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Domaine St Christophe

Grand-Est, Saint-Mihiel

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Rated with 9.3

(22 Reviews)

Escape to a simpler life with Niki and Pieter-Jan

Stay at Domaine Saint-Christophe in Meuse in Lorraine. Niki, Pieter-Jan and their children live there surrounded by their farm animals. They live a simple lifestyle in the middle of the forest with the main water stream that comes from 7 different water streams. At Domaine Saint-Christophe, there are purebred Dutch horses, sheep and dogs. The lodges are located at the edge of the forest, offering you the ideal setting for you to recharge your batteries with family or friends.

Take a breath of fresh air in Lorraine

The estate is located in the heart of the forest, suitable for long walks. You can also choose to go on a mountain bike or canoe on the Meuse. Madine lake is 25 minutes drive from the farm and the cities of Metz and Nancy is an hour away.

What to do at Domaine St Christophe

The horses on the farm are broken in and trained on site. Each year the mares give birth to adorable foals and fillies! Therefore, you will be able to help the farmer and look after the horses or even better, horse riding! The farm also has its own restaurant “De Oude Deel”. Meals vary depending on the day of the week so please do not hesitate to contact us for more information. For the kids there are board games, coloring books and a playground on the farm. Enjoy the simple things during your stay at Domaine Saint-Christophe in one of the canvas lodges. Our accommodations have quality bedding, a fully equipped kitchen, toilet and private shower.

What can you expect?

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    Group dining area

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    Dogs allowed

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    Horses and ponies

What animals with you find on this farm?

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What our guests like

  • ✓ Farm meals
  • ✓ horse riding lessons
  • ✓ Beautiful walking routes

Our canvas hideaways

Tenthuisje binnen douche

Canvas hideaway with en-suite shower

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    6 persons

Tenthuisje farm douche

Canvas hideaway with farm-house shower

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    6 persons

Tenthuisje buiten douche

Canvas hideaway with private outdoor shower

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    6 persons

Check A unique experience
Check Back to basics
Check Live in nature
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    Including wood for the wood-burning stove

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    Including welcome package with bed-linen, towels, candles, matches, washing-up liquid and other basic items

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Going without electricity is our greatest luxury

Pizza Night

The farmer will usually fire up the pizza oven during your stay. Everyone gathers round to tell their stories of the day’s adventures and invent pizza toppings you’ll never find on the high street

Ask the Farmer

The farm tour is a must if it’s on offer. But you don’t wait till then. The farmer will be delighted to tell you more about how what goes on at the farm at any time.

The Farm Shop

It’s great for the basics and usually even better for local produce and low food miles. And every Feather Down farm shop operates on an honesty basis.

Options during your stay

Horse livery
Horse livery
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You can bring your horse or pony to this farm. Horse fodder is included.

Pets
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Recommended!

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Bring your dog along. A maximum of 2 well-behaved dogs per lodge. The price is per dog, per night.
Please note: You are required to keep your dog on a leash while on the campsite

Meet your hosts

Niki and Pieter-Jan

Domaine de Saint Christophe Glamping France 14

Nearby

Metz, Verdun en Nancy

Bos

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Ideaal voor lange wandelingen.

La Butte de Montsec

Lac de Madine

What do our guests think?

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9.3

Mrs Burns

06/08/2021

Brilliant peaceful oasis

10

Mr Clark

05/08/2019

This was our fourth time at Le Domaine Saint-Christophe and we will keep going back for as long as they will have us! A fantastic location, with a brilliant team who looked after us incredibly well. We went horse-riding every day, enjoyed playing with the animals, bouncing on the trampolines and exploring the local area. Lac De Madine is just a short drive away for swimming, cycling, aqua park and a "Go Ape" equivalent. We loved our holiday and look forward to returning soon.

10

Mrs Chapman

11/08/2017

What a magical place! So pretty. The children loved the freedom of the farm and riding to the honesty shop to fetch croissants. The tents are very secluded and I loved the walk across the meadow to get to them. Our first featherdown holiday and definitely not the last!

10

Mrs. Kitchin

02/10/2015

Savine and Peiter are wonderful hosts. This is our 2nd viisit this year and are defiently coming back next year.

10

Mrs. Hewitt

24/08/2015

We had a great week at St. Christophe. Savine and Pieter were very welcoming and the farm has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. My 9 year old son and I enjoyed riding out and lessons on the beautiful friesian horses. The tent was very comfortable and well equipped. We found plenty to do on the farm and in the surrounding area and wish we had been able to stay longer.

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Mrs. Hewitt

24/08/2015

We had a great week at St. Christophe. Savine and Pieter were very welcoming and the farm has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. My 9 year old son and I enjoyed riding out and lessons on the beautiful friesian horses. The tent was very comfortable and well equipped. We found plenty to do on the farm and in the surrounding area and wish we had been able to stay longer.

10

Mrs. Godfrey

17/08/2015

Excellent but all down to the wonderful hosts

10

Mr. Hopkins

17/08/2015

Fantastic location, hosts, outdoor activities for the children and horse riding school.

10

Mrs. Godfrey

17/08/2015

Excellent but all down to the wonderful hosts

10

Mrs. Worth

10/08/2015

Totally unique, refreshing and invigorating. A one off experience that gave us very special family time away from the usual distractions of everyday life.

