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“A very special place”
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The Grange
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The Grange
Heated swimming pool in terraced garden room Double bedroom
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30 reviews
The Grange
Heated swimming pool in terraced garden room
Double bedroom
Swimming pool and sun terrace
Swimming pool with view over countryside
Swimming pool
Sun terrace
The grounds
Table tennis under covered barn
Medieval Loches (twice weekly market)
Beamed lounge with wood burning stove
Dining room
Seating area of double bedroom
Double bedroom
Seating area of double bedroom
Twin bedroom
Seating area of twin room
Kitchen
En-suite
Shower room
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Loches, Loire Valley, Centre-Val de Loire

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Flic H
Rye, United Kingdom
1 review
“A very special place”
Reviewed 21 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

The owners were most welcoming and the accommodation did not disappoint. The gite is very well-equipped and well-maintained. The location is peaceful, set amongst the farming community, rural yet a short car journey from the supermarket and some very pretty villages and sightseeing attractions.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Emma C
Tarnos, France
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Beautiful secluded property in the heart of the Loire Valley”
Reviewed 30 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

From the moment we arrived and were greeted by our hosts Angela and Derek, we felt relaxed and enjoyed every aspect of our week in the Loire Valley. The Grange is a gorgeous converted barn fitted out to very high standards of comfort for a big family or large group of friends. Very comfortable beds, excellent bathrooms and a huge kitchen living dining area. We loved the pool, ping pong and badminton and enjoyed eating outside with our own barbecue and outdoor eating area. Thanks to our kind hosts for providing everything for a wonderful vacation among a beautiful garden setting. Highly recommended, we hope to return soon.

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Management Response
31 May 2015
So pleased that you all enjoyed a relaxing week in the Loire Valley and hope to welcome you back on a return visit.
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BWfamily4
Melbourne, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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“Wonderful and Tranquil Setting - a real gem!”
Reviewed 1 November 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We very much enjoyed our stay at La Vielle Ferme. It was a wonderful base from which to tour the many grand Chateaux. Angela and Derek are wonderful hosts and we enjoyed their thoughtful hospitality. With their advice we were able to successfully tour the area with complete ease and we are truly grateful to them for making our holiday in Clere du Bois, Loire Valley, a wonderful experience. Our girls 12yo and 15yo loved the pool, table tennis table, the endless supply of DVDs, and we all particularly enjoyed the BBQ. Derek loves his garden and the setting to the villas are all complemented with his beautiful roses/flowers and colour.

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Liked best: My girls and husband would say the pool. I would say the outside furniture to lounge in.
Travelling group: Teenagers
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Management Response
4 Nov 2014
Thank you ~ we are so pleased that you enjoyed your holiday here and hope we may have the pleasure of welcoming you back on a future occasion.
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KellyFami...
Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“THE IDYL”
Reviewed 25 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Our second year at La Vieille Ferme - we booked the larger Grange while actually stopping at the Stable last year. Angela and Derek were so welcoming and the accommodation just perfect - we could not expect any more. We shook off the toils of work and the journey and chilled into Loire life within hours. Within days we are planning a 2015 return!

Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
26 Aug 2014
We are so pleased you enjoyed your return visit to La Vieille Ferme and we look forward to welcoming you back in 2015.
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Linktome0...
New York City, New York
2 reviews
“A beautiful French countryside experience....”
Reviewed 14 July 2014 for a stay in July 2014

The Grange is a large villa built in a quaint town deep in Loire Valley's countryside. Location provides a feeling of true 'living' on the farm experience, with small village, 700 year old church and where one is surrounded by fields of wheat, sunflower, flowers. Chateaus are anywhere from 20min-1hr drive by car and are all located within easy reach of Clere du Bois.
We very much enjoyed staying at the house where we found it nice, clean, with full facilities bedrooms, bathrooms ... plenty of room to roam around, including, such items as TV-Dish, WiFi, fireplace and other items of convenience. I guess if you plan to be staying on the location, pool comes in really handy ;).
We want to thank Angela and Derek for a very great reception and providing a good instruction on getting to town and a perfect atmosphere for pleasant conversation as well as being such great neighbors.
We hope to come back one day !!

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