L 'Échappée Belle

With family or friends, come to discover the Loire Valley in a renovated farmhouse


Au Pré des Châteaux, these are two cottages located in an old farmhouse completely renovated : La Clé des Champs and L’Échappée Belle. Their comfort and the quality of the equipments were rewarded by a classification 4 stars in Meublés de tourisme. 

1) An exceptional location

You will stay in the heart of the Loire Valley with its multitude of castles: Chambord, Chenonceau, Blois, Cheverny, Amboise, Clos Lucé, Chaumont-sur-Loire, … The cottage is located 8km from Chambord, Blois and Cheverny and less than 45 minutes from the Beauval Zoo, Chenonceau and Amboise.

You will not miss activities and visits around!

2) The absolute calm of the countryside

Imagine yourself relaxing in the heart of unspoiled nature and enjoy the absolute calm of the countryside. Our cottages are at the end of a dead end. You will be only disturbed by the little birds! We have our horses on site and nearby goats and sheep will delight children!

The hosting of your horses is also possible.

3) the charm of the old & a neat decoration

The exposed stone walls, rubble and brick window towers will immerse you in the charm of the old farms typical of the region. We attach great importance to the careful decoration of our cottages, in warm colors. A cozy and cocooning atmosphere for your pleasure.

4) for your comfort, everything is provided

  • Free Wifi
  • TV with DVD player and stereo
  • Fully equipped kitchen: dishwasher, hotplates, fridge, freezer, oven, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee maker, dishes, grocery kit, …
  • Washing machine, dryer, iron and ironing board
  • Bathroom: bath, walk-in shower and hairdryer
  • Bed, house and bathroom linen is provided. The beds are made upon arrival.

These equipments and small attentions will make your life easier.

5) optimal layout

The layout of the spaces is practical and promotes conviviality.

On the ground floor: a large living room (with lounge, dining room and kitchen), a laundry room and toilets.

On the first floor: two bedrooms and a bathroom.

6) a modular cottage with quality bedding

The beds can accommodate up to 6 guests.

You will relax in the queen size bed (160x200cm), two twin beds (90x200cm) or the very comfortable convertible sofa (140x200cm). On request, we can provide you with extra mattresses and baby equipment. This cottage is ideal for families or professionals on the move.

7) a welcoming courtyard and garden

To relax, enjoy the garden lodgings with breathtaking views of the meadows of our horses. A barbecue and garden furniture will enhance your evenings. In season, simply stretch out your arm to serve herbs in the vegetable patch. Because the safety of the little ones is essential, the inner courtyard is fully enclosed and secure.

8) entertainment inside the cottage and outside

Outside, the most athletic of you will enjoy the ping-pong table, petanque balls, badminton set and swing for children. If you’d rather relax, sun loungers and parasols are made for you! Everything is also planned inside the house to entertain you in case of bad weather: library of books, board games, DVD player and stereo.

9) secure parking

A covered and reserved parking space awaits you in the secure inner courtyard with an electric gate.

You will also have the possibility to park near the cottage side street deadlock.

Motorcycles and bicycles can be parked indoors under cover.

10) local shops

There is no need to go far to find all the necessary amenities for your stay is at its best: a farm next to the house with organic fruits and vegetables sale on Friday evening and Saturday morning, a quality bakery in the village center, butchers, florists, tobacco bar and supermarkets with petrol station at 4km.

11) environment at the heart of the concerns

Choosing this cottage is also choosing to respect the planet: the cleaning products are biodegradable or eco-labeled, the waste is sorted, the taps are equipped with water saver, the bulbs are low consumption, l watering the green spaces, the toilets and the washing machine are connected to a circuit of recovered water.

12) our job at your service : personalized visit advices

On your arrival, you will find an extremely detailed welcome booklet with the sites to see, the activities to do, the itineraries, … as well as the tourist brochures of the Tourist Office. You will receive discount vouchers of our partner sites. Being tour guides, we will be happy to advise you according to your desires, your expectations and your interests.

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