OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
OwnersDirect uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag

"Le grenier à grains"XIIth century ABBEY (Yul BRYNNER's grave) 3 ha park

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Cottage in Luzé, Chinon, Indre-et-Loire, Centre, France - Luxurious Gites At The Unique Estate Of The Abbaye De Bois-aubry

Believed to originate from XV, Le Grenier à Grains' connected the interior courtyard to the outdoor courtyard of the monastery'.

Lovingly restored, this gite retains interior shutters, oak lintels, tiles and stone walls. The modern kitchen is well equipped with a central island and the lounge has a small 'salon' to the side. The circular staircase leads to the mezzanine double bedroom, bathroom and second double bedroom. Here, stone and very heavy timbers revive the historic atmosphere. The spacious feel created internally is echoed outside where a private garden leads to the undercover parking space, communal space and outdoor swimming pool.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We, Christine and Marc-Oliver from Belgium, welcome you to our unique home. We live on the estate and will be available to greet you on arrival and assist you daily if required. We speak fluent English yet will be happy to develop your French.

Call Owner
Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Note globale du locataire : 5/5



Un cadre idyllique et un accueil très chaleureux pour une semaine de vacances agréable et reposante.

Arnaud B. (France) - Le 25/08/2013





Note globale du locataire : 5/5



"Superbe endroit chargé d''Histoire. Calme absolu. Accueil particulièrement sympathique et convivial par toute la famille. Situation impeccable pour rayonner dans toute la Vallée de la Loire. A conseiller vivement !"

Xavier T. (Belgique) - Le 04/09/2011
Apr 2014
  • 1 of 1

3 Reviews

5
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

5

What a wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

We have just got back after a couple of weeks touring around the Loire and we spent one of those weeks at this wonderful Abbey , the location is stunning , the accommodation (we were in Le Grenier Le Grains) is beautifully maintained and very comfortable , and the pool is just gorgeous ! we had a great time visiting the many places of interest and Chateau`s in the area as well as indulging a hobby of collecting Antiques, our hosts Marc and Christina couldn't have been more helpful in locating Brocantes and Vie de Greniers for us we went home with a car full of new treasures ! Thank you so much for a wonderful time and we will see you again Im sure ,warmest regards Sue & Jules

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sue for your nice review! We where very pleased to welcome you and hope to see you again in one of our gîtes.! The gîte was in perfect condition when you left ! Thank you for that. Christine
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Beautiful gite, beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Over the years I have stayed at numerous gives all over France, with varying degrees of satisfaction. So I don't give out 5 stars very often. This gite deserves every one of them. It is in a stunning setting, it has personal privacy and all mod cons one could possibly ask for. It is situated in an excellent position for visits to most of the popular sites in the Loire Valley. Here I should mention the owners, Marc and Christine who went out of their way to be helpful and welcoming, but were never intrusive. Marc came around with a local map and spent time telling us about some of the lesser known places to visit that we would never have found on our own. On a practical note, the swimming pool is gorgeous and our gite La Porterie was right next to it,though not intrusively so. The Abbaye ruins are quite beautiful and we had a most informative guided tour with Marc of the Abbaye and the grounds. I cannot recommend this gite highly enough - it ticks every box.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you ann for this review .We are really happy you enjoyed it so much and we hope to see you here again! Best regards Christine
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
5

Beautiful gite

  • 5 of 5

My family and I have stayed in many gites in France, and this one is the best. The photographs don't do justice to the stunning setting of the abbey where you can wander freely in the grounds and pick fruit from the trees. The standard of cleanliness and comfort is excellent, and you can swim in a lovely pool beneath lanterns. Marc and Christine are on hand to provide extensive information about the area which is rich in culture.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0

Location

From the Owner

.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Barpub : Marigny-Marmande at 5 Kilometres Car: necessary

Travel:

Tours Airport (ryanair) 50 min , A10 motorway at 14 KM

Distances:

We are 3km away from Luzé and 5 km from Marigny-Marmande with bar/restaurant and little shop (grocery).14km from the A10 motorway .

Further Details:

Our superior gites are located in Indre et Loire (in the Parc Loire/Anjou/Touraine),, Department 37. The Abbaye, surrounded by pretty little villages also has easy access to the motorway networks and is on the doorstep to culture with a lovely landscape for walking or cycling. We are surrounded by pretty, romantic chateau, museums, vineyards and caves, market towns selling locally produced foods, galleries and the Atlantic coast is roughly two hours away. The Abbaye not only makes a successful base from which to explore the area, it is a place for you to relax and take pleasure in the quiet and breath-taking beauty of the historic setting, closing out the possibly stressful demands of modern living.

The village Marigny has the quaint little bar facing the old church.

Our closest town is Richelieu, a 'walled cite', built by Cardinal Richelieu (Mousquetiers!), an ally of Louis XIII. Richelieu is of a grid construction with very impressive houses, a park, historic market hall, opened on most days and cafe bars situated around the square. The facilities you may need can be found here (bank, shop, etc.).

Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low season
1 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Mid season
15 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£464
for 7 nights
£464
 
 
Mid season
22 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£464
for 7 nights
£464
 
 
Mid season
29 Apr 2017 - 12 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£464
for 7 nights
£464
 
 
Low season
13 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Mid season
20 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£464
for 7 nights
£464
 
 
Low season
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Mid season
3 Jun 2017 - 9 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£464
for 7 nights
£464
 
 
Low season
10 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
Mid season
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£464
for 7 nights
£464
 
 
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£835
for 7 nights
£835
 
 
Very high season
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,054
for 7 nights
£1,054
 
 
High season
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£835
for 7 nights
£835
 
 
Mid season
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£464
for 7 nights
£464
 
 
Low season
16 Sep 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £211

Booking Notes:
from Saturday to Saturday
Short stays allowed
Charges are not included in the rental price
Discount depending on length of stay
Supplement for heating depending on the season
Security deposit requested
Down payment/deposit requested
Key pick up with owner
Cleaning service available


Changeover Day:
from Saturday 16h00 to Saturday 10h00
Short stays allowed

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
Enter dates for accurate pricing
Avg/night
Enquire Now Enquire Now
Updated: 05-Dec-2016
12
Available arrival
12
Available
12
Unavailable

Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 90 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • One beautiful bathroom with bath and shower. Separate wc

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 Notes on bedrooms: Upstairs loft with one queen size 160x200 cm and a "lit gigogne" 80x200 and 160x200 when it is open. One queen size 160x200 on the mezzanine

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: The swimming pool is 11x5 meter and is shared with the owner and one other gite(max 5 people) It is heated from June to September Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are included and changed every week. Final Cleaning is in option 50 euros

Partner Offers

Partner Offers

 
Portable wifi hotspot