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Farmhouse With Pool Looking Onto The Pyrenees

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Overview

Property

Updated: 23-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

Farmhouse in Athos Aspis, Sauveterre-de-Bearn, Pyrenees Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France - Peaceful Location Yet Only Minutes From Local Village

The property is situated at end of small lane on a hill just outside the small hamlet of Athos- said to be the birthplace of the fourth musketeer. There are stunning views of the Pyrenees. The house has been updated for modern living, retaining its original character. A 12x6 metre salt water pool has been recently installed. The property sits in a hectare of land and is surrounded by fields, providing privacy and wonderful views. This is complemented by the house's proximity to the fortified medieval town of Sauveterre de Bearn. Opportunities for activities are endless: river and white water rafting, walking, cycling, fishing, tennis and golf. Additionally numerous historical towns and villages of interest are nearby. The Atlantic coast and surf (Biarritz,Saint Jean de Luz) are less than an hour away. And just ninety minutes away are the gastronomic delights of San Sebastian in Spain.

About the Owner

Elizabeth Kershaw
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

About Elizabeth Kershaw

I'm Australian and my husband is English. We have lived in Brazil, South Africa, Australia, Germany and the UK and found that the Pyrenees Atlantiques with its magical countryside with mountains, rivers and the sea fulfilled all our expectations for places to live.

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Location

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Atlantic sand beaches with magnificent surf. Biarritz is closest by car 50mins. Saint Jean de Luz is 60 mins.

Travel:

Airports: Pau - 40mins Ryanair

Biarritz- 50mins Ryanair

Toulouse- 2.5 hrs BA and Easyjet

Bordeaux- 2 hrs

Car hire available all airports.

TGV train to Dax- 60mins away

Distances:

Nearest town- Sauveterre de Bearn 4 mins by car: 4 bakeries, 2 pharmacies, Butcher, Vet, bars and restaurant

Supermarket- 2 mins by car

Further Details:

Sauveterre de Bearn , a charming old fortified town overlooking the lovely salmon river Gave d'Oloron. Salmon fishing and rafting available.

Salies de Bearn, a beautiful medieval spa town centred around the river that flows through the town.The famous spa offers a variety of health and leisure regimes. Weekly market and annual salt fete in September- 15 mins away

Pyrenees and unspoiled ski resorts such as Pierre St Martin- an hour

Restaurants in Laas , Castetbon

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 1
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 
 
Rate 2
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
Rate 3
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,100
for 7 nights
£1,100
 
 
Rate 4
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
 
Rate 5
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,000
for 7 nights
£1,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Booking will be confirmed on receipt of deposit. The final payment is 8 weeks prior to date of use. Cancellation fees apply.

Third party/personal liability Insurance is required in France (Assurance Villegiatur) to cover personal accidents or damage to property.

Changeover Day:
Please contact the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

General

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

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Ping Pong Table

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • river
  • rural

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • One bathroom with bath/shower, basin. Separate WC A further WC and wash basin have been installed in the building adjoining the swimming pool

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed Bedroom 2 with twin beds Bedroom 3 with double bed Bedroom 4 with twin beds

Outside

  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The property is suitable for families. The pool has an integral electric rolling cover, which is the responsibility of the house guests to close when pool is not in use. In common with all other local houses there is no air conditioning. On very hot summer days the thick house walls keep the interior cool and there is a gentle breeze due to the house location. Outside: In front of the house is a grassed area with the benefit of shade from mature oak trees. The 12x6 metre saline pool is situated within 30 metres of the house. It has a paved terrace, there is a barbecue and sink area plus WC facilities adjoining the terrace. surrounding the pool is lawn and the remainder of the land is meadow. Utility Room: Washing machine, iron and ironing board Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property and pool are cleaned pre- arrival. For stays of two weeks amid stay clean will be provided. Sheets and towels are provided. Other: Games area( under cover): table tennis table and dart board

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