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ANJOU 18th C. Farmhouse

Farmhouse | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 197 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Anjou - Les Fleurs- self catering in the Loire, has been beautifully converted and has a very comfortably furnished lounge which features a real wood burning fire, exposed stone walls, we have uncovered some original beams. Anjou is also equipped with TV, DVD and video player, Hi-Fi, books and games, UK T.V. The fully equipped kitchen has a split level fan assisted oven, electric/gas hob, microwave, toaster, kettle, dishwasher, fridge for wine, fridge with freezer box and all the mod-cons that make this a real 'Home from Home. FREE WiFi available.

Anjou has 3 comfortable bedrooms with sprung mattresses, there are 2 double bedrooms a twin bedded room, Separate lounge, kitchen with everything you need to enjoy your holiday, & dining room, leading onto the pretty private garden, with views across the vineyards, there is bbq and garden furniture. The large bathroom has a shower and hand basin, there is a separate W.C.

Strictly no pets

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach La Baule 197 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Tours, Poiters 98 km, Nearest railway: Saumur 17 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Fax machine, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Now with UK satellite TV. We have endeavored to fully equip Anjou with everything including a washing machine, iron & ironing board, hair dryer, and a multitude of baby and toddler equipment including cot and high chair, to make your holiday a happy one.. WiFi available

The lovely garden, with views across the vineyards has a lawn and wonderful roses and flowers, a stone built bbq and garden furniture. Ask about our other baby/toddler equipment, when traveling with your tots and toddlers.

If guests would like an evening or more free from cooking, we offer 4 course evening meals on selected evenings.

Strictly no pets

Further details outdoors

The heated pool is situated in a wonderful sunny garden with sun loungers, tables, chairs, paddling pool and garden umbrellas.

We welcome guests to pick and enjoy our many fresh fruits, which taste wonderful when picked in the sunshine and eaten for breakfast!! For younger children we have trikes, a small climbing frame/slide and for older children there are swings, boules, climbing rope and swing ball

Further details

Linen and house towels are included in the price. (see clause 18 of the booking conditions) Anjou is strictly no smoking and no pets. During peak season arrivals are Saturday. Other days available on request at other times of the year. We live on site so are available for advice, maps etc

The Loire Valley region

Known as the Garden of France this area is glorious.

It is also noteworthy for the quality of its architectural heritage, in its historic towns such as Amboise, Angers, Blois, Chinon, Nantes, Orléans, Saumur, and Tours, but in particular for its world-famous châteaux, such as Amboise, Chambord, Villandry and Chenonceau and more particularly its many cultural monuments, which illustrate to an exceptional degree the ideals of the Renaissance.

On December 2, 2000, UNESCO added the central part of the Loire River valley, between Maine and Sully-sur-Loire, to its list of World Heritage Sites

Warm summers and balmy evenings are an apt description of the weather in the Loire. Mild spring weather brings out the buds on the trees and spring flowering bulbs much earlier than in the UK. Autumn is glorious with evenings often still warm enough to BBQ.

Saumur

There are numerous attractions in the area, apart from the many Chateaux, the zoo at Doue la Fontaine, just 4 minutes away, is world famous for its conservation policy.

The world renowned Cadre Noir is based in Samur and apart from its frequent shows, there are weekly demonstrations that are open to the public For the more adventurous Puy du Fou, Futurscope and several adventure parks are all within easy driving distance.

The rose garden in Doue la Fontaine has hundreds of astounding roses on display and makes for a wonderful day out wandering around the rose gardens enjoying the scents and visions of these fabulous roses

Local villages hold events throughout the year and frequent wine festivals and open days at vinter make this an ideal area to visit.

Golf, horse riding, tennis, water sports, go karting, bird watching, cycling and walking are all easily available.

