Maison des Reves

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3


Pool Ideal for Kids Ideal for Parties Stag/Hen Allowed

Maison des Reves is a lovely holiday home in western Burgundy, combining a traditional style with modern interiors and décor creating a seamless atmosphere. With five comfortable bedrooms it's perfect for a big family or a group of friends’ getaway.

The house has a bright and airy feel with a spacious living area opening up onto the glorious gardens plus an open-plan kitchen-diner just alongside the working fire-place. There’s a covered al-fresco terrace with a barbecue to cook a meal and have some drinks while keeping an eye on the kids playing in the glorious pool or in the spacious gardens. Kids will also love the ping-pong table and play area which includes space to run around, making it a very family friendly holiday home.

Located in a rural area of western Burgundy, its mesmerizing scenery incites exploration of the area. There is a wide range of activities to do within a short drive such as hiking and cycling through breathtaking trails, playing tennis and going horse-back riding. Just a little further you will have the opportunity to try waterskiing, canoeing, kayaking and mountain biking.

It’s just a ten minutes drive to Saint-Fargeau, a very picturesque town worthy of visit due to its remarkable castle as well as restaurants and shops. There are other beautiful towns nearby such as Auxerre, with a noteworthy cathedral and charming medieval streets and some wonderful and traditional market towns for a day trips such as Toucy, Gien and Briare.

Finally, let’s not forget the lovely vineyards of Burgundy, wandering through them and taking part in some wine-tasting is an experience you will never forget. Try the white variety in nearby Sancerre or head a little further beyond Auxerre to wonderful Chablis to sample more fine wines from this remarkable region.

This maison offers the best rural location surrounded by a fantastic amount of activities nearby or if you prefer to relax, staying in your beautiful home and gardens is always a good alternative. 

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking
  • Air-conditioning is only featured in the main living room
  • There is a sofa-bed and additional beds can also be requested, subject to a supplement - please enquire

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Internet Air-Con BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV Table Tennis DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Maison Interior (230m2, two floors)

- Living room with air-conditioning, TV, DVD player and Hi-Fi
- Open-plan fully equipped kitchen-diner with gas hob, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator-freezer, coffee machine, electric kettle, mixer and toaster
- Additional living area
- Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer
- 5 x bedrooms with double beds
- Bathroom with bath and WC
- 2 x bathrooms with shower and WC

Outside Grounds

- Private swimming pool (size: 12m x 6m, depth: 2m) with alarm system. Open from May to end of September.
- Outdoor shower
- Lawned garden
- Covered terrace
- Barbecue
- Outside sitting and dining areas
- Play area
- Four private parking spaces


- Wi-Fi
- Heating
- Air-conditioning (one living room only)
- Sofa-bed
- Satellite/Cable TV
- DVD player
- Hi-Fi
- Table tennis
- Vacuum cleaner
- Iron and ironing board
- Washing machine and dryer


About the surrounding area of Maison des Reves
Watersports Canoeing/Kayaking Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Go-Karting Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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The stunning scenery surrounding Maison des Reves inspires exploration of the Burgundy region. Whilst it is a quiet and rural area, there are lots of activities all the way from wine tasting to horseback riding, canoeing and waterskiing on the lakes close by; there will definitely be something to interest guests of all ages. Nature Adventures (16km) is a great place that offers loads of tree-top activities including paintball if you and your family are up for the challenge.

The house is located a short drive from the charming town of Saint-Fargeau with shops, restaurants and a noteworthy castle. Keep your eyes on the lookout as your visit might coincide with one of their re-enactments. There are also two local attractions, Ferme du Chateau (8km) and Parc Naturel de Boutissaint (16km), where the kids can see many animals in their natural surroundings. Furthermore, the Chateau de Guedelon is worth a visit as you will get to see first hand how they build a 13th century castle utilising traditional materials and methods.

