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La Palombière Treehouse

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Château Lestange – Bordeaux

  • Treehouse for 2 from £144 per night

    1 double, loft with 3 beanbags for kids

Suitable for children of all ages

Not suitable for pets

Up to 3 children can sleep in the loft on bean bags. Pets cannot be accommodated.

A magnificent treehouse in the heart of wine country near Bordeaux. Dine overlooking the vines...

Head south, like the migratory palombes which give this luxurious perch its name. A magnificent treehouse has newly grown up in the woods of Château Lestange, a traditional French manor house 12km from Bordeaux. La Palombière is made of red cedar and Douglas fir, decked with fresh flowers, sumptuous linen and touches of antiquity (the doorknobs are borrowed from the historic château), but kitted out with a wood-burner and a super shower for supreme comfort. A canopy bed with sparkling fairy lights (and the option of champagne in the fridge bar) make it a wonderful place for couples, but discover the trapdoor up to the mezzanine level and you might wish you'd brought the kids. Upstairs, they'll find an attic with camping beds (for no more than three little ones or two teenagers, or space gets tight) a TV to practise their French, and the best views of all.

You’ll be excellently taken care of, waking to breakfast laid on the treehouse terrace. (From October to April, it’s served in the château itself.) There’s no kitchen but it's only a couple of kilometres to the river, where Le Robinson serves the best local produce, including fish and seafood, local game, poultry, terrines and cheeses, more than a match for the fine wines of the region, and all beautifully prepared. Ask for a menu and your evening meal can even be ordered in advance and whisked up to your leafy dining room to enjoy under the stars. 

Despite being wonderfully close to the historic city of Bordeaux and its transport links, you are in the heart of wine country here, surrounded by tumbling hillside villages and beautiful landscapes. Make the most of it – and don’t forget to bring a couple of bottles back home!

Book for Christmas and New Year (20th Dec - 3rd Jan) and receive a celebratory bottle of champagne!

Our guests say...

"Oh wow what a fantastic place to stay! [...] A lovely lady called Susana looked after us, and whilst she didn't speak English and we don't speak that much French, we managed to communicate enough. The treehouse was beautiful. The gorgeous, comfortable 4 poster bed, the fun loft for children (my two loved it!), the lovely shower! And the AMAZING breakfast! Homemade yoghurt, homemade jams (all delicious) warm croissants and bread, coffee and orange juice - all delivered by Susana. The view of the vineyard, the tasty bottle of wine we had given to us.....everything!

After the treehouse we spent a night in an expensive hotel in Bordeaux, and whilst it was nice, we all agreed we would have preferred another night in the treehouse! And not even the hotels breakfast beat the one we were delivered in the tree house! We will be recommending the treehouse highly to all our friends, and really hope we will visit it again!"

30/07/2014

Kirstie

"We had a really great time, despite indifferent weather for the time of year.  The treehouse certainly had a luxury feel, with really comfortable bed, luxury shower and lovely view over the vineyard!  The log fire was both cozy and comforting.  The welcome from the owners was warm and friendly and we could not have asked for more personal care and attention.  We definitely recommend the whole C&S concept and this fabulous site in particular.  Thanks to Eurostar and Canopy & Stars for the opportunity."

05/11/2013

David

"Wonderful, magical..perfect in every way.  Our host was very nice, breakfast was great..fresh orange juice, fresh yoghurt, coffee, tea, croissant, bread etc... all brought to our beautiful treehouse terrace.  Enough shelter on the terrace to have breakfast in the rain one morning.  Children loved the loft and bean bag beds (might not be so comfortable for any child over 12 because they would be too big.)  The whole place was full of charm and simple beauty."

03/08/2012

Julia

"The treehouse was magical, tastefully and thoughtfully designed with beautiful fittings with fabulously comfortable bed. The loft room for the children with giant bean bags, complete with DVD / TV was great.  It was a real pleasure to sit on the terrace and enjoy a chilled glass of Rose in splendid isolation but without being far from the children.  Breakfast delivered to the terrace the following morning was also a delight."

17/07/2012

Deirdre

"We loved it. The family who owned it went out of their way to pick us up from the airport and ensure all our desires were meet. They made us coffee before they drove us home. We have never had such a love filled holiday."

10/07/2012

Joanna

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