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Charming & Romantic Artist Upscale Home, Heart of Loire Valley, Comfort & Quiet!

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  • Minimum stay:4-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Located in the center of the beautiful village of Pontlevoy in the heart of the Loire Valley, surrounded by a beautiful abbey and its gardens, you will enjoy the luxurious comfort and charm of this very 'French' demeure of an Artist.

We are a Franco-American family living in Portland, Maine and we are offering our recently renovated (2014) 1 bedroom holiday cottage/gite, in the Loire Valley region, Central France. We are based in the heart of chateaux region, the Beautiful and legendary Loire Valley with its beautiful, ever-changing landscapes and huge skies. Its 'old France', full of medieval towns and villages, bustling markets, vineyards and vintners and fantastic family run restaurants.

The house, an artist's home, is full of character and boasts original architectural details, beautifully patina walls, tiled floors with rugs (famous beginning of century 'tommettes'), brand new kitchen with antique dishes, Italian shower, comfy sofa, TV, games, high speed Wi-fi Internet access, California king size bed, original Art , and all amenities to facilitate your stay : dishwhasher, washing machine, outdoor garden, induction stove and cooking equipment...it will feel like home.

It is located in the heart of Pontlevoy, a village full of charm, a couple of steps away from the beautiful abbey and it's grounds, right in the center of the village. Parking is not a problem.

Additional information :
. Perfect location in center of Village,
. Long bike path from house .
. Bike rental available
. 4 restaurants within walking distance (less than 3 mn)
. Pharmacy doctors and local shops
. Local bakery, fresh bread within 20 second walk
. 2 local pubs 'Le commerce' - French food warm tea anytime - and le Peche gourmand, good cuisine. People speak english rather well in the village as it has been the residence of artists, writers and international travellers from all over the world since the turn of the 20th century.

We can also organize for you special events : airport pick up - romantic getaway in Paris - Wine tastings - Hot air balloon rides - private visits in chateaux and mushroom caves - restaurant bookings....

We are close to: All the chateaux of the Loire Valley, Chenonceau (10 miles away) Chambord and Blois (20 minutes) the beautiful and cosmopolitan cities of Orleans, Tours, Blois and Bourges...

Great antiques and flea markets on sundays during local village festivals.

Please do email us for more details and check our online web site with picture and a video view of the cottage and aerial view of the village

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 90 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Loft Bedroom: 1 king, 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • California king size bed with fine linens + 1 double bed in the living room (convertible sofa) + 1 single bed available (very comfortable) + 1 double inflatable bed upon request...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    ...moreless

  • Italian shower, renovated in 2013, very cosy and confortable.

Other Amenities

  • A unique location in the heart of the loire valley. And it's a home...not a rental.......moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    travel books and literature in both languages, art books, novels.......moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Family games...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Yes...with english channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Iphone and Ipod welcome and ready to plug in our system ! ...moreless

  • Television:

    cable TV (250 channels)...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Montrichard beach on the Cher is only 3 miles away and lots of rivers around to go and take a deep in ! ...moreless

  • Golf Course Front:

    Lots of golf clubs around...moreless

  • Monument View:

    Only 100 meters from the entrance of the abbay of pontlevoy that you can see from the top bedroom...1,000 years old church....moreless

  • Rural:

    Small village in the french countryside surrounded by forest and fields. Ideal for biking and nature walks. ...moreless

  • Village:

    1000 year old abbey in the center of Village. Artistic and cultural center....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating with electricity, included....moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed wifi all over the house but also available without wifi....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    King size bed and fine linens available...moreless

  • Living Room:

    confortable Sofa, chairs, tables......moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking is easy and free in Pontlevoy, within 30 seconds of the house. ...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Linens and towel provided by owner....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer & Dryer ! ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fine knives for profesional cooking, new pans, wine glasses.......moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen, induction stove, kettle and french press coffee maker, fancy equipment...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Brand new stove...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Boat:

    cruise in Montrichard and water sports on the Cher...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    less than 20 mn away from house...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    canoes and Kayak on the cher under the famous chateau of Chenonceau ! ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Courtyard with Teak patio and comfortable lawn furniture....moreless

  • Tennis:

    avalable in the beautiful park of pontlevoy only 5 minutes from the house in the middle of century old cedar trees....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    State of the arts pool only 3 miles away with sauna and jacuzzi...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    at the communal pool (10 minutes)...moreless

  • Indoor Pool
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
HIGH SEASON
May 30 - Nov 30, 2015
5 night min stay

