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Holiday cottages in the pyrenees for skiing, cycling, walking holidays

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Chalet in Gripp, Nr. Bagneres de Bigorre, Hautes Pyrenees, France - Beautiful Location, 10 Minutes from Skiing and Other Mountain Activitie

Chalet Hay is a beautiful chalet set in a quarter of an acre of south facing garden, secluded but not isolated. Chalet Hay is a traditional style French mountain grange, over 400 years old and lovingly restored to a superb mountain retreat with wonderful views.It is perfectly located for all mountain holidays whatever the season.In the spring, summer and autumn the area is famous for fantastic walking and cycling, the pinnacle of which sees the Tour de France pass by the Chalet in July. Every mountain activity is available including canyoning, walking, golf, cycling, mountain biking, fishing, horse riding, rafting and paragliding. Families are well catered for, we ourselves having 3 small children and many activities are child friendly. The Chalet is extremely spacious and the garden secure. For a more relaxed holiday the area is renowned for its slow pace of life, fantastic climate, luxury spa, great food and number of places of interest. In winter it is only 10 minutes drive from the largest ski area in the French Pyrenees. You will have a truly fantastic holiday, we always do!

Tristan Hay; Lisa Hay
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017

About Tristan Hay; Lisa Hay

We are Tristan and Lisa and we love the mountains. Skiing is our number one passion and after several years of looking and numerous ski and summer holidays we brought our dream chalet in 2007.

The area has all the mountain sports and a traditional feel that we have not found elsewhere. After several working holidays to get the Chalet just how we want it, we now use the Chalet to relax and for great mountain activities.

We visit the Chalet as many times of the year as possible and find it the perfect place to get away from it all and relax. It is also a great place for us to take our family and friends!

We hope you enjoy Chalet Hay as much as we do.

Tristan Hay; Lisa Hay purchased this chalet in 2007

What makes this chalet unique

Our favourite activities include, reading a book in the garden on sunny days, eating out on the terrace and in local restaurants with some delicious red wine. Taking a night stroll under a million stars (no light pollution here!), standing on top of the quatre therms ski lift with the Pic du midi in front and 4km of sweeping blue runs ahead.

A typical winter day for us would be a family breakfast around the large dining table, heading up the mountain for a cheeky hot chocolate before the children head to ski school with our favourite english-speaking instructor Muriel, delicious lunch in La Schuss, a fun afternoon skiing with the kids and maybe a a few of us adults would meet up and head over to Laquette for the long tree lined runs and an afternoon beer. After the pistes close meet friends and enjoy some drinks in one of the restaurants and then participate in an evening activity such as husky dogs (brilliant), a ride in a piste basher, sledging or some night skiing. Or maybe a trip to the huge luxurious spa with the jacuzzis on the roof! Fab, fun filled days with family and friends!



Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Campan in Hautes-Pyrenees

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Bathroom with shower, jack and jill sinks and bidet. Separate WC.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms + Cot) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed (and cot available foc). Bedroom 2 with double bed (and cot available foc). Bedroom 3 with double bed. Bedroom 4 with twin beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes on accommodation: Chalet Hay is very spacious making it ideal for families and groups alike. It is secluded but not isolated and superbly located within the Campan Valley. Set within it's own private garden on the edge of the National Park. We have colleagues available in France to assist you during your stay at Chalet Hay. They can help with any questions or requests. See our website for lots more information on the chalet and the area. Outside: Large private landscaped south facing enclosed garden. BBQ and seating area. Play area. Terrace. Parking for several cars. Utility Room: Washing machine, dishwasher, additional fridge. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen is included in the price. Towels are not included, but are available to hire for a small additional cost. Other: Dining area with large table.

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website:


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)


Great for exploring the surrounding country in summer

  • 4 of 5

The property was accurately described and clean, and its setting was even prettier that the photos on the Internet. I would recommend this property to friends and family. Chloe was very kind and helpful when we had queries. I can recommend the Auberge Lou Fabeclo at Beaudéan and the Céperie in Arreau for good, authentic French cuisine. In general, we has lunch out and breakfast and dinner at home. The lake at Payolle is worth a visit and the road continues over a pass with spectacular scenery. The same can be said for the road though La Mongie to the Cirque de Gavernie. There are many bicyclists on the roads in this area - it's a popular route for the Tour de France. Since guests arrive on Saturday after 3 pm, you should be aware that the local supermarkets (Intermarché, Lidl and Carrefour) are open until 8 pm, but are closed on Sunday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A great place to stay for skiing at La Mongie.

  • 5 of 5

All eight of us enjoyed a fantastic four night stay. It was lovely to "come home" to a log fire and such a comfortable, cosy well equipped chalet after enjoying a good days skiing. We will definitely be staying again.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Skiing with the family

  • 5 of 5

Great 4 days skiing.

Lovely house, warm and welcoming.

Well thought through. Everything you need.

Would certainly book again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity Holiday

  • 4 of 5

Brilliant week at Chalet Hay. The weather was fantastic which meant we did the full range of local activities (parapenting, extreme scootering, walking/mountaineering, white water rafting,.......all fuelled by great local food and drink!


  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: great, thanks for the review
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Wonderful cycling in the heart of the Pyrenees

  • 5 of 5

Marvellous chalet perfectly located for our cycling hols. The chalet has everything you need for pleasant and relaxing stay. The scenery from the chalet is stunning and Chole is on hand to attend to any problems, would definitely reccommend to fellow cyclists and can't wait to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fantastic in summer!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in this spacious, comfortable and very well-equipped house. The area has so much to offer in summer - gorgeous scenery - little towns - mountain walks - the chance to speak a bit of French - and no crowds. Our children loved it too. We would recommend Chalet Hay without hesitation!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
22 Apr 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
A deposit of £200 is required at the time of booking to secure your booking. Final payment is required 2 months before arrival. For bookings made within 2 months of arrival, full payment is due at the time of booking. We also require a standard refundable security deposit on all reservations of £200, this is payable with the final payment and repaid within 5 days of your departure.

Changeover Day:
Saturday to Saturday, however we will do our best to accommodate special requests. Guests are requested to arrive at the Chalet after 3pm on the day of arrival and leave before 10am on the day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Please note that our rates are based on a maximum of 8 people (excl. babies) sharing the 4 bedroom chalet.
Weekly rentals run from Saturday to Saturday, alternative changeover days maybe available upon request. Prices for additional nights also available on request.

There are optional extras available at an extra charge, such as a homemade dinner ready for your arrival.

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