Lake Legend

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A blend of nat­u­ral beauty, his­tory and lux­u­ri­ous liv­ing in the Char­ente

The web­site of Do­maine des Etangs calls it­self a ‘re­mark­able place’ which, be­fore you go there, sounds some­what ar­ro­gant but, once you have been, ap­pears en­tirely jus­ti­fied. The Do­maine and its es­tate is so large that you re­ally need to stay for at least 3 days, but you want for noth­ing when you are there – the Do­maine is ex­cep­tion­ally de­signed (whether you are in the 11th cen­tury chateau or the charm­ingly dec­o­rated cot­tages) and it is in a beau­ti­ful part of France (in the Char­ente, a two hour drive from Bordeaux). It is set in an area of 1000 hectares of nat­u­ral beauty (in­clud­ing ponds and forested ar­eas) which you can ex­plore by foot or by horse­back and you can ex­pect soli­tude, pri­vacy and calm. With two swim­ming pools and a float­ing ten­nis court,

Ex­plore the out­doors Away from the Limou­sine cat­tle, you are en­cour­aged to ex­plore the grounds of the Do­maine and en­joy a well de­served pic­nic.

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