10

Ms. Walters

17/07/2015

A really ideal location, you can just stay on the farm as there's masses of games and equipment to use - all for free. The kids loved the freedom there's a trampoline and swing ropes and catapult - which my kids named Tarzan Land. The small animals enclosure perfect for kids few pigs chickens rabbits donkey and Shetlands to climb in with and pet. The Fresian horses are beautiful - but they require a bit of experience to be able to book freely. Only my husband was a good enough rider so we all needed to be lead as these are big powerful horses not pony trekking docile nags!!! As we all needed the support of staff only managed 1 trip out in the week. There is a riding school at the Lake if kids just want a simple trek and this was very cheap and easy to book.

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Mr. Harris

03/07/2015

second time we have used featherdown - once again we were not disappointed . Last year was somerset & this year we were in France during the crazy heatwave but this didnt stop us enjoying our holiday . St christophe is a beautiful location for featherdown with a superb atmosphere & very friendly farmer & team. would highly recommend & we will be trying featherdown again next year .

10

Mrs. Schuermans

03/07/2015

We had a wonderful week. Saving and Pieter and their family were very welcoming. There were other families (6) so that our children could make friends. The children enjoyed their freedom a lot, meeting friends at the trampoline, playing in the woods or going to visit the donkeys, pigs, chicken and rabbits. We just hung our hammock in a shady spot near our tent and enjoyed the peace. It was lovely walking past the beautiful horses and the little foals every time we needed something from the shop. We really appreciated being able to borrow books and games. The cloister is very charming.

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Mrs. Schuermans

03/07/2015

We had a wonderful week. Saving and Pieter and their family were very welcoming. There were other families (6) so that our children could make friends. The children enjoyed their freedom a lot, meeting friends at the trampoline, playing in the woods or going to visit the donkeys, pigs, chicken and rabbits. We just hung our hammock in a shady spot near our tent and enjoyed the peace. It was lovely walking past the beautiful horses and the little foals every time we needed something from the shop. We really appreciated being able to borrow books and games. The cloister is very charming.

10

Mrs. Wood

05/06/2015

This was the most perfect holiday. I had such high hopes and expectations and it was so much better than I could imagine. Both our children had a horse riding lesson, even our 18 month year old who is now horse mad... Nah Nah! We hardly left the campsite because we were so happy in the beautiful peaceful surroundings. We found wild strawberries, built dens and had water fights. The shop had nothing missing and the 'library' was fantastic we borrowed all sorts of books, toys, games and craft things. Everyone slept well and no one wanted to leave!

10

Mrs. Koehler

26/05/2015

Wonderful location, brilliant hosts, definitely to recommend!!!

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Mrs. Koehler

26/05/2015

Wonderful location, brilliant hosts, definitely to recommend!!!

10

Mrs Walter

22/05/2015

Stunning and peaceful location, majestic horses and an exceptionally welcoming family. Plenty of WW1 battlefields & forts to visit and our daughters (13 & 11yrs) enjoyed exploring them. Another beautiful morning spent kayaking on the river Meuse. Hours spent admiring "le Frison" horses plus our oldest went for a forest ride and loved it. Even more hours spent with the farm animals - taking donkeys & miniature ponies for forest walks, collecting eggs, stroking the bunnies and pigs. The accommodation was perfect and such a luxury to have a shower!! Just the place to be to enjoy nature and unwind.

10

Mrs Walter

22/05/2015

Stunning and peaceful location, majestic horses and an exceptionally welcoming family. Plenty of WW1 battlefields & forts to visit and our daughters (13 & 11yrs) enjoyed exploring them. Another beautiful morning spent kayaking on the river Meuse. Hours spent admiring "le Frison" horses plus our oldest went for a forest ride and loved it. Even more hours spent with the farm animals - taking donkeys & miniature ponies for forest walks, collecting eggs, stroking the bunnies and pigs. The accommodation was perfect and such a luxury to have a shower!! Just the place to be to enjoy nature and unwind.

10

Mr. Walter

22/05/2015

Stunning and peaceful location, majestic horses and an exceptionally welcoming family. Plenty of WW1 battlefields & forts to visit and our daughters (13 & 11yrs) enjoyed exploring them. Another beautiful morning spent kayaking on the river Meuse. Hours spent admiring "le Frison" horses plus our oldest went for a forest ride and loved it. Even more hours spent with the farm animals - taking donkeys & miniature ponies for forest walks, collecting eggs, stroking the bunnies and pigs. The accommodation was perfect and such a luxury to have a shower!! Just the place to be to enjoy nature and unwind.

10

Mr. Tagg

22/08/2014

The experience was made even better by the International nature of the clientelle.

10

Ms. Moorthy

15/08/2014

This was our first time at a Father Down farm - and what an experience! The children didnt want to leave ... the location and facilities were great, but what made it extra special was Savine and Peter's personal touches and the other great families that come here. _x000D_ A wholesome, healthy holiday - no gadgets or gizmos, just old fashioned play in the fields and with animals!And we parents actually got to relax and chat while the kids disappeared for hours on end. A relaxing and fabulous holiday for kids and parents alike!

10

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