“Villa Veronique” sits in one acre, opposite the church in the farming hamlet of Oraas. Located midway between the mediaeval towns of Sauveterre and Salies in the heart of the Béarn countryside. The villa offers exceptional home from home comforts, sleeps six people in spacious double bedrooms. There is a sizeable family bathroom with corner bath, separate shower cubicle, double sinks. 2 Separate toilets with hand basins ground & first floor. Oraas offers views to the Pyrenees, it is surrounded by lush countryside, ideal for cycling holidays, fishing trips to the trout and Salmon river only minutes away. Plan a BBQ or a picnic on the river beach. Relax in the garden under the trees or sunbathe with a book. Rent bicycles & head for the hills, visit local tea rooms, museums and 'goat island' (Ille de Chevre) to view specimen trees and shrubs and swim in clear mountain spring water. In 50 minutes you reach the wide golden, sandy beaches of the Cote Basque, Biarritz, St. Jean de Luz, Hossegor, View Boucau, Le Penon and other idyllic beaches such as Miramar and Ilbarritz. Both have restaurants.
Golf: Nearest golf course is at Salies de Bearn - 'Golf Helios', 10 minutes from Villa Veronique. More golf available on the coast around Biarritz, Capbreton 45 minutes, and going East to Pau (the first golf course in France) 40 minutes.
Ski Stations: DOWNHILL: (Ski alpine)
Gourette, La Pierre Saint-Martin, Artouste (about 70 minutes)
CROSS COUNTRY: (Ski de fond)
Le Braca - La Pierre Saint-Martin, Somport, Iraty, Issarbe (average 70 minutes)
Sauveterre de Bearn: 5 minutes drive by car to this old medieval town. Built originally as a walled refuge from the turbulent times of the Dark Ages, Sauveterre grew in importance as on one of the main routes to Spain, used by pilgrims going to Santiago del Compostella. There are restaurants in both Salies de Bearn and the outskirts of Sauveterre. Details given in our ‘house guide’. There are two supermarkets and petrol , 5 minutes from the villa outside Sauveterre town.
Ideal for cycling holidays - bikes on request.
Salies de Bearn is a popular spa town. The Thermal baths are a treat to experience, where the hot mineral waters are noted for being seven times more salty than the Dead Sea, with two pools, full facilities. Salies is known as the Venice of the Béarn because of the way the houses overhang the river on stilts, an unusual and charming architectural feature.
Other Activities: Canoe and Kayak, White Water Rafting
Golf: Salies de Bearn Golf Helios.
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||250|
|Notes||25% deposit confirms all bookings with the balance payable in full 6 weeks before rental period starts.
Use of Central Heating in Mid & High season will incur an extra charge of €8.50 (euros) per day.
The Tourist taxe sejour is 0.45 centimes per person per day
Taxe de séjour (Taxe Sejour) s'applique désormais à chaque invité de vacances location en Béarn -
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* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay. Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (GBP) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.