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Luxurious 18th-Century farmhouse, mountain views.

Main entrance with easy access.
3 reviews
Main entrance with easy access.
Mountain view from the large terrace over the foothills of the Pyrenees.
Breakfast settle-bar area.
Kitchen dining area with room to seat 10 comfortably.
Kitchen leading to large south-facing terrace.
Route from large terrace to swimming pool.
Ground-floor bedroom 1 with en suite shower room.
Ground floor bedroom 2
Ground-floor bedroom 2 with access to shower room next door.
Easy-access Italian showers for the three bedrooms.
First floor communal salon with Yamaha C3 piano (available for use for an extra fee).
First floor communal salon with south-facing views over the Pyrenees.
Main first-floor bedroom with south-facing views over the Pyrenees (incl. en suite bathroom/shower).
Main first-floor bedroom: double aspect.
Main shower-room leading to separate room with roll-top  bath.
Petanque pitch.
View from pool to house.
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3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Castetbon, Bearn, Bearn-Basque Country, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Les Palombes is a luxurious eighteenth-century farmhouse on the outskirts of the tiny peaceful village of Castetbon looking towards the Pyrénées. Modernisation was completed in 2015.

The home has been designed around an open-plan south-west facing kitchen on the ground floor and a large communal salon facing the same way above.

The large apex-roofed space above (or the Music Room as it has become known) houses a Yamaha C5 grand piano which usually remains locked but which can be made available for the musical guest at an extra cost of €150 per week.

There is a bright big garden with a large heated swimming pool (12m x 5m) and a pétanque court (kit provided). Lovely walks and cycle-rides around the property.

Inside the house there are three big bedrooms each with a 2m x 2m super-king bed.

Bedroom 1 (first floor - largest) has a sp...
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Listing #HL6910232
About the Owner
Hugh B
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:88%
Response Time:Within a day
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Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

What needs to be said that the photos don't say? This is the most beautiful renovated gite, everything about it was just perfect and it made our Honeymoon just that little bit more special. We're already talking about trying to visit again next year! Facilities...More

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m r, VR Owner at Luxurious 18th-Century farmhouse, mountain views., responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was a pleasure to have you both at the gite and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best regards

Reviewed August 31, 2017

Our second visit and it didn't disappoint. There is nothing about Les Palombes we don't love: the terrace, the pool, the countryside, the area (we even managed a trip to the Guggenheim in Bilbao this time). In short, a heavenly house, heaps to do, the...More

Thank Andrea C
m r, VR Owner at Luxurious 18th-Century farmhouse, mountain views., responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

Thank you Andrea, that's a fantastic review and what lovely guests you are. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Best regards

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Reviewed September 7, 2016

This is an amazing place, the loveliest of all the houses we've ever stayed in. Beautifully done up, enormous rooms, gorgeous pool and, best of all, a vast terrace that looks out over nothing but sunflower fields, trees and rolling hills, and the mountains in...More

Thank Andrea C
Management response:Responded September 9, 2016

Thank you so much for your enthusiastic feedback and I'm so glad you had such a wonderful holiday at Les Palombes. Hope we see you again.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Shower
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Kings
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: $464 / stay - Deposit
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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Aquitaine Gites (7,091)
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