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Victoria Fernandez

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Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Charolles Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom farmhouse and 1 bedroom farmhouse

Commune with nature and feast your eyes . 2 renovated farmhouses in a tiny hamlet with stunning panoramic views. Both houses have individual South facing terraces with BBQ facilities. A large water feature is set in 3 hectares of land. Note: Not suitable for small children.

'The South House' has 3 double bedrooms, 2 with attendant bathrooms upstairs and a bed room and bathroom downstairs. The bathrooms all have showers. Downstairs, stone floors, a living room with oak beams and wood burning stove and french doors that open onto the terrace for outdoor dining. A modern kitchen, a dining room and a laundry with washing machine and dryer. There is satellite TV, and a CD player. At the moment there is no ADSL connection. However , if you have a smartphone , mobile phones and 2G work well in both houses.

'The Cottage' : upstairs : 1 large double bedroom and huge bathroom with shower

Downstairs:, huge open plan modern kitchen/dining room, sitting room with a new leather sofa . next room a laundry and a downstairs toilet. Satellite TV, CD player

Equidistant between Charolles and Cluny , and 30 kilometers from the wine regions of Vire Clesse , Pouilly Fuise and the Beaujolais hills . There are prehistoric caves at Aze , and at Bergeserin (10 ks) an adventure park for the brave at heart. Walking is the most popular passtime in the area with hundreds of kilometers of tracks in forests and tiny country lanes. In Summer there is a donkey that can be hired for the day to carry provisions for your picnic along with maps to help you find your way . If you wish you can hire a horse and cart to carry you through stunning landscape at a gentle pace. Fishing is another activity keenly supported by the local community. Maps and permits are easy to obtain at the local mairie. If you want history , the Chateau of Cormatin is only 20 minutes drive away with it's medieval kitchen gardens and 16th century interiors it is a 'must see' in the area. The tourist office at Cluny has a list of Chateaux to visit in the area. Cluny itself is a lively town with the remains of the largest church in Christendom still very evident in the main square.

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Details for The Cottage 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, 1 Bathroom

The Cottage is just that. A renovated 17th century rural cottage with 1 huge bedroom upstairs , queen sized bed , and a large light filled bathroom with toilet and shower . Tastefully furnished and comfortable, it is the ideal getaway for a couple. A comfortable living room with TV and stereo ; A large modern kitchen / dining area that can easily seat 6 . A laundry and downstairs toilet . The kitchen is fully equipped and all linen is provided. Huge South facing terrace for alfresco dining and a barbeque is provided . Unfortunately there is no wifi service although smart phones and tablets can be used on 3G.
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered

Victoria Fernandez

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I have spent the last 20 or so years in France , I came here in 1990 with my partner looking for a typical French holiday house. We traveled all over France and almost gave up until we stumbled on this relatively unknown part of Southern Burgundy. It was so beautiful with the lovely forests, hills and hedge groves and the traditional stone houses.The wine is fantastic too... It was perfect for us. We settled to living here 6 months of each year. As we were both artists , he a painter and I a photographer we had the luxury of being our own boss.

Victoria Fernandez purchased this cottage in 2006

I had been looking for a property with enough land to keep my horses for a long time. One day my cleaning lady asked me if I knew anyone who wanted to buy a house. Her father had died and her mother wanted to move to town so they were selling the house that had been in the same family for nearly 200 years !

I went to see it . The house was a complete wreck but the view was staggering. I fell in love with the property on the spot.

The views are truly gorgeous . The hamlet is small and the road very quiet. This a place to enjoy natural beauty and commune with nature. There are extensive walks to be made in all directions through forests and fields. The paths are well defined. Despite the feeling that you are a hundred miles from civilization , there is a small town nearby (6 kilometers) that has all amenities including a large supermarket that also sells petrol.

