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Property Ideal for a family appointment

Bedrooms 6
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Charming Remodeled Stone Country House And Guest House 1 Hour From Paris

This charming property of 1.2 hectares with garden and orchard with two houses is located northeast of Paris in a small village about 1 hour from Paris. The property has 2 houses, a more formal main house and a completely renovated house for 6 people, each with its own kitchen. There are a total of 7 rooms ideal for family reunions, but also quite intimate for a single couple. The surrounding countryside - large 14th C farms and immense forests "dominial" - is ideal for peace and quiet but also for cycling in the forest, hiking and horseback riding. Hire of horses and forest walks and lessons for children and adults can easily be arranged. Bikes are available on site.

Although you are close to Paris, you are in the real French countryside.

The house consists of two wings separated by a fully renovated kitchen with 2 ovens, a quality restaurant stove, and dishwasher.

The house has been remodeled to keep as much character as possible of the French houses of the 19th and 18th century, There are many interior stone walls apparent. There are 2 very large fireplaces, one in the formal dining room and one in the living room. For summer days or warm evenings outside, you can relax with a glass of wine in one of the original caves. In winter or autumn or spring, the house has central heating with authentic radiators that can be adjusted for each room.

The house and property is located just below a huge plain of several kms. This plain is crossed by small roads, some of which date back to Roman times, which is absolutely ideal for cycling. Each road can take you to a village below. The stone farms and stone barns date back to the 14th and 13th centuries. The region is rich in the history of modern and ancient France. For example the first Gallic king received the possession of France from the Roman prosecutor in the now industrial town of Soissons at 20 km from the house. Nearby is also the railway car where the armistice was signed in the city of Compiègne, where there is a magnificent imperial palace and a park by LeNotre but also many other forts to visit than the on-site keeper Can guide you.

Cette charmante propriété de 1,2 hectares avec jardin et verger avec deux maisons est située au nord-est de Paris dans un petit village à environ 1 heure de Paris. La propriété a 2 maisons, une maison principale plus formelle et une maison entièrement rénové pour 6 personnes, chacun avec sa propre cuisine. Il ya un total de 7 chambres idéales pour des réunion de familles, mais aussi assez intime pour un couple seul. La campagne environnante - grandes fermes 14e C et immenses forêts "dominial" - est idéal pour le calme et la tranquillité mais aussi pour faire des balades à vélo en forêt, la randonnée et l'équitation. Location de chevaux et de promenades en forêt et les leçons pour les enfants et les adultes peuvent facilement être organisés. Les vélos sont à votre disposition sur place.

Bien que vous soyez proche de Paris, vous êtes dans la vraie campagne française.

La maison se compose de deux ailes séparées par une cuisine entièrement rénové avec 2 fours, un poêle de qualité restaurant, et lave-vaisselle.

La maison a été remodelée pour garder autant que possible du caractère des maisons français du 19ème et 18ème siècle, par ex. Il ya beaucoup de murs intérieurs en pierre apparente. Il ya 2 très grandes cheminées, une dans la salle à manger formelle et une dans le salon. Pour les journées d'été ou les soirées chaudes à l'extérieur, vous pourrez vous détendre avec un verre de vin dans l'une des grottes originales. En hiver ou en automne ou au printemps, la maison a le chauffage central avec radiateurs authentiques qui peuvent être ajustés pour chaque chambre.

La maison et la propriété est située juste au-dessous d'une immense plaine de plusieurs kms. Cette plaine est traversée par de petites routes, dont certaines remontent à l'époque romaine, ce qui est absolument idéal pour le vélo. Chaque route peut vous emmener dans un village ci-dessous. Les fermes en pierre et les granges en pierre remontent aux 14ème et 13ème siècles. La région est riche en histoire de la France moderne et ancienne. Par exemple le premier roi gaulois a reçu la possession de la France du procureur romain dans la ville maintenant industrielle de Soissons à 20 km de la maison. A proximité se trouve également la voiture de chemin de fer où l'armistice a été signé dans la ville de Compiègne, où il ya un magnifique palais impérial et un parc par LeNotre mais aussi beaucoup d'autres forts à visiter que le gardien sur place pourra vous orienter.

More Details

Milton Estes
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 November, 2017

About Milton Estes

I am a northern California physician who fell in love with the French countryside many years ago.

Milton Estes purchased this villa in 2002

Why Milton Estes chose Soucy

I wanted a vacation house in the countryside outside of Paris, so that I could be able to do the things I love to do daily: antiquing, shopping at farmers' markets, cycling, hiking and horseback riding, but still be able to easily go to Paris either same day or overnight.

A friend who grew up in a nearby village led me to the village and house, so it was easy to fit in and be a part of the village and country life. And there is a nearby stables whenever I want to ride through the beautiful forest that surrounds the region.

What makes this villa unique

A gracious but not pretentious house and grounds, as quiet as one can imagine.

Reasonable day trip to Paris.

Best bike riding ever.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Soucy in Aisne

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 14 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
  • 5 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
1. Nearby Equestrian Stables 2. On-road and Off-road biking is superb


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Property Ideal for a family appointment
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Tempe, AZ

Stunning, quite, peaceful, and relaxing, just what a vacation should be!

  • 5 of 5

The property has shock value. It is so gorgeous it almost looks like something you'd see in Disneyland. The rooms are huge and the kitchen is well equipped. We had 11 staying for a wedding and cooked all of our meals on property with no troubles. Unless of course you forgot to buy butter. :)

Ask the hosts, they are very friendly and helpful if needed.

We are extremely happy that we spent our week in France on this property making lasting memories with our friends.


  • Review Submitted: 26-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Les Crayeres
"Considered at one time one of the best restaurants in France still a 3-star and well worth a..."
Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Charles DeGaulle
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Hotel de Longpont / Villers Cotterets
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Villers-Cotterets, Soissons, Longpont, Rheims
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Baie de Somme
Car: necessary

Soucy is a tiny village of 100 people with its church on the site of a 7th C Merovingian (early Christian) place of worship. It is on the border of the Oise and its climate is more like the Oise and Paris region than northern France. The region around the house is rich in French history and WWI history and is dotted with public and private chateaux and a 20km long in and outdoor museum dedicated to the events of WWI.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Soucy, Picardie

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Prix à la nuitée
4 Sep 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest
Prix à la nuitée
22 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest
Prix à la nuitée
8 Jan 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest
Prix à la nuitée
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest
Prix à la nuitée
1 Sep 2018 - 18 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £38 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £74.41

1. No pets -sorry
2. Bedding will be laundered once weekly by our staff
3. If you want staff to prepare meals, this can usually be arranged, but at an extra fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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