Jean-Claude and Michelle open the doors of a charming farmhouse with character dating from the 17th century with an elegant country brick facade - steeped in history & carefully restored - quietly nestled on the edge of a lane, in the heart of 'a peaceful little rural residential village nestled in the countryside on the banks of the Doubs, accessible only 500m from the gîte (a true paradise for kayakers & ultra renowned fishing site for its famous catfish, zander or carp / remarkable ecosystem partly classified as " Zone Natura 2000 ", in particular for its exceptional ornithological reserve rich in 160 species and its very rare plant varieties). Nestled in the hollow of a beautiful rural and natural environment preserved by bocage & agricultural plains, the village of Pontoux has the particularity of having owned the last floating mill installed on the Doubs (and probably one of the very last mills of this type in France) and has a 27 hectare pond in a protected site (located 1.5 km from the gîte), an exceptional sensitive natural area unique in Burgundy, itself also classified as a "Natura 2000 Zone" (nesting of many birds with more than 130 species listed, including one of the largest colonies of gray herons in Saône-et-Loire) with a dedicated educational course (to be discovered in complete discretion…). Comfortable lodging fitted out on the site of the old stables, in a warm contemporary spirit. Zen & gentle atmosphere. Spacious 20m² terrace, exposed and / or shaded, opening onto a vast “natural” property of 4000m² (partly wooded meadow). Soothing and restful setting. Composition: House comprising two adjoining gîtes, adjoining the owners' house (total independence without vis-à-vis). Wireless. Electric heating. Studio on the ground floor. Living room (double bed 140x200cm), PMR bathroom (shower / Wc). Terrace + private parking. Common ground (4000m²). Shops and services 10 km.