Rural farmhouse and ornamental lake in Sarthe - LS006717

Aubigne-Racan (10km from Le Lude), Sarthe, Western Loire Reference: LS006717 Advertiser since: 13 December 2018
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Three Willows Glamping and Farmhouse Self Catering Saturday 3 8 2 Sofabed for 2 in mezzanine (included in sleeps 8)

About this property

8 Berth Farmhouse Set In 3 1/2 Acres With Lake . This villa is in a rural setting.

The Farmhouse has a very spacious and open plan communal area bosting beautiful original vaulted ceilings with original beams. A home away from home with all the home comforts. Charming and very beautiful renovated stone Farmhouse that sleeps 8 with a heated pool, child's playground and small tranquil ornamental carp lake set in 3 1/2 acres of countryside.

Internally comprising of 3 bedrooms and a mezzanine.



Kitchen and dining

The dinning room has a large 8 seater solid oak dining table with views through frenchdoors to the rear patio where there is a seated area and garden.

The kitchen is fully fitted with black and white gloss cupboards and a large solid oak counter top island. It comes complete with dishwasher, fridge-freezer, integrated oven and microwave, large gas hob and coffee percolator. Fully furnished with everything you need to make a light snack or a home cooked meal.

Living rooms

The living room comprises of 2 large couches, ample lighting for all occasions and a wood burning stove. There are double entrance doors leading in from the courtyard. To the right is the stairs leading to the mezzanine.

The open plan living and dining room have 20' high vaulted ceilings with all original beams.


The master bedroom has a king size bed and vaulted ceiling.

Bedroom 2 has a king size bed and features the original bread oven with a beamed ceiling. There is personal access to the courtyard.

Bedroom 3 provides 2 single beds and an original fireplace with a beamed ceiling.

The 1st floor mezzanine from the lounge area provides a double sofabed and couch with large bean bag. Perfect for the children to get their own space.


The en suite master bathroom is connected to the master bedroom with a modern 5 pieces including double sink, large shower and separate bath.

Bathroom 2 is next to bedroom 2 and provides a modern shower and separate bath.


There is a wood burning stove in the living room and all rooms have electric wall heaters.


In the living room there is a large tv and a dvd/cd player with a freesat box with English tv. Free wi-fi is included.

Garden and outside

The courtyard to the Farmhouse is private and gated. It is centered around a large willow tree. There is ample parking with a patio area comprising of seating, bbq and parasol.

The swimming pool is solar heated and located to the right of the property entrance way. It measures 15' by 30' and is set in a private fenced area. Open June 1st - September 30th weather permitting. The pool is surrounded by an extensive patio with ample padded sun beds and parasols and only used by guests in the farmhouse.

The child's playground is housed in it's own fenced area inside the gated pool area. This a one stop spot for families with children. Whether you are in the pool or relaxing on the sun bed you can watch the family in one safe gated place with plenty of room to kick a ball around or play an outdoor activity.

Parking and garages

There is ample parking either inside the gated Farmhouse courtyard or outside the Farmhouse area where there is another gated area.

Visitor suitability

The farmhouse is suitable for a large family or a couple.

Large party - At the property there is a 2 bedroom chalet and a dome so enough beds for 14 people. Also there is manicured grounds where tents can be put either in the orchard, around the lake or close to the chalet and dome.

If you have a large party please contact me for details and pricing

Information about any additional facilities

There is a utility area located next to the guest bathroom provided for your convenience consisting of washing machine, iron and board plus accessories for the washing line in the courtyard.

A highchair and travelcot is available on request. Also to save on paking we provide your pool towels.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Private pool

  • Splash pool



Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: carp
Name of nearest fishing location: There are 3 man-made beaches in the area (made on the edge of lakes which are also used for water sports).
Distance: 15 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: There are two 18-hole golf courses at Bauge and Chateau la Valliere
Distance: 30 km


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Caroline Brown

My husband and I are approaching retirement and purchased a piece of French heaven in the Loire Valley.

Year property purchased 2018
Why this location? This location is perfect for peace, beauty and family yet close enough to culture and all amenities. If you have a family reunion planned I also have a chalet and a dome with enough beds for 14 with manicured grounds for tents.
Unique benefits of property We have a beautiful ornamental carp lake surrounded by 3 1/2 acres. The outdoor heated pool is completely fenced in a large ground that houses a swing park and room for outdoor games. 24 Hour Le Mans hosts races throughout the year and is just a 40 minute drive. There is plenty of secure parking at the property for your classic car or motorbike.

The Owner Recommends

Local Pub "Rose and Crown"

A wonderful local English pub with fantastic food and people.


There are 3 man-made beaches in the area (made on the edge of lakes which are also used for water sports).

Grocery Stores

Le Lude is 10k west where you will find 2 grocery stores, Lidl and Intermarche plus an English pub the Rose and Crown. East is a huge E.Leclerc (like Asda) in the town of Chateau de la Loire.

Le Mans, Tours and Angers

The easiest way to get around and to the property is by car. The property is in the triangle. Almost the same distance to Le Mans north, Tours east and Angers west 48k. All 3 places have over 130 thousand in population and there you will find a wealth of shops, culture and restaurants.

Golf courses

There are two 18-hole golf courses at Bauge and Chateau la Valliere which are each only 30 a minute drive away.

Loire valley Chateaus

There are over 300 Chateaus along the Loire river with the closest being 10k in Le Lude.


Tours airport is 45 minutes away with flights to Stanstead. Nantes is just under 2 hours away with flights to Gatwick


Ferries to France
Caen 213 kms St Malo 277 kms Le Havre 297 kms
Dieppe 324 kms Cherbourg 335 kms Roscoff 420 kms
Calais 477 kms Dunkerque 518 kms

1 Review
  • Cleanliness: 10
  • Comfort: 10
  • Condition: 10
  • Facilities: 10
  • Local Amenities: 10
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
10 / 10 Golden years 6 October, 2019

Perfect getaway , lovely location very peaceful, lovely farmhouse with everything you need ! A home from home. The owners were very helpful and a mine of information on the local area , we hope to return next year and have no hesitation in recommending this property!

Owner response

Thank you Gordon it was a pleasure to meet you both. You were the perfect guests and we hope to see you again