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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Descartes, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire

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Tigers200...
Umina Beach, Australia
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158 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“Wonderful location, excellent accommodation, lovely hosts”
Reviewed 12 June 2014 for a stay in May 2014

Our extended family of 10 adults stayed at the farmhouse for 1 week to celebrate the wife's 60th birthday. A better location/accommodation we could not ask for and Trev and Sue were such wonderful hosts to go with it! The farmhouse has been beautifully restored and is very spacious inside which was important for us with 10 adults. The 2 bathrooms and additional toilet in laundry easily accommodated us and the kitchen/dining area was again excellent in both seating and space needs. The kitchen also covered all our cooking requirements which were aplenty for our group. Bedrooms, like other areas, were excellent and the configurations easily met our needs.
Outside area is also set up for both lazing around on deck lounges or eating under a lovely covered area. Whilst we didn't utilise the pool, it was definitely meticulous in presentation and perfect for visitors in the warmer months.
The farmhouse is located very close to the town of Descartes and yet is in the heart of the very tranquil countryside with its farms and vineyards. A great location no matter what your needs. Descartes also provides comfortable driving access to various famous chateaus in the Loire Valley as well as some lovely villages.
Finally the hosts.....Trev and Sue were such wonderful,friendly hosts! They were always there when you needed advice or directions or ideas about what to do and where to go-thanks to their warm and caring attitude we experienced some adventures that we would never have otherwise known about. They take great pride and work hard to keep the farmhouse in the lovely manner that it is and this together with their helpful and caring ways has given our family a special memory that will be with us forever.

Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
12 Jun 2014
Thank you for taking the time to give us such a lovely review.
It reminds us that all our hard work and effort over the years has been worth it. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves.
It was a pleasure having you to stay with us and hopefully we'll see you all again.
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Jones515
Paris, France
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69 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Excellent for two families”
Reviewed 28 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014

We had a lovely time in this gite! The house was perfect with plenty of space for us to all eat together and for the kids to play outside in the large garden or inside. The kitchen was very well equipped for cooking. The location was great for seeing several chateaux in the area. Trevor and Susan were wonderful hosts, welcoming us and letting the kids play with their pets. And the house was in great condition when we arrived. It was a joy to stay in such a beautiful gite. I highly recommend it.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 27 August 2013 for a stay in August 2013
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Management Response
27 Aug 2013
Chris, thanks for your comments, it was good to see you for a second year and we look forward to seeing you again next year.
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Wheathampstead Herts
Reviewed 21 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

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Management Response
21 Aug 2013
Thank you Mike and Ruth for your lovely comments. We hope to see you again soon.
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