FERRY & COTTAGE
France > Atlantic Loire Valley > CONTIGNE
This very individual detached property is full of character and has some superb features, having been originally converted from a chapel. Set in large grounds on a hilltop in undulating countryside near LL1995 Max 10+. Huge open plan ground floor has colourful, well equipped fitted kitchen (fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, small table/chairs) leading to utility room (washing machine); dining area with door to private garden and pool and, in the round end of the building, a comfortable lounge area (fireplace with inset, tv). Wc. First floor has 2nd wc and 3 bedrooms - a master room with king size bed (en suite shower/wc), a round room with double bed and a twin (both with en suite shower). Narrow spiral stairs up to the 2nd floor with light, spacious triple bedroom (3 single beds). Travel cot. Central heating (heat pump) €80/week. Large private garden with swing, furniture, bbq and gas plancha. Shared front courtyard area. Utility charge: included. Private Pool: 13m x 6m and up to 1.40m deep with safety cover. Heated and open from end May to mid September. Lovely covered outdoor dining area and direct access to annexe with shower/wc, small sauna, steep open tread stairs to mezzanine (double sofa bed) and bedroom (king size bed).
Just 9k from here is the charming small 'cité de caractère' of St Denis d'Anjou which is a lovely place to visit. There's a 16th century wooden market place, narrow streets filled with flowers and a fortified Romanesque church with beautiful frescoes.