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Our carefully created gîte just minutes away from Lac du Panneciere has two double bedrooms, one with king-size bed and one with twin beds. One bathroom and WC, heated towel rail One wet room (walk in shower) and WC, heated towel rail. A utility room with washing machine and drier iron, and board. The living accommodation consists of a fully equipped kitchen and dining area, comfortable sitting area with Television, DVD and wireless internet. The French windows lead out to the garden with two acres of meadow and a 10m x 5m swimming pool with Roman steps. The apartment has central heating throughout. Available from mid May to the end of September. Kitchen: Oven/hob, Fridge/freezer, dishwasher, good range of cooking utensils and equipment. Linen included. Cleaning materials included. Welcome pack provided.
Friendly owners on site who will help with information and advice.

The Surroundings
Would you like to stay among hills, valleys, lakes and woodlands in the beautiful natural Morvan Park in Burgundy France, yet only be a short drive away from bustling towns and lively cities? Stay in our beautiful gîte and have nature, culture and traditional wine makers on your doorstep. Burgundy is famous for its wonderful wines, you can go to one of the regions many vineyards ,have a guided tour and then take part in the wine tasting. If it’s history that you are after, then visit the old Roman town of Autun, where you can still see part of the ancient roman walls standing. Visiting Dijon or Beaune is a must, stroll through their pedestrianised streets and soak up the atmosphere of these beautiful historic towns. Visit the Traditional French Markets held weekly in most towns and villages in the area.

Booking Terms
A template copy of the rental contract between owner and renter is available at any time on request.


A very comfortable apartment with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and heated swimming pool and stunning views over the hills and valleys in rural Burgundy. Perfect for a relaxing holiday - family or romantic.


Property type: Gite

Room details


2 bedrooms, sleeps 4

Bedroom 1: 1 Double bed
Bedroom 2: 2 Single beds

Additional beds:
Room for 4 in the dining area
Room for 4 in the living area
2 bathrooms, 2 Separate WC's

Indoor facilities

Entertainment and IT:
CD player
DVD/Blu-ray player
Internet (WI-FI)
TV Languages in English, Local
Table tennis
Heating and air con:
Central heating
Clothes drier
Hair dryer
Iron / board
Pots / pans
Towels / linen
Washing machine

Outdoor facilities

Swimming pool:
Private: Solar heated
Outside lighting
Private garden


Suitable for

Sports and activities

Horse Riding
Water Skiing
Wind Surfing

Sights and attractions

Historic Site
Local Food Market

Prices and availability

Last updated 14.04.2015

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Changeover days and minimum stays
Arrival date range Minimum stay (nights)
30th May 2015 to 30th September 2015 3

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Compulsory extras
Description Arrival dates Booking length or occupancy Price
Short Break Premium - for stays of less than 7 nights All year Booking length: Duration less than 7 days £32.22 per night

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This is exact location

  • Nearest bar: 1.5km
  • Nearest restaurant: 5km
  • Nearest supermarket: 11km
  • Paris: 280km
  • Geneva: 310km
  • Chateau Chinon: 11km
  • Autun: 48km


