La Ferme de Marie-Eugénie

Saône-et-Loire
Bed & Breakfast


A rustic retreat in deepest Burgundy, where exploring is best done by bike or on foot, followed by Madame's dinners

Bedroom

4 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2

The
Experience

Marie-Eugénie and Dominique give you light-flooded rooms in their pretty half-timbered barn which looks out over a big lawned garden. Bedrooms are comfortable with much family art; there’s an inviting, books-and-magazines salon and a slick dining-kitchen where you eat.

The cooking is legendary, changing with the seasons but always with the freshest local ingredients: roasted Bresse chicken, cheese from the rugged Jura Mountains, wines from Beaune, all served around a big shared table.

Potter around Louhans’ market and count the 157 arches of the arcaded street – the longest in France – or make day trips to Brancion’s hilltop chapel, the tiny wine producing villages around Chardonnay, Tourmus’ famous abbey or Beaune’s colourful Hospice.

La Ferme de Marie-Eugénie - Gallery

We think you'll love

  • Marie-Eugénie’s homecooked Poulet de Bresse
  • The rustic, comfortable bedrooms with paintings
  • Staying in a bonafide Bresse farmhouse
La Ferme de Marie-Eugénie - Gallery

Home truths

  • It’s a place for quiet, not for nightlife and restaurants
  • Bedrooms are reached by an external staircase
  • Bathrooms are not state of the art

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Oven
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dogs welcome
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 5pm
Check out
11am
Closed
Christmas.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Meals
Dinner €35. Wine €25-€70. Restaurants in Louhans, 9km.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €135
Surcharges
Extra bed/sofabed available €30 per person per night.
3 Doubles
From €135
1 Twin
From €135

Reviews

One of the best. Wonderful Bresse farmhouse; spend a peaceful night surrounded by fields and forest after enjoying an excellent meal featuring local ingredients including the famed Poulet de Bresse, cooked by Marie-Eugène!

June, Sawday's inspector

We received a lovely warm welcome from Marie-Eugenie and Dominic. The table d'hotes was excellent as was the breakfast. Our room was incredibly cosy, with an outstanding bathroom - we will be copying some of the features at home. Would thoroughly recommend.

Joanna, Charpont

Fabulous. Easy access on route South, Quirky and beautiful rooms, high standard bathrooms, tranquil setting and very warm and welcoming hosts who had gone out of their way to prepare a vegetarian feast to meet our needs. Have already recommended to friends and family and will definitely use again.

Elaine, Ilkley

Charming hosts from start to finish. We had a lovely stay. Spotless rooms, high quality beds & linen and the most wonderful home-cooked meals and a calm oasis of a garden. Highly recommend this B&B.

Julian, Milton keynes

A very welcoming and friendly place with great character and delightful rural surroundings. Our hosts were interested in their guests. We had wonderful meals with great cooking and our only reservation was that there was no option of a 'house' wine.

Robert, Macclesfield

That dinner! My wife and I couldn't believe it. Four delicious courses and a wide selection of wine. Go there for the food. And the company of the hosts. And the accommodation. And the garden. And the surrounding countryside. And breakfast. Breakfast was lovely. But dinner was magic.

David

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Location

The neighbourhood

In the tranquil, undulating countryside of deepest southern Burgundy, the house is surrounded by farmland and yet just 4km from the autoroute; it’s great as a stopover on the drive south. Just 9km away is Louhans, the capital of Bresse Burgundy, with its 15th-century Spanish buildings. Come for the Monday morning market followed by a lunch of freshwater fish from the Dombes or Charolais beef.

Local points of interest from Marie-Eugénie Dupuy

  • You will be able to shine in our region rich in heritage (Beaune, Tournus, Cluny, route of the Romanesque churches ...), wine routes (Burgundy, Jura, Coast Châlonnaise, Mâconnais ...), natural sites (lakes and forests of Jura ...)

Introducing

Marie-Eugénie Dupuy

The farmhouse has been in Marie-Eugénie’s family for several generations, once belonging to her grandmother before being passed down to the ex-Parisian couple who swapped their careers in advertising for running a maison d’hôtes. Marie-Eugénie and Dominique live in the cottage next door with their elderly tabby cat – she cooks, while he pours drinks and recommends great places to visit nearby.