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The Tumtum Tree House enchanting hideaway near Chinon, Saumur, Fontevraud Abbey

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The Tumtum Tree House
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
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Hidden behind oak gates next to L'Eglise Notre Dame in Veniers, 3km from all the amenities of the medieval town of Loudun. La Maison Tumtum Arbre is a delightful self-catering gite for a maximum of 2 people. Sensitively renovated to a high standard in 2017, original oak beams and tuffeau stone walls combine with modern design to create an enchanting space, perfect for a comfortable retreat and base from which to explore the Loire Valley, ‘the garden of France’. The open plan ground floor provides a well equipped, modern kitchen including a full size cooker, microwave/grill, fridge, dishwasher, crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment, complimented with granite worktops. The dining and lounge area with WiFi, satellite HD TV & DVD leads to bi-fold doors which open out onto the terrace and ...Hidden behind oak gates next to L'Eglise Notre Dame in Veniers, 3km from all the amenities of the medieval town of Loudun. La Maison Tumtum Arbre is a delightful self-catering gite for a maximum of 2 people. Sensitively renovated to a high standard in 2017, original oak beams and tuffeau stone walls combine with modern design to create an enchanting space, perfect for a comfortable retreat and base from which to explore the Loire Valley, ‘the garden of France’. The open plan ground floor provides a well equipped, modern kitchen including a full size cooker, microwave/grill, fridge, dishwasher, crockery, cutlery and cooking equipment, complimented with granite worktops. The dining and lounge area with WiFi, satellite HD TV & DVD leads to bi-fold doors which open out onto the terrace and outdoor cooking area. Outdoor table, chairs and sun loungers are provided. For the winter season electric heating is installed. A wooden staircase leads to the first floor suite which is furnished with a kingsize framed bed fitted with crisp white Egyptian cotton sheets; there is a dressing table with mirror, hairdryer, wardrobe and a sofa. The ensuite shower room has a rainhead shower cubicle, washbasin and toilet. Towels for indoor and outdoor use are provided. The suite has wooden floors and a feature stone wall. 2019 has seen the completion of our 'Paradise Garden', a wooden arbour and garden bench provide the perfect spot to sit in the sunshine and listen to the gentle fountain.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Guests are requested to be considerate tenants, to take good care of the property and it’s contents, to leave the property and it’s contents in a clean and tidy condition at the end of the rental period. Smoking is not allowed in or around the property. The owners may allow a designated outdoor smoking area on specific request from the client. Failure to comply will result in the immediate termination of the stay.
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1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Pam B
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2020

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Date of stay: July 2020
Navigate733802, VR Owner at La Maison Tumtum Arbre enchanting hideaway near Chinon, Saumur, Fontevraud Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2020

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Reviewed October 2, 2019

We can highly recommend this gorgeous little gite for two. The owners have put such care and detail in its renovation, with their personal stamp on its character,luxurious linen and towels, and such a peaceful setting in their courtyard with gardens in the process of...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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Navigate733802, VR Owner at La Maison Tumtum Arbre enchanting hideaway near Chinon, Saumur, Fontevraud Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2020

Thank you so much for your kind review, it means a lot to us to know how much you enjoyed our little house.

Reviewed April 23, 2019

We discovered TumTum arbre and Pam & Steve last year. We were so happy about the place -beautiful decoration and high level equipment- that we decided to come back as soon as possible. This is done ! We spent a few days, too short !...More

Date of stay: April 2019
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Navigate733802, VR Owner at La Maison Tumtum Arbre enchanting hideaway near Chinon, Saumur, Fontevraud Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2019

Thank-you Catherine, it was lovely to see you again, your review means a lot to us. We are continuing to work on the gardens, hoping to create special outdoor space to compliment the gite.

Reviewed April 9, 2018

We stayed in this gorgeous gite for just under a week. The owners have thought of everything-kitchen superbly equipped, bedroom extremely comfortable with beautiful linen, a fabulous ensuite and tv in the lounge should you choose to watch.The surroundings are wonderfully quiet and peaceful and...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Management response:Responded April 11, 2018

Thank-you Sarah for taking the time to review Tumtum Tree House. We have tried hard to create a special place and are so pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed October 2, 2017

Situated in a small village, in a peaceful location the gite is very tastefully furnished with a lovely bedroom and modern bathroom. The downstairs kitchen area is fully equipped with everything needed for self-catering and a patio for outside dining. There is a lot of...More

Date of stay: July 2017
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Management response:Responded October 3, 2017

Thank-you for taking the time to review 'La Maison Tumtum Arbre'. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviewed October 1, 2017

La Manson Tumtum Arbre is a new rental and the surrounding grounds were still a work in progress when we visited. The cottage has been renovated to a very high standard with quality furnishings and bedding. The shower room was lovely and supplied with fabulous...More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Management response:Responded October 1, 2017

Thank-you Judith for your lovely review, as a seasoned traveller & our first guest your comments are greatly appreciated. You will be pleased to know the gite now has it's own private terrace with outdoor cooking area, a new gravel driveway and parking (pictures to...More

Reviewed July 15, 2020
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Date of stay: July 2020
Navigate733802, VR Owner at La Maison Tumtum Arbre enchanting hideaway near Chinon, Saumur, Fontevraud Abbey, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2020
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Reviewed April 27, 2019
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2018
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Date of stay: May 2018
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Dishwasher
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Cooker
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Towels Provided
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About the neighbourhood
Situated at the meeting of the departments of Vienne, Maine-et-Loire, Indre-et –Loire and Deux Sevres La Maison Tumtum Arbre is an ideal base from which to explore the beauty of the Loire Valley. The Loire Valley is one of the most visited areas of France, the valley has fuelled the worlds romantic imagination as a land of chateaux, vineyards and historical medieval towns. There are so many places to visit that once you have sampled the experience you will want to return time and time again. It’s the perfect place to take a holiday, short break or to relax out of season.
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Maison Tumtum Arbre enchanting hideaway near Chinon, Saumur, Fontevraud Abbey

  • La Maison Tumtum Arbre enchanting hideaway near Chinon, Saumur, Fontevraud Abbey is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

  • La Maison Tumtum Arbre enchanting hideaway near Chinon, Saumur, Fontevraud Abbey has one bathroom available. See all property details.

  • La Maison Tumtum Arbre enchanting hideaway near Chinon, Saumur, Fontevraud Abbey has one bedroom available. See all property details.

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