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Spacious 4bed Holiday House In centre of Richelieu

South facing Garden House with Patio and Paddling Pool
Cafes opposite house-just across the Square
 Welcome to our French holiday house!
Living Room opens onto large patio and dining area.
South facing, fully enclosed, private garden and patio with paddling pool
Kitchen from Garden (adjacent area with large storage cupboard and 6ft fridge/freezer)
Large table seats 6 for dining inside.
Yellow First Floor Double bedroom (with double and single bed)
Green second floor Double Room (double and single bed)
Pink second floor twin bedroom (twin single beds)
Large bathroom+ separate walk in shower adjacent yellow room,3rd bathroom on ground floor
Shower room/wc adjacent to blue room
View of central courtyard, opening onto Place du Marche, from Garden House entrance.
Enclosed rear south facing garden and patio.
Keeping Cool!
Porte de Chatellerault -entrance to Park, few minutes walk from house.
Richelieu pool (summer only)
Local shops and Carrefour supermarket 2 minutes walk (no car required!)
Explore the park-we do daily- beautiful walks or for cycling.
Voie Verte cycle route off road Richelieu to Chinon -opens Spring 2018
 Canoeing at Chinon (canoes and bikes can be hired)
Visit Chateaux
 Chinon castle and town (new interactive castle visit is a great family outing)
Zoo at Doue, an excellent family trip in any weather.
Local lake for swimming and water sports.
City of Richelieu
1 of 27South facing Garden House with Patio and Paddling Pool
Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Richelieu, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire
MAY AND JUNE JUST REDUCED! Half term week free due to cancellation.
This large property, in the centre of the original small walled town, retaining many original features, is entered through the 12ft oak doors facing onto the historical Place du Marche. It is divided into two houses connected by a central corridor. The Front House is not rented out and is kept locked.
The renovated 4 bedroom, 3 bathrooms, Garden House (pictured above), with all rooms overlooking the secluded, quiet, walled garden is the house offered for holiday rentals. This is entered from the wisteria- shaded, open air, central courtyard with outdoor furniture and Webber BBQ.

Although our house sleeps 10 we only accept a maximum of 6 +baby.

Reduced rental rates are offered, on request, for 2/4 occupants. This depends on availability and time of year.

The house i...
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Listing #HL45570
About the Owner
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I have local friends who live in Richelieu and manage my property. They welcome you with keys, at the agreed check in time, and are available to answer any questions. If a convenient check in time cannot be agreed due to time of arrival you will be given a key code to a box on the front door so that you can access the house. They also take care of my maintenance so if any 'breakdowns' they can be contacted to deal with any problem. There are two house books. One gives details of appliances/ rubbish collections etc. The other has full information of local interests. Our house is also adjacent to the Tourist Office.
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Reviewed 7 June 2016

Large house - we were 2 couples & felt it gave everybody enough space & privacy; the same probably applies to a large family. Private courtyard good for evenings as the sun goes down. Plenty of places to visit within 1 hours driving distance. Richelieu...More

Thank 522Steve
Management response:Responded 8 June 2016

Thank you! I'm glad you all enjoyed your holiday in Richelieu.

Reviewed 15 September 2014

great house,and a lovely courtyard garden.my grandaughter loved the paddle pool,which was needed as the sun shone all week.this house ticked all the boxes for us for location to bars,restaurants,the park,and local attractions.but for me to open the doors from the square to to the...More

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Sheelagh25, VR Owner at Spacious 4bed Holiday House In centre of Richelieu, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2014

Swimming pools not allowed by Batiments de France in Town of Richelieu! My family also just love the paddling pool-I put my blow up recliner in it and spend hours with my book! So glad you all enjoyed your holiday.

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Reviewed 6 September 2014

Richelieu is a peaceful town, but with just about everything you need for a fantastic family holiday. Courtyard doors open onto the market square, with all of the towns attractions virtually on your doorstep, but the house itself is secluded and the garden area private....More

Thank MikeinTW
Sheelagh25, VR Owner at Spacious 4bed Holiday House In centre of Richelieu, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2014

Thank you! It's the reason we bought the house here rather than our original first choice of seaside Vendee area.

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Pets are allowed but details must be given before a booking is accepted. Smoking is allowed in garden and exterior courtyard. The house has many old wooden floors and beams so no...
    2 Full baths
    1 Shower
    4 Twins
    2 Cribs
    3 Fulls
Show Rates

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

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
GBP 1,000
30 Jun 2018 -
7 Sep 2018
7 nights
GBP 1,200
8 Sep 2018 -
19 Oct 2018
Late Summer
7 nights
GBP 825
20 Oct 2018 -
14 Dec 2018
7 nights
GBP 600
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: AU$350 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Included in Tariff: WiFi, bedlinen, towels, electricity and water. Heating Extra if required
Logs available for wood stove. BR> Equipment for children and babies available free on request.
Cleaning Charge not included. Terms are house is left as accepted. Cleaner is available can be booked for extra cleaning on arrival.
Deposit Held £ 200
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About the neighbourhood
Richelieu is an ideal location for a quiet, relaxing holiday in a typical French market town. It is called the garden of France and the twice weekly market in les Halles reflects this with local farmers selling their produce. There are also fetes, concerts, wine fairs and broquante days held in the Place du Marche and in surrounding villages. Details can always be obtained from the Tourist office or Richelieu website.
The town itself is steeped in history and the newly opened Espace Richelieu in the Grand Rue and interactive visit at Chinon Castle are worth visiting soon after arrival to learn about the history of the area.
The Parc Richelieu is a huge, peaceful area to cycle and walk at any time of year. It is rarely busy and also great for children and dogs to play and run about in safet...
Getting around
A car is essential for this area. There is a bus service but infrequent.
There is also a local taxi service but this is expensive.
As our house is in town all amenities are walking distance and a car is only required for exploring the surrounding area.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Tours or Poitiers: 65.0 km
Railway: Chatellerault, Tours and Poitiers: 29.0 km
Ferry: Caen, Dieppe and Channel Tunnel: 350.0 km
By Air: Tours or Poitiers Airports (car hire at both) 50 minute drive to house.
By train: TGV to Chatellerault, Tours or Poitiers. (30 minute drive from Chatellerault)
By Ferry: Newhaven Dieppe 4 hour drive to house, Portsmouth Caen 3 hours drive, Dover Calais 6 hours.
Eurotunnell Folkstone Bologne 6 hours drive
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 135.0 km.
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