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Between Saumur and Angers, cottages with pool in wine growing village - Hyrome

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

Hyrome

Centrally heated and well equipped, this cottage consists of: Stable door to sitting room with sofa, dining table and chairs. Archway to kitchen, with dishwasher, glazed back door to small private terrace. Stairs from kitchen to Bed 1: Twin beds. Bed 2: double. Bath/WC.


About the property

Moulin de la Placette

3 cottages set in 2 acres of land with panoramic views. Faye d’Anjou is amid the vineyards of the Coteau du Layon area of the Loire valley. A 10 min walk from Moulin de la Placette takes you to the village centre with its patisserie/boulangerie, mini-market and bar. A larger supermarket can be found at Thouarce, a 5 min drive away.

Nearby is Brissac-Quince with lovely chateau and grounds, restaurants, horse riding, bike hire, and golf. The towns of Angers, with fortified castle, wonderful tapestries and excellent shopping, is 30 min drive, and Saumur, famous for its chateau and the home of the Cadre Noir, a 35 min drive.

15-20 mins drive takes you to a number of locations on the Loire for sightseeing, boat trips, kayaking, river beaches and swimming. The sandy Atlantic beaches at La Baule and Sables d’Olonne are both about 2 hours away. Poitiers, with fascinating Futuroscope is a 90 minutes drive. The area is ideal for walkers, cyclists, artists and photographers.

Chateaux: Whilst slightly west of the main chateau territory, we are within I hour of the following, Usse, Azay, Plessis-Boure, Montsoreau, Serrant, Breze, Montreuil- Bellay, Montgeoffrey, and Chinon. Also the Abbaye Royale at Fontevraud the burial place of Richard the Lionheart, Henry II, and Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Other places: Le Lion d’Angers – National Stud and racecourse.

Doue La Fontaine – Zoo, Roses, and troglodyte village.

Puy de Fou - Historical Theme Park.

Les Cerqueux-sous-Passevant – Bisonland.

St Georges/Loire - Le Jardin des Kangourous.

More Details

Owner
Keith or Pauline Hutchinson
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
71%
Calendar last updated:
November 9, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We’ve had an excellent two weeks here in the middle of the Western Loire. After 12 years of coming to gites in France this is the first one that we may come back to! Thank you
Jul 2010
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Notes

Jan-May, Oct-Dec. Long term lets and short stays by negotiation. Pool closed.


Amenities

Faye-d'Anjou Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • museums
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
There is a boule court alongside the swimming pool, a badminton net, and plenty of space to play ball. Bicycles available. Washing machine and dryer available in laundry room.

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Map

Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Nantes
Nearest Ferry
275 Kilometres
Caen, St Malo
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Angers
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
A87 Junction 24
Car: necessary

Angers - Has a Chateau/Castle well worth a visit, it includes the renown Apocalypse Tapestry, 103 m long illustrating the last book of the Bible written by St John. Culturally, there are museums, a magnificent Cathedral, and guided walks around the Old Town. It has an abundance of restaurants and bars, and for those that like to mix both, the Cointreau Museum.

Saumur - Beautiful town, on the River Loire. Superb Chateau. Home to the world famous Cadre Noir. A tank museum and a mushroom museum. Champigny houses, some set in the limestone caves along the river.

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