La Vieille Forge (the Old Forge) has three bedrooms (two double and a twin bedded room) and can accommodate up to 6 comfortably. There is a downstairs shower room with a large shower and a small bathroom upstairs with a shower over the bath.
Upstairs in La Vieille Forge the beams are low so be prepared to duck (or grouse) unless you are shorter than average!
The Kitchen-dining room has a gas hob and fan oven and there is a dishwasher. The downstairs shower room has a large shower cubicle and there is a washing machine. From the cosy lounge, stairs lead to the three bedrooms and a further bathroom with bath (and over-bath shower).
Outside there is a patio area that looks out over the large grassy play area, towards the pool complex. There is a masonry barbecue and patio furniture for al fresco dining.
All guests at the Gites have access to the large grassy playing area at the rear and to the pool complex, comprising a 12x6m main pool, a small paddling area and a 3m square children's pool.
Each Gite has its own patio area and is equipped with a masonry barbecue.
Internet access is available via wifi and Satellite broadband. Data consumption during the day is limited but there is ample to support internet browsing, email and Voice over IP. Unlimited data downloads are available between midinght and 6 am. Each Gite has a TV with Freesat to provide access to UK TV stations.
There is a 9 hole golf course about 10 minutes away at Golf d'Aubeterre, where there are also tennis courts. Fishing is possible in both the nearby river Dronne and, further afield, in the Charente.
Bathing beaches are provided on the river at Aubeterre and St Aulaye. Lake bathing is available a little farther afield at Brossac and Lac Jemaye, just beyond Riberac.
The area provides excellent quiet country roads for cyclists and there are ample opportunities for walking in the local woods and countryside.