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La Borde Maison d'Hôtes

Leugny near Toucy and Auxerre

*Winner of the 'Best for Exclusive Use' Condé Nast Johansens 2015 Awards*
*Winner of the Most Excellent Luxury Guest House Condé Nast Johansens 2013 Awards*

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La Borde Maison d'Hôtes, affectionately known as LBMH is in the five star class - the sort of place you may never want to leave. Here you will be the personal guests of Marieke and Rik Klomp at their manoir near Auxerre in the north of Burgundy. With top class accommodation and service, a heated outdoor swimming pool and six stunning garden areas to enjoy, there is also a tennis court, fitness centre and sauna, billiard room, library and Orangery for the use of the guests. The garden has been granted the distinction of 'Jardin Remarquable' by the Préfect of the Yonne départément.

Once a fortress, the buildings of today retain their 16thC charm whilst offering all the mod.cons. of 21stC living. There are five rooms offering bed and breakfast with the choice of an optional evening meal. The bedrooms have beamed ceilings, each is tastefully furnished and has a simple but elegant bathroom en suite, WiFi and satellite TV.

The Orangerie at La Borde bed and breakfastThe gardens at La Borde have been a labour of love over the last 14 years. An avenue of lime trees join the buildings to the natural landscape, there are stone walls amass with rambling roses in May and June, modern sculptures and an organic vegetable garden. An arboretum and the Orangery, right, are the latest additions. Parts of the garden are formal and French in design but the surroundings are natural and unspoiled with a small lake and 17 acres in all to wander around or sit and enjoy.

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If you can pull yourselves away from the manoir and want to go exploring, visit the vineyards of Chablis, the vibrant Saturday market in Toucy, the splendour of Château Ancy-le-Franc, the medieval centre of Auxerre and the exciting project at Guédelon.

THE ACCOMMODATION

The Rooms

Each room has a king-sized bed (200x200 cm) and large en suite facilities with a separate bath and shower. In each case the beds can be converted to twins.

Aubépine is on the first floor and has an open fire. Rates: from 350* to 400** euros a night for a double

Amande is on the ground floor (below right). Rate: from 350* to 400** euros a night for a double

Jonquille is on the first floor. Rate: from 325* to 375** euros a night for a double

Safran, a ground floor room. Rate: from 325* to 375** euros a night for a double

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The Suite

Rose, the suite (above left), is on the first floor and has a king sized bed 180x200 cm. and en suite facilities. There is a living area on the ground floor with an open fireplace, a kitchen area and a WC. A second bedroom provides a double bed with shower and basin. Rate: from 450*-500** euros a night for a double. Suite for 3-4 persons: 700* to 800** euros.

*Low season dates: 14.02.2015 - 15.06 2015 and 15.09.2015 to 19.12.2015
**High season dates: 15.06.2015-15.09.2015
Closed 19.12.2014 - 13.02.2015

Table d'Hotes

On request, you can dine at LBMH for 60 euros per person for a set four course meal which includes an apéritif and after dinner coffee. There is an extensive cellar from which to select your wine, charged in addition.

Seminars and Meetings

If you are thinking of holding a small corporate event, this could be the ideal environment, away from it all. A meeting room is available with screen, projector, flip chart etc. Contact La Borde Maison d'Hôtes for more details.

There is a heli pad for the use of guests.

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