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Maison Requin hillside cottage with great views

Terrace from the kitchen door, eat and drink in the sunshine secluded from the rest of the world
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Terrace from the kitchen door, eat and drink in the sunshine secluded from the rest of the world
Hot summer's day July 2013 from the garden Enjoy the sunshine from this wonderful terrace with fantastic views across the valley
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5.0 of 5 stars
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6 reviews
Terrace from the kitchen door, eat and drink in the sunshine secluded from the rest of the world
Hot summer's day July 2013 from the garden
Enjoy the sunshine from this wonderful terrace with fantastic views across the valley
Steps to the verandah and front door - great place to dine and to sit in the sun
Kitchen has fridge freezer, hob and oven washing machine and micro-wave
Lovely open fireplace for log fires, leather settee and dining area
Window looks out on garden and view of the river valley, log fires, from dining area
Settee and kitchen from the fireplace in main living area
Bedroom;  great bed with lovely pine furniture and comfortable bedding - shower room is next door
View across the Cher Valley from romantic bedroom - wake up to this lovely view
View of cottage from the long and enclosed garden which has lovely cherry and hazel trees
The garden is shared with Maison la Grange (2 bedrooms) neither cottage is overlooked
from up the road behind the cottage looking across the village
We have a market nearly every day in one local town or another
The chateau at Chenonceau - a short drive from the cottage
Chenonceau on a hot day in August
Tours Place Plumereau a great place to sit and enjoy life - half an hour drive
Street cafes in Amboise by the chateau - 15 minutes drive
The main street in Amboise
Cycling in France is great and we provide bikes for you
Chambord is less than half an hour away by car or cycle there
Sancerre vineyards are only 2 hours away - a great day out from the cottage at Bourre
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Overview
Cottage -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Bourre, Loir-et-Cher, Centre
Lovely romantic and historic cottage for two situated in secluded position on the hillside over looking the valley of the river Cher. The cottage has been fully restored to a high standard and has a large and comfortable lounge/ diner with newly refurbished and well equipped kitchen; lovely bedroom with views across the valley, luxury shower room. Magnificent views across the valley from the sunny raised terrace.

Maison Requin is one of 2 charming cottages fully restored to a high specification in quiet location, on the sunny south facing slopes of the village of Bourre with magnificent views over the River Cher.

Situated in the Touraine wine growing area central for the historic chateaux, famous Touraine vineyards ( local Sauvignon and Gamay, Vouvray (Chenon Blanc), Chinon and Bourgeuil (Cabernet Franc) and excellent restaurants, o...
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About the Owner, Dr Ann P P
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 3 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2009
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 39 reviews and 6 properties
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Listing #HL116979 by: Holiday Lettings
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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Finding the cottage was a bit like an eight year old's birthday party scavenger hunt. What we eventually found was a wonderful retreat to spend a week exploring the Loire valley, with a view of the Cher river with the charm of an old farmhouse renovated for modern comfort and convenience. From our location on the hill, we had the...

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Management response:

We are delighted you have enjoyed your stay in our lovely cottage! Normally you will sit on the balcony in full sunshine and watch our lovely river Cher flow quietly in the valley; this has been an exceptional year and we have only seen the river break its banks one other time in our 30 years of staying in the...

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roserose3
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

My partner and I enjoyed our stay at this charming little gite. It fulfilled all our requirements: a beautiful yet quiet location, fresh bread available down the road, bikes to use, close to the river path, well equipped and incredibly clean and comfortable. Highly recommended.

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Thank you I am so pleased you have enjoyed your stay in our lovely cottage. We do aim to look after our guests and provide you with everything you might need to help you have a great holiday. Located on the hillside in a quiet position with wonderful views yet within a short walk of the boulangerie and river we...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 for a stay in February 2015

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Thank you! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay so much! For those who wish to see 'the sights' we are located centrally for visiting the chateaux - Chenonceau, Chambord, Villandry etc and Clos Luce home of Leonardo da Vinci at Amboise. WE look forward to welcoming you again! Ann

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Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    Ask
  • Smoking Allowed:
    No
  • Kid Friendly:
    No
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
$111
£85
$681
£520
Jul 9, 2016 -
Sep 23, 2016
Mid Summer
4 nights
$118
£90
$688
£525
Sep 24, 2016 -
Nov 25, 2016
Autumn / Wine Making
4 nights
$105
£80
$622
£475
Nov 26, 2016 -
Dec 20, 2016
Early Winter
4 nights
$72
£55
$439
£335
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Bed linen and Towels: $39 / stay - Fee
  • Taxe de sejour: $9 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning: $66 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Prices include heating, water, cooking. The cottage is checked before your arrival. Minimum stay is 4 nights, you may come for fewer nights but will be charged for 4 nights.There is a 25% deposit this is deducted from your full payment on completion 6 weeks before your stay.
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Tours: 18.6 mi
Railway: Tours: 18.6 mi
Ferry: Caen: 124.3 mi
Ferry to Caen or Calais. Autoroutes A28 via Rouen or A1 A10 via Paris.<BR>By car A10 from Paris through Orleans via Blois and Montrichard.<BR><BR>By train TGV to Tours St Pierre change at Tours nearest station Montrichard.<BR><BR>Fly to Charles de Gaulle and train TGV to Tours St Pierre. Fly from Stansted Ryan Air to Tours.<BR>Hire car AVIS at Tours St Pierre. More hire cars available from Tours centre or airport.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby.
Nearby cities
Centre Gites (1,066)
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