Riverfront French Country Home -for Wine Gourmets, Near Paris(11 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Chateau / Country House
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Chateau / Country House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)
Larger towns with supermarkets and cinemas are 15 minute drives North or South on A77, including Cosne-sur-Loire and the beautiful medieval town--La Charite sur Loire. In addition to the standard furnishing, the house has bikes for all sizes, barbeques, garden furniture, and wireless internet. It is a two level house, with upstairs and downstairs entrances. Both upstairs and downstairs enjoy walkout gardens with traditional stone wall enclosures and beautiful trees and flowers. Both upstairs and down have street access and parking as the house is on the corner.
If you are ready for driving visits, Sancerre, Bourges, Vezelay and Nevers are all great day visits--with wine tasting, cathedrals or basilicas, walking malls, and more. During the summer, another great day visit is to the medieval castle reconstruction site--Guedelon-- followed by Saint Fargeau's castle and nightly historical sound and light show. In the summer there are outdoor festivals, markets, fairs, and art exhibits all around the area--which are well documented with signage, at the tourism office, and in the local paper. A bit further long day trips or overnight trips can be made to Paris, the Chateau de Chenonceau, Les Hospices de Beaune and more. For more ideas and images, you can visit our website. The Paris airports are both accessible in two hours by train or car.
The house is fully equipped with everything from outdoor dining furniture to wine glasses, TVs to salt & pepper shakers. Come with your family or friends and enjoy French country living and culture.
Pouilly House has independent upstairs and downstairs access. Please contact us for rates and details to rent just one level of this country home.
Keywords: home, garden, family, friendly, vacation, rental, picturesque, French, country, natural reserve, river front, biking, kayak, canoe, get away, near Paris, outdoors, house, condo
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Member since: 2010
- Chateau / Country House
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10
- The house is on 3 levels. The downstairs has 2 bedrooms which walk out to the garden and riverfront one with a King size bed and one with a Queen size bed, as well as a livingroom with kitchenette and foldout couch. The main floor as a large master bedroom with California King bed, and a library with a foldout couch, a living room with another foldout couch and a kitchen and bathroom. There is also a loft, with beautiful views, and a queen bed. ...moreless
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- There are 10 Bikes for all sizes, with river front bike paths run for miles in both directions, including to historic towns and wineries. There are paths for walking. Some seasons we can walk out and swim in front of our house int he Loire river! There are bakeries, grocery shops, post office, tabac, bars and wineries in short walking distance. There are Canoe and Kayaking rentals in town and neighboring towns. There is a golf course 20 minutes away (near Sancerre), as well as a large indoor pool and spa in another town 25 minutes away (Bellevue)....moreless
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Monument View:
Pouilly sur Loire is a wonderful river-front, wine producing and exporting village 2 hours South of Paris. Pouilly has bakeries, grocery store, butchers, market, and several bars & restaurants....moreless
- Water View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
There are two dining areas in the kitchens downstairs (for 6 people) and upstairs (for 5 people). However, we prefer to eat outside on the terrace most of the time (with tables and chairs for 12)!...moreless
- Dining Area
- Seating for 5 people
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
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May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Management Fee $100
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Pet Fee $250
- Supplement Extra Guests $85
- Taxes Not included
Rental Fees are quoted in dollars but can be paid in any currency. Long stay rates are available and include reductions. The extra guest supplement is applied for more than five guests. Rental includes fully equipped house, sheets, towels and cleaning upon departure. Renters are met with the keys and explanations for house appliances, wifi, TVs, etc.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Our house is equipped for family vacations with 7 adult and 3 children's all terrain bicycles, BBQ, fruit trees, and a beautiful walk-out patio and garden with views of the majestic Loire river! Great walking paths, riding trails, canoe and kayak rentals....! More than 15 delicious wineries in walking distance! Wonderful weekly markets in town, and in the nearby towns of La Charite sur Loire and Cosne sur Loire! Delicious restaurants can be found within 1-20 kms--including 2 in Pouilly: Chez Memere and Le Coq Hardy. Nearby is La Ferme des Barreau in Herry--for great duck breast and foie gras! In Cosne sur Loire there is a great goat farm 'La Ferme de Port Aubry' to visit and buy authentic, farm-made Crottin de Chavinol, as well as the pictoresque cycle-rail tracks for a great family ride through the country-side. 45 minutes Northwest is wonderful the medieval castle construction demonstration at Guedelon--worth a day trip! Of course in nearby Charite sur Loire, there are musical festivals and events all summer long; as well as medieval cathedral and city fortress; and the best Specialty Hand-made Chocolates around!
Year Purchased: 2007
About the owner: This family-friendly home and garden, has been renovated by my husband, his father, with decorative touches by my father. We enjoy it regularly and hope you will enjoy and care for it too.
Why the Owner Chose Pouilly-sur-Loire, France:
Our family is franco-american, and we all wanted a place to share and enjoy and relax together. This beautiful, historical site, is also homey and comfortable with a natural setting, in a small yet very vibrant town near Paris. It is well situated only 2 hours from Paris, as well as within an hour or two of hundreds of historical and cultural sites in Burgundy and along the Loire river. It was a perfect choice for our family to grow and to share with new and old friends.
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Our family loves to come rest, relax and recover in this home, and relax on our terrace on the spectacular riverfront. The region is beautiful, including hundreds of amazing wineries, "chateaux" nearby, historic sites, festivals, cultural events, and "brocantes" every weekend for antique lovers. We garden, take long walks and bike rides, barbeque, swim in the river, walk into town for delicious wine tasting, coffees or hot cocoa or to the market on Fridays. Pouilly is a way of life!
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Pouilly House River-Facing Lower Walkout Garden
South facing garden and autumn leaves in Pouilly
3rd floor loft, sleeper sofa, quite gettaway; skylights views Loire river, wine
Downstairs bedroom with walkout to Garden
Downstairs Bedroom with Walkout to Terasse and Riverfront
Upstairs Walkout Garden, Equipped for Barbeques and Family Picnics
In Front of Pouilly House-- Loire River Walking Path & Summer Swimming, Fishing
Upstairs living room with comfy sleeper sofa; looks out onto Loire river
Dining area adjoins upstairs kitchen, with view on the Loire rivier.
Downstairs Kitchen and Dining Area--with Walkout to Garden & Riverfront; TV/DVD
Pouilly Church in background, Pouilly Fume winery in foreground; view from patio
Vinyard and Pouilly Steeple View from Upstairs Garden and Terasse
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017
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