PONT VIEUX CHAMBRES D'HOTES
Nick et Mary Felton
+33 62 609 5268
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 - Free WI-FI - Fantastic rear terrace with commanding views over the river and old town. Outdoor kitchen and BBQ area beside the river.
The well appointed Gites are located in the main 15th century house.
If you desire you can take your breakfast to a table overlooking the 12th century bridge and the medieval town of Confolens. Sit 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 Chambres d'hotes has 3 double bedrooms and a family suite. All the bedrooms have an en-suite bathroom. Our premier double room has a queen sized bed and a private terrace overlooking the old bridge and River Vienne. Each room has been decorated with taste and has the benefit of top quality beds.The showers are spacious and modern.
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) - 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.
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 accommodation has been completely renovated, every room has a luxury en-suite.
Pont Vieux chambres d'hotes and gites are 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.
Please visit our photo gallery.
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!!