Al Hambra Former Stable
from £109 /night help Price for guests, Nights
from £109 /night help Price for guests, Nights
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Cottage / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10 Home 1145993
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Cottage / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10
Converted Stables near Gabarret, Eauze and Condom, Mid Pyrenees a traditional gascogne style farmhouse with converted former stables sleeping up to 10. Newly redecorated in natural tones ideal for a romantic 'get-aways' and memorable family holidays with four large bedrooms with two bathrooms very good for large family. Private terrace. In an elevated position facing south over looking the beautiful rolling hills of the department know as the Gers bordering Lot et Garonne and Landes. Peaceful location very close to local villages and market towns. Set in 1.5 hectors of park land backing onto the regional national park of the Gers. Enjoy good food, fine wine and Armagnac. Brand new 10×5 metre swimming pool and sun deck, private with stunning views of the valley whilst you swim or relax in the sun. The region is one of the most beautiful places in France, the land of d'Artagnan and 'The Three Musketeers'. With lots to do and many places to visit.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bordeaux and Biarritz 121 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 121 km, Nearest railway: Agen 45 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Access||Secure parking, Wheelchair users|
The Aquitaine region
The region is one of the most beautiful places in France, the land of d'Artagnan and 'The Three Musketeers'.The Gers boasts an astonishing 146 chateaux, one of the largest and most imposing of which is that of Lavardens, built on a limestone outcrop. One third of modern-day Gersois villages are original medieval bastides.
Places of Interest: The Gallo-Roman villa and museum Séviac Montreal-du-Gers
Abbey Flaran to Valence-sur-Baise,The fortified village of Larressingle and Cité des Machines du Moyen-Âge (engineering in medieval times) you get to dress-up and take part in the firing of medieval weapons. The college of La Romieu and arboretum “Les Jardins de Coursiana” La Romieu. Eauze museum of Roman treasures. The pretty circular bastide Fourcés. The village of Lectoure (architectural tours: cathedral, former bishop, etc) and its thermal centre. Many nearby towns have their own swimming lakes with water slides, beach, snack bar and woodlands.… plus many more!
Cap Cauderoue offers tree top rope walks, canoes, archery, paint balling, mountain biking, horse riding, archery and family bike hire. Its a great day out for the family in the shade of the Gélise national park. www.cap-cauderoue.com
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30 Sep 2014
"Fabulous location, beautiful property"
We stayed at Al Hambra for the second time in September, having thoroughly enjoyed our stay last summer. The property is in an idyllic countryside location but it is only a short drive to a number of local towns and some great holiday activities such as horse riding, a water park and a small theme park. The house is lovely inside, with plenty of room for a big family, and has a courtyard where we sat outdoors to eat on the nights when we just wanted to relax. The pool is a fantastic addition to the property and we spent a few days relaxing around the pool making the most of the beautiful weather. Owners Jillian and Matthew are incredibly helpful and kindly made some recommendations for local places to visit and also went out of their way to make reservations for us at a couple of fantastic restaurants. Would recommend to families/couples/groups looking to relax in the beautiful French countryside and explore the local region. A truly fabulous two weeks and I can't wait to return in the future!
9 Sep 2014
"A beautiful, rural location, pretty house set in lovely grounds with a great pool"
This is a four bedroomed house. The finish and feel of the house is higher spec than the pictures suggest. Upstairs there are three double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The only criticism would be that there is no genuine double bed - they are all singles pushed together, which meant my partner and I kept falling down the gap in the middle! The upstairs bedrooms are very pretty but have sloping ceilings so you can only stand up in part of the room. They are really pretty though, with all sorts of lovely, arty touches and beams which give them a nice feel. The fourth bedroom is a pretty, good sized single which is downstairs, next to a separate shower room and loo. The bedroom has doors straight out onto the courtyard. The downstairs is spacious with an open plan kitchen area, large dining area and lounge and is bigger than it seems from the pictures. You have a private courtyard with a pond where you can eat and enjoy the sun. The house is joined onto the owners' property on one side and another, smaller rental house on the other. The garden is huge and absolutely stunning with fruit treas and flowers and a beautiful view. The pool is gorgeous and a good size for the property. Matthew and Jillian are unintrusive but warm and friendly (we were welcomed with wine and home made bread and invited to help ourselves to veg and fruit from their garden) and we felt completely able to relax in the garden and pool. They offered us an opportunity to join in activities locally - we tried horseriding and archery - and were very helpful and informative about the local area. There are several very pretty towns and villages nearby as well as a health spa. The only other criticism would be that there was no washing machine working in the house (it had apparently broken shortly before our visit) so we had to ask our hosts to do washing for us, which was not ideal. It may be worth checking that this has been resolved if it was important to you. I have already recommended this rental to a friend - it is excellent value. Their smaller, two bedroomed property next door is also stunning. The area is easy to navigate and the drive from the airport (we drove from Bordeaux) was straightforward. We were a party of six, two seniors, my two kids and my partner and me. It worked really well for everyone.
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