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“A Sunflower Haven”
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Chigne, Maine et Loire, Pays de la Loire

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551Lynda
Parksville, Canada
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“A Sunflower Haven”
Reviewed 25 October 2013 for a stay in September 2013

Arriving at La Huttiere we were greeted by Howard our host and a big basket of "welcome goodies". Returning from the nearby town of Le Lude for groceries Howard appeared on our doorstep with a bowl of fresh laid chicken eggs and 2 large duck eggs. It was our first experience with duck eggs which we discovered have 3 times the protein of chicken eggs and were delicious. The gite is located in the center of farm country so as we explored the area we were amazed by the fields of sunflowers which are harvested for sunflower oil. The gite itself had everything we needed including an umbrella clothesline in the back yard. We delighted in hanging our wash out in the morning and burying our noses in the fresh smelling clothes when we brought them in at night.
Our best value lunch was enjoyed in Chigne which is 5 kms. from the gite. The locals in the restaurant like to stare but once we spoke French to them they were welcoming and happy to show us how the buffet worked. The entrecote steak meal was complete with a buffet salad, a full bottle of wine on our table and dessert for 22 Euros for the two of us!
We enjoyed the market in Le Lude but although we tried to see the castle there three times it was never open nor was the tourist center. We found Le Chambord to be the most amazing castle in France and was an easy day trip from the gite.
Our 5 days at La Huttiere were relaxing, filled with fresh air and sunshine which was just what we needed at that stage of our 6 week vacation in Europe.

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Liked best: The peaceful, quiet surroundings
Liked least: The heat was not working but the owner did rectify the thermostate when we told him about it.
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Reviewed 4 September 2012 for a stay in August 2012

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: We could only book 1 week!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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