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Domaine Le Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,313 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

2 bedroom house with shower and WC, Lounge, Kitchen, Dining Room

Independent house, part of an estate dating from the 12th century. Recently restored with attention to keep its setting and character but giving up modern comforts, the Domaine de Beauvais offers a cottage housed in a charming house with two bedrooms on the first floor. The two bedrooms are separated from one another, each room with a double bed and a bathroom with shower and toilet. The house has a kitchen, dining room and living room all as fully and comfortably equipped. Guests can also enjoy the terraces and garden, all for a comfortable and relaxing stay. Whether it's winter or summer you will find a welcoming and comfortable. An aperitif on the terrace or in the garden in summer, in front of a beautiful fire in the fireplace in winter. 9 km from Chinon, in the countryside, an ideal base to visit our region, its monuments, wineries, cities ...

Jacques et Sandi Meisner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
5 April, 2017


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1313 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Each room has its own bathroom with walk-in shower, washbasin, bidet and toilet. The bath linen is provided
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The cottage has two bedrooms with all equipment and bed linen provided. 1. Adiledis room. The smallest of our rooms, the low beams, stone and natural tones dominate to give a lot of charm and rustic character. The room has a double bed (1m 60). The bathroom has a walk-in shower, two basins, bidet and toilet. 2. Louise II Room Most of our rooms. Fabrics, colors, antique furniture and style provide a comfortable and cozy atmosphere. The room has a double bed (1m 60) with the possibility of an extra cot. The bathroom has a walk-in shower, large basin, bidet and toilet.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Domaine Le Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Beautiful & peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We have spent 5 days in Ms and Mr Mesner's property in April. The house is absolutely beautiful, well maintained, nicely furnished. It is also very peaceful, an ideal place to forget about hectic lifestyle we are used to. We enjoyed the garden and the view very much, after a busy day spent visiting castles and Abbeys. Mr Mesner gave us a lot of insightful advice on places to see. It was a trip filled with history and wonder, reflected as well in the solid stone walls of the property.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Gorgeous property, perfect place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Jacques and Sandi were gracious hosts and very accommodating. The Chinon area was a central location for touring around with most attractions about 30-60 minutes drive.Certainly appreciated the laundry facilities, BBQ and sunsets on the terrace! So much history on that property and general area to be experienced! You cannot go wrong here!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay and were able to visit/see the places you wanted to. As you state, this area is full of history that covers Important periods for both the French and the British.
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paradise on earth

  • 5 of 5

The location is superb--in the midst of wheat fields in rolling countryside with Chinon not far away. The rental was beautiful; it was decorated like a home and had a luxe kitchen and bathrooms. Outdoors you could sit on a wonderful terrace with terrific views. Jacques and Sandi could not have been warmer and more helpful. It was altogether a splendid place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is allways a pleasure to see our guests have enjoyed their stay and appreciated the Cottage.
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Well appointed house, close to Chinon

  • 5 of 5

wonderful attention to detail in luxuriously appointed house- in particular bedrooms and bathrooms, and fantastically equiped kitchen ( sharp knives, copious table and glass ware in a rental house- amazing!)- beautifully clean .

Jacques & Sandi are wonderful hosts- great initial briefing of house and surrounding area- always available to answer questions, never intrusive, always responsive to needs/ queries. Great tips on places to visit, pre prepared food / wine outlets etc. Happily made washing machine/ dryer in laundry available for use .The house is 15 min drive from Chinon which covers all needs and 5 minutes from a " farmers co operative store with fruit and veg, + some basics .

Only downside (tiny problems really) - there is no where really close for fresh bread/ croissants in morning....we simply made do by buying the previous Eve and toasting if required... You can of course drive to Chinon- but we were generally going out for day so wanted to be on our way . Also, we had a lot of pretty cool overcast/ wet weather- so not really able to take advantage of lovely garden - which was fab on the 2 days we sat out- and being inside the house at this time of year ( May) with no heating ( quite naturally) was cold and rather dark ( small windows, and lots of creeper taking light) ... Fortunately there is so much to see and do in this lovely area we just went out!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and appreciated what we have done. As you remarked tha weather has been unseasonally variable. The sun has been unusually reticent and the shade provided by the vines consequently unrequired at a time when the shade and cool they provide is well appreciated. As a result we just let our guests adjust the heaters in the rooms as they wish but we can't do much about the missing sun!
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Breathtaking Class Act

  • 5 of 5

Our group of four enjoyed the luxury of Domaine Le Cottage for one week, and we all wished we could have stayed longer. Located in a serene rural area, it is just a few minutes' drive to Chinon. So we found it ideal for exploring chateaus, abbeys and wineries during the day and then returning to the cottage's incredibly well-equipped, modern kitchen and putting together dinner there. Not only does the kitchen boast almost every device you could want, the appliances are new and top of the line, with an induction cook top (hob) and American-sized refrigerator. A washer and dryer, plus all laundry supplies are available on the premises, as well. The owners have anticipated their guests' needs and furnished an array of convenient supplies, as well as a welcome bottle of wine, cheese and other goodies. Moreover, the decor is exquisite, with careful selection of soothing, coordinated colors that are complemented by luxurious linens and incredibly comfortable beds. And all this interior beauty and convenience is in addition to the grounds that include a quiet patio for morning coffee as well as a raised terrace -- perfect for drinks in the evening -- that commands a long view of the surrounding countryside. The hosts are charming, helpful and gracious. A class act, in every respect. Of our three-week vacation in France, our week at Le Cottage was the most delightful.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: When our guests are happy, then so are we. Hopefully your experience was good enough to incite you to come back and see more of our region. Many thanks thanks for you gracious comments.
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An idyllic retreat - absolutely sublime

  • 5 of 5

This place is a real gem - a stylish, beautifully appointed property with all amenities of the highest order. Set in a picturesque rural setting, it has everything you could wish for, an amazing stay in this stunning part of France. Perfectly placed to explore the Loire Valley, you won't want to leave - enjoying the garden, drinks on the terrace or just contemplating the surrounding fields of sunflowers. If you are lucky enough to be there in summer, your stay would be further enhanced.

As hosts, Jacques and Sandi were both knowledgeable and helpful. They willingly provided useful information which allowed us to make the most of our five night stay.

As the property is 9km from Chinon and quite isolated, it is essential to have your own transport.

This was an absolute highlight of our stay in France.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words, your comments are much appreciated. It is always a pleasure when our guests appreciate what our region and our home offer.
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Nearest Airport
65 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Chateau de Marçay
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Chateau de Marçay
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Marçay, Centre

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Moyenne saison
11 Mar 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Haute saison
3 Jun 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £505.75
Stay tax £0.78 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Un forfait "bois pour cheminé" de €10 peut etre demandé pour la fourniture de bois pour la cheminé, le cas echeant.
Le client est demandé de restituer la maison loué dans le meme etat de propreté qu'a son arrivé.

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