Villa Elizabeth

Ay, Marne
Bed & Breakfast
+33 (0)3 26 54 27 23


Gracious Art Nouveau village house in the centre of the Champagne region, with a charming host, moreish food and a most peaceful garden

Bedroom

5 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2

The Experience

This magnificent house was originally built by wine merchants, and it’s been renovated by Elizabeth into a charming B&B with romantic rooms that overlook the garden or the village church.

Elizabeth loves to chat with her guests, and seats them together by the fire in the gorgeous dining room or out on the terrace. Breakfast on baguette, homemade pastries, fruit and vegetable juices, omelette with seasonal herbs and mushrooms. There’s also a candlelit table d’hôte of traditional fare using produce from the garden, each dish accompanied by a different champagne.

Have a drink or read a book in peace in the garden, and stroll into Ay for shops and restaurants – Elizabeth recommends Brasserie Henri IV, a 10-minute walk away, and L’Atelier by Patrick Baillet for superb chocolate and pastries. The largest collection of well-known champagne houses outside of Reims and Epernay are found here, including Bollinger and Moët & Chandon.

Villa Elizabeth - Gallery

We think you'll love

  • The warm welcome from Elizabeth
  • The tasty breakfasts and dinners using seasonal and homegrown produce
  • Taking the lift up to your bedroom
Villa Elizabeth - Gallery

You should know

  • Don't expect hustle and bustle - slow-paced living is savoured around here

Essentials

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

Family friendly

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

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
4pm
Check out
12pm
Closed
20 - 27 December.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Property
This property is part of a working farm or vineyard.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Meals
Lunch or regional platter, €40. Dinner, 4 courses, €80.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €135
3 Twin/doubles
From €180
2 Doubles
From €135

Accommodation

Reviews

This magnificent building is superb, with its rather unique Art Nouveau style in the centre of the village and a recent, high quality renovation. The B&B is warm, and Elizabeth offers guests a caring, personal welcome.

Pascale, Sawday's Inspector

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Location

The neighbourhood

The village of Ay is surrounded by forest and vineyards, and has a Gothic church with a richly ornamented façade and an 18th-century baroque organ as well as a number of wineries offering tastings - it's a short walk to the Cité du Champagne museum as well as Villa Collet where jazz and music events are sometimes held too. The train station is a 15-minute walk away with links to Epernay or Reims.

Introducing

Elizabeth Vollereaux

Elizabeth comes from a family of six generations of wine makers, and her son produces champagne too. She used to run another Sawday's place, Château Les Aulnois in Pierry, before opening the B&B, and loves to welcome guests from around the world.