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Loire Valley Castles-Saumur-Anjou: charming gite with Spa and swimming pool - unit_1050519

Celia Fernandez

Member since: 2010
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Speaks English, French, Spanish
People16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Celia Fernandez

Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
13 March, 2015
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Loire Valley Castles-Saumur-Anjou: charming gite with Spa and swimming pool - unit_1050519

People16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday cottage in Blou - 'La Chambre au Pré'

Well-being and cultural stays in a gite decorated in a 'chic countryside' style

Discover France and Loire Valley Castles from our gite located in the charming village of Blou, 12 km away from Saumur in Maine-et-Loire and at the heart of the Natural Regional Park Loire Anjou Touraine, of which Loire is rated as a World Heritage Site by Unesco.

Olivier and Celia welcome you at 'Le Bonheur est dans le pré' estate (' happiness is in the meadow') in a character home fully built in Tuffeau stone, in the heart of 4 ha of natural meadow. It will be our pleasure to share with you our passion for France, cultural sites of Val de Loire, French gastronomy and wines.

The estate is located in a quiet area in the countryside of Saumur, and only 2 km away from the shops, supermarkets and restaurants of the city of Longué-Jumelles!

You will be able to enjoy the estate's activities:

- Well-being area with sauna and Jacuzzi (Spa) to laze in a heated water of 38° (starting from November 2012).

- Swimming pool (starting from spring 2013).

- Bakeries’ delivery upon request. The baker can deliver bread, croissants and further pastries starting from 7:30 a.m., every morning in a 'bread-box' placed at the entrance of the gite (you go for your delivery when you want and you pay the baker directly at the end of your stay).

- Breakfast-baskets with marmalades, home-made yoghurt and cakes, fruits, fruit juice, coffee, tea, milk, chocolate (out of school holidays periods)...

- Lunch-baskets (out of school holidays periods)

- VIP welcoming with a bottle and flutes of champagne upon arrival.

- Bath linen rental (including a large and a smaller towel).

- Walks in the meadows of the domain...

- Hammock on the terrace of your gite.

You will stay at the 'Le Bonheur est dans le pré' estate, in the semi-detached gite named 'la Chambre au Pré' which is found completely at street level.

You will have an equipped kitchen (induction cooker, oven, microwave, small refrigerator...), a living room with a flat screen television, two cosy bedrooms and a shower room with shower, toilets and double bowl sink at your disposal.

Outdoors you will enjoy a large terrace with arbour and hammock, and a garden with view of the meadow.

The decoration of the place, in a 'chic countryside' style, is a picture of authenticity.

The gite enjoys a surprising natural and cultural setting. It is the ideal place to discover the famous Loire Valley Castles, to cycle along the Loire, royal river, to visit the troglodyte sites and the cultural sites such as the Fontevraud Abbey, the vineyards of Saumur, Bourgueil and Layon, the Cadre Noir, the French National Horse Riding School in Saumur, Angers and its famous tapestry of apocalypse, the botanical park Terra Botanica, (leading region for botanica in Europe), the Zen park of Maulévrier, Doué la Fontaine zoo and rose garden, the Puy du Fou park or the Futuroscope...

Detailed description:

- Kitchen

South oriented, the kitchen directly opens on the terrace and the garden. It is fully fitted with induction cooker, large electric oven, micro wave, coffee machine, toaster and all necessary to your stay (oven dishes, tart and cake tins, salad spinner, saucepans and stoves, cutlery and peeler, tea and coffee cups and plates, water and wine glasses) . The crockery is in a 'family home' style. The table is laid in front of a large white dresser made-to-measure with the interior shutters of a house of Anjou, a decoration with lots of charm...

- Sitting room

Place of conviviality, it opens on the living area and the large Nottingham couch, a touch baroque, will surprise you by its softness. A little relaxing moment with readings over Anjou and the flat screen television.

- Parental bedroom

The glazing in a 'loft studio' style lets enter a gentle light. The ecru curtains and the pleated quilt give a romantic tone to the bedroom. The bed of 160 cm is high quality to guarantee you blissful nights.

- Further bedroom

Two single beds are waiting for children of friends. The colours are in ecru tones, and cream and linen give an atmosphere of softness, for relaxing holidays in Anjou.

- Shower room

In white and blue tones, it has a large double bowl sink unit, a shower and a toilet.

- Garden

The terrace is shaded by a beautiful tree and the garden furniture will allow you to spend great evenings. The garden opens directly on the meadow.

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Tourism in Val-de-Loire:

Markets

On Saturdays, we suggest you the market of Saumur, on St Peter's, La Bilange and Republic squares, a big and lively market, under big trees.

On Mondays takes place the market of Rosiers sur Loire, and it is very close to the gite (10km), it is small but you can find good local produce and cheeses there. We can also recommend you one of the pork butcher's of the village to savour the famous 'Rillauds' of Anjou and delicious 'rillettes'. If you are looking for a larger market, you will find what you're looking for on Mondays in Doué la Fontaine (20km). On Wednesday we recommend the Beaufort-en-Vallée one, where there is an excellent fishmonger.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Celia Fernandez (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
13 March, 2015

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Nous avons bien apprécié le séjour dans votre location.

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Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
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Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
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Reviews

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5

Génial ! Allez y sans aucune retenue.

  • 5 of 5

Nous venons juste de séjourner une nuit dans ce gîte vraiment super. Le seul regret que l'on puisse avoir, c'est de n'en avoir profité qu'une seule nuit. Car ce gîte est vraiment très agréable, très fonctionnel, super bien décoré, très propre. Tout à l'intérieur est de très bonne qualité et l'extérieur calme, en pleine campagne, avec le chant des oiseaux comme seul bruit. Très bien situé pour visiter les chateaux de la Loire et les environs. La propriétaire est de très bon conseil et très accueillante. Une location à recommander largement , pour tous. Parfaite avec des enfants, car ils peuvent jouer dehors sans danger.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
5

Une location parfaite pour découvrir l'Anjou

  • 5 of 5

Un gîte encore plus joli au réel qu'en photo, une décoration soignée, un environnement silencieux et dégagé, des propriétaires sympathiques, bref, tout pour plaire.

