Reference no. 4919
Loire holiday cottage with private pool for rent in Maine et Loire
Monet Les BlanchardiĂ¨res, a luxury holiday cottage in Loire France, is set in 2 acres of private parkland within the grounds of a private chĂ˘teau.
The cottage, with pool, is situated near Brion, midway between Angers and Saumur within the Loire's Parc Naturel RĂ©gional.
Two large reception rooms each with their own fireplace.
The main reception room includes a traditional bread oven, comfortable couches, TV and DVD player plus games.
Fully fitted kitchen.
The dining area has a long dining table to seat at least 10.
Large utility room (cuisine d'Ă©tĂ©).
Bathroom with shower, wash hand basin and WC.
Three large double bedrooms with double beds.
Small bedroom with 2 twin beds.
Bathroom with bath, shower and WC.
Patio with four loungers, outside table and chairs plus a small table and chairs for the little ones.
The cottage is set in 2 acres of private parkland with a large private 11m x 5m swimming pool.
The cottage has a formal lavender garden, original outbuildings including a charming dovecote and an ancient well (child-safe), fed by an underground stream, next to a beautiful mature walnut tree.
A secluded driveway leads to the private 2 acre parkland setting with the magnificent chĂ˘teau as backdrop.
The cottage is in a tranquil setting, where even in the height of the summer the roads are largely free of traffic allowing for a restful and restorative holiday.
The closest village is the tiny hamlet of Brion, a pleasant 1Â˝km walk or bike ride away.
There are numerous supermarkets and convenience stores in beautiful Beaufort-en-VallĂ©e, a 5 minute drive away.
The area is known as the Garden of France, and almost every town has a weekly market selling the freshest and most delectable products from the immediate area.
Local wines include Chinon, Vouvray, Saumur-Champigny and Bourgueil St. Nicholas. If you enjoy dessert wines, you will be enthralled by the botrytized wines from the Layon and Aubance vineyards.
The closest chĂ˘teau is Montgeoffroy, a 10 minute drive away.
A drive east takes you past the most famous chĂ˘teaux in all of France. First is Saumur, followed by UssĂ© (origin of the Sleeping Beauty legend), Langeais, Azay-le-Rideau, Villandry, Amboise and Chenonceau.
The city of Angers is an easy 20 minute drive, and has its own splendid chĂ˘teau overlooking the river Maine. The city is home to the largest tapestry in the world.
Holly Park, the charming mini-theme park in the grounds of a beautiful chĂ˘teau at Ă‰chemirĂ© is only 10 miles away.
There is a small lake for swimming, fishing and boating close by in Fontaine-GuĂ©rin. Its gently sloping sandy beach is ideal for toddlers and young children.
Saumur is the home of the world famous Cadre Noire equestrian academy, but more relaxed family friendly riding can be done at La Landelle nearby.
There are also many golf courses, including the nationally renowned Golf de Bauge-Pontigne in BaugĂ© 10Km away.
For prices and booking enquiries please contact
Stephen or Deirdre Cloughley
Mobile / text: 001 267 3120326
Please quote reference 4919 hhf when making enquires.