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Fontaine Sur Ay: Spacious, friendly House / Villa in the heart of the Champagne countryside - FONTAINE SUR AY

Bedrooms 6
Separate WC's1
Space 4,090 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Ideally located near Epernay and Reims in the heart of the Champagne region, this attractive house can accommodate large groups. Situated in a superb traditional farm complex (in the aisle in the bottom left angle of the main picture), it is both comfortable and tastefully decorated. Ground floor: a very large, 100m² reception room featuring a large open fireplace provides a convivial ambiance. Generously proportioned, fully-equipped kitchen. Large entrance hall, two toilets, utility room. First floor: 6 bedrooms with 4 bathrooms and toilets. Play room for children. The garden is completely private with an open view over the countryside. Private access and parking area. Tennis court and play area for children. This is an ideal place to spend time with family and friends and simply enjoy the peace and quiet of the countryside. There is also a wide choice of leisure activities and places to visit in the surrounding area. In season, guests can enjoy picking cherries, raspberries and blackberries in the garden.

Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 October, 2017

Why Marie chose Marne

"Le Beau Sarrazin” is an ancient farm in the heart of the Champagne region. It is the perfect place to welcome visitors and, as a young couple who has been living and travelling around the world, we have decided, in 2013, to restore it and open a part of it to visitors from all over the world.


Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
Paris-Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle et Paris-Orly
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The House is located in the pretty village of Fontaine-sur-Ay, in the heart of the Champagne region, just 12 km from Epernay, 25 km from Reims and 30 km from Châlons-en Champagne. Access from Paris by the A4 motorway, from the Benelux countries and Northern France by the A26 and from Germany by the A4. Access by train then car via Epernay, Reims or Champagne-Ardenne TGV station; access by air via Paris-Vatry Airport (30 minutes away) or Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle and Orly Airports (1 hour 30).

This is a perfect place for a relaxed holiday with friends or family, to explore the region or simply to recharge your batteries in peace and quiet. The renowned champagne cellars, open for champagne-tasting, are only a stone’s throw away and there are also ample opportunities to enjoy regional specialities. Discover the vineyards, the town of Epernay and the historic city of Reims. Sports such as hiking and riding are available close by, and the farm has a private tennis court.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Fontaine-sur-Ay in Marne

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4090 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 17:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 18 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 5 - Toilet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Books
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Courtyard
  • Terrace
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • tennis


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(6 traveller reviews)

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Fontaine Sur Ay: Spacious, friendly House / Villa in the heart of the Champagne countryside - FONTAINE SUR AY
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Ideal for family gathering in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 days in Marie's house.

I really recommend this place.

Great location to visit Champagne region and for a family gathering.

We were 5 couples with 8 kids. The place matched perfectly. Individual bathrooms, plenty of space, big kitchen really appropriate to cook for many people, huge living/dining room.

The house is very clean, beds really comfortable.

Thye surroundings very quiet and relaxing.

And last but not least, the hosts were extremely friendly and helped us organize our stay.

There is also a tennis court, a kid playground, a garden,...

The only regret: the weather was too good to enjoy the fireplace! ;-)

Next time we ll try during winter time.

Thank you dear hosts!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Séjour en Champagne pour fêter mes 60 ans

  • 5 of 5

Je voulais que mes 60 ans soit célébrer dans un environnement champêtre avec ma famille et amis du Canada. Ce gite a été parfait pour accueillir tout le monde. Le gite est grand, confortable et très bien équipé; entre autre la cuisine est super bien. Le gite est encore plus beau que ce que les photos montrent.Tout le mode (6 couples) avait leur chambre privée et il y a plusieurs salles de bain.

La cours arrière est privé et on y a dîner tous les soirs; idéal pour déguster le Champagne de la région, célébrer ma fête et la beauté de la région. Marie, notre hôte, a toujours répondu très rapidement a toutes mes questions et a fourni de la très bonne information sur le gite et la région.

Mon séjour à Fontaine-sur-Aï a vraiment été spécial et je recommande ce gite sans hésitations.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Fabuleux week end entre amis

  • 5 of 5

Marie est une hôte irreprochable.

Arrangeante et accueillante, elle a accepté de nous louer son gîte au dernier moment (une autre réservation ayant été annulée quelques jours avant), sauvant ainsi notre week end. Et nous n'avons pas été déçus !

Une super adresse pour un week end entre amis ou en famille.

Beaucoup d'espace, très bien équipé, une superbe cheminée et une très bonne distribution des chambres. A louer sans hésiter.

Merci encore.

Mélanie et la tribu

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Gite très spacieux, ideal we familles avec enfants.

Proximité vignes, caves et Epernay

Accueil chaleureux

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Gîte idéal pour retrouvailles entre amis

  • 5 of 5

Le gîte est bien situé entre les vignobles et proche de la montagne de Reims, avec de très nombreuses activités pour les petits et les grands. Tout est bien pensé en terme d'équipement et d'aménagement (espaces personnels et espaces communs). Les propriétaires sont très sympathiques et font le nécessaire pour que les convives passent un séjour très agréable. Je recommande vivement ce gîte pour des réunions familiales ou entre amis.

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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gîte à Fontaine sur ay

  • 5 of 5

Ravis de notre séjour dans ce gîte idéalement placé, aux portes de la route des vignobles champenois et tout près de Reims aussi.

Situé dans un petit village il a l'avantage donc d'être très au calme avec la nature à perte de vue.

Nous avons apprécié sa superficie qui permet à chacun d'avoir des moments bien lui, aussi bien agréable une salle de bain dédiée globalement à chaque chambre.

L'espace de la salle principale est aussi un atout et la grande cheminée a alimenté de belles soirées au coin du feu.

La cuisine a tout l'équipement nécessaire, grand frigo .

Nous avons rencontré les propriétaires très récemment installés qui ont l'air soucieux du bien être des occupants, à l'écoute de nos remarques et désireux d'embellir les lieux au fur et à mesure.

Très belle adresse et je rajoute que pour des réunions de famille c'est vraiment l'idéal vu la capacité des chambres!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Fontaine-sur-Ay, Champagne-Ardenne

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Basse saison
2 Jan 2018 - 11 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £293.68
Nettoyage £88.99
Stay tax £0.71 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Pour toute précision sur le tarif, nous contacter directement. Le tarif est dégressif en fonction de la durée, caution demandée, acompte/arrhes à la réservation

Un acompte de 30% est demandé à la réservation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.