Holiday let & pool Loire Valley

Clere-du-Bois (30km from Loches), Indre et Loire, Loire Valley Reference: VI004218_A Advertiser since: 7 July 2015

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Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
The Grange Self Catering Saturday 3 6 3

About this property

Luxury Property with Heated Covered Shared Pool. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

The Grange provides luxurious accommodation for up to 6 people.
The property’s stone walls keep the building cool in summer and warm in winter.
Ground floor: spacious lounge/dining room with exposed old beams, wood burning stove and French doors opening onto the garden.
Fully equipped kitchen with 2 fridges, freezer, large cooker, microwave, dishwasher, toaster and coffee machine.
Ground floor toilet with hand basin.
 
First floor: three well-appointed, attractively decorated bedrooms.
Bedroom 1: delightful double bedroom with antique French bed. Seating area overlooks garden and countryside. En-suite shower room with basin and toilet.
Bedroom 2: spacious double bedroom, seating area with views across garden to open woodland. Large shower room with basin and toilet.
Bedroom 3: attractive twin bedroom, seating area with views to village. En suite shower room with basin and toilet.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Fully equipped kitchen with 2 fridges, freezer, large cooker, microwave, dishwasher, toaster and coffee machine.
Large dining table with 8 chairs

Living rooms

Spacious lounge with exposed old beams, comfortable settees, wood burning stove and French doors opening onto the garden.

Bedrooms

2 large, attractive double bedrooms each with seating area and shower room, toilet and basin
1 spacious twin bedroom with seating area and shower room, toilet and basin

Bathrooms

3 shower rooms with toilet and basin

Heating

Wood burning stove downstairs
Electric radiators in all bedrooms and bathrooms

Entertainment

English/French satellite TV
Flat-screen LED TV
DVD player and stereo system

Garden and outside

Superb heated covered swimming pool (heated to a very inviting 28C) with spacious garden room. Large, paved sun terrace with sun beds and parasols. Beautiful flower-filled gardens for relaxing.
Impressive open barn for relaxing in the shade. Table tennis, badminton and boules. Cycle hire for exploring the beautiful countryside on quiet roads. Garden furniture, parasols and BBQs

Parking and garages

Private parking area

Visitor suitability

To ensure the comfort and relaxation of our guests, we welcome children of 10 years of age and over

Information about any additional facilities

Separate fully-equipped laundry room.

La Vieille Ferme, situated in the pretty village of Cléré Du Bois with bar/restaurant, shop and bakery for fresh bread and croissants ~ just a 2 minute stroll from our property.

Facilities

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Shared pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: La Deniche
Distance: 8 km

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: carp, pike and trout
Name of nearest fishing location: Flere la Riviere
Distance: 9 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf de Verneuil-sur-Indre
Distance: 18 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Ecuries des Grands Robineaux
Distance: 18 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Route des Dames de Touraine

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Clere du Bois

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Domaine de la Girardiere
Distance: 42 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Nicholas Timms

Nick and Rafaela (English and Portuguese owners) reside in Bournemouth, England and make it our mission to offer a warm, authentic and memorable holiday experience for every guest that chooses to stay at La Vieille Ferme. Peter and Dianne are our wonderful onsite caretakers who reside on site through the season and know just what it takes to make sure our guests feel warmly welcomed, have help and knowledge to hand when they need it and that they feel thoroughly well looked after

Year property purchased 2017
Why this location? Many family holidays as a child made France and the Loire region a special place and when taking on the venture, La Vieille Ferme was the perfect fit. The location is ideal for the best of the climate, travelling times and proximity to places of interest. La Vieille Ferme and Cléré have the charm and the typical French countryside lifestyle that we love whilst also having the comfort and quality that we want our guests to enjoy!
Unique benefits of property A heated covered pool is a real winner to suit all weathers and all seasons. Added to that the Ozone system with no salt or chemicals and a jet stream to swim against, it's a big plus!

The location is unbeatable. The warm climate you find south of the Loire river. The central position between some of the best Châteaus France has to offer, Futuroscope theme park, a zoo with a rare giant panda, the Brenne National Park on our doorstep and the vast array of local activities, market towns, vineyards, eateries and picturesque countryside to enjoy!

The Owner Recommends

Beauval Zoo

Beauval Zoo - Classed No. 1 zoo in France and one of the most beautiful zoological parks in the world. It is home to a large diversity of animals, including white tigers and giant pandas.

Chateaux and Gardens of the Loire

Superb chateaux of the Loire e.g. Loches, Amboise, Chenonceau to name just a few ! Some have a “son et lumière” light and music show during the summer months. Beautiful gardens of the Loire Valley e.g. Villandry and Chenonceau. Rose festival at Chedigny

Markets and medieval towns

Browse the many local markets Sample the fresh and local produce from the region known as the “garden of France”. Excellent twice weekly market at nearby medieval town of Loches. Stroll through some of the delightful villages, such as Angles-sur- Anglin, Montrésor and the spa town of Roche-Posay.

Outdoor adventure

Walking, cycling, horse riding and tennis. Water sports, fishing, kayaking and canoeing. Swimming and pedaloes on the lake at Bellebouche. Go-karting at Chatillon-sur-Indre.

The Brenne Regional Park

The Brenne regional park is known as the land of a thousand lakes and is a haven for bird watching and exploring the wildlife, flora and fauna of the area Visitor centre with walking and cycling routes and restaurant with local produce

Vineyards and wine tastings

There are many vineyards and local wine tastings in the area. Touraine produces wines in every colour - white, rosé and red. White -Chenin and Sauvignon blanc.Sparkling - Vouvray and Montlouis. Red - Cabernet Sauvignon, Côt, Pinot noir and Gamay. Rosé - Cabernet Franc, Sauvignon, Côt, Pineau d'Aunis and Gamay to name but a few ~ enjoy !

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