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Experience the best of France- a classic country home

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4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
8 guests
4 nights minimum
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The House Le Belvedere is a luxurious self catering home unique to the Valley and was originally built over 300 years ago, located near Lourdes and the village of Argeles-Gazost, Pyrenees, in the south of France. Built by a nobleman in the 18th century and is now a private residence. The 300 year old wooden staircase is heritage listed for its unique construction as it is entirely free standing without vertical support beams. Le Belvedere has a private pool and terrace area with stunning views of the Pyrenees ski fields which is approximately 20 minutes away. Your home away from home...guests never want to leave as the ambience of Le Belvedere is just magical. Nestled in the spectacular French Pyrenees mountains is the historic 300 year old Maison D’Maitre Le Belvedere. Favoured by the r...The House Le Belvedere is a luxurious self catering home unique to the Valley and was originally built over 300 years ago, located near Lourdes and the village of Argeles-Gazost, Pyrenees, in the south of France. Built by a nobleman in the 18th century and is now a private residence. The 300 year old wooden staircase is heritage listed for its unique construction as it is entirely free standing without vertical support beams. Le Belvedere has a private pool and terrace area with stunning views of the Pyrenees ski fields which is approximately 20 minutes away. Your home away from home...guests never want to leave as the ambience of Le Belvedere is just magical. Nestled in the spectacular French Pyrenees mountains is the historic 300 year old Maison D’Maitre Le Belvedere. Favoured by the rich and famous, this is a region of renowned natural beauty that puts the very best of the Pyrenees Atlantiques at your fingertips. Offering an intense authentic French style experience in the Haute Pyrenees Vallée d'Argelès-Gazost, Le Belvedere is the perfect location from which to experience the intensity of the Haute Pyrenees has to offer. The seasons, landscapes, mountains, streams and villages are adorned with unique and different appearances. The light is ever changing and the charming atmosphere seems almost suspended out of time… whilst everything else happens elsewhere at full speed.More
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Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2008
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Reviewed July 28, 2018

Stunning property in the heart of the Pyrénées and in the middle of the Tour De France - a fantastic property with all the conveniences. We loved shopping in the local markets on Tuesdays and visiting Gavarnie and around the area.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank George12456
Reviewed June 17, 2016

Our stay at Le Belvedere was without doubt the most relaxing of any European destination. The birds, the bees, the flowers, the fresh air, topped off with wholesome food at the local restaurants in the nearby Salles and Argeles-Gazost. Dominique was a fantastic host supported...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank waz1976
LeBelvedere28, VR Owner at Experience the best of France- a classic country home, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words and it was an absolute pleasure having you stay. We look forward to being able to welcoming you again in the future.

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

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Date of stay: August 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Telephone
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dryer
Dishwasher
Fax
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Mountain Views
Skiing: Property Is In A Ski Resort
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Every room at Le Belvedere offers something magical. The Grand Salon is the perfect place to relax with a glass of port in front of the open fireplace, while the living room on the first floor with its big flop couches, entertainment system and extensive DVD library is the ideal place to unwind with family and friends after a day of site seeing. Each of the bright and airy bedrooms has its own private ensuite with a guest powder room on the ground floor for your convenience. On the first level, the regal master suite features original chestnut parquetry floors, soaring ceilings, antique furnishings and adjoining anti-room with small single bed. Also on the first level is the queen bedroom. On the top floor is a triple bedroom (three single beds) and double room (a double bed and single bed) both with quaint dorma windows that offer breath taking views out across the valley.
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About the neighborhood
The French Pyrenees is the last remaining wilderness in southern Europe that is as well known for its stunning mountain scenery and beautiful countryside as it is for its distinctive Basque influenced cuisine. The beautiful location of Salles Argeles puts the very best of the Pyrenees at your fingertips. Nestled in the mountains amongst rolling cornfields, the village is home to Le Belvedere. Offering authentic French style, family accommodation in Vallée d'Argelès-Gazost, LeBelvedere is the perfect location from which to experience the best that Haute Pyrenees has to offer including canyoning, hiking, cycling, skiing, exploring the area’s history, a family reunion, a wedding party or or a pilgrimage to the historic location of Lourdes.
Getting around
A traditional Pyrenean mountain village. - Le Belvedere is a significant part of the heritage of the 11th century village of Salles. At the heart of village is the monastry which is still in use today, and aside from the few new residences, much of the village has remained unchanged for centuries. Like many of the Pyrenean mountain villages, Salles is linked to nearby villages via a network of walk trails that cut through forests, crop fields and streams and date back hundreds of years... well worth exploring. Download the local amenities map for local restaurants, supermarkets and services.
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