- Local Area
- Private 4.5m x 9m Pool
- Security covered Pool
- Private tennis court
- Table tennis
- Table football
- Private off-road parking
- Charcoal BBQ
- Cot and highchair (1)
- Baby package
- Hairdryers (3)
- French / British TV
- Canoe/kayak 2km
- Golf courses nearby
- Cycle hire available
- Private catering available
- Shops/ restaurants nearby
- Bergerac airport 36 km
- Bordeaux airport 112 km
Le Rieutord is a stone-built, well-presented holiday villa with five bedrooms and four bath/shower rooms, private pool with an electric security cover and a private tennis court. Situated between Bordeaux, Bergerac, Saint Emilion and the Dordogne in south-west France.
Accommodates a maximum of 10 guests plus 1 baby in a cot.
Le Rieutord is situated near the picturesque village of Allemans du Dropt (2km), located on the River Dropt which offers canoeing in the summer months, a weekly market, butchers, a bar and a restaurant. The next nearest restaurant is at Auriac-sur-Dropt 3.4km.
An ideal location to explore this beautiful region of southwest France.
The front door leads to a large hallway with a large fitted unit with shelves and a hanging rail.
Kitchen/Dining Room: Well-equipped large open plan room with fitted kitchen, breakfast bar with stools, electric oven, gas hob, dishwasher, fridge, separate freezer, microwave, toaster, coffee machine and food mixer/blender.
Separate laundry room with washing machine, tumble dryer, large fridge/freezer, tumble drier, airer and iron and ironing board.
Dining area with table for 10 guests. Seating area with sofa and a coffee table.
Sitting room with a fireplace, smart 43″ TV with international language channels such as English and French. There is also a DVD and video. A door leads to the outside dining terrace.
Off the hall is a wc as well as a separate shower room also with w.c. Both of these facilities are conveniently near the pool and garden.
Bedrooms & bathrooms
All bedrooms are on the upper floor.
Bedroom 1: Double bed (140cm x 190 cm). built-in wardrobes. Double aspect windows with views over the front of the property and the tennis court.
En-suite shower room with WC and washbasin.
Bedroom 2: Pretty room with a double bed (140 cm x 190 cm). Views over the front of the property.
Bedroom 3: Twin or double room. Two single beds (80cm x 190cm each) which can be can be joined to create a large 160 cm wide bed. Dual-aspect windows with views over the front and side of the property.
Bedroom 4: Twin room with two single beds and a skylight window.
Bedroom 5: Double bed (140cm x 190cm). Double-aspect windows with views over the tennis court.
En-suite shower room with WC and washbasin.
Bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 share a bathroom which has a bath with shower over, wc and washbasin.
A further shower room is located on the ground floor with a WC and washbasin. There is also another separate WC.
3 hairdryers are provided.
Babies and toddlers
The house is equipped with child stair gates, a cot with bedding, and a highchair. The baby package includes a baby bath, monitor, and bottle steriliser and warmer.
At Le Rieutord guests can enjoy one hectare of grounds overlooking farmland and woods. Off the ground floor living areas, there is an outside dining terrace with a wooden dining table and chairs. An electric awning provides shade when required. Parking for several cars.
Private secure swimming pool
Next to the dining terrace is a private 9m x 4.5m swimming pool with corner steps and an electric security cover. The depth of the pool is 1m at the shallow end and 1.60m at the deep end. 3 corner steps lead you into the pool, depths are 25cm, 50cm, 75cm. All measurements are approximate.
The pool is normally open from the beginning of April to early November. Sun loungers are provided and the garden is fenced.
Located not far from the pool are a ground-floor shower room and a separate wc.
Private tennis court
Beyond the house and pool, is a private hard surface all-weather tennis court. A few racquets and balls are provided for guests, but it is recommended that clients bring their own equipment if you are a serious tennis player. At the front of the house, there is an excellent area for playing boules.
A maximum of 1 small-medium dog is considered on request at a charge of £50 per booking, plus an additional security bond of £250.
Private catering, Gastronomic experiences and Wine tours
Tailor-made experiences at the house or maybe a picnic in the vineyard? English and French spoken. www.lovingaquitaine.com
Nearest village/ small town: Allemans-du-Dropt 2km with cafe bar, restaurant, butchers and boulangerie.
Next nearest town: Duras 9km with a selection of cafe bars, restaurants, shops and a weekly market on a Monday morning. During the summer months, there is also a popular night market on a Thursday evening.
