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French mansion above the Adour Valley; south facing patio, view of the Pyrenees

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,829 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

High-quality furnishing, living in a great ambiance

Le Pouy is more than 100 years old. Our villa is from the 19th century and is a historical gem. It is located in the middle of a park with old trees on a ridge above the Adour valley. The old linden parkway leads guest to the completely modern mansion. You will live on two floors. On the top floor there are 3 comfortably furnished bedrooms and an exclusive bathroom. There is a 40m² living/dining room on the ground floor. You can get to the 70m² south facing patio through two winged doors. Here you will have a view of the great, scenic foothills of the Pyrenees. Before you, you will find valleys, forest and the Pyrenees in the background. The 22m² large eat-in kitchen offers enough space to cook, eat and have conversations at a large wooden table. The ground floor has the second well equipped bathroom and a garden room with access to the patio.

Your opinion: Our main interest is to see that our guests feel comfortable in Le Pouy. We make sure, in every way possible, that the house is given to you in a clean condition. We also make sure that all technical defects are fixed and that we rent you a vacation house intact. However, if you should have any problems, please contact the house administration directly and they will immediately take care of your problem and they will quickly regulate the damage. If you have any suggestions as to what could be improved, please talk to us or write us. We are looking for friends of Le Pouy who would like to visit our house again. Your total review of Le Pouy is very important to us. That is why we ask you to give us your opinion. You will find a guestbook on the bureau in the living room. We ask you to use this book. Thank you!

Park and garden: The 900m² park property has a Mansion and is surrounded by hedges. The green hedges give you a sense of intimacy. The park offers room to relax, to follow your individual wishes, to simply enjoy nature or to be athletic. The park is often used for dinners by sunset. By the way, it takes 5 people to “hug” the old cedar tree. A relatively steep southern slop with a fruit orchard borders the park. Try the apples and pears. The southern slope runs deep into the valley. It is fun to discover the 9000m² property. You can get to Le Pouy with a car by taking A 64 (5)- Guiche or in a combination with a rental car and the train to Bayonne, or with an airplane to Biarritz; Bilbao, Pau, Toulouse and Bordeaux, each direct. Alternatively, you can take an airplane from multiple German cities to the hub in Mallorca, and then to Bilbao.

The house: With everything that you do during the most beautiful time of the year by the sea, in the mountains or in the cities, please don’t forget the relaxation and tranquility that your vacation domicile Le Pouy offers. Le Pouy was modernized 5 years ago from head to foot. On the two floors, the house offers enough room for individualists traveling together or for small groups of up to 6 people. On the top floor you will find an appealing, large room that can be a sensitive refuge during both the night and day. The views of the park, the parkway, the mountain panorama and the surrounding valleys are legendary. The 100-year old fireplace in the salon on the ground floor is a gem that you will surely like. Also impressive is spending the evening to the night on the warm patio, to hear the nature and to enjoy the red whine of the region.

Important: Le Pouy is

a non-smoking house. Please do not smoke in the house. Thank you!

More Details

Bernd Reiff und Petra Böttcher-Reiff
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, german
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 27, 2017


Guiche House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1829 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • The bedroom and the kitchen are designed with the highest quality. Functioning fixtures were just as important to us as good design. We hold the opinion that only if the two above are true can our guests truly feel comfortable. So we made share both were true. You will quickly realize that the modern design fits well into the 100 year old building, even if it was renovated with in a new building standard a few years ago.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 160x200
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 180x200
    Schlafzimmer 3 - 1 queen , 160x200
  • In the bedrooms you will find cabinets, laundry commodes, mirrors and wardrobes. In the cabinets you will find extra bed sheets and towels (2) for every 2 people. A small table, basket chair and carpets add to the furnishing. If you would like, you can use the mosquito nets provided in each bedroom. We ask you to please not use the fireplaces in the 2 rooms that have them.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 2 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 7 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Le Pouy has enough bed sheets and towels for our guests, chairs and lawn chairs, dish rags, napkins, table cloths for outside and inside, games, country/hiking maps, brochures about the regional attractions. If you would like to use the fireplace in the living room, please take dry wood from the pump room. You will find a limited selection of CD’s and DVD’s in the living room. Please provide these for yourself! The kitchen is extraordinarily furnished with a dishwasher, utensils, glasses and kitchen devices. For all other questions and problems, you can contact the caretaker on site and he will help you and give you advice – if you want it! He will also take care of all the organizational and rental matters. Please use this service. Language: German, French and English.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

French mansion above the Adour Valley; south facing patio, view of the Pyrenees
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 45 reviews

Ein Haus, das keine Wünsche offen lässt

  • 5 of 5

Die Buchung des Hauses erfolgte reibungslos, der Kontakt mit dem Vermieter war sehr freundlich. Bereits lange vor der Reise erhielten wir jede erdenkliche Information über das Haus sowie die Urlaubsregion. Die Übergabe des Hauses durch die sehr freundliche und hilfsbereite Verwalterin vor Ort war ebenfalls problemlos.

