Saumur – Loire Valley France
Vacation Rental – Sleeps 6
Le Manoir de Champfreau with its private swimming pool – located just 10 minutes from Saumur France and in the heart of the Loire Valley – is available year round for weekly vacation rental.
The manor house is also a superb setting for your wedding, anniversary or other special event.
This 15th-century manor home is of great comfort and character, furnished with a collection of antiques and fine art with all the amenities of modern living.
Saumur Champfreau Manor Le Manoir de Champfreau is a spacious home: 120 square meters (1,200 square feet) and you will immediately feel at home.
Within its 3 acres of walled gardens, partially moated, centered on 50 acres, you will enjoy the privacy this exceptional manor home offers.
The delightful swimming pool within the walled garden provides complete privacy.
The two ponds and the partial moat attract wildlife and provide a serene meditative atmopshere.
You will find a large collection of art and architecture books in English and French for your use.
In summer the manor’s thick walls keep a welcomed coolness. In winter, enjoy being in front of a blazing fire by the imposing Gothic stone fireplace. Wood is provided.
Christmas and New Year holiday rental is available. During the holidays, the manoir is decorated with a Christmas tree, evergreens, holly and misletoe.
Rooms at Le Manoir de Champfreau
The Tapestry Bedroom is decorated in greens, blues and browns. This bedroom has its queen-size bed dressed in teal cut velvet.
The Rose Bedroom has a southern exposure with a captivating view of the fortified entrance and topiary garden. The walls are upholstered in a delightful rose and green floral fabric with coordinating curtains and bed head.
Amenities at Le Manoir de Champfreau
There is central heating with unlimited “instant” hot water.
Linen and towels are provided
A private swimming pool, barbecue area (both gas and wood) and a private terrace offer complete outdoor relaxation. Champfreau Manor gate house
Internet and telephone access
The kitchen is equipped with a large refrigerater freezer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee machine, electric tea kettle, a cooking surface with 3 gas and one electric burners and an electric oven with grill and rotiserie. All appliances are brand new.
There is a washing machine and clothes dryer for your use.
Within the living room and dining area there is access to satellite TV and the stereo system plays radio, tapes and CDs. An extensive collection of CDs range from jazz, classical, opera, lounge to pop.
The dining area has a large antique table that seats 8 comfortably.
There is beautiful wooden lawn furniture and both gas and charcoal barbeque facilities to enjoy. Outdoor dining takes place on a lovely mosaic topped table from Morocco.
3 bicycles are provided.
There is 1 bathroom and 1 shower room.
There is ample parking available both indoors and out.
Bed and bathroom linens, bicycles, fireplace wood, charcoal and gas for the barbecue are all provided at no extra charge.
Set within the Loire valley Nature park, this area has recently been included on UNESCO’s world patrimony list to preserve the spectacular scenery along 180 miles of the Loire, the last wild river in Europe.
The Loire valley is famous for its many châteaux where kings and their courts built an impressive array of stately homes ranging from medieval times through every period and style to the second empire in the mid-19th century.
This area is also known for its wine: Chinon, Bourgeuil or the rich, sweet wine of Coteau du Layon or the sparklings of Saumur. Le Cadre Noir, the classical academic riding school is based in Saumur (8 miles away) and gives gala evenings from April to October.
The ‘Futureoscope of Poitiers’ is only a few hours drive away. So come and enjoy!
You will be able to enjoy all of these activities during your stay at the manor:
Castles and churches
Outdoor food markets
By road, Champfreau manor house is 320 kilometers southwest of Paris – an easy 3-hour drive on the French autoroute.
Nearest international airport: Nantes – 85 miles
Nearest beach: 200 kilometers
Nearest ferry port: Caen – 300 kilometers
Nearest railway station: Saumur – 12 kilometers
Nearest autoroute: Saumur – 12 kilometers
Car: highly recommended to take advantage of the Loire Valley region, rentals available with Europcar and Hertz in Saumur.
Local markets in and around Saumur offer the finest in cheeses, fresh meat and fish, fruit and vegetables.
Varennes sur Loire is situated along the Loire river, 12 kilometers east of Saumur, half way between Tours and Angers in a UNESCO protected site.
Weekly Rental Rates Le Manoir de Champfreau
October – April 1,200 Euros
May – September 1,700 Euros
Christmas and New Years weeks 1,700 Euros
Weekly Rental Rates for La Maison Louis Richard
900 Euros – for 2 people
Champfreau Manoir & La Maison Louis Richard
For Champfreau Manoir & Maison Louis Richard please do contact us for special short-term stay prices which are available off season.