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The Old Barn in Lerne

Old Barn in Lerné, East Facad
5.0 of 5 stars
16 reviews
Old Barn in Lerné, East Facad
Summer 2014
Interior Living Area
A well-equipped kitchen for serious cooks
Bathroom Sink Area
Walk-in Roman Shower
Main House Professional Kitchen for Cookery Classes and Meals
A short stroll to the village of Lerné
Hot Air Balloons Over the Valley
Summer Sunflowers
Moonrise Over the Valley
Pick your own cherries from our many trees
Fresh artichokes from our vegetable gardens
A composed summer salad from our gardens
Chicken grilled under bricks
Paris-Brest, my favorite dessert of all
Hunting for treasures at the local flea market
Chateau Montpensier at Night
Our Wine Cave
View from the Chinon Castle
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
This old stone barn was part of an abandoned farm that has been lovingly restored over the last eight years. Sitting on seven acres, in a magical setting with stunning views of the Chateau Montpensier and the surrounding fields, this holiday rental is perfect for those wanting to explore the Loire Valley's sites. The barn has been renovated and equipped in the highest standards, and will provide a very comfortable home base for visitors to the region.

Many of the grand Chateaux of the Loire Valley: Villandry, Chenonceau, Usse, Azay-le-Rideau and Saumur are easy half-day trips. For cycling enthusiasts, we are less than a kilometre from the main bike route through the Loire Valley; and for food and wine enthusiasts, the Loire Valley, is known as the 'garden' of France. We are surrounded by the vineyards of Chinon, Bourgueil...
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About the owner, Stephen S
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 95 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 90 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 16 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL203034 by: Holiday Lettings
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Western Australia
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15 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We visited the Old Barne for four nights in August 2015. I wish it was longer... As soon as we arrived we knew we were somewhere special. We opened the shutters and and our hearts breathed everything in. The outlook over the fields is truly stunning and one we could not stop photographing as it changed throughout the day. Steve... more

San Francisco
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99 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

There are not that much I can add about the excellent owners and the apartment of this place. Other reviews have said them all. There are couple things made this place extraordinary: The location is especially good as home base to explore the western Lori Valley. This is the place made us felt living as locals. Wandering around markets, interacting... more

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165 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

We stayed at the barn for two weeks in June / July. Stephen and Tim our hosts were fantastic and so generous with their time and lovely food. So welcoming in every way. The barn was an excellent base for exploring the surrounding area. I have to say that it was the best equipped and set out self catering let... more

  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
The open floor plan and over-sized bathroom are ideally suited to a couple. An American queen-size bed is larger than the French equivalents, and there is an iPod Bose docking system along with all other modern conveniences.
Possible to rent the smaller barn and add 2 more people. Please inquire.
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Four Night Minimum Stay. No additional lodging charges.

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Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Tours: 28.0 mi
Railway: Chinon: 6.2 mi
Ferry: Caen: 186.4 mi
Daily Flights from London-Stansted to Tours and Poitiers. High-speed train service from Paris, Montparnasse to Tours-St. Pierre de Corps and car hire available at all points. Ferry service to Caen and we are three hours south of Caen.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 186.4 mi.
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