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Tranquility and beauty guaranteed in stunning hilltop setting

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Huge 1 Bedroom renovated cottage

Commune with nature and feast your eyes . This is a renovated farmhouse in a tiny hamlet on top of a hill, with stunning panoramic views.

Set on a 3 hectare property next door to the owner's house , it has its own huge South facing terrace, large table and chairs , sun umbrellas and BBQ facilities. Your views look down to a large water feature , forests and far distant mountains .

Please Note: Because Of The Depth Of The Water Feature, I Do Not Accept Bookings For Children Under The Age Of 10

Note : The owner has 2 very friendly golden retrievers and a cat . Any, or all of these animals might visit you to make friends . As they are all on very strict diets I ask my guests to kindly refrain from feeding them any treats.

'The Cottage layout : upstairs : 1 large double bedroom and huge bathroom with shower , washbasin and toilet

Downstairs:, huge open plan modern kitchen/dining room, living room with a new leather sofa, 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.

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.

More Details

Property Manager
Victoria Fernandez
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
September 27, 2016

Why Victoria Fernandez chose Saone-et-Loire

I fell in love with this property for three reasons , the views , the quiet and the large garden .

What makes this farmhouse unique

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.

* Star gazers take note ; As there is little extra light the night sky is easily vewable .

Amenities

Pressy-sous-Dondin Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
  • All upstairs bedrooms feature oak beams and dormer windows. The 3 bathrooms have marble floors. The kitchen and living room have stone floors.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The swimming pond is not fenced so the properties are unsuitable for small children.

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Tranquility and beauty guaranteed in stunning hilltop setting
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
5

Great house and lanscape around

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is in reality as nice as it is shown on the many pictures, caringly renovated. It is excellently equipped - we have many experience with holidays flats: this was the best equipped house we ever had. It's proper, well-maintained and cared with love. You feel very welcomed - this home is made for you as a guest.

There is a lot of space for two persons. If the weather is good you enjoy the terrace with a gigantic view over hills and valleys. The pond is great to go swimming at every hour of the day. If the weather might be not good, it's no problem to stay inside.

Victoria lives on the same estate, she would be there is there is any need, otherwise she is very discreet.

You can see and visit so many things in this area: Cluny, Paray-le-Monial, the wine area with Chalon, Macon and Beaune is close and we even took the train to Lyon, which is 45 minutes away from Macon. Apart from this you have got nature and the nice landscape just everywhere around you!

We were very, very satisfied and happy and enjoyed our holidays in the cottage - and we will be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jutta, Thank you very much for your review . It was a pleasure to welcome you to 'Les Marions' and I look forward to seeing you back here soon. All the best, Victoria
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Brisbane, Australia
5

Peaceful luxury in Burgundy

  • 5 of 5

When we booked Les Marions we were looking for a quiet holiday in the countryside but we found so much more … a spacious house with all the luxuries such as a well equipped kitchen, cable TV, indoor-outdoor living areas and best of all, a pool for the hot summer days. On top of all this, we enjoyed beautiful scenery from our windows, plenty of cute local historic villages a short drive away and the best of Burgundy’s wine and local produce.

Thanks Victoria for your friendly welcome and tips on where to eat and visit – it make our stay extra special.

Phil and Louise, Brisbane Australia

July 2010.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wunderschönes Haus in herrlich ruhiger Umgebung

  • 5 of 5

In diesem gemütlichen Haus, inmitten der herrlichen Hügellandschaft des südlichen Burgund, kann man sich wunderbar erholen. Nach schönen Ausflügen in die Umgebung (Cluny, Charolles, Taizé, Paray le Monial, Tournus etc) haben wir uns immer wieder auf das " Heimkommen" gefreut. Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt und wunderbar geschlafen; auch das Kochen in der schönen Küche, mit Blick in's Grüne, hat zur guten Urlaubsstimmung beigetragen. Sehr empfehlenswert!

Dagmar

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Dagmar, Thank you very much for your lovely review. I look forward to welcoming you back some day. Best regards, Victoria
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Lyon Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Buffiers
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
La Salle/ Le Creusot
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Macon Loche
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
A6 Macon
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Buffiers
Car: necessary

Set in the hills of the Charolais, close to historic Cluny . The house is set on 7 undulating acres with a beautiful water feature. It is 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 a large supermarket and gas station , a bank, a chemist a bakery, a butcher , a tabac 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 cliff face and taste the stunning wines of the region.

Come here to get away from it all. You'll never want to leave.

For your convenience Free WiFi is provided in The Cottage

Other Activities:

for outdoor enthusiasts ; trail riding , biking and walking in this stunning countryside

40 minutes away you can go canoeing on the Loire river

There are many brocants and flea markets organised all through the summer months

Jazz and classical concerts

Chateau visits

Prehistoric caves

Wine tasting in the Maconais, the Beaujolais and the Cote D'Ore

Tennis courts can be booked at Cluny

Golf: There are 2 golf courses in the region .

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Rates & Availability

Pressy-sous-Dondin Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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7 night minimum stay
$647
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A fifty percent non refundable deposit is required to secure your booking. The balance to be payed 4 weeks before your visit. We recomend that you take out travel insurance in case of unforseen events that would force you to cancel .

There is a 250 euro bond to be held by the owner in case of damage to the property . This will be returned to you at the end of your stay.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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