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What Oliver loves…
- A beautiful and tranquil countryside setting, yet just a 25-minute walk from a pretty village
- The large heated pool with security fence, set in the large and lush gardens
- Holidays here are made easy with lots to do both indoors and outdoors – we love the terrace with outdoor speakers
- Guests are treated to a lovely complimentary welcome hamper with local goodies
- Plenty of vineyards and wine tours – this is Burgundy after all!
Maison Bourguignonne is the ideal family home in the heart of Burgundy. It sits in a peaceful setting surrounded by lush countryside and stunning views over the Morvan National Park, yet within a 25-minute walk to a charming market village.
The village is one of the largest in the Morvan. It has all amenities including good local restaurants, various boulangeries, a butcher, an excellent cheese shop, antique shop and a small weekly market, as well as a large monthly market which takes over the whole village. There are also other pretty walks in the area which lead to the village. It even has a Lido with tennis facilities.
This 200-year-old barn has been restored with care and features many rustic and charming features like exposed wooden beams, stone walls, terracotta floors and a large stone fireplace with wood-burning stove. Modern creature comforts have not been forgotten and include flat screen TV with Bose Home Cinema with I-Pod docking station and Sky TV.
Maison Bourguignonne was created for memorable family holidays. There is a billiard table, board games books, boules court, children's swing, Weber gas barbecue and a lovely terrace with outside speakers for alfresco dining.
The local area not only offers plenty of typical Burgundian gastronomic delights, but lots of adventure too, from white-water rafting to lazy cycle routes along the Nivernais Canal and rambles in the National Park. The spa town, St Honoré les Bains, with Spa and indoor pool is only seven kilometers away.
This lovely home in the heart of Burgundy is the ultimate family retreat which combines tranquility, charm and modern comfort in an idyllic setting.
What you should know…
- The downstairs bedroom is suitable for guests with limited mobility
- The walk to the village is uphill on the way there but slightly easier on the way back!
- Lounge with vaulted ceiling, large wood burning stove, decorative fireplace, comfortable seating area with sofas/chairs
- Large open plan kitchen/dining area with billiards table. The kitchen comes equipped with electric hob, fan oven, American fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, window seat with views over swimming pool
- Bedroom 2 with king size double bed and en-suite bathroom with bath/shower, double sink and separate W.C. French doors leading outside
- Master Bedroom with king size double bed and en-suite bathroom with bath/shower, sink and W.C. French doors leading to Juliet balcony
- Bedroom 3 with twin beds and views over the swimming pool and garden
- Bedroom 4 with twin/double bed
- Bedroom 5 with bunk bed and views over the swimming pool and garden
- Shower room with large sink and separate W.C.
- Mezzanine level with TV area
- Garden (approx. 1.5 acres)
- Private heated pool (size: 5x10m, depth 2m) with child security fence. Open from approximately beginning of May to end-September.
- Terrace with large teak table seating up to 10
- Terrace with outdoor seating and coffee table
- Outside lighting
- Pool evening lighting
- Weber gas BBQ
- Private parking space for up to 6 cars
- Boules court
- Children's swing
- Washing machine and dryer
- Iron and ironing board
- Flat screen TV
- Sky TV
- I-pod docking station
- Bose home cinema station
- Bose Lifestyle system with surround sound
- Outdoor speakers to dining areas terrace
- Board games and toys
- Billiard table
- 2 adult bikes and a tandem bike
- Sunbeds and umbrellas
- Outdoor dining furniture
Maison Bourguignonne sits in the outskirts of a peaceful rural village in the Burgundian department of Nievre, within the beautiful Morvan Regional Nature Park. The village is about 25-minute walk away (2.1km, up a hill) or 5-minute drive and has plenty of restaurants, bistros, boulangeries, charcuteries, boutiques, a weekly market and many other amenities. There is also a Regional Tourist Information office in the village.
This is an absolute paradise for nature lovers: incredible woodlands, mountains, hills, waterfalls, rivers and quaint traditional villages to explore.
Choose among endless leisure activities such as cycling, hiking, horse-back riding, golf, tennis, canoeing, fishing, rafting, sailing, windsurfing and a lot more. In the park, you will also find two museums and cafes.
Furthermore, the French Grand Prix Circuit is just 40 minutes away.
Burgundy is also well known for its vineyards, so a wine tasting experience is highly recommended.
(25mins walk/5mins drive/2.1km)
St Honore Les Bains
(2.1km/25mins walk/5mins drive)
(2km/25mins walk/5mins drive)
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.
