for artists, writers, birders

or anyone searching for a slice of inspiring wilderness

Girard- Cazaugitat, Aquitaine, France

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The French Retreat is exclusively located amidst 50 acres of private park and woodland in the Aquitaine,

an hour from Bordeaux, in south west France.


Sleep in a luxuriously converted 1970's airstream, cool down in the natural pool or catch up on some reading in the cabin.

This unique concept has been designed to satisfy every need whilst offering ultimate inspiration.

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‘If you can’t write here you can’t write anywhere.’ - Paul Abbot  BAFTA award-winning English television screenwriter.


'The French Retreat is one of the most beautiful and magical places I have ever had the pleasure of staying. Like the gorgeous French sun I spent

my entire stay beaming from ear to ear. We had such a fantastic time, I cant recommend it highly enough.' Chris, Aug 2012


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