Rochecorbon is a peaceful UNESCO World Heritage village located only 2 miles from the royal city of Tours, 1 hour high speed train from Paris with direct daily connexions from Charles de Gaulle airport, 10min from Tours airport (direct connexions with London Stansted, Dublin, Porto..) in the heart of the historic Loire Châteaux region. Our property is the ideal spot to explore the Loire Valley marvels or to participate in an international business event or FrenchTech meeting in the dynamic city of Tours Metropole. The area is amazingly rich in historic architectural landmarks offering fascinating medieval cities, fortresses, abbeys and cathedrals, Renaissance châteaux, and fine-arts museums. "La Touraine" is also iconic for its fertile soils, delicate wines, generous gastronomy, and French art de vivre as mentioned in the litterature by Rabelais, Ronsard or Balzac who all lived nearby. The nature is gorgious and offers plenty of outdoor activities: hiking, cycling, canoe, hot-air balloon rides, climbing, swimming, and best of breed family entertainement are just a short drive away (Touraine Aquarium, Futuroscope, Beauval zoo, Prehistorical museum, Saumur Cadre Noir).
Our property is a unique 12th to 21st century hidden gem nested in the village with all amenities at hand's reach, walking distance to restaurants and cafés, bike rental, grocery stores, bakery, winetasting, church, pharmacy. A beautiful "Loire à vélo" trail along the Loire river just across the street will lead you to Tours in a 15 minutes bike ride, or 30 min jog. There is a canoe rental and boat guided tours nearby. A bus stop next door offers regular connections to Tours city and train station. Tours Airport is only 15 min away. You will appreciate the architectural details of the house and the peaceful garden.
This unique 660 sq feet Loire Valley Medieval Getaway is a loft combining the authenticity of ceiling beams and 12th century walls with all modern comfort. Located on the garden level of the historical part of our house, it has been recently decorated and fully equipped with upscale appliances. It has a fully equiped kitchen, washing machine, dish washer, TV, closet, separate bathroom, and a beautiful exclusive backyard with an equipped terrace surrounded by roses. This rental sleeps 2 (160 cm bed). There is a queen convertible sofa that can accomodate children if needed (extra cost) or we can add extra beds (baby crib or child single mattress) at your convenience. Bed, sofa, desk, kitchen and dining area are all in the same big room, as one calls "loft" in France and as stated on the pictures above.
Our cute Loire Valley one bedroom romantic 600 sq feet villa is ideal for a cosy romantic stay, wedding anniversary or honeymoon celebration.
Waxed wooden floors, flowered upholstery from the thirties in the bedroom, comfortable sofa in the communicating living room, elegant Italian tiles in the bathroom and preppy independent little kitchen provide a unique elegant yet joyful cozy atmosphere. Located in an independent building within our property garden, it has a peaceful private terrace overlooking the garden with South exposure.
This convenient 720 sq ft Loire Valley garden cottage is very is an independent modern arty unit situated on the garden level with spacious rooms, where we can easily add baby chairs, cribs and additional mattresses.
Fully equipped kitchen, spacious living room with family dining table, big closet with plenty of room to store your groceries, toys available to entertain the family, convertible sofa in the family room, communicating parental bedroom, and spacious walk-in shower-room. Private terrace with garden furniture and access to BBQ.
Loire Valley Double guest suite is 420 sq feet, with a bedroom (140 cm queen bed, TV, desk, sitting area, with direct access to a South exposure spacious garden terrace ideal for sun bathing), communicating into a hallway with an extra queen bed (that bed is partially under a stair leading to our family kitchen door), and a convenient breakfast corner (tea-coffee facilities, toaster, microwave, little fridge and basic necessities), communicating to a bathrooom with massage jets shower. Access granted to our family laundry room (with sink and extra little cook stove), and to our barbecue but there is no equipped kitchen in this suite, it is a guest-suite with a simple breakfast corner, not an apartment home.