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Property Reviews

The Cottage
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews
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Charolles Saone-et-Loire

Perfect holidays

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
It is a perfect place for relaxing in a beautiful landscape with a very well equipped and pretty accomodation.
Owner's Response: Dear Margarete,
Thank you very much for your review. I enjoyed meeting you and look forward to welcoming you back someday.
Have a lovely autumn season.
All the best,
The Cottage
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Charolles Saone-et-Loire

Delightful cottage

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: May 20, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
This is an exceptionally well equipped, tastefully furnished, comfortable and well looked after gite. The view is very beautiful even in the cold and wet during our stay!

The owner is charming and discreet. Although her house is very close it is a lovely stone building which just adds to the remarkable view.

We would give the whole location 9 out of 10.

Lynne & Rob Porter
The Cottage
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Charolles Saone-et-Loire

Amazing Cottage Retreat

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
We stayed in the cottage for our honeymoon and it was perfect. The property was clean with a very well equipped kitchen which felt like a home away from home. The bed was very comfortable, as was the sitting room which has a DVD player and satelliteTV including English channels! The setting was perfect for us - very quiet in the middle of the countryside with lovely walks on the doorstep. You need a car to get to the shops, but there are villages nearby, the biggest of which is Cluny which has everything you need and a beautiful abbey.

The grounds are lovely with a pool that has frogs. We spent some happy hours trying to get the pefect photo but they were a little shy!

The owner was incredibly freindly and helpful, taking us on a walk one day to show us a good spot for a sunset photo! All in all, we will be returning and we would highly recommend this property to other people who want a peaceful and relaxing get away.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 8/10
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Lyon Airport
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Macon Loche
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
A6 Macon
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
St Bonnet du Joux
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
La Salle/ Le Creusot
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
St Bonnet de Joux/ or Suin
Car: necessary

Set in the hills of the Charolais, close to historic Cluny . The 2 houses are set on 7 undulating acres with a beautiful water feature. They are surounded by green fields and forests . Enjoy walking, biking, golfing, tennis, horse riding or just lazing around by the pond. Tranquillity, comfort and natural beauty are the key words to describe this property. 5 minutes from St Bonnet de Joux , a village that has 2 grocery stores, a bank, a chemist a bakery, 2 butchers and a medical centre. 17 minutes to Cluny, 35 minutes to the Macon TGV train station, 1 hour to Lyon airport and 2 hours to Geneva. For wine buffs the fabulous wines of the Maconais , Beaujolais and Cote D'Ore are all within easy reach . Visit the prehistoric site at Solutre , climb the mountain or sit at a delightful restaurant under it's imposing clif face and taste the stunning wines of the region.

Come here to get away from it all. You'll never want to leave. Well behaved dogs are welcome .

Other Activities: trail riding and walking in this stunning countryside

Golf: There are 2 golf courses in the region .

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Availability & Rates

Charolles Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
Easter week
Apr 18 2014 - Apr 25 2014
7 nights
Apr 27 2014 - May 31 2014
7 nights
Jul 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest
Standard weekly rate
Sep 6 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add €10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €100.00
Pet Fee €25.00
Notes Prices are fully inclusive. A deposit of 30% (non refundable) is required to secure a booking. A non refundable payment in full is required 4 weeks prior to arrival together with a refundable security deposit of 100 EU to be payed in cash on arrival.
Up to 2.2 % surcharge if you make your payment online using the Homeaway website payment option . Pet surcharge 20 eu per week.

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Charolles Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Heating
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Freezer ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Toaster
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Pantry Items
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is spacious with a generous shower , a washstand, a large mirror and a towel heater.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • A queen sized bed with 4 pillows , all linen including 2 towels per person, 2 beside reading lamps , 2 wardrobes and a chest of drawers for storing your clothes. A large fan . There is an extra folding bed (single 90x180) in the store room suitable for a child.
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
  • forests
  • pond
  • caves
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • arboretum
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf privileges optional
  • fly fishing
  • hunting small game
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • equestrian events
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • cycling
unsuitable for small children as the pond is not fenced.
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