Holiday cottage with pool in Western Loire - LS007492

8km from Saint-Pierre-de-Cheville, Sarthe, Western Loire Reference: LS007492 Advertiser since: 12 February 2020
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The Cottage au Bois Gauthier Self Catering Saturday 2 4 1 Cot bed

About this property

Peaceful Rural Cottage with Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Situated on the border of Touraine and Sarthe, Le Bois Gauthier is an ancient farmstead surrounded by countryside in rural France, yet close to amenities. Our cottage is several hundred years old and has been renovated to retain the old charm,while providing all the modern conveniences you need for a lovely, relaxed stay.
With a private garden perfect for eating breakfast or your evening meal, or just for sitting out with a drink enjoying an unbelievable view of the stars.

We are 10 minutes drive to a number of supermarkets for your self catering needs and can tell you when all the local markets are on. There are some lovely restaurants in the local town.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Lovely kitchen with dishwasher, gas oven/hob, electic oven, microwave oven, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, toaster, kettle, coffee maker and the necessary pans, trays, utensils, glasses, cutlery and crockery.
The dining table, located in the lounge which is set off the kitchen, comfortably seats 4/5 people.

Laundry is well catered for with a washing machine and clothes horse. A steam iron and ironing board are available on request

Living rooms

The living room has a logburner set in a grand fireplace, with exposed beams and stone walls. The room contains a settee, 2 chairs, flatscreen tv, dvd player and a table and chairs for dining / playing board games.

Bedrooms

The bedrooms can be found upstairs.
Double bedroom with a super king size bed, exposed beams, hanging space and a chest of drawers; with plenty of space for a cot if required.
Twin bedroom: Large twin bedroom featuring matching single beds, exposed beams, hanging space and a chest of drawers; with plenty of space for a cot if required.
Fans are provided in both bedrooms.
Mosquito nets are in place over the windows.
Linen is provided.

Bathrooms

Shower room and separate wc.
Towels provided.

Heating

It is not necessary to heat the house during the summer period.
There is also a woodburner in the lounge area. Logs are not provided.

Entertainment

Flatscreen tv.
UK satellite tv.
Dvd player.
Selection of books and games.

Garden and outside

The Cottage au Bois Gauthier has the benefit of its own private enclosed garden which is accessed from the kitchen and lounge rooms.
Outdoor furniture is provided.
There is also the use of the fabulous heated 7.5 x 4.5m pool.
The views of the surrounding countryside are stunning and there are lots of local walks to enjoy.
The garden is perfect for meals or just chilling out.

Parking and garages

There is dedicated, off-road parking available adjacent to the gite.

Visitor suitability

Child-friendly pool fenced (covered when not in use) and stair gates.
Well behaved pets welcome - contact owner prior to booking and vet details can be supplied.

Not suitable for wheelchair users.

Information about any additional facilities

Bed linen and towels provided

Facilities

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool

Activities

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Chateau des Sept Tours
Distance: 23 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Bruere Jump
Distance: 7 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Belles Demeures et Vignoble en Vallee du Loir

Sports

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Domaine de la Roche Bleue
Distance: 12 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Miss Nicola Sunter

Welcome to the page for our cottage! Le Bois Gauthier is an ancient farmstead surrounded by countryside in rural France on the border of Touraine and Sarthe. Our cottage is several hundred years old and has been renovated to retain the old charm,while providing all the modern conveniences you need for a lovely, relaxed stay.

Year property purchased 2017
Why this location? We wanted to buy an old property with land in a rural setting to have the potential to develop a small gite.
Unique benefits of property Set in a peaceful rural location halfway between the cities of Tours and Le Mans, within easy reach of the beautiful chateaux of the Loire Valley and the racing circuit at Le Mans. Accessible via the airport at Tours or via train to Le Mans or Tours or via the motorway junction at Montabon, only 5km from the property.

The Owner Recommends

Eating Out

Chateau du Loir - Comme A La Maison - a great place for a spot of lunch
Tours - Rue Colbert offers a selection of restaurants with cuisine from around the world.

Chateaux de la Loire

Villandry - very impressive gardens
Chenonceau, Chinon, Amboise, Azay-le-Rideau, Chambord and Loches are all worth a visit as well in our opinion.

Things to do

Zoo de la Fleche - offering a good range of animals to see and usually quieter than Zoo Beauval.
Air Touraine - helicopter and air balloon rides
Bruere-sur-Loir - jet skiing and stables
Le Lude - canoe hire available
Botannical Gardens at Tours - kids play area, petting zoo and some exotic animals

Swimming Lakes / Pools

Lakes: Chateau La Valliere, Marcon and Hommes/Rille all offer swimming lakes with lifeguards for security
Indoor Pool: Plouf at Chateau du Loir
Outdoor Pool: St Paterne de Racan

Le Mans Circuit

24 hour races include cars, motorbikes and lorries among others

Golf

18-hole courses at Chateaux des Sept Tours, Golf Blue-Green Tours-Ardree (St Antoine du Rocher) and Golf des 24 Heures (Le Mans)

Sports and Activities

Marcon lake also offers pedalo and canoe hire, paddle-boarding, fishing, mini golf, tennis horse-riding bike hire, climbing wall, picnic benches, a kids play area and archery
Chateau la Valliere lake also offers pedalo hire, picnic benches and a kids play area