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1 Of 2 Exclusive Self-catering Apartments With Stunning Pyrénées Views

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Self-Catering apartment in Villefranche d'Astarac, Nr. Auch, Occitanie, France - Rurally located, with many facilities, yet only 3 km from Simorre, a village with all amenities.

Bike camping france incorporating La Haille Gîtes are registered with the Gers Regional Tourism Board, 3 étoiles. Both of our two apartments are clean and comfortable with many facilities to help you relax and enjoy your holiday. The apartments, which open out to the 11 meter pool with BBQ, may be rented for a group of up to seven people thus ensuring exclusivity and that you have the place to yourselves.

The property itself is located on a cul-de-sac and set on top of its own hill within 100 acres of private land, thus offering uninterrupted stunning views, south towards the Pyrénées and guaranteed peace and tranquility.

Although rurally located, Simorre, a village with all amenities is just 3 km where you will find for example two bakers, a small supermarket, a cafe/bar and a wine bar.

This beautiful relatively undiscovered part of France, offers the holidaymaker an abundance of tracks and trails both for walking and biking, with leisure lakes nearby.

With both cultural and UNESCO world heritage sites to be visited, daily nearby local markets, museums, or vineyards there is something for all tastes here in the Gers.

'Sunnycroft' is a South facing bungalow apartment with two separate bedrooms ideal for a family of four or for those who have difficulty with stairs.

The gite opens onto the open plan lounge which is equipped with two sofas, English free to view satellite television, a DVD/CD player along with a few DVDs both for adults and children, a radio and a selection of books that include some books for younger children. The kitchen/diner area is alongside and this is equipped with a table and four chairs, fridge/freezer, a microwave, a gas oven with four gas rings, a gas kettle, an electric kettle, electric whisk/blender, cutlery, crockery and pans etc.

The back bedroom is furnished with two single bunk beds, (90 cm x 190 cm), and a chair. The master bedroom has a double bed, (140 cm x 190 cm), and a chair, with two small steps leading to the en-suite bathroom with bath/shower, toilet and basin.

Sunnycroft is fully centrally heated with thermostat controls for Winter lets and fans provided for Summer lets.

More Details

Owner
Mrs E Lowe
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

We found La Haille Gîtes to be very well equipped and clean, in a lovely setting with wonderful views and a peaceful environment. The swimming pool was excellent and the surrounding countryside offered beautiful walking and interesting towns. We enjoyed it so much we stayed for an extra week! It has been refreshing to stay in a place that is actually run professionally as a business and we have stayed in quite a few! The walks are very well numbered and marked with plenty to choose from making it a perfect hiking area. Thank you again for making us so welcome.



My wife and I had a wonderful weeks stay at La Haille Gîtes in August. We loved the beautiful countryside with distant views of the Pyrénées, even from the pool. The owners had lots of time for their guests and took me out on the marked cycle trails. There was a games room, rope swing and tree house for young children at the gite and hire bikes were also available. The accommodation was clean, well equipped and informative.
Jul 2010
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Amenities

Villefranche Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • The master bedroom has two small steps leading to the en-suite bathroom with bath/shower, toilet and basin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Main en-suite - 1 double
    Back bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Please note that the single beds are bunk beds
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 bedrooms) The bathroom is en-suite to the main bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 10 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
11 x 4.5 metre floodlit salt water swimming pool with solar shower, shared with the other apartment. Garden chairs, tables, sun umbrellas and pool loungers are also provided, along with the other facilities that include two separate wood/charcoal barbecue areas. Mountain boards, mountain bikes and available to hire. The proprietors are both licensed mountain bike guides and offer free guiding both locally and in the mountains.

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Map

Nearest Airport
68 Kilometres
Blagnac, Toulouse
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Simorre
Nearest Ferry
379 Kilometres
Bilbao
Nearest Golf
13 Kilometres
Masseube
Nearest Train
36 Kilometres
Gimont
Nearest Motorway
106 Kilometres
Agen
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Simorre
Nearest Ski
97 Kilometres
Luchon
Nearest Beach
245 Kilometres
Biarritz
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

The owners are both certified Initiateurs, licenced with the FFCT (Fédération Française de Cyclotourisme), both hold PSC1 (Premier Secours Civiques de Niveau 1) certificates, and work in conjunction with the mountain bike centre at Simorre, (3 km). They are always more than happy to accompany or guide you on your outing whatever your cycling experience may be. Guiding is free and mountain bikes are available to hire along with mechanical assistance and workshop. Circuits, of which there is over 350 km, start from the door.

Free guiding also available at Luchon and Argelès-Gazost.

Travel:

Forty minutes from Auch (37 km), an hour from Toulouse (68km), just over an hour from Lourdes (92 km). There are regular train and bus services from Toulouse to Auch and to Gimont (36 km).

Further Details:

Simorre, 5 minutes (3 km), where you will find a 14th century church, a museum, two bakers, a butcher, an internet cafe/bar, a wine bar, a small supermarket, a newsagent, a hardware store, two hairdressers, a tourism office with free internet access, a post office, an estate agent, a pharmacy, a doctor, an ATM machine, a 24 hour petrol/diesel station, tennis courts and a mountain bike centre.

Masseube, 15 minutes, (13km) where there is a large 'Super U' supermarket. Supermarkets can also be found at L'Isle-en-Dodon and Boulogne-sur-Gesse.

Samatan, 25 minutes (21km) where the biggest foie gras market is held all year round every Monday.

There are local markets every day along with markets of special interests.

July - Festival of Afro-Cuban, Salsa and Latin Music at Vic-Fezensac.

August - Festival of Jazz at Marciac.

August - Festival of Astronomy.

Nearby leisure facilities of the lakes at Saramon, Samatan and Boulogne-sur-Gesse.

There is the opportunity to ride a cycle event, (randonnée), every Sunday morning, either road or mountain bike.

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Rates & Availability

Villefranche Bungalow Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High season
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$904
 
 
Low season
Sep 15 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$566
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $291.65

The facilities and apartments of La Haille are private and strictly for the use of residents only.
Discount offered for those partaking in any cycling event whilst staying at La Haille Gîtes. We offer discount to CTC and other affiliated cycle club members and also Singletrack magazine subscribers. Sorry, this offer is not available during the months of July and August.
NB: Prices are for 'Sunnycroft' our two bedroom apartment. Please contact us for prices and availability of other apartment.

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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