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The Corner House - 34a

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The house

A cosy 2 bedroom cottage full of character which sits on the banks of the canal and the Saone.
The corner house is one of two gites nestled in a quiet courtyard in the village of Ormoy, Haute Saone. Originally built as farm workers homes, the cottages have undergone renovation and or upgrade in recent years to provide our guests with a high standard of accommodation. Each gite comes with a fully fitted kitchen, all bedding, towels, comfortable living areas with multi-language satellite TV, music system (CD and iPod/Phone compatible) and a range of leisure equipment including bikes, kayak, table tennis, books and family games.

Of course being set in beautiful rolling countryside and forests we welcome guests who would like to bring their pets with them
We really hope that you will enjoy your stay with us and if you are in any doubt ask you to read our reviews.

The Corner House:-
Two double bedrooms with views over river Saone and pasture land beyond
2 Bathrooms (Shower room and family bathroom)
Fully fitted kitchen with oven, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, washing machine, tumble dryer, extendable dining table (seats 6 max)
Living room with comfortable leather sofa's, satellite TV and music system, books and games
Conservatory
WIFI
Garden - Gas BBQ, table, chairs & parasol, sun beds
Access to riverbank
The Corner House also has a Kayak and table tennis available for guests use.
There are bikes available for use on request - Prior booking may be required.

Facilities

  • No smoking
  • Local contact
  • Safe for small children
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Iron
  • Fenced garden
  • Pets welcome
  • Cot
  • High chair
  • TV
  • Internet
  • Bicycles at the house
  • Fireplace
  • Hair dryer
  • Bath

Surroundings

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The Haute-Saone, is one of 4 departments within the Franche Comte region of France. Nestled in the rural north east and bordered by the Champagne & Lorraine to the north, Burgundy to the west, Rhones to the South and Alsace & Swiss border to the East makes the region an interesting and varied environment for a holiday.

Haute-Saone and the Franche-Comte in general has a rich history, it is well known as part of the French revolution, playing a key role in the Resistance. Now it is well known for its delicious produce and cuisine.

As well as history the area has developed over recent years to provide a varied place to be whilst avoiding the heavy commercialisation that often comes with tourism. Musuems, Galleries, Architecture, Boating, Walking, Cycling, Vineyards, River Cruises, horse riding, hunting and freshwater fishing are abundant. The cities of Basel, Belfort, Besancon and Troyes are within a comfortable drive.

  • Rural
  • Meadows and woodland
  • In or near a village
  • In or near a town

Restaurants, food & wine

Restaurants/Bistro - Michelin or Trip Advisor recommended:
Jussey
Bourbonne les Bains
Port Sur Saone
Vesoul

Restaurants/Bistro - Locally run:
Ormoy: Auberge - High Street
Corre: La Marina (6km – Approx. 9 min)


Activities

SUMMER ACTIVITIES:
Golf:
Luxeuil, Bellevue - (49km – Approx. 1 hr)
Rougemont, Chateau de Bournel - (67km – Approx. 1 hr 10 min)

Horse Riding:
Faverney - (20km – Approx. 20 min)

Boat Hire:
Corre Marina - (5.3km – Approx. 8 min)
Port-Sur-Saone - (34km – Approx. 38 min)

River Cruises:
Besancon - (90km – Approx. 1 hr 20 min)

Fishing:
River Saone - From our garden, plus various other locations near by.

Hiking:
Local country walks - (forest, river banks, official map routes)

Cycling:
8 approved local routes from and around Ormoy

THERMAL SPA
Natural Thermal Spa set in historic backdrops of three cities:
Luxeuil-les-bains
Lons -le- Saunier
Salins-les-bains

HERITAGE & CULTURE:
Besancon - Capital of Franche Comte & UNESCO citadel site.
Belfort - unmissable stop off which caught the attention of King Louis XIV Protected by Bartholdi’s Lion, standing proudly on the rock.
Port Sur Saone - A beautiful riverside town, complete with history and culture but also a centre for music festivals and theatre.
Montbéliard - an Historic Town. Nestling in the shelter of its castle,with Germanic architecture.
Stone-built market places, Renaissance townhouses painted in bright colours, the oldest Protestant church in France (St Martin's, built in 1601), Bourgeois salons of the 18th century and a Museum of Art and History

WINTER ACTIVITIES:
Christmas lights, markets and festivals
Cross-Country Skiing
Skiing; Le Ballon - (80km)
Dog Sleds
Snow Shoes
Skidoo Hire

  • Bicycle
  • Near hiking trails
  • Near ATB trails
  • Near riding
  • Fishing
  • Water sports
  • Cross-country skiing

Further remarks

Savour the tranquility of the Haute Saone with a stay at our Gite, located in the riverside village. It was originally constructed approximately 200 years ago from local stone and is set in a quiet courtyard in the picturesque village of Ormoy, Haute Saone.

We want it to be a home from home for you when you stay so we've made sure we've installed good quality, fully fitted kitchens with oven, microwave, dishwasher, washer dryer fridge and freezer. You enjoy plenty of hot water, good quality bedding, comfortable sofa's and a sociable dining area. Both have TV's, WIFI for streaming your preferred programmes or surfing the net, and music units for i-Phone/i-Pod. Each cottage is either fully or partially double glazed and has new or updated heating for the cooler months. You can enjoy a cosy evening watching a movie or playing one of the board games we provide.

The gite has its own terrace and garden with tables, chairs, parasols, gas BBQ and recliners, perfect for relaxing during the day, space for the children to play and perfect for BBQ's and long summer evenings watching the sun set with a glass of local wine.

The courtyard to the front of the cottage provides some privacy from the village and is a perfect venue for a game of petanque.


Additional price info and offers

15 EUROS PER PET PER WEEK
BIKES - Complimentary
KAYAK - Complimentary


Price includes

  • Towels, Bed linen

Price exclusive

  • Safety deposit € 200.00
  • Cleaning fee (compulsory) € 75.00

Availability of 'The Corner House - 34a'

Attention! Lucille Youngerman (Caretaker) has last updated the calendar on 11 Jun 2018

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Visitors of The Corner House - 34a evaluate this property in the past 4 years with an average of:

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Visited in August 2016

We werden hartelijk ontvangen door Lucille, wat een genot van een huis werkelijk van alle gemakken voorzien en lekker ruim van opzet. Grote keuken met alle apparatuur en grote woonkamer. Boven 2 slaapkamers met een badkamer, ook ruim van opzet met goede bedden. Grote tuin die aan de rivier grenst waar je heerlijk kunt vissen en er regelmatig watersporters voorbij varen. Voor het vissen heb je een "carte du peche" nodig. Voor vertier moet je niet in de Haute Saone zijn maar als je voor rust komt is dit de aangewezen plek om die hier te vinden. Message for Lucille: Thank you for your kindness en you are wonderfull.

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