Chateau de La Chauviniere in the Loire Valley is a 16th century property set amidst 200 acres of park and gardens. It overlooks its valley with a lake. A park with centuries old trees, shaded walking paths, Rose gardens, luxuriant lawns, beautiful shrubs and flowers, glasshouse, farm, big swimming pool (14x6m) make a sumptuous holiday stay for one or two weeks. The animals (dogs, cat, sheep, horses, poultry, parrot, peacocks) add to the lively atmosphere and gentlemanly lifestyle of the French countryside. Bicycles, ping pong, badminton, croquet, library, video and numerous books, CDs and DVDs, puzzles will entertain when there is time left after visiting castles and vineyards.
Besides cleaning the house (15 hours weekly included) the housekeeper's wife will be glad to prepare some meals when needed.
LA CHAUVINIERE is a 16th century property of 200 acres, in the Loire Valley 30km north of Tours.
From Paris by TGV (Train a Grande Vitesse): 42 min. By car 2 hours from Paris by A10 highway.The main big royal castles are generally 30min away by car: BLOIS AMBOISE CHENONCEAUX TOURS LANGEAIS VILLANDDRY. Vineyards of the Loire Valley are also 30 min away.
Other Activities: Royal castles of the Loire Valley; wine tasting