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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).
Holidays booked by 31/3/13 will receive a discount of 15% off ALL our weekly prices.
Christmas and New Year weeks are charged at 2000 euros
Sorry no pets allowed.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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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.
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)