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La Conciergerie at Chatea de La Celle-Guenand

Lodge | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 200 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Excellent level of comfort. Quietly situated. Friendly, relaxing atmosphere.

In the heart of the Touraine, at the entrance to the 15th century chateau de La Celle-Guenand, this 19th century lodge gives you independence during your visit to the region.

The accommodation is charming and has been made to feel comfortable without damaging the character of the building. There is a traditional well-equipped kitchen and practical modern shower-room. The kitchen has a fridge/freezer, pressure cooker, electric oven, dishwasher, and microwave oven. The sitting area has a sofa and chairs and the dining area has a table and 6 chairs. There is an open wood burning fireplace. While there are are no telephones or televisions, free WiFi connection. Books and board games are available. Bed linen and towels are provided and the beds will be made up on arrival. There is a free communal laundry on-site for the use of Gite guests. Free off-street parking.

The sense of peace and calm of La Celle Guenand makes for the perfect base to visit the many famous chateaux, vineyards, and natural wonders of the Loire Valley. Enjoy scenic routes, charming villages, and authentic regional cuisine.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach La Rochelle 200 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 11 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Tours 70 km, Nearest railway: Tours 68 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
General Central heating, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The Loire Valley region

Much of the Loire Valley is World Heritage Listed, for a good reason, the river Loire and its tributaries are dotted with enchanting chateaux that stand majestically in the French countryside. Many have been restored to their former regal glory. So for a great day out you can discover famous castles in the area including chateau d'Amboise, Chenonceau, Azay-le-Rideau, Langeais, Villandry, and Azay-le-Ferron. Most are within an hours drive of the cottage; the furthest (chateau de Chambord) is an easy 1 hour 30 minutes drive.

You will also taste with happiness the local specialties, like goat's cheese from Sainte-Maure, the potted pork called Rillettes, or the famous little black chicken, La Geline.

The Loire Valley enjoys a temperate climate. In mid to late-June, you'll find that daylight lasts until almost 11 pm! Summers are long and warm... some days in July and August are likely to be in the mid-30's but mostly around 24 degrees Celsius.

Le Grand Pressigny

The village of LE GRAND-PRESSIGNY, in the Southern Touraine region of the Loire Valley, with its chateau ruins and prehistoric history is not only a destination for Palaeontologists but also the discerning tourist. The village has a charm of its own plus all the practical features of an active community such as a bank, pharmacist, doctor, butcher, baker, grocer, tabac / newsagent, florist, hairdresser and hardware store.

LA CELLE-GUENAND is just 7km from the town centre. And just 3km away is the famous restaurant, 'La Promenade', in LE PETIT-PRESSIGNY. The food is at the highest levels of delight and they have an excellent wine cellar.

For a little more activity you can go meandering across country lanes and along quiet tree lined roads, indeed the cycling is gentle with only the occasional hill to get the blood flowing. Or the Brenne Nature Park offers many off-road biking tracks.

There are lots of other activities around here - from fishing, swimming, and golfing; through to antique hunting, museums, and lots of arts & crafts to admire. There's even a health spa and casino a short distance away. And not forgetting alongside its Vouvray, Chinon, and Bourgueil wines, Touraine boasts nine appellations d'orgine controllee (AOC), inlcluding Sasnieres and Montlouis.

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14 Aug 2014

5/5

"Amazing"

The host is extremely helpful and accommodating making you feel very welcome. Absolutely beautiful chateau and La Coniergerie was the perfect fairytale accommodation for my young girls and us. The vil… More

Thank you so very much for taking the time to review our Gite. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with the girls (your little princesses) in the Conciergerie. Best regards, Stephane.

28 Jul 2014

5/5

"Two Fabulous Weeks in the Gatehouse Gite - La Conciergerie"

We spent two great weeks in the old gatehouse gite they call La Conciergerie. It was absolutely perfect for us. We wanted to do day trips to the Chateaus of the Loire and other directions as well, … More

Thank you so very much for taking the time to write a review of La Conciergerie. We were so happy to read that you and your family enjoyed your stay at château de La Celle-Guenand; and that the gite met with your expectations. Perhaps we will see you again one day. Cordialement, Stéphane

19 May 2013

5/5

"gorgeous, comfortable and highly recommended"

We just spent a week in one of the 'gites' with our three sons and had a lovely time. We have been renting houses and cottages in France for over 15 years now and unanimously agree that this… More

It was very good of you to write a review and gives us such a recommendation. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay.

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