Bedrooms 1, Sleeps 2
|Fleurs de Glycine||Self Catering||Flexible||2||4||2||Travel cot|
Welcome to the peace and tranquillity of the beautiful 'Fleurs de Glycine' riverside gite, with a large enclosed garden that gives access to the riverside, ideal for fishing breaks including night fishing, or simply a relaxing break in a riverside setting where you can observe the local wildlife while enjoying a picnic or a glass of wine or two!
The gite has 3 floors and sleeps 4. The ground floor has a fully-equipped kitchen with electric oven, gas hob, microwave and washing machine, a dining area and a sitting area with Freesat Sky tv and dvd player. One of only 2 gites on site, if you require a larger gite check out our other gite that sleeps up to 7 people Ref No. PV005246 or if you need accommodation for up to 11 people why not book them both, we would be happy to offer a discount on both gites booked together.
Stairs lead you to the first floor which has a vintage styled double bedroom with juliet balcony and separate shower and wc room. Take the second flight of stairs to the loft room to find the pretty twin bedroom with its own bathroom. Hairdryers are provided in each room. Gas central heating keeps the gite toasty warm in winter. Highchair and cot available on request.
We recommend that you have a car for exploring the local area and we provide on-site parking. If you want to relax at the gite you can enjoy our peaceful shared garden which has all the essentials to help you relax: sun-loungers, barbecue, picnic blanket and cold bags, petanque set.
We also have a selection of dvd's, books and games we can loan you during your stay.
On arrival you will receive a Welcome Pack to help you settle in.
Sorry but we do not accept pets at our properties.
The kitchen is well equipped with a fitted gas hob and an electric oven, microwave, coffee-machine, fridge-freezer, a selection of herbs and spices, salt and pepper and all the cooking utensils required to cook a family meal. A dining table with 4 chairs.
The living area has a 3 seater sofa and there are 2 wicker chairs. There is a small flat screen tv and dvd player, it is connected to Freesat Sky tv and French tv.
There are 2 bedrooms, on the second floor there is the first bedroom, with a double bed, a built-in wardrobe, 2 bedside tables with lamps, a dressing table, a full length mirror and hair dryer. This room has a juliet balcony.
On the third floor you have a bedroom with 2 single beds, 2 bedside tables and lamps, a dressing table, chest of drawers and a free standing wardrobe. This room has an en suite and a hair dryer.
On the second floor there is a shower room, with a cubicle shower, toilet and wash basin.
On the third floor you have the en suite with a toilet, washbasin and a bath.
Gas central heating in all rooms.
We have a selection of dvds and games that we are happy to loan.
There is a large peaceful garden that goes down to the River Creuse, the garden is shared with the owners and their 3 chickens!
Sunloungers and bbq are provided along with picnic blanket and cold bag.
You can fish in the river, with a permit bought locally.
Free on-site parking.
Suitable for all ages, ideal for families, couples and friends.
The perfect place for those that like sightseeing, walking, fishing or just relaxing. Also if you like painting it is an ideal location with lots of lovely views to paint or draw.
There is so much to do in the local area and within close driving distance, and if you just want to relax and read, our spacious shared riverside garden is the perfect place to while away the hours!
Some of the comments left in our Guest Book by guests that have already stayed with us:
June 2016 Kathleen -USA
Dawn & John, thank you for a wonderful stay we could not have picked a better place to stop. Visiting & relaxing here was a true highlight of our month in France. Thank you
May 2016 Peter & Janet - UK
Had a great stay wish it was longer, Gite very comfortable & homely. Will definitely be back. Dawn & John very welcoming. Many Thanks x
May 2016 Benedicte - France
A very pleasant stay in a lovely & charming Gite! We enjoyed how Dawn & John welcomed us. We will certainly recommend this place to our friends. Merci beacoup
April 2016 John - Australia
We found the Gite to be a beautiful place to stay & especially loved being able to sit by the river.
My husband, my father and myself moved here from Berkshire in the UK in August 2014 to run our Gite business. We love France and the French people who are always so polite and friendly. We have 3 grown up children who love to visit when they can.
|Year property purchased||2014|
|Why this location?||There is so much to do in the local area and within close driving distance. The region is home to the second largest theme park in France, Futuroscope, which is synonymous with the moving image, offering thrill seeking attractions, interactive visits and supersize action; a fantastic day out for all. If you are an animal lover then take a trip to Monkey Valley, where you can get up close to over 400 primates as there are no cages or fences!! If sports is your thing then Saint-Cyr Park is the place for you, with a 9-18 hole golf course which has a fantastic clubhouse and restaurant, and a gorgeous lake where you can enjoy supervised swimming and a beach club for the kids in the summer; a sailing centre where you can windsurf, sail a catamaran, go waterskiing, canoeing and kayaking or enjoy paddle boats; rent a mountain bike or play beach volleyball, soccer or rugby; play football or tennis or visit the children's playground. If you love walking the area is ideal for lovely walks.|
|Unique benefits of property||Welcome to the peace and tranquility of the beautiful 'Fleurs de Glycine' riverside gite, one of only 2 Gites on site, if are looking to book for larger parties why not enquire about La Vieille Ferme and book both, sleeping up to 11 people.
