Situated in idyllic surroundings on the edge of the vineyard village of the Chalonnaise region, this villa built in 2003 offers a bargain. The owners were able to give him a great style by the mixture of noble materials (stone floors and stairs) and contemporary items.
Its 280 m2 are divided into 2 levels:
On the ground-floor a piece of life of 100 m2 is the heart of the house. Its volumes, beautiful openings and different compartments make it a very friendly space, including a lounge with fireplace, a living room and a large fitted kitchen.
This beautiful open room outside has on various terraces, enjoys a beautiful luminosity FURNISHED including a nice glass roof.
This level also offers a more intimate area with a library, a bedroom with private bathroom and an office.
Finally, a cellar, a laundry room, a pantry, a boiler room and a garage round off this level.
It acceded to the floor by a beautiful staircase leading to a large room paliere serving a rating a suite of 25 m2 with private bathroom and nice balcony / terrace overlooking the garden, and the other 2 bedrooms , a bathroom and a toilet.
The house rests on a beautiful landscape park of 3800 m2, enclosed by stone walls and embellished with a swimming pool (9x4) and heated pool house.
An awning for 3 vehicles complete this beautiful charm.
Living area: 280 m2
Land area: 3,700 m2
Tax Fonciere: 1600 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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