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VillaConcorde-Cosy Apartment . Heart of Amboise, Prime Location

Bedrooms 1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment with 1 Bedroom ,1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

The apartment is in Villaconcorde, a town house located in the very heart of Amboise, in a quiet street, rue de la Concorde, renowned as the most elegant of Amboise. Villaconcorde, is a 17th century house which has been restored, respecting the charm and authenticity of this historical house, totally dedicated to rental holiday places, with three other apartments.

« Wow ... I didn't realize Villaconcorde was so close to the castle ! »

That is the usual comment of our guests when they arrive ! It's in fact difficult to put it in words but you are virtually at the very door of the Royal Castle, which used to be connected with the house by underground passage 350 years ago... Not just 'a view on the castle' but the feeling that you belong to its history.

A warm welcome is guaranteed by Karine and Thierry, or member of their team, who speak English, and will be pleased to help you to prepare your stay.

They have given great attention to the smallest details, so that you feel at home in Villa Concorde

The apartment very bright and sunny on the ground floor, boasts a fully equipped kitchen including microwave and dishwasher, Nespreso, coffee machine, a cosy bedroom with a double bed (160X190cm) a large living room with a flat screen TV, a DVD player.

* Sleep 2 : 2 in one double bed in the bedroom,

* New comfortable bathroom with bath and shower

Wash machine. hair dryer.

* New kitchen, fully equipped for self-catering.

* High quality of refurbishment.

The Extra of VillaConcorde :

* Premier location right in the heart of Amboise.

* Blend of the charm of the past with modern luxury


* Ideal for guests who would like to limit their driving

during their stay.

* Nearly by all facilities

* Necessary for your first breakfast and basic

ingredients for cooking oil, vinegar…

* WIFI- Free internet access provided.

* We speak English, Italian and Spanish.

On request:

*High quality catering service available on request for

your dinner.

* Private Cooking Class with our Chef.

* Private tour with a fully licensed and insured inbound

Travel agency at a special price.

* Transfer from/to Amboise station

* Transfer from Paris/CDG airport.

Villaconcorde also offers 3 other apartments with different size listed in VRBO or in our website.

« The location is fantastic, in the shadow of be chateau, which is well worth a visit, a couple of minutes’ walk to the shops and restaurants, it really doesn't get much better. We had a wonderful stay, thanks Karine, your attention to detail was much appreciated, and we hope to return next year»

« Villa Concorde's owners and their assistant are incredible, kind people to deal with and I would highly recommend them and their apartments to insure you have an amazing stay in Amboise and the Loire Valley »

Keywords: Rental Apartment, Historical townhouse, centre of Amboise, Loire Valley, Luxury and cosy apartment.

More Details

Karine and Thierry
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 28, 2017

About Karine and Thierry

Karine and Thierry are originated from Amboise but spent a few years in London before returning to their home place.

They wanted to share their passion for the Loire Valley, and in 2002, they seized the opportunity to buy a 17th century townhouse in the most renowned street of Amboise, rue de la Concorde, directly facing the Royal Castle.

Karine is an interior designer and carefully renovated the Villa mixing tradition, charm and authenticity, without any compromise on comfort and equipment.

Thierry is the owner and manager of a Travel Agency," Riverloire" specialized in organizing “a la carte” tours in the Loire Valley.

Karine and Thierry purchased this apartment in 2002

Why Karine and Thierry chose Amboise

Villaconcorde is located in Rue de la Concorde, renowned as the most beautiful street in Amboise. Originally build in the 17th century, the Villa is part of the town heritage and used ot be the Notary's house at the beginning of the century.

What makes this apartment unique

'Wow ... I didn't realize Villaconcorde was so close to the castle !' is the usual comment of our guests when they arrive. It's in fact difficult to put it in words but you are virtually at the very door of the Royal Castle, which used to be connected with the house by underground passage 350 years ago...Not just 'a view on the castle' but the feeling that you belong to its history.

