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Damouran

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 5 reviews

Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This spacious, comfortable farmhouse, in 4 acres of lawns, walnut grove, woods and meadow, is situated along a no-exit road in an elevated position commanding panoramic views to the east, south, and west over beautiful rolling countryside. Just 1km to the village of Seyches with it's ex. restaurant, amazing patisserie, essential shops and bank.

All the accommodation is on the ground floor, with 4 double bedrooms or 2 double and a twin and triple. The living area is open plan with two log fireplaces, insulated walls for summer coolness and all modern facilities, hi-fi, wi-fi broadband and electric heating. The old farmhouse kitchen with it's original fireplace we now call the garden room, is open on two sides linking to the open terrace and the covered terrace and provides wonderful outdoor living. The 12x6m salt purified swimming pool has an electrically operated security cover. Close to lakes with sandy beaches for watersports, fishing and riding; 3 golf courses; tennis and shops in Seyches.

Damouran provides an ideal base for exploring the Dordogne, Bordeaux, and the Lot et Garonne areas. This is one of the most beautiful, picturesque areas of rural France. Ideal for spring, summer and autumn holidays.

Size Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac 45 km, Nearest railway: Marmande 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 9, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The bedroom configuration is flexible, there are 2 bedrooms with double beds, 1 queen, 1 standard. The 3rd bedroom has a queen bed or can be changed to twin beds, this room has a wash basin. The 4th bedroom has bunks (adult size) plus a 4ft wide bed (a cosy double?).

All accommodation is on the ground floor with split levels in the living area and in some bedrooms.

The living area is open plan L shaped, with 2 lounge areas.

There are four options for dining - living room, kitchen area, garden room and on covered terrace.

Further details outdoors

The kitchen and living areas lead onto a large terraced area, both open and covered, with a state of the art weber gas barbecue, table tennis table, dining table & chairs and outdoor furniture.

For chillier evenings, we recommend eating in the garden room with a blazing log fire and candlelight.

The private 12m x 6m salt purified pool, has a Roman stepped end and security ledge around the deep end. The security cover is electrically operated. Pool loungers are around the pool.

The Aquitaine region

Perhaps one of the most fascinating places to visit is Les Eyzies, an acknowledged source of prehistoric man, whilst nearby are Bergerac and Sarlat on the Dordogne River, where much of the old French culture originated. There is a marvellous circuit of fortified 'bastide' towns, new towns developed during the 13th and 14th centuries, they were the last manifestation of the great movement involving rural and urban expansion in the Europe of the Middle Ages. They have a large central square and a classical pattern of narrow streets intersecting at right angles - Monpazier being one of the finest. The traditional architecture of the area is a constant delight: honey coloured stone, mellow red tiled roofs and on the grander buildings many 'pigeonniers' - pigeon towers and turrets.

This is one of the gastronomic areas of France, having many excellent restaurants, most very good value for money, serving local specialties such as confit d'oie or canard. You will discover the delicious and legendary pruneaux from Agen. Another important element of this region is it's wines. The wines from Bergerac are excellent, while Monbazillac is a truly delicious dessert wine, not to mention Bordeaux & Duras wines. The local walnut aperitif and liquer must also be tasted.

The climate is delightful, the spring arrives early in March as nature treats you to a wonderful array of blossom and a multitude of fresh pastel colours.

Altogether this historic part of France with it's rural life, busy markets and beautiful climate provides the most relaxing and rewarding holiday experience.

Seyches

There are several lakes to visit with sandy beaches, ideal for swimming, windsurfing and sailing, the best complete with pedaloes, and canoes for hire and a thrilling watershute complex. Tennis can be played in Seyches and fishing and horseriding are readily available nearby. Three good golf courses are within a half hour drive, the best being an 18 hole competition course overlooking the beautiful lake at Casteljaloux.

There is a market in a nearby town every day of the week and during the summer night markets also. There are many festivals to enjoy, from the strawberry festival in May to music, art, antique, wine and food festivals - all details may be found at the local tourist office in Miramont for Lot et Garonne and Eymet for Dordogne.

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21 Jul 2013

4/5

"Peaceful location, but close to amenities"

A beautiful setting, with covered outdoor eating areas. Very private with good facilities and outdoor pool. An ideal place to relax and unwind. Restaurants and supermarkets close by. You gain a real s… More

16 Dec 2012

5/5

"Perfect farmhouse from which to relax or explore"

This idyllic and tranquil farmhouse was perfect for our family holiday. There were nine of us - 5 adults and 4 children - and there was plenty of space for us inside the house and around the grounds -… More

11 Oct 2012

4/5

"Great base to enjoy rural France at it[--]s best, excellent facilities, peace and tranquility."

Great pool, walking distance to village where local hotel provides excellent food, 4 courses @ 12 euros including wine. Good base to visit bastide towns. Numerous golf courses, beware fast greens!!. Damouran is peacefull, appeals to all age groups. We enjoyed collecting apricots and figs for breakfast from the garden. Early morning and late evening you could see Roe deer feeding in nearby maize fields.

17 Sep 2012

5/5

"An Amazing Farmhouse and Pool in rural France."

What an amazing place! Beautifully restored and furnished to a high standard with everything we could possibly want to make our holiday so special. We all loved the open space and pool to play around all day.

A wonderfully relaxing holiday enjoyed by all 8 of us - with beautiful countryside and sunflowers as far as the eye could see. A 25 minute walk into town with its pattiserie, boucherie, post office, tabac, and hotel/restaurant was all we needed after shopping in Marmande or Miramont at the supermarkets. The local market was amazing too!

Thank You Linley for sharing your Farmhouse with us and for making our holiday so easy and straightforward. We hope to visit you again sometime soon.

16 Sep 2012

5/5

"A wonderful peaceful holiday"

This was am amazing house for our family holiday. There were 7 of us + a 6month baby and it was just perfect for us all. The house is large and very well equipped. Beautiful terraces, both covered and… More

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