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Genuine French Experience At The Wing Of The Manor



Updated: 03-Oct-2016
Genuine French Experience At The Wing Of The Manor

'The Garden of France' is famous for its legendary châteaux (over 150 of them), which guard a fascinating array of secrets. With its sparkling wine and delightful countryside, its the perfect place to rest and relax.

The Primetiere Manor House is a 16th century nobleman's house with a tufa (stone) tower on the south front edge and an unusual opened stone step on the grounds. This building is surrounded by 50 acres of fields, cultures and woods.

On site there is : a swimming pool (10 m x 5 m, shared with owners), badminton, a tennis table with other games, a play area for children with a sandpit and a swing.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

With my husband, I settled in this manor given by my grand mother and we restored it for 30 years.

I used to teach in primary schools. I can help your children to speak a little more french, why not ?

When I was 15, I had a crush on this very old farm (16th century) and I just wanted to live here with my future family.

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Speaks English, French

2 Reviews

based on 2 holidaymaker reviews


A wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

What a glorious gem hidden in the countryside. Dominique, the owner, was lovely and went out of her way to make us feel welcome. My children loved her as much as we did. They fed and milked goats, talked to Nutella the pony, were introduced to the baby rabbits and held hour old chicks in their hands.

The house and pool are wonderful and in the most beautiful setting. The owners live on site but they are not intrusive in any way. The tiny village of Jarze has an excellent butcher and boulangerie and a small Proxi supermarket for essential supplies. The bigger town of Bauge has everything you need. There are daily markets in the beautiful surrounding villages. We went to La Fleche and Beaufort en Valle.

There is a games room with all sorts including table tennis table, a child's bike, go kart and scooter. It was a tranquil week in a perfect setting. We will be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your news !! Happy to see that you came back safely.my daughter found two epads next to the tv after her party.you really want to come back then! Can you give me your address please ? Big hugs to everybody ! Love xxx Do and lise
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Fabulously relaxing - 5 *****

  • 5 of 5

We had such a relaxing stay at la Primetiere I cannot recommend it enough. The hosts are warm, welcoming, yet inobtrusive and respectful of your privacy. Each morning we awoke to the pool being cared for, ready for us to enjoy again - a major draw for our 7 and 10 year old children! After a busy day out, or one chilling by the pool, we enjoyed barbequeues in the evenings whilst being entertained by the owners cats chasing butterflies, moths and crickets. Often we were provided with fresh fruit and vegetables from the garden - peaches, plums, courgettes - gorgeous! The property is full of character and was more than roomy enough for the 4 of us. If you're after a peaceful retreat with access to nearby towns and activities la Primitiere provides exactly that. We enjoyed canoeing down the Loire from Menitre (near Saumur) and hiring bikes at Gennes. We also visited the Troglodyte village & the BioParc zoo (fantastic) at Doue la Fontaine and several chateaux. The children also enjoyed visiting the owners' ponies, goat and sheep in the grounds to the rear of the property. A truly relaxing holiday - thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We decided to have a rental, as my sister (Benedicte Goodwin, Chateau Vary). We had an inoccupied large room which became the living room and the kitchen. We shared incredible moments with all our guests during 15 years!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Tours at 80 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Baugé at 10 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Cherbourg at 315 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Baugé at 10 Kilometres Nearest Train : Angers at 30 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A11 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Baugé at 10 Kilometres Nearest Beach : La Baule at 190 Kilometres Car: necessary


Rental rates

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

For insurance purposes, we are obliged to state both SWIMMING POOL and the PLAYGROUND AREA ARE NOT SUPERVISED and that safety of children in these areas is the responsibility of parents.
Please note that the playground area is only suitable for children between the ages of 18 months and 07 years.
Please ensure that the swimming pool gate is kept closed and locked for the safety of all children.

Cheques in euros at the order of Christian and Dominique Augonnet - bank transfers available.
Non refundable deposit of 25% of the total holiday cost. Balance paid 8 weeks before the start of the holiday to the holiday start date. (If booking after 8 weeks before the start of the holiday to the holiday start date the full amount).

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 03-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

A typical 500 years old manor from Anjou with tufa stones and "fenêtres à meneaux", surrounded by a lovely flowered garden (swimming pool in the middle, a safe hidden troglodyte, a little farm greedy animals!). THE PLACE TO REST PEACEFULLY!

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • One extra bed is available in the living room. Cot available.


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Mini farm with horses, sheep, goats, hens, ask the owner to have a visit

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