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Country House In Beautiful Rural Setting



Updated: 04-Aug-2016
House in Cuzion, Indre, Loire Valley / Centre, France - Peaceful Location Only 10 Minutes Away From The Lake And The Nearest Beach

Les Touches is a modern house built in 1987 set in a beautiful garden. It is perfectly placed being near many places of interest.It is only 10 minutes away from the closest beach with a supervised swimming area, sailing and water skiing are also available. The nautical base situated at Chambon is opposite the beach of Bonnu. You can also go cliff climbing, numerous walks and cycling (cross country) tours. This is an area of historical importance with the gallo-Roman museum of Argentomagus. The village of Gargilesse is a very close cultural and artistic center described as one of the most beautiful villages in France

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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3 Reviews

based on 3 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5

The house was lovely and clean and well equipped. It's location to Lac Chambon was brilliant. Really good beach with watersports and a delightful temperature to swim in. The owners made us very welcome and it was reassuring that they were only 30 mins away should be have needed them. We didn't. The region is packed with pretty towns and stunning countryside. Our two weeks were bliss.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Clean property, lovely garden and surrounding area

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Les Touches for 1 week in early July and thoroughly enjoyed our week there. It was one of our best French Holidays and we’ve been coming for many years now, although only the last few free of children.

The house is nice and clean and has all the amenities you are likely to need. With the window shutters it’s relatively easy to keep cool during the day. The garden is delightful, it’s very large, flat and always has an area of shade. Neighbours are shielded behind fairly dense hedging/trees and although you can hear them from time to time didn’t disturb us. There were a couple of decent sun loungers available and some garden games if you are so inclined.

The area around Bonnu is a real gem. We would thoroughly recommend an early walk to the beach at Bonnu, even taking it easy and on a hot day it will take 15 mins going and about 25 mins back on the fairly substantial sloping road. However the reward for not going the 3 minutes by car is worth the effort. The views are spectacular, you will pass a very small private Chateau which was exceptionally pretty when we went and even has a moat with water. Going early in your week you’ll also get a good view of the other beaches and water sports available at some other local spots.

We also went to Argenton for a walk around which we found to be a lovely full of character town which was surprisingly quiet. The walk up to the church is worth the views at the top as well as passing some very nice old houses. The houses over-hanging the river also are worth the view. One advantage to visiting Argenton from Bonnu is that you’ll pass a little village where the Chateau de Gargileese is located. Whilst we didn’t go at a time this was open (it rarely is) the tiny village is again well worth a wander around. There’s plenty more things to do beside these 2 ideas.

If I was pushed to say what could be improved with the property I’d say some sort of guest guide with details of local markets, places to visit etc would be really appreciated. Whilst there are many tourist leaflets in the house a little written local knowledge from the owners is invaluable.

Overall we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the house was superb, the weather brilliant and the location a surprise with its variety and prettiness

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A lovely place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed 2 very happy weeks in this clean, comfortable and well equipped house, in this lovely part of France.

The garden has to be seen to be believed - huge and gorgeous. The house is well positioned for lots of local historic attractions and lakeside swimming beaches. The nearest one, (and nicest) is only a 3 minute drive from the house.

The owners are lovely and give as much assistance as required without being overbearing. We would thoroughly recommend this property for a holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Limoges, Intrnational Stanstead,Bristol, E.Mid.etc at 1 Kilometres Car: necessary


Lac Chambon is a man made lake with a hydroelectric dam. There are three man made beaches the nearest of which is ten minutes walk. Swimming in the lake is excellent with good summer temperatures. There are beaches a bit further afield on the river Creuse.


The nearest airport is Limoges which has daily flights from Stansted. Limoges is about an hour away from the house. Cars can be hired at the airport. For road travellers the channel ports are approximately 6 hours away.


The village of Eguzon is about twenty minutes drive and provides traditional French, shopping and supermarket, doctors surgery, post-office and banks. Argenton-sur-Creuse about half an hours drive is a very attractive town with many amenities including a museum, swimming pools and cinema. Gargilesse is occupied by many artists during the summer months.


Rental rates

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Late Autumn
16 Oct 2016 - 26 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
We require a third of the cost on booking as a deposit. Full payment is required one month in advance. We ask for a caution of £100 which is of course repayed if the house is left in the condition found.As we have very few bookings I think due to this new site not working for us we are now offerin g special weekly rates please contact us for further details we will be very pleased to talk to you.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day is Saturday. As we run a B&B it will be possible to arrange other accommodations e.g. arrive Friday for Saturday take over.

Please contact us we are offering special weekly rates at the moment

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  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • The house is equipped with a single bathroom with bath/shower twin hand basins and WC. A separate WC is also available.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: The main bedroom is equipped with a double bed and wardrobe facilities. The second bedroom can be equipped with a second double bed or twin beds as required.


  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue


  • Outside: The garden is large very attractive and peaceful,ideal for relaxation and sunbathing in privacy. Outdoor furniture is available for the patio which has an awning. It is certain many meals will be taken outdoors in the summer and autumn months with the easy access to the kitchen area. A barbecue is provided for you. Nature is on your doorstep. Utility Room: There is a range of cleaning equipment available for your use and convenience. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels can be provided . A cleaning service can be available for stays of more than one week.

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