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La Verrerie The netting of our largest lake to remove the small fish to restock with larger carp


After draining our largest lake at La Verrerie early November 2018 we had it professionally netted on 22 November to remove the smaller fish and to keep only our larger fish. We kept 41 carp ranging from 16lb to 30lb+ and a mirror carp at 39lb, the fish were all in lovely condition. Last Thursday 2 ....more

La Verrerie Paul Hunter - La Verrerie


 Well another great fishing holiday, a roller coaster of a trip but what a great venue! ....more

La Verrerie May 2018


 Many good catches last week up to the mid 20lbs ....more

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Cancellation for 28th July 2018 in Farmhouse


Farmhouse which sleeps up to 10 people along with exclusive use of a lake and Pool now available for this weekend at a heavily discounted price of £650!.  ....more

Farmhouse available in July for £680


Take advantage of exclusive use of a 4 Bedroom Farmhouse and exclusive use of lake for just £680...Please call 01455 220390 for more details  ....more

39lb lake record caught


A short weekend session in March led to a fantastic result. This beautiful 39lb mirror caught by Thoman Hemery smashed the current lake record and has added to speculation of what this season may bring! ....more

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La Verrerie 2 Bedroom Lake side Mobile Home and lake

La Verrerie is set in a beautiful, tranquil small private estate of 22 acres in the fabulous Western Loire region of France with approximately 6.5 acres of carp fishing lakes. The mobile-home comes with exclusive use of a 3 acre lake, the mobile-home is full equipped with English TV, terrasse and garden furniture. The mobile-home and lakes can be accessed by car and has private parking, a fishermen's storage shed with a fridge and freezer for baits. 

The mobile-home is available all year round.

The 2 Bedroom Cottage

The property's beautiful 2 bedroom cottage with its own private solar heated pool can be additionally rented for larger parties. The cottage has, 2 bathrooms, a cosy lounge with a log-burner, fully fitted kitchen/ dinning room with washing machine, its own private garden, garden furniture, sunloungers and bbq. We are approx 1 and half hrs from St Malo and 3hrs, 3 and half hrs from Caen and Cherbourg. There are 2 excellent market towns nearby, historic Chateaubriant and Ancenis being the gateway to the Loire Valley. The vibrant city of Nantes being 1hr away and the stunning Atlantic coast 1 hr and 15 mins and many other attractions. Table tennis, badminton, table foot are available free of charge, a small charge for bikes. Horse riding available on site at €20/ hour

The 4 Bedroom Farmhouse

This stunning Farmhouse Sleeps 10 in 4 bedrooms. The detached farmhouse has its own private solar heated swimming pool, carp fishing lake, horseriding on site, own private garden, parking, sunloungers, BBQ. 2 bathrooms, washing machine. 2 sitting rooms one with dinning area and the other with a pool / snooker table, fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher. The property and area is ideal for families, we offer table tennis, badminton, basketball, table-foot free of charge, a small charge for bikes, horse riding €20/ hour.

Both the cottage and farmhouse have English TV, CD, DVD players and Wifi.

However if you would like a break from fishing there are numerous forest tracks for biking or horse-trekking if you wish to hire one of our horses or ponies or perhaps take a carriage ride through the forest tracks. Picnic rides can be arranged. Also, nearby, there are 2 very large lakes, one with a man-made beach with windsurfing and snack bar facilities. There are 3 good inexpensive restaurants, small supermarkets with in 6 km. Large supermarkets being 18 km away.

Please note the price quoted is for exclusive use of the 3 acre lake and lakes-side 2 bedroom mobile- home. Should you also wish to have the 2 bedroom cottage with its private pool this is charged at an additional £800. Should you wish to book the Farmhouse and its private pool this is charged at an additional £1300 on top of the standard mobile -home price. Please enquire for further details.