Nearest supermarket: Duras 10km Carrefour
The next nearest restaurant is at Auriac-sur-Dropt 3.4km, a nice local family-run restaurant serving food of the region, very popular at lunchtime.
Cycle hire and electric cycles are available to hire in the area. Cycle hire information page.
What to do in the area and beyond
There are many towns, villages and castles to explore on your doorstep. The local towns and villages host weekly markets as well as summer night markets and various festivals throughout the year. More information on what’s on locally is in the “Local Area” tab above.
- Bergerac 36km
- Bordeaux 112km
- Toulouse 197km
- Bordeaux station (TGV) 82km
- Sainte-Foy-La-Grande (Bordeaux / Bergerac line) 27km
- Bergerac 36km
- Calais 880km
- Le Havre 700km
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The local area and what to do, Monsegur / Duras / Allemans du Dropt, Bordeaux and the Dordogne, France
Le Rieutord is situated near the towns of Allemans du Dropt (2km) Monsegur (18km) and Duras (9km) in the region of Aquitaine within the Bordeaux wine region and on the borders of the Dordogne, Gironde and Lot et Garonne, France.
Bordeaux city centre is a 100km drive to the west and Bergerac is 36km to the northeast, Saint Emilion 53km northwest.
This is the ideal base from which to explore South West France. Located in the region of Aquitaine on the 3 borders of Gironde / Dordogne / Lot et Garonne and is considered to be one of the most picturesque areas of France.
This region is famous for its wines and wonderful gastronomy. Whether you are in St. Emilion, Pomerol, Blaye, The Médoc, Entre Deux Mers, Bourg, Graves or Sauterne the wines of the region are without doubt some of the very best in the world!
There are local producers near this holiday home that offer very good quality products at a very reasonable price.
The gently rolling countryside is a pleasure to explore, with excellent roads winding their way through fields and vineyards. Perfect cycling country!
Monsegur and Duras are ancient Bastide towns set around a market square which are host to weekly markets and also a weekly night market during the peak summer season. There is a good selection of shops including cafes, bars and a pizzeria which host’s weekly live music.
There is also Cinema Eden in Monsegur, which does show international films in their original language version (VO), a selection of English speaking films with French subtitles.
The market squares are hosts to many festivals and events throughout the year.
Wine and Gastronomy
So many Vineyards and wine tastings in the area.
The Bordeaux wine region has 21 appellations. Visit some of the many local Caves and Chateau that offer free tastings and tours while you choose a bottle or two.
Not to be missed is the world-famous St Emilion. A designated world heritage site and is truly stunning. Explore characteristic narrow lanes lined with wine merchants, cafes, restaurants and interesting independent shops. A guided tour of the monolithic church is highly recommended.
This designated world heritage site is a must for all visitors. This cosmopolitan city offers a diverse range of attractions. The golden triangle has a fabulous range of shops for those shopaholics.
A rich variety of architecture forms the backdrop for the street cafe bars, restaurants and not forgetting the superb Grand Theatre.
The Dordogne is just one of the many places to visit for day trips. Anything from Canoeing or boat trips on the Dordogne river at Bergerac to exploring ancient villages.
Tree adventure and climbing park
Just 17km, climbing through the trees and zip wire, fun for all the family, ideal for all ages. Playground and snack bar. Des chênes toi Aventure
Coast, Beach and Water park
A freshwater lake with a sandy beach at Blasimon is just 40km away and is a popular attraction to take children for a day out. The gently shelving sand provides a safe, fun environment for splashing around and cooling off in the heat of the summer sun. Blasimon lake.
Aqua Park is 36km located near Bergerac. Beach, canoeing and a water park.
Aqua fun Park Near Casteljaloux freshwater lake, 49km. Park with a huge lake, picnic benches, walks, facilities, sandy beach, water sports, kid’s play area….. it’s great for adults and kid’s of all ages. Aqua fun park Clarens web site. AquaFun’ Park Clarens Tripadvisor.
Visit Europe’s largest sand dune 155km, the Dune du Pilat where both the climb and the views will take your breath away! Reward yourself by feasting on fresh seafood around the Bay of Arcachon or take the ferry to Cap Ferret and feel the sand between your toes whilst you enjoy oysters and chilled white wine.
Cycle hire, Bike hire
The countryside around our properties is popular for cycling, whether it’s just a gentle ride around to explore or if you are a keen cyclist, a long training ride on fantastic stretches of road to get the blood pumping whilst taking in the fantastic views.
Maybe cycle to a cafe bar or the chocolate shop!
