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SPIRIT OF PLACES, Charm Cottage, 4 Km from Cluny

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Welcome to SOUTH BURGUNDY in our cottage rental.

SPIRIT OF PLACES seduce you with its bucolic environment, the quality of its services and facilities.

We wanted to create in this independent country cottage, on one level, a comfortable living space in which our guests feel at home.

This space of 60 m2 recently renovated, offers exceptional brightness and sunshine and a privileged view of the countryside and the flowery garden.

It is ideally located in the center of a territory with an architectural heritage, history and culture of exceptional quality. The gates of a beautiful region celebrated by Lamartine, the SPIRIT OF PLACES, near the pretty hamlet of VAUX, 330 M above sea level, has a beautiful view of the surrounding rolling countryside.

Tours: Wine Route, Circuit Lamartine, greenway ...

Remarkable places: Cluny, medieval village today great tourist and historical, regional equestrian center

MATOUR, little Switzerland of Macon, land of tradition

TRAMAYES country so dear to Lamartine, at the crossroads of southern Burgundy, Beaujolais and the Charolais

More Details

Pascale DUMEZ
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 12, 2017


Cluny Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • - toilet
  • The bathroom is Italian stone; the toilets are independent.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • - 1 double
    - 1 double
  • 1 double, 2 singles. The charming guest house with an area of ​​60 m2 can accommodate 3 people. Two rooms are available: the CHAMPÊTRE, equipped with a bed of 160x200, and BUCOLIQUE including two beds 80x190 joinable.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
The kitchen has high-end: Smeg, Siemens, Scholtes. Garden furniture is available on the private terrace. Beds made on arrival.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

SPIRIT OF PLACES, Charm Cottage, 4 Km from Cluny
average rating of 4.96875 based on 45 reviews
San Rafael, California

Superbly clean and quiet (English)

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at L'Esprit des Lieux, the gite is an absolute pleasure to stay in, modern bathroom and kitchen, some elements of shabby chic design and not overly cluttered. Room to breathe, room to relax and take in the view and just unwind.

Surrounded by breath-taking countryside, at one end of a small village, the only traffic is the twice daily commute of the goats past the driveway, some small distant tinkling of bells but nothing to disturb your afternoon nap.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much John for this comment , it's very kind of you ! We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay for the second time . We welcome your feedback as it is very important to us that our guests enjoy their stay with " L'Esprit des Lieux " and we look forward to welcoming you back another time in the future . Enjoy your Summer in California :-) Pascale
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Erholung im Burgund

  • 5 of 5

Zwei Wochen durften wir im "L'Esprit des Lieux" verbringen und die guten Geister des Ortes auf uns wirken lassen. Pascale und Pascal empfingen uns ganz herzlich und gaben wertvolle Tipps, um die Umgebung zu erfahren. Neben dem toll eingerichteten Häuschen durften wir die schmackhaften Tartes von Pascale geniessen. Bei heissem Wetter verbrachten wir die Abende auf der Terrasse und liessen die Ruhe und den Frieden der Umgebung auf uns wirken. Das mit viel Geschmack und Liebe eingerichtete Haus ist jedem zu empfehlen, der Ruhe, Abgeschiedenheit und viel Natur geniessen möchte. Wir danken Pascale und Pascal für die Gastfreundschaft und Herzlichkeit, die sie uns entgegenbrachten und wünschen ihnen alles Gute und dass "L'Esprit des Lieux" immer von guten Geistern begleitet wird. Roberto und Cornelia

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Vielen Dank Roberto und Cornelia für die netten Kommentare. Wir sind ebenfalls sehr glücklich gewesen, Ihre Bekanntschaft zu machen. Sie bekommen von uns eine “Goldmedaille” für die mit dem Fahrrad zurückgelegten 300 Km. Eine gute Heimreise nach Binningen.
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Most complete gite we ever had!

