In a quiet village in the heart of central France’s Berry region, within easy reach of shops and services (bakery, grocer, butcher, pharmacy, Post Office and restaurant, and Valençay Shopping Centre is 8km away).


The Domaine de Poulaines is a small private manor in a village in the Berry region of central France. The 4.5-hectare garden holds the Jardin Remarquable (Remarkable Garden) label and is surrounded by 20 hectares of woodland.

  • Just a few kilometres from the A71, A85 and A20 motorways.
  • Châteauroux airport: 44 km
  • Tours airport: 106 km
  • Vierzon and Châteauroux train stations
  • Near the Loire Valley (UNESCO)
  • Beauval Zoo (30 km)
  • Château de Valençay (8 km)
  • Chambord (57 km)
  • CNTS (National Shooting Sports Centre) in Déols (47 km)
  • Hiking trail of the Pays de Valençay

Nishiki Gîte

Attractive 110 m² single-storey cottage with a 40 m² private garden, suitable for 4 to 6 people.

Separate entry to the garden from the road.

Direct access to the Poulaines gardens and arboretum from the courtyard.

Pleasant 60 m² living space with large, fully-equipped open-plan kitchen and a sofa-bed (160×190 cm) and separate toilet.

The first bedroom overlooks the garden and has twin beds (that can be turned into a king size bed) and a large wardrobe.

Bathroom with a bath.

The second bedroom overlooks the tree-lined courtyard and has a queen size bed, a walk-in wardrobe, and an en suite with shower and toilet.

2 cots are available.

High chair, changing mat, child’s step stool, child’s toilet seat and child’s bath seat are all available.

Utility room (washing machine, tumble dryer) and linen closet (iron and ironing board).

Office space with a table and ergonomic chair.

Flat-screen TV, DVD player and free Wi-Fi.

Garden furniture, loungers and barbecue.

Safety: alarm and safe

Free entry to:

the Poulaines gardens and arboretum
the tennis courts (we don’t provide balls or rackets)
the children’s playground and treehouses



The cottage is comfortably designed to accommodate four people to six people with or without a young child.

You will find the following equipment and facilities:

  • Complete equipment :
    • Equipped kitchen (dish washer, oven, hot plates, fridge, kettle, toaster, coffee machine, juicer, blender)
    • Equipped bathroom (hair dryer, heated towel rail)
    • Equipped laundry room (washing-machine, dryer, iron and ironing board)
    • Garden Furniture (deckchair, parasol, barbecue)
    • Baby equipment
  • Free WIFI
  • safety deposit box
  • Alarm
  • Audio equipment
  • Outdoor car park
  • Garden
  • Linen provided

You will have full access:

The Poulaines gardens and arboretum
the tennis courts (we don’t provide balls or rackets)
the children’s playground and treehouses


  • parking
  • open all year

fumee-interdit No smoking

animaux-interdit Pets not allowed

I book my holiday

Low season rentals

(Jan to dec, except JUL AND AUG)

1 night

165 €

2 nights

330 €

3 nights

445 €


4 nights

595 €


6 nights

840 €


7 nights

980 €


High season rentals


1 night

200 €

2 nights

400 €

3 nights

540 €


4 nights

720 €


6 nights

1020 €


7 nights

1190 €


Cleaning service included in the price
Bathroom and kitchen towels provided
Beds are made upon arrival

10% discount for professionals
- upon receipt of your reservation, we will ask you for your personal email address so we can send you our rental contract. Your reservation will be confirmed upon receipt of your 50% down payment (payable by credit card via the online payment system on the Domaine website or by bank transfer) and the signed contract. The remaining amount is payable upon arrival. We reserve the right to cancel your reservation one week after receipt of the contract if we have not yet received your down payment.

Free for babies under 2.

Payment of a security deposit will be required upon your arrival (500€). Security deposits (made by opening a file on a credit card terminal) are cancelled 48 hours after departure.

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