B&B near Loches, Amboise, Chenonceau, Tours and Chinon Loire Valley

ID: 563
This is a beautifully renovated water mill bed and breakfast near Loches, Chenonceau, Amboise and Chinon in the Loire Valley. It's a great base from which to explore the castles and vineyards of the Loire Valley.

The 18th century watermill is stunningly situated on its own delightful little private island, a peaceful haven between two branches of the river Indre, just 8kms from the old Medieval walled town of Loches and 20 miles from Chenonceau and Amboise.

The intimate little private sandy beach invites a dip in the river in the heat of the summer or a swim in the heated swimming pool may be more your cup of tea. The river is also a prime spot for the fly fisherman to cast a line. Don't worry if you have forgotten your rod as equipment and bait are both available at the B&B.

Peace and relaxation are very much the order of the day. You can't help but unwind here, sat on a comfy chair on one of the mill's terraces serenaded by the sound of the water passing on it's way whilst you enjoy a welcome drink.

The guests' lounge with its supply of DVDs and books and woodburning stove is a cosy retreat in more inclement weather. During your stay, take your time to hire the little rowing boat or 4 person canoe and head off to explore the river, taking a home made picnic with you. Or hire one of the B&Bs bikes and explore the numerous little country lanes that link up pretty little villages in this part of the Loire Valley. So much to explore.

Meals are served on one of the outdoor terraces, weather permitting, or otherwise in the conservatory overlooking the river.

You are assured of a good night's sleep here in one of the old-beamed guest rooms which are comfortably furnished with new mattresses on the beds, tea and coffee making facilities and thoughtful little touches such as hairdryers and heated towel rails, shower gels and shampoo in the bathrooms.

Wake up to breakfast which is served between 8.30 am and 9.30am, a continental self-service buffet including fruit juices, cereals, yoghurts and seasonal fresh fruits as well as a variety of locally baked breads, croissants and pastries.

The B&B has free WiFi internet access and plenty of onsite secure parking.

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The 2nd floor suite

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Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Loire Valley, France.
  • Bed and BreakfastYes
  • Guide price£102 - 124 per Night
  • Minimum StayNo
  • Maximum occupancy4
  • Minimum child ageNo
  • Cot spaces2
  • Number of these rooms1

This spacious suite on the second floor of the watermill is comprised of a bedroom with king size double bed, an en suite shower room with washbasin and wc plus the added benefit of a private lounge with river view. There is space to accommodate 2 children in this adjoining lounge

Nightly rates

Price
2 People: £102.00
3 people: £114.00
4 people: £124.00

Options

Infant: Free per infant. (under 3 years old) *
Cot Hire: Free per baby cot. (space for 2 baby cots) **

* Infants under 2 years old must sleep in a baby cot.
* Infants between 2 years old and 3 years old may sleep in a baby cot or a bed. If they choose to sleep in a bed they will be charged at the adult rate.

** There is 1 baby cot available for hire at this accommodation.

The twin room

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Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Loire Valley, France.
  • Bed and BreakfastYes
  • Guide price£67 - 88 per Night
  • Minimum StayNo
  • Maximum occupancy2
  • Minimum child ageNo
  • Cot spaces1
  • Number of these rooms1

This pretty first floor twin room has 2 single beds and an en suite bathroom with shower, bath, wc and washbasin. It has its own access to the balcony and a river view.

Nightly rates

Price
1 Person: £67.00
2 People: £88.00

Options

Infant: Free per infant. (under 3 years old) *
Cot Hire: Free per baby cot. (space for 1 baby cot) **

* Infants under 2 years old must sleep in a baby cot.
* Infants between 2 years old and 3 years old may sleep in a baby cot or a bed. If they choose to sleep in a bed they will be charged at the adult rate.

** There is 1 baby cot available for hire at this accommodation.

The 2nd floor double room

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Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Loire Valley, France.
  • Bed and BreakfastYes
  • Guide price£67 - 88 per Night
  • Minimum StayNo
  • Maximum occupancy2
  • Minimum child ageNo
  • Cot spaces1
  • Number of these rooms1

The second floor double bedroom has a double bed and en suite bathroom with shower, bath, wc and washbasin. It also benefits from a river view.

Nightly rates

Price
1 Person: £67.00
2 People: £88.00

Options

Infant: Free per infant. (under 3 years old) *
Cot Hire: Free per baby cot. (space for 1 baby cot) **

* Infants under 2 years old must sleep in a baby cot.
* Infants between 2 years old and 3 years old may sleep in a baby cot or a bed. If they choose to sleep in a bed they will be charged at the adult rate.

** There is 1 baby cot available for hire at this accommodation.

The 3rd floor double

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Bed and Breakfast accommodation in Loire Valley, France.
  • Bed and BreakfastYes
  • Guide price£67 - 88 per Night
  • Minimum StayNo
  • Maximum occupancy2 + 1 i
  • Minimum child ageNo
  • Cot spaces1
  • Number of these rooms1

This spacious double room is under the old beams of the top floor of the mill. It has an en suite bathroom with bath (shower over), WC and washbasin. It also the benefit of air conditioning.

Nightly rates

Price
1 Person: £67.00
2 People: £88.00

Options

Infant: Free per infant. (under 3 years old) *
Extra child's bed: £14.50 per extra child. (space for 1 extra child) **
Cot Hire: Free per baby cot. (space for 1 baby cot) ***

* Infants under 2 years old must sleep in a baby cot.
* Infants between 2 years old and 3 years old may sleep in a baby cot or a bed. If they choose to sleep in a bed they will be charged at the adult rate.

** Extra children's beds are for use by children (2 years to 15 years old) when all other beds are taken. These will generally be a 'z-bed', a fold-away bed or a bed-settee.

*** There is 1 baby cot available for hire at this accommodation.

Evening Meal Availability

Evening meals are available every day.

About the meals

Dinner is a 3 course meal usually served at 19h30. It includes an aperitif, starter (usually a light salad), main course and then either cheese platter or home-made dessert with coffee or tea to finish. The cost is €20 excluding drinks with your meal.

Evening meal costs are payable directly to the accommodation. Meals are only available by prior reservation.
Credit card payments are not accepted by this accommodation for meals.

Latest arrival if you wish to have a meal is 19:00.

Times indicated are local French times.

Check In Times

Check in is between 17:00 and 19:00, though this accommodation is sometimes able to accept earlier arrivals, including luggage deposit, or later arrivals by prior arrangement.

Times indicated are local French times.

Further information

English Spoken: yes

Animals welcome: no

Arriving at John's (note - under new ownership Jan 2017) beautiful B&B in the Loire Valley we soon forgot about our long journey. John, Liam and Liam's girlfriend made us feel at home straightaway. As it was so hot when we arrived we cooled off and relaxed paddling in the river adjacent to the property. The dinner in the evening was excellent - food was very tasty and the style of service was attentive but relaxed. Would highly recommend a stay with John and we would stay there again next time we need a stop over in this area. - the Keene family

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