  • 4 of 5

Every thing was perfect. Pascale and Pascal are really nice people and make you feel at home rightaway. It was the most complete gite we ever had. The garden is really beautiful. We enjoyed the silence of the surrounding. The only minus is the wifi. In the house you cant recieve anything. There is not much to do in the village Vaux. No shops, hardly any people. Only the Chapel is nice. Overall we give it a 8+.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bert & Marijke for your review . I'm surprised about your minus about the internet access ; it is the first time that one of my guests had a problem ... As I told you at your arrival wifi is better in the living room . Perhaps was it an issue with your laptop or cellphone ? ;-) Also Vaux isn't a VILLAGE but a little hamlet ; just about 50 persons live in this place , it 's why you enjoyed the tranquility of the place ... And most of the people the week of August 15th were gone for holidays like you :-) Finally in Cluny ( just 4 kms far from the cottage ) you took advantage of all kinds of shops , restaurants, supermarkets etc .... The best of wishes for you in Netherlands for the future . Pascale
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Schönes, ruhiges Landhaus im Burgund

  • 5 of 5

In diesem wunderschöne Haus im südlichen Teil von Burgund haben wir uns sehr wohlgefühlt. Es ist sehr liebevoll eingerichtet und es hat alles was man braucht. Ganz besonders gut hat uns gefallen, dass man an diesem Ort die Ruhe genießen kann. Auch der wunderschöne Blick von der Terrasse in das weite Tal hat uns begeistert. Es gibt viele Möglichkeiten seinen Urlaub zu gestalten. Diese Region bietet für jeden Geschmack etwas an. So kann man schöne Schlösser und Kirchen besichtigen, Wanderungen unternehmen, schwimmen im See, Weinverkostung und gutes Essen genießen. Die Vermieter Pascale und Pascal sind sehr freundlich und hilfsbereit und haben uns viele Tipps für die Gestaltung der Woche gegeben, die alle super waren. Überhaupt war es sehr angenehm an diesem wunderbaren Ort. Gerne denken wir an den Abend zurück, wo wir gemeinsam mit unseren Vermietern bei einem Glas Wein uns über Gott und die Welt unterhalten haben. Wir kommen sicherlich gerne wieder hierher zurück.

Der französische Film über eine Schokoladenfabrik im Burgund heißt übrigens"Les emotifs anonymes" von 2010.

Merci beaucoup et a bientot. Johanna und Pavlos

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Johanna & Pavlos for your nice comment :-) We really appreciate your company and we had a great time with you . I hope you enjoyed DIJON on your return trip . We would be pleased to welcome you another time in the futur Kind regards Pascale
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Ein wunderbarer Ort

  • 5 of 5

Wenige Autominuten von Cluny gelegen, ist das Ferienhaus ein idealer Ausgangspunkt für alle, die kulturgeschichtlich interessiert sind und die Ruhe und Entspannung der Natur suchen. Die Gastgeber Pascale und Pascal haben einen wundervollen Ort geschaffen, der alles bereit hält, was man sich von einem Ferienhaus wünschen kann. Vom Empfang bis zur Verabschiedung darf man sich einer umsichtigen, herzlichen und dennoch sehr diskreten Gastfreundschaft sicher sein. Auf diesem Weg möchten wir uns bei Pascale und Pascal nochmals herzlich bedanken für diese sorglose Urlaubswoche.

Wini & Joachim

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Wini & Joachim Thanks for your review ; I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at l' Esprit des Lieux I hope to see you again ... Kind regards Pascale
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Kleines Paradies

  • 5 of 5

Was soll ich den Bewertungen der anderen Gäste hinzufügen ? Ein wunderschönes Häuschen in einer grünen Oase. Dazu noch sehr nette Gastgeber ! Danke Pascale und Pascal - wir haben die Zeit sehr genossen !

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Werner&Joana Many thanks for your review and appreciate your comments . All the best Pascale xxx
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Nearest Train
22 Kilometres
Mâcon-Loché - TGV
Nearest Motorway
22 Kilometres
Mâcon Sud
Car: recommended


The Abbey of Cluny, architectural and cultural historical, parts of Cluny, Macon, Charolais, Beaujolais and Bresse

Cluny: 4 Km

MACON: 27 Km

Shops: 4 Km

With the approach of Vaux follow the signs 'Gite - the Spirit of Place', or 'farm goat cheese' or Vaux Chapel.


Rates & Availability

Cluny Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Moyenne saison
Apr 1 2017 - Jul 1 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Haute saison
Jul 2 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Moyenne saison
Sep 3 2017 - Nov 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $544.74
Nettoyage fin de séjour $0
Stay tax $0.71 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

Ménage fin de séjour optionnel : 50€

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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