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Beautiful house close to the Chateau: chic and charm. Swimming pool

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,237 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 6 nights


About the property

5 mn from Tours, Chic and charm: Welcome to the chateau !

Wonderful newly opened house completely renovated (19 th century dated), in the wide property ( a castle), with gardens and forest, the orangerie, and the chapel... very close to Tours, in the center of « Chateaux de la Loire » map (10 miles from Villandry, Amboise, Chenonceaux and Azay le Rideau, 15 from Loches). For 2 to 5 persons. Well equipped kitchen, large living room with fire place, 2 bedrooms including a 'cathedral room', 2 bathrooms (shower and bath).2 toilets. Very nice decoration, charm and high confort.. Beds are ready when you arrive. Indoor and outdoor games and toys available at the property . Property well secured for children. Close to the village and restaurants and shopping center; bicycle tracks, in front of the house,, fishing, boat canoe cayak renting in the village. Animals not admitted. Troglodyte caves are a curiosity of the property also. Visit the Chapelle of the property, have nice walks in the woods...

A lot of nice places in the property to have a rest or take a tea after using the swimming pool

A dream for children too who will have the opportunity to play in the park and in the woods, in all security (property completely closed). .

Also possible Promenade in an old british car...

Possible location fo week-ends and mid weeks: please, ask the owner

15 mn far from numerous castles: Villandry, Chenonceaux, Azay le Rideau, then Blois , Chinon and Langeais . very close from Loire wineyards, caves: Vouvray (10 mn), Chinon (40 mn)

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Marie Noelle
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 August, 2018

Why Marie Noelle chose Larçay

We will have a real pleasure to welcome you at the property, for extraordinary holidays in a very nice and historic place, in a wonderful area.

The house is both confortable and full of charm


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

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1237 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • river
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Salle de bains 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Salle de bains 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Chambre 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Chambre 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • A large bedroom at the first floor + a very large bathroom with a bath /Shower A lovely cathedral bedroom at the second floor + a bathroom with shower
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • tennis


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(11 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful house close to the Chateau: chic and charm. Swimming pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Lovely quaint serene.

  • 5 of 5

The house & grounds are very sweet, charming & comfortable. Marie & her family are very kind and helpful, yet not overly involved. They even brought out a little tractor-cycle and a ball for our nephew to play with. She & her family are clearly very proud to talk about the history of Rochecave and they should be! It's amazing. The Loire valley has so much to offer as well. My only complaint is that I wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Los Angeles,CA

Charming, unique home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our three daughters spent a wonderful four nights in this sweet, amazing house. The children were enthralled by the character of the place, it truly seemed like a fairytale location. The top bedroom with it's high-beamed ceiling, charming oval window, and sweet hanging lanterns will always be something the girls remember. The beds and linens were extremely comfortable and very nice quality. The style is elegant and subdued. There are bathrooms on both levels where the bedrooms are.

Marie-Noelle is the most gracious host ever! She greeted us warmly and gave us both a great tour of the expansive property but also many suggestions on local attractions. I would happily spend more time at her home!

The location is great for visiting the chateau and other local sites. We were about 25 minutes away from several chateau. The site is part of a large estate but feels very private.

We had problems or issues at all - only that we didn't have another two weeks to spend truly relaxing at this lovely home!!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing time

  • 5 of 5

The house is wonderfull and the owner (very kind and generous) gave us all the necessary support to make our stay unforgetable. My family and I loved the rich history of the place. Comfortable beds and all the necessary structure for an independent stay. We faced a initial problem with the hot water, promptly solved by the onwer. We will definitevely return and suggest to all of our friends.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jan-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice words! We really enjoyed welcoming your nice family at home, for 2015 year end, in our beautiful Loire Valley: châteaux are wonderful specially decorated for Christmas season, as well as decoration of Tours, smaller towns and stores, food markets are so rich and interesting. All seasons are different, but all are perfect for a stay, and offer large activities for unforgettable holidays: history, wonderful chateaux, outstanding and various gardens, caves to visit and wines to taste, food markets to discover, antiquing; also, in summer, cayaking on the Cher, cycling on” Loire à vélo” tracks, discovering Beauval Zoo and Futuroscope... We always have pleasure sharing our ideas with our guests, suggesting them about the best to do in Loire Valley according time they spend at home, and helping them organizing their stay! We will have great pleasure to welcome you at home again, as well as your friends. Best wishes for 2016!
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A Fairytale Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, as well as our two children spent two weeks at this guest house and had a wonderful time. The home is unusual but enjoyable, with the upper floors something out of a fairytale. The children were enthralled from the moment they arrived. We spent our time travelling to the wonderful Chateaux in the area, and enjoying the beautiful countryside, restaurants and vineyards. The hostess went above and beyond to make our stay memorable, and this took it from a good trip to a wonderful trip. I think many would prefer to be in the Chateau itself, but it is wonderful to wake each morning to see the Chateau in the Loire sunshine is a memory we will always treasure.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Fabulous private 'house' on private estate

  • 5 of 5

Four of us (two couples) had a fabulous stay here. The private 'house' you see in the pictures is on a larger property owned by the host. Private but close enough if you need questions answered. Marie-Noelle was a fabulous host and quickly found answers to our trickiest questions. If you are a car nut then Phillipe may even take you out in his grand Daimler.

It is near enough to Tours to be convenient but not too close. The various chateaux in the area are easy day trips.

Great place to stay - but be aware that the bedrooms are up some narrow stairs. No issue to us but could be tricky for less capable people

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful stay in a beautiful part of France!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 10 day stay here with our four young children. The property is absolutely beautiful, with a huge front yard green area for the kids to run and play in, secure fenced woods above on the hill behind the property, and a wonderful large circular drive that the kids had a fantastic time on with scooters provided by Marie-Noelle. Whenever we were home, the kids were outside playing.

The location is excellent, very central and close to four or five of the key chateaus in Loire Valley, with many more smaller attractions close by as well. We drove to Futuroscope one day as well, which the kids absolutely loved (we highly recommend it!), saw Chambord, Chenonchau, Cheverney, Azay-le-Rideau and Villandry, all within 10-45 minutes from the property. It's perfectly situated between Tours and Amboise with easy access to either.

The house is set on three floors, with a large master on the second and a very large neat top floor bedroom with plenty of room for the four kids. There are nice clean bathrooms on each of the bedroom floors. The house is very clean and feels recently renovated, with nice hardwood floors upstairs and plenty of space. The kitchen and living room are on the ground floor.

The river is just minutes away, and down a bit further toward Amboise is a canoe rental facility on the river-shore. The kids had a grand time canoeing from there down to Chenonchau Chateau, about a 90 minute round trip journey on the very easy and slow-moving Cher River for about 50 Euros for two canoes and 6 people. Wonderful river trip for any young kids comfortable around water.

Marie-Noelle was a wonderful owner and took great care of us, dropping off occasional fresh baked breads and cheese and helping us with any questions. The property also has a nice indoor pool that the kids swam in, although not as much as they wanted since we were out exploring the area most days.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
restaurants very close to the house (less 1 mile)
Car: recommended

In the country, but very close from Tours, the old town, the museums and all distractions and shopping places

Ideally located to visit Loire Valley and the wonderful castles of the area: in the center of the Loire Valley map


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £107.14

Possibilités de locations pour week-ends et grands week-ends, à la demande.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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