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From: 85.00 EUR per night 


4 Rooms, 4 Rooms with Private Bathroom, 10 Guests
We are an adults only establishment


Golf, Nature Trails, Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, Walking, Fishing, Cycling, Hiking, Bird Watching, Horse Riding, Wine Tours

Green Credentials

Alternative Energy Resources: Solar Panels, Water
Dietary Selections: Vegetarian, Vegan
We take actions to: conserve heat, conserve water, install eco-friendly lighting, reduce oil/gas carbon emissions, compost waste food, recycle wherever possible, use bio degradable cleaning agents, use reclamation building materials, use renewable natural furnishings, source food locally, offer local employment, instruct staff in green practices, include green room info packs, conserve/care for wildlife in our area, Fruit & Vegetable garden used to provide guest meals. Basic produce sourced from local organic market e.g. milk, eggs, bread, honey - taking our own refillable containers. Water from our own well


Type: Broadband
Wireless Facilities: Public Areas

Nearest Transport Links

International Airport: Nantes
Local Airport: Tours
Railway Station: Saumur

La Grande Maison d'Arthenay

Guest House, Les Verchers Sur Layon Saumur, Loire Country, France

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Set amongst the vineyards of the Loire ...
Set amongst the vineyards of the Loire ...
The Guesthouse..
The Guesthouse..
The Pigeon Tower..
The Pigeon Tower..
The Vine House
The Vine House
The Wine Caves
The Wine Caves


A 17c fortified former wine estate set within the Saumur vineyards offers a beautiful guesthouse in a stunning location. La Grande Maison, lying peacefully amidst the vines in the Parc Naturel Regional Loire-Anjou, is the perfect base from which to explore the local wine growing region and take a wine tour.

Wine is of fundamental importance to your stay here. Our cellars stock an incredible selection of Loire Valley wines that can be sampled with our Wine Sampling suppers. We serve quality food sourced locally and cooked simply using the freshest of ingredients.

La Grande Maison is set within it's own walled grounds. Situated on a hill with spectacular views over the local countryside of sunflowers and roses during the summer. A peaceful retreat surrounded by vineyard walks. There is a lake close by and Le Puy Notre Dame - Village of Charm is only a few minutes away by car or bike. A most impressive feature is the unusual underground pigeon tower, which once would have housed 1600 pigeons

An unusual and unique holiday location in the Loire Valley for those with a sense of adventure and history.

All four rooms are tastefully decorated with an en-suite bathroom or shower. Neutral tones, antique furniture, elegant throws and flowers give the rooms a peaceful charm.

The Mezzanine Room has a charming view over the gardens, available as a double it also has a mezzanine floor with a single bed accessible via a ladder. The garden rooms are especially romantic and charming. You can choose from the Old Bakehouse or the Vine Room. Both have contemporary en-suite shower rooms, stone fireplaces, terracotta tiled floors and stone walls.

From our Guest Book: "Another lovely experience at La Grande Maison! We've loved being here all over again and will be back again."   "You have a beautiful establishment in the most secluded, breath-taking area and of course your hospitality tops them all!" "How fortunate we were to stumble upon your little piece of paradise in our venture though the Loire. Thank you for such a warm and friendly welcome and for all the small things you have done that have made our stay so pleasurable."




From: 85.00 EUR per night, per room
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ROOM RATES: 75 euros single; 85 euros double; 115 euros triple; 5 euros per dog per night.

All rooms have either a private bath or shower room with hand basin and wc.

Breakfast is included in the room rate and includes freshly squeezed orange juice, fresh fruits, croissants and baguettes fresh every morning from the boulangerie, fresh coffee, tea or hot chocolate.

Tables D’Hôtes : Dinner can be served on Sunday and/or Monday evenings if requested in advance of your stay. A cold buffet supper with 1/2 bottle of local wine and coffee. 25 Euros per person.

Wine Sampling Dinners include a special selection of local wines to sample, aperitifs (local Coteaux de Layon), sparkling, Saumur white, Anjou rose, Saumur Champigny red, Cointreau from Angers and Combiers from the Saumur Distillery. 40 Euros per person. Please request this supper in advance of your stay Sunday or Monday night.

Premium Wine Sampling Suppers 60 euros per person. Includes a selection of some of the finer estate wines of the area. Please book all meals in advance Sunday or Monday night.

Picnic hampers are available on request. 15 Euros per person.

'Vine Adventure' Wine Tour Packages are available.

NEW - Wine Sampling Supper and Stay Packages: Includes a 2 night stay on a bed and breakfast basis with a Wine Sampling
Supper and Includes a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival. Price: 250 euros per couple. Available dates on request.

Please enquire for details of our Packages, and available dates, using the Form below.

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