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Maison au bord de la rivière


Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

la Maison au bord de la Rivière

Farmhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Just 2 kilometers from Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, classified as one of France's most beautiful villages, is this enchanting 16th century home, set admist 20 hectares of wood and meadowland. The home has been owned by the same family since 1875 and is now available for 4-6 guests to enjoy a peaceful holiday in the French countryside.

Guests stay in a wing of the home that is full of period charm such as exposed beams and stone flooring. The living room has a double sofa-bed and fully equipped open-plan kitchen. There's also a cozy fireplace in addition to central heating. A bedroom with double bed and loft with a queen bed, and cushions is on the second floor..

Activities in the area include touring the many food shops, boutiques, restaurants, market and famous churches of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, visiting the famous Cognac, Bergerac, Pomerol and Saint-Emilion vinyards, Comedia dell'Arte mascara, theater and potery workshops as well as outdoor activities such as bird-watching, canoeing, and wild-swimming in the river. The owners provide two canoes to enjoy the river that runs right in front of the house. Two lovely donkeys will welcome you on the property.

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Vous cherchez une petite maison au fond des bois,

entourée de lierre et de lilas,

au bord d'une rivière

avec une cheminée pour les longs soirs d'hiver ?

Louez une partie de cette maison de famille du XVIe siècle

située dans le sud de la Charente, aux confins du Périgord,

et vivez tels des Robinson au bord de la Dronne

au milieu de 20 hectares de silence, de bois et de prairies

à 2 km d'Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, classé parmi les "plus beaux villages de France", avec son exceptionnelle Eglise Monolithe.

des vacances dans le calme de la nature, au coin du feu, à la campagne,

à jouer, pêcher et vous baigner avec vos enfants en compagnie de nos deux ânes.

Il est possible de louer deux canoës sur demande.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach There is a private beach on the property ! 50 m
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Angoulême (51km)/ Bergerac (56km)/ Bordeaux (84km) 51 km, Nearest railway: Angoulême 51 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Boat available
General Central heating, Table tennis, Safe
Standard Toaster, Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking

The Poitou-Charentes/Vendee region

Activities in the region:

- Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

- Dordogne, Périgord

- visiting the famous Cognac, Bergerac, Pomerol and Saint-Emilion vinyards, or join a Comedia dell'Arte mascara, theater or a potery workshop.

Aubeterre sur Dronne

Activities in the area:

- touring the many food shops, boutiques, restaurants, market and famous churches of Aubeterre-sur-Dronne.

- outdoor activities such as bird-watching, canoeing, wild-swimming in the river, badminton, ping pong, barbecue.

The owners provide two canoes to enjoy the river that runs right in front of the house.

Two lovely donkeys will welcome you on the property.

Listed as one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France, Aubeterre-Sur-Dronne immediately appeals to the visitors with its beautiful houses arranged in an amphitheatre and dominating the River Dronne. The charming wooden balconies decorating the facades of certain houses add to the picturesque nature of the place.

The villages possesses a remarkable historic building, which is unusual: the Saint-Jean monolithic church, an underground church carved out of the rock in the 12th century by the Benedictines. This building has a vault reaching 20 metres high and is the biggest troglodyte church in Europe ! This site should not be missed under any circumstances !

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Review 1-4 of 4

8 Sep 2014


"Dépaysement garanti"

Ici, tout n'est que luxe calme et volupté... J'y ai séjourné avec des amis et nous avons passé un très agréable moment, entouré de fleurs, d'arbres, d'ânes venant nous care… More

30 Jul 2014



J'ai passé une semaine dans cette magnifique maison. Denise a été charmante et nous a conseillé tout au long de notre séjour. Une rivière passe au bout du jardin et nous a permis de faire d… More

9 Sep 2013


"Peace and tranquility in a charming setting"

We recently returned from a stay at the wonderful Maison au bord de la Rivière in Aubeterre sur Dronne. This beautiful house is attached to the main house and has 2 bedrooms, the loft bedroom being o… More

9 Aug 2013


"A lovely place to stay"

We loved our stay in this enchanting house. We spent our time outside, swimming in the river and eating BBQ. The owners were very kind, and let us used one of the canoe. They stay on the other side of… More

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