Lakeside Cottage to let in the Western Loire - LM007216

2km from La Doree, Mayenne, Western Loire Reference: LM007216 Advertiser since: 25 August 2017
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
La Hirondelle Self Catering Flexible 2 4 2

About this property

Beautiful 2 Bedroom Lakeside Gite. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Rural lakeside 2 bedroom gite.
La Hirondelle is a delightful rural lakeside cottage,the perfect place to chill and un wind.

Surrounded by countryside, and off the beaten track its so tranquil, perfect for watching the wild life, we regularly have visits from hares, deer not forgetting the buzzards and kestrels, owls and of course swallows! Lakeside position gives fantastic open country views, along with the entertainment of our very own ducks, with breathtaking sunsets, and due to no light pollution, at night the sky is an amazing array of stars, while enjoying the night sky you'll also hear the owls chatting! Your holiday here, can be as relaxing or energetic as you want, because apart from the peaceful location there are plenty of good walks on your doorstep for all abilities, and so many places of interest to visit. (PLEASE NOTE DO NOT ACCEPT PETS OF ANY KIND)

Being located on the boarders of Brittany and Normandy there are endless places to visit and things to do. On a Wednesday morning there is the lively morning market in Saint Hilaire du Harcourt selling a variety of things from live chickens, ducks, rabbits and geese to fresh vegetables, meat, seafood, fruit, cheese, clothes and toys the surrounding villages there are excellent restaurants and 4km away banks, hairdressers, supermarket, bar and bakery etc.

La Hirondelle is strictly no Smoking inside.



Kitchen and dining

Open plan kitchen with gas cooker,dishwasher,washing machine,fridge/freezer, beer and wine fridge,microwave,toaster,kettle,sink.plenty of fitted kitchen units storing saucepans frying pan,casserole dishes,slow cooker,kitchen scales etc.There is also a dresser with crockery,in the dresser drawers there's cutlery,utensils,cooking knives,table cloth and extra place mats.
The dinning area has a lovelly dinning table and 6 chairs.

Living rooms

A very comfortable lounge area, with large 3 seater sofa, 2 seater sofa, armchair, large foot stool and coffee table. There's a lovelly log burner to snuggle up in front of too !.English free view tv with dvd player, there's a large selection of dvd's in the book case next to the fire.


Bedroom 1.
King size bed, bedside cabinets with bedside lights each side, large chest of draws, walk in dressing room with ample hanging space and shelving, with a large full length mirror.
Bedroom 2
King size bed, bedside cabinet, bedside lights each side, large chest of draws with mirror, cloths hanging and shelf area and a large full length mirror.


Bathroom 1 (upstairs)
Enclosed shower cubicle, heated towel rail, toilet and wash basin with mirror, separate marble topped storage unit.
Bathroom 2 ( downstairs)
Walk in shower cubical, Toilet, wash basin with mirror, heated towel rail.


The cottage is heated by the large efficient log burner.During the months from October to March we supply ample logs to keep the cottage warm and comfortable. If you require further wood this can be supplied at cost.


We provide a monthly news letter listing the activities, fetes, vide greniers, and things to do in the area. We also provide a list of local restaurants and places to visit. There is a good supply of various reading books. There is wi-fi available in the cottage.
Fishing is available in the lake and we can provide a rod etc on request ( no permit is required to fish).

Garden and outside

There is a very large private garden accessed from the patio door leading from the lounge.
The patio area has a large table, 6 chairs, and garden parasol.
There is also a large gas bbq.

Parking and garages

Plenty of parking area directly outside the gite.

Visitor suitability

Not suitable for wheelchair access.

Information about any additional facilities

We can supply a fishing rod etc if you fancy a bit of fishing in our lake.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Couples only


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp, Roach and Rudd
Name of nearest fishing location: La Blanchardiere

Fishing on-site


Name/number of nearest marked trail: Local rural walks.

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Sue Cowan

Having spent 10 years in the hospitality trade we decided to sell up in 2008 and move to France. We found this wonderful property that we have turned into a rural lakeside gite, that we are now inviting you to stay in .

Year property purchased 2011
Why this location? If you just need to unwind and get away from a stressful busy life this is the place to relax and enjoy tranquility in rural countryside.
Unique benefits of property Your own private garden with private patio area. Access to fishing lake. Parking directly outside the front door.

The Owner Recommends

Our recommendations

The list includes local markets and places to eat etc.