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Gite Pandora, 40 m2, is the old servants quarters that have been fully renovated. My farm dates from 1731.<BR><BR>Situated on the terrace opposite the maison bourgeois. Independent property with panoramic windows overlooking the decorative garden and horses field and chapel. It comprises of a main room that has a kitchenette for light cooking, a dining table and sofa. It is newly decorated and the furniture throughout is art deco and antique. The bathroom is a modern shower unit and facilities. The bedroom is a warm scarlet with views over the green pastures. The whole property has very large panoramic windows. Ideal for nature lovers and those who like to go walking, hiking, bike riding, fishing in the small lakes, nature watching, enjoy the sun and views. If you prefer to meditate there is a private chapel in the horses fiel...
Gite Pandora, 40 m2, is the old servants quarters that have been fully renovated. My farm dates from 1731.<BR><BR>Situated on the terrace opposite the maison bourgeois. Independent property with panoramic windows overlooking the decorative garden and horses field and chapel. It comprises of a main room that has a kitchenette for light cooking, a dining table and sofa. It is newly decorated and the furniture throughout is art deco and antique. The bathroom is a modern shower unit and facilities. The bedroom is a warm scarlet with views over the green pastures. The whole property has very large panoramic windows. Ideal for nature lovers and those who like to go walking, hiking, bike riding, fishing in the small lakes, nature watching, enjoy the sun and views. If you prefer to meditate there is a private chapel in the horses field. <BR><BR>Listen to nature and take a walk to the 15th century Calvaire behind the farm. There are lots of chemins leafy lanes to explore. There is a village with bread and local traiteur produce. A local restaurant with take away each day if you do not feel like cooking. There is also home delivery and pizza. Visit the chateau with a pottery exhibition and visit the local artisan atelier with pottery. Meillonnas is in Revermont and is famous for pottery that began in 1760. The word fayence was formed and the chateau dates from 1350. There is a Gothic church with frescos from 14th and 15th century. The hamlet of Sanciat has a gothic 15th century Calvaire of Christ, Virgin and 4 evangelists. My private chapel is the Choin Joly family and called chapelle du mouton. Meillonnas has had famous occupants such as write Roger Veilland and his Hollywood visitors such as Jane Fonda and civil rights activist , Angela Davis.<BR><BR>Meillonnas pottery dates to Gallo Roman era. There is a gallo roman grave on my land. The rich soil produced cooking pots of clay and limestone, carrons that were glazed earthenware stoneward. There is fishing in the Seron river and lake at la Razza. <BR>You can play tennis in Meillonnas and play golf in Bourg en Bresse, There is also an activity water park.<BR><BR>You can cycle, hike and walk in the Bresse Ain valley for 30kms or 8 hours. Mont Grillerin for 15kms or 4.30 hours.<BR>Sanciat and the moulin mill for 7 kms or 2 hours. Des cretes for 6kms or 2 hours. Lake L'oignin 18kms Meta Felion Granges.<BR>Treffort Cuisiat is 3kms, Drom 3kms, Jasseron 4kms and has a flying club. Perouges is a medieval city with famous architecture. There is the massif park natural Haut Jura. Lake Nantua offers boating and Grange du Pan 5miles or 8 kms offers swimming and an outdoor restaurant.<BR><BR>Bourg en Bresse is the western base of the Jura mountains and is 40 miles north of Lyon and 60 miles west of Geneva. Agricultural half timbered house in Bressan style decorate the area and offer Bresse blue cheese and Bresse chicken meals. The Brou Monestary in Bourg is famous and is a flamboyant Gothic abbey dating 1505-1556.
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Smoking is allowed outside the property. Pets are allowed to sleep inside the property. Towels are provided. Linen is not provided unless you specify and payment locally would be euro 5 per set. Change over day can be flexible from Friday. Arrival is from 1600 pm onwards and departure is 1200pm mid-day. There will be a cleaning charge of euro 25 payable on site. Basic bathroom material is provided. If you want shopping to be done 'plan ahead' please specify requirements. Parking is at the farm as there is extensive space. The main gates are kept closed as animals live here. Please always close the main gates. Noise is not a problem as the farm is independent. There will be a damage deposit on the items in your gite. I try to be fair and the furniture is antique and requires respect. The pottery is delicate and is intentional that it is pretty to look at as well as functional. All the appliances are brand new.
About the neighborhood
Meillonnas has beautiful old houses made of stone and has a rich history of pottery. The faiences began in the 18th century and there are pieces to admire in the chateau. <BR><BR>Sanciat has the 15th century Calvaire behind my farm and I have the chapel. Sanciat was a wine growing area until it was hit by the disease that wipped out the crop. Now it is a maize growing area and there is a biscuit factory which produces rich butter biscuits in Tossiat.
How to get there
Airport: Lyon Expury 40 miles or 60kms Geneva International: 62.1 mi
Railway: Bourg en Bresse TGV Waterloo to Paris: 7.5 mi
Ferry: Dunkerque is 442 miles: 372.8 mi
You can drive here from Calais or Dunkerque. You can get here from the Mont Blanc tunnel from Italy. Or from Switzerland the Simplon pass. Or the Frejus tunnel to Grenoble. You can take the discount airlines out of Stansted to Lyon Expury or to Geneva international. Then you can hire a car or take the train to Bourg or the navette bus links.<BR><BR>To exit the A40 take J6 Treffort Cuisiat and take Meillonnas. It is 5 mins away. There are rest stops along the motoway and it is 2 motorways from Dunkerque.
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 5.0 mi.
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