Chateau de La Chauviniere Loire Valley
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Chateau | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 12
The Chateau de la Chauviniere is situated in the Loire Valley midway between Vendôme (on the Loir) and Tours (on the Loire). It is set in the middle of 200 acres of secluded grounds; formal french and english gardens, rose garden, glass house, overlooking its lake ( fish, ducks ,swans and herons) in a park with centuries old trees, shadowed romantic paths.
Inside luxuriuos decoration, antique furniture. Video, hifi, numerous CD's and DVD's, french and english books. WiFi everywhere in house.
A large swimming pool (14x6 m) is enclosed and protected by old walls with climbing roses and plumbagos. The farm of the property provides eggs from the poultry, a vegetable garden, fruit trees, sheep. Cats, dog, 2 horses.
Croquet, badmington, ping pong, pétanque, boating on the lake.
Outside nice little towns with churches and frescoes, medieval castles ruins overlooking the Loir. good restaurants, royal castles, vineyards with wine tasting along the Loire
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 7 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Tours 20 km, Nearest railway: Tours 30 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 4 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (5), Double beds (4), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river|
|Further details indoors|
The interior is comfortable and tastefully decorated with antiques and paintings. Library with english books, hi fi and video equipments, games etc.
|Further details outdoors|
Beautiful gardens with rose garden, french garden, glass house. Vegetable garden. Park with century old trees, shaded paths with bench overlooking the lake, gazebo etc
More than 200 acres of private land.
Farm animals: poultry, ducks, gooses, sheep.
2 horses, cat, dog.
Large swimming pool (14x6 m)
About this location
The Loire Valley region
The Loire valley is renowned since roman times and the kings of France choosed it at the renaissance to build there fastuous castles (Chambord, Blois, Amboise, Chenonceaux, Villandry, Ussé, Azay-le- rideau). It is nice and mild climate most of the year. Famous wines grow there (Vouvray, Bourgueil, Chinon).
Small towns and churches, nice landscapes have inspired some of the greatest french writers (Ronsard, Rabelais, Balzac)
Local activities include wine tasting in the numerous spots of the Vouvray valley, visiting Tours, Vendôme with their splendid cathedrals and charming old quarters, strolling along the banks of the river Loir with its charming small towns (Montoire and Lavardin )or the river Loire with its famous royal castles.
There are a lot of music festivals in season, classical, world folklore and jazz.
Several magnificent gardens are to visit too: Villandry, Sasnières, Chaumont 's festival of gardens.
Helicopter tours are also a local treat .
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28 Oct 2014
Our family just came back from 1 week stay at La Chauviniere, and we still cannot get over how beautiful this chateau was. Absolutely stunning inside & outside. The pictures were completely understati… More
4 Jun 2014
"A hidden gem that takes you back in time"
Better than perfect, this property is the definition of grandeur, hidden away in its own private wood, complete with lake, animals, immaculately-kept gardens, all different types of flowers and lots o… More
2 Jun 2014
"Un vrai paradis au cœur du Pays de Loire"
Ce lieu est plus que parfait... Le manoir est splendide dans un écrin de verdure d'une grande beauté et poésie: lac, fleurs a tous les niveaux, coins et recoins plein de charme...l'intér… More
31 Jul 2013
"So good that we are coming back again"
This is a truly excellent holiday rental. The wonderful old house is beautifully decorated and looked after. The extensive gardens include a lake, formal gardens and a walled garden containing a good-… More