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The Cottage, Annies House (La Bellevue)

Certificate of Excellence
42 reviews
Château de Saumur
Visit local fresh food markets throughout the week
Château du Rivau, near Chinon
Visit local Brocantes, flea markets, of a weekend
Holiday Rental House -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Saumur, Maine et Loire, Pays de la Loire
Short stays start from 2 nights. Wine tasting of Loire Valley wines with Gérald, a bilingual French wine professional. Breakfast and supper are available on request. A moment’s walk from La Bellevue, the reputed Trésor Belge restaurant which offers ‘happy hour’ from 5pm to 7pm.

Surrounded by vineyards and sunflower fields a warm welcome awaits you at our French-Anglo family home, La Bellevue, set in the pretty village of Pouançay, 10 mins from Montreuil-Bellay, ideally placed between Saumur and Chinon. Discover The Plantagenets, the famous châteaux and Loire attractions. Walking and cycle paths are in abundance, a boat ride along the Loire river is a delight, savor local cuisine and the diverse regional wines, also finding time to simply relax and enjoy the calm and peace of our village setting.

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About the Owner, Sarah-Jane B
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2009
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 88 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL109444
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Excellent - based on 42 reviews
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London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 for a stay in June 2017

This is our seventh visit to this beautiful gîte and we are returning again for a week in September. I can't rate it highly enough. The owners Gérald and Sarah-Jane are lovely hosts and absolutely nothing is too much for them. Sarah-Jane has a great knowledge of the local area and is always on hand with advice and tips when...

A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
Reviewed 25 April 2017 for a stay in April 2017

We had a perfect one-week holiday in this tiny, cosy and beautifully decorated house. It is situated in a very peaceful village, within easy reach of all beautiful towns and places to visit in the Loire valley. Though our main aim was to have a quiet rest, we also managed to visit the Montreuil Bellay with its fantastic castle, Montsoreau,...

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016 for a stay in April 2016

  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 9:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Full
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 2 nights
5 May 2018 -
8 Jun 2018
2 nights
9 Jun 2018 -
29 Jun 2018
Early Summer
3 nights
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
7 nights --
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  • Damage Deposit: £150 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Terms & Conditions :
* Heating & electricity are included within the cottage tariffs
* Additional Tariff : taxe de séjour : 0,80 cts per person, per night
* Arrival is from 17h00 onwards and departure is no later than 09h00
* A cautionary retainer of £150 will be held in the event of damage/breakages to the cottage/cottage items.
* The cottage and its inventoried equipment have been prepared to a high standard of cleanliness and presentation, should the cottage and its equipment not be left to an equivalent standard at departure we regret to inform you a cleaning charge of 60€ will be incurred
* The property is not suitable for babies or children
* We regret no pets are allowed
* Smoking is strictly not permitted
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About the neighbourhood
Pouançay: close to La Bellevue is the reputed Trésor Belge open for lunch, dinner and ‘happy hour’ between 5pm & 7pm (closed Mon & Tue). A scenic walk (9km/12km) is mapped, starting in front of the Mairie passing vines and troglodyte caves, while a leisurely potter to the Table d’Orientation particularly spectacular at sun-set, gives an impressive 360° view of the surrounding area, highlighting châteaux and points of interest.

St Leger de Montbrillais: (2kms) neighbouring Pouançay is a great little village for pick-up’s, St Leger has a post office, hairdresser, boulangerie (closed Wed), and a highly reputed boucher much favored by ourselves, we highly recommend trying the rillettes d’oie and be prepared to queue on a Sunday morning!
Getting around
A car is necessary.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Angers (also Tours & Poitiers): 75.0 km
Railway: Saumur: 25.0 km
Ferry: St. Malo, Caen: 272.0 km
Airports : Angers (55 mins), Tours & Poitiers (70 mins).

Airlines : British Airways flies from London City Airport to Angers 3 times per week, 2 flights per day. Ryanair flies from London Stansted to Tours and from Birmingham to Poitiers. Car hire is available from the above mentioned airports and we will happily provided details if this is required.

Ferry : Sea France & P&O sail from Dover to Calais. SpeedFerries sail from Dover to Boulogne. Brittany Ferries sail from Portsmouth to Caen & Cherbourg. CondorFerries sail from Portsmouth to Cherbourg.

Eurostar : travelling from London take Eurostar to Paris or Lille, next take a TGV train directly to Angers (70 mins). Changing at Angers will be required to continue to Saumur (30 mins). Car hire is available from Angers &...
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 20.0 km.
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