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A country house with swimming pool very close from Loches. Very large Garden. Exceptional viewHouse with garden

Bedrooms 5
Space 2,798 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 14 nights


About the property

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Loches, a Medieval and Renaissance city that includes several major monuments such as the Logis Royal, the St Ours Collegiale Church, etc. The City is in the heart of the Loire Valley, near Chenonceau, Amboise, and other splendid castles.

Ideally located on the top of a wooded hill facing the old city, the house can welcome one or two families (9-10 people)in a leafy and quiet setting.

Large swimming pool (14m)in the garden. Pool house built in 2013.

In 2018 we enlarged two bedrooms upstairs and Added a new bathroom. The exterior appearance of the house was notably improved as well.

A new spa is open very near from the house (250 m.Ideally located

More Details

Félix Gadaud
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2018

About Félix Gadaud

Félix Gadaud: I was born in 1954 in Loches. I am retired now bet I provide lessons in several sclools and universities.

My wife, Diane is professor.

Félix Gadaud purchased this house in 1962

Why Félix Gadaud chose Loches

La Fuye (the Pigeon House in local French) belonged to my parents; I lived here from 1962 to 1975. We take the most of it on week ends and short holidays but we prefer to rent it in summer in order to help us to maintain it as it deserves.

What makes this house unique

First of all, please red the commentaries and advices written by our gests.

They are explicit.

As for us we love to stay at La Fuye il all seasons and enjoy its amazing environment.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2798 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed
  • L'utilisation de la piscine est soumises à quelques règles de prudence, de sécurité et de savoir-vivre : - Ne permettre la baignade qu’aux personnes
  • Consignes relatives à la cuisine et l'utilisation de la plancha. D'une manière générale, restituer les lieux et notamment la cuisine dans l'état de pr
  • Consigne relative aux draps et au ménage.A A votre départ, veuillez défaire les lits et placer les draps à laver dans l'entrée, ainsi que les serviett
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • rural
  • town
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
    - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
  • The bathroom downstairs includes a very large tub, with a shower, and two sinks. The batroom upstairs includes a very roomy shower cabin, italian style and two sinks.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Cellar
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Hydrotherapy
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • Thalassotherapy
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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A country house with swimming pool very close from Loches. Very large Garden. Exceptional viewHouse with garden
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property and location! Owner extremely friendly and helpful.

Would definitely recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
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A very memorable, beautiful and convenient home

  • 5 of 5

M and Mm Gadaud were very welcoming and easy to deal with. Their home is a real treasure! We were a family group of eight and the lovely individual spaces that were available at this property were invaluable. The photographs do not do it justice. The pool is a delight, as are the trees and gardens. The proximity to the town on foot was very convenient. This place is perfect and very highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Magnificent house-generous hosts-spectacular views

  • 5 of 5

This property has a great number of excellent selling points that make it the best weekly rental I have ever undertaken. Here are a few of the salient features:

1) The property is set in 6 acres of private land on the top of a hill, with incredible views over the town of Loches.

2) Although the property feels private and remote when you are in it, it is less than 10 minutes walk to the very centre of Loches. A delightful bakery is 5 minutes walk away, and a huge supermarket is 5 minutes drive away on the outskirts of town. You could easily stay in this property without a car – the train station is also 10 walk as is the supermarket in town. You could live on plums from the trees about the house.

3) Loches is a wonderful town with great little restaurants and a lovely bi-weekly market. There were firework displays and festivals the week we were there. It is within 30-60 minutes’ drive of many of the highlights of the Loire Valley (e.g., we visited Chenonceau, Chaumontn, Villandry and vineyards with a 4-month old baby in the car)

4) There is a well-kept, state-of-the-art 15 meter swimming pool (with an automatic robot cleaner, cover to keep the warmth at night, lights) and pool house, with lots of deck chairs and mats.

5) There is a table-tennis table, darts, a grand piano, bikes you are free to borrow, numerous board games, a top-of-the-range outside grill and a kitchen with every piece of cooking equipment you could think of.

6) The house is majestic. The bedrooms comprise of two enormous double-rooms (one with a wrap-around private first floor terrace with the best views), one large double-room, two good-size twin rooms and a delightful turret room that would be magical to stay in as a child. All rooms have their own sinks. There are two large bathrooms with excellent showers, and one of the bathrooms has a huge tub.

7) There are multiple areas in the house to relax, so that two families can stay together and still have their own space if they want to. There is a dining table, an sitting areas by the fire, a sitting area inside by the conservatory windows, and two outdoor tables. All of these can easily seat 8-10 people.

8) Félix is a delightful host – he and his wife took an hour to introduce us to the house, and were easily reachable during our stay to answer questions. Check-out and deposit return was very efficient.

The photographs really do not do this house justice – they cannot convey the delightful atmosphere about the place!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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"What a find! A really be...

  • 5 of 5

"What a find! A really beautiful house, set in acres of parkland, with a stunning view of Loches, a beautiful medievel town, (nightime view from the balcony not to be missed). Enormous open plan sitting/dining/living room to get lost in, ideal for mixed groups (as we were -4 couples) and families alike. Two very pretty outdoor eating areas. Very well appointed for a walk into the village, with it's twice weekly markets. The swimming pool is large enough for pounding the lanes, or just splashing around (lots of inflatibles to play with). Fantastic area for cycling through the forests, or exploring the Loire chateaux. Very approachable owner, who was always contactable both before and during our stay. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday at La Fuye and would certainly consider returning."

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2010
  • Date of Stay: August 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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"Very nice owner, great c...

  • 5 of 5

"Very nice owner, great communication. The house and gardens were amazing, the advert really doesn't do them justice. Everything was perfect and clean, we had everything we needed and more. We had beautiful weather and enjoyed the lovely pool every day. Loches is beautiful and very close, just a few minutes walk from the house. Plenty of supermarkets nearby and an abundance of amazing sites to be seen within a one hour drive. A great place for a family vacation, we certainly hope to come back soon."

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2010
  • Date of Stay: June 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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"The accommodation is exc...

  • 5 of 5

"The accommodation is excellent and very spacious, and all as described.

The property has magnificent views over the village (especially in the evening) and has a very quiet location, but just 3 minutes walk into the village for bread etc. The property's gardens also were excellent, with lots of space for a morning walk! The swimming pool is lovely and the water was very warm. In Loches the market on Wednesday is superb and the produce is very fresh, and the goat's cheese especially good!

Overall we had a lovely stay at the house, it is very relaxing and quiet."

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2006
  • Date of Stay: August 2006
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
700 Metres
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
A10 sortie Amboise
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
A Loches
Car: recommended

Arriving from Paris, Leave A10 at Château-Renault. Then follow the direction of Amboise (10 km), then Bléré (10 km) and Loches (15 km). Do not cross Amboise and Bléré. By-pass them.

Colourful and lively market on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Cultural season in July and August: Theatre, Opera (one per season), Concerts, Shows for children.

Fine restaurants (e.g. Dallais in Le Petit Pressigny).


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Loches, 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
Saison 2018
23 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Juin 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Juillet-août 2019
29 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £1,704.83

Le montant du loyer est directement versé au propriétaire le jour de l'entrée dans les lieux.
The rent will be paid directly to the owner the first day of the stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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