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Margaret and Ronald Rens

Member since: 2008
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Speaks english, french, german, dutch

Minutes from Bordeaux: [2 and 4 pers] Self-catering Cottages (large heated pool) - Chateau Coulon Laurensac - Cottage "Margaux"

1 Review
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


Photos and Description of this Latresne holiday cottage

Holiday homes in the grounds of an 18th century château close to Bordeaux

The careful restoration of the cottage combines traditional features like exposed beams and stone walls with modern comfort like airconditioning, jacuzzi bath, dishwasher and satellite TV with DVD.

Heated swimming pool (6 x 12 meter) stunningly set on the south side of the château.

The property is set in five hectares (12 acres) of private enclosed grounds, fully landscaped with mature trees, lawns, and a rose garden, on the banks of the Garonne river.

Details for Chateau Coulon Laurensac - Cottage "Margaux" 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

The comfortable holiday home Margaux has all the right ingredients for a perfect stay and is finished to a high standard. The cottage is tastefully decorated and furnished and has lots of home from home comforts. The living room area has two sofas.

The holiday home Margaux has a modern well-equipped kitchen/dining room with everything you might need for a comfortable vacation. Complementary WIFI Internet access and a TV with DVD player are all at your disposal as well as an audio set.

On the same floor you will find a spacious bedroom area with a double bed and air conditioning. The vacation cottage Margaux has a bathroom with a jacuzzi bath, separate shower, double washbasins and a WC.

The gite overlooks the park and has its own garden and terrace with garden furniture.

  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Margaret and Ronald Rens (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, german, dutch

About Margaret and Ronald Rens

Prepare yourself to experience a wonderful holiday at Chateau Coulon Laurensac. We are Ronald and Margaret Rens and we've been living at Château Coulon Laurensac since January 2002, together with our two sons Roderick and Alexander and our little Jack-Russell terrier 'Easy'.

You actually never really own a property like this. In the history of the Chateau, stretching back for almost three centuries, it is us who are allowed to take care of this unique estate for a certain amount of time.

Margaret and Ronald Rens purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Margaret and Ronald Rens chose Bordeaux area

Château Coulon Laurensac is superbly located and set in a park of 5ha (12 acres) of enclosed and landscaped grounds with centuries old trees and rows of lovely rose bushes. The special atmosphere of our Château guarantees you a peaceful and relaxing holiday at just 5 minutes from down town Bordeaux.

Whether you prefer to relax by the pool, enjoy a daily boulangerie run for a baguette, take up sports, discover wine tasting or enjoy visiting Bordeaux and the area, you'll be ensured to experience an unforgettable holiday at Château Coulon Laurensac.

What makes this cottage unique

Superbly located at just 10 minutes from the center of Bordeaux and only 20 minutes from Bordeaux Airport, we offer four comfortable independent holiday homes. Chateau Coulon Laurensac has no profit motive; all proceeds of the holiday rentals are being used to maintain and restore this unique 18th century château and its beautiful grounds.

Perfectly situated, Coulon Laurensac provides a haven of peace and tranquility, just a few minutes drive from Bordeaux, the wine capital of the world. We invite you to have a further look at our web site to discover this splendid place and all that it has to offer...


1 traveller review

Chateau Coulon Laurensac - Cottage "Margaux"
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Beautiful and centrally located

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay! This was our first trip to France and found this Chateau to be extraordinary. Very comfortable, clean and was equipped with everything needed. The location was ideal and found it to be close to shopping and downtown Bordeaux. All of the area attractions were within a one hour drive. To come to this area, you definitely need a car and GPS is a must unless you speak and read French! We highly recommend this property and would definitely stay there on our next trip to Bordeaux!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Bordeaux Mérignac
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Bordeaux Saint Jean
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Les Trois Pommes
Nearest Beach
45 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Only 5 kms from the centre of Bordeaux, Chateau Coulon Laurensac is an ideal base for visiting Bordeaux and its many vineyards. Whether you like red wine, white wine or rosé, grand cru wines or more affordable wines: Bordeaux caters for all tastes and budgets.

The south west of France is famous for its cuisine. Explore local markets and enjoy fresh seafood or duck specialities.

Within a few minutes from the Chateau you’ll find an excellent choice of restaurants ranging from a simple bistro to Michelin starred restaurants.

The Chateau offers all kinds of activities: you can take a relaxing swim in the heated pool. The grounds are perfect for a game of badminton, soccer or jeux de boules.

A beautiful bicycle and walking trail starts in front of the château and runs for approximately 50 km through the woods and vines of the Entre Deux Mers. This trail is flat and excellent for skating as well.

Within a 20 minutes drive you can practice tennis, horseback riding and golf. The Atlantic beaches are just 45 minutes away.

Nearby Bordeaux, a UNESCO monument, offers shopping, museums and evening entertainment.

Other Activities: Wine tasting; shopping and musea in Bordeaux


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Latresne, France

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
22 Oct 2016 - 4 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
5 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
7 Jan 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
25 Mar 2017 - 12 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
13 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
24 Jun 2017 - 6 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
7 Oct 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
21 Oct 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Please note in 2015
-from July 18 to August 1 and
-from August 1 to August 15
rental is per two weeks

-Bed linen and towels are included (one set per week)
-Booking deposit: 30%.
-Balance twelve weeks prior to arrival.
-Final cleaning (compulsory) € 50.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Accommodation and facilities for Chateau Coulon Laurensac - Cottage "Margaux" in Latresne, France

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 60 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , jacuzzi
  • This inviting vacation house has a large deluxe bathroom with a jacuzzi bath, separate shower, WC and double washbasins
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double bed
  • Spacious bedroom on the ground floor with a double bed and airconditioning. The beds are provided with duvets. Bed linen and towels are included. When you arrive at the Château, the bed is already made. The comfortable bathroom has a jacuzzi bath, double washbasins and a WC.
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis