A refined villa set on a hilltop, surrounded by vineyards and woodland

Sleeps: 12
Bedrooms: 6
Weekly price guide: £3565-£6935
Pool: Yes
Type: Villa
Property Ref: VIL2905

General Description

Set on a hilltop in the Lot-et-Garonne region of South West France, this splendidly renovated Maison de Maitre with heated pool is surrounded by vineyards and woodland; yet it is a mere five-minute drive from the charming Bastide town of Duras, with its magnificent castle, its weekly market, restaurants and summer festivals.

Built in 1897, this substantial property has undergone a complete renovation resulting in a refined and comfortable country home for those wishing to experience the authentic French lifestyle. Extensive grounds surround this villa set in a landscape encompassing vineyards and plum orchards, bastide and market towns. Duras and Monsegur showcase the region's fresh fruit and vegetables and delicious cheeses and throughout the summer, you can also visit night markets, often combined with lively music and gastronomic festivals.

Accommodation Facilities

Ground floor:
Main living room, open fireplace.
Large open-plan kitchen/ dining area, door to garden terrace with outdoor dining facilities..

First floor:
Double bedroom (1.60m), ensuite shower room, WC.
Double bedrooom (1.60m), ensuite shower room, WC.
Double bedroom (1.60m), ensuite shower room, WC.
Twin bedroom (2 x 0.90m), ensuite bathroom, WC.

Second floor:
Two Master double bedrooms (1.60m) open fireplace, beamed ceiling, ensuite bathrooms, walk-in showers, WCs, views.
Second living room, views.

Large flat mature grounds planted with mature trees and shrubs. Ample lawn areas. Terraces with garden furniture. Garden pergola with outdoor dining facilities & charcoal BBQ. 12m x 5m pool (depth: 1.40m-1.80m; Roman steps). Ample private parking for up top 6 cars.

Included: Mid-stay maid service on 2-week bookings only. WiFi internet. Pool towels.
Extras: Pool heating & winter heating each €150 per week. Wine tours, cook service, cycle hire on request.

Local Area / Activities

Duras 3km
Monsegur 8km
La-Sauvetat-du-Dropt 16km
Monbazillac 35km
St Emilion | Bergerac 40km
Agen 96km

Bergerac 41km
Bordeaux 90km

Lamothe-Landerron 20km

Duras 3km

Tennis (Duras) 3km
Hot Air Ballooning (St-Jean-de-Duras) 19km
Golf (Chateau des Vigiers) 21km
Canoeing (Dordogne river) 24km

Jardin de Boissonna 3km
Allemans-du-Dropt 14km
Hot Air Balloon rides St-Jean-de-Duras 17km
River Garonne 21km | River Dordogne 24km
Chateau de Bridoire | St Emilion history & wineries 40km
Bergerac history & architecture 40km

Opportunities for outdoor pursuits are countless in this beautiful region and very easy to arrange from your villa. You can have bicycles delivered to your door to explore the surroundings at your leisure; you can hire canoes and kayaks along the river Dropt and enjoy a picnic on its banks; or you can drive to the fresh water lake of Blasimon and spend a day on the beach. Within half-an-hour’s drive you find the larger river Garonne and the river Dordogne is just under an hour for yet more enchanting scenery, boat trips and visits to some picturesque villages and ancient castles. Riding and pony trekking is easily arranged nearby, and there is a popular farm - Chaudron Magique - less than an hour away. At the award-winning garden, Jardin de Boissonna, you can enjoy French afternoon tea. Golfers will enjoy the fabulous Vigiers Golf and Country Club. Jazz fans will enjoy the famous Monsegur Jazz Festival in July. Wine lovers will enjoy tasting tours at the local caves and chateaux and in the splendid ancient town of St Emilion.

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please use the calendar at the top of the page to search availability and prices for specific weeks. Then you have the option to book the property online.

Low Season: £3565
High Season: £6935

Cash deposit of £1000

Key Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Internet access
  • Fire / Stove
  • BBQ
  • Tennis nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Watersports nearby