Charming 17th House Loire Valley Vineyards & Historic Castles .

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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Sleeps 7 : 3 bedrooms Queen size beds, with private shower.
Charming home, garden, birds songs.
Pretty village 5mn: SAVONNIÈRES.
Biking, walking, green, wines connoisseurs, gastronomy.
PARIS: by A10 at 2:30mn! By TGV train: 55mn!
ROYAL CHATEAUS close. Vineyards, family parks.
inside 800KMs" LOIRE A VELO" CYCLE CIRCUITS . Bikes rental.
WINES road tastings & caves visits.
TOURS: 12mn drive.
Girly: 30 OUTSIDE MARKETS + shopping in commercial streets: rue Nationale, rue des Halles.
AMBOISE Chateau: huge market.
Comfortable home set. Large garden. Sunny sitting room, SOFAS, books, DVD, CD, CHILDREN games. TV, Hi-fi. Fully equipped kitchen. Garden chairs, sunbeds, BBQ.
- VILLANDRY CHATEAU & gardens(5 min.)
- CHEVERNY (Tintin's Chateau(cartoon))is the farest : 55min.
close shops: SAVONNIÈRES village : 4 min drive: bakers-pastries, butcher, delicatessen caterer, groceries, flowershop, hair dressers, newspaper/tobacco, gastronomic restaurant, café terrasse, tearoom artcraft gallery, GAS PUMP, Bank.
Old church XIIth cent.
Water falls beach SAVONNIÈRES.
FAMILY FUN: adventure parks, canoeing LOIRE & CHER. Horse riding, Futuroscope (1h10), cycling along LOIRE ( 800km cycle trail),
BEAUVAL ZOO (beautiful day OUT),
EURODISNEY- PARIS 50 mn by TGV train: direct!
Loire Valley WINES & VINEYARDS VOUVRAY- MONTLOUIS white wines, CHINON- Bourgueil- Saumur-Champigny
CHAUMONT-SUR-LOIRE International garden Festival: 35mn.
MONTLOUIS sur LOIRE: tomatoes Fest September : 30mn.

COOKING courses on demand: family receps.
Drawing & painting courses for children and grand parents.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 200 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    1 baby cott, night light for baby, rocking horse 1st age. Pedals tractor for small child + bike 2/3 years old. Drawing, painting, modelling workshops on demand....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1- Red: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    Shower and toilet with the bedroom, as a parents suite....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: Blue: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    Tiled shower, washbasin. exposed South...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: green: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    shower, washbasin, private toilets as a "suite"...moreless

  • 1st floor sitting room: 1 twin/ single

    With folding screen and silk pillows...moreless

  • Downstair sitting room: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    suitable for teenagers...moreless

  • RED room : 2 beds : Queen size + single, baby crib, 2 armchairs dressing, private shower, washbasin & toilets. SUITE. BLUE room : Queen size, sofa, dressing, private shower & washbasin. GREEN room :2 twin- single-beds, 1 chair dressing, private shower, washbasin & toilets: SUITE.. "WHITE sitting-room" upstairs : sofa, leather armchairs, ancient mirrors....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Shower decorated with ceramic tiling. Sponge towels, soap, shampoo furnished....moreless

Other Amenities

  • High table and benches OUTDOOR. BBQ .BIKES rental on demand. IN the 'Loire à vélo' bikes circuits. Horseback rides. POOL 10mn: LA RICHE - AQUATIC CENTER: TOURS 12mn. Wind sail, Sail, Nautic ski: Lac Bretonnières 15 mn abroad. HOT-AIR BALLOON close. Helicopters visits. Moto & scooters rental. PIC-NIC, tours on ancient wooden boats : river CHER 5mn KAYAKS RENTAL. Restaurants Selection for hosts. SPECIAL EVENTS & SPECIAL SERVICES ON DEMAND....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    Novels, art books, Fashion. Auctions catalogs : Art. Children books. Colour games. ...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    large 30m2 upstairs. Ground covered with sea rush; the children like playing on the ground, comfort, and cool. games, little cars, old dolls....moreless

  • Games:

    cards, society games, Monopoly adults, Monopoly Junior, Domino, Small horses games, others...Scrabble. Monopoly. Cards. Children Puzzles....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Jazz, Classic, POP, Country, French songs CD....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    small automobiles, teddy bear, ball(balloon), badminton, other toys, Ken , and Barbie with clothes.......moreless

  • Video Library:

    american comedy, musical comedy, detective movies, children cartoons, TV series....moreless


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


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Golf Course Front:

    GOLF DE TOURAINE Practice facilities : • 2 putting greens, a chipping green, • 1 practice range: 22 places Château de la Touche - Ballan-Miré: 12 mn drive ...moreless

  • Golf Course View:

    2nd most important GOLF de TOURAINE: Good course management Quality of the upkeep of the course....moreless

  • Lake:

    GADAWI PARK. NEW ADVENTURES PARK. TYROLEAN, cross the lake! BRETONNIÈRES Lake. TREES WORSHOP! WINDSAIL, and SAIL for youngs & adults, nautic activities....moreless

  • Lake View:

