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Fully equipped studio, complete with top-of-the-line bedding, kitchenette and fireplace.Woodstove for warmth and a romantic ambience.
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Enchanting Middle Earth "Troglodyte" gîte

Enchanting Middle Earth "Troglodyte" gîte

3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath

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Chic and charming, Maison Troglodyte en Touraine is perfect for a romantic weekend or solo travelers to explore the fascinations of the Loire Valley. This is the perfect stop on your way from the Côte d'azur to the Île-de-France.

Amenities

Air conditioning
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Iron
TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed, 1 crib

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years) - Located at edge of a cliff, dangerous for toddlers, preschoolers and young children. Babies in cots ok. Children under 11 no.
Check-in time is 4PM - 7PM
Check out by 11AM

Accessibility

Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance

10 Reviews

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Matt User Profile
Matt
April 2018
The home is just as described but the photos do not do the space any justice as in our opinion it was much better in reality! Well furnished, clean and comfortable. Erica and her two dogs were fantastic hosts for us, with plenty of personal touches to make us feel at home. Erica …
Erica User Profile
Response from Erica:
Thank you. You were perfect guests. You're welcome any time. The dogs send their 'woofs' and hugs. Erica
April 2018

Lauren User Profile
Lauren
September 2017
This rental was truly unique, and makes a great base for exploring the Loire Valley. I can now cross off "live in a cave" from my bucket list. Vouvray was a lovely small town, Erica was friendly and had lots of great suggestions for how to spend our time in the area, and her ha…
Erica User Profile
Response from Erica:
Thank you Lauren, a pleasure to host you. You're welcome any time.
September 2017

Cecile User Profile
Cecile
July 2017
Erika's place is a troglodyte house which is been very well renovated and has all the modern comfort you can expect while retaining the charm of an "old cave". The place is well located, close from the Village and from the Loire river . The nights are very quiet and the troglodyt…
Erica User Profile
Response from Erica:
Cecile's group left the gite in immaculate condition so there was very little I needed to do when they left. They even stripped the beds! A charming family, welcome any time here at my home. Safe travels! Erica
July 2017

Christophe User Profile
Christophe
July 2017
Very Good stay in Erika s charming and comfortable typical Cave!! Very good welcome from Erika and full of little attentions for the travelers...Thank you, it was a nice discovery we probably do again...Christophe
Erica User Profile
Response from Erica:
Christophe and Carole were perfect guests, very interesting to speak with. I would welcome them back at any time, and recommend them to all other hosts.
July 2017

Keela User Profile
Keela
July 2017
Nicely done cave house. Very comfortable bed and nice bathroom. Lovely view. Enjoyed the morning with tea/coffee with our host. If you are much over 6' you will feel a bit cramped if you're staying for long. This is a cave so there are some cave smells (musty) but not bad. …
Erica User Profile
Response from Erica:
Keela and her son were very good guests. I have remedied the 'mustiness' factor by placing a dehumidifier in permanent residence in the large bathroom/dressing/shower area. I invite guests who are bothered by the slight whirring noise it emits to shut it off when they are settling down for the evening. Those who are very tall or have claustrophobia, please be mindful of the setting before you decide to book in here. The rental is a cave home. It might not be the right holiday rental for you.
July 2017

Jaime User Profile
Jaime
July 2017
Beatiful place in a great location close to several vineyards. The limestone walls add a unique touch and Erica was a great host. Very pleased.

Thierry User Profile
Thierry
July 2017
You should come at Erica’s place, at least to meet Erica ! She is a very interesting person and a very caring host. We have had a great pleasure to discuss with her and the feeling that we were welcomed in her house. The troglo is very typical and well arranged, with a strong sho…
Erica User Profile
Response from Erica:
Please come again, Thierry, you and your group are perfect guests. You and your friends and mom are welcome any time. Erica
July 2017

Hosted by Erica

Vouvray, FranceJoined in May 2017
Erica User Profile
10 Reviews
I am a science journalist. Originally from the US, I moved to the UK in 2009, and to France in 2014. I love living here. I am available to answer any questions, and assist you with finding out how to get where you need to go. I hope you enjoy your visit as much as I enjoy living …
Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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