La Chaume de Chavy
Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The gite is located near Montgivray in rural France in the Indre, close to the market town of La Châtre. The accommodation has been created from part of the owners barn. It has been totally renovated whilst retaining all of its original features.
Situated 5 minutes drive from the market town of La Chatre on a quiet country lane. The gite sits on the owners land with views across the fields which are covered in Sunflowers during the summer.
Ideal for a peaceful relaxing holiday.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Siddialls Lake 30 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Limoges 143 km, Nearest railway: Chateauroux 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, DVD player|
|General||TV, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Loire Valley region
For river or lake swimming there are a number of places to choose from:
Sidialles: A tranquil lake near Culan, here you can swim from a sandy beach in safety under the watchful eyes of life-guards, hire pedaloes, sailboards, or canoes/kayaks, take long walks around the lake or have a meal or drink in the restaurant.
Eguzon: In the Creuse valley, this site offers swimming, sailing, water-skiing, sailboards, plus fishing, tennis, riding, walking. You can choose the calm lakes, lively rivers bordered by granite rocks, or cool streams in wooded landscapes. There are also plenty of places to eat and drink.
Chatelus-Malvieux: Another lovely lake for swimming from a sandy beach. Barbecue areas are laid out and you can walk around the site under the cool shade of its trees.
Herculat: This lake, near Treignat, offers swimming, fishing, restaurant and bar.
Golf – 18-hole championship golf course nearby, no handicap required and concessions for over 60?s.
The nearest town is the delightful market town of La Châtre, once a Roman camp or 'ceastra' from which it gets its name. There are one or two vestiges such as the Roman bridge that crosses the river Indre. There are also numerous wonderful medieval buildings in the center, which leads to the market place where the Saturday market with dozens of stalls is a definite must to visit.
La Châtre has five supermarkets, several boulangeries, patisseries, charcuteries plus many traditional family-owned shops that offer a full range of goods and services. There are many restaurants, bars, a cinema with occasional English films, fabulous swimming pool facility, and the George Sand Museum.
Nohant (3km) is the home of author George Sand.
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31 Jul 2013
Arrived a day early, Wendy was so welcoming she told us just to come. The gite has everything you need, comfy beds, great shower but most of all total peace. The garden is great with loads for the kid… More
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