Surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the Loire Valley, this 17th century Manor House is the perfect spot for exploring the gems of this wonderful region of France.
The history of the house can be felt in its exposed beams, stone walls and rustic fireplaces, perfectly complemented by the modern amenities to give guests a comfort and warmth.
Up to eight guests can sleep in this spacious 4 bedroom house, whilst a newly renovated cottage can sleep an additional 7.
If required, a gite can be requested allowing up to 18 guests in total.
This is the perfect property for a multiple family getaway.
An in house masseur can be arranged to allow you to make the most of the massage table to give you a feeling of pure relaxation.
Days can be spent relaxing in the glorious grounds with its secluded salt water swimming pool.
After days in the sun the outdoor lounge is the perfect place to spend the evening, with a barbecue and duke box to make for truly memorable evenings.
A short car drive will take you to Doue la Fontaine, a historic town known as the rose capital of Europe.
Children will love the nearby animal park at Bioparc, providing an immersive experience amidst the beautiful vegetation and waterfalls.
This villa is in a beautiful and secluded setting in the Maine-et-Loire department of the Loire region, only 5km from the local town.
The owners co-own some of the neighbouring vineyards and tours and private wine-tastings in a studio can be arranged. Bread delivery can also be arranged three times a week, as can wine and beer delivery! The owners have three bikes that can be hired in order to explore this wonderful region.
It's just 5km from the town of Doue La Fountaine, a commune steeped in history and known as the rose capital of France, within a region reputed to be the number one producer of the flowers in Europe, exporting them since the 18th century.
Within 4km sits the famous Bioparc of Doue la Fontaine, an animal park located in a shelled sedimentary rock quarry, providing a unique and immersive experience amidst lush vegetation, watered by numerous waterfalls.
The vibrant town of Saumur (26km), resting on the Loire River, has a reputation for its excellent restaurants, its famous equestrian school Cadre Noir and the delicious sparkling white wine which you can sample in the area. Visit the fairy-tale château, take a boat up the Loire river or hire canoes. Other highlights nearby include a visit to the Fontevraud Abbey (36km) or the fascinating Troglodyte caves in Rochemenier (10km).
Heading north, cross the Loire River and you’ll reach the city of Angers (46km) on the River Maine with its magnificent 13th century castle and vibrant cultural and student vibe. Explore the narrow cobbled streets of the old town, full of cafes and restaurants and visit the largest tapestry in the world.
There are plenty of hiking routes in this area or you can hire bikes to follow some wonderful trails both locally and further afield such as parts of the Loire à Vélo, a cycle route which follows the Loire river.
The Manoir is around 3 hours drive from Paris, or the TGV takes 1.5 hours to Angers (46km), either from the centre of Paris (Montparnasse) or directly from Charles de Gaule airport. The Chateau is then 40 mins drive from Angers and car hire is very easy from the station.