Highly original and luxurious holiday let with pool and tennis court on site - the self-contained wing of a large country home, designed to combine original features with contemporary living.
The pigeonnier wing houses a large air-conditioned master bedroom with stunning south-facing views and a spiral staircase leading up to a beamed ensuite bathroom. Downstairs there is a designer kitchen and open plan characterful living/dining room, a second bedroom (with twin beds and ideal for children) and a WC. A campbed or cot can be placed in the main living area if you wish to sleep 5.
The property is equipped to a high level with all the features you'd expect. Wifi is available throughout, even at the poolside. We have UK TV, and a large collection of DVDs and books that you're welcome to browse.
As well as a private south-facing terrace with BBQ, table, chairs and loungers, guests enjoy use of the 12m x 6m pool, tennis court and extensive terraces and gardens, shared with the owners (a British family with 2 children) who are only resident for a few weeks per year.
Well located in countryside between the towns of Duras, Monsegur and Marmande and close to several airports (Bergerac 40 minutes, Bordeaux 1 hour and Toulouse 90 minutes). The Lot et Garonne region is perfect for a relaxing holiday, with beautiful countryside, plenty of wine-tasting and eating options, and a plentiful supply of healthy outdoor activities.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 toilet only|
|Nearest beach||Aquitaine coast|
|Nearest Amenities||6 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac (EGC - 45 mins), Bordeaux (BOD - 1 hour),, Nearest railway: Bordeaux (TGV - 1 hour), Marmande (10 mins)|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, Private tennis court, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
In the heart of rural Lot et Garonne in a tranquil countryside location yet close to many villages, towns and places of tourist interest.
Duras - historic home of the Brits in France with wonderful chateau (10 mins)
Marmande - typical French town with every shop and facility you could want on the river Garonne (10 mins)
Eymet and Monsegur - pretty local bastide towns with great eating and drinking options (20 mins)
Many local markets - fresh and speciality produce every day
St Emilion, Bergarac, Montbazillac - wonderful wine tasting towns (all within 45 minutes)
Bordeaux - great shopping, great wine (1 hour)
Toulouse - of aerospace and sausage fame (90 mins)
Biarritz - glamorous beach life and casinos (2 hours)
Aquitaine beaches - miles of golden sand dunes (2 hours)
Pyrenees - cool skiing and sunmmer moutnains (2 hours)
House is 10 minutes from the Marmande junction of the A62 autoroute (Bordeaux-Toulouse).
Local facilities: Supermarkets, bakers, butchers, small grocers, markets, doctors, dentist, hospital, churches, post office etc, all within 10-15 minutes drive.
Luxury restaurants, hearty local eateries, pizza houses, all within 10-15 minutes drive.
Local wine-makers and co-ops - The Cotes de Duras (Berticot) and Cotes de Marmandais cooperatives are 5 minutes away. Historic and alcoholic St Emilion, Bergerac and Montbazillac are all within easy reach, as are the main Bordeaux wine regions.
Loads of local outdoor options - lake swimming, golf, walking, cycling, horse-riding