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Charming & Private Stone Cottage W/ Saltwater Pool

Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
Pontlevoy, Loir-et-Cher, Centre-Val de Loire
Our lovingly renovated stone cottage ( 550 square feet) sits at the edge of the ancient forest of Montrichard, in the Loir-Cher, in the Loire Valley. Renowed for the King's (and Queen's castles--think Chenonceau) chateaux for a retreat from Paris and Versailles, this is still a Haven for the 21st century tourist, looking for the same amentities (although much, much more modern--yet still exquisite) and peaceful atmosphere that brought the royality to the region centuries ago.

Our 'version' is a tuffa stone, terra cotta roofed cottage that sleeps two in comfort (there is a twin bed as well, for a 3rd guest, if needed).

One enters 'Le Havre' ('The refuge') through double French doors (which overlook the forest) into an open Chestnut beamed celing (18 feet to the peak), giving a light an airy feeling, whic...
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Listing #FKN3710601
About the Owner
karen k
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2011
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

We stayed at La Barauderie a couple of years ago and had a wonderful time. Karen and Craig were great hosts and gave us some crucial tips on touring Les Chateaux. although they thought we were crazy to do as many in one day as...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank jalesco
Management response:Responded 4 February 2018

Yes, it can be a tad early--in April--for the pool, but it certainly is a very pretty time in this part of the Loire. The air smells of spring--fresh ferns--warm earth and the bird song! But, the cottage is snug and warm as can be....More

Reviewed 3 June 2017

Karen and Carl were great hosts and the cottage was well equipped for our every need. A wonderful quiet country location but easy to get around to visit chateaux and towns. The pool was warm even in May for comfortable swimming. We enjoyed it so...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank jdanstee
Management response:Responded 5 June 2017

We certainly enjoyed Kate and John's visit and look forward to their return next May! Respectful and happy folks. Plus, easy guests, as they knew what they wanted and asked when they needed help. The weekend here looks promising and hope the coming weeks will...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

Enchanting! The picture of a French countryside fairytale. The cottage is impeccable, the location is ideal and the hosts provide the perfect blend of attention and privacy that allows you to experience the best of Loire and return home with your batteries recharged! We have...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Patrick P
Management response:Responded 10 November 2016

Craig and I were certainly happy to see Patrick and Jennifer as well. They were here for their honeymoon and then to return again with a little bundle named Henry! (Who amassed a small collection of Loire river stones from the courtyard.) Patrick and Jennifer...More

  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Ask about smoking
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$158 / stay - Deposit
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Airport: Tours: 64.0 km
Railway: Montrichard: 4.8 km
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Nearest Beach: 4.8 km.
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