Large holiday let with pool, rural Aquitaine - AL005098

5km from Labastide-d'Armagnac, Landes, Aquitaine Reference: AL005098 Advertiser since: 29 November 2016
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Lasgraves Self Catering Saturday 4 8 2

About this property

Large Family Property With Private Gardens And Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Lasgraves is a fully restored Gascon maison of considerable character and style. It is of traditional stone and mortar construction featuring oak beams, light and airy rooms, all typical of the area and period. The accommodation comprises - a fully fitted kitchen, dining-breakfast room, large sitting room with open fireplace, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large terrace with canopy and enjoys the benefit of a private 8 meter circular swimming pool, all in just over half an acre of enclosed gardens.
Lasgraves is surrounded by rural countryside, the ambience being one of peace and tranquility .
The accommodation in detail comprises:
- Ground Floor: Fully fitted kitchen equipped with oven with hob, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer. The large sitting room with it’s open fireplace has French windows to the garden and canopied terrace. Tv with UK free to air channels. The dining - breakfast room overlooks the garden and pool and seats 8 comfortably. A bathroom equipped with a bath with shower over, bidet and wash basin, together with a separate wc completes the ground floor accommodation.
- First floor : two double bedded bedrooms are complemented by two twin single bedded bedrooms, together with a further bathroom comprising shower, wash basin and wc. A baby's cot and high chair is available on request .
All modern facilities for indoor and outdoor living are provided including outdoor tables, chairs, sun-loungers, parasols, bbq etc. Wi-fi internet access is also provided free of charge.
The pool is 8 metres in diameter and has a uniform depth of 1.20 metres. The pool is fitted with an alarm to comply with French regulations and is cleaned and maintained daily.
A “Green Lane”, closed to vehicular traffic, passes close by the property and provides safe walking and cycling around the local area.



Kitchen and dining

Fitted kitchen with hand painted oak and pine units. Oven with hob, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge freezer. Microwave oven, toaster, kettle and full inventory.

Separate dining with pine furniture, seats 8. Separate seating area for drinks, coffee etc.

Living rooms

Large sitting room with open fireplace. Sofa and chairs seating 8 comfortably. High ceilings, oak beams with French windows leading to gardens.


Two double bedrooms with two twin bedded rooms. Fans in all bedrooms.


Ground floor bathroom with bidet, basin and bath with shower over.
First floor bathroom with toilet, sink and shower.
Seperate wc on the ground floor.


Gas central heating available at extra charge.
Wood for sitting room fireplace available at extra charge.


32 inch LED tv with UK free Sky chanels.
Free wi-fi throughout the property.

Garden and outside

Large enclosed gardens of some 3000 sq meters.
Terrace with canopy, outdoor table and chairs for 8 people.
Sunloungers, bbq provided.

Parking and garages

Ample parking for 4 vehicles.

Visitor suitability

Families or couples.
Not suitable for elderly/infirm or disabled.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Private pool


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Coarse species
Name of nearest fishing location: Lac de Luby
Distance: 10 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf de St Avit
Distance: 30 km


Name/number of nearest marked trail: Voie Verte


Wine tasting and cookery

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Grahame Shaw

Grahame and Diana Shaw, the owners of Lasgraves, have been providing holidays at the property for the last 18 years. They are French speaking, well integrated into the local community and can provide assistance and advice if required. They are retired computer professionals and live in another totally separate property close by.

Owner's website
Year property purchased 1998
Why this location? This part of Gascony is away from main tourist areas and offers a more relaxed approach to life, together with a proud Gascon heritage.

Other areas of Gascony are within easy travelling distance including:
Bordeaux with it's fine wine areas and rich traditions.
The rolling countryside of the Midi Pyrenees and the Pays Basque region.
The Cote d'Argent with golden beaches, Biarritz, St Jean de Luz and the pine clad forests of Les Landes.

Our Gascon heritage provides the best of good food, wine and a warm welcome. Explore Gascon tradition at local fetes, markets, artisan fairs, exhibitions and protected sites.

All outdoor pursuits are catered for golf, sailing, fishing, horse riding, children’s entertainment and much more.
Unique benefits of property The property provides the opportunity for a relaxing, peaceful holiday in it's enclosed ground and private pool. Yet within a short drive most of the Gascony region is available for exploration to compliment and enhance your holiday.

The Owner Recommends

Ecomuseum de La Grande Lande Marquèze

Local Landaise airial which is a reconstruction of a forest community/farm from 100 years ago. Exibitions, demontrations and artisan crafts on display with guided tours.

The airial is reached by a private railway which passes through the forests of Les Landes