The Pays de la Loire region of western France is known for the Loire river valley which extends across the region. Gentle rolling hills dominate northern departments of Mayenne (53) & Maine et Loire (49) and extensive woodland is found in the north eastern department of the Sarthe (72). The southern most department of the Vendee is very flat and renowned for its beaches, coastline and marshland (Marais Poitevin)
In the Pays-de-la-Loire region, you can find renowned lakes in both the coastal and inland departments. The Loire Atlantique department offers the following lakes : Etang Aumée, Etang de Beaulieu, Etang de la Poitevinière, Etang de la Provostière, Etang de la Renoullière, Etang de Vioreau , Etang des Gatineaux, Etang du Bois Joalland, Lac de Mazerolles and the vast 2,200 hectare lake : Lac de Grand Lieu.
The Vendee offers the following notable lakes : Etang des Noues, Etang Saint Nicolas, Lac du Maine, Lac de Ribou and the Lac du Verdon.
The rural inland departments of the Mayenne & Sarthe offer many lakes including the following: Etang de la Forgé, Etang du Gué de Selle, Lac de Haute-Mayenne, Le moulin du Chateau, Lac de Mansigné, Lac des Varennes and Lac de la Forêt de Sillé.
There is a good supply of properties with lakes for sale in the Pays de la Loire due to the rural nature of the inland areas throughout the region.