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Marcelyn Campbell

Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French

Beautiful 19th century renovated family home on outskirts of medi-evil village

3 Reviews
People10
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 6 bedroom holiday home in Indre - Maison D'Maitre

Spacious 6 bedroom, 3 bathroom character home set in own grounds

Massive master bedroom with own bathroom, 4 further double bedrooms and 2 more bathrooms plus downstairs toilet, 2 receptions rooms & spacious kitchen/dinning room. We have a 11x4m swimming pool plus summer kitchen leading to pool, trampoline, table tennis table, badminton, use of bicycles. Close to local amenities including a new sports complex, forest walks, cycle tracks, local chateau, supermarket, river & park all within 1 km

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Marcelyn Campbell (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French

About Marcelyn Campbell

We looked for 18 months before buying this house & my wife fell in love with it as soon as we walked through the gate. It's situated in a pretty village, surrounded by countryside but still within easy reach of the town & local amenities.

Marcelyn Campbell purchased this house in 2005

Why Marcelyn Campbell chose Indre

It's spacious throughout, has lots of charm, provides for lots of activities & is very relaxing. Set in almost an acre of grounds

What makes this house unique

It's in a traditional french village & within easy reach of local attractions, airports & village centre.

Reviews

5
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

Beautiful 19th century renovated family home on outskirts of medi-evil village
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Beautiful house and grounds, great location

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with four friends in early June - it really is a gorgeous house, with lots of character. It doesn't feel like a rental property at all, and there was lots of space for us all.

The garden is huge, and the pool is the perfect size for swimming or relaxing. We also made good use of the barbecue and table tennis (which is in the basement - perfect evening activity!).

Argenton is a very pretty nearby town, and we also travelled to Le Blanc, which was also lovely - the house is very close to lots of lovely areas for running or walking as well. There are also some excellent restaurants nearby; we particularly enjoyed Le Petit Roy, about three miles up the road.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week with our 3 children and grandparents at the end of August. The house is wonderful, a home rather than a rental property. Beautiful furniture and atmosphere. We had lovely weather and spent most afternoons by the pool enjoying the lovely garden. Beautiful running/walking tracks in the hills behind the house with nice views over the countryside.

Very close to supermarket and the small town of Argenton, a nice provincial town but not much was open at this time of the year. We explored the villages further up the river and enjoyed kayaking at Croziant. It is an hours drive to some of the better chateau in southern Loire and 2 hours drive to Tours.

A wonderful place to relax as a family and only 5.5 hours from Calais.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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5

Beautiful house near stunning town

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely house for a week with my mum & sisters in a large group. We had such a great time, the house is beautiful, the outside very traditional & rustic and the inside has been lovingly restored to a high standard. The house is huge so lots of space to relax, play games & dine together etc.There were two young children in our group who loved the garden, which is very large & fun to play in. We were a bit unlucky with the weather as all the locals said August is usually guaranteed sunshine & it was very rare to get cloudier cooler days, so this made the pool a tad cold! The pool itself is perfect, a good size & in good weather would be perfect for cooling off.

A great supermarket is about a 10-15 walk away & has everything you need, the town Argenton is a 5 minute drive or about a 30 minute walk.. Argenton is gorgeous with so much character & great for taking photos ... We also went kayaking there.

If you're looking for somewhere with character, near a stunning town that's only 5 hours from Calais then I can highly recommend this house!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Limoges
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Argenton
Nearest Ferry
550 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Saint Gautier
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Argenton
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
A20
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Le Pechereau
Nearest Ski
250 Kilometres
Mont Blanc
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Argenton sur creuse
Car: necessary

We are situated on the edge of Argenton with the countryside, cycling tracks & river on our doorstep. The local chateaux is 700m away, roman ruins 3km away, pretty villages including where the author George Sands & painter Monet lived. Other attractions include indoor/outdoor tennis courts, new athletics stadium, cycling/walking tracks, markets & a nearby river for cannoeing.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Argenton-sur-Creuse, Indre

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 

Additional pricing information

changeover cleaning £100
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Indre in Centre

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 450 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Bidet , ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Top floor
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Top floor, master en-suite
  • You can see from the photos that the bathrooms have hand held shower fittings on the bath
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , ground floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , ground floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Top floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , top floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed , Top floor
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , Top floor master bedroom w ensuite
  • There is also a room with 4 bunk beds if the children prefer this
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
The swimming pool is protected by a sensor alarm in accordance with existing regulation covering private pools. The motorised pool cleaner must be left in place at all times. In order to optimise the pool temperature, the pool cover should be left on in the evening. This is a non-smoking house

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