Reference no. 3616
Loire Valley holiday cottage near Castres
A tranquil holiday home in Loire, Central France.
An ideal rural French holiday cottage if you want to get away from the rat race.
Perfect base for exploring the Berry region, cycling, horse riding, walking and visiting the many chateaux.
2 - 4
This traditional barn, built in the 1820s, has been lovingly converted into a comfortable home.
Kitchen / dining / living area with a good quality Ikea sofa bed.
Shower room and toilet. There is a separate area with a washing machine.
The stairs are fairly steep (see photo) and we recommend that it is suitable for children over the age of 8 years.
Here is a huge room with double bed and sitting area. This room has beautiful views across the countryside across the valley and lake.
There is no internet or TV, but phone reception is generally good and we do have a selection of DVDs and music for you to enjoy.
There is a paved area with portable barbecue, chairs and table.
The property has 2000m2 of garden. The garden is a large grassed area with newly planted trees and an orchard.
Parking for several cars and an area where bikes / motor bikes can be parked under cover.
This area of France is quiet and traditional. The property is on a gravel track with 2 farmhouses as neighbours.
The area is ideal for peace and quiet, walking, cycling, visiting local towns, gardens and chateaux.
La Chatre is 20 minutes away and has a wide selection of shops and restaurants. There is a busy market on Saturdays.
There is a bread shop and cafés in the local villages, which are about 10 minutes drive away.
There are frequent brocantes and fetes in the summer.
The area is renown for George Sands, a popular French author.
A lot of the local towns are medieval and have beautiful architecture.
Lignieres is about 20 minutes away and often holds horse riding events.
The nearest lake is at Sidiailles is about 40 minutes away and has a swimming area, sailing and an exciting high ropes course.
Beach at Sidiailles Lake
There are also outdoor swimming pools at La Chatre and Chateaumeillant.
The nearest train station is 45 minutes away at Chateauroux.
There is an airport at Limoges, which is a two and a quarter hour drive away. Car hire is available from here.
Easter to end of September
£ 36 per night
3 nights minimum stay.
For longer term rentals there is a monthly discount.
Visitors can smoke outside, but the barn is non smoking.
It has 2 smoke detectors and a carbon monoxide detector.
Our local representatives will be on hand during your stay and be able to advise you on the local area.
They speak excellent English and some French.
For availability and booking enquiries please contact:
Please quote reference 3616 hhf when making enquiries.