Maison du Doubs

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Sleeps: 12 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 7
Oliver Approved

Overview

Recommended Pool Ideal for Kids Walk to Village All Bedrooms En-Suite

This manor in Burgundy offers a riverside country escape filled with elegance and polish. From the moment you park in the formal drive, you’re in a world apart. Children will be in heaven here - playing freely in the large gardens on the swing set, or beneath the 100 year old walnut tree. Inside there are games, table tennis and football to keep them entertained on rainy days, and there’s even a nursery for the baby.

Meanwhile, the adults will have plenty of privacy as every bedroom has an en suite bathroom. The decor is richly textured, and calming neutral in colour. Relaxation is simple, with a fitness room, sauna and steam room at hand. You may spend your days beside the swimming pool on the well-appointed terrace beside it, or down by the Doubs River, fishing for dinner.

This holiday manor is equipped with bikes and iIt’s a short ride into the town of Saunières, where you’ll find all the shops you’ll need. All that’s needed for a stellar holiday is an open bottle of Burgundy wine - and you are absolutely in luck. Take a quick 30 minute drive to Beaune for a cluster of beautiful vineyards, then return!

Note: maximum capacity is 12 adults + 1 child + 2 babies.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The nearest airports are 100 km away.
  • Please be aware, dogs are not accepted.

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Internet BBQ All Bedrooms En-Suite Ground Floor Bed & Bath Cable TV Bicycles Provided Sauna/Steam Gym/Fitness Room Games Room Indoor Games Outdoor Games DVD Working Fireplace Heating Waterfront

The Villa offers 6 luxurious and spacious bedrooms all with en suite bathrooms. The beds are made up for your arrival and bathroom towels are also provided. There are 3 bedrooms with King size beds and 3 twin. The twin beds can be put together to form King size beds on request. Beds are brand new and of a very high quality. There is also a baby bedroom with baby bed.

The house also offers a fitness room, sauna, steam room, cosy living room with fireplace, dining room and a very well equipped kitchen. The kitchen opens directly on to the terrace of the swimming pool which is ideal for outdoor dining. There is a traditional barbecue near the terrace. Four of the rooms have an HD TV, with satellite receiver and blue ray DVD player. There is also a Play Station 3 in the living room and free Wi-Fi internet. Table football, table tennis and games are available.

When entering the domain, protected by an old style steel gate, a spacious parking courtyard can accommodate up to 6 cars. Before entering the Villa, a pleasant sandy courtyard decorated with roses is the ideal place for pétanque amateurs.

In the Parc behind the villa you will find a spacious terrace with the 5x10m heated swimming pool (open and heated from 1st April to 31st October). There are 8 sunloungers, garden furniture for outdoor diners and a giant parasol. The 4000m2 of gardens with a 100 year old walnut tree makes a great place for children's games.

Location

About the surrounding area of Maison du Doubs
Walk to Village Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages
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The house sits in a peaceful village of 80 inhabitants along the river Doubs. The nearest town of Verdun sur le Doubs is 4km away with all facilities (shops, supermarket, banks etc).

You can rent canoes and kayaks on the River Doubs, as well as 12 person
boats for day trips. The area is great for walking and cycling as there are plenty of tracks through forests and along the river. The house is also just 25km away from the prestigious capital of wines in Burgundy "Beaune".

Various different activities are available, such as getting a Chef de Cuisine in the Villa for a prestigious dinner, enjoying a cookery course in a local cooking school, a hot-air balloon trip, a jeep tour on the wine roads, a private magic show in the living room of the Villa and much more.

