Cottage La Chauviniere Loire Valley
Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The property of 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 a small lake ( fish, ducks ,swans and herons) in a park with centuries old trees, shadowed romantic paths.
A large swimming pool 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 and 2 horses.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Tours 20 km, Nearest railway: Tours 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The furniture is both french and english antique furniture
|Further details outdoors|
Park with a lake and romantic shaded paths, centuries old trees, english and french gardens with numerous flowers.
adjacent is the farm with animals, fresh eggs , fruits and vegetables.
The cottage with one double bedroom and 2 single beds in the living room is suitable for families of up to 2 young children.
There is a 10% rebate for couples without children.
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)
Ocal 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 .
Please visit my site at www.lachauviniere.com
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12 Jun 2014
This Chateau is the very best we have ever statyed at, it is idyllic and far more than its description depicts.
The owner Thierry, his team of Marie-France and Pierre just can't do enough to help and make you welcome from the second you arrive until the final wave as you leave.
The Chateau is beautiful, the facilities tremendous, the gardens spectacular, the swimming pool a delight. If a Chateau holiday away from it all is what you want, then do not look any further, this is it.
We will definitely return to La Chauvinière in the future, I couldn't recommend it highly enough. Many thanks, David Porter-Smith
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