The gîte de Célestine

Gîte de Célestine provides an excellent base for those who enjoy the countryside but also like easy access to Paris and other major attractions. It is situated on the edge of Compiègne forest and on the banks of the river Oise. Take advantage of the excellent walking and cycle routes network through the forest or along the river.


The Gîte has been tastefully renovated and it forms part of the historic stables, which once belonged to the nearby Château Du Bac. Gîtes de France has awarded Gîte de Célestine a 4 star rating.


Located in the heart of Picardy, the accommodation is ideally located for a number of major attractions. Only 5 minutes from the motorway, Paris can be reached in 1 hour. A number of historic cities are close by. These include Compiègne, Senlis, Chantilly, Pierrefonds, and the opportunity to visit the various Château, castles, gardens and museums. In addition to Disneyland Paris, families have the opportunity to access other Theme Parks e.g. Parc Astérix, Mer de Sable (Wild West, Arabian Nights & Jungle themes).


 The town of Lacroix-Saint-Ouen has various shops, restaurants and a supermarket. There is a weekly market on a Sunday morning.

 The cottage accommodates 4 people (6 including the use of the sofa bed) and is well equipped:

  • 2 bedrooms (1 king size bed, 2 single beds)
  • Office / upstairs sitting room with double size sofa bed. Box of children’s games.
  • Bathroom with 2 separate wash hand basins, large shower area with rain shower
  • Separate WC upstairs and on the ground floor
  • Living room / dining area with pellet stove, TV, free WiFi
  • Kitchen area with dishwasher, washing machine, hob, oven, microwave
  • Enclosed front garden & terrace, with table & chairs, bench
  • Barbecue, table tennis, deckchairs
  • As an equestrian Gîte, stabling for 3 horses is available
  • Baby equipment on request
  • Sheets, towels and linens included.
  • Bike rental is available
  • Private parking


The possibility of long term rental is available for professionals.