CHEZ
ANIA
Les Limornières
le Grand Pressigny 37350 France
 
Jason, Tania, Issy & Jess de Burnay, Suffolk, England What a wonderful haven.  Your oasis is exactly what we needed & we feel re-charged for the UK.  Descartes & Loches markets were fab, les Limornieres is amazing & we will definitely be returning. Noix July 2011

Sharon, Scott, Briana (13) Krista (13) Lauren (10)  Henshaw, Vancouver Canada
Thank you so much for the wonderful hospitality you all showed us.  The Saule cottage was perfect for the five of us, so comfortable & clean.  It was nice to relax after 4 days in Paris.  So much so that we didn't visit all the castles on my list :o)  Instead we enjoyed biking into le Grand Pressigny, swimming in the river, visiting Loches (we all really enjoyed the medieval castle) and catching up on our sleep.  None of us want to leave, we will definitely recommend les Limornieres & the Loire Valley countryside to others!  Saule July 2011

Pete, Katherine & Tom Crowdell, England
Thank you so much, we have thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, what a lovely place.  Thanks especially for the warm welcome, delicious meals - we will take away many fond memories.  Tom has loved exploring the garden and adored the trampoline! Chêne July 2011

Eve & David Gillmon, Hampshire, England
Our stay at les Limornieres has been excellent, very comfortable accommodation and many thoughtful extras.  We had a lovely evening with Alex & Nicole at the BBQ & packed in many interesting events in our 4 days.  Including a visit to the Chateau in le Grand Pressigny & the Sunday morning market in Descartes.  We will certainly recommend this lovely place to friends and hope to return again. Saule June 2011

Sherri, Jim, Griffin, Mac & Mia, Vancouver, Canada
We had a wonderful time at les Limornieres.  The surroundings are beautiful, from the interior of the cottage, to all the special touches in and around the fantastic gardens.  Highlights for us: welcome snack on arrival, horse riding in Etableau, visiting Chenonceau, fresh goats cheese from farm up the road - bliss!, Lazily reading/snoozing in the courtyard, while the kids play in the garden just far enough away to ensure everyone is happy! Saule June 2011

Clare, David & Emily Hearing, Cheltenham, England
Thank you for ANOTHER wonderful stay at les Limornieres.  Again we have had the most relaxing time.  Les Limornieres is a fabulous place & we have enjoyed visiting some great places as well as lazing in the courtyard. Swimming in Descartes & Zoo Beauval were Emily's highlights.  Thank you too for your kindness & hospitality - we will be back!  Chêne June 2011

Jenny & Derrick, Jersey
We really enjoyed our stay in your lovely setting.  You supplied everything we could possibly need.   Thank you also for the loan of the bikes.  Have a great season Saule June 2011

Salima, Andy, Dexter & Rex, London.
Lovely stay, however...too short!  The cottage was beautiful & we had all we needed.  We also enjoyed being able to relax in the lovely surroundings!  Alex & Nicole made us very welcome have decorated & equipped the cottage to a very high standard, we will be back... Saule June 2011

Walters, Witney Oxon.
Thank you for a lovely time.  A great place in a lovely area & amazingly children friendly! Thank you for thinking of all the little things that make it a special place.  Would love to come back! Noix June 2011

Emily, Aaron & Rivers Boone, Wisconsin USA. & Pat Smolley, Georgia USA.
Les Limornieres was more than we could have hoped for.  For our first trip to France this was the perfect opportunity & place to immerse ourselves in the countryside culture.

We really appreciated your hospitality & willingness to take the time to answer our questions.  This is truly an amazing place, we will never forget that experience of first stepping into our beautiful cottage.
Saule May 2011

Coshan, New Zealand
Alex,Nicole & family are wonderful people & we had a great stay. The place is nice & quiet and fully equipped. We were treated as friends and will consider them as friends from now on. We would not want to stay anywhere else when we once again visit the area.Have already recommended the place to other people we know who plan to travel in the area.  Saule April 2011

Boehm,Ohio, USA
We stayed here in the Chene cottage, it had everything we needed & more. Nicole and Alex were so nice and the snack that was ready when we arrived was wonderful...Overall it was a great place to stay and very convenient for exploring the areas chateaus. Chêne April 2011

Lawson, Paris
"I recommend les Limornieres  It's a lovely place & the hosts are charming...We've just been & had a great time. All baby/child equipment provided so you don't need to bring much stuff either." Chêne April 2011

Charra, Paris "Me too...What a great place! Really hope someone reads this & can benefit from a great break away! ...Go for it! We loved it!  Chêne March 2011

Kari & Jo-Ann Oaks, USA "thank you so much, I just so wish we could have spent more time here. The cottage is so lovely and we were so comfortable here. I can't wait to come here again when I have more time to stay, my friends in Seattle would also be charmed."
Chêne 22 Oct 2010

