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GITE IN LOIRE

French Gite

Welcome to our pet-friendly cottage in Loire, which is located in a quiet little hamlet nestled in the peaceful French countryside and surrounded by Anjou vineyards.  With its rustic look and  own terrace overlooking the magnificent landscape, this Gite offers beautiful and relaxing living conditions.

Within 12 acres of fields and off the main road, children (and grown ups) can enjoy the freedom they crave by playing in the play area, pétanque, table football, football, table tennis and play the large garden games provided in a safe environment, whilst the adults enjoy their peace and quiet.  The plunge pool is ideal for hot summer days (open from May to September, weather dependant). The sunsets are incredible, due to no light pollution.

 

 

OUR GITE

Our Gite, with its own terrace overlooking the pool and the breathtaking landscape, offers magnificent and relaxing living conditions for a short stay or a long stay.

 

Within the spacious accommodation there are three bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, a shower room and a very large living / dining area, complete with log burner and central heating, vaulted ceiling and exposed beams. The fully equipped kitchen has electric hob and oven, fridge / freezer, crockery and cutlery.

 

There is a large TV with British and French Freeview channels and a DVD player.  High chair and travel cots are available free of charge, with advance notice.  All pets are welcome free of charge with prior notice.

 

Free WIFI access throughout the gîte and all grounds

 

We also welcome long or short term rentals, ideal for those looking to extend their summer vacation or for those who may be looking to buy property in the area, we can even store your belongings here in our storage facility at a small daily rate!

 

OUR ROOMS

DOUBLE  ROOM

Sleeps 2, spacious with wardrobe, safe & Drawers.  also, can fit 2 cots, if required

LOUNGE / DINING ROOM

Spacious with log burner, beams, TV, sofas and direct access to the terrace and pool

BUNK /

TWIN BEDS

 

Both rooms sleep 2 children or adults with drawers and  garden views

OUR RATES

 

Weekly Rates for 2019

All prices include 4 people and car(s).  Please ask for nightly prices

January - March 

April - June           

July - August

September 

October - December

Additional Person

Pets Allowed

300€

375€

450€ (incl 22 Dec-2 Jan)

375€

300€

5€ pppn

Free of Charge

The rates include fresh bed linen, wash towels/tea towels, which are changed weekly.  Also includes tea, coffee, sugar, toilet paper, kitchen roll and central heating and/or wood for the log burner if required.

Check-in between 2pm-10pm, check out by 10am

10.00€ for late check out upon request

Take more time to relax and prepare for your onward journey, or just spend the time languishing in bed. Our late check out offers you to extend the holiday until 2 pm (subject to availability).  You can also leave your luggage with us if you wish to enjoy your final day out and about.

Well behaved pets are allowed with prior notice at no extra cost and should be kept on a lead.  Please pick up their mess and use the bins provided.  There are cats and a very friendly 14 year old Jack Russell on site.

 

OUR SERVICES

Terrace

The Gite has its own Terrace with BBQ, so you can dine alfresco with views of the pool and fantastic stunning landscape over acres of countryside.  The sunsets are amazing

Garden

Fantastic views of the stunning landscape over acres of countryside

Childrens, play area, Petanque, large garden games, also a lovely fishing pond for fun

Pool

The pool (7.5m x 3.5m, 1.2m deep) is a great way to cool down on those hot summer days (open May to October, weather dependant).  The kids can play while you just relax and watch the local wildlife.

Free Wifi

 

Take advantage of the FREE WIFI in the Gite and the surrounding gardens.

Wash Towels/Tea Towels

Wash towels (excl. pool towels) and Tea towels are  provided and changed weekly free of charge

Bed Linen

All bed linen is provided and changed weekly free of charge.

 

GALLERY

1/2
 

THINGS TO DO

AROUND THE ANJOU REGION

There is so much to discover & do within 30/40 mins drive.  Anjou wine is produced locally and wine tours are a must, which we arrange and chauffeur you during the summer.

For the energetic, there are plenty of choices with horseriding, cycling, walking, swimming, karting, canoeing, golf.  The nearby towns  of Saumur, Doue La Fontaine, Cholet, Angers, Thouars,  which have great chateaux, Troglodytes & Sarcophages, museums, gardens/parks,theme parks, restaurants, shops and much more.......

The nearest villages are Nueil-Sur-Layon (5kms) and Vihiers (9kms) which offers post offices, boulangeries, banks, supermarkets, tabac/bars and restaurants.

 

Information leaflets can be found in our communal wash house, along with maps of the local area. Check out the gallery below:

Wineries Tour

 

Do not miss out on one of our arranged  "Try before you buy" Wine Tours at our local vineyard.

Leisure Activities

There are plenty of activities nearby:

Fishing  is very popular, with a huge amount of lakes and rivers to choose from. Kayaking on the Loire and other local rivers.
Sailing on the lake in Saumur

Golf just outside Saumur & Bressuire

Cultural Sites

 

Chateaux are in abundance in the Anjour/Loire Region.

Only but a few; Chateau d'Angers, Chateau de Breze, Chateau de Saumur, Chateau de Villandry, Chateau de Montreuil Bellay, Fontevraud Abbey  and many many more...

 

 

 

 

 

The Troglodyte caves in Doue-La-Fontaine are a must see tourist attraction. There are many fine examples of troglodytes in towns and villages of the region such as Saumur and Doue le Fontaine. A very good example of this is the Troglodyte village of Rochemenier.

Market Tours

You can check out our many local markets.  Information is provided in your welcome pack

Horse Riding 

Fancy horse riding?  Well, you can, at our local centre

(Bookings do require plenty of notice) 

HOW TO FIND US

Sat Nav Co-ordinates
47.074023,-0.410750

47°04'26.5"N 0°24'38.7"W

 

Travel through the village of Clere-Sur-Layon, towards St Pierre a Champ (D54). After you have exited Clere-Sur-Layon, turn right at the first crossroads, where you will see the sign for Camping Le Serpolin and follow this single track road for approx. 2kms until a sharp bend to the right, where you will see Le Serpolin on your left.   Any problems, please contact us.

Ferry Ports;

St Malo  (3 hrs)  

Caen - Ouistreham(3 hrs)

Le Havre (3.5 hrs)

Cherbourg (4 hrs)

Calais  (5.5 hrs)

Airports;

Nantes (1.5 hrs)   

Poitiers (1.5 hrs)     

Tours (1.5 hrs)

Train Stations;    

Saumur (40 mins)     

Cholet (45 mins)

Angers (50 mins)  

 

GUEST REVIEW

"We (family of four) stayed in the Gite for a week in July 2017. The owners, Matt and Donna-Marie were very friendly and helpful.  The Gite is lovely, In beautiful surroundings. The views are out of this world.  I'd  recommend the invitation to the weekly BBQ!"

Jane & Bob

(Trip Advisor)

 
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