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House of charm, comfort, in green, and calm

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 rooms, charm in the old house in stone, completely renovated.

In a haven of peace in a village house of charm and comfort of 90 m² .. Two rooms are on an intermediate level. Private enclosed garden. barbecue and let rest. Numerous walks and mountain bikes possible from the house,, 3km: village with all necessary shops, including 3 doctors, and 1 pharmacy.

Proximity: Lakes, rivers, swimming and fishing,

Green track (bike, roller, pedestrian)

Wine Route and 'grands crus de Bourgogne',

Heritage Romanesque churches .... Haras National, and its national competitions,

Classical and Jazz musical events (the nights of Cluny, (15 mn by car), Various attractions: tree-climbing, zoo, Rock climbing on Solutré.

More Details

Owner
Lydia de Soyres
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, polish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

Amenities

Saint-André-le-Désert House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Chambre 2 - 1 queen
    Chambre 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • 1 double bed 200 x 140. 2 single beds 200 x 090. 1 sofa bed that can be used in living room House on 2 levels, -Level Below: rooms (connecting them), with direct access to outside one of the rooms,
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 2 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

House of charm, comfort, in green, and calm
average rating of 4.806452 based on 31 reviews
Shrewsbury
5

Lovely cottage in peaceful countryside

  • 5 of 5

This is a very nicely designed and spacious cottage with a beautiful garden, in a hamlet high above gentle countryside. We enjoyed cycling, walking and good wine-tasting! Plenty of interesting local places to visit - Cluny, Cormatin, Macon, Tournus - and a lovely place to return and relax.

Lydia, the owner, is very friendly and helpful, and her dog Virgule came to say hello at the gate every evening!

Our only suggestion would be clearer instructions for finding the cottage when you arrive in the hamlet as it is hard to spot the well which is the marker!

We would absolutely recommend 'la petite maison' to others. Merci Lydia pour une bonne vacance!

Diana and Andy

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Lovely rustic cottage

  • 5 of 5

We spent three weeks here and the description is rather accurate. Lydia has stocked the cottage well and even provided small things such as a lettuce spinner and egg cups. The garden is enclosed, which is great if you bring your dog along. It is also private as the fence shields one from views of the main house. The cottage itself is freestanding from the main house and is in a hamlet about 3km's away from the nearest village, Salornay sur Guy. The ceilings upstairs are vaulted which gives a great impression of space. The countryside in this part of France is lush green and hilly, very beautiful indeed. It is a great place for cycling as the voie vert (dedicated cycling tracks) are nearby and you can hire bicycles there if you prefer to cycle on the flats. If you are up for a hilly cycle you can use Lydia's two bicycles as well. Lydia is very helpful and she provided us assistance during the French fuel strike. Note that the internet provided is not Wi-Fi, but a wired Ethernet connection, so make sure you bring equipment (laptop/tablet) along that will work with a cable. The cottage can be chilly when it is cold outside, but the wood burning stove warms it up very well upstairs. The rooms are separated by curtains so there isn't much sound proofing across the cottage, which may affect light sleepers. Overall, us as a couple with a baby and a small dog had a very good stay.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

charming and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a lovely place to stay in a quiet, and calm little village, this is the place. The house is beautifully renovated with exposed stone walls and cozy touches. Our host was welcoming and helpful. The area is very quiet and great for taking walks and exploring the little villages around. The only problem my husband and I found was that the bedrooms are below the living area and the noise travels. Luckily our daughter is a heavy sleeper but if you have children who are not then they would most likely be disrupted from the noise upstairs. Even so, I highly recommend this property. We visited in early spring when things were just beginning to bloom and we could see that the gardens will be beautiful!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Un coin de tranquillité a la campagne

  • 5 of 5

Une semaine de vacances paisible dans un endroit vraiment au calme. Une campagne avec tellement de choses à faire pourtant. Jolie petite maison et le chien adorable qui a enchanté nos 2 petites filles. Merci à Lydia pour l'accueil et les recommandations .

