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La Poterne

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Ancy-le-Franc, Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte
If you are looking for a real Burgundian experience this cottage is ideal retaining its romantic charm, stone walls, exposed beams and open fire whilst also providing modern comforts. Ideal for all interests, cycling/walking, fishing (Close to Burgundy Canal), history buffs, wine lovers and gourmets.

Plenty of medieval villages, abbeys and chateaux to explore namely Ancy le Franc, Tanley, Noyers and Semur en Auxois. Also for wine buffs, close to Chablis and its famous vineyards also others including Cote de Beaune, Macon and Cote de Nuits.

The local market at Ancy le Franc provides fresh produce and our local charcuterie provides the gourmand with many delights. Our very friendly bread van delivers fresh baguettes and croissants daily, plus delicious cakes at weekends. All amenities can be found in Ancy le Franc ie bank, post office, p...
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Listing #HL69607
About the Owner
Karen C
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:August 2008
Interaction with guests
We are next door if needed but respect guests privacy
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Reviewed October 24, 2015

We stayed 5 days in this rustic stone gite in Stigny. It was perfect for a week off travelling, just relaxing. You do need a car as it does not have any shops or restaurants in the village. They are only a short drive away....More

Date of stay: September 2015
3  Thank Noelene3006
kacey574, VR Owner at La Poterne, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2015

Thanks so much for your review and you are right a car is necessary

Reviewed September 11, 2015

We spent a very enjoyable week in Stigny in this cute little house & thoroughly enjoyed it. We explored a large part of the local area and canal by bicycle & were surprised that, (in the absence of the dedicated cycleways that we had become...More

Date of stay: July 2015
2  Thank 74chrissie2015
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Montagne, France
Reviewed September 4, 2015


Date of stay: August 2015
kacey574, VR Owner at La Poterne, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2015


  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Ground level
Sunken Dining Room Ideal for romantic candlelit meals.
Kitchen Original features such as wood fired oven and stone sink give an insight to days gone by whilst providing modern conveniences such as dishwasher, gas hob, mini roasting oven and microwave.
Second level
Lovely wooden beamed ceiling and floors greet you in the main bedroom, also provided a wide selection of books and games to help you wind down.
Smaller room ideal for children, or adults that do not mind being close!!!
Cosy lounge adjoins main bedroom enjoy a romantic open fire in winter and a good Burgundian wine.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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Prices are all inclusive of linen, electricity and cleaning.

Deposit of 150 Euros required to secure booking, our preferred method of payment is online via PAYPAL.
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About the neighborhood
Stigny itself is a very tranquil and beautifully preserved Burgundian village.It has a very strong and friendly community spirit with fetes and a vide grenier in the summer months. Bread and croissants are delivered daily to your door by our friendly boulanger van.

15 minutes drive and you are in the beautiful chateau village of Ancy le France which apart from hosting a very impressive and well maintained Italian renaissance chateau provides all conveniences including shops excellent charcuterie, boulangeries, banks, post office, bars, restaurant and medical centre.

Market day in Ancy le Franc is every Thursday and although not big a traditional local french market providing poulet roti, fresh fruit, vegetables, cheeses and meats. Other chateaus worth a visit include Tanlay, Bussy Rabu...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Paris: 124.3 mi
Railway: Montbard (TGV): 15.5 mi
Ferry: Calais: 282.7 mi
By Car
From Calais A26 and A5 motorways heading south.
Paris A5 motorway approx 4 hrs
By Plane
Charles De Gaulle airport the 4 hr dve
By Rail
Gare de Lyon (Paris) to Montbard TGV fast train approx 1 hr.
Car Hire available at Montbard

TGV fast train Paris to Montbard, car hire Montbard.
Montbard to Stigny half an hour by car (lovely drive along the canal)
5 hours easy drive from Calais
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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