Auxerre (52km), a protected historic town in France right on the river, is a good place to go on a day trip and explore its beauties such as its magnificent cathedral and coffee shops or simply walk through the medieval streets and appreciate the ancient houses. Other towns which are worth a visit are Gien (40km) and Briare (25km), both very quaint market towns. Briare, on the Loire River, also crosses with Canal de Briare making it ideal for boat trips and riverside strolls.

A day trip to Joan of Arc’s house in Orléans (115 km) is idyllic for any history lovers out there as is a trip to the wonderful Vézelay (75km), on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela with its 12th century Basilica and beautifully preserved streets full of colourful flowers in the summer months. 

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Paris Orly/Paris CDG


Nearest Village Saint Martin des Champs


Nearest Tennis


Sightseeing St Fargeau Museum/Ferme du Chateau/Lac de Bourdon, Parc Naturel de Boutissaint/Nature Adventures


Nearest Supermarket Saint-Fargeau


Nearest Shop Saint-Fargeau


Nearest Restaurant Saint-Fargeau


Nearest Golf


Nearest Town/City Saint-Fargeau



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

There’s a lovely farm nearby in Saint-Fargeau, Ferme du Château, open at the weekends, where visitors can get hands on with the animals, a brilliant place for families. Kids will also love the nearby Parc Naturel de Boutissain where you can see many animals in their natural surroundings.

There’s a great range of activities in the local area with beautiful hikes, canoeing on nearby lakes or rivers, horse-riding nearby and some brilliant opportunities for cycling and mountain biking. Tree-top adventurers should head to Nature Adventure with all sorts of activities on offer including paintball.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Watersports
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Tennis Nearby
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Go-Karting
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Football net
  • Playground
  • Trampoline
  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • DVD

Services Available

  • Catering Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available


Oliver's Extras

  • Catering Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available

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

Extras available at this property:

- Extra cleaning
- Baby-sitting
- Catering

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.

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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

Event information

Maison des Reves welcomes stag/hen parties and other celebrations, except weddings. Contact us for further details.

Please note that any event rental may be subject to additional charges, venue hire fees and to a higher security deposit, which will be in addition to any published rental rates and fees.

All events are on request only and subject to prior agreement from the owner, who reserves the right to refuse all events without their prior authorisation.

Terms & Conditions

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

Security deposit €500 paid via bank transfer to the owner 4 weeks before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time Between 4.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m. unless otherwise agreed.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
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 garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Linen & towels included? Yes, excluding pool towels.
Heating costs included? €15/day, on request.
Minimum stay 7 nights.
Changeover day Monday during July and August, otherwise flexible.
Pets welcome? No.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Other Ts and Cs Stag/hen parties and other celebrations are permitted on request only and subject to prior agreement from the owner. Please note that the maximum number of guests cannot be exceeded. Weddings are not permitted.
Tax Mandatory tourist tax of €0,90 pp/pn, to be paid locally upon arrival.
Other Ts and Cs 1 cot and 1 high chair are provided free of charge. Additional highchairs/cots are available on request at an extra charge of €15,00 per item. Additional beds are also available on request, subject to an additional charge.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs The pool is open from May to end of September, subject to weather conditions.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 25th 2019 - Jul 1st 2019 £2,277
Jul 1st 2019 - Sep 2nd 2019 £2,277
Sep 2nd 2019 - Jun 29th 2020 £2,277
Jun 29th 2020 - Aug 31st 2020 £2,277
Aug 31st 2020 - Dec 26th 2020 £2,277

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 25th 2019 - Jul 1st 2019 €2,435
Jul 1st 2019 - Sep 2nd 2019 €2,435
Sep 2nd 2019 - Jun 29th 2020 €2,435
Jun 29th 2020 - Aug 31st 2020 €2,435
Aug 31st 2020 - Dec 26th 2020 €2,435

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 25th 2019 - Jul 1st 2019 $2,777
Jul 1st 2019 - Sep 2nd 2019 $2,777
Sep 2nd 2019 - Jun 29th 2020 $2,777
Jun 29th 2020 - Aug 31st 2020 $2,777
Aug 31st 2020 - Dec 26th 2020 $2,777

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


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