The cottage of La Chauviniere is a one bedroom 17th century old house, with beamed ceiling, chimney and tile floors. It is decorated in ancient style but has all modern comfort. It is convenient for a couple or a couple with 2 children (2 beds in the living-room). Completely equipped kitchen, DVD equipment in the living room, complete bathroom.
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 lholiday 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, billiard, 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.
Born and bred in Paris, with engineering degrees from Grenoble and Berkeley, I now leave in the Loire VALLEY to enjoy the mild climate and the country life.
Thierry Voulet purchased this cottage in 1993
Very special property since it gets everything you fancy in the country: lake, park, gardens, swimming pool, farm, poultry, animals, glass house, landscape. Inside luxurious comfort with drawing room, library, billiard room, all decorated with period furniture
Town of Chateau-Renault 2 miles away with everything you need, supermarkets, newsagents, biweekly traditional food market with local and healthy products. Doctors, pharmacy, hospital, cinema.
Within 30 to 60 mns all the big royal castles of Blois, Chenonceaux, Chambord, Cheverny, Ussé etc.
Zoo of Beauval. Charming medieval towns around Vendôme and Tours.
House keepers in the adjoining farm very dedicated to help
guests with every need.
8 bicycles, barbecue, table tennis, pétanque, badminton, croquet, billiard
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