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Villa à l'ancien Pigeonnier -Cert Excellence

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £52 /night help

Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 38 reviews

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 200 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The town of Loches is a jewel located at the heart of the Touraine, the “France's garden”, land of vineyard, gastronomy, vegetables, cheese. Extended over an area of just 100 km the Touraine boasts some of the most eminent Châteaux of the Loire Valley: Chenonceau, Chambord, Amboise, Chinon, Villandry…Despite the changes made over the centuries, the town of Loches still has much of its medieval and Renaissance heritage, 1000 years of history and architecture with the Keep, the Former Collegiate Church of Notre-Dame now St Ours, the Royal Apartments, the Chancellery. Since 2000, Loches has been part of the national network of Towns and Areas of Artistic and Historic Interest.

History, culture, attractions, nature, cooking, wine... everything is fantastic and unforgettable here!

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach La Rochelle 200 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Tours Val de Loire 50 km, Nearest railway: Loches 1 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
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 (1), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden
Further details indoors

About the kitchen: induction stove, individual classic oven and microwave.

About the beds: single 90x190 and doubles 160x200.

Separated bath and toilette.

Complete children equipment (high chair, bed, pot and little bath).

Further details outdoors

Wonderful garden with all equipment for dining out

Just opposito to th two entry to the property, there are two free public parking

Within a walking distance the supermarket, the tourist office, restaurants and shops, the train station, the french food market twice a week, the Indre river

Further details

Free services:

bed linen, toilet and kitchen towels

baby equipment (high chair, bed, small bath, potty) on request

high-speed internet access

electricity, heating and water included

small pets allowed on request

landry available with washing machine and dryer, but also garden-drying (which poetry drying clothes in the sun…)

mop with bucket ; vaccum cleaner; iron and ironing board

electrical adapters on request

hairdryer

if you arrive at the Loches station, on request taxi service from the Loches station to the apartment or to the car rental garage

Paid services (on request):

breakfast or bread and croissant at your get up

lunch packet

rent car or bicycle

cleaning service

cleaning products

if you arrive at the Tours or Amboise station, taxi service from the station to Loches, to the apartment or to the car rental garage

baby-sitting on evening (a romantic dinner or a night at the theater or….why not, both?)

italian lessons… (I'm Italian!)

The Loire Valley region

The Loire Chateaux Country where thousands of treasures await you: châteaux and cultural heritage sites, countless monuments, wonderful natural landscapes and the delights of regional gastronomy…

164 towns and villages included to the site, symbolizing the link to the Loire (UNESCO World Heritage): the most beautiful villages of France are in Touraine!

From wine to cellar in Touraine: a continuous discovery far from crowds and major roads, amongst vineyards and wine cellars, a tour through green and pleasant landscapes, inviting you to meet the local people, his legendary conviviality and his "divine nectar”.

Now protected by three Natural Regional Parks (Brenne - Loire Anjou Touraine - Perche) all Touraine and Loire Valley Region boasts an internationally recognized national heritage with a magnificent nature rich in cycling-touristic routes (Loire à vélo, Indre à vélo) and hikes (G.R.3 and the Saint Martin trails). And do not forget the paradisiac golf courses and the many attractions for the whole family (Beauval Zoo, Futuroscope, La Roche Posay Therme...)!

Loches

Loches a magnificent city in the heart of the Loire Valley and dozens of Châteax, full of history and culture, markets for local products and famous “brocante” . It is in the 5 most beautiful French areas with its monuments (Chateau and Apartments Royales, Donjon, Collégiale St Ours, Tour St. Antoine, Chancellerie, Porte Picoys, Porte des Cordeliers, Porte Poitevine, Maison du Centaure), its nature (woods, gardens and rivers), its gastronomy (wines, cheeses, mushrooms and vegetables), many sporting activities (golf, fishing, walking, horse riding, cycling routes, segway, paragliding), attractions (hot-air balloon, stages and laboratory, carriage rides, vintage cars tours, rally 2CV, amusement parks for all the family), music and theater festivals, the balneotherapy, a new aquatic center Natureo with its magnificent city view!

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28 Oct 2014

4/5

"Lovely village and apartment in beautiful garden setting."

The apartment was very much as it appeared on the internet, was spacious, clean and adequately furnished. The kitchen was well equipped with an almost new electric oven and hotplates, a small dish… More

Dear Steve and Jenny, thanks for your lovey presence!
I'm sorry for the suggestion of the electricity: it's the society that gave me the 3 stars qualification that asked me to indicate all the energetic economy you can do for the environment. It's an important political engagement in France. Any case, it's only a suggestion, like you wrote, not an obbligation!
For the heating don't worry! I'm always there for turn it on if necessary and the apartment is warm in few minutes…
Thanks for all!
The best to you,

Silvia

28 Oct 2014

5/5

"Great location, value, garden, and host!"

