2 Beautiful Stone Houses for sale , Burgundy Region, France
26 Rue de Sembert,
One thing that has remained consistent throughout these ever-changing times is the stunning natural scenery of the Burgundy region of France. This property, in the picturesque town of Clamecy, offers up an exciting new opportunity to invest in this relentlessly beautiful and fascinating part of the world.
Located in the Nievre department in central France with its rich medieval heritage, this amazing property consists of a house with 4 bedrooms. The property is packed with many fascinating and unique features (e.g. beautiful oak staircase) including an open plan dining/living room, covered BBQ area, garage and a beautiful private garden area to enjoy the glorious surroundings in. With 7 rooms in total (+2 small washrooms), this house offers potential owners plenty of room to be creative and put their own unique stamp on the place.
Clamecy is not only a wonderful area in itself but is also a great base from which to discover the endless other fascinating places of France such as Auxerre (45 minutes away by car), Avallon (just 30 minutes away) and the iconic capital Paris, which has direct trains running to it from the local station.
Sport and leisure fans will not be disappointed either as the area is full of exciting and interesting walking, water sports and biking areas and there are also many excellent golf courses just over an hour away from the area such as Golf Club Vallee De Germigny and Golf de Sancerre. Soccer fans will also be intrigued by the direct trains into Paris, proving the opportunity to visit Parc Des Princes, home of French football giant Paris Saint Germain (PSG).
The area is very well-connected transport wise both with many bus/train services and also regional airports such as Nevers-Fourchambault Airport.
* Beautiful House in a Medieval Market Town
* New Double Glazed Windows and Doors
* Oil and infra Red Central Heating
* Wonderful Annex (No 28)
* Garage (No 26)
* Outside Kitchen/BBQ Area
* All amenities close by
* Three beautiful paved patios
This very spacious and bright solid stone built family home is a hidden gem, located within in easy walking distance to the centre of the beautiful medieval town Clamecy. This lovely well preserved historic town provides an array of shops, Michelin-starred restaurants, hotels, museums, a weekly covered farmer’s market all amenities along with the local train station with direct connections to Paris and Dijon. Sitting at the edge of the spectacular Morvan National Park.
Even though the property is so close to the vibrant town centre it feels like being rural due to its location, surrounded by woods and open landscape inviting to explore the numerous hiking trails starting at your doorstep. The property used to be 2 attached houses which have been connected in the 1970ies. The smaller house can easily be used as annex, individual space or potential business idea.
The property provides plenty of spacious accommodation for any growing family. in the main house with 4 double bedrooms, set over three levels plus the basement cellars and good size gardens (1500 m2) to provide plenty of outdoor space. The property is fully double glazed and central heated by a oil-fired boiler. The main accommodation briefly consist of an open plan living-dining room leading to the kitchen with loggia and patio to the garden and stairs to the cellar. Stairs then rise to the first floor with two double bedrooms, one of them with a spacious loggia providing stunning views to the garden and the medieval town, and family bathroom. More stairs then rise to the third and fourth bedroom, each with a wet room attached.
The annex with 1 double bedroom is set over 2 levels providing a spacious, open plan dining living area with kitchenette and a shower room leading to the ground floor double bedroom. Staple doors in the bedroom lead to the own patio and garden. The large attic has been updated with all required electrics and is ready to be converted into a second double bedroom. Steps from the outside lead to a generous cellar.
The entire property has recently been fully double glazed (all doors, windows replaced) providing excellent insulation and all electrics, the central heating and drainage system have been fully refurbished.
Not only is the property set on a comfortable plot of land (1500m2 main house, plus 300m2 annexe), it also provides a sunny two paved patios, extensive gardens with mature trees/shrubs and lawned areas, several outbuildings, such as a cabin at the far end of the garden providing gorgeous views over the entire property, the town and surrounding stunning landscape; a garage, a lean-to outbuilding.
Main House (no. 26)
Open Plan Dining / Living Room – 27 m2
Kitchen 11 m2 (equipped with new kitchen units, cooker, fridge)
Bedroom 1 – 15 m2
Bedroom 2 – 11 m2; with Loggia – 8.4 m2
Family Bathroom – 7 m2
Storage cupboard – 1.5 m2
Bedroom 3 – 18 m2; plus wet room
Bedroom 4 – 18 m2; plus wet room
Annex (no. 28)
Open Plan Dining / Living Room / Kitchenette – 20m2 (equipped with new kitchen units)
Bedroom – 12 m2
Attic 20 – m2
More info about Clamecy:
Clamecy – Tourism & Holiday Guide (france-voyage.com)
A short walk down from the house is the magnificent town with its local food and Artisan shops yet just on the edge of the village are 2 big Hyper Markets for the bigger shopping trips. The area is also renowned for its wine with many wonderful vineyards are close by.
For the water sports fans outside of the town the river is a safe, and challenging if required, canoeing centre, Yet there are lovely forest walks too with local truffle hunting to be had, if you have your dog, all just a short distance from the property.
ABOUT THE AREA
Clamecy has some fantastic restaurants including one of the best italian Restaurants in the region plus Michelin-starred Restaurants and then there a covered Saturday Market, a famous local Deli and many high end cake/boulangerie shops with a chocolatier serving the most amazing Home Made Chocolates and Cakes with their own cafe. There are numerous local Organic produce shops selling French Artisan products.
it is an old medieval town located at the confluence of the rivers Yonne and the Beuvron, bordering the Nivernais Canal which is a short walking distance down from the house where you can moor a canal/pleasure boat and the Canal tow path offers a wonderful cycling path to many of the local villages.
Clamecy was once the capital of wood-floating industry by floating logs of wood to Paris. A rich heritage remains from its feudal past and the glorious age of wood-floating, which lasted for around four centuries – from 1549 to 1923.
its old centre, a listed protected area, is an invitation to discovery, with its old timber-framed houses, such as the Weaver’s House, and its Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin, a gem of Gothic art, topped with a majestic tower. After wandering the banks of the Beuvron and strolling along the picturesque streets of the historical quarter, head towards the River Yonne to admire the unusual Church of Notre-Dame-de-Bethleem, just 5 minutes’ walk from the property, which carries the 20th century Heritage label. Clamecy opens the door to the fabulous Morvan National Park with its stunning natural wonders and also invites to explore the medieval history of the area such as the famous hill town Vezelay (where you can start the famous Camino de Santiago).
A land of history and traditions, Nievre, formerly the province of Nivernais, is the ultimate nature destination, with its tranquil hedged farmland countryside, where Charolais cows roam peacefully, its mysterious forests, great lakes, waterways and many leisure activities for sports and outdoor activities fans. A land of water and greenery, Nievre is rich in secular heritage, and also delights lovers of culture and architecture, offering them a wide range of things to see, ranging from the Town of Art and History of Nevers to the Clunisian priory of La Charite-sur-Loire, through the Eco museums of the Morvan and Bazoches Castle!
Located in a peaceful, well-run community
Spacious 141m2 house
5 Good size Double Bedrooms
Stunning open plan design with 1920ies features throughout
Covered Loggia and Balcony
2 dry and spacious cellars
Beautiful and spacious private garden area
Outdoor BBQ/Alfresco Dining area
Surrounded by many areas of outstanding natural beauty
Huge potential in the fast-growing French holiday rental market
Great base from which to explore many other parts of France and Europe
Excellent transport links
Surrounded by excellent water sports, walking and biking areas