Self catering holiday rental in France
· Aquitaine · Lot-et-Garonne

Château Bouynot

A restored stone farmhouse and a converted tobacco barn, each with a private pool, on the large forested estate of the 19th century Château Bouynot.

Francois and Véronique Forestier
With Gite.com since June, 2008
+33 553 830 824

About the Holiday Home

The grounds of Château Bouynot
The grounds of Château Bouynot

On the elegant estate of the 19th century Château Bouynot, two renovated traditional homes are available for self-catering rentals. Both are set at a distance from the Château where the owners live, and guests enjoy privacy and independence. Each of the properties has its own 10x5 metre swimming pool.

The seven-hectare (17-acre) estate is filled with pine trees and set among rolling hills, vineyards and fields. Each of the rental properties has its own garden planted with flower beds and trees. The homes are heated by environmentally-conscious geothermal systems.

The pool and terrace of La Grange
The pool and terrace of La Grange

La Grange is a is a classic 18th century Lot-et-Garonne stone farmhouse, fully renovated in a blend of the contemporary and traditional. Four large bedrooms over two floors comfortably accomodate eight guests.

Le Séchoir is a 19th century cathedral-like wooden building, originally made as a place to dry tobacco leaves. Converted into a two-storey modern home, its three bedrooms take up to six guests.

Special features

  • Swimming pool on the property: 2 swimming pools, 10x5m
  • Bilingual assistance available on site

Location

Region
Aquitaine
Rural locality
Saint-Sauveur-de-Meilhan
Setting
Rural
Nearest large town
Marmande
Other towns nearby
Agen
Bazas
Bordeaux
Département
Lot-et-Garonne (47)
Rental information

La Grange

La Grange
La Grange

This classic 18th century stone farmhouse is fully renovated in a blend of the contemporary and traditional. Behind the house is a private 10x5 metre pool, terraced with a shaded dining area and sunbeds.

A large, fully equipped kitchen featuring a stately fireplace opens on a dining room with seating for up to ten guests. The spacious living room is decorated in a combination of contemporary and classical French styles. Among the facilities to enjoy are a billiards table, deep couches and armchairs, an entertainment centre with a stereo, CD player, and television, and free wireless internet.

The garden
The garden

Two of the four bedrooms are on the ground floor. Each has two large single beds and doors opening directly onto the garden. These two bedrooms are separated by an ample bathroom with a double wash basin and a wide Italian-style shower.

Upstairs are the two master bedrooms, each with a double bed and a couch and serene views over the grounds. Each of the master bedrooms has its own ensuite bathroom with toilet.

Accommodates
8 guests
Bedrooms
4 bedrooms
Four bedrooms: two, each with two single beds, and two, each with a double bed.

Features

  • Linen available
  • Towels available
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Internet access
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • Shower
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Non-smoking

Rental rates

The rates shown below are for renting this self-catering accommodation for one week. Rent is to be paid to the owner in Euros. For your reference, you can view the rates in another currency. Currency conversions are an approximate guide and are subject to change.
Display rates in
Time of year Cost per week
January 1 until July 1 € 1,400
July 1 until September 1 € 1,900
September 1 until December 31 € 1,400

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Rental Conditions

A 25% deposit is required to confirm a reservation, with the balance due two months before arrival. Bed linen and towels are included. Arrivals are on Saturday after 5:00 pm, departures are on Saturday before 9:00 am. Rental rates include heating and electricity. A refundable security deposit of €500 is to be paid upon arrival. Paypal is accepted.

