Maison McDonald - Jura - Sleeps 7

Original Jura home, garden, balconies, patio. Idyllic setting by stream.  

Maison McDonald in Jura, a cottage in Franche-Comté

3 bedrooms,2 bathrooms,sleeps7.Stunning views of wooded valley and cliffs Wifi.

Set in quiet, safe, friendly village nestling under dramatic limestone reculees : a hidden valley of outstanding beauty with the Seille running throgh the village. It is close to the ancient abbey,caves and waterfalls of Baume-les-Messieurs and the famous vineyards of Chateau Chalon where visits to the cellars are available. Lovely walks begin from the front door to meadows and woods with wild flowers, kites, buzzards, deer and sanglier.
Horseriding, climbing, cycling nearby with watersports in clear Jura lakes and rivers. Skiing 50 mins.
Excellent local restaurants to suit all tastes. Voitear-about 3 miles-has all necessities: supermarket, boulangerie, bank, post-office, petrol station, pharmacy, newsagent and a good pizza restaurant. Farmers' market in summer months. For larger supermarkets, more varied shops and a Thursday market selling fresh, local produce, go to Lons-le-Saunier with its historic buildings and streets, only 20 minutes away.
Comfortable house has:
-attractive, extremely well- equiped kitchen/living room with original flour press and baker's table; cooker, ceramic hob, dishwasher, microwave, washing machine,fridge/freezer, food processor,coffee maker ; at rear of room, a sitting area with small sofa, antique pine dresser and wood-burning stove;
-large, comfortable sitting room overlooking the stream has two sofas, tables, chairs, an eclectic selection of books, English TV, a collection of mainly classical CDs, a variety of videos,DVDs and games; door leads to rear balcony;
-2 large bedrooms on the first floor, one with king-size bed and one with a good-sized double bed, 1 en-suite with separate shower, bath, bidet, WC;
-2nd bathroom on first floor has bath with shower, basin,WC;
-large bedroom on second floor has one good-sized double bed and one standard double bed.;
-all three bedrooms have the original beams exposed and Velux windows with picturesque views;
-secluded, sunny balcony at rear with table, chairs and sun umbrella, overlooks reculee and stream; and is perfect for watching the donkeys and a wide variety of birds from buzzards soaring above to kingfishers below ; steps lead to garden;
-small garden partly bordered by trout stream has a shady tree , sun umbrella and garden furniture including sun loungers with cushions ;
-balcony and garden terrace at the front with tables, chairs and barbeque;
-electric heaters and a supply of logs in the vaulted cellar ; plenty of hot water.
Take breakfast and lunch on the back balcony and aperitifs on the front balcony. Stream lulls you to sleep.

This is a comfortable, relaxed French hide-away, full of character, in an area soon to be classified as one of the 18 Grands Sites De France.

This property has been listed with Chez Nous for 24 years

Maison McDonald Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural
  • Village

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Telephone
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • Bed Linen for Hire
  • Towels for Hire
  • No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
  • Wood burner

  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • 1 Quad Bedroom

  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Coffee Machine

Internet Access
  • Wireless Broadband

  • TV - Satellite or Cable
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • TV
  • Radio

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Wind Surfing
  • Fishing
  • Wine Tour
  • Theatre
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Caving
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Walking
  • Cycling

Local Water Sports
  • Water Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Swimming (indoor pool)
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 23 October 2021
Key Property Details
Property Name Maison McDonald
Reference 8455
Sleeps 7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 2
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Maison McDonald in Jura

Nearest TownVoiteur - 3 miles (approx)
Nearest AirportGeneva and Lyons - More than 30 miles (approx)
Nearest Ferry PortCalais - More than 30 miles (approx)

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