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The Blue Door on the 'Île D'or' with a Magnificent View on the Château D'Amboise

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Last updated: 10/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Amboise house description

Amboise is unique in that it has the only inhabited island on the Loire River. The Blue Door is located on this island just across from the Chateau d'Amboise so it provides an incredible view of the river and castle. From the apartment you can listen to the Loire River rushing by and gaze at the chateau. You can be in the center of town with a pleasant 2-minute walk. And after a long day of sightseeing in the region, the Blue Door is the perfect place to unwind.

The loft comfortably sleeps 4-6 people in two bedrooms and on a sofa bed. The open living room and dining room combination with its exposed beams is a nice place for socializing. The kitchen is small but functional, with everything you need to prepare meals. The apartment offers a portable air conditioning unit and a dishwasher, as well as a washer and dryer just downstairs. Free parking is available close to the apartment.

From the Blue Door you can see a lot without a car since it is only a 10-minute walk to the train station. Since I stopped teaching in September 2012, I am now available to take you on excursions. We can design these together around the sights you'd like to see.

Amboise is the perfect place for exploring the Loire Valley, one of the most beautiful areas of France (with the chateaux of Chenonceau, Villandry, Chambord, and others). But there is much more to do than just the castles. Canoeing on the river; visiting the city of Tours, biking along the Loire, taking a hot air balloon ride, visiting the weekly markets...and for children...just down the street from the apartment is a summer swimming pool, a playground with zip line, mini golf, and small beaches.

I always respond quickly to requests, even if I do not have availability. If you do not hear from me right away, please check your spam or junk mail to see if my reply is there.

On Google Earth : 47°24'55.92'N 0°59'2.90'E

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Television

              Attractions

              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Bird Watching
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing

                  Location Type

                  • Monument View
                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Kayaking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis

                  Dining

                      • Dining Area

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • Cooking Utensils
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Kitchen
                      • Microwave
                      • Refrigerator

                      Outside

                          • Bicycles
                           

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                          Rental basis: Per property
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                          Low season
                          Oct 9 - Dec 19, 2014
                          1 night min stay
                          €97
                          €493
                          Middle season
                          Dec 20 - Jan 4, 2015
                          1 night min stay
                          €108
                          €549
                          Low season
                          Jan 5 - Mar 31, 2015
                          1 night min stay
                          €97
                          €493
                          Middle season
                          Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
                          1 night min stay
                          €108
                          €549
                          High season
                          Jun 1 - Aug 16, 2015
                          1 night min stay
                          €127
                          €644
                          Middle season
                          Aug 17 - Sep 30, 2015
                          1 night min stay
                          €108
                          €549
                          Low season
                          Oct 1 - Dec 18, 2015
                          1 night min stay
                          €97
                          €493

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                          Last updated: 10/26/2014
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                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
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                          Location

                          200 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          Orly
                          0.8 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          Amboise station
                          10 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          A10
                          0.2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          La Salamandre

                          Car: Recommended

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2004

                          About the owner: I have lived in Amboise for 30 years and feel lucky to be living in a place that I think is one of the most beautiful in the world! I was a middle school teacher for many years, but always spent much of my free time renovating old houses. I love learning the history of old buildings and of this region in general.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          The unobstructed view of the Chateau d'Amboise with Loire River rushing past is magnificent. There are few rentals that can provide such a wonderful view of an ancient chateau. The Blue Door is also perfectly situated for exploring Amboise and the region, with or without a car.


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                          Photos

                          • The great room in the apartment

                            The great room in the apartment

                          • Castle seen from the house

                            Castle seen from the house

                          • Aerial view of the island with the bridge

                            Aerial view of the island with the bridge

                          • Castle seen from the dining room

                            Castle seen from the dining room

                          • La porte Bleue from the town

                            La porte Bleue from the town

                          VRBO #258188

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                          This listing was first published here in 2009.

                          Date last modified - Sunday, October 26, 2014

                          €97 - €127 per night (EUR)
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                          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 6

                          View calendar: Updated 10/26/14
                          Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                          Member since: 2009
                          Speaks: english
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                          • Response rate: 80%
                          • Calendar last updated: 10/26/2014
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                          Amboise #258188

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