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Old Stone Cottage Surrounded By Stunning Burgundy/Champagne Countryside

Overview

Property

Updated: 16-Nov-2016
Veuxhaulles-Sur-Aube, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France, Nr Troyes on Champagne/Burgundy Border - One Hectare Of Private Gardens On The Edge Of A Beautifully Quaint Traditional French Village

In the heart of countryside on the Burgundy/Champagne border surrounded by forests and vineyards. West of the famous wine village Chablis and north of Beaune. There is plenty to do if venturing out and about although a car is essential. A 4 hour easy drive south from Calais passing through Reims (famous for its major Champagne houses). 3 beautiful rustic style bedrooms, all with original exposed oak beams. One king size bedroom, one double and one twin. Each room is personally decorated with its own rustic style. The perfect place to relax and unwind. There is plenty to do when out and about but a car is essential. The cottage is in a rural location and is perfect for a relaxing break with bread, cheese, wine and sun lounger in the garden (log fire in winter).

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

My husband and I bought the cottage in 2007 as our holiday home. We have undertaken extensive renovations to make it the beautifully rustic warm cottage it is today. Since 2007 our family has grown with the addition of 1 child and 3 dogs and the cottage continues to suit everyone. 2013 saw the acquisition of a large inflatable pool - kids had a whale of a time! We plan to have this available in future years for guests during July and August.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Mont Remin Cottage is lovely we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We enjoyed the remote and quiet setting. The patio area was well used although on the chillier nights the stove was made use of. The cottage is well equipped home from home and we had lovely time. Thank you and would not hesitate to come back. x
Sep 2015
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11 Reviews

4.7
based on 11 holidaymaker reviews

4

A home in rural France with some Brisitsh creature comforts

  • 4 of 5

The house is very discreet and comfortable with pretty well all the conveniences you would wish for in your own holiday home. The bedrooms are all very comfortable and the living/eating/cooking spaces are all clean, well cared for and practical so they can be enjoyed by the family without being terrified of touching of things. We ate indoors and out and everything worked perfectly.We had two little dogs who settled in instantly, their only problem being that their legs were too short for one of the steps, a very minor issue indeed and hardly the fault of the house owners! The neighbours were very French but also very pleasant and forgave our Franglais with good humour.

Locally the shopping is pretty limited so planning ahead is necessary, but there is a good range of varied towns and villages within striking distance where everything can be found.

The weather was mostly very kind, and we made trips to the lakes, Nigloland (compares well with with UK theme parks), Troyes, Chatillon (nice spring and excellent museum there, also very good vets for the dogs complusory visit), went bubbly tasting, did trout fishing in the village (you WILL catch a fish) and loads of other stuff. One final thing, if the night sky is clear, the stars and Milky Way are just incredibly bright compared to the UK, AND we saw loads of shooting stars. An excellent family holiday

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning cottage

  • 5 of 5

Stunning cottage in a beautiful setting , we had a lovely holiday , the cottage has everything you need with gorgeous furnishings ,the pool is great for kids it was so hot so great to have a pool to cool down in. Lots of near by attractions with a great bakers few minutes away . Can't wait to go back .

  • Review Submitted: Feb 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We really appreciate it. We look forward to see you and your family again.
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5

Wonderful retreat!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was wonderful in every way and exceeded our already high expectations. It is beautifully maintained, has everything we needed (even for the kids) and is set in a lovely, tranquil location.

Its the ideal place to get a taste of real France and I truely hope we will return soon - a real home from home.

Thanks for sharing your home with us - we loved it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review - we really appreciate it. We are so pleased you and the children enjoyed your week. We hope to see you again. Kind regards Charlotte and Philip
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A very tranquil, rural escape

  • 4 of 5

Mont Remin cottage is situated in a very sleepy village on the Burgundy/Champagne border. The cottage itself has been renovated to a high standard and has all the home comforts you could need. We loved the al-fresco dining area which we used every single day. It's in constant shade which is wonderful as we had temperatures of mid 30's of the entire fortnight we were there. The village is missing a bakery which is a shame as we would have liked our morning stroll to buy bread. I guess the next village is about 15 mins to cycle or 5 mins in the car. We were also very grateful for the plunge pool to cool off and the BBQ, which again we used most nights. And I have to confess that the satellite TV was appreciated so that I wouldn't miss too much of Wimbledon.

