|Minimum Stay||3 - 4 nights|
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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 . Note: Because of the depth of the water feature, the cottage is not suitable for children under the age of 10.
'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.
I fell in love with this property for three reasons , the views , the quiet and the large garden .
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.
Our stay at Les Marions was "just what the doctor ordered". A charming converted cottage, equipped to a high standard and set in a very peaceful rural location yet within easy reach (by car) of a number small towns with lots of stunning historical sights to see
The cottage is so very comfortable and full of character with a sunny terrace looking out across the countryside that it is tempting to just sit and relax but with Victoria's helpful suggestions of sights to see and places to eat we ventured out most days and found lovely quiet towns like Cluny and Tournus as well as bustling places such as Chalon Sur Saone and Beaune to explore.
The surrounding countryside is ideal for walking and cycling but being there during a heatwave (34 deg) we opted to visit medieval abbeys, chateau's and enjoyed the Caberet Evening show at the Cluny National Stud.
Victoria is close by and discreet but very willing to answer any queries.
We would thoroughly recommend Les Marions as an ideal location for those wishing to immerse themselves in the beautiful rural countryside and local cultures whilst "recharging your batteries"
This was "home from home" for us being clean, spacious and comfortable. It was so nice to have such a well equipped kitchen. Breakfast outside with the view to enjoy made a wonderful start to the day. The bed was very comfortable and the roomy bathroom was supplied with really hot water. Beside all the brochures in the lounge, Victoria took the time to answer our questions about which places would be good to visit. We found this very helpful. Thank you, Victoria, for paying such attention to detail in your cottage which made our holiday so enjoyable. We will certainly recommend this holiday cottage to our friends .
A very nice cottage, placed in a beautifull landscape! The cottage is good equipped and the owner cares for everything. Perfect for people who want to relax in a quiet sorrounding. All sights of South Burgundy could be reached by car. There exist lots of opportunities for cycling and hiking nearby. We had ungforgetable holidays. Thanks a lot, Vicotria!
Sonja and Stephan from Bremen, Germany, July 2015
We spent one wonderful week at “les marions”. The cottage is very comfortable. There is a kitchen well equipped, living room with large sofa and two chairs you may sink in, look outside and listen music. The furnishing all over the house is made with love, tasteful and cozy. Even when we got in, there was some coffee and tea, a bottle of wine to welcome us, no need to buy toilet paper or dish soap. Really nothing is missing!
The terrace with panoramic view on beautiful landscape invites for a long stay. Everything inside and outside the cottage is very well looked after.
Besides there are two very friendly dogs which like to be caressed.
Victoria is very discreet and always responsive to any questions.
The place is perfect for who is looking for quietness and repose. The beautiful environments offer to visit lots of medieval churches, castles and old towns.
We enjoyed our stay and returned very relaxed. We easily recommend this cottage to our best friends. Thank you for this week!
Anette and Hans
My wife and I have visited numerous places in the countryside of France and Italy and our stay at Les Marions ranks as one of the best. It has an isolated beauty, while still being accessible to shopping and great things to see and do. The comfort level of the small house was superb, with all needs for furnishings and enjoyment met or exceeded. Victoria is the perfect host both before and during. This is a don't miss if you want relaxation and proximity to beautiful countryside. Just under 2 hours from the Lyon airport.
Un havre de paix, de tranquillité et d’authenticité. Un accord indescriptible, fait de discrétion et de présence vigilante pour le bien-être des locataires. Cette maison « le Cottage » est un lieu d’où il est difficile de partir, tellement on s’y sent bien. Une vue imprenable depuis la terrasse sur les collines de la Bourgogne du sud. La maison est aménagée avec goût et très fonctionnelle.
NB : Victoria est une maîtresse de maison « hors pair » et nous l’embrassons très fort.
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
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
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 .
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jul 2 2016 - Sep 3 2016
4 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $11 per night, per additional guest|
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest|
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
|Refundable damage deposit||$112|
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.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.