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Beautiful Location! Take a look. !

Bedrooms 8
Separate WCs1
Space 3,552 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

5 Bathrooms! Huge out door under cover games, lounge & dining area!No car needed

villa!Maison Fleuve – your perfect river side retreat.This property is set in beautiful mature gardens with a wooded area to the rear of the property and private access to the river but yet only steps away from the picturesque village Aubeterre – officially listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France! With a total of seven bedrooms – 5 doubles, a twin/triple and a large quad – there are three en suite and 2 additional bathrooms including a spa bath! There are also two lounge areas,one for the children with, TV, PlayStation, Wii and Internet! Furthermore, there is the option to separate the ground floor into a self contained 2-bedroom apartment and the bedroom and bathroom on the 1st floor are ideal for wheelchair access or the elderly.

Relax in the 12 meter solar heated (April/ October) pool and dine in the super alfresco eating area with its huge BBQ,pizza oven and summer kitchen. Table tennis,large table football, pool or badminton – it’s all here! Furthermore, just a short distance down the road at the foot of the village, where the meadows meet the River Dronne, there is a riverside beach and restaurant, a canoeing center and tennis club. Or up the road in Aubeterre – relax with a glass of wine at a choice of superb cafes, restaurants and the hotel bar at Place Trarieux - comfortably shaded by ancient lime trees.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2018


About Roland Hainsworth

Having moved from Cornwall to France in 2005, We spent two years renovating a luxury manor house overlooking the market town of Chalais and successfully built a rental business that grew annually until December 2011 when he purchased Maison De Fleuve and moved to Aubeterre. The extensive renovations were completed in March 2013. The aim was create the perfect property for group/ family holidays.

Taking what we learned from the last 6 years,we feel we have achieved that goal.

ROLAND HAINSWORTH purchased this chateau / country house in 2011

Why ROLAND HAINSWORTH chose Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

Why Roland Hainsworth chose Aubterre sur Dronne, Location, location, location!! Idyllic setting overlooking the river, close proximity to the riverside beach and everything you require from the local village shop, bakery, butchers and chemist, plus a great choice of restaurants in the village square and the hotel bar. All less than 5 minutes walk! Locally there are further great facilities - such as a water park, several golf courses, a Formula 3 race-circuit, go-carts, jet-skis, quad bikes, tennis and - of course - fishing!

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Nature with a beautiful French village/ More for the kids by far, more than any other house i know/ safe river frontage/ superb house layout with plenty of areas for personal space/ Heated pool( needed spring and early summer and great for a night swim)! 2016 we are creating a fantastic out side area, with pizza oven, BBQ and kitchen. This will enhance the games and lounge area that already works so well!

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful house, you have obviously spent a lot of time and money creating a truly lovely home, it is very tastefully done. I am sure we will be back. Thanks Bill!
Aug 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house around the Aubeterre-sur-Dronne around the Charente

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3552 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 5 - Wet room with sink and toilet!
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Sink
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Sink
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet , Sink
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Sink
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , French doors, onto the pool area!
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , On the first floor,with shower and toilet.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , En suite with spa bath!
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , En suite , with superb views!
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed , Or a double
    Bedroom 1 - 3 Child Bed , 4 CHILD BEDS ARE FULL SIZE BUNKS!
    Bedroom 8 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , LOG CABIN, separate to main house!
  • Two double bedrooms with full en suite,one with a spa bath. Sleeps 16 in the main house,with an option for an additional 2 in the log cabin ( ideal for teenagers!) Additional charge of £100 per person per week for log cabin.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • 16 garden chairs
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
50 meters walk to a spa and health center!


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Beautiful Location! Take a look. !
average rating of 4.818182 based on 23 reviews

great place for all the family to get together

  • 5 of 5

From before and throughout our stay, Roland was very helpful, straightforward and easy to deal with. The house itself is plenty big enough to handle large parties and is extremely well equipped. It's location is ideal to walk easily into town to eat, shop and see the attractions and the wider area has pretty much all you could want for holiday activities.

All in all, a great holiday location for what we as three generations of the family were looking for - would highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks guys, hope you can make it back again! Roland
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Wonderful house, beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

What a fabulous house and a perfect location. We were a large group with 6 children. We all had a thoroughly relaxing week. The house is very comfortable with two excellent kitchens. Plenty for the kids to do. I highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely big house with fabulous pool and outdoor games areas. Within easy walking distance of really good restaurants, bars and shops.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent week in a great location

  • 5 of 5

3 generations of our family stayed at this lovely house for a week. The house is perfect for large family groups, with excellent facilities. The young ones enjoyed all the games and the swimming pool was excellent. We had a tremendous time and many thanks Roland for making this a great holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Something for everyone :)

  • 4 of 5

Family of 8 adults, two 5 year old's an 18month old and a dog. Sadly, our holiday was blighted by constant rain but fortunately the house had lots of games and toys to keep the children happy. The undercover pool table kept the adults busy :) When the sun came out we all made full use of the pool, home made pizza's made in the oven and BBQ's. The kids loved the swings and trampoline.

Roland was quick to respond to our emails/queries. The centre of town is literally a 5 minute walk from the house. We had a great meal across the road at the Taverne (worth booking). I would not hesitate to recommend this as a holiday house. Aubeterre and the surrounding areas are beautiful all the more so around this time of year when the fields are full of sunflowers.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I Alison , Well it was a we one but at least warm! Glad you had a great time and see you soon i hope, warm regards Roland
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Wonderful comfortable house with great facilities, 5 minutes walk from village centre

  • 5 of 5

We were a large family group of 8 adults and 7 children ranging from 17 to 1 and this house and location suited us all perfectly. Very comfortable spacious house and we made full use of the pool, games and play equipment for the little ones. It was great to have the luxury of all being together but also having plenty of space and many seating areas for a little peace when needed. Highly recommend

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Bergerac or Bordeaux
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Aubeterre Square
Nearest Golf
3 Kilometres
Longeveau golf
Nearest Train
40 Kilometres
Angouleme Main Line,
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
La Taverne Aubeterre
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Aubeterre river beach
Car: recommended

There is so much too do,from relaxing on the beach,too great wine and food.

For the more adventurous there's Golf,Tennis, go carting , jet bikes,quad bikes,race track,water park. All within 20 minutes!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chateau / country house around the Aubeterre-sur-Dronne,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
late summer
9 Sep 2018 - 27 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
spring 2019
30 Mar 2019 - 25 May 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Early summer 2019
26 May 2019 - 6 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid summer 2019
7 Jul 2019 - 20 Jul 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2019
21 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
1 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Christmas 2019
14 Dec 2019 - 28 Dec 2019
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £300
Pet Fee £10
Stay tax £0.30 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

We are offering a Sunday change over, as the flights and ferries are a lot cheaper and the roads are less busy,without lorries unless refrigerated! We can sometimes offer other change over dates.
Maison Fleuve sleep 16 people , with an option for another 2 children.. there is an additional cost of £100 per extra person per week..
£100 surcharge for central heating
Pool heating, solar free of charge, heat pump, £50 per week

*Please send an enquiry for bookings in 2017.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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