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Beautiful Lakeside Retreat

Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Sleeps 12. 5 Bedrooms. 2 Baths.

The Loire Valley isn’t known as the garden of France without good reason. Vineyards stretch as far as the eye can see producing exceptionally fine wines and local produce is in plentiful supply growing alongside the majestic Loire River as it snakes its way to the Atlantic Ocean. This really is a very special area indeed.

Allee De Mesnes is a truly beautiful country retreat set in an elevated position overlooking its own 7 acre lake. Nestled in almost 50 acres of mature gardens and woodland the house is able to accommodate up to 12 guests and is very well placed for all of the major attractions that the area has to offer including the famous Loire Chateaux and vineyards.

Member since: 2015
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Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 7, 2018


Mareuil-sur-Cher House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:30 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • limited accessibility


4.2/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful Lakeside Retreat
average rating of 4.2 based on 5 reviews

Fantastic location and house

  • 5 of 5

The appeal of this house is the beautiful location. We have 5 boys who all enjoyed playing on the boat on the lake, swimming in the lake (shallow enough to be safe but there were 3 children's life jackets) , fishing in the lake, spotting amazing wildlife around the lake and playing in the woods. The house is comfortable with books and games to use, a well equiped kitchen and good showers. The surrounding area is also beautiful but a car is a must to access nearby ameneties. The friendly key holder was available for any difficulties or issues. Negatives, we got bitten by bugs a lot so bring appropriate sprays to deal with this. We would stay in this house again.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Nicola. So pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to welcome you back soon. Regards John
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Northampton, England

Complete relaxation.

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful setting, comfortable house, good fishing, no wifi, just what we wanted. Ideal place to switch off and slow down. There are no local facilities unless you get into the car but we knew that and took supplies accordingly, there is a bakers and small shop about 10 minutes away. Plenty of nice walks from the house and wildlife around. If you like peace and quiet and nature you will love it, if you want lively activities and lots of people probably not.

My only negative is that the bed was not very comfortable, nothing that a new mattress wouldn't fix.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi. Thank you very much for taking the time to comment on your stay sounds like you had a lovely time. If you could let me know which bed you stayed in I will get the mattress checked out and replaced as necessary. We look forward to welcoming you again. John
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Very pleasant stay in the Loire region

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a splendid first week of May with our 2 families (4 adults, 6 kids). A beautiful house and lovely outside near to a small lake. The terras has been build as a balcony enhancing a lovely view on the small pond. The great fire place and the spacious livingroom made it not hard at all for sheltering the cold of the evening in the period of the year. Kids were completely occupied by fishing and floating on the water or sneaking around to what seemed to them being the forests of Nottingham... A review cannot be taken serious without any critical remark. For summer periods a parasol would do and also 2 bed chairs available can lead to some argument... The kitchen equipment in terms of pans (size, number and quality) could be better. You see, nothing that stands in the way of a joyful stay at this remarkable place.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Thanks for your review, im really glad that you enjoyed your stay. We have 3 young boys and they love exploring outside and being free. I note your points regarding the pans and parasol etc and will make the necessary arrangements. Thanks again and hopefully we can welcome you sometime in the future Regards John.
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Milton Keynes


  • 4 of 5

Hidden away in the rural forest of the Cher this is the ideal get away from it all holiday. The house is well furnished and obviously cherished by John the owner. The kitchen is well equipped. The log fire was the source of many happy evenings roasting chestnuts and playing Ludo!

The lake! A super plastic boat was provided that gave the kids hours of fun as did the fishing. There are obviously monsters in the lake buy far to sensible to be caught by us amateurs. However the six inch rudd and catfish are easy and formed the basis of a week long competition as to who could catch the most.

The woods teamed with wildlife, otters, wild duck, peacocks and goats. We heard wild boar but no sightings.

Confortable, welcoming and ideal for a relaxing holiday yet within easy reach of the Zoo, quaint St Aignan with a good restaurant and the castles of the Loire and Cher. Tours is not too far away if you need a city.

Would we visit again - almost certainly!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Maison spacieuse et cadre enchanteur

  • 4 of 5

Location très propre et bien entretenue. Maison, terrain et lac permettent

à tous les occupants d'avoir de bonnes vacances. Lieu très intéressant

à proximité des châteaux de la Loire et du magnifique Zoo de Beauval.

Manque la télévision pour les soirées et enfants.

Famille Coquillat

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $139.98

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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