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Unusual and rare: former railway wagon (2/3 p) near Lac du Der

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Rare: old train wagon (2/3 p) near Lac du Der

Old railway wagon dating back 40 years, it has been renovated and converted into unusual holiday with a capacity of 3 people. This car is perfect for a romantic getaway or a couple with a child. It is also possible to camp on the lawn side of car (only on request).

Our car is installed in a champagne farmhouse on the edge of the forest in a quiet hamlet in the municipality of Droyes, near the Lac du Der (5 kms) and numerous water activities.

Arranged and decorated on the theme of the SNCF, wood and iron are the preferred materials. The simple and stylish decor gives you a warm and friendly atmosphere in a rustic and authentic.

Description of the wagon:

- Inside surface of the wagon: 18 m²

- A main room with fitted kitchen (sink, induction hob, oven, fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee machine ...) and sitting area (flat screen TV, DVD player) with a sofa bed a instead of 90 X 190 (possibility of a cot on request).

- A room with a bed of 140 X 190 (new bedding) with a net.

- Heating: 2 electric heaters (1000 and 1500W)

- A private toilet block of about 10 sqm located just off the wagon: bathroom with a large walk-in shower, sink, toilet, storage furniture.

- A covered terrace with garden furniture and barbecue.

- Shaded parking with private access (unfenced).

At your disposal :

modern facilities, free internet (WIFI), vast green spaces with trees and flowers (semi closed), half a hectare of forest with mountain bike trails, an orchard with fruit trees, a spice garden, games for children (games, bicycles, scooters, hut) ...

Home :

- The young and dynamic owner welcomes you in person to visit the property. The inventory will be carried out on arrival and departure.

- Opening hours: Arrival on Saturday from 16h to 20h / departure on Saturday at 10 am

- Languages ​​spoken: French, fluent English

environmental actions:

We do not own eco-label for this house but we are sensitive to the environmental protection for sustainable tourism (eco household products, waste sorting, monitoring and limitation of energy consumption, recovery of rainwater ... ).

Location / Access:

- Address: 31 A pot luck street voy 52220 Droyes

- Der Lake 5 km, shops Montier in Der 9 kms, 30 kms from Saint-Dizier, adjacent to the towns of Troyes, Epernay, Chalons, Reims, not far from Paris.


- Visits: Charles de Gaulle Memorial in Colombey les deux Eglises, the circuit of churches with wood sides, museums ...

- Der Lake: near Giffaumont (5kms) and its marina and beaches, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, ropes course, mini-golf, casino ...

- Nature: autumn, crossing point for migratory birds on the Der Lake (cranes, ducks, geese, swans ...)

- Events in Montier en Der: Festival of wildlife photography, Brewers Festival, Jazz Festival ...

- Equestrian: National Stud and horse racing at Montier-en-der

- Gastronomy: close to the Champagne vineyards, the grove farm, barn or bees craft brewery ...

- Activities: amusement park Nigloland 50 kms

More Details

Ludovic Berton
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017



Droyes Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • wheelchair inaccessible


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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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