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3 Quality Gites, Big Heated Pool, Spa & Carp Fishing Lake in 15 Acres - Le Four a Pain

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Last updated: 09/14/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Le Moulin de Boutineau and its three charming fully restored cottages (for gites or chambres d'hotes) lies in the tranquil countryside heart of the Loire Valley - but is not remote, just 2 kms from the famous medieval town of Loches, with its own chateau, restaurants, café’s, bars, shops and lively twice-weekly market.
Spend idyllic family days relaxing around a sparkling 12x6 metre heated swimming-pool with nearby children's play area or explore the 15 acres of magnificent tree-lined grounds, fields and woods surrounding this peaceful 17thC watermill. If you want to fish there are carp (15-40lbs) in a glorious private two acre lake. The three delightful oak-beamed cottages sleeping 6, 4+1 and a romantic 2 can also accommodate an exclusive party of 12 and all have their own garden/patio and BBQ area, as well as cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge, TV/DVD/stereo CD, full central heating and access to washing/drying facilities, the swimming pool, hot-tub, bicycles, petanque court and table-tennis.


Fishing at Le Moulin de Boutineau: There is a glorious, private two acre lake where you can fish for carp (mirror & common 15-40lbs) plus roach, tench and others. It has level, easy walking access around the entire perimeter which is lined with a wide variety of mature trees, flowers and the abundant wildlife includes kingfishers and red squirrels. It is an idyllic, tranquil setting for fishing. There are six marked swims (max. 4 anglers) and we also have a range of all the correct carp fishing equipment for hire as well as a selection of quality baits available. Our beautiful, pristine fish will give you quite a fight, but are just for catching, photographing and releasing again - NOT for eating!!

Cost of Fishing: During the peak 2014 holiday season from 12 July to 30 August the cost is 160 euros per angler per week or 50 euros per day. During the rest of the rental season (1 March to 12 July & 30 Aug to 8 Nov) the special price of a weeks fishing rights is only 80 euros per angler per week, making it a great combination of value, comfort, accessibility and privacy. Please contact us for details on our special loire fishing holidays website which has much more information and many photographs of the fish and lake.

Le Four a Pain: France Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 64791ha

'The Bread Oven' is a romantic, picturesque old stone building set away on its own complete with masses of character, including oak beams, a terracotta tiled floor and the beautifully restored original oven. No, you don't have to cook in it, just turn on the feature lighting! Outside, the lovely terrace/garden is centred around a mysterious 'roll-right stone' and has a BBQ, table, chairs and parasol. The Ground Floor has a picture window overlooking an orchard and the swimming pool and the comfortable living/dining area has a cafe table and chairs and a sofa to watch DVDs on TV or listen to the stereo CD. The adjoining kitchen has an electric cooker, microwave, dishwasher and fridge. The shower-room is compact and newly fitted. Set above on a galleried wooden mezzanine floor, up some fairly steep steps is a double bed with a window overlooking a magnificent, mature walnut tree. The cottage has full electric central heating and is an ideal and extremely popular choice for two people.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 24 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • The bedroom area also contains a chest of drawers, a make-up mirror, a wicker chair and bedside mat....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • The shower-room, complete with basin, mirror and toilet is heated by a modern electric towel-rail....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The communal heated swimming pool is kept at an inviting 28 degrees, measures 12x6 metres and has three wide non-slip steps for easy shallow-end access. There are sun-loungers and deck-chairs for your use. The jacuzzi/hot-tub spa is in the main courtyard and is kept at a constant 38 degrees. Please bring your own towels for the pool and jacuzzi areas. The bicycles are for hire at 10 euros per bike per day....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Wide selection of DVD's available to hire for a nominal charge....moreless

Theme

  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Filtered Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool

Property Descriptor

  • Detached
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Late Summer
Sep 3 - Sep 30, 2016
7 night min stay

$706
Autumn
Oct 1 - Nov 11, 2016
7 night min stay

$392
Early Spring
Mar 18 - Apr 14, 2017
7 night min stay

$392
Spring
Apr 15 - May 19, 2017
7 night min stay

$504
Early Summer
May 20 - Jul 7, 2017
7 night min stay

$706
High Season
Jul 8 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$829
Late Summer
Sep 2 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay

$706
Autumn
Sep 30 - Nov 10, 2017
7 night min stay

$392

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees

Notes:

Changeover day is SATURDAY.

Carp fishing on the Moulin lake is 180 euros per angler per week in High Season or 90 euros per angler per week at other times.

Housekeeping/Cleaning at end of stay 30 euros if you choose not to leave cottage as clean & tidy as you found it.

Dinner on arrival, or any other night, is available on request.

A deposit of 25% of the cottage price must be paid when booking. The balance and a refundable Security/Damage deposit of 100 (pounds/euros) MUST be paid 6 weeks prior to arrival date. Nightly B&B bookings in our cottages (when available) or Moulin Suite ( are 85 euros - 2 adults) or 2 adults + 2 children (125 euros) and do not require a deposit.


