Holiday home in Loire

Bourgueil

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

Reference49009

Sleeps6

Bedrooms3

Bathrooms2

Les Averries

Introduction

Lovely, traditional-style, Loire Valley cottage with lawned garden and private pool.

The property is situated 5 minutes drive (15 minutes walk) from the picturesque small town of Bourgueil in a UNESCO-protected natural park. 6 km to the Loire river and 45 km to Tours.

The house, dating back to the 19th century has been renovated to a very high standard with high quality fixtures, fittings and furnishings throughout as well as leaving many original features; exposed stone walls and beamed ceilings.

3 bedrooms to sleep 6. Two bathrooms.

Charming exterior space with large lawned garden and many mature trees.
Private, heated pool (to 28°c) 9m x 4m with sun deck.

Dining terrace and BBQ.

Owner lives in small house adjacent to the main gate: all gardens and pool are for exclusive use of the renters.

Details

Hallway.

Kitchen / dining room;

Farm-house style kitchen with breakfast bar, dishwasher, oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave. Beamed ceiling.
Dining table and chairs. Door to terrace and garden.

Living room with fireplace and exposed stone walls and beamed ceiling. TV with BBC World and CNN channels (and French channels). DVD.

Separate bathroom with shower, hand basin and washing machine.

Separate WC.

Stairs to 1st floor.

Separate bathroom with bath and two hand basins.

Separate WC.

Bedroom 1, double.

Bedroom 2, two singles.

Bedroom 3, double. Glazed door to exterior stone steps / stairs to rear garden and pool area.

EXTERIOR;

Lawned garden with plants, flowers and mature trees (large weeping willow, rosary and fruit trees).
Hammock.

Dining terrace with table and chairs. BBQ.

Pool 9m x 4m, heated (26°c - 28°c).
Sun deck with loungers.
Garden shower.

Off-road, private parking.

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Prices

From To Weekly rental rates Euros Sterling * US Dollars *
03/09/2016 01/10/2016 September € 1,300 £ 1,122 $ 1,459
01/10/2016 24/12/2016 October-December € 1,050 £ 906 $ 1,178
07/01/2017 25/03/2017 January - late March € 1,050 £ 906 $ 1,178
25/03/2017 01/04/2017 late March € 1,300 £ 1,122 $ 1,459
01/04/2017 13/05/2017 April -mid May € 1,050 £ 906 $ 1,178
13/05/2017 24/06/2017 mid May & June € 1,200 £ 1,036 $ 1,346
24/06/2017 02/09/2017 July & August € 1,700 £ 1,467 $ 1,907
02/09/2017 30/09/2017 September € 1,300 £ 1,122 $ 1,459
30/09/2017 23/12/2017 October - December € 1,050 £ 906 $ 1,178
  • * 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.
  • Security deposit of 300 Euros cash payable to the housekeeper upon arrival. Fully refundable (if no damages or breakages) on departure.
  • 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 (not beach / pool towels).
  • Owner lives in small house adjacent to the main gate.

Location

The property is located in a natural, UNESCO-protected park close to the small town of Bourgueil, 45 km West of Tours.
All amenities in Bourgueil, 5 minutes drive or 15 minutes walk.

Local activities mountain biking, cycling, fishing, golf, horse riding, swimming, tennis, walking, water skiing, wind-surfing.

Set within the Loire nature park and a UNESCO world heritage site, the Loire Valley is famed for its many châteaux, churches and abbeys.

Bourgueil abbey dates back to the 10th century but the most famous, is without a doubt, Fontevraud where the Plantagenet kings, including Richard The Lion Heart, are buried. Within a radius of 20 miles, you will find a great array of Châteaux amongst which are Chinon, Azay-le-Rideau, Ussé, Langeais and Saumur to name but a few.

The Futuroscope in Poitiers is only 1 hour's drive away. Bourgueil, along with Chinon, produces one of the finest red wines of the Loire.

Bourgueil's market, under the age-old 'halles' is also one of those treasured moments that are a feast for the epicurian's palate.

Other activities hot air ballooning, river canoeing / kayak, tree climbing, ice skating.

Reviews

« We have all very much enjoyed our stay at Les Averries. The cottage is beautiful, charming and comfortable in all ways. The gardens, magnificent. The hosts, most gracious. We also enjoyed the pool.
The lovely village, a short walk or bicycle ride away, has all that one might need.
This is a perfect place for unhurried days and visits to the many nearby attractions, there is much to see and do for all ages. Young and old enjoyed the magnificent chateau. We do so hope to return. »  Fenhee family, Chicago

« We have had a very relaxing holiday, some by the pool days and some exploring the Loire Valley, vineyards, chateaux, beautiful villages. House, pool and hammock were amazing! »  Powell family, Surrey

« Thank you so much for a wonderful week in Les Averries! A fantastic spot for children and adults.
We feel we only “scratched the surface” of the beautiful Val de Loire, and would love to come back sometime soon. Thank you for being such a thoughtful and helpful host Michel. 
We have now filled our car with wonderful wine from the Caslot winery and our minds full of wonderful memories. »  Sellerold family, Norway

« Thank you, Michel, for your beautiful home. It was easily within reach of every place we visited, and we loved the coziness and the pool to return to each day. Your roses are exquisite and the garden and yard are so beautiful. We lacked for nothing. »  Kostens, USA

« We have had a lovely week here. Great house, lovely garden & pool. The weather was perfect and the sightseeing has been great. Biking too! We hope to see you again someday. »  Houston family

« The Loire! What an overwhelming heritage. Chateaux, Abbeys, caves - and Michels house is central to all of it. Bourgueil is a charming town with delicious foods and outstanding wines. Every night we enjoyed the pool. 
Thank you Michel for an exceptional week. »  Knox family, USA

« Had a wonderful week at Les Averries. Lovely house and facilities, and fantastic area for touring. 
Thanks to Michel for fine hospitality. »  Hawkins family, Hampshire (UK)

« We have had a fantastic holiday here! The pool was great as was the weather. The house was great as well and was very comfy. The garden was amazing, we practically lived outside. Overall we really loved our stay here and will definitely recommend this holiday to our friends and family. »  Oxley family, Aberdeen

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