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Spacious house with stunning views of the Pyrenees, private heated pool and large secluded garden

Weekly Rental:From GBP 625 to GBP 1595

Property

Houses

Sleeps

10

Single/Double

7 / 1

Bathrooms

2

Pets

Not Allowed

Pool

Yes

Spacious House with spectacular mountain views, private heated Pool and large garden in Ogeu-les-Bains, France

Situated at the end of a quiet lane and perched above the attractive village of Ogeu-les-Bains, the house enjoys spectacular panoramic views of the mountains. An ideal base for a family holiday, with a heated swimming pool (8 x 4 metres), a large enclosed and safe garden (5 bikes, badminton, table tennis, boules, darts, football goal available), barbecue, south-facing terrace with table and seating for 10, and an indoor games room (part of the large second garage). In a very peaceful setting but within easy access of the mountains, Spain, the Pays Basque, Lourdes, Biarritz, Bayonne and the Atlantic coast and a huge variety of activities all year round - walking, hiking, cycling (easy rides for pleasure or serious Cols to climb if you wish - the Tour de France passes close by most years), white-water rafting and canoeing or kayaking, fishing, skiing, golf and paragliding to name just a few.

On the ground floor there is a recently refurbished fully-equipped kitchen, a spacious open-plan dining/living area with wood-burning stove, separate sitting room with TV/DVD/Hifi, downstairs twin-bedded bedroom and adjacent bathroom (shower room with vanity unit and WC).. 

Upstairs there is a large double bedroom with king-sized double bed, two twin-bedded bedrooms (one with extra pull-out bed). and a large recently refurbished bathroom with bath, separate shower and WC. There is also a good-sized landing with sofa and armchair - a good place to 'chill' if you wish.

There is also a sofa bed downstairs in the sitting room.

Chill the days away if you wish, swimming or sunbathing, or head up into the mountains; sample some of the delicious local food and wine. Relax totally just sitting on the terrace as you gaze at the mountains - every bit as good as meditation. There are always plenty of birds to observe in the sky - from buzzards to sparrow hawks to eagles.

Accommodation Inside:

Downstairs - Large L-shaped and open-plan living/dining area and kitchen. The living area has a wood-burning stove and in the dining area there is a large table and seating for up to 10. Two sets of French windows open out onto a large south-facing terrace with wonderful mountain views. The spacious and well-equipped kitchen leads off the dining area. Includes dishwasher, fridge/freezer, and microwave. A third set of French windows in the kitchen opens out onto the garden. There is also a separate sitting room with TV, DVD player and sound bar (with Bluetooth so you can connect your own devices) as well as a hifi. There is a good selection of books, games, CDs and DVDs in English and French. Also dowstairs is a bedroom with two single beds (which can be pulled together if you wish), an adjacent bathroom with shower and WC, and a cloak/boot/boiler room which leads into  garage. In this garage are a washing machine and tumble dryer.

Upstairs - Large galleried landing; large master bedroom with king-sized double bed; two twin-bedded rooms (one with third pull-out bed); newly refurbished family bathroom (bath, separate shower and WC); cot and 2 inflatable mattresses available on request.

Outside

The large enclosed garden is mainly laid to grass, so is ideal for games or just relaxing in. The garden surrounds the house, so there is always a shady spot to be found even in the height of summer and a selection of deck chairs and loungers to relax in. The heated pool has a child-proof cover and solar shower. There is a selection of sun-loungers. The terrace is ideal for 'al fresco' dining - morning, noon and night - with stunning panoramic views of the mountains and the barbecue and pool close by. A large second garage/indoor games room has lots of equipment for family games, including table tennis, badminton, boules and darts, as well as 3 adults' bikes and 2 children's bikes (see photo), all of which guests are welcome to use. 

The house is surrounded by a large enclosed and safe garden (badminton, table tennis and boules set available) leading into an orchard. The sunny south-facing terrace has a table and seating for 10 people and wonderful views of the mountains. Steps lead down to the swimming pool area. The pool (8m x 4m) is heated and has a child-proof cover and a solar shower. There is also a barbecue and an indoor games room.

The house is in a peaceful and quiet setting, but within easy access of the mountains, Pau, Spain, the Atlantic coast, Biarritz and Bayonne, the Pays Basque, Lourdes and a huge variety of activities all year round - walking, hiking, cycling, (5 bikes at the property for guests to use free-of-charge), white-water rafting, horse riding, fishing, golf, paragliding and many more.

Chill the days away if you wish, swimming, sunbathing or reading or head up into the mountains; sample some of the delicious local food and wine. Relax totally just sitting on the terrace as you gaze at the mountains - every bit as good as meditation. There are always plenty of birds to observe in the sky - from buzzards to sparrow hawks to vultures to Eagles.

Ogeu-les-Bains is an attractive village, famous as the source of Ogeu water - the mineral water of the Pyrenees. From the house it is a ten-minute walk (or 3-minute cycle ride) to the local supermarket, which sells all essentials and is also a very good baker's. The village also has a chemist, post office, cafe/bar, and a train station with regular trains to Pau or Oloron Sainte Marie, a lovely town ten minutes away by car, which has plenty of supermarkets, other shops and restaurants.

