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Charming & Private Stone Cottage W/ Saltwater Pool

  • Pool shot (with our house beyond, at far left)
    Pool shot (with our house beyond, at far left)
    Pool shot (with our house beyond, at far left)
    Entrance to 'Le Havre'
    Comfy double bed
    salle-de-sejour
    From kitchen toward salle-de-sejour
    Property description
    Pontlevoy
    |
    Holiday Rental House – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
    Our lovingly renovated stone cottage ( 550 square feet) sits at the edge of the ancient forest of Montrichard, in the Loir-Cher, in the Loire Valley. Renowed for the King's (and Queen's castles--think Chenonceau) chateaux for a retreat from Paris and Versailles, this is still a Haven for the 21st century tourist, looking for the same amentities (although much, much more modern--yet still exquisite) and peaceful atmosphere that brought the royality to the region centuries ago.

    Our 'version' is a tuffa stone, terra cotta roofed cottage that sleeps two in comfort (there is a twin bed as well, for a 3rd guest, if needed).

    One enters 'Le Havre' ('The refuge') through double French doors (which overlook the forest) into an open Chestnut beamed celing (18 feet...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Alarm Clock
    • Books
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • Grill
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Refrigerator
    • Shared Garden
    • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Ask
    • Pets Allowed:
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    • Smoking Allowed:
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    • Suitable for Children:
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    Listing #FKN3710601 by: FlipKey
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  • Property location
    Access
    Car recommended
    How to get there
    Airport: Tours: 64.0 km
    Railway: Montrichard: 4.8 km
    Activities nearby
    Nearest Beach: 4.8 km.
    Nearby cities
    Centre Gites (695)
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Cliff D
Incline Village, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 27 September 2014 for a stay in February 2014
1
person found this review helpful

Make this a week or two on your bucket list. Karen and Craig wrote the book on class and service. The property is immaculate and you will feel at home in your home away from home. Craig and Karen are also world class sailors that have more stories than Captain Hook. Let the them show you the French countryside most... more

G00gsie
Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 10 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

If you have transport this is one the best and relaxing stays I have had in a long time. Karen and Craig were very hospitable and couldn't do enough for us yet were able to leave us to our own devices. It was perfect for us to unwind. The cottage is adorable and has everything you need for a few... more

Bruce K
Bellingham, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 18 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

This was our most recent visit after half a dozen others extending back to1992, when we lived in Munich. The Havre cottage accommodations have only improved over the years, and the new panel heating is a blessing in the sometimes chilly "shoulder" season that we favor. You arrive to a kitchen stocked with provisions with the makings for the next... more

Management response:

We always look forward to Joan and Bruce's visits, because after all of these years, we feel like we are welcoming old friends "home". Each year we do something new to the cottage to improve our returning and new visitor's stays. This year they are new a mattress and pillows. I guess it works..... Hoping the next visit is sooner... more

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