Converted barn holiday let Maine et Loire - LL004127_B

9.9/10
Saint-Sigismond (9km from Ingrandes), Maine et Loire, Western Loire Reference: LL004127_B Advertiser since: 13 September 2000

This location has multiple holiday properties

Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Les Loutieres - 2 bed option Self Catering Flexible 2 4 2

About this property

A Relaxing Gite on a Non-working Farm with Horses. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Very spacious and very comfortable barn conversion (145m²) completed at the end of 2014, with 2 bedrooms on the ground floor and 2 bathrooms (1 with wet room and Victorian bath). Set in an 18 acre non-working farm with horses. Close to Ingrandes-sur-Loire. 30km west of Angers in the Anjou wine region and 60km east of Nantes. 
 
Less than 10 mins drive from the Loire River, fishing, local shops and wine-tasting. Easy reach of many golf courses, chateaux, horse riding, the sea, many small restaurants offering excellent local cuisine at very reasonable prices and much more...
 
Bbq, tables, chairs and sunloungers in the garden next to the horses’ field. Option : Spa with "massage jets" for up to 4 people, supplement of £30 per week.
 
Possibility to rent either 2 (Max 4 people), 3 (Max 6 people) or 4 bedrooms (Max 9 people) all year round. Prices adjusted accordingly. Please ask for details.
 
Ground floor suitable for wheelchair's.
 
Price includes bedding, towels and wood for the woodburner, cleaning products, end of stay cleaning, electricity between April and October plus Tourist Tax. Between November and March : 8kw/h/per day of electricity included in the price, usage over and above is charged at the current EDF rates to cover the heating.
 
Wi-fi, telephone and English or French tv.
 
No set changeover day during low and mid season.
July and August, Saturday changeover.
 
8% discount for all bookings of 10 to 20 nights.
10% discount for all bookings of 21 nights or more.
 
2nd gite next to owners’ house at “La Haye Claire” (Ref LL000662A), less than 5 minutes drive away.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Large open plan kitchen, dining room and lounge (49m²). Kitchen area well equipped with dishwasher, microwave and espresso coffee maker.
Separate laundry room with washing machine and dryer.

Living rooms

Lounge/dining area with woodburner, UK and French tv, dvd. Wi-fi and telephone.

Bedrooms

On the ground floor. One bedroom with double bed (150cm). 2nd bedroom with two single beds.

Bathrooms

2 bathrooms.
Ground floor: large bathroom with wet room, basin and Victorian bath. Separate wc.
1st floor: shower room with basin and wc.

Heating

Economic electric calaporter radiators plus a woodburner in the open plan lounge/dining room/kitchen with heat distribution to the bedrooms.
Wood provided.

Garden and outside

Garden with bbq, tables, chairs, sunloungers and a hot tub with massage jets for up to 4 people on option at an additional cost of £30 per week.

Parking and garages

Large parking area to the north of the gite. Covered parking for 1 car.

Visitor suitability

Ground floor wheelchair friendly. Suitable for people requiring ground level accommodation. Couples or families.

Information about any additional facilities

Cot and highchair available.

House thoroughly cleaned between lets.

Free Internet

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Special needs

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Emmaus Angers (St Jean de Linières), open 3 days a week
Distance: 31 km

Beauty treatments

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Various
Name of nearest fishing location: Le Grand Fosse Mesnil en Vallée / branches off the Loire River
Distance: 7 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf d'Avrille, Chateau de la Perriere, 49240 Avrille
Distance: 35 km

Gym/spa

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Centre Equestre du Bois d'Asnieres, 49370 Becon les Granits
Distance: 15 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Anjou

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: 100km of marked trails/bridleways

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Domaine du Haut Puiset, 49410 Mesnil en Vallee
Distance: 13 km

The Owner Recommends

Theme parks, farms and zoos

Many different theme parks, leisure bases, farms and animal parks to visit for all ages.
Puy du Fou 93km
La Petite Couere - In an 82 hectare park, an eco-museum with semi-free animals, a collection of old vehicles and a reconstructed 19th century village.
'Go Ape' forest adventure - A new experience just 10km away in the middle of wooded parkland. Move with complete freedom, live adventurously high up and in full security on suspended nets.

