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Claude Hainigue

Member since: 2009
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Speaks English, French, Italian, Dutch

Architect house close to Paris and Versailles

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Yvelines

Architect house close to Paris and Versailles

My parents had the house constructed between 1954 and 1956 by the architect Jean Garaudet. It is located on the hillside of Bougival, 5 minutes on foot from the shops of the village where you can find everything you need. The charm of this commune has seduced many painters: its name is mentioned in many famous paintings (Monet, Sisley, Vlaminck, etc.) The famous “Bal des Canotiers” of Renoir takes place there.

More than a century after, Bougival has not really changed. Surrounded by a large 1700 m wooded fenced garden, far from the main roads, this family house offers space, quietness and greenery. You don’t realise you are only 13 km from Paris and 4 km from Versailles (bus, train and RER). The remarkable delights of country side and town are reunited. We can also offer a 20 m² studio for € 200.

Long-term rental up to 6 months are possible. Please, contact the owners for adjusted rates.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Claude Hainigue (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, Italian, Dutch


based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

Architect house close to Paris and Versailles
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful house. We were pleasantly surprised on arrival to find the interior so clean and comfortable and even nicer than the photos show. The kitchen is extremely well equipped with everything you could need.

We had some lovely days out visiting Versailles and Paris several times along with some local towns. Paris is easily accessible by RER and we were brave enough to venture in by car on several occasions!

Claude and Pascale, the owners, were extremely accommodating as we booked only a week before our visit. We would not hesitate to recommend this property to anyone as it would not disappoint.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you !
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Excelente Estadia (for Spanish Speakers)

  • 5 of 5

La casa es estupenda…bien acogedora y tranquila, con un gran jardin para que los chicos juegen sin el riesgo de estar en la calle. El vecindario es muy tranquilo y se sentia bien seguro. La gente de los comercios alrededor muy amables, con muchos portugueses que pueden entender Espanol si el Frances falla. Si tu meta es hacer viajes cortos a Normandy/Picardy por cuestion de los chicos, esta casa esta bien ubicada para tomar la autovia. Los duenos son muy amables y se preocupan de que tu estadia sea amena y confortable. El unico "warning" es que no alquilen carro grande porque el estacionamiento de la casa es bien chico y en una calle ciega con pendiente. Por lo que hay que acostumbrarse un poco al espacio limitado. Muchas Gracias...Thanks Claude…See you next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 3, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A great find!

  • 5 of 5

We (four adults) were absolutely thrilled with this home and found it even better than advertised! The house is surrounded by a large, beautiful and very private yard. There is a lovely patio just outside the kitchen where it's possible to relax in the sun or do a bit of bird watching. A deck off the living room looks out over the expansive yard. The house is a very short walk to the village and the patisserie, charcuterie, small grocery stores, and restaurants. The garage, off the narrow street, is adjacent to the security gate which opens to a stone path through the yard to the house. In addition to the comfortable bedrooms and bathrooms, there were lovely eating spaces, indoors and out, places for conversation or quiet reading, a wonderful library, and a well-supplied kitchen. We were thrilled to discover the rich history and culture of Bougival and the surrounding towns and forests. The Impressionist movement began just a short distance from Bougival at a floating cafe, La Grenouillere. That cafe (no longer in existence) was featured in famous paintings by Monet, Renoir and Van Gogh. Walking through Bougival and Louveciennes, a neighboring town, we discovered location after location featured in paintings by the 19th century impressionists as well as the homes of impressionist painter, Berte Morisot and writer, Anais Nin and the studio of Renoir. We walked among redwoods on the grounds of Madame Barry in Louveciennes (stopping for a wonderful lunch at the restaurant). We spent an entire day at the Vide Grenier of Bougival (a huge all-village flea market); marveled at the beautiful forest behind both Bougival and Louvecienne; took the train into Paris to visit museums, restaurants, and shops; walked through the gardens of Versailles; took day trips to Chartres, Amiens, Beauvais and the lovely flowered villages of Picardy and Normandy. After each adventure, it was wonderful to return home to Claude and Pascal's beautiful house, to reflect on what we had seen and done, to enjoy a wonderful evening meal and plan for the next day. Claude couldn't have been more welcoming and helpful throughout our stay. We would love to return to the house and certainly will recommend it to family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much ! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay in Bougival. You or people you love are always welcome here. Claude HAINIGUE.
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Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

