Cottage with 2 gites
2 Acres of land
Set in rural location
Beautiful landscaped gardens
Beautiful 18th Century Stone Cottage with 2 Holiday Gites set ub 2 acres of land.
Location: Between the pretty town of Bauge and the riverside market town of La Fleche. The cottage is on the outskirts of the small commune of St Quentin les Beaurepaire.
Summary : Traditional Stone cottage with 2 bedroom gite and 1 bedroom detached gite. Ongoing business and family home. Numerous beautiful gardens and pond. Great rural location but close to market towns.
Description: HIGH QUALITY GITE BUSINESS WITH FAMILY HOME, located in the Loire Valley, just a few minutes drive from two well serviced market towns.
The property is located in a quiet hamlet and comes with a large number of outbuildings and over 2 acres of grounds. It has operated successfully as a holiday rental business for some years and has a proven history of rentals.
The property is made up of Les Basses Granges (owner's house), which sleeps 2. Attached to this you have 'Stepping Stones' which is a very traditional 2 bedroom cottage (sleeps 4) and there is also a detached gite 'La Petite Ecurie', which sleeps 2.
The owner's house comprises: a large country-style brand new fitted kitchen with large pantry and utility/WC room. The kitchen has exposed oak timbers and double doors leading out to the garden decking and large pond area. The kitchen leads to a lounge area with beamed cieling and fireplace.
Small cellar or 'cave' can be used as workshop/storage or wine cellar.
Upstairs is a double bedroom and large bathroom with landing area, all with exposed beams.
The attached guest cottage (Stepping Stones) has a wealth of original features including exposed beams, original fireplace with wood burner and fully equipped dining and kitchen area. Open plan stairs lead to two very cosy double bedrooms, large landing area and an upstairs toilet and shower room. Outside is an off-road gravelled parking area with private garden.
The detached gite (La Petite Ecurie) consists of lounge/kitchen, south facing sun room and downstairs WC/shower room. Also retained is the original bread oven which makes a traditional feature. The wooden staircase leads to large oak-beamed cosy bedroom with beautiful views over the uninterrupted open countryside.
The outbuildings consist of: Original stone well in full working order with electic pump. Potting shed. Very large wooden shed/workshop with double doors. Two small brick outhouses suitable for storage.
With over two acres of well-maintained gardens, there is a selection of: Fruit and walnut trees, a pasture, petanque court and extensive tree and flower gardens.
A lvery large decked area outside the main cottage overlooks a beautiful, large mature ornamental pond with waterfall and numerous plants and koi fish.
Being south-facing, both properties benefit from all-day sun and stunning countryside views. Non of the properties are overlooked. North facing, there is open farmland with amazing views over the valley. Abundant wildlife includes deer, rabbits, vast array of birds, squirrels and badgers which can often be seen in the gardens.
Fast broadband internet connection and Sky Satellite connected to the three dwellings.
Gites are fully furnished included in price and other optional furnishings can be negotiated at an additional cost.
This property has the flexibility to continue as ongoing 1 or 2 gite business or would be a superb large family home with seperate cottage.
Mains electrictiy / water, well and septic tank.
Situated in the famous and historic Loire region, there are many towns and cities within easy reach such as Le Mans, Tours, and the beautiful cities of Saumur and Angers. Situated within 10 minutes of Le Loire, there are many activities including; boating, fishing and kayaking. The area is renown for a good selection of quality golf courses, lakes and beautiful walking and cycling trails. Of course, the area is famous for the many historic and well-preserved chateaux and quaint villages. The well-known local zoo in La Fleche attracts many visitors from far and wide.
Access to the A11 is only 15 minutes drive and local airports incude Tours, Rennes and Nantes all of which have low cost carriers to the UK.
The property is in a protected area, with no risk of future building/development in the immediate vicinity.