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Beautiful Stone Barn



Updated: 24-Sep-2016
Stunning peaceful location, 5 dbl bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large games rm

Perfect for summer & winter ski vacations, only 20min from Gourette ski station. This beautiful & spacious converted stone barn with large log burning fire, has it's very own breathtaking views from every bedroom window. Exposed wooden beams & stone walls in master bedroom and bathroom, recently updated to provide a comfortable and relaxing environment. Sunbeds are provided and teak table & chairs to enjoy bbqs & al-fresco dining in your very own secluded garden.

Traditional French style kitchen equipped with: fridge/freezer, microwave, range cooker, dishwasher, iron & ironing board, crockery and utensils + kettle, coffee maker,and toaster.

Living/dining area with wood burning fire & huge oak dining table to seat 10-12.

Sumptuous leather sofas, TV, DVD player.

5 double bedrooms, with 3 additional single beds for twins.

2 bathrooms/WCs with separate showers.

Billiards room & indoor table tennis, Xbox and games.

1 downstairs WC + washing machine.

Dart Board.


Hiking and Cycling: The area is perfect for hiking and cycling holidays in Tour de france territory over the col D’Aubisque and the portalet and Marie Blanc the house is also excellently located for hiking holidays whether it's taking part in the GR10 we are located close to the Chemin de la mature and near to the Pic du Midi d'Ossau and surrounding lakes.

website: www.bellegrangepyrenees.com

More Details
  • Sleeps 12
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Bonjour Tania,

Notre séjour à Gere a été très agréable. Les enfants étaient ravis des activités de la maison et les parents ont pu apprécier le calme de la maison.

L'accueil et le départ se sont réalisés dans les meilleures conditions et Christophe nous avait donné toutes les informations sur la région.

Bien cordialement,

Jul 2009
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


French Holiday House Pyrenees

  • 5 of 5

Dear Tania and Pete

a fantastic house, fabulous location, all the tips and recommendation you could ever need; basically a perfect holiday. It truly was a home from home and we didn't want to leave. Our three kids loved the garden, games room and mountain hikes - they could have fun, charge about and basically be children. The Laruns swimming pool was brilliant as were the suspended forest, vulture sanctuary and the petit train. There were a dozen more things to do which we didn't get to so we'll save those for next year!

If you are reading this wondering whether to rent it then the answer is definitely yes. Its a big house with tons of beds, beautifully presented throughout with loads to do. We went in the summer and I'm sure its even better in the snow.

thanks again Tania and Pete - we loved it

Billy and Steph

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beaucoup de charme pour cette bergerie

  • 5 of 5

Tout d'abord, une situation idéale, au calme, près de Laruns sans en avoir les inconvénients, et une vue imprenable sur le pic du Ger!

Nous avons particulièrement apprécié la salle à manger très spacieuse (nous y avons mangé à 12 sans se gêner), la salle de jeux pour les enfants qui assure la tranquillité des parents, le grand jardin dans lequel on peut garer plusieurs voitures, la literie très confortable.

Le petit plus, une déco sympa, bref, on se sent presque chez soi et on a envie d'y revenir!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Excellent séjour

  • 5 of 5

La maison se prête parfaitement à des vacances à plusieurs familles (nous étions 4 couples et 9 enfants de 1 à 4 ans).

Les 5 chambres sont bien meublées avec du rangement. Les gros points positifs: la salle de séjour, immense et agréable, avec une grande table pour les repas; les 2 salles de bains spacieuses.

Bonne situation géographique: de nombreuses randonnées et activités à proximité, commerces à 5 minutes à Laruns.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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merveilleux séjour

  • 5 of 5

région magnifique, grande maison (malgré un nombre important 15), personne ne s'est gêné.

Bonne literie;

Parfaite situation, prés de Laruns, pas trop loin des pistes de Gourette, et des promenades en raquettes sur le cirque de Haneou, nombreuses promenades sur place sans prendre sa voiture, visite des fromageries et des vieux villages environnants.

Chacun y a trouvé son compte, grands et petits (de 2 ans à 75 ans)


  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2011
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pau at 38 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Bilbao at 280 Kilometres Nearest Train : Pau at 38 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A64 at 38 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 101 Kilometres Car: necessary

The house is a short distance from Pau Airport with flights from London/Bristol, situated on the edge of the Ossau valley in the heart of the Pyrénées 20 mins from Gourette ski station and only 40min from Formigal ski station, 90min drive from the beautiful beaches of Biarritz, 5min from the lovely market town of Laruns.

Nearby activities include:


Hikking, close to the GR10, Chemin de la mature, Pic du Midi d'Ossau and surrounding lakes

Spa Town (Eaux Bonnes),

Suspended forest(Eaux Bonnes),

Rock Climbing,

Mountain Biking,

Road Cycling.

Col D’Aubisque and Portalet to name but a few!

White water rafting,


Le Lac de Castet

(+33 (0) 5 59826454),




Lourdes (45 mins),

Cinema (Laruns),

Local indoor swimming pool (Laruns),

Highest Steam Train in Europe (Artouste).

Other Activities: Skiing 20 min from house.

Ski: GOURETTE - FRANCE (20 mins drive)

With 28 downhill runs, the steepest of which at Pene Blanque offers experienced skiers some exciting thrills, red and blue, wide and fast runs, Gourette caters for every kind of skier.

40 hectares are given over to beginner.

There are specially equipped nursery slopes with ski lifts and travelators, as well as an international ski school.

ARTOUSTE- FRANCE (30 mins drive)

For beautiful uncrowded easy going ski runs

FORMIGAL - SPAIN (45 mins drive)

For a complete experience on and off the slopes, the modern, stylish ski resort of Formigal is the perfect choice. Formigal is the largest and most complete resort in all of Spain, boasting 137km of slopes. Ideal for the beginner and expert skier alike, for snowboarders and skiers.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
10 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
7 Jan 2017 - 3 Feb 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My standard rate
4 Feb 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
4 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My standard rate
1 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My standard rate
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

50% to confirm booking, outstanding balance to be paid 1 month prior to arrival. There is also a €400 deposit to be paid in cash/cheque for breakages and damages, this will be returned after satisfactory inspection.

Electricity is charged separately at the house, a meter reading will be taken at the start and end of the stay and charged at 0,10 per kw at the house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Dining Area


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • mountain
  • village

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 300 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Both bathrooms have been refurbished up to a high standard.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • Games room - 1 Sofa bed/Futon, Sofa Bed
  • Beautiful French Antique furniture throughout all bedrooms


  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs


  • Self-catering


  • Ipod dock available

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