Warmly welcomed and well taken care of, our six-headed party thoroughly enjoyed our five days in wonderful Bougival. The house with its three bedrooms on different levels is well equipped, clean and quiet despite its central location. Although comparatively small, the kitchen had everything we needed, and was conveniently located between the outdoor sitting area and the dinner table in the sitting room. We could just as easily eat outside as inside. The garden is big, green and lush, adding to the impression of a wonderfully quiet and undisturbed haven, which, despite this, is situated surprisingly close to Paris (half an hour by train). A big thank you to Claude and Pascal Hainigue for letting people stay in their house! We would not hesitate to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, Maria.
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Jolie maison dans une petite ville, proche de Paris, avec le calme de la campagne.

  • 5 of 5

Notre séjour s'est très bien passé et le propriétaire était très attentive à nos besoins. La maison est parfaite pour une famille jusqu'à 6 personnes et le jardin est très grand. On a l'impression d'être à la campagne pourtant on se retrouve dans une petite ville avec toutes les commodités.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Schöne Ferienvilla im Grünen nah bei Paris

  • 5 of 5

Diese schöne Ferienvilla im Stil der 60er Jahre liegt mitten im Grünen vor den Toren Paris. Wir waren zu dritt und haben hier wunderschöne Urlaubstage verbracht. Man erreicht Paris-Zentrum mit dem Auto in nur 15-20 Minuten. Durch den großen Garten, der nicht einsehbar ist, ist dieses Ferienhaus im Grunde eine veritable Idylle. Ideal auch für eine Familie mit kleineren Kindern, die gefahrlos im Garten spielen können. Ausserdem absolut kein Strassenlärm! Die technische Einrichtung wie Sateliten-Fernsehen mit Canal + (was SKY in Deutschland entspricht) bietet sogar ca. 20 deutschsprachige Sender. Das Haus verfügt auch über eine sehr schnelle WLAN-Internet-Verbindung. Die Küche ist komplett ausgestattet inkl. Geschirrspüler. Dinge des täglichen Bedarfs wie frische Baguette und Croissants usw. haben wir in einem nah gelegenen Supermarkt 'MONOPRIX' mit angeschlossener Frische-Bäckerei gekauft (nur 3 Min. mit dem Auto). Man kann allerdings auch in Bougival zu Fuß (nicht so meine Sache) einkaufen.

Die zum Haus gehörende Garage ist gewöhnungsbedürftig. Die Zufahrtsstraße ist ziemlich eng (2 Autos passen nicht nebeneinander, aber es gibt so gut wie keinen Verkehr). Da die Straße überdies abschüssig ist, muss man sehr vorsichtig in die Garage fahren (am besten vom Beifahrer helfen lassen). Ich tat mich mit meinem Opel Insignia Kombi auf der schrägen Einfahrt schon sehr schwer, obwohl die Garage selbst von der Größe her ausreicht. Das Rein- und Rausfahren ist das Problem. Je kleiner das Auto, umso besser.

Claude, der Vermieter, ist ein ausgesprochen sympathischer Zeitgenosse, der offen ist für alle Fragen und Wünsche rund um das Haus und um den Urlaub. Wir haben uns in Bougival sehr wohl gefühlt und kommen gerne einmal wieder auf das schöne Ferienhaus zurück. Cher Merci, Claude!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Paris Orly or Roissy 35km
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Le Bellagio
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1.5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
250 Metres
La Voglia
Nearest Beach
180 Kilometres

Shops are accessible on foot (300 m)

Attractions: Paris, the Palace of Versailles, castles, park and woods of Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Musée Ivan Tourgueniev, etc.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Bougival, Yvelines

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Haute saison
1 May 2016 - 30 Sep 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Chauffage/ eau chaude £38
Refundable Damage Deposit £609

Il est aussi possible de payer par virement bancaire ou carte bancaire pour l'accompte et de payer le solde à l'arrivée.
Option ménage en fin de sjour si souhaitée : 100€

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Yvelines in Ile-de-France (Paris region)

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 146 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , Large bathroom with window opening onto garden
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure , Ensuite to bedroom on 1rst floor with shower and washbasin
    Toilet 1 - Toilet , Toilet on the ground floor
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Toilet and washbasin in room ensuite to bedroom on 2nd floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 2 double beds, 2 single beds, 1 sofa-bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Disco club
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • tennis

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