At Granny and Grandaddy - Private

Bed & Breakfast - Private room · Puynormand, Aquitaine, France
La Famille
Your host, La Famille
31 Reviews
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The Space

In a quiet and typical french village, close to Saint Emilion, Pomerol and other prestigious wine appellation and nearby the Perigord, we welcome you in a large house from the 17th century.

The Private space has 3 bedrooms: "Mahina" (in Tahiti), "Maroua" (in Cameroon) and "Mindoubé" (Gabon) is a large and quiet living space with a private living room with books decorated with original furniture coming from all around the world.
It has a private bathroom.
This private part of the house can only be rented once at the time (you won't have to share the space).

You have access to the swimming-pool and free wifi.
The price includes a french breakfast (Hot drink, Fresh orange fruit, croissants, bread and jam).

At 200 meters there is a convenience store (press, tobacco, grocery, boulangerie) and at 4 km there is a city with supermarket, restaurants, train station, etc.

We can provide original excursions in an Old car to Saint Emilion, Wine tasting, and a lot of others activities.

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 6
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 4
Extra people: $21 / night after 2 guests
Weekly Price: $477 /week
Monthly Price: $1824 /month
Check In: 12:00 PM (noon)
Check Out: 12:00 PM (noon)
Cancellation: Moderate

Overall Guest Satisfaction

Check In
  • Our stay with André and Marie-José was fantastic. We were a group of 8 people staying there and they were so welcoming and accommodating. Marie-José helped us book dinner in a lovely restaurant in town. The house is really interesting and so lovely to hear the story of their life. We will definitely stay with them if we are in that area again

    June 2014
  • Notre passage Chez Papy et Mamie a été fantastique. La maison est belle et pleine des histoires des années passées en Afrique de Marie José et André. Le jardin est un havre de paix avec plusieurs petites terrasses pour profiter du soleil comme de l'ombre. André et Marie José sont des hôtes adorables et Marie José nous a même conduit jusqu'au château de Francs en voiture ancienne. Le petit déjeuner est également copieux et délicieux. Nous recommandons Papy et Mamie sans l'ombre d'un doute.

    June 2014
  • Although we only stayed one night, it was very enjoyable. Marie Jose was very friendly and welcoming, offering us drinks on the patio and information about the surrounding area. The property is beautiful and Puynormand is beautiful old (website hidden) Emilion is also lovely and a short picturesque drive away.

    May 2014
  • Had a great stay. However, I found the home while searching under entire home. It is not an entire home and no kitchen is available. I also told them that I was traveling with my elderly mom that did not walk well. They responded but did not inform me that my mom would have to climb 20 steps to sleep.

    May 2014
  • Solo estuvimos 1 noche y la estancia fue estupenda, dormimos de maravilla y despertamos escuchando el canto de los pajaritos. El sitio precioso, el desayuno que nos preparó André estupendo y la historia que envuelve y transmite la casa y la familia digna de conocer. Nos quedamos con ganas de estar más días, volveremos.

    April 2014
  • I wish I could give this stay 6 or more stars. Mamie and Papi provided hospitality that went above and beyond our expectations. They took care of us from the moment we arrived with wonderful food, rides around town, and even medicine and "mommy" love when I got sick the last day.

    The house is beautiful and comfortable and feels like "coming home." The value for this listing is unmatched. We highly recommend staying with Mamie and Papi and plan to return in the future. Thank you!

    March 2014
  • Je recommande pour le côté humain, pour l'accueil, pour leur côté organisationnel : Ce couple de propriétaires est charmant, cultivé, dynamique, et s'est occupé de nous réserver des visites de caves. On y même eu le droit à une petite ballade dans les environs, avec la propriétaire, dans sa vieille Citroën de 1929. Elle nous a montré tous les châteaux et maisons de maître à voir dans les 10 km à la ronde, elle est passionnée de l'histoire de sa région.
    La maison va subir qq travaux, pour le moment le confort des chambres et de la salle de bain est correct, sans luxe, pas vraiment au goût du jour, mais c'est propre et convenable pour le prix.
    Petit déjeuner servi dans leur salle à manger.
    Environnement autour de la maison propice aux jogging ou balades, des vignes partout et la tranquillité des petits villages.
    À noter: elle nous avait notamment recommandé un vigneron que nous garderons dans notre carnet d'adresses.

    March 2014
  • Our stay at La Famille's house was nothing short of magical. We could not have imagined a better setting, better atmosphere, and certainly not least of all, better hosts. It was our first time in France and our only fear is that we know there is nothing that could possibly compare to this stay - the bar has been set very high indeed! Marie-Jose and Andre were accommodating, loving, thoughtful, and just wonderful to be around. The history of the house is absolutely spell binding, but just as impressive are the stories behind the things that make the house a home. An endless amount of artefacts from their travels kept us in awe throughout our entire stay, and as avid travellers ourselves, we certainly appreciated both the material homage to places far away, but also to the mindset that La Famille has clearly retained from their life abroad. We can't say enough kind words about the place or the hosts. All we know is that we'll be back as soon as we're able, and we'll dream about it until then!

    January 2014
  • Every thing about this stay resonated with us. The house is quirky but very comfortable. Andre and Marie are attentive, warm and welcoming. They also share their lives with you to the extent that you wish. We covered art, history, dance, family, food, wine, timber and much more and still had time to explore the region. We felt at home. No greater compliment is available.

    December 2013
  • One of the most wonderful places we have ever stayed! This place is just full of warmth and charm and felt instantly welcome. Marie may be the most lovable energetic person we have met whilst traveling, her energy and generosity should be experienced by everyone at least once in a lifetime. The ride though vineyards in an 84 year old car will live with us forever. Never been so sad to leave as we were when departing Puynormand. Thank you Marie and Andre, we will never forget and hope to return one day.
    Brian and Shelley

    September 2013
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