Self catering holiday property near Gurs

Gurs (8km from Navarrenx), Pyrénées Atlantiques, Aquitaine Reference: AP003858 Advertiser since: 3 November 2014
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5 rue du Presbytere Self Catering Saturday 4 10 5 Cot available for babies

About this property

Beautiful Béarnaise House With 25metre Heated Pool . This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

Beautiful Béarnaise home renovated in a contemporary style equipped with everything to make your French holiday perfect in every way for family and friends! Lots of space for everyone with large dining areas (indoors and outdoors), fantastic 25m pool for "serious" swimming or fun and games for everyone. Relaxation poolside on the sun loungers and hammock. 4 double bedrooms (or 3 double plus 1 family room - the family room can be set up for a couple with a queen-size bed plus separate baby/childs room with 2 single beds or travel cot). Each bedroom is en suite with walk-in shower, wc and wash hand basin. Spacious, light-filled living rooms with well-equipped kitchen and comfortable sitting rooms.

The private, enclosed garden has a sunny terrace around the 25m heated pool and shaded terrace for outside dining. On the doorstep - tennis, basket, walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing and more!

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Kitchen:
The well-equipped kitchen has french windows leading into the garden. The modern equipment includes a large American fridge-freezer with ice-maker and filtered water, induction hob, extractor hood, electric oven, microwave, dishwasher and coffee-machine.

The large dining room with oak dining table and chairs also has two comfy sofas for relaxing.

Living rooms

Through from the dining room is a cosy sitting room with log burning stove for the winter months.

Bedrooms

Bedroom 1, 2 and 3 have double beds. Bedroom 4 has a queen-size bed with 2 single beds in the annexe. All 4 bedrooms overlook the large private garden, are light, airy and furnished in a comfortable and contemporary style.

Bathrooms

Each bedroom has a modern en suite bathroom with large walk in shower, wash hand basin, wc and heated towel rail with luxury towels and french toiletries.

Heating

Gas-fired central heating.

Entertainment

Flat screen satellite tv, dvd player, Wii and wi-fi.
Boardgames, playing cards, books, painting.

Garden and outside

The large, mature garden has views to the Pyrénées mountains and a sunny, paved terrace around the 25 x 5m heated pool with wooden steamer sun loungers and a hammock made for two to share. Leading from the kitchen you can choose to dine outside on the natural stone paved terrace, shaded with mature trees. There is a large wooden dining table with parasol and chairs and a Weber barbecue for the outdoor eating experience. The garden has mature trees and is private and secure, enclosed by laurel hedges and traditional stone walls. For the children (and active adults) you can play boules, badminton, swing-ball or water volleyball to while away the day.

Parking and garages

Off-street parking for 2 cars.

Visitor suitability

All.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Private pool

Activities

Climbing/mountaineering

Distance: 30 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Salmon, Trout
Name of nearest fishing location: Navarrenx
Distance: 5 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Salies de Bearn
Distance: 30 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Gurs
Distance: 1 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 2 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Route du Jurancon

Skiing

Name of nearest resort: La Pierre Saint Martin
Distance: 40 km

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: GR65

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Jurancon
Distance: 25 km

Wine tasting and cookery

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Things to see and do

Coast/Beach With excellent year round surfing, the Atlantic coast is internationally renowned for the best waves in Europe. Here, the surf is a way of life. The Basque coast is host to many professional surf competitions. Billabong, O'Neill, Roxy, Ripcurl, Quiksilver and many others bringing together the world's greatest names in surfing each year. Golf Pau Golf Club (40 minutes drive) was created in 1856 by the architect Willy Dunn and is the oldest golf course in Europe, outside of Great Britain. The beautiful city of Biarritz is nestled on the south west coast of France, and boasts without doubt top quality golf courses. This is one of the best regions for golf in mainland Europe, with four courses in Europe's top 100 and a further four courses in the top 50 in France. All of the courses are situated together, tightly packed along the coast with a few in the nearby national park. Skiing La Pierre Saint-Martin is the closest resort to Gurs. It's a small resort in the Pyrénées mountains which, due to its size and location is beautiful, quiet and excellent for beginner and intermediate level. English speaking/French accredited ski guides are available here to make your ski experience even more enjoyable. Issarbe is a beautiful location next to La Pierre where you can snow shoe and sledge. The resorts offer dog-sledging and igloo-building among many other Special Interest Holidays We can offer bespoke training and touring holidays for cyclists and triathletes of all abilities. We have top of the range Planet X carbon road bikes and the latest SNUGG wetsuits for open water swimming. Click the Triathlon Training Holiday page of our website to find out more. We can also offer Taster Sessions for anyone who would like to try our swim, bike & run sessions - just ask!