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Pyrenean Manor House and Apartment

| Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
15
6
5
Dogs allowed 1
Increased accessibility
Open fire / woodburner
Internet access
Corporate gatherings
Villa holidays
Family friendly
Wedding venues
Stag Parties
Hen parties
5 more

At a glance

  • Luxurious French manor house and apartment situated in the region of Aquitaine
  • Complex of two delightful properties for up to 15 guests in total
  • Fantastic panoramas across acres of vineyards and countryside
  • Secluded and inviting setting in sight of the Pyrenees Atlantiques
  • Enclosed grounds and south-facing terrace and lawns

Stay on this glorious estate set in 15 acres of private parkland with your friends and family. Pleasantly located in rolling hills near Jurançon in the French region of Aquitaine. Found between coast and mountains, the property is within easy driving distance of the ocean and the legendary Pyrenees Atlantiques mountain range – why not go skiing in winter or try out some cycling or hiking throughout the year? A luxury paradise, this prospect makes a superb escape for a family holiday or to celebrate a special occasion in opulent style.

Light and airy, these delightful manor house and apartment are the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable holiday. It centres on a double salon in the main house, an enticing space to socialise at the end of the day. Partake in pre-dinner drinks before heading to the dining room for meals and gatherings. Take advantage of the wonderful views across to the mountain ranges, you can dine alfresco on the terrace as the sun goes down.

The apartment sleeps an additional four guests and hosts its own kitchen with a full range of facilities and a dining area. The bedrooms consist of a room with a queen-size and twin beds on an open-plan mezzanine.

This property is a superb choice for groups whilst retaining some privacy. The main house is beautifully designed with luxury, style and detail in mind; the cherry on the cake has to be the romantic master bedroom which boasts views over the vineyards across to the impressive Pyrenean mountain range. Please note that the apartment is unsuitable for guests with restricted mobility due to its spiral staircase and split-level layout.

SLEEPS 15 in total over 6 bedrooms + mezzanine: Manor House: Sleeps 11 guests over 5 bedrooms. Master bedroom with option of queen-size or twin beds, Blue room with option of queen-size or twin beds, Peach room with queen-size bed, Yellow room with twin beds, Pink room with option of king-size or twins and single bed.

Manor House Apartment: Sleeps 4 guests over 2 sleeping areas. One bedroom with queen-size bed and open-plan mezzanine with twin beds.

ADDITIONAL BEDS: Additional beds and cots are available at an extra cost, please enquire.

DINING: Manor House: Fully equipped kitchen, dining rooms seating up to 32 guests.

Manor House Apartment: Fully equipped kitchen with fridge, hot plates, oven and dishwasher. Washing machine and drying facilities available. Dining area in kitchen.

RELAX: Manor House: 2 large salons, one with log fire, large south-facing terrace. 

Manor House Apartment: Living room with TV/DVD.

BATHE: Manor House: 3 en-suite and 1 shower room, ground floor WC.

Manor House Apartment: Shower room and ground floor WC.

OUTSIDE: 15 acres of parkland, garden furniture and sun loungers, BBQ, swings, trampoline.

PLAY: Games cupboard with monopoly, cards, chess and art materials.

TECH: Satellite TV/DVD, internet access, Wi-Fi in all properties, air conditioning.

PETS: Regret no pets (please enquire regarding alternative options)

VENUE HIRE: Yes, catering and spa treatments also available upon request. The property is ideal for private receptions and family celebrations such as intimate weddings, religious ceremonies and other special occasions. The property also caters for small business seminars and team building days, with a meeting room for up to 25 guests and lectern, projector and podium. The property can also be booked as a larger complex with accommodation for up to 32 guests.

ADDITIONAL INFO: There are additional properties on the the estate which can be booked for larger groups sleeping a further 17 guests. Please note if booking the Manor House and Apartment only you will not have exclusive use of the estate.

NOTE: The Manor House Apartment is not suitable for guests with restricted mobility or small children due to its spiral staircase and 3 levels.

BIGGER STAYS: Pyrenean Manor House

LOCAL AREA: The property is approximately 10km from Pau. Pau is worth a visit for its museums, racetrack, golf clubs and shopping with a range of shops from Galeries Lafayette to independent boutiques. Head for Château de Pau, the birthplace of King Henry IV of France and Navarre for a photo opportunity. Take a short trip on the funiculaire to see the town at a more measured pace. Hiking or cycling in the Pyrenees for participants of all ages and stamina are within easy reach of the estate. Active guests will love all the water sports available along the banks of the river, including the international kayaking stadium.

About 3km out from the property is the smaller town of Jurançon, enjoy some lovely cafes, bars and restaurants there. The town also has a few supermarkets and patisseries to pick up some freshly-made pastries for breakfast and a local farmers market on Friday. Stock up on local cheeses, breads and honey or take a tour of the local vineyards where you can buy a case of the superb sweet and dry white wines.

ACTIVITIES NEARBY:  Aquatic sports fans will love the water stadium in Pau (10km) and Lake Baudreix, which is a great natural alternative, with facilities for water skiing and more. For something even more exciting, try some rafting or canyoning at Experience Canyon.

Hit the ski slopes - the closest to the estate can be found at Gourette (45km). If you would prefer to see the sights in comfort, hop aboard Le Petit train d'Artouste to discover the wonder of the mountains or pay a visit to the local caves at Betharram.

GETTING THERE: Nearest airports: Lourdes/Tarbes (55km), Biarritz (119km), Toulouse (195km), Bordeaux (210km). Nearest train station: Pau (7km)

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