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House In The Country With Private Pool



Updated: 29-Aug-2016
House in Mignac, Nr. Loudun/Chinon, Loire Valley, France - Very Peaceful Location Yet Within Easy Reach Of The Loire Valley

Mignac is a little hamlet situated in the north of Departement 86, so very close to the Loire Valley and all that it has to offer. Loudun is the closest town, however we are within half an hour of Saumur with its famous Cadre Noir Equstrian Centre and Chateaux. It is a renovated farm dwelling which was built on the site of an old troglodyte farm dwelling and in the garden there are lots of shallow caves hollowed out of the tuffeau limestone so a fun place in which children can safely play. There is a swimming pool in the garden.

A new Centre Parcs has opened in 2016, just 8 kms away and you can buy day tickets.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

James and I live in Northern Ireland. We have 2 grown up children. I adore cooking and am a caterer by profession. We run a small bed and breakfast here in Northern Ireland and love to use local produce as much as possible. We have 2 self catering properties in France. One is in Brittany and one is just south of the Loire so we love to visit France and search for new recipe ideas and try all the delicious food and wine there.

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Speaks English, French

1 Reviews

based on 1 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely rustic French house in beautifully quiet surroundings. The kids loved the pool.

  • 4 of 5

House had everything we needed in a quiet location. The pool was a great asset.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you had a good time. I do hope you'll come again some time.
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From the Owner

We fell in love with the caves and having the private pool is great. The area is just so full of interest that each time we go we find something else new about it. In Saumur is the famous Cadre Noir and as my daughter adores horses this is a real favourite haunt. Chateaux abound in the area and it is a fascinating day out. The area is also steeped in history from Chinon with the Joan of Arc connections to Fontevraud d'Abbaye where Richard the Lionheart is buried. The food and the wine aren't so bad either.

Activity and Interests


Loudun is 10 minutes away.

We are 4 hours driving time from Cherbourg.

Nantes airport is 2 hours away and Poitiers is 45 minutes.

Tours Airport is 1 hour.

Saumur, Chinon and Fontrevaud d'Abbaye are very close.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
20 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
24 Jun 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
26 Aug 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
23 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
On booking a 25% non refundable deposit is required to secure the booking. The balance is required 2 months before the start of your holiday. A refundable deposit of £100 is required to cover any damage, this is returned after your return when we have checked the property.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 29-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Location Type

  • rural


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom has a bath with a shower over the bath, a wash basin and wc.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed. Bedroom 2 has twin beds and bunk beds


  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 bicycles


  • Self-catering

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


  • Outside: There is a 7m enclosed circular swimming pool. There are 2 loungers and a small table and chairs with a parasol for beside the pool. There is a large table with folding chairs for those who want to dine outside. There are several caves in the garden. One has an old bread oven in it and there are 3 bicycles for exploring the immediate countryside. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen is included but not towels.

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