigious red wine, its notorious appellation with Grands Crus Classés and for its magnificent chateaux and vineyards. Saint Emilion’s village has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List for its unique historical and viticultural landscapes. Saint Emilion old town is really charming, and it is pleasant to enjoy a walking tour or an underground tour to discover its historical richness.
There are several beautiful Bastide towns within a short drive. The Bastide towns are laid out in a grid pattern with a central square. They were fortified to protect the inhabitants and were founded during the 100 year war between the English and the French. Eymet is one of the Bastide towns in the area. Others worth a visit during your stay are; Monpazier, Domme, Monflanquin and Villereal.
"Bordeaux was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the beauty and uniqueness of its architecture. With open squares and spacious avenues, as well as a harmonious style, the city makes walking a real pleasure. You can admire treasures such as the Place de la Bourse, the Grand Theater, the Big Bell and St Andrew’s Cathedral, or just lose yourself in the streets of the Saint-Pierre district."
One of our favourite cities in the world a day out here is highly recommended. It is an hour and a half in the car or you can take the train from Bergerac. It is a superb city for its Gastronomy, the new 'City of Wine' museum, culture, restaurants, markets, theatre or simply a day out shopping. Ask us for details of our favourite restaurants!
Alex, the owner of the company is an enthusiastic wine lover with extensive local knowledge. A day out with Alex is great value for money, fun and relaxing and includes a fabulous lunch. Not only that... he can pick you up and drop you off, right at your doorstep on the heart of Eymet! Look him up, or contact us for more details. NB: He is very busy in the summer months, so early booking is recommended!
Just a 20 minute drive down the road, this is a great out. A superb golf course (27 holes), 2 restaurants (Le Chai, a casual bistro affair and a Michelin starred gourmet dining in the main chateau) and a fabulous spa.
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