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cosy, terrace,quiet and next to city-centre, station and Loire river

Bedrooms Studio
Space 215 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 6 nights


About the property

ideal for two (plus baby), for touring Loire valley,cycling- car not necessary

Perfect situation near Loire river,10'walk to city-centre and 20'walk to station. Independant,on ground floor of house from middle ages.

Cook your meals and breakfast,enjoy a BBQ on the terrace have WIFI and all TV channels !

Ideal for tourism in the LOIRE valley and cycling.lots of things of course ! The loire valley and all its castles, the Loire bike track, the Loire valley wines ( first vineyards 2kms away, go there on foot !)

You will love discovering its beauties ... and its wines !

Why not stay in Tours, at the centre of everything ? Lively place, lots of shops and restaurants, and with historical and architectural sites to admire!

You can go and visit TOURS on foot from our place, you will love crossing the river on the bridge only for pedestrians and cyclists, the famous 'Pont de fil' (suspended bridge); quite an experience at dawn or sunset in particular ! Shops, restaurants, cathedral, 'the old Tours' ten ' away on foot, station 20 mns away on foot. (If you have some heavy luggage, we will provide transport.)

Ou small but very comfy flat will enable to discover Tours as well as the touristic places around. We live nearby and can advise off-tracks places, walking trails, wine-cellars...

The flat is at the basement level of a very old house, made of Tuffeau, with beams, facing south.You will enjoy your private terrace in the yard . The kitchen is separated from the Bedroom/living room. The convertible sofa is very good quality, and when folded, the space left will enable you to dance if you want to the hi-fi's sound ( your I-pod music will fit into the I-pod deck) .

Bed linen, towels and teatowels are an option, six euros per person per stay.

The bathroom will match all your requirements, and the fitted kitchen is well equipped. Babies and young children are welcome, cot, chair, crockery provided

You can connect to the internet, and a mobile phone is provided if necessary. cable TV (with foreign channels as well as French ones)

A huge car park, the bus stop, the shops, cafés and restaurants are only 1 mn away.

Nice historical neighbourhood, by the Loire, with the 'Loire à vélo' cycle track . If you prefer jogging or juste relaxing on a lawn a nice large park by the riverside (tennis grounds too) awaits you.

If possible we will welcome you and share a glass of one of the very famous local wines, the VOUVRAY (sparkling wine from 5 km away ) maybe you will be able to enjoy a jacuzzi in our place too !

-bed linen and towels, kitchen stuff, bath mat : 6 euros per person per stay it's an option !

- cleaning : your job or option 20 euros !

- parking : quite easy, various places ( mainly free) within a short distance

- bus, airport, station : not far at all, public transport easy and close

-smoking , only outside please ( easy you're on the ground floor !)

-noise : neighbours (common yard) please respect them !( they will probably be working !)

Very interesting historical environment. Old houses from the middle ages, little lanes, troglodyte houses and caves (including your house!).Plus the church, the area is like a little village ! Grocer, baker, butcher, newsagent's, bus stop, and the lovely footbridge to cross the LOIRE !

Bus stop 100meters away.

Direct bus number 17 to and from the station/town centre. Tramway 12'walk can also get you to city centre and station.

You can walk to/from station too. If available , I can also pick you up at the bus/train station or tram stop, or airport

car park : several possibilities, mainly free, 200 meters maximum

More Details

Member since: 2003
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, English is not a problem at all for me
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018

About Claire

We like nice and quiet places . So we hatwo secondary homes and also this place in tours where we live , in the same neighbourhood.

We also love travelling and meeting new people.

And I am an English teacher so no problem for me communicating with you ..; We've been living in Tours since 1984, so we can give you good advice for your visits .

Claire purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Claire chose Tours

This is a perfect place for people travelling or for business men or women. Within walking distance of the train and coach stations, with shops and bus stop close, and mostly because it's a perfect exaple of the historical architecture of the 'old Tours houses'. Plus so quiet !And with the Loire river nearby, the countryside and nature within the city ! We live nearby, because we love this area !

What makes this cottage unique

Small but well equipped place, ground floor, your terrace and garden furniture in the common yard .. maybe you will chat with them and make friends ...

All amenities nearby, around the church, like a little village

plus the city centre 10 mns away (bars and restaurants in one of the nicest streets of the old Tours)

Just cross the bridge, an unforgettable experience in itself !


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Tours in Indre-et-Loire

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 215 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • river
  • rural
  • town
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Bowling center
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • roller blading
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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cosy, terrace,quiet and next to city-centre, station and Loire river
average rating of 3.8 based on 10 reviews

Cosy Studio

  • 3 of 5

Ideally located in Tours North and very walkable to fine eating by walking across a bridge to central Tours. We had a rental car and free parking was available in two locations that were convenient to the unit. The unit was very efficient and had everything we needed including four English speaking TV channels and a wonderful stereo system that had a USB port on it, so that we could play our music. The place was as clean as we had experience on our other stays in France and we opted to clean the place when we left. We feel we left it cleaner than we found it. All in all, it was a great stay for the money. Would recommend it to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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lieu trés bien tenu

  • 4 of 5

Aucun probleme agréable séjour

lieu tenu très propre et je signale la gentillesse des propriétaires

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci. Bonne continuation à vous !
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très bon séjour

  • 5 of 5

Le séjour a été réservé pour faire un cadeau à ma maman. Claire a su être à l'écoute de mes demandes et ma mère a été très bien accueillie. Elle est revenue de son séjour enchantée et espère pouvoir renouveler l'expérience. Claire a su s'adapter également au changement de dates que ma mère souhaitait. Une très bonne adresse à retenir.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci. Au plaisir de revoir votre maman ...et de vous rencontrer aussi peut être un jour
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  • 4 of 5

très petit

bien placé...pour des jeunes....

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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appartement fonctionnel et proche du centre...

  • 3 of 5

appartement au calme au fond d'une petite cour, facilité pour se garer et à 10 minutes à pied du centre de Tours ! Idéalement situé, garde la fraîcheur en été c'est parfait...petit point négatif la couette et les oreillettes à changer SVP :-)

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Ubicación ideal

  • 4 of 5

Alojamiento sencillo; instalaciones básicas con equipamiento apropiado. Ubicación excelente con rápido acceso peatonal al centro de Tours, aparcamiento gratuito en los alrededores, ideal como base para recorrer los castillos del Loire. La propietaria Claire es amable y bien dispuesta.

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
3 Kilometres
Tours airport, I can pick you up !
Nearest Barpub
250 Metres
restaurant and bar ' la tonelle'
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
two places very close
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
2 stations (Tours and Saint Pierre)
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
A 10 from Paris
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
'la Tonnelle' and many others !
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
the shore along the Loire is used as a beach !
Car: not necessary

A large choice of places to visit, the most famous being the Loire valley castles ! Blois and its museum, abbey of

Plus in Tours the 'musée du Compagnonnage' and other nice places

Saint Martin 's life (burial place and other sites)

beautiful gardens : Villandry, Chaumont sur Loire

leonardo de Vinci, French poet Ronsard ( rose garden), French writer Balzac places,all celebrities to learn more about ...

plus gastronomy and WINE ! ( Vouvray is like champagne, but red wines like Chinon and Bourgueil)


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Tours, 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
15 May 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
vac juillet
7 Jul 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
fest country
13 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
vac août
28 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £262.22
Stay tax £0.87 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Tarifs sujets à variation selon la durée, la période . DEMANDEZ !
Participation au chauffage en supplément de 2 à 2,5€ par nuit selon le froid

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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