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  • Welcome to Au Balenti
    Welcome to Au Balenti
    Welcome to Au Balenti
    Pool house with Garden Kitchen, fully fitted with Plancha Grill, 2 fridges & all dining accesories
    Hallway
    A morning dip!
    Farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room
    Property description
    Madiran
    |
    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...
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  • Amenities & details
    • Blender
    • Books
    • 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)
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Mountain Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Playground
    • Pool Table
    • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Swingset
    • Telephone
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    Suitability
    • Wheelchair Access:
      No
    • Elder Access:
      Yes
    • Pets Allowed:
      Yes
    • Smoking Allowed:
      No
    • Suitable for Children:
      Yes
    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 TV. 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 (unstocked) where guests c... more
    Listing #HL205771 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Access
    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...
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    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 (5,177)
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Rhoda R
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago for a stay in August 2015 NEW

We had a wonderful week here with extended family (children 6 and 8 and 2 grandparents). There was plenty of space indoors and out and we initially were going to have been joined by 2 other grandparents and there would have been plenty of space still. The children loved the pool, the lawns to run around or play badminton and... more

Lynne F
Oxted, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 for a stay in July 2014
1
person found this review helpful

A lovely house and grounds making it an ideal holiday location. Peaceful with wonderful views and all in our party thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The house is comfortable and the owner has obviously gone to great lengths to ensure that every possible need has been thought of. We found the house clean, well presented and exactly as described in the advert.... more

Management response:

Really pleased you enjoyed your holiday and hope to welcome you back soon. more

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Kathryn M
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 for a stay in September 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The setting is superb and the surrounding area beautiful that has much to recommend.   The facilities and house were very well equipped, we found it clean and the beds comfortable. Really appreciated the Pool table and Ping pong inside the house to occupy our party on the few days that we had rain. We have generally relaxed and the setting... more

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Speaks English, French, Spanish
Listed since : Jan 2007
Response Rate: 70 %
Response Time: Within two days
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
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