In the Loire Valley, a Restored Guest House in Chateau Country; Sleeps 3 in La Petite


Saumur, Pays de la Loire, France
Single Family
2 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
3 Guests

Come to the Loire Valley and stay in a beautiful stone manor house of the 17th century, beautifully and lovingly restored by its owner, a famous English Decorator. The village itself is a protected site, with the lovely local stone, known as tuffeau, providing an evocation of earlier, more gracious eras. Enter the park through wrought iron gates and approach the Château de Félix, imposing and solid. Then enter into a world of 18th century intimacy and luxury, the perfect base to explore the history and the wines of the valley of the Loire.

Both the main house and the small house are of beautiful stone and date back to the 17th century. They have been beautifully and lovingly restored by its owner, a famous English Decorator. The village itself is a protected site, with the lovely local stone, known as tuffeau, providing an evocation of earlier, more gracious eras. Enter the park through wrought iron gates and approach the Château de Félix, imposing and solid. Then enter into a world of 18th century intimacy and luxury, the perfect base to explore the history and the wines of the valley of the Loire.

In the Petite Maison de Félix, there are two floors , with two bedrooms and a bathroom with shower on the second level. On the entry level there is a spacious and charming”Salon” l (iving room) with a fireplace where you can relax . The kitchen is modern, and fully equipped, eith a large dining table looking out to the garden.. The view from its picture window looks out over endless vineyards, a typical Loire Valley sight. Down ancient stone stairs, the lower level has a wonderful entertainment room with more casual furnishings and a cozy fireplace, but equally appealing decoration.

Outdoors, you will find dining tables and chairs under a shady tree, and plenty of garden in which to stroll, as well as to wonder at the troglodyte caves, a feature of the area. Of course, there is wifi.

The nearby town of Saumur, known for its famous Riding School and for its magnificent Château dating from the 15th century, and recently re-opened to the public after a long restoration, also offers some wonderful restaurants and plenty of friendly bars and cafes, for summer strolling. You can rent bikes and ride alongside the Loire river, or continue along to Chinon, known also for its wine and its castle, as well as the Châteaux of Montsoreau, Villandry, Azay le Rideau, Blois, Chambord, and so many more.

 More people ? You can also rent the Le Chateau de Félix, with  five more bedrooms,  and its many gracious, reception rooms

 

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