Deb & Arthur, Brisbane, Australia
"thank you for your excellent cottage. We had a wonderful time exploring the area." Chêne Oct 2010

Anthony & Carol Rush, Noordhoek, Cape Town South Africa
"Many thanks for your excellent hospitality.  The cottage was wonderful & we had a great time in it and around the area." Highlights, Zoo Beauval and Clos Luce, Amboise" Chêne Oct 2010

Susanna, Justin & Anna, London, England
"thank you for a very relaxing break...our daughter loved the garden, trampoline, toys, chickens etc. So we didn't really have to go anywhere, which was exactly the break we wanted.  We also really liked your version of a take-away and only wished we'd done it more!" Noix Sept 2010

Shaun, Clare & Daisy Kemp, Manningtree, Essex, England
"many thanks for a great 5 days at les Limornières, we loved the cottage, the area, the food and your hospitality.  We also had great weather!! (28°c!)  We will be telling our friends about this, and hope to bring them with us next time." Chêne Sept 2010

Griffith Family, Melbourne Australia
"Many thanks for a lovely time in a peaceful rural setting, Ideal for a relaxed break after Paris....Loved the local village, can we live here?!" Noix Sept 2010

Sudip, Melanie & Julian, Washington DC USA
"what an absolutely perfect week we've spent here.  The cottage was all we could have hoped for, not to mention the countryside, villages and food....thanks for everything we'll be coming back for sure." Chêne Sept 2010

Daniel, Lisa, Bronte & Oscar, Sydney, Australia
"Thank you so much for creating an idyllic holiday, Our children have loved it so much that each afternoon they were desperate to go back to what they called 'home'. les Limornières had everything we could ever need or want....just what we needed after a hectic week in Paris" Aug 2010 Saule

Tim, Sally & Molly, Belper, England
"we have had a very relaxing few days here all thanks to your warm hospitality and fantastic place.  We haven't explored very far but have been more than happy to avail ourselves of your facilities..bikes included :D." Aug 2010 Chêne

Jenni, Kevin, Peter & Daniel, Sheffield, England
"we've all had a great time here & have so appreciated all the work that you have obviously put into making les Limornières such a wonderful place....Thanks also for a very tasty dinner on our final evening." Aug 2010 Chêne

Christian, Kira and Cosima, Cologne, Germany
"Thank you so much for the wonderful time we had in your lovely cottage.  The sky is so much bluer than in Cologne and at night so many stars are sparkling!  We really enjoyed it and we are a bit in love with the Touraine and the French country way of life" Aug 2010 Chêne

James, Sue, Erin & Mollie Lawrence, Guernsey C.I.
"...What a great place this has been to stay for two weeks.  We have never stayed in such a super child-friendly place! ...Many people before us have mentioned the remarkable attention to detail Alex and Nicole have provided...the pool at Descartes is a must if you all love a swim, it is superb and next door is a play area and cafe" Aug 2010 Saule

Louise, Tim, Steve & Dan, Battle, East Sussex, England 
"we HAVE enjoyed ourselves!  Just such fun being able to visit the towns (Loches, Descartes, Tours) but then come back to the 'peace' and tranquility of les Limornières.  The boys enjoyed the lie in time and bike rides, while Tim and I popped down to get the croissants in.  We tried fishing...no luck, but hope to come back for another attempt!!.." Aug 2010 Noix

David, Clare and Emily Cheltenham England 
"Many thanks for a wonderful week. You have made us feel so at home and provided so much.  Les Limornières is a wonderful place to get away, brilliant for children too.  Emily has enjoyed playing in the garden.  You made this an amazing holiday home in an unspoilt location......" Aug 2010 Chêne

Vicki, David and Isla (10 months) & Gordon, London England 
"Many thanks for a fantastic time at chezANIA! We thoroughly enjoyed your hospitality.  The cottage was well equipped and comfortable. The gardens and surroundings are beautiful and peaceful - PERFECT!....." Aug 2010 Noix

Annette & Martin Kenny & Olivia & Harry, Glasgow Scotland 
"thank you for a lovely relaxing holiday.  The children really enjoyed spending time here and all the many things for them to do as well as playing with new friends.  Martin & I also enjoyed our holiday in beautiful surroundings & in the very comfortable gîte.  You have done an amazing job creating such a unique place.  We hope to see you again in the future & we will definitely recommend ChezANIA to our friends & family." July 2010 Noix

Armelle, Tom & Sophie Bailey, London England 
"thank you for a wonderful week at les Limornières, relaxing in the lovely garden, visiting the area & being really well looked after.  Sophie has been so happy playing with all the the girls, her highlight being the trampoline & finding a warm egg!  Many thanks for making this such a wonderful holiday home, all the best Tom & Sophie"

