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The river at the bottom of garden, view from terraceViaduct built by Mr Eiffel, yes, as in the Tower! View from Terrace
Private room in bed & breakfast

Loire Valley, BnB in beautiful home

Caroline User Profile

Loire Valley, BnB in beautiful home

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One large double bedroom in Thouars, Loire Valley, in beautiful 1918 Art Deco listed house. Lots of History, as was requisitionned during the war....Infamously visited by Himmler for History Buffs. Spectacular views over river, Castle and Viaduct, with huge wooden terrace facing South. Shared bathroom, English-or French!- TV and DVDs in large comfortable Lounge, English and FrenchTV -DVD player on request- in grey room, Wifi, Ping Pong table,badminton and boules play area, large Barbecue secluded terrace at your disposal, sundeck, and friendly English speaking hosts to help you! Puy du Fou 1h by car, Fontevraud Abbey-burial site of Richard Lion Heart-45mns, Saumur and Wine tasting, Boat trips on the Loire river, and Restaurants 25mns, Chinon 1h, Montreuil Bellay 15 mns, Moncoutour Lake, where you can swim, canoe etc, 15 mns away.Market in Thouars, shops, etc lots of history a 5 mns walk from house, go karting and horseriding 10mns away. In short, lots to do, home centrally placed! We have been doing this for years and have made many friends around the world. We are both Artists, one a painter the other a writer. We can, on request, give French Lessons and will be delighted to help you plan your day's visits, with advice and any help/translation required. Join us in the morning for a warm, fresh, Croissant and a long Coffee.
Full breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or Picnic on request.
PLEASE NOTE, price is per night, maximum two persons.
We have a special offer of 150 euros for 5 nights, or 170 euros for a week stay. We can, of course, give you a receipt.
We have a little cat, cuddly and well trained and a well behaved dog.
If flying in, Poitiers, Tours or Nantes, between 45mns to 1h20 away.
Looking forward to meeting you!


Indoor Fireplace
Wireless Internet

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 super king bed

House Rules

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Pet(s) live on property
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to £90


50 Reviews

Gareth User Profile
August 2017
The house is beautiful, big, spacious, well lit. The balcony is the show-piece, overlooking beautiful landscapes. The bathroom is large and clean. Bedroom tidy and comfortable. Caroline wasn't at the home when I stayed - Philippe, whilst kept himself to himself, was helpful and …
Duncan User Profile
July 2016
Caroline and Philippe were lovely and very friendly. The house was nicely furnished and had great views. I was made to feel very welcome and would definitely stay here again/recommend it
Kevin User Profile
June 2016
We received a warm welcome from Philippe despite the wet weather. He gave us a good recommendation for dinner and great directions the next day for our onward journey North. The house is full of character, our room was clean and comfortable with English TV channels ! A very enjoy…
Pauline User Profile
June 2015
Caroline and Phillipe gave me an enormous welcome after an exhausting ride. They instantly gave me cold water and allowed me time to recover. Caroline later took me into town so I could buy food and she gave me a mini guided tour of the town. Their house is an absolute treasure t…
Charlotte User Profile
August 2013
We had a really lovely 3 day stay with Phillip. The house is beautiful. Lovely bedrooms, vast bathroom, amazing views from the balcony over the valley and 2 very sweet, playful kittens. Phillip was really helpful and made us feel really welcome and at ease. We didn't get to meet…
Caroline User Profile
Response from Caroline:
Thank you Charlotte, see you for coffee when you are next around!
August 2013
Gal User Profile
June 2014
Caroline's house is beautiful, with a wonderful view of the valley and the fanciest bathroom we've ever seen. Our room was a little small but well-decorated, clean and comfortable. Caroline's hospitality was generous, very friendly and welcoming. We had lively conversations and a…
Bob User Profile
May 2013
We were welcomed by Philippe on a cold damp evening. The house was warm and inviting, and our room was large and very comfortable. We were invited to use the kitchen to cook our evening meal. The bed was very comfortable, the bathroom enormous, the house is delightfully furnis…
Caroline User Profile
Response from Caroline:
Thank you both, so sorry I did not get to meet you, and I understand we nearly lost Philippe- or his toes- during the night! Hope he did not wake you?!! He is mending nicely now I am home to incinerate something in the kitchen for him! Best Regards Caroline
May 2013

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Thouars, FranceJoined in September 2012
Caroline User Profile
54 Reviews
Couple Français, tout deux voyageurs, Écrivain et Peintre. Nous parlons le Français, l'Anglais et l'Espagnol.
Languages: English, Español
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