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The Dairy

The Dairy
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The Dairy
Heated swimming pool in terraced garden room Double bedroom
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5.0 of 5 stars
24 reviews
The Dairy
Heated swimming pool in terraced garden room
Double bedroom
Swimming pool and sun terrace
Swimming pool with view over countryside
Swimming pool
Sun terrace
The grounds
Table tennis under covered barn
Medieval Loches (twice weekly market)
Dining room and mezzanine
Seating area of double bedroom
Single bedroom
Dressing area of single bedroom with ensuite shower
Dining room
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 3
Loches, Loire Valley, Centre-Val de Loire
The Dairy provides luxurious and spacious accommodation for up to 3 people, situated on the small and exclusive gite arrangement of “La Vieille Ferme” - a stunning 17th century Touraine farm. Heated, covered swimming pool (10m x 4m) set in spacious garden room. Attractive sun terrace for sunbathing and relaxing, overlooking the gardens and rolling countryside. Free WiFi

The property is ideally situated on the edge of a small village, 2 minutes walk from a bakery, shop and restaurant. Ideally located for visiting the many chateaux, villages and vineyards of the beautiful Loire Valley.
About the Owner, Angela F
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 90 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 94 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL179800 by: Holiday Lettings
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5 of 5 stars Excellent - based on 24 reviews
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English first
Sherborne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in July 2016

We stayed in The Dairy during the last week of July and had a wonderfully relaxing holiday. Derek and Angela are the perfect hosts, making us feel very welcome and providing everything we were seeking within the gite and grounds. The gite was super, lovely and clean and perfect for the three of us. The grounds were also very well...

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We are delighted that you enjoyed your holiday and look forward to welcoming you back.


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Heather S
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

Loved this cottage ( there are 3 others which take different sized groups). Lovely welcome. Everything we needed and more. We arrived on Sunday night and were offered provisions because the shops were closed. Comfortable bed. Fully working kitchen. Nice walkin shower. Fantastic pool ( heated). Beautiful gardens. Off road parking. Fairly steep stares in our cottage. We stayed two...

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Delighted you enjoyed your stay and that you loved the beauty and tranquility of the area.


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Adelaide, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

We spent 2 wonderful weeks here. Angela and Derek are great hosts. The cottage is very comfortable. The pool is perfect. We had a few very hot days but hardly noticed them as we cooled off every few hours. The village is beautiful and quiet and all the highlights of the Loire Valley are in easy reach - everything within...

Management response:

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday and managed a good mixture of relaxation and exploring the local area. We look forward to welcoming you back.


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  • Books
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (3)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Kid Friendly:
Additional amenities & feature info
Ground floor: Spacious lounge - dining room, light and airy with superb beams and French doors leading to the garden Comfortable seating with wood-burning stove. English and French satellite TV, Flat-screen LED TV, DVD/CD player and a range of books. Free Wi-Fi.<BR>Well-equipped kitchen with fridge-freezer, cooker, microwave and dishwasher. <BR>Ground floor single bedroom with dressing area and en-suite shower room.<BR><BR>Galleried first floor: Attractive, spacious double bedroom, seating area, with en-suite shower.
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
Jul 17, 2016 -
Sep 3, 2016
Peak season
7 nights
Sep 4, 2016 -
Oct 29, 2016
Mid season
7 nights
Oct 30, 2016 -
Dec 17, 2016
Low season
7 nights
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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.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment by sterling cheque or bank transfer in GBP or Euros.
£200 refundable security deposit payable with final balance.
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Tours: 43.5 mi
Railway: Loches: 17.4 mi
Ferry: Caen: 217.5 mi
By car:<BR>From ferry ports: Caen 3 1/2 hrs, Le Havre 4 hrs, Calais 6 hrs.<BR><BR>By Eurotunnel: 35 minutes from Folkestone to Calais<BR><BR>By train: Paris to Tours: TGV (55 min)<BR>Departure: railway station of Montparnasse<BR>Arrival: railway station of Tours or Saint Pierre des Corps <BR>Car rental available at both stations <BR><BR>By Air:<BR>With Ryanair:<BR>From London-Stansted to Tours, Poitiers or Limoges<BR>From Liverpool, East Midlands, Leeds and Bristol to Limoges<BR>With Flybe:<BR>From Belfast, Dublin, Edinburgh, Guernsey, Glasgow, Jersey, Leeds, Manchester, Southampton to Limoges<BR><BR>Major car rentals are available at airports<BR>1 ¼ hrs from Tours airport <BR&gt... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 21.7 mi.
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