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Chateau Gatehouse With Private Pool Set In 2 Acres Of Gardens



Updated: 04-Jun-2016
Spacious Cottage in Gouze, Nr. Orthez, Pau, Pyrenees Atlantic, Peaceful Location With Walks To The River, Chateau, Lake And Manmade Beach 5 Mins Awa

An exellent property located 5 minutes from Orthez between Pau and Biaritz with easy access to the main routes and attractions, golf, fishing, skiing, walking, rafting and a man made lake with a beach, park and water skiing 5 mins away. Ideal for privacy and tranquility. The house is in its own 2 acre grounds within the grounds of an 800 year old chateau which once belonged to a musketeer family for 300 years. Ideal for all parts of family life with private pool house to relax in and watch the children play around the facilities within the garden. There are local markets on in the ancient towns of Orthez and Salies de Bearn Tuesdays and Thursdays as well as brilliant shops in Pau along with stunning views of the maintains from the boulevard de Pyrenee and chateau there. The cottage is very safe for children as there is no through trafic and plenty of room to play football etc.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access

About the Owner

My name is Kevin Jones and I live in France with my wife Nikki and 3 children. The family decided to move away from UK for a change in culture and better weather. The region is a great place to bring up children with the education being second to none. You will have an excellent time in the cottage and private gardens within the 800 year old chateau grounds. Very peaceful and quiet for that ideral holiday relaxation.

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Speaks English, French, German

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From the Owner

The lovely weather with easy access to the mountains, sea and Spain. Buitiful countryside.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Pau at 18 Miles Nearest Barpub : at 2 Miles Nearest Ferry : Bilboa at 140 Miles Nearest Golf : Pau at 10 Miles Nearest Train : Orthez at 5 Miles Nearest Motorway : at 5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Maslaq at 2 Miles Nearest Ski : Gourette at 35 Miles Nearest Beach : Biaritz at 55 Miles Car: recommended


Man made lake and beach 5 minutes drive. Rafting 30 minutes drive. Biaritz beach 50 minutes drive. Skiing and Mountains 1 hour.


Pau airport 25 minutes away. Biaritz Airport 1 hours away. Toulouse airport 2 hours away. Bordeaux about 2 1/2 hours away.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
1 Jan 2016 - 20 Dec 2016
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 20% will be paid to secure the holiday with the remaining balance paid 6 weeks before. There will be a £100 refundable bond for damages.

Changeover Day:
Preferred Saturday or Sunday is the main change over day during the months of June, July and August.All the other months are flexible. Departure by 10.30am normally. Arrivals 3.30pm.

Payments are made by transfer to the owners bank in the UK or France. Details given on request. 20% as a deposit to secure the booking and the remainder paid 6 weeks before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 04-Jun-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom downstairs with bath and shower facility.Downstairs toilet.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 comfortably (3 Bedrooms) Plus Cot Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 :Large room with double 4 poster bed. Bedroom 2 : Large room with double bed. Bedroom 3 : 2 x single beds.


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


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: The cottage is set in 2 acres of private gardens with pool, poolhouse, trampoline, large playhouse, football posts, kids tractor and a games room with table tennis, pool, darts. The facility also has many dinning places outside, table and chairs outside the kitchen, table and chairs next to a BBQ area and within the poolhouse there is a set of comfortable conservatory chairs with lights for evenings outside. There is also plenty of parking space to the front of the cottage. The cottage also has no traffic as the road is private and leading to the chateau. The surrounding countryside is beautiful with views of the mountains and walking distance to the gave de pau river. The ancient towns of Orthez, Salies de Bearn and Pau are within 30 minutes drive along with Biaritz, St Jean de lutz and mountains 1 hour away. There are local markets in the ancient towns of Orthez, Salies de Bearn and Pau along with great restaurants in all locations. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath towels and linen are included.

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