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Farmhouse Gite In Beautiful Mountain Location, Heated Pool & Hot Tub.

Overview

Property

Updated: 01-Dec-2016
Cottage in Campan, Hautes Pyrenees, Midi-Pyrenees, France - Peaceful Location, Lovely Mountain Scenery, 10 Mins Drive From 100km Of Skiing & The Pic Du Midi

Gite du Midi is situated in the Hautes Pyrenees in the beautiful Campan valley. Located at the end of our 200 year old renovated farmhouse it offers accommodation for 2-4 people (2 adults and 2 children. In addition a cot can be provided for a third child). The property sits in 1.5 acres and is surrounded by stunning scenery. The gite has its own private terrace , use of six person hot tub and the above ground timber clad swimming pool (summer months only). We are just over 10 minutes drive from La Mongie , part of the largest ski area in the French Pyrenees and the cable car to the magnificent Pic du Midi Observatory. The area offers a wealth of summer and winter mountain activities - downhill and cross country skiing, cycling the famous Tour de France cols including Tourmalet and Aspin, spectacular walks, VTT, horse riding, fishing, paragliding, golfing, rock climbing and much more. We are two minutes drive from the village of Sainte Marie de Campan with its small but well stocked supermarket, two restaurants and bar, boulangerie & pizzeria.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We (Tim and Jane) realised a 10 year dream when we moved to Sainte Marie de Campan in December 2013. After 30 years with the Metropolitan Police Tim retired in 2012 and we started our house hunt in France. We had holidayed all over France and enjoyed all the different regions but the Hautes Pyrenees has always been our favourite area. We wanted a to find a house with lots of character, in a tranquil setting, near the ski resorts and surrounded by beautiful walks and were so lucky to find a home that ticked all the boxes. Our sons are currently at university in the UK and we're looking forward to their visits in the holidays. Now that we've settled in we're busy discovering the wonderful surrounding walks with our two Border Terriers Eddy and Charlie.

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Speaks English, French, German

3 Reviews

4.3
based on 3 holidaymaker reviews

Dorchester, Dorset
4

What a view!

  • 4 of 5

The warmest of welcomes awaits from Jane and Tim when you arrive at their charming and comfortable little gite, surrounded by the most wonderful views of the Pyrenees. On the road to the Col du Tourmalet, of Tour de France fame, the gite is ideally situated for walkers, cyclists and sightseers of every age group, and Jane and Tim will go out of their way to ensure that you have everything you need to make your stay enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Superb gite

  • 5 of 5

I have just spent a wonderful week at this gite. The location is excellent and well equipped and maintained. Tim and Jane are lovely and were very helpful

I would definitely recommend this gite

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your lovely review. We really enjoyed your company and are so glad you enjoyed your holiday here. Hopefully see you again soon.
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4

A Pyranneen Delight

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I spent a fortnight in the Gite de Midi and have no hesitation in recommending it to others. Tim and Jane Yates made us very welcome and throughout our stay were most helpful without being intrusive. The accommodation was clean, comfortable and well equipped. Situated a kilometre or thereabouts up the road to the Col de Tourmalet from the village of Ste Marie de Campan (boulangerie, general store and 2 modestly priced restaurants) with the market town of Bagnere de Bigorre with its supermarches and a wide variety of shops only some 20 minutes away by car it was an excellent base for exploring the higher lands of the Pyrannees in that area: plenty of varied walks through high pasture land or serious cyling on the routes of the Tour de France Alernatively for the less active, picnic by Le Lac de Payolle en route to Col d'Aspin and the attractive village of Arreau. At the same time it was an easy drive to Lourdes, Lannemezan and the contrasting villages, hills and valleys of Les Baroonnies

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lourdes at 30 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Village at 2 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Bagneres de Bigorre at 14 Kilometres Nearest Train : Tarbes at 40 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A64 at 28 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Auberge des Pyrenees at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : La mongie at 12 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 2 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

We are situated in the centre of the Hautes Pyrenees so by car it is approximately 2 hours to Biarritz on the Atlantic coast and 3 hours to Narbonne on the Mediterranean coast.