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30 out of 30 people recommend staying here
Stayed Saturday 30 August 2014 with Couple
We could not have asked for more. An ideal property in a beautiful part of France with the space and freedom to remain on site or lots to do in the local area. Any reservations about the owners being on site were needless - George and Mary were charming and helpful if local knowledge was required but respected our privacy at other times. We just did not want to leave and would be delighted to return.
Stayed Saturday 21 June 2014 with Friends
Our stay in Burgundy was excellent throughout. The gite has everything you could wish for, and was spotlessly clean throughout. After a long drive up from Lyons Airport we were made most welcome by the owners, George and Mary, when we finally reached their beautiful house. Also the complimentary arrival pack was indeed a sight for sore eyes as it meant we didnt have to venture straight out again to get supplies. We found George and Mary to be wonderful but unobstrusive hosts, who were always just upstairs if we needed any help or advice on where to go, what to see etc. The gite is in a wonderful location deep in the countryside - quiet and tranquil, and we soon relaxed by the private pool to enjoy the sunshine. Just the spot to recharge ones batteries and generally chill out. Our stay passed all too quickly, however we would highly recommend this lovely gite to anyone. Overall it is excellent and hard to beat, in my opinion.
Stayed Saturday 24 August 2013 with Family
We cant say enough positive things about this gite. George and Mary are incredible hosts in this most magical place, on arrival they were not remotely fazed by us having forgotten to request a cot and high chair and after a week, we left feeling we left considering them to be friends. The gite was spotlessly clean and unbelievably well equipped so that when it rained, we were still able to keep our 5 and 1 year old children amused without going out. The location is very peaceful and totally private. The pool is very clean, the 2 acre meadow was brilliant for kicking a ball around for hours however the highlight had to be seeing the sky turned into a blanket of stars on a clear night-sublime. There are no negatives about this gite, if you want a peaceful place to have fun as a family, we can think of no better place on earth!
Stayed Saturday 10 August 2013 with Family
We cannot thank George and Mary enough for their hospitality. From the selec tion of local delicacies that they left for us upon our arrival, to the cleanliness and homeliness of the Gite. The scenery and setting were stunning with beautiful views of the lake. Our days, when we werent out exploring the Burgundy countryside, were spent by the fabulous clear swimming pool, playing table tennis and enjoying the BBQ. I would thoroughly recommend a visit, we had such a wonderful holiday.
Stayed Saturday 03 August 2013 with Family
We had a great family holiday at the gite which lived up to and exceeded the previous reviews that prompted us to book in the first place. George and Mary could not be better hosts and the pool, table tennis and boule kept us competitively occupied. The gite has a small library of books, DVDs and music and is very much out in the country with plenty of peace and quiet and easy access to the nearby town and local lakes to visit. This gite is a genuine home from home and we have missed it and would definitely visit again!
Stayed Saturday 13 July 2013 with Family
Wir waren eine Woche im "Gite". Wir fanden alles zu unserer Zufriedenheit vor, wie beschrieben. Das Haus befindet sich in einer sehr schönen, ruhigen und ländlichen Gegend. Die Vermieter sind richtige "Perlen". Wir würden zu jederzeit wieder ins "Gite" fahren. Es sicher von Vorteil wenn man ein Auto hat.
Stayed Saturday 11 August 2012
A very comfortable property with plenty of room for four adults in a tranquil position at the end of a small village above a lake with splendid views over the surrounding countryside. There was an unexpected bonus this year (2012) as the lake had been drained and we were able to walk across the lake bed.
Stayed Saturday 21 July 2012
Cannot recommend this highly enough! Go... you will be enchanted. Lovely cool ground floor accommodation, underneath the owners house but private and very quiet. Spacious rooms, beautifully presented. Our hosts, Mary and George, were welcoming, peaceful and unobtrusive. Immaculately clean, this gite is the best equipped we have ever stayed in. The delicious welcome pack was a delightful and thoughtful touch. Free view TV - brilliant. WiFi that works - hurrah. Private and very clean swimming pool. More butterflies than you have seen in the UK in 20 years. Views to die for. Dark nights and stars everywhere. Peace and quiet.
Stayed Saturday 28 April 2012
This was the nicest gite that we have ever stayed in. It was very well-equipped and the owners had been so thoughtful, providing everything that you could possibly want. The poool was lovely, and the table-tennis kept our teenagers amused. We had a great time and we would definitely like to go back.
Stayed Saturday 13 August 2011
The gite was lovely - furnishings and equipment were of a high standard and every little detail was catered for (for example the provision of pool towels). The pool, the location and views were truly stunning. In fact we found our surroundings so relaxing and pleasant we didnt venture very far at all! Everything we needed was right there. Our Hosts were extremely welcoming and helpful and we would not hestitate to book again. We all had a very relaxing and enjoyable holiday.
Stayed Saturday 17 July 2010
George and Mary are perfect hosts and their Gite is delightful. Its spotlessly clean, well equipped, comfortable and located in a fantastic plot of land overlooking the lake. The heated swimming pool was a definite plus as the weather was well typical for this time of year: 3 days of full sun at 29c+ and 3 days of rain and drizzle at 23c The local town has a good supermarket and local bars/restaurant, but for a real treat take one of George and Marys recommendations. We did and the experience was excellent. In summary, the Gite and their hosts surpassed our expectations and we would definitely recommend this experience to others
Stayed Saturday 11 July 2009
It was a very nice relaxing holiday. The scenery is fantastic and the hosts are very helpful. We will be here again at any time on vacation. Many greetings from Germany.
Stayed Saturday 05 July 2008
Great hosts, beautiful location and all the facilities you needed.
Stayed Saturday 28 June 2008
The accommodation was immaculate, the level of hygiene was second to none, it was equipped with every conceivable utensil and appliance. The proprietors were friendly and enthusiastic to please, all of which went towards making our stay a very peaceful and relaxing experience.
