Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
The Grange provides luxurious and spacious accommodation for up to 6 people, situated on the small and exclusive gite arrangement of “La Vieille Ferme” - a stunning 17th century Touraine farm. Heated, covered swimming pool (10m x 4m) set in spacious garden room. Attractive sun terrace for sunbathing and relaxing, overlooking the gardens and rolling countryside.
The property is ideally situated on the edge of a small village, 2 minutes walk from a bakery, shop and restaurant. Ideally located for visiting the many chateaux, villages and vineyards of the beautiful Loire Valley.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bellebouche 35 km|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Tours 70 km, Nearest railway: Loches 28 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared indoor pool|
|General||CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Shared indoor pool, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Ground floor: French doors into large lounge-dining room with huge, old beams and wood-burning stove.
English and French satellite TV, Flat-screen LED TV, DVD/CD player and a range of books. Free Wi-Fi.
Fully equipped kitchen with fridge, freezer, large cooker, microwave and dishwasher.
Ground floor toilet with hand basin.
First floor: Three well-appointed attractively decorated, spacious bedrooms, each with seating area and own shower room. 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin bedroom
|Further details outdoors|
Heated, covered swimming pool (10m x 4m), set in spacious terraced garden room (open mid March to late Autumn).
Large paved sun terrace with sun beds and parasols.
Impressive open barn for shade on hot summer days.
Own garden with picnic table and parasol.
BBQ’s, garden furniture, cycles for hire.
Variety of games - badminton, boules, table tennis.
Laundry room and private parking area.
Welcome pack (wine, coffee, tea, sugar, milk, and essentials - kitchen roll, toilet paper, soap, washing-up liquid).
Bed linen, towels, tea cloths available, if required.
Cycle hire available.
Selection of DVDs available free of charge.
Extensive library of popular books.
Price includes electricity and gas and use of logs when appropriate.
English and French speaking owners.
The Loire Valley region
The Loire Valley is known as the Garden of France. Throughout time, the kings of France had beautiful chateaux built - world-famous castles, such as Amboise, Chambord, Villandry, Valencay, Chenonceau, Chinon and Loches – all within easy driving distance.
The climate is mild with gently rolling valleys and slow flowing rivers - the long settled weather means that not only summer, but spring and autumn are also beautiful times to visit
A cultural landscape of great beauty - historic towns and medieval villages, splendid gardens, local vineyards, and excellent farm produce from the many local markets.
Loire wines are famous worldwide (Sancerre, Valencay, Montlouis, Vouvray, Chinon, Saumur to name but a few!) Eating in this area of France is a dream!
An outstanding area of natural beauty for nature lovers, bird watchers, walkers and cyclists – the Brenne National Park with its 1000 lakes is on the doorstep!
There are also plenty of outdoor pursuits – golf, cycling, tennis, canoeing, kayaking, horse riding, fishing and swimming.
Cléré du Bois is a tranquil, unspoilt village on the borders of the Brenne Regional Park.
2 minutes walk from the property is the bakery for fresh bread and croissants, shop for essential supplies and the bar and restaurant with sun terrace, which serves both traditional French cuisine and pizzas.
The location provides an ideal base from which to explore the countryside, the châteaux, the Brenne Regional park with over 1000 lakes, wildlife walks and bird watching reserves.
10 minutes drive to the medieval town of Chatillon-sur-Indre with all amenities, including tennis courts and 20 minutes to historic Loches with its stunning chateau and excellent twice weekly market of local produce.
Quiet, country roads and gentle rolling countryside, ideal for walking, cycling and touring the beautiful market towns, villages and local vineyards.
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25 Aug 2014
Our second year at La Vieille Ferme - we booked the larger Grange while actually stopping at the Stable last year. Angela and Derek were so welcoming and the accommodation just perfect - we could not … More
We are so pleased you enjoyed your return visit to La Vieille Ferme and we look forward to welcoming you back in 2015.
14 Jul 2014
"A beautiful French countryside experience...."
The Grange is a large villa built in a quaint town deep in Loire Valley's countryside. Location provides a feeling of true 'living' on the farm experience, with small village, 700 year … More
22 Jun 2014
"Perfect place for a totally relaxing holiday."
The Grange was the location for our family holiday which included 3 couples and a baby. The accommodation was perfect as each couple had their own bedroom and shower room and downstairs there was a sp… More
19 Apr 2014
"Everything you'd want from a gite"
We've just had a great week in the Grange, exploring this lovely part of France. Derek and Angela were great hosts, making sure we got the most from our stay and offering advice on local shops, r… More
3 Nov 2013
"Relaxing October half term break for three generations of a family"
Outstanding setting and facilities for luxurious and charming 3 bedroomed accommodation with log fire for cosy evenings in late October. Covered swimming pool and table tennis table provided chill ou… More
22 Sep 2013
"Excellent holiday home"
The Grange is one of the nicest places that we have stayed in . The hosts could not have been more helpful and the house is well equipped and beautifully appointed. (Extremely clean too) The grounds a… More
21 Sep 2013
"really great gites, very clean and well equiped"
Excellant location with great facilities. Near to lots of chateaux but just as nice to stay around pool. Hosts really friendly and welcoming and great help in booking restaurents.… More
20 Aug 2013
"Peace and tranquility in a beautiful setting"
From the moment of arrival, we enjoyed peace and quiet in a beautiful setting. The gite was of an excellent standard, spacious, fully equipped and extremely clean. The garden was immaculate, the pool … More
Thank you ~ so pleased you enjoyed your holiday and we look forward to welcoming you back next year.
25 Jul 2013
"A fantastic and truly relaxing holiday - vive le grange!"
This was our long awaited 25th Wedding Anniversary holiday and the best holiday we have ever had in France. Beautiful quiet location, Excellent Gite,Great facilities, fabulous places to visit and super owners. Angela and Derek made the the holiday experience from inquiry to leaving stress free. They answered all our questions and their recommendations for trips and eateries where "on the money". The Grange had everything in it you could want and with the swimming pool and bikes available to complete the holiday experience. We have already recommended this holiday destination and Gites and we are booking again. Can't recommend highly enough!
21 Jul 2013
"Another amazing holiday at La Vieille Ferme"
A third visit to La Vieille Farm for my husband I, first trip for our friends. As always, an amazing holiday. La Vieille Ferme is in the heart of traditional Loire countryside. Cottages are immaculate… More
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