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Maité Baleix

Member since: 2009
Speaks: french

Former sheepfold at the foot of the Pyrenees near La Pierre St Martin. 3 *.

19 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Haut Bearn/Soule - Oloron Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 stars; on a hill 700m from the village with all amenities.

This cottage is an old barn on a hillside 700 meters from the village 3 stars. We have transformed the in 2008.

It has 1 floor where is located the dining room adjoining the kitchen, the living room and the bathroom.

The kitchen is equipped with a 4 burner gas, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge and freezer.

Dishes complete with raclette and fondue.

Possibility of adding a high chair.

The washing machine is installed in the garage with a second sink. (Hot and cold)

The two bedrooms are on the ground floor.

The one with 1 double bed. (140)

Possibility to add 1 cot.

The second with 3 beds 90 including 2 bunk.

Second separate toilet.

The house is well insulated with double glazing and is equipped with an atmosphere of thermostat to better regulate the heating.

Enclosed courtyard.

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Our prices are:

Charges not included:

That is to say:

oil consumption additional cost. (Counter)

Electricity: 8 kilowatts / day are included in the rental price.

Tourist tax: € 0.55 per person per night from 18 years.

Payment:

50% due upon booking

50% payable on arrival.

Security deposit: on the day of arrival.

We recommend you take out cancellation insurance offered by the site.

Thank you.

We advise you to take out cancellation insurance through HomeAway

We accept pets in reasonable numbers. C is: 1 cat or 1 dog with prior arrangement with us. Obligation to advertise.

We also offer a second cottage for 4 people max ARETTE always referenced on HomeAway under number 636451.

Geographically we are located between the three Béarnaise valleys (BARETOUS, ASPE, and OSSAU).

Some sites worth visiting;

First of all, our ski resort 30 minutes from the cottage.

The VERNA room located in the gulf of st MARTIN STONE (accessible to all audiences) This cave is one of the deepest in the world.

The ANIMAL PARK BORCE with BEAR Pyrenees.

Fort Pourtalet, remarkable site-see.

The Basque Country and Spain are also close to home.

All shops are 5 minutes from the house.

I highly recommend the beautiful mountain walks. The hostesses of the Tourist Office in Arette will be happy to advise you !!!

See you soon !!!

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Maité Baleix (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: french

Reviews

5
based on 19 traveler reviews

Former sheepfold at the foot of the Pyrenees near La Pierre St Martin. 3 *.
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews
Cirfontaines-En-Azois, Champagne-Ardenne, France
5

A real gem!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week in Maité's beautiful gite with our dog in late September. The photos here really don't do it justice.

The property is situated on one side of the valley overlooking the village of Arette and the mountains beyond. Maité has clearly put a lot of thought into the conversion of this old sheep barn; it's a good combination of rural charm (exposed beams and wonderful views) with the practical needs of her gite guests (a spacious and well-equipped kitchen, separate living room and huge utility area which is great for walking and dog gear.) The two balconies mean you can breakfast with the morning sun and enjoy your apéritif as the sun sets over the mountains.

Arette itself is a charming village with everything the visitor needs - a village shop with all the basics and fresh fruit and veg (there's a larger supermarket in the next village), post office and a couple of bar / restaurants. This is a really comfortable base for exploring this beautiful part of France. It's also incredibly good value.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup pour tous ces compliments qui me font un grand plaisir. Je ferai mon possible pour continuer sur cette voie. Quant au village d'Arette et la vallée de Barétous ; n'hésitez pas de venir visiter . Je pense que vous ne serez pas déçus. Meilleur souvenir à ces charmants vacanciers venus d'outre manche. Maité.
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ST HILAIRE DE RIEZ VENDEE
5

vacances géniales

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé de superbes vacances avec un calme complet. La location était très propre et très confortable. Que la nature et nous, c'était génial. L'acceuil qui nous est réservée à l'arrivée est très chaleureuse avec des gens charmants. Dans la semaine, la propriétaire, en venant nous demander si tout allait bien, est arrivée avec des framboises de son jardin. Si vous avez besoin de calme et de repos, voilà l'endroit idéal pour se détendre. Pas un bruit ne viens vous déranger ( à part le bruit des oiseaux ) De grandes balades dans la nature et la montagne en toile de fonds. Nous avons passé une semaine de repos complet même en ayant deux enfants de 11 et 16 ans. Les enfants eux même ont appréciés le calme et le repos. Pouvoir se trouver en haut d'une montagne, allongés sur un transat avec le soleil et le chant des oiseaux à bouquiner. Tout simplement génial.....

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Comment puis je vous remercier de tant de compliments !!! En tout cas ils me vont droit au coeur. Merci beaucoup et peut-être à bientôt. Recevez mon meilleur souvenir. Maite.
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5

Excellence

  • 5 of 5

Nous passons toujours nos vacances en gîte et là, tout était réuni pour en profiter au maximum. La description était en dessous de ce que nous avons trouvé. Un panorama à vous couper le souffle, une hôtesse qui est venue nous escorter afin de ne pas nous égarer, une maison qui mérite les trois épis, très claire, bien agencée, calme et à proximité des randonnées que nous apprécions. Un petit restaurant à Arette (recommandé par Maïté) très terroir et pour couronner le tout Maïté nous a amené plusieurs fois des fraises, nous a invités à prendre le café avec tarte et bon vin ce qui est très rare. Nous recommandons vraiment ce gîte que ce soit en famille ou avec des amis. Nous espérons bien revenir l'année prochaine. Encore un petit mot, nous trouvons tout à Arette et surtout une boucherie très attractive ce que nous ne trouvons plus en Normandie.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ouf ... mais arrêtez vous en faites trop avec tous ces compliments !! Il va falloir que je tienne le rythme !! Je vais essayer. En tout cas un grand merci à vous. Maité.
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5

très bon accueil et très confortable gite

  • 5 of 5

nous avons passé un très agréable séjour avec un logement très bien entretenu et surtout une propriétaire très sympathique et avec un sourire et un accueil très chaleureux. Si nous en avons la possibilité, nous le recommanderons sans problème.

