Set on a hilltop overlooking the ancient Chateau de Duras in the Lot-et-Garonne region of South West France, this splendidly renovated Maison de Maitre with heated pool isAsurrounded by vineyards and woodland yet it is a mere five-minute drive from the charming Bastide town of Duras, with its magnificent castle, its weekly market, restaurants and summer festivals
Built in 1897, this substantial property has undergone a complete renovation resulting in a refined and comfortable country home for those wishing to experience the authentic French lifestyle
Extensive grounds surround this villa set in a landscape encompassing vineyards and plum orchards, bastide and market towns
Duras and Monsegur showcase the regions fresh fruit and vegetables and delicious cheeses and throughout the summer, you can also visit night markets, often combined with lively music and gastronomic festivals
Opportunities for outdoor pursuits are countless in this beautiful region and very easy to arrange from your villa
You can have bicycles delivered to your door to explore the surroundings at your leisure you can hire canoes and kayaks along the river Dropt and enjoy a picnic on its banks or you can drive to the fresh water lake of Blasimon and spend a day on the beach
Within half-an-hour s drive you find the larger river Garonne and the river Dordogne is just under an hour for yet more enchanting scenery, boat trips and visits to some picturesque villages and ancient castles
Riding and pony trekking is easily arranged nearby, and there is a popular farm - Chaudron Magique - less than an hour away
At the award-winning garden, Jardin de Boissonna, you can enjoy French afternoon tea
Golfers will enjoy the fabulous Vigiers Golf and Country Club
Jazz fans will enjoy the famous Monsegur Jazz Festival in July
Wine lovers will enjoy tasting tours at the local caves and chateaux and in the splendid ancient town of St Emilion.
Included Mid-stay maid service on 2-week bookings only. WiFi internet. Pool towels.Extras Pool heating and winter heating each EUR150 per week. Wine tours, cook service, cycle hire on request.Cash deposit of GBP1000
Luxury house in quiet location, close to to busy town of Duras, this is the perfect family holiday home. The setting is beautiful and still unspoilt, ideal for large family gatherings requiring plenty of room to get away. In nearby Duras you find restaurants - one with live music - quaint shops, a splendid castle and a very useful Tourist Office promoting countless activities and events going on throughout summer in the Lot et Garonne region. You can enjoy a flight on a hot air balloon in Saint Jean de Duras, hire a kayak or a canoe in Allemans-du-Dropt, horseride in Saint-Pierre-sur-Dropt, visit the private cellars and winery cooperatives in the Pays de Duras or discover gorgeous ancient bastide towns in Duras, Monsegur, Eymet and Monpazier. Further afield, in Roquefort, families with children will also love the thrill of the rides at Walibi theme park.
Late arrival fee applies between 9pm and 2am which will be of 30 Euro.Get the full listing »