The old forge at Chaumont(15 people)

Staying in the “gite ” of the chateau’s old forge ( sleeps up to 15 people), situated right beside the huge C17th stables with unrivalled views over the neighbouring pastureland and their surrounds, the Avaise forest, and the Charolais hills, this huge building – the chateau’s former forge – is waiting to welcome you here for your holidays.

The Accommodation:

The former forge of the chateau (320 M2) can take up to 15 people.  the gate-keepers cottage thus bringing the total number of people who could be accommodated up to 21. The Chateau’s old forge has it’s own enclosed private garden, a terrace with electrically operated sun-blinds and an above-ground pool. Garden furniture, barbeque and ping-pong table also enhance outisde living. Tennis court of the domain at your disposal.

Travel Information for Visitors:

Situated only a train journey away ; – 2 hours by train from Geneva, 1 hour and 20 minutes from Beaune, 1 hour and 10 minutes from Lyon, and 1 hour from either Chalon or Villefranche-sur-Saone . The T.G.V. (express train ) station of Le Creusot is only 40 minutes drive away, that of Macon is 35 minutes drive away and it is a 25 minute drive from Cluny or from Paray-le-Monial, and only a 15 minute drive from Charolles.
Having arived in the village of Saint-Bonnet-de-Joux follow the sign “Ecuries du chateau de Chaumont.

Welcome all holiday makers!

The Domaine of Chaumont-Laguiche’s own on-site manager has his office here and it will give him great pleasure to welcome you and to ensure that you have everything you need.

Round and About:

Discover the peace and beauty of this place, whose view from the old forge of the castle, overlooking the valley, is exceptional. Between Cluny and Paray-Le-Monial, lovers of Romanesque architecture will be delighted. In Charolles (15 minutes from the estate), called the Venice of the Charolais country, cradle of the world-famous cattle and sheep breeds, there is an excellent gastronomic address: Frédéric Doucet’s starred restaurant. Saint-Bonnet-de-Joux has all the traditional shops, bakery, pharmacy, florist, haberdashery, hairdresser, tobacconist and a large Super U with a quality butcher’s department.