Our B&B rooms and a Self Catering in the heart of Loire Valley
.... To share a certain Art of Life... in the Chateaux Valley..
with the Argentier du Roy atmosphere ...as a Romantic Bed and breakfast Guesthouse, in an authentic Renaissance Home (built 15-16th century), and exceptionally placed on the old walls (11th) of the beautiful medieval city of, (Ranked & listed as "city of Art and History ", and" Most Beautiful Detour in France ").
For all these reasons, we promote long stays to leave you enough time to discover our
treasures, and love this special region of France..
First of all, our "mineral nest", in this" sleeping beauty, but Royal city, "of the Touraine's Chateaux of this Loire Valley from which it is the geographical and historical center.
" Chateau de Loches " is officialy the 19th Chateau of the Loire Valley, region also called " Touraine " or " the Royal Garden of France ".
Our House is totally built with the white local stone called "tuffeau", the same as for all great Loire Chateaux.
We restored with passion since 12 years by hands, this " King's treasurer's House " (simple translation of its name always been ...) .
Its huge History, from the fifteenth-sixteenth century, which were very close during these 500 years of the History of the Kings and very famous characters, including those who have made France:
- Jacques Coeur, the Finance Minister ( king's treasurer ) of King Charles VII, both living at the same time as Joan of Arc and Agnes Sorel, among other celebrities like painters, writers, and artists ...
All the Bed and Breakfast rooms names were choosed specially for each century crossed by this historic House ( some are joined with lounges to be larger and more comfortable Suites ) :
the "Jacques Coeur, the " Argentier's Suite ", the " Balzac's Library ", the " Belle Epoque ", " the Knight's Suite ", and very soon.... the " Lord of Plaisance ", the " Agnes Sorel ", the " Charles VII " and the " Royal Suite ".
They are overlooking the beautiful Rose Garden of l'Argentier du Roy, the Boxwood and yews Topiary "à la francaise" french garden style, and the Indre river Valley, in an exceptional site, so calm and unique: we are in the little Fort St. Ours, original place of creation of Loches, about 450 AC ... our secret undergrounds are full of these mysteries and legends, from those ancient times ...
And its " Knight's Cottage ", is a unique and rare self catering house in the Loire Valley.
This Charming rental house cottage is rented perweek ...it has its independent character; its decoration, and the romanticism at the time of its construction (XVe), is an out of time retreat in the Loire Valley and is so modern and comfortable ; it has been completely restored during our 4 first years here, as daily work . It was exceptionaly ranked " 4 ears " ( 4 stars alike ) when it opened in 2009 by Gites de France, plus, admitted as their first peaceful cottage self catering in town, in France, for his calm, his garden, and stunning views and exceptional ( with no exaggeration ...) on all sides.
Thanks to the unique situation of the place...also for tasting good local famous Loire wines.... On the terrace, is a " must ".
Everything is within walking distance of this hidden dead-end street ...easy parking for free, an excellent baker at the foot of the footpath under the house , and the fabulous market of Loches (2x week) is a few tens of meters., .....with shops, services and even an ultra-modern hospital at 300m, and hundreds of activities to look around.
" It is very rare to find a self catering with such advantages "