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Delightful, Beautiful stay in "La Petite Maison!"

  • 5 of 5

We arrived mid-afternoon to a beautiful welcome from our lovely proprietress! Our anticipation and expectation of her little cottage was joyfully fulfilled from the first moment. The charm comes through the photographs, but the reality is warm, welcoming, ample, and gracious. Details of having a garden sitting area to oneself, a place to have one's own car parked with a private exit door, ample wood for the wood stove, a completely functioning kitchen within which to prepare delicious meals from locally fresh foods, a 5 km walk around the top of Bourg Rameau, beautifully kept garden flowers, ever-present, and a friendly neighbor in and her dog, Virgule - all punctuated our delightful 5 week stay from the middle of September to the end of October. Our location was perfect for our needs to explore the influences of the Roman era, Cluny's mark on the area, the gastronomy and wines of Burgundy, and the incredible countryside - truly picture book! Discoveries we made were the abundance of castles for the Dukes of Burgundy and music venues nearby. Bourg Rameau is peaceful on its medieval hill top with Le Gross Chigy, its own castle. Chalornay sur Guye - 3 km away provided any last minute needs, a lovely park, a welcoming library, and its own Boulodrome! Cluny, just 15 minutes away, Lyon just an hour south, Tournus a half an hour away ( the only town in France with four Michelin rated restaurants), and the meandering route of vines and hillsides following the Burgundian wine route north got us beyond Beaune to Dijon within 2 hours. We fell in love with this home away from home. We will return!!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
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4

Ruhige, saubere, gemütliche Fewo

  • 4 of 5

Die in einem kleinen Dorf auf einer Anhöhe gelegene Ferienwohnung ist absolut ruhig. Bereits von der Ferienwohnung aus kann man ausgeschilderte Wanderwege durch die hügelige ursprüngliche Gegend unternehmen. Der Garten bietet Platz zum Grillen, Entspannen etc. Das Haus selbst ist sauber und praktisch eingerichtet. Abends oder bei schlechtem Wetter sorgt der Kachelofen neben der Wärme auch für eine sehr gemütliche Atmosphäre. Wichtige Adressen und Informationen liegen im Haus in mehreren Sprachen gesammelt in einem Ordner vor. Wenn irgend etwas fehlt, erreicht man die Wohnungsbesitzerin problemlos, da sie direkt nebenan wohnt. Wir hatten eine gute Zeit hier.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
110 Kilometres
Lyon Saint Exupéry
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Salornay
Nearest Golf
50 Kilometres
Chalon
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Macon
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
Mâcon ou Chalon sur Saone
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Salornay
Car: necessary

Stone house, completely renovated old, comfortable. Located in charming village, quiet. Forests, pastures surrounding homes.

Tours of Romanesque churches (Cluny)

Wine Route 'grands crus of Burgundy'

Caves and prehistoric sites (Azé and Solutré).

Castles and gourmet restaurants,

Greenway, Cluny National Stud

Taizé Community 9 km;

Photos

Rates & Availability

Saint-André-le-Désert House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
Convert Currency
Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
moyenne saison
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$90
$507
 
 
haute saison
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$550
 
 
moyenne saison
Sep 2 2017 - Nov 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$90
$507
 
 
basse saison
Nov 4 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$90
$447
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$90
$360
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax $0.82 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 15 years.

Inclus dans prix de location: draps, bois d chauffage, eau
CHARGES EN SUS:
0,22E le KWh 'électricité
Taxes de séjour 0.75 par adulte et par nuitée

Animal: 2 euros par jour
FACULTATIF: ménage en fin de séjour : 55€
Possible: location au mois:BS.::1200E MS.: 1350E HS.:1600E
Linge de toilette:serviette de toilette et drap de bain: 4E par personne.
Linge de maison: torchons, essuie main, serviette de table: 1E par personne.
En cas d'annulation, les arrhes ne sont pas remboursées,

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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