WATERFRONT PROPERTY IN MEDIEVAL VILLAGE

Eric Messer

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Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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WATERFRONT PROPERTY IN MEDIEVAL VILLAGE

Fontenoy-le-Chateau Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Fontenoy-le-Château is located about 30 km south of Epinal at the Canal des Vosges. It is a medieval little village with that typical French charm. There is a small port from where one can hire house boats. A stream that comes down from the Vosges accompanies the channel through the village. The valley is enclosed by a beautiful forest. 'L´Ecluse' is situated in a quiet living area facing the 'Canal des Vosges'. It is comfortable and well equipped. The upper level of the holiday flat is constructed in the form of a large open plan studio. Kitchen, living room and eating area are integrated on this floor. Furthermore there are three bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a roof balcony and an amazing view from the garden over the village and the channel.

The ground floor is mainly used for storage and laundry faciilites

There is also a garage for bikes and wood (logs for wood burning stove)

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Eric Messer (Owner)
Advertiser since 2003
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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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Minimum Stay 7 nights
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5
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WATERFRONT PROPERTY IN MEDIEVAL VILLAGE
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
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WATERFRONT PROPERTY IN MEDIEVAL VILLAGE
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+44 -208 9898065
Fontenoy-le-Chateau Epinal area
5

relaxed eastern holidays

  • 5 of 5
We (4 grown ups and one child aged 2) spend a splendid week in that house. It's really nicely refurbished and well equipped. We used the bikes a lot to make nice tours. Even our child had much fun - throwing stones and branched in the river and canal are real fun. Durning the evenings we love to sit by the fire in the oven. It keeps us really warm...

Last but not least: We were received very nicely and everything was well arranged. All in all a great place to stay.
  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad the guests enjoyed their stay and took the opportunity to explore the area on the bikes we provide.
Yes it is great to sit by the fire (wood burning stove) in the evenings
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WATERFRONT PROPERTY IN MEDIEVAL VILLAGE
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Fontenoy-le-Chateau Epinal area
Stuttgart/Germany
5

Stuttgart

  • 5 of 5
It is a wonderful house in a row of different houses build together.
All is clean, good beds which is often not normal. Two perfect bathrooms with toilets on first and second floor. A big kitchen with livingroom and extra big table for having breakfast and dinner on the second floor. Big windows, so it is light in the room.
A wonderful new wooden floor. A good view to the canal, only over the street.
It is quite, no noise, so you can sleep very well.
You can walk along the canal or use the bikes.
The customer service is really good. Friends of the owner are living in the street. They are very nice people from England and they help you whenever you want..
We didn't go to a restaurant because we cooked for ourselves which is no problem in the kitchen either you are 7 persons.
We can recommend this property for hundred percent. It is perfect.
I wrote this in English language so that everybody can understand it from overall.
I can give best notes.
  • Submitted: May 18, 2011
  • Stayed: Apr 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
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Fontenoy-le-Chateau Epinal area
Germany
5

extrem feines Plätzchen!

  • 5 of 5
Wir haben es sehr genossen. Ein perfekter Platz. Das Haus ist wunderschön eingerichtet, der sehr große Wohnraum mit Pantryküche hat einen traumhaften Blick auf Kanal und Fluß. Beide Badezimmer sehr fein. Alles da, was man braucht. Gute Betten!
Die Menschen am Kanal kommen aus allen Ländern der Welt und sind extrem freundlich.
Der Ort ist malerisch schön auf eine morbide zerfallende Art. Interessante Orte und schöne Landschaft rundherum.
Wir kommen wieder.
  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing
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WATERFRONT PROPERTY IN MEDIEVAL VILLAGE
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Fontenoy-le-Chateau Epinal area
5

pure Entspannung

  • 5 of 5
Im Letzten Jahr waren wir erstmals im Elsass, was uns sehr gut gefallen hat. Dieses mal wollten wir auf die andere Seite der Vogesen und sind in Fontenoy le Chateau gelandet. Eigentlich nur wegen der Bilder der Wohnung, die fanden wir so toll, dass wir kurzerhand gebucht haben. Wir wurden nicht enttäuscht. Die Wohnung ist genau wie auf den Bildern, Küchenutensilien alles da , das Notwendigste kann man im Ort einkaufen, herrliche Backwaren, Obst...Restaurants im Ort. Was man nicht kaufen kann, kriegt man umsonst. Ruhe , Entspannung, Natur einfach schön. Wir waren wandern, mit dem Rad kilometerweit am Canal entlang (niemand fur hinter uns, keiner kam uns entgegen !!!!)und mit dem Auto waren es auch nochmal fast 700 km in einer Woche. Alles top wir gehen wieder hin
  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Fontenoy-le-Chateau Epinal area
5

