Guests have exclusive use of the entire farm at La Caltière, a stone farmhouse built in the 17th century and renovated to offer plenty of comfort while keeping its original features.
Three bedrooms can sleep up to seven guests + baby. Decorated in the traditional style,
We had a lovely stay at this very well equipped farmhouse with extensive grounds, swimming pool (very comfortable sun loungers) and lots of outdoor seating in various locations. Bikes, snooker, table… More
“Beautiful Gite - but needs update and deep clean”
Reviewed 20 Aug 2016
We stayed at La Caltiere from 31/7 to 13/8 this year. the gite itself is lovely, the location is amazing and had everything we needed for 4 adults and two 15 yr old boys. The positives far outweigh th… More
Thanks for your comments. As soon as you alerted us , a new cooker was installed unfortunately on the day that you left. Maureen and Terry work very hard to keep this old property clean and tidy and we will review the furniture which is " in keeping" with the house. The pool area will be revamped for 2017.
La Maison Rose is a one bedroomed cottage with a quirky interior. The glass fronted elevated garden room has views over the garden and river. In the kitchen area there is a wood-burner for use in the cooler months and electric heaters throughout the rest of the p
“La Maison Rose was a beautiful peaceful sanctuary, yet close to everything.”
Reviewed 22 Jul 2013
We stayed at La Maison Rose June 22-30, 2013 and loved the cottage, the garden and the river. It was such a peaceful sanctuary with beautiful birds, far enough off the downtown flow of traffic yet clo… More
“Wonderfully relaxing place to stay.”
Reviewed 8 Jul 2013
The gite was wonderful, beautifully clean and very comfortable. The fixtures, fittings and furniture were all of high quality. The garden (and its furniture!) was fabulous. The weather was good for … More
“La Maison Rose - superb wonderful character”
Reviewed 22 Sep 2012
We had a wonderful week. Enjoying the gardens in the sunshine and even better enjoying evening meals cooked in the most wonderful kitchen. This followed by after dinner drinks in the garden room liste… More
House of charm in the countryside in the heart of the PARC DE LA BRENNE, with woods and meadows, completely renovated it can accommodate 8 people. located 50 m from the Creuse (fishing possible card) 2 km from the village (Baker, tobacco tennis Café). and 1 km from the
In the heart of France, the château stands within its own moated courtyard garden and is ideally situated within walking distance from Les Dryades 4 star golf & spa resort.
The chateau comfortably accommodates 14 guests, with 7 well appointed bedrooms (all en-suite),
Beautiful bijou cottage for 2 (+2) Ideally suited for 2, this very sweet, freshly renovated and equipped cottage lies in the tiny settlement of Les Poulets, far from the madding crowd but only a few minutes from the "proper" town of Le Blanc, on the edge of a nat
Au coeur du Berry, maison avec accès direct à la rivière, à 5 min de l'autoroute A20 et pile sur le chemin de compostelle.
Dans un cadre enchanteur et au calme, cette maison idéalement situé sera faire le bonheur des petits et des grands aimant la nature.
Activités à p
Want original and relaxing holiday? Discover our home peasant cottage (for holiday otherwise!) 6 persons, all comfort, accessible disabled, walled garden, as well as our relay home peasant (equivalent to a Gîte d ' étape) 12 pers., dormitory and large living room, bedro
2 bedroom cottage comfortably sleeping 5 + cot for "a little one". Newly equipped large kitchen / dining area, with separate lounge. Situated in a very quiet, rural village road with a handful of other well separated houses, the property is in it's own gated grounds
Carefully renovated to retain its character with original exposed beams. La Porcherie is part of a 200 year old farm "Le Grand Pré" (the great meadow) which is set in a tranquil rural location with unspoilt views of the gently rolling countryside. A perfect setting for
Excellent accommodation. Very much enjoyed our stay. Have holidayed in France many times over the years and this holiday home certainly rates as one of the highest, if not the highest. The gite is ver… More
Reviewed 25 Aug 2014
We had a wonderful time at La Porcherie. The accommodation is great. It's very well maintained and has all the home comforts you'd expect. The pool and mini-gym/games room are fantastic. We spent … More
“We didn't want to leave!”
Reviewed 24 Aug 2014
We booked La Porcherie based on the excellent reviews and it more than lived up to our high expectactions. Phil and Tracy have clearly worked extremely hard to provide a fantastic property with everyt… More
Le gîte se compose d'une maison de caractère arboré d'un terrain de 400m aménager (transat,table extérieur ...) avec terrasse et parking aériens.
D'une pièce a vivre chaleureuse de 30m² avec cheminée,
d'une cuisine tout équipée ( lave vaisselle, four, four micro onde,
LATEST NEWS (as August 2016):-
1. ALTERNATIVE FERRY SERVICE: Newhaven to Dieppe - 4 hrs precisely. This is a great alternative to Dover - Calais and which reduces your journey on the French side. Give it a go!