"thank you for a wonderful stay here, You've thought of everything to make a family happy & comfortable......bicycles & of course the trampoline!  We have all had a lovely time and hope to be back soon.  Many Thanks, Armelle"
July 2010 Chêne

Kim and Claire Breidahl (12 yrs) Perth, Australia 
"thank you for our 5 delightful days spent at les Limornières - a slice of heaven.  We very much enjoyed our stay in your cute cottage enhanced by your warm hospitality and helpful suggestions. See you again we hope!!"July 2010 Chêne

Karen, Ross & Amity Towers Melbourne Australia 
"thank you for making our stay in the Loire so enjoyable.  The cottage is beautiful & we enjoyed exploring the fantastic gardens.  Le Grand Pressigny is very centrally located making it easy to explore this stunning area - once we learned how to drive on the right!  We especially liked Loches (and its great market on Wed and Sat morning) The girls are gorgeous too!!  Hope the barn works out well for you."July 2010 Chêne

Andrew, Kim, Daniel (16) Luke (14) and Josh (12) Wellington, New Zealand 
"We have had a wonderful couple of days here! Loved the bike ride and the swim in the river at Lesigny! Beautiful countryside - a real getaway.  Loved the attention to detail in the house.  Thanks very much we had a great time.."July 2010 Saule

Bruce, Laura-Jane & Beth aged 9 years Wembley, South Africa
"we are so amazed & grateful that staying here is the result of some random searching on the internet!  We could not have found something closer to what we wanted - beautiful rural villages & farmlands.  On top of all this Chêne cottage is so cosy & well equipped & you are welcoming & helpful hosts.....we will most certainly recommend this place to our friends in the UK & in South Africa & would love to come back here one day and so will do our best....June 2010 Chêne

Caroline, Tyrone & Isabelle (21mths) Brighton,England
"thank you for a lovely holiday - a perfect retreat with plenty for a little one to do too! All the thoughtful touches were much appreciated. Thanks for being such welcoming hosts and we will recommend les Limornieres. June 2010 Saule

Olga, Webster, Lili & Luci, Texas, USA.
"thank you for a wonderful stay at ChezANIA.  The girls loved playing with yours and we enjoyed your conversation & company. We hope to see you again! June 2010 Saule

Jackie, Alan, Teagan & Brooke, Vancouver, Canada.
"thank you for the warm hospitality and use of the your wonderful gite.  We loved our vacation & will certainly spread the word to our Canadian friends.  Thank you too to your lovely daughters for being such wonderful 'big sisters' to our little ones  We wish you much success and hope to see you again in France soon. May 2010 Saule

Ashok, Karitha & Vibha aged 3¾ Boston, MA USA
"fantastic accommodation!! Thank you so much for all the thoughtful touches - from the toys that Vibha fell in love with, to the great cooking & activity suggestions for us, to Isabella & Amélie's warm & entertaining hospitality...we'll take back lovely memories of our visit.  We loved the Loire Valley, the chateaux, the vineyards, the countryside & the cheese!  We will certainly come back for a longer stay, & we will be sure to recommend les Limornières to our friends!  Best wishes for continued success & as you take on the barn renovation.. May 2010 Saule

Jason & Noumia Minnesota USA and Quebec Canada
"we had an absolutely fantastic time here during our honeymoon.  This is everything we could have asked for: a cozy cottage, peaceful setting, friendly hosts and great conversations about local culture and food!  We especially enjoyed keeping ourselves warm every evening with a nice fire.  Thanks again for your outstanding hospitality and friendliness... May 9th 2010 Chêne

Kate, Tim, Lexi & Ruby, Broome Australia
"Four nights in this idyllic place, with the surroundings & the hospitality of Alex, Nicole & Isabella and Amélie it is so easy and pleasant if feels like longer..After 2 weeks away our girls have declared this the best holiday ever!  Must have been the impromptu rehearsals & concert in the garden!  Thanks, we will look forward to recommending ChezANIA and maybe be seeing you in Australia one day..  April 2010 Saule

Cora & Peter England
"what a wonderful tonic our week in les Limornières has been! It is a lovely base for exploring the beautiful Loire Valley vineyards & chateaux (and we have made the most of both!) Alex & Nicole, your thoughtful touches have made all the difference, from suggestions of days' out, restaurants, markets and even a good little running route!  We leave with happy memories, good wishes for your future here and not a little envy at your beautiful home and surroundings! Thank you!  April/May 2010 Saule

Bob, Anne, Rachel, Anthony & Eve 20 months England
"A perfect holiday.  Food & hospitality couldn't be bettered.  Eve says 'thank you' to Amélie & Isabella for all their time & kindness.   April 2010 Saule

Misty & Kris Rosack - San Diego California 
"Alex & Nicole, you were both so friendly & helpful on our short stay here.  This is a wonderful place & we will certainly recommend it to our friends! Thank you so much.  Cheerio "     19th April 2010 Chêne

Marie & Steve Watkyns - England 
"Thank you for a very enjoyable week.  We wish you all the best and congratulate you on your outstanding achievements."     Easter 2010 Chêne

David, Suzanne & Henry 
"thanks Alex & Nicole for a lovely stay.  Henry loved all the toys & the chickens! And it was a great place for us to get away from it all.  Good luck with your barn!"     Spring Family holiday March/April 2010 Saule

Mia, Jim & family, Vancouver, Canada 
"Thanks for a wonderful stay, we have loved the peace & quiet and wonderfully cared for grounds.  It was a pleasure meeting you. 

