Self-catering vacation château in Loire

Saumur

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

Reference49018

Sleeps10

Bedrooms5

Bathrooms5

Château Vivy de Saumur

Introduction

A beautiful and traditional château just 10 minutes from Saumur. The property has recently been divided into 3 ground floor apartments and 1 high quality 5 bedroom property over 2 floors, which is presented here. The 2nd floor of the château is not inhabited.

The ground floor opens to half an acre of private gardens with a large lawn and large, circular pool (6.5m diameter) for private and exclusive use of the renters. Impressive driveway is also for your exclusive use.

Accommodation comprises the whole of the ground floor and first floor that you can see in the photographs of the château's facade; entrance hallway, large living and dining room, small kitchen and five ensuite bedrooms.

Saumur and all its splendor and amenities are just 10 minutes away. Motorway access 700m.

Details

Entrance hallway with sofas and coffee table.

Living / dining room with sofas, table and chairs and TV.
Wi-Fi internet.

Kitchen with hob, oven, dish washer, microwave and fridge freezer.

Bedroom 1, double with sofa, chairs and TV, ensuite WC, shower and hand basin.

Bedroom 2, double + children's single with sofa and TV, ensuite WC, shower and hand basin.

Bedroom 3, double + children's single with door to garden and TV, ensuite WC, bath / shower and hand basin.

Stairs to the first floor.

Living room with sofas, table and chairs.

Bedroom 4, double with chairs and TV, ensuite WC, shower and hand basin.

Bedroom 5, double with chairs and TV, ensuite WC, shower and hand basin.


EXTERIOR;

Half an acre of private gardens.

Dining terrace with table and chairs and parasol. BBQ.
Sofa and chairs.

Private swimming pool, 6.50m diameter.
1.50m - 2m deep.
Sun terrace with loungers.

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Prices

From To Weekly rental rates Euros Sterling * US Dollars *
27/08/2016 29/10/2016 September & October € 3,625 £ 3,129 $ 4,067
01/04/2017 01/07/2017 April, May & June € 3,625 £ 3,129 $ 4,067
01/07/2017 26/08/2017 July & August € 4,750 £ 4,100 $ 5,329
26/08/2017 28/10/2017 September & October € 3,625 £ 3,129 $ 4,067
Refundable Security Bond € 750
  • * 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, line, towels and pool towels.
  • Mid-stay cleaning included for a two-week stay (4 hours on Saturday or Friday, at the client's convenience).

Location

The property lies 10 minutes from Saumur, equidistant between Angers and Tours (both worth a visit) and is approximately 2 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 Aquitaine 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 terraces 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

« Château Vivy de Saumur was fantastic, the family really enjoyed the holiday. »  Mycroft family

« A brief note to advise that we have enjoyed a wonderful week at Château Vivy de Saumur. It is a very special location and premises of the highest order.
Claire is a charming host. We hope to maybe return one day. »  Stirzaker family

« I just want to thank you for a wonderful stay in your château. We had a truely amazing time. »  Samuelson family - London, UK

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