Hidden away in one of the most beautiful villages in France, Aubeterre sur Dronne, next to the river Dronne lies this stunning and unusual detached family holiday home with 4 acres of terrain
What a find! Hidden away in one of the most beautiful villages in France, Aubeterre sur Dronne, next to the river Dronne lies this stunning and unusual detached family holiday home with 4 acres of terrain. It even has its own private beach with a boat and canoe for personal use. A calm, peaceful, secluded location only minutes away from shops and restaurants.
This house has so much on offer, inside or out. Revel in alfresco dining while the kids explore the extensive terrain or play on the beach on warm days. On cooler days and nights, chill and relax indoors with a spacious open-plan living and dining area, an indoor games area, sip a glass of French wine at the superb custom made bar.
For the master chef there is a professional kitchen, with serving hatch, ideal for cooking for large groups of friends and families. Long tables with chairs means everyone can dine together at any time of the day. At Pont Vieux, named after the old bridge in situ, kids will entertain themselves with exploring the grounds and island, playing on the beach, play ping-pong or tennis, cycling, rowing a boat, or canoeing up and down the river.
There is no need to leave this little paradise.
Nevertheless if you can tear yourself away from you holiday home, the area lends itself perfectly for exploring more……Visit the weekly markets in Aubeterre, nearby Ribérac or Chalais to buy some fresh organic produce from local suppliers for the big family dinner or BBQ back at Pont Vieux. Enjoy a day out at Brantôme, the Venice of the Dordogne, only 30 minutes away.
Beautiful Bordeaux, just over 1hr away, will give you a taste of city life in France. There you can shop till you drop on one of the longest shopping streets, admire the Bordelaise architecture, river trips and chill on one of the terraces with a glass of red Bordeaux.
Whether outdoors or indoors, this house oozes with style, personality, quirkiness and is waiting for families and friends longing to spend quality time together in South Charente.
Dining areas seat up to 20 guests!!
The riverhouse sleeps up to 20 guests
Since 1993 Aubeterre sur Dronne has been officially listed as a classified is one of the « The Most Beautiful Villages in France». Perched on a hillside with its meandering narrow streets and the village square surrounded by cooling lime trees, it is conveniently situated on the border of the “South” Charente and the Dordogne.
The perfect place to live and visit. Tourists and visitors can enjoy an array of different restaurants, cafes, independent boutiques selling clothes, bags, jewellery and presents, locally made pottery and regional organic produce.
Over 1000 years Aubeterre has welcomed pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostella in north west Spain, and visitors and tourists. The extraordinary, monolithic, underground Church of St Jean and the Romanesque Church of St Jacques, with its stunning façade add to the cultural status of Aubeterre sur Dronne.
The Charente lies within the region of Poitou-Charentes and is the sunniest spot in western France with the most hours of sunshine per year. The average summer temperature is 26 degrees Celsius. This has to do with a warm Gulf Stream in the Atlantic Ocean.
The landscape of the region is very diverse, such as the marshlands of the marshlands of the Marais poitevin, the caves de Cognac, the beautiful coastline of the Atlantic Ocean and the old harbour of La Rochelle and Royan.
Acres of greenery and landscaped gardens, woods, fishing platforms and treehouse.
Close to shops & restaurants in Aubeterre sur Dronne
Payment conditions: 20% of full amount to be paid at booking, 80% of full amount to be paid 30 days prior to arrival.
Domaine de Pont Vieux ☼ Aubeterre-sur-Dronne
+33 (0)6.46.19.05.02 or +33 (0) 220.127.116.11.92
Latitude : 45.26641942172442 – Longitude : 0.17201164995117324