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Theresa Martin

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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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COTTAGE LES IRIS: 3 BEDROOMS, SLEEPS 5

People5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Pavie - Domaine de Peyloubere

Cottages sleep up to 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 people in 2,3 or 4 bedrooms

The Domaine de Peyloubere is a beautiful 17th century Gascony estate set in 35 acres of woodland, lakes, gardens and tall trees. All the cottages, which sleep from 4 to 8 guests, have been refurbished and re-equipped over the past few years. Three of them were once the staff homes and have been updated to incorporate modern comforts while maintaining their original period timbered character. 'Les Rosiers' is in the oldest wing of the main house and 'Les Iris' has been created from the old coach house. All have their own access, garden and barbecue and share the heated swimming pool (12 x 6m) and health spa which includes a sauna, balneotherapy spa and sunbathing terrace. The owners and their Labrador, Meggie, are resident and have a separate pool. Peyloubere is only 5 minutes walk from Pavie village, 10 minutes drive from Auch, the capital of Gascony, and 1 hour from Toulouse, Albi, Pau, Lourdes, Spain and the Pyrenees.

Historic building - previously home of artist: The Domaine de Peyloubere is classified as a monument historique by virtue of the fact that it was the home of the Italian painter and sculptor, Mario Cavaglieri for over fifty years. Legacies of his ownership are the frescoed ceilings and walls in many of the rooms of the Manoir, the graceful Italian garden and the relaxed, bohemian atmosphere of the Domaine. Although a haven of tranquillity and a paradise to explore, Peyloubere is located only 6km from Auch, the historic and vibrant capital of Gascony, with its famous cathedral and many restaurants, markets, shops and festivals.

Lots to do and see for all the family: Also available on site - table tennis, badminton and a football lawn which is also ideal for cricket and other team games. There are also lakes and a river for fishing and the woodland and gardens for peaceful walks, bird watching and wild flower collecting. Toulouse, Albi, Lourdes and the Pyrenees are within one hours drive and there are many interesting places to visit close by, including Armagnac chateaux, mediaeval villages, foie gras farms, leisure lakes and major jazz and music festivals in Marciac and Mirande. The village of Pavie is 5 minutes walk away, ideal for breakfast croissants. There is also a riding stable in the village and three others close by.

Bed and Breakfast - Chambres d'hote: Two suites of rooms are available for one night or longer in the listed wing of the Manoir. Previously the accommodation of Mario Cavaglieri and his adored wife, Giulietta, the rooms have been fully restored to exhibit the fascinating frescoes on ceilings and walls. The first of these,'The Cavaglieri Suite' contains most of the frescoes and comprises a large bedroom with venetian four poster, a luxurious bathroom and a sitting room. The second suite is 'The Garden Room' with en-suite bathroom. Prices per night for two people including breakfast are €120 for the Cavaglieri Suite and €85 for the Garden Room, or €130 and €95 respectively if guests wish to stay for a single night. Both suites are available all year round.

More Details

Details for holiday cottage Les Iris, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 2 Bathrooms

Les Iris is suitable for up to five people. The cottage has been created from the old coach house and the living room uses the full height of the building with exposed roof timbers and beams. The modern kitchen is beneath a wooden mezzanine floor providing a twin room among the rafters. A second staircase leads to a single bedroom with brass bed and the master bedroom is a self-contained suite with double bed and en suite shower room.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Theresa Martin (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2001
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About Theresa Martin

We moved to France from London in 1999 and our son was educated in Auch and is now living and working in China. We are very fortunate to live in this beautiful part of France and love to welcome our guests to Peyloubère and to share with them our knowledge and enthusiasm for the surrounding area and help them to enjoy a memorable holiday in the Gers.

Theresa Martin purchased this cottage in 1997

Why Theresa Martin chose Pavie

We 'discovered' the Gers over twenty years ago and at once loved the combination of a rich history, beautiful rolling countryside, delicious local produce and cuisine, an excellent location from which to explore Europe and, above all, the warm and happy people who welcomed us so generously into their midst.

What makes this cottage unique

You only have to drive under the magnificent cedar trees either side of the entrance gate, up the drive into the circular rosegarden, see the ivy clad Manoir with its basque red shutters and hear the song of birds and the sound of water cascading over the waterfall to know why we were at once bewitched by Peyloubère!