Travel:

Lourdes Tarbes Airport 40 minutes by car

Toulouse Airport 1 Hour 40 minutes by car

Biarritz Airport 1 Hour 50 mins

Bordeaux Airport 2 Hours 30 minutes by car

Carcassone Airport 3 Hours by car

Distances:

Nearest village St Marie de Campan 2km

Nearest town Bagneres de Bigorre 15km

Ski resort of La Mongie 10km

Lourdes (holy shrine) 40 mins by car

Further Details:

We are two minutes drive from the village of Sainte Marie de Campan with its small but well stocked supermarket, two restaurants bar, cafe, pizzeria, boulangerie and bar. You will find many more cafes, restaurants and shops in the beautiful spa town of Bagneres de Bigorre which is only 15 minutes drive from the gite. Why not visit its excellent traditional market which is held every Saturday morning, relax and pamper yourself in the Aquensis spa or try your luck in the casino.

The Tour de France passes our drive most years and is definitely something not to missed. For the keen cyclists the famous cols of Tourmalet and Aspin are right on our doorstep.

Take a scenic drive over the cols and explore the neighbouring valleys where you will find the 'Grands Sites Pyrenees' including the famous Cirque Gavarnie and the beautiful Pont D'Espagne. The religious sites of Lourdes and Saint Bertrand de Comminges are just a short drive away.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£87
for 2 nights
£303
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid
17 Dec 2016 - 10 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£116
for 2 nights
£406
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
High
11 Feb 2017 - 10 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£122
for 2 nights
£426
 
 
Mid
11 Mar 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£116
for 2 nights
£406
 
 
High
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£511
for 7 nights
£511
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Mid
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£116
for 2 nights
£406
 
 
Low
30 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£87
for 2 nights
£303
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas & New Year
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£116
for 2 nights
£406
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£128
for 2 nights
From
£64
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please email the owner via this link or our own website. We will confirm availability and send you a booking form. A deposit of 100 euros per week of booking to confirm reservation. Please note, prices quoted are for two adults and two children (under 16). A supplement of 25 euros will be charged for each additional adult.

Changeover Day:
Preferred changeover day Saturday but this may be flexible. Arrival time 4pm and departure time 10am.

Notes on prices:
Prices are shown in Euros for two adults. Children and babies are free. If you prefer to pay in pounds please contact the owner and a price in pounds will be given based on the Smartfix exchange rate of the day.

Nightly and weekend rates are available during the ski season and outside school holidays.

Nightly Rate 75 Euros
Two night Rate 140 Euros
Three night Rate 210 Euros

We take a 100 euro or 100 pounds deposit (200 for a two week booking) to secure the booking and balance of payment is due 8 weeks before the start of the holiday. The rental charge includes local tourist tax, wifi and cleaning.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • cottage

General

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

Kitchen

  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • mountain
  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • ski lift pass
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ground floor shower room with WC.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Upstairs is a large family bedroom with double bed, full size bunk beds and a two seater sofa. Double doors open onto the juliet balcony offering lovely mountain views across the garden and down the valley.

Outside

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

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: A cot, high chair and buggy are available if required. There is an additional DVD player in the family room, along with a selection of DVDs games. A small welcome pack awaits you on arrival containing a selection of local produce and a few necessities. Free wifi is included. Outside: The gite has its own private terrace with patio furniture, sunloungers, parasol and BBQ. Hot tub and above ground timber clad 7 x 4m heated swimming pool. The property sits in 1.5 acres of land and is surrounded by beautiful mountain views. If you're lucky you may see visiting deer nibbling at our pine trees. Visit our website for more pictures of the surrounding area. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All towels and linen are provided, including towels for the swimming pool and hot tub.

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