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Self-Catering Cottage between Versailles & Chartres, France

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Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this holiday cottage in Écrosnes - Cottage du Potager

3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 6)

Our self-catering cottage is situated in the grounds of a calm, quiet French chateau B&B. With over 20 acres of gardens and woods at your disposal, it's a countryside oasis that's within easy striking distance of some of France's best-loved sites.

The spacious 125 sq. m. (1375 sq. ft.) 2-story layout makes it ideal for families who want to slow down and spend a few days visiting Versailles, Chartres, Fontainbleau, Paris and even the eastern end of the Loire Valley. We can also tell you about many lesser known places to see, local markets, etc.

Versailles is 30 minutes away by car, while Chartres is just 20 minutes away. You can take the train to Paris from our local station (Epernon), which is 10 minutes away by car. It's a 40 minute trip to Gare Montparnasse. However, there is no public transportation between our village and the station, so you need to have a car if you plan on staying with us.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Virginie and Richard Thompson
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2016


2 holidaymaker reviews

Self-Catering Cottage between Versailles & Chartres, France
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Atmosfera d'altri tempi, sistemazione super!

  • 5 of 5

Posizione ottimale, immersa nella dorata campagna parigina, il prato ricopre un terreno vasto e la natura è tanto rigogliosa da essere nascondiglio di cerbiatti. L’affittuaria Virginie è stata molto disponibile e attenta, tanto da raccontarci la storia delle abitazioni, costituite da una casa padronale del 1700 e due parti staccate dalle minori dimensioni. All’esterno del Cottege, di fronte alla facciata un piccolo giardino delimitato da cespugli è stato guarnito con diversi tavoli e sdraio. La casa offre ampi spazi, la comodità di tre bagni con doccia, una cucina molto accessoriata, una lavanderia con lavatrice ed asciugatrice, tutta arredata con cura e dedizione, ricca di oggetti particolari (anche troppi per fare le pulizie), pulita e confortevole e trabocca di cuscini! Il parcheggio è comodo e anche la posizione generale dell’edificio che si trova a mezz’ora da Versailles e ad un’ora da Parigi. Ideale punto di partenza per un turismo estivo che prevede, a sera, il ritorno a casa dove prepararsi la cena da consumare all’aperto. Ci sono inoltre diversi supermercati a dieci minuti di macchina. La WiFi funziona a singhiozzi. Nel caso in cui ci fosse un temporale potrebbe presentarsi un guasto e saltare la luce per tornare dopo un paio d’ore, basterà armarsi di qualche torcia o candela, renderà il tutto più romantico!

Siamo stati molto bene … atmosfera d’altri tempi, consigliato!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Owners, Perfect Cottages, Perfect Location, Perfect Value!

  • 5 of 5

We visited France with four other couples from college and wanted to spend a week seeing the sights before boarding the ship for a Paris to Normandy. The two cottages were perfect for our group. They were very comfortable, quaint, and a great value. They are located in a very small villages with a grocery store and other small villages close by. We enjoyed the villages as they gave us a chance to experience day-to-day life in rural France.

The cottages were also close to the train station for the short commute to Paris and all that Paris has to offer. The owners were extremely helpful and have done an excellent job of providing in-depth information on restaurants, cathedrals, and other points of interest.

To summarize, perfect in every way!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Epernon (main Chartres-Paris train line)
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Car: necessary

Location Type: rural, village

The cottage is situated about 1 hour southwest of Paris, between Versailles (home of the famous chateau) and Chartres (home of the famous cathedral). It is an idea base for trips into Paris, Versailles, Chartres, Fontainbleau and Giverny. It is located in a quiet country village. You will need a car if you plan on staying here.

Paris is a 45 minute train ride from our local station in Epernon.

The eastern end of the Loire Valley is an easy day trip.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Écrosnes, Yvelines

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3 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

The cottage is available for long-term rentals (one month and more). Please contact us for rates.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Écrosnes in Centre

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 135 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Ground floor bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Studio, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • 4 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming

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