We chose this area as we wanted to explore the wine and champagne region. The start of the Route de Grand Vins is about an hour's drive from the property but all very accessible with great motorways (toll roads). Reims took about 1.5hrs to get to and we stayed there overnight to get the most of the city and take part in the Pommery champagne house tour. Drive through the grand Marne valley to see the stunning Champagne vines and also see the major Champagne houses. Although you will find "local" champagne houses about 15 minutes drive from the cottage.

Would we go back? Yes. It's a part of France that we hadn't explored before and really enjoyed the very rural and agricultural countryside. And the drive from Calais was about 4.5hrs and very easy.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We really do appreciate you taking the time. We hope to see you again. Kind regards Charlotte and Philip
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May Half Term 2015

  • 5 of 5

I took my family to France for the half term, thinking whether the children would like this type of holiday compared to a beach holiday - I was so glad by the end of the week the children loved it. The cottage was amazing, stunning and set in beautiful surroundings. The cottage was well equipped and everything that you would ask for like home from home - so had no problems with anything there. The property is to a very high standard and therefore was very please - especially as it had Wi-Fi as my daughter and son took their IPADS. The owners have a black book at the cottage and it tells you everything that you can do within the area and the surrounding places to visit - excellent explanation - Our visit consisted of two days in Paris, Nigoland and also a day trip to Dijon plus visits to the local hypermarkets in a nearby village which was about 20 mins drive from the cottage. We did not fit everything in that was advised in the black book at the cottage so would love to go back to visit the champagne vine yards and other major town/cities etc which are not too far away. I must say that the road in France are a pleasure to drive on as this was my 1st driving holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous retreat

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful cottage in rural France, much bigger than expected! Nice easy drive from Calais even though it's 4hr drive it didn't feel that long. Lovely garden for a spring bbq, nicely decorated and ideal for that French feel. Will definitely return later in the year! Must visit the surrounding villages as they are so pretty especially Dijon. Beautiful countryside for a lovely walk on a summers day.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Location

From the Owner

The cottage is our family holiday home. It is fully equipped with everything you should need for a nice stay. An easy drive from Calais - just under 4 hours. Perfect for a relaxing break in the countryside.

Activity and Interests

Travel:

40 minutes from Troyes centre, 2.5 hours from Paris and 1 hour from Dijon.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Easter 2017
25 Mar 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£695
for 7 nights
£695
 
 
June 2017
4 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 
 
July and August 2017
2 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
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Facilities

From the Owner

A relaxing retreat all year round. The large wrap around secure garden is perfect for the summer with its outside under cover dining and BBQ area, and the cosy double sided log burning stove is perfect for romantic winter breaks.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • forests
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hunting

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Two Bathrooms - Shower Room with burgundy stone floor, glass shower unit, solid stone sink on an oak stand and toilet. Family Bathroom with burgundy stone floor,corner bath, shower and double sink.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Three beautiful rustic style bedrooms, all with original exposed oak beams. One king size bedroom, one double and one twin. Solid wood furniture, original exposed Oak beams, original exposed Burgundy stone walls and oak flooring. Please note the twin bedroom 2 is accessed via the bedroom 1 only.

Outside

  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Outside: One hectare of private gardens and surrounded by Burgundy/Champagne countryside. BBQ, table and chairs, loungers are available throughout the year. Owners plan to have a large above-ground inflatable pool available July and August. Utility Room: Washing machine, iron and ironing board are all available for use during your stay. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen is included. Bath towels available at extra charge. Additional cleaning is available throughout your stay at a small additional cost. Other: Landing/Reading Room With a large comfortable sofa and a full height window, the landing is an ideal place to sit and relax. Views over the front garden and country lane.

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