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Clos des Guyons Sauvignon gite

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The main courtyard at Le Clos des Guyons

Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

'Le Clos des Guyons' is ideally placed to offer a relaxing holiday immersed in the vineyards of rural France. At the same time the chateaux and tourist hot spots of the famous Loire Valley are never very far away and neither are France's second and third most popular theme parks, Puy de Fou and Futurscope. The property is an old winemakers estate and still has it's caves and wine chais. It dates back to before the french revolution but has been comprehensively modernised whilst retaining all of its original charming features. Alongside the attractive courtyard lies the pool and garden area with terrace areas, heated pool and garden. There are two gites on the property; Le Sauvignon and Le Chenin. The former has two en-suite bedrooms and a sofa-bed and the latter one en-suite bedroom and a sofa-bed.

Our village of Le Puy Notre Dame is a village immersed in wine, there are over 60 winemakers and we have our own wine appellation, Saumur_Puy Notre Dame. The property was built way before the French Revolution and the two gites sit independently in a separate wing. The village is very attractive and is classified as both a "Petit Cité de Caractère and a "Village de Charm". Surrounded by vineyards, it houses a stunning gothic Church and has several enjoyable festivals each year.

The biggest being "Le Grand Prix Retro", where over 200 pre-1935 cars and motorbikes race through the village streets.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 200 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Tours, Nantes and Poitiers, Nearest railway: Saumur and Angers 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Shared outdoor pool (heated), Children's pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

The building is totally renovated and offer all modern facilities but retain lots of stone and beams reflecting the character of the pre-revolutionary property.

Nestling within the courtyard of Le Clos des Guyons, the gite is approached through the huge entrance gates typical of this ancient village which leads to totally secure parking.

Further details outdoors

Le Clos des Guyons is an old winemakers property totally enclosed within its old stone walls. There is a large courtyard with a small but pretty fountain which offers several tables with parasols and a table-tennis table. Through a gate is the garden, heated pool and terrace with an ornamental fish pool and fountain . Along one side of the courtyard is the old wine chais which also houses a mini-gym. If you turn right out of the XVIII'th century gates it is literally a two minute walk into the village centre whilst the other direction leads to the extensive vineyards.

Further details

In mid and high season our rentals run from Saturday to Saturday.

Our site gives details of options such as Spring and Autumn (Fall) breaks, a Xmas stay and wine-tours.

The Pays de la Loire region

The Loire Valley must be one of the most famous regions in the world. With a wealth of history and culture, its great, imposing chateaux and its wine, it truly justifies the United Nations classifying it as one of the few World Heritage Sites in the World. Maine et Loire, our Department, rougly corresponds with the ancient dukedom of Anjou where much of the 100 years war was fought out between the (French)! King of England.. The main town is the bustling, university city of Angers, an historic masterpiece with the formidable chateau, its Angevine Gothic cathedral and its ancient buildings.

There are two Anjou's;- one is full of tourist attractions and consequently is busy and intense, the other is of timeless villages where the rhythm of life hasn't changed much in centuries. Surrounded by rolling vineyards and fields of crops or cattle they are the perfect place to watch the world go by and best described as 'picture postcard' France.

Le Puy-Notre-Dame

Saumur is one of the prettiest of French Provincial towns. Clustered around the majestic Loire with its fairy tale chateau towering above, it has an ambiance which is dificult to surpass. From the delightful "Place St. Pierre" a pretty square full of restaurants and tables and chairs, to its world famous equestrian team "Le Cadré Noir", it has something to offer everyone.

A historical centre of the Protestant faith it's medieval protestant quarter is full of imposing buildings. You could imagine yourself walking through here with a cloak flarring around your thighs and a sword rattling at your hip. Take a trip in the horse drawn "Caleche" or take the boat down France's royal river sipping a glass of the famous Saumur sparkling wine.

Our village of Le Puy Notre Dame is the largest wine making commune in the Saumur area with over 60 winemakers. It has its own wine appellation, Saumur-Puy Notre Dame, and the village itself dates back to the 11th. century. It is full of interesting old buildings and houses a magnificent gothic church reputedly housing part of the belt of the Virgin Mary.

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10 Apr 2015


"Gite agréable"

Avons passé le temps d'un week-end, un séjour dans cette bâtisse ancienne. Avons été accueilli par les propriétaires des lieux Brian et Shella. Gîte confortable. Ce gîte est bien placé dans u… More

31 Mar 2015


"Beautiful & welcoming"

We stayed for a few days in March in this beautiful, unspoilt part of the Loire Valley. Le Clos de Guyon is a traditional building full of character & charm. The main house which is home to the hosts … More

29 Mar 2015



Last week we were lucky enough to spend a few days with our friends Sheila and Brian at Clos des Guyons. When we arrived it was a "wow" moment and we continued to be impressed by the lovely buildings… More

20 Jan 2015


"A Christmas to remember in the Loire"

Spent our Christmas holiday at this gem in the Loire! Brian and Sheila were wonderful hosts. The food was incredible. We also enjoyed meals at both of the wonderful restaurants in town and drinks at t… More

14 Sep 2014


"A home from home in the heart of Saumur wine country"

Hosts Brian and Sheila, whose home is alongside the gites, do everything to make your stay relaxing, enjoyable and memorable. From welcoming aperitifs and nibbles on your night of arrival, to booking … More

Merci bien mes amis. à bientôt peut-être?

1 Aug 2014


"Fabulous gite and excellent hosts"

This was our first holiday in France and we couldn't have wished for a better place to stay and nicer hosts. Brian and Sheila are brilliant host with a wealth of knowledge of the area and things to do… More

Thanks a lot "les deux". We enjoyed having you stay with us and we hope to see you again.

28 Jul 2014


"A rural idyll............"

We had the most lovely, relaxing week staying at Clos des Guyons. From the moment we arrived Brian and Sheila made us feel welcome and did much to contribute to the success of our holiday in an unobtr… More

Thanks a lot Jill? I t was lovely to meet you both.

4 Jul 2014


"Friendly, peaceful place"

June 2014 We had a great week in the Chenin Gite at Le Clos des Guyons. Brian and Sheila made us very welcome and the gite had everything anyone would need to make their stay comfortable. As we w… More

Thank you very much for a lovely review. "Nous sommes trés content". However just to point out to any other readers that the review is actually for our smaller gîte, Le Chenin. Although it is posted on the page of our larger gîte, Le Sauvignon.

19 Jun 2014


"Fabulous holiday base"

Having decided to visit the Loire Valley for the first time we set about looking for a suitable gite to base ourselves in and came across Le Clos Des Guyons in the large village/small town of Le Puy N… More

8 Apr 2014


"Pinch me... this cannot be real !!"

Brian and Sheila are the perfect hosts, generously warm and welcoming on our arrival. We were all invited to share aperitifs and wine with them and learn about the village the vineyards and wineries … More

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      • 3 Years listed

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      Calendar last updated:16 May 2015

      Based in France

      Languages spoken
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      +33 24140 3684

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