Our Gite in L'Ouche:
This 2 bedroom cottage oozes charm,
We couldn't have asked for a better holiday home, pretty house, all the facilities we needed, clean and welcoming and we loved being so near the beautiful Lac d'Eguzon which we swam in every day. Frie… More
Thank you for taking the time to send such a positive review. We are also pleased that you had a great holiday and a wonderful experience at Lac' D'Eguzon as well as having the time to sample some of the activities either closer to or at our cottage.
You may be aware that this coming week it is predicted there will be an excellent viewing of the Perseids meteor shower. Joie de Vie is in an ideal position for such events as there are no street lights and there is very little city glow thus providing the perfect night skies for viewing. Should you want to catch this annual event in 2014 and top those experiences already expressed, we are open to receive advanced bookings. Check our page on Holiday Lettings for availability. Thank you once again, and look forward to seeing you next year.
“Wonderful setting for relaxing holiday in beautiful surroundings close to many places of interest.”
Reviewed 17 Jun 2013
With my 3 adult daughters we had an unforgettable holiday. We particularly liked that it was close to many lovely villages with great places to enjoy good food as well as the markets. Altough we did n… More
“Perfect holiday retreat.”
Reviewed 7 May 2013
We have stayed in this holiday gite for a couple of years now. It is perfect for a holiday retreat. Very friendly locals and lots of sight seeing. You can be as busy or as lazy as you wish. Lovely… More
surface: 70 m2 ground floor: dining-salon(canapé convertible 2 personnes)-kitchen open room bain(douche à l'italienne)-1chambre(lit de 190:2 personnes) - 1 umbrella baby - wc.
activities:-hiking - fishing - hunting - 8km from one of the most beautiful villages in Fran
Wonderful rural cottage in the Berrichonne style comprising of fitted kitchen with electric hob, oven, microwave and large fridge freezer plus a utility area with washing machine and ironing facilities. Dining room with dining table for 6. Large lounge with leather sofa
This charming old farmhouse is situated on the edge of a tiny hamlet, next to a little chateau and lining with the forest where a path decends towards the river with waterfall and a natural well. It is situated within the boundaries of the National Parc of the Brenne wi
Gite on the Village website PUYCHEVRIER calm in the countryside and close to many sites and circuits. 3 bedrooms with storage and dressing room on the floor: 1 bed room 140 1 suite (pass in the first chamber to access the second): 1 room with bed of 140 and 1 bed room 1
Lovely spacious detached family house situated on the outskirts of Saint Plantaire in the very beautiful Indre/Creuse Valley, popular with holiday makers and sports enthusiasts.
In a quaint village, with all amenities and easily reached from Limoges or Tours airports.
'Le Bourg' is a period granite-built village house in a small hamlet called Dunet, near to Saint Benoit du Sault. It is attached only to the garage of the next door property, and our neighbours use the property only as a holiday home, so our house is always very quiet a
La Maison au Bord du Lac is a privately owned residence built on the hillside 50m from the shores of Lake Eguzon. Nestled in it's own wooded garden and landscaped by quarried slate walling, the property blends sympathetically in to the landscape of the surrounding ar
This apartment has a priceless view over an amazing lake which is within easy walking distance. We spent many happy hours walking along the shore, kayaking on the nearby river and swimming in the warm… More
La Confiance is a beautiful traditional stone cottage, which has been sympathetically restored to ensure you have a great holiday with all the modern conveniences you would expect. La Confiance is set in 1 acre of enclosed garden, so you can relax while the children pl
This renovated old House offers modern comforts for 6/7 persons. Located in a small village of the black Valley, in the country of George Sand, she awaits you for a holiday in a region which, responding also on behalf of "Land of harmony" offers walks varied, rural, cul
Le Torteau is situated 2km away from the pretty village of Prissac. Prissac has its own boulangerie, butcher, pharmacy, doctor, dentist and post office. There are many walks starting there and lots of places to explore by bike. A new restaurant has opened serving meals
We had a very enjoyable week, the house was lovely which had in it everything you needed. The veranda over looked the large garden and fields beyond and was ideal for a quiet breakfast or evening BBQ.… More
1001nuitsenberry is a listed boutique Eco-house and label 3 *** by Gite de France. Take a trip to the Orient ... the heart of the Berry! It is in a rural setting, quiet, meditation and quiet, this old addiction was restored for the sake of respect for the environment an
Unique vintage 1950s bus which can be offered with B&B or selfcater options. The bus overlooks our stunning private carp fishing lake ETANG MAX. With unparalleled views it is a quirky and unusual place to stay. Situated in central France we are just off jnc 21 on the A2
The accommodation which is a self contained converted part of our main barn and known by the locals as The West Wing, has been sympathetically renovated using the original beams and stone work, ideal for couples looking for tranquil surroundings set in the heart of the
We loved staying in this unusual apartment in a beautifully renovated barn. The site is gorgeous vista with rolling hills. Our hosts, Bill and Pen, were unbelievable helpful. Bill and Pen, came to … More
Lovely gîte (cottage) on the edge of a forest near the river Le Benaize. This quite place is situated within Parc naturel de la Brenne, the region of the besides lakes, where birdlife is abundant.
