Beautiful old farmhouse | Burgundy

House - Entire home/apt · Chemin de Santilly, Sercy, Burgandy 71460, France

The Space

The House: Beautiful old farmhouse, with all the modern comfort you need in a small village in Burgundy. Large courtyard, garden, surrounded by a beautiful pasturage.
Large livingspace with a fully equiped open kitchen (fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher). Television and internet. 1 bedroom with bathroom on the ground floor, two very large bedrooms with bathrooms on the first floor, with a total of 8 beds.

Surroundings/sightseeing: within 800 meters (about 1/2 mile) you will find a supermarket, bank, post office, shops, restaurants, bicycle rental place, as well as a bicycle path called "voie verte" that goes from the towns of Macon to Chalon through beautiful vineyards and villages. The entire area is surrounded by great hiking trails through the hills.
There are also horseback riding and hot air balloon tours available.
On Sundays, there are fleemarkets and antique selling markets in most of the surrounding villages, as well as large farmers markets where you will find amazing local produce, cheeses, meats, and wines.
Multiple historical landmarks are also to be found in the area such as Cluny, the Tournus cathedral, the prehistorical caves of Aze, the Brancion Citadel, Roche de Solutré, hospices de Beaune, and old roman towns. the ecumenical comunity of Taizé is only 10 km (6 Miles) away.

Dining/Wining: There are lots of restaurants in the area, including two michellin"2 stars" rated ones located in the town of tournus only 15 Km (9 miles) away.
Sercy is located on the border of the "Maconnais" and "Chalonais" vineyards. there are plenty of wine tasting, and purchasing opportunities around you, and you will be impressed with the great quality you get at affordable prices.

Transportation/Acessibility: You can get to Sercy by car through the A6 highway, exit "Chalon sud" , and it is located in between the two major TGV (high speed railways) stations of Macon and Monchanin-le-Creusot, which connect you directly to Paris in 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 8
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 8
Extra people: $14 / night after 3 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $782 /week
Cleaning Fee: $71
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  • The farm house was an absolute delight. The furniture and decor are perfect and beds very comfortable. We have a fantastic time and will certainly return one day. A great place.

    April 2014
  • Had a wonderful weekend getaway, in large part due to the lovely home. Annemarie was also helpful in providing information on the local area which is full of excellent wineries to visit. They were very flexible in accommodating our late arrival from Lyon. Would definitely return to the charming, cozy farmhouse.

    March 2014
  • We had a wonderful time at the renovated farmhouse. Exceeded our expectations!
    Big surprise when we exited highway A6 coming from Paris. First local village was Saint-Loup de Varennes, the home of Nicéphore Niépce, the INVENTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY! Since we're photo buffs, we spent some time exploring the village. Also visiting the local vineyards, wineries and cheese farms was very enjoyable and educational. Everyone we met was very friendly and helpful.

    March 2014
  • Beautiful french town and a charming house. My wife and daughter and I had a great stay and loved the house and location. We would gladly return.

    March 2014
  • Gorgeous house in a beautiful part of France. Newly renovated, clean, fully stocked, roomy, and with super comfortable beds. It was perfect. Philippe was very helpful. Communication with him and Annemarie was excellent. We visited the sites and nearby villages that Annemarie recommended and had an absolutely wonderful time. We're back home now and already missing the farmhouse! Hope to go back soon.

    March 2014
  • Best place we stayed on our honeymoon. My simple advice, just book it and enjoy. The house was a rustic beauty, we were spoiled by it. Beautifully updated and decorated, all the modern conveniences with tons of charm. Location was great for us to get out and explore Southern Burgundy. I cannot speak highly enough. Annemarie was wonderful and we liked our host Phillipe so much we even stopped by his antique shop for a few items. We were terribly sad to leave but will definitely be coming back.

    January 2014
  • Great place, really nice location and quite easy to find.
    The closest village is only about a 5 minute drive away which is really convenient

    December 2013
  • The house is absolutely lovely, in beautiful countryside. It is a very old building, full of charm, and inside it is cosy and well furnished, with everything you need. The owners are very nice and extremely helpful. Highly recommended.

    December 2013
  • We spent 10 wonderful days with our son, his wife, and three daughters in Annemarie's farmhouse, and it was perfect for us. It's as wonderful as pictures show it, and even better with a fire blazing in the fireplace, something simmering on the stove, and games spread out on the coffee table. It's so livable you never worry about children. She has it very well stocked, and comfortably furnished.
    If you're an early riser, you can watch the sun rise behind small pastures of sheep, and cows, eating the frosty morning grass. You have to pinch yourself that it's real!
    We enjoyed Sercy's very own medieval chateau ( just walking around; no tours) the nearby town of St. Gengeoux, and a bit farther off is Tournus, and the amazing Cluny which was for a time the very center of Christendom. Besides the recreated abbey (destroyed during the Revolution) museum it also has a very good produce market and so-so Flea market. We thought our trip to Beaune one day, and visit to the Hospice museum, was well worth the trip. Don't count on fine dining in this area, though there are a few restaurants. It's a real country experience which is pretty amazing!
    The owner has a few bugs she's working out, and be sure to get instructions on how to operate the clothes dryer (it's different), and where to stash your trash. Ask for dry, seasoned firewood, too.

    November 2013
  • Annemarie's farm is extremely peaceful and spacious. We had a hard time leaving the farm to explore the amazing Burgundy region! We highly recommend this property.

    September 2013
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I discovered Burgundy during a winetasting trip and was immediately under its spell:.the friendly people, beautiful landscapes, the many charming little villages and the french "art de vivre". No better way to get rid of your stress than to go to the french countryside: slow down, have a chat with the local shopowners,drink a "petit blanc"with your neighbour, have time for your family or just enjoy nature, I found all in this beautiful old farmhouse and every time I go there I get that good feeling. So enjoy!
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