Le Grenou

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1


Pool Ideal for Kids

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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.

Guests can enjoy the extensive grounds with beautiful gardens, woods and fields. Take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool, play tennis in the brand-new court or explore the countryside.

This adorable cottage forms part of the Château de Villes estate where guests may use the estate’s swimming pool and tennis court. Situated only 150-200 metres apart, the two properties can be booked together to accommodate up to 24 guests.

Property Features

Child-Safe Pool Shared Pool 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.

Guest 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 access to the swimming pool and tennis court at Chateau de Villes (150-200 metres away).

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


- 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
- Pool (on the estate)
- Tennis court (on the estate)


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

The wonderful Burgundy countryside offers plenty of fun outdoor activities to engage with. There are several famous vineyards within easy cycling or driving distance where guest can taste and purchase wines.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Lyon or St Yan (chartered flights)

(51-60 km)

Nearest Village Poil

(4 km)

Nearest Town/City Autun

(21-25 km)

Nearest Restaurant Ecole bussonierre

(5 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub luzy

(12 km)


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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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


At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

- The property is let fully furnished and equipped.
- Access to the pool is included.

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

Security deposit €300. This is paid prior to arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage inspection.
Arrival time After 4 pm.
Departure time Before 10 am.
Energy costs included? Heating and electricity is included in the weekly price.
Linen & towels included? Yes, including pool towels.
Pets welcome? No pets allowed.
Changeover day Saturday.
End of stay cleaning included? Included.
Smoking Allowed? Smoking not allowed.
Insurance It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 15th 2019 - Apr 27th 2019 £1,409
Apr 27th 2019 - Jun 1st 2019 £1,670
Jun 1st 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 £2,035
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 £1,670
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 14th 2019 £1,409
Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 £2,035
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 25th 2020 £1,409
Apr 25th 2020 - May 30th 2020 £1,670
May 30th 2020 - Aug 18th 2020 £2,035

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 15th 2019 - Apr 27th 2019 €1,528
Apr 27th 2019 - Jun 1st 2019 €1,811
Jun 1st 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 €2,207
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 €1,811
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 14th 2019 €1,528
Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 €2,207
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 25th 2020 €1,528
Apr 25th 2020 - May 30th 2020 €1,811
May 30th 2020 - Aug 18th 2020 €2,207

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Feb 15th 2019 - Apr 27th 2019 $1,726
Apr 27th 2019 - Jun 1st 2019 $2,045
Jun 1st 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 $2,492
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 $2,045
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 14th 2019 $1,726
Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 $2,492
Jan 4th 2020 - Apr 25th 2020 $1,726
Apr 25th 2020 - May 30th 2020 $2,045
May 30th 2020 - Aug 18th 2020 $2,492

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Owner Profile

Property Owner

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 captive me.

Are there any interesting stories in its history?
It was build 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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