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Maison La Douce

Bordeaux, France

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Set in open countryside, this lovely property in the Bordeaux region boasts a heated pool, extensive views and beautiful gardens.

In brief

  • Panoramic views
  • Private garden
  • Heated pool

About the villa

Maison La Douce is serenely located in open countryside, just five minutes from the hilltop town of Duras. The property boasts a stunning garden and a large heated pool, while its hilltop position allows for incredible panoramic views. The villa is single-storey and architect-designed, with a small yet fully equipped kitchen, welcoming living space and spacious dining area, all opening out to the terrace and garden. There are also three lovely en suite bedrooms. Outside a shaded dining terrace and Weber barbecue are the perfect match for long, leisurely lunches. The heated pool is set among the manicured gardens, with lawn, mature plants, trees and flowers. 

All amenities can be found nearby in Duras, a charming medieval town with a stunning chateau perched high on the outskirts. There is a good selection of restaurants, bars, cafés and shops here, including a chemist, several boulangeries, a butchers and newsagents. There is also a market every Monday, which offers a brilliant selection of local produce, plus an amazing night market once a week during the summer. The villa is also just 35 minutes from the captivating, wine-producing village of Saint-Emilion.

Villa details


Ground Floor

  • Entrance hall
  • Large living room opening to terrace
  • Guest WC
  • Small library
  • Dining room opening to terrace
  • Kitchen and utility room opening to north and south terraces
  • Master double bedroom with dressing room and bath and shower en suite opening to garden
  • Walk through Twin bedroom with open shower room ensuite and WC opening to garden
  • Double bedroom with open shower room en suite opening to garden


Children's Facilities

  • Children's books
  • Children's plates and cutlery
  • Children's toys
  • Cot
  • Highchair
  • Kid play area

Cooking Outdoors

  • American fridge/freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Portable Weber barbecue


  • Bluetooth speaker
  • CD player
  • DVD library
  • Netflix
  • Satellite TV (limited English speaking channels)
  • Selection of books
  • WiFi

Games and Sports

  • Table tennis

Keeping Cool

  • Insect screens
  • Portable fans in all bedrooms
  • Mosquito nets

Kitchen Essentials

  • American fridge/freezer
  • Blender
  • Coffee machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Food processor
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Ice maker
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Nespresso machine
  • Oven
  • Toaster

Private Pool

  • Plunge pool
  • Pool Dimensions 12m x 5m
  • 1m - 2m deep
  • Pool heating available
  • Pool alarm
  • Pool towels

Something Special

  • Piano

Villa Essentials

  • Washing Machine
  • Hairdryers for all bedrooms
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Central Heating Included

Service & Staffing


  • Welcome pack
  • Linen and towel change 1 day per week at changeover
  • Concierge

Additional services ON REQUEST at extra cost

  • Pre-Arrival Grocery Shopping
  • Wine Delivery
  • Fresh Cut Flowers
  • Extra housekeeping

Important Information


An English speaking CV representative will be available by phone during your stay. Contact details will be sent with your travel documents.

Tenancy Times 

Arrival from 17.00hr Depart by 10.00hr



  • Shops and Restaurants Duras 3km
  • Shops and Restaurants Monsegur 5km
  • Eymet 20km

Places of interest

  • St Emilion 43km
  • Bergerac 40km
  • Bordeaux 95km


  • Archachon 148km


  • Bergerac 40km
  • Bordeaux 95km

Train station

  • Marmande 26km
  • Ste. Foy La Grande 25km
About the area


Average weather

France’s sixth largest city, and the world’s largest urban World Heritage Site, Bordeaux is a perfect cocktail of rural charm and city suave. This UNESCO-proclaimed region is rich in art museums, magnificent gothic architecture and world-renowned wines, matched beautifully with authentic riverside villages and grand, elegant chateaux. The River Garonne and its bankside guinguettes are never too far away from your villa, offering the perfect opportunity for an afternoon stroll, jog or cycle along the water’s edge. Scattered with sun-soaked vineyards, this fine-wine capital prides itself on its centuries-perfected viticulture, and also boasts an exceptional dining scene.