We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other traveller has booked this property

Le Martinet - Self-Catering Gite Cottage at Gites de La Richardiere.

La Richardière in the Spring. Gites, Le Martinet and L'Hirondelle are the far buildings.
1 of 14La Richardière in the Spring. Gites, Le Martinet and L'Hirondelle are the far buildings.
Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Le-Petit-Pressigny, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire
Le Martinet is one of 3 Gites at La Richardiere which is set on a wide hilltop with extensive views over the glorious, rolling countryside so typical of this area. The wide lawns and mature trees make this both a family friendly and yet delightfully romantic location. Our lovely property can offer you:

- A large secluded swimming pool in a pretty lawned garden with sun loungers and parasols.
- Plenty of space to seek peace and tranquillity or have fun and games with friends and family.
- Garden tables, chairs and barbecue for al fresco dining.
- Shaded parking for cars.
- Cots and high chairs can be supplied upon request.

As well as the pool we have a Boule court (piste), table tennis, badminton, croquet and a selection of bicycles for your use.

Le Martinet has been fully and tastefully renovated. The lounge, which is accessed via a l...
Read more
Listing #HL6534014
About the Owner
Dave and Patience B
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2015
Interaction with guests
We live on-site at La Richardière and so we can be on hand to organise Wine-Tastings, and advise about places to visit and things to do. On the other hand, we can blend in and be inconspicuous if guests prefer. We're always ready to listen to your needs and thoughts.
Reviews from our community
Write a ReviewReviews (13)

1 - 3 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The gite hosts Dave and Patience were very friendly and welcoming, the gite itself was perfect and the pool was stunning. We had an amazing break and totally relaxed, our eleven year old virtually lived in the pool!! We hope to visit again, as it...More

Thank Helen P
Explorer798989, VR Owner at Le Martinet - Self-Catering Gite Cottage at Gites de La Richardiere., responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your personal comment. We do try very hard to welcome our guests and to ensure that they benefit from being at our Gites and in this region of France.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The location was beautiful. Gorgeous gardens and fabulous dark skies. Perfect pool, our girls did not want to leave. Resident dogs who greet you when you return from a day out. Wonderful hosts who meet your every need. We had a wonderfully relaxing time with...More

Thank Julie-anne W
Explorer798989, VR Owner at Le Martinet - Self-Catering Gite Cottage at Gites de La Richardiere., responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So glad you all enjoyed our pool. It is a great environment for children, and adults alike, and it is certainly a focus for many people on their holiday. Thank you for commenting on some of the many activities which are easily accessible from our...More

See more reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2018

What a lovely week we had staying here. Shame about the weather but that didn't affect our enjoyment at all. The gite is perfect, real home from home with a lovely outlook, very well equipped. The grounds are lovely to wonder around, the pool is...More

Thank JudyW1
Management response:Responded 5 July 2018

You arrived in an unusually turbulent period of weather, but we're pleased it didn't spoil your holiday. The Gites are cosy in all types of weather and as you discovered, we maybe in open countryside, but there is so much to do and it's only...More

Amenities
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Guests are expected to respect the privacy of the other Guests staying at La Richardiere and owners who live on site. All gites will be offered in a very good condition and Guests...
More
Bathrooms
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    2 Twins
    1 Full
Availability
Show Rates
Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
Fees
  • Local Tourist Tax (0,80 Euors per night per adult) Approx: AU$2 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: AU$370 / stay - Deposit
Hide Rates
Map
About the neighbourhood
La Richardiere is well-placed for visitors wishing to soak up the beauty and heritage of the Loire region. As well as numerous pretty villages within a few minutes drive of our location, we also have many historic towns within easy reach.

Loches is a pretty, vibrant town just 25 minutes from La Richardière. The Logis Royal, which dates back to the Renaissance, overlooks the town from its hilltop position and is well worth a visit. On Wednesday mornings the historic town centre is filled by one of the loveliest markets in the Touraine.

Also, close at hand, is the town of Descartes. Birthplace of the famous philosopher and mathematician Rene Descartes. There is a museum dedicated to him in the very house in which he was born. For outdoor ac
Getting around
We are in the 'middle of nowhere' yet in the middle of everything. The Loire is just one hour to the north giving access to all those lovely Chateaux, and there are plenty of small, historic towns within easy reach 20-30 mins. Locally, there is a market almost every day and many attractions for families and individuals. The roads are quiet, so driving, cycling or walking are all a great pleasure. There is a Bus service which runs from Grand Pressigny to Tours.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Railway: Tours - St Pierre-de-Corps: 50.0 km
Ferry: Ouistreham - Caen: 320.0 km
We are situated one hour South of the central French City of TOURS. When guests have booked, we will send comprehensive set of travel instructions included SAT NAV references and a verbal description of your arrival for all corners of France and beyond. We can advise about travel by Ferry (discount through Brittany Ferries), Car , Train (Via EuroStar and/or TGV), Aeroplane (Airports at Tours, Limoges, Paris.) and bicycle (More complicated instructions!.
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby.
Nearby cities
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Is my payment insured in any way?
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL6534014
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply