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Villa Minvielle


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Farmhouse Villa - view from bottom of garden

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 45 km
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Villa Minvielle is located in a quiet village with peaceful walks along the Gave d'Oloron (River) where you can spend a sunny afternoon paddling in the clear mountain waters. Our local Spa town is a 10mins drive and offers a wide range of cafes, shops, local markets and many excellent restaurants offer a 3 course lunch for 13 Euros.

The cosmopolitan city of Pau and the Atlantic beaches of Biarritz are 40mins away, travel a further 15mins and you will reach the Spanish boarder, Lourdes and the Pyrenees mountains.The area offers a wide choice of activities including spending a day pampering yourself at the Spa, fishing, golf, white water sports, horse riding, surfing and of course peaceful walks through the Pyrenees mountains.

The Villa has been freshly decorated throughout with natural colours offering bright and comfortable surrounding, making it the perfect choice for groups or friends and families alike with who enjoying being close to the mountains and with the added bonus of being only 40mins to Biarritz with it beautiful sandy beaches, many outstanding restaurants and cafes where you can enjoying a lazy afternoon lunch while soaking up the sun and watching the world go by, after all that is what a holiday is all about.

Leisure Lake with lifeguard and water sports 20 mins from Villa (Great for family days out)

Size Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Biarritz 45 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 3 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Biarritz and Pau 45 km, Nearest railway: Biarritz 45 km
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

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (4), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

*All rooms are on the ground floor which makes it easy for children or people who have difficulties climbing stairs.

*The Grande bedroom, leading off of the lounge, has 2 double beds and lovely sunny views over the garden making this an ideal family room. This room also has a lockable adjoining double bedroom.

* Outdoor swimming pool at our local Spa town 10 mins from the Villa (Great for family days out)

* Leisure Lake with lifeguard and water sports 20 mins from Villa (Great for family days out)

*Secure off road parking available for 3 cars.

Further details outdoors

The courtyard provides plenty of shade for enjoying dining alfresco and the large secure enclosed sunny grassed garden area allows plenty of room for children of all ages to play games while you sit back and relax on the sun loungers enjoying the sunshine and a nice glass of chilled local wine.

Further details

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The Aquitaine/Dordogne region

This corner of South West France has a lovely sunny climate with plenty of outdoor activities including lazy days at the beachs of Biarritz or Hossgoron, hiking the high Pyrenees or strolling through the lower valleys exploring the traditional mountain villages.

French people have been choosing to holiday in the Bearn region of France as it is very inexpensive and not overcrowded like some other areas of France, so if you enjoy driving along quiet country roads and strolling through medieval towns filled with history and culture then the Bearn region would be a great location.

The Villa is located 10mins from the unique and fascinating Pay Basque region which allows you to sample a very different French culture, food and history.

The Villa is only 5 mins away from the Pay Basque region of France with their unique culture,architecture and food. Enjoy lunch in the Basque town of St-Jean-Pied-de-Port which is renowned for it's mountain pork and fresh water trout or get lost in the many chocolate shops of Bayonne!!

Spain makes a great day trip for enjoying the Pintox (Tapa's) in the many bar's and restaurants of San Sebastien and is only a short drive from the Villa

Sauveterre de Bearn

The villa is 5mins from the Medieval Cite of Sauveterre de Béarn, which has all your local amenities and a lovely little tea house located on the banks of the river with spectacular views to the Pyrénées. You can also hire bikes in the town or take part in the many watresports on offer, including white water rafting and canoeing.

The clear mountain waters of the Gave d'oloron are famous for hosting the annual world fishing championships runs through Sauveterre and meanders through our village (5mins walk from Villa).Tourist permits can be purchased from any of the local Tobac or fishing tackle shops for 30 euros for 15 days. Fishing season March to September. Many of our guests enjoy walking down to the river from the Villa and spending the afternoon fishing or paddling in the crystal clear pyrenees waters.

The local Spa town of Salies de Béarn is only 10mins away and has an outdoor swimming pool, great for cooling off on those hot summer days, there is also a casino and a wide selection of cafes, restaurants, coffee shop, a supermarket as well as a weekly market on a Thursday morning. Salies is known locally as Venice Béarnaise because of the gentle canal which flows through the town lapping gently against the traditional timbered Béarnaise houses. You can visit the Thermal Spa and pamper yourself with the many treatments on offer.

The town of Orthez has a lovely lake with a large sandy beach. There is a lifegard on site with watersports available which makes it very popular day trip for families enjoying a picnic or dining at the waterfront restaurant.

Salies is renowned for it's annual festival.

Tourist offices are located at Sauveterre and Salies.

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Calendar last updated:13 Jul 2014

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