Because of its prime location, VillaConcorde will allow you to just walk to some of the main attractions such as the Château Amboise (of course !) but also Clos Lucé, the last residence of Leonardo da Vinci, and many other places... You will also appreciate the walking distance to the pedestrian streets, excellent restaurants, numerous cafés, boutiques and the local products market.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed in Apartment 1 and found it to be everything we wanted and more. Making the booking was straight forward and we were able to add an extra night at short notice - everyone was most helpful. The apartment was extremely comfortable, with a well equipped kitchen, large comfortable bed, and having a washer/drier was a real bonus. It is situated in a quiet street below the chateau with just a short walk to the centre of Amboise. We were looking for a place to relax and Villaconcorde was perfect. I would certainly have no hesitation in recommending a visit and I look forward to returning one day
Apr 2014
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Amboise Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1) 160X190cm
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • limited accessibility
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Picnic basket and outdoor chairs.


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VillaConcorde-Cosy Apartment . Heart of Amboise, Prime Location
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 27 reviews
Sarasota, FL

One of the best we have rented

  • 5 of 5

Well located, beautifully decorated , perfectly clean, very comfortable. Kitchen and bath well done.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Would definitely stay here again!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was lovely--just like the pictures--close to everything, clean, charming, spacious. Karine and Thierry were excellent hosts--easy to get in touch with, accommodating. We were thrilled with the wines they suggested and would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location, Location, Location - Charming Stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

First of all our host, Karine as wonderful. We had a little trouble finding the apartment and she patiently guided us to the right spot. Upon arrival, Karine took great care to explain all workings of the apartment and where various businesses were located (super market, restaurants) My wife and I stayed in the 1 bedroom ground floor apartment at Villaconcorde as a gift from my colleagues in the US and they couldn't have picked a better apartment for us. The Villaconcorde is located literally at the base of Chateau Amboise which gives a great old charm feel to the stay. On the opposite side of the Chateau is the entrance along a quaint street with a number of restaurants and shops. We loved everything about our stay - Karine was the best, the location can't be beat, the apartment is quaint, clean and well equipped, and the Chateau is a fabulous for an afternoon visit!!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location in Amboise!

  • 4 of 5

Six of stayed in the "penthouse" apartment at Villaconcorde.

Great location. Castle Amboise is directly across the street! Great view and convenience to both the castle and the rest that Amboise has to offer (which is considerable)!

Living area, kitchen and downstairs bathrooms are very nice.

There is only one negative: The "loft" bedroom and bathroom are attractive, but the low, slanted ceilings are a challenge for people who aren't very short. That room might be best for children about age 6 to teens.

The owner was very friendly and helpful in arranging taxis for us.

The wine they have available is excellent!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in the apt for 3 nights in August. Although it was during the heatwave, we were able to stay relatively cool with the help of fan. I don't think that this would be an issue at other times of the year. The apartment is clean, well-equipped, quiet and is in a great location right beside the castle. Free parking is available on the street if you can find a spot but we used the town parking which was a short walk. Not much of an issue for us.

Very convenient to the restaurants and shopping. We attended the market in town where you can buy anything from roast chicken to furniture. Would highly recommend the apt.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston, US

Wonderful Week in Amboise

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a very enjoyable stay in this apartment, which is especially suitable for couples. The apartment is on a quiet street with ample and safe street parking. It is within minutes of walk of rue Nationale and rue Victor Hugo as well as a Carrefour market. Claire was waiting for us at the scheduled check-in time, and she made for us dinner reservations at Michelin starred restaurants both of which are just a few miles away. We’d stay there again if we return to Loire Valley in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
All the restaurants the centre of Amboise
Car: not necessary

Day trips can be organized by the owner to discover the Loire Valley (wine tour, cooking lessons, cultural tour, guided tours to the main castles, etc...)

You are 5 minutes walking from rental bikes shop, Canoë, departure for Balloon flight...


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $367.96
laundry & cleaning fee $73.59

Secured payment with Société Générale our bank by link
As we run our own company, RiverLoire, a travel agency, the easiest payment is to use the secured Visa/Mastercard payment. We will send you a secure payment website by email. We accept CB/ MasterCard /VISA, bank transfer, and cash.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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