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Loire Valley Cottages - The Wood – Home 140916 Gite

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Loire Valley Cottages - The Wood – Home 140916

  • Gite
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 8
  •  min stay varies

Excellent Excellent – based on 3 reviews

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Gite / 3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 6 mi
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Newly renovated luxury holiday gite in the Loire Valley, France set in 2 acres of grounds with views to all sides across rolling countryside. This traditional farmhouse gite has been stylishly and sympathetically restored and comprises of a large farmhouse kitchen with handmade shaker style kitchen with all modern appliances and a stunning tuffeau stone fireplace containing a log burning fire. In 2010 free wireless internet connection has been added together with a phone line with unlimited free international telephone calls.

The substantial lounge and reading room provide home from home comforts and includes wide screen TV, DVD, British Sky Satellite decoder, IPod dock, stereo Hi-Fi and sumptuous leather settees and chair.

Upstairs there are three spacious bedrooms. The master en suite has a king-size bed with windows facing in three directions with views over the stunning countryside. The en suite bathroom has an oversize bath with overhead shower. The other bedrooms are equally spacious with one twin room and one double room. The main bathroom contains large bath and separate shower unit. The property has electric heating in the bedrooms and receptions rooms as well as two large log burning fires. There is also a separate utility room and WC downstairs and a mezzanine room which contains a full size fold out bed settee.

Outside the grounds are grassed with a large outdoor table, 6 reclining chairs and oversize sun parasol. New for 2010 is a large above ground pool measuring 20' by 12' by 4' which is fully filtered and benefits from a solar heating cover. A Charcoal BBQ is provided with all the necessary tools to enjoy the tranquil setting.

The whole property is furnished to a very high standard and benefits from radiant space heaters in the bedrooms and both electric heating and two lo

This property is nestled in the country side outside a small typically French village but is only 6 KM's from the nearest town which provides for all guests requirements. Within a 30 minute drive of the gite guests can reach a vast array of tourist attractions including the best known châteaux, vineyards and market towns. This area of France is very family friendly with a vast array of tourist attractions, spectacular zoos and many restaurants, all of which make children very welcome.

Golf is very popular in this region and the property is just 15 minutes from the internationally acclaimed Bauge Golf Club (discounted tickets can be purchased for those wishing to play a number of rounds of golf whilst in the Loire Valley region.

A holiday at Le Bois will suit all visitors including couple, families and the retired. By prior approval of the owners pets are allowed in this property.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Full bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Twin beds
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set
  • Trampoline
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($400.00) €350.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Andrew C.
Average reply time:
3 hours 15 minutes
Response rate:
95%
Calendar last updated::
20 Nov 2018
Years listed:
8
Based in:
United Kingdom
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Languages spoken: English

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“Tranquil”

Reviewed 14 Aug 2015

Well, we just spent the most amazing week in Le Bois! What a gem - nestled in the Loire Valley, very private yet close to everything. In 25 min you can be in Saumur, Chinon, etc. or in less time there are numerous villages to explore. There is a market literally every day, in different villages which is nice as you see and taste different things. We entered into a nice routine - breakfast at Le Bois with the best fresh croissant obtained less than 10 min away; followed by an exploration of one of the many villages nearby - or a chateau tour, garden tour, wine tasting, float along the river - with lunch in one of the villages. There is a fantastic restaurant close by called La Bouff'tard - a 12 euro fixed price lunch - 3 courses, and half a bottle of rose - with fresh local food. I don't know how they do it but it was fantastic. Then we would return to the tranquility of Le Bois in the afternoon - lounge outside, enjoy the pool and the lovely views. We would then prepare a nice dinner at Le Bois - either grilling, a light salad and charcuterie, and use the fresh food we would buy in the local markets - of course accompanied by the amazing Cremant or Rose they have in the Loire. Now for Le Bois - the owners have done an amazing job restoring in meticulous detail a series of original tuffeau stone farm buildings. Le Bois itself is huge - a large kitchen, a huge lounge that opens to its own private patio, bathroom and utility room on the ground floor. Three bedrooms upstairs with the master having an en suite and two generous sized bedrooms sharing an adjacent bathroom. The walls of this place must be 3 feet thick - the place stays cool even though it was the hottest part of the year. The original oak beams are amazing - and they have worked hard to expose as much of the original wood as possible. There are numerous windows which bring in lots of light and air - very fresh. The place is well furnished, fully equipped, and clean. We peeked into the adjacent cottage, Bucheron, as it wasn't occupied during our stay - again the same level of detail and cleanliness. There are herbs growing in a small garden in front of the kitchen - the thyme and rosemary were so fragrant - we made heavy use of them during our visit. There is a small but nice pool which we used each afternoon for a cool soak - the owner tells me that they are installing a larger in ground pool this year, so we expect to see that on our next visit. The grounds are well kept - this is a large and private compound - must be 4 acres, lots of trees, surrounded by the Loire fields. Well, I can't recommend it higher - I hesitated posting this review because I want to make sure there will be availability in the future!! It's a perfect combination of just remote enough to enjoy a private family holiday, but close enough to the Loire sights that you can do something different every day and still spend afternoons being lazy at Le Bois.

“Old and modern intertwined with a rural setting to explore the Loire.”

Reviewed 29 Jul 2012

We had a short stay at Le Bois and it was wonderful. We wish we had booked more time. The children loved exploring the extensive barns and paddocks. The parents loved relaxing in many of the seating areas both indoors and out.

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