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Villaconcorde-Authentic and charm, Aparts at Prime location in Amboise.

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Town House- with 3 bedrooms apart:6 pers+2 bedrooms apart:5 pers+1 bedroom 2pers

The apartment “ Chambord ” is in Villaconcorde, a town house located in the very heart of AMBOISE, at a PRIME LOCATION, in a very quiet street, rue de la Concorde, renowned as the most elegant of Amboise. Villaconcorde, is a 17th century house which has had a major renovation, respecting the charm and authenticity of this historical house, totally dedicated to rental holiday places, with 2 other smaller apartments, "Amboise" and "Chenonceau"

Villaconcorde is the best place to stay in Amboise.

We are also the owners of "Riverloire" a specialized luxury tour operator agency based in Amboise.

We offer a 3D secured payment on line, a highest level of guaranaty for payment.

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

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

The quality of the apartments and all what we provide make all the difference.

« 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.

Apartment Chambord ( 6 pers) is great for a large family of 4 adults + 2 children.

*Description of CHAMBORD( 110m2)

A comfortable living room offering a high ceiling,

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a fully equipped kitchen. Of course, the comfort has not been put aside, and you will enjoy state of the art kitchen and bathrooms.

A comfortable living room + dining area,

A fully equipped kitchen,

2 bedrooms,

1 bathroom

1WC

2nd floor of the duplex:

+ 1 mezzanine with sofa area

1 bedroom for children with ensuite shower room and WC.

Please note that due to the low ceiling of the passage way leading to the bedroom and the bathroom, we believe this room could be more suitable for children.

The kitchens:

Dishwasher, microwave, electric hob, extractor fan, electric kettle, toaster, oven, fridge/freezer, plenty of cooking and serving utensils. It is our pleasure to provide you with what is necessary for your first breakfast (coffee, tea, milk, orange juice, butter) as well as the basic ingredients to cook (oil, vinegar, pasta, rice, etc...), so that you avoid the hassle of the first shopping.

*Description of "CHENONCEAU"(80m2)

This AUTHENTIC ACCOMMODATION, at the 1st floor of the house, with original antique wooden paneling in the living room and the authentic windows, which open onto the Royal Castle of Amboise, WILL DEFINITIVELY CHARM YOU.

Recently renovated, it boasts:

A comfortable living room+ dining area,

Bedroom 1: A King size bed (160X190 cm),

Bedroom 2: either a King size bed ( 180X190cm)+ 1 single bed, or 3 single beds (90X190cm),on request.

2 bathrooms with one Ensuite,

A fully equipped kitchen.

*Description of "Amboise"(55m2)

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 2/4 : 2 in one double bed in the bedroom, plus 2 in a convertible sofa bed that can be also split in 2 single beds in the living room ( for children only).

New comfortable bathroom with bath and shower

Wash machine. hair dryer.

New kitchen, fully equipped for self-catering.

THE EXTRA of VillaConcorde :

*For guests looking for authenticity. House from the 17th century

* Prime location right in the heart of Amboise.

* Blend of the charm of the past with modern comfort.

* Ideal for guests who would like to limit their driving

during their stay.

* Nearby 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 first dinner.

* Private Cooking Class with our Chef or in a private property at 10km of Amboise, with wine tasting in the private troglodyte cellar.

*Private day tours organised by Riverloire at special price.

Comment:

"We rented the top, split-level apartment during last week of December - and really enjoyed our stay. The flat has plenty of space, lovely views over the Amboise castle, is decorated and furnished with taste, features 3 nice bedrooms (with good quality beds), and sitting in a quiet street within a few steps of the castle shops and restaurants of Amboise - and was spotless clean. Karine the owner was very helpful throughout our stay. Very good selection of local wines available in the flat (to buy). And Amboise is ideally located to tour the Loire Valley castles i.e. you won't be spending too much time in the car travelling back and forth. What more to ask for? Perfect! Would recommend without hesitation".

Keywords: Villaconcorde, Amboise, Authentic & Charm, Apartment, townhouse, centre of Amboise, at the foot and with stunning view on of the castle of Amboise, Loire Valley, France

More Details

Owner
Karine and Thierry
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 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 House mixing tradition, charm and authenticity, without any compromise on comfort and equipment.

Thierry is the owner and manager of a Travel Agency, 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 to be the Notary's house at the beginning of the century.

What makes this apartment unique

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.

The icing of the cake is surely the stunning view on the Royal castle, transporting you back at the Renaissance period each time you look trough the window.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Two families of 5, one family of 3 and two sets of grandparents had a wonderful time staying at the beautiful and very comfortable Villa Concorde - only we left my son's teddy bear behind!

