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Villa with Private Pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 30-Oct-2016
Villa in Eoux, Nr. Aurignac, Haute Garonne, Midi Pyrenees - Tranquil location with Mountain Views

The house sits on the crest of a hill, surrounded by rolling countryside and woodland, and faces south towards spectacular views of the Pyrenees. We bought the old house 10 years ago and have lovingly restoring it, this is its fourth year open to guests and we hope it will be appreciated for it's special location and beauty. It is a family home and as such has most things you want on holiday. The interior is comfortably furnished to a high but simple finish. There is a very large kitchen diner, opening onto a west facing terrace, a cosy sitting room, a double ensuite, bunk room and family bathroom on the ground floor. Upstairs are 3 huge bedrooms, with an ensuite in one and a shared bathroom for the other two.

The views of the Pyrenees are spectacular.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We are an English family, who live in Hertfordshire. We bought Le Reve 11 years ago as a complete wreck, see photo! It took 6 years (and a few nervous breakdowns)!

to renovate, with (we think) wonderful results. We have tried to make Le Reve, beautiful but not precious. User friendly, very cosy and comfortable, with everything you need, but not too much excess. We like to think of it as simple, but elegant. It's a very special place for us, and we hope it charms you in the same way. We have been letting for five years now and have had lots of very nice feedback. 4 lots of people have been back twice, and one family have just booked in for their third visit.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

The House, pool etc was superb and fitted out to a high standard which coupled with the splendid views made it a great tranquil holiday location.



You have a lovely place here in a great setting with beautiful views - you have obviously spent alot of time and effort renovating this house to the superb standard it is and thought of every detail - we have spent time in a few holiday houses and this definately is one of the best - Thank You!
Feb 2009
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3 Reviews

5
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

London
5

Il Colletto

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the house for five days during June 2014. The house is absolutely beautiful equipped with everything you would need. The pool is huge with a spectacular view of the surrounding towns and the ocean. We spend most of our time by the pool and in the games which which is a lot of fun. The close by towns are lovely with some delicious food from great local restaurants. We would high recommend Il Colletto and plan to go again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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United Kingdom
5

Beautiful villa + perfect place to relax

  • 5 of 5

I came to stay there with my boyfriend's family for a week last summer and we had the most amazing time. The villa is located amongst beautiful French countryside, has a big swimming pool and anything you need to truly relax and enjoy your holiday. You can really tell that the owners thought through every detail, making sure that all bedrooms are comfortable and stylish and that there is plenty of space for any other activities. The villa also has a spacious kitchen, living room and outside patio - where we (group of 10) spent a lot of lovely evenings drinking wine and enjoying fresh produce from the markets nearby.

Overall we really enjoyed our stay, this villa is a real find!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A real dream

  • 5 of 5

It is not possible to be disappointed by anything in this really dream home . Everything has been thought through carefully by the owners who love to use it as their own home. each bedroom is a delight and has its own bathroom, the large kitchen is practical and convivial, the swimming pool, is the centre of family life, and the view of the Pyrenees is stunning!!!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

We bought in this area because my very good friend lives in the village of Alan, 10 minutes away. Visiting her we came to love the area, and bought Le Reve, after many holidays, and many house viewings! My friend, Mme Lavinska is at the Palais des Eveques, in Alan, and the Palais is open to the public, Saturday and Sunday afternoons through the summer.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Toulouse at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : St Andre at 4 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : St Andre at 4 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Bangers de Luchon at 50 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

The Pyrenees are about a one hour drive away and provide a huge range of activities year round. In Winter there is the full range of winter sports, and during the Spring and Summer there is mountain biking, walking, white water rafting, kayaking and paragliding.

Coast/Beach:

2 1/2 hours to either coast, Biaritz or Narbonne.

Travel:

50 minutes from Toulouse airport

90 minutes from Pau and Carcassone Airports

20 minutes from Motorway

Car essential

Quite a few options for ferries/train/driving.

Distances:

Nearest small town 10 minute drive.

Nearest cafe/bar/restaurant 3 miles in next village. There are

two larger towns with restaurants, lakes and man made beaches 20 minutes drive away.

Nearest lively markets 20 or 30 minutes away.

Mountains, cities, places of interest, all within an hour's drive.

Further Details:

Nearest town 10 km away, with bank, supermarkets, bakers, butchers, hardware, etc

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Rate 15
10 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
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£200
£950
 
 
Rate 16
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£900
for 3 nights
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£300
£1,850
 
 
Rate 17
7 Jan 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
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£950
 
 
Rate 18
8 Apr 2017 - 28 Apr 2017
3 night minimum stay
£900
for 3 nights
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£300
£1,850
 
 
Rate 19
29 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
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£200
£950
 
 
Rate 20
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,850
for 7 nights
£1,850
 
 
Rate 21
9 Sep 2017 - 8 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
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£200
£950
 
 
Rate 22
9 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£900
for 3 nights
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£300
£1,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£600
for 3 nights
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£200
£950
£3,200
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
We take a £200 deposit on booking with the balance to be paid 8 weeks before departure. A security deposit of £200 in the form of a cheque is required, which is then torn up/returned at the end of your accident free let. All insurances in place.

Changeover Day:
Saturdays, although some flexibility outside of school holidays.

Transfer payments arranged with Mrs Bate

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

From the Owner

We revel in the peace, we love just being there, swimming, playing tennis, more swimming, preparing lovely lunches, playing boule out the front, drinks and nibbles on the terrace, watching the mountains. It's a completely different pace of life and we love getting into a slower pace for a week or two.

Property Type

  • farmhouse

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Entertainment

  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • 4 bathrooms in all. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1, with bath, separate shower, loo, basin and bidet. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 3 with shower, basin and loo. 1 further bathroom with shower, loo basin and bidet, and another with shower loo and basin.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 large room with super king bed. Bedroom 2 large room with super king or twin beds. Bedroom 3 king size bed. Bedroom 4 bunk room, small double bed on bottom, single bed on top. Bedroom 5, hall room with double bed.

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The climate at the house has always been temperate, and the pool a delight when it's hot. Ceiling fans (although we've never used them) woodburners for chilly evenings. Outside: 12m x 6m saline water pool, terrace and pergola the by pool and BBQ. Sun loungers, and mattresses. Two covered terraces by house, for shaded dining. There are about 3 acres of rustic garden laid mainly to grass and fruit trees. There is a badminton set and boule. Utility Room: Washing machine, hoover, ironing board and iron, clothes dryer. Washing line outside, under the east terrace. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All cotton bedding, towels and pool towels included, linen change for two week bookings. Cleaning and maid can be arranged. Other: There are plenty of games, jigsaws, books, DVDs, music etc maps and information about the surrounding area, villages, markets, things to do.

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