Le Petit Saule is set on the outskirts of the quiet village of Vernantes, 15 minutes north of the château town of Saumur. This charming holiday cottage is stylish, combining traditional charm with luxury. Every home comfort is supplied to ensure your holiday is a memorable and enjoyable experience. This holiday cottage has been completely and lovingly renovated to a very high standard.
Accommodation comprises a spacious kitchen fully equipped with all modern conveniences. Off the kitchen is a downstairs shower room, featuring a double shower unit, WC and wash hand basin. The dining area has a farmhouse table which comfortably sits six. Lounge features a traditional-style tuffeau stone fireplace with wood burner, a comfortable three-piece suite (sofa converts into a comfortable double bed).
Entertainment facilities include DVD, Sat TV, Stereo System with selection of DVD’s and CD’s. There is also a selection of books in our library, ideal for relaxing after a hard day wine tasting or chateau-hopping.
Upstairs are two spacious bedrooms one double and one twin. There is also a modern bathroom with shower unit, bath, WC and wash hand basin. All linen can be supplied on request.
Outside is a large garden with views over the surrounding countryside, and also a barn. Garden furniture and a barbecue are provided to enable you to dine 'al fresco' and take advantage of the long summer evenings and spectacular sunsets. There is off-road parking for several cars.
In the village of Vernantes you will find all the basics, boulangerie, boucherie, pharmacies, post office, restaurant, bars and a supermarket between Vernantes and Vernoil. The Château town of Saumur is approximately 15 minutes drive and offers spectacular views of the Loire river.
The château overlooks the town which has many boutiques, restaurants, bars, theatres and historic buildings. Saumur is the home of the National Riding School and the French Cavalry (Cadre Noir) demonstrations are held regularly throughout the summer.
The Loire region is great for wine enthusiasts. You will find world renowned wines such as Vouvray, D’Anjou and some lesser known finds such as Bouvet which are understated. The choice of vineyards to visit is endless and many a happy hour can be spent sampling the wines. The region is steeped in history and provides many attractions with museums, medieval churches, cathedrals, troglodyte caves and abbeys all close by. The towns of Tours (45 minutes drive), Angers (30 minutes drive) and for those motor racing enthusiasts Le Mans is only 45 minutes to the north. Poitiers and Futuroscope are about 1 hours drive to the south. Nearest beach is La Baule which is 2 hours drive.
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