Relax and unwind at appleton’s bed and breakfast in argenton-sur-creuse

Our Central France Bed and Breakfast has had an ongoing program of renovation since 2003 and we have made every effort to retain many of the original features, while incorporating modern amenities. We have created a warm, homely atmosphere for your stay. You can soak up the sun, snooze in the shade or enjoy a bottle of wine on the terrace or in our large gardens . Malcolm and Edward, your hosts, will endeavour to help you make the most of your stay in their home.

Rooms & Availability

We have five quality guest rooms with double, single and family accommodation and can offer dinner every evening using produce from our garden, vegetarians and vegans catered for.

Find us

Perfectly situated in the Centre of France, in the Loire Valley, near Argenton-sur-Creuse, an ideal stopover for breaking a north south or east west journey, easy access from the Auto Route, ideal for a short break or a full board holiday.

Things to do

The local area is rich in diverse places to visit, châteaux, churches, historical medieval market towns, forests, beautiful rivers with rocky and tree-lined gorges, the lakes of the Brenne National Park and lake Chambon with it’s beaches and watersports.

Dining room

The large and spacious dining room, where breakfast and dinner is served. We offer a variety of cuisines and cater for vegetarians and any other dietary need.


The large and cosy lounge with windows overlooking the garden, has ample comfortable seating and a wood burning stove.


We have 5000 m2 of beautifully landscaped gardens, 1400 m2 is given over to vegetable production, A large veranda space is dedicated to alfresco aperitifs and barbecues and a swimming pool for a relaxing dip in the summer months.

If you are travelling through Central France and need a Bed and Breakfast why not send us an email or call to reserve one of our 5 rooms be it a double, twin or family room.

We are located in Bonnilly in the commune of Chavin which is 8 km from the historic medieval town of Argeton-sur-Creuse. We are an easy drive off the A20, exit at junction 17 and follow the signs for Neuvy-Saint-Sépulchre / La Chatre.

The perfect base for exploring the local region including the Parc naturel régional de la Brenne

We are biker  friendly and have secure parking available for bikes, bicycles and cars.

We offer evening meals most evenings, please enquire when booking as we may not be cooking every evening of the week.

Ingredients in our dinners use home grown produce, which, where ever possible are grown organically here in our vegetable patch and are served in summer on the terrace overlooking our large garden and in winter in our dining room. Please tell us if there are any allergies or if you are intolerant to any ingredients, peanuts, shellfish, wheat, chilli or if you are Celiac or Lactose intolerant.