The charming cottage “La Brosse”****, near Saumur, in the Loire Valley, in Anjou, for 6 to 8 persons.
“La Brosse” archive dates back to the 14th century. Later in 1666 “La Brosse” is described as a farm with barns, stable, vineyard on feet, all for 25 arpents. A rock garden was built in 1861 in the Brosse garden, water fell in cascade. “La Brosse” remained in use as a farm until 1975. The buildings were completely restored in 2003, preserving exposed beams and stones. This is how “La Brosse” and “Le Pressoir” became charming cottages near Saumur.
In the gîte de La Brosse****, you will find on the ground floor, a large entrance opening onto a comfortable living room (34m²), decorated with XIXth century furniture where it is nice to live by the fireplace. The adjoining kitchen-dining room (26m²) is equipped with all the comforts you need. Through the kitchen window, you may be surprised to see 1 or 2 wild boars, envious of your vegetable peelings. There, many “pigs” proudly rub shoulders in the hunting park. The kitchen opens onto the covered terrace where it is pleasant to enjoy the sun. You are in your own private, enclosed garden (1700m²) overlooking a 19th century rockery and the Château. Still on the ground floor, the entrance also gives access to a separate toilet and a double bedroom where the bedposts are finely carved. Then, you will find the bathroom, with washing machine and dryer. Upstairs, two attic double bedrooms share on the landing, a shower and a WC. To ward off the cold, an insert installed in the living room also heats all the other rooms with heat vents.
While being very functional, the gîte de La Brosse is comfortable, warm and friendly.