Lyon Villa And Garden Combine City Location With Relaxing Ambience

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Tucked away quietly off a busy residential road in Lyon, Villa 216 is a chic nineteenth century mansion hidden behind sturdy digital iron gates with a crescent pebbled driveway and a sprinkling waterfall.

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A well-tended walled backyard with a formidable array of flora together with herbs and flowers comparable to verbena, sage, lilies, roses and lavender, in addition to ivy clinging to the partitions, tall chestnut and lime blossom bushes, even some wild strawberries, give a soothing sense of countryside despite the fact that its within the suburbs. Parking is handy and secure, off-road, behind the gates on the personal driveway.

While we have been left with the impression we have been outdoors Lyon, on a regular basis actions in France’s third largest metropolis continues as regular, with retailers and eating places dotted alongside the highway outdoors.
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Inside Villa 216, inbuilt 1890, are three ensuite rooms, plus an outside hot-tub for visitor use solely. Personal massages could be organized via a telephone name.  

The hallway entrance up a number of stone steps beneath a classic glass and steel cover is vivid and cheerful with floral designed wallpaper,  a flooring of colourful tiles, an armchair, woven baskets with yellow cushions in them, a glass-fronted drinks and snacks cupboard primarily based on the distinction system and a number of other cabinets of books and tourism data.
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Our ground-floor room, with full view over the backyard via a pair of tall French home windows, comprised a spacious bed room and adjoining rest room with walk-in bathe and separate bathroom. 

The bed room featured a parquet wooden flooring, wall and ceiling moldings, a brown-speckled marble fire and ornamental cast-iron heaters. 

It was furnished with all main home equipment together with a superb Jura coffee-maker with recent roasted beans, a toaster, an oven and a wall-mounted tv. There was additionally an assortment of eight totally different Pages teas, a number one French model, together with Earl Grey, mint, apricot and blackberry and myrtle-berries.


A spherical, marble-topped desk was sufficiently big for us to eat at, although with the high quality climate we loved, we most popular the seating and tables outdoors fronting the backyard.
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Breakfast at Villa 216 was by way of supply service, ‘Baguette a bicyclette,’ straight to our door each morning, comprising chocolat noir and noisettes granola, pure orange juice, yogurt, baguette with Brittany butter and jam and chocolate croissant.

Being a multi-national neighborhood, alternative of ethnic, or certainly basic French bistros, brasseries and eating places, is plentiful. One night we loved Nepalese spinach curry, chickpea noodles and dumplings and on one other Lebanese tabouli, humous and eggplant.
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If driving isn’t in your vacation agenda, a chauffeur service is definitely accessible and we loved a pleasant {and professional} expertise with Chauffeur Lyon, a neighborhood firm providing high-quality transport. 

For a way of countryside, away from the noise of site visitors but solely a brief 15-minute drive from downtown Lyon, Villa 216 is a lovely possibility.



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