Nick et Mary Felton
0033 (0) 545 30 72 61
Beautiful rooms with river views - Comfortable, quality beds - Luxury bathrooms with powerful hot showers - Wholesome varied breakfast - As much tea and coffee as you want - Separate fully equipped kitchen for guest use - Lounge area with TV - Free WI-FI - Fantastic rear terrace with commanding views over the river and old town.
The aroma of freshly brewed coffee in the morning leading you to our beautiful Tea room for breakfast. If you desire you can take your breakfast to a table overlooking the 12th century bridge and the medieval town of Confolens. Sit under the weeping willow beside the waters edge, contemplating the day ahead.
CONFOLENS is situated on the banks of the river Vienne in the CHARENTE region... a land of oak and granite, filled with rivers and wooded valleys. This is an area of outstanding natural beauty....a photographer's or artist's dream. The climate in this region is second only to the South of France. There are many walks and cycle rides through miles of unspoilt countryside.
Our house sits within a large park - like area in the centre of the medieval town. The stone walled gardens sit on the banks of the River Vienne adjacent to one of the oldest bridges in France. The large gardens lead to a beautiful terrace on the river bank.
Our Chambres d'hotes has been completely renovated, every room has a direct view of the river and all rooms have luxury en-suites.
Pont Vieux Chambres d'hotes is located at the end of a 12th century bridge with direct access to the river. The gardens are situated in a tranquil, beautiful park-like area, yet 2 minutes walk from the town centre.
Medieval houses in cobbled streets.... a fountain... an art gallery... this is the Fontorse. Pont Vieux is in the heart of the oldest part of the town steeped in history.
We have 3 large double bedrooms with luxury en-suite bathrooms and a large family suite with two bedrooms and bathroom. Each room has been decorated with taste and has the benefit of top quality beds. Most bedrooms have a view of the river and all have central heating. Our premier room has its own private balcony with magnificent sweeping views of the river.
Our chambers d'hôtes incorporates a lovely kitchen lounge that can be utilised by our guests. The kitchen also overlooks the river and is fully equipped. You don't have to eat out every night when you stay with us. The kitchen also has an attached lounge area with television.
Canoe/kayak - velo-rail - tennis - fishing horseriding.
Summer activities include - open air swimming pool (5 mins walk ) - swimming lessons - pedalo - orpaillage - archery - climbing - tennis lessons.
Futuroscope -Valley des singes (monkeys) - Village gaulois in Esse - Island of Serpents - Gallo roman site (Cassinomagus) - Lacs de Haute Charente (lakes for sailing, windsurfing, canoeing) - Chateau's - Moulins - Val de Vienne racing circuit - Animal Parks.
Beautiful medieval town. Fabulous unspoilt countryside. Many rivers and woodland walks.
Close to Famous Cognac and wine tasting. Confolens hosts a famous world music festival every year in August.
Breakfast is a scrummy nutritious mix including...croissants - fresh whole meal bread - choices of jams, fresh fruit salad - yogurts - orange juice - eggs and as much tea and coffee as you want!!