Description of House
This is a fourteenth century house with charming architecture and comfortable facitlites, part of a group of gites positioned around a castle in the heart of the beautiful Loire Valley. Each cottage has all modern conveniences. The entrances and terraces have been arranged so that the calm and independence of each residence is preserved. Each room has been decorated with comfort and charm in mind.
This is neither the high-life nor life on the farm. Visitors are offered a comfortable stay in natural surroundings, an opportunity to recharge the batteries. That's the reason we are sorry to accept only grown-up. The Domaine de Vernou is situated in the heart of the beautiful Loire Valley with its fairytale castles, near Langeais (3,5 km), it is a vast wooded estate and deer farm.
The domaine offers 8 distinguished properties, cottage apartments, standing around a private country house lived in by its owners: 1 or 2 rooms, for 2 or 3 people (minimum period of 1 week); the heating swimming-pool is available from 15th April to 31st May and from 1st September to 15th October. And a superb 14th century house "Vau Godet" for 2 people with a heated swimming-pool (28°) available in the morning from 15th April to 15th October (minimum period of 2 weeks). All modern conveniences. Private terrace or garden, view over the countryside or the deer farm.
An old-fashioned kitchen garden (2.500 m²) where you can pick as many vegetables, fruits, flowers as you wish and hen-run. You can enjoy eating eggs laid the same day. There is a gym-fitness room and games-room (150 m²) with TV/video, hi-fi, table-tennis, baby-foot... The Domaine de Vernou rents accommodation from April to November, giving everyone an opportunity to discover or rediscover, in accordance with their own tastes and the time available to them, a very special unspoilt region where life, it is said, is sweet: the traditional hospitality of rural France.
Vau Godet is a beautiful old building, making it an ideal place for a holiday, on 3 floors it is suitable for 2 people. A big sitting / dining room and ultra modern kitchen are on the ground floor. First floor has a big bedroom with double bed, a bathroom and a dressing room. Top floor has a shower room and another toilet. There is a TV / magnetoscope, hi-fi, radio, telephone if needed, central heating
Outside, 50m from th ehouse, is a heated swimming pool available in the mornings, heated to 26/28C. There is a sauna available on demand. there is garden furniture, large terrace, ping-pong, BBQ.
There is a closed garage, security system.
Accomodation available from April to 1 November. Minimum length of 2 weeks.
2 - 3
Pool Type: private pool
Description of Area in & around Langeais
Langeais, Loire Valley, France
Langeais a pretty little town, famous for its royal castle, is at the cross-roads of all the tourist routes in the Val de Loire. Nearby, waiting to be visited, are all the Châteaux de la Loire, the very many historic houses. The vineyards with their famous vintages, and wine cellars (Bourgueil, Chinon, Saumur, and Vouvray…)
Langeais (3.5km) where visitors can go riding, surf-boarding, or rambling, and at a distance of just a few kilometres, there is an 18-hole golf-course. Fishing in ponds, rivers. Langeais has all essential shops, several restaurants, and a market on Sunday morning. It has a swimming-pool, a lake where you can windsurf or spend a day fishing, and tennis courts. There are riding stables where you can hire horses for an hour or two or for the day and within reasonable reach. There is an 18 hole golf course. Bicycles can be hired for long or short periods.
Tours (28 km) is a city with good shopping, many fine buildings and a lovely old quarter. Good food is part of the fabric of this region and there are many excellent and reasonable restaurants in Tours, Chinon, Azay-le-Rideau and elsewhere.
The beauty of the Loire is legendary, with its fine châteaux and walled towns, its rich cuisine and vineyards that produce some of the country's most famous wines. You can visit the cellars and taste the wines of Bourgueil, Chinon, Saumur, Vouvray and visit many châteaux and see their treasures.
Airport Tours-Parcay-Meslay: 28 kms
TGV Paris-Tours: 55 minutes
Autoroute A 10 Paris-Tours Nord: 250 kms
Tours-Langeais-Domaine de Vernou: 28 kms
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