Si, un jour, nous retournons dans ce très beau coin de montagne, nous reprendrons chez Mme BALEIX.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Je remercie mes très charmants vacanciers qui n'ont pas dévoilé leur identité mais dont je la devine. Je les remercie également pour m'avoir laissé le logement impeccable de propreté. Maité.
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5

Charmante location.

  • 5 of 5

Idéale pour une famille, cette location vous charmera par l'accueil de sa propriétaire Maïté, par son confort, sa propreté et surtout son panorama.

Noël, Christelle et leurs enfants.

  • Submitted: May 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup à vous pour ne pas m'avoir oubliée et surtout pour vos compliments. Peut être à une prochaine fois... en tout cas je vous recevrai avec un grand plaisir. Maïté.
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5

Wonderful property with magnificent views.

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay here. Arette is a delightful village conveniently located to the Pyrenees. The tourist office helped us with maps, advice and wifi.

Maité was a wonderful host - very helpful and lovely to deal with. The views from the barn are simply stunning in all directions. The barn itself is comfortable and had everything we needed for our 2 week stay. Wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Quel dommage que je ne sache pas un mot d'anglais... Nos conversations ont toujours été réduites au minimum à cause de la langue ... que de richesse morale perdue ... Je remercie mes vacanciers pour leur patience et serai ravie de les recevoir à nouveau si tel est leur désir. Mais depuis l'Australie ... !! Maité.
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
PAU
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
chez Gouaillardeu et chez Lapeyrie à Arette
Nearest Train
17 Kilometres
OLORON
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
PAU
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
chez Gouaillardeu à Arette
Nearest Ski
20 Kilometres
La Pierre st Martin
Nearest Beach
90 Kilometres
Sain Jean de Luz
Car: recommended

NEAR

Pau: 50 Km

Oloron Ste Marie: 17 Km

Sea: 90 Km

River: 1 Km

Shops: 1 Km

Downtown: 1 Km

At the foot of the mountain.

In BARETOUS Valley, close to the valleys of ASPE and OSSAU.

At the door of the Basque country and Spain.

Close to 3 ski resorts: STONE ST MARTIN, (30 mins) GOURETTE and ARTOUSTE, plus ISSARBE. Opportunity to visit En La Verna the gulf of La Pierre St Martin. (Accessible to all) the little train Artouste BORCE the animal park with bears in the Pyrenees. And do not forget the beautiful walks in the mountains during the summer with sheep, cows and horses pacagent quietly and that will make your pleasure of watching them even if sometimes they force you to slow down on the roads of transhumance .. Do not forget also LOURDES, Saint jean pied de port in the Basque country. Finally, I highly recommend the restaurant Gouaillardeu Arette with delicious meal !!

Other Activities: mountain hiking

Skiing: We ski resort called La Pierre St Martin '30 minutes of Arette.

The skiing resort 'ISSARBE' part of the village also neighbors in about 30 minutes.

Also GOURETTE being a little bit further.

Nursery for children on site at the resort. Shuttle to La Pierre St Martin all weekends and during school holidays.

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Rates & Availability

Arette Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Tarif 7
Jul 16 2016 - Aug 19 2016
7 night minimum stay
$571
 
 
Tarif 8
Aug 20 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$538
 
 
Tarif 4
Aug 27 2016 - Sep 23 2016
7 night minimum stay
$351
 
 
Tarif 3
Sep 24 2016 - Oct 14 2016
7 night minimum stay
$330
 
 
Tarif 3
Oct 15 2016 - Oct 21 2016
7 night minimum stay
$330
 
 
Tarif 5
Oct 22 2016 - Nov 4 2016
7 night minimum stay
$373
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $549
Pet Fee $0
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Charges non comprises .
C'est à dire:
Electricité : 8 kw /jour inclus dans le loyer.
Fioul: facturé selon consommation (compteur )

Frais de ménage si le logement n'est pas rendu propre : 70 € seront retenus sur la caution.
Paiement:
50% à la signature du contrat
50% payable 7 jours avant l' arrivée.
Caution: 7 jours avant l'arrivée.
Pour votre tranquillité nous vous conseillons de souscrire une assurance annulation avec Europ Assistance via Abritel. Merci.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Haut Bearn/Soule - Oloron Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
General:
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • American Kitchen
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    - 3 twin/ single
  • 1 pillow per bed, 1 square pillow per person. Linens provided. Possibility to rent towels
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio
  • Garden Chairs
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Garage also serving pantry where is the washing machine and a second sink with hot and cold water. House very well insulated. Oil fired central heating. Garden, courtyard, garden furniture, barbecue. beautiful view. Beds made on arrival including linens. .

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