Le Petit Manoir des Bruyères
  Le Petit Manoir des Bruyères
5, allée de Charbuy
Madame Monique JOULLIÉ
Email: jchambord@aol.com
Languages: English, Italian
Credit cards: VISA, MasterCard, AE, JCB 

Département: Yonne (89) 


Le Petit Manoir des Bruyères
  'Speechless' may be the best word to describe your reaction when you first set eyes on Le Petit Manoir des Bruyères.  This delightful manor house is crowned with a distinctive Burgundian patterned roof in the style of  the Hôtel Dieu in Beaune.  The gardens are magnificent, filled with roses, flowerbeds and specimen trees.  The residents of the gardens ~ a fine collection of birds including pheasants, ducks, rare pigeons and others ~ are very interesting and fill the garden with their charm and voices. 

The interior ~ from the magnificent ceilings to the beautiful carpets ~ is exquisite.  Four-poster beds await you in many of the guest rooms, and the period furnishings throughout create an atmosphere of history and a sense of style.    All double guest rooms are en suite, with showers or baths.  The bathrooms are lavish and elegant with fine fixtures and beautifully appointed. 

One of two suites offered is Montespan ~ a royal suite overlooking the forest and park ~  entered through an 18th-century music room  where there are depictions of cherubs playing various musical instruments.  A French-style ceiling, objets d'art, and antique furniture complete the picture.  Its double bedroom offers a view of the flower garden,  and the white Cyprus marble bath just adds to the feeling of luxury. La Vallière, a lovely rooom facing the front gardens, has a very comfortable bed and painted coffered ceiling.  It also has an en suite bathroom that is lavishly decorated and includes a unique oval window overlooking the garden below. 

Modern amenities at Le Petit Manoir des Bruyères include safes, satellite television, mobile phones and non-smoking rooms.  Breakfast or fine dinners in the Louis XIII dining room are bountiful feasts to be long remembered.  Most impressive of all is the warm and friendly welcome guests receive at Le Petit Manoir des Bruyères.  Madame is most attentive and accommodating to her guests.  The family's love for the home and gardens is evident, and it is happily shared with guests who come to Le Petit Manoir from all over the world. 

The thoughtful and tasteful restoration of this home, which has stood since 1600, will surely impress you, and we know you will want to return again as we have once you have experienced this Burgundy jewel.

  Rooms: 2 doubles,  each with shower
Price:   "La Valliere" € 160; "Maintenon" € 150 - both including breakfast
Suites:   2 doubles with bath 
Price: "Montespan" € 220; "Sevigne" €  180 - both including breakfast
Apartment: "La Folie" €  150 for 2 persons, € 165 for 3 persons, and € 180 for 4 persons, including breakfast
Dinners:   Prix fixe menu is €  46 - drinks extra.  Tables are laid with porcelain, crystal and silverware and decorated with flowers ~ all very elegant!
Ample closed parking
No animals, please.

Open all year.
On the grounds: strolls through the park-like gardens.  Many multi-color birds including canaries, pheasants, white fantails, Chinese ducks and more!
Vicinity: The very special city of Auxerre on the River Yonne with its museums, the historic hill town of  Vezelay, charming Chablis and the Burgundy vineyards, Joigny (all with fine restaurants for lunch).   Swimming pool 5 km, 160 km from Paris, 300 km to Lyon. 


From Paris, the A6 Autoroute to Auxerre Nord exit to N6 to D158 direction Perrigny and  St Georges sur / Baulche to D89 for a short distance to the D22 on left direction Bruyères.

Railroad station at Auxerre.
Car Rental Auxerre (click here)

FranceMichelin Map to Châteausmcastle1

Montespan Dining Room Fireplace Gardens
Suite Montespan Louis XIII Dining Room Fireplace The Gardens La Vallière