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The Dairy

The Dairy
1 of 17The Dairy
Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 3
Loches, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire
La Vieille Ferme - The Little Farm - is a 19th century working farm that has been beautifully converted and renovated to 5 rustic gites (cottages). The gites are accompanied by spacious grounds with a large open barn, lovely gardens, private parking and a superb heated, covered swimming pool.
The self-catered gites can be hired separately or as a whole site booking and we offer a travel discount of 20% with Brittany Ferries to our guests. Our 4 other available gites; The Grange, The Farmhouse, The Stable and new this season The Croft, can also be found here on Trip Advisor

The Dairy offers:
• Bedrooms, Sleeping 3 people
• English / French satellite TV, flat-screen LED TV
• Free WiFi
• Individual garden area with table, chairs and barbecue
• Linen and bath towels included
• On site parking

Ground floor:
• Large open-plan kitchen, dining...
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Listing #HL179800
About the Owner
Nick T
Languages spoken:Portuguese, English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2011
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1 - 3 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 19 October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here last month. A really idyllic place in a lovely rural part of France. From the greeting we received to the complimentary wine in the fridge we enjoyed every moment. Our hosts were kind and attentive but not intrusive considering...More

Thank EmmaTomJosh
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Thorougly enjoyed our stay Derek and Angela put so much into the properties everything works well Heated swimming pool with its own current a revellation Great location for many chateau but also museums for Richelieu, Balzac and Descartes Travel hassel free on quiet country roads...More

Thank williams2neil
Management response:Responded 28 September 2016

So pleased that your stay gave you the relaxation and enjoyment that you wanted for your holiday. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had a wonderful holiday, perfect location to just relax and get away from it all. Well looked after by the hosts. Great property with everything we needed. Lots of family fun in the pool and playing table tennis. Plenty of places to visit nearby,...More

Thank Zoe B
Management response:Responded 5 September 2016

We are delighted that you all enjoyed a relaxing holiday at La Vieille Ferme and look forward to your return visit.

  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Ground floor: Spacious lounge - dining room, light and airy with superb beams and French doors leading to the garden Comfortable seating with wood-burning stove. English and French satellite TV, Flat-screen LED TV, DVD/CD player and a range of books. Free Wi-Fi.
Well-equipped kitchen with fridge-freezer, cooker, microwave and dishwasher.
Ground floor single bedroom with dressing area and en-suite shower room.

Galleried first floor: Attractive, spacious double bedroom, seating area, with en-suite shower.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Twin
    1 Full
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4 Nov 2018 -
20 Dec 2018
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21 Dec 2018 -
4 Jan 2019
7 nights -- --
5 Jan 2019 -
5 Apr 2019
1 night
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  • Damage Deposit: £200 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment by sterling cheque or bank transfer in GBP or Euros.
£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, Nearest Beach: 35.0 km.
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