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Tranquility and beauty guaranteed in stunning hilltop setting - The Cottage

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights



The Cottage

The Cottage is just that. A renovated 18th century rural cottage with 1 huge bedroom upstairs , big sized bed 160 cm large by 200 cm long , 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.Off the kitchen is a huge South facing terrace for alfresco dining and a gas barbeque is provided . FREE WIFI is included

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About the property

Les Marions

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

The price of an additional person (more than 2) is 30 eu

Note : The owner has 2 very friendly golden retrievers and a cat .

They are not allowed into the Cottage

'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.

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Property Manager
Victoria Fernandez
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 2018

Why Victoria Fernandez chose Pressy-sous-Dondin

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

What makes this cottage 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 .

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Prices are fully inclusive. A deposit of 25% (non refundable) is required to secure a booking. A non refundable payment in full is required 6 weeks prior to arrival together with a refundable security deposit of 100 EU .
Up to 2.2 % surcharge if you make your payment online using the Homeaway website payment option .
There is a charge of 30 EU for any guest above 2 .


Pressy-sous-Dondin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • additional guest price is 30 eu
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom upstairs is spacious with a generous shower , a washstand, a large mirror and a towel heater. There is a toilet in the laundry room on the ground floor.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King sized bed , 160x200 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.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • 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
unsuitable for children under 10 as the pond is not fenced.


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The Cottage
average rating of 4.7941175 based on 34 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This is a jewel if you like quiet beautiful Burgundy countryside. It is only a little off thr beaten track and much better for it. All amenities provided as long as you are not addicted to high speed internet. Could not be better in my view and a charming and gracious host.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, Thank you for your review ! I am delighted that you enjoyed The Cottage and I hope to welcome you back to Les Marions very soon Kind Regards Victoria
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Very peaceful - roomy and well appointed accommodation

  • 5 of 5

We had a very pleasant stay in this accommodation. It is in a lovely peaceful rural setting. The house is attractively furnished, roomy and well equipped for around 6 people. However, because of the distribution of space, there is only one bedroom - which is particularly spacious and attractive - and it is hard to see where further people might sleep. It is a few miles from the nearest shops/activities so not for those who need a lot of distractions! It was ideal for what we needed - a get away from it all R & R. The owner lives on the site and was pleasant and helpful without being intrusive.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Tranquillity and sunshine in rural Burgundy.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is fabulously equipped with everything one would need for a superbly tranquil and restful holiday. Victoria had really taken on board the needs of her guests and even provided us with two wonderfully attentive dogs who appeared punctually at meal times on our terrace! We of course succumbed to their French friendliness and shared the odd meal with them but not the wonderful Cremant de Bourgoine that we found in the local supermarche. We had a super stay in this lovely property which was perfect for a couple who love tranquility and easy access to the many interesting Abbeyes and chateaux in the region.

The Abbeys at Cluny and Para Le Monial, the castle at Brancion and the Rock of Solutre are absolute places one must visit. There are great Burgundy reds to have in abundance and Charolais beef for barbecues to purchase in all supermarkets. Naturally we felt that we had a duty to support these local producers! We visited the Saturday market in Beaune which was about an hours drive away and bought the most amazing Goats cheese, artisan bread and charcuterie produce before visiting the Hotel de Deu or hospital with its amazing roof and history. For the visitor who wants both a restful setting and easy access to historical sites Les Marions is perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello , Thank you for your review . It was a pleasure to welcome you to the Cottage and I feel privileged that you chose my property to celebrate your honeymoon . Come back soon ! All the best, Victoria
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Splendid views: spacious comfort

  • 4 of 5

very enjoyable. Why 4 not 5 stars is the inconvenience of having to drive to get bread; I don't want to use my car every day.

Welcoming, informed, and also a well equipped kitchen. My only suggestion here would be a small electric blender for soups, smoothies or whatever -- nothing fancy or expensive but v useful. We both would recommend strongly.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello , Thank you for your review . It is true that the house is in the country which explains the peace and quiet as well as the beautiful views. The nearest town with a boulangerie is 7 kilometres away , a five to 7 minute car drive. Many of my guests feel like you and don't want to get in their car every day . Some of them bring bicycles , some buy extra bread and freeze it . Thank you for the suggestion of an electric blender. I had not thought many people would want one but why not ? If it improves the experience of The Cottage then I am all for it ! Cheers Victoria
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We had a fantastic time at Les Marions!! We would definitely like to return in the future.

  • 5 of 5

Victoria was a wonderful hostess. We enjoyed our time at her place, that was very quiet, peaceful and in a great location. It was also nice to visit with Victoria and she gave us plenty of suggestions on where to go. Her place is highly recommended, very clean, comfortable and felt like home. We really liked our time with you and your pets. Thank you for everything!! Sincerely, Paul & Ann

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Les Marions

  • 4 of 5

A beautiful property in a beautiful position.Extremely well equipped and well presented. Ideal for a quiet get-away. A car is essential.A pleasant and helpful owner and two beautiful very friendly dogs!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Lyon Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
La Salle/ Le Creusot
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Macon Loche
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
A6 Macon
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Set in the hills of the Charolais, close to historic Cluny . The house is set on 7 undulating acres , next to but slightly behind the owner's house .The garden has 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, quiet ,wild life watching , 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, 20 minutes to Charolles , 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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