The house is situated in South Touraine, near the edge of Berry and Poitou provinces. Taking place in Descartes, birth place of the well-known physicist and philosophe, it allows nice stay with a lot of distractions: discovering the land around (Chateaux de la Loire, Fu …see more
“A Jewel in the Crown gives you a real taste of France”
Reviewed 18 Oct 2013
We stayed in this Old 18th Century house which is typically French and has been sympathetically renovated by the Owner. Situated in the pretty village of Descartes, the nearby tourist information with… More
We indeed, as it is said, renewed this old house, with the help of craftsmen wishing to maintain the local skills (tiled floors of old clay, coating of lime + sand, hemp thermal insulation, usw..) while maintaining the original aspect of Touraine. Maybe it was disturbing for somebody used to modern housing. That could explain the "terrible" and ununderstandable review the house obtain last week.