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Château de Poussignol
Morvan Natural Park near Lac de Chaumard
Two guest rooms sleeping 2
This is the venue for country lovers. Immerse your family in the simple pleasures of life, the woods and fields, lakes and rivers of the stunning Morvan Natural Park, staying in an authentic château surrounded by beautiful parkland with extensive views. The owners Margreet Uninge (below right) and her husband have young children of their own and so the grounds are kitted out with a play area, plus there is a tennis court, golfing green and there is a stream. Here you have the luxury of space both inside and out.
The atmosphere in the house is friendly and informal. A continental breakfast is included in the price and dinner is available each evening on request for 25 euros a head, children 12.50 euros each up to 12 years. Margreet also offers various packages if you would like full board, a picnic hamper etc.
On the doorstep go hiking, walking, biking, horse riding, fishing or rafting.The lakes of the Morvan provide a host of watersports. Explore the local villages of Corbigny to the north and Château Chinon in the south. The Roman town of Autun, and the medieval town of Vézelay, Château Bazoches and Bibracte are just a few of the attractions to visit.
Victor Hugo – sleeps 2-4
The largest guest room faces east to welcome the morning sunshine (shown below left). This room is very French in feel with a king size bed, French windows facing the drive, an enormous stone fireplace and a wooden ceiling. In the bathroom there are twin basins, shower and WC. Two single beds can be added if required for a supplement. Rate: Bed and breakfast: 75 euros for two persons
Florence – sleeps 2-4
On the second floor, this room is spacious and colourful with a fireplace and large windows, and a bed, 1.60 x 2.00 m. Two single beds can be added for a supplement. The bathroom has basin, shower and WC. Rate: Bed and breakfast: 75 euros for two persons
Henri – sleeps 2
West facing to catch the afternoon sun, this room looks onto the park and the golf green. The bathroom has a basin, shower and WC. Rate: Bed and breakfast: 60 euros for two persons
Jeanne – sleeps 2
A light airy room with views across the countryside. This room is on the second floor and has a bed 1.60 x 2.00 m and in the bathroom, a basin, shower and WC. Rate: Bed and breakfast: 60 euros for two persons
Special Family Occasions
In the grounds there is a 17thC chapel making Château de Poussignol the ideal location for a wedding. Up to 125 guests can be catered for, and a total of 24 people can stay in the house. Family reunions, celebrations and business events can also be accommodated.