This pretty French farmhouse, dating back to 1785, is nestled halfway up a hill from a Basque farm. It is situated within enclosed grounds of three quarters of an acre. At the end of a lane, it is very private and safe for children. There are beautiful views from every aspect, rolling fields grazed by brebis sheep, woodlands inhabited by the wide variety of local wildlife and picturesque views of other farms. Whilst tucked away, it is just a 15 minute drive to three pretty towns, Navarrenx, Oloron and Mauleon. Closer (approx 5kms each way) is the village of Barcus with 3 restaurants and some small shops and Hopital St Blaise with 2 restaurants.
It has been tastefully renovated to provide charming and comfortable accommodation and retains many original features. The farmhouse exudes an ambience of tranquility and warmth. Unique features include original artwork, vintage chandeliers and candelabra, antique beds and wardrobes. You can either relax in the pretty private front garden, soak up the sun by the very private pool or enjoy tranquil views from the rest of the grounds.
It provides an open plan ground floor area which includes a fitted and well equipped kitchen with large fridge / freezer and double oven. The dining area houses a large wooden dining table Which seats 6 and the lounge area has three sofas, and TV / DVD. <BR><BR> * The three bedrooms are all tastefully decorated with beautiful views. The first floor has one double bedroom with en-suite shower room, large landing area with day-bed and a family bathroom. The third floor houses a double bedroom and also a small twin bedroom. <BR><BR>Electric heating can be supplied for which there is an additional charge. There are also fans in all bedrooms for those warmer nights.
Outside there is a private front garden with pretty flowers and outdoor dining table.There is exclusive use of pool (6.4mx 4m) with comfortable sun-loungers.. From the pool area you can enjoy taking in the stunning unspoilt views of the Basque countryside. This is a truly superb location to relax or play in. Another separate garden is communal and shared with the owners who live in attached property which faces in a different direction and has separate parking making your holiday area very private.
The Pyrenees National Park, seaside resorts of Biarritz and St. Jean de Luz and beautiful historic city of Pau are within easy reach.
This farmhouse provides a beautiful base for a range of local activities including walking, cycling, white water rafting, fishing, horse riding, golfing, skiing (during winter months) and so on. Alternatively, just take it easy, enjoy the tranquil countryside and sample the vast array of wonderful restaurants located nearby