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Enchanting Luxury 2 Bed Private Quiet Cottage With Fishing Lake 2.5 Acre Garden

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Luxury Delightful Cottage Mouliherne with all amenitys ,Near Saumur Loire Valley , France - Peaceful Country Location 10 Minute To Walk Mouliherne

Cottage is set in pretty rural location entered by drive with electric gates , quiet romantic place, my love of rustic antique furniture is splattered throughout the cottage with some modern shabby chic too, We have wi fi at the cottage. There is a comfy lounge with squishy leather three piece, Large walk in shower with antique marble sink set in original cupboard this was from a Chateau, the bathroom is situated on ground floor. This is a quirky cottage with large original fireplace and log burner, good kitchen plenty of cupboards kitchen area and dining all in one, Once you are up the quirky stairs this has low ceilings as gable, but not that low in main bedroom children love the twin room done in a fairy style enchanment. There is a lovey terrace for you to sit out and relax maybe a glass of wine this is covered area for your personal use so if a spot of rain you can still sit out. There is lovely large walled garden for you to sit out very private and also a large field with a fishing lake. Nice walk or for a picnic. There is also the Large lake for Mouliherne around the corner with childrens play area and also nice place for a picnic. We have a house oppisite with one guest room for B and B or can just book as Bedroom it has private bathroom and private entrance so if Bijou is not big enough why not book this too. it is listed on Owners direct Le Gustavieene.

Jane Stiley
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
26 June, 2017

About Jane Stiley

I am English with French partner who was born in the village so full of knowledge where to visit, we enjoy this wonderful region, We appreciate what our region has to offer - wines, châteaux and of course the most excellent food and restaurants.

I adore Antiques and all things Shabby Chic.

When possible enjoy meeting up with people who rent our cottage, many of whom come back year after even two or three times in the same year.

Jane Stiley purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Jane Stiley chose Maine-et-Loire

I moved to France and choose the Loire Valley firstly after meeting a wonderful couple with whom I bought several properties with and I had the up most confidence in I felt when buying a property in a foreign country this is so important..

For me the Loire Valley was perfect. Not too hot or too cold.

Within easy reach of UK by ferry or plenty of easy airports also to connect with mainland Europe. Close enough to the coast for a day trip Recommend La Baule and we are lucky enough to live with some of the finest French wines, apple orchards surround us and châteaux to visit on our doorstep.

We love the climate and everyone is so friendly and helpful.

What makes this cottage unique

Our property and cottage have been totally renovated and we have enjoyed every minute, La Grande Maison is in a little place on the edge of Mouliherne called L`Oisellerie and La Petite Bijou is in the grounds so if you need us we are close but also have you privacy if you wish. If you want more to stay at the same place our house is oppisite Bijou , we have a room in our house too if someone wants to stay near to you on the ground floor so great for people midley disabled, in our property is in easy to walk to the lake just around the corner , but we have a large lake in our own grounds with plenty of fish for you to use if you wish.

Châteaux and vineyards are in easy reach and there are outdoor pursuits etc as well as places of historic interest. We have Golf and horse riding not to far away.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Tastefully decorated lovely cottage to stay exactly as described by the owners who are very nice and helpful. Very good location, although we couldn't find the place at first and the owner helped us with direction. Surrounded by vineyards, It takes only 15-20 minutes to reach Saumur where plenty of activities are available for both adults and children, shopping centre with supermarket, also from there you can start travelling along river Loire and visit Castles. We stayed for 3-4 days and would love to return and stay longer - so much to see! Anna London Trip advisor

Spent an enjoyable 10 nights in this well presented cottage, thoughtful welcome pack on arrival, cottage contained an array of cleaning materials. Well laid out accommodation, with everything that is needed whilst on holiday. We don't generally watch tv whilst on holiday but the added touch of English TV was a welcome change. Wifi worked best outside on the patio but the signal is coming from the owners house so was to be expected. Generous private garden available with a short stroll to a private lake. Not very much happening in the village of mouliherne, saumur which is a very nice place to visit was an easy 20 minute drive.

