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Gite du Paradis

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Spring at the Gite du Paradis, superb!
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20 reviews
Spring at the Gite du Paradis, superb!
View from gite garden
The farmhouse seen from the gite garden
Primroses and pigs in the gite kitchen garden at Paradis!
Warm winter sunshine seen through the gates to Gite du Paradis
The area is famed for its lovely skies, seen here on a winter morning from the gite du Paradis
Everyone loves the stunning view through  the archway across the wide valley beyond
The gite lounge remains a cool haven even on the hottest days
Visitors are often amazed at kitchen's size, even before they see how fully equipped & light it is
Large, light, super well-equipped kitchen gives practicality & comfort
Super, comfy bed & luxurious bed linen in 'Valley View' bedroom!
Warm, rich colours add comfort & beauty to the spacious 'courtyard' bedroom
The gite private terrace with huge gas barbecue & wooden garden furniture
Courtyard wisteria perfumes the gite garden & courtyard. Heaven!
View from the private gite garden towards the rest of the 1-acre garden which you are welcome to use
View of fountain & farmhouse from 'courtyard' gite bedroom
Character original oak beams and unique furniture in 'courtyard' bedroom offer comfort & beauty
Beautiful view from 'garden' bedroom window across the garden & hillside beyond
Gite 'garden' bedroom with original oak beams alongside TV & DVD player & seating area
Gite kitchen garden
Mist over the valley seen from the garden makes for an atmospheric view on the odd cooler day
A typical old town house in Castelnau Magnoac, 12 minutes from the gite
Roses round the farmhouse door opposite the gite across the courtyard
The mountain view from the garden
The wooded hillside seen from the garden
The gite lounge is converted from an old stable & retains characterful huge original oak beams
Gite lounge with double sofa-bed
The gite seen from the courtyard with columbage & its own sweet little garden
Large, lovely salon with comfy seating for up to 7 people
The salon cabinet holds tourist literature, games & books to entertain you
The kitchen table can comfortably seat 7-8 people
Super well-equipped a spacious kitchen, a pleasure to work in
A 3-seater sofa adds comfort to the large, bright kitchen. Sit & chat while someone cooks!
The 'courtyard' bedroom with its suite of double bed, side tables & full-length mirror
The 'courtyard' bedroom with seating area overlooking the courtyard characterful furniture
The 'courtyard' bedroom with very comfortable double bed & remote-controlled electric fan
The 'garden' bedroom with charming classic French double bed & superb view of garden & hillside
The 'garden' bedroom with extra wide antique single bed as well as its double bed & ensuite bathroom
The 'garden' bedroom with TV & remote-controlled electric fan as well as ceiling fans
Beautiful artwork throughout, including this elephant batik on the landing, adds a homely feel
The kitchen seen from upstairs
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Overview
Rental Home -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
Castelnau-Magnoac, Hautes-Pyrenees, Occitanie
Steeped in character, our French hilltop farmhouse gite offers beauty, history and charm with stunning countryside scenery, combined with all modern conveniences to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay and is sure to enchant you. Nestling in wooded foothills this beautiful gite tantalises you towards the awesome mountains in one direction and affords a long-range valley vista in the other. Stroll along peaceful lanes looking out for deer or wild boar and enjoy the famed sunsets and astonishing bird-swept skies from the tranquil garden.
But we don't just offer a rural idyll, as we are ideally placed within easy reach of ski slopes, mountain walking, fishing, the Atlantic coast, prehistoric caves, lakes, markets just to mention a few activities - not forgetting the bustling towns of Toulouse, Pau, Tarbes, Lourdes with all their cultu...
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About the Owner, Heather B
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 92 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 20 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
I am always here to greet my guests, welcome them & show them round the gite. The day after arrival you are invited for an aperitif in the main house if you would like to come. I am here to answer any questions you may have about the gite or area, but otherwise leave you in peace! The gite is separate from the main farmhouse & so you can be as independent as you wish.
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1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in June 2017

We enjoyed our stay at the Gite du Paradis in Vieuzos. Although we were only two it was well equipped for a much larger party with comfortable beds, elegant furnishings, clean rooms and mountain views from a well tended garden. Heather gave us a great welcome and guided us on our walks and day trips from this gateway to the...

