Londinium Chambres & Tables d'Hôtes
4 Les Moreaux, Chavin, 36200 Argenton sur Creuse,
Loire Valley, France
Friendly hosts offer warm welcomes at this spick n' span 18th-century longère. Its huge gardens house fruity orchards and a 300-year-old oak; spy on the birds and Berrichon countryside from the conservatory. The south-facing suite and spacious 'Garden' room (with chaise longue) are bright and beamed, with parquet floors. Pictures vie with windows whose stunning valley views span 60km; bathrooms are elegant and modern. Take coddled eggs on the terrace or sample Valérie's delicious ice creams. Break the drive south or linger to walk, fish and cycle in the sun. A café, watersports lake and living Roman museum are nearby.
- Children welcome
- Kids of all ages can stay.
- No smoking
- Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
- English spoken
- Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
- Wireless internet access available.
- Public transport
- Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
- Vegetarian meals
- Available on request.
Little gems of local knowledge from Valérie London:
- Visit the 'Land of the Thousand Lakes' (the Brenne) and enjoy the wonderful wild life and long peaceful walks, or if you have bikes, you have the opportunity to travel further.
- Enjoy the Festival of Music the last week of June, the Dance Festival in July and the many wonderful gardens that are in the region.
- During the summer months there are markets, village fetes; the annual Medieval Festival at Le Pechereau is on the 7th and 8th July.
- Relax by Lake Chambon, or enjoy a trip on a boat, enjoy the lake's scenery and the former Crozant fortress. For the more adventurous, hire a canoe and travel at your own pace.
- Museums and Châteaux are within easy reach. Visit the chateau of George Sand at Nohant, or the chateau where she enjoyed many summers in Gargilesse with Chopin. This chateau hosts Chopin concerts throughout the year.
- There's lots to see and do; beaches (3km & 13km), Roman museum (8km), shirt museum (6 km), swimming pool and cinema (6km).
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- 2 Twins
- 1 Suite for 4
4 Les Moreaux, Chavin, 36200 Argenton sur Creuse, Indre