The Cottage, Annie's House

Awarded a Certificate of Excellence 2017 by TripAdvisor.  Quaint and cosy, Annie's is a self-catering holiday cottage for couples.  Beautifully presented, prepared and equipped to a high standard.


The cottage comprises of a light/airy double bedroom, a wooden staircase* leads down into a spacious living room and seperate kitchen, adjoined by a generous sized shower room.  Outside, Annie’s courtyard is fully furnished and attractively decorated with large potted shrubs and roses.


Close to the château town of Montreuil-Bellay, half-way between Saumur and Chinon.  Local amenities, food markets, brocantes (flea-markets), discovery of the Loire's rich history, majestic châteaux and attractions are all easily accessible.


* The staircase is NOT suitable for those with impaired mobility and knee conditions.


Water & electricity are included.

Description & Weekly Tariffs 2018


The Bedroom : light and airy the bedroom is furnished with an attractive chair, full length mirror, chest of drawers and clothes rail with wooden hangers.  The standard double size bed with bedside tables and lamps.

The Living Room : the entrance doors lead into Annie’s living room which is furnished with a 2-seater sofa, armchair and coffee table.  WiFi access is freely available.  For leisure there are current dvd’s, a dvd player, TV (French), reading books, board games, walk & cycle routes, a brochure and flyers for ideas of things to do, places to visit and sights to see.

The Kitchen : which includes a bistro style table & chairs, is equipped with a kettle, toaster, 4-ring induction hob, oven, fridge, microwave, cooking utensils, pots and pans, crockery, cutlery and glassware.  'Annie's' is supplied with: washing-up liquid, sponge and scratchy pad, bin liners, cling-film, aluminium foil, salt & pepper, olive oil. 

◆ Loo & Shower Room : floor level leading from the kitchen, the shower room is generous in size, decorated in blue and white tiling.  Supplied is a hairdryer, floor mat, shower curtain and loo rolls.  Hire of Egyptian cotton towels is available.


The Courtyard : a sun-trap and lovely space for outside living while being seranaded by birdsong.  Furnished with garden chairs & table, a charcoal bbq (Weber).  For relaxing in, 2x teak steamer chairs and parasol which can be set at an angle to create shade where required.


A car is necessary.

Weekly Tariffs (7 nights**)


£350 : Saturday 07 April - Friday 08 June 2018


Early Summer

£400 : Saturday 09 June - Friday 29 June 2018



£450 : Saturday 30 June - Friday 07 September 2018


Late Summer

£400 : Saturday 08 September - Friday 28 September 2018


Seasons End

£350 : Saturday 29 September - Friday 19 October 2018


** Optional Hire : 45€ for quality bedroom/household linen and Egyptian cotton towels (inc. face cloths, guest towels and bath sheets).


Check In : 17h00 onwards

Check Out : by 09h00


Taxe de Séjour : 0,80cts per person, per night.


Damage Deposit: as a cautionary measure against damage and breakages to the cottage and cottage items a retainer of £150 will be requested on booking.  The retainer will be refunded after an inspection of the cottage and cottage items, and the keys returned.



Terms & Conditions - general, payment & cancellation

General Terms & Conditons


ARRIVAL : from 17h00 onwards

DEPARTURE : by 09h00


DAMAGE DEPOSIT : as a cautionary measure against any damage and breakages to the cottage and cottage items a retainer of £150 will be requested on booking.  The retainer will be refunded by cheque or transfer after an inspection of the cottage and cottage items, and the keys returned.


TAXE DE SEJOUR : 0,80cts per person, per night, payable upon departure.

CLEANING CHARGE : the cottage and its inventoried equipment have been prepared to a high standard of cleanliness and presentation, should the cottage and its equipment not be left to a standard at departure, we regret to inform you a cleaning charge of 60€ will be incurred.


TWO PLUS WEEKS STAY : the cottage will undergo a weekly clean, 'gite essentials' will be replaced, alongside hired bedroom /household linen and Egyptian cotton towels.

Annie's House is not suitable for babies or children.

We regret no pets are allowed.

Smoking is not permitted

Payment /Cancellation Terms & Conditions


◆  To secure a reservation a 50% non-refundable deposit is required.  The remaining balance, alongside the retainer, will be requested 8 weeks prior to arrival.


◆  If unforeseen circumstances occur resulting in a cancellation, from 8 weeks to the day/date of arrival, the period when full payment has been received, a guaranteed 25% of the full reservation payment will be reimbursed. 


◆  ONLY if the cancelled week(s) are re-booked will a 100% reimbursement be endorsed.


◆  For protection against these unfortunate occurrences we strongly recommend obtaining Holiday Travel Insurance.