Between two legendary Gironde destinations – Bordeaux and Saint-Emilion – lies Montussan. This peaceful, verdant town is home to Château la Moune, which invites guests to enjoy their stay amidst the legacy of three centuries of history. Stone lions and elegant statues denote the château’s aristocratic bearing. Inside, the reception rooms are tastefully decorated in rich baroque style. Welcome to a delightful and exclusive maison d’hôtes.
La Moune enjous the spirit of a luxury guesthouse with the amenities of a private home. The discreet owners work ceaselessly to create this relaxed atmosphere. They’re pleased to amit, “Guests experience the château as though staying at their own country house with none of the responsibilities”. The personnel are quiet and helpful and welcome children and pets. The whole contributes to a warm welcome and elating sense of freedom.
DINING & ACTIVITIES:
Each day brings fresh discoveries. Guests awaken to a breakfast of homemade pancakes, egg custard, cereals, regional cheeses and local charcuterie. A range of activities is proposed; from a day of golf at the Bordeaux-Cameyrac golf club, horse riding through the vineyards, or visits to the wine chais of St Emilion’s ‘grands crus classés’. Within the property everything is arranged to encourage escapism and well being. As the sun beats down on the garden and its ancient cedar of Lebanon, lucky guests plunge into the pool’s clear water. Near by, the athletically inclined can work out in the fitness room, while the Spa shares its relaxation secrets during a treatment. Château la Moune is also an ideal location for a marriage celebration, seminar and other special event.
REGION & DISCOVERIES:
Around this secluded guesthouse, marvels and diversions are to be found in every direction. Land of Romanesque art, the Gironde has numerous classified monuments along the pilgrimage route of Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle. The region is also renowned for its variety of water resources – ponds, rivers, bays and ocean compete with unique attractions. Among the not to be missed sites are the Dune of Pilat, l’Île aux Oiseaux (the Island of Birds) and a wealth of discoveries you’re sure to come upon while touring. Taste treats are also on the agenda. Your visit is sure to be filled with memorable sampling of oysters, caviar, foie gras and vintage Bordeaux wine.
GOLF COURSE nearby:
GOLF CLUB Bordeaux-Cameyrac (18-hole, Par 69 - Tel.:+33 (0)188.8.131.52.79) at 3 Km.
GOLF CLUB de Teynac (18-hole, Par 72 - Tel.: +33 (0)184.108.40.206.62) at 6.5 Km.
Ecurie de l'Isle in Fronsac (Tel.: +33 (0)220.127.116.11.46) at 21 Km.
Aéroclub Bordeaux Yvrac in Yvrac (Tel.: +33 (0)5.56.06.68.14), at 8.5 Km.
UNESCO World Heritage Site:
Juridiction of Saint-Emilion at 26 Km.
Bordeaux, Port of the Moon at 21 Km.
PROTECTED NATURALS SITES:
Dune of Pilat at 90 Km.
Type de demeure
in the countryside
Amenities and services
private jacuzzi, fitness room