Chateau | 10 bedrooms | sleeps 15
Les Noes Blanches is a stunning white classic country house in the Loire Valley region of France. Recently refurbished in 2013, it has been lovingly restored it to the highest standards to provide a place where you can relax and enjoy company in beautiful surroundings.
Only 20 minutes from the centre of le Mans, and under 5 hours from London by Eurostar, the house sleeps 20 people comfortably inside an estate of 450 acres of beautiful woodland.
Les Noes Blanches comprises ten beautiful double bedrooms, one of which can be converted readily to second living room/ study. Three of the rooms have their own en-suite bathrooms, and there are a further two bathrooms with cast-iron baths or walk-in showers. There are additionally an extra two WCs on the ground floor. Each bedroom has its own unique flavour: White, Colonial, Jardin, Blanche, Maroc, Boudoir, Corsair etc.
|Size||Sleeps up to 15, 10 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nantes Atlantique Airport 170 km, Nearest railway: Le Mans 26 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||10 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 3 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (9), Cots (1), Dining seats for 15, Lounge seats for 20|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden|
The Loire Valley region
Les Noes Blanches is perfectly located with historic towns and villages dotted all around. It is 20 minutes to the centre of le Mans and under 5 hours from London by Eurostar. Fast trains to Paris from le Mans take less than an hour.
The nearest towns are are 5 minute drive away, and you will find an array of supermarkets, boulangeries, charcuteries, town squares and cafés and weekly markets.
Les Noes Blanches is about a 20 minute drive to the world famous le Mans race track - the site of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the grueling round-the-clock car race. But it's also an ancient town, with Roman walls, a beautiful cathedral and plenty of museums to see. Car aficionados will especially like the Musée Automobile de la Sarthe, where there is a vast collection of vehicles.
The Loire valley region is full of old-world villages and story-book chateaux. It was once fought over by Gauls, Romans, Visigoths and even Attila the Hun. You can roll through the lush valley, visiting fortresses in Amboise and Angers, UNESCO-designated Chartres Cathedral and the Gothic cathedral in Nantes.