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  • Welcome to Au Balenti
    Welcome to Au Balenti
    Welcome to Au Balenti
    Farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room
    Double bedroom No. 1
    A morning dip!
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 14
    Au Balenti is an extremely spacious country Farmhouse with private grounds and pool. Perfect for large families and friends to holiday together or to celebrate a birthday or anniversary. Set within several acres of gardens surrounded by the owners fields, yet situated within a peaceful rural village setting.

    Antique furniture, inglenook fireplaces and floor to ceiling wine barrels (unfortunately empty) are just part of what makes Au Balenti that little bit special.

    The property and area caters for all ages and lends itself perfectly for a relaxing holiday, especially now with the brand new village Grocery, Restaurant & Bar selling fresh daily bread, organic food, fine wine and products from local producers - there is no need to go anywhere else....

    Also available, a charming rustic...
  • Amenities & details
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (12)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(6)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (4)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Game Room
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (8)
    • Microwave
    • Mountain Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Playground
    • Pool Table
    • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Swingset
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    The ground floor comprises, the original Farmhouse Kitchen which now lends itself as the dining/breakfast room with the well equipped 'Prep Kitchen' leading directly off. Here, you will find everything that you need - a large gas range cooker, American fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster, raclette and fondue set. Across the hallway is one of the two sitting rooms with comfortable rattan sofas, coffee table, fireplace and Sky Satellite Television.

    Further down the hall on the right, is the games room with table tennis and darts. On the left is the Billiard room with facilities for both snooker and billiards. The Gothic style room has a huge inglenook fireplace with large wrought iron wall candle sconces. The far end of the Billiard room opens up into the Bar (un...
    Listing #HL205771 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

    Showing rates for up to guests.
      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Low season Oct 25, 2014 Apr 24, 2015 7 nights
    Mid season Apr 25, 2015 Jun 5, 2015 30 nights
    High season Jun 6, 2015 Jul 3, 2015 7 nights
    Peak Jul 4, 2015 Aug 28, 2015 7 nights
    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    Rental price includes:

    Bathroom towels (pools towels not included) bed linen and electricity.

    We expect that guests leave the property clean and tidy with duties performed as per our terms and conditions. An optional exit clean is available at €120, payable locally.

    Refundable security deposit: £400 by cheque which will be returned within two weeks after departure and satisfactory inspection.

    Payments accepted by bank transfer or cheque.

    Arrival time after 4pm and departure by 10am, Saturday to Saturday.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car recommended
    How to get there
    Airport: Pau: 31.1 mi
    Railway: Tarbes: 18.6 mi
    Ferry: Santander, Bilbao: 111.8 mi
    Au Balenti is approximately a day's drive from the Channel Ports ,1 hr 45 mins from Toulouse Airport and 45 mins from Pau Airport.

    From the French ports it is virtually autoroute for the majority of your journey and should take less than a day to drive. See www.viamichelin.com for route map and estimated journey time.

    Flying: Toulouse (1.45hrs) has flights from many major and regional airports including Gatwick, Heathrow, Dublin, Cardiff, Southampton, Birmingham and Manchester
    Pau (45 mins) has flights from Southhampton on Flybe and London City on Air France/City Jet
    Tarbes/Lourdes (30 mins) has flights from Stanstead on Ryanair and Bmibaby from Manchester
    Biarritz (1.30hrs) served by Ryanair and Easyjet

    Cheap flights with Ryanair, Easyjet, Flybe, Aer Lingus to name a few
    Car hire...
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 93.2 mi.
    Nearby cities
    Aquitaine Gites (3,423)
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

We stayed for a week, 6 adults and 6 teenagers. We had plenty to do, with the table tennis and pool table very popular. There is a fridge by the pool for cold beers, and plenty of sunloungers with parasols. In the distance we could see the Pyrenees. It was a lovely location, and everything was arranged just as you would like it. The bedrooms were spacious and our bed was comfy. The house was clean and everything worked! Unintentionally, we stayed during the Jazz festival at Marciac. We went one evening to a restaurant on the stall-lined town square. A band was playing and locals were dancing, there was such a good atmosphere. more

Louth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Somebody must have looked deep into our hearts, saw everything that we needed for a wonderful, relaxing holiday, packed it all into a beautiful house with large splendid garden surrounding it - and then went home and left it all to us…! The place is idylic, quiet and restful with wonderful views especially when the Pyrenees decide to put on a show! Really enjoyed exploring the area and much appreciated the bikes that were provided for our use. The little shop in the village is very convenient for buying the daily Baguette and the restaurant we highly recommend for lunch and dinner…Serves a great beer too!


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44 01342 841729
Speaks English, Spanish, French
Listed since : Jan 2007
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Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 27 days ago
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