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“Gorgeous well-equipped cottage 1km from the Loire”
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire

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Simon B
Geneva, Switzerland
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“Gorgeous well-equipped cottage 1km from the Loire”
Reviewed May 15, 2014 for a stay in May 2014
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We had a super week here, using it as a base to do some shorter family cycles.

The cottage is extremely well equipped with all you could need. The garden is sunny and secluded, and the undercover barbecue area would be great to eat outside if it rained. The house is on three floors, so the owners made up the attic room for the parents, and the kids slept on the middle level - bathrooms are on the middle and top levels. The middle level also open onto the garden, since ithe cottage is built against a small hill. The kitchen is large and new, and a large utility room is behind. Wifi was great and there were many good things, some of which we used: games, DVDs, satellite TV, sun loungers, countless books, etc.

Location-wise it is 1km from the main Loire cycle route. It is situated on a spur off the main route,that goes to Chinon. Huismes is a few kilometres from Chinon. Huismes is a small village, but there's the essentials, a small shop, boulangerie, etc. We cycled to Langeais from the cottage (19km one way), but since much of that was on a shared car-bike section, after that, we drove to car-free parts of the cycle track, such as Tours-Villandry and Souzay-Saumur, both of which were perfect.

The owners were very caring and attentive, but not intrusive - they are not based in Huismes, and we saw them at check-in and check-out with a couple of text messages in between.

Overall, highly recommended!

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Liked best: Beautiful cottage, great location
Liked least: On road parking, but if the bikes were on the car, we parked behind gates on the property.
Traveling group: Young Children
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jul 13, 2014
Dear Simon,
It is with great pleasure that I discovered your comment, we are very happy that your overall stay went well.
We wanted to share this house with you, to make you discover in the best conditions, landscapes, specialties of the village wines of the Loire castles by dixaine ... all so that this part of the Loire Valey, makes you want to come and see us.
Au revoir, à bientôt
Laurent
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378Jennif...
Perth, Australia
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“Perfect place to stay for a week or longer”
Reviewed March 17, 2014 for a stay in January 2014
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One if the best places we've stayed in France, beautiful accommodation with everything you could want plus more! Excellent quality and value for money.

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Management Response
Jul 13, 2014
Bonsoir Penny,
When I wrote to you, you are certainly back home in Louisiana, and once again, thank you for the music CD, your son gave as a gift.
We are pleased to inform you pleased your stay with us, maybe next time when you visit France.
See you soon
Your host
Laurent
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Maastricht, The Netherlands
Reviewed January 6, 2014 for a stay in October 2013
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Traveling group: Friends
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Management Response
Jul 12, 2014
Bonjour ADk,
C'est avec retard, mais joie que je réponds à votre très sympathique rapport.
vous avez été nos premiers visiteurs, nous étions fort heureux de commencer avec d'aussi gentils clients.
Peut être à bientôt, il reste tant de vignobles à decouvrir.
Cordialement,
Laurent
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Wanderer6...
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Reviewed February 19, 2017 for a stay in February 2017
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Management Response
Feb 20, 2017
Merci beaucoup pour votre gentil commentaire. Nous avons été ravis de faire votre connaissance et surtout très heureux de savoir que vous avez non seulement apprécié la Maison Marissou mais aussi le village de Huismes qui mérite effectivement le détour.
Merci encore à vous !
Françoise, Martine et Laurent
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Lepetitlo...
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Reviewed October 31, 2016 for a stay in October 2016
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Management Response
Nov 4, 2016
Belle maison pour clientes adorables ! Vous recevoir était un vrai bonheur et nous sommes enchantés que vous ayez apprécié le lieu et les ondes positives qu'il dégage ! Nous espérons vous revoir un jour prochain dans la Vallée de la Loire pour achever votre exploration de la région et vous "munir" de nouvelles confitures ! Merci encore à vous et bonjour à votre si belle Suisse.
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josson s
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Reviewed August 27, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Traveling group: En famille avec adolescent(s)
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Aug 28, 2016
Bonjour à vous gens de Belgique et merci beaucoup pour votre gentil commentaire qui nous va droit au coeur tellement il est flatteur non seulement pour notre travail mais aussi pour notre belle région ! Quelle fabuleuse expérience que de rencontrer et de communiquer avec des personnes comme vous ! le monde entier vient à nous et à chaque fois c'est une grande émotion, et croyez nous, vous n'avez pas failli à la règle ! vous accueillir a été un grand moment qui nous donnera encore plein de bons souvenirs... Amitié à la famille et à bientot peut être si vos pas vous mènent de nouveau vers nous !
Françoise, Martine et Laurent
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didele
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Reviewed August 2, 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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Liked best: le superbe intérieur de la maison
Liked least: rien !!
Traveling group: En famille avec adolescent(s)
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Aug 3, 2016
Merci chère Didèle pour ce si gentil commentaire qui nous touche tout particulièrement !
Il est vrai que les 50 ans se fêtent et vous avez su le faire dignement en profitant de tout ce que notre région peut réserver aux plus curieux et aux plus gourmands ! Nous vous attendons pour votre prochaine visite : d'autres surprises vous attendent !
Amitiés de la Touraine
Françoise, Martine et Laurent
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