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This charmingly renovated stone house is located in the village of Brianny, a few kilo meters from the medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois. The guest house is in an enclosed garden, with a southern exposure and a view of the twin Thil hills with their XI century castle and church.
On the ground floor : - A fully furnished kitchen (4 gas burners with an electric stove, a microwave oven, a large refrigerator/freezer, and a dish washer) with a stone bread oven and a wood burning stove. - In the living room there is a large wood burning chimney with an insert that heats the bedroom above. - An office/TV room equipped with high-speed internet access and satellite television. - A king size bed or two twins on a mezzanine above the office/TV area. - A bathroom with a separate toilet, and a washing-machine and dryer.
On the second floor : - A room with a king size bed for adults near a children’s room with two single beds. - A bathroom with bathtub, sink, and toilet.
my standard rate Sep 1 - Jun 30, 2016 2 night min stay
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The medieval town of Semur-en-Auxois : the walled city of Semur on its pink granite promontory boasts several interesting walking tours across town or along the meander of the Armancon river, a gothic church, a collection of medieval houses on cobblestone streets and a variety of authentic local shops : l’Ecritoire, l’Aiguillée, Spiralinthe, Les Semurettes, etc....
Medieval villages : Flavigny-sur-Ozerain, Mont Saint-Jean, Chateauneuf-en-Auxois, Montréal or Noyers-sur-Serein
Abbeys : The magnificent cistercian abbey of Fontenay
(Unesco World Heritage) or the benedictine abbey of
Moustiers-Saint-Jean of “Cloisters” fame. A little further you
can visit the town and basilica of Vezelay (58 kms)
Saint-Thibault, Flavigny-sur-Ozerain or Montigny-sur-Armancon.
Castles (that can be visited) : Commarin, Chateauneuf-en-Auxois, Bussy-Rabutin, Epoisses, Tanlay, Ancy-le-Franc or Sully.
Stunning views : from the Thil hills, the villages of Pisy, Hauteroche, Lantilly or Alésia (site of Caesar’s victory over the Gauls)
Museums : Lapidary museum of Semur-en-Auxois, Beaux-Arts museum of Dijon (79 kms), Costume Museum of Avallon, Pompon sculpture museum of Saulieu or the Archeological museum of Chatillon-sur-Seine (65 kms), largest greek bronze vase in the world
Wine tours : Chablis, 74 kms to the north or Beaune area 78 kms to the south (Clos Vougeot, Meursault, Pommard, Aloxe Corton etc…)
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Marc and Sophie and their children: Julien, Joseph and Lucie, are happy to welcome you in this charming guest house of Brianny. We speak English and we can communicate in German and Spanish.
Why the Owner Chose Semur-en-Auxois: We chose to buy this house because it's very well situated - 7 kms from the exit #23 “Bierre-les-Semur” on the A6 highway - An hour from Paris with the 'bullet train'.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The guesthouse is an authentic little farmhouse renovated 'in his juice' (low doors, bread-oven, well protected, rabbithouse, kitchen garden.... Many cultural activities around and on Sundays “Vide-greniers”: these village-wide “garage sales” in various villages between May and September are very popular.