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Chateau de Mazeres

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the overview of Chateau de Mazères
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10 reviews
the overview of Chateau de Mazères
The entrance to our property
Jaccuzzi to swimming pool
Swimming pool with parasols and sun loungers
The Gite
View from the Gite across the courtyard to the Games Room
Our 2 Peacocks before they flew off  with view of the grange - the Gite is to the right.
Kitchen/Dinning room open plan viewed from the terrace.
Kitchen/Dinning room open plan viewed from the terrace.
Lounge with TV, DVD Player, Google Chrome Cast and wood stove viewed from the terrace.
Lounge with TV, DVD Player, Google Chrome Cast and wood stove.
Viewed from the lounge giving access to1st floor, also kitchen & downstairs utility room.
staircase
upstairs bathroom
Bedroom 3 with spare single bed
Bedroom 3 with spare single bed
Bedroom 2, children's bedroom sleep 3 - one on top and double below, en route to master bedroom.
Bedroom 1.
Bedroom 1.
Full size Badminton court, Basket ball, Table Football, Darts and Jumping Stilts
Morning view towards the East
view from the South West
Magnificent Fortified church 11th Century
overview
Visible from our house, Chateau Montus's wines gently mature in oak barrels.
Local Vide Grenier (car boot sale) held in our Hamlet as well as our court.
During the Vide Gernier there is entertainment
View towards the swimming pool and pool house
Croquet Lawn (Tennis Court Size)
Just some of our animals
Just some of our animals
Just some of our animals
Just some of our animals
Just some of our animals
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Overview
Rental Home -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Castelnau-Riviere-Basse, Hautes-Pyrenees, Occitanie
The Site

Built in 1876, it is the principal property of the Hamlet of Mazères, known locally as the "The Château". It was the principle employer of the village inhabitants prior to World War II. Originally the property had about 300 hectares and was mainly devoted to wine growing. Today the site is 1.5 hectares, situated just next to the medieval church Saint Jean Baptiste. It is rumoured that the house was built upon an old Priory dating back to the The Knights Templers Saint Jean de Jérusalem, with three mills under its supervision. Sadly we have not been able to verify the story as yet, but no smoke without fire…

The main house
Passing through a gated arched entrance building, you enter the vast courtyard surrounded by beautiful outbuildings. On the north side lies the main house, where we live, a completely renovate...
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About the Owner, Else S
Languages spoken: Norwegian, English, French
Response Rate: 92 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Feb 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL207912
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Heidi B
Oslo, Norway
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed December 16, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We stayed in the gite for 3 days, and we regretted that we couldn't stay longer. Just looking at the map the place could seem a bit lonely, but instead it was the perfect place for a relaxing holiday. Lovely scenery and lovely hosts who will do all they can to make you feel at home. Access to the pool...

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Thanks you for your nice comments, it was great to host you and your friends. Warmest regards Richard & Else

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Helle A
Oslo, Norway
1 review
Reviewed November 16, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

We were a group of 5 staying in the Gite at this wonderful place. Everything worked well, the rooms were very nice, the spacious garden was amazing, the swimming pool and the peaceful surrondings likewise. In the mornings the cock woke us up, just charming. The hosts took very well care of us, and we would absolutely like to come...

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Management response:

Thanks you Helle and gang, great to have had you visiting and welcome back anytime. Regards Richard and Else

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Debdiana
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed November 12, 2015 for a stay in September 2015

This fabulous Gite is situated within the grounds of the Chateau Mazere.If you like staying in a charming,peaceful place which oozes history,then this is for you.Our hosts Richard and Else were quite wonderful looking after our needs,Richard is especially knowledgeable about the surrounding country and also the Madiran wines for which the area is famous! The Gite we stayed in...

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Management response:

Dear Diana and Geoffrey, wonderful to have had you visiting our gite and to enjoy the area and our property. Looking forward to your return visit next year. Kind regards Richard & Else

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Ground Floor:Open Plan Kitchen and Dining Room The Kitchen is of a modern design and new, it includes a large Gaggenau Fridge/Freezer, Meile Double oven, Dishwasher, Espresso Machine, Induction Hob, Micro Wave, fully equipped including a full selection of Le Creuset pots and pans. Kitchen bar with bar stools, a dining room with Danish Piet Heins designed elliptical table, seating 10 (at a pinch). Big arched french windows lead onto the terrace. The Sitting Room comprises two futon settees (turning into 2 double beds), two easy chairs... more
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
The gîte must be vacated by 11.00am. The gîte will be available between 16.00 on the day of arrival, unless prior arrangements have been made. We cannot accept responsibility or...
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Rates

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

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 1 night
$89
€75
$625
€525
Sep 2, 2017 -
Sep 29, 2017
September
1 night
$179
€150
$1,191
€1,000
Oct 14, 2017 -
Nov 3, 2017
Autumn break
7 nights --
$715
€600
Dec 23, 2017 -
Jan 6, 2018
Christmas & New Year
7 nights --
$715
€600
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.
Fees
  • “taxe de séjour”: €0.65 person/night: $0 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Payment via Bank tranfer. Conditions of reservationAll reservations are subject to the following conditions:1. We will hold a booking Option on your behalf for a period of 7 days from receiving your Provisional Booking Request.2. Your booking Option will become a Confirmed booking on receipt of your signed and completed Booking form within the 7-day period, together with a deposit of 25% per booking.3. The full balance is payable minimum 8 weeks prior to the date of your arrival.4. A written request for any changes to a Confirmed booking will be charged at 10€ of the total price amendment is accepted.5. The client may at any time cancel the Confirmed booking by written notice. In the event of cancellation after Confirmation the following cancellation charges are payable.Cancellation Charge (percentage of total price) 10 - 8 weeks prior to arrival 50% 8-7 weeks prior to arrival 75%Less than 7 weeks prior to arrival 100%. In the unlikely event that we have to cancel your booking, a full... more
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About the neighborhood
Lying almost exactly on the Greenwich Meridian Line, Mazères is a hamlet of some 15 inhabited houses with a most unusual and magnificent fortified church - Saint Jean Baptiste de Mazères - classified as a Historical Monument. During the first part of the 12th century, the sections above the entrance and the chevet inside the church were carved by some of the best sculptors of the time who had already worked on the Saint Semin Basilica in Toulouse, the Abbey in Saint Sever in the Landes, and in Spain. An excursion in either of these directions could be worth while. The church also boasts its own stone sarcophagus with the the relics of Saint Liberata. This young saint, virgin and martyr was decapitated in the woods near by in the fifth century, as was her sister Quitterie who is being worsh... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Lourdes: 32.9 mi
Railway: Tarbes: 31.1 mi
Ferry: Santander: 250.4 mi
We are mid way between the triangle of Biarritz, Bordeaux and Toulouse. Airports are Lourdes and Pau both 55 minutes, Biarritz, Bordeaux and Toulouse all 1.50 hours drive.
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 (6,134)
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