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Substantial 17C French Farmhouse Gite with private Pool

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

Description

Castelnau-Magnoac Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 8 plus baby with private pool

L’Iceni Court is a traditional 17th Century Gascone Farmhouse, set in the foothills of the Pyrenees. This very spacious self catering gite has exclusive use of the half acre lawned court with swimming pool. Adjacent to farmland and on the outskirts of the pretty hilltop village of Castelnau Magnoac with it’s bars, and restaurants. On the ground floor you will find a large kitchen/dining room with large refectory table for formal dining, very large fireplace with wood burning stove, then through to the Salon which is flooded with sunshine through the four six foot windows. This large and airy room is typically French Chic & features a large open fireplace. The open plan stairs lead from the Salon to the first floor, where you will find 4 large bedroom, 1 en-suite bathroom, a shower room and a family bathroom. Three of the bedrooms have private access to the large balcony affording views across the countryside and on to the beautiful Pyrenean Mountains. WIFI available.

Flying: From Stanstead to Pau (90 Kilometers), Bristol/ Gatwick to Toulouse (80 kilometers), Bournemouth to Barcelona (4 hours). Flights are available to Carcassone, Perpignan, Bordeaux. These are all within a reasonalbe driving distance.

Ferry: Portsmouth to Bilbao (4 hours away)

Plymouth Santander (5 Hours away)

Portsmouth to La Harve. Poole Cherbourg. Dover Calais.

Train: From London Waterloo to Paris then Paris to Toulouse and then Toulouse to Lannemezan. Taxi from Lannemezan

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Lesley Mitchell
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
December 4, 2016

Guestbook comments from the manager

We enjoyed our stay in this lovely french home. It had every thing we could have hoped for in abundance. Very nicely decorated and very roomy for 10 of us.
Aug 2013
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Substantial 17C French Farmhouse Gite with private Pool
average rating of 4.571429 based on 8 reviews
4

Lovely rustic gite

  • 4 of 5

Had an enjoyable week here. Fully equipped gite, warm welcome from the hosts. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Fabulous Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Would like to thank Lesley and David for a wonderful stay. The accommodation was outstanding and gave us everything we needed. As a biking group we had everything within easy access which made our stay that much more special.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Ossett
5

Beautiful french holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this lovely french home. It had every thing we could have hoped for in abundance. Very nicely decorated and very roomy for 10 of us.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Ossett
5

What a wonderful holiday gite

  • 5 of 5

This property is really great value. We spent a lovely week enjoying the area. There's plenty to do for all ages. We went canooing, visited the Pic de Midi and Carcassonne and the rest of the time we just enjoyed lazing in the lovely garden. It was great for the kids who really enjoyed the pool.

The house is massive and tastefully furnished. Not at all basic, with every convenience.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
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4

Belle location dans les Pyrénées

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé un agréable séjour à Castelnau-Magnoac proche de Lannemezan.

Les propriètaires sont très accueillant et disponibles.

La maison est spacieuse pour 8 personnes et avec la chaleur la piscine etait la bienvenue.

Les commerces sont à proximités.

De nombreuses activitées et lieux à visiter (Pic du midi..).

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
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4

A lovely week in the Midi Pyrenees

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I spent a wonderful week relaxing in the pretty village of Castelnau-Magnoac and exploring the surrounding countryside both on foot and on the bicycles thoughtfully provided by the owners. The farmhouse provided spacious traditional accommodation and was very comfortable offering every amenity. Conveniently located between the airports at Pau and Toulouse, the journey from Pau took us less than an hour. The property was conveniently situated for short excursions into the Pyrenees, Tarbes and Lourdes. We also travelled slightly further afield, visiting the enchanting fortified city of Carcasonne in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon.Local produce was in abundance at the Saturday market in the village square and the local supermarket catered for all our other provisions. We would certainly recommend L’Iceni Court.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Pau/Toulouse
Nearest Ferry
280 Kilometres
Bilbao
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Lannemezan
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Lannemezan
Nearest Beach
189 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Castelnau Magnoac is situated in the foothills of the Pyrenees and within 45 minutes of the ski resort of St. Lary Soulan. The world famous Carcassone is within an hour and a half drive as is the shrine of Lourdes. The midi-pyrenees capital town of Toulouse is 60 minutes drive away. A trip to the Mediteranean will take 2 hours as will a trip to Bairitz on the Atlantic. In addition to the fabulous contryside of the Haute Pyrenees you can find lakes, caves, golf courses, aerodrome (just up the road). The medieval town of Auch with it's catherdral and wealth of pavement cafe's is also one hours drive.

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Rates & Availability

Castelnau-Magnoac Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Mid season
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$756
 
 
High Season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$945
 
 
Mid Autumn
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$693
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
$101
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $63
Pet Fee $0

We require £50 refundable security fee, payable on a separate cheque. This is not banked and is destroyed 15 days after you holiday end, providing our housekeeper reports no damages.

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Amenities

Castelnau-Magnoac Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 200 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Luxury
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom 1, Large family bathroom with shower attachment. Bathroom 2, ensuite Bathroom. Bathroom 3, shower room with hand basin & WC.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 6 ft. Sleigh Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 5 ft King size bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Adult single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Adult single
  • Bedroom 1, access to balcony plus en-suite Bathroom. Bedroom 2, access to balcony plus adjacent to family bathroom. Bedroom 3, access to balcony adjacent to shower room. Bedroom 4, twin bedded. Suggested child's room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • DVR
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Smoking outside only.

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