Stunning 17th century farmhouse near Beaugency and River Loire, close to most famous chateaux - Chambord and Blois, set in unspoilt and ideal cycling countryside, amid fields of corn and sunflowers, close to great Loire Vineyards.
Enormous well-equipped kitchen/dining room, beamed ceilings, exposed stone walls, large open stone fireplace, dishwasher, washing machine
Large comfortable lounge with French tv, free wi-fi
Four bedrooms upstairs (2 double beds and 4 single beds plus cot), one en suite, family bathroom, one downstairs double bedroom with king size bed
One large en suite with master bedroom, one family bathroom, one downstairs shower room/wc
Only let out in summer, so heating not required
French tv, wi-fi
Outside there is a large courtyard and gardens, terrace with garden furniture, loungers and bbq.
Plenty of room in the courtyard for any number of cars
There are steps up to the front door, so not really suitable for wheelchair access
Village (Josnes) with shops 1 mile and a local restaurant. Large supermarket 5 minutes away on edge of Beaugency, a lovely medieval town situated on the banks of the Loire, boasting many restaurants.
Great touring centre for Loire Valley Châteaux, wine producers (Chinon, Bourgeuil, Sancerre & Touraine), the forest of Sologne, South of the Loire with a good network of cycle routes, many of them on the river banks. Championship golf course in la Sologne. Ideal location for either a peaceful & relaxing get-away-from-it-all holiday, or activity-based, like cycling, or canoeing on the Loire.
I am Fabienne, and I grew up in this farmhouse, but have lived in England for 35 years. My parents still live nearby.
|Year property purchased||1990|
|Why this location?||This is where I am from|
|Unique benefits of property||We only let to 2-4 people using a maximum of 2 bedrooms, but it is a beautiful 300-year old farmhouse, with 5 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms, and an enormous kitchen with walk-in fireplace|
Close to world-famous chateaux: Chambord, Cheverny, Blois
Lots of local wine producers nearby, including Chinon, Bourgeuil, Sancerre & Touraine,
Great network of easy and accessible cycling routes, 'Loire Velo'
An easy day trip, one and a half hours by train or car
Farmhouse is set in unspoilt and ideal countryside, amid fields of wheat, barley, and sunflowers
along the Loire, unspoilt trails on banks
plenty of others within an hour