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Château de Mercurey Haussmann style castle with its 4.000m2 gardens overlooking the famous village and vineyards of Mercurey offering breathtaking views. Restaurants, shops & wineries are walking distance.

Rental from
Saturday to saturday
  • 8 rooms
  • 8 bathrooms
  • Heated pool
  • Wellness Area

Breathtaking views on the famous village and vineyards of Mercurey.

Mercurey, a big name amongst prestigious Burgundy villages, is an ideal base to explore the famous wine route.
This 19th century ‘Haussmann’ style château, covering 600 m2, situated amongst the vineyards offers an exceptional panorama over the surrounding countryside . Its landscaped garden covers 4000m2 with a 5x10m heated pool at the foot of the vineyards !
The Château has 8 luxury bedrooms (3 of which are VIP rooms). All 8 bedrooms have their own private ensuite bathroom. There is  a spacious lounge decorated with a 19th century panoramic fresque, a vast dining room, well equiped kitchen, winter garden, gym and relaxation room, sauna, steam-room...
 

Happiness is in the Parc

A courtyard closed by a gate allows 5 cars to park infront of the château. Behind the château the terraced garden looks across to the pool area and the vineyards beyond.
A stone stairway, hidden amongst fig trees, gives access to the bottom of the garden with its dwarf fruit trees and borders of wild lavender.
The summer house, just near the pool, is equipped with a pool kitchen including refrigerator, sink and a ceramic hob plus all the necessary glasses and crockery. Next to the summer house is the stone barbecue inviting poolside lunch parties and aperitifs during long summer evenings…a real heavenly corner !
 

Genuine yet Comfortable

The ‘Haussman’ design gives the château an unusual style for the area. The façade is richly decorated with mouldings and sculptures, and the central round tower, which serves as a winter garden, adds a romantic touch.
All the original features have been conserved in the lounge, dining room and bedrooms. : the wooden floors, the moulded ceilings and wood panelling aswell as the fireplaces, doors and windows.
From the balcony on the tower,accessible via one of the VIP bedrooms, take in the superb view across to the village of Mercurey and the surrounding vineyards.
You are sure to appreciate the spacious leisure area in the basement with its gym, sauna and relaxation area. The decoration and furnishings are been chosen with greatest care, a successful mix of traditional and contemporary styles. 

Castle plans

Please note that the Château is not suitable for people with reduced mobility or in wheelchairs.
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The bedrooms

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The Château de Mercurey has 8 bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms.

5 bedrooms have 180x200cms double beds and 2 bedrooms (on the second floor) have two beds of 90 x 200cms that can be put together. 
3 bedrooms are on the first floor and the other 5 are on the second floor, all with their own en-suite bathrooms.
The beds are made up for your arrival.

There is also a Child bedroom composed of a child bed (180cmX 80cm) and a baby bed, connected to an adult bedroom. Two folding baby beds are available on request in the Château. 

The 3 Kasteliades VIP bedrooms

The 3 very spacious VIP bedrooms are on the first floor with a view out across the parc and the vineyards…one of the rooms has a 10m2 balcony !
·         High definition television with TNT channels
·         Blu-ray DVD player
·         Double washbasin
·         Hairdryer 

The Bathrooms

The 8 bedrooms each have their own en-suite bathroom. Stylishly fitted with your comfort in mind, each bathroom has a WC, a washbasin, and either a shower or bath.
Towels are provided on arrival. 

Peaceful nights

You will not be disturbed by traffic or other noise.

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Château life

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By the fireside…

The lounge has a fireplace which date back to the 19th century. An electric fireplace system will enable you to make the most of evenings around the fire with family or friends, without the trouble to have to carry wood and start the fire...
There is a traditional fireplace in the dining-room where you can made wood-fire. Wood is provided, included in our rental price (this applies during cold seasons).

The lounge and the tower

You will appreciate the 19th century fresque which covers all four walls of the lounge. The theme, ‘Eden’, is hand-painted on paper as was the practise in prestigious households in those days. This famous wall paper is exhibited in the ‘Musée d’Orsay’ in Paris.
The central tower is arranged as a winter garden and, just next to the lounge, it serves as a doorway out to the garden and the pool. This is the smokers area as smoking is prohibited in the rest of the château.

The lounge is extremely light and airy, with large windows opening out onto the parkland. The moulded ceilings, the wood panelling and the oak floor are original and give a genuine atmosphere.
Books in the library are at your disposal during your stay.
An English style pool table, a big screen high definition television with Sattelite channels, a blu-ray DVD player plus a Playstation 3 will ensure evenings full of entertainment.
The lounge can be adapted slightly to accommodate meetings and seminars.

The dining room

The dining table can seat up to 18 people. As in the lounge, the large windows go to create a light and airy dining room showing off the beautiful moulded ceiling, the original wood panelling and the old oak floor.
The glasses, crockery and cutlery, carefully selected by Sylvia, are at your disposal in the sideboard.
A breakfast corner is available close to the dining table: traditional coffee machine, Senseo coffee machine, Georges Clooney's favorite "Nespresso" coffee machine and an electric kettle.  