    NEW: "GADAWI PARK"/ 5MN DRIVE in BRETONNIÈRES: trees workshop, tyrolean, adventures. Cross the lake with tyrolean!!! Ideal for children, and parents! Super!...moreless

  • Monument View:

    "LA GRANGE AUX MOINES" 2 mns walk. Old XII th century barn: roof's architecture . VILLANDRY Chateau, its FRENCH GARDENS, 5mn drive. GREAT!...moreless

  • River:

    LOIRE river, wildest river: 5mn walk. CHER & LOIRE RIVER : Confluence Special weather : snoothing, relaxing. Micro climate Fishing, hunting. Cueillette of wild herbs. Bucolic....moreless

  • Rural:

    Among nature, meadows. Old trees around. Hares, rabbits, pheasants, hedgehogs, tits, robin, surly owl . 2 rivers LOIRE & CHER close. At home: horses, hen, rooster, cats. ...moreless

  • Town:

    TOURS: 13 mn by car. Shopping. Fashion, Museums, Old town by foot. Architecture: Ancient houses. Restaurants, cafés, terraces Place Plumereau. Pastries, local products. 30 outside markets....moreless

  • Village:

    SAVONNIÈRES village : - Butcher - Caterers - Bakery pastries - Groceries - Hair dressers - Flowers - Newspapers/tobacco - 2 Fuel pumps - Restaurants - Café -Tea-shop Gallery -Cash dispenser ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining for 8 persons, as for 2. Romantic dinner too. Candel lights, table cloth. Ideal for special events : birthday, wedding, engagement. Main room: 60m2....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Upstairs, in the red bedroom. Ventilator in the others. Dowstair not necessary; deep stones walls keep fresh....moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Sequoïa in Tours: our partner. Ask for pick up your clothes and bring them back. Prices on demand....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    typical old white stones fireplace. Back place for the sculptures, drawings, paintings....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    in winter and fall. Add 150,00€/week: heating contribution....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality . + some white vintage grandma' linen....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable armchairs and sofas. large table for family meals. Well organized for special events: rental of larger tables & chairs, Special Birthday Cakes delivery, on demand. ...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking:

    Private: 4 cars, in a private lane....moreless

  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Tablecloth furnished. Beach towels rental on demand....moreless

  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine:

    automatic washing machine. Wide selection washing programs, wringing....moreless

  • Fax


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    with coffee filters....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Kitchen aid. Blender for juices. Waffles machine, "croque-Monsieur" machine (toasted ham and cheese sandwich speciality!)....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All needed for 8 persons....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New, 8 persons....moreless

  • Freezer:


  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Full equiped kitchen, bright. Blender, excellent mixer. Lot of knifes. Cake pans, flat with tarts. Cooking courses, family recipes workshops on demand. Cooking old books....moreless

  • Microwave:


  • Oven:

    Electric, and timer....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Sets of knives. Pans; stewpot for pastas, frying pans, salad bowls, steamer. Cakes & pie pans. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    New, with congelation....moreless

  • Stove:

    electric. Good quality....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Rental bycicles. delivers at home, on demand....moreless

  • Boat:

    Ancient boats and tours on the rivers : LOIRE; CHER. 10 mn close. pic-nic on boat, aperitif time....moreless

  • Golf:

    2 golfs very closed: Golf de la Gloriette Golf de Touraine

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    on the river CHER. 5 mn drive. Canoeing, Kayaking (Savonnières,Villandry). in summer....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    1 ha. : green garden, to play and relax. Kitchen and aromatic garden, meadow for horses....moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Tennis Club in TOURS & La Riche. 10 mn drive....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.6
from 28 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 25 - Sep 9, 2016
7 night min stay
Sat, Sun

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $34 per night, per additional guest

Sep 10 - Nov 25, 2016
3 night min stay
$946 $2,477
Nov 26 - Dec 16, 2016
3 night min stay
$889 $2,477
Christmas- New Year's eve
Dec 17 - Jan 6, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,148 $2,814
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $562.86


Booking deposit: 50% paid at least 8 days after agreement. Rest due received by wire transfer 40 days BEFORE ARRIVAL.

Damage deposit: € 500. ADD 100€ for HEATING SEASON.

Cancellation: Deposit & payments for cancellation received 2 months before scheduled arrival date will be returned in full. Less before, only if the house is rent.

WE = 2 nights. 1 night more : add 1 night season price.

Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 08/08/2016
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12 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
499 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
7 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Golf de Touraine, BALLAN-MIRÉ, 12mn
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
TOURS Center
12 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
A10 - A85 (7 kms)
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
"Emmagine" le bout du monde, Berthenay 5mn
15 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
nautic ski : Lac des Bretonnières 4kms
4 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Cher river: Savonnières

Car: Necessary

- VILLANDRY Chateau, French Gardens of love: 5mn.

- AZAY - LE - RIDEAU 15 mn

- AMBOISE 35 mn


- USSÉ, Sleeping Beauty costumes.


