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Oliver's Travels

Advertiser since: 2006
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Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Sleeps15
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms8
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Oliver's Travels

Advertiser since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Manager indicates their response time is:
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Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2014
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CHATEAU DE MERCURY

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms8
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Chalon sur Saone Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Luxury French chateau to rent in Burgundy with private pool

The exceptional Chateau de Mercury is the ideal base to explore the famous wine route of Burgundy whilst enjoying the luxurious comfort that the estate offers. This 19th Century ‘Haussmann’ style château is situated amongst vineyards and offers an exceptional panoramic view over the surrounding countryside. The landscaped garden covers 4000m2 with a 5x10m heated pool located at the foot of the vineyards.

The Château has 8 luxury bedrooms (each with its own private en-suite bathroom), a spacious living room decorated with a 19th Century panoramic fresque, a dining room, kitchen, winter garden, gym & relaxation room and sauna. PLEASE NOTE THAT FULL PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS, AVAILABILITY & PRICES ARE KEPT UP TO DATE ON MY WEBSITE WHICH YOU CAN VISIT BY CLICKING ON MY PERSONAL WEBSITE LINK BELOW.

The Chateau has 8 bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. There are 5 doubles & 3 twins (the twins can be converted in to doubles if needed). The beds are made up for your arrival. Two cots are also available. Two of the bedrooms are 'VIP bedrooms' with views out across the park and the vineyards, one of them also has a 10m2 balcony. Both have HD television with TNT channels, Blu-ray DVD player, bath with massage jets, double washbasin and hairdryer. The 8 bathrooms have been stylishly fitted with your comfort in mind. Each has a WC, a washbasin and either a shower or bath. Towels and toiletries are provided on arrival.

The living room has an open fireplace that dates back to the 19th Century. Logs are provided enabling you to make the most of evenings around the fire with family or friends. You will also appreciate the 19th Century fresque that covers all four walls of the room. The room is extremely light and airy, with large windows opening out onto the park. The moulded ceilings, the wood panelling and the oak floor are all original and create a wonderful atmosphere. The central tower is arranged as a winter garden and being next to the living room it serves as a doorway out to the garden and pool. This is also the smokers area as smoking is prohibited in the rest of the chateau.

Books and DVDs in the library are at your disposal during your stay. An English style pool table, a big screen HD television with Satellite channels, a blu-ray DVD player and a Playstation 3 will ensure evenings full of entertainment. Wireless internet connection is available free of charge.

Outside the 5x10m heated swimming pool is open from April to October. The shallow end is a metre deep and goes down to around 1.9m. Spend hot afternoons lazing around the pool on one of the sunloungers with the summer house and garden table nearby for lunch by the pool or dinner on a balmy summer evening. Four bicycles and two child seats are provided at no extra charge. 16 ‘pétanque’ boules can be found at the château in case you fancy a boules contest between friends. There is a traditional barbecue just next to the summer house by the pool.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Oliver's Travels (Property Manager)
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Calendar last updated:
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About Oliver's Travels

Simply Chateau was set up in 2003 after two old school chums enjoyed a fantastic holiday with friends in a French chateau in the Dordogne. Oliver & Ravi, the two directors of the company, were amazed at what terrific value these stunning chateaux rentals represented and decided to spread the word. Soon after the website www.simplychateau.com was born.

Today we deliver a wide range of luxury villas, private chateaux and charming farmhouses throughout France, Italy, Spain, the UK and the Caribbean. We have something for everyone from charming manor houses representing great value for money to fully catered & serviced luxury chateaux, all handpicked and chosen with care. Bookings are made direct with the owner of your chosen property to guarantee you get the best booking price available.

Oliver's Travels purchased this chateau / country house in 2003

Why Oliver's Travels chose Chalon sur Saone

At Simply Chateau we only work with the very best rental properties on the market. All of our properties have been handpicked and we take our customer feedback extremely seriously. We operate a ‘three strikes and you’re out’ policy - that is to say if we have 3 negative reviews relating to any of our properties we cease to advertise it.

We have properties to suit every taste and budget, all chosen with care by our expert team for their unique character, fantastic features and stunning countryside locations.

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Free Concierge Service: As luxury rental specialists we have all the experience in the world helping each and every one of our customers find the most suitable property for their dream holiday. All you need to do is provide us with the details of what you imagine your dream holiday to be, and we'll find the perfect property for you. We can make sure that every arrangement is planned to perfection and each element of your holiday has been refined. Transfers, catering, maid service, tours and activities can all be prearranged to your specific requirements.

100% Financial Guarantee: We realize that financial protection is an important consideration when choosing a holiday company so to ensure you have complete peace of mind we are bonded members of ABTA.

