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Welcome to Moulin de la Placette

Gites in the Loire Valley

At Moulin de la Placette we have 3 cottages and a B&B room, set in 2 acres of land on a hilltop overlooking beautiful countryside on the edge of the village of Faye D'Anjou, amid the vineyards of the Coteau du Layon area of the Loire Valley.

The cottages are ideal for individual lettings of 6, 4, and 4, or for larger groups of up to 14 family or friends. They are converted from buildings around the foundations of an old windmill in beautifully peaceful grounds of mainly grass, shrubs and trees. They are centrally heated, well furnished, and equipped.

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There is a large12m x 5m swimming pool, open from June until September, and plenty of space for a game of boules or to find a quiet spot to relax and enjoy the wonderful views.

A 10 minute walk takes you to the village centre with its patisserie/boulangerie, mini-market and bar. A larger supermarket can be found at Thouarce, a 5 minute drive away. Faye d’Anjou is a good base from which to explore the chateaux of the Western Loire.

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Vineyards and wine makers are in abundance here with a number of famous Loire wines such as Bonnezeaux., Quarts de Chaume, and Anjou and Loire Rose

The area is ideal for walkers, and cyclists, having a large number of marked walks and cycle trails, also for artists and photographers.

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Nearby is Brissac-Quince with lovely chateau and grounds, restaurants, horse riding and golf. The town of Angers, with fortified castle, wonderful tapestries and excellent shopping, is 30 min drive, and Saumur, famous for its chateau and the home of the Cadre Noir, a 35 min drive.

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