Chateau for sale & rent Bordeaux region France

Price on request
Listing ID: ID-32472
February 10, 2015

luxurious gated listed property in large grounds with a wealth of beams, restored to a high standard with all mod cons on offer, but still retaining its original character. Private heated pool, terraces, off-road parking, formal gardens, lawns & table tennis. Located at the end of a private road on the edge of historic Duras, with commanding views over the valley from the house & gardens and next door to a medieval castle, this is one of the most prestigious addresses in the area. 5 bath/shower rooms in total. Sleeps 8-10 guests in 4 en-suite bedrooms.

Enjoy the beautiful countryside and canals of the Aquitaine region of South West France. Shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, weekly markets, pharmacies & banks a short walk away. Vineyards nearby. An ideal central location to explore Bordeaux, Bergerac and the Dordogne, as well as the coast. Welcome Pack included. Accommodation description Bedrooms: First Floor: Master Suite with 4’6″ wide antique style bed. Bedroom 2, twin beds. Bedroom 3, twin beds & antique day bed . Ground Floor: Bedroom 4, 4’6″ wide bed. A Z-bed & a cot are available. Each room has an en-suite bath and/or shower room. Bathrooms: Master en-suite: Roll-top ball & claw feet bath, separate shower cubicle, his & her hand basins. Bed 2: En-suite shower room. Bed 3: En-suite shower room. Bed 4: Open plan en-suite with roll-top bath. Guest Cloakroom/Shower Room. All with basin & wc. Kitchen: Well equipped bespoke family kitchen. Hand made fitted units, central island, dressers, oven, hob, dishwasher, family size fridge freezer, microwave, coffee maker, food mixer etc. Separate breakfast/dining hall off kitchen with dresser & dining table. Utility Room: Off the ground floor guest toilet and shower room is a separate small room with a washing machine, ironing board, iron and clothes airer. Living Rooms: Stylish open plan main reception room with sofas/chairs set round a stone fireplace. Formal dining table seating 12 guests. Small room with table/chairs off lounge in tower wing. French door to balcony with dining table & 10 chairs & breathtaking views. Other: Elegant ground floor library with traditional marble fireplace, hand made bookcases, antique style furniture. Lower Ground Floor: Beautifully restored vaulted reception hall (the original reception entrance to Chateau de Duras) leads to pool & gardens. Cleaning/Towels/Linen/Maid service: Rental includes bath, hand & pool towels & bed linen. All bedrooms have a fan and there are several hairdryers at the property. Standard clean included at the beginning and end of your holiday. Catering, extra cleaning, babysitting on request. Amenities/Facilities: Barbecue, Pool Heating, Private Pool, Parking, Garden. Dishwasher, Fridge, Fridge/Freezer, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine. Central Heating, Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Room Fans, Satellite. Location Type: Rural, Village. Accessibility Not suitable for disabled guests or guests with mobility problems. There are several flights of stone stairs leading from the ground floor reception room to the lower gardens and pool, none of which have handrails. As a listed building these are prohibited. In the upper garden there is a long low wall with a steep drop to the lower gardens. Balcony high off the ground, looking down over the lower gardens & pool. Children should therefore be supervised at all times in case of accidents. Outside Chateau l’Orange is located at the end of a no-through road. Private gated driveway with parking for 5 cars. Spacious grounds with several gardens & dining areas. Small paddock/field ideal for a game of football etc. Upper garden with rose parterre, flower borders, lawn, front dining terrace, seating areas, patio furniture. Lower garden with a lawn parterre, small paddock, private south facing heated swimming pool with pool alarm. The pool house has a small kitchenette with a sink, fridge and crockery cupboard. There is also a shower, w.c. and wash hand basin. The poolside dining terrace is under cover & there is a table & chairs for 8-10 guests. Selection of sun loungers. The 12m x 6m south facing heated pool is normally open from May to October. Balcony leading from the house dining room with a table, 10 chairs & parasol. At the front of the house there is an excellent area for playing boules. BBQ. Badminton set.

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