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Loire Valley: 16th century chateau amidst 200 acres of park and garden - COTTAGE

Le Boulay, France
  • Cottage645 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms1
  • Sleeps4
  • Bathrooms1
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum StayNone

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.

Owner

Thierry Voulet

Member Since 2006
Response rate:
90%
Response time:
within one day
Speaks:
english, french, german
Calendar last updated:
Jun 18, 2015
About Thierry Voulet

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.

Thierry Voulet purchased this Cottage in 1993

Why Thierry Voulet chose Le Boulay

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

What makes this Cottage unique

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

Amenities

    • Swimming pool
    • Fireplace
    • Kids Welcome
    • Parking
    • TV

      Bedrooms

      • 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
      • Bedroom 1
        1 double

        Bathrooms

        • 1 Bathroom
        • Bathroom 1
          toilet, combination tub/shower

          Location Type

            • Resort
            • Rural

              Theme

                • Romantic
                • Tourist Attractions

                  Meals

                    • Guests provide their own meals

                      General

                        • Fireplace
                        • Garage
                        • Linens Provided
                        • Parking
                        • Sofa Bed
                        • Towels Provided

                          Kitchen

                            • 4 Ring Stove
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Freezer
                            • Grill
                            • Microwave
                            • Oven
                            • Refrigerator

                              Entertainment

                                • DVD Player
                                • Television

                                  Outside

                                    • Bicycles
                                    • Terrace

                                      Pool / Spa

                                        • Heated Pool
                                        • Outdoor Pool
                                        • Private Pool

                                          Attractions

                                            • arboretum
                                            • autumn foliage
                                            • botanical garden
                                            • caves
                                            • churches
                                            • cinemas
                                            • pond
                                            • restaurants
                                            • ruins
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • horseback riding
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • Babysitter
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • laundromat
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis

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                                                          Location

                                                          Le Boulay, France

                                                          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

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