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Cottage into a castle tower in the heart of Beaujolais, 40 km from Lyon

Bedrooms 5
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Unusual ideal cottage for 8, can sleep 12 people.

In the heart of the Beaujolais vineyards lies this unusual cottage, just 40 minutes north of Lyon and 15 minutes from Villefranche sur Saône toll.

In the shade of the entrance porch of the Castle of Montmelas, housed in a tower, this cottage opens on a 23-hectare park overlooking the vineyards of Beaujolais. It is by a spiral staircase is accessed the 3 floors of rooms at this charming accommodation, while the ground floor has a small living room and a kitchen. From the windows, the view is breathtaking.

This house is a tower ... an original building for a cottage! The set is therefore in height, ideal for 4, 6 or 8 people, for a family, especially if you stay a week. This cottage offers 12 beds, however that may be suitable for 1 or 2 nights (on the occasion of a wedding or a stop on the road vacation).

Interior Equipment

On the ground floor, a kitchen and a living room with wall-mounted TV set (23 m²)

1st floor: 2 bedrooms (2 single beds or 1 double bed) + 1 shower room with toilet.

2nd floor: 2 bedrooms (2 single beds or 1 double bed) + 1 shower room with toilet.

3rd: 1 dormitory room (2x2 bunk beds).

Baby Equipment

Outside: table, chairs and umbrella for meals at the foot of the tower.

Kitchen: dishwasher and washing machine.

The cottage does not have Internet access.


Villefranche sur Saone: 10 km - 10 minutes

Lyon center: 48 km (including 33 km of motorway) - 40 minutes

Mâcon: 47 km - 35 minutes

Belleville sur Saône: 23 km - 22 minutes

Nearest train stations

Gare de Villefranche sur Saone: 10 km - 10 minutes. With TGV to Lyon (by train) or Macon Loché TGV (by Bus)

Lyon Part-Dieu or Lyon Perrache: 48 km (including 33 km of motorway) - 40 minutes

Macon Loche TGV station: 47 km - 35 minutes

Belleville-sur-Saone 23 km 22 min

Nearby Airport: St Exupéry

More Details

Delphine d'HARCOURT
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018


Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 6:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 6:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Activities Guide
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Salle de bains 1 - toilet , shower
    Salle de bains 2 - toilet , shower
  • The toilets and bathrooms are on the 1st and 2nd floor of the house. There is no ground floor.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Chambre 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Chambre 2 - 2 twin/ single
    - 2 twin/ single
    Chambre 3 - 2 twin/ single
    - 4 twin/ single
  • Rooms are available with double or single beds. Linens are provided. This cottage is ideal for 4, 6 or 8 people. This cottage, however, contains 4 bedrooms (2 singles) and 1 dormitory with 2x2 bunk beds. If many of you, so you can accommodate up to 12 people. Ideal for a weekend if you have a wedding or event in the corner! Contact us if you need more information.
  • Television
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • museums
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


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Nearest Airport
68 Kilometres
Aéroport de Lyon-Saint-Exupéry
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
19 Kilometres
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Villefranche sur Saone
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Villefranche sur Saone
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Property of our family since 1566, the Château de Montmelas, located at the foot of the village of Montmelas Saint Sorlin (69640), originally a stronghold of the Lords of Beaujeu. Residing few days in our cottage, you have the opportunity to discover this vineyard overlooking the valley: its towers and battlements, its view of the vineyards and surrounding the entire valley of the Saone. To discover the history of this castle and that of its owners and to taste our wine, do not hesitate to contact us (http:. // Www. Chateau-montmelas com /).

For other sports activities you will find near the park Acrobranche Au fil des Arbres in Blacé (

Montmelas, discover the wine route and Beaujolais crus: Chiroubles, Fleurie, Saint-Amour, Brouilly, Côte de Brouilly, Julienas, Régnié, Chénas, Morgon and Moulin-à-Vent.

Browse also the route of Golden Stone Beaujolais. It runs through the most beautiful villages in the region, with a stone habitat of an orange color that brings light to this particular region. From Lyon, visit Alix, Frontenas (pretty washhouse) or Bagnols, Theizé (Rochebonne castle and the old church), Oingt (one of the most beautiful villages in France), Jarnioux (facade of its castle at 6 towers), Cogny, Lacenas (Sainte Paule chapel and the Sou castle), Montmelas and its castle, Saint Cyr le Chatoux, (goat cheeses and hiking trails), then Rivolet.

The ridge road

To the west of Anse, the 'ridge road' (D 70) stands offering beautiful views of the Saone valley and the vineyards of southern Beaujolais: Chapel Buisante to Apple, Lachassagne, Marcy-sur- Anse (tower of the telegraph), Charnay (Church of eleventh and twelfth century), Saint Jean des Vignes, Charnay and Alix.

Finally visit Lyon!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $737.28
Ménage en option $86.02
Stay tax $0.61 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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