Tranquility and Beauty Guaranteed in Stunning Hilltop Setting
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:Guest House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Commune with nature and feast your eyes . This is a renovated farmhouse in a tiny hamlet on top of a hill, with stunning panoramic views.
Set on a 3 hectare property next door to the owner's house , it has its own huge South facing terrace, large table and chairs , sun umbrellas and BBQ facilities. Your views look down to a large water feature , forests and far distant mountains . Note: Because of the depth of the water feature, the cottage is not suitable for children under the age of 10.
'The Cottage layout : upstairs : 1 large double bedroom and huge bathroom with shower , washbasin and toilet
Downstairs:, huge open plan modern kitchen/dining room, living room with a new leather sofa, a laundry and a downstairs toilet. Satellite TV, CD player
Equidistant between Charolles and Cluny , and 30 kilometers from the wine regions of Vire Clesse , Pouilly Fuise and the Beaujolais hills . There are prehistoric caves at Aze , and at Bergeserin (10 ks) an adventure park for the brave at heart. Walking is the most popular passtime in the area with hundreds of kilometers of tracks in forests and tiny country lanes.
Fishing is another activity keenly supported by the local community. Maps and permits are easy to obtain at the local mairie. If you want history , the Chateau of Cormatin is only 20 minutes drive away with it's medieval kitchen gardens and 16th century interiors it is a 'must see' in the area. The tourist office at Cluny has a list of Chateaux to visit in the area. Cluny itself is a lively town with the remains of the largest church in Christendom still very evident in the main square.
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Member since: 2009
- 120 m²
- Guest House
- Guest House
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Not Suitable For Children
Pets Not Allowed:
There are two dogs , a cat and two horses already living on the property . The dogs are very gentle and pose no threat to anyone . However one is male and could fight another male dog . If you have a very gentle dog who will not chase cats then the owner will consider a request to allow the dog to come ....moreless
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- unsuitable for children under 10 as the pond is not fenced.
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Farm Holidays
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Roller Blading
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Activities Guide
- Basic Soaps
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Mobile Phone
- Paper Towels
- Beach Chairs
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $106.67
- No additional mandatory fees
- Stay Tax *
* This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 9 years.
Prices are fully inclusive. A deposit of 30% (non refundable) is required to secure a booking. A non refundable payment in full is required 4 weeks prior to arrival together with a refundable security deposit of 100 EU to be payed in cash on arrival.
Up to 2.2 % surcharge if you make your payment online using the Homeaway website payment option . Pet surcharge 20 eu per week.
Manager's cancellation policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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Set in the hills of the Charolais, close to historic Cluny . The house is set on 7 undulating acres with a beautiful water feature. It is surounded by green fields and forests . Enjoy walking, biking, golfing, tennis, horse riding or just lazing around by the pond. Tranquillity, comfort and natural beauty are the key words to describe this property. 5 minutes from St Bonnet de Joux , a village that has a large supermarket and gas station , a bank, a chemist a bakery, a butcher , a tabac and a medical centre. 17 minutes to Cluny, 35 minutes to the Macon TGV train station, 1 hour to Lyon airport and 2 hours to Geneva. For wine buffs the fabulous wines of the Maconais , Beaujolais and Cote D'Ore are all within easy reach . Visit the prehistoric site at Solutre , climb the mountain or sit at a delightful restaurant under it's imposing cliff face and taste the stunning wines of the region.
Come here to get away from it all. You'll never want to leave.
For your convenience Free WiFi is provided in The Cottage
for outdoor enthusiasts ; trail riding , biking and walking in this stunning countryside
40 minutes away you can go canoeing on the Loire river
There are many brocants and flea markets organised all through the summer months
Jazz and classical concerts
Wine tasting in the Maconais, the Beaujolais and the Cote D'Ore
Tennis courts can be booked at Cluny
Golf: There are 2 golf courses in the region .
Year Purchased: 2006
Why Pressy-sous-Dondin, France:
I fell in love with this property for three reasons , the views , the quiet and the large garden .
The Unique Benefits at this Guest House:
The views are truly gorgeous . The hamlet is small and the road very quiet. This a place to enjoy natural beauty and commune with nature. There are extensive walks to be made in all directions through forests and fields. The paths are well defined. Despite the feeling that you are a hundred miles from civilization , there is a small town nearby (6 kilometers) that has all amenities including a large supermarket that also sells petrol.
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the view from the Cottage
The Cottage terrace and its view
the shower room
a view of the cosy sitting room
a dust storm at Pressy s/ Dondin
Le Chateau a Pressy S/ Dondin
a village nearby
Dawn view from the Cottage terrace
from the Cottage to the pond
the sitting room looking through the ancient bread oven door from the kitchen
Dondin is of the commune of Chiddes
my horses soaking up Spring sun
winter at Les Marions , Dondin
The view of The property from the walking path above above
A typical scene in this beautifuly preserved countryside.
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