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Management response:

Thank you so much for this great review. I'm very glad you enjoyed your stay in the Gite du Paradis and that you found it comfortable, elegant and and well equipped. Hope to see you again sometime!

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Catherine...
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed June 16, 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Great holiday in an amazing place Gite is beautiful a lot of character has everything you could need even down to picnic cool boxes. Beautiful gardens with fruit trees and wonderful views of the Pyrenees. The owner Heather is very helpful letting you know places to visit. Place I will definitely visit again.

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Management response:

Thank you so much for this lovely review. I'm so glad you enjoyed the gite & garden and hope to see you again in Paradis.

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Reviewed June 4, 2017 for a stay in August 2016

GITE DU PARADICE This spacious, comfortable, and attractive accommodation remains high on the list of places to which we will return. We enjoyed the elegant tile kitchen or the cozy living room. Outside the sunlight on splendid landscape or at the picnic table where we were content to sit and read. Within easy driving distance we went to the Pyrenees,...

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Thank you so much for your review. I am very glad you enjoyed the gite and the area and hope to see you may be able to visit again sometime.

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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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.

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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 4 nights
$58
€50
$408
€350
Jul 1, 2017 -
Aug 31, 2017
Summer Peak Season
7 nights
$99
€85
$693
€595
Sep 1, 2017 -
Oct 31, 2017
Early Autumn Mid Season
1 night
$76
€65
$530
€455
Nov 1, 2017 -
Dec 16, 2017
Late Autumn Low Season
4 nights
$58
€50
$408
€350
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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.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
* Rates for 2 people are 595 euros per week in peak season, 455E mid & 350E low season + 35 euros per week for each extra person.Changeover day is usually Saturday, other days may be possible by arrangement. Heating is by electric heaters and is charged by metered use at 0.18 centimes per KW. Minimum stay is usually 1 week but please don't hesitate to ask for shorter or longer stays. Welcome pack (tea, coffee, orange juice, milk, eggs, croissants, bread, butter, jam, wine) is included in the rental price.
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About the neighborhood
Being on the Gers border, this area is famous for it's foie gras, confit de canard (duck), noire de Bigorre (free-range pork) and various farmers markets and bric a brac sales.
In the next village, 3 mins' drive, there is an excellent pizzeria & in Castelnau Magnoac, 12 mins' drive, a great restaurant serving a range of fine food.
There are riding stables in Castelnau, tennis courts in Monleon Magnoac, 10 mins' drive & an excellent golf course in Lannemezan, 20 mins' drive, where you'll also find a huge market on Wednesdays.
Getting around
The area is very rural and so you will need your own car. If you wish to sightsee in Toulouse you can park your car at Lannemezan station & take a train from there into the centre of the city. If you are not driving from home you can hire a car from any of the airports or from the station at Tarbes.
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Tarbes-Lourdes: 37.3 mi
Railway: Lannemezan: 12.4 mi
Ferry: Santander: 279.6 mi
FLIGHTS: to TOULOUSE International Airport (1.25 hours drive from Gite du Paradis) BA fly from Heathrow to Toulouse Easyjet fly from London Gatwick and Bristol Flybe fly from Birmingham Jet2 flies from Belfast, Edinburgh, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford Airfrance fly from Heathrow Paris fly from ManchesterFLIGHTS to PAU International Airport (1.5 hours drive from Gite du Paradis) Transavia fly from AmsterdamFLIGHTS to: Tarbes-Lourdes Airport (50 mins drive from Gite du Paradis) Ryanair from Stansted FERRY: Take the ferry to Bilbao (2.30 hours), Santander (3 hours), Calais, Dunkerque or Caen.RAIL: There is direct rail access via Eurostar to Paris in summer and the TGV to Tarbes only 50 mins away by car. There is direct rail access via Euros
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.5 mi.
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