Located in a panoramic position on a hill, just 30 minutes north of Paris, you will find the beautiful country house La Clairière de la Reine Hortense. The holiday home, suitable for 10 people, has been restored with care and taste and is ideal for a get-together of family and friends.
The attractive interior is classic and elegant with a rural undertone and a modern touch. In the spacious living room, antique furniture, high beamed ceilings, and Versailles-style parquet floors are combined with accents in bright colors such as the beautiful dark pink upholstered armchairs. In winter you will enjoy long winter evenings here by the fireplace. Spread over the ground and the first floor are the 5 comfortable bedrooms and there is a well-equipped kitchen with patio doors leading to a terrace for alfresco dining. Located lower in the garden is a heated swimming pool with sun loungers and alluring views of the surrounding countryside. With plenty of space inside and out, you will find plenty of privacy everywhere!
The property is set in a 7-hectare park, with lawns and secular trees and the Montmorency forest beyond to explore on foot! At the markets in the authentic villages nearby you can buy local cheeses, cider, and other delicacies to cook at home. The absolute plus of La Clairière de la Reine Hortense is the convenient location for (re)discovering Paris, but also for visiting Versailles and Chantilly, this charming holiday home is the perfect home base.
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La Clairière de la Reine Hortense is set on a hill, a 15-minute walk (downhill) from the village of Saint Prix, in French Val d'Oise. The nearest supermarket is 1.5 km away. In the town of Saint-Leu-la-Forêt (1km) you will also find nice markets, deli-stores, and supermarkets.Furthermore, the village has a beautiful church with an imperial crypt with four stone tombs where members of the Bonaparte family are buried.
Behind the house is the beautiful forest of Montmorency, where you can go for long walks. Many walking routes start from the house. A short car ride takes you to Auvers-sur-Oise (13 km), where Van Gogh lived and worked. Gourmets will also find the famous, but rather expensive, restaurant Le Relais des Peintres here. There are many castles in the area to visit such as Chateau de la Chasse, Chateau de la Chesnaie, and Château d'Auvers-sur-Oise. Enghien-les-Bains (8km) - located at the picturesque Lake Enghien - was a prosperous suburb of Paris in the 19th century. Since then, the place has welcomed visitors in its thermal baths. Today, it is also home to one of the largest and most popular casinos in France.
Parc Naturel du Vexin (30km) is a beautiful natural park with an unspoiled landscape of forests, meadows, marshes, and rivers. The visitor centre, is housed in the elegant Château de Théméricourt. Besides an information centre, it also houses a museum dedicated to local nature, history, and art. The park is a paradise for hiking and cycling enthusiasts with more than 800 kilometres of marked paths.
Of course, the holiday home is ideally located for a trip to the French capital Paris (27 km), as well as for a visit to Versailles (34 km) and Chantilly (25 km), known for its wondrous castle.
París-Charles de Gaulle Airport is 37 km from La Clairière de la Reine Hortense, while Paris-Orly Airport is 57 km away.
La Clairière de la Reine Hortense (250m2) is quietly located in the middle of greenery, ideal for a rural holiday with family or friends. The house offers plenty of space inside and out and is fully equipped for a comfortable stay in any season. The house is on two floors and has the following layout: