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Gite l'Ile Bellule, Share the pleasures in the heart of nature and castles

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Unusual walks, escapades and unexpected encounters, nature and delicacies

Tuffeau stone cottage with large garden and wooded park, equipped with outdoor games for children. Corner

 Private fishing on the edge of the Indre, you will appreciate this enchanting green setting and you will be lulled by the calm of this sweet nature.

Néman is a locality of the town of Avoine, its exceptional location in the heart of the Regional Natural Park Loire-Anjou-Touraine (between Tours and Saumur). Served by the A85, Chinon station (10 minutes), Tours airport 50 minutes you will discover our region Center Loire Valley.

Touraine is the country of the castles of the Loire, also walks on the Royal River, magical getaways by the Loire cycle track. Discoveries of villages classified among the most beautiful in France, unexpected encounters and many other curiosities await you.

The Gîte "L'ILE BELLULE" classified Furnished tourist 3 * comfortable and equipped with amenities of appreciable quality and offering several services.

The house with dragonflies welcomes you in a cozy and spacious place up to 6 people.

Hikers, fishermen, sportsmen, lovers of stones and our history in France, adventurers in search of sensations and new experiences, lovers of nature, well-being, gastronomy and oenological discoveries ...

 Share the pleasures:

The perfect opportunity to meet and share moments of complicity. An ideal holiday where young and old will live their moment of happiness.

The cottage "L'Ile Bellule" is located 20m from the Indre, to reach the river, you must leave the house. This small privileged corner remains private for our vacationers, your 5 senses will be awake. You will observe the Gray Heron who came to rest on the banks of the river, the dragonflies danced on the water, then the colors of the sunrise and sunset on the Indre. The smell of earth and fresh grass will rekindle your senses. Enjoy gourmet breaks in this green setting to live unexpected moments. Let yourself be lulled by the calm of this gentle nature, introduce yourself to fishing ...

Unusual walks, escapades and unexpected encounters await you:

From discovery to discovery! will you find treasure along the Loire?

By hiking trails, or by bicycling on the Loire track by bike between the Loire River, forest road and vineyards, the path takes you to the Château de Rigny-Ussé to meet the Sleeping Beauty.

If you continue your way to the village of boatman in Bréhémont, you may have the chance to meet the professional fishermen of the Loire with the catch of the day, eels, pike and many other species.

Your adventure continues towards the Château and the gardens of Villandry where all the colors and smells of the garden will sublimate your senses.

Other paths are still open to you. You will be seduced by the classified village of Candes St Martin which hides treasures, you will find them during your walk.

Then after a few pedal laps or a few strides, you explore the troglodyte dwelling village and the admirable Château de Montsoreau, this excursion takes you to the medieval center of Chinon through its picturesque streets to the Royal Fortress.

Picturesque and unpublished discoveries are proposed to you:

Go for a gourmet stroll on the Royal River, in "Toue de Loire" flat-bottomed boat. You will discover this wild Loire, its magnificent lights and tints, its shapes constantly moving, you will be disconnected from the world.

Live a unique and unforgettable experience:

 let yourself go in the air! Ready for a flight in a hot air balloon over the castles "exceptional and sensational view";

 Discover in a fun way, the beauty of the chinese heritage, live an unusual moment, experiment the Gyropode (electric vehicle ecological) your guided tour will be captivating and very astonishing ..

Welcome to our little haven of peace, we present you the quality equipments of the cottage Ile Bellule:

Interior side :

- Bright living area overlooking the garden and wooded park, fully equipped kitchen, spacious room with comfortable bed with memory foam mattress 160 * 200cm, this room can accommodate a toddler, we welcome your little ones comfortably , offering you the

baby equipment (cot + comfortable mattress, high chair, changing table, bath, dishes ...), Italian shower bathroom, pantry with washing machine and ecological kit.

Upstairs: Landing secured by a movable security barrier, Reading corner and children's games, spacious room with (2 beds of 90 * 200) and 1 room with natural decoration of Tuffeau stone and wooden beam (1 bed 140 * 190) overlooking river and wooded park, bathroom with shower and toilet.

South side terrace with garden equipment where you can enjoy barbecue, plancha. Outdoor games are available:

Trampoline, soccer ball, badminton rackets, ping-pong table, darts, adult bikes and kid's bike.

Vehicle parking in large enclosed courtyard,

 Non smoking cottage, pets not allowed.

Travel Preparations:

Relaxation begins as soon as you arrive;

 the beds are made on arrival, the linen and towels are available as well as a household kit made of ecological products.

Loan of bicycles for short walks with small repair kit, to provide, the baby seat, helmets and safety vests not provided.

The bike rental companies also welcome you to Chinon, Bourgueil and Bréhémont to offer you comfort bikes for you longer trip, as well as various accessories.

Local stores :

3 km from shops and cultural and sports facilities in the town of Avoine (supermarket, butcher, bakery, banks, media library, squash, tennis ..)

The playful oatmeal pool with its slide and its stream of river, equipped with a relaxation area.

Commercial spaces with Drive in Bourgueil (11km) and in Chinon (10km)

Attached to our environment, we put in place simple actions to protect our beautiful nature (selective sorting, use of ecological products, outdoor solar lights ...).

More Details

Member since: 2016
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Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
4 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Avoine in Indre-et-Loire

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Consignes d'utilisation et sécurité jeux exterieurs , les enfants sont sous l'unique responsabilité de leurs parents ou leurs accompagnants
  • Le ménage de fin de séjour reste entièrement à la charge des voyageurs,lors de l'état des lieux de sortie, le ménage non effectué sera facturé.
  • Respecter les consignes: Poële à bois,le tri sélectif, accès parking privé uniquement pour les vacanciers,accès bâteau interdit,baignade déconseillée
Location Type:
  • lake
  • river
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • - 1 Double Bed
    - 2 Child Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • a convertible dresser changing table on request Cupboard for storage with fitted wardrobe hangers
  • Books
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pétanque Court
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Naturism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
The rooms are independent, a room on the ground floor, and 2 bedrooms upstairs. 1 with 2 beds of 90 and 1 with 1 bed of 140 The courtyard is closed. To access the edge of the water must leave the house, access is independent at home.


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(13 traveller reviews)

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Gite l'Ile Bellule, Share the pleasures in the heart of nature and castles
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

Fantastic gite.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many gites over the years and this is definitely one of the best. We arrived after a long hot journey and were warmly greeted by Miriam and Daniel who had provided cold water and a fan. They showed us their lovely gite which has been beautifully renovated. They also had many ideas and information about the area. The gite is very well eqipped, including two soft real settees (NOT bed settees!!), a large freezer compartment, more kitchen equipment than I've ever found, a really comfortable bed, and a large shower room. Outside there is lots of seating, a huge garden, and best of all, a seating area by the river; a wonderful place to relax. Avoine is an easy drive for a supermarket and other shops. There's also a swimming pool there but we didn't go. It was VERY hot during our visit but the many trees, the window shutters, and the thoughtfully provided room fan helped to keep it cooler. As only two of us stayed we only used the ground floor but there was another shower room and two further bedrooms upstairs. Miriam provided all the information needed for an excellent stay and she and Daniel were always very helpful and lovely hosts. For the first time in a gite we couldn't find anything we didn't like! We would definitely like to stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage located in the perfect position to visit the Loire Valley and all it has to offer.

  • 5 of 5

Charming cottage with South facing garden. The terrace catches the sun for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The location is perfect for exploring the Loire Valley, its Chateaux and towns. The cottage is clean and very comfortable and has everything you need for your holiday. Myriam and Daniel are excellent hosts and nothing is too much trouble for them. We would highly recommend staying at this cottage and intend to do so again ourselves in the near future.

When exploring make sure you visit Chateau Le Rivau and Chateau Langlaise both surprisingly excellent even though they were not one of the well known ones. Obviously Chateaux Azay Le Rideaux, Chennonceaux, Chambord and Villandry are also must sees - your only problem will be fitting it all in. Myriam and Daniel many thanks for letting spend time in your charming cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonsoir, Nous vous remercions pour votre gentil message, vous avez profité de votre séjour pleinement, nous en sommes ravis. Effectivement la situation géographique est appréciable pour découvrir notre riche Patrimoine culturel et naturel, ainsi que les activités de loisirs. Comme vous le précisiez, le moins facile sera de faire des choix parmi toutes ces visites et découvertes, à moins comme vous le disiez de revenir nous voir, vous serez les bienvenus dans notre petit cocon. Nous apportons une attention particulière au confort, à la propreté et à l'équipement de qualité de notre gite, nous souhaitons offrir à nos vacanciers un accueil et un séjour inoubliable dans notre petit havre de paix. Merci de votre confiance. A très bientôt Myriam et Daniel
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Un très beau séjour à L'Ile Bellule!

  • 5 of 5

Merci beaucoup à Myriam et Daniel - nous avons passé un séjour très agréable dans votre gîte charmant et paisible. En arrivant nous avons reçu un acceuil très sympathique - il est clair que les propriétaires ont fait tout possible pour que leurs visiteurs se sentent à l'aise.

Nous avons trouvé la maison impéccablement propre et très bien équipée; très confortable pour notre famille de cinq. Dans les environs il y a tant de choses à faire et à voir, même début avril on a pu remplir nos quatre jours pleins de visites de chateaux et de musées. Merci pour cette belle expérience!

Thank you Myriam and Daniel for your warm and friendly welcome at your lovely gîte. It is a beautiful and peaceful spot to spend a few days, with so much to do in the surrounding area. Even in slightly damp April we had a wonderful stay exploring some of the chateaux and museums in the area. The immaculate gîte was warm and cosy, with a lovely outlook to the garden, with everything you could need thoughtfully provided. A lovely stay.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonjour Cathy puis toute votre famille, nous sommes heureux d'avoir contribué à la réussite de votre séjour. La situation géographique du gîte permet effectivement de visiter, de découvrir de multiples lieux. De la piste Loire à vélo accèssible à 2 pas, de châteaux, de villages, à de nombreuses activités de loisirs diverses...La région se découvre en toute saison, du printemps jusqu'à Nöel avec les visites des châteaux illuminés, et pourquoi pas une prochaine visite au gite l'Ile bellule. Merci pour votre sympathie, ce fût une belle rencontre. Pour votre information, notre terrasse est terminée !!
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Lovely gites, big garden, comfortable beds!

  • 4 of 5

We had a super week at the end of August with our two small children. We loved the area - Rigny D'Ussy castle, Tours, Saumur; enjoyed the 35 degree sunshine and loved the cottage - spacious, clean, modern with everything you could want in thr kitchen. The children loved the garden spending hours on the trampoline and the swing. We would highly recommend a visit!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautifully presented house in a lovely location

  • 5 of 5

Miriam and her family have done everything possible to make this a lovely house and have thought of everything.

The house was spotlessly clean upon arrival and they contacted us during our stay to make sure everything was O.K.

The location is superb for visiting all the sights of the Loire and the house is set in a peaceful garden.

We loved it and I would strongly recommend it as a beautiful pace to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci de votre gentillesse. Merci pour vos talents de jardinier, nos fleurs sont superbes. C'était une belle rencontre ! vous êtes une famille adorable.
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Beautiful place to spend holidays

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. The place is a very good hub for exploring the Loire valley west of Tours. Chinon and Usse castles are 'round the corner, Azay-le-Rideau, Langeais, and famous caves are not far away. The house is situated at the Indre river and has a large garden where you can play table tennis, badminton, etc. The interior is very clean and has all the tools you need. We even found the appropriate tools when we tried Snails in Garlic sauce :-)

The host were very friendly and truely cared. All our kids and ourselves chose this the best site on our France trip this year.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you have spent a pleasant stay. We thank you for your Nice comment. It will be a pleasure to see you again.
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Nearest Airport
45 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Car: recommended

In a radius of 30 km, castles and gardens

 Yes ! but so many other treasures and activities .. Furrow the route of the Loire by bike. The strolls on our majestic Loire in flat-bottomed boat called "Toue de Loire". Visit of the village classified Candes st martin, point of view on the conflluent LA VIENNE and the LOIRE. the village of Montsoreau, we recommend the creperie (LA DENTELLIERE) of excellent quality BIO local products, the Royal Fortress of Chinon, the picturesque lanes, its restaurants (The part of the angels, the Oceanic ..) The village of Bréhémont (village of the Boatmen), then the Castle of Rigny-Ussé, Villandry, Saumur, Langeais ... The troglodytes of Turquant or Montlouis, the Black frame of Saumur with the visit of stud farms and its internationally renowned shows,

Recreational sports such as canoeing, horseback riding, swimming pool 3 km from the cottage with its slide and river current, tree climbing. The unusual with the Segway for your visits and discovery of the historical heritage ... magic with ballads in the balloon ... Escapes Games at the fortress of Chinon .. a variety of activities will be there to make you very beautiful holiday.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Avoine, Centre

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
21 Jul 2018 - 17 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
18 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
8 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
15 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
20 Oct 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Nov 2018 - 23 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Nov 2018 - 28 Nov 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
NOEL au pays des châteaux
29 Nov 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
week end Noël
6 Dec 2018 - 8 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
week end illuminés
13 Dec 2018 - 15 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
22 Dec 2018 - 28 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
saint sylvestre
29 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £401.63
Stay tax £0.80 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 17 years.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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