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BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED FARMHOUSE, MAGNIFICENT VIEWS IN CENTRAL BURGUNDY

Bill & Jenny

Speaks French, English
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED FARMHOUSE, MAGNIFICENT VIEWS IN CENTRAL BURGUNDY

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Epoisses - TIVAUCHE

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 4/5 people

Tivauche is a beautifully restored farmhouse which sits on the edge of a sleepy hamlet with fine views over the Auxois countryside. Vast open-plan living area with comfortable armchairs around old stone fireplace, dining area, well equipped kitchen & french doors leading onto the patio & garden. Spacious bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. All linen and towels provided with beds made up. Nearby towns of Epoisses & Semur-en-Auxois provide plenty of choice for bars, restaurants & shops. Superb walking & biking; visits to historical sites (13th C Abbaye de Fontenay, Vézelay); Chateaux (Epoisses etc); Medieval towns (Flavigny etc) ; Markets (Dijon,Chablis); Lac du Pont(ideal for watersports); Morvan National Park,Golf & Tennis nearby.

5 hour drive from Calais or Zeebrugge. 1 hour TGV train to Paris or Euro Disney direct.

PREVIOUS GUESTS WROTE.....: For Jane & myself this is our second visit to Tivauche. We beleive it is a most beautiful gite in one of the most lovely areas of France. Jane & Alec, California. - We could not have asked for a more beautiful place to stay! All of our day trips have been great - Vezelay was our favourite, but the best part of our trip has been coming 'home' to this amazing gite, sitting outside with a glass of wine, enjoying the beautiful view. Scott & Christine, Georgia. - One of our best holidays ever. We could easily have stayed longer; there is so much to see. Andrew & Susanne, Surrey. - We have rented many gites across France, this being our first visit to Burgundy. Never have we experienced this excellent recipe of luxury, cleanliness and warmth to such an extent. Congratulations to you both. We hope to see you again. Heather & Peter, Devon.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Bill & Jenny

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2002
Speaks French, English
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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

4.9
based on 44 holidaymaker reviews

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Beautifully restored farmhouse, magnificent views in central Burgundy
average rating of 4.931818 based on 44 reviews
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Beautifully restored farmhouse, magnificent views in central Burgundy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p6396
Epoisses Montbard area
5

FABULOUS GEM OF A PLACE...

  • 5 out of 5
This was our first visit to Burgundy and what a fabulous place to stay. The farmhouse is simply perfect, we could not have chosen a nicer place to enjoy our two week holiday. The farmhouse is very tastefully decorated, well appointed, spacious, stone flagged floors, glorious fireplaces, filled with antiques and all the necessary kitchen equipment if you fancy rustling up a cheeky beef bourguignon. The house is very clean, well maintained with the oh-so important comfy sofas and beds. The views from the garden are divine, so relaxing and peaceful. Even our dog 'Boris' super chilled! Jenny and Bill are exceptionally nice people who are happy to help or advise on anything, while in no way intrusive. The surrounding area is very beautiful, with quaint farming villages, medieval towns and of course, the must-visit Morvan National Park. Every day of our two week stay was filled with new experiences and sights to see, coming back at the end of the day to the farmhouse was like home from home. You read many reviews of accommodation online, but I can honestly say this is the nicest place I have spent any holiday in and cannot recommend this place high enough. So much so, our next visit is already planned and counting down the weeks!
Helen, Paul & 'Boris'
  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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Beautifully restored farmhouse, magnificent views in central Burgundy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p6396
Epoisses Montbard area
5

HAVRE DE PAIX EN BOURGOGNE

  • 5 out of 5
Nous avons passé une semaine fantastique dans cette magnifique maison.
La description qui est faite sur le site correspond très bien à la réalité. Il ne manque rien dans la maison pour le confort.
Les chambres sont spacieuses et confortables, la cuisine est complète, la maison très propre et en plus d'un parterre fleuri.
Le propriétaire est très accueillant et serviable.
La maison est située en pleine campagne mais il y a beaucoup a visiter à proximité.
Nous avons eu un très beau séjour et nous recommandons Tivauche sans hésitation!
  • Review Submitted: 28-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
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Beautifully restored farmhouse, magnificent views in central Burgundy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p6396
Epoisses Montbard area
5

BEAUTIFUL SETTING, EXTREMELY WELL APPOINTED GITE

  • 5 out of 5
This is a lovely gite in a small Burgundy hamlet. The views of the rolling hills are lovely, especially from the upstairs bedroom in the early morning. The farmhouse is well appointed with Gien porcelain and Crabtree and Evelyn toiletries. All of the rooms are tastefully decorated. I could have stayed here for a very long time.
  • Review Submitted: 06-Dec-2013
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2013
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Beautifully restored farmhouse, magnificent views in central Burgundy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p6396
Epoisses Montbard area
5

