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The Lakeside Villa

Carp fishing in France with accommodation

Millers French fishing holidays prides itself on offering excellent carp fishing in France with accommodation just a few meters from the lake.

The location of Etang Hirondelle is simply stunning,situated in the department of Mayenne, just outside the village of Bouchamps-les-Craon. The town of Craon is just a five minute drive away and has a modern Supermarket for all your needs. Getting here couldn’t be easier, with Etang Hirondelle just under 2 hours from the port of St Malo and around 3 hours from the port at Caen.

The villa was once a small barn and was renovated by the previous owners. The stone walls are at least 3ft thick! The villa is set on one level and open plan. In the lounge there is a stone fireplace with woodburner. The lounge has also been tastefully furnished for your comfort adding to the rustic charm There is also HD satellite TV and free WIFI where available.

Leading through the stone doorway from the terrace which overlooks the lake, the open plan kitchen and dining room has everything you would need on your holiday. The kitchen is fully equipped including a dishwasher. The dining room has an oak table with chairs for indoor dining and also leads into the lounge.

The villa sleeps 4 & has 3 bedrooms, firstly the double bedroom which has a traditional French double bed. There is also a small hand basin. Located next door to the double Bedroom is the shower room with sink and next to that the Utility room with WC. The hallway gives access to the backdoor of the property. The second bedroom is a small single with a patio door opening out to the front of the property and the third bedroom has twin beds. All the bedrooms have been tastefully decorated giving a cosy feel and a restful night’s sleep.

Meals on Reels Food Option

You may also like to take advantage of our Meals on Reels selection of home cooked meals including the traditional Sunday Roast and the Beef Bourguignon served with Dumplings or one of the food packages available giving you more time around the lake and relaxing. View the Meals on Reals Menu for more details.

Outside the Villa

The lake is just a couple of steps from the villa. There is a set of table and chairs with umbrella to keep the sun off during the day and also a barbecue for alfresco dining. There are also a couple of comfortable seats around the lake so you can take advantage of the magnificent views and kick back and relax!!

Beside the villa is the pool with sun loungers (available from May – September weather permitting).

In the donkey paddock Brambles and Princess love to be fussed over with a carrot or two who add a certain “je ne sais quoi” to the place. 

The lake and villa are set in stunning surroundings. The country walks are a must and catching a glimpse of the wild deer is simply amazing.