Silvia's Villa a l'ancien Pigeonnier is in Loches. I highly recommend this town as a central location to explore Loire. We were there in October, and did not hear ONE other tourist speakin… More

Dear George and Suzanne,
after many months of waiting, we finally met and I got to know the artist!!
I hope my garden and the beautiful Loches can inspire your mind and your hand… And when You and Suzanne want to return, you know that you can inform me also at the last minute… I'll try to make the best!
A big hug to you!
Silvia

22 Oct 2014

5/5

"Soggiorno romantico"

La gentilezza dell'accoglienza è stata superiore ad ogni aspettativa.Io e la mia compagna abbiamo preferito l'appartamento più grande, per assicurarci la massima comodità, dopo aver speri… More

Un abbraccio ai miei cari Giuliano e Rosa, ospiti speciali, affettuosi ed entusiasti…
Quando volete, siamo qui ad accogliervi a 'zampe' aperte!
Silvia, Lilli e Glenda

21 Sep 2014

5/5

"Wonderful holiday in delightful location"

Just returned from a ten day holiday in this great apartment in a very peaceful location in the centre of Loches. Silvia was a charming and helpful host, with loss of suggestions for things to do in … More

Anne & John,
it has been a really great emotion for us too to meet you… wait for the evening to share the day's experiences… talk about politics, animals, countries, history, peoples, origins… all that makes just 'family'…
It's such a great satisfaction to know that my loved guests found themselves here like at home and leave for home with a magical souvenir of the moments spent here!
A big thanks to you two!!
Silvia, Lilli & Glenda

13 Aug 2014

5/5

"Gîte charment accueil chaleureux et bon rapport qualité prix"

Nous avons passé 2 jours très agréables avec nos 2 enfants dans cette très chaleureuse maison. L'accueil a été très bon par Sylvia et ses 2 acolytes. Nous retiendrons tout particulièremen… More

Chère Famille,
merci d'avoir choisi ma demeure pour votre petit séjour et d'avoir enrichi la liste des rencontres les plus beaux et chaleureux… !
Sincèrement,
Silvia & Lilli

12 Aug 2014

4/5

"muy acojedor y romantico"

trato por parte de la propietaria muy buenola vivienda pequeña pero acojedorala ubicacion excelente sitio en el centro de la ciudadlo que mas la tranquilidad que se respiravay lo peor el tenernos que… More

queridos amigos gracias por su descanso de mí y gracias por enseñarme las primeras palabras de español ... la próxima vez no tendremos que recurrir con demasiada frecuencia a los gestos, espero!
Silvia & Lilli

9 Aug 2014

4/5

"L'univers de Silvia est un havre de paix"

J'ai passé une semaine à l'ancien pigeonnier et y reviendrai certainement. Au coeur de la vieille ville de Loches, avec beaucoup de sites à visiter, accessibles à pied de la maison, Sil… More

Chère Isabelle, on attend sincèrement la prochaine fois pour passer quelques moments ensemble, à bavarder tout profitant de la paix et de la beauté du jardin…
Merci de votre passage chez nous, de votre gentillesse, discrétion et sourire,
Silvia & Lilli
(… et si, par contre, on est plutôt chargé de bagages, Silvia vient vous chercher à la gare en voiture, à Loches ou même à Tours…)

5 Aug 2014

4/5

"Bien placé"

Très beau gîte très bien placé, avec un beau jardin bucolique.Très bon accueil de Silvia qui allié gentillesse et discrétion .Rien ne manque à part toutefois un éclairage un peu plus puissan… More

Tout cela a fait beaucoup « famille », c'est vrai… vous voir vivre heureusement chez moi les soirées avec vos chers amis m'a donné plaisir et satisfaction…
L'esprit des vacances en gîte c'est vivre le mieux de chez soi ailleurs, je crois…
Merci à vous tous !!
Silvia & Lilli

28 Jul 2014

5/5

"Excelente lugar para vacacionar solo o en familia."

Silvia tiene un lugar hermoso en Loches. Cerca de todas las zonas mas bonitas. Su casa es my cómoda y limpia. Justo para transportarse al siglo 15. Ademas, muy cerca de Loches están los mejores cast… More

Muchas gracias a Edgar y su familia para un breve descanso, pero así cálido en mi casa!
Estoy muy contento de haber hecho su conocido y que sea útil en su investigación aventureros relacionada con sus antepasados vivieron en este rincón paradisíaco de Francia….
Abrazos a todos,
Silvia y Lilli

27 Jul 2014

4/5

"Très bien"

Très bien: une jolie maison, une propietere tres aimable, un très bon petit dejeuner avec des fruits de la maison.… More

Muchas gracias a usted por su breve descanso y disfrutó el servicio!
Todo lo mejor para el futuro,
Silvia

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Silvia D.

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Calendar last updated:17 Dec 2014

Based in France

Languages spoken
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  • French
  • Italian

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