Lots of positives about the cottage, modern and clean, safe parking at night with a remote controlled gate to keep things secure Tripadvisor
Mar 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mouliherne in Pays de la Loire

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Children welcome safe walled garden field beyond can play run with knowledge they are safe although supervision by small lake in our field
Location Type:
  • lake
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Beautiful bathroom with large walk in shower and large antique bathroom marble vanity unit with large mirror above situated on ground floor
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: One double bedroom and one with twin beds upstairs
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Notes on accommodation: Charming Romantic luxury Character Cottage In a Quiet Country Setting , having all the traditional features of exposed stone walls, beams and a large fireplace which has been tastefully restored there are all the modern amenities that you would expect of luxury accommodation designed to be a home from home experience. So easy to explore our beautiful region from here as your base. The accommodation of this cottage comprises a cozy lounge with Sumptuous Quality Leather Suite and satellite tv and a overhead fan to keep you cool. Dining room with Antique Furniture, Fully equipped kitchen, and 2 first floor bedrooms, Large luxury bathroom on the ground floor with Large Shower. The kitchen has gas hob, electric oven - fridge, dishwasher, microwave, coffee filter, kettle, toaster etc. The double bedroom (Family) with unusual cast iron double sleigh bed, this room also has a small Child's bed size settee, A mix of Quality Modern and Antique Furniture - Bedroom 2 has two single beds. Will sle Outside: Very private cottage approached over drive with covered area to sit and eat and drink if its to shelter from the sun or a sprinkle of rain can still sit outside. Barbecue and Jacuzzi also lake to fish in grounds and a lovely private garden. Sun chairs available. Utility Room: Washing machine Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen are available at extra cost


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

Lovely property set in great grounds which our dog loved. Great owners,there if you need them.

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Great Clients beautiful dog wanted to keep Kizzy, the property was left very clean and I wish them all the best for the future.
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A gem in the Loire Valey

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing weak in this lovely typical French cottage in the small village of Moulihern. It is a beautifully furnished, warm and very cosy little house. We found it very clean and the kitchen was supplied with everything needed. We did enjoy our stay there and so did our dog! She loved the walks in the safe fenced area around the pond.

The house is conveniently situated if you want to explore the beauty of the valley with its numerous chateaus and museums and picturesque nature, as well as for a quiet country retreat.

Thank you so much, Jane! We have already recommended 'Le Petit Bijou' to friends of ours and we'll be very happy to come back again!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable, private and well equipped cottage

  • 5 of 5

A most enjoyable holiday in a peaceful and pretty location. Convenient for visiting local attractions with a boulangerie and small supermarket in the village.The cottage is very well appointed offering good amenities and comfort with a small outside attached covered private area. Nice grounds in which to relax. Would certainly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many Thanks , Perfect Guests to have stay at your property, welcome to return anytime. 10 /10
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Lovely property very quiet

  • 5 of 5

This holiday was really good the place was lovely and clean

Was in easy reach of all the local areas we wanted to visit had a wonderful week

The owners were so helpful and we we definately return

Thanks for brill week away in your cottage

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Glad you liked Bijou, You are welcome to return anytime. Kind Regards
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lovely cottage with a beautiful garden

  • 5 of 5

fantastic holiday cottage very comfortable with everything you needed. Jane and Gerard made us very welcome and were most helpful. the garden was delightful and very safe for our dog who loved it. We would definitely return to this lovely cottage. also only 1 mile from a delightful village.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us it was a pleasure to meet you both, I hope you enjoyed it as much as we did meeting you.. I hope you will catch many more FISH !!! Mr Chairman , then recommend us to others. Many Thanks once again...
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The property is very spacious and quirky. Lovely oak beams and very quiet.

  • 5 of 5

In the middle of nowhere but only 1/2 hr away from the river Loire it made a lovely base to stay. It fully lived up to its promise. It is beautifully kept and Jane,the owner, couldn't do too much for us. What she couldn't sort then Gerrard, her partner was on hand. We would have no hesitation telling friends and family about this lovely accommodation. The village nearby had most of our immediate needs including a restaurant. We are looking forward to a return visit in the not to distant future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you it was a pleasure to meet you and I do hope if you are in our region again , you will pop in to say hello , we certainly would welcome you back anytime to stay with us you would be most welcome.
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Romantic Deal
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
Early Booking Holiday Deal
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
Late Holiday Break
2 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £14 per night, per additional guest
Book Early
4 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas and New Year Break
16 Dec 2017 - 12 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £126.33
Cleaning fee £67.38

Booking Notes:
Refundable damage Clean deposit of £150.
Deposit due on reservation and Full payment due 8 weeks prior to holiday.

Changeover Day:
Saturday in high season please but please ask as will be flexible if possible.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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