House | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Cosy traditional Bernaise home situated in the foothills of the Pyrenees with unobstructed views of the Ossau valley right up to the Ossau Peak.
Chez Gillian is ideal for either a Getaway Break or activity holiday location. It makes a great base from which to explore the Pyrenees and be surrounded by nature; the house itself is set in wooded countryside with spectacular views of the Ossau Peak a majestic mountain in the Pyrenees. .
Summer or Winter our home provides a great base location to explore a wealth of activities.
For the great outdoor lovers in the summer hiking, rafting, walking,climbing mountain / road cycling; are just a few of the many activities on offer in the months of May through to early October and for all you snow lovers choose from skiing, snow boarding, trekking ( snow shoeing ), nordic skiing in the winter; beginning December through to March
The Atlantic Pyrenees has a wealth of culture & traditions with it's own unique flavours & dishes.
The months of July, August & September provide glorious sun and high temperatures with a broad selection of activities; catering for the gentle rambler right up to the Adrenaline junkie.
Why not walk the gentle rambling paths along the Ossau valley or for the more energetic try some of the Hiking trails through the mountains or take a ride up the cable car and take a trip on the Little mountain train; alternatively hire a downhill scooter and hurtle down the ski pistes which are open for your enjoyment even in the summer.
Or enjoy some of the white water adventures offered on the local rivers.
Set in large private grounds the house encompasses open plan lounge dining & kitchen with real log fire in a cosy snug a superb balcony to wile away the evenings soaking up the vistas of the Ossau valley and mountains beyond.
Comfortable bedrooms with 2 separate toilets and 2 bathrooms.
A fully functional kitchen complete with gas hob and modern electric oven
A great base from which to walk, ski or cycle depending on the season.
Only a short drive from the cosmopolitan city of Pau complete with its chateau and old quarter well worth exploring with some great restaurants, chic french shopping & quaint old quarter .
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: LOURDES, BIARRITZ, TOULOUSE from Lond/Manch/Birm 25 km, Nearest railway: PAU|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 5|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|