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Gite | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 16
PLEASE NOTE: WE HAVE 2 GITES TO SLEEP 10 AND 6. SEE 'LE VERGER' AND 'LE POTAGER'.
Both of our gites are former barns, converted in 2011/12 into luxurious and spacious holiday accommodation. With 5 and 3 bedrooms respectively Le Verger and Le Potager are both ideal for families or groups and when booked together can cater for up to 16 people. Most of the rooms enjoy en-suite facilities and with ground floor bedrooms in each gite, they are suitable for guests with limited mobility.
Relax on one of the sun loungers by the beautiful swimming pool (10m x 5m), and soak up the sun whilst enjoying the wonderful views over open countryside. The pool is surrounded by a secure fence for the peace of mind of parents and children. Beyond the pool is a large walled orchard, providing plenty of space for children to run around, as well as delicious cherries, apricots, plums etc straight from the tree in season!
|Size||Sleeps up to 16, 8 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Cyr (lake) 25 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Tours/Poitiers 60 km, Nearest railway: Chatellerault 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||8 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 5 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (10), Double beds (3), Cots (3), Dining seats for 16, Lounge seats for 16|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
|Further details outdoors|
The properties are set in almost 2 hectares, including a wood, meadow and large walled orchard which is ideal for games. The swimming pool is fenced for peace of mind for parents and surrounded by a terrace with sun loungers. Garden games are available.
The Loire Valley region
The imposing River Creuse marks the border of the famous Touraine and Poitou regions. At one time, during the reign of Richard the Lionheart, it actually marked the border between England and France! Its is an area steeped in history and rich in heritage. The famous chateaux of the Loire Valley – now a World Heritage Site – are within easy reach.
Pretty villages, some with fascinating cave dwellings, proliferate in the region. With the network of rivers, rolling countryside and forest tracks, there are leisure activities and opportunities to enjoy nature for everyone's taste. And for lovers of food and wine, this is a dream. Traditional markets galore, produce of the highest quality, classic restaurants and, of course, the vineyards of the Loire.
This is rural France, ‘La France Profonde', at its very best!
The village of St Remy sur Creuse is 2 km away, or a picturesque 30 minutes walk through the woods. The settlement dates back a thousand years and is the site of a fascinating series of cave dwellings set into the rocks above the main village. Guided visits are available and there are a number of organised events throughout the year.
The village also boasts a newly refurbished Auberge, offering a range of traditional cuisine at very reasonable prices – or simply a refreshing drink as you watch the world go by.
The larger towns of Descartes (birthplace of philosopher Rene Descartes) and Dange St Romain (both 5 km) offer a full range of facilities including supermarkets, boulangeries, pharmacies, and banks. Bustling Descartes market, held on Sunday mornings, draws people from miles around and is a real social event.
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11 Nov 2014
Fantastische week gehad. Hele fijne accomodatie, grote tuin wat heerlijk was voor kinderen, ruime huizen, prima ingericht, veel vermaak (zwembad, tafeltennis, volleybalnet etc). Kath en Roger waren er… More
12 Oct 2014
"totally delightful and restful experience"
Nothing was too much trouble for the accomodating hosts of these beautifully renovated farm buildings, set in a tranquil and lush pocket of the Loire Valley. We arrived, a gaggle of friends and famil… More
8 Oct 2014
"This lovely holiday home was a great base to see the Loire Valley"
We, a group of friends, stayed in both properties and could not have wished for a better place to stay. Apart from such helpful owners and excellent facilities at the houses, La Belardiere is an easy … More
7 Oct 2014
"So good, we're going back!"
Spent a fortnight at Le Verger. Restored to a very high standard and spotlessly clean. The open plan layoutwork extremely well for 6 adults and 6 young children. The large walled garden was perfect. T… More
7 Oct 2014
"Fabulous property and owners"
We have stayed here the last 2 years with our large family group. The properties are furnished to a high standard in a peaceful rural setting - there is a relaxed informal atmosphere perfect for bein… More
6 Aug 2014
"Perfect hosts, lovely property"
We stayed for a week in Le Potager with my parents.The property is lovely - restored to a very high standard, spacious bedrooms, good en suite facilities and a well equipped kitchen.The grounds are ex… More
6 Jun 2014
"A fantastic gite, fantastic hosts, fantastic holiday"
This was our second stay at La Belardiere and I'm sure it won't be the last. Roger and Kath have created a wonderfully welcoming place to stay and are so friendly, warm and helpful. They wen… More
28 May 2014
We really enjoyed our stay at belardiere. The buildings were lovely, with most bedrooms having an ensuite which was great for us as we had so many different families staying. They were clean and spac… More
23 May 2014
"A great gite in the Loire Valley countryside"
La Belardiere is a newly created apartment made from the barns of an old farm house in the country near the town of Descartes in the Loire Valley. There are actually two units; we stayed in the large… More
11 Sep 2013
"So good we have decided to go for the third year running"
Kath and Roger were wonderfully welcoming again, providing just the right combination of support (e.g. when our exhaust-pipe cracked) and local advice (e.g. where to play squash in the area). This wa… More
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