Thank you for the bikes and nice to meet you Amelie, Ella aged 7...
Thank you for the trampoline and nice to meet you Isabella, Taya aged 9"
     Europe Tour short break Feb 2010 Saule

Claire & Tim - England/Australia 
"Thanks for a wonderful stay. It was lovely to spend New Years in such a unique location. Thank you for all your information and your warm welcome...." New Years eve short break 2010 Chêne

Jan, Bill, Allan & Susan, Kimberling City, Missouri, USA 
"We had a wonderful visit.  The gite is very clean and comfy.  The hosts are so welcoming and friendly.  They are very helpful about what to see and do in the area.  We would definitely stay here again." Touring Loire Valley and beyond Sept 2009, Chêne

Vaughan & Barb Evans NSW Australia 
"this brave & adventurous young couple have made our stay here most enjoyable.  Their warmth & charm have been most welcome.  The gîte is comfortable & the furnishings etc. most adequate.  This has been the perfect location to explore the area.  To arrive to wine, cheese, bread etc. also made this place a winner!  A short stay for us but made so memorable by the warmth & friendliness of both Alex & Nicole.  We will definitely recommend this experience to our Australian friends.  We will also follow online the future expansion and success of this venture!" Sept Short break 2009, Chêne

Russell, Caroline & Casper (5 months), Manchester
"Our first ever family holiday was perfect.  Casper has found a home from home and his parents discovered a relaxing and welcoming escape.  Thanks guys you made it all very easy." Family holiday Sept 2009, Saule

Howard, Danuta & Jana, London 
"thank you very much for everything.  Amelie and Isabella are great fun.  Mum and Dad have had a great time feeding the chickens!  Jana age 8.

Alex & Nicole have made Les Limornières a great places for families - we have particularly enjoyed cycling along the lanes and appreciated the thought gone into making our stay comfortable."
Family holiday Sept 2009, Saule

Jo, Tim and Emma (9 months), London 
"Thank you for making us so welcome at your lovely property.  We have had a great time and I shall miss the peace and quiet at ChezANIA."  Honeymoon Aug 2009, Saule

Chris, Alex & Samuel 2 Coull, London.
"thanks so much for wonderfully warm welcome, fabulous food & wine and for sharing all of your toys (esp. Tractor) with Samuel.  The gîte is really practical, but stylish too, a great job.  Good luck with the barn!" Short break en-route to seaside Aug 2009, Chêne

Mark & Tara Stuart, Bury St Edmunds, UK.
"thank you for a wonderful holiday in 5 star gîte with fantastic views and fabulous hosts!" Maddie Stuart 5¾ "My most favourite holiday, I never want to leave!!" Short break en-route south Aug 2009, Chêne

Pero, Idoia & Pedro, San Sebastian, Spain
Muchas gracias per todo, lo heuros pasado genial.  A pesar de nuestros problemas con el idioma nos he mas podido entendu perfectamente gracias a vuestra paciencia.  El sitio es genial su situacien es perfecta yo que alrededor hay muchisimas monumentos que visiter, un sitio tranquilo, agredable, la casa muy liujoia, han sido dias individobles...

Thank you very much A,N,I,A you are very friendly and the place is like heaven.  We spend a very good holiday.  If we come to France again, we will return to stay here.
Aug 2009

Pete, Astrid, Annabelle & Samuel Harrison, Berkshire England.
"ChezANIA was everything that we hoped for - beautiful surroundings, relaxing, fun for the children & friendly hosts.  The attention to detail given is very clear & all adds to the gorgeous setting to make the stay even more enjoyable Thank you!" Short Break en-route to friends Aug 2009, Saule

Kenneth Francis & Dominic Charles, Jersey, Channel Islands.
"The peace & tranquility made our short break an incredible experience.  Thank you so much for your friendly and caring hospitality.  Congratulations on your achievements so far, and wishing you success in what is planned."  Weeks holiday Aug 2009, Saule

Clare, David & Izzie, Paris, France.
"lovely cottage with plenty of thoughtful touches and a nice bright feel.  Izzie (aged 2) loved the hens, the tractor and touching the ripening tomatoes!  Beautifully peaceful area, we particularly appreciated the view over the maize from the bathroom window!!  And our visit to Sainte- Chapelle at Champigny-sur-Yeude and a tour of Loches castle.  Good food and a pleasant welcome for toddlers at Gerbe D'Or in Loches.  Hosts Nicole and Alex and their daughters were all welcoming, charming and made us feel at home straight away." Short break to countryside Aug 2009, Saule

