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Every aspect of the property is elegant and beautiful, rich in history with a peaceful ambiance. The property is spacious, clean and very thoughtfully equipped. The lovely pool is large and well maintained. The hosts Eliane and Yann were extremely helpful, informative and kind. Our favourite places to visit were Le Chateau du Clos Luce in Amboise, Gratien et Meyer caves in Saumur and the Apothicaire museum in Baugé.
There are plenty of supermarkets and restaurants in Baugé.
Our family of four enjoyed our time at Château de Parpacé and would definitely consider returning.
This home exceeded all our expectations. Our mouths dropped when we were shown around the house. It is a truly amazing, rural property. One of a kind. 7 of us (3 adults, 4 children aged 11 – 13) stayed here from 11.8.18-18.8.2018. We were blessed with glorious weather, so opted out of the spa facilities, but you can decide whether to use these, before or even during your stay. The owners are extremely flexible.
The swimming pool and outdoor area was the jewel in the crown. The photos do not do it justice. Our children loved the deep swimming pool as it offered diving opportunities that most pools do not give. We didn’t find it dirty and it was cleaned daily by a pool robot. Ample sun beds, lovely wicker dining furniture and beautiful, clean patio area. It was very difficult to drag the children away from the house. The games room was fantastic – table tennis, table football, lots of board games, bar and fabulous seating area, so we could enjoy it as a family. There was also Netflix for family movies.
The garden is huge. There’s a lovely walk through the garden to reach the river. We fished here and probably could have launched the canoe if we had taken it. We had an evening campfire and toasted marshmallows as the sun went down. Star spotting without light pollution. Perfect!
There are 6 bedrooms. 3 of these have been renovated, two had en suite bathrooms. The other 3 bedrooms are to be renovated, but were still lovely, charming rooms. These shared a family bathroom, but this still worked fine for us.
The owners are a very friendly, approachable family working hard to renovate this property fully. They were very quick to respond to any queries.
The local town, Durtal, is approximately 5 minutes drive away. There’s a beautiful chateau, boulangerie, supermarket and Tourist Information Centre.
We could not recommend this place highly enough and it must be seen to be believed. Would love to come back, perhaps in winter so we could enjoy using the huge dining room fire.