Douce France

  • 5 of 5
What a great location! Back in busy Berlin looking out the window into the grey dark sky we still enjoy remembering the sleepy magic of that place, the friendly welcome (thanks to R & M), the comfortable house equipped with everything we needed, the huge kitchen & living room beneath the roof, the beautiful view from the bedroom windows or from the kitchen (we liked especially that one through the windows near the floor straight down to the water), the cute little bakery in the village with the lovely 'religieuse' tartlets (and excellent bread & croissants as well), the bikeway to Epinal along the enchanting canal passing some thousand watergates as well as a houseboat here and there, the even more idyllic but also tougher trail along the water down to Corre (I would recommend a mountain bike), all the other quiet roads and pretty trails we've cycled, the beautiful landscape and villages around not to forget Plombieres les Bain with its romain bath, the really fairylike restaurant 'Les Pont des Fees' in Les Voivres with its unforgettable charming host and the adorable decorated dining room and all the good food and wine we had...
So if you like nature, walking, cycling, may be reading a good book, cooking and relaxing and are not addicted to club culture, vip watching, adventure pools or highspeed mountain bike downhill trails this is the perfect place to go.
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
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WATERFRONT PROPERTY IN MEDIEVAL VILLAGE
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+44 -208 9898065
Fontenoy-le-Chateau Epinal area
5

Einfach eine Auszeit nehmen ...

  • 5 of 5
... und das Wesentliche entdecken.

In Fontenoy-le-Château ist uns das gelungen. Das Haus hat viel Charme, es ist gut ausgestattet. Uns hat es an nichts gefehlt. Besonders schön war das Atelier mit dem direkten Blick auf den Kanal. Wir haben uns vom ersten Tag an wohl gefühlt und hätten gerne noch eine 3. Urlaubswoche dort verbracht.

Langeweile gab es nie. Ausgedehnte Radtouren am Kanal entlang, Spaziergänge auf gut ausgeschilderten Rundwanderwegen, Städtetouren in die nähere Umgebung (nach Epinal, Vittel, Bains-les-Bains, Luxieul), Boulespielen am Hafen - es gab immer etwas zu entdecken. Viele Bilder voller Ruhe und Harmonie haben sich uns tief eingeprägt: Vorbeifahrende Boote auf dem Kanal, das Treiben an den Schleusen, der morbide Charme vor sich hin bröckelnder Fassaden, das Spiel von Licht und Schatten in dunklen Wäldern, zufrieden vor sich hin kauende Kühe, die Schönheit und Vielfalt der Schöpfung. Dieses Mal hatte Elektronik & Co. keine Chance auf unsere Zeit.

Wir hoffen, dass wir uns diese Bilder auch im Alltag noch eine Weile bewahren können. Danke für die Überlassung dieses kleinen Paradieses und für die gute Betreuung vor Ort. Vielleicht sehen wir uns eines Tages wieder in Fontenoy-le-Château.
  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Romantic Getaway
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Map

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Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Canals, nowadays mainly used for tourist reasons, pass through the whole of France. Your holiday location is situated on the southern connection of the Moselle-Saône canal. The property directly overlooks both the canal and the river. Small tracks along the canal invite you to discover the region by bike. If you prefer walking there are lots of forests around the picturesque valley to explore. Only a few kilometres away you can experience the culture and charm of old french villages. The spa villages of Luxeuil-les-Bains, Plombières-les-Bains or Bains-les-Bains are nearby. Furthermore there are horse riding facilities, a public pool and the possibility of booking a tour in a carriage or boat hire.There are also a number of golf clubs and ski resorts within easy driving distance

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Fontenoy-le-Chateau Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SEVEN
Sep 6 2014 - Dec 19 2014
7 night minimum stay
€345
 
 
EIGHT
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
7 night minimum stay
€495
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes A 200e returnable security deposit is required on bookings (Returned by cheque or bank transfer within one week of departure date less fuel costs and cost of any significant damage to the property or its contents.) There is a charge for electricity and fuel, dependent on usage/season (10 - 80 Euros per week). There is a 10 Euro minimum charge for electricity. Wood is available at 10e per basket.
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Amenities

Amenities

Fontenoy-le-Chateau Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking On Street
  • Tiled Stove
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
  • 2 doubles, 1 family bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • 5 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Behind the house of this two floor holiday flat there are four terraces that can of course be used by our guests for free but are not part of the rental agreement of the holiday flat. On the ground floor there is a garage (usable for bikes, motorbikes, dingies, etc.) that can be used upon agreement for no extra charge. Linen and towels can be provided at a cost of 15 euros per person per week. There are seven bicycles in the garage that guests can use with the owners permission. Bicycles are used at the guests’ own risk. Use of bicycles are not part of the rental agreement or covered by insurance.
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