Moulin de Chevannes

Marcel and Ineke Beljon live since November 2002 (still with great pleasure) in the "Parc naturelle du Morvan" in Burgundy in the department of Saone et Loire.
Our complex consists of a large house with 3 guest rooms (chambres d'hotes), a watermill and a farm; the last 2 tribes from the 18th century. All this located on a plot of more than 12 acres. bounded by the river "La Braconne".

Moulin de Chevannes

What we offer

- The house, 3 x chambres d'hotes (guest rooms) with private bathroom;
- On the spacious landing 4 armchairs, a filled fridge, a Senseo coffee machine and a kettle for the tea. Our guests keep track of what they use;
- The water mill, a gite of more than 90 m2 for a maximum of 4 people, with still recognizable elements of the water mill, for instance the coffee table is the old millstone;
- The farmhouse, a gite of 120 m2 for up to 8 people, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a spacious living room; Both gites include a dishwasher, a microwave, a Sony stereo system and a TV; 
- A mini-campsite for exclusively tents. The luxury bathroom downstairs in the mill where all the wheels are still present;
- A large garden where you can relax on the river with its sandy beach with seating and sun loungers here and there.
- TV 

We rent 2 gites

Le Moulin

4 persons  

90 m2

To the left of our house you have the authentic water mill, from about 1750, which has been transformed into a very comfortable holiday home. With plenty of space, living space of 100 m2 and space for a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 people. Luxury open kitchen with all modern conveniences. In the seating area is a unique coffee table: the old millstone! Everywhere in this house you will find elements from the old mill and also with the eyes closed you will feel that the mill is still working: right next to the house the brook splashes around the old mill wheel.
Ground floor:
Sitting room / dining kitchen (dishwasher, fridge with freezer, 4 hotplates, electric oven, coffee maker, kettle, toaster), spacious terrace. TV / DVD present (Dutch channels).
1st floor:
Landing with toilet, spacious bathroom with large shower (120x80) & sink. 2 bedrooms (box spring beds 200 x 80/90).

Le Papillon

8 persons

120 m2

Next to our house where we have our bed & breakfast, you'll find this comfortable gîte. It is a renovated farmhouse (with many authentic details) Le Papillon is 120m² for rental from 4 people and for 2 people only the ground floor of 60m² is available.

Ground floor: Sitting room / kitchen (dishwasher, fridge, 4-burner gas stove with oven, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster), washing machine, toilet in hall, bedroom for 2 persons with box spring beds (2.00 x 80/90) and shower, spacious terrace.TV/DVD present (Dutch channels).

1st floor: landing with toilet, bathroom with shower and sink, sitting area, 2 bedrooms with private sink (box spring beds 2.00 x 80/90), one with sofa bed for possibly 2 extra people.

Special features in the immediate vicinity


Cycling and hiking is done directly from our location, Maps and route descriptions are waiting for you. In our village you make a stop in the Tea Room with a beautiful view of the valley of the Arroux. This is also the ideal cycling environment for the untrained cyclist.


The old Roman city of Autun with its cathedral from the 12th century with Tympanum above the main entrance, the old Arena, partly the city walls with here and there another city gate. On Wednesday and Friday the market with a market hall under the hotel de ville (town hall). We have already prepared a city walk for you.


The temple of the 1000 Buddhas in La Boulaye, the 1st temple in France and the largest. The temple was built according to the model Samye, the first temple to be built in Tibet, and consists of three levels, which symbolize the body, the word and the spirit of all buddhas. Every summer there is an exhibition promoting traditional Himalayan Buddhism from Bhutan, Nepal, Tibet and Mongolia.

Castle Guédelon

In the middle of a natural environment that has all the necessary raw materials such as stone, wood, earth, sand, clay ... build stonemasons, bricklayers, lumberjacks, carpenters, smiths, roof tile makers, drivers, rope rats under the watchful eye of thousands of visitors.
For whatever reason you visit the construction site, Guédelon meets all your expectations.
Guédelon is a scientific, historical, pedagogical, tourist and, above all, a humane construction site.

Mont Beuvray

The Mont Beuvray with the museum (thanks to Mitterand) about the excavations of the old Celtic settlement Bibracte where amateur archaeologists from all over the world uncover more and more pieces of the settlement. In summer, a bus from the museum runs free up the mountain with various stops at the excavations. At the end of the ride a lookout point where in clear weather the Mont Blanc can be seen, great!

Various activities

Various castles routes, there are too many to visit them all. 
Golfing, several golf courses in the area, an 11-hole course in Autun (15 min), an 18-hole course at Montchanin (45 min.) A course in Chalon sur Saone and Beaune, both 18-holes and 1 hour drive.
Kayaking and canoeing on the river Arroux (15 min.).
Flea markets (vide-greniers) in the streets of the nicest villages.

Le Moulin de Chevannes

For more detailed information about Moulin de Chevannes, please refer to our website.

71190 Saint Didier sur Arroux
Tel: +33 385 82 37 80