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Exceptional 17th century Chateau in Burgundy

Bedrooms 21
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

21 bedrooms, 50 beds, 17 bathrooms, 3 kitchens

Nestled in a 103 acres of a thickly wooded estate, Chateau du Fey is one of France’s Historical Monuments.

Located in the heart of the Bourgogne region, the Chateau du Fey was built in the 17th century, atop hilltop terrace plunging into the Yonne Valley. From its perch, the Chateau has a majestic view of the valley dotted with 7 villages. Villecien, an adorable hamlet of 450 inhabitants is only a couple minutes from Joigny, an architectural jewel of 10,000 residents with bountiful markets and delectable wines... All of the villages are charming gastronomical havens.


3 Reception rooms with wood paneled floors "point de Hongrie" a classical traditional wooding flooring style from the XVIIè century, preserved original fireplaces and mirrors (from around 1750), like most rooms on the ground floor.

21 bedrooms, all equipped with 17 bathrooms

3 kitchens, one versatile, one for desserts, and one for savory. The kitchens are equipped to receive caterers and chefs.

2 independent lodgings: “The Tower” and “The Barnhouse”

+ Additional benefits offered by the Château du Feÿ:

Childcare // Breakfast // Wi-Fi // Library // Airport pick-up and drop-off // Bar // Yoga Lessons // Mindful Meditation // Personal sports trainer // Bikes // Quad // Jeep rides // nearby Spa


The region is bountiful with history and discovery for an enchanting stay: Art and History: One can explore the castles of Ancy le Franc, St Fargeau, Tanlay. Cities bursting with art: Sens, Auxerre, Troyes, Autun, Dijon, Beaune. Medieval villages stuck in time: Noyers sur Serein, Villeneuve (ironic) sur Yonne. Romanesque abbeys in Pontigny, Vézelay, and Fontenay.

And with the help of a historian and professional guide, one can zigzag through beautiful and interactive region of Bourgogne.

Vineyards: The Chateau du Fey is a mere 30 minutes away from the famous Chablis vineyards as well as the Irancy vineyards. The surrounding vineyards overflow with delicious and famous wines.

Gastronomy: The Côte St Jacques in Joigny has two Michelin Stars. La Madeleine in Sens and l’Aspérule in Auxerre each have one Michelin Star.

Kayaking: The Yonne River is a wonderful space for nautical days. One can rent a peniche or kayak the day away.

Golf: Twenty minutes from the Chateau, is the famous 18 hole golf course in Roncemay. Le Domaine de Roncemay has a delicious restaurant and bistro.

Spa: With your stay, you have unlimited access to the Spa de la Côte Saint Jacques (Relais et Châteaux), a wellness and beauty center. A sublime interior pool, a sauna, a hammam, fitness center, and massage rooms. Special amenities include a Ofuro, a traditional Japanese tub, heated tables, jetted showers, a nail salon, and a cosmetic counter.

Forest: Being in the middle of 103 acres of wild and ancient forest, one may hike out from the Chateau and explore the Othe Forest, one of the largest forest in Burgundy It is a spectacular place for hiking as well as biking.

+ Only an 1h15 by train from Paris Gare de Lyon /Paris Gare de Bercy to Gare de Joigny

+ 1h30 min drive from Paris

More Details

Member since: 2017
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday castle in Villecien in Yonne

Property Type:
  • castle
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 40 people
  • 17 Bathrooms
  • 21 Bedrooms, Sleeps 50
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • 5 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


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Damage Deposit £2,653.98

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.