Orangerie with heated swimming pool and walkable into the village SEFR119
- Holiday Rental Property, in Duras, SW France
- Sleeps up to 12 with 6 bedrooms, all en-suite
- 11m x 7m heated swimming pool
- Large covered dining terrace and BBQ area
- Views over Duras Castle and walkable into village
- 30 mins to Bergerac Airport and Dordogne river
AccommodationThe Orangerie offers great living space, wonderful outdoor dining and fabulous facilities with a heated pool and walkable into shops, bars and restaurants. The house can sleep up to 12 with 6 bedrooms and 6 en-suite shower/bathrooms.
The accommodation is set over three levels. On the ground floor, there is a large open plan double height kitchen/breakfast room and snug area. The kitchen has a large range oven, additional oven and all the other modern conveniences you could want for. There are French doors that open up onto the garden terrace and BBQ area which overlooks the heated swimming pool. In the snug area, there is a flat screen TV with UK Freeview channels. On the second floor, with access to the top level garden, there is a second kitchen with bulthaup island with a teppanyaki plate and living/dining area with large screen TV. The top level garden has another dining area and a grassy area with mature trees. The view is spectacular with an amazing view over Duras Castle. The house is beautifully furnished with a mixture of modern and antique furniture with designer soft furnishings.
The 6 bedrooms are split with three bedrooms on the first floor and three bedrooms on the second floor and are as follows;
First Floor Bedrooms
Bedroom 1 is a king-size Bedroom and has an en-suite shower-room.
Bedroom 2 is a double Bedroom and has an en-suite shower-room.
Bedroom 3 is a twin bedroom with an en-suite bathroom. There is an adjoining door with Bedroom 2 which can be open or looked and is ideal as a family suite.
Second Floor Bedrooms
Bedroom 4 is a double bedroom with an en-suite shower-room.
Bedroom 5 can either be a super king bed or can be split into two twin beds. It has an en-suite bath and seperate shower-room.
Bedroom 6 is set in the tower and has a double bed and an en-suite shower room.
The Orangerie offers the best of all worlds set in the centre of a bustling well known tourist village but in a calm and private setting. The large 11m x 6m heated swimming pool is set on the ground level with views over the Dropt valley. Around the swimming pool, there are 8 new recliners and a number of parasols for shade. There is BBQ area and coveried gazebo area for 12 which is close to the main kitchen. On the top level, there is a second garden with an additional dining area and grassy area. The views over the Castle are stunning and with the Duras Castle app, you can sit and change the colours of the castle spotlights!! From the top level garden, there is a pathway that leads into the village centre in just a couple of minutes. Additional facilities are games and books as well as a table tennis table.There are 4 bicycles if you wish to explore the area further afield without taking a car.
Local AreaSet in the wonderful medieval village of Duras in the Lot-et-Garonne, South West France, this location is ideal. The view of Duras Castle is breathtaking and you are just a few minutes walk into all the facilities you could require such as shops, bars, restaurants, banks etc. Throughout the year, there is a morning morning market each week and in the summer months there are numerous night markets in the area as well as special events such as medieval banquets, wine festivals, music festivals etc.
Ideally situated on the borders of Lot-et-Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde, this property is an ideal base to explore the region including Bordeaux and St Emilion to the east, Bergerac and Monbazillac to the north and Domme and Sarlat to the west.
The countryside is full of medieval villages each with their own weekly markets. For those who love food and wine, this area is a paradise. There are an enormous variety of restaurants from 12€ set menus to Michelin star restaurants and many in between. A must to visit are the numerous wine chateaux and vineyards, with a diverse range of local wine from the sweet wine of Monbazillac to the reds of Duras and Bergerac. For the real wine experts, a visit to the Bordeaux vineyards and St Emilion is a really good day out.
Getting HereThe Orangerie is ideally positioned between 3 International Airports making it an easy final destination.
The Dordogne river-side town of Bergerac with its International Airport is approximately a 45 minute drive. Ryanair flies here from London Stansted, Liverpool, Nottingham, and Bristol. British Airways also flies from City Airport into Bergerac Flybe flies into Bergerac from London Gatwick, Southampton, Exeter and Edinburgh.. There are also interconnecting flights to Belfast, Glasgow, Dundee and Newcastle with Flybe. Jet2 flies to Leeds Bradford Airport and Transvania flies to Rotterdam. Twinjet also now flies from Bergerac to Paris. The vibrant city of Bordeaux is 1hr 20 minutes away, with a larger International Airport servicing even more UK and Worldwide destinations. In addition, Toulouse Airport is approximately 2hr 20 mins drive to the south - again a large International Airport.
There is also the fast train link from Bordeaux to Paris in just over 2 hours.