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Charming 2 Bedroom House with Fabulous Views of Medieval Town's Rampart

(25 Reviews)

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Last updated: 02/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:0
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 Star - Perfect for 2 couples or a family - baby friendly

* Attractive 300 years old stone house over 2 floors in Semur en Auxois
* Original stone walls and exposed beams give incredible charm
* Handcrafted staircase leading to the first floor
* Overlooks a leafy green park and to the rear has views of 4 medieval turrets and the ramparts
* Renovated in 2011 with all modern comforts including gas central heating
* Perfect for 2 couples, or a family with a baby/1 or 2 teenagers
* Enclosed garden with wisteria, old roses and herb garden
* An adjacent house is available for larger parties (property: 1405348)

* Open plan sitting room and dining area for 4 to 6p – ground floor (leading to garden)
* Fully equipped kitchen with gas cooking facility – ground floor
* Master bedroom with double bed, table and chairs, mirrored wardrobe with drawers, view of the ramparts and turrets - 1st floor
* Second bedroom with a double bed (can be separated into 2 single beds (to be specified at time of booking), shelves, desk and chair – first floor
* Separate toilet – ground floor
* Very light and modern bathroom, Italian shower – ground floor
* Laundry – exterior

* Wifi, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, hair dryer
* Top and ground floor safety gates on stairs + baby changing area – first floor.
* International Satellite TV, radio, games and books
* Parking space at front door
* Clothes folding table in laundry
* Garden furniture, deck chairs, BBQ
* All baby equipment available, cot, bath, high chair, plates, cutlery, beakers and toys…. (if needed please ask Patricia)
* All linen provided, ready to move in
* Bike rack, secure parking for bicycles

* 8 mins walk to town centre (medieval streets, river)
* Cafes for breakfast and bakers for your morning croissants and baguettes
* Central within vineyards of the Burgundy regions (Chablis to the North, Beaune and Dijon to the South) as well as local Auxois wines
* Many historical sites within easy reach such as Abbey de Fontenay, Chateau de Bussy Rabutin …
* Many local walking, riding and cycling routes (Canal de Bourgogne)
* Bike rental available near Canal
* Fishing (pike perch etc..) River and Lake in the Morvan
* Good swimming pool in Montbard for children and adults – 15mns drive
* English classes/French classes available at additional cost

Car recommended

By Car
Dijon - 80 kms about 1hr
Paris - 250 kms about 3 hrs
Lyon - 230 kms about 2.5 hrs

By Train - Station Montbard
Eurostar + TGV from the UK
Direct TGV to/from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport
Then Bus, taxi or rental car
Bus service to and from Montbard TGV station. Bus stop 20meters from the house
Hertz car rental available from Monbard train station (pleaase ask Patricia for details
Bus services to major surrounding towns
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Member since: 2010

Speaks: english, french, portuguese
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/28/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 50 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Children Welcome:

    All Baby equipment available. High chair, travel cot, changing table, Unbreakable plates and glasses, beakers, kangoroo bib, bath, toys...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    travel cot if needed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    twin or double...moreless

  • Gas Central heating in all rooms, all linen provided, RJ45 plugs for laptops in each room Bedroom 1: Double bed, wardrobe and hanging space, desk and chairs, optional travel cot Bedroom 2: Twin beds convertible in double bed, hanging space and shelves, desk and chair...moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: shower


  • Fully equipped wash room with window, hand basin, Italian shower, Hair dryer, radiator Separate WC...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Young children equipment provided, travel cot, high chair, plastic mugs and plates, loo seat reducer, changing mat. Cooking facilities: 3 ring gas cooking plate, Microwave/Grill + separate outdoor full size Electric Oven, Charcoal BBQ. Cookery Classes, French conversation classes...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books:

    English and Fench...moreless

  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • Games:

    Playing Cards, puzzles, children games.......moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    International Satellite TV, english, german etc......moreless


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    indoor or outdoor dining, seats 4-6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    WiFi, Rj45 plugs in sitting room and 2 bedrooms....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Gaz Central Heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wifi, for email only, no downloads...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All beds made, kitchen T-towels, hand towels ready to move in ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    International Satelite TV, Radio, books and games, settee, 2 armchairs, coffee table ...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Free parking just outside the house...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    1 small and 1 large towel per person + 1 bathmat...moreless

  • Tumble Dryer:

    yes, tumble dryer, Ironing Board and Iron...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    yes, Laundry room in garden...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee Press...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Plastic boxes, blender, baking ustensils, orange press for morning juice....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All needed in kitchen...moreless

  • Dishwasher:


  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Fully Equipped for 4 people - set of 6-8 crockery /cutlery - white porcelain...moreless


  • Beach Chairs
  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles for hire, bicycle rack available for safe storage ...moreless

  • Boat:

    River boat cruise...moreless

  • Golf:

    15kms Pouilly en Auxois...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Possible, in Morvan, or Lac de Pont...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Enclosed Garden, Roses, wisteria, herbs, view on ramparts. Deck Chairs, table for 4...moreless

Property Descriptor

  • Semi-Detached


Write a review 4.6
from 25 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • OfflineRDD $272.04
  • No additional mandatory fees
  • Taxes Not included
  • Stay Tax *

* This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.