Owner'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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Location

35 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Tours
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Loches
350 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Caen
5 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Vernueil
33 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Saint Pierre des Corps, Tours
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
A10 Junction 23 Chambray
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Loches
250 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Vendee coast

Car: Recommended

Le Moulin de Boutineau lies in Indre-et-Loire, part of the 'Centre' region of France. This is the royal historical heartland of Touraine renowned for its fine wines, delicious goat's cheese and near-perfect French accent!

The nearest major supermarket and superb patisserie are just 5 minutes drive while equally close, Loches (just 2kms away) with its maze of cobbled streets, dungeon & chateau is a magnificently preserved medieval town with big, colourful country markets every Weds & Sat with amazing selections of cheeses, breads, pastries, sausages and fresh local produce.

Most of the prettiest and most rewarding Loire chateaux are within 30 minutes drive including Chenonceau, Chinon, Valencay, Villandry, Amboise, Usse and Azay-le-Rideau and many hold summer 'son et lumiere' or music shows.

Also within easy reach are golf, tennis, horse-riding and walking or cycling in the beautiful Indre valley or extensive Loches Forest, while the zoo with its pandas at nearby St Aignan is arguably the best in France.

Other Activities: micro-lighting

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We moved to France with our then 6-year-old daughter Saskia in 2005 after falling in love with Le Moulin de Boutineau a year earlier, a wreck of a watermill and overgrown grounds left abandoned for 10 years. It was a huge step and massive change to permanently leave rural Leicestershire in England for a French countryside lifestyle near the medieval market town of Loches in the beautiful Loire Valley, but we have never regretted it for a moment (well possibly for one or two moments during the lengthy restoration work when some thought we were completely mad!). However, we had a vision of what it all could be and thankfully our guests - many of whom keep returning - seem to love it too.

Why the Owner Chose Perrusson, France:
"It's just all so much better than in the photos - they can never quite convey the lovely atmosphere of the place" is probably the comment we have heard from our guests most often over the years. Our aim was always to offer a really good quality holiday cottages where the men had an option to carp fish - and catch big ones - close-by on a picturesque lake, but it would still be a great holiday for their wives/partners/family & friends who would enjoy the sunshine, large pool, BBQ's, lovely grounds and nearby town and chateau's equally as much.

The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
Beautiful grounds - a wonderful specimen carp-fishing lake with 12 acres of accessible, peaceful woodland, mature trees, orchards and streams shared with kingfishers, buzzards, red squirrels and deer. The clear air and warm, starry night skies with owls but no light pollution. We added the sparkling 12x6 metre heated swimming pool and can provide that special bottle of much-underrated Loire wine that makes an evening meal in the courtyard a perfect memory for so many of our visitors.


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Speaks: english, french

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Photos

  • Relax in the beautiful heated swimming pool

    Relax in the beautiful heated swimming pool

  • The Gardeners cottage has a rustic terraced garden

    The Gardeners cottage has a rustic terraced garden

  • Welcome to Le Moulin de Boutineau

    Welcome to Le Moulin de Boutineau

  • The charming flower-filled courtyard at Le Moulin

    The charming flower-filled courtyard at Le Moulin

  • Stunning views across the tranquil lake

    Stunning views across the tranquil lake

  • Le Chaumiere Des Pecheurs kitchen and dining area

    Le Chaumiere Des Pecheurs kitchen and dining area

  • Twin bedroom in the Pecheurs cottage

    Twin bedroom in the Pecheurs cottage

  • The Jardinier cottage from the orchard

    The Jardinier cottage from the orchard

  • A twin bedroom in the Gardeners Cottage

    A twin bedroom in the Gardeners Cottage

  • The FouraPain seen from the courtyard

    The FouraPain seen from the courtyard

  • Interior of the Bread Oven cottage

    Interior of the Bread Oven cottage

  • Picnic and relax on the lake island

    Picnic and relax on the lake island

  • Le Chaumiere des Pecheurs cottage exterior

    Le Chaumiere des Pecheurs cottage exterior

  • Le Four a Pain - The romantic Bread Oven for two

    Le Four a Pain - The romantic Bread Oven for two

  • The beautiful grounds and lake from the air

    The beautiful grounds and lake from the air

  • Relax in the spa kept at 38 degrees

    Relax in the spa kept at 38 degrees

  • Catch a memorable carp at Le Moulin lake

    Catch a memorable carp at Le Moulin lake

  • Pecheurs upstairs double bedroom

    Pecheurs upstairs double bedroom

  • A tranquil setting by the Mill pond

    A tranquil setting by the Mill pond

  • Interior of the Jardinier cottage

    Interior of the Jardinier cottage

  • Child's single in Jardinier cottage

    Child's single in Jardinier cottage

  • The intimate dining area in the Bread Oven

    The intimate dining area in the Bread Oven

  • The kitchen in the FouraPain

    The kitchen in the FouraPain

  • Walk paths around the 15 acre grounds

    Walk paths around the 15 acre grounds

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