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Mill du Breuil - Loire Valley

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths2
Space 1,506 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

In the heart of the Loire Valley (Unesco world heritage site) and a short 15 km from Tours, Le mill du Breuil is just stone’s throw from the main royal chateaux such as Villandry or Azay-le-Rideau. This mill is exceptionally located in the middle of the Indre river, in a protected and enchanting environment. Recently refurbished, it makes for an utterly charming, quiet and comfortable retreat. You will fall under its spell!

On site, you can fish, canoe or boat, sunbathe at the pool or opt for a jog or a walk in the park (120 private acres) with old trees, or walk to the municipal tennis.

More Details

anne paillard
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018


Monts House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1506 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Toilet 2 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Mill du Breuil - Loire Valley
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 22 reviews

Lovely mill, ideally situated and well equipped. Very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

The mill is a wonderful place to stay, lovely and quiet but nicely situated for visiting the Loire. The mill was very comfortable and well equipped and the owner was very friendly. A great place to stay and would not hesitate to book again.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Paradise on Earth

  • 5 of 5

A lovely mill set in the country side ,just sit on the deck and enjoy . Just get the shopping in ,no need to visit anywhere else. Row the boat down the river and see king fisher , swimming grass snakes ,fish and fowl .Watch meteors ,and RELAX.

Every thing you need is in the mill lovely wood burner with logs supplied.bed great ,shower great,toilet great ,all great.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Swindon, UK

Peaceful week in a beautiful area of France

  • 4 of 5

Lovely setting actually on the river! Two boats provided which were fun to paddle in both directions on the river. Nice pool, and table tennis, though a little walk from the mill. Inside was fine, with everything we needed. Beware of very steep stairs, but not a problem for us. Located amongst more chateaux than you can possibly manage to visit! Also walking distance of the little village with a couple of nice restaurants. Met Anne on the last day who was really friendly.

P.S. Anne, really you should create a small balcony at the back overhanging the water, where there is already a wooden platform, to catch the afternoon/evening sun - that would make the place absolutely stunning!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful location on the River Indre!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing week in the Mill du Breuil. Anne, the owner, who lives in the chateau, was lovely and really welcoming. Our two boys aged 13 and 11 loved the pool and also being able to get out on the river every day. We had our own stand up paddle boards, but there was also a rowing boat and kayak that could be borrowed.

The wildlife on the river was wonderful - cranes, otters, kingfishers etc - plus deer in the fields and we even saw some sort of eagle in the woods! The location is beautiful, but not far from civilisation. The swimming pool was great and the kids appreciated the 'ping pong' room too!

No wifi or TV, and whilst we didn't miss the TV, wifi would have been helpful just to get weather reports. Places worth visiting included Chinon (Thursday is market day) and Azay le Rideau is a lovely little town with a beautiful chateau. We also did the park and ride into Tours which cost just 3 Euros total for the 4 of us. Parc de la Recreation was good but probably better for younger children, though going after 4pm we only paid 4 Euro each.

We would definitely go back again! Worth every penny. Thank you Anne!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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We loved our stay in the Moulin

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in the moulin. We enjoyed the hospitality we have experienced. Very Private and quiet place with a lot of nature en water arround it. There is a photobook off the restauration off the properties its a lot off work but the restoration is very well done. No tv and Wifi but we didn't miss it. A very big sleeping room and a full equipped kitchen. The only thing we missed was a bigger couch to sit on in the living room. It is not suitable for very small children because of all the water.

We look forward to come back.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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A very special gite

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Moulin for one week and had a fantastic time. The river setting is beautiful and the mill has been renovated with great care, providing a unique and memorable holiday location. Anne the proprietor was very welcoming and made sure everything was in order. The shared pool and gardens are great resources and it was great fun to cycle around the estate. Monts has good restaurants and services and nearby Tours is lively and interesting. A fantastic location for exploring the Val de Loire and its many chateaux. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
st pierre des corps
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
A85 ou A10
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Le monts gourmant

located only 55 minutes from Paris by TGV, and TGV rail station 20mn from the "St Pierre des Corps"

From Tours, take direction Joué les tours, then Monts, (15kms south from Tours) by the D86. In the village "Monts", after the bridge over the River Indre, on the stop, turn right direction Artannes. Above 200m, in the traffic circle, enter the domaine du Breuil in the woods.

Le Breuil is the perfect starting point for a stay full of discovery, nature, culture, gastronomy and leisure activities.

You can also try yourself at fencing at the Château des Sablons, take cooking lessons at the Château d'Artigny or at the Tortinière, act in a play at the château de Gizeux, discover a corner of Poland you That Settled at Montrésor, watch a pack of hunting hounds at the château de Champchevrier or at Montpoupon, black tomatoes taste at the Bourdaisière, admire the gardens at the Chatonnière and the forgotten vegetables at Valmer, with fairies revel at the château du Rivau, climb Into a Chinese pagoda at Chanteloup, dig Into prehistory at le Grand Pressigny, relive the Duke of Windsor's wedding to Wallis Simpson at the château de Cande.

In all there are around 30 sites open to visitors ... Within a very short distance!




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $246.12
Stay tax $1.35 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

supplément chauffage selon la saison, caution demandée, acompte/arrhes à la réservation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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