SUPERB RURAL RETREAT

  • 5 out of 5
An extremely comfortable, well equipped and tastefully furnished farmhouse with an amazing upstairs bedroom and lovely garden to relax and enjoy the view of the surrounding countryside. A perfect spot for sightseeing, cycling, sampling the local produce and stargazing at night. This was our second stay here and just as enjoyable as the first, particularly as we were blessed with fantastic weather all week. The owners are very helpful and accommodating regarding recommendations of places to visit and restaurants in the area.
We have stayed in many properties in France and this has to be one of the best!
  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Beautifully restored farmhouse, magnificent views in central Burgundy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p6396
Epoisses Montbard area
Brevard, NC
5

A SUPERB PLACE IN THE BURGUNDY COUNTRYSIDE

  • 5 out of 5
While we have traveled a good bit in France this was our first stay in Burgundy and we felt extraordinarily fortunate to have found the Tivauche rental. This is a beautiful area; obviously rural countryside but plenty to do in nearby villages and within an hour drive.

We have generally had good luck with VRBO and HomeAway, but this was one of the best we have encountered: a very well appointed and tastefully decorated house, well maintained with large rooms and extremely comfortable chairs, sofas and beds for sitting around, reading, etc. The kitchen is excellent and the back patio offers a stunning view of the rolling hills of Burgundy. It was unseasonably cool and gray for part of our visit, but it didn't dampen our enjoyment of the area. There are many villages and towns to visit within an hour drive and some excellent restaurants which are described by other visitors in the visitor's book at the house.

And if you have any questions or needs, just knock on the door of the nearby owners; they are extremely helpful and, while not intrusive, glad to help in any way.

We can't recommend this place enough!

Dan and Jane C.
  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
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Beautifully restored farmhouse, magnificent views in central Burgundy
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p6396
Epoisses Montbard area
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5

LOVELY

  • 5 out of 5
We, a family of four, stayed at the gite for a week.
It has been a lovely week.
To start with the Bill and Jenny, who made us feel more than welcome and at home.
The cottage, well appointed, larger than it shows in the pictures, good kitchen, enormous fireplace, the surroundings, lovely sleepy medieval hamlets, Tivauche le Haut itself, and finally the weather, all lovely!
Because is had been so cold there were no trees in bloom, but very slowly you saw spring starting.
The whole Tivauche experience was very relaxing, and we can certainly recommend the house.
One small remark, the downstairs bed is 140 so excellent for the young:-).
Upstairs 160 in a very large, and nice bedroom.
And a view not only from the bedroom window, but also from under the shower!
Hope to be back soon.
  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
225 Kilometres
Paris Orly
Nearest Ferry
515 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Montbard
Nearest Motorway
16 Kilometres
Bierre les Semur A6
Car: recommended

There are about 20 houses in the hamlet of Tivauche-le-Haut. It is a quiet place with no working farms. Relatively high with great views stretching into the Morvan national park. The nearby (15 min) medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois is an undiscovered gem. Driving times to major towns are as follows; Dijon 1 hr, Beaune 1 hr, Auxerre 50 min, Chablis 45 min, Avallon 25 min, Montbard 20 min. From Montbard the TGV train to Paris takes just one hour.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday farmhouse in Epoisses, Montbard area

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
High Season
14 May 2014 - 26 Sep 2014
7 night minimum stay
£630
for 7 nights
£630
 
 
Mid season
27 Sep 2014 - 31 Oct 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£540
for 7 nights
£540
 
 
Low season
1 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£440
 
 
Festive season
20 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£640
for 7 nights
£640
 
 
Low season
3 Jan 2015 - 27 Mar 2015
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£440
 
 
Mid season
28 Mar 2015 - 15 May 2015
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£540
 
 
High Season
16 May 2015 - 25 Sep 2015
7 night minimum stay
£640
for 7 nights
£640
 
 
Mid season
26 Sep 2015 - 30 Oct 2015
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Low season
31 Oct 2015 - 18 Dec 2015
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£450
 
 
Festive season
19 Dec 2015 - 1 Jan 2016
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Low season
2 Jan 2016 - 25 Mar 2016
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£450
 
 
Mid season
26 Mar 2016 - 13 May 2016
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£550
 
 
High season
14 May 2016 - 23 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
Mid season
24 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£560
for 7 nights
£560
 
 
Low season
29 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£360
for 3 nights
From
£120
£460
 
 
Festive season
24 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£660
for 7 nights
£660
 

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Notes NIGHTLY RATES INCLUDE CENTRAL HEATING.
WEEKLY RATES DO NOT INCLUDE THE CENTRAL HEATING
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Epoisses in Montbard area

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 140 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Telephone
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Alarm Clock
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Lovely room, teak floor, includes shower, loo & basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Downstairs - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Upstairs - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 2 doubles, 1 single on the mezzanine and 1 cot. The downstairs bedroom has an ensuite bathroom containing a deep old fashioned bath with shower attachment, basin and WC. The upstairs bedroom is also ensuite although access to the bathroom is just outside the bedroom off the mezzanine; this bathroom contains a shower, basin and WC.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Mezzanine sitting area, with extra single bed. THERE IS AN EXTRA CHARGE IF THE OIL FIRED CENTRAL HEATING IS REQUIRED.
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