House near Lac des Settons, Burgundy, France - Beautiful Location In Centre Of The Morvan, A Short Walk To Lac Des Settons
About Martine Hall
We are two families who live in London and we jointly own, and love, our beautiful getaway house at Les Suisses. We have spent many happy holidays here with extended family and friends - ages from 6 months to 80 yrs+. Without fail, everyone who comes to stay has a thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable holiday. We have many requests for repeat visits! Our normal working lives are always busy and often stressful, so Les Suisses provides an antidote to modern living and enables us to unwind and recharge our batteries. We particularly enjoy spending time in the garden and by the lake with swimming, boating, walking and cycling being particular favourites. And of course, French wine and food!
Martine Hall purchased this House in 2007
Why Martine Hall chose Moux-en-Morvan
We fell in love with the Morvan on our first visit so no where else would have done for our escape holiday home. The house and garden were magical and the closeness to the lake lends an other worldly feel. You truly feel you have escaped the city when you arrive here. From the moment we arrive at Les Suisses we feel the stresses of life ebbing away.... The Morvan is a semi mountainous area, so wooded hills and lakes are seen wherever you go in the area. The weather is variable (which we also like!), from hot summers to bitter and snowy winters. And there is plenty to do. Whether you like outdoor activities, relaxing in the house or garden, or visiting local towns and markets. There is just so much to do! There is something for everyone.
What makes this House unique
In the summer time, swimming in the lake is glorious. And all year round, walking and cycling on the many paths that start right from our gate mean that we can get out and enjoy the beautiful countryside all year round.
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Great house, great location, great owners.
Thanks Jim, it was great having you!
Martine and Donna
A lovely spacious house
We have no hesitation in recommending this delightful house. It is spacious and extremely well equipped. It's primarily aimed at families with children but our group of five adults also found it near perfect. We didn't have the best weather but on one hot day we spent some brilliant time by the lakeside. Other highlights included trips to Vezelay and Autun, the bird life on the balcony (a friendly nuthatch!) and cooking in the excellent kitchen.
Everything was in good condition and we appreciated extra touches such as a welcome pack of food and liberal supplies of towels. Luckily we had no difficulties but all communication with the owners was friendly and helpful.
We've just spent a week at Les Suisses with friends and had a lovely, relaxing holiday. The house was comfortable, immaculately clean with lashings of hot water and the starter pack of wine and provisions was an unexpected, welcoming touch. It is a very spacious house so even with a big group, you wouldn't feel cramped and it is so well equipped with every modern convenience and lots of leisure activities, there is just nothing missing for either an energetic holiday or lazy days like we had.
We spent our week sun-lounging on the terrace enjoying the views over the woods towards the lake and had occasional sightseeing trips and walks when energetic. Don't miss Vezelay acknowledged as one of the most beautiful villages in France. We particularly enjoyed a meal at "The Little Pub" - despite its name the restaurant serves delicious, French cuisine.
There really is something for everyone at this location and the house really lived up to its description. The only downside - the beds were so comfortable, we couldn't get up. Nothing to do with the excellent local wine!!
Mit dem Haus und den Informationen vom Gastgeber waren wir rund um zufrieden.
Wenn jemand mal richtig vom Alltagsstress abschalten möchte so ist er hier richtig.
Falls jemand auf WLAN angewiesen ist, so muss er sich evtl. noch einmal genauer
mit den Gastgebern kurzschliessen. Dies sollte aber kein Problem sein, da die
Gastgeber immer sofort auf irgendwelche Fragen einem geholfen haben.
Wir haben die 2 Wochen Internet/WLAN- freie Zeit jedenfalls geniessen können:)!.
Très agréable séjour !
Maison confortable, grand terrain d'aventure pour les enfants, proximité du lac, belle région... Prêts à revenir !
The house is about 6-7 hours drive from Calais and around 3 hours drive from Paris.
Nearby towns are Saulieu (20 mins), Chateau Chinon (30 mins) and Autun (40 mins). Nearest villages are Les Settons (3km), Moux (6km) and Montsauche (8km).
Les Suisses is a rural hamlet and outside of the busy summer season it is quiet. During the summer, the area comes alive with many activities centred around Lac des Settons. By the lake are several small restaurants and bars - all between 10 minutes and 1 hours walk. The distance around the lake is around 10 miles and can be comfortably completed in 4 hours (quicker by bike!).
The nearest village (Moux En Morvan) is about 6km away and has a good bakery, small supermarché, 2 restaurants/bars and 24hr petrol. During high season there is a campsite shop about 10 minutes walk from the house selling basic supplies and fresh bread daily. Between April and October there are several good restaurants a few minutes away. At Les Settons there is a small cafe and a shop selling a range of supplies and gifts plus fresh bread daily. There is also weekly (Thursday) market during July and August.