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La Retraite Élégante

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Chinon, Loire Valley
Newly Listed
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An ideal holiday base in the heart of the Loire Valley, this beautifully traditional property with private swimming pool is close to many nearby attractions.

Discover one of the most beautiful regions of France from this stylish semi-detached holiday home with private pool in Chinon. Steeped in history, with its large rooms with exposed beams and stone walls, La Retraite Élégante can comfortably accommodate 8 people. A lovely swimming pool, walled garden and a terrace will be ideal to enjoy the sun. There are many sites to discover nearby, starting with the town of Chinon where you can visit the Rabelais Museum and the Sainte-Chapelle of Champigny-sur-Veude, stroll on the Place Jeanne d ’Arc or deepen your knowledge of oenology thanks to the Musée du Vin et de la Tonnellerie. The vineyards around will delight all lovers of good wines. Make sure you visit the Royal Fortress, 1.5km, and a little further the famous Abbey of Fontevraud, 18km. Continue on to Saumur and its beautiful castle, 27km. The superb Châteaux de la Loire are very easily accessible including Château d’Azay-le-Rideau, Château de Chenonceau, Château de Chambord or Château d’Amboise. Shop 3.5km, restaurant 1.5km.

Approximate distance to Poitiers airport is 95 km.

Living/dining room: With cable TV, DVD player and French doors leading to patio.
Kitchen: With electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, dishwasher, coffee machine, washing machine, tumble dryer, cable TV and Velux windows.
Sitting room.
Bedroom 1:
With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With double bed.
Bedroom 3: With double bed.
Bedroom 4: With twin beds.
Bathroom: With corner bath, shower cubicle and toilet.
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.
Separate toilet.

Central heating. Wi-Fi. Cot and highchair. Enclosed garden with patio, garden furniture, sun loungers and BBQ. Outdoor swimming pool (private, 28m², open Jun-Aug weather permitting). Private parking for 3 cars. No smoking. Please note: Holidaymakers only. There are turning stairs and some low beams in the property.

Show amenities 


  • Barbecue
  • Dishwasher
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio
    Enclosed Garden / Patio
  • Garden / Patio
    Garden / Patio
  • Golf nearby
    Golf nearby
  • Highchair
  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Nearby
    Restaurant Nearby
  • Cot Available
    Cot Available
  • Luxury Collection
    Luxury Collection
  • Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
  • Washing Machine
    Washing Machine
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site
    Fishing Nearby/On-site
  • Newly Listed Property
    Newly Listed Property
  • Pets – not allowed
    Pets – not allowed
  • Parking - On Site
    Parking - On Site

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