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La Retraite - Beautiful 250 Year Old House

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Overview
Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 6
Aubeterre-sur-Dronne, Charente, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Set in a tranquil rural hamlet on the banks of the river Dronne, yet only a few minutes drive from one of the prettiest villages in France, you'll find La Retraite, a lovely old gite with exposed stone, huge wooden beams and bags of character.

La Retraite sleeps six, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Set on nearly a quarter of an acre, it has an enormous living room, fully fitted eat-in kitchen and a lovely garden with an above ground swimming pool. The stunning river beach of Aubeterre sur Dronne is only four minutes away by car, as well as an array of restaurants and cafes in Aubeterre (classed as one of 'Les Plus Beaux Villages de France') and other nearby villages.

There's a lot to do in the South Charente. Why not hire a bike and cycle the quiet lanes of the area, or go to one of the nearby vineyards for a w...
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Listing #HL2523165
About the Owner
Susie O
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:92%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2014
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Just returned from a 2 week break in this quite beautiful property. Everything was there. We needed nothing. Kitchen was extremely well equipped as was the enormous lounge area. We bbq’d most evenings as the garden was both welcoming and private. It was exceptionally clean....More

Thank leclartie
susieod, VR Owner at La Retraite - Beautiful 250 Year Old House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

What a lovely review and what truly nice people you were to deal with, Dennis and Sue. We would be delighted to have you back any time. Thank you for such kind, thoughtful words. Susie and Dec

Reviewed 10 November 2016

My husband and I visited Aubeterre-Sur-Dronne (listed in the Top 100 Most Beautiful Towns in France) in September and had the good fortune to enjoy wonderful accommodation at La Retraite. We flew to Bordeaux Airport and had no problem find the house using GPS. The...More

1  Thank Gillian S
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Reviewed 14 April 2015

We stayed at this lovely gite during summer and had a brilliant time! The property is located in a small collection of houses within walking distance of the picturesque hilltop village of Aubeterre-sur-dronne. The gite had a large kitchen with an open plan living area...More

3  Thank Sam B
Amenities
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    4 Twins
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: AU$184 / stay - Deposit
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There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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