Less than 2 hours from Paris, the Loire Valley is known as France's Valley of the Kings as it was the chosen home of French royalty for centuries. It has always been a place of residence, pleasure, refinement, art and spectacular gastronomy. Whilst you are visiti
PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE TO CHECK AVAILABILITY AND TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT LA CROIX JOREAU We do not take online bookings because we have had a holiday ruined where we booked to stay in the Dordogne, received the booking form which we completed immediately and wer
La Croix Joreau is a great place from which to visit the attractions of the Loire Valley, but it is also a great place to relax and do nothing. The central courtyard is good for socialising and the po… More
“The only holiday location to which we keep returning!”
Reviewed 27 Jan 2013
All this, and it's within a day's travel from home (Buckinghamshire) - with a three course table d'hote meal, including a bottle of local wine, waiting for us on arrival.
We first stayed here abou… More
Le Poussin was a farm workers cottage at La Poulerie, which as the name implies was once a chicken farm. The property has been sympathetically renovated retaining many of its original features. To the rear of the property there is a covered patio with tables and chairs
La Lavande is situated within the famous wine growing area of Saumur Champigny and you can follow the touristic route of vines to find us. Being south of the river it is far enough to enjoy good sunny summer weather with its own mini micro climate. This spacious gite
We loved every minute of our stay here. Beautiful, peaceful location and really helpful, friendly owners on site who were there if we needed them. The children loved the private pool and were not re… More
Thank you for your kind words it is always a pleasure have the Irish stay. 2014 and 2015 have produced excellent wines. Hope to see you again this year.
“the essence of rural france”
Reviewed 23 Jan 2012
John and Margaret were warm and welcoming. Well appointed cottage with comfortable bed and bedding. Garden was being crammed with flowers – would love to see it in mid-summer. The swimming pool/b… More
Thank you again for the kind review. You will be glad to know that 2014 and 2015 has produced some excellent wines. Hope to see you again this year.
“Great Family holiday”
Reviewed 22 Jan 2012
Lots of safe space in large garden to keep kids occupied, they loved the of wild life not to mention the tour of the troglodite caves in the grounds , we adults were impressed with the restful setti… More
Hello again Brian, thank you for the kind words. It was a pleasure having you all stay. You will be glad to know that 2014 and 2015 harvests have produced some excellent wines Look forward to your visit this year. A bottle will be waiting for you.
The Grange at Les Mortiers is a 200 year property belonging to a previously working farm. It is one of two properties listed on this site, both of which have many original features and have been converted with comfort, quality and privacy. The Grange is rated as 4 star,
Have just returned from a wonderful holiday at Les Mortiers. Jean and Mike were very welcoming and made us feel at home straightaway. The gite was spotlessly clean and so well equipped with every… More
Thank you for such a lovely review. We look forward to your return here.
Little Félonnière offers 300m² divided into two living areas: the CHASUBLERIE and SUITE GROUND GARDEN, both in a large farmhouse (60 m long). The set includes 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Surrounded by a garden (6000 m²) and its dependencies restored, La Petite Félonnièr
Is a self catering cottage with gardens and a private swimming pool - with excellent facilities it's just like home from home but being situated in the countryside in a small hamlet between Vernoil Le Fourrier and Parcay Les Pins it's easy to find yourself i
A lovely house, bigger than expected set in large gardens surrounded by peaceful country side (very relaxing).
A clean & well equipped kitchen, large lounge & dining area, four stayed & it was plenty… More
“Lovely rural gite”
Reviewed 7 Jul 2016
La Boulaie is a very well equipped rural property. On the edge of the village, but comfortable walking distance from the local shops. For a rural property it has excellent broadband, should you need i… More
“Excellent accommodation, in a beautiful location!”
Reviewed 22 Jun 2015
I would highly recommend this gite for a relaxing family holiday, lovely accommodation, with private heated swimming pool, really relaxing surroundings with plenty of places to visit nearby. I'll be r… More
La Boulangerie with 500 year bread oven is on one side of the courtyard, attached to the historic 16th century entrance arch with the pigeonier above. You just walk up a slight incline to the Pool Garden to enjoy the lawn, flower beds and fruit trees and the 12m x 5m s
“Our stay at the La Boulangerie was truly a wonderful experience!”
