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Chateau De Fremont

Chateau with 12 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms and swimming pool in Burgundy, France

From £5,220 per week

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Chateau to rent in Burgundy, France

  • Chateau
  • Sleeps 32
  • 12 Bedrooms
  • 9 Bathrooms
  • Private pool
  • WiFi
  • Open fire
  • Tennis court

Chateau overview - owner's description

Chateau de Fremont, a luxury chateau in Burgundy, was built in 1900 for the famous actress Cecile Sorel by her lover. The vast 10-acre estate is ideal for grassland and forest walks.

Chateau de Fremont, a luxury chateau in Burgundy, was built in 1900 for the famous actress Cecile Sorel by her lover. The vast 10-acre estate is ideal for grassland and forest walks, angling in a fishing pond, swimming in a private pool, and practicing your serve on the tennis court. Outdoor enthusiasts will love Morvan, a protected natural park nearby, and the excellent vineyards of the Cote d'Or will please wine lovers.
The castle's interior has been refurbished to a high standard. The 12 bedrooms, some with room for 4 people, are perfect for families travelling together. Gather in the Orangerie, an expansive chateau annex, for large dinners, workshops and receptions. Catering is available, or you can barbecue and dine outside on the terrace. With a library, television room with home cinema, sitting room and lounge, your entire group will be entertained on a rainy day.
The chateau's location near the village of Morlet (2 km) means you can visit museums, exhibitions and historical sites at Autun and Beaune. Epinac (8 km) has restaurants and shops, including a small supermarket.
Reach Chateau de Fremont via the Lyon Airport (200 km) or the TGV station at Le Creusot/Montchanin (20 km).

Features

Room Layout overview:

1st floor:
- 1 room with 4 beds (4 persons total)
- 6 rooms with 2 beds (12 persons total)

2nd floor:
- 2 rooms with 4 x 1pers.(8 persons total
- 1 room with 2 x 1 pers. Bed + 1 x 2-pers.bed (160cm) (4 persons total)
- 2 rooms with 2 x 1 pers. (4 persons total)

  • On each floor there are 3 bathrooms (with shower and sink) and 2 extra sinks and 3 separate toilets
    Details:
    On the ground floor the Orangerie, a traditional chateau annex, is the largest room in the chateau and is available for workshops, receptions and dinners. The chateau kitchen is next to it making it convenient to serve food and drinks. Also on the ground floor, there are four large rooms– a library, a television room with home cinema, a sitting room and a lounge, as well as a reception room, a hall and WC.
    On this first floor there are 7 bedrooms with 2 single beds and 1 bedroom with 4 single beds. There is also a small double bedroom. On this floor there are three bathrooms and three WCs.
    On the second floor there are 5 bedrooms; 2 bedrooms with 4 single beds, 1 bedroom with 2 single bed with a double bed and 2 bedrooms with 2 single beds.
    There are also three bathrooms and WCs on this floor. Each guestroom has its own decoration and can accommodate between one to four people. The toilet facilities have been kept in their original rooms in keeping with the original features of the chateau. For families with small children, all rooms have space for child cots and beds.
    Indoor facilities include a television with all channels, a DVD and VHS player, bed linen and bath towels, all cooking equipment and kitchen appliances, a fire alarm. Should guests require catering, catering is offered at a very reasonable price.
    Outside there is a swimming pool (12x6m), a tennis court, an area for basketball, a pond for fishing and 4 hectares of grassland and forest. There is also a BBQ and dining terrace for those wishing to dine outside and host al fresco events including parties or wedding receptions.

Location

The nearest airports are Paris (300km) and Geneva (230km) and the nearest town is Morlet (2km). The Chateau is part of the Commune de Morlet, a tiny country village. The village consists of just two farmhouses and the chateau. The village of Morlet, a small community of 80, is only a little bigger and is just 2 kilometres away.
The chateau is an excellent starting point for exploring the local area and taking part in a wide variety of activities. It is located south-east of the Morvan between Autun and Beaune. Beaune, Autun, Nolay, Chalon, Dijon, and Chateau Chinon are nearby and provide many kinds of touristic and cultural opportunities: museums, festivals and exhibitions. The area also includes numerous chateaux and other historical sites, including world famous vineyards and wine cellars where you can taste and buy excellent Burgundy wines by the bottle or ‘en vrac'. The chateau has all the information needed to plan your trips. Restaurants, a small supermarket, a bakery and a butcher are only 8 km away in the small town of Epinac.
There are also excellent walks available around the chateau, with many trips starting at the chateau. They range from 4km upwards depending on how strenuous you want the walk to be, but all of them will provide stunning views and sights. The Morvan is the perfect place for walking and would be ideal for you to bring a picnic, or get the chateau to prepare a picnic for you!
The nearest golf course is in Autun, an excellent 9 hole course which is 20 km from the chateau and 18 hole courses can be found in Beaune at 32 km, Chalon at 30 km and Dijon. Angling is also very popular in this area and the chateau can obtain a permit for you should you wish to do this.
There is plenty for children and families to do in and around Burgundy including visiting a zoo, an adventure park, going go-karting or making pottery. There are also excellent restaurants suitable for families. Children also enjoy spending time at the chateau and making the most of the swimming pool, the tennis courts, the play ground and the many ball games that they can play on the lawns.

Extras

If you want to forget about preparing dinner you could visit a restaurant or enjoy ‘table d'hote'. If you let the management know in time you can be provided lunch and/or dinner. There is no menu as such but of course you can let the management know your favourites or special requirements. All catering can be arranged a couple of weeks before arrival. Please contact Oliver's VIP Concierge Team to arrange these services.

Catering
Aperitif: From €6 to €10 p/p.
Meals: €23,50/27,50/38,50/42,50 p/p.
Lunch buffet/Brunch: €12,50/15,00/18,50/20,00 p/p.
Waitress/maid for €17,90 p/hour including taxes.

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Location

This chateau is:

81.54km from Dijon Air Base airport
Outside this chateau in Burgundy, France
This chateau has a pool and a tennis court.

Prices and availability

Updated 27 April 2017

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 7 January 2017 - 2 January 2018: the minimum stay is 3 nights.
  • 2 January 2018 - 1 January 2019: the minimum stay is 3 nights.

Extras

Compulsory

  • Refundable Breakage Deposit

    £846.38 per booking, paid locally

Facilities

Bedrooms

12 bedrooms, Sleeps 32

Bathrooms

9 bathrooms

Swimming pool

Private pool

Entertainment

DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, TV, Satellite / cable

General

Central heating, Open fire, Car hire optional

Outside

Tennis court

Suitable for

Pets

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