Cette location ne peut qu'être vivement recommandée, tous âges confondus.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
5

Une adresse à diffuser largement !

  • 5 of 5

Une location pleine de charme dans un environnement paisible et idyllique, proche des principaux attraits de la région.

Des propriétaires adorables, et de bon conseil pour la découvrir au mieux.

Nous étions 1 couple avec 2 enfants, et le gîte correspondait tout à fait a notre configuration et nos attentes, aussi bien en terme de confort, et de propreté, que de calme.

Nous reviendrons c'est certain !

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2012
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway

Location

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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Angers
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Longué Jumelles
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Saumur
Nearest Train
13 Kilometres
St Lambert des Levée
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Longué Jumelles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Longué Jumelles
Car: recommended

In Saumur, you can visit the Cadre Noir, enjoy the gourmet restaurants and the sunny squares with their wine bars. Ideal for walks on the edge of the Loire, or boat trips. Our gite is also located only 2 km away from Longué-Jumelles with its shops and supermarket, its stroll of the old wash houses and its mill to visit.

Of course, you can also enjoy your holidays in Saumur to discover the treasures of Anjou: troglodytes’ sites of Louresse-Rochemenier and Turquant, Fontevraud abbey, Doué la Fontaine zoo, the charming villages. From Saumur, take the time to visit Chinon and Candes-St-Martin. Finally, the Loire Valley Castles: Chambord, Chenonceau, Amboise, Blois, Cheverny, Clos Lucé, Chaumont, Azay-le-Rideau, Villandry, Chinon, Brézé, Saumur, Angers...

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Prices & Availability

From €187 Nightly

Prices for this holiday cottage in Blou, Maine-et-Loire

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Mars
16 Mar 2015 - 2 Apr 2015
2 night minimum stay
€598
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€299
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€340
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Avril WE Pâques
3 Apr 2015 - 6 Apr 2015
3 night minimum stay
€1,230
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€410
 
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Avril
7 Apr 2015 - 10 Apr 2015
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€299
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Avril Vacances
11 Apr 2015 - 30 Apr 2015
1 night minimum stay
€260
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€440
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€1,310
 
 
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1 May 2015 - 3 May 2015
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€1,230
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4 May 2015 - 5 May 2015
1 night minimum stay
€360
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Mai
6 May 2015 - 10 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
€1,230
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Mai
11 May 2015 - 12 May 2015
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€360
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Mai WE
13 May 2015 - 16 May 2015
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€1,230
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€410
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Mai WE
17 May 2015 - 21 May 2015
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€360
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22 May 2015 - 25 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
€1,230
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Mai
26 May 2015 - 28 May 2015
1 night minimum stay
€360
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Mai
29 May 2015 - 30 May 2015
2 night minimum stay
€880
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€440
 
 
Juin
1 Jun 2015 - 30 Jun 2015
1 night minimum stay
€360
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€360
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€1,310
 
 
Juillet
1 Jul 2015 - 9 Jul 2015
1 night minimum stay
€360
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€360
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€490
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€1,950
 
 
Juillet WE du 14
10 Jul 2015 - 14 Jul 2015
3 night minimum stay
€1,230
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€410
 
 
Juillet
15 Jul 2015 - 17 Jul 2015
1 night minimum stay
€360
for 1 night
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€360
 
 
Juillet - Août Semaine
18 Jul 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,950
for 7 nights
€1,950
 
 
Promo été WE au lieu de 980€
29 Aug 2015 - 31 Aug 2015
2 night minimum stay
€600
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€300
 
 
Septembre
1 Sep 2015 - 1 Oct 2015
1 night minimum stay
€360
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€440
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€1,310
 
 
Octobre
2 Oct 2015 - 15 Oct 2015
1 night minimum stay
€360
for 1 night
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€360
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€340
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€1,090
 
 
Oct Vac Toussaint
16 Oct 2015 - 1 Nov 2015
1 night minimum stay
€187
for 1 night
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€440
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€1,310
 
 
Novembre
2 Nov 2015 - 5 Nov 2015
1 night minimum stay
€299
for 1 night
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€299
€1,090
 
 
Haute 11 nov
6 Nov 2015 - 15 Nov 2015
3 night minimum stay
€836
for 3 nights
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€410
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,950
 
 
Novembre
16 Nov 2015 - 17 Dec 2015
1 night minimum stay
€299
for 1 night
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€299
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€340
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,090
 
 
Décembre Noel/N An
18 Dec 2015 - 3 Jan 2016
7 night minimum stay
€1,950
for 7 nights
€1,950
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes Forfait ménage en sus 120€ pour les séjour à la semaine et 80€ pour les week-end.
Personnes supplémentaires, au de là de 8 : 25€ par personnes (à comptabiliser une seule fois pour la durée du séjour)
Option location de draps 5€ par personne
Option location de serviettes 3€ par personne
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Blou in Maine-et-Loire

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 220 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure
    - Shower Enclosure
    - Shower Enclosure
  • It is spacious, with a double bowl sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
  • The bedrooms are two small spaces, where everything has been planned for the highest comfort. In the master bedroom, there is a good quality bed of 160 cm, with two side tables and a large mirror. The second bedroom has 2 single beds. A large cupboard is at your disposal in the main room to store belongings during your holidays.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 16 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Bowling center
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

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