In the southern Charente, AUBETERRE, former stronghold is now classified as one France's prettiest villages.
Terra Alba is situated in the center of this Village of Character with its charming narrow streets winding through white stone houses and ancient buildings.
The house has been completely restored to the highest standard without altering its original flavor, keeping the architectural layout and details of historic values.The sourcing and the furnishing of the space has been done by the owner who is passionate about Interiors.
As you walk in the house you are met by the fragrance of yesterday, today and tomorrow…It is a fresh combination of beautiful pieces, that the owner has collected over the years, reflecting her love for vintage,antiques and quirky pieces.
Terra Alba is available for rent as a whole unit and features 4 bedrooms (sleeps 10+2) or can be arranged as 2 separate apartments.
The top apartment, with its private entrance, can sleep 6 people in One big family room (king size bed and twin beds) and a double room ( king size bed).Each bedroom with its own en-suite bathroom.
the bottom apartment also with its private entrance from the street, can accommodate up to 5 people in one family room for 3 and one double room, sharing the same bathroom.
Both apartments have direct access to the garden and they each have a shaded pergola area with outdoor table and chairs for lazy al Fresco lunches.
Sun loungers and barbecue are at your disposal.
Terra Alba is a TV free zone but wi-fi is available.
Easy parking on both of the free municipal parkings very close to the house.
Access to the River Dronne, the beach and all shops and nice restaurants within short walking distance.
The full house is ideal for inter generational family group .
PLEASE ENQUIRE IF YOU WANT TO RENT SEPARATE UNITS.
We also accommodate small groups for painting workshops , photographic workshops ,or any tailor made holidays.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||2 km|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: BORDEAUX 110 km, Nearest railway: CHALAIS 14 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
Aubeterre sits high up above a bend in the rIver Dronne.A fine sandy beach is maintained along the banks of the river , in a shady spot, where you can swim and fish safely.
Canoes can be hired during July and August, a fun way to Explore the Attractions of the Dronne Valley.
Aubeterre is a hive of activity for artists and artisans and the local culinary tradition is heavily influenced by the nearby Périgord...
Aubeterre, village of Character has been labelled and accredited one of the top 100 most prettiest villages in France.
Taking a stroll around Terra Alba, you will find The Church of St Jacques, which is a Marvel of Romanesque architecture dating back 12TH century...Down the road from the house you will also discover the impressive underground Church of St jean, entirely carved from the rock.
Your morning walk to the "Place du marché" will take you to the local "Boulangerie" and " Boucherie" where you will find everything you need and every sunday you will be able to enjoy a typical French market on the market square.