Walter und Viviane Kortenbreer, Germany.
"thank you for the nice 5 days in your wonderful old France holiday house.  In the morning we had beautiful bicycle tours and in the evening we sat behind the house on the grass surrounded by flowers to watch the sun go down.  We wish you luck, success and health in the future." Week in the middle of a French Tour July 2009, Chêne

David, Margaret, Will (12), Joe (10) & Eve (8) Birmingham, England.
"we've had a fantastic weeks stay in Saule and in the Touraine du Sud! Nicole & Alex have been wonderful hosts, Issy & Amelie have shown the children a great time on the trampoline and pool.

Our favourite places to visit have been:

1.The evening at Azay le Rideau for the Songes et Lumieres. 
2.The afternoon in a canoe in the river Creuse at Descartes, much harder work than expected but a really beautiful spot and great fun!
3.Swimming in the river at Lesigny early in the evenings to cool off.
4. Loches - a really beautiful town - David and I enjoyed it but the kids were less impressed...

All in all our stay has been even better than we hoped THANK YOU! 
P.S. Nicole's cooking is fab & very welcome on arrival after our journey from Paris"
July 2009, Saule

Claudia & Ludger Mueller, Borken, Germany.
"vielen Dank fûr große Gastfreunschaft und den herzlichen Empfang.  Nach unserer Paddeltour auf der Loire haben wir hier ein ruhiges und stilvolles ferienhaus gefunden.  Wir haben die schone landschaft und die großartigen garten und schlosser anf unseren ausflugstouren genossen........

We enjoyed our stay here very much.  Thank you for your warm welcome and the fine cottage.  We liked it very much,(especially the flowers) and we liked to cook and BBQ with really good French food (local butcher in Grand Pressigny excellent!) "
Week to recharge after canoeing the Loire river! July 2009, Chêne

Sarah & Angus Rollo and boys aged 5,3 & 1, London, England.
"thanks for being such thoughtful hosts - everyday a new toy or game put out to entertain our boys, great advice & information on child-friendly outings, even hanging out our washing to beat the rain! - really kind and helpful at every point.  Thanks too to Isabella & Amelie for playing so sweetly and tolerantly with our boys who will have wonderful memories of their lovely week here as do we!" Family holiday July 2009, Saule

Nick, Karen and Joe Baker, Norfolk, England.
"thank you so much for our great week - for sure we will be back.  Your family's hospitality was great - there when we wanted it, in the background when we didn't.  Endless entertainment for our 3 year old - we can hear him giggling on the trampoline as we prepare to leave.  We think you really have something special here and hope the business goes from strength to strength" Family holiday July 2009, Saule

Tim, Herma & Evi, Netherlands.
"thank you so much for making us feel at home in your home! We have had a lovely two weeks!  I think Evi has especially enjoyed it here.  There was so much to see and do for her.  She liked the cats alot, the stones.... And your girls to play with..also she enjoyed going to the zoo in Beauval.  We loved your cooking Nicole, thank you for that.  Also the dinner we had with the other guests was a great night.  We wish you and the girls all the best of luck building the new home and hope everything goes to plan!  We might just visit you again one day once it is ready..but by then you may have moved out again!  Thank you for the lovely stay." Family fortnights holiday July 2009, Chene

Shelagh & Richard Millet, UK.
"This place is the best we have stayed in. Reading what others have said covers all we could say really. Watching the owls at night and the great skies made it even more fantastic. Next time we will take the telescope as well as all the camera stuff.  Nicole, Alex, Isabella & Amélie were great & very interesting people to share a few days with. They made us so welcome." Weeks holiday June 2009, Chene

Max, Jimmy and boys.
"Perfect experience of rural France.  Nicole, Alex and the girls were happy to help in anyway they could which was very helpful!  Definite sense of being with nature, wildlife and farm life.  A fabulously relaxing week to be remembered."
June 2009, Saule 

Mary Gerrard & Derek Bishop - Sheffield England 
"We have really enjoyed our two weeks here in the Loire Valley countryside (touraine) & would have loved to be here for longer.  It is a real oasis of calm & tranquility.  We both had a surprisingly good time visiting the zoo parks - not something we would normally consider doing at home, but they were terrific.  There are lots of places to visit within easy reach........driving on the beautiful quiet roads in this region is a real pleasure.  Nicole & Alex are wonderfully welcoming and really went out of their way to make our stay a very pleasurable one.  We wish them every success and hope to return sometime" June 2009 Chêne

