Surrounded by 500 acres of woods and fields, in the Natural Park Loire-Anjou-Touraine, this beautiful dwelling of the xvii°century is ideal if you look for a quiet place nearby all the chateaux of the Southern Loire (Chinon, Azay- le-Rideau, Langeais, Ussé, Villandry). In the middle of the countryside, at 4 km from Richelieu, unique model of xvii° century architecture, La Varenne is an harmonious dwelling built among vast wine storehouses in the heart of an estate dedicated to the production of walnuts. La Varenne offers three quiet rooms filled with sunshine (double or triple exposure) with bathroom and independant toilet. They are spacious and decorated with antique furniture. Garden Room, at the ground floor, offers direct access to the garden while the other two, upstairs, give you the impression of a comfortable apartment. If you love luxury and space, prefer Summer room, which has a sitting area with a comfortable sofa, an old ministry desk and six windows ! On you bedside table you will find short stories, children's books and poetry selected by your hostess. La Varenne is classified Nature guest house by the Natural Park Loire-Anjou-Touraine, your hostess is its ambassador and you will be able to enjoy a lot of walks in full nature with a specialist in animal life or flora.