The property

Located on the banks of the river Saône, this 17th century domaine was a refuge for boatmen in former times, it also served as an ancient hunting lodge.

Now entirely renovated in 2020 by Sheena and John using exclusively local artisans, respecting the domaine’s long history, restoring with authentic and traditional materials. Today, the domaine offers a high level of comfort, with modern and luxurious fittings.

The domaine

Domaine de l’Oiseau is made up of 3 main buildings set in heart of a 7 acres park, with its heated swimming pool. This offers a stunning view out to the river Saône.

The main house hosts a welcoming reception and is where dinners and breakfasts are served. The vast lounge and its magnificent Burgundy stone fireplace, is still working and warming the room perfectly with a crackling log fire in winter.

The building accommodating the bedrooms is just behind the main house. The bedrooms all offer independent entrances.

The ancient barn renovated as a cosy and relaxing environment is John’s den, or rather John’s cellar, where he will share with you his passion for wine. Wine appreciation courses can be organised on reservation and delivered by professionals (please contact us).

We can hire the whole of the domaine for private or professional events, please contact-us

Sheena and John

« We fell in love with Burgundy from our first visit: the wines, the picturesque villages, the way of life…. We quickly went in search of our perfect property to make our future Maison d’hotes. This was to take some time, until we (finally) saw Domaine de l’Oiseau. Lured by its history linked to the boatmen, the proximity to Beaune and the vines, we launched our adventure finally leaving England in 2019. »

John took care of the challenge of renovations to the buildings. A colossal job. Sheena developing the interiors and decoration, something she particularly enjoys. From a background in hospitality, she loves welcoming her guests.

« We now have all 4 hands working together looking after our guests. Whether in the kitchen, with the wines or gastronomy, we love to share our passions with you!»

Every morning, Sheena and John will prepare for you a breakfast you will remember for a long time. Taken on the terrasse or inside the house, it will delight all gourmets!

Reviews of our Customers !

Agréable séjour. Calme absolu.Nous avons passé deux nuits dans cet établissement . Joli domaine bien retapé par un couple d’anglais sympathiques !! Les chambres sont grandes,le petit déjeuner excellent et le dîner fait avec des produits du terroir. De bons vins à déguster sur place. Belle piscine chaude.


Peaceful paradise in la douce France What a beautiful piece of heaven in the middle of the Bourgogne region. A wonderful romantic BnB in a green wood with trees from all over the world. The amazing sound of birds and owls surrounding you. Luxury and modern rooms in a charming French building. The view from the pool on the valley is absolutely stunning. But the best best part is the 5 star hospitality of the lovely John and Sheena. They made sure we were comfortable from the beginning. From the delicious homemade and healthy breakfast to the 4 course dinner. All was absolutely delicious and fresh accompanied with the best Burgundy wines. Thank you John and Sheena for your warming hospitality. You were the best BnB we ever had in Europe but also in the world.


Idyllic place to meet with family. Magnificent are the breakfasts and dinners that you have proposed to us ... Thanks to John for these wine choices and to Sheena for all the little touches (up to the umbrellas left at the entrance of the rooms). We were very happy with this meeting. Thank you again and of course we recommend a stop at your home.


Endroit idyllique pour se retrouver en famille. Magnifiques sont les petits déjeuners et dîners que vous nous avez proposés… Merci à John pour ces choix de vins et à Sheena pour toutes les petites attentions (jusqu’aux parapluies déposés à l’entrée des chambres ..). Nous étions très heureux de cette rencontre. Encore Merci et bien sûr nous recommandons une halte chez vous.


Nous avons adoré notre week-end au Domaine de l’oiseau. Chambres décorées avec beaucoup de goût! Endroit de charme et d’un calme ressourçant. Les plats servis par nos hôtes ont ravi nos papilles ; sans oublier bien sûr la dégustation de vins! Très bon souvenir ! Nous reviendrons en été pour profiter de la piscine et du jardin fleuri. Take care and see you soon.


David and I had a wonderful night here on our way from Switzerland to the UK. What a gem of a place. Everything was sparkling new and the room super comfortable. Sheena and John were wonderful hosts and we enjoyed the most beautiful dinner in the large open dining room with woodburner and magnificent views. Lovely breakfast too. Next time we will come back for a longer stay and maybe go biking by the river.


Je voulais vous remercier d’avoir fait en sorte que notre séjour en Bourgogne soit inoubliable. Votre Domaine de l’Oiseau est l’endroit idéal pour se ressourcer. Nous avons vraiment apprécié le service, les chambres magnifiques, les petites touches personnelles, votre accueil, la tranquillité mais surtout les repas dignes d’un grand restaurant! Nous ne manquerons pas vous recommander à nos amis. A très bientôt.


Le parc , les terrasses et la piscine sont magnifiques . Les chambres et la salle à manger sont décorés avec un goût exquis aussi. Mais tout ceci n’est rien comparé à la gentillesse de l’accueil des hôtes Sheena & John ! Merci encore , nous avons séjourné deux fois au Domaine de l’Oiseau , mais ce n’est qu’un début ;-)

Malika et Ariel

Everything is just perfect, the rooms, the equipments, the place which is quiet yet 2 minutes from the center of Gergy. A special congrats to the guests, who are welcoming and dedicated to offering a great relaxing moment and have very good taste. We had a lovely dîner taken on the master house with excellent home made cooking and excellent Wine pairing. Definitely a place where you feel good. Enchanteur !


Domaine magnifique, le lieu est incroyable. Les propriétaires sont d’une gentillesse et d’une amabilité incroyable. Je recommande vivement cet endroit.


Quelle chance nous avons eu d'être chez vous avec un temps magnifique, un soleil radieux. Votre accueil fut exceptionnel et cela m'a fait un grand plaisir pour nous tous et pour Laure en particulier. Le repas a été très réussi, un grand Bravo. J'espère que votre agenda de réservations se remplit jour après jour... je vous le souhaite de tout cœur car c'est un Bonheur de venir chez vous.