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15th Century Unique Romantic Cottage, Near Historic Town Of Richelieu, France

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Cottage in Princay, Nr. Richelieu, Indre-et-Loire, Centre / Loire Valley, France - Perfectly Located In The Heart Of The Loire Valley, For Visting Chateaux And Vineyards In Region

Jasmine cottage is sweet and quaint with stunning views. Nr the town of Richelieu. property has recently undergone, major and thoughtful renovation, high quality well equipped accommodation.. Our secluded cottage is set in 1/2 acre. With so many different eating al fresco dining areas, charming in day, and magical at night. Both of 2 bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms, one upstairs, one downstairs (unit).making it very private for 2 couples holidaying together. We have an excellent village: Monts- sur Guesnes facilities our, general store, bakery, bar/restaurant, bank, cashmachine, Postoffice, newsagent, pharmacy,artist gallery,tourist information, theatre. 10mins to the historic town of Richelieu, which provides many amenties, ancient market, beautiful squares, chateau park, open air swimming. We are ideally located for exploring the beautiful countryside, as well as famous attractions, Chateaux, vineyards futurescope, golf courses, cycle routes, horse riding, zoos, canoeing.

nigel john berry
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
18 April, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Prinçay in Vienne

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1, with large walk in shower, wash basin, and toilet, with modern fittings. En-suite to bedroom 2 with cubicle shower, washbasin and toilet, with modern fittings.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 downstairs unit. With double bed, dressing table and wardrobe, double doors opening on to private terrace, with table and 2 chairs. Bedroom 2 upstairs, double bed, dressing table, wardrobe, views of the garden.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
Notes on accommodation: Bedroom 1 ground floor, has its own private entrance, which is separated, from main entrance of cottage, making it perfect for 2 couples. Jasmine cottage, is available for short stays in low and mid season. Please enquire. Sorry although we love animals, ourselves have dogs and cats, we cannot accept pets We can offer 3 nights out of season, Outside: There is private access to jasmine cottage, and plenty of parking (which is all enclosed). The garden is set in 1/2 acre with lots of fruit trees for you to pick on your stay. We have lots of different terraces, the mediterranean area has table and chairs, bbq.the terrece is covered with lights for your romantic evening. The decked area has a plunge pool, and sun loungers for sun seekers, in evening relax on the basket suite, with a glass of wine , and enjoy the stars and sunsets. On another day try out the pizza/bread oven eating area, with table and chairs. All round the cottage, we have jasmine climbers, lavenders, herbs, mullberry trees, grapevines, plum, apple, pear, mirabelle, cherry, figs, trees. Enjoy the perfume scent around the cottage. The private garden provides a tranquil retreat for relaxing, throughout the day. We have 2 bikes available, croquet, bowls, garden skittles, table tennis. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The cottage is all clean on your arrival, and is then maintained weekly. Towels and bedlinens are provided, and changed on a weekly basis. Pool towels and tea towels are provided. Other: Dining room, with patio doors, steps up to mediterranean terrace. Dining table, and chairs, large cupboard well equipped, with all crokery and glassware.


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15th Century Unique Romantic Cottage, Near Historic Town Of Richelieu, France
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

Jasmine Cottage July 2017

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed in Jasmine cottage for the 2nd week of our holiday in France. This is first class accommodation the best we have stayed in Sandra and Nigel have created the perfect holiday retreat both inside and out you can not help but just relax the moment you drive down the driveway. This property is totally private yet Sandra and Nigel are on hand if you need them. Lots of nice villages to visit also so all in all the perfect get away.

David and Denise Lawrence Boyle

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming to stay, you are sincerely welcome back anytime! we are so pleased you enjoyed Jasmine Cottage, and all it has to offer. we are delighted to get your review. it was an absolute pleasure having you both to stay at Jasmine Cottage.
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A Relaxing Country Retreat in Beautiful Central France

  • 5 of 5

What a gem! Nigel and Sandra Berry have created a country cottage with all you will need for a relaxing stay. The property is enchanting. The location is central to many historic and significant cultural sites. Nigel and Sandra themselves are wonderful hosts. I would stay there again in a heartbeat and can highly recommend their gite.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Anne and Heather, it was great meeting you both! We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Jasmine Cottage. We really do hope you come back to visit us again another time. Nigel and Sandra.
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Beautiful, relaxing, quiet cottage with a fantastic garden and plunge pool

  • 5 of 5

Great place. Cottage is very comfortable, and well appointed and very well cared for. The garden area is lovely - very large, with different places to sit as the sun crosses. This was our second stay - and it was as good as the first visit.

