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

Bedrooms 5
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 60 nights


About the property

Loire Holiday Rental. Sleeps 8. Great for family and friends. NO SHARING.

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.

More Details

Jane Gardner
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

The children have loved the pool and games.

It was great to have so many things to use.

The Zoo Parc Beauval is amazing. We loved it and spent the whole day there.

Etange de Bellebouch is also great for kids. There are pedalos and mini golf - great service at the cafe too.

Thank you Doug, Jane and Laura for your hospitality and making us feel at home.

Hope to see you again soon.

Aug 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Fléré-la-Rivière in Indre

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • No smoking at all in the house, in the terrace garden or around the pool.
  • No glass items, bottles or drinking glasses around the pool.
  • No pets on furniture, upstairs or in the pool area. Pets must stay in the terrace garden. We have many of our own animals.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • 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
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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Beautiful Loire Villa, south Loire Valley, private heated pool. Dogs accepted.
average rating of 4.2727275 based on 14 reviews

Really good place to stay especially with kids.

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a fabulous week away here. The pool really made this place as the children were occupied all week. The Set up of the garden was great in that there was various places to sit and relax in the sun or the shade. The owners were nice and friendly and let the children meet the horses.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was clean and well maintained with good facilities

  • 4 of 5

The house is situated in a lovely peaceful rural location. We very much enjoyed the swimming pool and other outdoor equipment.

The house had all we needed to make our stay comfortable and was clean and cool.

There are plenty of interesting places to visit without travelling too far.

A large supermarket and bakery are within a 10 min drive.

The owners were very helpful and friendly making us feel very welcome.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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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: 23-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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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: 11-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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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: 27-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 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: 11-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
64 Kilometres
Tours, Val de Loire
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Parc de la Reuille Bar Snacks Fishing
Nearest Ferry
323 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Verneuil sur Indre
Nearest Train
58 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
56 Kilometres
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). The closest boulangerie is in St Flovier at 4 kms so a car is necessary.

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.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Shorter stays March - June and September- October considered. Min 3 nights. Please enquire. .
Wine Tours available from the house. Please ask.
Well behaved pets accepted. Please ask 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 within 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

  • 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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