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£138 / night
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The Stable – Home 179799 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 4 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

La Vieille Ferme - The Old Farm - is a 19th century working farm that has been beautifully converted and renovated to 5 rustic gites (cottages). The gites are accompanied by spacious grounds with a large open barn, lovely gardens, private parking and a superb heated, covered swimming pool.

The self-catered gites can be hired separately or as a whole site booking and we offer a travel discount of 20% with Brittany Ferries to our guests. Our 4 other available gites; The Grange, The Farmhouse, The Dairy and new this season The Croft, can also be found here on Trip Advisor

The Stable offers:

• 2 Bedrooms, Sleeping 4 people

• English / French satellite TV, flat-screen LED TV

• Free WiFi

• Individual garden area with table, chairs and barbecue

• Linen and bath towels included

• On-site parking

Ground floor:

• Double bedroom with toilet/basin. Double bed has a king-size duvet

• Open-plan kitchen and dining/living area – fully equipped with fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave, dishwasher and wood-burning stove

• Fully equipped bathroom with shower

First floor:

• Twin-bedded room with toilet/basin

• Living room with satellite TV

Site Info

La Vieille Ferme sits on the edge of the petit village of Cléré-du-Bois, with views of the Loire countryside on one side and the village church and centre on the other. The village shop/bar/restaurant is just 100m away

The gites are all well furnished with English/French TV, WiFi, HiFi, fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, fresh linen and bath towels on arrival and traditional log burning fires for cosy evenings with wine and cheese!

The grounds also provide all that is needed with a large sun terrace to relax by the pool, sports equipment including bikes, table tennis, football goals, badminton and of course, French boules - there is a covered barn with BBQ area and and a wash room with a communal washing machine freely available

The swimming pool is heated and covered making it suitable for all weathers and seasons. The versatile cover gives the best of all worlds as it can be retracted along the sides to reveal the countryside views and give an open air feel in the summer. The pool has a child safe gate at all times and the bottom surround panels can be kept in place whilst higher panels are opened to keep a safe barrier for young children if needed. There is a jet stream in the pool to ‘swim against the tide’!

The village of Cléré:

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 20 mins 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 places of interest and also sits on the edge of the Brenne National Park,

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

The area is also famous for its fine food and wine and there are many restaurants and vineyards to visit locally

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 20% discount for guests using Brittany Ferries

For specific directions from your location find us on Google - search ‘La Vieille Ferme Clere du Bois’ and click on Maps

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Families

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 2 En suites, 1 Shower room

Amenities

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

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 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
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

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

24 hours after booking

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

8 weeks before

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

4 weeks before

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

Check-in date

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About the owner

Nick T.
Average reply time:
48 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
07 Mar 2019
Years listed:
7
Based in:
France
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Portuguese

This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 4. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 21 Sep 2011. Located in Indre-et-Loire, it has 24 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £567 to £1254.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 07 Mar 2019.

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Guest reviews

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“Luxurious gite, lovely hosts and a beautiful location.”

Reviewed 24 Jul 2013

A warm welcome was provide by our hosts, who 'went the extra mile' to make our holiday a success. The Stables is in lovely surroundings. It has everything you need, and there are loungers and a BBQ for you to use too. The laundry facilities are also excellent. The pool and 'lounging area' are fabulous and a real bonus. The local restaurant/shop (a 2 minute walk) is a well worth several visits. Hearty traditional lunches and pizza and pastas at night all at very reasonable prices. It also has fresh bread and croissants each day A very relaxing week.

“Lovely place for a relaxing holiday”

Reviewed 4 Oct 2012

This is a lovely gite, clean, well-equipped and quiet. Angela and Derek are very welcoming and helpful and will always do their best to meet any needs. We stayed two weeks, we swam in the gorgeous pool every day, and found the water warm even when it rained for a couple of days. Being able to hire a bike on site was great, and the croissants and pizzas in the village are brilliant. All in all, a really friendly, relaxing place, and we will go back.

“Totally relaxing, lovely setup, great hosts, fab location”

Reviewed 31 Aug 2012

Ideally situated for visiting chateaux, lovely roads for cycling. Derek and Angela made us welcome from the outset and nothing was too much trouble. We came with our 17 year old daughter who thoroughly enjoyed her stay. Loved the BBQ in the evenings and eating at the local restaurants. we will return.

“Lovely relaxing holiday”

Reviewed 24 Aug 2012

Lovely clean gite, quiet location, but all facilities needed are available. The pool was perfect set within lovely grounds. Ping pong and badminton was enjoyed by the children and the pool was child friendly and reassuringly safe. The owners were very friendly, helpfull and informative. Loches is worth a visit as is the zoo which was approximately 40 min away. We will be returning to Le Ville Ferme.

“Excellent accomodation & facilities in rural location”

Reviewed 1 Jan 2012

We have stayed in The Stable on 3 previous occasions for our summer holidays. We have always found the accomodation to be of a very high standard and seems to have been improved upon each time we stay. Our hosts are very friendly although not intrusive. They are always on hand for advice and help as and when required (booking of restaurants, places to visit etc). The new pool and sun terrace are a recent addition to an already wonderful holiday experience. In fact we have booked to return again this coming year (2012).

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FAQs

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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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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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