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116 Delightful Orangerie | Sleeps 12
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Sleeps 12
  • 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
 
Swimming Pool
Heated Swimming Pool
Table Tennis
Flexible Arrival Day
Wifi
Bicycles
Village Walking Distance
Restaurant Walking Distance
Close to Airport
Wine Tasting Nearby
Fishing Nearby
Golf Nearby
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The Orangerie is set in the centre of a bustling French village yet in a quiet setting with double aspect views. All of the bedrooms over look the valley side with long range views, whilst the second floor kitchen and top garden has an out of this world view of the medieval castle.

Accommodation

The 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.


Outdoor Living

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 covered 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.

Set 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 Here

The 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.
Steve McGovern
On Monday, 05 Aug 2019
The Orangerie at Duras is in an unparalleled spot as part of the Chateau in the village, yet is totally private. The amenities go beyond the norm, there are two fully functional. expansive kitchens, two outside areas, two barbecues, great pool...everything on the list is A grad, stylish and designer....More than anything, we had fun...and relaxed...literally everything is there!
Mr Michael Kerr & Family
On Tuesday, 04 Sep 2018
I had the most wonderful holiday at L’Orangerie. The location was perfect with views southwards over an undulating landscape covered with grapevines and, to the rear, a Chateau which rises dramatically above the garden so that one really feels immersed in the history of Duras. The accommodation is particularly elegant and extremely comfortable. All of the bedrooms are ensuite and are simple yet stylish with very comfy beds and luxurious bed linen- all have views over a torqouise swimming pool to the vineyards beyond. There is so much space within L’Orangerie and in the gardens that it’s hard to imagine it ever feeling cramped even at maximum capacity. Duras itself is a special little town with lovely cafes, fromageries etc. with pretty walks to be enjoyed very close by. A little further afield, both Bergerac and Bordeaux offer visitors numerous attractions and places of interest.
Beverley Hunt
On Saturday, 06 Jan 2018
With spectacular views over the valley, L'Orangerie is stylish, luxurious, comfortable and relaxing. All the south facing rooms have been elegantly and thoughtfully appointed with sumptuous mattresses and bed linen and luxurious bathroom toiletries. Every detail has been considered to provide guests with the utmost comfort. The ground floor, open-plan space with kitchen/dining and lounge areas is perfect for a day by the pool and summertime dining whilst the second floor kitchen/dining and lounge area has more far-reaching views and is ideal for cosier dining. The house feels secluded and private whilst also being only a 5 minute walk from Duras village which has a good selection of shops, cafes and restaurants. While on my 5 day stay at L'Orangerie we also enjoyed a day trip to Bordeaux (about a 1 hour drive away) and Toulouse (a 2 hour drive) - both beautiful cities worth a visit and there are also lots of other lovely, picturesque local villages to visit in the local area. Overall, it was a wonderful holiday - A stunning house with spacious rooms in a beautiful location. Highly recommended.

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Deposit 30% of total rent
Refundable security deposit £1000 is required to cover any damage or breakages to the property as per our Terms & Conditions

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