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Relaxing House Stunning Views Of The Pyrenees Mountains Peaceful Rural Location

Overview

Property

Updated: 03-Dec-2016
House in Castelvieilh, Hautes-Pyrenees, Midi Pyrenees, France - An Extensive Garden With A Large Patio, 10 Metre Pool, Laundry / Games Room And Broadband

The region offers all year round perfect holidays for family and friends' be it a relaxing or an action packed activity holiday to a fabulous winter holiday in the foothills of the Pyrenees. This 5 bedroom house sleeps 12 comfortably. Situated on top of a plateau, the village of Castelvieilh over looks farmland plains with stunning views of the mountains. The extensive garden accommodates a large patio, 10 metre pool and laundry/games room. The enclosed garden has plenty of space to play ball games. Parking for up to 5 cars behind remote controlled gates. The area is very wll served by airports. Skiing, Cycling, the Tour de France passes close by and the area is very popular with keen cyclists, Whitewater rafting and canyoning are just some of the many activities available in the area. The major local towns are Tarbes, Lourdes, Pau, then within 2 hours Toulouse and Biarritz. So one day can be spent at the beach and the next at the top of the mountains at Pic de Midi.

  • Sleeps 14
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I manage an action sports retail chain and Sue is a teacher, we have three children. We have always enjoyed this area as it is a real get-away and offers a variety of experiences. We are a family who love skiing and trekking in mountains and unlike the Alps the Pyrenees is still very unspoilt. The purchase of the house has been an adventure and we love it when friends come to stay and we can introduce them to white water rafting or just hanging by the pool. We like entertaining and having good time with our friends so our aim was to make the house comfortable and easy to maintain. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Stuart and Sue.

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4 Reviews

5
based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

5

Amazing house and wonderful views

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a week with family and friends. Incredibly well equipped and beautiful location. We used the house as a base for skiing in the local resort La Mongie. Easy to find, easily accessible from the airport. All in all a wonderful house. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A superb property and facilities

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful property in a particularly lovely location with spectacular views of the Pyrenees from the terrace. The property is very well equipped and has fabulous facilities including a lovely outside space for dining and relaxing by the pool. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay the house and gardens being ideal for large groups and families. There are loads of places to explore and activities to try. The owners provide helpful information and advice about the local area. All in all we had a lovely stay and would definitely return next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

lovely house in a stunning location

  • 5 of 5

Have stayed at this property a few times now and we have never been disappointed! A fantastic base for large groups -peaceful location and fab facilities. The patio and pool are the perfect place to relax on a balmy summers day and in the evening al fresco eating on the well equipped terrace!Loads of funto be had both at the house and at other activities close by - white water rafting in the mountains, quad biking and a trip to the great beaches at Hossegor and Biarritz. Would recommended this house to any groups looking to have a fun but relaxing time in south west France!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A stunning house with beautiful gardens

  • 5 of 5

I have just returned from a weeks holiday in this superb house. The spacious accommodation felt homely and was so well equipped for the 12 of us that it felt like staying at a friends! The stunning views of the Pyrenees and the fabulous pool never failed to impress and the games room was a welcome addition for our group which were made up of a range of ages. The location is peaceful and provides access to some amazing walks, but is near enough to towns and attractions that we could all find something to do.

I would highly recommend this house for a holiday and will definitely be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lourdes at 15 Kilometres Nearest Ski : La Mongie at 40 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Biarritz at 150 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

The beautiful beaches of south west France are less than 2 hours drive away.

Hossegor is a great surfing town (a favourite with our kids) and the lovely towns of Biarritz and St Jean de Luz are well worth a visit.

Travel:

Ther are a number of airports within an easy drive from the house, Pau ( 45 mins) Lourdes ( 30 mins) Biarritz (1 hour 45 minutes), and Toulouse airport (1 hour 15mins) Regular flights from Britain are available from Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham and Gatwick airports. Use of a car is essential for a holiday in Castelvieilh.

Distances:

The major local towns and cities to Castelvieilh are Tarbes, Lourdes, Pau, Toulouse and Biarritz on the southern west coast of France, near to the spanish border. You can take a leisurely drive down to the town of Tarbes in 15 minutes or be skiing in the nearest ski resort of La Mongie within the hour.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 1
25 Mar 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
£286
for 1 night
£1,400
 
 
Rate 2
8 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£343
for 1 night
£1,800
 
 
Rate 3
3 Sep 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
£243
for 1 night
£1,100
 
 
Rate 4
7 Oct 2017 - 4 Mar 2018
1 night minimum stay
£207
for 1 night
£850
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£700
for 3 nights
From
£200
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £100

Booking Notes:
Please contact owner for booking details.

Changeover Day:
Please contact owner for changeover day details.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Please contact the owner to discuss part weeks and long weekends.

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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • forests

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • ski lift pass
  • ski
  • surfing
  • whitewater rafting

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Toilet 2 - Toilet
  • The ground floor has a separate toilet plus a bathroom with twin sinks. First floor has a separate toilet and shower room with sink and toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Ground floor bedroom 1 with twin beds, wardrobe and drawer storage. 1st floor bedrooms 2, 3 and 4 with double beds, wardrobe and drawer/shelving storage. 1st floor bedroom large room with two bunk beds and large comfortable sofa bed.

Outside

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

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: This house has a really relaxed and comfortable feel about it. It is great for families and friends alike, but please note that the pool is not enclosed but is alarmed. Outside: The extensive garden is over half an acre it is extremely well maintained. Ideal for activity games, the trees provide shade for relaxing and reading. The views towards the mountains in the distance are breath taking. The large patio area is perfect for relaxing around the pool. The large patio table is ideal for socialising and eating alfresco meals. An enclosed area can be used for BBQs and shade. The well maintained pool has steps into the shallow end for paddling and gradually deepens to 2m. Beside the pool there is an external shower next to a decking area with a shaded hammock. Garden furniture is provided for your comfort. Utility Room: The utility area is part of the large games room. It comprises of large upright freezer and 2 washing machines. Also in the games area is a full sized table tennis table, darts board, table football and pool table. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. Other: All ground floor rooms have patio doors leading to the garden/patio area. The dining room has a large table and chairs seating 6 plus a sofa. Also a telephone, broadband and an attractive open fireplace, a perfect place to relax after skiing!

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