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Beautiful Traditional Wine Merchants House in the Heart of Burgundy, Near Beaune

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Last updated: 07/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mont-Saint-Jean chateau / country house description

La Chouette Qui Chante is a charming English-owned Mansion House incorporating additional gite self-catering accommodation is situated in the idylic village of La Motte-Ternant just South of junction 23 of the A6 autoroute, midway between Auxerre and Dijon in Burgundy, 5 hours from Calais. The village is on the border of the beautiful Morvan Park nearby to rivers, lakes and forests and a 40 minute drive to the' wine tour around Beaune.

With views over the Auxois hills, the main house has 4 bedrooms complete with their own en-suite bathrooms. There is a delightful Lounge and separate Dining room both which are flooded with natural daylight and look out over the stunning gardens.
The updated decor provides this spacious and elegant merchant's house with lovely charm, built in1872; the lovely interiors combine English family antiques and country furniture. The bedrooms are very individual, with Laura Ashley linen during hot summer months, warm duvets in the winter. .

The additional self-catering gîtes are also available for weekly lets. Situated opposite the main house, the gîtes are both on the first floor of our old barn and incorporate high ceilings with original beams.
Each self-contained gîte has a large living area with a small well-equipped kitchen, a wet-room with shower, wash-basin and toilet, and a bedroom with double bed, which can be converted into twin beds. There is a sofa-bed in each living area; each gîte sleeps 2/4 persons. Laundry facility available.

Decorated to a high standard with floors of natural wood, old tomette tiles, and sea grass in the bedrooms, all rooms have central heating for snug winter breaks! Each have a small private garden area for BBQs and enjoying the sunshine.

Whether your in need a short refreshing break in one of the world's most celebrated wine regions or an extended holiday filled with a great combination of relaxation, activity and delicious wines, this charming house in the village of La Motte-Ternant is the place to head for.

There is a two acre garden with beautiful views of the river valley, the village church and distant hills and forests. The peace and tranquillity is only broken by the sound of birds, including the resident owl. It is a carefree haven, the perfect place to escape, relax and explore.
Guests are welcome to have a leisurely game of (Boules) on our specially built pitch under the shade of trees.
New for July 2014...We are planning to install an indoor swimming pool which leads onto the sun terrace overlooking the rear garden and river valley (picture is a near example).

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 500 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Events Allowed
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Books For Kids
              • Games For Kids
              • Toys
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player

              Theme

              • Family
              • Away From It All

              Attractions

              • Autumn Foliage
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Water Parks
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Walking
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching

              local services and businesses

              • Babysitter
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries

              Location Type

                  • Village

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Rafting
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Room
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 10 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Iron & Board
                          • PC
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Fireplace
                          • Parking
                          • Fax
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Sunbed
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Bottled Water
                          • Water Cooler
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Security System
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Grill
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Blender
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Stove
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave

                              Outside

                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Gated Community
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Patio
                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Terrace
                              • Barbecue
                              • Child's Swing

                              property descriptor

                                  • Detached
                                   

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                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  High Season
                                  Jun 1 - Sep 27, 2014
                                  7 night min stay

                                  €1,500
                                  Low Season
                                  Oct 1 - Feb 27
                                  7 night min stay

                                  €980
                                  Spring
                                  Mar 1 - May 30
                                  7 night min stay

                                  €1,120
                                  My Standard Rate
                                  7 night min stay

                                  €1,450

                                  Additional information about rental rates

                                  Fees:

                                  • Refundable Damage Deposit €250
                                  • Weekly Clean €80
                                  • Taxes Not included

                                  Notes:

                                  Holidays booked by 31/3/13 will receive a discount of 15% off ALL our weekly prices.

                                  Please contact us for Christmas & New Year availability.