Stayed Saturday 04 August 2007
very clean gite, with a very hosptable welcome from the owners
Stayed Tuesday 17 July 2007
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with George and Mary who were both very helpful, whilst being entirely discreet hosts, so much so, we have booked a return visit next year. The gite was the best we have stayed in, modern, comfortable and in a superb location. Complete peace and relaxation, swimming pool facilities excellent, even our two teenagers were impressed! We cannot praise it highly enough.
We spent a week at this lovely property. It has everything anyone could possibly need to enjoy their time in a wonderful part of France. We highly recommend it as a holiday destination.
Excellent property, highly recommended. Lovely pool with great views.
This Gite was excellent. The kitchen is very well equipped, the bathrooms and the utility room with the washer and dryer were very nice. The bedrooms are big and airy and the beds were nice to sleep in. The heated pool is great and the tranquility of the loacation is very relaxing. This is a good spot for relaxation away from it all. To top it all off, George and Mary are wonderful hosts. They did their utmost to make our stay as enjoyable as possible.
This gite is great. The grounds are beautiful and the gite itself is roomy, comfortable, and in perfect condition. It has everything you need for a home away from home. The owners are extremely gracious and accommodating, especially with our baby. We hope to return again for another vacation.
we would like to thank george and mary for another perfect family holiday . we stayed for a week last year, and enjoyed it so much went back for 2 weeks this year. The gite is in a lovely location with superb views across the lake to the village of chaumard .The pool and grounds are fantastic , the gite has all the amenities you could possibly need , is exceptionally clean and spacious . and very relaxing. we would highly recommend this property , you will not be disappointed .again thankyou george and mary for so many happy memories
Property as expected, very clean and everything provided for a good holiday.The owners were very helpful and kind without being obtrusive, would definitely go to the property again.
This was wonderful. Our first family trip abroad and certainly one that we will remember. Everything is well equiped, right down to pool towels and hairdryers, not something that I would normally expect. The owners are discreet but very helpful when needed. Unfortunately due to the location, you will get changeable weather which means that the pool can feel cold even when it is heated to a good temperature.
Both the Gite and the kind and friendly hosts was excellent. Every thing was clean and nice and the Morvan is very beautyful and quiet.
Excellent accommodation, quite the best weve seen and weve been visiting France and Portugal for nearly a decade. Nothing bad to say. Its the first time weve been to Burgundy and what a fantastic area it is, so interesting and visually beautiful. The Davies Family As an aside, theres been a criticism of the gite by one user - ignore it, its complete and utter nonsense
The property has everything you will need and more including amazing views over the Morvan Park and Lake. It was very relaxing and pieceful. I would highly recommend the property and George and Mary were every welcome hosts.
The property was extremely well laid out and equiped and in a stunningly beautiful location, with wonderful views. In short we couldn't have had a nicer property and holiday - highly recommended ! Rob & Claire.
We cannot express our delight too highly. This gite surpassed all our expectations - offering large rooms, beautifully furnished, and also being equipped to an amazingly high standard. The peace and quiet of this tranquil hideaway were exactly what we hoped for and the fact that it is set amid such beautiful scenery was an added bonus indeed. George and Mary were marvelous hosts. We received an extremely warm welcome and felt able to seek their advice from time to time; which they gave of freely. We would not hesitate to recommend this holiday venue to others in search of a slice of authentic rural life - with a twist of luxury! Many thanks
Stayed here during September when the weather was quite poor but it did not detract from the beauty of the location. It is a well furnished and equiped Gite with everything needed for a comfortable stay. The private garage entrance was a bonus, especially in the rain! George and Mary were perfect hosts, available when needed but always giving us total privacy. We will definately return.
Before writing this review I thought I would read what others had written and was both surprised and disappointed by one visitor's comments, beng so much at odds with my and my wife's wonderful experience whilst staying there. Perhaps some people are never happy! In our opinion the Gite is absolutely delightful, being well and tastefully furnished and comprehensively equipped. The Gite even has its own integral garage! It is located in a lovely part of France and we thought the views were awesomely beautiful. We loved all our visits, especially to Autun and the Museum containing all the gifts President Miterrand was given. The local wines were frequently enjoyed but there was insufficient time to sample them all! During our stay we even entertained friends to dinner and they too were highly impressed with the Gite. George & Mary were absolutely charming and considerate hosts who were welcoming, friendly, helpful and they clearly took great care never to invade our privacy. They are a lovely and genuine couple and guests are lucky to have such nice hosts nearby. We'll return if they'll have us!!
3 other reviews
Thank you for letting us stay in the Gite! We had a great time thanks to you. Sorry to go.This message was left with a Thank you card the children made, together with a potted plant for Mary.
The accomodation was top rate and we thoroughly enjoyed our experience there. Mary and George could not have done anything more for us! We shall definiteley be recommending you to our all our friends.
A lovely gite in the most beautiful of surroundings - the view from theFrench windows is magnificent (whatever the weather).George and Mary have been wonderful hosts and we get the impression that they're both quite fond of cakes and and pastries...


About the owner
My wife and I were in the film business before we retired in France. We travelled extensively and stayed in a variety of establishments round the globe. We created our gite by combining the best features we found when we rented, achieving an apartment in which we would be happy to stay. Our guests have proved that we have achieved this to their satisfaction.
Owner score 1459
Calendar updated: 8 months ago
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Located in: France
Joined: September 2008