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14th Century Farmhouse with heated 15m pool

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Welcome Welcome to The Farm, a beautiful 14th-century farmhouse in the Loire Valley. Wake each morning to the nature that surrounds this mediaeval site, and immerse yourself in peace and tranquility. An ancient family farmhouse lovingly restored over the past 25 years into a place full of vitality; now evolved into a space for intimate retreats, a special place to explore, unwind and create. When not being used for a retreat you have the whole place to yourselves, complete with heated pool. This is a social enterprise, and thus aims to help more than just those who come here. Despite the obvious benefits that each person will come away with, the rental income will be donated to African Vision Malawi - a charity which supports orphans and vulnerable people in rural Malawi....Welcome Welcome to The Farm, a beautiful 14th-century farmhouse in the Loire Valley. Wake each morning to the nature that surrounds this mediaeval site, and immerse yourself in peace and tranquility. An ancient family farmhouse lovingly restored over the past 25 years into a place full of vitality; now evolved into a space for intimate retreats, a special place to explore, unwind and create. When not being used for a retreat you have the whole place to yourselves, complete with heated pool. This is a social enterprise, and thus aims to help more than just those who come here. Despite the obvious benefits that each person will come away with, the rental income will be donated to African Vision Malawi - a charity which supports orphans and vulnerable people in rural Malawi.More
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About the Owner
Nigel P
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2018
Interaction with guests
You can book a 'minimum' of 1 night if it is Saturday only, 2 nights if it includes a Friday or Sunday, or 4 nights midweek. The cost of check-ins makes it uneconomic to do otherwise, unless you pay a surcharge (details on request). We are a 5 minute walk from Chateau du Rivau You will be able to use all of the gardens and pool for your exclusive use. Please note the property is discounted from October when the pool is closed until the following May. Exact closure dates on request.
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

La Guimarderie has everything you could dream of, we loved the quietness of sunflower, maize and wheat fields around the farm, the sunsets and the starry nights. If we wanted to we could explore cobbled streets of the nearby medieval town of Chinon, visit the...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank KarenCyclingwidow
sablog, VR Owner at 14th Century Farmhouse with heated 15m pool, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Many thanks for sending in such a wonderful review. Look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place. Great views, glorious weather, a sense of peace and calm but also near great vineyards and other excellent places to visit. My 5 days were brilliant and I could have happily stayed many more.

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Davidmb27
sablog, VR Owner at 14th Century Farmhouse with heated 15m pool, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Many thanks for your comments. Looking forward to welcoming you back again!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
TV
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Kettle
Internet Access
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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Would you recommend this holiday rental for a group retreat?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
It is very quiet in a little hamlet. Ideal for peace, tranquillity, walks, bike rides and star gazing. This is why it is so ideal for Yoga and Meditation retreats which take place throughout the year. You should find it if you search for 'Retreat to the Farm'
Getting around
You will need a car as we are 12km from Chinon's railway station. The nearest bread shop and grocers are in Champigny-sur-Veude, some 6km away. We are 60km away from Tours or Poitiers airports where you can hire a car.
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