Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Set in the heart of the Loire Valley, Le Grenier offers a beautifully presented, individual, one-bedroom gite. Fusing traditional France with contemporary living, it provides excellent accommodation and has the benefit of its own private garden, as well as the use of La Rue Vaslin's superb facilities, which includes an 11 x 5m pool with large south-facing sun terrace and games barn with table tennis and bikes.
A hidden gem in the crown of the Loire, Le Grenier enjoys a stunning, tranquil, location, yet is within easy reach of the many vineyards and châteaux for which the region is famed. Featuring wi-fi broadband internet, UK satellite TV, DVD, and CD players, Le Grenier provides the perfect base for touring this popular and historic area of France … or to simply relax and do nothing!
The gite itself is a light and spacious upstairs apartment which has been carefully converted to retain many original features. The French windows in the kitchen open onto a small balcony, built above the old stone bread oven, giving magnificent views to the south and east over the surrounding countryside.
Steps lead down to a private garden area, bordered by lavender and grape vines. Le Grenier also benefits from a large double bedroom, shower room/WC, a spacious separate lounge with UK satellite TV/DVD and CD player and a large fitted kitchen with dining area and dishwasher.
Free wi-fi broadband internet access is available at La Rue Vaslin.
La Rue Vaslin has a communal laundry room for guests' use.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2.5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Tours 40 km, Nearest railway: Mainline from Paris is Tours|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
Lovely pool is open from May to October.
In-house dining service available from quality local cook.
Change of linen and cleaning service available
Cot, baby bath, and high chair available.
The Loire Valley region
La Rue Vaslin is located in the heart of the popular Loire Valley, bordering the sought after area of Maine et Loire and Indre Loire. With stunning views, it is a UNESCO World Heritage area of outstanding beauty, and is ideally located for visiting the many châteaux and vineyards for which the region is famed.
La Rue Vaslin is about 2.5km from the traditional villages of Parcay-les-Pins and Gizeuz, both of which offer a range of traditional village shops, bars and cafes. Breil is about 3km, and the nearest market town is Noyant, about 8km. Bourgeil, a lovely market town and with a fabulous hyper-market, is about 15km.
Nearby are many of the châteaux and vineyards for which the region is famed, as well as delightful tuffeau-stone villages that line the River Loire.
Kayaking, tennis, water sports, walking and cycling are all popular activities within the area, and nearby (about 10km) are some magnificent golf courses which are amongst France's most highly acclaimed!