Baby and Toddler Equipment
- High Chair(s)
Kids Activities Close-by
- Walk to Village
- Walk to Restaurant
- Horse Riding
- Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
- Tourist Towns & Villages
- Historical Sites
- Board games
- Children's books
- Child-Safe Pool
- Heated Pool
- Bicycles Provided
- Indoor Games
- Outdoor Games
- Home Cinema
- Complimentary welcome hamper with local specialties
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
Extras available at this property:
- Welcome pack including local specialities
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
These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.
|Arrival time||5.00 p.m.|
|Departure time||10.00 a.m.|
|Energy costs included?||Yes.|
|End of stay cleaning included?||Yes (mid-week clean for 2-week bookings not included, 5% discount offered).|
|Linen & towels included?||Yes, including pool towels (mid-week change for 2-week bookings not included, 5% discount offered).|
|Heating costs included?||Yes.|
|Pool heating charge?||No. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.|
|Pets welcome?||Pets are not allowed.|
|Other Ts and Cs||Weddings, stag/hen parties and special events: not allowed. Family celebrations: allowed.|
|Other Ts and Cs||The pool is open from approximately beginning of May to end-September.|
|Security deposit||€500 charged to clients' credit card prior to arrival.|
|Minimum stay||7 nights.|
|Other 2||Guests will be required to sign a copy of the owner's rental terms before their arrival.|
Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:
|Nov 12th 2019 - Dec 14th 2019||£2,688|
|Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020||£4,032|
|Jan 4th 2020 - May 2nd 2020||£2,957|
|May 2nd 2020 - May 30th 2020||£1,747|
|May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020||£1,882|
|Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020||£3,763|
|Jul 18th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020||£3,897|
|Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 5th 2020||£3,494|
|Sep 5th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020||£1,882|
|Oct 3rd 2020 - Dec 19th 2020||£2,957|
|Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021||£4,032|
|Jan 2nd 2021 - May 1st 2021||£2,957|
|May 1st 2021 - May 15th 2021||£1,747|
Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:
|Nov 12th 2019 - Dec 14th 2019||€2,941|
|Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020||€4,412|
|Jan 4th 2020 - May 2nd 2020||€3,235|
|May 2nd 2020 - May 30th 2020||€1,912|
|May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020||€2,059|
|Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020||€4,118|
|Jul 18th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020||€4,265|
|Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 5th 2020||€3,824|
|Sep 5th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020||€2,059|
|Oct 3rd 2020 - Dec 19th 2020||€3,235|
|Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021||€4,412|
|Jan 2nd 2021 - May 1st 2021||€3,235|
|May 1st 2021 - May 15th 2021||€1,912|
Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:
|Nov 12th 2019 - Dec 14th 2019||$3,246|
|Dec 14th 2019 - Jan 4th 2020||$4,868|
|Jan 4th 2020 - May 2nd 2020||$3,570|
|May 2nd 2020 - May 30th 2020||$2,110|
|May 30th 2020 - Jun 27th 2020||$2,272|
|Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 18th 2020||$4,544|
|Jul 18th 2020 - Aug 29th 2020||$4,706|
|Aug 29th 2020 - Sep 5th 2020||$4,219|
|Sep 5th 2020 - Oct 3rd 2020||$2,272|
|Oct 3rd 2020 - Dec 19th 2020||$3,570|
|Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021||$4,868|
|Jan 2nd 2021 - May 1st 2021||$3,570|
|May 1st 2021 - May 15th 2021||$2,110|
Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.
How long have you owned the property?
What was it about the property that you first fell in love with?
Uninterrupted view over Morvan National Park and family friendly layout of the property.
Are there any interesting stories in its history?
It's one of the oldest properties in the village - barn to the Maison de Maître. It's 250 years old and has only had three owners.
Have you ever had any famous guests staying?
For anyone coming to stay is there anything in the surrounding area they should...
Day trip to Beaune and the Unesco World Heritage sites in Vézelay.
La Grangée restaurant.
Bribracte - Morvan National Park, world archaeological sites, many walks with views across the Morvan National Park plus tree climbing activities for kids.
What insider tip would you pass on about the property or the area?
The location is equidistant between two famous wine regions - Beaune Côte d'Or and Sancerre Loire Valley wines.
The local village is famous for the Charolais beef. There is a lovely museum in the village dedicated to the products of beef. We have an excellent market plus a great butcher where you can purchase the prized beef.
From the house there are many circular walks to lovely ancient sites.
Fantastic week in a great place!
We spent a week here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The house is well appointed and furnished both inside and out. The pool was loved by the children and there was plenty to do nearby.
Great service, lovely people
Luxury barn-conversion located inside the Morvan National Park; French equivalent to The Lake District in UK
We had one of the most relaxing weeks ever in this sympathetically converted barn with huge roaring fire. Great walking and mountain biking routes on the doorstep and village nearby with good sized supermarket and various boulangeries too. Our favourite was the immense collection of local cheeses. Wine-shopping half way between Beaune and Sancerre, we were spoiled for choice!
Planning another trip back in the Autumn.
Could not have asked for better
No complaints whatsoever. Large comfortable house, large garden (great for dog). Location excellent - near a small hamlet with quiet lanes but supermarket only 5 minutes away by car and the Canal du Nivernais only 10 minutes by car, giving good flat walking along the towpath. A house we were sorry to leave and to which we plan to return.
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