This beautiful house is set in 2 acres of secluded garden surrounded by French countryside. It is fabulously equiped for families and children.
Built as a 'Gentleman's residence' 2 centuries ago, this large house has a feeling of spaciousness and light. It has recently been completely refurbished and redecorated and provides a perfect area for living and entertaining.
The Accommodation is divided into the house and attached gite, to the rear.
The house, with a stunning facade, sits regally back from its elaborate gates and is fantastically located just a couple of minutes walk from the delightful town of Lauzun.
This town is an historic and architecturally interesting town with a Chateau, a Church and many interesting 12th/13th century buildings. Lauzun has all the shops that you will require, including a pharmacy, post office, bank, small supermarket, 2 restaurants, bar, boulangerie, butchers and newsagents. Lauzun also has a lovely lake and tennis courts.
The beautiful historic medieval Bastide towns of Castillonnes, Eymet, Villereal, Monflanquin and Monpazier are all within easy reach. The local towns hold markets each day respectively, selling local produce , and really come alive during the summer months with evening markets, street carnivals and medieval festivals.
On the edge of the Bergerac vineyards and not far from the Bordeaux and Duras wine regions. Most of the local vineyards offer wine tasting on site. The attractions of the Dordogne, it's river, villages and famous caves are easily accessible.
Bergerac airport is just 30 minutes away from the property
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lougratte Lake 25 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 25 km, Nearest railway: Bergerac 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||TV, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 14|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
Discover our Region
Guyenne - Is the pre-revolutionary name for the South West region of France, today known as Aquitaine, with Bordeaux being its capital. The Guyenne area is famous for its wines, Chateaux, Fortified towns, Gastronomy, Rolling countryside, Sunflowers, Rivers, Culture, Heritage and Tradition. There is something in our region for everyone.
Discover Family Fun!
Discover the rich history of the Dukes of Duras and the various conquests of the castle over the centuries. Through a maze of thirty rooms, discover the architectural splendours of a medieval castle and an XVIII Century country mansion. Let the children into the room of secrets in the whispering gallery and let them discover the magic of this room and whisper their secrets.
Let them explore the Chateau de Bridoire and let them learn the art of ancient games, such as the Boulie, the Goose Game and Archery. An evening visit to the chateau is a unique opportunity to discover this "Sleeping Beauty" castle. Open at nightfall, animated by characters in costumes, traversed by animals of a different century, you will discover Bridoire over the course of its thousand years of history.
Take them to the Parc-en-Ciel which translates to Park in the Sky and as the name suggests a lot of the activities are nearer the sky than they are the ground! Set amongst the ancient trees, a place for all the family and a great day out during your holiday here.
A day at the Chaudron Magique is a must for animal lovers, an organic farm with 20 hectares of and many animals living in harmony with one another; the mandarin ducks, the black pigs, the highland cows. Learn the art of milking the angora goats and making cheese, then share a picnic with your family in a secluded shady picnic spot.
The list of educational and fun things to do with your children is endless..........
Rediscover how to relax!
Grab a map and plan your route. Take time to smell the fresh air and gaze at the sunflowers and symmetrical rows of grapevines. This region is a walkers, hikers, bikers and canoeists, delight.
Stroll along a peaceful country lane; hike a footpath in the steps of 11th century knights, bike on roads with slow moving tractors hauling huge rolls of hay.
Canoeing, drifting slowly down the river, taking in hidden sites and serene sections of the river, not visible any other way. Before you set off, stop at a farmers market, gather a wedge of brie and a slice of country pate, a baguette and a strawberry tart for dessert. Then, when you find the perfect spot for a picnic, you'll be ready.