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Vue de Duras Gite

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2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Duras, Lot-et-Garonne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
The Vue de Duras gîte sleeps 4 people and stands amongst vines and plum trees next to its chambre d'hôte. It has spectacular views across the valley and vineyards to the medieval town of Duras and its magnificent château. Duras is just 3 kilometres away and has restaurants, bars, shops, supermarket, and a market every week.

The gîte opened in June 2011 and featured in ITV's 'Little England' and the “Living France” magazine. It is a lovely two bedroom holiday cottage that still has its original lovely old beams that have been incorporated into a comfortable and stylish interior.

The two bedrooms have the latest zip lock beds that can be arranged as double or twin beds. Each bedroom has its own en suite shower room, wc and wash basin.

The open plan lounge with dining and kitchen area leads directly onto a covered terra...
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Listing #HL277733
About the Owner
Fiona O
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2012
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

A lovely well equipped Gite affording relaxation with all home comforts. Fantastic views of Duras and surrounding countryside from the veranda. There is lots to see in this region of France. Would recommend hiring a canoe down the Dordogne (Canoe Attitude at Gardonne) Fiona and...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Sam F
Fiona-Duras, VR Owner at Vue de Duras Gite, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you all and great to hear how much you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes Fiona and Hugh

Reviewed 5 September 2016

The gite was lovely, very comfortable but the best but was the views, just breathtaking. Fiona and Hugh were lovely, we had a ownderful week and will go back.

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Isabel M
Fiona-Duras, VR Owner at Vue de Duras Gite, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Thank you for your kind review. We're very glad that you liked your stay and we enjoyed having you. We look forward to seeing you again. Best regards, Hugh and Fiona

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Reviewed 14 September 2013

The Gite at Vue de Duras was featured in the television program 'Little England'. Fiona and her daughter converted a broken down outbuilding into a homely and very inviting Gite. The Gite comprises of two bedrooms both with en-suite bathrooms, and a lounge combined with...More

Date of stay: September 2013
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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
- Bedrooms: The two bedrooms have the latest zip lock beds that can be arranged as double or twin beds. Each bedroom has its own ensuite shower room, wc and wash basin.

- Bathrooms: Each bedroom has its own ensuite shower room, wc and wash basin.

- Kitchen: The gite has a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, 4 gas hob, electric oven, and fridge. A washing machine and tumble drier are available for use in the main house.

- Living Rooms: The open plan lounge with dining and kitchen area leads directly onto a covered terrace, making the most of the beautiful south facing views over the valley to the medieval town of Duras with its Chateau. There is French & English TV, DVD, and Wifi, and guests are also welcome to use the computer, printer and scanner that are located in the study...
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 King
    2 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$270 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Gite Rental per week - for our high and peak periods, the changeover day is Saturday. To avoid travelling on Saturday, consider booking additional nights in our Vue de Duras B & B. The gite can be rented for less than a week in low and medium periods so the changeover day is flexible.
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About the neighbourhood
There is a lot of architecture, shopping and culture.
There are many possibilities for boat trips and canoeing. Along the river there are many castles worth visiting such as Château des Milandes (where Josephine Baker used to live), Beynac and Castelnaud.
The Vézère valley, world famous for its prehistoric sites and caves such as Lascaux..in summer there are historical and musical events (jazz, pop and classical music and dance) as well as wine festivals in and around Duras.
There are also evening markets organized in various towns and villages around Duras offering you plenty of food and wine. In and around Duras you can find good restaurants and cosy bars, having live music at regular times.
Many wine chateaux invite you for free wine tasting
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Bergerac: 25.0 km
Railway: Ste Foy La Grande:: 15.0 km
Ferry: St Malo: 590.0 km
Travel to us is easy with regular flights to Bergerac (40 minutes away) from London (Luton and Stanstead), Liverpool, East Midlands and Bristol with Ryanair and from Edinburgh, Leeds/Bradford, Southampton and Exeter with Flybe.

Alternatively there are flights to Bordeaux (1 1/2 hours away) with BA from London, Easyjet from Liverpool and Luton, and BMI Baby from Manchester.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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