Chateau Valandraud

Recently renovated with a touch of  zen, your Dordogne villa, belonging to one of St. Emilion’s master wine makers, is a new local treasure. One half of the villa is dedicated to guests, with roomy living space and comfortable, modern bedrooms, and the other half houses the owner’s wine fermenting tanks, cellar, and of course, the many secrets that go into making a premier Dordogne cru.

The main floor of the guest area is comprised of a gorgeous living room, dining room and professional kitchen, all ideal for entertaining. The French doors in the living room open to sweeping views of the rolling hills and vineyards—the perfect vista to enjoy a glass of our favorite local vintage.

Our Favorite Things About this Villa

  • The spacious living room with glass double-doors that open out to a teak deck overlooking the rolling Dordogne vineyards
  • The working winery attached to the main house
  • The large dining room that comfortably seats 12 or more—the perfect spot to enjoy a meal and exchange stories of the days’ adventures

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About Your Hosted Villas Dordogne Vacation

First, your Experience Manager will help you decide which one of our luxury Dordogne villas will work best for your rental. Then the planning process begins! By talking to you to get information about your interests, priorities and expectations for your Dordogne vacation, your Experience Manager will put together your own personal itinerary. Whatever you’re looking for in your Dordogne vacation, our team will arrange it: transportation, babysitters, celebrations, language lessons – the list goes on and on.

When you arrive in Dordogne, your Local Host is there to greet you—Hosted Villas staff members who live, work and have a wealth of insider knowledge about Dordogne. Once you get to your luxurious Dordogne rental, you’re welcomed with a buffet of local treats and delicacies—the best way to relax after a long trip and start begin your Dordogne villa vacation.

Our Local Hosts are truly what makes Hosted Villas special. They aren’t just the typical on-site villa concierges. They don’t just serve as tour guides. We think of our Local Hosts as so much more. Using the trip itineraries you created with your Experience Manager, our Local Hosts get to really understand and build relationships with our guests so they can serve as more of a friend in the area. Think of them as your Dordogne guide, concierge, translator, trouble-shooter and guarantee that your Hosted Villas vacation will be nothing short of brilliant, every time. Don’t just visit Dordogne. Truly experience Dordogne.





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Location Information

St. Emilion, just five minutes away, is great for shops, restaurants and wines. Bordeaux is only 30 minutes away and the resort town of Arcachon, known for having the best oysters as well as Dordogne valley and superb châteaux are both about an hour away.