This house in Dijon in Burgundy is in a good location not only for visiting this old town, but also if you need a stopover on your north-south journey. It is 2kms to the west of the town centre, 5 minutes by car or 15 mins on foot from the station. It is also just 5 minutes from the ring road and the A6 autoroute.
The Lac de Dijon, the canal towpath and numerous footpaths are just 10 minutes away on foot. If you want to explore the Burgundy 'route des grands crus' wine route and visit the vineyards and wine cellars, this too starts just 5 minutes away by car.
You won't need to leave the house if you want to relax after your journey. Unwind on one of the two terraces or in the flower-filled, scented and well-maintained 1500m2 gardens here. Raphael is a passionate gardener. Breakfast or dinner can be taken outside when the weather allows.
The house is split across 3 floors. The kitchen and dining room are on the ground floor, 2 bedrooms, the bathroom and a library on the first floor, then the third bedroom on the top floor under the eves. If you only rent one room you will have exclusive use of the facilities, although obviously this arrangement is also ideal for families or friends that know each other
Raphael is passionate about all things 18th century and consequently the house is filled with beautiful antique furniture from that era as well as paintings and other art objects and tapestries. It's all about good taste and understated elegance here!
Parking space, and WiFi throughout the house.
The three guest rooms are only ever let to people who know each other and are happy to share the bathroom facilities.
The two south-facing first floor rooms both have a balcony with lovely views. Walls are covered with traditional fabrics.They both have a 140cm wide double bed with excellent quality mattresses and bed linen.
They share the spacious bathroom on the landing which has a large corner shower, washbasin and WC. Soap, shower gel and shampoo are provided as well as a hairdryer, tissues and cotton buds.
The bedroom on the top floor has two single beds and shares the first floor bathroom with the other 2 rooms. Better for teenagers as the ceiling is low.