There are some beautiful walks around Ogeu and it is also an ideal base for exploring the Parc National des Pyrenees and the magnificent Vallee d'Aspe and Vallee d'Ossau. There are beautiful rivers locally as well. The picturesque Basque area is also close by. Gourette, the local ski resort, is a 40-minute drive away and is a first-rate resort for both the beginner and the expert. Rarely crowded, it is much better value than most Alpine ski resorts. Spain is about an hour away and makes a very good day trip.

Getting to the house

The quickest way of getting to Ogeu from the UK is by air from London Stansted, London Gatwick, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester or Dublin flying to Biarritz, Tarbes, Toulouse or Bordeaux. Worth checking out Ryanair and Easyjet. Flight times are usually about 1 hour 30 mins. Car hire is available from all these airports. 

Ogeu has its own train station and it is possible to travel to the house by train. You could, for instance, take the TGV to Pau and then catch a train directly from there to Ogeu. The house is about 1 kilometre from the house.

French motorways are excellent if you want to bring your own car. Some of our guests have used the ferry crossing to Santander or Bilbao (from Portsmouth or Plymouth) which are approximately 3 or 4 hours' drive from Ogeu. 

PHOTOS

Kitchenware Appliances

Cooker/Hob Fridge Freezer Microwave Toaster Kettle Dish Washer High Chair Washing Machine Tumble Dryer

Fixtures & Equipment

Hairdryer Iron Central Heating Log Fire DVD Player CD Player Internet Access Games Room Table Tennis

External Features

Private Pool - Heated Pool Barrier/Alarm Fitted Private Garden Mountain Views BBQ Sun Loungers : 4 Suitable for Children

Other Interior Facilities

Wood-burning stove (logs provided).
Lots of local maps and guides.
There are also plenty of books (holiday reading fiction mainly), family games, English and French DVDs and CDs for guests' use. There is a sound bar with Bluetooth for you to use if you want to play your own music etc.

Local Attractions

Games room/ garage with games room with a table tennis table for indoor/outdoor use, darts board, boules set, badminton set, 3 x adult bikes, 2 x children's bikes, pool toys and floats.

Rental Rates for this Property

Rental Period Starting Date Ending Date Minimum Stay Rate Per Month Rate Per Week Rate Per Week Day Rate Per W/End Day
High Season Jun 29, 2024 Aug 31, 2024 7 GBP 1595.00
High Season Aug 31, 2024 Sep 7, 2024 7 GBP 1195.00
Late Summer Sep 7, 2024 Sep 28, 2024 7 GBP 895.00
Early Autumn Sep 28, 2024 Oct 12, 2024 7 GBP 625.00
October Half Term Oct 12, 2024 Oct 26, 2024 7 GBP 725.00
Low Season Oct 26, 2024 Dec 14, 2024 7 GBP 625.00
Christmas, New Year, Skiing Dec 14, 2024 Jan 4, 2025 7 GBP 925.00
Ski season Jan 4, 2025 Feb 8, 2025 7 GBP 625.00
Ski season and Half Term Feb 8, 2025 Feb 22, 2025 7 GBP 795.00
Ski season Feb 22, 2025 Mar 22, 2025 7 GBP 625.00
Easter and skiing Mar 22, 2025 Apr 5, 2025 7 GBP 795.00
Spring Apr 5, 2025 May 3, 2025 7 GBP 695.00
Early Summer (Pool open) May 3, 2025 May 31, 2025 7 GBP 895.00
Pre Summer Holidays (Pool open) May 31, 2025 Jun 28, 2025 7 GBP 1195.00
High Season (Pool open) Jun 28, 2025 Aug 30, 2025 7 GBP 1595.00
Late Summer (Pool open) Aug 30, 2025 Sep 27, 2025 7 GBP 1195.00
Early Autumn Sep 27, 2025 Oct 17, 2025 7 GBP 625.00
October Half Term Oct 17, 2025 Nov 1, 2025 7 GBP 795.00
Low Season Nov 1, 2025 Dec 13, 2025 7 GBP 625.00
Christmas, New Year, Skiing Dec 13, 2025 Jan 3, 2026 7 GBP 925.00

Special Rental Conditions

25% deposit required.

Changeovers Saturday. Reductions for small parties may be available out of peak/high season.

Cancellations: 100% refund with at least two weeks notice before check-in. 50% refund if less than two weeks notice before check-in. 25% refund if less than one week before check-in.

Remainder of payment due 6 weeks before start of rental, plus a refundable security deposit of £200 (to cover breakages, etc).

Bed linen and towels are provided free of charge.

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Property Exterior

Private Pool (Heated):
Yes
Pool Barrier / Alarm Fitted:
Yes
Private Garden:
Yes
Mountain Views:
Yes
BBQ:
Yes
Safe for Children:
Yes

Local Attractions

Games room/ garage with games room with a table tennis table for indoor/outdoor use, darts board, boules set, badminton set, 3 x adult bikes, 2 x children's bikes, pool toys and floats.

In the area

This Property is situated in Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Aquitaine

Nearest Airport: Pau

Nearest Station: Ogeu-les-Bains

Nearest Ferry: Santander

Nearest Beach: Biarritz

Nearest Ski Resort: Gourette

Please note that the location on this map is an approximate guide, normally to the closest town or village.


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Whether you're planning your next holiday, or simply want to find out more about our properties, you can contact our Owners & Agents directly for more information

Contact Person: Thane Warburg

Phone: +44 (0) 1743 718005

Mobile: +44 7810 403339

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