Chateaux

There are beautiful chateaux in every direction open to visitors throughout the year.

Childrens Activities

Children of all ages can be kept amused with the many adventure, theme and safari parks as well as the aquariums, farms, zoos and museums especially developed for them. Alternatively there is the beach at Pornichet, La Baule or Pornic are just over an hour away
or on the banks of the Loire at Ingrandes just 7 minutes away where there is a pool in the sand during July and August.

Cycling and Walking

There are hundreds of kilometres of marked bridleways, paths and roads especially for walking, cycling and horse riding. You can follow predefined itineraries with their points of interest and calculated distance or just explore and enjoy the beautiful countryside and tracks along the river.
"Loire Au Vélo" cycle route 9km away.

Wine-Tasting

A wide range of wine-tasting to tempt most palates - the gite is situated in the Anjou wine region and next to the Muscadet region.
There is also a "Cave" in Montjean-sur-Loire (English spoken) that sells excellent wines from the South East of France, Bordeaux and Bergerac.

Fishing

There is fishing in public or private lakes as well as along the Loire. Daily or weekly permits can be purchased from the local tabacs.

Golf

There are 3 golf courses close to Angers and others close to Avrille, Ancenis, Cholet and many more close to Nantes. There is also the renowned 18-hole championship golf course at Sable-Solemes.

River Cruises

Short cruises along the Loire on “La Gabare”, a rebuilt barge from 1830, in Montjean-sur-Loire. Other river cruises departing from Angers and Chateauneuf-sur-Sarthe.

Horse ridding

Horse riding along bridle ways and woods for all levels in Beçon Les Granits with English speaking instructors or in Oudon close to the Loire.

Watersports

For the adventurous there is canoeing, water skiing and pedal boats on the Loire river and lakes close to Ancenis and Chalonnes-sur-Loire.
There is also underwater diving for beginners or qualified divers at the “Roche Bleue” quarry in Becon-les-Granits.

Restaurants

Lots of small restaurants offering excellent local cuisine at a very reasonable price just 9km away.

Les Podiums Florentais - Music throughout the Village in St Florent Le Vieil

Every Friday night for 4 weeks in July and the 1st week in August
6 or 7 groups play different types of music each Friday night in various parts of the historical village looking over the Loire River. It's a great evening out for all the family during the light summer evenings.

Nearest Ports

For Brittany Ferries : St Malo 185km, Caen 300km, Cherbourg 340km

10 Reviews
9.9/10
  • Cleanliness: 9.8
  • Comfort: 9.9
  • Condition: 9.9
  • Facilities: 9.9
  • Local Amenities: 8.9
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
10 / 10 Margaret V from the south west 26 October, 2018

Loved this Gite, we couldn't have asked for better. Nadia was very thorough in showing us round and made sure we were quite happy with everything. Bottle of wine very kindly left for us to enjoy and even milk in the fridge fir a welcome cup of tea....
We will definitely return.......Many thanks Nadia.

9.2 / 10 Chris&Maggie 2 October, 2018

Great Gite in a great location car a necessity Nadia is the greatest host ever goes way beyond what might be expected when you have a a personal problem, as we did being involved in a car accident during our stay

10 / 10 MichaelandMarion 21 July, 2018

Lovely,well appointed gite in a very peaceful location. - Quiet country lanes for cycling and walking and if that is too energetic, the swing-seat is the ideal place to relax and watch the wild birds! There are lots of local restaurants to suit all budgets and plenty of things to see and do.in the area.
The owner has provided a very useful information pack for first timers, although many guests are regulars and it obvious why. Nothing is too much trouble for the owner, who lives locally and is always available.with help or advice. We will be back next year!!

10 / 10 Susie C 25 June, 2018

Lovely accommodation in a beautiful setting. Everything one needs for a peaceful relaxing holiday.
A wealth of things to see and do and many lovely restaurants to eat at. Nadia, the owner, was extremely welcoming and helpful.

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