Le Grenou

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Sleeps: 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids

Featured in The Sunday Times' Top 50 cool villas 

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.

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

Guests 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!

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
- Pool (on the estate)
- 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 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 guests 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)

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

Extras

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



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
Apr 25th 2019 - Apr 26th 2019 - - - £1,380
Apr 26th 2019 - Jun 1st 2019 £721 £974 £1,226 £1,682
Jun 1st 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 - - - £2,111
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 £721 £974 £1,226 £1,682
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 £598 £808 £1,018 £1,395
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 £905 £1,222 £1,539 £2,111
Jan 4th 2020 - May 2nd 2020 £598 £808 £1,018 £1,395
May 2nd 2020 - May 30th 2020 £721 £974 £1,226 £1,682
May 30th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - £2,111
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 £721 £974 £1,226 £1,682
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 £598 £808 £1,018 £1,395

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 25th 2019 - Apr 26th 2019 - - - €1,528
Apr 26th 2019 - Jun 1st 2019 €798 €1,051 €1,303 €1,862
Jun 1st 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 - - - €2,337
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 €798 €1,051 €1,303 €1,862
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 €662 €872 €1,082 €1,545
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 €1,002 €1,319 €1,636 €2,337
Jan 4th 2020 - May 2nd 2020 €662 €872 €1,082 €1,545
May 2nd 2020 - May 30th 2020 €798 €1,051 €1,303 €1,862
May 30th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - €2,337
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 €798 €1,051 €1,303 €1,862
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 €662 €872 €1,082 €1,545

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Apr 25th 2019 - Apr 26th 2019 - - - $1,704
Apr 26th 2019 - Jun 1st 2019 $890 $1,143 $1,395 $2,076
Jun 1st 2019 - Aug 31st 2019 - - - $2,607
Aug 31st 2019 - Sep 28th 2019 $890 $1,143 $1,395 $2,076
Sep 28th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 $739 $948 $1,158 $1,723
Dec 21st 2019 - Jan 4th 2020 $1,117 $1,434 $1,752 $2,607
Jan 4th 2020 - May 2nd 2020 $739 $948 $1,158 $1,723
May 2nd 2020 - May 30th 2020 $890 $1,143 $1,395 $2,076
May 30th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - $2,607
Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 26th 2020 $890 $1,143 $1,395 $2,076
Sep 26th 2020 - Oct 26th 2020 $739 $948 $1,158 $1,723

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
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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