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Pretty French Farmhouse with pool in beautiful quiet location restaurants nearby

Bedrooms 3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, pool, gardens, peaceful location with lovely views

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

More Details

Heather Ross
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
1 July, 2018

About Heather Ross

Pretty French Farmhouse was purchased in 2006 after our family fell in love with this region of France. A vast amount of energy and time was spent renovating it to provide comfortable accommodation.

Heather Ross purchased this farmhouse in 2006

Why Heather Ross chose Barcus

The property is secluded and set in lovely peaceful countryside. Although tucked away it is only a short drive to some great restaurants (approx. 5 kms) and there are 3 towns within a 15 minute drive, i.e. Navarrenx, Oloron St Marie and Mauleon.

It is a great base to explore this beautiful region set between the Atlantic ocean and the Pyrenees mountains.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The peaceful views and the calmness of the setting which is not overlooked.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Barcus in Pyrénées-Atlantiques

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Booking in time is from 4.00 p.m on day of arrival . No later than 11.00 p.m.
  • House is to be left clean and tidy on day of departure
  • Check out time is 10.00a.m on day of departure
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • One en-suite shower room and one family bathroom.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • 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.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
This is a truly superb location to relax or play in and to explore this beautiful region of France..


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Car: necessary

There are 3 restaurants to choose from in Barcus, also a butchers/charcuterie, bakery and small small provisions shop. Two restaurants also in nearby Hopital St Blaise. All are approximately 5kms from the house. Great walking, hiking, fishing, swimming, rivers etc. nearby. This is a fantastic base to explore this beautiful region of France.

The world famous Atlantic ocean with resorts such as Biarritz and St Jean de Luz, are just over an hours drive away through beautiful countryside.

The Pyrenees mountains are often in view and just about and hour and half drive away.

There are beautiful river locations nearby which provide picnic areas, swimming and play areas. River kayaking is available in Navarrenx and Oloron plus other locations.

A list of local markets is provided in the house.

Aquabearn fun water park is a short drive away

Wine tours are available nearby, the local Jurancon wine being the local specialty.

Pau is an elegant and upmarket city with wide boulevards, a chateau, shopping areas and a great selection of restaurants


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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