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4/5 bed house in own grounds, with 8X4 pool & wonderful views of the Pyrenees

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 / 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms with plenty of outdoor space. Peaceful location.

The house stands in it's own grounds with immediate views of vines, fields and farms, yet it is within easy distance of a pretty village with good amenities including a boulangerie, a bar/restaurant, a well stocked general store / post office and a chemist. The views from the house really are incredible with the Pyrenees to the south and beautiful countryside to the east.

Upstairs are 4 bedrooms, 2 with ensuite shower rooms and a main bathroom with a bath, all are tastefully furnished. There are also 2 camp beds and a cot available increasing capacity upstairs to 10/11. Bath and pool towels are provided for your convenience.

Downstairs is a large comfortable TV lounge with a log fire and separate dining area. The 'snug' has a bed settee sleeping a further 2 adults if required. There is a downstairs toilet and shower room with a washing machine.

The kitchen has a huge fireplace with another log burner and a table to seat 6. The kitchen is well equipped with fridge / freezer, oven and microwave as well as cooking / eating utensils.

Off the kitchen there is another dining room / conservatory and a useful coat / boot room with a washbasin.

To the front of the house is an 8 X 4 pool with terrace. There is a BBQ area with picnic table and a hammock. On the other side of the house is a covered terrace (our salles de fetes!) with another dining area, comfy seating, a bar, a weights bench and a table tennis table. There is also a small sand pit for the little ones. This terrace is lovely and cool on hot days and perfect for providing some welcome shade as well as relaxing in the evening.

There are 1.4 hectares of grounds in total so plenty of room to roam around including a field, a paddock and an orchard with tyre swings for the children. There are apple trees, pear trees, cherry trees, and a lovely fig tree!

There is plenty to do here so you definitely wont get bored. Viella is in the heart of the Madiran wine region and there is wine tasting available on every corner. Visit the local market at nearby Aire sur l'Adour where you can buy the very best fresh and local produce.

The countryside is stunning and you can walk from the house, roaming to your hearts content exploring paths and vine yards. It is also a very popular area with cyclists, both on and off road.

The house is suitable for horses with a field, field shelter and a sand school and you are very welcome to bring your horse on holiday here too - the riding is wonderful!

A little further afield is the city of Pau in the foothills of the Pyrenees. Days out in the mountains are endless, whether is it sightseeing, walking, cycling in summer, or skiing, dog sleds and snow mobiles in winter, you will be spoilt for choice.

More Details

Owner
Jill KIRBY
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
1 June, 2017

About Jill KIRBY

Hi, my name is Jill and I love France!

I first came to work in France in 2006 and I have been hooked ever since. I love all that france has to offer but particularly the food and wine!

I am from Derbyshire in the UK where I did a lot of walking so I love the countryside which is why the views from our house were very important.

I am a horse lover and the house is suitable for horses - you are very welcome to bring your horse with you on holiday, the riding is the best I have ever experienced!

Jill KIRBY purchased this house in 2011

Why Jill KIRBY chose Gers

I hope you enjoy our home as much as we do. One of the things we love is that it is so peaceful, it really is a little corner of paradise.

The Gers is the most unspoilt department in France, with the least industry and no motorway, making it the cleanest air in all of France. Sitting on the terrace with a glass of wine watching the sun go down and the stars come out is a perfect way to end the day.

The countryside is beautiful and because we are surrounded by vine yards everywhere is open with little fencing, just an abundance of tracks for you to explore and enjoy.

What makes this house unique

The best bit about this house are the views - they really are amazing. You can admire the chain of the Pyrenees to the south, with the snow capped peaks glistening in the sun against the deep blue sky and then across to the east the countryside stretches out for miles. Breathtaking!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Viella in Midi-Pyrenees

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en-suite
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , downstairs bathroom with washing machine
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , en-suite shower room
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , En-suite shower room & extra bed / cot if required
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , room for extra bed / cot if required
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Peak
15 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£805
for 7 nights
£805
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £750

Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed. For very cold weather extra charges for logs and fuel may need to be agreed at cost price. A "Good Housekeeping Deposit" will be refunded in full within two weeks of departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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