Set in the heart of the tranquil countryside of Burgundy, only 70kms from Dijon, Moulin de Corde provides quality accommodation for 6 people comfortably and can accommodate up to 8 adults. The large kitchen is well-appointed with all amenities, lounge and dinning room, the accommodation is over three double bedrooms with additional double sofa bed available. Moulin de Corde has just been re-furnished throughout. There is a main bathroom, a shower room on the ground floor and two powder rooms, one on each floor. The house is situated on the edge of a small village with a patisserie, general store, pharmacy and has a market on Saturday mornings. Only 25kms to Châtillon-sur-Seine which has large supermarkets and specialty stores.
The local area is renown for its food and wine and the UNESCO sites of Abbye de Fontenay and Alésia are in easy driving distance. Montbard, 72kms away, provides a fast train link to Paris (1 hour). While in the midst of the Burgundy wine region it is only a short drive to Chablis, Beaune, Champagne and other notable wine areas.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Paris, Cahrles De Gaulle 300 km, Nearest railway: Montbard 72 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
Burgundy is the heart of France and best known for its foods and wines as well as it's history.
Within easy drive of the house is the UNESCO sites of Abbye de Fontenay and Alésia, the ancient walled villages of Semur-en-Auuxois and Flavigny-sur-Ozerain (where 'Chocolat' was filmed).
For the wine and food gourmands there's the world class Burgundy wines and wine centres like the village of Chablis, Beaune, Macon, Nuits-saint-Georges and the mustard capital of the world Dijon and local cheese like Époisse and Delice and don't forget the snails!
The nearest major town, Châtillon-sur-Seine (28kms away) has a large range of specialty stores as well as large supermarkets, a cinema and the Museum of the Chatillonaise which house the famous 'Vase Vix' , a 6th century BC bronze vase and other burial goods found locally in 1953.
The vineyards of the near Châtillon produce there own sparkling wine called crémant and well worth a try and there is a number of museums dedicated to wine and wine making in the area.
The Cônois Marsh at Bure-les-Templiers has great walks through local flora which includes many rare and protected species.
Nestle in countryside, 28kms from Châtillon-sur-Seine and 66kms from Dijon, Recey has a bakery which bakes throughout the day and grocery store that stocks all the essentials as well as a post office, ATM and a pharmacy. During summer the local pool is open and at the same venue are tennis and basketball courts.
The lake is 2 minutes away and offers a relaxing, leisurely walk
Saturday morning there is a small market held in the centre of the village featuring local cheeses and meats.