Vacation rental manor house in Loire

Saumur

Saumur, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de la Loire

Reference49001

Sleeps10

Bedrooms6

Bathrooms5

Manoir d'Anjou

Introduction

Manoir d'Anjou is a superb example of a Loire Valley manor house.

This beautiful, period property (of 400 m²) is set within its own extensive grounds (1 hectare) and offers a real taste of traditional French living. The house is superbly furnished with many pieces of period furniture and is ideal for a family (or two family) holiday in this delightful region.

The large garden has extensive lawns and lovely private, heated swimming pool (12m x 5m). Charming dining terrace overlooking the pool and gardens, with BBQ.

Fully authentic and original interior; 6 bedrooms, 2 with ensuite bathrooms. Further bathroom and billiards room.

Located only 3 miles from the magnificent town of Saumur with its famous château. Explore the winding, narrow streets filled with traditional restaurants and cafés.

A great base from which to discover all the riches and history of the Loire Valley and its numerous châteaux.

The charming French owner is a local antique dealer and lives in a separate apartment at the property. He speaks English and is always happy to recommend on the best restaurants and places to visit etc. A warm welcome is guaranteed!

Note; for a party of 6 or less, 15% discount is offered.

Details

Entrance hallway with stone staircase.

Separate WC.

Living room with sofas, table and 4 chairs, fireplace; TV, DVD and video, Wi-Fi, games.

Kitchen with gas range, electric oven and microwave, dishwasher, fridge freezer, dining table and chairs.
Doors to front garden and rear terrace and pool.

Utility room with washing machine and dryer, sink.

Separate bathroom with shower.

Separate WC with hand basin.

Bedroom 1, 2 singles.

Bedroom 2, double (or 2 singles) with ensuite shower and hand basin. Door to garden.

Table football.

Bedroom 3, single.

Stairs to 1st floor;

Separate bathroom with WC, bath and hand basin.

Billiard room (French billiard table), sofas, chess / drafts / backgammon table.

Bedroom 4, double with ensuite bathroom with WC, roll-top bath and hand basin.

Bedroom 5, double (small) with canopy.

Separate bathroom with WC, bath and twin hand basin.

Bedroom 6, double.

EXTERIOR;

Terrace with dining table and chairs, parasols. BBQ.

Fenced solar-heated pool 12m x 5m. Sun terrace and loungers.

Extensive lawned gardens to front and rear of property.

2 hectares of grounds.

Parking for several cars.

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Prices

From To Weekly rental rates Euros Sterling * US Dollars *
27/08/2016 01/10/2016 September € 2,095 £ 1,792 $ 2,338
01/10/2016 29/10/2016 October € 1,875 £ 1,604 $ 2,093
17/12/2016 07/01/2017 Christmas & New Year € 4,295 £ 3,673 $ 4,794
25/03/2017 20/05/2017 April & early May € 1,875 £ 1,604 $ 2,093
20/05/2017 24/06/2017 late May & June € 2,095 £ 1,792 $ 2,338
24/06/2017 02/09/2017 July & August € 4,295 £ 3,673 $ 4,794
02/09/2017 30/09/2017 September € 2,095 £ 1,792 $ 2,338
30/09/2017 28/10/2017 October € 1,875 £ 1,604 $ 2,093
28/10/2017 06/01/2018 Christmas & New Year € 4,295 £ 3,673 $ 4,794
Refundable Security Bond € 500
  • * Sterling & US Dollar rates are provided only as a guide. Rentals are payable in Euros.
  • Prices are for the rental of the entire property above, per week.
  • Bookings run from Saturday 4:00pm to Saturday 10:00am.
  • Neither Pure France nor the property owner are liable for any loss or interruption of internet service.
  • No smoking in the property.
  • Bookings include electricity, water, linen and towels (including pool towels).
  • Central heating not included. 100 euro per week if required.
  • Pool heated from end May to end September.

Location

The property is located 3 miles from Saumur on the Loire river.

Saumur lies equidistant between Angers and Tours (both worth a visit) and is approximately 2½ hours from Paris.

Saumur is one of the most charming towns in the whole region. Not too big, not too small. You'll find all amenities there and be spoilt with the choice of café bars and restaurants. Numerous cultural events and fetes during the summer. Great views from the famous château. Well-known riding school has annual shows in July.

Within easy driving distance there are châteaux, each with their own style and charm - from the medieval period through the 19th century.

Writers and painters have been inspired by the castles of the Loire, with the Château d'Ussé being one of the most famous as it was the inspiration for Charles Perrault's folk tale of Sleeping Beauty.

Chinon, its castle overlooking the Vienne and the old town make for a lovely day excursion.

The 12th century Royal Abbey of Fontevraud is where Henry II, Eleanor of Acquitaine and their son, Richard the Lionhearted, are buried.

Saumur has a 9-hole golf course and Fontevraud's 18-hole course is in a beautiful location.

Horse riding, canoeing on the Loire, tennis, biking and more are all available close by. Bike and canoe rentals are easy to arrange.

Don't miss the Vegetable Market Sunday mornings in Montsoreau for a taste of an authentic French market. Relax on the terrasse of the local cafés bordering the Loire River while reading La Dame de Montsoreau - Alexander Dumas' celebrated heroine.

The elegant church built in the 12th and 13th centuries in nearby Candes-Saint-Martin is exquisite.

Caen ferry port - 3 hours. Saint-Malo ferry port - 3½ hours. Calais - 5½ hours.

Reviews

« 11 years we spend our holidays in France. We always find a holiday home we like. On behalf of all the family, I would like to thank you for all your attentions and the great holiday we had at the Manor. TO be honest, it was the best and most lovely stay since 2011. Great!!!
Everything was perfect: welcome and setting were wonderful, interiors, temperature of the pool (especially with 5 children), bedrooms, garden, distance to the baker every morning... Saumur!!
We visited the region last year too and we will come back again. »  Guy (Belgium)

« We had a wonderful stay and are considering booking for next year! »  Amber (UK)

« Manoir d’Anjou was delightful and both M and Mm Tarrade most helpful and charming. It is a lovely property and the peacefulness very welcome. Perfect for a holiday. Thank you, and Pure France for all your help and I will certainly go directly to your web site in the future when planning our next holiday. »  E Dunne, Ireland

« Many thanks from all of us for sharing your beautiful home. Our week here was fabulous... the property manor and warm welcome made our stay memorable. »  Charnoks, Cunninghams, Caulfields & Morcias

« We had a lovely time - Manoir d'Anjou was perfect for us - we loved it. »  Bray family - South Wales, UK

« I have recently returned from France and had a wonderful time at what was an amazing château. We certainly intend to return next year if not sooner. »  Harrison family

« Absolutely fab place and a great holiday. »  McLaughlin family

« The house was absolutely excellent and the owners were charming and helpful. The house is very child friendly, the owners have six children so they know what's required. They even supplied bibs, changes of cot sheets even steps in the bathroom so the children could reach to wash their hands. Everything was thought of. This is an excellent property that we would use again. We had a great time. Thank you. »  

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