Chateau de Fretoy, Autun, Bourgogne, France

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Castles and Chateaux
Luxury chateau sleeping up to 54 with a swimming pool and games area, for celebrations and wine tours near Beaune

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends.
Chateau de Fretoy, Autun, Bourgogne, France, sleeps 10-54 in 23 bedrooms.

Sleeps up to 54 in the main house, 2 gites and 3 suites:
Chateau sleeps 32
Coach House:
Gite 1 sleeps 10
Gite 2 sleeps 6
3 suites sleep 2 each

The stunning chateau, previously a Red Cross hospital for soldiers in WW2, is located in rural Burgundy and has been renovated to create luxury accommodation for 52 in the main property, 2 gites and 3 suites of The Coach House. Set within 4 hectares close to the Morvan Natural Park, between the Roman town of Autun and walled town of Beaune, Chateau de Fretoy offers opportunities to explore the historic Côte-d'Or wine region's vineyards and historical sites. Hikers can walk from the door to vista points taking in the fabulous scenery of this popular area.

South facing Chateau de Fretoy has views facing on to the surrounding hills and farms from its light and airy accommodation with floor to ceiling windows, original French doors and wooden floors. The grand entrance hall offers access to the 3 spacious living areas and children's room. The choice of places for guests to socialise is great for large gatherings and any of the rooms would make the perfect spot to relax after a busy day exploring or not so busy day by the pool.

On the ground floor is a large orangery with open fireplace, a lovely space used as a dining room with seating for 42 and connected to a large semi-professional kitchen. Geert the owner can arrange for outside caterers to come in and cook up a feast for a special celebration and continental breakfast is available upon request.

The 12 chateau bedrooms with more lovely features are tastefully decorated. The same is true of the Coach House quarters, offering a range of room sizes and types for convenience. The suites have bathrooms en suite and balconies.

There is no shortage of outdoor relaxation at Chateau de Fretoy and the fenced Roman style accessible pool is an obvious favourite for all guests who will also enjoy the sun terrace seating. Further opportunities for recreation on site include the full sized tennis court, table tennis, baby foot, trampoline for children, a fishing pond, terraces and an outdoor Jacuzzi. Spoilt for choice.


Pro kitchen with 2 pro fridges, a freezer, big induction cooker/oven, microwave,pro dishwasher, wine fridge.Tableware/cooking utensils for 60 guests.
The Orangerie in the chateau is a large dining room for up to 45 seated guests. Outside there is a dining terrace with seating and a barbecue.
3 light and airy lounge areas in the chateau, with full length windows, high ceilings and an open fireplace.
TV room with home cinema (Bose soundlink) and DVD player. The orangery has a small bose loudspeaker and a big sound system with karaoke can be rent.
WiFi is available throughout the properties.
Table tennis and baby foot. There are also board games and outside games available for visitors to enjoy.
There is an open fire in the orangery. Central heating throughout the properties at charge of 75 euros per day.
Chateau: 1st flr - 7 rooms 16 beds. 2nd flr - 5 rooms 16 beds. Singles, 1 double. Coach House: Suites - 3 kings. Gites - 6 doubles, singles, bunks.
Bed linen and Jacquart bathroom towels are included.
Chateau: bathrooms are in a tower space and offer 3 showers and 3 WCs per floor. Coach House: facilities in apartments and 3 en suites in the suites.
No specific facilities.
Travel cot and high chair available upon request. Pool area security fence for children's safety. Outdoor and indoor games.
Access to tennis court. Play area with, swings, football goal, table tennis and tennis court. Outdoor seating, terraces and barbecue.
There is a heated swimming pool (10x4m, depth from 90cm to 2m). Safety fencing. 14 loungers on the sun terrace.
Ample secure parking on the estate for all vehicles.
No smoking permitted inside the properties.
A maximum of 2 pets allowed at no extra charge.


45 minutes from the walled town of Beaune, the capital of Burgundy. The chateau is just 10 minutes from the village of Epinac with range of shops and eatery. Convenient road and rail links.
The Roman town of Autun is 25 minutes away from the property.
Epinac is a village with a restaurant, grocery shop (with butcher) and a bakery. It is 10 minutes drive from the chateau.
There is a range of eateries in nearby Couches to suit all tastes.

Booking Information

For week long bookings, changeover is Saturday. For weekends it is Friday. Arrivals are from 4pm and departures after 10am. Heating costs are at 75 euros per day and a full clean costs 250 euros. A refundable security deposit of 2000€ is required.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

71360 Morlet
Gare du Creusot TGV is just 30 minutes away from Chateau de Fretoy.
No local buses.
Lyon Airport is just under 200km from the chateau and Paris Airport 300km. Geneva airport is just over 200km away.

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Chateau de Fretoy, Autun, Bourgogne, France

Geert Plancke

Joined us: 2019
+33 (0)664 228 935
+33 (0)671 002 211
71360 Morlet