Set in the heart of a village 'a la Chalonnaise' well sought after sector, we have this beautiful stone house, already renovated with 195 m2 of living space and spectacular wine cellars, it offers a space built around a large living room of 50 m2 with sitting room (with wood burning stove) and kitchen.
This room serves on one side a sleeping area with 2 bedrooms and a bathroom on the ground floor and a games room and a bedroom upstairs.
On the other side, a private space (independent entry opportunity) with a bedroom, a living room of 25 m2 and a bathroom.
The house also includes a laundry room and a fantastic home cinema room in one of the cellars.
The house rests on an enclosed garden of 865 m2 with garden features and heated swimming pool.
An outbuilding and a carport round off the set.
Living area: 195 m2
Land area: 865 m2
Tax fonciere: 937 Euros a year
Sanitation: MAINS DRAINAGE
NOTE: Actual village location may not be as stated but is within approx. 20/30 kms, ask for more details.
The department of Saone-et-Loire is in the Bourgogne region, or Burgundy if you prefer. The locals and the French in general refer to this region as Bourgogne, it is only the rest of the world that translates it as Burgundy, so take your pick.
Burgundy comprises the following four departments: Cote-d'Or, Saone-et-Loire, Yonne and Nievre.
Most of the population of Saone-et-Loire department live in the east as this area is much better developed in terms of transport networks and has much more employment. it is not far for people to commute to Lyon which is one of France's biggest cities.
Saone et Loire offers some very diverse landscapes which are a delight to discover: hedged / bocage farmlands, vineyards, woodlands, lakes and ponds will probably seduce most of you. The department also boasts a great heritage in its buildings, Roman villages, vineyards and more.
Bourgogne is one of France's main wine producing areas, that is how you will know it as Burgundy I guess. It is well known for both its red and white wines, mostly made from Pinot noir and Chardonnay grape varieties, although others are used including Aligote, Pinot blanc, Gamay and Sauvignon blanc. The 'wine region' is divided into the Cote-d'Or, where the most expensive and prized Burgundies are found, Beaujolais where the first wines of the season come from on the third Thursday of November each year, Chablis, as well as the Cote Chalonnaise and Macon (try a Macon Village wine, my personal favourite).
The reputation, quality and heritage of the best wines, along with the fact that they are sometimes produced in small quantities, leads to a high demand and in turn high prices, with some Burgundies being ranking amongst the most expensive wines in the world.
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