The pool in the grounds of La Vieille Ferme
|Property Name:||The Farmhouse|
|Location:||Indre, Val de Loire, France|
|Prices:||from £350 to £695 per week|
17th century Touraine farm (La Vieille Ferme). 4 well equipped, attractively restored individual houses, each with own unique blend of character and charm, many original features.
Heated swimming pool (7.3m x 3.7m x 1.2m)
English satellite TV
WiFi access available
Large open barn for shade
BBQs and garden furniture
Ample parking facilities
Welcome pack (wine, coffee, tea, milk and essentials)
Fully equipped laundry room
Cycle hire available
Electricity, gas and logs for wood-burning stoves included
Videos available free of charge
Extensive library of popular books
Variety of outdoor games (badminton, boules, soft tennis)
In small village with shop, bar / restaurant nearby. Relaxing setting within easy access of amenities: supermarket, shops, sports facilities. Ideally situated for chateaux, vineyards, walking, cycling, water sports, go-karting, bird watching, fishing, horse riding, lakeside sandy beach.
The Stable (sleeps 2-4), 2 bedrooms. Ground floor double bedroom with private hand basin and toilet, first floor twin-bedded room with private hand basin and toilet. Spacious ground floor shower room. Fully equipped Sienna oak kitchen with fridge-freezer, cooker and microwave. Dining room with exposed beams, wood-burning stove and stereo system. First floor sitting room with DVD and video player.
The Dairy (sleeps 2-3), 2 bedrooms. Galleried first floor double bedroom and en-suite shower room. Ground floor single bedroom with en-suite shower room and dressing area. Spacious lounge dining room, with wood-burning stove, DVD, video player and stereo system. Well-equipped kitchen with fridge-freezer, cooker, microwave and dishwasher.
The Farmhouse (sleeps 2-4), 2 bedrooms. Downstairs double bedroom with en suite shower room. First floor twin bedded room with shower room (with wc and basin). Living room with original stone walls, oak beams, restored fireplace with wood-burning stove, DVD, video player and stereo system. Fully equipped kitchen includes fridge-freezer, cooker, microwave and dishwasher.
The Grange (sleeps 2-6), 3 bedrooms: 2 double bedrooms and 1 twin bedroom. 3 bathrooms. Fully equipped kitchen includes fridge, freezer, large cooker, microwave and dishwasher. Spacious lounge dining room with oak beams, wood-burning stove, DVD, video player and stereo system. Ground floor toilet with hand basin.
La Vieille Ferme, open all year, is situated in the unspoilt village of Cléré du Bois, (20 minutes from Loches) nestling among the very beautiful and gently rolling hills, interspersed with many lakes and rivers.
In the village within a few minutes walk, is a well-stocked shop for all essentials - fresh bread and croissants baked daily.
There is a bar and restaurant with an outside dining / terrace area which serves excellent value, traditional French cuisine. It also offers a pizza takeaway service.
Approximately 65km south of Tours, 1 hour’s drive from Tours airport, situated close to the historic chateaux of the Loire Valley, near Loches, at the gateway to the Brenne Regional Park.
9km from the mediaeval town of Châtillon-sur-Indre with supermarkets, shops and swimming pool.
20 minutes drive from the historic market town of Loches, with its beautiful chateau, many restaurants and bars
Local markets and Wine tastings abound in the region known as the "garden of France”.
Swimming in the lake with sandy beach at Bellebouche.
Beauval zoo, superb chateaux and formal gardens of the Loire Valley.
Fine shops and excellent restaurants at Tours, with its medieval old town.
Bird watching, nature, and exploring the wildlife of the Brenne Regional Park.
Golf courses, Walking, cycling, horse riding, boating, water sports, fishing, kayaking, canoeing and Go-Karting.