Member Login

Lassay-les-Châteaux, France

House in Lassay

House in Lassay

House in Lassay
Ready to go


Member since


Open for exchange
Exchange dates Duration
August 01, 2018 - August 15, 2018

Looking for house exchange in Lisbon, Portugal between 1st and 15th August 2018. Car available.

2 weeks

A 16th century townhouse in medieval village near Normandy

This 4-bedroomed house looking over the village square has a courtyard for outdoor living, a massive fireplace for cosy evenings and is a stone's throw from the local château and village shops. The local swimming pool, rose garden and walking tracks are close by and the area is ideal for cycling.

Read more

Our Family

  • 2 Adults
  • 0 Children
  • 0 Exchanges made


  • Language teacher and retired farmer

Our Home

  • House Type: House
  • Environment: In a small town
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Sleeping Capacity: 6
  • Living Area: 150 m2


In my house

  • Pets - Not allowed
  • Small children - Allowed
  • No smoking
  • Use/Exchange of car

Exchange Types

  • Home exchange


  • Free internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Toys and games
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Television
  • Piano


  • Garden
  • Terrace or deck
  • Bicycles: 4

Our Destination Wish List

  • Central Otago District, Otago, New Zealand
  • Glasgow, UK
  • Edinburgh, UK

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Français

Our Neighbourhood

Lassay-les-Châteaux is a central spot for day-trips to Le Mont St Michel - 1.5hr, St Malo - 2hrs, Bayeux - 1.5hrs, Le Mans - 1.3hrs, Honfleur - 2 hrs. It is situated the Mayenne Department and is within the Normandy-Maine Natural Regional Park.

If you prefer to stay local, the Mayenne has one of the best cycling trails around - 85km following the Mayenne river, in unspoilt, traffic-free surroundings. See:

The Lac du Haute Mayenne is a 15-min drive away and ideal for windsurfing, boating, swimming and horse-riding. See

From Lassay itself, you have a choice of walking tracks, two of which have hidden sculptures along the way. The local swimming pool, rose garden and medieval garden are a stone's throw from the house where you can sit back and enjoy the tranquility.


  • Language teacher and retired farmer


  • No children will be traveling with us.


  • We do not have pets.

About Our Family

We are a couple in our early 60s with grown up children. They have flown from the nest now, but your children are welcome. I'm originally from New Zealand and Patrice is French and we love visiting different regions in the world. We believe strongly in this opportunity to get to know other families and to base our exchange on mutual trust and understanding.

This year will be our first exchange, so please get in touch if you're tempted by our house and peaceful environment in Lassay, France.


During your stay, you can help yourself to the fresh organic vegetables from our 'potager' that we share with two other neighbours. The local baker and butcher are a 1-minute walk from the house, as is the local grocer and there's a bigger supermarket 1km up the road.
There are lots of walking tracks and cycling circuits in the area : a rail trail and towpath in the vicinity and little country roads in this quiet rural part of France.
During the summer, there are various gardens, exhibitions, châteaux and concerts to visit, there's a local treasure hunt, summer activities at Lassay Châteaux. The family 'vélo-rail' track at St. Loup du Gast and go-karting at Montrueil-Poulay are about 10 minutes away by car.


This member has completed 0 successful exchanges. Here are some members that he exchanged with in the past:

Join us or Start free trial