Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
"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)|
|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|
|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.