Pretty cottage for couples near Pouancay

Pouancay (25km from Saumur), Vienne, Poitou Charentes Reference: PV004969 Advertiser since: 16 September 2016
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
The Cottage, Annie's House Self Catering Saturday 1 2 1

About this property

Pretty Self Catering Cottage for Couples. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Annie's is a cosy self catering holiday cottage for couples. Beautifully presented. Prepared and equipped to a high standard, Annie’s features include the characteristic tuffeau stone walls, wooden beams and terracotta floor tiles.

The cottage comprises of a light/airy double bedroom from which a wooden staircase* leads down into a spacious living room. Off-set is the kitchen, adjoined by a generous sized shower room. Fully-furnished for outside living, Annie’s courtyard is attractively decorated with large potted shrubs and Pierre de Ronsard roses.

Close to the market town of Montreuil-Bellay, and favourably located between Saumur and Chinon. Amenities, markets and discovery of the Loire Valley’s rich history, châteaux, and attractions are easily accessible.

* NOT suitable for those with impaired mobility and knee conditions.

Water and electricity are included.

Breakfast and supper available upon request.
Water and electricity are included.
Electrically operated entrance gates ensure privacy and secure parking.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Includes a high bistro style table and chairs, and is equipped with a kettle, toaster, 4-ring induction hob, oven, fridge, microwave, cooking utensils, pots and pans, crockery, cutlery and glassware. The cottage is supplied with: washing-up liquid, sponge and scratchy pad, bin liners, cling-film, aluminium foil, salt and pepper and olive oil.

Living rooms

The entrance doors lead into Annie’s living room which is furnished with a 2-seater sofa, armchair and coffee-table. Wi-fi access is freely available. For leisure there are up to date dvd’s, a dvd player, tv (French channels), reading books, boardgames, walk and cycle routes, a brochure and flyers for ideas of things to do, places to visit and sights to see.

Bedrooms

Light and airy the bedroom is furnished with an attractive chair, full length mirror, chest of drawers and clothes rail with wooden hangers. The standard double bed has a mattress protector, 4x pillows/pillowcase protectors, and a duvet. Bedside tables and lamps are either side of the bed.

Bathrooms

Floor level leading from the kitchen, the shower room is generous in size, decorated in blue and white tiling and supplied with a hairdryer, floor mat, shower curtain and loo rolls.

Heating

Eletrical wall-heaters.

Entertainment

The entrance doors lead into Annie’s living room which is furnished with a 2-seater sofa, armchair and coffee-table. Wi-fi access is freely available.

For leisure there are up-to-date dvd’s, a dvd player, tv (French channels), reading books, boardgames, walk and cycle routes, a brochure and flyers for ideas of things to do, places to visit and sights to see.

Garden and outside

A lovely sun trap and space for outside living while being serenaded by birdsong.

The courtyard is furnished with metalwork garden table and chairs (incl. cushions), a wooden bench, a Weber bbq (charcoal), 2x teak steamer chairs for relaxing in, and a parasol which can be set at an angle.

Parking and garages

Annie's house has her own parking space.

Visitor suitability

Annie's House is NOT suitable for those with impaired mobility and knee conditions.

Facilities

  • Internet

  • Meals

  • Couples only

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Montreuil-Bellay/Montsoreau/Chinon/Saumur - details provided
Distance: 8 km

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp, pike, eel, sandre
Name of nearest fishing location: Various rivers in our local area. Permits can be purchased with ease.
Distance: 1 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Domaine de Roiffé
Distance: 14 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Centre Equestre Le Petit Mans, Saint Martin de Sanzay
Distance: 11 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Route de Vignoble de Pouançay

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Local walk maps provided, starting from 9kms to 22kms

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Wine Tasting with Gérald

About the Owner, Mrs Sarah-Jane Beaumont

A visit to the Val de Loire in 2006 didn't see me return. Today I'm Mme Beaumont, wife to Gérald, a bilingual French wine professional, and Mum to our two gorgeous children, Augustin (9yrs) and Constance (7yrs). Making our family '5' is our friendly rescue cat, Biscotte, who you'll find amongst the flower beds, sleeping!

Year property purchased 2007
Why this location? Set in the pretty village of Pouançay, close to the market town of Montreuil-Bellay, our independent holiday cottage is set in our private and peaceful grounds. Idyllic for couples, Annie's House is beautifully presented and equipped to a high standard to ensure home-away-comfort.<br/><br/>Surrounded by sunflower fields and vineyards our rural setting is calm and tranquil, while favourably located between Saumur and Chinon. Discover sleepy hamlets while ambling along dust tracks leading through the vines. Visit the riverside villages, majestic châteaux, delve deeper into the Plantagenet history, or simply relax and unwind at the cottage while being serenaded by birdsong.
Unique benefits of property We warmly welcome you to our French-Anglo family home, La Bellevue, where we hope you will enjoy the peace of our village setting. Discover the regions rich history, natural beauty, local cuisine and diverse wines. During your stay, at your leisure take advantage of our additional services; breakfast at an hour to suit you, supper served in Annie's or Henri, and a visit of our once dwellings, troglodyte caves.

The Owner Recommends

Restaurant : Trésor Belge

Situated in our village, a walk away, the Trésor Belge is a reputed seafood Belgique restaurant. They also have a happy hour which is popular if you fancy a belgique beer sat in their pretty garden.

Restaurant : Hostellerie Saint Jean

Highly recommend this lovely restaurant is located in Montreuil-Bellay (8km). They use fresh produce, and serve traditional cusine. One can choose from the Menu du Jour or Menu Gourments.