A relaxing 4* gite in the French countryside on a non-working farm with horses

La Louetière, a very spacious and very comfortable barn conversion of 145m² completed at the end of 2014


4 star Gite
House 142m²
30km west of Angers and 60km east of Nantes
Ground floor wheelchair friendly


4 bedrooms

Ground floor:
– Main bedroom with king sized bed (150cm).
– 2nd bedroom with 2 single beds (90cm).
1st floor:
– 3rd bedroom with a double bed (140cm)
– 4th bedroom, 2 single beds (90cm) 1 with an extra “draw” bed for a child.
(A cot and high chair are also available if required.)


Possibility to rent the gite with the use of 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms


2 bathrooms (1 with wet room).
Garden (barbecue, 2 tables and chairs, sun loungers, swing chair, badminton, pétanque and footballs).
On option : hot tub with “massage jets” for up to 4 people £30 extra per week.


Large open plan kitchen/dining room/lounge (49m²).
View of garden and patio. Well equipped kitchen (including dish washer, microwave, espresso coffee maker…).
Wood burner in the middle of the lounge, TV, DVD, Wifi and Telephone.

Separate laundry room with a washing machine and dryer.

Bedding, towels, and logs for the wood burner are included in the rental price. The electricity/heating is included to a max. 8kw/h/per day. Usage over and above between November and March will be charged at the current EDF rates to cover heating.

Tariffs (Payment accepted in Euros or Sterling)

14-20 nights : 10% discount from the 2nd week

21 nights or more : 10% discount

Tourist tax 0.70€ per adult/per night


from 04/01/2020 to 27/03/2020

Low season

from 28/03/2020 to 03/04/2020
from 01/10/2020 to 16/10/2020
from 01/11/2020 to 18/12/2020

Mid Season and School Holidays

from 04/04/2020 to 30/06/2020
from 01/09/2020 to 30/09/2020
from 17/10/2020 to 30/10/2020
from 19/12/2020 to 01/01/2021

High season

from 01/07/2020 to 31/08/2020

No set changeover day during the low and mid season. July and August Saturday changeover

Contact us

Whether you wish to book or need more information about this gite, please use the form to contact us or phone +33 2 41 39 25 59 (Landline) / +33 6 33 53 82 50 (Mobile) or send a mail to nadia.hutton@wanadoo.fr

Don’t forget to give dates plus the number of adults and children in your message.
We will reply to you as quick as possible.

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Practical information

How to get there

Situated 7km north of Ingrandes Le Fresne-sur-Loire and 20km south of Candé

By car :

  • 30 minutes from Angers via the D723
  • 20 minutes from Candé via the D6
  • 1 hour from Nantes Atlantique Airport via the A11 motorway and the D723

The house is roughly 2 1/2 hours drive from St Malo, 3-4 hours drive from Caen, 4 hours drive from Cherbourg or Dieppe and 5-6 hours drive from Calais, excluding stops.

All guests are entitled to a 20% discount off their travel costs with Brittany Ferries.

For your arrival


The are 2 fairly large supermarkets close to the gite. Order your shopping online before you arrive :

In Ingrandes Le Fresne-sur-Loire you will find Intermarché and their DRIVE. The supermarket opening hours are :
Monday to Saturday              9h00 – 19h30
Sunday                                    9h00 – 12h15


In Varades you will find Super U and their DRIVE which is larger than Intermarché. The supermarket opening hours are:
Monday to Saturday    9h00 – 19h30
Sunday                        Closed


Wine tasting

Domaine du Haut Puiset, Le Haut Puiset, 49410 Le Mesnil en Vallée
Anjou wines : Rouge, Rosé Blanc, Gamay, Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Coteaux de la Loire, Crémant de Loire Brut, demi sec et rosé
02 41 78 58 15

Cave du Moulin, Le Moulin de Chateaupanne, 49570 Montjean-sur-Loire
Excellent selection of wines from south east France, Bordeaux and Bergerac
06 26 78 80 24 / 02 41 39 81 36

Domaine de la Mandinière, La Mandinière, 44330 Vallet
Muscadet, Gros Plant du pays Nantais, Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Gamay Rouge et Rosé
02 40 06 77 73

During your holiday

The region has many chateaux open throughout the year to visitors. There are three golf courses close to Angers and others close to Avrillé, Ancenis, Cholet and Nantes.

It takes just over an hour to drive to the sea and beaches close to Nantes and La Baule.


There is also :

  • theme parks, farms and zoos for all ages
  • horse riding for experienced riders and beginners
  • fishing in lakes or along the Loire, day or weekly permits can be purchased in the Tabacs
  • boat trips along the Loire
  • lots of tracks along the river or in the countryside for rambling or cycling
  • canoeing, water skiing, pedal boats close to Ancenis, if you are really feeling adventurous
  • wine tasting of excellent local wines
  • lots of small restaurants offering excellent local cuisine at a very reasonable price

and much more …

Local products

Brun de Lait, 49123 Saint Sigismond
Great milk products and cheese from the local farm

Caramelie, 49370 Villemoisan
Artisanal Caramel and Jams

Horti Passion, 49123 Ingrandes Le Fresne-sur-Loire
Pick your own seasonal fruit and vegetables

La Ferme d’Artaud, 44370 La Chapelle Saint Sauveur
Seasonal fruit and vegetables

Fournil de la Milandrie, 49370 Le Louroux Beconnais
Large selection of organic artisanal bread and biscuits, cooked in a wood bread oven. Organic fruit and vegetables sold outside