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Maison Watershed

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Watershed ( with conservatory) from the canal. Lock-keepers cottage at canalside, 16 locks in 3Km
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3 reviews
Watershed ( with conservatory) from the canal. Lock-keepers cottage at canalside, 16 locks in 3Km
Open plan lounge with dining area and breakfast bar, elevated views over canal, woodburner & DVD
Kitchen area with lounge beyond breakfast bar,modern equipment housed in old french furniture
D/ bedroom with shower room leading to 2nd D/bedroom with extra single bed, both overlooking canal
Conservatory, views of canal & towpath, constant entertainment,eat inside or in adjacent courtyard
Rear patio accessed from Kitchen, shade until mid-afternoon, calm and with forest views.
Watershed from the short walk over the lock gates, over 'la rigolle', and back via the bridge,15min
Mist over Lock 1, lovely walk down 16 locks over 3Km or in the other direction via tunnels to Baye
Sunset (from the main room), calm returns after a busy day, perfect time for a stroll
Boat leaving lock 1,hire a bike from Baye, Clamecy(north) & Chatillon(south) are a days outing
On board on the canal, hire a boat from Baye(3Km) or cruise on the restaurant boat from there.
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Overview
Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Corbigny, Nievre, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte
The tallest house in Port Brulé, Maison Watershed offers unrivalled views over the Nivernais canal and towpath from both the ground and first floors. Life on the canal in summer with hire boats, private craft, the electric restaurant barge 'L'air du temps' which cruises the tunnels leading to the lakes at Baye, plus a constant traffic of cyclists and walkers using the renowned canal cycling route are sufficient entertainment to pass a fulfilling week without leaving the premises.

Built in the 1790's at the same time as the canal, the stone walls keep the house cool in summer and there are woodburners and central heating to keep you warm in winter.
If you like to eat outside, there is a patio at the rear which is relatively private compared to the courtyard and conservatory at the front where it is difficult to divorce y...
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About the Owner, Paul H
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 33 days ago
Listed since : Nov 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 3 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL280556
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Very good - based on 3 reviews
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David J
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 10, 2013 for a stay in July 2013
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person found this review helpful

we found the house friendly and comfortable and very quickly became our home. The kitchen was well equipped with an outside bar-b que and the bedrooms were light and airy with very comfortable beds. Watching the boats on the canal became our evenings entertainment whilst relaxing with a glass or several of inexpensive wine. We found the car was essential...

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Criticala
Hampshire
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2013 for a stay in October 2013
1
person found this review helpful

The property is spacious and airy. The ground floor comprises a conservatory and a games room with two settees, a table tennis table and a good supply of logs for the wood-burners. There is also a book case with a supply of books and a pack of playing cards. The first floor living area is open plan, offering an extensive...

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Neil P
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2013 for a stay in August 2013
2
people found this review helpful

We spent a thoroughly enjoyable week on the Canal du Nivernais at Port Brule in this property. We have spent holidays in most parts of France over the years and have become quite fond of Burgundy. This is a special location - very little motor traffic on the restricted canalside road but plenty of interest from passing boats, walkers and...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (5)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
There is a conservatory at the front of the house with views along the towpath and canal which is particularly useful in spring & Autumn as it warms up quickly when the sun is out and is a lovely spot to sit or eat.
The games room with table tennis table is also on the ground floor.

Stairs lead up to the main room which is open plan with a kitchen area with door to the patio at the rear, separated by a central breakfast bar from the dining / lounging areas with views over the canal.

The sleeping accommodation is to the left at the top of the stairs, typically french with the first double bedroom housing a corner shower room and leading to the second bedroom which has a double and a single bed. This bedroom layout is suitable for families but needs to be taken into consideration for a...
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Twin
    2 Fulls
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $269 / stay - Deposit
  • Electricity usage over our allowance of : $0 / stay - Fee
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Railway: Corbigny: 6.2 mi
Airports, closest first, at Nevers, Dijon, Clermand Ferrand, Paris
Railway Stations at Corbigny, Clamecy, Nevers & Auxerre
The property is most easily accessed by car, Paris is a 3hr drive, all the channel ports can be reached within a day.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.9 mi.
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