Situated 20 minutes from Chalon-sur-Saone. This beautiful character house whose raw stones date back to the 17th century, offers a resolutely 18th decors and atmosphere (moldings, tapestries, fabrics, prints and tiles). It offers 400 m2 spread over 2 levels.
The access to the property is via a charming gravelled courtyard, there then follows a staircase leading to a large hall leading to the rooms on the ground floor: 2 living room of 32 m2, an office, a kitchen, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, laundry room and a billiard room of 35 m2.
First floor: accessed by two staircases on both sides of the masonry, includes a corridor leading to 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a small gym.
Large good rooms (40 m2) and the attic is suitable for conversion.
The house rests on a shady park with trees of 6000 m2 with an outbuilding serving as workshop and garden shed.
The masonry also includes more than 200 m2 of cellars.
Living area: 400 m2
Land area: 6,000 m2
Tax Fonciere: 2800 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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