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“The perfect place to relax & unwind in comfort”
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The Farmhouse
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The Farmhouse
Heated swimming pool in terraced garden room Double bedroom
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29 reviews
The Farmhouse
Heated swimming pool in terraced garden room
Double bedroom
Swimming pool and sun terrace
Swimming pool with view over countryside
Swimming pool
Sun terrace
The grounds
Table tennis under covered barn
Medieval Loches (twice weekly market)
Double bedroom leading to ensuite
Fully equipped kitchen
Charming twin-bedded room with own shower room
Twin-bedded room
Lounge with wood-burning stove
Shower room
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Loches, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire

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Gina C
Saltash, United Kingdom
1 review
“The perfect place to relax & unwind in comfort”
Reviewed 7 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We have returned many times to La Vieille Ferme. The warm, genuine welcome from the owners Angela & Derek is something to savour. They are always on hand to offer advise or just have a chat, but are never intrusive. This holiday we stayed in the farmhouse, it is impeccably clean, well equipped & comfortable. We have stayed in all of the gites on previous holidays & they are all equally clean, & cosy.
The swimming pool is fabulous with a roomy sun terrace too
There are many places to visit within easy reach, cycling is great & there are lovely walks too.
A visit to the restaurant in the village is a must with the most delicious croissants pain au chocolat for breakfast
We will definitely return again & again..

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Liked best: Everything!!!
Liked least: Nothing!!!!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups
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Management Response
9 Oct 2013
We are delighted that you enjoy your holidays with us and look forward to welcoming you back again quite soon.
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Lucy H
Doncaster, United Kingdom
1 review
“idyllic”
Reviewed 26 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Our second stay with Angela and Derek who are the most friendly hosts and go the extra mile to make your stay unforgettable. The swimming pool is superb and the facilities on site and in the gite are exceptional. The immediate area is a joy to explore either on foot, by bicycle or by car. No need to travel far and wide there is plenty to see and do nearby. Can't wait to return next year.

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Liked best: Swimming pool
Liked least: Nothing to dislike
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Nigel B
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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“Perfect Getaway in Rural France”
Reviewed 15 September 2013 for a stay in September 2013

We have previously stayed at La Vieille Ferme, but this is our first stay in The Farmhouse. Like the other properties, we found it to be extremely well equipped to a very high standard. The whole site, heated swimming pool, cycles, garden furniture etc are also maintained to a very high standard. The owners, Derek & Angela are always available to assist as and when required, but are never intrusive. We love this area of France & cannot see ourselves using any other properties for our holidays. The whole experience could not be faulted, we are already planning to revisit next year.

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Liked best: The Rustic Charm
Liked least: Nothing not to like
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
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Management Response
16 Sep 2013
Tnank you for your kind comments. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday in the Farmhouse and we look forward to welcoming you back to La Vieille Ferme in 2014.
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Furgoose6...
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Couldn't have asked for anything more.”
Reviewed 6 September 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Our last experience of a gite was a real let-down, so we were slightly apprehensive about this holiday, but we need not have worried! The Farmhouse has been beautifully finished and we wanted for nothing. The owners, Angela and Derek, who live on the site, gave us a warm welcome and nothing was too much trouble for them.
The chemical free swimming pool was fantastic and spotlessly clean (as was everything else), and the sun terrace next to it was a wonderful place to relax in the warm sunshine.
The location is very quiet and peaceful, with no traffic on the road, so we had no qualms about sending the kids to the village shop every morning to get the bread, croissants and pain au chocolat! A visit to the local restaurant is highly recommended (run by the same lady who runs the shop).
I would have no problem recommending this gite to anyone, you will not be disappointed. We just wish we could have stayed longer.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Large groups
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Management Response
12 Sep 2013
We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday in the Farmhouse and hope to welcome you back on a future occasion
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M P
Market Harborough, United Kingdom
1 review
“What we expected, and more”
Reviewed 26 July 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Definitely the best gite we've stayed at over our many years of holidaying in France. The location, facilities, comfort, owners' attention to detail and welcome have made this holiday memorable.

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Liked best: The pool, the facilities, the comfort, the cleanliness, the tasteful decoration, easy access to interesting sites, the shop/restaurant in the village, etc...
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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