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Gite en Val de Loire visitez le Château de Chenonceau

In the heart of the largest castles of the Loire, in a green setting named Le Verger des Châteaux, nestle La Maison La Rose (2 adults) and its Pavillon Les Nymphéas (2 adults), quiet opposite the thousand-year-old Pontlevoy Abbey.

The walled orchard is home to numerous fruit trees (apple, plum, cherry, fig, olive, kiwi, etc.) and many other trees and plants as well as a pond with water lilies and papyrus.  It therefore offers a wide choice of relaxation areas. From May to September, there is a heated saltwater swimming pool available in a separate portion of the garden, which can be enjoyed both in the sun and under a shaded mulberry tree.


Le Verger des Châteaux is located in the charming village of Pontlevoy (1,600 inhabitants), with its thousand-year-old abbey and its pretty white tuffeau houses, in the department of Loir et Cher (41) in the Centre-Val de Loire region, between the Loire and Cher, 26km south of Blois, 50km from Tours and 210km from PARIS.


Discover the village of Pontlevoy through a walk of around an hour and a half, discovering its natural and built heritage and the twenty-five panels of the “Museum in the Street” revealing daily life in Pontlevoy at the beginning of the 20th century , thanks to a selection from the Clergeau collection, Pontilévien photographer, author of more than 10,000 photos.

Pontlevoy Abbey has hosted a renowned classical music festival every summer for 34 years..

In Pontlevoy, you will find the following shops:

  • A bakery

  • A Carrefour Contact supermarket with gas station

  • A cheesemonger/delicatessen

  • Domaine St Gilles: local vegetables, delicatessen

  • A pharmacy

  • A bookstore

  • The post office

  • A bank

  • A hairdresser

  • A tobacco bar

  • 2 restaurants

  • A bistro flea market

Montrichard (8km), the neighboring village, and Blois (26km), the largest city, will easily complete these shops.

An escapade to Paris is possible: 90 minutes by train from the Onzain/Chaumont station (15km) to the Paris Montparnasse or Paris Austerlitz station.


Cottage“Maison la Rose”

Maison La Rose can accommodate 2 adults and 1 child under 3 years old. On 75 m2, it includes on the ground floor a large kitchen/dining room supplemented by a comfortable living room and an entrance. Upstairs, a large bright bedroom, a large shower room and WC.


Annex “Pavillon les Nymphéas”

Located in front of Maison La Rose in the courtyard, it is completely independent and situated on one level. It cannot be rented independently of La Maison la Rose.


La Maison La Rose and its Pavillon les Nymphéas can accommodate 4 adults and 2 children (under 3 years old) with different combinations: 2 couples of friends or 1 couple with grown-up children, or 1 couple with parents and friends… preserving the independence of each and also allowing everyone to come together.

90 minutes by train from Paris Montparnasse or Paris Austerlitz station to Onzain/Chaumont station (15km), the Loire Valley is the ideal region for reconnecting with the joys of the outdoors, hiking, picturesque villages, traditional markets...

The Châteaux de la Loire invite you to enter history. Take a stroll through the magnificent parks and French gardens to appreciate their singularity and admire their richly decorated interiors, a unique and unforgettable experience!

Chambord castle (Chateau Chambord) in Loire valley, France
Chateau de Chaumont sur Loire and its gardens

The Loire Valley has a collection of gardens that are part of its Renaissance heritage.

From romantic gardens to castle gardens and collection gardens, there is something for everyone! 

Since 1992, the International Garden Festival in Chaumont sur Loire (12km) has been a laboratory for contemporary creation in the field of gardens and landscape design throughout the world. A visit is essential during your stay at Le Verger des Châteaux.

Let's go to to Chédigny, village labeled “Remarkable Garden”!

What if you took the path of slow, more sustainable, more environmentally friendly tourism? Slow tourism is the praise of slowness applied to travel. A choice that makes sense in the Loire Valley, remarkable for its postcard landscapes, between architectural heritage, preserved nature and prestigious castles. Here, with family or friends, enjoy an art of living full of gentleness and generosity! 

Cycling holidays in the Loire Valley

At Le Verger des Châteaux everything is simple for traveling by bike, you can have your bikes delivered or pick them up at Onzain train station where I will be happy to come and pick you up at Onzain/Chaumont station (15km) from Paris Montparnasse or Austerlitz.


All you have to do is explore the cycle paths of the Loire by Bike. All major tourist attractions can be reached in less than 2 hours by bike. I provide you with a bicycle shelter. Essential shops are in the village of Pontlevoy. 

Electric bike rental in Chaumont sur Loire Station Bees

If you want to travel in a more ecological way, with low CO² emissions, which respect heritage and biodiversity, the Loire Valley is the ideal region which combines heritage and history, gastronomy and terroir, know-how and artistic crafts .


After a professional commercial life dedicated to offering excellence to customers of different French or international high-end brand boutique networks, and loving to entertain, I had in mind for a long time the project of living in the countryside and opening a lodging.

I chose this beautiful and gentle region of Loir et Cher in France where as a child/teenager I spent wonderful holidays and then as an adult, many relaxing weekends.

Sensitive to the decoration mixing the old and the contemporary, I fell in love when visiting the houses of this property, I felt a sense of soul in this refined place created by Chris and Martin from the Netherlands, who are in love with the French way of living.


The garden with its different species of trees and plants, its swimming pool, completely seduced me.

I will have great pleasure in welcoming you to Le Verger des Châteaux and sharing with you its calm, its gentleness as well as the many historical, cultural, gastronomic and natural riches of the surroundings of Pontlevoy, ideally located in the heart of the Loire castles.

I speak French and English  and I have the habit and pleasure of receiving international guests.

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