This marvelous 13th century chateau in the heart of the vineyards, located on the slopes of Entre-deux-mers and only 30 minutes from Bordeaux Saint-Jean train station, will enchant you with its mediaeval beauty. The castle’s preserved beautiful height ceilings, freestone and exposed beams will take you back centuries ago for a really authentic experience.
The main building sits on an area of over 380m2. On the ground floor you’ll first see an entrance, an office and a bedroom with its private bathroom. Next is an equipped kitchen, a living room with a central fireplace, a dining room, a pantry and WC with wash basin.
The second floor is accessed by a beautiful wooden staircase and composed of a large room, which you can turn into a bedroom, games room or anything else you want. There are also 4 bedrooms, one with a private bathroom.
Downstairs, a splendid vaulted underground cellar awaits you with a wonderful wine collection.
Outside, on 6,000m2 of park and garden space you’ll find a beautiful selection of trees and plants. Surrounded by the remains of an old 13th century cloister, a lovely swimming pool facing the vineyards and two additional outbuildings complete the look of this gorgeous castle.
About the place:
Bordeaux is the main city of the Gironde department in France. It has been a major wine-making and trading center, as well as an important strategic fortification built by Vauban for Louis XIV. The city’s architecture reflects this history with both medieval houses and classical buildings such as Notre Dame de la Belle Verrière Church, which was constructed in 1935 to replace two former religious edifices, destroyed during World War II, among other architectural attractions.
Today, Bordeaux is a vibrant tourist destination and cultural center that captures the essence of France with its timeless architecture and historical significance. Visitors can enjoy several day trips from Paris, while staying in comfortable hotels or apartments for rent near the city’s most important landmarks, such as Place de la Comédie where opera theaters are located. The surrounding countryside also offers more than 500 wine-producing estates, along with vineyards to explore by foot, bicycle or bus tour, so visitors may fully experience everything Bordeaux has to offer, including local wines paired alongside fabulous meals at restaurants established within ancient châteaus dating back centuries ago.
Things to do in Bordeaux:
Explore Saint Michel Church. It was originally built in the 12th century, but it has been restored several times since then, so this church is a lovely mixture of medieval architecture and modern renovations.
Pay a visit to the Saint Jacques Market. Although it was originally built in 1292, this market has been renovated several times over time and now offers many great products at affordable prices, so you will find something for every budget here.
Visit the château de Bergerac. In addition to being a lovely and historic place to visit, this castle is also used by local businesses as an office space during the weekdays, so you can even get some work done while enjoying your vacation!