Lovely characterful 17th century agricultural barn with elegant brick facade - steeped in history & carefully restored - quietly located on the edge of a lane, in the heart of a peaceful little residential rural village nestled in the countryside on the banks of the Doubs , accessible only 500m away (kayakists' paradise & ultra renowned fishing site for its famous catfish, zander or carp / remarkable ecosystem partly classified as "Natura 2000 Zone", in particular for its exceptional ornithological reserve rich in 160 species & its very rare plant varieties). Nestled in the hollow of a beautiful rural & natural setting preserved from wooded & agricultural plains, Pontoux has the particularity of having possessed the last floating mill installed on the Doubs (one of the very last of this type in France) and has a pond of 27 ha in a protected site (1.5 km), exceptional "sensitive natural area" unique in Burgundy, also classified as "Natura 2000 Zone" (nesting of many birds with more than 130 species recorded including one of the most important colonies of night herons in Saône-et-Loire) with an educational trail (to be discovered discreetly, etc.). Comfortable cottage. Pleasant contemporary style. Zen & soft atmosphere. Large exposed and/or shaded terrace. Closed courtyard (electric gate) opening onto a soothing "natural" property of 4000m² (meadow with trees). Composition: House comprising 2 adjoining gites, adjoining the owner's house (total independence). Wireless. Electric heating. Duplex cottage. Ground floor: living room-kitchen-lounge, laundry area, separate toilet. 1st floor: 3 bedrooms (double bed 140x190cm + 2 single beds 90x190cm / double bed 140x190cm + 1 single bed 90x190cm / double bed 140x190cm + 2 single beds 100x190cm + single bed 90x190cm extra) with private shower rooms (showers/WC), 2 of which have a second separate WC. Terrace + private parking. Enclosed courtyard (electric gate) + common ground (4000m²). Amenities at 10 km.