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Melanie Hane's November 2018 Newsletter


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TEDx Manhattan Beach

ENCORE Gala 2018 Autumn Ball

Union Station Homeless Services Presents: Evening For The Station

International Myeloma Foundation 12th Annual Comedy Celebration

Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crumble from Saveur

Hot Apple Cider from A Sweet Pea Chef

Maple Glazed Carrots from Food & Wine Magazine

Clementine & Garlic Roast Turkey from Food & Wine Magazine

Melanie Hane's September 2018 Newsletter

Château de la Frédière - Golf de Céron

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The Château sits in a land mass of about 250 acres of which about 84 acres have been utilized to create an 18 hole championship standard golf course. It is an 18th century stone built beautiful building with fairy tale twin towers boasting of an overall total of 19 rooms. The entire building has been a subject of a massive overhaul and refurbishment for the past three years and has been brought back to the luxuries and facilities of 21st century yet retaining its original style and grandeur. The refurbishment has seen installation of lavish soft furnishings and handmade English furniture using English oak and cherry woods. Handmade Crystal Chandeliers were imported from Czech Republic whilst the marble sink tops and tiles came from Italy Greece and Spain. The beautiful wooden floors are adorned by hand made rugs from Turkey.

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13 rooms have been refurbished and decorated to a very high standard into luxurious en-suite double bedrooms 5 of which are large suites and one room has been furnished to cater for a disabled person. As there is no major road in the close vicinity or any over flying air planes therefore, surrounded by unrivalled natural beauty, peace and tranquillity it provides an atmosphere of absolute serenity. It has been often described by visitors as “This is Paradise.”

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The estate is located in the Saone-et-Loire region of Burgundy province of France in a tiny village of Ceron and it is about 2 hours’ drive from Lyon International airport the second largest city of France, about 3 hours’ drive away from the Swiss city of Geneva and 3.5 hours’ drive from Paris. Other big cities are Macon, famous for its wines about an hour's drive, Vichy, famous for its spas, water and ancient Roman heritage, about 45 minutes’ drive away and Roanne 25 minutes.

15 minutes from the estate there is a military airport which has been handed to civilian authorities. There is discussion of converting it into a commercial airport.


Outer Buildings...

1- The Club House: 

This building has a large entrance hall, reception and shop, a bar and lounge with fire place, a beautiful restaurant covering 60 guests, a fully fitted professional kitchen and food storage room and a large cold room fitted with a walk in fridge. There are also changing rooms for ladies and gents with full washing and shower facilities.

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In addition to the above there is a very large, fully air conditioned function room on the first floor of this building with wooden floor and Beamed ceiling with a capacity to accommodate 120 people. This room isideal for weddings, anniversaries and birthday parties or corporate functions. On this floor there is also a secondary kitchen and ladies and gents cloak rooms.

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2- La Maison:

This is a lovely cottage style house which has 11 rooms at present and can be extended to create 16 en-suite rooms in total. The work to refurbish this house is under consideration to be commenced in the near future.

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3- Practice area:

An old cow shelter has been tastefully designed and converted into a modern practice/drive range with 8 bays, putting greens and a ball dispensing machine. It is probably the only covered golf practice area in France.


18 holes of golf, half way house, and training facilities...

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4- Squash area:

A large enclosed and roofed area currently being used for caddy storage is earmarked for future development as a squash court or further guestrooms.

5- Atelier/Studio:

A building of about 1,000 sq feet is being used to house various Golf course machinery and general maintenance. It is fully equipped with all the utilities and services.

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This building is adjoining to the club house and occupies an area of about 3,000 sq.ft. It has been earmarked for development as a luxury spa, exercise and beauty treatment rooms. 

For more information, email Melanie... this property is listed for sale at 7.5 million Euro.

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