Lowest Price Guarantee: Simply Chateau ??simply’ processes the bookings and credit card payments on the property owner’s behalf. The owners themselves set the rates so you know you are getting the best available rental rate when you book.

Avoid Internet Scams: Each and every property listed on our website has been checked to make sure that it actually exists. This ensures that you do not become a victim of an internet scam as can happen through an ordinary listing website.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Christophe & Sylvia tait inoubliable ! That's about the only thing I can say to describe our stay at your beautiful Chateau de Mercury in Burgundy. It was truly the most amazing experience in every way. The house is perfect and the surroundings are magnificient. I hope we can return again one day to this paradise in the country! Warmest regards
Oct 2012
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps15
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms8
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Three services to protect your trip:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Chateau de Mercury
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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Chateau de Mercury
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p434760
Chalon sur Saone Saone-et-Loire
5

We thoroughly enjoyed everything

  • 5 of 5
Christophe Sylvia, The quality of the restoration and the beautiful interior design make for a lovely stay. We noticed and appreciated the many thoughtful touches that made our stay all the more special. The chateau catered perfectly for the 3 generations of our family. The location is superb! We thoroughly enjoyed all this lovely area has to offer, particularly the wineries. Walking through the vineyards each morning to get our baguettes will stay with us for a long time!
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

The local village with all the necessary shops is just 2km from the chateau. Chalon sur Saône is 13km away and the Hypermarket is 10km. Other towns worth visiting include Beaune 26 km, Cluny 52 km, Autun 39 km, Mâcon 73 km and Dijon 80 km.

Things to do

- Museum of Photography ??? Chalon-sur-Sa����ne (13 km)

- Hospices de Beaune – Beaune (26 km)

- Château de Couches – Couches (14 km). Clinging to its rock, the Château de Couches soars up amidst the green and rolling landscape of the vineyards of the ‘Côte Chalonnaise’.

- Château de Cormatin – Cormatin (38 km). Built in the 17th century on the remains of a 13th century castle, the Château de Cormatin is without a doubt one of the most elegant châteaux in Burgundy.

- The Hérisson Falls ?? Jura (110 km). Two streams join to make a series of waterfalls, each one more beautiful than the last.

- Cluny Abbey – Cluny (52 km). This Benedictine abbey, built in the 10th century, was the centre of the religious world and the church was no less than the largest in the Christian world!

- Chalon dans la Rue – Chalon-sur-Saône (13 km). Each year, during the 3rd weekend in July (from the Thursday evening until Sunday evening), the streets of Chalon-sur-Saône are transformed into the stage of a multitude of live performances (jugglers, plays, concerts, acrobats,circus acts etc) during the biggest festival of street theatre in France.

- Fun Park des Combes – le Creusot (27 km)

- Green Way – Chalon-sur-Saône (10 km). From Chalon-sur-Saône to Charnay-les-Macon tens of kilometres of old railway track have been converted into a cycle track. Surrounded by rolling landscapes, alternating between vineyards and forest.

- Acrogivry – Givry (10 km). At Givry, 6 hectares of oak trees are reserved for adventure in the tree tops! More than 18 circuits and 150 aerial games have been created for visitors from young children to really tough adventurers!

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Rates & Availability

From £3,734 Per week

Chalon sur Saone Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
2 night minimum stay
£4,255
 
 
January to March
Jan 6 2015 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£3,899
 
 
April
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£3,899
 
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£3,899
 
 
June
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£3,899
 
 
July to August
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£3,899
 
 
September
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
£3,899
 
 
October
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
£3,899
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2015 - Dec 19 2015
2 night minimum stay
£3,899
 
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 5 2016
2 night minimum stay
£4,420
 
 
January to March
Jan 6 2016 - Mar 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
£3,734
 
 
April
Apr 1 2016 - Apr 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
£3,734
 
 
May
May 1 2016 - May 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
£3,734
 
 
June
Jun 1 2016 - Jun 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
£3,734
 
 
July to August
Jul 1 2016 - Aug 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
£3,734
 
 
September
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
£3,734
 
 
October
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
£3,734
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
£3,734
 

Notes

  • PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE PRICES REPRESENT THE PRICE RANGE AND DO NOT APPLY TO THE SEASONS LISTED. UP TO THE MINUTE AVAILABILITY & PRICES ARE ONLY AVAILABLE BY CLICKING ON MY PERSONAL WEBSITE LINK ABOVE THE ENQUIRY FORM BELOW.
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Amenities

Chalon sur Saone Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
PLEASE NOTE THAT FULL PROPERTY DESCRIPTIONS, PHOTOGRAPHS, AVAILABILITY & PRICES ARE KEPT UP TO DATE ON MY WEBSITE WHICH YOU CAN VISIT BY CLICKING ON MY PERSONAL WEBSITE LINK BELOW.

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