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Le Bouchot - Bed & Breakfast in Loir-et-Cher

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Route de Chaon, 41300 Pierrefitte sur Sauldre, Loir-et-Cher
Loire Valley, France

Experience deep country authenticity at this eco B&B in the lush Loire Valley. Rooms are wood-clad, breakfasts are organic, animals roam...

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Come not for luxury but for deep country authenticity – and to make friends with a generous, charming, free-thinking family who gave up Paris for this lush corner of France. They have restored, renovated and eco-converted a run-down farm, insulated it with hemp, wattle and daub, then added wood-burning stoves, organic breakfasts... and cats, dogs, horses, hens, donkeys. Bedrooms in outbuildings round the courtyard are wood-clad with sloping celings, rudimentary furnishings, mix and match bed linen, the odd rug. Dinner is in the kitchen diner – or the barns when there are campers. A place for new horizons.

Children welcome
Kids of all ages can stay.
English spoken
Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
Wireless internet access available.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Bikes available
On the premises to hire or borrow.
Vegetarian meals
Available on request.

Local points of interest from
Anne & Jean-Philippe Beau-Douëzy:

  • Explore the organic, permaculture garden, home to free-range farm animals and an impressively varied range of wildlife (barn owls, bats, rabbits, buzzards, swallows...)
  • Discover the forests and lakes of Sologne.
  • Delight in wine from the growing regions of Cher and Sancerrois.
  • Visit some of the multitude of beautiful châteaux across the Loire Valley.
  • Take gardening lessons.
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Guest feedback
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"As described but even better, Our daughter described it as paradise for children. Worth more than an overnight stay, although it is very convenient for journeys from the south. We are really glad we stayed for two nights and another time we will make it longer. Beware of children smuggling kittens home."
August 2011
"Some people might not like the simple, rustic style but they would be wrong. Our functional room had one of the most comfortable beds we have ever slept in, the building and our hosts were fascinating and we learned from them about this relatively unknown area of France. Dinner, shared with our hosts after the children had been helped with homework, was excellent. The motley assortment of animals added to the charm, and it was interesting to note that the girls sang as they were taken to school in the morning!"
September 2010

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Booking enquiries: Anne & Jean-Philippe Beau-Douëzy www.lebouchot.net
+33 (0)2 54 88 01 00 (landline)
+33 (0)6 71 57 61 26(mobile)

  • 4 Family rooms for 3 - 5
Price:(i) 73 to115 per night

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Dinner with wine, €25. Restaurant 2km.




Route de Chaon, 41300 Pierrefitte sur Sauldre, Loir-et-Cher

B&B 2 Family rooms, each sleeping 3
Price: (i) 73 to 89 per night
B&B 1 Family room, sleeping 4
Price: (i) 73 to 105 per night
B&B 1 Family room, sleeping 5
Price: (i) 73 to 115 per night
Booking enquiries: Anne & Jean-Philippe Beau-Douëzy www.lebouchot.net
+33 (0)2 54 88 01 00 (landline)
+33 (0)6 71 57 61 26(mobile)