There are several very popular restaurants within 5km. An 18 hole golf course is 25km from the Villa.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Lyon or Geneva

(Over 100 km)

Nearest Village Saunières

(1 km)

Nearest Town/City Verdun sur le Doubs

(5 km)

Nearest Restaurant Verdun sur le Doubs

(5 km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Verdun sur le Doubs

(5 km)

Nearest Golf Beaune

(16-20 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 Proofing

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)
  • Baby Proofing

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Village
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Bicycles Provided
  • Games Room
  • Indoor Games
  • Outdoor Games
  • DVD
  • Toys
  • Fenced Grounds
  • Waterfront

Services Available

  • Breakfast Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Breakfast Available
  • Chef/Cook 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
- Babysitting/childcare services

Extras available at this property:

- Chef
- Cleaning
- Laundry
- Babysitting
- Breakfast
- Bike rental
- Wine-tasting
- Cooking lessons
- Massage treatments

Please note that alll these services should be booked in advance and are payable locally.

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 £1000.
Arrival time 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Departure time 8:30 am - 9:30 am.
Energy costs included? Electricity, gas, water, and wood for the fireplace included.
Linen & towels included? Linen and bath towels are included. Pool towels are available at extra cost (due to limited stock, advanced booking is essential).
Changeover day Friday except for Christmas and New Year's 2020 when it is Saturday changeover.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
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.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
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.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that access to and use of the property is restricted to the guests on the booking and is subject to the maximum occupancy stated.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 17th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 £3,270
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 £3,678
Jan 3rd 2020 - May 29th 2020 £3,270
May 29th 2020 - Jun 26th 2020 £3,678
Jun 26th 2020 - Aug 28th 2020 £4,802
Aug 28th 2020 - Sep 11th 2020 £3,678
Sep 11th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 £3,270
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 1st 2021 £3,678
Jan 1st 2021 - Apr 19th 2021 £3,270

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 17th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 €3,622
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 €4,074
Jan 3rd 2020 - May 29th 2020 €3,622
May 29th 2020 - Jun 26th 2020 €4,074
Jun 26th 2020 - Aug 28th 2020 €5,319
Aug 28th 2020 - Sep 11th 2020 €4,074
Sep 11th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 €3,622
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 1st 2021 €4,074
Jan 1st 2021 - Apr 19th 2021 €3,622

Prices based on an occupancy of 12 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 17th 2019 - Dec 20th 2019 $4,014
Dec 20th 2019 - Jan 3rd 2020 $4,515
Jan 3rd 2020 - May 29th 2020 $4,014
May 29th 2020 - Jun 26th 2020 $4,515
Jun 26th 2020 - Aug 28th 2020 $5,895
Aug 28th 2020 - Sep 11th 2020 $4,515
Sep 11th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 $4,014
Dec 19th 2020 - Jan 1st 2021 $4,515
Jan 1st 2021 - Apr 19th 2021 $4,014

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

Reviews

  • Wonderful holiday

    Posted by Rachel S. on 30/11/2016

    We had a fantastic week at the Villa. It had everything we needed and was clean, beautiful and luxurious. We hired the chef one night and it was the best meal we have ever eaten - what a fantastic experience. It was everything we wanted from our holiday. Christophe was an excellent host - thank you.

  • At Maison Du Doubs !

    Posted by Mickael, Fiona and Emily Sykes on 18/10/2009

    Excellent stay at Maison Du Doubs ! One of the best holidays we can remember . Peaceful, stylish and well furnished throughout. The pool was enjoyed by all, particularly our daughter and her friend from Paris. We will return.

  • We should have stayed longer !

    Posted by Gareth, Paul, Jeremy, Justine, Dan, Johan on 15/10/2009

    A good fun time was had by all at Maison Du Doubs. The boys loved the swimming pool and all the outside activities and games. A lovely tranquil spot which was just what we needed. We should have stayed longer !

  • We hope to come back soon

    Posted by Families Steffenson on 15/10/2009

    Our group of 10 had a fabulous week here at Maison du Doubs. The house was fantastic, comfortable, attractive and in a very peaceful setting. From here we were able to explore the vineyards of Cote d'Or, of Chateau-Chalon and Dijon. And relaxing at the end of each day around the pool and the petanque court was a great way to wind up each day. Thank you Christophe for giving us everything we needed to have a superb week, and we hope to come back soon.

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