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Hoeve de Bron

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The house

Hoeve de Bron, Farmstead the Source, offers guests a delightful Gîte (holiday cottage) between 31st May and 28th September each year. The gîte is self-contained, and adjoins the main house, where your hostess Hannamaria lives.

Depending on the amount of people you are, you could stay in the Writer’s House, the Baker’s House Le Verne or the Annex, three characteristic guesthouses that surround the central garden. There is room for 1 to 6 persons. In case you would like to come with a bigger group, different rules apply.

There are two large gardens at your disposal, with various lovely nooks to relax and enjoy the wonderful green and peaceful landscape dotted with beautiful flowers and fruit trees. Guests are allowed to barbecue in the garden.

An unusual and enchanting gathering place is our very own Theatre, a pleasant and impressive space with huge wooden doors that are open to the sun all day long. The stage invites anyone and everyone to improvise whatever performance they have to share, but guests can also simply soak up its ambience to talk, read, or just enjoy the views.

All guests may cook in the fully equipped Summer Kitchen. The kitchen boasts a couch and dining table and there is free WiFi connection. On the upper level is a fully equipped bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. There is also a second separate toilet and washbasin available

In consultation dogs are allowed.


  • No smoking
  • Local contact
  • Back to basic
  • Washing machine
  • Fenced garden
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • Playground
  • Internet


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The farm lies in a fertile region and belongs to the department which limits are determined by two big rivers, the Saône and the Loire. This part of the campagne, the French countryside, is of an extraordinary beauty. The velvety green rolling hills, the wide sky, the peaceful grazing white cows and the low cut hedges which separate the fields from each other and and which decorate the landschape like a winding ribbon, build up, together with the stone houses of the many villages, an harmonious unity. A walk through them, is always a special experience, the stones tell their story…

  • Rural
  • Hilly
  • In or near a village

Restaurants, food & wine

All over Burgundy we encounter the rich gastronomic tradition. When we say Burgundian we refer to exuberant and abundant meals for gourmets where the wine flows richly as well. In this region, we find both components for the Burgundian table: the wine and the meat, but also, the extensive range of delicious cheeses. The wine fields are never far from the green hills where the white Charolais cows graze.


Countless are the footpaths, walking roads with every twist and turning giving a surprising new vista on the hills and valleys. At a short distance from Hoeve De Bron are two big lakes with beaches, swimming possibilities and places to picnic: Lac de Rousset and Lac Saint Point.

There are also lots of cycling tour possibilities; well-known is the “Voie Verte” a bycicle lane which has substituted the old railway line.

  • Bicycle
  • Near hiking trails

Further remarks

Farmstead the Source is open for guests from 31st of May until 28th of September. Check in is from 4.00 p.m. Check out by 10.00 a.m.

Kitchen Facilities
The Summer Kitchen is stocked with pots pans crockery and cutlery. You are welcome to cook meals throughout the day on the gas cooker. You are expected to keep the Summer Kitchen clean and tidy.

Towels and bed linen are included in the price.
There is one baby cot.

The bathroom is spacious but simple. There is a shower, a washbasin and a toilet. Bathrobes are provided.

Close to the Summer Kitchen there is another washbasin and a second toilet.

Theatre and Gardens
The Theatre is a large multi-purpose space with a specially lit stage with tables and chairs set up. The Theatre merges into the flower garden as the tall timber doors usually stay open all day long, so it is easily accessible.

There is plenty of garden furniture and reclining chairs and a barbecue for your use. There is also an inflatable wading pool for little ones.

Dogs are accepted subject to prior consultation and agreement with owner

The Farmstead has two resident cats..

Local Information
Your hostess Hannamaria Berkelmans lives in the main house on the Farmstead. During the morning she is available for any question you may have, information about the neighbourhood, walking routes etc.

Additional price info and offers

Low season
30th May until 4th July and 30th August until 27th September: you pay € 50,00 per night for 2 persons. Minimum stay is three nights. Would you like to stay longer? You are welcome! In that case you will pay € 40,00 per extra night. For every extra person (upto 6 people in total) you pay € 20,00 per booking.

High season:
4th July until 30th August: you pay € 60,00 per night for 2 persons. Minimum stay is three nights. Would you like to stay longer? You are welcome! In that case you will pay € 50,00 per extra night. For every extra person (upto 6 people in total) you pay € 30,00 per booking.

Prices include towels, linen, full use of the Summer Kitchen and WiFi. VAT (tourist tax) is included. Arrival time after 4 pm, departure around 10 am.

In Southern Burgundy it is sunny most days during the guest season. The average day time temperature in spring is about 22 degrees, in summer the temperature can reach 30 or 35 degrees.

Price includes

  • Towels, Bed linen

Price exclusive

  • Cleaning fee (compulsory) € 60.00

Availability of 'Hoeve de Bron'

Attention! Hannamaria Berkelmans has last updated the calendar on 23 Apr 2018

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