The kitchen

The Château galley kitchen is fully equipped including : an oven, a microwave oven, a hob with 5 rings plus extractor fan, a dishwasher, a large refrigerator, a freezer, a toaster...
A full range of kitchen equipment, utensils and accessories is provided aswell as tea towels.
An assortment of herbs, spices and condiments are at your disposal. Dishwasher products are supplied.
2 high chairs are available. 
 

Laundry room.

A laundry room is available with wash machine and dryer. There is also an iron and board. Washing liquid for the wash machine is provided.

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Leisure activities

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We have tried to think of everything to keep the young and old amused all year round !

The swimming pool

The pool, which is 5mx10m, is heated. It is open 1st April until 31 October. The shallow end is 1 metre deep and goes down to around 1.90m.
Spend hot afternoons lazing around the pool on one of the sunloungers…while the summer house and garden table and chairs invite you to have lunch by the pool or dine outside on balmy summer evenings.
Our maintenance staff will call by during your stay to ensure the upkeep of the pool and the terrace.
(*The swimming-pool heating system is an areothermal heat pomp, the most used system for heating an outside pool). The pomp uses calories in the air to  heat the water of the pool circulating in the pump, therefore, we cannot garantee that the pool will be at 28°C if the temperature of the air is below 12°C.)
 

The Gym and leisure area

A gym is available for your use in the basement of the Château. It is equipped with two exercise bikes, a rowing machine, a weights machine, dumbars and mats. Relax afterwards in the armchairs, take a drink or have a game of table football.
Adjacent is a spacious steam room, a Sauna and a bathroom with shower.
 

Board Games

A host of board games, in French, are available in the bookcase in the lounge : Scrabble, Monopoly, chess, draughts, card games etc.
 

Television

The château offers 4 Full HD televisions and 4 blu-ray DVD players :
· A high definition giant screen in the lounge equipped with a blu-ray DVD player and full HD sattelite reciever. Play station 3 and games.
· A high definition screen in each VIP bedroom (3), also with its own blu-ray DVD player.
 

Internet

Wireless high speed (fiber) internet connection is available free of charge in the whole château.
 

Bicycles

Explore the area by bike ! Four bicycles and two child seats are provided at no extra charge. 
 

Boules

We have a Pétanque Lane in the garden. 16 ‘pétanque’ boules can be found at the château incase you fancy a boules contest between friends ! 
 

Barbecue

There is a traditional barbecue just next to the summer house by the pool.
 

Table Tennis & Giant Trampoline

There is a "Ping-pong" table in the garden and a Giant Trampoline. We supply rackets and balls.
 

Billard room

Enjoy your evenings in the billard room just next to the living room.
 

Tennis 

There are 3 public tennis courts in the village of Mercurey.

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Local services

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HOUSEHOLD HELP, BABYSITTING ...

Two local ladies have their own small businesses and offer their services for cleaning, babysitting, dishes, help with cooking and other activities.
So, if you need any help keeping the Chateau clean while enjoying your vacation, please do not hesitate to contact them.
They invoice you for their services 20 euros per hour (all charges included), their intervention is for a minimum of 4 consecutive hours.
- Bernadette is a 62 years old very dynamic lady. You can contact her my mail at sirrocco1956@gmail.com or by phone or text on 0033 626 75 36 19.
- Aleena, an American in her thirties, Married to a local Frenchman. Contact : adowee@yahoo.com or by phone / SMS to 0033 781 01 81 19.
 

 MASSAGES

¨Please consult the "massage at the Chateau" section of our website.

BREAKFAST SERVED AT THE CHÂTEAU.

You can ask Aleena or Bernadette to prepare breakfast for you. You just need to provide them with the money for the shopping list. They can stop on their way to the Chateau each morning to buy the fresh bread and croissants for you.

CHEF AT THE CHATEAU.

-Our recommended chefs can cook for you at the Chateau. Please consult their dedicated section on our website for more details.

LOCAL TAXIS & TRANSFERS

We recommend the transport company Taxi Lylou. they have a fleet of 6 vehicles including an 8-passenger vehicle. Their drivers are located at 5 points in southern Burgundy near our castles, which reduces transport costs. Fixed and advantageous rates are offered to our customers for airport transfers, transport to tourist sites and wineries, etc. contact: taxi.lylou@wanadoo.fr and mobile/whatsapp 0033 668 674 186.
PLEASE CHECK THE FAQ SECTION FOR THE PREFERENTIAL RATES GRANTED TO KASTELIADES GUESTS CONCERNING AIRPORT TRANSFERS.

- For local transports: ABMR Taxi. Tel: 0033 6 07 87 33 58. This Taxi Company has 3 vehicles including a mini-bus with 9 places. They work 7/7 and 24h/24. 
 

