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A view of the outside of the apartment and the terrace area

Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 215 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Located on the edge of a pretty village with all amenities and an 11th century church, the apartment is suitable for a couple wanting to visit the châteaux of the Loire Valley, near Saumur, Angers and Tours, near the vineyards of Bourgeuil, Chinon and Saumur in a relaxing setting. We provide maps showing suggested tours for the châteaux and vineyards. Then there is horse riding, walking, fishing or simply just relaxing.

Saumur is the home of the Cadre Noir Cavalry Regiment and the National Riding School of France, so that in addition to the many cultural events, there are many equestrian events. The nearest public swimming pools are at Noyant and Le Lude.

We can provide itineraries with maps for visits to châteaux, vineyards and historic towns if required.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach La Baule 215 km
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Tours 58 km, Nearest railway: Saumur 28 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

With an access by an exterior staircase the apartment is completely self-contained, and has a large lounge with lovely views, a well fitted kitchen/diner, a large shower room with WC and washbasin, and a large double bedroom. Full laundry facilities are available.

A welcome pack is supplied within the price, and includes a bottle of local wine!

The property is also available on a daily B & B basis.

Further details outdoors

There is a private terrace with a canopy cover and seating for six persons, a barbecue and sun loungers. Plenty of parking.

There are also excellent golf courses nearby one of the best being at Baugé which is 13 km from the apartment.

Further details

The owners are on site for any assistance required. There is a good mobile 'phone signal.

The Loire Valley region

The Loire Valley, also known as the Garden of France, boasts a micro-climate which gives us warm summers and generally mild winters. The Kings of France built their châteaux here, so they obviously knew a thing or two! Château visits are a must when you come to the area, so too are the vineyards for wine-tasting and if you enjoy the wines why not take some local ones home as a reminder of a great holiday. We provide maps and itineraries for visits to châteaux and vineyards.

Vernantes

The area is eminently suitable for cycling, walking, horse riding, fishing and just generally "chilling out". Golfers please note we have many excellent golf courses, one of the best is located 13 km from the house. We are about 1.5 hours drive from Futuroscope at Poitiers, two hours drive from the wonderful beach of La Baule, an easy drive with good autoroute links. Visit Tours with its wonderful old town and of course good shopping, or Angers with its Château and incredible Tapestry of the Apocalypse.

The village itself has a baker, butcher, two bars one of which does meals. There are several brocantes and "Vide-greniers" held throughout the year in the village and in others around. In October there is an Apple Festival held in the village to commemorate the harvest of all the apple orchards in the surrounding area.

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23 Jun 2013

5/5

"Perfect break"

We both agreed that our holiday at La Croix de Noel was one of the best ever.
The apartment was in the area that we wanted to visit, near to Saumur. It's also in a large village with shops bars etc.
The apartment itself is very spacious for two people, equipped with everything we needed and was spotlessly clean. The owners, Lynn and John, are delightful and very helpful.
We used the literature and maps in the apartment to plan our days out. We visited the chateaux at Villandry and Chenonceau (which were amazing) and saw the display of the Cadre Noir at Saumur. Another 'must do' are the Ackerman caves at Saumur. Their wines are exceptionally good at very reasonable prices.
My lasting memory is sitting in the garden in the sun, looking out across the fields towards a 15C manor house drinking chilled sparkling Saumur wine.
We'll be back!

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Lynn C.

  • 5 Years listed

43% Response rate

Calendar last updated:29 Jun 2014

Based in France

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French

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Landline
+33(0)241522539

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