Jen & Craig Beattie and Sam (18 months) - Edinburgh, Scotland 
"Thank you for a wonderful stress-free week.  Your attention to detail makes Saule a delightful cottage to stay in and toddler friendly.  Sam especially had a fantastic week with new toys appearing daily.  Your girls were brilliant with him as well.  Their patience playing ball with him was great.  He will be gutted to go home!  We hope to be back at some point but will definitely recommend Les Limornières to all our friends including those without small children!  Thanks again and good luck with the barn." June 2009, Saule

Hill Family, Chris, Kirsty, Matthew 8, Benjamin 6, Kathryn 4, William 2 - Brisbane, Australia 
"None of us want to leave! You have thought of everything, we have never stayed at a more beautiful, spotlessly clean, peaceful, welcoming place before.  Thank you for all the toys for the children, they enjoyed playing and exploring with your girls.  The gardens are beautiful & productive!  It has been wonderful talking with you both - you have been most hospitable & we only hope we are able to retun to see the barn conversion & experience another wonderful and relaxing stay, Thank you so very much!"  1st June, Saule

Helen & Rod Young,Melbourne, Australia
"Thank you for the wonderful hospitality, especially welcoming us with dinner with your local friends & other guests.  You have both made an idyllic holiday place here at Les Limornières, with every possible need satisfied.  Rod was happy to master the expresso machine! We both expect to view your new home on Grand Designs in the future!" Short Break on European Tour May 2009, Chêne

Jacob Jan & Annie Luth - Weerribben & Leo & Dinie van Leeuwen - Rotterdam, Netherlands
"Thank you for the nice stay! We enjoyed every minute here. We will come back with or without the motorbikes!" Group holiday with friends May 2009, Saule,

Keith/Oudins - Bronx, New York, USA
"This is the best place we've ever stayed in 24 years of visits to France (& two stints living here!).  A lovely warm welcome with everything a 2 year old could need.  We don't want to leave!" Chêne - 10th May 2009              

BFB - Irvine Family, Hampshire, England "Thank you all so much for your warm hospitality.  It has been more like staying with friends..We have all enjoyed our time here and we have a funny feeling we will see you all again." Chêne - 2nd May 2009 

Descouts et Lemouroux - Paris, France

" Un endroit tres joli, plein du charme, calme et reposant! Superbe!  I hope it stays like this, a really cool and British place!  Thank you!
"thanks for the lovely place! We will definitely be telling our friends about this place! Merci et bonne continuation!

Saule - Paques avril 2009

Stephanie Denack & Yannick Mayoir - Paris, France

"thank you so much for the lovely stay here in the countryside on this Easter weekend.  We really appreciated the peace & quiet and waking up to the sound of the birds singing!  The gîte is amazing, so full of character and the amenities you really need.  We will definitely recommend the place to friends and family.  All the best for the rest of the season.
Chêne - Easter April 2009

Lewis Family, Darwin Australia

"what an absolutely fabulous place for a family holiday! Nicole & Alex are ideal hosts & our cottage was exactly what we had wished for our first visit to France.  We will definitely be recommending Les Limornières to our friends in Australia.  Nicole & Alex's attention to detail and genuinely warm and relaxed hospitality made our stay a real pleasure.  The cottage was spotlessly clean & beautifully decorated - we particularly loved the appearance of rustic simplicity combined with unobtrusive "modern comfort".  Snuggled up in front of the pot-belly stove with the snow falling outside was a dream come true for all of us - THANK YOU!
Saule - Jan 2009  And there's more..for the full review, click here

La famille Schembri, Soignolles-en-Brie, France

"Quel bonheur d'avoir passé ces 4 jours de la Toussaint chez vous! 
Merci pour le feu et le repas que vous nous avez préparé le premier soir.  Merci pour la chaleur et le confort de votre gîte.
Merci pour le cadre champêtre, verdoyant et reposant que vous avez créé ici.  Merci pour votre attention, votre gentillesse et vos rires.
A très bientôt et bonne chance pour la suite."

Saule - Nov 2008

Kay family, UK
"It was so welcoming to arrive to a hot meal and a roaring fire ready in our cottage.  We really enjoyed the peace & quiet and completely 'got away from it all'.  Our 3 year old had a great time feeding the chickens, playing in the garden and is still talking about it now." Saule - Nov 2008

Luciano Faccin, Emanuela Menaspã and Giacomo (11 months), Vicenza, Italy
"This place is wonderful! The Crawford family are wonderful! We loved the hospitality & will recommend to friends & family in Italy.
Chêne - Aug 2008

Sudeyko Family, Vancouver BC, Canada
"What a beautiful spot you have!  Thank you for the hospitality & all your tips on local markets & events.  We enjoyed our day in Ligueil & Chenonceau.  We were very comfortable in the gîte & felt right at home. We will recommend chezANIA highly to our friends.
Saule - Aug 2008

