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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
HIGH SEASON May 30 - Nov 30, 2015 5 night min stay
Mid Season Dec 1 - Apr 1, 2016 4 night min stay
My Standard Rate 5 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit€500
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. 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…
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.