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Self Catering Rental for 4 Close to Loire Castles and Wineries and Ri

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Last updated: 07/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Francueil cottage description

A self catering 2 bedroom 2 bathroom rental unit close to Loire Castles and wineries and river walks. This beautifully restored cottage is set in the centre of the village of Francueil less than a mile from Chenonceaux. This lovely villa is available all the year round. It suits two couples and has 2 beautifully decorated double bedrooms each with its own sitting area and open log fire. Bedroom one faces south with views across the village and beyond; it has a corner sitting area with view of the church; its bathroom is next door. Bedroom two is at the back of the house and is a lovely room with corner sitting area with view of the church and its own corner shower room. Furnished in new oak the living room has a three piece suite, dining table and chairs, and french window to the patio. The kitchen has everything you need; double oven, SMEG electric ceramic hob, dish washer and fridge. A utility room has a washer-drier, freezer and WC. Bikes are available for your use. Wifi.

other properties in the area: we have 5 more cottages in the vicinity - Maison Doiseau 2 bedrooms, Maison Grandmere 3 bedrooms, The Barn 1 bedroom, all in Vrigny just across the vineyard from La Vieille Boulangerie. Maison Requin (1 bed) and Maison la Grange (2 beds) in Bourre just outside Montrichard.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 80 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

            not suitable...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            this is our allergy free cottage and we don't want to introduce pet hairs...moreless

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            This cottage is intended for one or two couples and is beautifully furnished. We could accept older children....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            bathroom for sole use is next door to this bedroom...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            en suite shower room...moreless

          • Our 2 x master bedroomed cottage is very special with beautiful new oak furniture and en suite facilities. Bedroom one has a luxurious bathroom next door with roll top bath, large shower and bidet. Bedroom two has an en suite shower room with bidet. Both bedrooms are beautifully decorated in Laura Ashley papers and furnished with modern oak. Both have an open fireplace which can be used for log fires. Both have a corner sitting area....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower, bidet

            own room next door to bed - luxury...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet

            en suite luxury...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet

            downstairs in the utility room...moreless

          • Our bedrooms are pure luxury with beautiful decorations and their own sitting area and bath / shower rooms. The bathrooms are fitted with luxury equipment, the bath is a slipper bath with roll top and invites snoozing with a glass of champange (there is now a table to put your glass down!). The shower cabinets are large and tiled with very special designs....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • This is a luxury property for one or two coulples situated in a sleepy village with bar / cafe across the suqare. As it is near the road we do not recommend young children stay here....moreless


              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • CD Player
              • Television
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • DVD Player


              • Away From It All
              • Historic


              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Museums
              • Pond
              • Ruins

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services

              Location Type

              • Rural
              • Village

              sports and adventure activities

              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Golf
              • Cycling
              • Fishing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Area
                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  forms of payment

                      • Accept Credit Card


                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Firewood
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Internet
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Fireplace
                      • Parking
                      • Heating
                      • Linens Provided


                      • Kitchen:

                        luxury kitchen eith built in oven and ceramic hob, dish washer, firdge; freezer and washing machine are in the utility room...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Pantry Items
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Stove
                      • Oven
                      • Grill


                      • Terrace
                      • Barbecue
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Bicycles

                      property descriptor

                          • Semi-Detached


                          Write a review 4.7
                          from 6 traveler reviews
                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Jul 5 - Sep 26, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          Sep 27 - Nov 28, 2014
                          4 night min stay
                          Christmas / New Year 2015
                          Dec 20 - Jan 2, 2015
                          4 night min stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Taxes Not included


                          Linen extra £30 per double bed; cleaning £50. People are very welcome to bring their own linen and to clean the cottage when they leave.

                          Prices include elecctricity and water including heating; logs for the open fireplace are £20 a week.

                          The cottages are always inspected so please be assured they will be in good condition when you arrive, if you have any problem we will do our best to rectify

                          Payment by VISA/Mastercard via secure link to company account which will be e mailed to you on request.

                          Non-refundable deposit of £100 per week required at time of booking, the balance to be paid 6 weeks before your holiday.

                          Please e mail me for a booking form. Prices include heating and light, cooking and water, but not bed linen and towels or terminal cleaning (both available to hire).