The good news is that Teddy arrived home today, we missed him terribly but Karine told us that Teddy had had a lovely time visiting a few more castles on the Loire and sleeping some extra nights at Villa Concorde!

Thank you everyone for your help in getting Teddy back home, he will sleep well in his own bed tonight!

Karine, a special thank you to you for taking the time to post him back to us in Scotland.

We had such a fantastic time at Villa Concorde and in the lovely town of Amboise. There was so much for us to do and all within walking distance. We didn't use the car all week!

I have already recommended it to my friends and we definitely hope to visit again some time. It was perfect!
Aug 2014
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Amenities

Amboise Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2 single beds that can join as a king size bed.
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 single beds that can join as a king size bed.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , The bed is 63 inch wide, a bit larger than queen size.
  • Child Beds and Baby Cribs available on request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Tennis
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

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Villaconcorde-Authentic and charm, Aparts at Prime location in Amboise.
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Roslyn, NY
5

Unusual and Charming

  • 5 of 5

We were delighted to have stayed in Villa Concorde for part of our trip to France. The apartment was clean and extremely well located. The town itself is charming and the apartment is convenient to the chateaux. The apartment is in an historic section right across the street from the chateau and a convenient walk to restaurants and a lovely pastry shop. The two downstairs bedrooms share two half baths, one with a toilet and one with a shower. The upstairs bedroom has a full bathroom. Our 10 and 12-year-old girls stayed there. The upstairs is more suited to children as you must bend quite low to avoid hitting your head on the sloped ceiling. That being said, the apartment is stocked with everything you will need. The only problem we had was that we were there in August, which was very hot. There is a small air conditioning unit on the upper level but it was quite warm on the main floor.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Superb!

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing, beautiful, comfortable! If you want an extremely pleasant experience, you have found the place to stay. After a fun day exploring Amboise and its environs, my grown family of five would return to this lovely retreat and have a great night's sleep. Thank you, Karine and Thierry, for providing such a lovely apartment for our use. It is a little slice of heaven!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
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Maryland
5

We loved this place!

  • 5 of 5

My family stayed here for a long weekend in early June. It's a beautiful apartment, on the third floor of a 17th century building just across from the chateau in Amboise. Everything was clean, and the apartment had all of the amenities. We had a great time! The owner went out of her way to help us and even arranged for our travel to and from the train station. I would recommend this place to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Glen Ellyn, IL
5

A wonderful 'home-away-from-home!'

  • 5 of 5

“We had the pleasure of staying at Villa Concorde May 19-26 2012. First, the location of this rental property is truly amazing. Directly across from Chateau Amboise on a very nice, quite residential street, ½ a block from the pedestrian-friendly shopping district of charming Amboise.

Second, the owners (Karine and Thierry) we wonderful to work with. From the initial deposit stage several months before our actual trip, to the final check-out, everything was done with class and ran very smooth.

Amboise turned out to be a wonderful spot to be for a week of exploring the Loire Valley. Lots of free parking, nice restaurants & shops, friendly residents, and a great weekend market along the river…what’s not to like? It was also nice to be able to drive into Tours for that ‘big city’ feel (only 25-minutes away).

We stayed in unit 3 on the top floor of this magnificent ancient home. The finishes were very high-end and the unit was immaculately clean upon arrival. Beds were extremely comfortable and had nice linens. Having a full-sized American-style kitchen with full-size dishwasher was truly wonderful, along with two full bathrooms…as well all know very unheard of with most other European rentals. The addition of a washing machine and drying rack was also appreciated.

Karine and Thierry also do tours and we did a wine tour and Amboise tour through their company. Both were very well-done and worth the money.”

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Woodlands TX
5

Casle Land vacations

  • 5 of 5

Our visit to the Loire Valley was very pleasant, and a great part of it was because of the great apartment at Villa Concorde.

The location is outstanding, with an amazing view of Amboise Castle and very close to many other castles. We made day trips to visit most of the castles at the Loire Valley. Not one of them was disappointing!!

The apartment is very clean, and very well equipped.

In the same trip we stayed at apartments in Rome, Paris and Mt. St. Michel, and I can honestly tell you that Villa Concorde was by far the best. Very good value for your money.

Philip

The Woodlands TX

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
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Map

Nearest Airport
24 Kilometres
Tours airport
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Vernou
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Amboise
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
A10
Car: not necessary

Villaconcorde is on the premier location in Amboise near by All the restaurants, shops, Villaconcorde is an excellent place to stay for a daily departure to visit all the main castles of the Loire Valley.

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

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $353.27
laundry & cleaning fee $117.76

Extra fees:

Apart Chambord: More than 4 people, 10€/per/night/person for the 5th & 6th person.

As we run our own company, RiverLoire, a travel agency, the easiest payment is to use the secured Visa/Mastercard payment.

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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