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In The Heart Of France’s Chateaux Country – A Country Cottage For 6 – Les Jonquilles

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Les Jonquilles: a comfortable and spacious cottage
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you have free access to the owner's garden
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Pontlevoy is In the very heart of the chateau district
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Pontlevoy: a general view of the village with the Abbey building
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you have free access to the owner's garden
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the larger bedroom ( 2 double beds) with rustic furniture
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the single bedroom opening up to the terrace
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On July 14th the street parade and the local brass band
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The famous Beauval Zool Park is only 25 km away
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Chaumont chateau ( 12 km away )
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Chaumont chateau ( 12 km away )
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Chenonceau ( i7 km away ) spanning over the River Cher
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Chaumont chateau and the grounds of the International Garden Festival
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Blois chateau ( 25 km away )
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Montrichard ( nearest beach on the River Cher) 8km away
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in Pontlevoy: you are in the very heart of the chateau district
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the pretty Renaissance gardens of Villandry chateau
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Chambord ( 40 km away ) is the largest chateau surrounded by a huge forest with many wild animals
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Pontlevoy the benedictine abbey and the XVII C and . former military school
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the newly renovated shower-room with separate toilets
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the welll-furnished and pleasant dining -room
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the main garden path with a very old well
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the attractive and resting sitting-room
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a self-guided visit of the abbey grounds
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the shaded park and its tennis courts which are very close to the cottage
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the parking area around la place de la Saulaie with a display of paintings from a famous local painter
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Chaumont chateau ( 12 km away )
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In The Heart Of France’s Chateaux Country – A Country Cottage For 6 – Les Jonquilles

In The Heart Of France’s Chateaux Country – A Country Cottage For 6 – Les Jonquilles. A stone-built house with 6 rooms ideal for a couple or a family ( with/ without friends) - 2 bedrooms ( 3 double-beds).
'les Jonquilles ' cottage in Pontlevoy in the very heart of the chateau district
Pontlevoy abbey is an impressive building ( a former benedictine abbey and XVII th C. Military school

Pontlevoy is well situated as we are in the very heart of the château district and it is easy to reach most of the chateaux, towns and parks such as the Chaumont International  Garden Festival only 12 km away.

The cottage is called  "Les Jonquilles".  It is an old stone house, beautifully restored, on one level . There are 6 rooms, among them 2 bedrooms; one is a more spacious one with 2 large comfortable beds and rustic furniture. and the other smaller bedroom with one double-bed. The shower room with 2 showers ( one in a cubicle)  has just been renovated and modernized (separate WC).  Other rooms include a comfortable living room/TV room, and a well-furnished dining room.  The kitchen with high and wooden cupboards is traditional. The spacious cottage is suitable for a couple alone feeling very much ‘at home’, or a couple with their children or a couple willing to share the cottage with a few guest friends.  It is a tiled floor except for the large bedroom.  The windows, outside doors and the rustic shutters although modern are  made of high quality PVC.  You have two outside doors offering an independent access to the terrace. You will find in a file a bilingual documentation( French & English ) dealing with household appliances, utensils, recommendations, useful vocabulary lists. A second file provides more detailed information and proposes14 different illustrated itineraries to suggest ideas and provide routes for your outings. There is a paved terrace laid out in front of the cottage which overlooks a courtyard covered with pebbles. You can eat, read, rest, relax, sunbathe or enjoy the quiet evening atmosphere admiring the starry sky and the night-birds. You can stroll in the owner’s garden located behind the cottage, admiring the flowers.

If you are interested in learning or re-learning French, the owner, a French native with a wealth of teaching experience abroad  offers tailor-made lessons whatever your level and your needs.  Help and advice together with a translation service is also available if you are interested in house-hunting.

2019 is the Renaissance year celebrating that important  artistic period  and  all the inventions of the famous painter and artist Leonardo da Vinci (  It is his  500th anniversary ) who spent many years in the Loire Valley.and mainly in Amboise.

Every year in July or August there is a famous music festival attracting many classical music lovers.

For the smaller cottage 'Les Roses ' sleep 1-2 please see our other listing for details and photos.

 

Calendar Reference: 
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Boating
Canoing
Fishing
Swimming
Deck or Patio
Indoor Parking
Basic Television
Linen Service
Washer / Dryer
Biking
Golf
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Museum
Tennis
Theme Park
Zoo
No Pets
No Smoking

CHECK-IN TIME for arrival is after 4.30 p.m. and not later than 8 p.m.   CHECK-OUT time is 10 a.m.

Rates vary according to the seasons:  low season-weekly rate:€420 / mid-season: €480 / high season:€540 / peak season :€580

40% deposit at the date of booking / balance 60% to be paid no later than 8 weeks before arrival.   If you are booking a cottage less than 8 weeks before arrival the full amount is required. A €100  refundable safety deposit required, at the time of the second or final payment.

Bed and toilet linen  ( sheets, pillow cases, towels ) and kitchen linen ( tea towels ) are extra and available on request if needed.

How to reach the place

  Railway line ( Paris-Tours / Bordeaux ) via BLOIS ( Blois -Chambord railway station) Pontlevoy is 25 km away

Railway line ( Tours-Vierzon)-the nearest  railways station is Montrichard ( Ponbtlevoy is  8km away )

car-hire in Blois, Tours and in most Super-U supermarkets stores

Motorway A10  ( Paris-Tours-Bordeaux) ( exit 17 in Blois) and follow ther River Loire ( right bank)*

Pontlevoy is less than 30 km away 

* however  as many  holidaymakers tend to get lost in Blois with three different bridges  it is better to cross the River Loire iin Chaumont-sur-Loire -follwing the river Loire on the right bank going towards Tours - In Chaumont-sur-Loire follow the D 114 - Pontlevoy is 12 km away 

Express Roadway A 85  ( Lyon- Vierzon -Tours- ) exit 12 ( Saint-Romain -sur-Cher ) near Noyers-sur-Cher) go through  Monthou-sur-Cher or Bourré to reach Pontlevoy 

Essentials Nearby

the cottage is very close to ' CocciMarket' a mini supermarket open daily ( except on Monday)

from 7.30to 12.30  / and from 3 p.m to 8 p.m.

you are also close to a pizzeria, a bar, a baker's shop,  the post office, the town-hall, a newspaper shop, a hairdresser, a bank. a nice hotel, a garage machanic, a dentist, a chemist, 2 doctors and several  state-registered nurses 

In the village you can buy some goat's cheese , visit a wine-grower and taste his different wines ( red, rosé, white, Créman de Loire ( between sparkling wine and champagne ) 

You can play tennis in the shaded park close to the cottage, play pétanque in a petanque area  , practise horse-riding ( just outside the village) , walk through  smaller roads , ramble through forest paths or follow the  nature trails ( sentiers balisés)

 

 

 

7 rue Auguste Poulain
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7 rue Auguste Poulain