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Gite Alexandre

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Gite Alexandre
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
2 reviews
Gite Alexandre
Gite Alexandre & pool
View of Pyrenees from pool
Lounge
Kitchen/Dining room
Double Bedroom with en suite
Twin bedroom with en suite
Twin bedroom with en suite
Shower in each en suite
Arricau Bordes local Chateau
Pau Chateau
Golf course
Tour de france going trough local village
Gourette Ski area
View of Gite from main house
Historic racing in Pau
Pool with view to roman church
View of pool from gite double bedroom
View from double bedroom towards Pyrenees
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Overview
Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Simacourbe, Bearn, Bearn-Basque Country, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Gite Alexandre was built in the1800's & as we holidayed in France ourselves when we renovated it we thought of everything we had wanted when we rented a Gite. So as you enter there is a fitted kitchen/diner with washing machine, Lounge to the right with free to air English & French TV, downstairs loo. Upstairs there is a double bedroom with shower en-suite & twin room shower en-suite.
About the Owner, Keith & Bridget W
Languages spoken: English, French
Calendar Updated: 23 days ago
Listed since : May 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 2 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL130308
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English first
MikeA2109
Bath, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2013 for a stay in May 2013

We all loved this gite, it has 2 good sized bedrooms with en-suites, and everything is clean and well maintained. The pool is a good size and there are lovely views. Its set in a peaceful rural area. We visited in early May and were a bit unlucky with the weather, we had an unusual amount of rain, but still found plenty of interesting things to see and do. Pau is very nice and we enjoyed visiting the Pyrenees and Lourds. Bridget and Keith are lovely, both very helpful, friendly with a good deal of local knowledge.

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Jane N
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Keith and Bridget are the most hospitable hosts - they cannot do enough to ensure your comfort and enjoyment of their beautiful gite and farmhouse. The location is delightfully quiet and peaceful, with amazing views of the Pyrenees. Bridget produces lovely meals and Keith keeps your glass constantly full. They are very kind and helpful particularly in the event of any misadventures e.g. dropping your motorcycle and needing help with bike collection & repair - there's a very helpful Suzuki dealer in Pau!

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Amenities
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (2)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
The Gite is fully equipped with every thing we could think of except a dishwasher sorry, but you are on holiday.<BR><BR>There are some lovely restaurants in the area so why not treat yourselves & sample the lovely local cooking, or use the Barbie or you can even book an evening meal with us at a cost of 18euros per head including wine please give at least 1 days notice.<BR>
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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To make a reservation 25% of the full amount is required as a deposit, which is non-refundable. The balance is due 8 weeks before the start of the rental period. A £200 or 200euros security deposit is required at the same time & is fully refundable within 2 weeks of the end of your stay, providing there are no breakages & the gite is left clean & tidy as you found it when you arrived. We can accept payment by Bank transfer. In the unfortunate event of a cancellation refunds will only be made if the gite can be re-let, customers are advised to take out insurance to cover this even.
All Linen, Towels & pool Towels are included & a welcome pack to start you off.
Saturday arrivals no earlier than 4pm & departures no later than 10am please
There is a supplement payable for electricity from November - April
From 2011 we will have to charge Tax de Sejour which is payable to the Government at .50cents per night per person on Adults & Children13yrs & over to be...
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About the neighborhood
We are 20mins from Pau with it's lovely Chateau & Park. We are 1hr 40 from the Spainish border, 1hr 45 from Biarritz & 20mins from Lourdes. The Pyrenees National Park is spread over 46,000 hectares and represents more than 100km of high mountains separating France and Spain. There are 350km of sign posted trails and offers all the best in walking, fantastic scenery, good weather and variety for all. If you fancy driving to Laruns approx. 1hr 25mins away you will find one of the Pyrenees National Park information centres where they can help and advise you on the type of walk you are looking for should it be taking in the lakes or looking at the flowers or the wildlife. A good website for information I found is www.parc-pyrenees.com <BR>We are approx. 1hr 40mins from Le... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Pau: 15.5 mi
Railway: Pau: 17.4 mi
Ferry: Santander: 234.9 mi
Ryanair fly Stanstead to Pau, Birmingham to Biarritz, Dublin to Biarritz<BR><BR>Easyjet fly Toulouse about 2hrs away from Gite & Bordeaux 1.1/2 hrs from Gite<BR><BR>Ferry Santander, Bilbao, L'Harve etc<BR><BR>We find that car Hire is usually cheaper with the air line you fly with.<BR>GPS N43.45222 & W0.16249
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 90.7 mi.
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