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Jane Gardner

Member since: 2011
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Speaks English, French

Beautiful Loire Villa, south Loire Valley, private heated pool. Dogs accepted.

8 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 14 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday villa in Fléré-la-Rivière - Maison de Maitre

2016 prices held for 2017 if booked before 31 December 2016

Three double rooms with en suites, two singles with bathroom, heated pool

This Maison de Maitre is perfect for parties of 6-8.

Maison de Maitre....The Master's House.

Built in the 1850's, renovated in 2006.

The house retains many of its original features,whilst offering all modern facilities.

The property is set in 3.79 hectares and has it's own private garden and heated pool.

Lounge with French doors leading onto morning terrace.

Dining room with French doors leading onto garden terrace.

Fully fitted modern kitchen with all appliances.

One double room downstairs with adjacent shower room and WC.

Two large double rooms upstairs both with original beams and en suite.

Two smaller bedrooms each with a single bed, ideal for children. Bathroom across the hallway.

Owners lives on site in a separate property.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jane Gardner (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks English, French

Reviews

4.3
based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

Beautiful Loire Villa, south Loire Valley, private heated pool. Dogs accepted.
average rating of 4.25 based on 8 reviews
4

2 weeks in the southern Loire Valley

  • 4 of 5

We had a great holiday. The villa was just as described on the website and Jane and Doug's hospitality was fantastic. We particularly appreciated the private heated pool which made swimming an absolute pleasure, even if there was a nip in the air. We recommend Jane's wine tasting trip. We had a fab day and a wonderful meal. I was good not to have to organise the day and be driven!

Gill Wilson

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

The property is a good size, well-maintained and full of charm. With 2 teen boys and a 12 year old girl it was very useful to have so many bathrooms, English t.v. and a dining room table for board games! The garden was a great space with the pool a huge success. We enjoyed swing-ball, table tennis and badminton but could also have tried boules and croquet!

In the local area, we would highly recommend the go-karts. They do mini-karts for younger children up to about 12 and full size karts for older children and adults. The track was excellent! The nearby town of Loches is pretty and well worth a visit. Further afield, the chateau of Cheverny is great for those who remember watching Tintin and Amboise has lots to offer.

Jane and Doug were helpful and friendly hosts with useful advice on nearby facilities.

I would definitely recommend this property to friends and relatives.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A peaceful paradise with lovely swimming pool

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful fortnight at ‘Maison de Maitre’. We were looking for the perfect ‘Get Away From It All’ and we found it here. The house is pleasantly situated in a large private garden. The lovely swimming pool is situated in its own enclosure complete with sun beds and large shaded cover. It is about 1.2m deep making it perfect for pool volleyball as well as swimming.

Outside the house is a terraced area complete with two large garden tables and chairs and shaded cover. We spent many hours out here, chatting, drinking, eating all our meals and playing Bridge into the evening. Inside the house is comfortably furnished and well equipped including with freeview UK Satellite so the boys (12,14 & 53!) could listen to Test Match Special on R5SX and keep an eye on the Open Golf. The house’s old stone walls mean the house remains cool even when the outside temperate is in the mid 30’s. There is a 3G signal at the house however wifi is not available unless you go to the owners property next door. Given our desire to ‘get away from it all’ this level of connectivity suited us fine.

The house is situated South of the main wine growing area of the Loire Valley. It takes about an hour to reach the wine centres and chateaux for which the area is renowned. We had a wonderful day visiting the amazing renaissance gardens at Chateaux Villandry and doing some tasting of Vouvray wine. Lovely! The nearest Supermarket, which provided all we needed, is about ten minutes drive away in Chatillon sur Indre There is also a traditional open air market in Loches which is about twenty minutes away.

The British owners live next door to the gite and are on hand to help with any questions or problems including: daily maintenance of the swimming pool; recommending restaurants and places to taste wine; contacting the local vet for the required check before returning to the UK and even replacing the ball of the swing ball when the boys manage to blast the old one off! (Thank you Jane!)

The arrangement of the house and garden was very suitable for our dog as it is enclosed and private and we felt Duffy was made very welcome. There are short and longer walks available from the house along the tracks and green lanes that surround the house.

So for us – a fortnight in paradise. We loved it and hope to return. Thank you very much.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you both for your lovely review. We are still working on the wifi and hope to have it installed in the gite soon. This is rural France! Hope to see you again soon?
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Lovely relaxing holiday.

