Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Nestling in enchanting Touraine countryside, in an idilic location between Chinon and St Maure. L'Eglantine is a delightful 18th century stone built cottage set in the grounds of a Maison Bourgeoise with all the comforts of a home from home, including English TV. Relax in the private south facing garden or just laze around the heated swimming pool. Inside has been refurbished to a very high standard, but keeping the original charm and character. The lounge and dining area have original beamed ceilings with French doors opening on to a secluded terrace, south facing cottage garden and 'au vent' area, equipped with garden furniture and a BBQ – ideal for those lazy evenings and dining 'al fresco'.

The kitchen is fully fitted with fridge freezer. cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave etc. and the bathroom has a bath with overhead shower. Separate W.C.

Upstairs are the welcoming double bedroom and second bedroom which sleeps 2 with rustic exposed stonework and beams.

L'Eglantine is fully centrally heated and has a log burning stove in the lounge for those beautiful early summer and autumn evenings.

The secure heated pool has sunloungers and there is a covered area for a little shade. There is also a boule piste, play area and additional covered games area with table tennis and table footbal. Plenty of secure parking is available.

L'Eglantine is simply the perfect holiday location to discover chateaux, vineyards and gourmet food. Easy access to shops, restaurants,

For those keen on cycling, walking or horse riding, there are many paths and routes through the forests to follow. or simply stroll along the paths and trails of the Loire.

The Loire is noted for its mild mellow climate. The summer from May to October boasts temperatures of 30 degrees.

The Loire Valley is famed for its unique and dramatic Chateaux. From the quintessential Chenonceau steeped in history to the fairy tale Chateau of Usse said to have inspired Sleeping Beauty, to the fortress Chateaux of Langeais, Chinon and Amboise with its connections to Leonardo da Vinci.

For wine enthusiasts, the 'Route des Vignobles Touraine-Val de Loire' provides a fascinating insight into the region's wine production.

There is a wide and varied range of restaurants on our doorstep. Their repertoire ranges from galettes to fresh delicious oysters and shellfish. Our local restaurants in Pouzay – Au Gardon Frit & Chez Andre – are both well known & recommended for their Fruit de Mer.

Our guests comments say everything:- "...thanks for sharing your paradise with us" - "Perfect third holiday in our French home from home..." - "Another relaxing holiday in this enchanting place - reluctant to leave!!..." - "The pool is the icing on the cake"

The price ranges from £225 to £695 per week and out of season short breaks and long weekends are also available for most of the year

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Riverside beach & bar 2 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: TOURS 40 km, Nearest railway: CHINON 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking

The Loire Valley region

The Loire Valley is the true heart of France and is the traveller's dream. With gourmet food, mellow wines, romantic chateaux, breathtaking scenery and quaint villages, it represents all that is good about traditional French living.

The warm climate is just perfect for a holiday either relaxing or exploring

Chinon

We are located between 2 villages, close to the river Vienne, a tributary of the Loire with lots of local activities ranging from fishing and tennis, cycling, canoeing and horse riding to golf and walking. There is a wide a range of great restaurants on our doorstep from sea food to pizzas, with the famous vineyards of Chinon close by. We are the perfect base to explore this beautiful region and visit the many chateaux, or of course you can just relax by our pool.