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South facing gravel area

Now includes

Further enhancements

The property now has ADSL broadband internet (around 10Mb/s for the techies) with a WIFI router.

In addition there is a BlueRay/DVD player so remember to pack your favourite films


Amenities

Cooking

The kitchen is comprehensively equipped with all the essentials including:

  • A high capacity fully integrated fridge/freezer
  • An electric oven and grill with cooker hood and light
  • An integrated dishwasher
  • A 4 ring gas hob
  • Toaster/Microwave/Kettle
  • New crockery and cutlery, pans and dishes etc.
Laundry

A purpose built laundry room in the basement provides:

  • Stainless steel sink and drainer
  • Washing machine
  • Ironing board
Living Area

A contemporary open plan living area with 2 comfy 2 seater leather settees, English satellite TV (FREESAT) and iPod docking audio. There is a dining table with 4 chairs, occasional tables and subdued lighting

Bathroom

Small but well appointed fully tiled shower room with 120cm x 70cm sliding glass door shower, toilet and hand wash basin. There is a mirror and some shelving for shampoo bottles etc.

Bedroom 1

A good sized bedroom with double bed, bedside tables with reading lights. There is a built in wardrobe and a chest of drawers for clothes storage.

Bedroom 2

Again a good sized Zen inspired bedroom with double bed, bedside tables and reading lights. The room has a built in wardrobe and a chest of drawers for storage.

Terrace and Patio

The property has a raised terrace to the south and west. On sunny days the south terrace receives sun pretty much all day long, the west terrace from around midday. There is a large patio area 4m x 4m directly in front of the south terrace where an outdoor dining table and parasol are provided.

Garden

There is a delightful small coppice of birch and maple trees in one corner towards the front of the property and some low maintenance flower beds closer to the house.


Local Amenities

Couches is just down the hill, literally 5 minutes by car. It has pretty much everything you will need for a self catering holiday.

Looking south to the hill side
  • Coccinelle Supermarket - Open all week except Sunday afternoon
  • Credit Agricole Bank - Cash dispenser with instructions in foreign languages
  • Post Office
  • Bakery - Open every day except Monday
  • Butcher - Local produce
  • Tourist Office
  • Chemist - Well stocked Pharmacy
  • Doctors - 2 surgeries
  • Dentist
  • Hairdresser - both male & female
  • Newsagent
  • Bars - All with tables outside and most sell food
  • Several excellent Restaurants
  • Petrol at either the Coccinelle (Couches) or ATAC supermarket in St. Leger sur Dheune

NEW - There is a recently constructed supermarket "Le Clerc" at Le Breuil only 15 minutes from the house. Turn left out the drive, follow the signs to Le Creusot. You will arrive at a round-about, take the first exit, continue about 500m then turn left into a woodland area. Follow the road down to the supermarket.

You can also venture to Autun (20 mins) where there are several large supermarkets or only 10 minutes by car is St. Leger Sur Dheune where the ATAC supermarket provides all the essentials.

Activities
  • Swimming - There is a beautiful indoor/outdoor pool at Autun (20 mins). Views over lake are lovely
  • Cycling - 'Voie Verte' follows the canals and old railway lines
  • Tennis - In the village near the rugby club, but several also available at Autun (booked in the leisure centre)
  • Golf - Five courses within a short distance
  • Fishing, Sailing, Boating and even hot air ballooning (Air Escargot) are available
  • Go Karting at Le Creusot

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