The original manor house has been sensitively renovated to create luxury holiday apartments. Known locally as bastides, they are rectinlinear or built around a courtyard. Each apartment is accessed privately through french doors. All views open onto the well-maintained golf course perfect for watching sunrise and sunset. Choose from south-facing private terraces or poolside apartments or watch the putting green from your living area.
The villa is a perfect Winter destination with cosy sofas. There is an island worksurface in the open plan living room to enjoy your cooking around and if you feel in need of some exercise, the golf course is only minutes away.
There are many beautiful walks in the surrounding area and the golf course becomes deserted after 18.00. Visit the nearby pretty village of Barbaste with its 15 C water mill and market day in nearby Nerac with its old town. There is an equestrian centre 5 mins away and beyond that Les Landes stretch until you reach the sea. There is also an open air heated swimming pool and spa facilities for those who want to stay and chill.
For wine lovers the award winning Caves des Buzet are nearby as well as a serene river walk along the Baise.
Notable Chateaux in the area are Montailleau and Caseneuve. The Chateau in Nerac is also well worth a visit.
This is undiscovered rural part of France perfectly situated for golfers and non-golfers.
Massage, reflexology treatments can be arranged. Also pilates or yoga classes or even a quartet if classical music is your thing. Please let us know your requirements and we can also organise the catering.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest beach||Biscarrosse 120 km|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bordeaux 125 km, Nearest railway: Agen 45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Apartments have a studio style living/kitchen area with contemporary furnishing. All have a dining table with chairs and arm chairs or a sofa. Kitchens have a microwave, fridge, 2 ring hob and a dishwasher.
|Further details outdoors|
The Golf course offers many viewpoints or panoramas which are all equally magnificent to stop and admire:
Reservation deposit: For bookings made 6 weeks before departure: 12% payment guarantees reservation to be made in advance by bank transfer. If less than 6 weeks-25%. Cleaning, bedding and towels included in this price for all bookings made before May 2011.
An additional security deposit of €300-00, against any breakages is payable on arrival. This deposit, or balance of deposit will be returned to the party leader (the name of the person on the booking confirmation form) after inspection.
Taxe: 1euro by adult by night.
Nerac, a beautiful town to spend a morning exploring, and there are some interesting medieval buildings to discover around the old town which lies on both sides of the Baise River.
The cluster of buildings just north of the Vieux Pont is a good place to start, then explore the section of the town south of the river and between the two bridges (behind and south of the castle).
It is the Chateau Henry IV at Nerac that attracts most visitors to the town, and only a part of the original chateau remains...but it is a very impressive wing of the original castle, with an outward curving wall and an arcaded balcony with decorative columns running along the first floor level.
The castle now houses a museum tracing the history of the region, and in particular of the Albret region - the historically important region that had Nerac as capital and lay on the northern edge of Gascony.
On Saturdays, the Nérac market is the hub of local gossip, socialising and all things gourmandaise. The market takes place in the town square and typifies the traditional scene of a french market. It begins early on Saturday morning and ends at noon and should not be missed at any cost.
A sort drive away the beautifully preserved medieval villages of Fourcès, Larressingle and La Romieu are all worth a visit. Alternatively , take a riverside walk to the bastide village of Vianne to have your lunch.