Das Haus und der dazugehörende Garten sind ein Traum, die vom Vermieter eingestellten Fotos entsprechen der Realität. Das gepflegte Haus ist sehr geschmackvoll, stilsicher und praktisch eingerichtet. Die Küche ist sehr gut ausgestattet, wir haben nichts vermisst. Der wunderschön angelegte Garten lädt insbesondere an warmen Tagen zum längeren Verweilen ein, so dass man sich dort sehr gut erholen kann.

Wir können das Haus uneingeschränkt empfehlen und würden es erneut anmieten, wenn wir in dieser schönen Region noch einmal Urlaub machen wollen.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wir freuen uns über die positive Bewertung unseres Hauses im Land der Pyrenäen und des Atlantiks, im französischen Südwesten. Le Pouy ist eine gute Adresse. Wir bemühen uns, den Standard des Hauses und Gartens so attraktiv zu halten, wie er in der Bewertung dargestellt wird. Petra und Bernd Reiff
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Rural peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed the rural atmosphere of this house. It has beautiful views to the river and the mountains. Very easy access to the highway. Also the kitchen and bathrooms are very modern and up to date with large deep tub for soaking after a day of touring. This a great location to explore the beautiful Pays Basque.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Das Haus übertrifft alle bereits hohen Erwartungen. Die Lage, der Garten, die Inneneinrichtung, es gehört zum Besten, was wir je erlebt haben.

Geschmackvoll möbliert und dazu technisch perfekt, das trifft nicht nur für die große Küche zu, sondern auch für alle anderen Räume.

Wir haben uns sehr sehr wohlgefühlt.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Villa in toller Lage

  • 5 of 5

Wir bewohnten zu zweit über eine Woche dieses sehr gut eingerichtete Haus und fühlten uns ausserordentlich wohl. Die sehr gut ausgestattete Küche und der Wohnraum mit Kamin waren zentrale Anlaufpunkte am Abend. Die Terrasse oder entspannen unter alten schattenspendenden Bäumen im großen Garten waren ideale Ergänzungen. Die Umgebung bot abwechslungsreiche Möglichkeiten für Ausflüge. Eine Fahrt entlang des Flusses Adour nach Bayonne sollte zum fester Bestandteil des Urlaubs eingeplant werden. Die Unterkunft ist jederzeit empfehlenswert. Die ausführlichen Informationen der Besitzer über Haus und Umfeld waren im Vorfeld der Urlaubsplanung eine gute Unterstützung.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Very Good !

  • 5 of 5

Very nice terrace with fantastic views , well equiped kitchen , lovely location and very near the freeway to travel around the area, with lots to see , owner is very friendly and helpful , will return ,

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Erstmals liebe Gäste aus Sydney und New York. Ich freue mich über die positive Bewertung und ein Wiedersehen!
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  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely week in Guiche. The house is beautiful, spacious and fully equipped. The view is excellent and the garden is lusciously green.

Although the highway is quite near, the noise of cars did not bother us.

Only downside was the weather. We had not many sunny days. This in itself does not really matter, but as the temperature was not very high (about 20-25 degrees) it was chilly on the terrace which lies in the shade during morning and evening.

But in general it was a superbe holiday!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much! The list of qualities of Le Pouy is long. Unfortunatly you had bad weather the week you stayed in Pouy. Thats unusual in summer from June to September. I am sorry! Last but least you had a superbe holiday. Bernd Reiff
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
98 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Anglet, Tarnos
Car: necessary

Le Pouy is located away from the coastal cities, but yet you can get to these cities within a few minutes drive. Biarritz is not too far away. The “green” Pyranees can be reached in less than 30 minutes. Relatively close to Le Pouy, you will find the centers of the adjacent, northern region with the cities of Dax, Mont-de Marsan, the swimming location of Mimizan and Capbreton. Thus, Le Pouy is a good starting point for a diverse vacation, with beaches, hikes through the foothills and excursions to the nearby region, in the wine region of Gascogne and the historical heart of Aquitaine. North of Biarritz you will find impressive, wide sand beaches and dunes. South of Biarritz, you will experience great rocky coasts of the coastal roads with its bays and coastal cities. In the Basque region, you will get to know the great, unique cultural landscape in Europe.

Other Activities: White water rafting, paragliding, skiing


Rates & Availability

Guiche House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 29 2017 - Jun 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jun 4 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 2 2017 - Aug 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
Aug 27 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Endreinigung $141.23
Refundable damage deposit $434.57

Bei Buchung von Le Pouy sind 25% des Mietpreises anzuzahlen. Die Restzahlung ist 30 Tage vor Anreise fällig. Die Kaution beträgt 400,- €. . Sie ist bei Ankunft bei der Hausverwaltung zu hinterlegen. Die Rückerstattung erfolgt nach Abnahme am Abreisetag durch die Hausverwaltung. Die Kosten für die Endreinigung betragen 130,-€. Sie sind bei Anreise zu zahlen, Heizkosten von 9,00 €/ Tag sind bei Abreise an die Hausverwaltrung zu zahlen,sofern die Heizung genutzt wurde.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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