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Domaine des Etangs: A Kingly Estate in the French Countryside

Located 3 hours outside of Paris in the secluded and untouched La Charente Limousine region, Domaine des Etangs stretches across 1,000 hectares of sprawling French countryside. The main château is an 11th-century castle that has been articulated restored and opened to the public in 2015. Your choice of accommodations ranges from individual rooms and suites to individual cottages peppered across the expansive estate. Unique in name and decor, each dwelling offers an individual experience, giving you multiple reasons to return.

Nature is truly the draw of this pristine estate and is reflected from the finely manicured grounds all the way to the menu at Dyades, featuring organic ingredients grown within the estate. Described as “a playground for families,” Domaine des Etangs features a setting romantic enough for time with your significant other, yet equally accommodating for children and family pets. You can spend your entire stay exploring the picturesque woodland retreat and it’s numerous ponds via foot, bike, or horseback. At the same time, there are plenty of indoor activities from the thermal baths to the game room in the attic featuring a breathtakingly elaborate wooden framework and arches.

The estates self-proclaimed goal is “to draw on and rediscover the innate richness of the surrounding region, land, nature and history, and to express it in all its forms.”

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