Located next to the Lac de Rillé , a lake designated by the Council of Europe as a special wetlands for migratory birds, and adjacent to mixed forest which stretches all the way to the Loire Valley, this is an ideal location for bird watching, fishing, cycling and walking, or canoeing on the lake. A fishing boat and bikes available for hire.
Our gite is part of the property called 'Les Mousseaux' an old farm and watermill on the River Lathan, which still flows through the grounds. Enjoy our wildlife pond and the hectare of permaculture gardens brimming with wildlife.
Or enjoy trips out to the
beautiful tranquil towns and chateaux of the Loire, like Saumur,
Langeais, Chinon or Chenonceau.
Appropriately called the 'garden of France', the Loire Valley is a patchwork of rich agricultural land and beautiful forests, where life seems frozen in time and local farmers still work the fields and forests in the old ways.
Enjoy the permaculture gardens and secluded picnic areas by the river, or relax among sub tropical plants in our orangery. If you rise early you may see the blue flash of kingfishers on the river, hear the golden oriole and hoopoes and watch the frogs and newts in the river and pond.
Our property offer full facilities with free internet wifi, modern kitchen and bathroom and all you would expect in a modern holiday location, here is is somewhere you can truly relax and escape.
There is a barbecue for eating 'al fresco', a picnic table and chairs in several locations, and hammocks for a sunny afternoon relaxing in the orchard out of the hot sun.
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La Bergerie is a newly restored shepherd's cottage with solar water heating (plus electric backup) well appointed kitchen, dining/living room and one large bedroom with attached bathroom with shower, bath and loo. With cast iron log stoves in living room and kitchen, it is cosy and comfortable even out of season for autumn and spring breaks. Upstairs is a double and single bed while downstairs there is a comfortable and new double bed settee. Outside is a private patio area with barbecue, picnic table and chairs and self supporting hammock. It overlooks the watercourse and is a perfect spot for an evening glass of wine.
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49490 BREIL, Pays de la Loire, FRANCE.
Phone :+33 241 825360E-mail : contact us