Vine House is an eighteenth century cottage set in an idyllic position at the end of a lane, adjacent to our 18C Manor. It is a fabulous, self contained holiday home for 6 guests with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pool, grounds, private parking. Area abounds with chateaux, gardens, historical towns, vineyards & numerous activities for children.
Chateau Montgeoffrey (15 mins), Plessis Bourre (20),Angers (20)-fab shopping, great restaurants,lovely gardens, lots of museums, Chateau with amazing Apocalypse tapestry, impressive Cathedral .Brissac (35) a super visit with enormous grounds suitable for picnics,Saumur - very pretty typical Loire town (45),Chinon - another lovely little town (60),Villandry is not to be missed, both for the chateau and the famous gardens and Chenonceau (60) motorway or 90 mins scenic.
Terra Botanica (30), Le Mans Motor Museum (45),Aircraft museum (7)
Vineyards include Anjou Rouge, Blanc & Brissac, Saumur Rouge,Champigny, Blanc & Sparkling, Chinon Rouge & Blanc, Saint Nicholas de Bourgueil, Bonnezeau, Chaumes, Coteau du Layon.
2 fantastic zoos at La Fleche(30) & Doue la Fontaine (60)
Cycling, gliding, horse-riding, canoeing. Lake beach& swimming ( 10) tree-top adventure park (30) .
Vine House ground floor has original terracotta floor-tiles,beamed ceiling & monumental stone fireplace with a Stovax wood burning stove. It divides naturally into a cosy sitting area and a country style kitchen & dining area. Generous comfy sofas, selection of games, books & magazines, flat screen tv with English free view stations, dvd . A door leads onto the terrace which faces the pool (fully alarmed) & has dining furniture & BBQ
At the other end of the room is the kitchen area with cooker, microwave, fridge & dishwasher. A butcher's block provides additional work space and there is plenty of crockery, glasses etc. The large dining table comfortably seats 6 with ample space for a high chair.
A large ground floor shower room has double shower, w.c. & wash basin. Arran Aromatics shampoo, shower gel & liquid soap and hairdrier are provided. A utility area has washing machine, clothes airer, iron & ironing board, hoover etc. as well as an additional fridge freezer.
The staircase leads up into the spacious pretty beamed attic with 3 double bedrooms & bath/shower room. Upstairs rooms have exposed beams , the landing & bedrooms have natural floor covering whilst the bathroom has a tiled floor. All are furnished in country style with built in wardrobes,a chest of drawers, a dressing table& chair, bedside tables with reading lamps & top quality beds dressed with Egyptian cotton bed linen & both firm and soft pillows. Personal towels, generously sized bathrobes & pool towels.
Primrose Room offers twin beds or super-king. Rose Room also offers twin beds or a super-king, Peony Room has a king size bed. The spacious bathroom has wc, basin, bath & overhead shower. Cot, cot linens, highchair, potty, toddler step, stair gate, baby monitor available free of charge.