Set around a courtyard at the edge of the village of Ivry-en-Montagne, the gite overlooks the Chateau de Coraboeuf, in a landscape of wooded hills and pastures. Eagles and buzzards soar overhead by day and nightingales sing at night. The quiet village of Ivry-en-Montagne welcomes visitors and is a calm setting for your holiday within easy reach of a wide range of attractions and activities. Village amenities include a Daily bread van (as a rough guide between 10.00 and 11.30 am); Weekly grocery van; Church; Tennis and sports ground; Wine store; Mairie. Close to Beaune and its treasures and with a wealth of exquisite food and wine to taste and enjoy, this is France at its very best! You can explore forests, historic towns and castles, take leisurely countryside and canal walks, make exciting cycle rides, and refresh yourself by tasting some of the best wines and delicious foods in the world at friendly local cafes and restaurants all encompassed by the dramatic landscapes of chateaux, ancient forests, historic towns and villages.
Letting weeks run from Saturday to Saturday.
The cosy living-room has a magnificent stone fireplace with wood-burning stove, cottage-style furniture seating 5/6, coffee table, cocktail cabinet with plenty glassware. There is a music system and a TV/DVD (bring your additional CDs and DVDs). Wifi
Rental includes bed (but not cot) linen, towels, heating (including logs), hot water. Please clean at end of stay (normal in France) or 30€ will be deducted from your security deposit.
The house is fully centrally heated and has a brilliant wood-burning stove to keep you cosy even on winter days. Hot water is plentifully available. We have included a cot and a high chair for tots. NB: This is a no-smoking, no pets property.
There is a patio with patio table, chairs and drinks trolley, outdoor loungers and the essential BBQ. The court yard provides a good kick-about or badminton area and the gravel patio and driveway are ideal for boules. The area round about has plenty of activities for couples or families, walking the country lanes and canals, cycling, tennis in the village, swimming, horse-riding, chateaux visits, canal trips, golf, fishing, water sports in the Morvan. There are 2 bikes available (a lady's and a gent's) but you would need to bring childrens' bikes.
Chateaux de Coraboeuf at Ivry, fairytale la Rochepot 10kms. The walled town of Beaune with its beautiful Hotel Dieu (famous Burgundian roof), attractive squares, wonderful Saturday market, shops and fabulous restaurants is 25 mins drive. Nearest villages are Cussy la Colonne, Roman column - 1km; Montceau et Echarnant with windmill - 2 kms; Molinot 4kms with pretty mill; St Romain 9kms, Roman remains and cliff-top castle; Nolay with a mediaeval covered market 14kms (15 mins). Autun 42kms, 35mins.
NB: No-smoking, no pets.