In a riverside house with character in the heart of the medieval troglodytic village of Souzay-Champigny, along the bicycle trail “La Loire à Vélo" and in the heart of the Saumur-Champigny AOC wine region. “La Sterne de Loire" is situated between Saumur and Montsoreau, close the Royal Fontevraud Abbey, resting place of the Plantagenet Kings. The house abuts the manor of Margaret of Anjou, Queen of England. It is an artist's house, furnished and decorated with the paintings of the woman of the house and family heirlooms. The guests will enjoy the flowery courtyard where breakfast is served, or where they can picnic. The picturesque view on the Souzay island - a protected nature reserve - is changing season after season. Swallows come back in the spring and you probably will enjoy watching the terns, grey herons, kestrels, seagulls, great cormorans, egrets and many other birds... An Ibis, a cattle egret.
The guests enjoy an exceptional bedding, natural and organic: made by “Literie Bonnet",
mattress “Hypoflex Physiotel", level of comfort 4* hotels.
The house was restored,
using healthy and natural materials like terracotta, lime wash or “Little Greene" natural paintings.
No power line behind headboards. Organic soap is at your disposal in the bathrooms. Only natural detergents are being used.
Electricity exclusively from renewable sources (Enercoop). The local laundry is certified " European Ecolabel "