  • Fish Summary
  • Carp: large stock to over 40lb
  • Catfish: 1 over 60lb
  • Other fish: Sturgeon, tench, rudd, roach, pike and zander
  • Night fishing: allowed
  • Row boats allowed: Yes, 2 provided
  • Bait boats allowed: Yes, but not provided
  • Bait available: Yes, carp pellets and prepared sweetcorn available but must be pre-ordered with the proprietors
  • Dogs are allowed

La Verrerie has its own private entrance and parking at the lakeside, it is also possible to drive around most of the lakes as the grounds are perfectly managed. La Verrerie has 2 lakes totaling approx 5 acres. The property is edged by a neighbouring wood and has a stunning view of the magnificent Abbaye de Melleraye. There is an abundance of wildlife and birds of prey including barn owls.

The lakes have an excellent head of carp up to 42lb a cat fish of approx 60lb and sturgeon, for the coarse angler there are tench, rudd, roach, zander and pike. The depths of the lakes go up to 7 ft. There are 2 jetties for the rowing boats and the swims are easily accessed for bivvies and night fishing. There are no nuisance species of fish in the lakes.

La Verrerie 2 bedroom Lakeside Mobile Home

La Verrerie has a well appointed mobile-home on the lake-side which sleeps 4 people/ anglers, it has full terrassed decking equipped with table, chairs, parasol and sunloungers, adjoining parking, storage cabin with additional fridge for bates, a barbeque area. The mobile-home is home from home, very clean and tidy with fully-fitted kitchen, oven, microwave, toaster etc, 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed one with 2 single beds, both with wardrobes. All bed linen and tea towels are provided but not personal towels. There is a separate bathroom with sink, wc and shower. The open plan lounge/ dinning area is very comfortable and has English TV, DVD, CD Player and many books and magazines are always available.

Additional 2 Bedroom Cottage available to rent

Should you have a larger party you may wish to also have exclusive use of the 2 bedroom gite and swimming pool which is also on site.

The cottage is newly renovated to a high standard and comprises of 2 spacious double bedrooms both with double beds, 1 with cot, 1 with single bed. Linen included. Bathroom with shower, wc, sink.

On the Ground floor there is a Fully-fitted kitchen, washing machine. Dining area. Bathroom with corner bath, wc, sink. Cosy lounge with woodburner (we have a solar panel which makes the gite suitable for winter rental), Satellite TV, DVD, CD and double doors out onto the patio.

The private pool (with slide) and the sunloungers has a fabulous view of the horses meadow and back-drop of the fishing lakes.  

Outside you will find a Barbecue area, garden furniture and sunloungers and Private parking.

Additional 4 Bedroom Farmhouse available to rent

This stunning Farmhouse Sleeps 10 in 4 bedrooms. The detached farmhouse has its own private heated pool, carp fishing lake, horseriding on site, own private garden, parking, sunloungers, BBQ. 2 bathrooms, washing machine. 2 sitting rooms one with dinning area and the other with a pool table, fitted kitchen with dishwasher. The property and area is ideal for families, we offer table tennis, badminton, basketball, table-foot free of charge, a small charge for bikes, horse riding €20

Pellets are available which the fish are fed with at €10 per tub

Equipment on-site at La Verrerie with no extra charge

  • 2 rowing boats
  • 4 child life-vests,( adults must bring their own or use the boats at their own risk.)
  • Storage cabin with additional fridge for bait
  • Barbeque with tools
  • 2 landing mats
  • Weighing scales up to 100lb
  • Push bikes at €2/ bike
  • Buckets/ tubs


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This was a holiday for the whole family, not just for the fishing. A lovely place, so peaceful and quiet. Only one lake in action but that didn't affect our fishing. ....more


Presently surprised well run Great Lakes visiting again next year ....more


Well we have come back from one of the best holidays we have ever had at La Verrerie! Beautiful farmhouse, horses to ride, myself, my partner Anthony and my friend Janet went on 3 rides out with Yvonne, had a great time. My son Mathew had the time of his life fishing, we went in a group of 14 pe ....more


Easily our best French family holiday yet! Yvonne & Glenn were perfect hosts. We had the 4 bed cottage and the lakeside mobile home. The accommodation was immaculate and very well equipped. Our 8 year old daughter rode the horses nearly every day. She was devasted to leave La Verrerie. Our 4 yea ....more


Had a great time,scorching hot all week.lovely quiet location with very hard fighting fish,all fighting well above their lake side was ideal for fishing and the cottage was lovely and cool.pool was an added bonus.son loved it. ....more

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