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Review 1-6 of 6

22 Nov 2012

4/5

"Lovely setting and great location for Loire Valley tour"

Sue & Jon were lovely hosts and welcomed us to stay in Anjou rather than Lys which was larger than we needed but provided for everything for ou short stay. Saumur is quite close and is a lovely town, the Loire valley is on the doorstep with its wineries, chateaux and haute cuisine. We would definitely recommend this as a place to stay if you want to explore this beautiful area of France. A great sopt for families too with private gardens and the pool.

17 Oct 2012

5/5

"Makes travelling with a baby easy!"

Anjou was a home from home. Sue and Jon provided everything we needed for ourselves and our six month old baby so it was the perfect choice for our first family holiday. The gite was spotless and the … More

3 Jul 2012

5/5

"A superb base for holidaying in the Loire"

We have stayed in Anjou at Les Fleurs on four occasions and each time have been so impressed by the experience. The property is very pretty and very well equipped. Hosts Jon and Sue go above and beyond with their customer service without being intrusive, fitting out the house with appropriate equipment, toys and games as needed (we travelled with two children aged 5 and 2) and providing a wealth of information on what to do in the region.

The secure property is beautifully situated, surrounded by vineyards with a lovely garden, with kids toys, a great pool and paddling pool, swings etc. The organic fruit which guests are welcome to pick adds another dimension to breakfast! Because there are only three units in Les Fleurs, it never feels crowded. A new wine tasting room (wines are available to buy on site) and superb meals served in your own garden three times a week (optional but a must-do) are also worth experiencing.

The area itself offers far more to do than can be experienced in just one holiday. In addition to the many wonderful chateaux and wineries, there is a superb zoo just 5 minutes away and the historic large town of Saumur 20 minutes away which has so much to offer, including the biggest tank museum in the world!

All in all Anjou comes very highly recommended as an outstanding base for a holiday in the spectacular Loire Valley

25 Jul 2011

5/5

"Fabulous gite and holiday"

We had a fantastic holiday staying in Anjou, the gite was a great base for enjoying the Loire. The gite was really spacious and clean througout with everything you need for a perfect stay. The garde… More

4 Jul 2011

5/5

"The perfect base for exploring the beautiful Loire Valley"

Les Fleurs really is a find, a very pretty property, excellently maintained in a beautiful rural setting, yet so well located to enjoy all that the region has to offer and only a short distance from wonderful historic towns and villages. The gites are very well equipped and real care was taken by the owners Jon and Sue Fletcher to cater for our specific needs. We travelled with small children, so were delighted with the toys, high chair, baby monitor etc., as well as the outdoor play area and pool. There is so much to do in the area that will have you returning again and again (and not just for the great wine!). We have just got back from our third holiday in Les Fleurs and would not think of staying anywhere else. All in all, the perfect base for exploring all that the Loire Valley has to offer.

2 Jul 2011

5/5

"Rosy memories"

Sue and Jon's gites lie on the appropriately named Route of the Roses. Roses too provide a scented, multi-coloured backdrop to the gite gardens whilst Jon's locally sourced rose sparkled through the rosy glow of peaceful evenings in the garden. We were there in late Spring with the sunshine, the flowers and the strawberries by the pool. There were lovely ripe cherries down the lane too.
Nearby is the really interesting Bioparc, the Zoo de Doue which is filled with seemingly happy animals who looked in superb condition. Not much further away are all the well known attractions of the Chateaux towns and the vineyards. All around it seems, are little surprises you find in France like the the soap makers with the woodpeckers at St Martin des Candres .
After a day out it was always good to return to the gite. Sue and Jon, without ever being intrusive, seemed to anticipate what you might need. Their attention to detail really characterises their approach .
What we really appreciated though was Sue's cooking and trying some of Jon's wines to go with it. What a combination of pleasures! It's something we often look back on and something we look forward to doing again.
We were looked after by two attentive and nice people. It makes all the difference and it leaves you with a comfortable, well satisfied feeling.

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Calendar last updated:29 Aug 2014

Based in France

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