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The Farmhouse

from £57 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 5/5 

19 reviews

from £57 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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The Farmhouse

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 4

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

The Farmhouse provides luxurious and spacious accommodation for up to 4 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 4, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Bellebouche 35 km
Access Car essential
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 Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (heated)
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, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture Double beds (1), Single beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (heated), Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Ground floor: Living room with original stone walls, exposed oak beams and magnificently restored fireplace with 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 includes fridge-freezer, cooker, microwave and dishwasher.

Attractive, spacious downstairs double bedroom with en-suite shower room.

First floor: Wooden open staircase to first floor with a stunning original beam structure. Charming twin bedded room with own shower room

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.

Further details

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.

Loches

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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2 Jul 2013

5/5

"Peaceful, beautiful location and lovely accommodation. Wish we lived there!"

We stayed in the Farmhouse at this very peaceful location. Great to wake up in the morning and hear the birds but no traffic, unlike at home. Just a short stroll up the road to collect croissants and bread for breakfast. We hired bikes from owners Angela and Derek on a couple of days and explored the countryside and nearby villages on the very quiet roads. What a great place to live! Drove to a couple of chateaux and were surprised how few people were around. Our gite was very well equipped and incredibly clean and tidy on our arrival. We had our own garden and had a couple of BBQs during warm evenings. Made good use of the swimming pool which was lovely and warm. Must go back one day!

30 Jan 2012

5/5

"Very peaceful area, beautiful property and lovely countryside made this an unforgettable holiday."

We stayed in The Farmhouse which was spotlessly clean when we arrived. The grounds are very pretty with a lovely indoor swimming pool in the garden room – and it is a very large room! This was great as we had a couple of cooler, cloudy days but it meant we were warm inside and the water felt really warm too. When the sun came out the windows and doors could be opened and we made good use of the sun terrace. Had a couple of BBQ’s in our garden and have happy memories of eating dinner outside, enjoying a bottle of local wine. There is plenty to see and do in the area and we visited several chateaux, all within easy driving distance – very little traffic on the roads so it was a pleasure to drive. Some lovely little villages around to explore and we found some good restaurants, including the local one in easy walking distance. Hired some bikes one day from the friendly and helpful owners, Angela and Derek, and felt very safe on the quiet roads. All in all a great place for a relaxing holiday away from the hustle and bustle of our normal everyday lives.

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    Angela F.

    • 3 Years listed

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    Calendar last updated:26 Jul 2015

    Based in France

    Languages spoken
    • English
    • French
    Landline
    +33 25438 8607

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