Chateau | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 11
With a Private heated pool and tennis court, Chateau des Egrons is set in the Gironde Hills bodering the Dordogne, Gironde & Lot-et-Garonne in the heart of the vineyards of SW France. The Chateau is an elegant home that has lots of space and comfort . All linen is provided including swim towels.
Lots of high quality outdoor furniture and facilities and 5 formal and informal internal sitting rooms. An enormous fully equipped kitchen and pantry; cooking classes and market trips can be organised.
All rooms are large and spacious.
|Size||Sleeps up to 11, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Archachon 100 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 45 km, Nearest railway: Libourne/Bergerac/Bordeaux 100 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 20|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details indoors|
There are 5 large bedrooms, 4 double bedrooms and a family room with three single beds; 5 large reception rooms, all rooms with beamed high ceilings and tiled floors and carpets; all rooms have open fires or stoves although the property is fully heated.
The kitchen seats 14 and is very large and well equipped; adjoining pantry and laundry room.
Lots of places to eat including a formal dining room and exterior tables, front and back.
There is satilite TV, DVD, Video and Hi Fi; a large south-facing consevatory to dry swim wear and laze.
|Further details outdoors|
The tennis court and heated pool both have lovely views over the surrounding vineyards and countryside. The pool has a solar powered automatic safety cover. Championship golf and canoeing on the Dordogne are less than 15 minutes drive.
There is Lots of outdoor furniture, front and back, including stone tables and seats on the rear terrace to accommodate 20. Loungers and pool furniture around the sundrenched pool decking and in the shade of the nearby walnut trees. The fabulous front courtyard has teak furniture and 2 BBQs in the Loggia. The South East tower has a table tennis table.
Cooking, baby sitting and extra cleaning arranged on request
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
Chateau des Egrons is a perfect place to explore the wine, food sites and history of the region. It is also close to activities on the river and the great outdoors. Many guests love the pool and tennis, boules and table tennis on site!
Sainte Foy-La-Grande is just 20 minutes by car from the Chateau, an old town on the river Dordogne with excellent shops and restaurants.There is a wonderful market every Saturday morning.
Bergerac is 40 minutes by car, the largest town on the river Dordogne and the centre of the region’s wine production.It has a beautiful restored old quarter, interesting architecture and a large shopping centre.There are two large markets (Saturday morning).
Marmande is another large town 20 minutes by car. The popular Saturday farmers market is covered; good to know in case it rains.
Saint Emilion is a beautiful ancient town. Outstanding wine and restaurants. 35 minutes by car.
The Dordogne river is a 15 minute drive offering Canoeing and Kayaking at Pessac; fun for all ages and shapes. Fishing licenses can be obtained locally.
Championship level golf facilities offered by the 27 hole course at Chateau des Vigiers, a 15 minute drive away.
An Information book at the Chateau sets out places to see, things to do (eg. adventure playgrounds etc.) and restaurants to try out.
Duras is a lovely local town/village and has a famous wine festival each summer. There is lots to see, taste and experience. Chateau des Egrons has an information book and Restaurant Guide in which we update our favoured wines and local producers and places to eat for you to enjoy.
The local town is a pretty arcaded bastide town 6km from the property, ideal for daily shopping.There are restaurants, supermarket, bars, banks, bakers, butchers and petrol stations.