Reviewed 7 Oct 2011
The setting is very picturesque and tranquil, with lots to see and do in the surrounding area. The numerous Chateaux are very impressive, with the nearest in Montreuil-Bellay being particularly prett… More
Thank you again for your kind review it was a pleasure having you both stay. Will you be able to make it again this summer? We certainly hope you can. The wine harvest has produced exceptional wines.
“Beautiful Holiday Property - Wonderful time”
Reviewed 25 Aug 2011
Had a very enjoyable week at this beautiful gite. Very clean and well prepared. Some complimentary provisions (including a bottle of wine) and fresh veg from the garden added to the welcoming atmosph… More
Thank you for such a lovely review of the property,it was very kind of you to take the trouble to send it. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday stay here, and were able to explore all those lovely little villages that are so often lost to those that keep to the major routes.
You still hold the record for the most number of kilometres covered on your bicycles, nobody comes anywhere near you.
Reviewed 14 Aug 2017
Wonderful hosts! Great hospitality and perfect location for a restful stay yet plenty to do within short distance at the same time. Loved John's tomatoes and garlic, not forgetting a memorable tour o… More
Thank you Jo and Tony for your kind review, it was a delight and fun having you with us.
Le Poulet is one of two restored farm cottages,set amidst apple orchards and nearby forests, close to the picturesque village of Parçay les Pins in the beautiful Loire Valley. Both cottages have been sympathetically renovated retaining their original features and have b
A very warm welcome awaits you at Chateau de Jalesnes. Our 'Raiponce' studio guest suite has been recently refurbished from the old infirmary. You will be delighted by the high ceilings and the light from the triple aspect. Raiponce has its own private entrance from
Our 2 charming gites accommodate up to 5 and 3 respectively or can be rented as one unit, with flexible accommodation. They are found through our 15th Century entrance arch and are on opposite sides of the courtyard of our walled property within the 2 acre grounds. The
Our 17th Century Chateau was once part of a great equestrian estate and after several decades of neglect it has been refurbished and re-vitalised as a family home with several private guest suites avalable to discerning travellers to the wonderful Loire Valley. Our Ack
The lodging of Chateau Fouquet is a small house completely restored, situated on a vineyard fame, surrounded by vineyards. It has a private garden, a large kitchen overlooking the garden and vineyards, a lounge, two or three bedrooms depending on your needs Ca
Les Deux Chenes, The Farmhouse, is ideally placed for your holiday. Although south of the River Loire, it can be reached by early evening from any of the early morning ferry sailings from the south coast of England to Roscoff, Caen, Le Havre, Dieppe, Boulogne, Calais or
Château de Jalesnes has recently opened to the public for the first time in nearly 400 years after 3 years of improvements and several million euros of investment by its current owners. Gone are the old bedrooms and bathrooms along corridors and in their place are a nu
Le Manoir de Buisson Perron is a charming dating from the 18th century Homestead is located 5 kilometres from the city centre of SAUMUR (Maine et Loire) and the heart of the natural park of the Valley of the Loire (protected by UNESCO) Ideal for 6-10 people, can be rent
You will love our recently refurbished chateau close to the town of Saumur in the Loire Valley. We specialise in exclusive whole-chateau rentals for weddings, conferences and activity holidays. When the family are not in residence, we also offer our individual guest s
Welcome to the 'Library' suite situated on the ground floor of our lovely home. We have tastefully refurbished this space to provide a sizeable two super-king or twin bedroom apartment, each bedroom having an en-suite bath or shower room. You will find that self-cater
Originally a 14th century lookout tower, this hilltop chateau in Provence provides 360-degree views of the surrounding oak forest and lush landscapes below, accommodating 13 travellers in comfort and style.
Thoughtfully restored with rustic and contemporary décor, the c
Some homes are utterly unique and always will be. Saumur en Blanc is one of those homes. From its location right in the centre of magical Saumur, to its soothing all-white interior and its rather glamourous owner; a talented and well-known interior designer from New Yor