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time on holiday - lovely accommodation with a good range of facilities if you want to self cater although we ate out most evenings. The patio area with the awning was great for lunch time as it meant we could get out of the heat without having to go inside. We enjoyed the pool - very relaxing and great that we had sole use of it. Although the owners live next to the gite the set up meant we had our own access to the gite which was nice. Owners were very welcoming and helpful throughout our stay. We had two seventeen year olds who would have liked greater access to wifi but they were able to get on line outside the owners house. Overall a lovely holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great property for families with kids and dogs

  • 4 of 5

Great week with our 2 kids, dog and our friends and their children. Room aplenty and everyone enjoyed the lovely pool fenced-in garden. Very helpful owners and a relaxing place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comments. Jane & Doug Gardner
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Perfect for privacy and relaxation.

  • 4 of 5

Great stay in the Loire Valley. Far away from busy tourist areas, we enjoyed total privacy, that is real luxury. Fantastic garden and swimming pool. Surrounding area is perfect for long walks through the fields.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. Jane and Doug Gardner
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Location

Nearest Airport
64 Kilometres
Tours, Val de Loire
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Parc de la Reuille Bar Snacks Fishing
Nearest Ferry
323 Kilometres
Caen
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Verneuil sur Indre
Nearest Train
58 Kilometres
Tours
Nearest Motorway
56 Kilometres
A10
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Saint Flovier
Car: necessary

La Bourjonnerie is situated 20 minutes south of the historic town of Loches, in the Loire Valley. We are found between the villages of Fléré la Rivière and St Flover, and are 7 kms from the rural town of Chatillon-sur-Indre. (D13).

15 kms south you can find the Brenne with 100 lakes. A National wild life area, popular with bird watchers.

Just 20 mins away is Reserve de la Haute-Touche where you can see animals from five different continents some of them very rare.

Zooparc de Beauval - St Aignan - 45 minutes.

Futuroscope - Poitiers - 64kms

Chateaux of the Loire, Amboise, Villandray, Chenonceau, Cande all an easy drive.

Golf: Welcome in the Golf of Loches Verneuil

Nine holes par 35

To only 15 km from the villa and 5kms from the royal city of Loches, on a site of 25 hectares in South Touraine,

The golf of Loches-Verneuil is economic, ecological, and accessible for all.

Le Golf Loches-Verneuil is open all the year:

From the November 1 to March 31: from 10h to 17h

Of the April 1 to October 31: from9h to 19h every day.

Horse Riding Les Ecuries des grande Robineaux

Wine Tours by arrangement. Low season packages available. Please ask.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Fléré-la-Rivière, Indre

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High Summer
16 Jul 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,335
for 7 nights
£1,335
 
 
Summer Wind Down
3 Sep 2016 - 7 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£426
for 3 nights
£995
 
 
Last Chance
8 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
£384
for 3 nights
£895
 
 
Closed season
29 Oct 2016 - 7 Apr 2017
14 night minimum stay
£4,200
for 14 nights
£9,000
 
 
Spring
8 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£426
for 3 nights
From
£142
£995
 
 
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,165
for 7 nights
£1,165
 
 
Summertime
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,335
for 7 nights
£1,335
 
 
Winding Down
2 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£426
for 3 nights
From
£142
£995
 
 
Closed Season
29 Oct 2017 - 7 Apr 2018
14 night minimum stay
£4,200
for 14 nights
£9,000
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,169
for 7 nights
From
£167
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Shorter stays March - June and September- October considered. Please enquire. .
Well behaved pets accepted. Please call to confirm. We ask that you exercise them off the property and pick up after them. Plenty of long and short walks. The terrace is fenced.
There is a £300 security deposit. Returned after 14 days if no damage is found
Bedlinen, towels, heated pool end of stay cleaning and wifi are included in the price.
Please bring your own pool towels.
If needing a cot please bring your own cot linen.

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 villa in Fléré-la-Rivière in Centre

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 100 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , En suite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Adjacent
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Adjacent
  • The double rooms each have their own shower, wash hand basin and WC. There is a separate bathroom with bath ,whb and WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Cot , extra child bed in room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot , cot by request
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom one is master. Extra child bed if required cot by request. Private shower, WHB & toilet. Bedroom two. Private shower, WHB and toilet. Cot by request. Bedroom three. Ground floor. Adjacent shower WHB and toilet. Double. Bedroom four. One single max. Shared bathroom with bath, shower WHB, toilet. Bedroom five. Two single max. Shared bathroom. The maximum occupancy for the house is EIGHT + a baby in a cot. Optimum occupancy is three couples or two families, four adults and four children.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Children are welcome. Plenty of room to play. Downstairs bedroom with adjacent shower room. Suitable for those with limited mobility but not for a person in a wheelchair. Well behaved dogs are welcome for an extra charge of 100€ per week. Evening meals available. 24 hrs notice. Other meals available by request. 24hrs notice

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