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Reviews

Les Iris
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Les Iris
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1714?uni_id=8652
+33 -(0)562 05 74 97
Pavie Gers
London
5

A quality rental

  • 5 out of 5
Absolutely perfect for my family (2 children ages 3 and 6). Loved everything about this property adn teh rental experience. We were kept promptly and fully informed from booking right through. the owner was flexible about arrival date (we wanted to get back for the olympics) adn was full of excellent advice. The pool and grounds were fantastic adn although we explored the lovely town of Auch and the leisure lake nearby we were more than content to stay at the proprety. Although the pool is shared we often had it all to our selves and the positioning of the various properties was done so well we never felt like we were sharing. Les Iris is lovely and comprehensively equiped. We hired bikes (normal) from cycle watt in Auch and cycled to nearby village seeing a tortoise crossing the road. Magical-absolutely loads to do for kids if needed adn nearby shops. Unreservedly recommended.
  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Les Iris
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p1714?uni_id=8652
+33 -(0)562 05 74 97
Pavie Gers
5

Lovely place to stay

  • 5 out of 5
We stayed for a week in Les Iris on our way to a luxury villa in Spain last year. We thought that the luxury villa would be the highlight of the holiday, however it was this place in France! We have 3 children aged 13, 11 and 9. The accommodation was characterful and spotless. The views from the cottage were lovely. The children loved the dogs which came on walks with us, and the children wandered around the lovely grounds and fed the ducks by themselves. The swimming pool is great, it is lovely and warm, even on overcast days. We had a great day out at a tree adventure park 5 minutes away, but apart from that we didn't see much of the area because everyone was happy to stay at Peyloubere. It was one of the most relaxing holidays we have had and even the teenager who I thought may be bored was sad to leave this place. The children were happy to 'mess' about by the pool, roam the grounds, go in the spa, play table tennis and badminton, read books (supplied by the owners), and watch DVDs again supplied by the owners. Highly recommended - it has a magical quality to it.
  • Review Submitted: 12-Jan-2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased that you enjoyed it.

Location

Nearest Airport
75 Kilometres
Toulouse
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Bar Gallego, Pavie village
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Golf Embats - 18 holes, Auch
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Auch
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
Agen
Nearest Restaurant
1.6 Kilometres
l'Etape in Pavie village - menu and pizzas
Nearest Ski
60 Kilometres
St Lary ski resort
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Leisure lake beach at Castera Verduzan
Car: recommended

Domaine de Peyloubere is situated in the Department of the Gers in South West France. The 35-acre estate lies just outside the village of Pavie which is 10 minutes south of Auch, the historic and vibrant capital of Gascony. The nearest airport of Toulouse Blagnac is 55 minutes from Auch; Pau is 1h30, Biarritz, Carcassone and Bordeaux two hours.

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Rates & Availability

From €186 Nightly

Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Pavie, Gers

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Rate
 
Low Season
2 May 2015 - 12 Jun 2015
2 night minimum stay
€380
for 2 nights
From
€190
€600
 
 
Mid Season
13 Jun 2015 - 10 Jul 2015
2 night minimum stay
€380
for 2 nights
From
€190
€1,100
 
 
High Season
11 Jul 2015 - 24 Jul 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,300
for 7 nights
€1,300
€4,680
 
 
Peak Season
25 Jul 2015 - 21 Aug 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,500
for 7 nights
€1,500
€5,400
 
 
High Season
22 Aug 2015 - 28 Aug 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,300
for 7 nights
€1,300
€4,680
 
 
Mid Season
29 Aug 2015 - 25 Sep 2015
2 night minimum stay
€380
for 2 nights
From
€190
€1,100
 
 
Low Season
26 Sep 2015 - 30 Oct 2015
2 night minimum stay
€380
for 2 nights
From
€190
€600
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit €200
Notes A 10% discount is offered for BOOKINGS OF 2 WEEKS OR MORE during the High and Peak seasons
Pendant les saisons hautes et très hautes, un RABAIS DE 10% est offert pour les RESERVATIONS DE DEUX SEMAINES OU PLUS
A 25% discount is offered to COUPLES during mid, high and peak seasons
Pendant les saisons moyennes, hautes et très hautes LES COUPLES profitent d'une réduction de 25% sur les prix des gîtes
20percent of total at time of booking. Balance due six weeks before the start of holiday by euro cheque, bank transfer or credit card - Visa or MasterCard.
During July and August bookings are from Saturday to Saturday. At other times, and subject to availability, we are able to be more flexible.
'Les Iris' is the only cottage not centrally heated and as such is only available from May to end Oct
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for Les Irisin Pavie in Gers

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 110 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Red Room - 1 Large Double Bed
    Mezzanine - 2 Single Bed
    Attic Room - 1 Single Bed
  • 1 double, 1 twin, 1 single
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Each cottage has its own garden, barbecue and garden furniture. There are also loungers, tables and chairs around the pool and in the Spa garden. Cots and high chairs are available free of charge. Les Iris is available from May to October as it is only partially centrally heated (master bedroom suite only).
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