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Garth Boothroyd

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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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SPACIOUS FARMHOUSE

Cussay Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Once the farm to the Châteaux de Cussay

La Roche d'Enchaille is a barn conversion located between the medieval market towns of Ligueil and Descartes; ideally positioned for exploring the Loire Valley and its Châteaux. Set in to a hillside with a wood behind, La Roche d'Enchaille enjoys uninterrupted views of the surrounding rolling farmland and woodlands. The accommodation is a careful restoration and conversion of the farm to the Châteaux de Cussay, this dates back to 1268 when the first record of the châteaux can be traced as being sold to Guy the Doyen of St Martin. The main West-facing wall is formed from the original châteaux ramparts and vestiges of these are present through out the grounds as well as entrances to caves and tunnels. The locals swear there is a tunnel linking La Roche d’Enchaille with the Church in the centre of Cussay some 5 km away. The châteaux had several roles during its long history, including operating as a mint striking coinage back in the 16th century and more recently as a “Relais de Post'.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • limited accessibility
  • children welcome

Garth Boothroyd

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2008
Speaks english, french
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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
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Property Reviews

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Spacious farmhouse
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews
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Spacious farmhouse
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Cussay Indre-et-Loire
5

Beautiful house in peaceful location.

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
This is the best house we have stayed in over many years taking holidays in France. It is in a very peaceful location amid fields of sunflowers and owls and other birds of prey seen from the garden.
The house is spacious, bright and comfortable and very well equipped throughout. The indoor games area with table tennis and darts and the boules pitch outside and the large selection of bicycles were well used.
Garth and Liz were the perfect hosts steeping in as needed but otherwise staying in the background. Buster (the dog) was great company.
Shops and places to visit were not far away. We particularly enjoyed visiting Leonardo da Vinci's last residence at Chateau du Clos Luce was well worth a visit.
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Spacious farmhouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p99091
+33 0247595549
Cussay Indre-et-Loire
5

Beautiful property in a peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We spent a delightful week in probably the best equipped and presented property that we have had the fortune to rent. It was just like having all the comforts of home but with beautiful sunshine and a view over fields of sunflowers. Garth and Liz were two friendly and helpful hosts and the infamous Buster visited every morning and evening to check how we were.

Descartes and Loches are both close by and most of the main Chateaux are easily reachable. Particular mentions of places to visit would have to go to Chenonceau, Chambord, Amboise and Parc Beauval (Pandas!).

All in all, highly recommended. Many Thanks.
Helpful votes: 1/2
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Spacious farmhouse
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Cussay Indre-et-Loire
5

Beautiful house in a wonderful setting

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
Had a week here with my family of 5 and had a fantastic time. The house is beautiful, spacious, charming and well equiped and was the central part of a fantastic holiday. The region has so much to offer and following a coffee in the sun on the terrace overlooking the acres of sunflowers it was hard to choose between any of the fantastic options all within an hours drive or to stay in the farm house and relax with only the sound of farm activity, happy children and the metalic clank of the petanque balls !!! Would stay again in a heart beat and cannot recommend this property highly enough.
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Spacious farmhouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p99091
+33 0247595549
Cussay Indre-et-Loire
5

Even lovelier than it looks in the pictures

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
From the cheery welcome from Buster, the owners dog, to our last evening with wine and cheese from the region, our entire stay was a dream of comfort, beauty, and charm. Divinely secluded and yet easy for chateaux and wine tours in the beautiful Touraine. Perfect hosts, perfect stay. A place to return to again and again. Thanks to Garth and Liz and Buster and Sinbad and Taz for the memories. See you again!!
Owner's Response: We enjoyed meeting all your family and are delighted we fulfilled our ambition of providing a relaxed, comfortable holiday for you, looking forward to seeing you all again
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Spacious farmhouse
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p99091
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Cussay Indre-et-Loire
Australia
5

Amazing Stay

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
We stayed in this lovely property for 1 week in September 2011 with our 2 young children. The property was very comfortable, with everything we could possibly need thoughtfully considered by the owners. The property was immaculately clean and the location, amongst the fields, was idyllic. Our hosts Garth and Elizabeth made us all feel very welcome and we appreciated them being on hand to answer our questions about the local area. We found the local area very charming. We enjoyed many day trips to local villages and markets. We enjoyed our stay here and would love to return some time in the future.
Helpful votes: 4/4
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Tours
Nearest Ferry
200 Kilometres
Caen
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Port de Piles
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
A10
Nearest Beach
50 Kilometres
Chemille sur Indre
Car: necessary

