Le Grenou

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1

Overview

Pool
Great Value
Ideal for Kids Romantic

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Private and peaceful, with breath-taking views over the lake and surrounding countryside, Le Grenou is a beautifully renovated 18th century luxury cottage available for weekly holiday rental.

The charming and relaxing retreat is an ideal base for exploring the stunning and unspoiled Burgundy countryside. The cottage is situated in an outstanding nature park in the Morvan Hills.

This adorable cottage forms part of the an estate featuring a small hotel in a beautiful château. Guests can enjoy the estate's extensive grounds with beautiful gardens, woods and fields. Take a refreshing dip in the hotel's swimming pool, play tennis in the estate's brand-new court or explore the countryside.

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What you should know…

  • Le Grenou is part of an estate featuring a château set up as a small hotel. Guests have access to the shared swimming pool and tennis courts there, approx 150-200m away

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Child-Safe Pool Shared Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Tennis Court Ground Floor Bed & Bath Cable TV Indoor Games Outdoor Games DVD Working Fireplace Heating Caretaker/Owner on Site

Cottage Interior

The tastefully renovated 18th century cottage combines the atmosphere of a historic property with all modern day comforts.

The cottage has three lovely bedrooms; two king size four poster bedroom. The third room is ideal for children with two single beds.

The kitchen is open plan and is easily accessible to the dining table or large outside terrace and barbecue area.

Guests can relax in the spacious living room with large sofa facing a traditional open fire place. Enjoy satellite television or a DVD. There is a Wi-Fi connection available.

There is a spacious bathroom with large shower head, deep antique style bath tub, and a washing basin with marble top.

Outside Grounds

The charming cottage has a private garden with stunning views or rural Burgundy from the south-facing terrace. Guests at La Grenou also have shared access to the swimming pool and tennis court at the nearby château which is part of the estate (150-200 metres away).

Guests can also take advantage of the incredible 500 hectares which make up the and surround the cottage and château, filled with ancient parkland, beautiful woods, crystal clear streams and hedged fields, with wildlife flourishing everywhere!

Facilities

- Television/DVD/Wi-Fi access available
- Central Heating
- Open Fireplace
- Fridge/Freezer/Oven/Microwave/Hoover/Iron
- Washing machine & dryer
- Private parking
- Outside Terrace with barbecue
- Garden Furniture
- Shared Pool (on the estate)
- Shared tennis court (on the estate)

Location

About the surrounding area of Le Grenou
Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Stalking/Hunting Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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La Grenou boasts magnificent views over the Morvan’s hills and lake. It is within easy reach of Autun (35km) and Luzy (12km), both of which are filled with excellent small restaurants, picturesque streets, local produce from the markets as well as ancient history.

Explore the magnificent Parc Naturel Régional du Morvan where you will find beautiful woodlands, streams and waterfalls, gentle rolling hills and hidden villages. Wonderful for hikers and cyclists or you may prefer to canoe or raft down a river or sail or kayak on one of the lakes. You can go horse riding through the spectacular scenery or take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage for a touch of luxury. .

Head to Mont Beuvray (11km) in the wooded hills where you will not only finding outstanding natural beauty but also the brilliant Bibracte, which tells the history of ancient life in Gaul.  There are some amazing trails for hikers, horse-riders and mountain bike here, including guided tours.

This is of course a wonderful place from which to explore the world-famous Burgundy wine region.  In the heart of the wine-producing region is Beaune (75km). This is the home of the magnificent Hospices de Beaune, one of France’s most stunning historical buildings and there’s a great market on Wednesday and Saturday mornings.  There are some wonderful restaurants in Beaune including around 30 Michelin starred establishments in the town and surrounding wine villages.

