Manoir Laurette is a beautiful 19th century country house located in the charming hamlet of Lorette on the border of two departements; Gironde and Lot-et-Garonne. France’s principal wine region and the self-titled ‘Garden of France’ respectively. The picturesque bastide towns of Monségur and Duras are just minutes away. St Emilion is a 45 minute drive, Bordeaux an hour and even Toulouse ‘la ville rose’ is within striking distance for a day-trip. Closer to home are the interweaving waterways of the canal du midi and the majestic River Garonne, perfect for a bike ride. Or simply set out with no itinery through fields of vines and sunflowers to discover hidden treasures of brocantes, medieval villages, markets and cafes.