- CHAMBORD: 40mn

- LANGEAIS Chateau

- WINE TASTING Loire Valley wines:


- Farms to visit:

* Goats cheeses

* Famous"foie gras de canards"

* "Poires tapées"(pears speciality)!

Caterer delicacies.

For gourmands & amateurs of good products: rillettes, rillons, andouillette à la ficelle.

- Walk through romantic landscapes:

- LOIRE & CHER rivers banks

- NEW: "GADAWI PARK": 5mn drive! Tyrolliennes for small adventurers!100 TREES WORKSHOPS, and more than 14 HUGE Tyroleans.

- INTERNATIONAL GARDEN FESTIVAL CHAUMONT-SUR- LOIRE: 12 artists & gardeners creations.




- DIRIGIBLE FLIGHTS - Aérocom Montgolfières.

- Walk in Harness :" ATTELAGES DE VILLANDRY"

- Strolls & hiking with horses : "L' ALEZANE "VILLANDRY -

- Tomatoes Fest September CHÂTEAU de la BOURDAISIÈRE.

- TOURS : ANTIQUES, GALLERIES rue de la Scellerie, Old Town.

- TOURS' FLEA markets: 2/ WEEK

2 GOLFS : CLOSE 12 mn : GOLF DE TOURAINE: La Touche Château 18 holes course.

GLORIETTE: Pitch & putt, 18 holes course.



Manager info

Year Purchased: 2009

About: Marie, ex-fashion designer , Interior decorator. After having sold Art in USA, envy to develop real international contacts. Learns wines, gastronomy. Like cooking, proposes cooking workshops at home: chocolate cake, apple pie... Just demand. Drawing, painting workshops. Creation & 'nature gifts', on demand. Art floral. Children costumes with leaves and flowers.

Why Berthenay, France:
Found in Love with LOIRE VALLEY. - 1) SACHÉ : CALDER' s Atelier + Olivier DEBRE 's painting inspiration. - Organic WINES, quality products. - immersed in nature, all urban needs so close! TOURS OLD CITY: 15 mn drive. With children: le petit train: departure Vinci. PARIS : direct TGV train: 55 mn by MONTPARNASSE STATION/ TOURS. PARIS "Galeries Lafayette": 55mn. TOURS "Galeries Lafayette" & "Printemps": 15mn. SHOPPING close. Fashion, shoes, accessories, art exhibitions... LONDON: 2 H00. BRUSSELS: 3h by TGV train. EASY!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Old tuffeau stones XVII th cent. farm. 1st quality beds. Roses. Quality air due to the LOIRE & CHER rivers: Micro climate. Old trees named 'TRUIES', never seen any where. 2 horses behind: "Gaffeur" and "Kalidor". Hen, rooster, 2 cats. Hedgehogs, hares, pheasants, nightingales, tits... 2 Golf 18 holes close. Windsail : Lac Bretonnières 10mn drive. Rental bikes, airballoon.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, italian, notion of German , dutch, spanish, italian.



  • welcome table. Old stones house. South

    welcome table. Old stones house. South

  • Outside: table and banks for breakfast, and dinners

    Outside: table and banks for breakfast, and dinners

  • Pierre de Ronsard roses in May.

    Pierre de Ronsard roses in May.

  • large dining room, for special events, friends diners

    large dining room, for special events, friends diners

  • Charm large queensize bedroom with baby space.

    Charm large queensize bedroom with baby space.

  • Blue: Queen size bedroom and shower

    Blue: Queen size bedroom and shower

  • behind in the garden
 ideal for pic-nic relax

    behind in the garden ideal for pic-nic relax

  • Hen & chicks easter born.

    Hen & chicks easter born.



  • Sun garden in VILLANDRY GARDEN.

    Sun garden in VILLANDRY GARDEN.

  • Villandry chateau stairs

    Villandry chateau stairs



  • ancient restaured farm with tuffeau stones XVIIe

    ancient restaured farm with tuffeau stones XVIIe

  • the house when you arrive: the frogs pond.

    the house when you arrive: the frogs pond.

  • Well equiped tonic and sunny kitchen for you.

    Well equiped tonic and sunny kitchen for you.

  • table to share good moments

    table to share good moments

  • Each room has kept its authenticity with the original oak wood work.

    Each room has kept its authenticity with the original oak wood work.

  • 'Escape' 2 single beds, colourful & peaceful bedroom

    'Escape' 2 single beds, colourful & peaceful bedroom

  • Sainte Maure de Touraine, goats'cheeses from farms close.

    Sainte Maure de Touraine, goats'cheeses from farms close.

  • Butterfly on lavender in the garden behind, Photo by Sarah Roch, our guest.

    Butterfly on lavender in the garden behind, Photo by Sarah Roch, our guest.

  • Gaffeur and Calidor at lunch time!

    Gaffeur and Calidor at lunch time!

  • Villandry chateau with costumes fest

    Villandry chateau with costumes fest

  • VILLANDRY garden

    VILLANDRY garden

  • little hare surprised in his nap. photo by Sarah our guest.

    little hare surprised in his nap. photo by Sarah our guest.

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Charming 17th house LOIRE Valley Vineyards & Historic Castles .

Berthenay, France #297427ha

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