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Relax and unwind in our Loire Home from Home

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4 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Just north of the peaceful and beautiful town of Saumur, our 4-bedroom countryside home comfortably accommodates 8 adults or up to 10 if young children wish to share with parents. The light and spacious house offers views over surrounding countryside and a safe space to enjoy the 9 metre heated swimming pool, barn/play room and half acre of enclosed gardens. Surrounded by open countryside, woodland walks start from the house and the local village in walking distance offers all amenities, including a wonderful Boulangerie. The accommodation includes; GROUND FLOOR; Dining Room / Reception room, Lounge with Wood Burner in fireplace, TV/DVD/Freesat, newly re-fitted Kitchen with all appliances, large downstairs double bedroom with SuperKing bed, Twin bedroom, Shower Room, separate WC FIRS...Just north of the peaceful and beautiful town of Saumur, our 4-bedroom countryside home comfortably accommodates 8 adults or up to 10 if young children wish to share with parents. The light and spacious house offers views over surrounding countryside and a safe space to enjoy the 9 metre heated swimming pool, barn/play room and half acre of enclosed gardens. Surrounded by open countryside, woodland walks start from the house and the local village in walking distance offers all amenities, including a wonderful Boulangerie. The accommodation includes; GROUND FLOOR; Dining Room / Reception room, Lounge with Wood Burner in fireplace, TV/DVD/Freesat, newly re-fitted Kitchen with all appliances, large downstairs double bedroom with SuperKing bed, Twin bedroom, Shower Room, separate WC FIRST FLOOR; Master Bedroom (King) with views over countryside, Large Double room (Double Bed) with with single day bed and rollout bed, both with comfortable 3' mattresses. (This room could be used be as a double, or offer additional space for one or two children sharing - or the rollout bed could be situated in either of the other two large bedrooms.), Bathroom and separate WC. BARN; The Playroom in the barn is equipped with; Full size table tennis table, Table football and several garden games including giant pickup sticks, Jenga, Dominoes, Cricket. Fridge, CD player, seating area - it also houses the washing machine POOL and GROUNDS; our 9 metre x 4 metre, 1.4 metres deep, heated pool was installed in spring 2016. It includes a seating step where you can enjoy a drink while sitting waist deep and a terrace with sun loungers, large parasol and other seating. The enclosed gardens extend to a large grassed play area, fully fenced in and surrounded by open farmed fields, with a swing and Petanque / Boules court at the end of the garden. A permanent pagoda offers a comfortable outdoor eating area, with a fixed barbecue close by. THE AREA; In the heart of the Loire Valley - often referred to as 'The Garden of France' - the region is notable for its historic towns, architecture, and wines. Nearby are many of the Loire's stunning chateaux, plenty of vineyards to visit and the region's renowned for it's agriculture, especially for fruit orchards. A favourite for many tourists with walking and cycling hugely popular in the vast open countryside and forests literally surrounding the plot. The beautiful riverside town of Saumur is ten minutes to the south. Saumur's skyline is dominated by it's clifftop chateau overlooking the town, which is home to Cadre Noire (National School of Horsemanship) and offers many attractions, restaurants and bars to enjoy. It also has a pedestrianised shopping area along quaint alleys shaded from the heat of the day. Cities such as Angers and Tours are within easy reach, with Nantes, Blois, Poitiers just a little further. Local activities include; Walking / Rambling, Cycling, Lake or River fishing, Horse Riding / Pony Trekking, Golf, Tennis, Water sports. The local village offers everything you need - baguettes, croissants, wine..... what else is there?More
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About the Owner
Colin B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2016
Interaction with guests
We have local contacts who live nearby and can help with any practical needs throughout your stay. For any questions you have, we can be contacted at any time
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stayed here in August, a group of 8 with four children from 6 to 9, and we all had a fab time. Everything we could possibly need in the house, and more. Heaps of garden games, pool inflatables, toys etc. We really couldn't have...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank katemarriott
Management response:Responded 27 September 2016

Hope you can return some time and your daughter can use the pool ;)

Reviewed 22 September 2016

Six of us stayed here in July 2016...the house is superb, exactly as described with excellent amenities and facilities. Everything you might need has been catered for - beautiful accommodation, top quality tv and wifi and a brand new swimming pool... can't wait to get...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Patrick b
Management response:Responded 24 September 2016

Come back anytime Pat ;) we're glad you had such a good time and thanks for the tip on Karting at Loudun - we've been twice now!

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing house, really clean and tidy, everything that you need is there! Owners super helpful, clear instructions for everything. Brilliant for kids - wonderful garden, table tennis table, lots of garden toys and of course the amazing pool and all its amazing inflatables! Only slight...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Gemma R
Management response:Responded 12 September 2016

Glad you enjoyed everything Gemma ;) hope to welcome you back again some tkme

Reviewed 2 September 2016

The house itself is perfect. Large rooms, comfy beds. The pool is lovely and the outside area is perfect for sitting out on warm evenings. There are lots of activities too including ping pong, games and bikes. There is wifi too. The location is ideal...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank rb2016455
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We have recently returned from two-weeks holiday at Loire Home From Home. We travelled with our children and grandchildren with ages ranging from three-and-a-half to fifty-five. Throughout the whole booking process the owners, Colin and Carol were extremely helpful and accommodating. The house appeared to...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Chris R
Management response:Responded 18 August 2016

Thanks Chris - we're delighted you had a good time and hope to welcome you back in the future.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Game Room
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Patio
Fireplace
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Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
In the heart of the Loire Valley - often referred to as 'The Garden of France' - the region is notable for its historic towns, architecture, and wines. Nearby are many of the Loire's stunning chateaux, plenty of vineyards to visit and the region's renowned for it's agriculture, especially for fruit orchards. A favourite for many tourists with walking and cycling hugely popular in the vast open countryside and forests literally surrounding the plot. The beautiful riverside town of Saumur is ten minutes to the south. Saumur's skyline is dominated by it's clifftop chateau overlooking the town, which is home to Cadre Noire (National School of Horsemanship) and offers many attractions, restaurants and bars to enjoy. It also has a pedestrianised shopping area along quaint alleys shaded fro...
How to get there
You will need a car - our house is 1 Km from the local village and shops. 12Km north of the town of Saumur, which has a mainline station, or a half hour drive from Angers, which has fast train links to Paris
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