Farmhouse holiday rental near Vendome

Epuisay (13km from Vendome), Loir et Cher, Loire Valley Reference: VC002430 Advertiser since: 26 November 2007
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Les Hiboux, Theuret Self Catering Saturday 3 8 4 + sofabed

About this property

Rural Farmhouse with Heated Pool for Rustic Luxury. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Set in peaceful open countryside near Vendome. Many châteaux, French markets and famous vineyards are close by. Comfortable, relaxing accommodation. Central heating and log fire. Lots of interesting wildlife including deer, orchids in spring and a good selection of wild flowers.
 
Downstairs. Well equipped large kitchen, gas cooker, microwave, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine. Large living/dining room with tv, dvd, radio, cd player. Two sofas, including double sofabed. Large bedroom with plus 2 single beds or large double. Spacious family bathroom, separate wc.
 
Upstairs. Two large double bedrooms with original oak beams, 1 with en suite shower room. There is also a large bathroom. Fenced, heated swimming pool with outdoor shower room, patio and outdoor furniture and barbecue.
 
Part of an old farm with another house and barns on-site. Sleeps 6 adults max +2 children or babies. Cot, buggy, high chair available.
 
Local activities include golf, horse riding, walking' tennis and cycling. There is a Lido with diving boards in Vendome.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Large, light, well equipped kitchen. Stainless, gas, range cooker, microwave, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, washing machine, all mod cons, good range of equipment.

Table seats 8-10 adults - spacious shared dining/living area.

Living rooms

Large dining/living area - 2 sofas, chairs, fireplace, hi-fi, tv, dvd, books, games, toys.

Bedrooms

Three bedrooms - 2 large doubles (1 en suite), 3rd ground floor bedroom (large double or up to 4 single) suitable for kids or those with mobility difficulties. Linen, towels and teatowels are provided

Bathrooms

Two bathrooms and 2 shower rooms. 4 x wc.

Heating

There is gas central heating available and log fire in living room.

Entertainment

Heated pool, hi-fi, tv, dvd, swing set, swingball, sandpit, small trampoline, barbecue numerous outdoor toys, books, games, toys.

Garden and outside

Pool, dining areas, open countryside, walks, wildlife, cycling.

Parking and garages

There is safe parking on site for up to 3 cars and barns available for safe storage of Bicycles.

Visitor suitability

Suitable for all, particularly families. We have had many visits of grandparents, parents and children spending quality time together. Les Hiboux is suitable for two families with younger children who can share the downstairs bedroom which has a selection of books toys and games.

Information about any additional facilities

Peaceful, secluded location - an opportunity to get away from it all and sample French rural life.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool

Activities

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Perche
Name of nearest fishing location: Epuisay
Distance: 1 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Montoire
Distance: 8 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Touraine

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: from the property

The Owner Recommends

Location and activities

Less than an hour to the main châteaux region of the Loire, eg Blois, Amboise, Chenonceax and Chambord. There are 20 chateaux within easy reach of the house. Traditional markets at Mondoubleau (Monday), Montoire (Wednesday and Saturday), Vendome (Friday and Sunday). International Music Festival Montoire (July/August). Programme of opera and musical events in Vendome (July, August and September). TGV 10km away just 45 minutes to Paris. Daytrips possible to EuroDisney. Convenient for Le Mans 24hr Race. Troglodyte caves at Troo 15km. Houdini Museum in Blois. Commanderie d'Arrville 12km (Crusader Museum suitable for children and picnics-they do Sunday pageants which are great fun). Canoeing on the river and good playgrounds, sports facilities etc in Vendome (eg tennis). Historic train trip Les Roches-d'Eveque to Troo via Montoire - good for kids.

Nearest port

Caen/Ouistreham 236km.

Nearest restaurant

Cafe/bar/Les Routiers in Epuisay 1km. Good Restaurants Mondoubleau 8km, Vendome 13km and Montoire 12km.