Accommodation - Luxury riverside retreat in France - Le Moulin sur Célé

Le Moulin comprises two buildings:

Accommodation Summary

  • 3 Double en suite rooms
  • 2 Twin en suite rooms
  • Sleeps: 10

Key features:

  • 16th century water mill
  • 15 acres of grounds
  • 12 x 4.5 metre private pool
  • Grass tennis court
  • River swimming & canoeing

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The Miller’s House

Kitchen – Dining Room – 3 Bedrooms

FAMILY ROOM / DINING ROOM

A large and impressive fireplace is the main feature of this large and comfortable family country sitting room. Patrick the groundsman keeps it well supplied with wood from the grounds.

There is a sofa and armchairs, WiFi internet access, Bose sound system and a recently added elegant dining room overlooking the garden with seating for up to 14  guests.

FARMHOUSE-STYLE KITCHEN

It’s always a pleasure to cook or be cooked for in this recently redesigned French country kitchen, complete with an excellent range of modern appliances and equipment such as food fridges, wine fridge, dishwasher, toaster, cafetière, copper pans and professional chef knives.

The La Cornue French gas cooker and electric oven are simple to use and the kitchen island is sociable place to gather while food is being prepared.

DINING AL FRESCO

There are two main outside dining areas nearest the kitchen. The kitchen dining terrace is set up for easy to use outside dining and is accessible through the kitchen French doors. It is covered in mature wisteria pergola to provide cover from the sun in the hottest months.

Two silver candelabras to dress the table – candles and table clothes are available.

There is a large selection of different size vases for wild flowers from the meadow and gardens.

INTERCONNECTING TERRACE

Linking the Miller’s House with the Tower and providing a second outdoor dining area with table seating for 12 guests.

Patrick keeps the terrace full of colourful potted plants and flowers along its length. It’s the perfect place for evening dinner or early drinks with views down the valley one side and the riverbank and beach on the other.

To dress the terrace, there are outside candle lanterns which give the terrace a magical quality at dusk.

Bedrooms

Miller’s House & Tower

ROOM 1 – SAUVIGNON BLANC

MILLER’S HOUSE – GROUND FLOOR

Located on the ground floor this is a spacious master bedroom which is very convenient for the hosts, being in close proximity to the main sitting room, kitchen and terraces (whilst still being quiet). It has a 6ft double bed and windows overlooking the gardens on three sides. There is a large, powerful walk-in shower, separate WC, ceiling fan and air-conditioning.

 

Le Moulin sur Célé - Interiors
Le Moulin sur Célé - Interiors

ROOM 2 – CHARDONNAY

MILLER’S HOUSE – FIRST FLOOR

A quiet and cosy room with a 5ft double bed featuring an Italian wrought-iron bed frame. En-suite with adjacent, private WC and bath/shower, ceiling fan and air-conditioning.

​ROOM 3 – CABERNET FRANC

MILLER’S HOUSE – FIRST FLOOR

This twin bedroom with two single 3 ft beds which can be joined together to make one large double bed. There is a large walk-in shower, separate WC, ceiling fan and air-conditioning.

Le Moulin sur Célé - Interiors
Le Moulin sur Célé - Interiors

ROOM 4 – CABERNET SAUVIGNON 

TOWER – FIRST FLOOR

This is a beautiful and well decorated room designed with lots of creative thought and fantastic fabrics. Overlooking the old mill, it has wonderful views of the river and beach through French windows looking west, perfect for opening up on sunny mornings and letting the sounds and colours of the day in.

There are two 3ft single beds which can be joined together to make a large double if required. The room is very light and bright with windows on three sides. It also features a ceiling fan and air conditioning. There is an en-suite shower and a separate W.C. right next door.

​ROOM 5 – MERLOT

TOWER – SECOND FLOOR

This room is a vast space, taking in the rafters and tower attic. It is an exceptionally stunning room. The exposed rafter work is extremely beautiful and the massive 6 ft double bed suits the scale of the room. There are windows on 4 sides making it very light and bright.

Featuring a sunken bath and separate shower with WC ensuite. Ceiling fan and air conditioning throughout. Important to note that the room is located 32 steps from the ground floor.

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The Tower

Cocktail Bar – Lounge – 2 Bedrooms

COCKTAIL BAR & LOUNGE

A recently added Cocktail Bar is the ideal place for guests to gather for a pre or post dinner drink and to share stories of the day. The huge raised fireplace in the lounge exudes country charm and character with its creamy stone walls and exposed beam ceilings and French doors opening onto the pool terrace.

Cool during the day and cosy at night, the tower bar and lounge creates a relaxed atmosphere for guests to enjoy each others company.

There is a large and perfectly placed 4K 55 inch wide screen TV with VOD (Netflix, Disney+, Amazon). Satellite tv with Irish / English channels and a Bose Home Theatre 5.1 surround sound system.

A good selection of board games and playing cards is also available for guests to enjoy.

Added Extras

The special details to make your stay perfect

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EGYPTIAN COTTON BEDLINEN

Boutique hotel quality Egyptian 400 thread cotton bedlinen and natural white goose down duvet and pillows – Simba Hybrid Pro Mattress

HANDMADE SOAP

The Handmade Soap Company – Skin and haircare fragrance scented with Lemongrass & Cedarwood blend of essential oils.

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BEACH TOWELS AND HOUSE TOWELS

There are also Kikoy towels for the beach and pool. The fresh white towels are for the rooms.

KIKOY DRESSING GOWNS

Each room is supplied with two brightly coloured African Kikoy dressing gowns, perfect for swanning around in the morning with coffee and going for swims.

AIR CONDITIONERS

Please note all rooms have ceiling fans and air conditioners for cooling or heating.

PORTABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS

Large chargeable Bose bluetooth speaker. This can be moved to the riverbank beach or around the grounds, croquet lawn or tennis court.

ADDITIONAL BEDS – SLEEPS 11

The property officially sleeps 10, however there 11 beds, including the third bed in the Tower Room 4.

THE UTILITY ROOM

Located outside the kitchen, it is equipped with:

  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Additional fridge-freezer
  • Pool towels and cushion storage
  • Ironing equipment
  • Commercial ice machine

LIBRARY AT THE LANDING

There is a comfy chair on the landing with a small library and writing desk. This is one Le Moulin’s many places to escape with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine to read or contemplate life.

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