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The Farmhouse

The Farmhouse
27 reviews
The Farmhouse
Heated swimming pool in terraced garden room
Double bedroom
Swimming pool and sun terrace
Swimming pool with view over countryside
Swimming pool
Sun terrace
The grounds
Table tennis under covered barn
Medieval Loches (twice weekly market)
Double bedroom leading to ensuite
Fully equipped kitchen
Charming twin-bedded room with own shower room
Twin-bedded room
Lounge with wood-burning stove
Shower room
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Loches, Loire Valley, Centre-Val de Loire
The Farmhouse provides luxurious and spacious accommodation for up to 4 people, situated on the small and exclusive gite arrangement of “La Vieille Ferme” - a stunning 19th century Touraine farm. Heated, covered swimming pool (10m x 4m) set in spacious garden room. Attractive sun terrace for sunbathing and relaxing, overlooking the gardens and rolling countryside. Free WiFi

The property is ideally situated on the edge of a small village, 2 minutes walk from a bakery, shop and restaurant. Ideally located for visiting the many chateaux, villages and vineyards of the beautiful Loire Valley.
About the Owner, Nick T
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 51 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 108 reviews and 5 properties
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Listing #HL179798
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Excellent - based on 27 reviews
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Level 1 Contributor
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2017 for a stay in August 2017

Stayed here for a week in early August, Dianne and Peter were the perfect hosts. Typical French rustic gite converted from a farmhouse, one of four, which was ideal for us with a son of twelve which meant there was a chance for him to make friends. The old farm has a lovely covered heated swimming pool, again great to...

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1 review
Reviewed 20 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

Idyllic location in Loire Valley, off the main tourist route but within easy drive of beautiful chateaus, Market towns, Zoos, museums, lake beaches etc. The village is quiet & restful after a busy day sightseeing, the farmhouse has everything you need for self catering & use of a BBQ. My 2 teenagers loved the heated enclosed Pool, wifi, table-tennis &...

John G
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Wow. Where to start ? Fantastic first evening when due to me forgetting that French shops all close at 12 noon on a Sunday we arrived with zero provisions - Angela was there with wine, pasta, parmesan, fresh tomatoes and fresh herbs from the glorious garden for me to cook. Lazy days, quiet quiet quiet, bats and owls at night,...

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  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    3 Twins
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  • Damage Deposit: £200 / stay - Deposit
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£200 refundable security deposit payable with final balance.
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About the neighbourhood
Cléré du Bois is a tranquil, unspoilt village on the borders of the Brenne Regional Park.
2 minutes walk from the property is the bakery for fresh bread and croissants, shop for essential supplies and the bar and restaurant with sun terrace, which serves both traditional French cuisine and pizzas.

The location provides an ideal base from which to explore the countryside, the châteaux, the Brenne Regional park with over 1000 lakes, wildlife walks and bird watching reserves.

10 minutes drive to the medieval town of Chatillon-sur-Indre with all amenities, including tennis courts and 20 minutes to historic Loches with its stunning chateau and excellent twice weekly market of local produce.
Quiet, country roads and gentle rolling countryside, ideal for walking, cycling and touring the beautif...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Tours: 70.0 km
Railway: Loches: 28.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 350.0 km
By car:
From ferry ports: Caen 3 1/2 hrs, Le Havre 4 hrs, Calais 6 hrs.

By Eurotunnel: 35 minutes from Folkestone to Calais

By train: Paris to Tours: TGV (55 min)
Departure: railway station of Montparnasse
Arrival: railway station of Tours or Saint Pierre des Corps
Car rental available at both stations

By Air:
With Ryanair:
From London-Stansted to Tours, Poitiers or Limoges
From Liverpool, East Midlands, Leeds and Bristol to Limoges
With Flybe:
From Belfast, Dublin, Edinburgh, Guernsey, Glasgow, Jersey, Leeds, Manchester, Southampton to Limoges

Major car rentals are available at airports
1 ¼ hrs from Tours airport
1 ½ hrs from Poitiers airport
2 hrs from Limoges airport

Nearest Travel Links:
Airport: Tours: 70 km
Railway: Loches 28 kms and Tours or Saint Pierre des Corps: 68 km...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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