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Loire Valley: 16th Century Chateau Amidst 200 Acres of Park and Garden - CHATEAU

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:6-7 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:7
  • Bathrooms:4.75
  • Property type:Chateau / Country House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No


CHATEAU: Centre-Loire Valley Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 63620ha

Initially built in the 15th century as a priory (small detached abbey for a dozen monks), at a time when they could choose the best environment (and view!), it has been enlarged in the following century.
The main floor has a drawing-room (with high quality stereo), desk-room (with high speed internet connection, fax and printer), dining-room and kitchen. It has been redone in the late 18th century, with wood paneling and wood floor. It is decorated with antiques and paintings. The drawing-room overlooks the valley and its lake. The dining-room has view over the gardens and park. The basement has kept its original Salle basse (large kitchen) and salle de gardes of the 15th century with beamed ceiling, tile floor and huge chimneys. The upper floor has 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and a library equipped with video, DVD and CD equipment, with lots of DVD'S,CD'S , books, board games and puzzles.

About the Property

7 Bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, can sleep 12 people

Chateau de La Chauviniere in the Loire Valley is a 16th century property set amidst 200 acres of park and gardens. It overlooks its valley with a lake. A park with centuries old trees, shaded walking paths, Rose gardens, luxuriant lawns, beautiful shrubs and flowers, glasshouse, farm, big swimming pool (14x6m) make a sumptuous lholiday stay for one or two weeks. The animals (dogs, cat, sheep, horses, poultry, parrot, peacocks) add to the lively atmosphere and gentlemanly lifestyle of the French countryside. Bicycles, ping pong, badminton, croquet, library, billiard, video and numerous books, CDs and DVDs, puzzles, will entertain when there is time left after visiting castles and vineyards.
Besides cleaning the house (15 hours weekly included) the housekeeper's wife will be glad to prepare some meals when needed.

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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english, french, german
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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Additional information about rental rates:

SECURITY DEPOSIT €2500. Payable at booking time to secure booking Kept as security deposit during the stay Reimbursed at departure The rental is to be paid before or on arrival at the latest.

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 500 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 12
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Children over 8 welcome.


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    French and english books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Several DVDS in several,rooms...moreless

  • Games:

    Outside and inside games ...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table:

    6 holes American billiard...moreless

  • Radio


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Horseback Riding
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Resort
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    In the 3 rooms facing south: 2 bedrooms, library...moreless

  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    House keeper in charge...moreless

  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    As many cars as needed Helipad...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    In every room...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:


  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Public tennis courts 5' away...moreless

  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Large 14x6 m pool, with pool house, kitchen and barbecue Enclosed and protected from the wind Heating available...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


from 2 traveler reviews


15 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Tours airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
20 Miles
Nearest Train
TGV at Vendome Villiers or Tours
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant

Car: Recommended

LA CHAUVINIERE is a 16th century property of 200 acres, in the Loire Valley 30km north of Tours.

From Paris by TGV (Train a Grande Vitesse): 42 min. By car 2 hours from Paris by A10 highway.The main big royal castles are generally 30min away by car: BLOIS AMBOISE CHENONCEAUX TOURS LANGEAIS VILLANDDRY. Vineyards of the Loire Valley are also 30 min away.

Other Activities: Royal castles of the Loire Valley; wine tasting


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: Born and bred in Paris, with engineering degrees from Grenoble and Berkeley, I now leave in the Loire VALLEY to enjoy the mild climate and the country life.

Why the Owner Chose Le Boulay, France:
Very special property since it gets everything you fancy in the country: lake, park, gardens, swimming pool, farm, poultry, animals, glass house, landscape. Inside luxurious comfort with drawing room, library, billiard room, all decorated with period furniture

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Town of Chateau-Renault 2 miles away with everything you need, supermarkets, newsagents, biweekly traditional food market with local and healthy products. Doctors, pharmacy, hospital, cinema. Within 30 to 60 mns all the big royal castles of Blois, Chenonceaux, Chambord, Cheverny, Ussé etc. Zoo of Beauval. Charming medieval towns around Vendôme and Tours. House keepers in the adjoining farm very dedicated to help guests with every need. 8 bicycles, barbecue, table tennis, pétanque, badminton, croquet, billiard

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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  • Chateau and farm from sky

    Chateau and farm from sky

  • The terrace overlooking the lake

    The terrace overlooking the lake

  • swimming pool 14X6 m

    swimming pool 14X6 m

  • bedroom toile de jouy in the Chateau

    bedroom toile de jouy in the Chateau

  • library in the Chateau

    library in the Chateau

  • master's bedroom

    master's bedroom



  • garden


  • Jardin


  • Cottage


  • Chateau de la Chauviniere

    Chateau de la Chauviniere



  • Drawing room in the castle

    Drawing room in the castle

  • Bedroom in the castel

    Bedroom in the castel

  • master's bedroom in the chateau

    master's bedroom in the chateau





  • garden


  • Chateau and cottage from the lake

    Chateau and cottage from the lake

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