Gite.com Travel Tip

A clear and detailed rental agreement will help to ensure a trouble-free holiday.
It will define your rights and obligations as a guest in a rental property. Before you send your deposit, we recommend that you call or text the homeowner (or the owner’s agent) at the number shown on this page to ensure all is in order and as agreed.
Your rental agreement should state:
  • the name and the exact address of the property
  • the name of the homeowner and/or the agent, as well as his or her cellphone number
  • the name of the tenant and his or her address and phone number
  • the start and the end of the rental period (including time of access and departure)
  • the rent amount and what it includes (linen, towels, cleaning, electricity, water…) as well as what it excludes (heat, wood for the fireplace?…)
  • how the rent should be paid (Pay-pal, bank transfer, money wire, cheque?…), and when the rent should be paid (dates and amounts of down payment and balance)
  • whether a damage deposit is required, and if so, when is it payable, how damage is measured, how and when the deposit is refunded, and how deductions are made
  • what referrals are available or required for and from the landlord and the tenant.

Contact

Francois and Véronique Forestier at Château Bouynot.
Rental information

Le Séchoir

Le Séchoir
Le Séchoir

This 19th century cathedral-like wooden building was originally a place to dry tobacco leaves and has been converted into a two-storey modern home. In front of the house is the private 10x5 metre pool, surrounded by a wooden deck with a shaded dining area and sunbeds.

On the ground floor, a high-ceilinged open-plan living area is furnished with sofas and armchairs, a wood-mantled Basque fireplace, and an entertainment centre with a stereo, CD player, and television, with free wireless internet access.

The dining area
The dining area

The dining area can seat up to eight in comfort. Next to it is a fully equipped contemporary kitchen.

Each of the three bedrooms has its own ensuite bathroom. Two are upstairs and one downstairs. Each has a pair of single beds which can be converted, on request, into a king-size double bed. The tall and narrow windows on the south side of the house overlook the surrounding pine forest.

Accommodates
6 guests
Bedrooms
3 bedrooms
Three bedrooms, each with a pair of twin beds that can be converted, on request, into king size double beds.

Features

  • Linen available
  • Towels available
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Dishwasher
  • Internet access
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • Shower
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Non-smoking

Rental rates

The rates shown below are for renting this self-catering accommodation for one week. Rent is to be paid to the owner in Euros. For your reference, you can view the rates in another currency. Currency conversions are an approximate guide and are subject to change.
Display rates in
Time of year Cost per week
January 1 until July 1 € 1,200
July 1 until September 1 € 1,700
September 1 until December 31 € 1,200

Availability calendar

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Rental Conditions

A 25% deposit is required to confirm a reservation, with the balance due two months before arrival. Bed linen and towels are included. Arrivals are on Saturday after 5:00 pm, departures are on Saturday before 9:00 am. Rental rates include heating and electricity. A refundable security deposit of €500 is to be paid upon arrival. Paypal is accepted.

Gite.com Travel Tip

A clear and detailed rental agreement will help to ensure a trouble-free holiday.
It will define your rights and obligations as a guest in a rental property. Before you send your deposit, we recommend that you call or text the homeowner (or the owner’s agent) at the number shown on this page to ensure all is in order and as agreed.
Your rental agreement should state:
  • the name and the exact address of the property
  • the name of the homeowner and/or the agent, as well as his or her cellphone number
  • the name of the tenant and his or her address and phone number
  • the start and the end of the rental period (including time of access and departure)
  • the rent amount and what it includes (linen, towels, cleaning, electricity, water…) as well as what it excludes (heat, wood for the fireplace?…)
  • how the rent should be paid (Pay-pal, bank transfer, money wire, cheque?…), and when the rent should be paid (dates and amounts of down payment and balance)
  • whether a damage deposit is required, and if so, when is it payable, how damage is measured, how and when the deposit is refunded, and how deductions are made
  • what referrals are available or required for and from the landlord and the tenant.

Contact

Francois and Véronique Forestier at Château Bouynot.

About the Area

The Canal de Garonne at Meilhan-sur-Garonne
The Canal de Garonne at Meilhan-sur-Garonne

The village of Meilhan-sur-Garonne, 12 kilometres from Château Bouynot, offers a grocery, butcher, bakery, restaurant, pub, post office, and doctor. Tennis courts can be booked by the hour.

