About this listing
Self contained self catering property with the use of the swimming pool and garden in a rural setting offering tranquility away from the noise of everyday life. Convenient for visits to Lourdes and the Pyrenees.
Great welcome to our converted barn set amongst the dips and hollows of Gascony, near the market town of Trie sur Baise below the magnicent High Pyrenees.
This comfortable holiday home has been designed ‘Just for 2’ where you can enjoy a relaxing holiday. There is no other holiday accommodation here to spoil your enjoyment of this property.
We know you will enjoy a peaceful stay in this rural location. All the facilities can be found in the nearby town of Trie sur Baïse (2.5km). The Pyrenées and the wide outdoors are on your doorstep and there is plenty to do throughout the area. Lourdes and Spain are within easy driving and shouldn’t be missed.
The self contained converted barn, part of an old farmhouse, is situated in a quiet, traffic free, secluded rural area, yet close to all amenities of Trie sur Baïse. This self catering comfortable double glazed gîte is fully equipped and is ideal for 2 people.
The en-suite twin bedded bedroom is downstairs, where it remains cool even on the hottest days of the year.
Bed linen is provided.
The room has a 3 speed ceiling fan and protective fly screen.
En suite shower room adjoins.
The kitchen is fully equipped with gas cooker and oven, microwave and grill, fridge, toaster, kettle, iron and a full range of cutlery, crockery and cooking utensils.
Tea towels are supplied. Washing machine is shared with the owners.
The upstairs balcony overlooks the gardens and pool area. Ideal for sitting out, even on those grey days when you want to get out of the breeze and any rain that might be about.
This property is not suitable for the infirm or for wheelchair access.
The large 20m² lounge with it’s comfy chairs, dining table and balcony, is equipped with Satellite widescreen TV, DVD/video, hi-fi and offers complete relaxation. Wi-Fi Internet access is also available. Central heating is provided (at cost) on those ‘not so warm days in early spring.
The large mature shady 1¼ acre garden offers beautiful views over the countryside, with the Pyrénées in the distance.
The swimming pool and gardens are shared with the owners. Garden furniture provided.
The local town of Trie sur Baïse (2.5kms), an old bastide town, offers all the basic requirements – Bank ATM, bakers, butchers, paper shop and greengrocer are all situated around the pretty main square where a bustling market is held every Tuesday. On the outskirts is an Intermarche supermarket with a filling station.
From May onwards the town offers various attractions including a Classical Music Weekend, antiques and night markets as well as the local fete in August; a week of entertainment; the local racecourse holds it’s annual meeting in early August. Nearby Mirande (25kms) has an International Country and Western week in mid July and Marciac (34kms) holds it’s famous International Jazz Festival, attracting well-known artistes, in early August.
Other villages and towns have their annual fetes and Festivals throughout the summer, details of which are well publicised locally.
Golf, fishing, horse riding, tennis, rafting, cycling, bird watching, painting and walking are among the many activities that can be enjoyed in the area.
There are many places to visit in the Pyrenees,including the well known UNESCO site - Cirque de Gavarnie.
Towns and villages nestle amongst the fields of maize, wheat and sunflowers in a rich, rolling landscape and, in contrast to their turbulent past, many local communities now pride themselves on their Armagnac and prowess in rugby.
Nearby are the vineyards of Buzet, Madiran and Jurançon.
There is NO public transport in this area and a car is essential.
Use of the garden, garden furniture, picnic table and swimming pool.
Interaction with Guests
Any advice or assistance will be given. We will gladly book you a restaurant or offer advise on the places to visit.
The space, the tranquility and the rural setting is an absolute delight for those wanting a quiet holiday retreat.
Car is absolutely essential as there is no public transport
Other Things to Note
Shower and hand towels can be hired (if required) €5.00 person per week. Sorry we are unable to supply bathing towels
Saturday changeover. Weekly lets only from Saturday to Saturday. Arrivals between 4pm and 8pm. Please advise us of your expected time of arrival.
Departure by 10 (website hidden) price show is for LOW season. Ask for prices as at other times
Rental, based on 2 sharing, includes gas, water, electricity (except for heating or excessive use), local taxes, parking.
Heating may be required in the spring and is charged as an extra.
Non smoking and sorry no pets.
Towels can be hired €5.00 week or part week, per person per week. Payment on arrival