Great countryside, lots of walks around the farm tracks, Richelieu and Loudun are the nearest towns - both lovely.

We thoroughly recommend this place. Owners Nigel and Sandra are excellent hosts.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your great review. Nigel and I really care that you have a great holiday at Jasmine Cottage. It was super to meet you both again and we hope you can come back and stay again.(3rd time) kind regards Nigel and Sandra
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Beautiful unique cottage and charming garden

  • 5 of 5

wouderful setting, everything you need.

so many different places to eat and dine.

day and night.

will return soon

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for being great guests Lynn and Michael. we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay at Jasmine cottage, and you enjoyed the wine tour in Chinon. looking forward to seeing you both next year. Nigel and Sandra
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Fantastically relaxing holiday cottage

  • 5 of 5

Jasmine Cottage is fantastic place to relax and unwind. The cottage has everything you could need including some extra British plugs points which was very useful if youve forgotten to pack an adaptor. The garden is an absolute joy....huge, beautifully planted and with lots of places to sit in both sun and shade. We had great weather and spent lot's of time in the pool, barbequeing on the patio, as well as playing table tennis. Nigel and Sandra were great hosts and offered lots on information about places to visit, as well as providing us with fresh eggs from their chickens. The surrounding area has lots to do. We enjoyed the zoo at Doue La Fontaine, Chateau Villandry and Samur. A real highlight was lunch at Ricadeaux (sp?) in Loudon.....amazing food, friendly service and really reasonably priced. We highly recommend this cottage to anyone looking for a relaxing break.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous, relaxing cottage in beautiful French countryside

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous holiday a few weeks ago in this charming cottage. It has been very thoughtfully decorated and has everything you need. What makes it even more special is the garden and the various places to sit and enjoy the views and the tranquility of the surrounding countryside. It really is an idyllic escape from the noise and bustle of the UK. The planting encourages lots of insects and birds, as well as animals, and also offers lots of places to sit in the shade. The plunge pool is an added bonus on those very hot days. Nigel and Sandra, the owners, were very welcoming and always on hand if we needed anything, from sharing their hens' eggs to offering advice on local markets and places to visit. They were never intrusive and the whole property feels very private and secluded.

The nearby town of Richelieu is very beautiful, as are many of the medieval towns along the Loire, such as Chinon (a particular favourite), Montsoreau and Saumur. We also highly recommend Fontevraud Abbey. If you have an interest in history, there is lots to see and do, much of it involving Joan of Arc and the Plantagenets! You do need to use a car a fair bit to get around, but the roads are good and not at all busy. We highly recommend this property if you want to get away from it all and sink into the relaxed, easy and convivial lifestyle of the Loire valley and surrounding areas.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
12 Kilometres
Richelieu has 6 different resturants


La Rochelle is just 2 hours drive away, with its picturesque harbour.

You can use the river, and lakes beaches, which are all about,15khilometres away.

Lovely walks

Bike trails

fishing lakes


Tours and Poitiers Airports are each about 1 hour away by car.

Limoges, La Rochelle and Nantes airport are all around 2-3 hours drive.

Ryanair and Flybe fights from, Stanstead, Manchester, Leeds, East Midlands.

Ferry routes to Caen, Calais, Le Havre and St Malo from the South of the UK.

Caen and Calais 6 hours drive.

Le Havre and St Malo, 4 hours drive.


Monts-sur-Guesnes (local bakery, bar /restaurant, grocery store, post office, pharmacy, tabac, newsagent, hairdressers, petrol station, its own Chateaux, with tourist information, and theatre.

3 mins in car, by push bike 10 mins.

Richelieu, with beautiful squares and Chateaux park, has many amenities, including supermarkets 10 mins in car.

Chatellerault large town with all amenities, 45mins

Chinon and Poitiers are approx 45 mins

Tours and Saumur 1hour away.

Further Details:

Heaven for cyclists and walkers, there are many marked paths in the area.

Guide leaflets are available.

Wine tasting, tours in vineyards in the area.

Horseriding stables near by, where you can have lessons.

Chateaux to vist, Chinon, Saumur, Montsoreau, Usse, Azay-le Rideau, Villandry and many more.

We have lots of leaflets and guide books to help you find and plan your day.

There are lots of local markets on various days.

You will receive a welcome pack on arrival.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Prinçay, Poitou-Charentes

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Early Season
20 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
26 May 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 25% deposit is required at time of booking.
Balance due 6 weeks before arrival date.

£250 security deposit is payable with balance, and to be returned with 14 working days.
(Providing that there are no damages or breakages.)

Changeover Day:
Saturday to Saturday, arrival 4pm, departure 10am. ( local time )

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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