€695 €2,400
Mid Season
Dec 1 - Apr 1, 2016
4 night min stay

€595 €1,800
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
€85
€595 €1,490
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit €500
  • Taxes Not included

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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Tours
300 Metres
Nearest Barpub
le commerce
200 Miles
Nearest Ferry
lorient
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
cheverny
3 Miles
Nearest Train
montrichard
13 Miles
Nearest Motorway
saint aignan
200 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Hotel de l'école
550 Miles
Nearest Ski
alpes
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
MONTRICHARD

Car: Necessary

We are located in the HEART of the Loire Valley, within a few miles from the best castles; The international garden festival annual competition in Chaumont sur Loire is an incredible venue, a must. Our village is off the beaten touristic track though and offer a 1000 year old abbey and beautiful gardens, a wonder and fantastic restaurants. Satisfaction guaranteed

. Well equipped kitchen : Induction stove, dishwasher, washing machine, tea Kettle, coffee machines...

. Beddings : 1 Bedroom with King size Bed + 1 comfortable convertible couch full size in living room + 1 comfortable single mattress/bed + inflatable double bed

. Full internet access + Television with 250 tv channels

. Comfortable couch and furniture

. Italian luxurious shower

. Antiques and designer’s furniture

. Small patio garden with outdoor furniture for a pleasant breakfast outside

. Perfect central location in the heart of the village, very safe and within walking distance to local pubs, restaurants, boulangeries, supermarket, pharmacies…

 

Owner info

About the owner: We are a Franco-American family living in Portland, Maine. We lived in Pontlevoy for 10 years and kept a home there where we return every year. This place is more our home and filled with a personal touch, nothing like your average rental cottage.

Why the Owner Chose Pontlevoy:
We'll always keep our house in Pontlevoy, the village is the absolute perfect location to discover the Loire Valley. Only 15 away from all chateaux, 3 miles from the Cher, surrounded by the ancient walls of the 1,000 years old abbey, every person that came to Pontlevoy will tell you what a unique place this village is. yet undiscovered from the touristic venues, it feels very alive and has the charm of an ancient french village. Very romantic hideaway. The center of the village where the house is located has been entirely renovated in 2012 with paved side walks and a artistic ininerary in the village. It's been the home of many international travelers sinc the mid 50's.

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
we renovated the house using traditional yet very high quality materials. You will be welcomed by our friend, like a friend by our local manager that will provide everything you need when you arrive..a good botle of wine, a french baguette, the first breakfast and precious information on what to do and where to go. Immediately hooked to high speed internet, you will be able to send pictures to your family back home.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • View grand salon from Dining room

    View grand salon from Dining room

  • Aerial view of our village, its abbey and gardens. The house is in the center of the village and used to be part of the Abbey

    Aerial view of our village, its abbey and gardens. The house is in the center of the village and used to be part of the Abbey

  • Lots of light and antiques in all rooms

    Lots of light and antiques in all rooms

  • Art on every wall of our home

    Art on every wall of our home

  • View from bedroom window

    View from bedroom window

  • Italian shower multi jets, Tiled bathroom

    Italian shower multi jets, Tiled bathroom

  • High quality linens and extra comfort sleeping

    High quality linens and extra comfort sleeping

  • Philips entertainment system

    Philips entertainment system

  • Dining room and welcoming bottle of French local Champagne

    Dining room and welcoming bottle of French local Champagne

  • Desk with Ipod stereo system (Wifi High sped all over the house)

    Desk with Ipod stereo system (Wifi High sped all over the house)

  • Amelia location right in the center of village, next to all restaurants, shops and local flavors !

    Amelia location right in the center of village, next to all restaurants, shops and local flavors !

  • View grand Salon from Stairway

    View grand Salon from Stairway

  • Top quality furniture, for a comfortable nap

    Top quality furniture, for a comfortable nap

  • Confortable american style kitchen with all necessary appliances & cooking tools

    Confortable american style kitchen with all necessary appliances & cooking tools

  • Exterior courtyard deck. Totally private.

    Exterior courtyard deck. Totally private.

  • California King Size Bed  ! 2 Metres X 2 Metres for extra confort !

    California King Size Bed ! 2 Metres X 2 Metres for extra confort !

  • View from Bed Air Conditioning, HD TV and DVD

    View from Bed Air Conditioning, HD TV and DVD

  • Outdoor patio bench

    Outdoor patio bench

  • Chateaux de Chenonceaux, 5 miles from our House. Perfectly located in the heart of all the famous Loire Valley Chateaux.

    Chateaux de Chenonceaux, 5 miles from our House. Perfectly located in the heart of all the famous Loire Valley Chateaux.

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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
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