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La Cour de Pierres pretty cottage with great views

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Saumur, Maine et Loire, Pays de la Loire
Set within a relaxed rural environment yet only 3-4 minutes drive ,or a pleasant 20 minute walk, to the nearest town which has 2 bars one with a lunch time restaurant. There are a variety of shops and businesses in the village including, a boulangerie, hairdressers, Artisan Chocolatier, pharmacy and a GP surgery. There is a bar restaurant in Parcay which is about 5 minutes drive away that opens daily. On Monday and Wednesday evenings products can be bought direct from the local organic farm shop.

Recently refurbished to a high standard this self-contained dwelling adjoins the owners own farm house and can comfortably sleep 4-5 people. La Cour de Pierres is laid out over 2 floors of a tower which gives a dual aspect over the courtyard on one side and rolling fields and woodland on the other.

On the ground floor there is an open plan k...
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Listing #HL213491
About the Owner
gillian s
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2012
Interaction with guests
Gill and Tony are on hand during your stay and can help with any problems, advise on places of interest to visit and which is market day in the local town. The amount of interaction is determined by the guest and their requirements. If advice or information and help with anything is required then we are more than happy to provide it, if you wish to be self sufficient then this is also good.
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place, Gillian and Tony made us very welcome and nothing was too much trouble, even with 3 very large dogs taking over the place. We even got our horse fix with Gillian encouraging me to groom one of her lovely horses. Fantastic...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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gillian s, VR Owner at La Cour de Pierres pretty cottage with great views, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

It was a pleasure to have you all visiting us. Such well behaved dogs and the owners weren't bad either! You left the property lovely and clean so thank you and I do hope we see you back again Gill

Reviewed 25 September 2018

Lovely gite, very well equipped and with friendly owners on site. Perfect for visiting the wineries and chateaux of the Loire Valley. We would love to return for a longer stay next time.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Said B
gillian s, VR Owner at La Cour de Pierres pretty cottage with great views, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2018

Thank you, we would love to welcome you back!

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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a week here as a family, our first family trip to France, and we could not have picked a better place. The cottage was lovely, clean and well looked after. It had everything we needed and the garden was a great space for...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Kim B
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Twin
    2 Fulls
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Euros and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: €200 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Please enquire about our special offers which are available for early bird bookings please contact owner for current offers. Nightly rate is for 3 nights or less. Please ask about rate for more than 3 nights. For bookings of 2 weeks or more a 10% discount will be given at the time of booking. A local tax sejours is payable on departure, this is 1 euro per night per person 14 and over. A receipt is given by owner on payment. Part week or mid week change overs possible do please feel free to ask about your particular requirements. Check in and out times can be flexible by prior arrangement. Please ask the owner if you have specific requirements. A damage deposit of 200 euro is payable and will be refunded in full after the end your holiday subject to the property being left as found. Failure to clean the property to the required standard will result in a deduction of 80 euro, damage will be charged at cost.To secure a booking a deposit of of rental will be requested to be paid via Hol... more
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About the neighbourhood
Very close to the small market towns of Bauge, Noyant and Vernantes, with the larger Market town of Saumur only 20 minutes away. Saumur has a large Saturday market where fish, local produce and artisanal goods can all be purchased. There is also a small market on Wednesdays on the island in the middle of town. Local markets are available throughout the week in one of many of the neighbouring market towns where local cheeses, meat, vegetables and wines are all available for purchase. Tours has a spectacular market located in areas across the town centre and is well worth a visit. The museum of Jules Debois, famous french sculpture is just 5 mins drive away.The village of Vernoil is just a 5 minute drive or 20 minutes walk through the the apple orchards and in the village you can find the bo... more
Getting around
A car is essential to stay at the property but once you have arrived bicycles are available for the use of guests. There are 4 on hand at all times but it may be possible to provide an 5th on request. Please note that all cycles are for adults.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Tour/Nantes/Poitiers from: 65.0 km
Railway: Saumur: 25.0 km
Ferry: Caen and La Havre: 250.0 km
Brittany Ferries Portsmouth to Caen 2.45 hour drive; LD lines Portsmouth to Le Havre 3.5 hour drive
P+OFerries Dover to Calais 5 hour drive: LD Lines Fast Cat Dover to Boulogne 5 hour drive
Euro Tunnel to Calais 5 hour drive
Ryan Air Manchester/ Stansted Tours 50 minute drive. Flybe Belfast/Leeds/Newcastle/Southampton to Tours 50 Minute drive
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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