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Charming cottage, near to Taize,Cluny & Macon, with 12m pool, sleeps up to 3

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday cottage in Sailly - La Dependance

Fully equipped self catering cottage that can sleep a maximum of 3

An attractive cottage in a very peaceful rural area not far from the historic town of Cluny and the religious village of Taize. A small village a mile away provides most basic needs.

The cottage enjoys a very peaceful location with panoramic views and is very private . The 12m swimming pool is a bonus for summer users (but not heated).

A former farm building the cottage has a king sized bed on a mezzanine floor with large fitted cupboards. Downstairs is a fully equipped kitchen with all mod cons. A passage with fitted cupboards houses the fridge and washing machine amongst other things, and the adjacent bathroom has both bath and separate shower, as well as WC and washbasin.

Beyond is the living room, with folding patio doors and an enormous old bread oven (not in use !). The sofa doubles up as a very comfortable double bed. There is a Sat TV withintegrated DVD player and free WLAN.

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Richard Menko
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
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Calendar last updated:
24 October, 2016
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based on 23 holidaymaker reviews

Charming cottage, near to Taize,Cluny & Macon, with 12m pool, sleeps up to 3
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

Wonderful cottage in tranquil setting

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic beautifully restored cottage - lovely owner who has developed these former farm buildings into a real home from home. Very well appointed kitchen and bathroom. Very spacious sleeping mezzanine and comfortable sitting room with satellite TV. Wonderful accommodation with the added bonus of a lovely swimming pool adjacent to cottage and main house.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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An excellent Gite in a very good location

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay at Richard's cottage. He was a perfect host , there when you needed him but not intrusive. The cottage is well equipped and the swimming pool a great asset. We particularly liked being able to eat out on the terrace suttounded by attractive gardens. Cluny itself is a great town to visit and the surrounding countryside has something for most people. We would have no hesitation in coming to this cottage for another stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Super Holiday Home from Home

  • 5 of 5

Met by Richard who was great host, his holiday home was even better than its description and far exceeded our expectations. The large pool was an added bonus, but rather chilly after the recent spell of cool weather in this part of France. The views are fabulous.

It is well situated for visits to Cluny, Joncy, Taize, Cormatin, Brancion, but the local villages and hamlets are a delight in themselves.

Fantastic value for money, too. Well recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
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  • 5 of 5

Spent the last 2 weeks at this wonderful gite. The location is idyllic with great views in every direction. Amenities only a 30min walk or 10 min car drive away. The gite was the best equipped we have ever stayed in. It was clean and comfortable and had high quality equipment. Richard the owner was very friendly and helpful. We would love to return.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Every comfort and beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

"Had a lovely week here.....very comfortable and quality accommodation, in a very beautiful and peaceful setting. Fantastic pool, and loved watching the wildlife....saw a hare in the drive! Lots to do and see, and particularly enjoyed the walks

locally....Salornay sur guy has some well marked and enjoyable country walking trails from the centre of the village. Owner Richard was very kind and considerate and gave us plenty of space. and shared his homegrown tomatoes and courgettes too! Just the week we wanted. Maggi and Colin Stewart. Cambs UK

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Lovely surprise

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful stay with a lovely friendly welcome. Superbly equipped kitchen and very comfortable lounge area. The bedroom was much larger than the photograph portrays. Lovely pool area just for the two of us. We would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
420 Miles
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Macon Loche TGV
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Chalon Sud A6
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
300 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: necessary

The historic towns of Cluny and Taize are nearby, with Macon, Beaune and Dijon within easy distance. Being one of the most famous wine regions in France there are a number of 'wine routes' discovering the delights of the grape. The area also offers plenty of sight seeing with numerous historical sites and famous Chateaux in the area with Cormartin being one of the closest. Or bike or roller skate down the 74k length of the old disused train track that runs through the stunning Burgundy countryside. Then come back to the cottage and relax by the pool.

More details on our own website http://www.lafontaine71250.co.uk/

Other Activities: There are numerous historical sites to see and a tour of the wine region is a must !


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Sailly, Macon area

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7 night minimum stay
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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Charge £25
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

A non-refundable deposit of 30% is required to secure the booking, payable by Bank Transfer or PayPal. A final payment of the balance is required 6 weeks before arrival.

A Damage Deposit of £150 is required at final payment stage, refundable at the end of your stay (see my terms & conditions) , plus a cleaning charge of £25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sailly in Saone-et-Loire

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • There is both a bath (with shower attachment) and a separate shower cubicle.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , double
  • A sofa bed sleeping 1-2 is located in the sitting room.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 4 garden chairs
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • roller blading
  • caving
  • swimming
There is a full range of facilities that should meet all your requirements but feel free to ask if there is something you particularly want. Please note that Pool towels are NOT provided but can be arranged for 8 Euros each per week payable on arrival.

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