Château Prieuré la Caussade
Welcome to Château Prieuré la Caussade. A luxury château & boutique vineyard perched on the hill of St. Pey de Castets. The domaine was constructed between the XII and XIV centuries by the monks from the Sauve Majeure Abbey. Later modifications, including the South facing façade were constructed in the XVIII century. The château still retains many beautiful & ancient features including the majestic XIV century tower & its stone spiral staircase which is carved completely from the local limestone. In the master bedroom, there are windows and an ancient north facing stone wall dating back to the XII century. There are a total of seven fireplaces throughout the main house, and a large ancient wood oven. The property is surround by forest & agricultural land, mainly dedicated to wine growing, and itself has 2,6Ha of vines, an orchard & a beautiful XVIII century gardens & trees. At the end of the northern driveway sits a beautiful XII church, also built by the abbey of Sauve Majeure.
Lovingly restored in 2016 the château now accommodates twelve adults comfortably in double bedroom suites, all with ensuite bathrooms. There is also an open plan attic which is suitable to sleep up to five or six children. It has a heated salt water swimming pool, full size tennis court & many large outdoor entertaining areas.
Located only 15mins from St. Emilion & 50mins from Bordeaux, the area is perfect to explore this famous wine growing region, its fabulous restaurants, countryside, coastline (an hours drive away) and the beautiful city of Bordeaux, voted the worlds best city in 2016 by Lonely Planet.
The interior spaces of the Château combine the elegance of by-gone eras with modern luxury living. Ancient stone walls have been uncovered and repointed, ancient oak beams are visible throughout the Château, the huge fireplaces dominate most living spaces & where possible original floors have been maintained. The Château also has an ancient bread oven where you can enjoy making your own wood fired pizzas or bread. Combined with these beautiful original features are all the mod cons of luxury modern living such as brand new bathrooms, 180cm wide double beds, beautiful wall papers & curtains, a brand new kitchen, a beautiful elegant dining room, USB ports, WIFI in all areas, large flat screen television, SONOS speakers & central heating. There is also a large heated salt swimming pool and a full size tennis court. Outside there are many different entertaining spaces including outside sofas, a large table outside the kitchen which seats 12 people with a large parasol umbrella, 2 long garden tables & benches & parasols, pool side entertaining areas with pool beds, chairs & tables & a hammock under the trees.
At your service
We have a daily cleaning service, bi-weekly bed linen & towel changes included in the price.
Additionally we offer a full concierge service available upon request to pamper guests. This additional service offers breakfast, shopping, full chef & catering for lunches and dinners, baby sitting, drivers, wine tours or whatever is needed. Prices for these services upon request.