LOCAL MARKETS 

 Don’t miss Chalon sur Saône local producers market on Sunday morning & Beaune on Saturday morning. More details in the Wine & Gastronomy section of our site. 

FLEA MARKETS

Every Sunday from April to October many villages in Southern Burgundy organize outdoor flea markets. It is mainly people selling what they have in their house, attics, cellars..that they don’t use. You can find antic and treasures from the past at very cheap prices. It is a real fun experience. Free entry. You will find the agenda on this site: https://vide-greniers.org/71-Saone-et-Loire
 

LOCAL FOOD SHOPPING, RESTAURANTS..

- Restaurant Hostellerie du Val d’Or. Mercurey.
140 grande rue, Mercurey. tel 03 85 49 23 85. https://www.le-valdor.com/
Walking distance from Chateau de Mercurey. They offer local specialties in an authentic ambiance.
Closed on Sunday & Monday.

- Auberge du Petit Blanc. Charrecey.
Pont Pilley, Charrecey. Tel 03 85 45 15 43. http://www.lepetitblanc.fr/
Closed on Sunday, Monday and Wednesday. 5 minutes from Château de Mercurey.

- Take away meals in Mercurey: La Marmite de Caro
La Marmite de Caro is located 79 Grande Rue in Mercurey. This Lady is offering a vast choice of meals freshly prepared to take away at very reasonnable prices. You must order 48 hours in advance either by mail, phone or visiting her shop. Her website shows a vast choice of food example she can prepare for you, with pictures and rates. http://lamarmitedecaro.fr/ tel 0033 662 368 787. email: contact@lamarmitedecaro.fr
 
Tourist Office. Chalon sur Saône
The main tourist office is located 4 Place Port Villiers in Chalon sur Saône. It is about 10 minuts away.
 
« Maximarché» Supermarket. Grande rue. Mercurey.
It is a good size supermarket where you will find all you need as far as food shopping is concerned.
Open from Monday to Saturday 9am to 12.15 and 3pm to7.15pm.
Open on Sunday from 9am to 12am (closed on 25 December, 1er January and 1rst May).
 
Hypermarché Chalon sur Saône Nord. 11kms de Mercurey.
Open from Monday to Friday:  8.30am to 9pm. Open on Saturday from 8.30am to 8pm.
 
Local Doctors  ( in Mellecey, 5 to 10 minutes drive from Mercurey)
Cabinet Médical Docteur Bruno Degouge. 749 rue de la Libération. 71640 Mellecey. Tel 0033.385.450.955
Docteur Myriam Daguzan. Rue du Bourg. 71640 Mellecey. Tel 0033.385.452.217.
 
Bakers in Mercurey.
Michelot, grande rue : Open Tuesday to Saturday from 6.15am to 7.45pm and Sunday morning.
La Savoureuse (open on Monday when the other is closed).
 
Local Tennis courts
There are 3 public tennis courts in the village of Mercurey.

Availability & Rates

Château de Mercurey  (8 bedrooms)

5 rooms with king size. 3 rooms with twin beds. 1 room with child bed 180x80. 3x baby beds.

SEASON 2024

Rental from Saturday to Saturday. Tourist tax 0,80 euro per adult per night*.


High Season:        7.700 euros /Week
Medium Season:    5.700 euros /Week
Low Season:        4.900 euros /Week

High Season:
- Saturday 29 June 2024 to Saturday 31 August 2024
Medium Season:
-Saturday 1rst June to Saturday 29 June 2024
- Saturday 31 August 2024 to Saturday 21 September 2024
- Saturday 21 December 2024 to Saturday 4 January 2025
Low Season: Other periods.
 

SEASON 2025

Open 22 March to 1rst November & Christmas holidays. Rental from Saturday to Saturday. Tourist tax (0.80 euro/ adult/night)
High Season:        7.700 euros /Week
Medium Season:    5.700 euros /Week
Low Season:        4.900 euros /Week

High Season:
- Saturday 28 June 2025 to Saturday 30 August 2025
Medium Season:
-Saturday 31 May to Saturday 28 June 2025
- Saturday 30 August 2025 to Saturday 20 September 2025
- Saturday 20 December 2025 to Saturday 3 January 2026
Low Season: Other periods.

 
*The Tourist tax is voted each year by local authorities and is subject to change. Check in from 3pm. Check out before 9.30am. All twin beds bedrooms can be converted into king size bed on request.
 

Usefull distances

Mercurey, center town (all shops) : 2 kms 
Château of Lans : 20 kms
Chalon sur Saône, center : 13 kms
Hypermarket Chalon Nord: 10 kms
Wine Road : Passing through Mercurey
Green road (cycling road of Burgundy) : 5 kms
Beaune : 26 kms
Cluny : 52 kms
Autun : 39 kms
Mâcon : 73 kms
Dijon : 80 kms
Lyon : 142 kms

Access to the Castle

Latitude N : 46°50'3.48''
Longitude E : 4°42'36.504''