Mme Sarah-Jane Beaumont
8 rue Jeanne Ogeron
8 rue Jeanne Ogeron
Two independant one bedroomed holiday cottages located between Saumur & Chinon. Set in the peaceful and private grounds of 'La Bellevue' a French-Anglo family home in 'un village de charme'. A tranquil rural setting close to amenities and the many Loire Valley Châteaux & attractions.
Description of Chambres D'Hotes:Choose between The Cottage, 'Annie's House' and The Barn, 'La Grange d'Henri', two independant gites for couples seeking a quiet retreat yet wish to remain close to local amenities, the Loire Valley Châteaux and attractions.
Each of the gites are private, furnished and equipped to a high standard to ensure home-from-home comfort. ‘Annie’s House’ has a private garden terrace with a spectacular view, idyllic for relaxing, being serenaded by birdsong and enjoying outside dining. ‘La Grange d’Henri’ has a spacious decked terrace leading out from the sitting room and shares the same spectacular view, a glorious suntrap and as night falls subdued outside lighting sets a romantic ambience while dining outside.
Close to Saumur and Chinon this stunning rural setting of undulating vineyards and un-spoilt countryside is a popular choice for those wishing to ‘switch off’, for cyclists and ramblers while other activities; wine courses & wine tasting tours, riverside beaches, water sports, canoeing & kayaking are options and a short distance away. Micro-light & hot air balloon flights are also possibilities.
Explore local fresh food markets, weekend Brocantes (flea-markets) and the stunning towns set along the edge of the Loire river. Nearby are the historical and famously Châteaux dominated towns of Angers, Azay le Rideau, Bréze, Candes St. Martin, Chenonceau, Chinon, Fontevraud l’Abbaye, Montsoreau, Montreuil-Bellay, Saumur, Richelieu, Tours, Ussé, Villandry… all of which make a fabulous day out.
During your stay why not visit our wine bar 'Bistrot Les Tontons' in Place Saint Pierre, set in the heart of the historical quarter of Saumur, a short walk from the stunning Château. Open from 10h00 to 23h30, choose to lunch or dine on French cuisine with a twist and discover the superb variety of wines from the Loire Valley and throughout France – wine lovers are in for a treat!
Private Wine Tasting Tours : visit 'Loire Valley Uncorked' on TripAdvisor.co.uk and read the outstanding reviews for our wine courses and tasting tours privately conducted by Gerald, a bilingual French wine professional from a long established Loire Valley wine making family from Brissac-Quincé near Angers.
Attractions:Should you wish to experience the local attractions, there are opportunites to go horse back riding, play golf at many of the courses. For the adventurous, hot air balloon rides over châteaux. Experience a Troglodyte Zoo, venture into the mushroom caves and visit numerous museums.
DirectionsPouançay is 8kms from Montreuil-Bellay, 25kms from Saumur and 29kms from Chinon.
From Saumur take the N147, direction Loudun/Poitiers towards Montreuil-Bellay.
By-passing Montreuil-Bellay look out for the fabulous château, you can't miss it from the road!
Continuing along the N147, direction Loudun and Poitiers, you will shortly drive through La Motte Bourbon, continue for approx. 1km outside of the village before turning right on to the D55.
Resembling a country lane, you will see the pretty village of Pouançay.