The gite has three floors and sleeps four. The ground floor has a fully equipped kitchen with electric oven, gas hob, microwave and washing machine, a dining area and a sitting area with freesat Sky tv and dvd player. Stairs lead you to the first floor which has a vintage styled double bedroom with juliette balcony and separate shower and wc room. Take the second flight of stairs to the loft to find the pretty twin bedroom with its own bathroom. Hairdryers are provided in each room.
We recommend that you have a car for exploring the local area and we provide on site parking. If you want to relax at the gite you can enjoy our peaceful shared garden which goes down to the river Creuse ideal for fishing or a relaxing picnic.
Close to home is Ethni'cité - a troglodyte village of cave dwellings.
The region is home to the second largest theme park in France, Futuroscope, which is synonymous with the moving image, thrill seeking attractions, interactive visits and supersize action; a fantastic day out for all.
The nearby spa town of La Roche Posay is both a charming village and the most important skin care spa centre in Europe.
If you are an animal lover then take a trip to Monkey Valley, where you can get up close to over 400 primates as there are no cages or fences!
There are lots of local markets in the area on different days of the week, there's something special about a French Market, wandering through a traditional French Market taking in the atmosphere, you can purchase local fresh fruit, vegetables, cheeses and honey and then stop for a coffee or a glass of wine as the locals do !!
If sports is your thing, then Saint-Cyr Park is the place for you, with a 9-18 hole golf course which has a fantastic clubhouse and restaurant, and a gorgeous lake where you can enjoy supervised swimming and a beach club for the kids in the summer; a sailing centre where you can windsurf, sail a catamaran, go waterskiing, canoeing and kayaking or enjoy paddle boats; rent a mountain bike or play beach volleyball, soccer or rugby; play football or tennis or visit the children's playground.
There are so many Chateaux to visit in the Loire, so if you love to visit a Chateaux you couldn't be in a better area, you have Villandy with it's beautiful gardens, Azay le Rideau set in a Lake, Chenonceau on the river Cher and you also have Le Rivau with it's fairy-tale gardens and many more !!
This cottage was a "little piece of heaven", in the most beautiful setting by the River Cruise in france. Dawn and John were there to welcome us and to ensure our stay was comfortable and enjoyable. It was immaculately clean and had everything we needed....we made friends as with the chickens who provided our eggs in return and could not have been more comfortable. We look long and hard when we choose our accommodation (with fishing for chris in mind) and this was a gem!! Wildlife was amazing with kingfisher and birds aplenty and with peace and tranquility .....could not speak highly enough of this gite and beautiful places to visit. We will be back!!
Thanks for your lovely review, it was great to meet you all, we are so pleased you had such a lovely stay here. We look forward to seeing you all again soon.
Dawn and John provide an excellent gite in a perfect spot. Very thoughtful hosts (the welcome pack was excellent). Great spot for touring the area and exploring the region. Excellent fishing at the bottom of the garden. The gite was completely equipped for all our needs including fresh eggs from the resident chickens!
This is an extremely well-equipped gite,tastefully decorated and in a beautiful riverside setting. It is the attention to detail that makes it perfect. From the generous welcome pack to the comprehensive information folder, that even contains a blue disc for easier parking, Dawn and John seem to have thought of everything and are excellent hosts,
There are many places to visit in the area and having visited several of the chateaux previously this time we enjoyed the Vallée des Singes, Descartes with the informative museum dedicated to the philosopher, markets in Descartes and Loches, Saumur and a visit to the Gratien and Meyer Cave to buy our favourite “fizz” .
We stayed from 21-28 October 2017.
We thoroughly recommend this gite.
Thank you Beryl for taking the time to write about our Gite, we are so pleased that you had a lovely time here, we try really hard to make sure all our guests have the perfect holiday and it's good to hear that we are getting it right!!! Thank you to you both for being 10 out of 10 guests!!! Hope to see you again in the future.
We recently visited Fleurs de Glycine on our trip around Northern France. Siuated on the banks of the River Creuse, a lovely spot to relax after a days sight seeing and just a short walk into Descartes is a lovely garden/ arboretum to have a picnic. Easy to reach just off the A10. We would like to thank Dawn for providing a fabulous Gite. 10/10
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