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Fabulous restored Farmhouse, heated Indoor + outdoor pools.Tennis court. Semur

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Sleeps 10, 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms,+ 2 separate WCs, BBQ

Luxurious oak beamed farmhouse, open fireplaces, bread oven, traditional Burgundian floors, set in own meadows at Villars, Precy sous Thil on the edge of the Morvan National Park, a short drive from the picturesque medieval town of Semur en Auxois. Within easy reach of Beaune, Cote d'Or vineyards and Dijon capital of the Dukes of Burgundy with its ducal palace and huge covered market.

Central heating, open fires, beautifully furnished with antiques and original oil paintings. Fully fitted kitchen. TV UK Sky channels/DVD, Games chest, downstairs WC, hall leading to barn converted to fabulous conservatory and indoor swimming pool.

5 bedrooms, 3 with ensuite facilities, 2 further bath/shower rooms and 2 separate WCs. Can accommodate additionally 3 children in 2 travel cots and a folding bed which can be placed in 1 or more bedrooms.

(see below for full details of accommodation and facilities)

Private west facing rear garden with lovely views. Enjoy spectacular sunsets on the rear terrace with its shady trellis large table for outdoor dining. Orchard and delightful secret garden with fountain. Private tennis court; 12 x 6m heated pool with lighting and electric safety cover.

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Mrs Adrienne Tallents
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french
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Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017


5/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Fabulous restored Farmhouse, heated Indoor + outdoor pools.Tennis court. Semur
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Fantastic place.

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here many times before and with our growing extended family this was the first time we have taken children. We had a fabulous time, and everyone enjoyed it. The house is well equipped and very comfortable. There is plenty of room so we don't all get under each others feet and with 2 swimming pools and 5 children we were in the water a lot!

It is set in beautiful peaceful surroundings. You really get a chance to switch off and relax. Local shops have everything you need and there are plenty of day trips to go and explore the area too. We loved it and can't wait to go back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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2 1

Great relaxation in Great House

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd visit and as before we arrived to what is a very beautifully and comfortably furnished house. We received excellent pre-arrival information from the owner that meant we could stock up en route and put our feet up for the duration of our break. Truly, this house and its location and facilities are excellent. The indoor pool is an absolute gem surrounded by beautiful countryside!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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3 1

A wonderful home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Arriving at Soicherons for the first time is a very happy experience. You, of course, have been well briefed in advance, and have an anticipation of what to expect. The truth is though that the information provided does not fully prepare you for the first impression that the house and it's grounds make.

The farmhouse, an easy days drive from the south of England, has been extremely well refurbished to provide extensive accommodation of the highest order. Very clean and well maintained, it is an 'inviting' home that manages a large household together with providing havens of peace for those that want to escape the madding crowd.

The pools inside and out ( and both are impressive but the inside pool is magnificent) and tennis court, gardens and grounds, and Precy nearby with its boulangeries and supermarket, mean that seeking attraction further afield is a questionable effort - stay, relax and enjoy the charms of a very special place.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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7 3

Marvellous house and location

  • 5 of 5

A perfect place to spend a relaxing holiday. A fantastically well equipped and comfortable house. Everything is provided to assist in making the perfect holiday, whatever the weather. Suitable for all ages and ideal for the extended family holiday, but so large and spacious that you could always find a quiet corner in which to relax away from the excitement in either of the two pools or on the tennis court. Lovely garden with a most beautiful wild flower patch and set in the middle of the most lovely French countryside. However local shops were in easy reach and we were able to make the most of the local produce and above all the local wine. All in all the most perfect house for a most relaxing family holiday.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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7 1

Parfait pour des retrouvailles en groupe.

  • 5 of 5

Location très agréable, spacieuse et conforme au descriptif.

En pleine campagne, vraiment calme.

Le mode de réservation est inhabituel car il faut payer l'intégralité d'avance par virement, mais tout c'est bien passé pour nous, de la récupération des clefs, à la restitution de la caution.

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
230 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
547 Kilometres
Nearest Train
34 Kilometres
Montbard TGV
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Junction 23 A6 Bierre les Semur
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Hotel Loriot Precy sous Thil
Car: necessary

Rolling green hills, Charolais country, famous Cote d'Or villages such as Volnay, Evrey Chambertin, Nuits St George, the Burgundy canal for a lazy afternoon boat trip. Visit historic Burgundy, medieval Semur en Auxois, the ancient châteaux Chateauneuf, Bazoches, Bussy Rabutin, Rochepot., Epoisses. Venture into the Morvan with its forests and lakes where you can windsurf, water ski or laze around on a pedalo. Burgundy centre of Gastronomy -sample the delights of 3* Michelin cooking at Saulieu 15 minutes away or half an hour away at Esperence lying beneath the picturesque hill village and religious centre of Vezelay with its spectacular Basilica, art galleries and craft shops. Don't miss Beaune, its beautiful Hotel Dieu with the world famous glazed tile roof, Saturday market, its caves for a mouthwatering tasting of the most famous of Burgundy wines. Spend a Friday in Dijon for its market including antique stalls, the Palais des Ducs and Musee de Beaux Arts

Other Activities: canal boat trips


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Security deposit of £250 per booking

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Dompierre-en-Morvan Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , hand washbasin
    Bathroom 3 - shower , hand wash basin
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , ensuite with Bedroom 4: hand washbasin
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , ensuite with bedroom 5: hand washbasin
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet , En suite with bedroom 1: hand wash basin
    Separate WC - toilet , with hand washbasin
  • Bathrooms have modern suites and are attractively tiled with tiled floors.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , En suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Converts to double
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Converts to double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Converts to double
  • All bedrooms are on the first floor and are independently reached from a central corridor. The main bedroom has an en suite bathroom with separate shower. Bedroom 4 and 5 have ensuite shower rooms. There is a folding bed suitable for up to 16 year old and 2 travel cots for babies. These can be placed in the larger bedrooms All linen is provided and changed once a week. Towels including beach towels are provided. Cot bedding is NOT provided.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Wood is provided for the open fires and is in the wood store which is the cottage in the enclosed front fountain garden. There is ample garden furniture, 2 parasols, sun loungers and cushions contained in the outside furniture store.

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