The village is on the Canal de Garonne, the continuation of the Canal du Midi which connects the Atlantic to the Mediterranean. The towpath that runs alongside the canal provides miles of safe and level cycling, jogging, and walking under the shade of the plane trees.

Château Bouynot
Château Bouynot

Several hiking trails criss-cross the area around Château Bouynot. A short walk from the house is the pony club at Noaillac, where horse-riding trips can be arranged. An 18 hole golf course is available at Casteljaloux (20 kilometres away).

About the Region

Vineyards at nearby Saint-Sauveur
Vineyards at nearby Saint-Sauveur

Château Bouynot is located at the border of the Gironde and Lot et Garonne districts, a convenient starting point for numerous cultural and historical trips.

Plan a visit to the vineyards and châteaux of the Sauternais area (20 minutes away) or the medieval city of St-Emilion (45 minutes).

The 18th century centre of Bordeaux
The 18th century centre of Bordeaux

The ancient town of Bazas (20 minutes), with its finely-preserved architecture, lies on the pilgrimage route of Santiago de Compostella.

Bordeaux, a 40 minute drive, is a UNESCO World Heritage site for its 18th century centre. Children will enjoy a day out at the Walabi amusement park. And don’t miss the opportunity to discover the local wines, produce, and foie gras, at the weekly farmers’ markets at Marmande and Bazas.

Photo Album

La Grange: the living room
La Grange: the living room
La Grange: the billiards room
La Grange: the billiards room
La Grange: the kitchen
La Grange: the kitchen
La Grange: the dining room
La Grange: the dining room
La Grange: one of the twin bedrooms
La Grange: one of the twin bedrooms
La Grange: detail of one of the double bedrooms
La Grange: detail of one of the double bedrooms
La Grange: the second double bedroom
La Grange: the second double bedroom
La Grange : Shower details
La Grange : Shower details
La Grange: double bedroom
La Grange: double bedroom
Le Séchoir: the dining area
Le Séchoir: the dining area
Le Séchoir: the kitchen
Le Séchoir: the kitchen
Le Séchoir: the terrace
Le Séchoir: the terrace
Le Séchoir: the view from the pool
Le Séchoir: the view from the pool
Le Séchoir: the living area
Le Séchoir: the living area
Le Séchoir : living room
Le Séchoir : living room
Le Séchoir : Kitchen details
Le Séchoir : Kitchen details
Le Séchoir: Bedroom 1
Le Séchoir: Bedroom 1
Le Séchoir : bathroom details
Le Séchoir : bathroom details
Le Séchoir: Bedroom 3
Le Séchoir: Bedroom 3
Le Séchoir : Bedroom 2
Le Séchoir : Bedroom 2
Le Séchoir : Shower details
Le Séchoir : Shower details
Le Sechoir : overall interior view
Le Sechoir : overall interior view
La Grange : Kitchen
La Grange : Kitchen

Guest Opinions

“We very much enjoyed our stay in Le Sechoir. It was a great reconstruction from old to modern, equipped with modern appliances and technology and everything we required was available.”
Susan and David B. - Auckland, New Zealand

“Thank you very much for a lovely stay in La Grange. The house was so lovely. We loved it. If we ever go back to the area we will definitely book La Grange again. ”
Else and Henrik S. - Middelfart, Denmark

“We greatly enjoyed our stay at your lovely gite. We really appreciated the hospitality that yourself and Veronique extended to us.”
Sam and Barbara H. - Glasgow, Scotland

“We heartily recommend Le Sechoir for families who enjoy the peace and quiet of the country. The house is beautifully furnished and has every amenity. The location allows for many day trips without driving more than an hour or so. ”
Neva and Ron W. - Ohio, USA

“We have rented many villas around Europe for our holidays and Le Sechoir was the most comfortable we have stayed in. François and Véronique were very hospitable and made our stay that much more enjoyable. We will definitely recommend it to our friends.”
Len and Sara S. - Marlborough, England