Les Mondains is a 16th century farmhouse in a small hamlet within a stone walled garden. The property is surrounded by stunning views of vineyards, walnut groves, fields of sunflowers and fantastic countryside. The farmhouse has thick stone walls meaning the house is lovely and cool on the inside when the sun is shining brightly on the outside. Margueron is last village in the world famous Bordeaux appellation as you drive eastwards. The farmhouse is situated at the end of a country lane with no passing traffic. It has been completely refurbished maintaining many of its original features and authenthic french rustic feel and has been equipped with your comfort and enjoyment in mind - spacious living and dining areas as well as complete relaxation in the large bedrooms complete with high ceilings, exposed stonework, original girondine floor tiles and oak beams throughpout. The main living room is a very peaceful space (36 square metres) with sofas and chairs plus writing desks if you need to browse the internet or send a postcard!. There is also a flatscreen tv with UK channels. There is also a smaller living room.
The rustic kitchen is fully equipped witha gas cooker and oven, a fridge freezer, microwave, toaster and kettle. There is a dining table for up to 10 people. Double doors lead onto the terrace with views over the garden, local chateau and swimming pool. To the side of the house there is a large outdoor dining area with parasol and natural shaded area. There is a barbeque for those who like to take charge on hot afternoons or lazy balmy evenings. Add a glass of chilled rose for the complete french summer experience.
The farmhouse sleeps 8 people comfortably with 4 double bedrooms upstairs. A fifth bedroom is downstairs with a toilet and wash basin beside it. The bedrooms are all large with a mixture of antique and modern furniture. They have extremely comfortable mattresses coupled with excellent bed linen and towels.
The ceramic tiled swimming pool is a saltwater pool. It measures 11.5 M x 5.0 M and has step making it ideal for young children to play. The pool is completely surrounded by a terrace area with sunloungers and parasols.
There is also a wooded play area with swings. There is also boules, badminton, swing ball and free access to the local village tennis court, 1km away. Other local activities include canoeing, horse riding, nature walks and village life restaurants withing easy reach.
Les Mondains is a great location for family gatherings, celebrations or reunions. There is plenty to occupy all ages both around the farmhouse and locally including wonderful markets, historic villages, restaurants and world famous wine areas ( Bordeaux, St Emilion, Montbazilliac, Bergerac).
It is also a great base for exploring the region, In our opinion the most beautiful region of France - stunning countryside, plenty of sunshine, lovely friendly locals and still value for money in the restaurants.
Finally, your holiday enjoyment is important to us and we are delighted to help in anyway we can without being intrusive.