Le Petit Paradis sacrifices an immediate start for walking trails, a pic
Jesamine is conveniently situated within an easy 1 1/2 hours drive from Tours, Poitiers and Limoges Airports, and less than 7 hours drive from Boulogne and Calais. La Girardetterie is part of the commune of Saulnay and lies on the edge of the Brenne National Park, whi
If you're looking for comfortable B&B in central France (only 5 mins from A20 toll free section of motorway) then why not try our offgrid B&B. We also offer carp fishing holidays Set in 2.5 hectares of tranquil countryside this cozy & comfortable twin bed room ia an
Bed and breakfast located in city center of CHAILLAC (INDRE, FRANCE) equipped with a complete bathroom visit the Centre region with a different view than the banks of the Loire.
We have lots of sights (Castle, Castle ruins, lakes, fishing, hiking, etc) are very quiet a
Located in the Berry on the boundary of the Limousin, the bed and breakfast 'Côté Cour' can accommodate 3 people.
Located in the garden and surrounded by a landscaped park with an unobstructed view of the valleys of the southern Boischaut. Enjoy all the space to relax:
Very bright bedroom near the dyke, with a kitchen, living room and bathroom on the ground floor. The bedroom is on the first floor and receives all the morning light. There is also a small bed on the ground floor, which can be useful for a third guest. It is a XV
Mobile home rental Comfortable 2 bedrooms for 4 to 6 people.
Close to shops, the site of the Reuille located in the heart of nature. Friendliness and tranquility are the watchwords.
Located on the edge of Berry and Touraine, discover a wide range of excursions and walk
Built in the 18th/19th centuries around an enclosed stone courtyard, this restored Loire farmhouse with private pool was the original home farm of the neighbouring chateau, set in the heart of the Brenne regional park. The house itself is known locally as 'the hunting g
We simply cannot recommend this cottage highly enough. If you are looking peace and quiet then this is the place for you. The house is huge and it caters for everything you will need for a holiday (i… More
Hidden away in the beautiful Brenne Natural Park, Domaine des Brandes de Lignac is a small horse & donkey sanctuary where over 30 animals, young & old, are cared for - many from sad, neglected backgrounds. Muck in & help us help them whilst enjoying your holiday far
LAKE EGUZON (312 ha) RENT GITE *** comfortable 6 to 10 people ideally located less than 10 minutes walk from the BEACH Fougeres, a forest path. House available for rent throughout the year. Gite adjoining entrance, courtyard and garden fully enclosed. Lovely bright and
"The field of Fombrette" located at the intersection of Vienna and Touraine in the heart of the Regional Park of the Brenne, land of 1000 lakes, welcomes you to his farmhouse Berry with its landscaped park with trees and fenced. ideal place for family holidays in full n
My Husband and I spent the most idyllic week at La Caltiere last week. The property is comfortable and traditional. The farmhouse definitely lends itself to outside living. We had breakfast, lunch … More
In a 24 hectare park planted many species some of which have more than two centuries, at the gates of the Touraine.
On the 24-acre proposed by the area of the Poignardiere, you can enjoy a large number of activities: - walk in the Woods and around the pond of 2.5 Hecta
Come relax in a pastoral setting in the countryside. Berrichonne renovated farmhouse in a quiet and green environment with nice view. Gîte 3 épis ideal to meet family.
Nearby: paths of hiking, parc naturel régional de la Brenne, Châteaux de la Loire and Beauval zoo.
How you gather your family or friends in one central place?
At 2 hours south of Paris, at 3:30 of Nantes, Bordeaux, Lyon and Toulouse... the Indre, crossed by the A20 and the line SNCF Paris-Toulouse is ideally situated for your weekends, and vacations with family, frie
17th-century house surrounded by a pond, ruins of a castle at the bottom of the garden.
Only a part of the House is rented, but you only during your rental period taking advantage of all the space.
Saint-jeanvrin is a very quiet place with beautiful walks on foot or by
The Cottage is located on the outskirts of Perassay, between La Chatre and Boussac. The nearest larger village is Ste Severe sur Indre which is famous for Jacques Tati and the filming in the '50s of the film 'Jour de Fete'. The surrounding countryside of rolling hills i
A wonderful rustic cottage if you are looking to get away with it all. Charming and rightly lives up to its name of Stargazer cottage! Mo and Steve are wonderful hosts, couldn't be more helpful, their… More
“Perfect cottage for a quiet relaxing holiday”
Reviewed 6 Sep 2012
I cannot praise the owners ( Maureen & Steve) highly enough, they were wonderful & extremely helpful when my husband fell ill whilst on holiday. The cottage itself was idyllic with every home comfort.… More
Reviewed 19 Sep 2011
Had a wonderful time - thank you so much Maureen and Steven! Cottage was gorgeous - in a very beautiful, picturesque location. Loved the fact that you would be sitting in the living room or doing the… More