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Gîte du Charron

Guest room to rent


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Domaine du charron": rural guest house kept by a christian family that rejoice to welcome you!

This ancient workshop of the wheelwright, dependency of a building from mid 16th century, has been entirely lift up.
2 small independant flats are available for your holidays.

Kitchen, washing machine, parking, car and bed for small children available on request.

From 1 to 6 persons, we welcome you during the whole year. Nature, comfort and calm, all is here for you to rest.

2 terraces and children games are available. And also poneys!

You are looking to rent a flat for holidays but not in a simple hotel? Our guest house is available for you!

Also ideal if you come from Switzerland or foreign countries and are working in Geneva, Lausanne, Jura, Neuchatel or Wallis. You also can rent a flat for a stage, training, ...

The guesthouse is composed of 2 independant rooms.
The first accomodation with kitchen, living and bedroom, bathromm. It is for 1-4 persons) - Surface: 39m2
The second flat with a small kitchen, one bedroom with sofa, small bathroom. - Surface: 30m2
If you rent the whole building, 6 persons can sleep.

Rent price for the whole week - Rent price for a week-end
Renting for a single night is also possible. Bed linen are inclusive as are bath towel.
You can reserve your stay at le "Domaine du charron", or you can ask us other informations.

Circled by grass and bedding plants colored from spring to fall, the "Gîte du Charron" is near all services.

Groceries and bakeries, a butcher shop and a drugstore, but also two banks and a postoffice, all nearby.
In front of the "Neuchâtel" lake. To discover: the old city, its museum, the castle Without forgetting the thermal bath!
In from of the Geneva lake. To discover: the cathedral, the lakefront in Ouchy, the market in the city center, the expositions Without forgetting the Olympic museum!
In the Jura To discover: the iron museum, the big caves, the sources of the "Orbe" river, the buffalos and bears park Without forgetting fishing at the fish breeding center.
Near the France border, the "Franche Comté" region also has lots of wealth to show.

In Chavornay, you'll find a "natural reserve" where we can observe everglade wildlife.
In this wonderful region, you'll be able to go walking along the rivers, discover its source and even take a bath.
In addition, the "Orbe" river plain is very nice to go biking, lots of bicycle paths are well prepared along the sunflowers fields or the canals.
Don't miss to visit the wonderful town of Romainmôtier. With its abbey-church from the 11th century, it's a must have seen.
The horse museum in "La Sarraz", the "wheat and bread" museum in Echallens are fascinating.
In summer, the swimming-pool in "Orbe" is really appreciated, not saying about its water slide!
Its "Roman mosaic" are outstanding.
But if you prefer to go eating a "Swiss fondue", a lot of typical mountain chalet are waiting for you, with an incredible sightseeing on the three lakes.
About the winter season, ski tracks, luge or snowshoe hikes are all waiting for you, either in Switzerland or in neighboring France. Dent de Vaulion and Lac de Joux
The Benoit family has lots of other ideas, fliers and itineraries to propose...

The domain is cercled by fruit-trees: plum-tree, prune-tree, cherry-tree, pear-tree, apple-tree, apricot-tree, quince-tree and vine. Diverse "Home made" products are at your disposal for tasting:
Fresh products
And on request, you can have pizzas, pies and meringue, all baked in the wood owen!
Fresh eggs - Jam from our garden - Home made "Raisinée" - Home made "Safran" - Nut oil - Domain vine (Garanoir)

Children are welcome!
Games are at your disposal.along with poneys...
This region gives a lot of possibilities for children (activities, zoo, sport, lake, ...)

Stewardship and technic
The Charron domain uses photovoltaics panels to produce electricity, along with solar energy to heat some of the needed water. Rain water is salvaged for site requirements.

Gite du Charron - Yvan et Tania Benoît
Chambres d'hotes
Grand'Rue 69 - CH-1373 Chavornay VD
Tél. ++41 (0)24 441 09 43