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Romantic Gite & own pool, on hillside nr Saint Emilion with stunning panoramas

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Overview of Romantic Gite & own pool, on hillside nr Saint Emilion with stunning panoramas

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Romantic Gite & own pool, on hillside nr Saint Emilion with stunning panoramas

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 5.0/5 for cleanliness.

Entire home

4 bedrooms4 bathroomsSleeps 12

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space
Pujols, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationBessineau Vineyards11 min drive
  • Popular LocationChateau de Rauzan13 min drive
  • Popular LocationChateau de Montaigne16 min drive
  • AirportBergerac (EGC-Bergerac - Perigord - Dordogne)46 min drive

Space details

4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 12
2691 sq ft
Bedroom 1
    1 double bed
Bedroom 2
    1 king bed
    1 bunk bed
Bedroom 3
    1 king bed
    1 single bed
Bedroom 4
    2 single beds
Bathroom 1
Bathroom 2
Bathroom 3
    Combined shower/bath
Bathroom 4
    No shower or bath

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Romantic Gite & own pool, on hillside nr Saint Emilion with stunning panoramas

Family-friendly villa in Pujols with outdoor pool
Welcome to this lovely, relaxed Gite in its very special setting. Here you have commanding views down over the sweeping vineyards below, and across the Aquitaine plain towards St Emilion.

Awaken to the sun and idle up the lane to the village deli for bread (4 mins). Enjoy your croissant by the pool and plan lunch at the charming bistro in the village square.

Tonight there is a local rose for aperitif on the lower terrace and then a barbecue on the lawn as everyone relaxes into the holiday . . . . and then becomes breathless as the incredible sunset reveals from the special vantage point.

Forget your watch, and let the chime of the Abbey set the pace.

And beyond today? Wonderful walks, cycling (4 bikes are yours to use) and exploration from this comfortable base. The Dordogne river is just 5km away and the area is rich in wine chateau (endless tastings!), idyllic villages, historic towns and many local activities (eg caves, canoeing, ballooning, golf).

The "Anciennes Ecole" is packed with traditional French character, yet has new and modern amenities (eg 2 ensuites added new in 2016, refurbished bedrooms, TV, DVD, WiFi etc). It's also very private, being gated and with a walled courtyard. A huge and rambling garden stretches off down the hillside.
Guest accommodation at this villa offers private pools and fireplaces. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.

Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, bidets and hairdryers. Televisions come with DVD players. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on request.

Recreational amenities at the villa include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Laurence Young
Speaks English, French
Bookings for this property are managed through Vrbo, part of our Expedia Group family.

Property amenities


  • Private pool
  • Outdoor pool


  • WiFi available

Parking and transport

  • Car recommended

Family friendly

  • Children's toys
  • High chair


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Blender
  • Paper towels
  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils


  • 4 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 4 bathrooms
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Towels provided
  • Bidet
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Hairdryer

Living spaces

  • Fireplace
  • Wood stove


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Video library
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer
  • Near a laundromat


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Iron/ironing board

Location highlights

  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital
  • In a village

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Golf on site
  • Cycling on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Birdwatching nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Hunting nearby
  • Winery tours nearby
  • Ecotours nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Smoke detector
  • Deadbolt lock


  • Sleeps 12
  • Unit size: 2691 sq ft (250 sq m)

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Check-in time starts at 3:30 PM


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit and a deadlock
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation
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We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is recommended for transport to and from this property

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About this area


Located in Pujols, this villa is in a rural area. Chateau de Rauzan and Chateau de Montaigne are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Les Jardins de Sardy and Lac de Gurson. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

What's nearby

  • Bessineau Vineyards - 11 min drive
  • Chateau de Rauzan - 13 min drive
  • Château Bernateau - 14 min drive
  • Chateau de Montaigne - 16 min drive
  • Chateau Mauvezin - 18 min drive

Getting around

  • Castillon Station - 7 min drive
  • Bergerac (EGC-Bergerac - Perigord - Dordogne) - 46 min drive


  • La Poudette - 15 min walk
  • L'Auberge Gasconne - 4 min drive
  • Le Grilladou - 5 min drive
  • Le Phénix - 6 min drive
  • La Caryssa - 6 min drive

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 4 out of 6 reviews
5 - Excellent 67%
Rating 4 - Good. 2 out of 6 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 6 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 6 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 6 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%






Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Rustic old schoolhouse/farmhouse in great location. Has everything you need in a location with vineyards all around. Lovely Abbey next door with bells hourly (except during sleeping hours) - quaint and not too loud. On edge of town of Pujols - sleepy town with one nice restaurant. Beautiful views!! Owner communicates well. For an off the beaten path holiday, this was fantastic!!
Stayed 7 nights in Sep 2021

4/5 Good

Picturesque family stay at the old schoolhouse
The house had lots of character and beautiful views from the top of the hill. It's right next to an old church which is worth visiting, but fair warning- the bells go off very loudly every morning at 7am and periodically throughou the day which wasn't super fun to discover. The village is full of charm and close to the larger Saint Emillion and Castillon, and there's a big supermarket nearby. We enjoyed the proximity to Lac de la Cadie which is great for swimming and picnics and only 3 euros for entry. The rooms at the house were spacious and the beds very comfortable, the kitchen was well equipped and the outdoor area was cosy and perfect for dinners. The swimming pool was enjoyable and the pool robot cleaner was a nice touch. It offers lots of privacy and space, and overall was a great place to relax, overlooking all the vineyards and chateaux. We were pleased to find that there were automatic hand sanitising dispensers provided as well. Only minor drawback was the amount of cowbebs and insects in the house when we arrived- the house was generally clean but hadn't been dusted probably since the last guests stayed. We recommend bringing plug ins or citronella candles to help ward off the mosquitoes and critters!

5/5 Excellent

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Pujols and our stay at the Old Schoolhouse. The westward evening views over the bucolic countryside to the sunsets were truly divine. On those few evenings when the weather did not allow us to enjoy the garden, we found cozy solace from the wood burning stove in the living room, accompanied by a glass (or two) of the local wine. Laurence and his onsite team were great! Highly recommend.

5/5 Excellent

An amazing place to stay! Beautiful views, fantastic pool, great village

5/5 Excellent

True French character, great for larger groups and families, excellent pool
We've just returned from a stay here in Pujols, and really enjoyed this property. It has plenty of space for up to 10 people - would be ideal for a couple of families holidaying together. There were 6 of us and we wanted 4 bedrooms and there was ample space here. Parking was very easy outside the property (car absolutely essential), and easy to access with very good communication from the owner. It had everything we needed for our stay, beds were clean and comfortable, good sized kitchen. Yes, it is next to the Abbey, which means that you have stunning views but also that you are woken at 7am with the ringing of the bells (didn't bother us, but you do need to be aware that they ring every hour up to about 10pm). The pool was excellent, a good size - a bit cold for me, but the kids were hardy and used it every day, even though the May weather was very changeable and we had some impressive thunderstorms. The village is very, very quiet- has a good shop and local restaurant but only open during the day mon-fri. Pujols is a good base for exploring the region, but you do need to get out and about if the weather is dodgy. We explored St Emilion, Bordeaux, Bergerac, Eymet and visited a couple of Chateau's (Chateau de Bridoire was a favourite of the kids). All we would have liked would have been more sunshine - but hey, you can't guarantee that in May.