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Etang Morlou – Gite

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About Etang Morlou – Gite

Etang Morlou Gite is a 13.5 hectare domain with a 3.5 hectare lake.
Arie and Ria Nieuwhoff and welcome their guests to the beautiful Etang Morlou. Their Dutch heart has been sold to beautiful France and they are happy to share this with you.

Etang Morlou is an estate from 1850, renovated by Arie and Ria, while retaining the French charm, complete with a 3.5 ha private lake. Our place of residence is called Etang-Liteaux and belongs to the municipality of St.Leopardin d’Augy in central France. The domain located a few kilometers from the l’Allier river is an all-round holiday accommodation with in house 3 guest rooms (complete with private sanitary facilities. Apart from the house there is a gite, chalet and a camper place at the fishing lake. make use of our table d’hôtes, or meals, and we are proud to announce that the “Maison Fleurie” organization has given us the 4th place for the most beautiful garden / estate in the Allier.

The domain is 13.5 hectares and consists of rolling meadows where our horses walk. Bocages and a variety of paths invite you for a walk on the estate. Centrally located on the domain is the fishing lake with a diversity of carp from 5-25 kg, sturgeons up to 1.25 m and Grascarp up to 18 kg.

The beautiful surroundings are exceptionally suitable for making trips, whether by foot, car, bicycle or horse.

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Additional information

  • Distance from Dover 404 miles
  • Number of anglers: 0
  • Dogs allowed: Yes
  • Lake size: 3,5ha
  • Lake record: 25kg+
  • Number of pegs: 3

Etang Morlou – Gite

Family Friendly!
Etang Morlou is one of the better family suited venues available for booking from Angling Escapes. This location offers superb angling, but there’s much more to the venue than just angling and it can make for the perfect getaway to please the entire family thanks to the comfort of the chalet on site equipped with two bedrooms and plenty of living space for you to enjoy the natural surroundings.You have a view of the lake with the surrounding rolling meadows where our horses walk, the forest, and where you can see the beautiful sunsets. Immediately explain your rods in the lake and together with your family, friends or girlfriend enjoy the peace and beauty that our immediate environment has to offer.

Arrival and departure times
Arrival 16:00
Departure 10:00

The accommodation
Etang Morlou Gite is a rustic holiday home right on the water, suitable for 1 to 4 people. We have transformed our robust farmhouse barn while retaining authentic details, such as the beautiful wooden beams, stone walls and a wonderful wood-burning stove. Furthermore, everything is super new and fully equipped.

You can enjoy the peace and space around you here, but also in the immediate vicinity to the many picturesque towns or flea markets, the village shop is only 1 km away. On the top of the mezzanine there are 2 beds that can be pushed together, you look straight at the beautiful beams and down the wrought iron gate, where when it is cold the wood stove burns.

Downstairs is the 2nd bedroom with a bunk bed, a bathroom with bath with shower in a sink, a separate toilet and a room / kitchen with a sofa bed. The atmosphere is very warm and cozy thanks to the use of old and new things, so that you will immediately feel at home.

Through the patio doors you come to your terrace where you can relax on 13.5 HA of private land, with streams and views of hills and forests. There are also 7 beautiful horses, chickens, rabbits, cats and our sweet dog.

Accommodations have a wood stove and radiator in the bathroom, duvets, bed linen, pillows, fridge with freezer compartment, coffee maker, oven, iron and ironing board, vacuum cleaner, kitchen utensils, cleaning supplies, garden furniture, wood, stove, television with Dutch channels, internet connection, high chair and / or cot on request. Washing machine can be used for 4 euros per wash.

Dogs cannot run completely loose in the yard due to, among other things, the other guests, but it is not a problem directly around the gîtes and on the fields further away.

Smoking is not allowed inside!

The lake
Because water always flows into the lake through the forest on the left, the water is always fresh, nutrient-rich and healthy. The depth varies between 1 and 1.5 meters to as much as 2.4 meters at the dam on the right where the water flows out again. The sides of the lake consist of hard sand and run down to the middle where it is muddy. There are no obstacles, aquatic plants or weeds present in the lake! If the carp still get stuck in something, there are two rowing boats available to go to the fish.

