Less than 3 hours from Paris, 4 hours from Bordeaux, 6:00 from Lille or Lyon, a real change of scenery: a divine CALM, a 2-hectare park combines flowers and trees garden, playgrounds, cool little corners to s isolate a heated POOL, ping pong, and all dominated by a LARGE HOUSE of 310 m² combining comfort and aesthetics, overlooking a TERRACE facing south with bower. Many garden furniture. BARBECUE. At the heart of a rich HERITAGE France (Loches, Montrésor, Valencay, Loire Castles, chapels) and a NATURE PRESERVED (ponds of Brenne, Forest of Loches, Beauval Zoo). Weekends available for 15 people. KITCHEN 34 m² equipped professional: gas cooker 8 burners, 2 water points, 2 MAL dishes, convection oven, food processor. Full laundry facilities. 34 m² living room, dining room 34 m². BEDS FACTS for your arrival: 6 double rooms (15/34 m², king size beds), 2 singles, 4 bathrooms and toilets (2 baths, 3 showers 120/140 cm), towels provided. FLOOR HEATING + 2 fireplaces (wood provided)
- House3336 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Min Stay1 - 7 nights
Beautiful house 310 sqm for 15 people, combining tradition and comfort.
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A wonderful place
A very well appointed home in fantastic and quiet grounds. We stayed with extended family including seven adults and four children in total. The facilities worked brilliantly for us, a warm swimming pool and ample seating both inside and out for enjoyable breakfasts, lunch and barbecues in the evening.
Carole was an excellent host, very friendly and helpful when we arrived and for any questions during the week.
There is much to do in the surrounding area and we can recommend La Promenade restaurant in nearby Le Petit-Pressigny for a special meal, canoeing on the beautiful Creuse river at Le Blanc, walking and cycling around the grounds of Château d'Azay-le-Ferron and the many Château and villages of la Brenne national park.
If wine is your thing it is worth a drive up to Chinon and the surrounding Loire-Anjou-Touraine national park. For good organic and biodynamic wines try visiting Pierre et Catherine Breton, Thierry et Jean-Marie Puzelat and François Plouzeau (who has a shop in Richelieu). Baudry-Dutour is also a good bet.
Could move here
I absolutely loved this place, if I could move there I would. It was so charming, peaceful and beautiful. Carole was so lovely and helpful before, during and after the holiday. There was nine of us altogether but the house and the grounds were so big that I never at any point felt I needed some space from the rest of the group.
The surrounding area was very quiet and was a great base to go exploring and then to come back to the peace. There were many days we stayed at the property, the kids (and adults) splashed about the pool and had lazy days, then coming together in the evening, sitting at the large outside table eating and drinking together as one big family
I cannot find anything to fault the property or its owner and would be delighted to return in an instant
Thank you very much Andy, you are welcome to move there anytime!!
We spent a lovely week here with a group of friends - 8 adults and 6 children, and there was plenty of space for everyone. The house is beautiful and full of character and the large garden was perfect for the kids to run around in. The swimming pool was plenty big enough for all of us, and Carole the owner even pumped in more warm water for the children to be able to spend longer in the pool. The house is equipped with everything you might need, and the large fridge and 2 dishwashers came in very handy, as did the washing machine and tumble dryer. The house is in a peaceful and rural location, however there is easy access to a number of pretty towns and chateaux nearby. We had a fabulous week here and were sad to leave!
Thank you very much Jo: it was a pleasure to have you here and I wish you to come back for a longer period!
Beautiful gite, perfectly located, stunning!!!!
We had a perfect holiday here. We were a large group of family and friends and had lots of space in this fantastic gite. If we wanted our own space there was an abundance of it to go have quiet time, and when we wanted to all gather as a group, inside or out, to eat or just relax this was just as easy.
The facilities are fabulous - we catered every day for all meals no problem even with the size of our group.
The gite is perfectly located - though 'away from it all' and peaceful there is a supermarket only 5mins away. We visited fabulous chateauxs, the Zoo, a lake for canoeing and much more, all within around 45mins drive easily.
The host could not have been more hopeful in recommending places and helping us book etc.
The photos do not do the place justice - it really is stunning!!!
We will definitely return in the next few years with our party which ranged from a 6 week old baby, through teenagers 16-18, 30s, 50s and good old nan too!!!
You will not be disappointed with the gite, host, location or facilities in any way - none of us were in the slightest!!!
Très bon accueil!
Maison, terrain et piscine correspondant à nos attentes. Idéal pour faire la fête entre amis!
Hôte très discrète.
Nous gardons l'adresse!
Un lieu magnifique et très calme
Nous avons passé un très agréable séjour chez Carole! La maison est superbe, très bien entretenue, impeccablement propre et parfaitement équipée. L'immense parc est très reposant et la piscine bien chaude. Que dire de plus... parfait!!
A Châtillon sur Indre, at the crossroads of lights: take the D13B road from La Croix St Saturnin. Drive about 6 km to the stop St Saturnin: 30 meters straight ahead and take the road towards "The Effes" (do not go to Clere du Bois). Roll 6t 1,700 meters to the next panel and take the first right after the descent and the small bridge. Up, welcome! GPS: the look in Clere du Bois 36700 LD (a place called) The Epourneaux Large selection of leisure: HERITAGE, NATURE, sports, gastronomy, lounging on site. Must: LOCHES, ANIMAL PARK The Haute Touche MONTRESOR, Azay le Ferron, VALENCAY, and many other castles (Chaumont and the international festival of gardens from April to October, Chambord and its music program and art exhibitions , CHENONCEAU) and chapels of BERRY, the flea markets and attics, FESTIVALS summer and fall, animations for adults and children, street performances, fly LOIRE balloon. Very nice market in Loches, goat cheese, game, charcuterie and local market gardeners; riding 2 km, tennis 8 km, 12 km golf course, hiking trails 300 meters away. All documentation is in the room and we are at your disposal to give you tips and business advice.
Additional information about rental rates
Paiement par chèque, virement bancaire ou via Homeaway, espèces, chèques vacances. Nos tarifs sont établis pour 15 personnes. La maison peut exceptionnellement recevoir jusqu'à deux personnes supplémentaires ( nous consulter), avec un supplément de 20 euros par personne et par nuitée, 120 euros par semaine. Les tarifs indiqués par ce site incluent le forfait ménage et le linge de maison (190 euros): lits faits, serviettes de toilette, détergents. 1 chien et 1 chat bien éduqués admis par location: 8 €/nuit, 50 € par semaine. Pour les weekends dits prolongés, la location est de trois nuitées minimum et le tarif weekend s'applique pour les deux premières nuitées même s'il ne s'agit pas d'un vendredi ou d'un samedi (nuitée supplémentaire: 250 €, dégressif ensuite)