•Eating out – there is a large choice of restaurants in the area ranging from the in expensive 12€ for a 4 course lunch including wine to the Michelin starred Le Promenade at Petite Pressigny which is 20 min away and everything in between.•Châteaux - This is an excellent area for châteaux, there are several local to the immediate area as well as the more famous including Chinon, Loches, Amboise, Azay le Rideau, Chenonceau, Villandry, Langeais, Blois, Chambord, Rigny Ussy (the inspiration for 'Sleeping Beauty'), Valencay and Montresor. Some châteaux also perform Son et Lumiere shows during certain evenings of the holiday season.

•Tours - Tours, the Touraine capital city, is full of history and art and the old town boasts cobbled streets and charming medieval buildings. For those of you who like to shop, the new part of the city has plenty of choice. It also has an interesting old quarter full of pavement restaurants. Even a day visit to Paris is possible as it is only 55 minutes.

Other Activities: Shopping

Golf: Nearest Golf Course is just outside Loches Verneuil Golf course just 25 minutes drive from Cussay

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Availability & Rates

Cussay Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Rate 1
Jan 4 2014 - Jun 27 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
£150
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£620
2 nights
 
 
Rate 2
Jun 28 2014 - Aug 30 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
£970
7 nights
 
 
Rate 3
Aug 31 2014 - Dec 20 2014
£150
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£620
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit £250.00
A deposit of 20% is required to reserve. If the holiday is cancelled this and any subsequent payment is only refundable if the property is re-let for that period less any administration costs. The booking will be held for one week if the deposit and the signed contract are not received by this date we cannot guarantee the booking. The balance is due 8 weeks prior to arrival date.
Notes A damage deposit of £200 is required against breakages and will be refunded by cheque no later than two weeks after departure. AllPayPal/Credit or bank charges are to be paid by the client. Cooking gas is included in the price oil fired central heating is charged if required at £1.50 per litre of fuel used and electricity at 15 pence per Kw.Arrival time is not before 4pm.please do not arrive prior
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Amenities

Cussay Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 260 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access
  • Iron & Board
  • Computer Available
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Heating
  • Parking
  • ISDN Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower attachment to bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • The main bathroom is fitted with a Victorian style bath with shower attachment. One of the shower rooms is en-suite to the master bedroom and has a large open shower enclosure with glass screens as does the ground floor shower room both have level access There is also a separate laundry room located adjacent to the games area.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , En-suite shower & WC
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Ground floor immediatly nextdoor to Shower room with WC
  • There is also a single bed come sofa on the galleried landing and a double sofa bed in the lounge.
Entertainment:
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • Stereo
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Games
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Video Games
  • Television
  • Books for Adults
  • Video Game Console
  • CD Player
  • Game Room
  • VCR
  • Music Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Tennis ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Child's Swing
  • Beach Chairs
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Patio
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 3 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • limited accessibility
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • live theater
  • theme parks
  • pond
  • library
  • coin laundry
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • museums
  • autumn foliage
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • playground
  • zoo
  • arboretum
  • caves
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • outlet shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • hospital
  • groceries
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • paragliding
  • hiking
  • cycling
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • freshwater fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • equestrian events
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
Notes:
Large living area, with a fully equipped American style kitchen with dishwasher, gas cooker, sink and fridge There is a utility room which houses the central heating boiler and washing machine. The dining area has a long antique pine table, which can seat 10 people comfortably. The lounge is fitted with quality sofas and has French doors leading out on to the raised terrace. There are some spectacular sunsets to be enjoyed from here. The first floor comprises the master bedroom with en-suite shower room and there are 2 twin bedded rooms one of which has a double and a single bed. There is also a large bathroom fitted with a Victorian style bath complete with shower attachment. These all lead off of a large landing area, which has a sofa and games console, etc., for the kids amongst us. The Hi Fi has an I pod dock. There is also high speed Internet. There is also a single bed come sofa on the large galleried landing. The ground floor bedroom is immediately next to the shower room
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