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Historic Riverside 'au pont'

  • The 11th Century Roman Bridge is one of the views, down by the private river frontage
    The 11th Century Roman Bridge is one of the views, down by the private river frontage
    The 11th Century Roman Bridge is one of the views, down by the private river frontage
    A full length Boules Court is in the garden area
    Trout was the day's catch!
    And there is also a Basketball Court
    The Medieval Watermill opposite is the other historical view
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
    1 hour to the famous wine region of the Loire Valley and 1.5 hours by train to Paris is,
    A French Country Getaway...with a touch of Aussie!

    If you are thinking of buying in France this is the perfect medium term stay for you to try before you buy. Alternatively a fantastic
    location for some R&R.

    One of France's Best Secrets (as described in a magazine). Gourgé is situated in the Deux-Sèvres department, Poitou-Charentes region. Deux-Sèvres is a place to unwind, relax and recharge your batteries; lazy rivers, quiet roads leading to unexpected villages and hamlets, historic towns and of course wonderful markets. Guaranteed your first holiday in this beautiful area will not be your last!

    'au pont', a relaxing and comfortable Historic French Riverside Country Home, sleeps u...
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Boat Available
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (2)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (7)
    • Microwave
    • Parking
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Private Fishing Lake/River
    • Private Garden
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(3)
    • Sofa Beds:(1)
    • Stereo System
    • Telephone
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info

    * Chambre 1 - Country and medow views, queensize bed, reading alcove and en-suite complete with shower and toilet
    * Chambre 2 - Northern country views, 2 x single beds and en-suite complete with shower and toilet


    * Spacious Living Room - Stereo TV, DVD player, Video player, 2 Lounges, 1 Double Sofa bed and a large Day bed
    * Dining Room/Reading Room - Fire place, Bookcase of reading material, Recliner chair, Coffee table, Dining table. This room has great views, and has another door that opens onto the path that leads to the 11th Century Roman Bridge and the River Thouet. This path is one of the Compostella Pilgrim trails (the Way of St James) that came through the village of Gourgé and across the Roman Bridge. It is a 1 minute walk.
    * Additio...
    Listing #HL142008 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Default - - 90 nights
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Welcome pack upon arrival to help you settle in and relax.....
    We have adjusted the Summer rates for our 'Late Bird Specials' NOW as above.Don't miss out on these great rates!

    'au pont' can accommodate up to 7 people. The 2 person price is for 1 double or twin share bedroom. Each additional person after 4 people is 30 euros per week, up to a maximum of 7 people.

    Overnight accommodation is based on availability. Nightly rate is for 1 bedroom and 2 people, with access to all house facilities.

    Medium-term rentals are available and pricing is calculated on the length of stay.

    Payment can be made by Direct Deposit and by Credit Card through PayPal. Once payment is received, a Booking Confirmation will be sent to you.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Poitiers: 39.0 km
    Railway: Poitiers: 39.0 km
    Ferry: Ouistreham: 354.0 km
    The closest airport and train station is in the city of Poitiers, which is a 50 minute drive by car. In addition there are other airports at La Rochelle, Nantes, Limoges and Tours.

    If you are travelling by train from Paris (TGV) it takes 1.5 hours to reach Poitiers. There are a number of car hire companies in Poitiers, where you can hire a vehicle. It is a 45 minute, scenic drive from Potiters to Gourgé.

    If you are driving by car from Paris it is 381km SW, and it will take you around 4 hours to reach Gourgé.

    However you are travelling, we will assist you by providing more detailed directions when you book.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 119.0 km.
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 8 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

My husband and I only booked this holiday gite 2 days before we arrived,(a last minute holiday). Donna rang me up at home to make sure I had received all relevant information before our journey.On arrival,we were met by Donna,who showed us around the Gite,which was large,spacious,and clean.The Kitchen was well stocked with items you may wish to use,the chilled... more

Len S
Sheffield, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

This was our second visit to Au Pont - we enjoyed it so much last year we booked again before we had left. Peter and Donna were the perfect hosts in this lovely, lovely setting. The river quietly flowing under the two bridges - great fishing ( mostly small stuff but there are some big ones in there - honest!)...


Iain F
Gloucester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 September 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We had an excellent time at 'au pont' - Donna and Peter were exceptionally helpful, answering all our questions, pointing us to places to visit, and even arranging an extra bike so we could all have one to ride as a family. With the river and dinghy, table tennis, basketball and bikes, we had just the right mix of things... more

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Donna and Peter H
Speaks English, French
Listed since : Nov 2010
Response Rate: 85 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 123 days ago
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