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                                  Last updated: 07/06/2014
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                                  Location

                                  240 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Airport
                                  Paris Orly or Lyon
                                  462 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Ferry
                                  Le Havre or Calais
                                  10 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Train
                                  Saulieu / Montbard
                                  14 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Motorway
                                  Precy sous Thil
                                  37 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Beach
                                  Lac de Settons
                                  2 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Barpub
                                  Mont St Jean
                                  400 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Ski
                                  Alps
                                  9 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  Pouilly-en-Auxois
                                  2 Kilometres
                                  Nearest Restaurant
                                  Le Medieval

                                  Car: Recommended

                                  This charming English-owned self catering accommodation is situated in the village of La Motte-Ternant just 15 minutes South of junction 23 of the A6 autoroute, midway between Auxerre and Dijon in Burgundy. We can be found on the edge of the beautiful Morvan National Park, a place where you can explore rivers, lakes and forests, somewhere to escape and relax.

                                  The Merchant House is spacious , built in1872, has been tastefully updated by the present owners. Here, you will find lovely interiors that are filled with English family antiques and Draped hand-made curtains to compliment our country furniture.The 4 bedrooms are decorated with only the finest 'Laura Ashley' linen to keep you cool in the summer, with luxurious warm duvets to keep you warm in the winter. You will see fresh flowers from our garden throughout the house which fill the rooms with a Burgundian aroma of scents. During the winter, sit by the log fires and read your book with a café or chocolate chaude.

                                  The two acre garden has been planted with beautiful trees and borders and provides views of the village river valley, the village church and distant hills and forests. If you are looking for the perfect place to escape, relax and explore, you have found the right place. Guests are welcome to wander around the gardens, have a game of Pétanque (Boules) on the pitch nestled under the shade of trees.

                                  Self Catering

                                  The two gites are situated opposite the owners' house. They are both on the first floor of the old barn and incorporate high ceilings with original beams. Each self-contained gîte can accommodate 2-4 people.

                                  They each comprise of; a large living area with a well-equipped kitchen/dining area, a wet-room with shower, wash-basin and toilet, and a separate bedroom with double bed, which can be converted into twin beds. A sofa-bed can be requested in each living area and SKY TV and DVDs is available for the kids. Re-Decorated with floors of natural wood, old tomette tiles, sea grass in the bedrooms, all the rooms are have central heating for your snug winter breaks.

                                  Downstairs, guests have a shared use of a large laundry facility and large family room in the Old stable and Tack Room. In the stables you will find a large table for communal meals with access to the garden, a well equipped kitchen area and some toys for the kids. This room has kept all the original features such as the beamed ceiling, troughs and feeding byres.

                                  Outside, a grassed area with shrubs and a further secluded garden with BBQ. This is a great place to spend time with friends, family & grandchildren. Bed Linen and Towels are included.

                                  MAP OF LA MOTTE TERNANT & Directions (GPS co-ordinates 47 19 35 N 4 20 14 E)

                                  http://maps.google.fr/maps?q=autoroute&sll=47.323727,4.331668&sspn=0.000916,0.002642&near=La+Motte-Ternant+%4047.323419,4.331668&hq=autoroute&t=m&z=9

                                   

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                                  Photos

                                  • Snuggle up by the fire before dining

                                    Snuggle up by the fire before dining

                                  • Cosy country kitchen

                                    Cosy country kitchen

                                  • Hall Landing

                                    Hall Landing

                                  • 2nd of 4 bedrooms with free standing bath

                                    2nd of 4 bedrooms with free standing bath

                                  • Nearby Beaune

                                    Nearby Beaune

                                  • Nearby Beaune at Night

                                    Nearby Beaune at Night

                                  • Garden in Autumn

                                    Garden in Autumn

                                  • Keep warm by the cosy fire in Winter

                                    Keep warm by the cosy fire in Winter

                                  • Bedroom in our Gite

                                    Bedroom in our Gite

                                  • Formal sitting room

                                    Formal sitting room

                                  • Elegant Dining

                                    Elegant Dining

                                  • Beautiful Hallway

                                    Beautiful Hallway

                                  • One of the 4 bedrooms

                                    One of the 4 bedrooms

                                  • Bathroom for Bedroom 2

                                    Bathroom for Bedroom 2

                                  • Beaune - Dusk

                                    Beaune - Dusk

                                  • Village Stream

                                    Village Stream

                                  • Beautiful Autumn colours in the Fall

                                    Beautiful Autumn colours in the Fall

                                  • The Gites

                                    The Gites

                                  €980 - €1,500 per week (EUR)
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                                  4 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 8

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                                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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