Live a bit of French History and stay in 'La Petite Citadine', a ground floor, 1 bedroom apartment in an Historic Townhouse on the Place Richelieu, in the center of Old Town Amboise!
La Petite Citadine is 550 square feet, and located in a classic French Townhouse, originally built in the 1500's!
It was once a part of the bustling Place Richelieu along the Route to Chenonceau, the most famous of the Loire Valley 16th century Chateaux.
The townhouse apartment is historic, but has been lovingly renovated with all new electrical system, including convenient USB outlets throughout, new plumbing, lighting, modern bathroom, kitchen, but still maintaining it's historic warmth -- exposed oak beams, stone and brick.
La Petite Citadine is a three-minute walk from the Royal Palace and two minutes from the Rue Nationale, with its Clock Tower, clothing and antique shops, restaurants, wine tasting rooms, cheese shops, bakeries, bike rentals, etc.
The popular Amboise Open Market, along the Loire River, is only a six-minute walk, as is the Chateau Clos Luce, the last home of Leonardo da Vinci, now a museum in his honor.
You enter La Petite Citadine via a comfortable living area, with modern entertainment system, a sofa that becomes a small double bed, and 2 arm chairs.
The large dining area is next, followed by the fully equipped kitchen, with built-in oven, stove top, microwave, small dishwasher, Nespresso machine, refrigerator/freezer, and clothes washing machine that also drys.
The spacious bedroom is equipped with a new Queen bed, large walk-in closet, and amazing full sized ensuite bathroom.
The bathroom has an Italian style, walk-in shower and convient double sinks. The toilet is separate, which means no waiting.
Of course La Petite Citadine is equipped with High-Speed Internet/Wifi, Cable TV, and a telephone that allows you to call Internationally for Free.
After a day of visiting the quintessential Chateaux of the Loire Valley, you will have the pleasure of returning to your Amboise chez-vous.
There is free parking on the Place Richelieu, and along the length of the street.
There's also the large Chateau Parking lot, which is Free, and open 7/7, 24 hours a day.
Live the life of French Gentry and stroll among the Amboisiens filling your basket with all the delights the Touraine has to offer.
Then, return to La Petite Citadine to prepare your meal and dine in the warm ambience of this historic property.
Or, you can decide to walk to the endless number of restaurants, bistros and cafés that line the Place du Chateau, the Rue Nationale, the Loire River or on the amazing island, Île d'Or, off the Amboise bridge in the middle of the Loire River.
There's even a Michelin starred restaurant in Amboise -- Le Choiseul!
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