A lovely rustic traditional stone-built property situated in peaceful rural Loire Valley. Sleeps 4-6 persons (1 Double bedroom and 1 Family room). On the ground floor there is a small double bedroom, a bathroom (shower only), a kitchen with a dining area and a lounge. On the first floor, there is a large family room with a king-sized bed and two single beds which convert into a seating area if not in use. Please note that the upstairs bedroom does not have a door, and is accessed via the main staircase in the lounge downstairs. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a microwave, gas hob and oven, toaster, hob-kettle, and fridge with a small freezer compartment. There is seating for up to 6 people. The bathroom has a shower only (no bath) and also has a washing machine for guests. The lounge has two sofas (1 sofa-bed if required), a wood burner for off-peak season, a TV and DVD player, and plenty of DVDs and books for use by guests. The property has free wi-if.
Outside, the property is situated on what was once a farm - and is positioned opposite the main farmhouse which is also a holiday home. The property has a small patio area at the rear with a table, chairs and a BBQ in season. There is also a large orchard and playing field at the rear of the property for games. There is a swimming pool during the summer season, which is enclosed, and equipped with sun loungers, a seating area and an outside shower.
The property is a 10 minute rural walk to the nearest village, Le Guedeniau, where there is a local bakery (and sweet shop!), and a bar/restaurant. The nearest town, Bauge, is a 5-10 minute drive away, where there are supermarkets, a town centre, Chateau and town square, bars, shops, golf course and banks etc.
Larger cities such as historic Saumur and Angers, are a 25-30 minute drive away which boast some beautiful Chateaux and great shopping areas.
Local to the property (a 20 minute walk or a 3 minute drive) is the Chandelais forest which is lovely for cycling and walking. There is an adventure sports centre 5 minutes drive away, which has a great tree-climbing facility that is very popular for children and teenagers, and there are also a number of local very reasonably priced horse-riding centres which the property owners can provide contact details for.
For wine-lovers, the Loire area has some fantastic wines and there are a number of vineyards within the local area.
For car-lovers, Le Mans is a 40 minute drive away, which boasts the 24 hour Le Mans race circuit and museum.
This property usually has a Saturday-Saturday change-over during Peak Season.