Outstanding opportunity to buy a thriving Gite business

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Reference: IFPC25093

Region: Pays de la Loire
Department: Maine-et-Loire
Nearest Sizeable Town: Doué-la-Fontaine

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  • Bedrooms: 9
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Golf
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Outbuildings
  • Swimming pool
  • Double glazing

Condition and Utility Information

  • Condition - Restored / Habitable
  • Roof - Good Condition
  • Drainage - Septic tank
  • Water - Mains
  • Heating - Central heating
  • Electricity - Mains


A unique opportunity to buy owners accommodation PLUS 3 wonderful beautifully renovated holiday homes in the spectacular Loire Valley with stunning vineyards views. Achieving a 13% return on your investment with audited accounts.

The cottages are situated in the heart of the Loire Valley Wine route, characterised by vineyards, historic chateaux and medieval villages/towns. Just minutes from the market town of Doue la Fontaine and historic Saumur the site is set in a tiny hamlet surrounded by countryside. Just a few minutes from the village Bar/tabac and boulangerie

All four properties are on the same site and were converted to a very high specification by the owners using French artisans, from original wine making barns and the farmhouse. Each property has its own garden/patio, BBQ and garden furniture. This ensures all guests have privacy. The properties and gardens offer a safe environment for children as it is entirely walled. A further garden, with lawns, flowers, roses, fruit trees, children’s play area, heated swimming pool and children’s paddling pool are situated in a glorious garden which overlooks vineyards. Guests return year after year to these beautifully maintained and decorated holiday homes. All redecorated 2015.

Property 1

sleeps 8.
• Three double rooms including a family room – all en-suite. • Large lounge/dining room with feature oak beams. • Semi-circular kitchen with wine press and original flagged floor.

Property 2

sleeps 6
• Two double rooms and a twin room. • Large shower room and separate toilet. • Lounge with wood burning fire. • Fully fitted kitchen. • Dining room, which opens out onto a pretty garden overlooking the vineyard, with lawn, flowerbeds, stone built BBQ and garden furniture.

Property 3

sleeps 2
• One double on an ‘L’ shaped mezzanine floor. • Romantic lounge, dining room and fully fitted kitchen. • French doors open to a lovely private patio with stone built BBQ, garden furniture and rose garden. The garden overlooks the vineyard

Property 4

sleeps 4/5
• Currently used as the owner’s accommodation. • Two double bedrooms. • Two bathrooms. • Large fitted kitchen/dining room with feature oak beams. • Lounge with feature oak beams. • Linen room or single bedroom. The apartment also has its own garden BBQ & barns.

All of the properties have been tastefully renovated throughout to retain period features. The owners maintain a high standard of decor and furnishings throughout. Each property is well insulated, and has new wiring and plumbing. Three have oil fired central heating and the fourth has electric central heating. Sale includes numerous outbuildings, including, garage, central heating room, bread oven, Cave, pool house, storage barns, workshop. The Properties are easily accessible, with major travel routes within easy reach: The Tgv from Paris goes into Angers and Tours and the rail link into Saumur is easy to use. Airlines fly into Tours, Poiters, Nantes and Rennes and the eurostar from London goes directly to Lille, from which a rail link or car hire will take you the rest of the way.

There are numerous golf courses nearby offering a challenge to both the novice and expert golfer and, being in the heart of the Parc National, there are numerous other activities close by, such as fishing, sailing, rowing, go-karting and horse riding.
Information on turnover, weeks booked, etc. available to parties interested in buying. For further information please contact us.

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€380,000 is approximately :
British Pounds : £334,400 Rate: 0.8800
US Dollars : $459,800 Rate: 1.2100
Swiss Francs : F410,400 Rate: 1.0800
Canadian Dollars : $589,000 Rate: 1.5500
Australian Dollars : $600,400 Rate: 1.5800
Hong Kong Dollars : $3,556,800 Rate: 9.3600

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