The park and the lakes
Discover an idyllic holiday retreat – our park and lakes are near to the village of Le Fay in a rural area of villages and small farms. Our location is very peaceful, unpolluted and environmentally friendly. Here you can have the best of both worlds. Even though you will feel you are in a tranquil oasis away from hectic modern life, you are only ten minutes’ drive from the pleasant, historic town of Louhans. Famous for its weekly agricultural market, Louhans has all the facilities of supermarkets, shops, cafes and restaurants and tourist activities. The 18 hectare site (45 acres) has landscaped park and woodland with natural features around two fishing lakes (5 and 7.5 acres) with five holiday chalets.
In keeping with the natural beauty of the landscaped park and woodland, four of the five wooden chalets are situated overlooking the larger lake. Each house has its own character and is set in its own lawned private garden, with parking space, behind pretty shrub hedges. Details of the houses are on a separate page.
When you rent a house, this includes fishing rights for both lakes. The lakes are well stocked with several species of fish: Roach, perch, tench, carp, pike and black bass. You are at liberty to fish as much as you want, but anything you catch must not be killed. You can take a souvenir photograph before putting your fish back into the lake to catch another day! Full details can be found on our fishing page. The lakes suit experienced fishermen as well as newcomers who might be tempted to try this hobby for a first time.
The lakeside location is very quiet and relaxing. If you don’t fish you can enjoy the peaceful beauty of the lakes and park, relax and unwind on a lounger in your own garden, or stroll around the lakes, parks and neighbouring lanes, watch the wildlife or just listen to the many birds. The park is a LPO (Ligue Protectrice des Oiseaux) a protected bird sanctuary. The birds are protected and hunting is forbidden all year round. Bird and animal watching is made easier as a consequence as the wildlife feel safe. We have planted shrubs with berries that attract birds. These shrubs offer them food in winter as well as a place to rest and hide.
The park is beautifully landscaped to enhance the natural flora. Take a stroll to explore the many footpaths. In a picturesque setting on the lakeside you will find the “Piste aux Etoiles” which is a picnic/barbeque area where you can maybe invite a few friends or family to join you to enjoy a lunch or party beneath the stars. (To be booked with the owner.) For those feeling more energetic you can use a bicycle during your stay to explore the neighbourhood and there is a trampoline for youngsters.
Whether you want to use the site as a base to explore the region or whether you simply want to just stay put and enjoy the tranquility of this true oasis away from the hectic world, you will find this a beautiful location where you will want to return again and again.