Cote d'Or; 20 miles east of Beaune; 2 miles to village
sleeps up to: 24
This beautiful Chateau was built in the 18th century and has been in the same family for 300 years. The chateau has been recently refurbished with all modern appliances including luxury equipped kitchen, 9 new bathrooms and the 15x5m swimming pool.
Chateau Saurette is ideally suited for a family gathering, luxurious entertaining, al fresco dining and exploring the Burgundy region. It is perfectly located for visiting the many sights of the region – the vineyards of Beaune, Dijon the capital of Burgundy and the Jura mountains to the East with outstanding restaurants and golf courses.
Should you wish to have a full time cook this is available for €1500 per week (includes breakfast, lunch & dinner preparation and table service).
As you enter the chateau, you will find a beautiful and original Italian-style, mosaic and marble floored, entrance hall. The paneled dining room dates back to 1900, when oak cut from the estate park was used.
There is also the kitchen and the utility rooms that were fully refurbished in 2009 by an interior designer. The kitchen is comprehensively equipped with large induction grill, two ovens, microwave, two fridges (including icemaker), dishwasher, large flat screen TV, large dining table and direct access to the garden and the dining room. The entire chateau has wi-fi and there is satellite television carrying channels from around the world.
This is a perfect place for cooking retreat, especially if you hire the professional chef from the chateau. Depending on the weather conditions, lunch is generally served near the pool or in the kitchen. The master dining room can accommodate up to 20 people on a single table. There is also a smaller dining room generally used by the children. The main stairway lead to a grand ornate living room with a beautiful painting depicting the four seasons and another living room with marble fireplace, a comfortable sofa, a high end HI-FI and a TV.
The chateau can accommodate up to 24 guests (+3 kids) in its 16 bedrooms (9 doubles, 1 twin, 2 en-suite singles, 4 independent singles). There are 12 recently renovated bathrooms.
- On the ground floor, the bedroom of the Count (king size bed) has a connecting single bedroom and en-suite bathroom.
- On the first floor there are two large single bedrooms with their own bathroom, one large suite with a double bedroom (king size bed), two further single bedrooms with en suite bathroom.
- On the second floor there are 3 double bedrooms with en suite bathroom. In addition there are 2 other double bedrooms, 3 singles rooms, 2 shared bathrooms. Two cots and a changing table can be provided upon request.
The chateau is located in 40 hectares of private parkland with French style gardens and woods, allowing guests to feel totally secluded. There are many beautiful walks in and around the local area and this offers great opportunity for bird spotting. Shooting can also be organized on request.
There is plenty to do in the Chateau and its grounds, not least bathe and swim in the brand new 16mx5m swimming pool. The pool is secured for children by an automatic safety cover (made of rigid PVC). Inside the garden, there is also a pool house with a small kitchen, a changing room, a shower and WC.
The nearest international airports are Lyon or Geneva (160km). The nearest train station is 12km away. The train to Paris takes 2h30 with one stop in Dijon. A small village can be found just 3km South East of the Chateau and has a bakery and a restaurant and there is also a larger town just 10km away which has more facilities and shops. The best vineyards in Burgundy are just 30 minutes away from the chateau!
There is plenty to explore in the area, including a beautiful 17th century Chateau at Pierre de Bresse, the vineyards of Beaune, Dijon the capital of Burgundy and the Jura to the East with outstanding restaurants and golf courses. The River le Doubs is also the perfect place to experience fishing and water ski.
Saurette is situated close to the world famous Cote d’Or vineyards. The ever expanding and knowledgeable “House Book” reveals all the local treats (organic products from local farms, fine restaurants) and must do’s (wine tasting, sightseeing, hiking)!
Wine tasting course can also be organized onsite by a professional oenologist.
Sleeps up to
typical pricing (per week)
October 16, 2010
October 23, 2010
Pricing for all other times of year on request. Prices are subject to change; call us to confirm current pricing.