Clere du Bois holiday cottage rental with internet access, walking, fireplace and TV

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  • Cottage
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

From the owner

The Grange sleeps up to 6 people and is one of 5 self catered gites (cottages) at La Vieille Ferme that can be rented individually or as part of a whole site booking.

The Grange is a spacious gite and well equipped with Flatscreen TV (English & French), Free WiFi, a well equipped kitchen, fireplace with wood-burning stove and French Doors opening to a garden area with table, chairs and BBQ

The Grange has a large open plan kitchen, dining and living area on the ground floor. Upstairs are two double bedrooms, one with en-suite, a twin bedroom with adjoining shower room and a family bathroom with shower

The grounds also offer a large sun terrace to relax by the pool, sports equipment including bikes, table tennis, football goals, badminton and of course, petanque! There is a covered barn with BBQ area and a communal laundry room with washing machine

The swimming pool is heated and covered making it useable and from March through to October. It is a chlorine pool. It has a secure child gate. The cover can be opened along both sides to be open and breezy in the summer (bottom section kept in place when children using to keep perimeter)

The price of the reservation includes the Tourist Tax. All on-site facilities are included free of charge - bicycles, guest laundry, sports equipment, etc. Linen and bath towels are optional

The village

Cléré du Bois is a small village with beautiful countryside surroundings

Le Brennou is the local village bar, restaurant and also has a little shop attached for the basics such as fresh baguettes! It is just 100m walking from La Vieille Ferme

Local towns:

Châtillon-sur-Indre is just around 10 mins drive and has a supermarket, shops, bank, post office, restaurants and cafés. It has a super spot for a typical lunch with ‘plat du jour’ and a high quality evening restaurant also

Loches is 25 mins driving which is a stunning, medieval market town with variety of shops and restaurants and Château

Places of interest:

La Vieille Ferme is ideally located at the centre of many of the most popular points of interest and also sits on the edge of the Brenne National Parc

The Loire has some of the finest Châteaus in Chenonceaux, Valencay and Villandry

There are a raft of outdoor activities on our doorstep including walking, cycling (bikes available), golf courses, birdwatching, swimming lakes, fishing lakes, tennis courts, horse riding and so on

Futuroscope is a superb science orientated theme park around 1 hour drive away and Beauval Zoo is a superb zoo, famed for it’s panda, around 35 minutes away

The area is also famous for its fine food and wine and there are many restaurants and vineyards to visit locally. From great value ‘bar tabac’s’ and ‘plat de jour’s’ to Michelin star restaurants

Coast/Beach:

Bellebouche is a freshwater lake with 900m sandy beach, around 30 mins drive away. Suitable for swimming and windsurfing with Kayaks and pedalos also for hire. There are nature paths through pine woods for cycling and walking, mini golf, picnic areas, snack bar and restaurant.

La Rochelle is the nearest beach town around 2hrs 50mins away. It is located on Atlantic coast with its old harbour, which is lined with seafood restaurants, pleasure boat marina, aquarium and botanical gardens.

Ports and Airports

Nearest airports are Tours and Poitiers at approx. 1 hour drive. Limoges is also around 1 hour 45 mins

Caen, Le Havre, St Malo and Cherbourg and Calais (ranging from 4-6 hours driving) all have regular crossings from England and we can offer a 10% discount code for guests using Brittany Ferries

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2: Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • 4 En suites

Families

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
  • High chair available

Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (heated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Table tennis
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system

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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 16:00 Check out: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Damage deposit: £200.00

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Smoking

No smoking at this property

Manager restrictions

Changeover day: Sat

About the owner

Nick T.
Average reply time:
1 hour 14 minutes

Calendar updated:
29 Mar 2024

Years listed:
12

Based in:
France
Languages spoken: English, Portuguese
This Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 21 Sep 2011. Located in Indre, it has 34 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £1260.
The Owner has a response rate of 67% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 29 Mar 2024.
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Reviews

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tracydR152JQ

Fantastic week at The Grange
Jun 2022

Out family of 6 had a fantastic week staying at The Grange. A great base for exploring the area. We had trips to Villandry, Loches and canoeing at Le Blanc, as well as local bike rides. The pool and … More 

Reviewed 8 Jul 2022

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Owner's reply:
Thank you so much Tracy, so pleased you and your family all had such a great time and it will be a pleasure to welcome you back in future : )

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Andrew K

Ideal country retreat
Sep 2018

Great spacious gite, with everything we needed for our stay. Very friendly, helpful and generous hosts, Peter and Dianne, were brilliant. We had great days out at Montresor and Chenonceau and Amboise … More 

Reviewed 30 Sep 2018

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Owner's reply:
Thanks both for staying with us and taking the time to leave a review. Great to hear you enjoyed lots of what the Loire has to offer and you will be very welcome to return any time, we'd love to host you again : )

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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer

Lovely well-equipped,comfortable Gite in tranquil village setting
Sep 2018

Nice Gite part of small 'community' of gites in quiet country village; not too isolated. Small town,Chatillon within 10 minute's drive has supermarket and other facilities. House clea… More 

Reviewed 25 Sep 2018

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Owner's reply:
Thanks ever so much for the review and we're very pleased you all had a great stay. It was a pleasure meeting you and we hope to welcome you back again in the future : )

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Q1720YFwilliamr
San Diego, California

Mr.
Jul 2018

My family and I had such a wonderful at La Vieille Ferme! Our stay in the Grange was fantastic and fit our family of five. (Three daughters ages 14 - 18 - 21 plus my wife and I.) The hosts, Peter an… More 

Reviewed 20 Jul 2018

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Owner's reply:
Thanks ever so much for taking the time to leave a really nice review Bill. Glad you enjoyed your stay and we'll look forward to seeing you again next time. All the best

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Edmund E
Woking, United Kingdom

Our best break in France
Aug 2017

My wife, two children (5 and 8) and I had a lovely break at the grange - the place had everything we all wanted (space, comfort, activities, local park, local restaurant, rolling courryside, local sho… More 

Reviewed 29 Nov 2017

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In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How do I edit my booking?

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If Nick (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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