La Vieille Ferme – The Farmhouse

La Vieille Ferme – The Farmhouse - From £495 - £950 per Week

Region: Pays de la Loire / Department: Indre-et-Loire

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  • The Farmhouse gite for hire Loire wit pool

  • The Farmhouse gite for hire Loire wit pool

  • The Farmhouse gite for hire Loire wit pool

  • The Farmhouse gite for hire Loire wit pool

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  • The Farmhouse gite for hire Loire wit pool garden

  • The Farmhouse gite for hire Loire wit pool

  • The Farmhouse gite for hire Loire wit pool

  • The Farmhouse gite for hire Loire wit pool

  • The Farmhouse gite for hire Loire wit pool

  • The Farmhouse gite for hire Loire wit pool

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Description

La Vieille Ferme – The Old 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 site booking

The Farmhouse offers:

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeping 5 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:

  • Fully equipped kitchen with fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave and dishwasher
  • Adjoining dining/living area with stereo and wood-burning stove
  • Double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Double bed has a king-size duvet

First floor:

  • Twin-bedded room
  • Single room
  • Bathroom with shower (slanted roof)

Site Info

La Vieille Ferme sits on the edge of the petit village of Cléré-du-Bois, with views of the Loire countryside on one side and the village church and centre on the other. The village shop/bar/restaurant is just 100m away

The gites are all well furnished with English/French TV, WiFi, HiFi, fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher, fresh linen and bath towels on arrival and traditional log burning fires for cosy evenings with wine and cheese!

The grounds also provide all that is needed with a large sun terrace to relax by the pool, sports equipment including bikes, table tennis, football goals, badminton and of course, French boules – there is a covered barn with BBQ area and and a wash room with a communal washing machine freely available

The swimming pool is heated and covered making it suitable for all weathers and seasons. It is ‘Ozone’ controlled not requiring the use of chlorine or salt, making it clean, clear and very pleasant to swim in. The pool has a secure child gate, the cover can be opened up along both sides and there is a jet stream to ‘swim against the tide’!

The village of Cléré:

Le Brennou is the local village bar, restaurant and also has a little shop attached for the basics such as fresh baguettes! It is just 100m walking from La Vieille Ferme

Local towns:

Châtillon-sur-Indre is just around 10 mins drive and has a supermarket, shops, bank, post office, restaurants and cafés. It has a super spot for a typical lunch with ‘plat du jour’ and a high quality evening restaurant also

Loches is 20 mins which is a stunning, medieval market town with variety of shops and restaurants and Château

Places of Interest:

La Vieille Ferme is ideally located at the centre of many of the most popular places of interest and also sits on the edge of the Brenne National Park,

The Loire has some of the finest Châteaus in Chenonceaux, Valencay and Villandry

There are a raft of outdoor activities on our doorstep including walking, cycling (bikes available), golf courses, birdwatching, swimming lakes, fishing lakes, tennis courts, horse riding and so on

Futuroscope is a superb science orientated theme park around 1 hour drive away

The area is also famous for its fine food and wine and there are many restaurants and vineyards to visit locally

Coast/Beach:

Bellebouche is a freshwater lake with 900m sandy beach, around 30 mins drive away. Suitable for swimming and windsurfing with Kayaks and pedalos also for hire. There are nature paths through pine woods for cycling and walking, mini golf, picnic areas, snack bar and restaurant.

La Rochelle is the nearest beach town around 2hrs 50mins away. It is located on Atlantic coast with its old harbour, which is lined with seafood restaurants, pleasure boat marina, aquarium and botanical gardens.

Ports and Airports

Nearest airports are Tours and Poitiers at approx. 1 hour drive. Limoges is also around 1 hour 45 mins

Caen, Le Havre, St Malo and Cherbourg and Calais (ranging from 4-6 hours driving) all have regular crossings from England and we can offer a 20% discount for guests using Brittany Ferries

 
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