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The Old Farmhouse

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The house

Renovated 18th Century stone built farmhouse which has been converted into owners accomodation and a gite. It has been furnished to a very high standard with a blend of modern furniture and original features throughout such as beamed ceilings, remains of an original grain press and exposed stone work. The gite is extremely spacious and both bedrooms are en-suite.

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Local contact
  • Safe for small children
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Vegetable garden
  • Fenced garden
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Internet
  • Bicycles at the house
  • Fireplace
  • Hair dryer
  • With swimming pool

Surroundings

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The farmhouse is situated in a small farming hamlet and set in an enclosed landscaped garden offering guests their own parking area. The gite has it’s own paved terrace area with barbecue and is fully equipped for outside dining or relaxing in the peace of the country side. There is an overground swimming pool (5mtrs x 1.2mtrs) which is ideal for cooling off or for children to splash around. In our grassed garden there are swings, sea-saw, swing ball, trampoline, table tennis, badmington net & plenty of space for children to run around. We are only 3 minutes drive away from the lovely town of Montreuil-Bellay with it’s charming Chateau & River Thouet or less than 15 minutes drive from the vibrant town of Saumur, the old town of Thours and the picturesque town of Doue le Fontain with one of Europes top zoo’s.

  • Rural

Restaurants, food & wine

There a several very good resturants / bars in Montreuil-Bellay offering a wide variety of menus. The Anjou region is renowed for it’s wine so there are many vineyards to be discovered in the area where the owners will offer tours and wine tasting. Saumur has a host of international resturants and bars.


Activities

There are very good cyling and walking paths around us, we would be happy to help you plan your route. Montreuil-Bellay has an open air swimming pool, canoeing, theatre & cinema. Saumur you will find pony treking, canoeing, river cruises, an indoor & outdoor swimming pool, go karting, bowling & golf.

  • Bicycle
  • Near hiking trails
  • Near riding
  • Fishing
  • Water sports

Further remarks

We welcome children

Sorry No Pets

No smoking allowed inside the gite.Weekend lets are available with the exclusion of July, August & September. Prices will be made at the time of enquiry dependant of number in party.

Pick up and departure from either Poiters or Tours airports or Saumur train station can be arranged. Prices will be submitted at time of enquiry.

From May onwards a discount of 20% is offered for all bookings of more than one weeks gite hire.

A discount is offered for occupancy of under 5 persons in the gite during the months of MAY, JUNE, OCT, NOV & DEC. This rate will be supplied at the time of enquiry.

Evening meals are available for the day of arrival or during your stay. Price for a three course meal, including wine, soft drinks and coffee is 12 Euros per person. Evening meals can be taken with the proprieters or in the comfort of your own gite.


Availability of 'The Old Farmhouse'

Julie Fleming has last updated the calendar on 13 Jan 2019

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Visited in September 2007

Wij hebben een mooie week gehad in en rondom deze gite! Een prachtige omgeving, daadwerkelijk de \'tuin\' van Frankrijk. Een heel gevarieerde streek. Veel fietsmogelijkheden. De gite staat 3 km van Montreuill, hier kun je dus als je wilt op de fiets heen. Een leuke plaats met diverse winkels en een hele grote supermarkt. Ook is hier een mooi kasteel te bezoeken. De gite is onderdeel van een oude boerderij, zoals de naam al zegt. Naast de gite zit een bed&breakfast (van dezelfde eigenaren) en daarnaast wonen de eigenaren. Erg aardige mensen. Je zit aardig op jezelf, maar als je vragen hebt op hulp nodig hebt, helpen Julie en Keith je. Aan de andere kant van de weg (in het gehucht Panreux, ten zuidwesten van Montreuill-Bellay) zit een boerderij, leuk voor kindjes om koeien te kijken. De gite ziet er keurig schoon en verzorgd uit en is van vrijwel alle gemakken voorzien. Voor kinderen is er speelgoed, schommels, voetbaldoeltje, basketbalpaaltje en de kipjes om naar te kijken. Het is ons erg goed bevallen!

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Visited in June 2007

Heel mooie en bijzonder comfortabele woning, midden van een landelijke omgeving. De rust is hier alom!

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