Follow the wine road, Route des Grands Crus, and discover little villages such as Pommard, Volnay, Meursault (with an amazing chateau) and Puligny Montrachet and idyllic vineyards across the Côte de Nuits and Côte de Beaune region where you can sample wines; private wine tastings can be arranged on request.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Lyon

(215km)

Nearest Airport 2 St Yan (chartered flights)

(62km)

Nearest Village

(4km)

Nearest Restaurant

(5 km)

Nearest Supermarket Luzy

(12 km)

Nearest Town/City Autun

(35km)

Nearest Golf Golf Municipal Ville d'Autun

(30km)

Region

Renowned throughout the world for its venerable wines, Burgundy is an essential destination for those who appreciate the finer aspects of the winemaker’s art. This is a region where you can visit some of the oldest and most prestigious vineyards in the world and taste wines that are regularly regarded as the best France has to offer (which is saying something). As one of the richest regions of France for hundreds of years, Burgundy also offers a wealth of history and culture as well as beautiful landscapes that offer the adventurous visitor plenty of stuff to do, even if it’s just a walk to admire the scenery. If you’re booking one of our fantastic villas and chateaux in Burgundy, you’ll want to read this fantastic Burgundy travel guide to find all the best things to do, see, eat and drink. 

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Indoor Games
  • Outdoor Games
  • DVD
  • Toys

Terms & Conditions



These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €300 paid to the owner upon arrival and refunded after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time After 4.00 p.m.
Departure time Before 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes, including pool towels.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Changeover day Saturday.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Tax French Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs approximately between €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Minimum stay 7 nights in June, July and August. 3 nights during all other periods.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 23rd 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - - £2,128
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 £727 £980 £1,232 £1,696
Sep 25th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 £603 £813 £1,023 £1,407
Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 1st 2022 £912 £1,230 £1,547 £2,128
Jan 1st 2022 - Apr 30th 2022 £603 £813 £1,023 £1,407
Apr 30th 2022 - May 28th 2022 £727 £980 £1,232 £1,696
May 28th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - - £2,128
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 £727 £980 £1,232 £1,696
Sep 24th 2022 - Dec 17th 2022 £603 £813 £1,023 £1,407
Dec 17th 2022 - Jan 24th 2023 £912 £1,230 £1,547 £2,128

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 23rd 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - - €2,337
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 €798 €1,051 €1,303 €1,862
Sep 25th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 €662 €872 €1,082 €1,545
Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 1st 2022 €1,002 €1,319 €1,636 €2,337
Jan 1st 2022 - Apr 30th 2022 €662 €872 €1,082 €1,545
Apr 30th 2022 - May 28th 2022 €798 €1,051 €1,303 €1,862
May 28th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - - €2,337
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 €798 €1,051 €1,303 €1,862
Sep 24th 2022 - Dec 17th 2022 €662 €872 €1,082 €1,545
Dec 17th 2022 - Jan 24th 2023 €1,002 €1,319 €1,636 €2,337

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jul 23rd 2021 - Aug 28th 2021 - - - $2,753
Aug 28th 2021 - Sep 25th 2021 $940 $1,193 $1,445 $2,193
Sep 25th 2021 - Dec 18th 2021 $780 $990 $1,199 $1,820
Dec 18th 2021 - Jan 1st 2022 $1,180 $1,497 $1,814 $2,753
Jan 1st 2022 - Apr 30th 2022 $780 $990 $1,199 $1,820
Apr 30th 2022 - May 28th 2022 $940 $1,193 $1,445 $2,193
May 28th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 - - - $2,753
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 24th 2022 $940 $1,193 $1,445 $2,193
Sep 24th 2022 - Dec 17th 2022 $780 $990 $1,199 $1,820
Dec 17th 2022 - Jan 24th 2023 $1,180 $1,497 $1,814 $2,753

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Owner Profile

Property Owner
Catherine

How long have you owned the property?
14 years.

What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
The surrounding nature really captivates me.

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
It was built as a summer house for the bishop of Autun.

Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
Some film stars, but their names must remain secret!

What’s the strangest or most difficult guest request you’ve ever received?
One request to polish the shoes over night and another one to provide newborn baby milk at 2 in the morning.

For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...
Really do?

Wine tasting.

Really eat?
Escargot de bourgogne.

Really see?
Beaune and Autun communes.

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