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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
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, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users
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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24 Nov 2012

4/5

"All you could ask for in Loire wine country"

Very useable gite with all that was needed for a 3 week stay. Walking distance to the town's amenities (patisserie, hairdresser, bar & restuarants, & vin caves etc). Fairly short drive to Saumur & other larger places, chateaux, monasteries etc. Brian & Shelia are excellent hosts, very friendly & knowledgable, speak excellent French & have a huge knowledge of wines in general but local wines in particular. They are happy to organise anything from a local wine tasting to a night out at a resturant.

5 Sep 2012

5/5

"Welcoming, comfortable and clean gite in an interesting part of France with fantastic weather"

We found Le Clos des Guyons to be a welcoming, relaxing gite with all the facilities that we required as a family of four, plus a beautifully clean swimming pool, much enjoyed by our two sons , 13 and 9 years, on hot days, and a table tennis table which provided many hours of entertainment. Our hosts were very helpful, ensuring that we were happy and had all that we needed, including the welcome surprise of apperitifs on arrival which also gave us the chance to meet our neighbours on the ground floor. Brian's tour of one of the local vineyards (within walking distance) was an informative and entertaining afternoon and a good introduction to wines of the region. Le Puy Notre Dame is a fascinating historic village with an epicerie, boulangerie and restaurant, as well as a beautiful large church. It is an ideal place to stay to visit vineyards, chateaux, the nearby conservation zoo with an amazing aviary, and the many underground caves. We found that even after a fortnight, there were still many more activities and places that we could have explored. Quiet lanes and gentle hills make it ideal for cycling and the nearby river Loire and Thouet provide access to canoeing, which was great fun! All in all a very relaxing holiday in the sunshine, with lots to do, and a lovely environment to return to in the evenings.

1 Apr 2012

5/5

"Can't say enough good things about Les Clos Des Guyon"

This was one of our best gite experiences in France. Brian and Sheila are marvelous hosts and went above and beyond to make our stay quite marvelous. The gites are charming and equipped with everything one could want. The Boulangerie was so close, we could almost smell the baguettes baking from our window. Le Puy is a Petite Cite of Character and flowers were everywhere. It is easily explored on foot. It was an excellent value for the money and we look forward to going back again!

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      Calendar last updated:28 Jun 2015

      Based in France

      Languages spoken
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      • French

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