Rural holiday barn with pool, nr Aramits

Aramits (10km from Oloron-Sainte-Marie), Pyrénées Atlantiques, Aquitaine Reference: AP002781_A Advertiser since: 30 September 2010

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Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
Top Barn Self Catering Saturday 3 8 2 + cot

About this property

Holiday Barn with Pool and Mountain Views. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Top barn sits in 19 acres of farmland overlooking the village of Aramits with the mountains and the ski station of La Pierre St Martin in the background. Top barn has its own private entrance and parking.

Bedroom 1 has an en suite shower room with a double bed and single bed plus views over open fields. bedroom 2 has twin beds; bedroom 3 has 3 single beds with both rooms sharing the 2nd shower room. The open plan kitchen and dining area is fitted out for 12, although top barn sleeps a max of 8, it is possible to rent extra rooms on a room only basis so 12 can dine together.
Please note adults only as it is in a quiet and peaceful location without traffic noise.

On-site just 30m away is a shared pool, gym, games area with 2 table tennis tables, baby foot and traverse climbing wall, club room with a pool table, darts and lots of boardgames.We have wi-fi so you can bring your own laptop.

We are on the edge of a network of signed walks and one is just 10 minutes away. The area is well known for cycling, with the Tour de France passing close by, many of these famous Cols are in pedaling distance so bring your bikes. All the marked walks are suitable for off road biking. We have too many outdoor activities and attractions to mention - please send for a free cd for further information.
 
 
Optional Extras
Jacuzzi and sauna.
Evening meals
Cycle hire

 

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

The kitchen has a microwave, eye level oven, hob with 4 rings, dishwasher, toaster, 2 fridges and the the necessary utensils.
2 tables and seating for 12

Living rooms

The living room has a settee, 2 matching chairs, coffee-table, tv, dcd player, portable radio/cd and a table and chairs for boardgames.

Bedrooms

Three bedrooms in total.

Bathrooms

One en suite to bedroom 1 and a shower room shared by bedroom 1 and 3.

Heating

Electric heaters

Entertainment

Just 30m away is the shared pool, gym and games room, tv, dvd player and cd/radio player.

Garden and outside

At the patio entrance there is another sitting room looking out onto the upper terrace with 2 tables and 8 chairs. On the lower decking area there are sunloungers and the garden has a barbecue.

Parking and garages

Off road private parking.

Information about any additional facilities

Jazz festival end of June
Motor racing at Pau end of May
Rallye de Cimes, 4x4 event first weekend in September and it was free to watch.
Tour de France, route to be announced 20th October.
Also we have many local cycling events, Pierre Jacque en Baretous Sportive end of July which starts and finishes in our village of Aramits just one mile away.
Another La Bearn cycl'Espoir, 19th June 2016
Water sport centres, rafting, Speleo, Canyon, Escalade, Rando centre just 2km away in Lanne.
Petit train at Artouste is worth a day out also for mountain biking and walking.
La Verna is a must.
Easy 1 hour walk or up to a 5 hour tour.
Fetes, each village will have its own 3 day fete, worth seeing for the culture and traditions. Very colourful traditional dresses and plenty Beer tents.
For dates of the events watch our web site or contact us with your dates and I'll send you events for that period.
Fishing just 1 mile in the village.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Meals

  • Shared pool

Activities

Climbing/mountaineering

Distance: 3 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Trout
Name of nearest fishing location: Aramits
Distance: 1 km

Fishing on-site

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Pau
Distance: 30 km

Gym/spa

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Lanne
Distance: 2 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 1 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Jurancon

Skiing

Name of nearest resort: La Pierre St Martin
Distance: 25 km

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Less than 1 mile away

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Jurancon, Gan
Distance: 20 km

About the Owner, Mrs Margaret Johnson

Margaret and John, both born and bred in Nottingham, 2 sons and 3 grand children. Margaret had her own hairdressing business on Union Road Nottingham, John trained in the motor repairs at B&K.Thomas in West Bridgford. Left Nottingham in 2000 and started a B&B in Norfolk, 2004 moved to France

Year property purchased 2004
Why this location? Mountain tours have always been popular with bikers, cyclist and walkers also we have regular stages of the Tour de France in the region.<br/>Plus we like it as we can eat outside all the year round
Unique benefits of property The location is unique because of the views, we offer a selection of accommodation, the self-catering Top Barn sleeps a max of 8 but other rooms can be added on the room only basis. Bed & Breakfast rooms also can have the choice of half board.

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