Tina and Anne-Lise Goddings & Mocha, Surrey, England
"Thank you for a fabulous welcome & a lovely stay.  The setting is gorgeous & the gîte was very pretty & clean.  We especially liked the garden and trampoline.  Hope to be back soon. Saule - Aug 2008

Ted, Janine and Lily (9 months), Oman
"Thank you for making us all feel so welcome. We loved the place, the hospitality, the area and the swing (Lily!) I am sure we will see you all again...we wish you every success with your venture" Chêne - July 2008

The Rocketts, Oxford, England
"We have had a wonderful week in the Saule gite.  Thank you for your hospitality, the trampoline, pool and use of the garden.  We wish you great success here in France" Saule - July 2008

Jan and Dave Colston, Spain

"What a lovely relaxing place to stay.  We were made to feel so welcome.  We wish you great success, you deserve it. Thank you."
Saule - June 2008

Chan Family, London E14, England
"this comfortable self catering cottage at les Limornieres is a truly beautiful house in the idyllic landscape of the Loire Valley countryside.  Thank you for your kind hospitality and we hope you enjoy well-deserved success." Saule - July 2008

Lucie Fairhead, Birmingham, England
"The most perfect french country cottage." Chêne - May 2008

Roger and Norma Griffies, Hampshire, England

"Private gardens for each cottage is a nice touch & because all part of a big courtyard you don't feel hemmed in.  A wonderful base for seeing a beautiful part of France. A great hideaway or a base for family and friends to share. WE WILL BE BACK " Saule - April 2008

The Hunts, Eastbourne, England
"Just what we needed, we will be back in October" Chêne - July
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Don't just take our word for it!  Here are some recent comments taken straight from our on-site visitors book...

Paula & Tim Trigg - Sydney Australia
What else can we say but merci beaucoup! We have had the best time at les Limornieres.  Congratulations on finding such a beautiful place & creating a wonderful holiday/french rural experience/home away from home.  We wish we could bring all the family here one day...And if you ever are in Oz we hope we can return some of your hospitality. We hope the chooks & Flop the rabbit don't miss our attempts to spoil them too much.  Thank you for the welcoming treats when we arrived so late & for all the strawberries, herbs & offerings from the garden...a bientot - we hope one day & merci bien encore!  Noix May 2012

Barbara, Sylvain, Paul & Madeleine Charra - Massy, France
Thank-you once again for such a warm welcome & two years running!  We have had a great short stay, not really needing to leave the gite with the children happy both indoors & in the garden at les Limornieres.  Thank you too for the gardening tips, we'll let you know!  Look forward to seeing you again soon. Noix May 2012

Clare, Michael, Ella & Jack Drover - Brisbane, Australia
Thank-you A & N for your hospitality & generosity while we stayed at les Limornieres.  We have had an absolutely wonderful time here.  The kids have enjoyed visiting the chickens & rabbit each day!  Daily visits to both local & distant places have always ended in a warming return to our accommodation...we will be recommending Les Limornieres to fellow travellers.  Best wishes. Saule May 2012

Clarine, Ben & Callum - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This was our big trip with our 11 month old & it was truly a memorable & enjoyable trip especially with all the little touches at les Limornieres that makes staying here so relaxing for 1st time parents like us.  We hope to be back, until then thank you & take care! Noix May 2012

Kate, Rick, Alex & Sam - Jersey
Thank you for a wonderful week, for making us feel so welcome & at home.  We think we will be hearing alot more from the boys about your chickens, trampoline & first & foremost Isabella & Amelie!  They have had a fantastic week, which means that we have too. Saule May 2012

Kim & Jeff Smith & Terry (Granma) Gavin & Aidan Aged 5 & 2 yrs - USA
Thank you so much for the wonderful hospitality & lovely farm house!  It was very nice to stay in a kid/family friendly place.  We will certainly tell all of our friends about les Limornieres Take care! Saule April 2012

Simon, Eve & Reuben, Northants, UK 
Thank you for a lovely stay.  Everything we needed was here.  So much to occupy our almost 3 yr old.  He loved the chickens & the trampoline, we really recommend Zoo Beauval - a great day out.  Thank you again. Chene April 2012

Julie, Bill & E Tripp 
We have had a lovely week at les Limornieres. Our 18 month old daughter has had a fantastic time running around the garden, playing in the covered outbuilding & with all the toys that have been thoughtfully scattered throughout the house & grounds.  Zoo Beauval is a MUST if you have kids, we had a great day there.  We are sad to go but hope to visit again someday. A bientot! Chene March 2012

Lyn & Ron McCullough, NSW Australia
We arrived for a couple of nights at Les Limornieres & stayed two weeks!  Thanks for all the hospitality, we felt really comfortable here and enjoyed being able to experience french village life.

