Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This beautiful renovated 200 year old stone cottage is nestled in the Morvan Natural Park.

ldeal for walking, cycling and water sports yet close enough to villages supplying all your needs including a

chocolatier, butcher, boulangerie, regular markets.

The Morvan has much to offer - history and culture with places such as Beaune, Vezelay, Bazoches,

Clamecy and Semur.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lac St Agnan 4 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 10 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: AĆ©roport de Paris Orly 123 km, Nearest railway: Montbard 49 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Burgundy region

The Morvan Natural Park is a wonderful spot. Gentle hills lead down to clear, fast flowing streams which feed dozens of lakes.

The lake of St Agnan is a ten minute drive or a half hour walk. It has sandy beaches and boat rentals in high season.

Avallon is the nearest city, it has a beautiful old town with ramparts and fabulous views down the gorge. There are pavement cafes and restuarants and interesting little shops. There is a market on a Saturday.

On the edge of town is a big supermarket (Auchan) where you can buy anything from fresh produce to TV's. In the area we have TWO 3 star Michelin restaurants as well as local Inn's to suit all tastes and prices.

The nearby village of Quarre les Tombes has a market twice weekly as well as butcher, baker and a chocolate shop.

The UNESCO World Heritage site of Vezelay is a must to visit with its wonderful Basilica. Beautiful 12-13th century architecture.

Saulieu

There are ancient oak forests with hundreds of kilometres of marked trails for walking or biking. Within 20 minutes or less you will find mountain biking, birdwatching, lake swimming, horse riding, rock climbing, sailing, white water rafting, canyoning, quad biking, canoeing, in over 250,000 hectares of Park.

Within an hour is Dijon, the capital of Burgundy, the wine growing areas of Chablis, Beaune, Chateau Mersault.

Nearby is Vezelay, the Unesco heritage hilltop town. For chateaux visiting there are Tanlay, Bazoches and St Fargeau all in the region.

Local wildlife in the area includes wild boar, deer, red squirrels, loires, bats and badgers.

For shopping, there is a boulangerie, minimarket, bar tabac, post office and pharmacy at Rouvray, ten minutes drive away, There is also a big Auchan supermarket in Avallon 30 mins away.

There is a market in a nearby village twice a week. Both Salieu & Quarre les Tombes