Review: The Stables, Chateau de la Fuye, Chinon, France

This is the Versailles of gites.

Within the shadow of the fifteenth-century Château de La Fuye sits a romantic tower for two and a luxurious three-bedroom gite sleeping six. Imaginatively converted from the chateau’s former stables, this historic and stylish self-catering gite captures the very essence of the Loire.

Dressed in white tuffeau stone, so typical of Loire chateaux, the rose-clad gite’s interior design recalls aristocratic elegance. Booking both tower and gite is a popular option for family or friends gatherings looking to sleep eight.

But the Chateau de la Fuye is as much a state of mind, a blissful escape to a French idyll, as a physical location of silver candelabra, statement mirrors and Kashmiri rugs.

Super-host owners, Rowena and Simon Michaels have searched auction rooms for antiques and textures to bring a homely Cotswold feel to a quintessential French scene.

Keep reading this article on A Luxury Travel Blog.

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