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Prieure de Relay

View of the 'Priory' - One of the two Guest house
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Chateau -
6 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Azay-le-Rideau, Indre-et-Loire, Centre-Val de Loire
Set within the heart of Touraine, in the Loire valley and within a few kilometers from the castles of Balzac and Azay-le-Rideau - lies the 'Priory of Relay'. This sanctuary, nested within the forest of Villandry, dates back to the XII century and was previously a dependence of the Royal Abbey of Fontevraud.
It is surrounded by hectares of countryside, offering woods and landscapes in a truly exceptional setting. The remaining buildings of this old abbey have been partly renovated and it is now possible to visit the various historic sites such as the church and the pigeon-house. Discover this site which was a passage for the kings of France, Charlemagne to Louis XIV, Jeanne d' Arc and the pilgrims of Compostelle.
Today, the buildings have been restored to welcome family and friends in two guest-houses. Both houses can accommod...
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Listing #HL5356156
About the Owner
stephane d
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:October 2014
Interaction with guests
We love to share the property and welcome our guest personaly . A visit of the remaining buildings of this old abbey and the various historic sites such as the church and the pigeon-house is part of the 'welcome process'....
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

We stayed at thePrieure de Relay for two weeks in August 2017, a large family with a changing cast of characters, usually amounting to 10 people including lots of kids. We loved it. The building is chocolate box pretty looking across a pretty lawn to...More

Thank AKMLondon
Management response:Responded September 12, 2017

Thanks Alex it was great having you to stay and you are welcome back whenever!

Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

We spent an amazing week early December. The house was so nice and welcoming. We were there to visit the region as a family and the place was perfectly suitable for us. The house is in the country side surrounded by some woods where we...More

Thank mariedmdb
Management response:Responded February 21, 2017

thank you Marie , it was great having you to stay come back soon with your friends and family!

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Reviewed January 26, 2017

If you love the country and history this is the place for you. An old Priory and it's dependancies nestled in a valley close to some of the best Chateaux of the Loire. Everything you need is here, not flashy ....a great rural retreat. Bring...More

Thank Sherpa539168
Management response:Responded January 28, 2017

it was great to have you stay annd you are welcome back any time!

  • Blender
  • Central Heating
  • Children's Pool
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(5)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
- For the WE, the arrivals are after 6 pm and the departures before 5 pm. - Please do not smoke in the house and use ashtrays. - Please complie with the internal rules of the...
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    5 Fulls
    2 Twins
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  • Cleaning fee: $185 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $579 / stay - Deposit
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How to get there
Airport: Tours: 12.4 mi
Railway: Tours: 12.4 mi
A map is always send to our guest with details on how to get there. nearby morways, airport and TGV station.
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Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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