Discover the domain in a different way.

Stay in the gardens.

Au calme, dans un village au cœur du Berry, avec tous commerces à proximité (boulangerie, épicerie, boucherie, pharmacie, bureau de poste, restaurant, centres commerciaux de Valençay à 8km et Chabris à 12 km).

Les jardins et l’arboretum sont accessibles toute la journée, toute l’année, pour les hôtes des gîtes.

Profitez également du terrain de tennis toute l’année et de la piscine du 1e juin au 30 septembre (selon météo).


Pleasant 60 m2 living room with large fully equipped fitted kitchen with sofa bed (160×190).
First bedroom, giving on to the garden, twin beds (transformable into a 180×200 double bed) and the possibility to add up to 2 fold-up beds for babies.
Second bedroom, a view of the tree-lined courtyard, large bed (160×190), adjoining shower room and toilet.

During their stay residents of the holiday home enjoy free access to:

  • the gardens and arboretum,
  • the heated swimming pool, (from May 28 to September 30, between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., children must be accompanied by their parents, towels not provided)
the tennis court, (balls and rackets not provided)
  • and, for children, access to the playground and cabins.


Domaine de Poulaines is a Private mansion, in a village in the heart of the Berry. Boasting a 4.5 hectare garden, awarded the national standard Jardin Remarquable, surrounded by 20 hectares of woodland.

• A few kms from the A71, A85 and A20 motorways.
• Châteauroux Airport: 44km
• Tours Airport: 106km
• Rail stations: Vierzon and Châteauroux.
• Near the Loire Valley (UNESCO).
• Beauval Zoo (30km)
• Château de Valençay (8km),
• Chambord (57km),
• National Shooting Sport Centre in Déols (47km).
• On the Pays de Valençay hiking trail.

Get preferential prices for 5 tourist sites:
Valençay Castle, Bouges Castle, Montpoupon Castle, Montrésor Castle and the Cité Royale de Loches
(under the package Visitez futé).

Jardins et arboretum de Poulaines, jardin botanique et gites de prestige en Région Centre-Val de Loire
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Domaine de Poulaines - Piscine
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Jardins et arboretum de Poulaines, jardin botanique et gites de prestige en Région Centre-Val de Loire
Tennis au Domaine de Poulaines

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Prices 2020

From December 21st 2019

Low-season rentals


2 night minimum stay.

1 night

172.50 €

2 nights

345 €

3 nights

465 €

155 € per night

4 nights

620 €

155 € per night

5 nights

775 €

155 € per night

6 nights

880 €

146 € per night

7 nights

1030 €

146 € per night

High-season rentals

(July – August)

Five-night minimum stay

1 night

210 €

5 nights

945 €

189 € per night

6 nights

1070 €

178 € per night

7 nights

1245 €

178 € per night

Terms and conditions

A 50% deposit must be paid online to secure booking.

Pool towels not provided.

Check-out before 10 a.m.

Bookings confirmed on reception of a signed contract.

Prices shown indicate nightly rate
Minimum stay is 2 nights, with the exception of July/August where the
Minimum stay is 5 nights

Free for children under 2.


Conditions relating to booking cancelations.

Free cancellation up to 14 days before arrival. For cancellations less than 14 days (from midnight) before arrival the full value of the booking must be paid.

A 500 € security deposit is required This will be refunded within 48 hours of departure.

Fully equipped

This house is comfortably furnished for 2 to 4 people (sofa bed 140 x 190cm) accompanied, or not, by a young child.


The rooms are fully equipped. For example, we provide:
  • House:
    A private entrance, heating and air conditioning
  • 60 m2 living room with dining/living room and fitted kitchen, sofa bed (160 cm), flat-screen TV, cable channels, Blu-Ray DVD player, full audio and video equipment.
  • Kitchen:
    Refrigerator, oven and hobs, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, coffee machine, electric kettle and kitchen utensils.
  • Laundry:
    Washing machine, clothes rack, iron and ironing board.
  • Rooms:
    Very large beds (more than 2 meters long), wardrobe/closet, hangers, linen
    Room 1 | 1 large bed (160×200 cm), dressing room, a.c unit
    Room 2 | 2 single beds (90×200 cm) or 1 large double bed (180×200 cm), cabinet, a.c unit.
  • Bathrooms:
    1 independent bathroom
    1 shower room with toilet communicating with the master bedroom.
  • Second independent toilet
  • Espace extérieur : Outdoor space: Private garden
    Outdoor dining area with garden furniture, barbecue and sun loungers.




For babies:
High chair, cot, baby chair and bathtub, everyday living accessories.

Before you arrive:

You will receive, by email, a document listing: shops, restaurants, local producers, our services, and nearby cultural/leisure sites and gardens (including contact details and opening times).

On arrival:

We offer the option of dinner delivered to the cottage for 20 euros per person (14€ for children under 12)

With the option of:

Le Dinner
20 € per person 14 € for children (under 12)

Pâté Berrichon (local speciality pastry filled with sausage meat and egg) with mixed salad
Goat’s cheese quiche with mixed salad
Artisan Valençay goats cheese
Chocolate cake
or crumble with seasonal fruits from the estate
Served with bread.

Wine from Valençay
Les Terrajots – Domaine Jourdain
Red 14 € | White 12 €
(extra /per bottle)

12 € per person

2 eggs from our hens per person.

Apple compote or fresh fruit from the Estate
homemade cake (Quatre quart)
Bread, butter and homemade jams (toaster available in the holiday home)
Milk available on request
Hot chocolate available on request

During your stay:

The essentials are already there!
Baby equipment
WiFi | Appliances| 
Alarm | Safe
First aid kit | Smoke detectors | Fire extinguishers.

For breakfasts and
 other times
Teas by Mariage Frères
Coffee by Cafés Richard

For your everyday needs:
Carafe of filtered water,
Salt | Pepper| Sugar
Barbecue and charcoal,
Dishwasher and washing machine products,
Garbage bags,
Cotton wool | Tissues| Paper towels
Liquid soap | Hairdryer

Life in the Garden
Benefit from direct access to the gardens and arboretum
Younger guests will appreciate the playground.

Free access to the tennis court (racquets and balls not provided).
Tennis lesson or practice available with Hervé (contact us for prices or to book)

Access between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
May 28 to September 30
Towels not provided.
Children must be accompanied by their parents at all times.



  • Outdoor parking
  • open all year round

fumee-interdit No smoking inside.

animaux-interdit No pets

Bathroom linen / kitchen towels are provided. Beds are made on arrival.
Pool towels are not provided

On departure, in order to facilitate the arrival of the next guests, please leave the holiday home clean and tidy :

Empty bins and dump all the garbage.

Clean all dishes clean.

Turn off the towel rack in winter / air conditioning in summer.

Close all windows and doors.

Return all keys.

In an additional fee of 30 € will be charged if conditions are not met.