Loire Valley Holiday Cottages

Loire Valley Holiday cottages 

Gites with pool to rent in Loire valley France

Loire valley holiday cottages with shared heated pool and optional wine tours in the loire valley France.

“Definitely a great place to chill out, eat great food, visit lovely places and drink lovely wine plus  the great accommodation.”

Read more 5 star reviews below and on Tripadvisor.
Loire valley holiday cottages at Manoir de Gourin

Loire Valley holiday cottages

Our Loire valley holiday cottages are nestled at Manoir de Gourin in the village of St Macaire du Bois near Saumur.

We have rented out our stylish one-bedroom holiday cottages since 2008. Our recently renovated Studio Apartment is new for 2016.

The holiday cottages share a heated swimming pool and extensive gardens. Perfect for couples seeking a relaxing holiday without children in the Loire valley France .

The Loire Valley holiday cottages are beautifully presented for your arrival. Each cottage  has an open plan kitchen/sitting room, one bedroom and shower room. The holiday cottages sleep 2 adults with comfortable, king-size or large double beds. Twin beds can be arranged in Anjou Cottage and Montlouis Cottage. The Studio is a first floor one room apartment with large double bed and en-suite shower room.

Loire valley holiday cottages Garden Cottage

Dine among pots of lavender, flowers and herbs at Garden Cottage

The holiday cottages – or gites- are tastefully decorated and furnished to a high standard. The cottages have lots of character with wooden floor boards and original beams. They are decorated and furnished in contemporary style and benefit from recessed ceiling lights and spot lights. Soft ambient lighting is achieved with floor and table lamps.

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Guests from our Loire Valley holiday cottages on a Wine Tour with Simon

For added comfort the Loire valley holiday cottages are furnished with rugs, cushions and throws. The beds have crisp white cotton bed linen, individual  feather duvets and  large pillows. Soft white cotton bath towels are also provided. The cottages have a flat screen tv, dvd and cd player. A selection of dvds, cds, books and magazines are provided for relaxation.

Anjou Cottage,  Montlouis Cottage and Layon cottage occupy a recently converted 19th century coach house. The three adjoining cottages open onto a delightful courtyard. Within the courtyard is a palm tree for shade, a charming fountain and seating. Flowers and herbs are grown in pots for our guests to enjoy. A wonderfull sheltered spot.

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Loire valley holiday cottages guests enjoying an aperitif in the garden of Manoir de Gourin

Each cottage has an exclusive screened area within the courtyard. The area is furnished with a table, chairs and parasol for alfresco dining. It’s perfect for the long lazy lunches as loved by the French or for enjoying a glass or two of the local wines. External lighting also makes the courtyard a lovely setting in the evenings too. Cottage guests can also relax in a large, lovely, sunny, quiet garden overlooking the countryside listening to birdsong. The garden is furnished with barbeques, tables, parasols, chairs and loungers. 

Garden cottage is annexed to the Manor house and has separate entrance gates, secluded private garden and parking. Garden Cottage has a lovely, sunny garden, laid to lawn with shrubs and flowers and bordered by trees and hedges. The large paved terrace is furnished with garden table and chairs, sun-loungers and parasol. It’s a sunny spot ideal for sunbathing and barbequeing. Guests are able to pick their own herbs from the pots on the terrace. 

The Studio Apartment is accessed via an external staircase to the first floor. The Studio has a south facing balcony with pool and countryside views.

Here’s what are guests are saying on Tripadvisor:

  • “Easy access to many places of interest, highlighted in the information booklet provided. So useful if you don’t have great knowledge of the area.”
  • “The cottage we stayed in was immaculate, with everything needed for the two us. All in all it is highly recommended and we can’t wait to go back.”
  • The surrounding area is stunning with lots to do, from relaxing walks or cycles through the countryside to numerous little villages with excellent sightseeing, markets and quaint little shops.
  • “Beautiful location to spend a relaxing holiday in the lovely wine area of Saumur”
  • The hosts go the extra mile to make sure you have a comfortable stay recommending local restaurants and the most idyllic chateaux close by.”
  • “The ideal apartment to escape to.”

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