Prices are in euros,

Reservations are taken via email or phone

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For short stays please ask for a quote. Payments are made on line.

Cleaning Fee of 60 euros will be due to the owner on arrival

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Last updated: 02/28/2017
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250 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Paris Charles de Gaulle
800 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Cafe des Arts
535 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
Calais or other Channel Ports
15 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Pouilly en Auxois
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Montbard (TGV direct CDG 1h20mns)
300 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Les Minimes
4 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Lac de pont

Car: Not Necessary

Discover 'La Bourgogne' whilst relaxing in this quiet house.

Explore an area full of history, visit the Abbey de Fontenay (Unesco monument), the Château de Bussy Rabutin, tour the Vineyards , cycle or cruise the renowned canal of Burgundy or follow the footsteps of the Santiago de Compostella pilgrims to Vezelay .

Semur en Auxois is surrounded by very lush and green countryside and is close to the Morvan National Park and therefore is ideal for travellers longing to step into history, gastronomy or wine tasting.

Activities: Many activities such as cruising the canal, cycling (bicycle rental), hiking in the beautiful countryside, swimming in the beautiful Lac de Pont or others are available. Great Swimming Activity Center in Montbard for children and adults.

The medieval town of Semur en Auxois hosts every year a renowned medieval festival not to be missed (end of May)

Get dressed for 2 days as a medieval character, costumes to be hired from Tourist board.

Semur is also renowned for painters, many painters come to Semur and love painting on the river banks and catch a glimpse of this quiet river l’Armancon.

Summer Music Festival in Semur's famous church or neaby places.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: Hello, my name is Patricia. I lived abroad most of my life, USA, Portugal... and I spend 12 years in the UK. I worked in Sales and Marketing in the IT Industry and I now teach English and French. I moved to Burgundy in 2010 and renovated 2 gites, I am also the founder of

Why the Owner Chose Semur-en-Auxois, France:
I fell in love with Semur as a child, the house was a family property. I decided to renovate it and I hope you will enjoy it as much as I do.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This property is ideal for families with children or two couples. If you want to have a joint holiday with another couple or grand parents but want to keep your independance, then you can also hire property 1405348.

Contact us

Speaks: english, french, portuguese
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/28/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Le Jardin du Roitelet - Master Bedroom

    Le Jardin du Roitelet - Master Bedroom

  • Dining Room Area - Sits 4

    Dining Room Area - Sits 4

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Simple but Practical

    Simple but Practical

  • Ground Floor Separate WC

    Ground Floor Separate WC

  • Permanent Safety Gate - Kiddy Guard

    Permanent Safety Gate - Kiddy Guard

  • Twin or Double Bedroom as required

    Twin or Double Bedroom as required

  • Changing Table

    Changing Table

  • Garden View From Sitting Room

    Garden View From Sitting Room

  • Garden Table - Sits 4

    Garden Table - Sits 4

  • Country walk, meet our favourite horse, great friend of all children

    Country walk, meet our favourite horse, great friend of all children

  • Le Jardin du Roitelet - Key Box for late arrivals

    Le Jardin du Roitelet - Key Box for late arrivals

  • Sitting Room Area

    Sitting Room Area

  • Dining - Kitchen Area

    Dining - Kitchen Area

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen

    Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Ground Floor Washroom

    Ground Floor Washroom

  • Stairs - Removable Safety Gate on demand

    Stairs - Removable Safety Gate on demand

  • Master Bedroom - Desk

    Master Bedroom - Desk

  • Travel Cot - Removed when not in use

    Travel Cot - Removed when not in use

  • Rose Garden

    Rose Garden

  • Herb Garden for your cooking..

    Herb Garden for your cooking..

  • View from the House

    View from the House

  • Centre of Semur - Pedestrian shopping area - market on sunday

    Centre of Semur - Pedestrian shopping area - market on sunday

  • The Ramparts

    The Ramparts

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