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Manoir close to Saint Emilion

by Aleks Al-Dhahir

CONTACT FOR HOLIDAY RENTALS: ALEKS (aleksandraldhahir@outlook.com)

Experience French elegance at the stunning 'Le Grand Manoir d'Aleksandr' set in a quiet village in the heart of the Bordeaux wine region.

The Manoir is located within 20 minutes of Saint Emilion, the vines of Pomerol and the town of Libourne. 45 mins from Bordeaux airport and 5 mins from the village train station.

It offers the perfect blend of historic elegance style alongside modern amenities. With spacious accommodation for 16 adults, it is ideal for large families or groups.
The space
House Interiors

Ground Floor

- Main Salon, with stunning original features and doors leading out to a large exquisitely tiled reception.
- Stunning dining room, with an imposing decorative fireplace and a bar complete with fine liqueurs.
- TV / reading room, with a 55"television and board games.
- Office / study with desk, computer and printer.
- Powder room with tiled shower.
- Sun-lit kitchen with small eating area, range cooker, fridge freezer, coffee machine and Kitchenaid food processor and mixer with pasta maker.

First Floor
- 4 extra-large Bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. Two with super kings and two with King beds.
- 1 extra guest bathroom.

Second Floor
- 4 additional bedrooms - one king and three double beds .
- 2 newly renovated bathrooms shared by the bedrooms.

The Gardens and surrounding area
- The house sits in the centre of the village of Saint-Medard-de-Guizieres and yet it enjoys total privacy.
- Entering through imposing gates, the house is surrounded by walls, hedges, lush gardens and outdoor seating in front and rear.
- An outdoor summer house is perfect for BBQ's or dinners on balmy summer evenings.

The Town & Pool
- Good restaurants, pizzerias, supermarkets and a Gault Millau rated Bakery are all within walking distance, as well as a butcher and local wine maker that offers tastings. This is in addition to the abundance of celebrated vineyards and restaurants, many of which are just a short drive away (under 20 mins).
- The immediate surroundings offer many leisure hiking trails, as well as the chance to take in some great views and get closer to the French countryside.
- The Manoir provides a lot of facilities to families with or without children. It is close to an array of facilities, including a village swimming pool less than two minutes walk from the Manoir that is open in the summer months, golf, horse-riding, a boulodrome, kids play parks and waterparks.
- Saint-Médard-de-Guizières has its own village market on a Friday morning and large renowned markets can be found in the neighboring town of Saint-Seurin-sur-l''lsle and Libourne.

Getting there and travel connections
- Saint-Médard-de-Guizière's station has rail connections to Bordeaux (40 mins), Périgueux in the Dordogne (40 mins), Brive-la-Gaillarde and Limoges.
- Libourne is also accessible by train in 15-minutes and by the free bus connection that operates throughout the region (bus stops are just a few minutes walk from the house).
- Paris is 2.5 hours by train.
- Arcachon bay with its famous beach, oysters and the highest dune in Europe is also 2 hours by train or car.
Other things to note
Available on request:

Baby Cot
Newborn Crib (up to six months)
Baby bath and thermometer
Changing mat

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