Bring your own bike or bike hire is available, we recommend booking in advance.
The Gironde and Lot et Garonne (Monsegur and Duras areas), guide and information Gironde bike information or Dordogne bike information
Bike hire can be delivered to your door, view prices and book – click here for details.
Bike Hire Direct, cycle hire
Bike Hire Direct, cycle hire
Electric bicycles can be hired at Allemans du Dropt (2.5km) and Eymet (12km)cycle hire
Carbon road bike hire in Bordeaux, they will deliver to Bordeaux train station for free, they do not deliver to your door but if you are a serious cyclists just ride the bike back to your holiday villa. Carbon road bike hire Bordeaux.
Yes, we believe chocolate is also an activity… we often have to visit and make sure the quality is up to standard so we can continue to recommend this.
Maison Guinguet gourmet chocolate, they have a very nice shop to visit next to their artisan factory. 10km.
Canoeing and kayaking
Canoe hire is available on the rivers. The river Dropt winds through the valley with a slow flow on it.
The Dordogne river at Sainte Foy has a faster pace but plenty of canoe hire opportunities and literally just go with the flow and be picked up further downstream. Of course, the easiest way is a boat trip and let someone else do the work.
Dordogne river boat trips are available in Bergerac.
The famous Duras chateau 10km away.
Tea room with gardens
There are six little gardens, each with its own character. Outside seating and inside seating. Various drinks but are especially known for their teas and delicious cakes. 12km away, Baleyssagues near Duras. Jardin de Boissonna
There are many pay and play golf courses within the area, the best being the beautiful Chateau Des Vigiers Golf and Country Club 24km. The chateau dates back to 1597 and is set in 450 acres of stunning countryside. Facilities also include a fine restaurant and a relaxing beauty spa. Golf Les Vigiers – Le Vigier – 24240 Monestier ( 25 ‘ drive) – Ph +33 5 53 61 50 00 – 18 holes superb golf.
Crazy golf and animals. Drinks and snacks – 18km.
Centre Equestre des Millespieds – 47120 Savignac de Duras – Ph +33 6 12 72 30 83- Nice, family oriented horse riding club. Ponies available. English spoken.
Wild life park, animals
Parc du Griffon, animals, play areas and restaurant – 15 minutes drive, 13km away.
Ferme Exotique 83km.
Zoo de Bordeaux Pessac is 102km www.zoo-bordeaux-pessac.com
Most villages and towns hold weekly markets full of fresh and interesting local produce. An ideal place to pick up your holiday mementoes and gifts.
Both Monsegur and Duras also have night markets during the summer where you can eat and have a drink as well as browse the many stalls.
Duras: Every Monday from 8.30 to 14:00 (closes at 12:00 from September to June). Nice market, excellent Organic veggies & fruit producer. Excellent organic goat cheese producers too… Foie gras, Magrets and many stands of food and non-food.
Sainte Foy La Grande (28km): Every Saturday from 8.30 to 12:00. Quite a big market with excellent producers.
Monségur: Every Friday from 8.30 to 12. Nice small market with a good fish stand and butcher.
Issigeac (33km): Every Sunday morning.
Eymet (12km): Every Thursday morning.
From 1st of July till End of August, very successful, where you can eat and dance, with many craft and food stalls. Go early if you want to park close to the village.
Duras (9km) Night market: Every Thursday evening till the end of August.
Lévignac de Guyenne (17km) Night market: Every Friday evening till the end of August.
Monsegur (18km) Night market. Every Wednesday evening till mid of September.
Good butcher in Allemans du Dropt (2.5km).
Carrefour Contact supermarket – just out of Duras on the direction of Sainte Foy La Grande. Small but very well stocked (includes English part). Open from 8am to 8pm nonstop from Mondays to Saturdays. Sundays from 9am to 1pm.
Carrefour Contact supermarket in Monségur has got an excellent butcher section!!! Open from 8 am to 8 pm nonstop from Mondays to Saturdays. Sundays from 9am to 1pm.
Baker – Boulangerie, Rue Paul Persil, in Duras. Excellent croissants, fantastic cornflour and rustic bread. Closed on Tuesday and Sunday afternoon.
Butchers – Boucherie Evrard – Rue Paul Persil, in Duras. Good butcher, next to the Place du Marché. Closed on Tuesday. And Sunday afternoon.
Large E.Leclerc Hyper market plus other supermarkets and retail shops in Marmande 23km.
Large E.Leclerc Hyper market in Pineuilh near Sainte Foy la Grande 27km.