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Rare opportunity to acquire beautiful and spacious home with a landscaped park like garden and with views on a medieval market town and the river Yonne. With vineyards and a two** Michelin restaurant within walking distance, this elegant house makes a wonderful family residence. The owners have lovingly restored this charming and light filled 19th century masters house with great attention to style and period detail.
MAISON DE MAÎTRE ...
After passing through the wrought iron gate and a flower filled courtyard protected by a high wall, you enter the house by a welcoming lounge / dining room with marble fireplace, polished floors and a view through to the gardens. An open kitchen leads to the utility room with separate toilet. Leading from the dining area is a spacious office, with the potential to become a ground floor bedroom with it's en suite bathroom.
FIRST FLOOR ...
An original oak staircase leads to the first floor and a charming landing with French windows opening onto the balcony. A large master bedroom and spacious bathroom with bath, shower, toilet and additional dressing space stretch across the whole of this floor.
SECOND FLOOR ...
The second floor offers two delightful bedrooms, both with their own shower rooms and WCS.
Floors are Burgundy tomette tiles and original oak parquet floors, which underline the authenticity of this welcoming home.
The outbuildings are renovated to a very high standard and offer possibilities for separate work space, or even an extension of the accommodation. The garden of 2,055m2 is beautifully kept, with ancient trees and flower beds reminiscent of an English park, and houses also a large open barn, ideal for a summer kitchen or a shaded play space, and another traditional wood building which is perfect for storing wood.
The property also has it's own pontoon on the river a few meters away where you can dock your boat, the Yonne and the Burgundy canal being much loved for gentle boating trips.
There are many shops, restaurants and a renowned market in this town which is undergoing a gentle gentrification, and offers cinema and a cultural programme, as well as many free time options close by; rowing, golf, fishing, boating, riding, and all the gastronomic delights of Burgundy.
The Forêt d’Othe, great for mushrooming, is a short drive, as are the famous wine villages of Chablis, Irancy and the medieval towns Auxerre, Villeneuve-sur-Yonne, Noyers sur Serein, the Chateau of Ancy, Saint Fargeau, Guédelon and many other historic sites. The cherry on the cake is the bi-hourly train to Paris, just 70 minutes away.
* €445 000 (HAI)**
**agency fees included : 4 % TTC to be paid by the buyer
(€429 000 without fees)