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4 bedroom house in grounds of Chateau with pool

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4 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
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Please note there is a local tax payable for your stay of 0.8€ per person per night for guests 16yrs and older. The property is located in the grounds of Château Des Termelles with 3 sister pavilions. The estate is located 2 minutes walk from the picturesque village of Abilly where you can find a small grocery store (tabac) for your daily essentials. A large supermarket is available in Descartes (6km) along with all other services such as patisserie, boulangerie, bar cafe etc. The house has a central entrance hall with original tiled floor and staircase. Leading off to the left is a large open plan kitchen diner with fully equipped modern fitted kitchen. Complete with fridge freezer, oven/hob and dishwasher etc. Off the entrance hall to the right is an open plan living Dining room with fl...Please note there is a local tax payable for your stay of 0.8€ per person per night for guests 16yrs and older. The property is located in the grounds of Château Des Termelles with 3 sister pavilions. The estate is located 2 minutes walk from the picturesque village of Abilly where you can find a small grocery store (tabac) for your daily essentials. A large supermarket is available in Descartes (6km) along with all other services such as patisserie, boulangerie, bar cafe etc. The house has a central entrance hall with original tiled floor and staircase. Leading off to the left is a large open plan kitchen diner with fully equipped modern fitted kitchen. Complete with fridge freezer, oven/hob and dishwasher etc. Off the entrance hall to the right is an open plan living Dining room with flatscreen TV with english free view TV channels. Down stairs all has a utility room with washing machine and separate WC. Up the stairs takes you to a well proportioned landing with 4 double bedrooms, 2 of which have an en-suite shower, WC and wash basin; and 2 have an en-suite WC and wash basin. There is also a beautifully designed family bathroom offering views of the central courtyard. To the front of the property there is a outside dining area/terrace which catches the last of the sun at the end of the day and a great place to wind down. Residents have full use of the on site outdoor heated swimming pool. Newly installed in July 2015 and measures 12m x 6m it offers the perfect place to spend a lazy day in the sun. The property is located in the heart of the Loire Valley, with many of France's famous Châteaux within easy reach. The area is steeped in history with the 'demarcation line' of the French Resistance only 4km away and the philosopher René Descartes - 'I think therefore I am' lived in the Village of Descartes where his house has been turned into a museum. For the more active visitor then there is a activity centre in Descartes with swimming pool, kayaking and various other activities. If you are interested in wine then its a great base to explore the many vineyards in the region, from Chinion to Saumur. cot and high chair available with prior notice. Friendly pets are welcome but must be cleaned up after. A refundable security deposit of £250 is required per stay.More
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Adam T
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2015
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

Two families with teenage children and a dog spent 10 nights in this fantastic house. It was our first visit, but my sister in law has returned three years running so we had high expectations after hearing their stories about the place! There is plenty...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank MrsJ76
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We stayed in this gite (Les Chenes) for a week at the end of July. It had everything we needed to cater for ourselves for the week: Supermarket 6km away in Descartes. Plenty space in each of 4 bedrooms for 2 families to stay together....More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed in the house for 1 week during August. The house is lovely with 4 nice sized bedrooms with attached bathrooms. Not every room has a shower and toilet, some just have a toilet. The upstairs bathroom has an excellent bath and shower (the...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank Alex K
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile
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Date of stay: August 2016
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Grill
TV
Suitable For Children Under 5
Parking
Balcony
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Terrace
Cable/satellite TV
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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