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The rear of Les trois Anes

Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

"Les Trois Anes" is a beautifully restored 300 year old Bearnaise farmhouse, which has been recently renovated with exposed beams and stonework to keep its traditional character. It is situated in the quiet and relaxing village of Susmiou just outside the old Bastide town of Navarrenx, nestling in the foothills of the Pyrenees.

The farmhouse offers high quality, self-catering, holiday accommodation for both summer and winter breaks. It is a wonderful environment in which to sit back, relax and unwind while exploring this diverse region with its fascinating history and outstanding natural beauty.

In the summer, it is not uncommon to see wild deer roaming freely, magnificent vultures soaring overhead and the occasional wild boar whilst enjoying a glass of wine in the garden. For those of you with children and teenagers, there is also a wealth of summer activities. These include the high ropes Adventure Park, the outdoor water park Aqua Bearn, horse riding, cave walks, rafting and canoeing, swimming and water sports at the local lake with beach front and several swimming pools nearby both indoor and outdoor.

During the winter months there are several ski resorts which offer skiing, snowboarding and even igloo building!! For those who wish to stay snug and warm indoors however, why not relax in front of the wood burning stove with a mug of hot chocolate and a good film!!!

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Anglet 60 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Pau 40 km, Nearest railway: Oloron St Marie 18 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General TV, Video player, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (5), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 9, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The house is well equipped with all modern amenities including electric heaters in each room. It has 4 bedrooms (two en-suite) and a family bathroom, sleeping up to 9 people. It also has a spacious private garden.

The living area is open plan with an impressive traditional bearnaise fireplace and wood burning stove as well as all the modern conveniences (TV with DVD and stereo). The dining area and kitchen are fully equipped and there is a spacious utility room with dishwasher and washing machine.

There are two double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and cot if necessary. The attic bedrooms are furnished with 2 single beds in each. A further pull-out single bed is available upon request.

We are child friendly and can provide all necessary equipment, including highchair, stroller, baby monitor, games and toys, etc. We also offer a baby sitting service, available upon request.

Further details outdoors

The spacious garden is lawned with a stone barbecue and garden furniture for alfresco dining.

The Aquitaine/Dordogne region

Aquitaine is a beautiful and diverse area of France, which boasts some of the most spectacular beaches and mountains within the department of “Pyrénées Atlantiques”. You can even combine skiing and the beach within the same week if you visit at Easter!

This region holds no boundaries to those with a sporting prowess: the coast offers sun, sea and surfing while the mountains the opportunity for climbing, walking and winter skiing both cross country and downhill. The Pyrenees and surrounding valleys are a favourite for walkers of all abilities. In and around Susmiou, there are gentle country walks, rambling and for the more adventurous the local stages of the GR10 (Pyrenees coast to coast walking route) or the well travelled Pilgrimage route of St Jacques de Compostelle.

If you desire a more relaxing holiday however, you will not be disappointed. There is the elegant shopping and sophisticated life in Pau, Biarritz, Bayonne or St Jean de Luz – all within an hours drive - or simply exploring the local markets and people watching from the numerous cafés and restaurants.


Les Trois Anes is situated in the village of Susmiou, just outside Navarrenx. It is a few minutes walk to the local supermarket and boulangerie, where you can buy freshly baked bread, croissants and delicious cakes.

Susmiou is very conveniently situated, within an hours drive from both the Pyrenees mountains and the Atlantic coast, and overlooks the beautiful mountain range. It is a short walk from Navarrenx, a traditional Bastide town, which has a beautiful open-air swimming pool, tennis courts and numerous bars/restaurants. Navarrenx also boasts a famous river, which hosts the annual World Salmon fishing championships and there is the opportunity to go swimming, rafting, canoeing and canyoning.

A local market can be found in Navarrenx on a Wednesday morning throughout the year and a Saturday morning during the summer, where you can sample local produce and watch the world go by whilst enjoying a drink in the town square.

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31 Oct 2014


"Lovely property, well appointed, nice quiet location."

We stayed six nights at the property. We really enjoyed the house. We were a party of 5. So needed the bedroom space. The house is well appointed. We would return to stay again. It is a peaceful locat… More

29 Jul 2014


"Lovely home in a beautiful location"

Ken and Shona made us feel very welcome and provided us with lots of information and tips on the best places to visit. The house was comfortable, immaculate and had everything we needed. The garden wa… More

26 Jul 2014


"A Perfect Family Holiday Home"

We recently spent 10 wonderful days at Les Trois Ânes with our young son, and could easily have stayed the entire season. Shona and Ken are fabulous hosts and have equipped the gîte with everything… More

21 Jul 2014


"Charming, peaceful house, helpful owners, lovely location"

Les Trois Anes is a spacious 300 year old house on 3 levels, with 2 large bedrooms and 2 smaller attic bedrooms. It has been beautifully restored with all modern conveniences and yet the owners have … More

1 Jun 2014


"Charming gite in a great location for a varied holiday"

Very charming gite in a pretty little village. Convient for local bolangerie, supermarket and road links to both the mountains and coast. Gite is very comfortable and the owners who live next door ar… More

25 Sep 2013


"Ample accommodation with charm in a ideal location"

This suited me absolutely for my fishing trip to the Pyrenees. Just a short trip to the Supermarkets and other amenities the accommodation is very spacious and well renovated. The facilities in the pr… More

15 Jul 2013


"Lovely area, very comfortable house and very helpful owners next door."

The house is well equipped and very comfortable with good outside space for eating and relaxing. Supermarket and baker within walking distance. Shona and Ken are very helpful and friendly. They gave us extra maps etc even though there is a file of information in the house. very relaxing place to stay would thoroughly reccomend it.

20 Aug 2012


"A lovely, well equipped house in a a beautiful part of France"

We stayed at Les Trois Anes for 2 weeks in July and are a family with 2 teenagers. The house is in a very peaceful hamlet within walking distance of Navarrenx. It is very well equipped, with every home comfort including DVDs, games, a cool box and even a picnic mat. The English owners live next door and were so helpful in helping us plan our days, with suggestions on walks, swimming spots, beaches and parking. Their advice and maps were invaluable. We found the area very unspoilt and were able to travel to Biarritz, Spain and the Pyrenees all within 1.5 hours.

4 Jul 2012


"Quality accommodation in ideal location."

We stayed In February to ski and search for a longer-term rental. Shona and Ken are welcoming hosts and generous with useful information on walks, restaurants, bars etc. The gite is well-equipped with a large log-burning fire for cold spells. We walked into Navarrenx several times (15 minutes) for a drink or to go to a restaurant. It's only a 5-minute walk to a supermarket. All-in-all a well-run and good-value holiday let.

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Calendar last updated:17 Nov 2014

Based in France

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German

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