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Cottage in forest and lake setting of 50 acres in Castle Grounds



Updated: 23-Aug-2016
Forest and lake setting sleeping 6 - ideal for families with horses and animals

Le Petit Maison du Carp is located in the grounds of Chateau de la Cour and has it's own garden. It sleeps 6 people having two double bedrooms and a twin. The kids will love exploring the forest either on foot or using our mountain bikes for hire and the lake can also be used for fishing or rowing. There are also mini horses and farm yard animals that can be fed and groomed under supervision. Picnics can be arranged in the forest…and if you want to get away and leaves the kids for a few hours our manager is available to child mind.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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6 Reviews

based on 6 holidaymaker reviews


Lovely location, friendly welcome

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week here in Chatelain - enjoying the quiet location, the lake and the forest walks, as well as the footpaths around the local area. Teenage kids thoroughly enjoyed heading off around the grounds on their own to visit the various animals and explore.

Comfortable, well equipped cottage with a 10 minute drive to the nearest town with some great places to eat, or 30-40 minutes to the larger city of Angers with more shopping and it's castle.

Couldn't have asked for a friendlier welcome and assistance throughout the stay for anything we needed or had questions about.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Pretty property - great for animal lovers .

  • 3 of 5

The gite is newly set up - very spacious inside -nice to find milk - wine and Brie in the fridge ! We had an issue with the tv so we were given the boat to use on the lake.It's was great to have Lesley on hand to ask questions about the area, markets and so on . Fishing was great although our son didn't catch anything . Lots of animals to see and meet- it might not be for everybody as the larger dogs can jump over the fence so see our small children which we had to watch out for. The grounds are pretty and a good stop over which suited us .

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time staying here over Easter. Lesley and Fiona did everything they possibly could to make our stay fun and comfortable. We were three adults a baby and a toddler and the cottage was ideal for that. We look forward to staying again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: THank yu for feedback and we look forward to seeing you again.
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  • 5 of 5

We have just got home form a lovely family stay here. It was so clean and comfortable , had everything we needed , the evenings we didn't go out was not a problem as the cottage as sky tv so kids were happy. From our very own garden and drive way you can see the the lake and what the kids called it "the castle" and also the horses , we felt a real sense of being in the countryside yet we want to far from amenities , we visited some lovely restaurants , the local Zoo and a near by castle ! We will definitely be returning soon as we can. Great family stay !

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Really well maintained cottage in quiet beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

Very comfortable accomodation in a peaceful location. Great for a relaxing holiday with good access to larger towns not too far away. Lots to do in the wider area around Anjou.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon.
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Delightful Setting

  • 5 of 5

Overall, really good, you're allowed the run of the whole 52 acres which includes the woods, lake, fields, lawn, sun terrace - foraging for fruit and vegetables and eggs! the owners weren't there on our stay but 'Lesley' was - she runs the place tremendously and immaculately and is extremely welcoming. The cottage is on the edge of the estate with its own private entrance in a pretty village. Ideally you'll be in a car as there are lots of towns a few miles away including Angers and Le Mans. Book now!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi We are delight that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope that you will stay with us again. Nick
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From the Owner

An ideal location to enjoy a peaceful vacation with access to our forest and lake but with your own garden too. Ideal for cycling in the forest, rowing on the lake and just relaxing!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Rennes at 120 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Chateau Gontier at 8 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Caen at 240 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A11 at 52 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Chateau Gontier at 8 Kilometres Car: recommended

Prices and Availability

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £250
Pet Fee £15

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 23-Aug-2016
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From the Owner

We can arrange for your children to be supervised by our manager Lesley and to feed and groom our mini horses or the farmyard animals.

Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays


  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Staff


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • village


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing

Floor Area

  • 64 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Shower, toilet and wash basin


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Master Bedroom plus a double bedroom and a twin room


  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 bicycles


  • Self-catering

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