Maison Olivier - Estampes
Originally built in 1802 this traditional 'L' shaped farmhouse now incorporates a 3 bedroom self contained Gite and Garden. Situated in the beautiful hamlet of Castelfranc and part of the larger commune of Estampes, the Gite offers well equipped and comfortable accomodation . Perfect for a peaceful, relaxing and stress free holiday.
Maison Olivier makes a lovely base for exploring the Gers, Pyrenees and Spain or just taking advantage of a more gentle way of life.
Maison Olivier is installing an in-ground pool from 2016.
The Bastide town of Mielan is 5 minutes drive away. There you will find numerous shops including a Baker, Butcher, Chemist, Bank, Petrol Station, and a Casino Supermarket.
The pretty surrounding countryside is ideal for walking, cycling as there is little traffic.
Explore the area and its many Bastide towns where you can experience weekly markets and a variety of local produce.
Nearby Marciac with its bars, cafes and restaurants and pretty arcaded town square, is the home of the summer international Jazz Festival, a great 3 week event for all even if you do not like Jazz!
Take a 35 minute drive to Aignan or Lupiac and you will discover a secret lakeside sandy beach with cafe, play area and fishing lake.
Thursday is market day in Tarbes. Join in the lively hustle and bustle of this large sprawling market selling local produce in the main hall to mattresses, antiques and livestock.
There are a number of Airports that service the region ...
Pau – 1 hour
Toulouse - 1 hr 20
Tarbes/Lourdes - 45mins
Bordeaux – 2 hours
Carcassone/Beziers – 2 hours
The Ports of
Bilbao – Spain - 4 Hours
Santander – Spain - 5 hours
Caen & St Malo – France – 8 Hours
Le Havre – 9 Hours
All timings are approximate.
The locality is approximately 45mins from the pyrenees and 1 hour from the ski resort of La Mongie and many others.
Spain is approximately 1 hour away.