The Chai is a comfortably furnished and well-equipped holiday base which enjoys exclusive use of the heated leisure pool, English language TV and Home Theatre system.
With 4 generously proportioned bedrooms and two bathrooms The Chai at La Chapelle comfortably sleeps 6/8 people and is conveniently arranged over a single floor.
All open plan with access to the Small Barn, Pool Deck, and Chai Garden.
With 2 large sofas, armchair, coffee tables, plasma TV (UK Freesat) and Home Cinema system. Large selection of games, books, and DVD’s available.
With marble topped dining table and 6/8 comfortable dining chairs
Kitchen fully equipped with oven, hob, washing machine, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster, microwave and plenty of crockery and glasses for 8 people.
En-suite with large shower (1600 X 800), basin and toilet.
King-size bed, night stands and storage system.
King-size bed, night stands, and storage system.
Door to Garden.
2 single beds, night stands and storage system.
King-sized bed, night stands and storage system.
Centrally placed between Cognac and Bordeaux, The Chai is the ideal base for all lovers of Fine Wines, Cognacs, and Pineaus (and those who just want to enjoy a glass or two amongst the vines).
In the centre of the Pineau production area, there are many opportunities for degustation in the immediate vicinity.
One of our favourites is just 5 mins from La Chapelle and also makes excellent Pays Charentais wines.
A good place to start discovering French wines (and foods) is the Maison de la Vigne et des Saveurs.
40 mins drive to the centre. Many of the famous distilleries run guided tours (most can be booked in advance). We like Camus and Remy Martin.
Lots of small Wineries between The Chai and the Estuary.
Centre for the Cabernet-types. A ferry runs between Blaye (30 mins drive) and Lamarque 4 times per day during the summer (expensive but an interesting trip).
The Medoc can also be reached by road via Bordeaux.
Centre for the Merlot-types & Cotes de Bordeaux as well as many famous Houses.
Many of the great Chateaux encourage visitors, usually by prior arrangement and some also run regular guided tours and tastings (e.g. Smith Haut Lafitte just to the south of Bordeaux).
Great location, great Chateaux, great Wines.
1 hour drive to the thriving city centre. Historic home to the Bordeaux wine industry.
For more information about Leoville please follow these links:
La Chapelle is centrally placed with excellent road links via the A10 (Route de Aquitaine) and N10 giving access to beaches, zoos, golf courses, fishing, sailing, water-skiing, historic sites and other sports and leisure activities.
Some examples of favourite places, all accessible in under 2 hours from La Chapelle and all worth the trip.
La Chapelle is a former Winery which was renovated in 2008, and the Chai forms the North-Western corner of the building—easy to keep the wine cool in the warm climate of Haute Saintonge.
The Chai has been renovated and equipped to a high standard in 2014 and enjoys exclusive use of the Chai garden, pool, terraces and adjoining small barn.
|Early||From 7th of April to 15th of June||£800 p/w|
|Mid||From 16th of June to 13th of July||£950 p/w|
|Peak||From 14th of July to 31st of August||£1100 p/w|
|Late||From 1nd of September to 12th of October||£800 p/w|
Direct from the UK to Bordeaux (approx. 1 hour from Leoville), La Rochelle (1 hour 30 minutes), Bergerac (2 hours) or Limoges (2 hours).
Also regular interconnecting flights from Paris for Intercontinental travellers.
TGV (Train Grand Vitesse) direct from Paris to Angouleme (30 minutes from Leoville) or Bordeaux (1 hour from Leoville).
Local services to Jonzac (approx. 15 mins from Leoville).
Caen (approx. 5 hours from Leoville), La Havre (5.5 hours), or Calais (8 hours).