The fish stock
Between 180 and 200 carp swim in the lake and it is a varied group, so that fishing remains exciting. You can catch with us: Scales, Leather Carps, Mirror Carps, Goast Carps, Grass Carps, Silver Grass Carps and Koi Carps of large to very large size and because we empty lakes ourselves and can get the most beautiful and healthiest fish, this range continues to expand, there are no fish under 14 pounds and the largest fish is around 48 to 50 pounds. There are also beautiful various kinds of large sturgeons, a pink grass carp and Albino catfish, plus Goudwinde. We empty ourselves more every 2 years and remove the unwanted fish from it, Pike and Pike perch, Black perch and Roach are for sale, but ensure a good balance in the lake.

You can fish carp with 3 rods day and night, there are 2 free rowing boats for use and it is allowed to use your own bait boats. We can also supply fishmeal pallets and lobster boilies.

The facilities
On the Etang Morlou domain is a sanitary building with shower and a washing-up area for those who prefer camping. You can stay in various ways while fishing. For campers, there is clean, just sanitary facilities with a hot shower and (off) washing place, electricity and WiFi.The bread service is arranged by the Dutch owner at the bakery and for groceries you can go to large supermarkets about 12-15 km away, where you can also visit nice villages and towns.

Environment and activities
Less than half an hour from here, there are 2 riding schools that have a program for you at every level. One is completely specialized to get started with small children, even from the age of 2, the other can teach you the intricacies of horse riding, also in Endurence. They both go on horseback rides with horses or ponies, often passing castles and forests. You imagine yourself in a different world and you will enjoy breathing breathlessly, because of the peace and quiet around you in the beautiful nature. Costs of 10 euros per week p.p.

From our estate there are more than 700 castles, ancient churches in the vicinity. The beautiful river l’Allier is also 4 km away, where white water canoe trips can be made, or you can swim in the crystal clear water.

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The peg(s) & Map

Etang Morlou belongs to the municipality of St.Leopardin d’Augy in central France. The domain, located a few kilometers from the river l’Allier, is an all-round holiday location with 2 accommodations on the water and of course a place for the camper or caravan complete with sanitary facilities and electricity at an additional cost. It is possible to arrange a bread service from the bakery, for groceries you can go to large supermarkets at 12-15 km in nice villages and towns that are worth a visit.

Stone cottage suitable for 4 people.
Suitable for 1 or 2 tents, 1 caravan or camper. Maximum 1 angler.


Available on location (Please state this with your reservation, so that it can be ordered for you)

Available on location

Present on location

  • 2x rowing boat for general use
  • Bedding
  • Kitchen towels
When you book the holiday for Etang Morlou, a €150 deposit is included. When everything has been left tidy again, you will receive the owner's deposit back the week after your holiday. Tourist tax, electricity, water and wood are included in the price.

The accommodation

It meets all the luxuries for up to 4 people.

The gite

  • Upstairs 2x single beds
  • Downstairs 1x bunk bed
  • Downstairs 1x sofa bed
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Toilet
  • Wood burner
  • Television
  • Internet
  • Equipped kitchen
  • Refrigerator with freezer compartment
  • Oven
  • Coffee machine
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Garden furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Sun loungers
  • High chair and/or cot on request
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Price overview

When you select the arrival and departure day in the agenda, select the number of people / fishermen, a price calculation will be displayed automatically and you can book online.

Possible to book per week from Saturday till Saturday up to 5 people including 2 angler

Deposit of € 150, which you get refunded afther your stay on your account.
The accommodation Gite or Cottage £ 495,- | € 550,-
Pitch camper / caravan £ 220,- | € 245,-
Price per angler £ 205,- | € 205,-
Non-anglers are free
Dogs per week £ 32,- | € 35,-
Entire lake including 2 accommodations, camper place €2360,- Contact us for all options.

It is also possible to buy pellets on location, with these pellets the fish are also fed.

Fish meal pellets € 3.50 per kilo
Lobster pellets € 6.50 per kilo

When you book the holiday for Etang Morlou, a €150 deposit is included. When everything has been left tidy again, you will receive the owner's deposit back the week after your holiday.
All prices exclude € 20,- booking costs.

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  • from Friday to Friday
  • Maximum 4 persons
Why book with Angling Escapes?
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£ 755,- ( € 755,-)
Per week
  • from Friday to Friday
  • Maximum 4 persons
Availability & Book now payments
Why book with Angling Escapes?
  • Safe and trustworthy
  • Arranged in 3 simple steps!
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars on Google
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars on Facebook
  • 4.4 out of stars on Instagram