Favourite things we the bike riding around the lanes & local villages.  The chateau-musee in le Grand Pressigny was spectacular.  We loved Loches, Chinon & Azay-le-Rideau & enjoyed the L'Art et Lard festival in le Petit Pressigny and of course the wonderful meal at La Promenade, that was a real treat. 

We loved everything about the Saule cottage. Thank you & we hope to return soon!
Saule Oct 2011

Claire, Duncan & Laura, Sydney, Australia
A deceptively simple self-catering cottage full of hidden gems & thoughtful touches.  Thank you for making us so welcome & comfortable Chêne Oct 2011

Laura, Jacob, Sofia & Isabella, London
We had a great time in the cottage at les Limornieres, the place is lovely & our girls have asked to come back soon, so I hope we do! Thank-you Chêne Aug 2011

Harriet, Mark & Sophie, Hants, England
A wondeful stay at your beautiful Loire Valley gite - thank you so much for making our first family holiday such a great success.  Les Limornieres was way beyond our expectations, Fantastic cottage, clean, beautiful & well-stocked with great toys.  Alex & Nicole & their charming daughters are incredibly friendly & helpful.  We will definitely recommend les Limornieres to friends & family & hope to return ourselves soon. Chêne Aug 2011

Lol, Dan, Lola & Bettie, London SE23
We have had a fantastic, peaceful fortnight at les Limornieres.  It is clear Alex & Nicole are passionate about their business as the attention to detail is perfect.  The children have loved the freedom the gardens offer, we have loved eating outside, star gazing & wine drinking in the evenings - Thank you! Saule Aug 2011

Cynthia, Jon & boys, Surrey, England
We have had a relaxing week.  Thank you for providing us with everything we needed & more.  All the tips & recommendations were spot on.  D, D & L will miss the chickens & enjoyed playing in the gardens.  Hope to be back & will definitely be recommending les Limornieres to our friends. Noix Aug 2011

Sharon, Ade, Harrison, George & Oliver, Buckinghamshire,
England Thank you for providing a fantastic place to stay at les Limornières.  You have thought of everything & we all loved our stay here - We will be back!  Noix Aug 2011

Rebecca, Nick & Sidney, Battersea, London
Thank you Nicole & Alex for a perfect time here.  Sidney has loved running around the gardens, visiting the chickens & rabbit.  Nick & I felt totally relaxed at les Limornieres & have also loved every second of our stay.  We definitely hope to return & will be spreading the word when we get home.  Thanks again for all the wonderful extra thought you have put into les Limornieres to make it such a fantastic place to stay. Chêne Aug 2011

Jason & Jenny, Brighton, England
Thank you for your hospitality in your beautiful home. We felt a little isolated at first but then fell in love with the place.  Wonderful to sit out at night & watch the sky come alive with the flutter of bats and the ghostly arrival of the barn owl doing her rounds.  A paradise for bird watching: barn owl, little owl, greater spotted woodpecker, black redstart, family of red-legged partridge, wagtail, swallows galore, goldfinch, buzzard, kestrel....Great hosts & a memorable visit. Noix July 2011

Danny, Fiona, Tom, Joe, Sean & Caitlin, Wales.
We have had a lovely stay at les Limornieres,  The children have had a lovely time in the gardens, The Loire Valley area is beautiful, unspoilt & so peaceful.  We will recommend les Limornieres to friends, it is perfect for letting parents enjoy a holiday with small children in tow. Saule July 2011

Anna-Marie San Jose CA USA
Thank you so much for your generosity & hospitality.  Les Limornieres has provided the perfect indulgent do-nothing vacation.  Although, I can't wait to come back & see more of the lovely Loire Valley next time! Saule July 2011

Alicia, Jon & Ruby, Adelaide Australia
We are so glad we discovered this little gem of a place!  After a crazy week of travel & cities with our toddler in tow this place is the reason we are still sane!  It is just perfect - friendly hosts and a beautiful countryside setting.  We look forward to returning one day with our expanded brood!  Chêne July 2011

Natasha, Clive, Martha & Kitty, Plymouth, Devon
We have spent a very enjoyable 3 days at the of our stay in France. At les Limornieres we have enjoyed the sunshine in the garden, Loches, Descartes. The gite provided everything we needed, including thoughtfully chosen toys for the girls, we just we had stayed here for longer.  Chêne July 2011

Niall, Anna, Neve, Redhill Surrey
What a wonderful 'retreat'!  Our stay here been everything we had hoped for and more.  Everything about les Limornières is perfect, from the initial welcome (including much appreciated snack) onwards.  We loved the use of bikes, all the childrens equipment, having BBQs in the evening, the surrounding countryside, le Grand Pressigny etc. etc.  We will do our best to spread the word and more importantly to return ourselves.  Saule July 2011

Fresh local produce at local market, this in Loches on Wed or Sat morning Montresor, beautiful chteau village by the Indre river, one to visit Relax at les Limornieres Flower filled gardens at les Limornieres