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Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Set in the heart of the pretty village of Parcay-les-Pins, this delightful cottage has been sympathetically renovated to a very high standard. The owners have retained all the beautiful features of this cottage - golden beams throughout and traditional fireplaces downstairs have been complemented with French furniture and decor.

This deceptively spacious cottage sleeps 4/6 people plus baby. On the ground floor there is a very pretty lounge, a stunning dining room and a fully fitted kitchen. On the first floor there are two bedrooms, both with their own en-suite facilities. There is a cot and highchair available if needed and fresh linen and towels are provided free of charge. For your comfort, La Josephine is a non smoking property.

At the front of the cottage is a very pretty terrace, complete with a bbq and seating area for 'al frecso' dining or just relaxing with a glass of wine.

There is plenty of free parking just outside the cottage.

THE LOUNGE

The attractive lounge leads from the terrace and is perfect for relaxing after a busy day sight-seeing. The focal point of the room is a lovely traditional tuffeau stone fireplace with wood-burning stove. The good quality sofa bed can comfortably increase the sleeping capacity from 4 people to 6 people. Also, for your pleasure, is a television with U.K. satelite freeview, DVD player, Hifi and free wifi access.

THE DINING ROOM

This beautiful room, adjoining the lounge, has a striking dressed stone wall on one side, with a tuffeau stone fireplace on the other. The table, chairs and dresser are traditional French style.

KITCHEN

The fully-fitted kitchen has been equipped to a high standard with everything you might need for your stay. This includes an oven with gas hob, dishwasher and fridgefreezer. There is also a washing machine, tumble dryer and an iron for your use.

UPSTAIRS

BEDROOM 1

This lovely room contains a magnificent French style double bed. The dressing table and bedside tables complete the picture. The en-suite shower room is a good size, well lit with modern facilities.

BEDROOM 2

This delightful roomy bedroom has two single beds. The en-suite shower room is very airy with modern facilities.

OUTSIDE

The terrace at the entrance of the cottage is very pretty, shaded with a beautiful wisteria and entwined with vivid clematis. There is a seating area and bbq for your use. From the terrace there is a lovely view of the church in the square. The is ample parking outside the cottage.

THE VILLAGE

Only a short walk away is the local cafe/bar, which provides good and reasonably priced meals, a boulangerie and a concevience store for daily requirements and newspapers.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Man-made beach at 'Homme' 10 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Tours 45 km, Nearest railway: Saumur 25 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 Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General TV, 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, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, BBQ
Access Parking

The Pays de la Loire region

Parcay-les-Pins is the perfect place to explore the Loire valley region with its fairytale Chateaux just waiting to whisk you back in time.

The Loire Valley is located in the middle stretch of the Loire river and is referred to as the 'cradle of the French language' and 'the garden of France' due to the abundance of vineyards, friut tree's (such as cherries), and artichoke and asparagus fields, which line the banks of the river. Take in the views by boat or stroll along the river walkways.

Notable for it's historic towns, architecture and wines, UNESCO added the central part of the Loire Valley to it's list of world heritage sites. The must-see towns of Angers, Saumur, Chinon, Tours and Langeais are all within easy reach.

Noyant

Parcay-les-Pins retains a strong rural culture and is surrounded by apple orchards and woodlands. Situated in the village is the musuem dedicated to locally born sculpter, Jules Des Bois.

For the physically active there are forest tracks for walking and cycling, tennis, horse riding, several lakes for swimming, including a man-made beach at Homme. There is also swimming at the lake in Rillé or for those who prefer, relax and picnic by the lake or birdwatch at the local reserve.

Municipal swimming pools at Noyant and Breil les Pins.

Markets:

Tuesday - Bourgeuil, great food market in the heart of the vineyards.

Wednesday - La Fleche, good for food, very pretty town.

Thursday - Le Lude, Chateau and gardens worth a visit.

Friday - Noyant, small local market, a slice of rural French life.

Saturday - Saumur, market set in tudor style square, beautiful Chateau.

- Angers, huge market selling all types of produce and antiques too. Great town, combine a visit with the Chateau.

For the keen enthusiast, Le Mans 24 hour circuit is just 45 mins away.

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Calendar last updated:20 Oct 2014

Based in France

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