|Minimum Stay||1 - 3 nights|
The region offers all year round perfect holidays for family and friends' be it a relaxing or an action packed activity holiday to a fabulous winter holiday in the foothills of the Pyrenees. This 5 bedroom house sleeps 12 comfortably. Situated on top of a plateau, the village of Castelvieilh over looks farmland plains with stunning views of the mountains. The extensive garden accommodates a large patio, 10 metre pool and laundry/games room. The enclosed garden has plenty of space to play ball games. Parking for up to 5 cars behind remote controlled gates. The area is very wll served by airports. Skiing, Cycling, the Tour de France passes close by and the area is very popular with keen cyclists, Whitewater rafting and canyoning are just some of the many activities available in the area. The major local towns are Tarbes, Lourdes, Pau, then within 2 hours Toulouse and Biarritz. So one day can be spent at the beach and the next at the top of the mountains at Pic de Midi.
I manage an action sports retail chain and Sue is a teacher, we have three children. We have always enjoyed this area as it is a real get-away and offers a variety of experiences. We are a family who love skiing and trekking in mountains and unlike the Alps the Pyrenees is still very unspoilt. The purchase of the house has been an adventure and we love it when friends come to stay and we can introduce them to white water rafting or just hanging by the pool. We like entertaining and having good time with our friends so our aim was to make the house comfortable and easy to maintain. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Stuart and Sue.
We stayed here for a week with family and friends. Incredibly well equipped and beautiful location. We used the house as a base for skiing in the local resort La Mongie. Easy to find, easily accessible from the airport. All in all a wonderful house. We will definitely be back!
This is a beautiful property in a particularly lovely location with spectacular views of the Pyrenees from the terrace. The property is very well equipped and has fabulous facilities including a lovely outside space for dining and relaxing by the pool. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay the house and gardens being ideal for large groups and families. There are loads of places to explore and activities to try. The owners provide helpful information and advice about the local area. All in all we had a lovely stay and would definitely return next year.
Have stayed at this property a few times now and we have never been disappointed! A fantastic base for large groups -peaceful location and fab facilities. The patio and pool are the perfect place to relax on a balmy summers day and in the evening al fresco eating on the well equipped terrace!Loads of funto be had both at the house and at other activities close by - white water rafting in the mountains, quad biking and a trip to the great beaches at Hossegor and Biarritz. Would recommended this house to any groups looking to have a fun but relaxing time in south west France!
I have just returned from a weeks holiday in this superb house. The spacious accommodation felt homely and was so well equipped for the 12 of us that it felt like staying at a friends! The stunning views of the Pyrenees and the fabulous pool never failed to impress and the games room was a welcome addition for our group which were made up of a range of ages. The location is peaceful and provides access to some amazing walks, but is near enough to towns and attractions that we could all find something to do.
I would highly recommend this house for a holiday and will definitely be returning.
The beautiful beaches of south west France are less than 2 hours drive away.
Hossegor is a great surfing town (a favourite with our kids) and the lovely towns of Biarritz and St Jean de Luz are well worth a visit.
Ther are a number of airports within an easy drive from the house, Pau ( 45 mins) Lourdes ( 30 mins) Biarritz (1 hour 45 minutes), and Toulouse airport (1 hour 15mins) Regular flights from Britain are available from Stansted, Manchester, Birmingham and Gatwick airports. Use of a car is essential for a holiday in Castelvieilh.
The major local towns and cities to Castelvieilh are Tarbes, Lourdes, Pau, Toulouse and Biarritz on the southern west coast of France, near to the spanish border. You can take a leisurely drive down to the town of Tarbes in 15 minutes or be skiing in the nearest ski resort of La Mongie within the hour.
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Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Please contact the owner to discuss part weeks and long weekends.