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A former sheepfold in a medieval village

People9
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's2
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House of character in a walled property in the centre of the village

This is a refined and welcoming, fully renovated in pastel colours, carefully furnished and decorated, the Bergerie will host those who like old stones, golf courses, hiking in the woods, horse riding and cycling. The house can be convivial as well as refined. It is perfect for friends who enjoy remaking the world together around a large fireplace in a cathedral living room. The dining room is ideal for joyful gatherings (table for 10 people). The gourmand people will love the kitchen and its wonderful Lacanche cooking range. In the vast mezzanine you can relax reading, listening to music or watching films. The wing of the house, ending with a beautiful dovecote, has 4 lovely bedrooms with double beds (2 beds of 160 cm and 2 beds of 140 cm) and a little spare bedroom with an 80 cm bed.

La Bergerie, a two storey house, also includes 3 bathrooms and 2 separate WC.

It has a garden with trees and two terraces you with umbrellas and lovely little garden tables. There you can enjoy the sun in the mornings and the shade in the afternoons.

The pool, surrounded by a teak solarium terrace (heated from May to October), is shared. It is situated at the back of the property, some 50 meters away from the house.

La Bergerie is located 30 m away from a medieval arch built in the old fortifications and 50 m away from the ruins of the keep. The village is one of the most beautiful medieval villages of the Île-de-France region. It did a remarkable job in protecting itself from unsightly urban development. You will need your car to go shopping to Septeuil (10 min drive) where you will find all the commodities (Carrefour minimarket, pharmacy, bakery, fresh market with a parking where there is always space, etc.). You can also go to Houdan with a 15 min drive on a lovely country road to find more traditional shops (old-fashioned hardware, souvenirs and decoration, book store, etc.)

In La Bergerie, golfers can enjoy a privileged rest after the gorgeous golf courses of La Vaucouleurs; and those who love cycling will be happy to eat some slices of bread with jam. It is also a paradise for kids and their parents as they can let the children play safely in the walled garden. And it is the perfect place for conversations with friends, while savouring an unexpected silence, so close to Paris.

More Details

Owner
Jean-François Variot
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
14 September, 2017

About Jean-François Variot

We are not professional renters. We often spend weekends and holiday in the other part of the house. We rent the house occasionally, when we are alone in the vast - more than 800 sq.m - family owned property; that is when our children, now adults, are too busy to come and stay with us.

Jean-François Variot purchased this house in 1990

Why Jean-François Variot chose Yvelines

We have carefully restored this sheepfold, which is part of the property. We do not always rent it. Actually, by choosing our 'tenants' we have created a small group of people with whom we get along well. Therefore, we can all have a nice time, playing golf, enjoying the gastronomy or simply enjoying convivial moments. And it gives our hosts the opportunity to have a lovely pied-à-terre for extended weekends and for holiday, while saving money and worry.

What makes this house unique

La Bergerie is 45 min away from Paris, in the heart of a unique village. It possesses the style and the charm of a late 17th century house and has been fully renovated to make you feel at home. The spaces are very varied and unusual. The mezzanine, the cathedral living room with its roof frame, and the dovecote are quite remarkable. In the beautiful South-facing sunny terrace you can enjoy lovely breakfasts and in the North-facing shaded garden with trees you can have lunches fit for a painter. The fully equipped kitchen (Lacanche), the two elegant master bedrooms nestled in the silent and majestic dovecote, and the two other charm bedrooms are the key elements that will make your stay really relaxing. The care of details regarding the catering also takes part in the atmosphere of authenticity you can feel in the place. Even the materials used in the bathrooms respect the traditions.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Montchauvet in Yvelines

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure , Large shower room with 2 dual showers -zenith or hand shower
    Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Bathtub/shower, basin, dual shower (zenith or hand shower)
    Bathroom 3 - Bath with Shower , Large bathroom with bath/shower and wash basin
    WC and wash basin - Toilet , WC on the ground floor
    WC on the first floor - Toilet , WC independent from bathrooms
  • Coatings with traditional materials
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Large bedroom on the ground floor of the dovecote
    Master bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Dovecote, 17th century roof frame, en-suite shower room.
    Charm bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , 140 cm bed, wardrobe and a place to store your luggage
    Charm bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 140 cm bed on the ground floor opening onto the garden
    Spare bedroom 5 - 1 Child Bed , Small child bedroom
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
There is a list with the inventory of fixtures you can find in the apartment on taking up occupancy.

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Location

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Orly
Nearest Barpub
500 Metres
La Jument Verte
Nearest Golf
1 Kilometres
La Vaucouleurs
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Tacoignères
Nearest Motorway
16 Kilometres
A13
Nearest Restaurant
500 Metres
La Jument Verte
Car: necessary

Castle of Aneth, Castle of Ivry-la-Bataille, Claude Monet's garden in Giverny, Cities of Montfort-l'Amaury and Houdan, the ponds Étangs de Hollande, Knights templar site of Chanut, Abbey Church of Mantes-la-Jolie, Animal park and castle of Thoiry.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Montchauvet, Ile-de-France (Paris region)

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,249
for 7 nights
£2,249
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Les frais de remise en ordre et blanchisserie à la fin du séjour sont exigés en sus du tarif pour une somme de 160 €. Une caution de 1000 € est demandée en entrant dans les lieux et restituée dans un délai maximum de 8 jours après la fin du séjour si aucun dégât n'est constaté. La remise des clés se fait par le propriétaire, de même que la signature d'un état des lieux. Un inventaire est remis, réputé pour juste si aucune objection n'est faite dans les 24 h sur son contenu. Le contrat de location est signé avec la société IMAGE TRUST, préalablement à l'entrée dans les lieux et est téléchargeable dans l'annonce

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