in a peaceful hamlet less than 5 miles (7km) from the
towns of Doue-la-Fontaine and Montreuil-Bellay, and
20km from Saumur, this
gite in St. Macaire du Bois provides
a perfect base for exploring the glorious Loire region.
(the old grainstore) and refurbished for 2012, is adjacent to the main
farmhouse and comfortably sleeps 2 to 5 persons making it ideal for families,
couples or small groups looking for a relaxing holiday.
This spacious, luxurious gite has
been renovated to an
extremely high standard
whilst retaining many period features; equipped with
a fully-fitted kitchen, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine, as
well as TV/DVD in the lounge.
internet access is also available.
set within a walled garden with areas provided at the front
and back for exclusive use by guests. A true bird watchers
and artists paradise.
Private covered parking
is also available.
The owners live on-site.
We aim to provide the highest
possible standards and will be
pleased to assist you
in any way we can!
REGION AND CLIMATE
All the world-famous chateaux of the Loire and
Anjou are within
easy reach and the historic towns of Saumur and Angers
are only 20 mins and 45 mins drive respectively.
Other activities include
local walking and cycle tours, golf, trips to amusement parks,
swimming at one of the nearby "Plan d'Eau"
(swimming lakes) or day trips to towns and beaches
on the Atlantic coast. Refer to our page on the region for more ideas.
The area is renowned for its fine Anjou
wines. Wine tastings are a must for all visitors!
The sunny climate in the Western Loire is comparable
to that of Poitou-Charentes with some of the highest
average number of sunshine hours recorded annually.
St Macaire du Bois is easily accessible by car from all
the channel ports and via the airports of Angers, Nantes, Tours,