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                          Last updated: 07/15/2014
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                          30 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          250 Kilometres
                          Nearest Ferry
                          5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          7 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Blere A85
                          0.5 Kilometres
                          Nearest Restaurant

                          Car: Recommended

                          Central Region Loire Valley France. This cottage is only a mile from Chateau de Chenonceau the most popular of the Loire Valley chateaux and within easy reach of the other castles. We are also centred in the Touraine Wine region and you can taste Sauvignon, Chenin, Cabernet and Gamay locally. we are between Tours and Blois and within easy driving of Sanceree, Bourges, Amboise, Chinon and Saumur and the west coast of France

                          Visiti the famous and historic Loire Valley Chateaux (Castles) we are within walknig distance of Chenonceau and easy drive for Amboise, Chaumont, Azay-le-Rideau, Chinon, Villandry, Cheverny and Chambord and all other Loire Valley attractions.

                          We shall send you a list of our favourite places to go wine tasting; we are in the centre of the famous Touraine vineyards; come in September and experience the harvest!

                          Golf: We are about half an hour from the famous golf course at Cherverny ( by the Chateau).

                          If you are a fisherman we have great places for you - we are on the River Cher also there is a lake in the village.


                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2007

                          About: I am a private owner living in England but who loves France and the way of life. John and I visit the cottages several times a year to ensure all is going well and to have a lovely time there ourselves and with our family. I spend a lot of time painting while I am there and John looks after the maintenance. We are both retired doctors though when we boght the cottages we were very busy now we have more time to enjoy our lovely home.

                          Why Francueil:
                          We were bowled over when we saw this lovely house; it was in a poor state but with great potential. We spent a year lovingly restoring the cottage to imaculate condition. It is on priome position in the village with the bar across the road and excellent shipping facilities beyond the church which is next to the cottage. There is also a playground for children and a lake for quiet walks and picnics, also fishing. The village is very close to Chenonceau, the most visited chateau after Versailles. A short walk takes you to the river and you can walk alingside the river to view the chateau or alternatively take hte bikes or car to the village of Chenonceaux and full visit of the castle, there is an excellent restuarnat for lunch there.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          This cottage used to be the village bakery and is centrally located. It has been smartly decorated and well equipped; I would say uniquely of our properties it is a top class home with superb bedroom facuilities. The kitchen is well equipped for a serous cook. The sitting room opens onto thesecluded terrace so you can enjoy outdoor eating in the afternpoon and evening sunshine ro stay inside and still have the benefits of the french window. Situation is perfect for visitng the chateaux, we are a short drive from the autoroute junction so quick access to chateaux down beyond Tours such as Villandry, Usse, Chinon.

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                          Speaks: french, english

                          Guestbook comments from the property manager

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                          • Boulangerie from Church Square

                            Boulangerie from Church Square

                          • Evening fly past as we enjoyed our meal

                            Evening fly past as we enjoyed our meal

                          • Kitchen


                          • Kitchen from dining area

                            Kitchen from dining area

                          • Patio from the living room

                            Patio from the living room

                          • Pink bedroom

                            Pink bedroom

                          • Pink bedroom

                            Pink bedroom

                          • Yellow bedroom

                            Yellow bedroom

                          • River Indre at nearby Loches

                            River Indre at nearby Loches

                          • View of the River Loire from Amboise Chateau

                            View of the River Loire from Amboise Chateau

                          • nearby Amboise main street

                            nearby Amboise main street

                          • House with south facing seating

                            House with south facing seating

                          • La Vieille Boulangerie - exterior

                            La Vieille Boulangerie - exterior

                          • Sitting / Dining room

                            Sitting / Dining room

                          • Dining area in living room

                            Dining area in living room

                          • South facing sitting out area Old Bakeery

                            South facing sitting out area Old Bakeery

                          • Bathroom one

                            Bathroom one

                          • Yellow bedroom en suite shower

                            Yellow bedroom en suite shower

                          • Chateau de Chenonceau is only a few minutes drive

                            Chateau de Chenonceau is only a few minutes drive

                          • nearby vineyards - great for walks and cycling

                            nearby vineyards - great for walks and cycling

                          • Market day in nearby Montrichard

                            Market day in nearby Montrichard

                          • Sancerre within driving distance

                            Sancerre within driving distance

                          £92 - £129 per night (GBP)

                          2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

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                          Minimum stay: 4 nights
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