Le Clos de Ligré

Ligré, Indre-et-Loire
Bed & Breakfast

Stresses of city living melt away over cheerful, easy conversations with your hostess over candlelit dinners. Wholly delightful


5 rooms


Rooms sleep 2 – 3

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

This elegant country house sings in a subtle harmony of traditional charm and contemporary chic under Martine’s modern touch. Sponged walls, creamy beams and eye-catching fabrics breathe new life into rooms with old tiled floors and stone fireplaces, and the bedrooms on the second floor are great, with views over the huge garden. Windows are flung open to let in the light and the stresses of city living are forgotten in cheerful, easy conversations with your hostess, who joins guests for candlelit dinners. Bookcases, baby grand, buffet breakfasts at individual tables, a pool for the energetic… delightful.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm
Check out
By 11am
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Dinner with wine, €35.


Nightly price
from €115
2 Family rooms for 3
From €115
3 Doubles
From €115



A traditional French B&B in a fine old stone house and a chatty globetrotting music-loving owner who loves her guests. This is a wonderful base for discovering the Loire valley.

Nicky, Sawday's inspector

We stayed for one night en route to our return ferry, but wished that we’d been able to stay longer. Martine is a very welcoming host, who provided a very good evening meal for her guests that evening - with good French/English conversation. Our bedrooms were impressive conversions of the former attic space. Breakfast was impressive with fruit, cereals, homemade preserves, fresh croissants, etc. Overall this is a really comfortable place to stay and use as a base to explore the western/central Loire Valley.

Mike, Emsworth

Le Clos de Ligre is a very pretty house set in a very large courtyard with numerous other attractive buildings. Martine is very welcoming and took trouble to cater for the gluten-free dietary requirements of two of my family, which was much appreciated. Our rooms on the top floor were huge, airy and light, with attractive views over the garden and beyond. The baths are situated in the bedrooms themselves. A kettle is provided which is a nice touch. Beds were very comfortable. The swimming pool area is well supplied with pool loungers and Martine thoughtfully provides pool towels. Thank you!

Dawn, Poole

We stayed here for 2 nights in September. Martine is a wonderful host, very attentive and presented us with lovely dinners (with wine) and breakfast. The house is delightful and in such a great location. Really quiet, only heard the owls during the night. Lovely spacious bedroom and bathroom. Didn't get to use the swimming pool as the weather had a turned a bit wet.

Alexandra, Lymington

Delightful old manor farm, we had rooms in the old house which were big and spacious although some may prefer their bath in a separate room! Martine is a lovely host and was very kind to my elderly father, and, although she speaks English, was very happy to allow me to practise my French with her. The dinner was nicely prepared and included produce from her garden. All in all a very peaceful and relaxing stay.


We were totally overcome by the beauty and tranquillity of this beautiful property! Martine is a wonderful host and did everything to create a special, romantic and enjoyable ambience. We will return regularly! Thank you Martine!


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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Martine Descamps

  • Discover a great number of châteaux and vineyard villages.
  • During all of Summer there are many festivals and gourmet markets in the surrounding area.
  • Make sure you visit the Parc Naturel Régional near to the property, home to a number of bird and animal species.
  • The Fontevraud Abbey, where the Aliénor d'Aquitaine and Richard the Lionheart are buried, offers guided tours all year round as well as cultural spectacles.
  • The Chateau of Chinon which saw Jeanne d'Arc pass and which is an essential highlight when visiting the region.
  • The gardens of the château of Villandry are the most beautiful gardens of all the beautiful gardens of France ! What surprises await you?


Martine Descamps

Martine lives in the 19th century manor house on the estate, speaks English, and is very friendly and helpful. She worked for many years in Paris in public relations and events, before moving to the Loire 20 years ago to run her B&B. She’ll also organise wine tastings, itineraries and restaurant bookings for you.