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Bearnaise Villa + Solar Heated Swimming Pool + Child Barrier

Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms,sleeps 10 Adults

GROUND FLOOR: There is a spacious lounge and dining room with two French windows that open onto the front terrace. We provide a small ramp to assist wheelchair movement through the french window. You have access to the solar heated swimming pool (10mtr X 5mtr) via a gentle sloping pathway or by steps. At ground level you have a twin bedroom, useful for anyone with partial mobility problems. Also there is the well equipped kitchen and bathroom (shower, bath/shower, WC and wash basin). There is a separate utility room with sink, washing machine and clothes dryer.

The Lounge has a log burning fire. All rooms have electric radiators and cooling fans.

UPSTAIRS: There is a large mezzanine floor leading to a double bedroom with wash basin.This room has a balcony.

A corridor leads to the master bedroom with king-size bed and travel cot.This room has two french windows with handrail barriers.

Also on this corridor there are 2 twin bedrooms and a shower room with WC and wash basin.

There is securely enclosed private garden with electrically operated gates. The swimming pool has a child security barrier.

More Details

Mrs Dilys Bridgeman
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2017

About Mrs Dilys Bridgeman

My husband and I enjoy walking in the countryside near our home in central England. We appreciate the amenities in our town centre. We both play golf and enjoy swimming.

Mrs Dilys Bridgeman purchased this villa in 2006

Why Mrs Dilys Bridgeman chose Bearn - Orthez

The area is a great base for local activities and sightseeing in this very picturesque part of South West France.

The swimming pool and terrace are south facing.

The villa is surrounded on 3 sides by farm fields.The countryside views are impressive especially from the master bedroom and the double bedroom balcony. We are 1 km from Orthez.

What makes this villa unique

The villa has an attractive modern Bearnaise roof.

The access is private and there is an electrically operated gate.

Laurel and pine trees are used, in addition to secure fencing to provide privacy and security.

The interior is spacious and has a fan assisted filtered air circulation system, enabling it to stay cool inside during hot weather.(you must close alll doors and windows)

We only have a few neighbours in France but they are very helpful and make it is easy for us to integrate.


Orthez Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , Also wash basin and storage cupboards
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Also wash basin
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , This has two french windows with hand rail barriers
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , This room has a balcony with handrail.Also a wash basin.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , This is on the ground floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • MP3 Dock
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 7 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(10 traveler reviews)

Bearnaise Villa + Solar Heated Swimming Pool + Child Barrier
average rating of 4.3 based on 10 reviews

Great home for a holiday.

  • 5 of 5

We have had a perfect holiday here. There were 10 of us staying here and we found that there was plenty of room. The beds were comfortable and we all slept well using the room fans to stay cool. The pool was lovely to cool off in. The temperature of it was around 27 degrees centigrade. The weather was lovely mostly hot and sunny. We made good use of the patio area, eating the majority of our meals here. We found the size of the fridge to be adequate for our needs and the two shelves in the freezer were very useful.

Orthez was close enough for an evening or early morning walk (once it had cooled down, or before it got too hot), which we did most days. The supermarket was close enough to visit daily for fresh bread.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We work hard to prepare our villa,hoping people will have a great time. So it is rewarding to receive a good review. The family communicated with us in advance and were well prepared!
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Excellent location lovely spacious house

  • 4 of 5

The property was great for larger groups..very spacious peaceful setting and relaxing atmosphere...ideal views from the back of the house to sit with a glass of wine and watch the sun go down..

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Briege Obrien, We are pleased to have a positive review from an experienced visitor to French villas. We are also grateful for the useful tips to improve visitor enjoyment. Regards,Dilys
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Beautifull house

  • 4 of 5

Beautifull house, lost of space around the house and also a nice swimming pool. The owner is very helpfull and friendly. I recommand this house!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We think this is a fare representation by our Dutch visitors. These visitors respected our property and informed us of minor problem with the electrically operated sunblind.We have had it repaired. They also did a professional repair to a drain pipe that they accidentally damaged. We are very pleased.
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issy les moulineaux


  • 5 of 5

Très grande masion avec de grandes chambres. Idéale pour grande famille. Superbe terrasse sur piscine, parfaite pour des repas conviviaux. Litreries vraiment excellentes.La maison est très propre et bien entretenue, un rafraichissement au niveau du papier peint et de la moquette serait à prévoir. De plus le réfrigérateur-congélateur est trop petit.Cadre idéal et tranquille pour des vacances reposantes et à 20 mn de Pau et 40 mn de Bayonne-Biarritz.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nous sommes heureux que vous avez trouvé la propriété et l'emplacement idéal pour votre séjour.
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  • 2 of 5

slightly disappointed with the no-air conditioning, had to leave early for this as my son is very sensitive with sleeping in hot conditions. Not a very nice smell under the sink where the bin is so we kept this cupboard closed. A wifi engineer turned up at 9:30am when we were all in bed. Pool was nice and big and a great DVD collection.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have an "Akor" Heat Recovery unit which provides a constant filtered air renewal and heat recovery.All doors and windows must be closed to keep the rooms cool in summer.We also have fans in the bedrooms.The downstairs bedroom is much cooler than the upstairs bedrooms. Our caretaker has been actioned to thoroughly clean the cupboard.
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Villa confortable et fonctionnelle

  • 3 of 5

Nous avons passé un séjour très agréable dans cette maison. Les pièces sont vastes et la maison est bien équipée. Le jardin et la piscine sont très agréables.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Le groupe était composé de 6 adullts et 4 enfants dont l'un était un bébé. Ils sont restés pendant 1 semaine. Nous sommes heureux qu'ils ont trouvé notre villa approprié pour leur vacances en famille.
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Rates & Availability

Orthez Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Spring 2017
Jan 8 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Jun 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jun 24 2017 - Sep 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Sep 2 2017 - Oct 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 14 2017 - Dec 23 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $324
Pet Fee $0

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Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
228 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Salies de Bearn
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
4 Kilometres
Autoroute Sud de France
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
60 Kilometres
Car: necessary

You are 1 km from an historic 16th century town which has modern facilities and an indoor market. We particularly enjoy the weekly street markets where people arrive from every nearby location to meet up and shop.

There is a theater, park and two attractive lakes, one of which has a sandy man made beach.


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